high blood pressure

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n high blood pressure a common disorder in which blood pressure remains abnormally high (a reading of 140/90 mm Hg or greater)
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Quotations

  • Arthur Baer
    Arthur Baer
    “A newspaper is a circulating library with high blood pressure.”

Usage

In literature:

Once worked into a frenzy, her blood stayed at high pressure.
"The Man of the Forest" by Zane Grey
It was plain that the man's soul was in travail and his blood pressure high.
"Right Ho, Jeeves" by P. G. Wodehouse
I had two strokes and I been sick with high blood pressure three years.
"Slave Narratives: A Folk History of Slavery in the United States" by Work Projects Administration
I been mighty sick with high blood pressure.
"Slave Narratives: A Folk History of Slavery in the United States From Interviews with Former Slaves" by Work Projects Administration
This high blood pressure keeps me from remembering so well.
"Slave Narratives: Arkansas Narratives" by Work Projects Administration
Blood pressure too high.
"Mr. Prohack" by E. Arnold Bennett
I got heart trouble and high blood pressure but I don't give up.
"Slave Narratives: A Folk History of Slavery in the United States From Interviews with Former Slaves: Volume II, Arkansas Narratives, Part 2" by Work Projects Administration
We hear much to-day about high blood pressure.
"Outwitting Our Nerves" by Josephine A. Jackson and Helen M. Salisbury
I'se done wore out wid all de hard wuk I'se had to do, and now I'se a aged 'oman, done played out and sufferin' wid de high blood pressur'.
"Slave Narratives: A Folk History of Slavery in the United States From Interviews with Former Slaves" by Work Projects Administration
When folks had high blood pressure the doctors would cut you in your head or your arm and folks would get over it then.
"Slave Narratives: A Folk History of Slavery in the United States From Interviews with Former Slaves" by Work Projects Administration
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In news:

High blood pressure is on the rise throughout the country, and although Utah fares better than the rest of the nation, it's still a major concern.
Mitt Romney said the barrage of political advertisements on television in Ohio would give him high blood pressure if he had to watch them every day.
Romney Says Ohio Ads Could Give Him High Blood Pressure .
A Guide to Healing High Blood Pressure .
High Blood Pressure and I.Q.
0 A new study suggests that the children of women who have high blood pressure during pregnancy do more poorly on intelligence tests throughout life.
A new study suggests that the children of women who have high blood pressure during pregnancy do more poorly on intelligence tests throughout life.
Sharp Memorial Investigates Radio Frequency as Possible Treatment for Chronic High Blood Pressure .
A new study says expectant mothers can pass along the harmful effects of high blood pressure to their children even into their old age.
' High Blood Pressure 101' seminar Oct 11.
Courtesy of the American Heart Association People who ate the equivalent of 6 ounces of yogurt every three days had a 31 percent lower risk of getting high blood pressure in a long-term study.
Adding yogurt to your diet might lower your risk of high blood pressure , according to new research.
Six ounces of yogurt every three days may protect against high blood pressure .
High salt intake in kids linked to high blood pressure .
More good news from Medtronic's Symplicity high blood pressure trial.
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In science:

Hypertension was defined as a “yes” to a question about use of medication for high blood pressure.
Statistical adjustment for a measure of healthy lifestyle doesn't yield the truth about hormone therapy
We fit logistic regression models with random intercepts to model whether or not a woman had high blood pressure as a function of her body mass index, whether she was on hypertensive medication, and a trend over the visits.
Misspecifying the Shape of a Random Effects Distribution: Why Getting It Wrong May Not Matter
We modeled the binary outcome of high blood pressure (HBP), defined as a systolic blood pressure greater than 140, as a function of visit (numerical 0 through 3), body mass index (BMI) and whether or not the participant was on high blood pressure medication at that visit (HTN).
Misspecifying the Shape of a Random Effects Distribution: Why Getting It Wrong May Not Matter
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