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  1. Hypertension

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    Hypertension, The prevalence significantly increased with age in both sexes: About 33% of men and 25% of women aged 45-54 years have hypertension. About 66% of men and 78% o...

  2. Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension

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    Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension, In idiopathic intracranial hypertension (IIH) there is raised pressure within the skull (raised intracranial pressure), which puts pressure on ...

  3. Hypertension treatment

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    Hypertension treatment, See separate Hypertension and Hypertension in Pregnancy  articles. This article is based primarily on current guidelines in the UK from the...

  4. Hypertension in Pregnancy

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    Hypertension in Pregnancy, Intrauterine death. Hypertension in pregnancy includes: Gestational hypertension - pregnancy-induced hypertension which develops after...

  5. Hypertension in Childhood

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    Hypertension in Childhood, Children with symptomatic hypertension, secondary hypertension, target organ damage, diabetes or persistent hypertension despite non-phar...

  6. Diabetes with Hypertension

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    Diabetes with Hypertension, Most of this excess risk is associated with high prevalence of well-established risk factors such as hypertension, dyslipidaemia and obesity in these pati...

  7. Pulmonary Hypertension

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    Pulmonary Hypertension, Pulmonary hypertension (PH) is an increase in mean pulmonary arterial pressure (PAP), which can be caused by or associated with a wide variety of conditions...

  8. Portal Hypertension

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    Portal Hypertension, Hepatic hydrothorax. [ 17 ] Pulmonary complications: [ 17 ] Portopulmonary hypertension (pulmonary arterial hypertension complicating po...

  9. High Blood Pressure (Hypertension)

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    High Blood Pressure (Hypertension), The cause of high blood pressure (hypertension) is not known in most cases This is called essential hypertension. The pressure in the ...

  10. Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension

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    Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension, Synonyms: pseudotumour cerebri, benign intracranial hypertension Raised intracranial pressure in the absence of a mass lesion or of hyd...

  11. Glaucoma and Ocular Hypertension

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    Glaucoma and Ocular Hypertension, Assessments are the same for glaucoma patients and those with - or suspected to have - ocular hypertension (see 'Ocular hypertension...

  12. Alpha-blockers

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    Alpha-blockers are medicines that are mainly used to treat high blood pressure (hypertension)  and problems with passing urine in men who have enlargement of the prostate gland. , prosta...

  13. Ambulatory Blood Pressure Monitoring

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    Studies have shown that increased blood pressure readings on ABPM are more strongly correlated to end-organ damage than one-off measurements - eg, left ventricular hypertrophy. [ 3 ] To detect whi...

  14. Pregnancy and High Blood Pressure

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    This is called gestational high blood pressure (or hypertension) or pregnancy-induced high blood pressure (or hypertension). Gestational high blood pressure is high blood pressure...

  15. Hypertensive Emergencies

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    Hypertensive emergencies include both accelerated hypertension and malignant hypertension. In both cases a recent increase in blood pressure to very high levels (≥180 mm Hg systolic ...

  16. ACE Inhibitors

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    Clinical trials suggest ACE inhibitors are all about equally effective at treating high blood pressure (hypertension) and heart failure. Hypertension - NHS guidelines state t...

  17. Renovascular Disease

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    Hypertension developing in a patient with known peripheral-vascular/cerebrovascular/cardiovascular disease. Hypertension developing in a patient with no family history of hypertension...

  18. Diabetes and High Blood Pressure

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    Having high blood pressure (hypertension) is one of several risk factors that can increase your chance of developing heart disease, a stroke and some other complications. , diabetes hyper...

  19. Home and Ambulatory Blood Pressure Recording

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    A persistently high blood pressure is known as hypertension. See separate leaflet called High Blood Pressure (Hypertension) . This leaflet is just about ways of recording your ...

  20. Pre-eclampsia

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    Women with pre-eclampsia have high blood pressure (hypertension), protein in their urine and may develop other symptoms and problems. The more severe pre-eclampsia is, the greater the risk of...