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Most high blood pressure is idiopathic meaning it has no known cause. That being said, there are some common themes among people with high blood pressure besides being overweight. These common themes include a poor diet high in sodium, cholesterol and fat as well as a sedentary lifestyle and a family history of high blood pressure.

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High Blood Pressure causes heart attacks, strokes, abnormal heart rhythms and palpitations.

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