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The role of the stress in the pathogenesis of the hypertension. Part II

Joanna Moryś, Maria Jeżewska, Andrzej Rynkiewicz
Nadciśnienie tętnicze 2005;9(5):374-384.

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Vol 9, No 5 (2005)
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Published online: 2005-09-29

Abstract

Stress is an inescapable part of the modern life. It is an adaptive response and the body’s reaction to events. But also the stress plays a great role in the development of hypertension. The evidence is based on the indicators that people with high blood pressure have a general increase in the activity of nervous system involved in stress responses. The second is that people with hypertension have increased activity of particular structures in the brain that respond to stress. And finally people with high blood pressure release higher amount of the stress hormones than people with normal blood pressure.

Abstract

Stress is an inescapable part of the modern life. It is an adaptive response and the body’s reaction to events. But also the stress plays a great role in the development of hypertension. The evidence is based on the indicators that people with high blood pressure have a general increase in the activity of nervous system involved in stress responses. The second is that people with hypertension have increased activity of particular structures in the brain that respond to stress. And finally people with high blood pressure release higher amount of the stress hormones than people with normal blood pressure.
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Keywords

mental stress; psychological factors; hypertension

About this article
Title

The role of the stress in the pathogenesis of the hypertension. Part II

Journal

Arterial Hypertension

Issue

Vol 9, No 5 (2005)

Pages

374-384

Published online

2005-09-29

Bibliographic record

Nadciśnienie tętnicze 2005;9(5):374-384.

Keywords

mental stress
psychological factors
hypertension

Authors

Joanna Moryś
Maria Jeżewska
Andrzej Rynkiewicz

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