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Essential hypertension

Essential hypertension: Introduction

Essential hypertension: esential hypertension refers to high blood pressure with no identifiable cause. See detailed information below for a list of 18 causes of Essential hypertension, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of Essential hypertension:

The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Essential hypertension. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.

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Common Causes of Essential hypertension

Home Diagnostic Testing and Essential hypertension

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Essential hypertension: Symptom Checker

Listed below are some combinations of symptoms associated with Essential hypertension, as listed in our database. Visit the Symptom Checker, to add and remove symptoms and research your condition.

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Essential hypertension Treatments

Some of the possible treatments listed in sources for treatment of Essential hypertension may include:

  • Treatment varies depending on factors such as severity of symptoms and the presence of exacerbating factors. Treatment options include:
  • Maintaining a healthy weight
  • Eating a varied healthy diet
  • Regular exercise
  • Stop smoking
  • Reduced alcohol intake
  • Minimize stress
  • Medication to reduce blood pressure:
  • more treatments...»

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Essential hypertension: Animations

Essential hypertension: Comorbid Symptoms

Some of the comorbid or associated medical symptoms for Essential hypertension may include these symptoms:

Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Essential hypertension

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Essential hypertension: Deaths

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Misdiagnosis and Essential hypertension

Metabolic syndrome often undiagnosed: Metabolic syndrome, also known as Syndrome X, is an often overlooked medical condition that causes a 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 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 of chest pain, 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. 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 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 can simply be 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 leads to a diagnostic reading of high 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 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 more »

Essential hypertension: Research Related Doctors & Specialists

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Hospitals & Clinics: Essential hypertension

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Essential hypertension: Related Rare Diseases

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Essential hypertension: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Definitions of Essential hypertension:

Hypertension occurring without preexisting renal disease or known organic cause.
- (Source - Diseases Database)

Hypertension occurring without preexisting renal disease or known organic cause.
- (Source - CRISP)

Detailed list of causes of Essential hypertension

The list below shows some of the causes of Essential hypertension mentioned in various sources:

How Common are these Causes of Essential hypertension?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Essential hypertension. Of the 18 causes of Essential hypertension that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 4 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 0 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 0 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 18 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Essential hypertension:

The following list of conditions have 'Essential hypertension' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

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What are the alternative names for Essential hypertension:

Primary hypertension
- (Source - Diseases Database)

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Medical Conditions associated with Essential hypertension:

Circulatory system symptoms (1579 causes), Blood pressure symptoms (716 causes), Cardiovascular symptoms (3192 causes), Heart symptoms (2927 causes), Blood vessel symptoms (480 causes)

Symptoms related to Essential hypertension:

Blood pressure, Systolic blood pressure, Diastolic blood pressure, Atherosclerosis (35 causes), Angiotensin, Rennin angiotensin system, Heart rate

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