Types of blood pressure

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.

Primary hypertension

Primary hypertension is the same as essential hypertension - the most common type of hypertension.

Secondary hypertension

In most cases Secondary Hypertension can, depending on the cause, be cured or at least greatly improved.

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.

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