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Hypertension
Definition: Persistently high systemic arterial BLOOD PRESSURE. Based on multiple readings (BLOOD PRESSURE DETERMINATION), hypertension is currently defined as when BLOOD PRESSURE is consistently greater than 140 mm Hg or when BLOOD PRESSURE is consistently 90 mm Hg or more.

Synonym(s): Blood Pressure, High / Blood Pressures, High / High Blood Pressure / High Blood Pressures /

Narrow term(s):
   Hypertension, Pregnancy-Induced    Hypertension, Renal    Hypertension, Malignant

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Antihypertensive Agents  Vascular Resistance  Blood Pressure 

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  Web resources for "Hypertension"
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See also: - Antihypertensive Agents - Vascular Resistance - Blood Pressure
Broader term(s): - Vascular Diseases - Cardiovascular Diseases
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Narrow term(s): - Hypertension, Renal

See also: - Blood Pressure
Broader term(s): - Cardiovascular Diseases
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  Medical News for "Hypertension"
Herbal Supplements, Warfarin Can Be Hazardous Mix   (05/13/2010, HealthDay)
Prevention Gets Credit for Fewer Heart Deaths   (05/11/2010, HealthDay)
Fluctuating Blood Pressure Ups Stroke Risk   (05/10/2010, HealthDay)
Check Blood Pressure at Home, Not MD's Office   (04/30/2010, Reuters Health)
Watch Your Cholesterol, Your Blood Pressure ... and This Enzyme?   (04/29/2010, HealthDay)
Arteries Age Twice as Fast in Smokers   (04/26/2010, HealthDay)
Brown Rice Tied to Better Heart Health in Study   (04/26/2010, HealthDay)
Nearly Half of U.S. Adults Have Heart Risk Factors   (04/26/2010, HealthDay)
Noncardiac Chest Pain May Warrant More Management: Study   (04/24/2010, HealthDay)
B-vitamins Help Protect Against Stroke, Heart Disease   (04/15/2010, HealthDay)
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See also: - Vascular Resistance - Blood Pressure

Broader term(s): - Vascular Diseases - Cardiovascular Diseases

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  Medical Conferences/Events for "Hypertension"
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2015 8th International DIP Symposium on Diabetes, Hypertension, Metabolic Syndrome & Pregnancy Germany
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2015 8th International DIP Symposium on Diabetes, Hypertension, Metabolic Syndrome & Pregnancy Germany
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2015 CME - Emergency Medicine: Practicing According to the Evidence USA
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2015 The 5th World Congress on Controversies to Consensus in Diabetes, Obesity and Hypertension (CODHy) Turkey
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2015 The 5th World Congress on Controversies to Consensus in Diabetes, Obesity and Hypertension (CODHy) Turkey
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2016 The 4th International Conference on Prehypertension, Hypertension & Cardio Metabolic Syndrome Italy

Broader term(s): - Cardiovascular Diseases

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