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Heart disease is not the only problem that can cause ascites. Drug treatment should be initiated promptly in grade 3 hypertension, as well as in patients with grade 1 and 2 hypertension who are at high or very high total cardiovascular risk. Animal protein may have an effect on cholesterol levels that is independent of fat. Smoking remains a major public health issue in Europe. Kuvin et al (2007) assessed endothelial function in 2 peripheral vascular beds before and during reactive hyperemia in an out-patient clinic setting.

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Publisher: Springer; Partly reprinted from CARDIOVASCULAR DRUGS AND THERAPY edition (August 31, 1989)

ISBN: 0792301552

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