Prognosis of Hypertension


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About prognosis: The 'prognosis' of Hypertension usually refers to the likely outcome of Hypertension. The prognosis of Hypertension may include the duration of Hypertension, chances of complications of Hypertension, probable outcomes, prospects for recovery, recovery period for Hypertension, survival rates, death rates, and other outcome possibilities in the overall prognosis of Hypertension. Naturally, such forecast issues are by their nature unpredictable.

Deaths from Hypertension: 16,968 annual deaths from primary hypertension and hypertensive renal disease in 1999 USA (NVSR Sep 2001)
Complications: see complications of Hypertension

Prognosis statistics for Hypertension: The following are statistics from various sources about the prognosis of Hypertension:

  • 2/3 of those being treated in England remain hypertensive (Coronary Heart Disease Statistics, British Heart Foundation, 2003)

Last revision: Nov 13, 2003

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