prehypertension


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prehypertension

n prehipertensión f
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Recently, prehypertension was recognized to be a risk factor for hypertension and CVD development (Redwine and Falkner 2012).
These data show that TLC can be effective for managing prehypertension, which is a precursor of hypertension and a predictor of excessive cardiovascular risk, but they also suggest that there may be BMI-related differences in the responsiveness of blood pressure to TLC, he concluded.
The first DASH study found that blood pressures dropped dramatically when its participants all people with high blood pressure or prehypertension switched from a typical American diet to meals that were high in fruits, vegetables, and low-fat dairy foods, but with only modest portions of lean meat, poultry, or seafood and few sweets.
In general, persons in the two high blood pressure groups had either hypertension or prehypertension, whereas those in the other two groups had blood pressure that was considered normal.
Prehypertension is considered an untreated systolic blood pressure of 120-139 mm Hg or an untreated diastolic blood pressure of 80-89 mm Hg.
Pharmacologic treatment of prehypertension may prevent or postpone the development of hypertension.
And another 30 percent of adults have prehypertension.
David Kaelber, MetroHealth System paediatrician revealed that almost 75 percent of cases of hypertension and 90 percent of cases of prehypertension in children and adolescents go undiagnosed.
Surveyed clinicians expect that, within the next year, the number of patients they will treat for prediabetes and prehypertension will increase.
SYSTOLIC DIASTOLIC Hypertension (High) 140 90 Prehypertension 120 80 Normal Numbers apply to adults who aren't taking drugs to lower their blood pressure.
Prehypertension is blood pressure between 120-139 millimeters of mercury (mm Hg) systolic (the top number in a blood pressure reading) or 80-89 mm Hg diastolic (bottom number).