High blood pressure, also known as hypertension, affects millions -- including children and teens. WebMD's High Blood Pressure Guide has all the information you need to understand and manage your blood pressure. Learn about causes, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment and prevention, and discover natural ways to manage your blood pressure and stay well. Let's get started!
Hypertension, or high blood pressure, is a common condition that will catch up with most people who live into older age.
Learn all about the basics of blood pressure and high blood pressure: an overview of risk factors, causes, diagnosis, and treatment.
Find out what the top and the bottom blood pressure numbers mean and make sure your numbers are on target.
If you are African-American, you may be at higher risk of developing high blood pressure. Find out how you can protect yourself from this serious health condition.
Why is high blood pressure in children a growing problem? What can you do to protect your child from this threat?