Gender features of risk factors and clinical course of arterial hypertension
The aim of the article is to reveal the risk factors and features of the clinical course of hypertension in men and women. Material and Methods: A prospective study of 204 patients was carried out. The survey included a sociological survey, with the use of special socio-sanitary profiles, matters which concern lifestyle characteristics of respondents, hereditary risk factors, peculiarities of hypertension. Results: Men often have a hidden crisis-free for hypertension with a great number of complications; women have a longer duration of the disease, with a more severe clinical picture. Conclusion: The differences of social and health behavior with the existing risk factors and the clinical course of hypertension according to the gender of the patient have been revealed.
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Document Type: Research Article
Affiliations: Igevsk State Medical Academy
Publication date: January 1, 2015