Hypertension Overview

Hypertension, also called high blood pressure, is a very common medical problem. The circulatory system involves the heart pumping blood into the blood vessels. Hypertension is when the pressure in […] Continue

What is Hypertension

Normal blood pressure in an adult is 120/80. Hypertension is defined as blood pressure greater than 140/90. Blood pressure readings are made up of two numbers the top number is […] Continue

Monitoring Hypertension

How often a persons blood pressure needs to be check varies greatly depending on their circumstances. A young healthy adult with normal blood pressure only needs to have a blood […] Continue

Hypertension Medications

There are many medications that are available to treat hypertension. Each medication has its unique advantages, disadvantages, and side effects. The specific medication that is chosen will take into account […] Continue