essential hypertension

Essential Hypertension

Essential Hypertension

Is your blood pressure high? It may well be, since 1 in 3 Americans have hypertension, and another 1 in 3 have pre-hypertension, or slightly elevated blood pressure. Most of hypertension is essential, or primary, hypertension. That is, their hypertension is not caused by another condition.

Natalie Stein

Exercise, Fitness & Nutrition Expert | Assistant Professor of Public Health

What Is Hypertension?

What Is Hypertension?

Hypertension is the official term for high blood pressure. Blood pressure is the force of the blood as it pushes against the walls of your blood vessels. Chronically higher-than-normal blood pressure can raise risk for heart disease, stroke, and other health concerns. Lark Hypertension can coach you through these and more strategies for controlling blood pressure, and be your guide as you manage your blood pressure.

Natalie Stein

Exercise, Fitness & Nutrition Expert | Assistant Professor of Public Health