"Prehypertension" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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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.
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Prehypertension" by people in Profiles.
O'Neal WT, Soliman EZ, Qureshi W, Alonso A, Heckbert SR, Herrington D. Sustained pre-hypertensive blood pressure and incident atrial fibrillation: the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis. J Am Soc Hypertens. 2015 Mar; 9(3):191-6.
Carson AP, Lewis CE, Jacobs DR, Peralta CA, Steffen LM, Bower JK, Person SD, Muntner P. Evaluating the Framingham hypertension risk prediction model in young adults: the Coronary Artery Risk Development in Young Adults (CARDIA) study. Hypertension. 2013 Dec; 62(6):1015-20.
Viera AJ, Zhu S, Hinderliter AL, Shimbo D, Person SD, Jacobs DR. Diurnal blood pressure pattern and development of prehypertension or hypertension in young adults: the CARDIA study. J Am Soc Hypertens. 2011 Jan-Feb; 5(1):48-55.