Definition: Hypertension is a typical condition in which the long haul power of the blood against your artery walls is high enough that it may eventually cause health problems, such as heart disease.
Symptoms: A few people with high blood pressure may have headaches, shortness of breath or nosebleeds, but these signs and symptoms are not specific and usually do not occur until high blood pressure has reached a severe or life-threatening stage.
Treatment and Statistics: Changing your lifestyle can go a long way toward controlling high blood pressure. Eat a healthy diet with less salt, do exercise regularly, quit smoking and maintain a healthy weight. In addition to diet and exercise, medication is important to lower your blood pressure. According to World health rankings the Death Rate (Age Standardized) of Hypertension patients Per 100,000 people was found to be 4.57% during the year 2014-15.