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primary hypertension

[′prī‚mer·ē ‚hī·pər′ten·chən]
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The screening systolic BP was significantly lower in the group with primary hypertension than in the group with secondary hypertension (p=0.
ESSENTIAL HYPERTENSION--Also called primary hypertension and idiopathic hypertension, it is high blood pressure without a known cause
The study inclusion criteria for residents of these communities were as follows: (a) aged 18 years or older; (b) resided in the community; (c) registered at the community health center with a diagnosis of adultonset diabetes or primary hypertension (typically these conditions are initially diagnosed at a general hospital outpatient department and then referred back to the CHC for follow-up care); (d) no physical illness that was so severe it made it impossible to participate; (e) no mental disorder or cognitive impairment that made it impossible to participate; and (f) provided written or oral informed consent to participate in the study.
The National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) quoted an estimate of the prevalence of primary hypertension in United States of America to be 28.
The aim of this study is to assess whether perceived psychological stress, distress, anthropometric measurements (Body Mass Index and Waist Hip Ratio) lifestyle factors (history of smoking and physical activity) and non- modifiable factors (age, gender and family history of hypertension) are significantly associated with the risk of primary hypertension.
Blood pressure lowering efficacy of nonselective beta-blockers for primary hypertension.
Blood pressure lowering efficacy of reserpine for primary hypertension.
Just like primary hypertension, high blood pressure caused by secondary causes can increase your risk of heart attack, stroke, kidney disease and other problems.
Race also may play a role; African Americans, for example, are at a higher risk than Caucasians for primary hypertension.
9] Primary hypertension in childhood is being increasingly recognised, is found to cluster in families and is associated with obesity.
For primary hypertension, the United Kingdom's National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) recommends diuretic monotherapy in patients older than 55 years who are poor candidates for calcium channel blockers.
Primary hypertension, defined as a systolic blood pressure (BP) [greater than or equal to] 140mmHg, or a diastolic BP [greater than or equal to] 90mmHg is very common amongst the population and places a large economic burden on the health care system.

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