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Dr. Payam Mehranpour
22 years experience Cardiology
Essential hypertension: Essential hypertension is when blood pressure is not due to any other identifiable cause. Nos stands for "not otherwise specified".

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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Landers
30 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
Hypertension: Essential hypertension is due to genetic/hereditary issues. It means that the cause of high blood pressure is not due to any reversible causes - fix i ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
NoIdentifiableCauses: Essential hypertension is Hypertension in which there are no causes to be found.It is also called Primary or Idiopathic Hypertension But having said t ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Buckman
41 years experience Family Medicine
High blood pressure: It is one of the terms used to describe basic high blood pressure not known to be caused by any other diagnosed disease such as kidney disease, and no ... Read More
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Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Essential hpt: I'm not familiar with the word "unspecified" as applied to the diagnosis of essential hypertension which means high blood pressure not caused by other ... Read More
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
29 years experience Geriatrics
We don't know: "essential" hypertension is a fancy way for us to say that we have absolutely no clue as to why your blood pressure is high.
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A 50-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ajay Acharya
36 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes..: Reducing stress, sleeping well, Diet, Exercise regularly, lose wt if overweight, Avoid additional salt. There are medications.....Lisinopril, Amloidop ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Miller
9 years experience Family Medicine
High blood pressure: The definition of essential (or primary) hypertension is a sustained elevation in systemic arterial blood pressure that is not due to some other cause ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Venkata Chilakapati
22 years experience Cardiology
Essential Hypertensi: Essential hypertension (also called primary hypertension or idiopathic hypertension) is the form of hypertension that has no identifiable cause. It is ... Read More
A 57-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Witt
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Many organs effected: Think of high blood pressure as stressing almost every organ and vessel in the body (increases wall tension of vessels and increases plaque build-up). ... Read More
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