High Blood Pressure (Hypertension)

So you’ve been diagnosed with high blood pressure or are experiencing symptoms? What does that mean? Hypertension is a chronic condition where the heart has to work harder to pump the blood putting strain on the arteries and causing symptoms of headache, drowsiness, nausea and others.  Learn more about the causes, risk factors, treatment and prevention of this disease.

Intermittent High Blood Pressure

Blood pressure can suddenly rise in a person who has not been diagnosed as hypertensive and in those who are receiving treatment for it. High blood pressure usually occurs without symptoms but complications may eventually set in. Learn more about intermittent high blood pressure and its treatment.

Symptoms of Hypertensive Heart Disease

Hypertensive heart disease is a complication and the leading cause of death due to hypertension. However, many are not aware that they have high blood pressure that may lead to heart disease. Find out more about the symptoms of hypertensive heart disease and the signs that may help in its diagnosis.