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Stress-Induced Hypertension

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

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...»

Home Diagnostic Testing

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Wrongly Diagnosed with Stress-Induced Hypertension?

Causes of Stress-Induced Hypertension

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Stress-Induced Hypertension: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Stress-Induced Hypertension

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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 »

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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 »

Stress-Induced Hypertension: Research Doctors & Specialists

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Stress-Induced Hypertension: Rare Types

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Stress-Induced Hypertension: Animations

Prognosis for Stress-Induced Hypertension

Prognosis for Stress-Induced Hypertension: Avoiding stressful situations and anti-anxiety medication usually leads to improvements in blood pressure.

Stress-Induced Hypertension: Broader Related Topics

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More information about Stress-Induced Hypertension

  1. Stress-Induced Hypertension: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Home Testing
  7. Types
  8. Prognosis
 

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