Antihypertensive Agents and Blood Pressure Classification Quiz

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Which condition accounts for 90-95% of hypertension cases?

Essential hypertension

What is the most prevalent risk factor for hypertension?

Obesity

Which organ is identified as the most important peripheral organ for blood pressure?

Kidney

What is the primary aldosteronism also known as?

Conn's Syndrome

Which condition can lead to the increase of Na+ absorption and decrease of K+ absorption?

Primary aldosteronism (Conn’s Syndrome)

What is the highest prevalence of hypertension observed in?

Elderly African-American females

Which risk factor is identified as the most important for hypertension?

Obesity

Which organ is at risk of left ventricular hypertrophy due to hypertension?

Heart

Which condition can potentially lead to the development of coarctation of the aorta?

Thyroid disease

Which risk factor is particularly associated with the highest prevalence of hypertension in elderly African-American females?

Obesity

Which risk factor is notably linked to the development of left ventricular hypertrophy due to hypertension?

Cigarette smoking

Which condition is identified as a known cause of secondary hypertension due to its effect on hormone production?

Thyroid or parathyroid disease

Which condition is NOT identified as a known cause of secondary hypertension due to its effect on hormone production?

Chronic steroid therapy

Which risk factor is notably NOT linked to the development of left ventricular hypertrophy due to hypertension?

Alcohol intake

Which organ is NOT at risk of left ventricular hypertrophy due to hypertension?

Retina

What is the most prevalent risk factor for hypertension complications?

CNS (strokes)

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