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High blood pressure is one of the most common ailments among patients.

How much do you know about this condition? Test yourself!

High blood pressure, a medical condition wherein blood pressure is chronically elevated, is also called:





High blood pressure in adults is defined as a consistently elevated blood pressure of:





Although asymptomatic, which of the following is NOT a serious implication that can be caused by high blood pressure?





Although the symptoms of high blood pressure are not specific, which of the following is NOT a symptom that may be expressed at a later phase?





Children can have high blood pressure.



Which of the following factors does NOT contribute to high blood pressure?





Some 5% of high blood pressure cases can be traced back to a known cause. Which of the following is NOT one of those causes?





High blood pressure can also be caused by a panic attack, which is NOT revealed in the form of:





White coat hypertension, a condition where an individual's blood pressure consistently measures high at the doctor's office, yet is normal at other times, is common in older people.



Which of the following is NOT a lifestyle change essential to maintaining a healthy blood pressure?





Treatment for high blood pressure can result in repeated readings of blood pressure in the normal range, but one can still have high blood pressure.



The best way to tell if you have high blood pressure is to have your blood pressure checked.





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