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white coat hypertension

A phenomenon in which a patient experiences elevated blood pressure around medical professionals. A: "I swear, I didn't feel dizzy until the doctor came in." B: "Hmm, sounds like a case of white coat hypertension to me."
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Perioperative hypertension has been defined as a consistent BP measured at systolic blood pressure >140 mm Hg or a diastolic blood pressure at>90 mm Hg, recorded before, during or immediately after surgical procedures.6 It was further divided into pre, intra and post-operative hypertension.
Many people, who suffer from hypertension, are not aware that they have it as there can be no symptoms and often people only find out about it after suffering a heart attack or stroke.
They talked about how hypertension or high blood pressure (BP) was a common health problem around the world, affecting around 15% of the global adult population.
For both stratified groups frequency of PAH and predictors of pulmonary arterial hypertension was calculated and significance was checked by using Chi-square (x2) test.
The doctor said that hypertension could be controlled with drugs but could be catastrophic if ignored.
Distribution of diastolic hypertension according to sodium level was found to be positively correlated and statistically significant (P=0.0153) Maximum no of patients lie in this sodium level of above 140 (52.0%) and minimum number of patients lies in the level of <135 (10%).
The study suggests that older postmenopausal women who are losing their teeth may represent a group with higher risk for developing hypertension. As such, the researchers involved in the study believe that improved dental hygiene among those at risk for tooth loss as well as preventive measures such as closer blood pressure monitoring, dietary modification, physical activity, and weight loss may reduce the risk of hypertension.
We think that under the circumstances as mentioned above lifestyle modification9, high-dose anti-hypertensive regimen, patient education and adequate adherence to medications would still be a superior mode of treatment for resistant hypertension.
It aimed to fill the gap of the lack of appropriate knowledge among people about the hypertension and people suffering of it.
Pecker outlined the history of hypertension measurement and treatment, and discussed developments in treatment.
All reported estimates of awareness, treatment, and control of hypertension for adults aged [greater than or equal to] 18 years were age-adjusted using the subpopulation of persons who have hypertension in NHANES 2007-2008 (4).
Hypertension 2017 by Cardiology Conferenceseries has been designed in collaboration with Canadian Nutrition Society, Arrhythmia Alliance, National Association for Diabetes Care, Russian Society of Hypertension, Scandinavian Society for Atherosclerosis Research, Argentinian Society of Hypertension, Latin American Society of Hypertension, Asian Pacific Society of Hypertension, Bosnia & Herzegovina Society of Hypertension & Pakistan Hypertension League to spread the awareness about challenges in this field and how to prevent and manage hypertension.
Called the May Measurement Month 2017 (MMM17), the campaign aims to screen at least 1.7 million Filipinos for hypertension as part of a global screening effort targeting 25 million people, the DOH said.
Socio-demographic variables were gender, age groups and departments, whereas research variables were knowledge regarding hypertension and source of information.
NEW ORLEANS--Young adults whose parents develop hypertension before age 55 years are themselves at sharply increased risk of developing the disease, according to a report from the Framingham (Mass.) Heart Study.