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Descriptor English:   Prehypertension 
Descriptor Spanish:   Prehipertensión 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Pré-Hipertensão 
Synonyms English:   Pre Hypertension
Pre-Hypertensions
Prehypertensions
Pre-Hypertension  
Tree Number:   C14.907.653
Definition English:   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. 
History Note English:   2011 
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CI chemically induced CL classification
CO complications CN congenital
DI diagnosis DG diagnostic imaging
DH diet therapy DT drug therapy
EC economics EM embryology
EN enzymology EP epidemiology
EH ethnology ET etiology
GE genetics HI history
IM immunology ME metabolism
MI microbiology MO mortality
NU nursing PS parasitology
PA pathology PP physiopathology
PC prevention & control PX psychology
RT radiotherapy RH rehabilitation
SU surgery TH therapy
UR urine VE veterinary
VI virology  
Record Number:   53993 
Unique Identifier:   D058246 

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