An increase in blood pressure, either of the systemic circulation or of the pulmonary circulation.
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A condition in adults normally described by a systolic pressure of greater than 140 mmHg or a diastolic pressure greater than 90 mmHg. Typically, three separate abnormally high readings over a few weeks is necessary to diagnosis this condition.
blood pressure that is elevated regardless of activity level; may be a factor in stroke