What’s the Difference Between High Blood Pressure and Hypertension?

When your blood pressure stays high for a long time, you have hypertension. A number of factors can contribute to this: smoking, drinking too much, obesity and high salt intake can cause trouble. Another factor is heredity: you may simply have inherited hypertension. It seems unfair, but it’s true. Read Here….

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Is Hypertension And High Blood Pressure The Same Thing?

Hypertension is the medical term for high blood pressure. Both terms mean the same thing. Hypertension (high blood pressure) is defined as having a blood pressure reading of more than 140/90 mmHg over a number of weeks. … You may also have hypertension if just one of the numbers is higher than it should be.Read More Here….

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  • Travis April 13, 2009, 2:24 am

    There is no difference between the two terminologies. Both mean the same that describe high levels of the systolic and diastolic values after a blood pressure reading was taken. I hope this helped you know about these two terminologies.

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