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Dangerous Blood Pressure Increases During Exercise Can Be Blocked, Researchers Find

(Science Daily) [R]esearchers have identified one reason people with hypertension experience an even greater increase in their blood pressure when they exercise, and they've learned how to prevent the rise…
[Said Dr. Wanpen Vongpatanasin:] "People with high blood pressure need to exercise not only to help their blood pressure, but also their overall cardiovascular health."…
An angiotensin receptor blocker, which prevents the hormone angiotensin from increasing blood pressure, increased blood flow during exercise. A diuretic that reduces blood pressure by stimulating sodium loss did not.
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