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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 factors contributing to hypertension are low physical activity, diet and lack of interest to maintain their health.
Moin Ansari here Monday said that Hypertension is a silent killer that prevails among the people because of guilt of the past, anxiousness about the present and bleak about future.
When they were compared with women without hypertension during pregnancy, those with hypertension during pregnancy had a 2.
This year the World Hypertension Day 2017 Theme is 'Know your blood pressure'.
Hypertension 2017 by Cardiology Conferenceseries has been designed in collaboration with Canadian Nutrition Society, Arrhythmia Alliance, National Association for Diabetes Care, Russian Society of Hypertension, Scandinavian Society for Atherosclerosis Research, Argentinian Society of Hypertension, Latin American Society of Hypertension, Asian Pacific Society of Hypertension, Bosnia & Herzegovina Society of Hypertension & Pakistan Hypertension League to spread the awareness about challenges in this field and how to prevent and manage hypertension.
A department report said hypertension was the third leading cause of morbidity in 2014, behind topnotcher acute respiratory infection and pneumonia.
Conclusion: University students have good knowledge regarding hypertension.
Compared with the offspring of Framingham participants who were normotensive, those with one parent who developed hypertension before age 55 years were at twofold increased risk of subsequent hypertension.
Accurate diagnosis and appropriate management of hypertension require multiple reliable blood pressure readings over time.
Abu Noem Farooqui speaking about diabetes mellitus and hypertension said that it was a lethal combination.
An interactive activity Heads Up was offered by medical students in which participants had to guess words related to hypertension in 60 seconds from hints and suggestions.
Hypertension is recognized as high blood pressure, it is an exceptionally regular and genuine condition that can prompt or confound numerous well-being issues.
Objective: (1) To correlate the hypertension with body mass index (BMI), dietary habits, and family history of hypertension among adolescents.
It addresses the prevalence and risk; the measurement of blood pressure; primary hypertension pathogenesis, natural history, and evaluation; the management of hypertension; treatment through lifestyle modifications and drug therapy; hypertensive emergencies; renal parenchymal and renovascular hypertension; primary aldosteronism; pheochromocytoma; hypertension induced by cortisol or deoxycorticosterone; other forms of hypertension; and hypertension in pregnancy, childhood, and adolescence and in the context of the birth control pill.