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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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The guidelines' 25 authors include top hypertension specialists and pharmacists from around the world, including past and present officers of the American Society of Hypertension and the International Society of Hypertension.
Leghari informed that hypertension is a disease which is a source of heart attack or stroke with highest risk as compared to other diseases.
To better understand this growing population of at-risk patients, Power Over Pressure, a coalition of global hypertension experts endorsed by the American Society of Hypertension and the European Society of Hypertension, commissioned a global study of uncontrolled hypertension patients, half of whom are treatment-resistant.
WHC2013 is supported by many hypertension societies of different countries and civil societies.
This evidence of problematic trends in a variety of surrogate risk markers implies an increased risk of future cardiovascular events in patients with white-coat hypertension.
5 billion people around the world would have hypertension, compared with 366 million with diabetes.
In the light of published data suggesting increase in prevalence of hypertension in developing countries, the study by Yadav et al in this issue (22) conducted in 1112 adults (age >30 yr) explores the prevalence of pre-hypertension and hypertension, as well as their association with cardiovascular risk factors, in an Indian upper socio-economic population residing in an urban colony in the city of Lucknow, north India.
Hypertension was associated with an increased risk of all-cause MCI, which was found to be attributable almost entirely to nonamnestic MCI.
1,2) Some drugs directly cause secondary hypertension (erythropoietin), whereas other drug classes (NSAIDs) usually exacerbate pre-existing essential hypertension.
While excess sodium does carry the risk of hypertension, the dangers of hyponatremia--dangerously low blood sodium--are worth reading up on as well.
Caffeine doesn't raise the risk of high blood pressure, or hypertension, but cola may play a role, say researchers who tracked more than 155,000 women for roughly 12 years.
Further, 39% of the respondents who are currently suffering from hypertension do not report the results of home blood pressure monitoring to their doctors.
In June, the Food and Drug Administration cleared Viagra's maker, New York-based Pfizer, to market the sildenafil drag called Revatio for the treatment of pulmonary hypertension.
VIENNA -- Guidelines are sorely needed for postpartum blood pressure management in women who experience hypertension during pregnancy, speakers said at the 14th World Congress of the International Society for the Study of Hypertension in Pregnancy.
Patient Enrollment In MC - 4232 Hypertension Trial Progressing