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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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Effects on peripheral vascular resistance and venous tone and on ventricular volume, pump and mechanical performance.
Rezk et al [10] assessed some mechanisms of BP control after a resistance exercise session and observed decrease in the systolic volume and cardiac output, no change of the peripheral vascular resistance and, consequently, a reduction in BP.
The ROX CO UPLER is a small metallic stent-like implant that creates a therapeutic fistula, a calibrated passage between the artery and vein, which allows a certain amount of blood to be rerouted from the artery to the vein, returning back to the heart and lungs, thus lowering peripheral vascular resistance, and potentially blood pressure in hypertensive patients.
1) In hypoglycemia, the total peripheral vascular resistance falls by as much as 20%, and there is a rise in splanchnic blood flow.
Previous epidemiologic studies have reported that peripheral vascular resistance and systemic blood pressure were elevated in populations that had ingested the arsenic-contaminated drinking water (Chen and Yen 1964; Tseng et al.
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