High Blood Pressure

High blood pressure, or hypertension, occurs when the pressure inside blood vessels is abnormally high. The term may refer to a single high reading or to a case of persistent chronic hypertension. Chronic hypertension is an insidious disease that is ... More »

Causes

Exacerbating factors: There are a number of issues that are more accurately called “risk factors” or “exacerbating factors” for hypertension ... More Causes »

Types

Types of hypertension include:

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