High blood pressure, also known as hypertension, is an increase in the amount of force that blood exerts on blood vessels as it travels through the body. Blood pressure is the force of blood pushing against the walls of blood vessels as your heart pumps blood.
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Symptoms Of Advanced Hypertension
The majority of people with high blood pressure have no symptoms. However, once blood pressure reaches a certain level, the following symptoms appear:
Causes Of Hypertension
Although the exact cause is unknown, certain conditions, traits, or habits may increase your risk. These are known as risk factors and include the following: