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Synonyms for hypertension

a common disorder in which blood pressure remains abnormally high (a reading of 140/90 mm Hg or greater)

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Students with an elevated blood pressure would then have a follow-up visit to determine next steps.
4 percent of children in the study had at least one visit with elevated blood pressure, only 20.
The medical experts opined that, because this blood pressure regulation was not done as the standard of care required, K's elevated blood pressures exerted untenable pressure on the blood vessels in her brain and caused her stroke.
ergometrine in the third stage of labour for preventing post-partum haemorrhage, women in the ergometrine group were at significantly increased risk for nausea, vomiting, headaches, and elevated blood pressure (p=0.
On the day of the outreach event, each participant was assessed for the following cardiac risk factors: elevated blood pressure, lipids, glucose, waist circumference, current smoking status and family history of premature cardiovascular disease.
Lower cholesterol and blood pressure maintain blood vessel elasticity whereas high cholesterol, elevated blood pressure and stiffening blood vessels are all considered to be cardiovascular disease risk factors.
Children who eat less salt end up drinking fewer sugar-sweetened soft drinks and may significantly lower their risks for obesity, elevated blood pressure and later heart attack and stroke, according to a study published online Feb.
Prevalence of elevated blood pressure and association with overweight in children.
This first-ever study on long-term users of multiple dietary supplements found them comparatively to have markedly better health as measured by higher blood levels of key nutrients, more optimal levels of key health biomarkers, and lower prevalence of diabetes and elevated blood pressure.
She said: "Obviously I realised hypertension was a growing medical condition, which is why we developed a water that could go some way in helping to reduce elevated blood pressure.
Reader: I have mildly elevated blood pressure and have been on hydrochlorothiazide and atenolol for about four years.
Studies linked the treatment to elevated blood pressure and showed it wasn't effective in lowering cholesterol.
On admission, he had an elevated blood pressure (150/80 mm Hg), serum urea nitrogen level (347 mg/dl), and creatinine level (12.
Study participants were 164 adults with mildly elevated blood pressure.
Characterized by elevated blood pressure, it is diagnosed when systolic pressure is greater than 140 millimeters of mercury (mm.