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What is essential hypertension?

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In as many as 95% of reported high blood pressure cases in the U.S., the underlying cause cannot be determined. This type of high blood pressure is called essential hypertension.

From: Causes of High Blood Pressure WebMD Medical Reference

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American Heart Association.

American Medical Association. 

Reviewed by Debra Jaliman on July 11, 2017

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American Heart Association.

American Medical Association. 

Reviewed by Debra Jaliman on July 11, 2017

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