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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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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 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
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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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