It is an arterial disease accompanied by abnormally high blood pressure. It is also called as “Hyperpiesis” or “Hyperpiesia”.
Persistent systolic blood pressure at about 140 mmHg or greater
Persistent diastolic blood pressure at about 90 mmHg to 110 mmHg
After effects of hypertension:
1. Congestive cardiac failure
2. Myocardial infarction
3. Renal damage
4. Other cerebrovascular disorders.