Search for dissertations about: "hypertension lifestyle"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 44 swedish dissertations containing the words hypertension lifestyle.

  1. 1. Counselling Patients with Hypertension at Health Centres - a Nursing Perspective

    Author : Eva Drevenhorn; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : nursing; hypertension; counseling; lifestyle; health behavior; patient-centered care; stages of change model; motivational interviewing; self-care; patient compliance;

    Abstract : Counselling in hypertension care relating to lifestyle changes, i.e. non-pharmaco-logical treatment regarding smoking, alcohol, weight, diet, physical activity and stress, aims to reduce complications such as stroke and myocardial infarction. Many patients have several risk factors to deal with. READ MORE

  2. 2. Self-management in hypertension care

    Author : Ulrika Bengtsson; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : adherence; blood pressure; cellular phone; communication; health information technology; hypertension; person-centered care; person-centred care; self-management;

    Abstract : Despite effective treatment strategies for hypertension, many persons with hypertension still fail to reach recommended blood pressure targets. As hypertension is a significant risk factor for cardiovascular disease, measures are needed to decrease the mortality attributed to this condition and to facilitate an optimization of hypertension management. READ MORE

  3. 3. Beyond the established risk factors of myocardial infarction : lifestyle factors and novel biomarkers

    Author : Patrik Wennberg; Jan-Håkan Jansson; Mai-Lis Hellénius; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; lifestyle factors; physical activity; commuting activity; leisure time physical activity; occupational physical activity; snuff use; haemostatic markers; inflammatory markers; myocardial infarction; epidemiology; primary prevention.; Family medicine; Allmänmedicin; Family Medicine; allmänmedicin;

    Abstract : Age, male sex, hypertension, smoking, diabetes, dyslipidaemia, and obesity are considered as established risk factors for cardiovascular diseases. Several of these established cardiovascular risk factors are strongly influenced by lifestyle. READ MORE

  4. 4. Yoga as a treatment for hypertension in primary care. A quantitative and qualitative analysis conducted in Sweden

    Author : MOA WOLFF; Allmänmedicin och samhällsmedicin; []
    Keywords : Hypertension; Primary Health Care; Yoga; Quality of Life; RCT; Qualitative Research; stress; Anxiety; Depression; inflammatory biomarkers;

    Abstract : Introduction: Persistent hypertension is a key risk factor for coronary heart disease, stroke and other cardiovascular diseases, such as heart failure. For primary care physicians, hypertension is the number one diagnosis for office visits and for our communities, the treatment of high blood pressure (BP) and its consequences constitutes a substantial economic burden. READ MORE

  5. 5. A 3-year lifestyle intervention in primary health care : effects on physical activity, cardiovascular risk factors, quality of life and cost-effectiveness

    Author : Kerstin Margareta Eriksson; Mats Eliasson; Eva-Britt Malmgren-Olsson; Mai-Lis Hellenius; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; lifestyle intervention; primary health care; physical activity; cardiovascular risk factors; quality of life; cost-effectivenesss; Physiotherapy; Sjukgymnastik fysioterapi; sjukgymnastik; Physiotherapy;

    Abstract : Background: A sedentary lifestyle diminishes quality of life (QOL) and contributes to increasing prevalence of obesity, diabetes and cardiovascular diseases (CVD), and thus increases the economic burden on health care and society. Expensive and tightly controlled lifestyle interventions reduce cardiovascular risk and onset of diabetes. READ MORE