TY - CHAP A1 - Lizbeth Salazar-Sanchez A2 - Juan Jose Madrigal-Sanchez A3 - Pedro Gonzalez-Martinez A4 - Edel Paredes A5 - Ligia Vera-Gamboa A6 - Norma Pavia Ruz A7 - Nina Valadez-Gonzalez ED1 - Lizbeth Salazar-Sanchez Y1 - 2016-09-14 PY - 2016 T1 - ACE I/D (Rs1799752), MTHFR C677T (Rs1801133), and CCR5 D32 (Rs333) Genes and their Association with Hypertension and Diabetic Nephropathy in Urban Areas of Costa Rica, Nicaragua, and Mexico N2 - Essential hypertension is a quantitative characteristic that is important for correlating with the rate of morbidity and mortality in the developed and developing countries. The etiology of essential hypertension is complex. This work, authored by renowned researchers in the field, gives updated concepts about essential hypertension. Novel advanced topics are presented in a sole document as hypertension in children; the contribution in the psychiatric comorbidities associated with it; mechanisms of omega-3 in protection against hypertension-related organ damage; oxidative stress at different levels; genetics-associated studies; the role of pollution in essential hypertension; personalized healthcare in a hypertensive patient; and hypertension-related disparities between ethnic groups. It can conclude so that essential hypertension is one of the hottest topics in contemporary medicine. BT - Update on Essential Hypertension SP - Ch. 7 UR - https://doi.org/10.5772/64548 DO - 10.5772/64548 SN - 978-953-51-2615-7 PB - IntechOpen CY - Rijeka Y2 - 2021-09-21 ER -