Hypertension is the term used to describe high blood pressure. You can have high blood pressure for years without any symptoms. Uncontrolled high blood pressure increases your risk of serious health problems, including heart attack and stroke. Fortunately, high blood pressure can be easily detected. And once you know you have high blood pressure, you can work with your doctor to control it.
Dr. Domenic Sica discusses the latest advances in hypertension care, including how best to diagnose and treat elevated blood pressures.