Fast Five Quiz: How Much Do You Know About Hypertension?

Yasmine S. Ali, MD; Eric H. Yang, MD; David H. Adler, MD

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February 09, 2016

Uncontrolled and prolonged BP elevation can lead to a variety of changes in the myocardial structure, coronary vasculature, and conduction system of the heart. These changes in turn can lead to the development of left ventricular hypertrophy, coronary artery disease, various conduction system diseases, and systolic and diastolic dysfunction of the myocardium, which manifest clinically as angina or myocardial infarction, cardiac arrhythmias (especially atrial fibrillation), and congestive heart failure.

For more information on diseases associated with hypertension, read here.

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