hypertension definition

Hypertension (High Blood Pressure)

Hypertension (High Blood Pressure)

Hypertension is higher-than-normal pressure in your blood vessels. The pressure is measured as the force of the blood against the wall of your blood vessels, usually your arteries, which carry oxygenated blood to your body organs and tissues. 

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