Flashcards in Cardio friendly diets II Deck (16)
What is the role of the renin-angiotensin system?
What is the role of aldosterone?
Inhibit renal retention of Na
Where is NO from?
The vessel walls
What is the MOA of angiotensin?
Angiotensin I is converted by ACE to angiotensin II, to produce aldosterone
How does angiotensin II raise BP?
Brain and ADH
Adrenal cortex to aldosterone
True or false: K supplements are equally good as from whole food
Does Ca caused CAD?
What effect does Mg have on BP?
Maintain normal BP
What is the JNC8 guidelines for HTN?
How does Hypokalemia increase the risk for stroke?
Stimulates renin-angiotensin system
What is the effect on binge drinking on BP?
Every 10 kg loss results in what BP change?
How many times more likely are obese individuals to have HTN?
2-6 fold increase
How much exercise should pts get to lower their BP?
40 min, 3-4/week
What is the effect of caffeine on BP?
Increases in some individuals