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What leads to high blood pressure?

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Answered 2011-09-10 17:39:05

Stress, fatty foods, lack of exercise :)

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Eating too much salt causes high blood pressure. High blood pressure leads to heart attacks. Heart attacks lead to death.

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Arteriosclerosis leads to hypertension because of the pressure forces of blood pushing against the wall of arteries. In this case it causes high blood pressure.

Why is hypertension called the silent killer?

Hypertension (high blood pressure) leads to heart attacks, strokes and aneurysms. The person suffering these things can not "feel" the high blood pressure causing them - it is painless and therefore "silent".

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What is classed as high or low blood pressure?

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Purpose of taking blood pressure?

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