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A condition where there is an elevated arterial blood pressure both for systole and diastole. Factors that can influence the onset of hypertension include age, level of physical fitness, genetic predisposition, smoking, sedentary life, obesity, and diabetes mellitus.
Hypotension Exists If:
Systolic pressure < 100: This condition is not dangerous, however, a patient may experience periods of dizziness especially when changing positions.
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