Secondary Hypertension: Introduction
Secondary Hypertension: Secondary hypertension is high blood pressure resulting from an underlying cause such as kidney disease. Hypertension is a serious health condition due to the fact that it often causes no symptoms until it is severe.
More detailed information about the symptoms,
causes, and treatments of Secondary Hypertension is available below.
Symptoms of Secondary Hypertension
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symptoms of Secondary Hypertension
Treatments for Secondary Hypertension
- Dietary and lifestyle changes and blood pressure-reducing medications such as diuretics, vasodilators and cardioinhibitors
- Treatment of secondary hypertension is influenced by the underlying cause. Treatments include:
- Cessation of medication that may be causing high blood pressure - Oral contraceptive pill, NSAID's, Corticosteroids etc
- Decreasing alcohol consumption
- Management of renal disease
- more treatments...»
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Home Diagnostic Testing
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Wrongly Diagnosed with Secondary Hypertension?
Secondary Hypertension: Complications
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Causes of Secondary Hypertension
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Disease Topics Related To Secondary Hypertension
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Secondary Hypertension: Undiagnosed Conditions
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Misdiagnosis and Secondary 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 symptoms and conditions combined:...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...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....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,
whereas there are various less...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...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...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 patients than in adults.
Some of the...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 ...read more »
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Secondary Hypertension: Research Doctors & Specialists
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Hospitals & Clinics: Secondary Hypertension
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Secondary Hypertension: Rare Types
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Evidence Based Medicine Research for Secondary Hypertension
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Secondary Hypertension: Animations
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Prognosis for Secondary Hypertension
Prognosis for Secondary Hypertension:
The prognosis relies on the level of adherence to the treatment plan as well as the individual response to treatment.
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Research about Secondary Hypertension
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Secondary Hypertension: Broader Related Topics
Types of Secondary Hypertension
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