Pre-Lecture Quiz, Porth Chapter 23, Disorders of Blood Pressure Regulation True/False 1. High blood pressure is common and dangerous phenomenon among pregnant women. 2. Race is a demonstrated, independent risk factor in the development of hypertension. 3. Relatively few effective and safe drug therapies exist for the treatment of high blood pressure. 4. The arterial blood pressure reflects the rhythmic ejection of blood from the left ventricle into the aorta. 5. Hypertension is associated with damage to seemingly unrelated organs such as the liver and pancreas. Fill-in-the-Blank 1. The ______________ system increases blood pressure by way of a cascade that begins with enzyme release from the kidneys. 2. ___________ hypotension is marked by a sharp decrease in blood pressure upon standing. 3. A daily intake of more than 6 g of _________ is strongly associated with hypertension. 4. A blood pressure of 154/79 is indicative of _____________ hypertension. 5. The leading cause of high blood pressure in young women is ____________ medications.