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  3. Hypertension | PatientPlus (Professional) Article

    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...

  4. Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension | Condition Leaflet

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

  5. Portal Hypertension | PatientPlus (Professional) Article

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

  6. Hypertension in Pregnancy | PatientPlus (Professional) Article

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

  7. Hypertension in Childhood | PatientPlus (Professional) Article

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

  8. Diabetes with Hypertension | PatientPlus (Professional) Article

    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...

  9. Pulmonary Hypertension | PatientPlus (Professional) Article

    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...

  10. Management of Hypertension | PatientPlus (Professional) Article

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

  11. High Blood Pressure (Hypertension) | Condition Leaflet

    High Blood Pressure (Hypertension), High blood pressure (hypertension) is a risk factor that can increase your chance of developing heart disease, a stroke and other serious condi...

  12. Glaucoma and Ocular Hypertension | PatientPlus (Professional) Article

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

  13. Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension | PatientPlus (Professional) Article

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

  14. Alpha-blockers | Condition Leaflet

    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...

  15. Ambulatory Blood Pressure Monitoring | PatientPlus (Professional) Article

    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...

  16. Diabetes and High Blood Pressure | Condition Leaflet

    See separate leaflet called High Blood Pressure (Hypertension) for more details . What causes high blood pressure (hypertension)? The cause is not known in most cases This i...

  17. Pregnancy and High Blood Pressure | Condition Leaflet

    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...

  18. ACE Inhibitors | Condition Leaflet

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

  19. Hypertensive Emergencies | PatientPlus (Professional) Article

    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 ...

  20. Renovascular Disease | PatientPlus (Professional) Article

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

  21. Home and Ambulatory Blood Pressure Recording | Condition Leaflet

    A persistently high blood pressure is known as hypertension. See separate leaflet called High Blood Pressure (Hypertension) for more general information. , hypertension hi...

  22. Pre-eclampsia | Condition Leaflet

    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...