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What sort of disease is chronic high blood pressure?
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Dr. Irv Loh
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
7 doctors agree
In brief: Insidious
Chronic uncontrolled high blood pressure may produce no symptoms until a heart attack, stroke, heart failure, dementia, peripheral arterial disease, or kidney failure appear. Lifestyle and pharmacologic therapies are very effective in controlling the BP and the commensurate reduction in risk.
See your doctor.

In brief: Insidious
Chronic uncontrolled high blood pressure may produce no symptoms until a heart attack, stroke, heart failure, dementia, peripheral arterial disease, or kidney failure appear. Lifestyle and pharmacologic therapies are very effective in controlling the BP and the commensurate reduction in risk.
See your doctor.
Dr. Irv Loh
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Dr. Mark Stern
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Genetic plus diet
Genetics plus age plus diet plus inactivity plus obesity or any combination of these.

In brief: Genetic plus diet
Genetics plus age plus diet plus inactivity plus obesity or any combination of these.
Dr. Mark Stern
Dr. Mark Stern
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