According to the medical dictionary website ; ” Hypertension is high blood pressure. Blood pressure is the force of blood pushing against the walls of arteries as it flows through them. Arteries are the blood vessels that carry oxygenated blood from the heart to the body’s tissues. “
Hypertension is defined by two numbers, the higher is called systolic pressure which is when the heart beats, and the lower number is called diastolic pressure, when the heart is at rest.