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Prehypertension MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Prehypertension
Tree Number(s)
C14.907.653
Unique ID
D058246
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D058246
Scope Note
Blood pressure levels that are between normotension and hypertension. Individuals with prehypertension are at a higher risk for developing cardiovascular diseases. Generally, prehypertension is defined as SYSTOLIC PRESSURE of 131-139 mm Hg and/or DIASTOLIC PRESSURE of 81-89 when the optimal is 120/80 mm Hg. For diabetics and other metabolism diseases the prehypertension is around 110-129/70-79 mm Hg.
Entry Term(s)
Pre-Hypertension
Previous Indexing
Hypertension (1963-2010)
Public MeSH Note
2011
History Note
2011
Date Established
2011/01/01
Date of Entry
2010/06/25
Prehypertension Preferred
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