Introduction - What is Hypertension?
Hypertension: Can be defined has having High blood pressure, the ranges below show ranges of blood pressure which fall into either normal presures or hypertention pressures.
Diastolic - The blood pressure during relaxation and dilatation of the ventricles of the heart, the time when the ventricles are filling with blood.
Systolic - The blood pressure when the vemntricles of the heart is contracting. It is the maximum arterial pressure during contraction of the left ventricle of the heart.
There are two Hypertension types:
Essential hypertension (EH) - Known risk factors but no clear cause
Secondary hypertension (SH) - Occurs consequent to a clinical condition
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