This Biology Factsheet:

  • Describes hypertension.
  • Explains why a circulatory system requires a high blood pressure.
  • Describes how blood pressure is measured.
  • Describes how hypertension develops in the body.
  • Explains the different homeostatic mechanisms which maintain blood pressure.
  • Outlines the different treatments for hypertension.
  • Discusses hypertension in pregnancy.
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Publication Date

September 2022


ISSN: 1351-5136

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