Malignant hypertension

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What is malignant hypertension?

Malignant hypertension occurs when the blood pressure is considered high when the systolic (upper number) reading is greater than 140 or when diastolic (lower number) is 90 or greater. Malignant hypertension presents suddenly and can impair organ function.

Common symptoms reported by people with malignant hypertension

Common symptoms
How bad it is
What people are taking for it

Reports may be affected by other conditions and/or medication side effects. We ask about general symptoms (anxious mood, depressed mood, fatigue, pain, and stress) regardless of condition.
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Treatments taken by people with malignant hypertension

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Compare treatments taken by people with malignant hypertension

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Who has malignant hypertension on PatientsLikeMe?


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 0
20s 0
30s 1
40s 4
50s 4
60s 5
70+ 2
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 1
20-29 years 0
30-39 years 1
40-49 years 1
50-59 years 1
60-69 years 0
70+ years 0

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 4
Female 12

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 8
Not Diagnosed 0

These charts show data from malignant hypertension patients who have completed their condition history
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