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

See also:
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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  Medical News for "Hypertension"
On Top of Other Challenges, Homeless Have Higher Heart Disease Risk   (05/28/2018, HealthDay)
New Guidelines Mean 1 in 3 Adults May Need Blood Pressure Meds   (05/23/2018, HealthDay)
AHA: The Link Between HIV and High Blood Pressure   (05/18/2018, HealthDay)
Start Exercising to Cut Your Heart Failure Risk   (05/18/2018, HealthDay)
Dirty Air in Pregnancy May Raise Kid's Blood Pressure Risk   (05/14/2018, HealthDay)
7 Mistakes That Can Boost Your Blood Pressure Reading   (05/11/2018, HealthDay)
AHA: Blood Pressure Measurement Mistakes Can Lead to Misdiagnoses   (05/08/2018, HealthDay)
AHA: Blood Pressure Readings Often Higher Outside Doctor's Office   (05/01/2018, HealthDay)
A Big Belly Bad for Your Heart   (04/20/2018, HealthDay)
AHA: Hypertension Plus Prediabetes a Dangerous Duo for the Heart   (04/18/2018, HealthDay)
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2018 23rd World Congress on Heart Disease USA

Broader term(s): - Cardiovascular Diseases

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