What is Hypertension?

Alexa Kurtz Heart Health, Hypertension

Hypertension (or high blood pressure) is increasingly common in our world. For instance, in the U.S. alone, nearly one in every three adults has it. That’s a pretty startling number. And of all hypertension cases, about 30% may be attributed to obesity. Thankfully, it is manageable. And some simple lifestyle changes can help immensely. Whether you’re looking to manage existing …

Hypertension: Prevention and Resources

cardiogram Hypertension

What are symptoms of hypertension?Mild hypertension doesn’t usually have symptoms. Checking your blood pressure periodically, whether at home or during a doctor’s appointment, can lead to early detection. Hypertension can be caused by kidney disease, sleep apnea, and diabetes. If you experience any of these conditions. consider checking your blood pressure more regularly. If you have severe hypertension, you may experience …