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Basics of Blood pressure?

Systolic: Pressure when heart is contracting (maximum pressure)




Diastolic: pressure when heart is filling (minimum pressure)




Pulse pressure: Difference between the two





Quantifying hypertension?

Normal: 80




Mild: 90-105




Moderate: 105-120




Severe: >120

Classifying hypertension?

1) Primary/ Essential/ Idiopathic




Cause unkown




2) Secondary




Indentified cause

Possible causes of secondary hypertension?

Polycistic renal disease




Renal artery stenosis




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