What Causes High Blood Pressure?
The causes of high blood pressure vary. Causes may include narrowing of
the arteries, a greater than normal volume of blood, or the heart beating
faster or more forcefully than it should. Any of these conditions will cause
increased pressure against the artery walls. High blood pressure might also be
caused by another medical problem. Most of the time, the cause is not known.
Although high blood pressure usually cannot be cured, in most cases it can be
prevented and controlled.
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