Stress-Induced Hypertension: Introduction
Stress-Induced Hypertension: Stress-induced hypertension is high blood pressure associated with physical or emotional stress. Chronic stress and associated high blood pressure can cause problems and treatment with anti-anxiety medication is usually prescribed.
More detailed information about the symptoms,
causes, and treatments of Stress-Induced Hypertension is available below.
Symptoms of Stress-Induced Hypertension
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Treatments for Stress-Induced Hypertension
- Avoiding stressful situations and anti-anxiety medication usually leads to improvements in blood pressure
- Lifestyle changes
- Lose weight - if overweight
- Low-salt/low-sodium diet
- DASH diet - Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension
- more treatments...»
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Home Diagnostic Testing
Home medical testing related to Stress-Induced Hypertension:
- Child Behavior: Home Testing
- Mental Health (Adults): Home Testing
Wrongly Diagnosed with Stress-Induced Hypertension?
Causes of Stress-Induced Hypertension
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Stress-Induced Hypertension: Undiagnosed Conditions
Commonly undiagnosed diseases in related medical categories:
Misdiagnosis and Stress-Induced 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...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 from undiagnosed heart attack, or from...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 conditions which may be causes...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 undiagnosed condition can be fatal.
It should be...read more »
Undiagnosed stroke leads to misdiagnosed aphasia: BBC News UK reported on a man who
had been institutionalized and treated for mental illness
because he suffered from sudden inability to speak.
This was...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...read more »
Dementia may be a drug interaction: A common scenario in aged care is for
a patient to show mental decline to dementia.
Whereas this can, of course, occur due to various medical conditions,
such as a stroke or Alzheimer's...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...read more »
ADHD under-diagnosed in adults: Although the over-diagnoses of ADHD
in children is a well-known controversy, the reverse side related to adults.
Some adults can...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...read more »
Bipolar disorder misdiagosed as various conditions by primary physicians: Bipolar disorder (manic-depressive disorder)
often fails to be diagnosed correctly by primary care physicians.
Many patients with...read more »
Eating disorders under-diagnosed in men: The typical patient with
an eating disorder is female.
The result is that men with eating disorders often fail to be diagnosed or
have a delayed...read more »
Depression undiagnosed in teenagers: Serious bouts of depression can be
undiagnosed in teenagers.
The "normal" moodiness of teenagers can cause severe medical depression
to be overlooked.
See misdiagnosis of depression or symptoms of...read more »
Obesity-related conditions undiagnosed in children: A variety of conditions
are associated with obesity (see obesity), but these tend to be...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...read more »
Undiagnosed anxiety disorders related to depression: Patients with depression (see symptoms of depression)
may also have undiagnosed anxiety disorders (see symptoms of anxiety disorders)....read more »
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Stress-Induced Hypertension: Research Doctors & Specialists
Research related physicians and medical specialists:
- Cholesterol Specialists:
- Cardiac (Heart) Specialists:
- Mental Health Specialists:
- more specialists...»
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Hospitals & Clinics: Stress-Induced Hypertension
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Stress-Induced Hypertension: Rare Types
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Prognosis for Stress-Induced Hypertension
Prognosis for Stress-Induced Hypertension:
Avoiding stressful situations and anti-anxiety medication usually leads to improvements in blood pressure.
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Stress-Induced Hypertension: Broader Related Topics
Types of Stress-Induced Hypertension
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