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Hypertension (high blood pressure)
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Hypertension is another word for ___________
high blood pressure
Hypertension without a known cause is called ______
List at least 2 diseases that can cause hypertension:
1. kidney disease
others: arteriosclerosis, high sodium intake, psychological stress, diabetes
consequences of uncontrolled hypertension
left ventricle works overtime to pump blood, myocardium thickens, enlarging the heart; if coronary blood vessels cannot support this overgrowth, parts of the heart muscle die and are replaced with fibrous tissue; the enlarged and weakened heart dies
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