What you need to know about Hypertension
Consult your doctor. It is important to have your blood pressure checked regularly. If blood pressure is more than 120/80 mm/Hg on at least 3 occasions, you have hypertension.
Check your BP.
Essential hypertension. These are the many cases of hypertension with no known cause. Risk of becoming hypertensive (BP> 140/ 90 mm Hg) during a lifetime exceeds by 90%. Consult your doctor for the early detection and control of hypertension.