essential hypertension


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  • noun

Synonyms for essential hypertension

persistent and pathological high blood pressure for which no specific cause can be found

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The blood pressure lowering effect and safety of chiorogenic acid from green coffee bean extract in essential hypertension.
Nevertheless, it has become clear since the incorporation of blood-pressure measurement into the routine physical examination that in most cases mild-to-moderate hypertension in students in junior and senior high school is not associated with secondary disease and that essential hypertension should be an important consideration (3 Sinaiko 1996).
Contrasting associations between aldosterone synthase gene polymorphisms and essential hypertension in blacks and in whites.
Soy Milk Lowers Blood Pressure in Men and Women with Mild to Moderate Essential Hypertension," J.
Biobehavioral approaches to the treatment of essential hypertension.
Therefore, researchers believe daily consumption of flavanol-rich cocoa for 2 weeks is not sufficient to reduce blood pressure or improve insulin resistance in human subjects with essential hypertension.
The greatest reductions in blood pressure were noted in younger people with mild essential hypertension.
1,2) Some drugs directly cause secondary hypertension (erythropoietin), whereas other drug classes (NSAIDs) usually exacerbate pre-existing essential hypertension.
In addition, CV Therapeutics co-promotes ACEON, an ACE inhibitor, for reduction of the risk of cardiovascular mortality or nonfatal myocardial infarction in patients with stable coronary artery disease and treatment of essential hypertension.
Essential hypertension refers to a case of elevated blood pressure with no specific medical cause.
Study subjects were 45 years of age and older and had either essential hypertension alone (363) or coexisting diabetes (232).
A second patient was coded "4271 412 4280 2724 4019 27800," which represents unspecified paroxysmal tachycardia, old myocardial infarction, congestive heart failure, lipoid metabolism disorder, unspecified essential hypertension and obesity.
In nine out of 10 cases, there is no single underlying cause for high blood pressure - this is known as essential hypertension.
The mechanisms responsible for essential hypertension remain obscure, probably because of the variety of systems that are involved in the regulation of arterial pressure and the complexity of their interrelations (14).
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