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 What is hypertension also known as?

Answer Hypertension is more commonly referred to as high blood pressure, which is defined as having a consistently elevated blood pressure with a systolic pressure of 140 and a diastolic pressure over 90.... Read More »
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How to Determine If You Have Hypertension?

Hypertension, or high blood pressure, is a medical condition whereby systemic arterial blood pressure is chronically elevated.[1] Hypertension is often a silent disease with minimal symptoms, but i... Read More »
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What is primary hypertension?

Primary hypertension, also called "essential" hypertension, is the term used for high blood pressure that develops over time and for which the cause remains unknown. According to the American Heart... Read More »
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Does hypertension cause nosebleeds?

On One Hand: Blood PressureAccording to the Mayo Clinic, nosebleeds may be caused by increase in blood pressure, commonly known as hypertension. The small capillaries on the inner side of the nose ... Read More »
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What should a person with hypertension eat?

On One Hand: The DASH DietThe DASH (Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension) Diet includes four to six servings of both fruits and vegetables, six to 12 servings of grains, two to four servings of ... Read More »
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