What are the causes of very high blood pressure?

Answer High blood pressure (HBP), or hypertension, is categorized by the "American Heart Association" as any individual who's untreated systolic and diastolic pressure is 140 over 90 or higher. Hypertensi... Read More »

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What are the causes of high blood pressure?

Even if you don't have hypertension (high blood pressure), certain things---your lifestyle, what you drink, how you exercise---can cause a temporary increase in your blood pressure. These temporary... Read More »

What Causes pediatric high blood pressure?

There are many causes of high blood pressure in children. Usually it is due to renal disease.

What are the causes of high diastolic blood pressure?

When you suffer from high diastolic blood pressure, an abnormal amount of force is being placed on your arteries when your heart is at rest. Normally, your diastolic blood pressure (the bottom numb... Read More »

What causes high blood pressure and how do you lower it?

It's a good thing you're asking, because contrary to what you've always been told, salt is not a factor.Let's explain the salt first. The body has no storage facility for water. This is why we're s... Read More »