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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Oral magnesium supplementation in patients with essential hypertension.
While the prevalence of hypertension is far lower in children and adolescents (19 Sinaiko et al 1989), increasing evidence indicates that essential hypertension begins to develop during the first two decades of life.
Genome-Wide Association Studies: Contribution of genomics to understanding blood pressure and essential hypertension.
Comparison of physical exercise and muscle relaxation training in the treatment of mild essential hypertension.
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Genotyping essential hypertension single-nucleotide polymorphisms by a homogeneous PCR method with universal energy transfer primers.
In present study, we investigated the association between a GNB3 825T/C polymorphism and essential hypertension in a Turkish population.
Obesity and essential hypertension are closely related disorders.
Bartholomew's Hospital in London began to wonder about the genetic basis of such cases of essential hypertension.
A total of 9,197 American, Scandinavian, and British patients with essential hypertension and left ventricular hypertrophy, all older than age 55, were randomized to either 50-100 mg/day of the angiotensin receptor blocker (ARB) losartan or the [beta]-blocker atenolol, with hydrochlorothiazide added as needed to reach blood pressure goals.
Correction of arterial structure and endothelial dysfunction in human essential hypertension by the angiotensin receptor antagonist losartan.

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