Stress and hypertension

Rivka Berger, Esther Paran

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Abstract

Stress has many mental and biological effects. In this review we discuss the cardiovascular effects of mental stress and particularly, the relationship between stress and hypertension. The issues include: physiology, effect on blood pressure, job stress, white coat hypertension and the effect on the treatment of hypertension. This interaction could help us to understand the hypertension associated symptoms and to decide on the appropriate treatment.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)626-630, 665
JournalHarefuah
Volume141
Issue number7
StatePublished - 1 Jan 2002

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine (all)

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