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Disease Prehypertension

Name Prehypertension
Synonyms Pre Hypertension | Pre-Hypertension | Prehypertensions | Pre-Hypertensions
Definition Blood pressure levels that are between normotension and hypertension. Individuals with prehypertension are at a higher risk for developing cardiovascular diseases. Generally, prehypertension is defined as SYSTOLIC PRESSURE of 131-139 mm Hg and/or DIASTOLIC PRESSURE of 81-89 when the optimal is 120/80 mm Hg. For diabetics and other metabolism diseases the prehypertension is around 110-129/70-79 mm Hg.
Categories Cardiovascular disease
MeSH® ID D058246

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DiseasesCardiovascular Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Vascular Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Prehypertension

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