Home > Medical > Hypertension > Types of blood pressure Types of blood pressure All sections in Hypertension » About Hypertension » Medication » Effects on the Body » Explaining Hypertension » FAQs » Health Tips » Lifestyle Changes » Living with Hypertension » Measuring BP » Hypertension News » Real-life Story » Stress, Women & Obesity » Types of Blood Pressure » Risk Factors Hypertension in the lungs Pulmonary hypertension is a rare condition in which blood pressure in the arteries of the lungs (the pulmonary arteries) is abnormally high. Types of hypertension Types of hypertension. Primary hypertension Primary hypertension is the same as essential hypertension - the most common type of hypertension. Quiz Am I at risk for hypertension? » Ask CyberDoc » Quiz Are you ready to quit smoking? » Subscribe Newsletters » 10 salty food culprits 10 foods with hidden fat Secondary hypertension In most cases Secondary Hypertension can, depending on the cause, be cured or at least greatly improved. White coat hypertension White coat hypertension = anxiety-induced hypertension. Resistant Hypertension If, despite triple-drug therapy, hypertension cannot be reduced to below 140/90 mm Hg, the it may be Resistant Hypertension. Malignant Hypertension There are two major types of hypertension and four more not so common types, including Malignant Hypertension and Isolated Systolic Hypertension. Isolated Systolic Hypertension When the top number is consistently above 160, it should not be discarded as mere age-related. load more articles advertisement From our sponsors Your retirement - a healthy mindset So many people, why so alone? You can still enjoy the sweet things in life Take the sugar test, it could save your life.