What is unspecified essential hypertension?

High blood pressure. It is one of the terms used to describe basic high blood pressure not known to be caused by any other diagnosed disease such as kidney disease, and not specified as to degree. Essentially, you have high blood pressure.

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What is Unspecified essential hypertension??

Essential hpt. I'm not familiar with the word "unspecified" as applied to the diagnosis of essential hypertension which means high blood pressure not caused by other abnormalities such as kidney disease, glandular abnormalities,etc. Essential hypertension often runs in families and physicians usually order several tests to make sure that the hypertension is not caused by other conditions. Medications control it. Read more...

Whats essential hypertension?

Hypertension. Essential hypertension is due to genetic/hereditary issues. It means that the cause of high blood pressure is not due to any reversible causes - fix it and it goes away. Many patients require several medications to control their blood pressure adequately. Thanks mom and dad. Read more...
Essential = Physical. Essential: another term for idiopathic: no known physical (other than mind/brain) basis. BP is a balance of co (cardiac output; heart pumping) vs. Tpr (total peripheral resistance), both under brain control 24/7 (hidden yet physical responses). Doctors can’t physically see mind or brain function, only the resulting behavior, thus call the behavior essential/idiopathic, no apparent physical basis. Read more...

What can cause essential hypertension?

NoIdentifiableCauses. Essential hypertension is Hypertension in which there are no causes to be found.It is also called Primary or Idiopathic Hypertension But having said that there are some common factors in some Family History Race It is more common in Black people Too much salt intake in some Smoking Obesity Cerain Meds like NSAid like Motrin and Naproxen Sodium,corticosteroid,Antidepressants.BCPs,decongestants, Read more...

What causes essential hypertension in adults?

We don't know. "essential" hypertension is a fancy way for us to say that we have absolutely no clue as to why your blood pressure is high. Read more...
No one knows........ No one knows. It's partly aging, a large part genetics, sometimes diet, sometimes weight, sometimes lack of exercise, but often it's genetics and ? The key is: treat it. Do any lifestyle changes you need (weight, diet, exercise) and take meds if needed. Hypertension doesn't hurt until it's too late. Treat it, no matter what the cause. Read more...
We don't know. Honestly, we don't really know. We know how it happens, what hormones and organs are involved and we know why it's bad. But as to what is the causative factor that starts it...We don't know. Read more...
BrainControls/Hidden. Essential just means is. BP is a balance of CO (cardiac output: pump volume) vs. TPR (total peripheral resistance: Av. arteriole size), both under brain control 24/7 (internal control of physical responses). Issues which ? either CO or TPR, eg. Internalized frustration, anger, pain &/or ?ed body wt typically ?BP, in precise proportion to issue. Doctors typically treat physical behaviors, not cause. Read more...

Is there a way to treat essential hypertension?

Yes.. Reducing stress, sleeping well, Diet, Exercise regularly, lose wt if overweight, Avoid additional salt. There are medications.....Lisinopril, Amloidopin, Atenolol, Procardia (nifedipine).....the best match will be picked by your doctor. Do not forget Yoga. Read more...
Rx HTN. 1. Get DASH DIET for HTN book by Thomas Moore et al down load. Measure BP daily for 2 weeks. Read book and then do Chap 9 EXACTLY for 2 weeks as u check BP daily. If BP does not go down you will need meds. Keep us posted. . Read more...

What is the definition of essential hypertension?

High blood pressure. The definition of essential (or primary) hypertension is a sustained elevation in systemic arterial blood pressure that is not due to some other cause. If it has some other cause (a side effect of a drug or a symptom of another disease) then it's secondary hypertension. Read more...
BP >140/90 w/o cause. For example there are some secondary causes of high blood pressure including sleep apnea, cushings disease, thyroid problems, etc. High BP in the absence of these conditions is primary or essential hypertension. Read more...
Brain Not Body. BP is a balance of co (cardiac output; heart pumping) vs. Tpr (total peripheral resistance), both under brain control 24/7 (hidden yet physical responses). Issues which drive either, e.g. ?Es in co or tpr, eg. Internalized frustration, anger, pain, or ?Ed body wt typically increase bp, in precise proportion. When doctors can find body/physical reasons, most commonly call it essential/ideopathic. Read more...

Could you explain what is essential hypertension?

Essential Hypertensi. Essential hypertension (also called primary hypertension or idiopathic hypertension) is the form of hypertension that has no identifiable cause. It is the most common type of hypertension, affecting 95% of hypertensive patients. It tends to be familial and is likely to be the consequence of an interaction between environmental and genetic factors. Read more...

What is the significance of essential hypertension?

Many organs effected. Think of high blood pressure as stressing almost every organ and vessel in the body (increases wall tension of vessels and increases plaque build-up). It is often called the "silent killer" because usually there are no symptoms but over years can result in cardiac disease, heart failure, kidney failure, decreased circulation in feet, blindness, and stroke. Read more...
Long Term Things. If the blood pressure is less than perhaps 200 (on the top number - systolic) then the worries are almost all long-term issues. Damage to the heart, kidneys, and brain are all to be expected with chronic high blood pressure. Damage to other organs often follows these 3. Read more...

Please tell me what causes essential hypertension?

Essential Hypertensi. Essential hypertension (also called primary hypertension or idiopathic hypertension) is the form of hypertension that has no identifiable cause. It is the most common type of hypertension, affecting 95% of hypertensive patients, it tends to be familial and is likely to be the consequence of an interaction between environmental and genetic factors. Read more...