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Glossary for Hypertension, Essential

  • Aneurysm: Dangerous ballooning of a weakened area of an artery
  • Blood pressure conditions: Medical disorders of the blood pressure, including high and low blood pressure.
  • Circulatory system conditions: Medical conditions affecting the heart and the circulatory system.
  • Coma: Prolonged unconsciousness
  • Confusion: Mental confusion and impaired thinking.
  • Drowsiness: Excessive tiredness or sleepiness
  • Eclampsia: Eclampsia is the development of seizures or coma in pregnant women suffering from high blood pressure. Eclampsia is a serious condition which requires urgent medical treatment. Eclampsia may be associated with moderate as well as significant increases in blood pressure. The blood pressure can return to normal after delivery or may persist for a period of time.
  • Headache: In medicine a headache or cephalalgia is a symptom of a number of different conditions of the head and sometimes neck. Some of the causes are benign while others are medical emergencies. It ranks among the most common pain complaints
  • Heart failure: Slow failure of the heart (cardiac insufficiency).
  • Hypertension: High blood pressure
  • Increased systolic blood pressure: isolated increase of systolic blood pressure
  • Kidney failure: Total failure of the kidneys to filter waste
  • No symptoms: The absence of noticable symptoms.
  • Pregnancy toxemia /hypertension: Preeclampsia is the development of high blood pressure, excess protein in the urine and swelling during pregnancy. Hypertension is a serious health condition due to the fact that it often causes no symptoms until it is severe. The blood pressure usually returns to normal after delivery.

 

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