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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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Table-2: Comparison of pain scores according to presence or absence of post-operative hypertension.
"Both systolic and diastolic hypertension contribute significantly to cardiovascular risk, regardless of the threshold used for hypertension (≥140/90 mm Hg or ≥130/80 mm Hg)," the authors write.
The speakers said that hypertension or high blood pressure was the commonest chronic health problem of the world.
The walk and seminar was attended by Coordinator Pakistan Hypertension League K-P Chapter and In-charge Cardiology KTH Prof Dr Amber Ashraf, Associate Prof Dr Muhammad Faheem, Assistant Prof Dr Saadiq Shah, Assistant Prof Dr Farooq, Consultant Dr Javed Shah and large number of faculty staff, management staff, TMOs', HOs', nursing and paramedics staff and general public.
A total of 97 patients were selected from both outpatient and inpatient department after sample size calculation (95 % Confidence level, 05 % margin of error and taking frequency of pulmonary arterial hypertension in Systemic Lupus Erythematosus of 23%.
According to him, 80 per cent of the causes of secondary hypertension are not known, making it to be referred to as essential hypertension.
In this study a very small proportion of patients (6%) had isolated systolic hypertension. Rest of the patients had both systolic and diastolic BP raised.
The study observed a positive association between tooth loss and hypertension risk among postmenopausal women.
Moreover, in economically developing parts of the world like South East Asia, where health facilities and patient education are limited, the procedure of renal denervation would be challenging to carry out even in patients with resistant hypertension. For example in our country, Pakistan, National Health Survey estimated that hypertension affects 18% of adults and 33% of adults above 45 years old6.
It is divided in two types (primary or essential hypertension and secondary hypertension) on the basis of its causing factors.
"Hypertension is the largest risk factor for death in the world," said Dr.
Hypertension is an important and common risk factor for heart disease and stroke, two of the leading causes of death in adults in the United States.
Amsterdam, Netherlands, May 10, 2017 --(PR.com)-- Hypertension, or high blood pressure, is a leading contributor to heart disease and stroke, two diseases which together account for 1 in 5 premature deaths (under age 65).
To raise greater awareness of hypertension, the Department of Health (DOH) on Thursday launched a monthlong campaign to screen Filipinos for abnormal high blood pressure.
Background: Hypertension is a major health problem in Pakistan.