CLINICAL TRIAL

WOW Intervention for Prehypertension

Waitlist Available · 18+ · All Sexes · Baltimore, MD

This study is evaluating whether a new program can help improve blood pressure for individuals who visit a pharmacy.

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About the trial for Prehypertension

Eligible Conditions
Hypertension · Prehypertension · Pre-hypertension

Treatment Groups

This trial involves 2 different treatments. WOW Intervention is the primary treatment being studied. Participants will all receive the same treatment. There is no placebo group. The treatments being tested are not being studied for commercial purposes.

Main TreatmentA portion of participants receive this new treatment to see if it outperforms the control.
WOW Intervention
BEHAVIORAL
Control TreatmentAnother portion of participants receive the standard treatment to act as a baseline.

Eligibility

This trial is for patients born any sex aged 18 and older. There are 3 eligibility criteria to participate in this trial as listed below.

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Approximate Timelines

Please note that timelines for treatment and screening will vary by patient
Screening: ~3 weeks
Treatment: varies
Reporting: Assessed at baseline and every 2 weeks, up to 3 months
This trial has approximate timelines as follows: 3 weeks for initial screening, variable treatment timelines, and reporting: Assessed at baseline and every 2 weeks, up to 3 months.
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Measurement Requirements

This trial is evaluating whether WOW Intervention will improve 2 primary outcomes and 3 secondary outcomes in patients with Prehypertension. Measurement will happen over the course of Assessed at baseline, 6 weeks and 12 weeks.

Change in engagement with healthcare provider as assessed by BRFSS Section 3
ASSESSED AT BASELINE, 6 WEEKS AND 12 WEEKS
Change in engagement with healthcare provider/medical home as assessed by BRFSS Section 3. 3 questions graded by yes/no.
Change in actions to control hypertension as assessed by the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Module 7
ASSESSED AT BASELINE, 6 WEEKS AND 12 WEEKS
Change in yes/no answers assessed by Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS) Module 7. 10 questions graded by yes/no response.
Change in knowledge of the signs and symptoms of a heart attack and stroke as assessed by BRFSS Module 8
ASSESSED AT BASELINE, 6 WEEKS AND 12 WEEKS
Change in knowledge (yes/no responses) of signs and symptoms of stroke/heart attack as assessed by BRFSS Module 8. 13 Questions graded by yes/no.
Change in blood pressure
ASSESSED AT BASELINE AND EVERY 2 WEEKS, UP TO 3 MONTHS
Change in blood pressure (BP) measured in mmHg.
Change in usage of BP monitor
ASSESSED AT BASELINE AND EVERY 2 WEEKS, UP TO 3 MONTHS
Change in usage of blood pressure monitor assessed by number of BP readings done by participants.

Patient Q & A Section

Please Note: These questions and answers are submitted by anonymous patients, and have not been verified by our internal team.

What causes prehypertension?

Hypertension is highly prevalent and has major impacts on health. In patients who self-report prehypertension, a single-item questionnaire detects a high proportion of untreated hypertension, thus increasing the need to screen for hypertension.

Anonymous Patient Answer

What is prehypertension?

prehypertension is a stage of blood pressure measurement that should be performed in people with a high risk of cardiovascular events such as cardiovascular disease. The goal of treatment with antihypertensive medications will prevent this cardiovascular disease, which is the major cause of death in the world nowadays.

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What are the signs of prehypertension?

The prevalence of prehypertension in a population is low when diagnosed by a specialist doctor. People whose blood pressure readings exceed the 140/90 threshold may be referred to an automated blood pressure machine or the doctor, for diagnosis and treatment.

Anonymous Patient Answer

Can prehypertension be cured?

A randomized study indicates that patients with prehypertension can be normalized by lowering blood pressure. Patients with prehypertension, however, should be assessed closely for comorbidities, risk factors for heart disease and diabetes. The study also suggests that prehypertension may be diagnosed early enough to prevent the development of hypertension and atherosclerosis later in life.

Anonymous Patient Answer

What are common treatments for prehypertension?

A combination of a dietary and exercise program is associated with improvements in prehypertensive ambulatory blood pressure control in middle-aged men. Furthermore, the results of the study suggest that these improvements can be sustained for 5 yr and that these changes are associated with significant improvements in lipid levels in subjects randomized to the intervention, but not in the control group.

Anonymous Patient Answer

How many people get prehypertension a year in the United States?

Half of the adults in the U.S. are prehypertensive or hypertensive at some point in their history, a risk factor for many chronic conditions. For all adults, 20 percent of men and 20 percent of women aged at least 20 years have prehypertension.

Anonymous Patient Answer

What does wow intervention usually treat?

Data from a recent study suggest that the wow intervention was effective in reducing systolic blood pressure (SBP), body mass index (BMI), waist circumference, and waist-to-height ratio among adults with a history of overweight or obesity and a systolic blood pressure that is >140 or 140-160 mm Hg. The wow intervention should be further studied to determine its long-term effectiveness for improving the health of the public because participants in the wow intervention are already willing to participate in an ongoing clinical trial to help improve the health of the public.

Anonymous Patient Answer

What are the latest developments in wow intervention for therapeutic use?

Wow intervention for cardiovascular diseases, including hypertension, diabetes mellitus, pre-eclampsia and atherosclerosis, can improve cardiovascular risk factors, reduce the incidence of these diseases and maintain normal physical and mental function. wow intervention effectively reduces the cardiovascular risk factors that are associated with heart disease. Wow intervention can be used as a complementary therapy to lower blood pressure to lower the cardiovascular risk factors. Wow intervention also provides a safe, easy and effective way for treatment of hypertension and other cardiovascular diseases.

Anonymous Patient Answer

Have there been any new discoveries for treating prehypertension?

There are several newer studies being published. For the studies not included in the table, no conclusions can be drawn regarding the effectiveness of a given treatment. For the studies included in the table, further research is still needed to determine the best treatment for different individuals. Current research studies appear to show that patients who are carefully monitored for high blood pressure may have fewer problems than others.

Anonymous Patient Answer

Who should consider clinical trials for prehypertension?

Findings from a recent study imply that most of the people with elevated blood pressure (≥125/80 mmHg) do not wish to have their blood pressure reduced by antihypertensive agents as recommended in clinical trials; the people are unwilling to participate in such trials. Prehypertension is a significant risk factor for cardiovascular diseases.

Anonymous Patient Answer

How serious can prehypertension be?

A significant proportion of prehypertensive subjects also have a normotensive blood pressure level at the time of the examination; therefore it can be concluded that prehypertension is more serious than previously thought. This finding, if confirmed by additional studies, could change the assessment and treatment of hypertension. Prevention should therefore concentrate on treating and maintaining a normal blood pressure in all individuals with prehypertension.

Anonymous Patient Answer

What is the latest research for prehypertension?

Most treatments for prehypertension are only effective for a few people, but there are some medications that may be an option for all people. It is important to tell your health care provider that you may be predisposed to high blood pressure or at risk for cardiovascular disease (heart attack and stroke) in the future. For example, some people with high blood pressure who do not take their medications may have higher risk of a heart attack, stroke or other cardiovascular disease. To help evaluate and decide what type of treatment is best for you, you can ask your health care provider if your risk factors align with current guidelines. If not it is best to talk and find a specialist that can help. [with power(https://www.

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