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hy·per·ten·sion

 (hī′pər-tĕn′shən)
n.
1.
a. Abnormally elevated arterial blood pressure.
b. Arterial disease marked by chronic high blood pressure.
2. Elevated pressure or tension of a body fluid, as of the intraocular or cerebrospinal fluids.

hypertension

(ˌhaɪpəˈtɛnʃən)
n
(Pathology) pathol abnormally high blood pressure
hypertensive adj, n

hy•per•ten•sion

(ˌhaɪ pərˈtɛn ʃən)

n.
1.
a. elevation of the blood pressure, esp. the diastolic pressure.
b. an arterial disease characterized by this condition.
2. excessive nervous tension.
[1890–95]

hy·per·ten·sion

(hī′pər-tĕn′shən)

hypertension

High blood pressure, often caused by stress, arteriosclerosis, or heart disease.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.hypertension - a common disorder in which blood pressure remains abnormally high (a reading of 140/90 mm Hg or greater)hypertension - a common disorder in which blood pressure remains abnormally high (a reading of 140/90 mm Hg or greater)
cardiovascular disease - a disease of the heart or blood vessels
essential hypertension, hyperpiesia, hyperpiesis - persistent and pathological high blood pressure for which no specific cause can be found
malignant hypertension - severe hypertension that runs a rapid course and damages the inner linings of the blood vessels and the heart and spleen and kidneys and brain; "malignant hypertension is the most lethal form of hypertension"
secondary hypertension - hypertension that is secondary to another disease
white-coat hypertension - temporary rise in blood pressure in the doctor's office
hypotension - abnormally low blood pressure
Translations
hypertenze

hypertension

[ˈhaɪpəˈtenʃən] N (Med) → hipertensión f

hypertension

[ˌhaɪpərˈtɛnʃən] nhypertension f

hypertension

[ˌhaɪpəˈtɛnʃn] n (Med) → ipertensione f

hy·per·ten·sion

n. hipertensión, presión arterial alta;
benign ______ benigna;
essential ______ esencial;
malignant ______ maligna;
portal ______ portal;
primary ______ primaria;
renal ______ renal.

hypertension

n hipertensión f, presión alta (de la sangre) (fam); benign intracranial — hipertensión intracraneal benigna; essential — hipertensión esencial; malignant — hipertensión maligna; portal — hipertensión portal; pulmonary — hipertensión pulmonar; renovascular — hipertensión renovascular; white-coat — hipertensión de bata blanca
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Summary: New Delhi [India], Mar 15 (ANI): Pre-eclampsia is a hypertensive disorder characterised by the presence of high-blood pressure and high protein levels in the urine (proteinuria) during pregnancy.
Maternal and perinatal outcome of hypertensive disorder of pregnancy at Tertiary Care Hospital.
Eclampsia is a form of hypertensive disorder of pregnancy characterized by occurrence of tonic-clonic convulsions in patient having hypertension and proteinuria, however 20% of eclamptics are normotensive and non proteinuric.
Standardised clinical protocols for the management of severe preeclampsia and eclampsia have been shown to reduce complications associated with this hypertensive disorder.
Hypertensive disorder, Diabetes mellitus, Deranged metabolic activity and obesity, Smoking, Consumption of alcohol, Family history and Unhealthy life style (unhealthy food habits/eating habit and sedentary lifestyle/less physical activity, excessive intake of fried foods, less intake of fish and white meat to red meat ratio in food, also includes less intake of vegetables, less intake of fruits in diet as a part of dietary habits etc.
Maternal and perinatal outcome in pregnancies complicated with hypertensive disorder of pregnancy: a seven year experience of a tertiary care center.
Methods: Complete clinical data of 65 patients with hypertensive disorder in pregnancy (HDP) were collected.
Preeclampsia, a hypertensive disorder of pregnancy, is often difficult to distinguish from other hypertensive disorders, leading to unnecessary preterm birth and in some cases, maternal or fetal death.
It has been claimed that plasma C-reactive protein concentration, which may be involved in an aetiology of hypertensive disorder of pregnancy increased in obesity.
The women were considered metabolically unhealthy is they had a hypertensive disorder such as gestational hypertension, preeclampsia, or hypertension; an abnormal glucose metabolism such as diabetes or gestational diabetes; or dyslipidemia.
Neonatal infections, hypertensive disorder and congenital anomalies were most frequent causes of perinatal deaths in this study.

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