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Cause:esental hyprtension

Is there any finding or research regarding root cause of essential hypertension.can there b an underlying psychiatric cause which may result in hypertension .pls help
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Yes. There are several studies on essential hypertension. The psychiatric angle has been explored since as early as 1950s. I would not go so far as to say that psychiatric issues are the crux of EH but psychiatric factors do seem to play a vital role in the same, especially in females. A latest study published in european psychiatry should give you a good insight. Please see the link:http://www.europsy-journal.com/article/S0924-9338%2814%2977984-2/abstract
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