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Exploring the link between cardiovascular reactivity and end–organ damage in African and Caucasian men: the SABPA study
(Oxford University Press, 2013)
BACKGROUND Heart failure in the African population is reaching alarming levels. Increased afterload as a result of increased vasoconstriction during stress may lead to impaired ventricular function and stroke volume (SV) ...
Use salt and foods high in salt sparingly: a food–based dietary guideline for South Africa
(MedPharm Publications, 2013)
Increased salt intake leads to an increase in blood pressure and decreased sodium intake relative to the usual or increased intake results in lowered blood pressure in adults, with or without hypertension. Blood pressure ...
Low testosterone and hyperkinetic blood pressure responses in a cohort of South African men: the SABPA study
(Taylor & Francis, 2013)
Hypertension (HT) and the metabolic syndrome are major problems in Africa. The role of sex hormones in the cardiovascular profile of black Africans in South Africa has not been studied. Our objective was to study the ...
Low grade inflammation and ECG left ventricular hypertrophy in urban African males: the SABPA study
BACKGROUND: Hypertension and vascular hyperresponsiveness have been associated with structural wall abnormalities in black Africans. Whether low grade inflammation would have an additive effect is uncertain. Therefore, ...