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1

What is the role of the renin-angiotensin system?

powerful vasoconstrictor

2

What is the role of aldosterone?

Inhibit renal retention of Na

3

Where is NO from?

The vessel walls

4

What is the MOA of angiotensin?

Angiotensin I is converted by ACE to angiotensin II, to produce aldosterone

5

How does angiotensin II raise BP?

Brain and ADH
Adrenal cortex to aldosterone

6

True or false: K supplements are equally good as from whole food

False

7

Does Ca caused CAD?

No

8

What effect does Mg have on BP?

Maintain normal BP

9

What is the JNC8 guidelines for HTN?

>140/90

10

How does Hypokalemia increase the risk for stroke?

Stimulates renin-angiotensin system

11

What is the effect on binge drinking on BP?

Increases

12

Every 10 kg loss results in what BP change?

5-20 mmHg

13

How many times more likely are obese individuals to have HTN?

2-6 fold increase

14

How much exercise should pts get to lower their BP?

40 min, 3-4/week

15

What is the effect of caffeine on BP?

Increases in some individuals

16

What is the CA that has been associated with Beta carotene?

Lung