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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

High Blood Pressure Headaches

High Blood Pressure Headaches

High blood pressure headaches are not only painful and even debilitating. They are a loud message from your body that something is wrong. Your headache may be your first clue that you have high blood pressure, or hypertension. Or, it could be a sign that your hypertension is not well controlled.

Natalie Stein

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