blood pressure

Hypertension (High Blood Pressure)

What is hypertension? Hypertension is the clinical term for high blood pressure. The pumping of blood into arteries exerts a fluid pressure on the arterial walls which is defined as blood pressure. When the [Read More ...]

Hypotension

Definition Hypotension is defined as a state of abnormally diminished blood pressure. The normal blood pressure is 120/80 mmHg and a slight drop or elevation is seen at different times in the day. Blood [Read More ...]

Hypotension (Low Blood Pressure)

Definition Hypotension is the medical term for low blood pressure. The normal range of blood pressure is defined as 120/80 mm Hg, in which the numerator refers to the blood pressure during a heartbeat (when [Read More ...]

Hypertension (High Blood Pressure)

Definition Hypertension is a state of abnormally high blood pressure well above the normal upper limit. When the heart pumps, the circulating blood exerts pressure upon the walls of blood vessels. In each [Read More ...]
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