Hypertension is another name for high blood pressure. It can lead to severe complications and increases the risk of heart disease, stroke, and death. It is a condition in which the long-term force of the blood against your artery walls is high enough that it may eventually cause health problems, such as heart disease.
Risk Factors :
Hypertension risk factors include obesity, drinking too much alcohol, smoking, and family history. Beta-blockers are a common treatment for hypertension.
One of the most dangerous aspects of hypertension is that you may not know that you have it. If your blood pressure is extremely high, there may be certain symptoms to look out for, including- severe headache, difficulty in breathing, irregular heartbeat etc.