Hypertension in Children: What You Should Know

Hypertension in children, also referred to as pediatric hypertension, is a bit different from the adult version of the condition -- but it's just as dangerous. As many as 2-5% of American children meet the criteria for high blood pressure, mostly due to the creeping childhood obesity epidemic.

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Pulmonary Hypertension - The Misunderstood Form of High Blood Pressure

High blood pressure comes in many different forms with just as many different causes. A misunderstood form of high blood pressure is pulmonary hypertension. This condition causes blood pressure to be dangerously high in the arteries of your lung and makes the right side of your heart work harder. Learn the causes, symptoms, and treatments for pulmonary high blood pressure and improve your health.

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High Blood Pressure and Renovascular Hypertension

Renovascular Hypertension is a Form of High Blood Pressure that Can Require Surgery

High blood pressure is a concern for many Americans even including children. The reason for high blood pressure varies by individual, and in some cases high blood pressure is beyond the control of the individual. Lifestyle factors such as a sedentary lifestyle or being overweight are causes of high blood pressure for many adults. However beyond lifestyle control, a condition called renovascular hypertension is a form of high blood pressure that results from kidney blood vessels that are too narrow.

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Understanding Primary Pulmonary Hypertension

An overview of primary pulmonary hypertension.

Primary pulmonary hypertension occurs when there is elevated blood pressure in the arteries due to constriction. This constriction causes problems with blood flow in the lungs and also makes the heart work harder.

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An Introduction to Pulmonary Hypertension

Pulmonary hypertension: what it is and how to treat it.

So you’ve heard of pulmonary hypertension but you’re not sure exactly what it is or how it applies to you. That’s what I’m here for.

My name is Heart Healthy Henry and I’m going to go into detail on what pulmonary hypertension is, what the risks are and how to treat it.

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Recognizing Hypertension Symptoms

How to recognize hypertension symptoms.

Knowing what to look for in regards to hypertension symptoms is extremely important if you want to catch the condition before it becomes critical.

I'm Heart Healthy Henry and I'm going to review hypertension symptoms with you.

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Hypertension and You

What hypertension is and how it relates to your health.

Hypertension, also known as high blood pressure, is a serious condition that can be fatal if left untreated.

Because of the seriousness of the condition, it’s important to know what it is, what the symptoms are and how hypertension can affect you.

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