High Blood Pressure and Hypertension

Davidov, Michael E.
December 1978
Angiology;Dec1978, Vol. 29 Issue 12, p871
Academic Journal
The article reflects on a diagnosis related to high blood pressure and hypertension. It is well known that arterial blood pressure may be elevated for a variety of physiologic reasons. Blood pressure elevations in response to muscular exercise and to emotional stress are probably the two most common physiologic causes for elevated blood pressures. The therapy of hypertension is truly one of the most remarkable advances in the field of medicine this century, and it is important for us diligently to search out, diagnose, and treat all patients with sustained elevations of arterial blood pressure.


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