Advertisement

How common is secondary high blood pressure?

Diana Meeks
Diana Meeks on behalf of Sigma Nursing
Family Practitioner

As a whole, high blood pressure, or hypertension, is quite common. It affects more than 65 million people in America alone. Secondary high blood pressure only accounts for about ten percent of that population though. The large majority of those suffering from hypertension are diagnosed with primary high blood pressure, which means the cause of the condition is unknown.

Continue Learning about Hypertension

How Does High Blood Pressure Damage the Heart?
How Does High Blood Pressure Damage the Heart?
What You Should Know About Belly Fat
What You Should Know About Belly Fat
What Are the Major Diseases that Concern You?
What Are the Major Diseases that Concern You?
How Are Weight and Blood Pressure Related?
How Are Weight and Blood Pressure Related?

Important: This content reflects information from various individuals and organizations and may offer alternative or opposing points of view. It should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. As always, you should consult with your healthcare provider about your specific health needs.