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What does it mean to have mild hypertension?

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Dr. Michael Borookhim
Internal Medicine
3 doctors agree

In brief: See attached graphic

As your BP increases, the degree is categorized as stage 1, 2, 3.
Long term the higher your pressure remains the more multi-system organ damage you cause. The graph is from american society of hypertension. Once you decide to treat your hypertension then you need to have the mindset that your goal is a normal blood pressure regardless of how many medications it takes.

In brief: See attached graphic

As your BP increases, the degree is categorized as stage 1, 2, 3.
Long term the higher your pressure remains the more multi-system organ damage you cause. The graph is from american society of hypertension. Once you decide to treat your hypertension then you need to have the mindset that your goal is a normal blood pressure regardless of how many medications it takes.
Dr. Michael Borookhim
Dr. Michael Borookhim
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Dr. Rick Koch
Internal Medicine - Cardiology

In brief: Slight elevation of

Systolic bp.

In brief: Slight elevation of

Systolic bp.
Dr. Rick Koch
Dr. Rick Koch
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