Sunday, 27 May 2018

Types of Hypertension

High blood pressure that is not caused by another condition or disease is called primary or essential hypertension. If it occurs as a result of another condition, it is called secondary hypertension.

Primary hypertension 

It can result from multiple factors, including blood plasma volume and activity of the hormones that regulate blood volume and pressure. It is also influenced by environmental factors, such as stress and lack of exercise.

Secondary hypertension 

It has specific causes and is a complication of another problem.

It can result from:

Treating the underlying condition should see an improvement in blood pressure.

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