What is Hypertension
Dermatologist (skin physician)
Blood pressure is necessary to make our blood flow around the body to supply oxygen and nutrients to the muscles and vital organs. However, when the blood pressure gets too high, the heart has to pump harder and small blood vessels in the brain may burst causing heart failure and strokes respectively. That is why health practitioners keep advising patients to self-monitor their blood pressure regularly and eat well to maintain a healthy lifestyle.