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Undiagnosed Hypertension

Failure to diagnose Hypertension

No early symptoms: This condition may have no early symptoms, and thus fail to be diagnosed in its early stages.

Vague or mild symptoms: Hypertension may have only vague symptoms in early stages, or otherwise mild symptoms, leading to a delayed diagnosis.

Undiagnosed prevalence of Hypertension:

more than 15 million (more than 30% of 50 million are undiagnosed)

Undiagnosed prevalence rate:

approx 1 in 18 or 5.51% or 15 million people in USA [about data]

Undiagnosed prevalence statistics about Hypertension:

The following statistics relate to undiagnosed cases of Hypertension:

  • 80-85% affected are not treated in England (Coronary Heart Disease Statistics, British Heart Foundation, 2003)

Medical news about undiagnosed Hypertension:

The following medical news items are relevant to nondiagnosis of Hypertension:

Undiagnosed Causes of Hypertension

As part of Hypertension diagnosis, consider whether any of these underlying medical Hypertension causes may have been overlooked:

Undiagnosed Complications of Hypertension

As part of Hypertension diagnosis, consider whether any of these Hypertension complications may have been overlooked:

Undiagnosed Diseases

Read our premium medical health articles on topics related to undiagnosed conditions in general, not necessarily specific to Hypertension:

About undiagnosed conditions:

One possible misdiagnosis is the failure to correctly diagnose Hypertension leading to a person remaining with undiagnosed Hypertension. Any condition can potentially be missed and stay undiagnosed. For a general overview of diseases that are often undiagnosed, see Failure to Diagnose or Under-Diagnosed Diseases.

 

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