Hypertension (HTN or HT), also known as high blood pressure (HBP) or arterial hypertension, is a kind of long-term medical condition in which blood pressure in the arteries is continuously elevated. Many people take medicines to lower their blood pressure.
Hypertension (HTN or HT) can be subdivided into isolated diastolic, isolated systolic, and systolic and diastolic mixed hypertension. Therefore, diastolic hypertension (also called isolated diastolic hypertension) is one form of hypertension. Diastolic blood pressure and isolated diastolic hypertension will increase the risk of coronary in younger subjects.
Keywords: diastolic hypertension