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What are the kinds of hypertension?

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Dr. Mark Stern
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
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In brief: Many see below

Pre hypertension, mild , moderate, severe, systolic , diastolic, essential, secondary, renovascular, malignant, .

In brief: Many see below

Pre hypertension, mild , moderate, severe, systolic , diastolic, essential, secondary, renovascular, malignant, .
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Dr. Bennett Werner
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
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In brief: Many classifications

Systolic (upper number), diastolic (lower number), borderline or pre, stage 1 (mild), stage 2 (severe), stage 3 (especially severe - used in europe), white coat (only seen in the drs office), resistant (still elevated despite 5 drugs), malignant (causing serious symptoms like heart failure, encephalopathy or kidney failure), essential (cause unknown), secondary(cause known).

In brief: Many classifications

Systolic (upper number), diastolic (lower number), borderline or pre, stage 1 (mild), stage 2 (severe), stage 3 (especially severe - used in europe), white coat (only seen in the drs office), resistant (still elevated despite 5 drugs), malignant (causing serious symptoms like heart failure, encephalopathy or kidney failure), essential (cause unknown), secondary(cause known).
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