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high blood pressure

n. a common disorder in which blood pressure remains abnormally high (a reading of 140/90 mm Hg or greater) [syn: hypertension] [ant: hypotension]

Usage examples of "high blood pressure".

He was twenty-five pounds overweight and at thirty-two years of age, his back hurt him, he had high blood pressure, and he could never shave close enough to eliminate an Emmett Kelly shadow.

I can truthfully say that every time I crack my joints, following the execution of a magical pass, I am blocking off the flow of expectations and behavior that ordinarily result in high blood pressure at my age.

Liz may develop varicose veins, hemorrhoids, boils, hot flashes, heartburn, and high blood pressure during her gestations.

I'm no judge of wisdom but I am certain that males with high blood pressure and any history of cardiac problems or T.

Guanethidine, combats high blood pressure and prevents the release of transmitter.