A -1-year-old female asked:
what is hypertension?
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General Practice 40 years experience
High blood pressure: High blood pressure, which is also referred to as HBP, or hypertension, is when your blood pressure, which is the force of blood flowing through your blood vessels, is consistently too high. When not treated, the damage that high blood pressure may do to your circulatory system is a significant factor which contributes to heart attack, stroke and other health issues.
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Is hypertension curable?
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Family Medicine 51 years experience
Hypertension: Hypertension is not curable but it is controllable.
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A 25-year-old member asked:
What causes hypertension?
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Cardiology 27 years experience
VAT: Visceral adipose tissue (vat).
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A 26-year-old member asked:
What is hypertension?
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Family Medicine 16 years experience
Elevated BP: Hypertension is defined as blood pressure above 140/90 (either value). Normal BP is considered 120/80 with pre-hypertension as 120-140/80-90. For pre-hypertension recommendations include improved diet (low salt) and exercise with consideration of an anti-hypertensive medication. Hypertension can lead to problems such as heart attack and stroke and usually does not cause any symptoms.
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Symptoms of hypertension?
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Specializes in Hematology
Ususally none: Which is a huge part of the problem. In extreme cases patients will often note headache.
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A 52-year-old female asked:
Hypertension possible complication?
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Cardiology 51 years experience
Blood pressure : Complications include stroke, heart attack, kidney failure.
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Last updated Jun 23, 2020
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