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What is hypertensive crisis?

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Hypertensive crisis is an umbrella term for hypertensive urgency and hypertensive emergency. These two conditions happen when your blood pressure is very high, possibly causing organ damage.

SOURCE: American Heart Association.

Reviewed by James Beckerman on September 5, 2019

SOURCE: American Heart Association.

Reviewed by James Beckerman on September 5, 2019

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