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Prehypertension: Introduction

Prehypertension: Prehypertension is a term used to describe blood pressure that is higher than normal but not high enough to be considered high blood pressure - systolic pressure 120-139 mm Hg or diastolic pressure 80-89 mm Hg. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Prehypertension is available below.

Symptoms of Prehypertension

Treatments for Prehypertension

  • Lifestyle and dietary changes
    • Lose weight - if overweight
    • Low-salt/low-sodium diet
    • DASH diet - Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension
    • Exercise in moderation
  • more treatments...»

Home Diagnostic Testing

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Wrongly Diagnosed with Prehypertension?

Prehypertension: Complications

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Causes of Prehypertension

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Prehypertension: Undiagnosed Conditions

Commonly undiagnosed diseases in related medical categories:

Misdiagnosis and Prehypertension

Metabolic syndrome often undiagnosed: Metabolic syndrome, also known as Syndrome X, is an often overlooked medical condition that causes a cluster of 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, 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 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 more »

Heart attack can be over-diagnosed: Although heart attack is often undiagnosed, leading to fatality, it can also be over-diagnosed. People become more »

Blood pressure cuffs misdiagnose hypertension in children: One known misdiagnosis issue with hyperension, arises in relation to the simple equipment used more »

Over-diagnosis of pulmonary hypertension in obese patients: A diagnosis of pulmonary hypertension, particularly pulmonary arterial hypertension, is often 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 overlooked conditions 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 more »

Prehypertension: Research Doctors & Specialists

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Hospitals & Clinics: Prehypertension

Research quality ratings and patient safety measures for medical facilities in specialties related to Prehypertension:

Choosing the Best Hospital: More general information, not necessarily in relation to Prehypertension, on hospital performance and surgical care quality:

Prehypertension: Rare Types

Rare types of diseases and disorders in related medical categories:

Prehypertension: Animations

Prehypertension: Broader Related Topics

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