Anxiety is a very natural emotional state but when it goes beyond a level that starts interfering with day to day functioning, it does become a problem. Anxiety can be contributed to by many factors apart from it being a maladaptive trait. For e.g., certain people may be anxious in many situations, or it may be restricted to specific situations / places / events; can be contributed to by physical health issues; and can even be enhanced by use of drugs, alcohol, smoking, having coffee etc.
Thus, I would think it is be important to know about the kind, frequency of anxiety, as well as factors associated with it.
I also think you would benefit from a complete cardiological check up given the history of hypertension and also your age.