What is hypertension? Hypertension—or high blood pressure—can happen steadily over long periods of time and have no clear cause, called primary hypertension, or be caused by some underlying condition, called secondary hypertension. Subscribe – https://goo.gl/w5aaaV. More videos – https://goo.gl/UhOKiM. Support us on Patreon – https://goo.gl/ZGHEk4.
This video explains the diagnostic cutoffs for the various stages in hypertension, as well as the pathophysiology and some common causes of hypertension.
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Audio/visuals: Tanner Marshall, MS
Script: Kyle Slinn, RN, MEd
Reviewer: Rishi Desai, MD, MPH
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