In-depth

Body dysmorphic disorder

With body dysmorphic disorder, you have an extremely negative body image and may have numerous cosmetic procedures, with little satisfaction.

Cardiogenic shock

High blood pressure (hypertension)

Uncontrolled high blood pressure can lead to various life-threatening conditions. But it's easily detected — and you can work with your doctor to control it.

Low blood pressure (hypotension)

Low blood pressure (hypotension) can be a sign of good health or of a life-threatening condition. Find out more about hypotension's causes and treatment options.

Orthostatic hypotension (postural hypotension)

Orthostatic hypotension (postural hypotension) is a form of low blood pressure that occurs when you stand up.

Prehypertension

Prehypertension is an early warning sign of high blood pressure. You can't see it or feel it — but there's plenty you can do about it.

Premature birth

Secondary hypertension

Secondary hypertension is a type of high blood pressure that's caused by another medical condition. Prompt treatment is often necessary to avoid complications.

Subconjunctival hemorrhage

Subconjunctival hemorrhage occurs when a blood vessel breaks in the white of your eye, turning it bright red. Although painful looking, it is usually harmless.

Type 1 diabetes

Vascular dementia

Jun. 08, 2012