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Hypertension, Arterial: definition

A  blood pressure disorder associated with sustained increased systemic (body wide) vascular resistance to blood flow due to endothelial (cell) dysfunction of arterial blood vessels. When blood vessels narrow and/or fail to relax, pressure goes up.

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Hypertension, Reversible: definition

Sustained elevated arterial blood pressure resulting from impaired absorption of essential co-factors for normal homocysteine metabolism (folate, vitamin B12, or vitamin B6)  that resolves with normalization of homocysteine levels.

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