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es·sen·tial hy·per·ten·sion

[MIM*145500]
hypertension without known cause.

primary hypertension

es·sen·tial hy·per·ten·sion

(ĕ-senshăl hīpĕr-tenshŭn)
Hypertension with no known cause; accounts for between 90 and 95% of patients diagnosed with hypertension.
Synonym(s): primary hypertension.

es·sen·tial hy·per·ten·sion

(ĕ-senshăl hīpĕr-tenshŭn) [MIM*145500]
Hypertension with no known cause; accounts for between 90% and 95% of patients.
Synonym(s): primary hypertension.
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As described above, in CHCs in Shanghai this is officially supposed to include registration, complete annual physical examinations, and quarterly follow-up of community residents with adult-onset diabetes and primary hypertension.
4,8) Thus, it is crucial to identify PA as treatment differs from individuals with primary hypertension.
In spite of certain limitations the study highlights a need to move beyond the conventional approaches to assess traditional factors associated with the risk of primary hypertension.
If your high blood pressure is caused by a medication, then you need to consider alternatives to the offending medication; if you also have primary hypertension, your antihypertensive therapy may need to be increased," she says, adding that patients also should consider steps such as lowering the sodium in their diets.
9] Recent studies have also inferred that because of more frequent routine BP recordings in children, mild essential or primary hypertension is being increasingly diagnosed, and is stated to be the most common cause of high BP in children.
It is important to diagnose this type of hypertension because the treatment differs from primary hypertension.
Wajiha Inam from Cardiff UK was the first speaker who talked about NICEguidelines in the management of primary hypertension in adults.
9 Familial patterns of primary hypertension are common.
It is important to understand that many factors may play a role in the development of primary hypertension, including hereditary stress, excessive salt intake and especially obesity.
Primary hypertension (HTN) is predicted to affect one third of the world's population --1.
Although primary hypertension is frequently diagnosed in humans, it is not known to be as common in cats.
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