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How is cerebral hypertension different from hypertension?

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David Miller
Family Medicine
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In brief: Local vs systemic

Cerebral hypertension refers to increased pressure in your brain.
Hypertension refers to increased systemic blood pressure, generally without increased pressure in your brain.

In brief: Local vs systemic

Cerebral hypertension refers to increased pressure in your brain.
Hypertension refers to increased systemic blood pressure, generally without increased pressure in your brain.
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Dr. Calvin Weisberger
Internal Medicine - Cardiology

In brief: Hypertension

Cerebral hypertension is elevated pressure in the brain tissue, the systemic hypertension is elevated pressure in the system arterial system.

In brief: Hypertension

Cerebral hypertension is elevated pressure in the brain tissue, the systemic hypertension is elevated pressure in the system arterial system.
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