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Prehypertension

"Prehypertension" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

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.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Prehypertension" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Prehypertension" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 37 publications over 9 distinct years, with a maximum of 10 publications in 2015
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