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Hypertension, Essential

Hypertension, Essential: Introduction

Hypertension, Essential: Essential hypertension is a type of hypertension that has no detectable cause. Patients have an increased blood pressure for no apparent reason. Most cases of hypertension are of this form. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Hypertension, Essential is available below.

Symptoms of Hypertension, Essential

Treatments for Hypertension, Essential

  • Treatment varies depending on factors such as severity of symptoms and the presence of exacerbating factors. Treatment options include:
  • Maintaining a healthy weight
  • Eating a varied healthy diet
  • Regular exercise
  • Stop smoking
  • more treatments...»

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Hypertension, Essential: Complications

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Causes of Hypertension, Essential

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Hypertension, Essential: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Prognosis for Hypertension, Essential

Prognosis for Hypertension, Essential: Sticking to treatment plans and maintaining a healthy blood pressure level significantly reduces the risk of complications. Life-long treatment is usually required and the condition needs to be monitored regularly and if there are any changes, treatment will need to be adjusted accordingly.

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