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International Journal of Frontiers in Medicine, 2024, 6(5); doi: 10.25236/IJFM.2024.060504.

Research Progress on the Correlation between Sarcopenia and Hypertension in Elderly People


Xiaoxue Wu, Kun Zheng, Li Xia

Corresponding Author:
Li Xia

Department of General Practice, The First Affiliated Hospital of Chongqing Medical University, Chongqing, China


With the gradual aggravation of global aging problem, the prevalence of chronic diseases and mortality in elderly people are rapidly increasing, resulting in a massive disease burden. Managing chronic diseases is an important initiative to promote healthy aging. Sarcopenia and hypertension are both diseases associated with aging, and studies have shown that there is a significant relationship between them. In this paper, we will review the correlation studies on sarcopenia and hypertension in recent years, aiming to explore the possible links between them, and provide more effective strategies for prevention and treatment.


Sarcopenia; Hypertension; Elderly

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Xiaoxue Wu, Kun Zheng, Li Xia. Research Progress on the Correlation between Sarcopenia and Hypertension in Elderly People. International Journal of Frontiers in Medicine (2024), Vol. 6, Issue 5: 18-26. https://doi.org/10.25236/IJFM.2024.060504.


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