secondary hypertension

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hypertension that is secondary to another disease

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These three diseases vary in their pathology, but a high proportion of the risk factors - around 30 - 50% - are secondary in nature, with much the same aetiologies: overweight, visceral obesity, secondary hypertension, smoking, alcohol consumption, diet low in fruit and vegetables and high in fast food - with hypernatraemia in consequence - and sedentary habits.
Other causes of secondary hypertension were ruled out by appropriate history, and any suspected case was subsequently excluded.
It is a form of secondary hypertension, accounting for an estimated 0.
Patients younger than 30 years and older than 60 years were excluded because of possibility of secondary hypertension.
Specific topics include: implications of small differences in blood pressure in high-risk hypertension patients, hypertension and diabetes, the role of proteinuria in management, epidemiology and ethnicity as relate to the disease, pregnancy and hypertension, and renovascular disease and secondary hypertension.
Generally, many causes of secondary hypertension must be excluded before primary pulmonary hypertension is diagnosed.
In a suspected case of adrenal neoplasm, or in elucidating the cause of secondary hypertension in addition to excluding pheochromocytoma by serum metanephrine or VMA in urine, cortisol production should also be measured by either serum cortisol levels or a low-dose dexamethasone suppression test.
Secondary hypertension comprises nearly 5 to 10% of hypertensive patients.
In secondary hypertension the primary cause should be addressed.
Secondary hypertension is an elevated blood pressure caused by another problem in the body, such as kidney disease or certain tumors.
History, physical examination, and routine laboratory tests were used in the parent study to exclude secondary hypertension and were repeated in the present study.
A small number of people have secondary hypertension, which is due to a specific problem.
Secondary hypertension probably accounts for less than 5 percent of all the cases of hypertension, but if there is a possibility of a cure, it is important not to miss those cases.
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