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Hypertension

Can a skinny person get high blood pressure?

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January 21, 2010 9:21PM

Yes, any one can get high blood pressure, obesity is just one way to have high blood pressure start younger rather than older. Some people are predisposed to high blood pressure and they can develop the silent killer with no other risk factors beyond other family members having the same trouble.