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.
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causes, and treatments of Prehypertension is available below.
Symptoms of Prehypertension
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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...»
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Wrongly Diagnosed with Prehypertension?
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Causes of Prehypertension
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Prehypertension: Undiagnosed Conditions
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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 chronic...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...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...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 considered...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...read more »
Blood pressure cuffs misdiagnose hypertension in children: One known misdiagnosis issue
with hyperension, arises in relation to the simple equipment used to...read more »
Over-diagnosis of pulmonary hypertension in obese patients: A diagnosis
of pulmonary hypertension, particularly pulmonary arterial hypertension,
is often a...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 overlooked conditions may...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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