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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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Additionally, researchers found a significant reduction in oxidative stress by 20%, and normalization of blood pressure in subjects with borderline hypertension. Additional benefits included a reduction of cholesterol levels in participants with borderline hyperlipidemia, as well as improvement in fasting glucose levels in the group with borderline high glucose levels.
Conclusions: Physical activity can lower borderline hypertension. Reducing blood pressure can prevent the excess risk of cardiovascular diseases associated with borderline hypertension.
I have no health problems except borderline hypertension for which I take 25 mg daily of the beta blocker atenolol.
To minimize misclassification of borderline hypertension, we defined free-of-baseline hypertension as an SBP <135 mmHg, DBP <85 mmHg, no diagnosis of hypertension, and no antihypertensive medication use.
Oat ingestion reduces systolic and diastolic blood pressure in patients with mild or borderline hypertension: a pilot trial.
It also gives me an impression of that person's body's propensity toward inflammatory states or if they've had issues that spurred borderline hypertension or other medical issues in the past with a lifestyle choice.
To evaluate its efficacy in humans in a controlled open-label trial, scientists gave the olive leaf formulation to 20 pairs of identical twins, aged 18-60, all of whom had borderline hypertension. One set of twins took 500 mg a day over eight weeks, while the matched twins took 1,000 mg, with a control group making lifestyle changes only.
Josh Taylor is an attorney who is now in his 40s with a history of asthma, borderline hypertension, and bipolar disorder, all of which are stable.
It is classified as normotensive if diastolic blood pressure is less than 90 mmHg, as borderline hypertension if systolic blood pressure ranges between 140 and 159 mmHg, and as sustained hypertension if systolic blood pressure is greater than or equal to 160 mmHg and diastolic blood pressure is greater than or equal to 95 mmHg.
These findings echo the results of a preliminary study in twins, which reported the benefits of Benolea in lowering blood pressure and LDL cholesterol in borderline hypertension.(6) The monozygotic twins with borderline hypertension (blood pressure >120 mmHg systolic or 80 mmHg diastolic) received a daily dose of 500 or 1000 mg of Benolea in tablet form for 8 weeks or advice on a favourable lifestyle.
"Traditionally, the lack of a diagnostic test for stroke risk has made it difficult for healthcare providers trying to decide which patients with borderline hypertension or borderline LDL cholesterol should be targeted for intensive stroke prevention," Lanman said.
Because prehypertension--previously called transient hypertension, borderline hypertension, and high-normal blood pressure--is an established precursor of clinical hypertension and is tied to increased cardiovascular morbidity and mortality.
The threshold criteria for borderline hypertension would add another 120 pressure thresholds for diagnosing hypertension.
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