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Question 1: Home monitoring of blood pressure can also assist in the diagnosis of ________.
Cardiovascular diseaseWhite coat hypertensionAtherosclerosisCoronary artery aneurysm

Question 2: It is also known that hypertension is highly heritable and polygenic (caused by more than one gene) and a few candidate ________ have been postulated in the etiology of this condition.

Question 3: [21] While in children hypertension may cause headache, fatigue, blurred vision, epistaxis, and ________.
Hereditary spastic paraplegiaFacial nerve paralysisBell's palsyPeripheral neuropathy

Question 4: A widely quoted and important series of such studies is the Framingham Heart Study carried out in an American town: ________.
Hopkinton, MassachusettsFramingham, MassachusettsCambridge, MassachusettsNatick, Massachusetts

Question 5: Blood pressure is markedly elevated, and angina or ________ may occur.
Pulmonary edemaHydrothoraxHemothoraxPneumonia

Question 6: For the secondary hypertension its known that primary aldosteronism is the most frequent ________ form of secondary hypertension.
Endocrine systemThyroidEndocrinologyHypopituitarism

Question 7: spironolactone or ________), an alpha-blocker or a beta-blocker.
Valproic acidProgabideFurosemidePregabalin

Question 8: There are many classes of medications for treating hypertension, together called ________, which — by varying means — act by lowering blood pressure.
DiureticAngiotensin II receptor antagonistBeta blockerAntihypertensive drug

Question 9: Nonetheless, the achievement of blood pressure goals is possible, and, most importantly, lowering blood pressure significantly reduces cardiovascular morbidity and mortality, as proved in ________[citation needed].
Placebo-controlled studyClinical trialClinical trial protocolMedical research

Question 10: [50][51] An elevation of ________, an enzyme secreted by the kidney, is another risk factor,[30][52] as is sympathetic nervous system overactivity.
VasopressinPlasma renin activityErythropoietinRenin

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