The older one becomes the more likely one is to have hypertension. Men and women
are affected in equal proportion.
High blood pressure, along with obesity, diabetes and cigarette smoking, is a risk factor for stroke, coronary artery disease, heart failure and kidney failure. Therefore, if you are diagnosed as having high blood pressure, it is important that you find a treatment that suits you and that works in keeping your BP in check.
What are the symptoms of raised blood pressure?