Primary Hypertension: Introduction
Primary Hypertension: A condition which is characterized by high blood pressure not associated with any identifiable pathological cause.
More detailed information about the symptoms,
causes, and treatments of Primary Hypertension is available below.
Symptoms of Primary Hypertension
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Treatments for Primary Hypertension
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Home Diagnostic Testing
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Wrongly Diagnosed with Primary Hypertension?
Primary Hypertension: Complications
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Causes of Primary Hypertension
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Disease Topics Related To Primary Hypertension
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Primary Hypertension: Undiagnosed Conditions
Commonly undiagnosed diseases in related medical categories:
Misdiagnosis and Primary Hypertension
Metabolic syndrome often undiagnosed: Metabolic syndrome, also known as Syndrome X, is
an often overlooked medical condition that causes a cluster of chronic symptoms.
There are often four...read more »
Heart attacks can be undiagnosed: Although the most severe symptoms of heart attack are hard to miss,
there are varying degrees of severity.
It is altogether too common for people to die...read more »
Heart attacks can be overdiagnosed: Although many people die from heart attacks, there are also
many cases where people fear that they have a heart attack, but actually have something milder.
Some of the...read more »
Rare heart condition often undiagnosed: The rare heart condition called long QT syndrome can lead to episodes of palpitations
and rapid heartbeat.
In rare cases, this...read more »
Heart attack can be over-diagnosed: Although heart attack is often undiagnosed,
leading to fatality, it can also be over-diagnosed.
People become concerned that a condition is a heart attack,...read more »
Blood pressure cuffs misdiagnose hypertension in children: One known misdiagnosis issue
with hyperension, arises in relation to the simple equipment used to test blood pressure.
The "cuff" around the arm to measure blood pressure can simply be...read more »
Over-diagnosis of pulmonary hypertension in obese patients: A diagnosis
of pulmonary hypertension, particularly pulmonary arterial hypertension,
is often a misdiagnosis in obese patients.
Exertional dyspnea leads to a diagnostic...read more »
Obesity-related conditions undiagnosed in children: A variety of conditions
are associated with obesity (see obesity), but these tend to be undiagnosed more often
in child...read more »
Hypertension misdiagnosis common in children: Hypertension is often
misdiagnosed in adults (see misdiagnosis of hypertension), but its misdiagnosis is even more likely in children.
Some of the symptoms of hypertension that can be...read more »
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Primary Hypertension: Research Doctors & Specialists
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Hospitals & Clinics: Primary Hypertension
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Primary Hypertension: Rare Types
Rare types of diseases and disorders in related medical categories:
Evidence Based Medicine Research for Primary Hypertension
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Primary Hypertension: Animations
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Research about Primary Hypertension
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Primary Hypertension: Broader Related Topics
Types of Primary Hypertension
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Definitions of Primary Hypertension:
Hypertension occurring without preexisting renal disease or known organic cause.
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