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Lifestyle Decisions: What Does the Science Say (44790-GO)

Discussion in 'CEwire2015' started by AdminWolf, May 20, 2015.

  1. AdminWolf

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    Lecturer: @steven newman

    Synopsis:

    With stress reduction being a major risk factor for ARMD, Dr. Newman presents a 1-hour webinar discussing clinical studies related to reducing stress levels in patients at risk for Age Related Macular Degeneration.

    Dr. Newman breaks down the NIH studies “Stress Reduction Programs in Patients with Elevated Blood Pressure: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis” authored by Maxwell V. Rainforth, PhD, Robert H. Schneider, MD, Sanford I. Nidich, EdD, Carolyn Gaylord-King, PhD, John W. Salerno, PhD, and James W. Anderson, MD and published in Current Hypertension Reports 2007, 9:520–528, where we learn that many stress reducing programs have shown benefits, relaxation, meditation and biofeedback techniques will be discussed in detail, as well as “A Randomized Controlled Trial of Stress Reduction in African Americans Treated for Hypertension for Over One Year” published in 2005 by the American Journal of Hypertension which determined that psychosocial stress has been implicated in the disproportionately higher rates of hypertension among African Americans. This randomized controlled trial compared the effects of two stress reduction techniques and a health education control program on hypertension during a period of 1 year in African-American men and women.

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