essential hypertension


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essential hypertension

[i′sen·chəl ‚hī·pər′ten·chən]
(medicine)
Elevation of the systemic blood pressure, of unknown origin. Also known as primary hypertension.
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Hypertrophic and antihypertrophic microRNA levels in peripheral blood mononuclear cells and their relationship to left ventricular hypertrophy in patients with essential hypertension.
It is a descriptive study with 100 newly detected patients of essential hypertension cases and 50 age and sex matched normotensive healthy volunteers as controls.
Relationship of bradykinin B2 receptor gene polymorphism with essential hypertension and left ventricular hypertrophy.
Slow breathing improves arterial baroreflex sensitivity and decreases blood pressure in essential hypertension.
Conclusion: Women who develop hypertension in pregnancy are at higher risk of developing essential hypertension later in life.
Considering the fact that arterial hypertension represents one of the leading causes of end-stage renal failure in our country as well as worldwide, it is clear that timely protection of renal function in patients with essential hypertension is of great importance.
Contrasting associations between aldosterone synthase gene polymorphisms and essential hypertension in blacks and in whites.
Essential hypertension (EH), a polygenic and multifactor disorder, induces structural and functional changes in arteries that thicken and become less compliant over time, enhancing greatly the risk of atherosclerosis.
Background: Globally essential hypertension and cardiovascular diseases are associated with high morbidity and mortality due to unhealthy life styles and lack of preventative measures.
10]-dependent enzyme) was significantly lower in 59 patients with essential hypertension than in controls.

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