A common disorder, often with no symptoms, in which the blood pressure is persistently above 140/90 mg Hg.
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Discussion on signs and symptoms, diagnosing, treatment and life style modification for this condition. From the Merck Manual.
Blood Pressure Monitoring at Home
A note on different devices available, their advantages, how to use them, and preparing to take reading or monitoring blood pressure.
The DASH Diet Eating Plan
Learn about the DASH diet for weight loss, and to lower blood pressure and cholesterol.
eMedicine Health: High Blood Pressure
Consumer health resource center providing an overview of hypertension and its causes, symptoms and treatment.
Develops devices that are compatible with iPhone, iPod and iPad and that allow users to take responsibility for their health.
National Center for Biotechnology Information
Consumer Information on hypertension, causes, incidence, risk factors, symptoms, signs, tests, treatment, prognosis, complications, prevention and other resources.
Pregnancy-Induced Hypertension (PIH)
Report of the Canadian Hypertension Society Consensus Conference.
Scholarly article on hypertension, classification,signs and symptoms, causes,diagnosis, prevention, treatment, complications, epidemiology, and history.
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