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Whast is essential high blood pressure?

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Dr. John Szawaluk
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
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In brief: The most common type

Essential hypertension is hypertension that is not attributed to a specific cause such as renal artery stenosis or a specific overproduction of certain hormones like aldosterone.
It is frequently genetic and responds to lifestyle changes, wt loss, soming cessation and medicines.

In brief: The most common type

Essential hypertension is hypertension that is not attributed to a specific cause such as renal artery stenosis or a specific overproduction of certain hormones like aldosterone.
It is frequently genetic and responds to lifestyle changes, wt loss, soming cessation and medicines.
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