Causes of Pulmonary Hypertension

Causes of Pulmonary Hypertension

Primary Pulmonary Hypertension

Pulmonary hypertension is abnormally high blood pressure in the arteries of the lungs. "Primary" means that there are no other diseases of the heart or lungs causing the high blood pressure. Learn what causes this disease and how you might prevent it.
Find out more >>

Causes of Hypertension

  • Just been diagnosed with high blood pressure?
    Start here. This article will answer the most common questions of high blood pressure - from causes, to next steps, to management.
  • Common Questions About the Causes of Hypertension
    Medical experts from Harvard University answer common questions about high blood pressure.
  • Pile of Pills
    Lower High Blood Pressure With Magnesium
    If you have high blood pressure, your MD has probably discussed with you sodium, potassium, and calcium as part of your treatment plan; however, the role of magnesium is often overlooked.
  • Symptoms of Hypertension
    Hypertension has aptly been called the "silent killer" because it usually produces no symptoms. It is important for anyone with risk factors to have their blood pressure checked regularly and to make appropriate lifestyle changes.

More Blood Pressure Information

Quiz - How Minerals Affect Your Blood Pressure Quiz

Alcohol does not affect my blood pressure.