Chronic Htn

Risk Factors

  • Dm
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Obesity
  • A fib
  • Cad
  • Long standing htn
  • Age > 50 and in partic > 75
  • Can also cause acute chf if true hypertensive emergency→ ~ >200/120 w/acute end organ dysfxn→ encepahlopathy, chf, renal dysfxn