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There are many factors that contribute to the development of high blood pressure, such as:

  • Smoking
  • Being overweight or obese
  • Lack of physical activity
  • High levels of sodium in the diet
  • High levels of alcohol consumption
    (more than 1 to 2 drinks per day)
  • High levels of stress
  • Older Age
  • Family history of high blood pressure
     

 

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Last Reviewed: May 21, 2014

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