In most cases, doctors do not know the direct causes for high blood pressure. But they do know the risk factors for high blood pressure and ways to treat it effectively.
A risk factor is something that can make a person more likely to get a health problem such as high blood pressure.
There are many risk factors for high blood pressure. Some cannot be controlled, and some can be controlled. That’s good to know. Learn which risk factors you can control, and what small steps you can take to do something about them.
Risk factors you CANNOT control
Risk factors you CAN control
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An example of a risk factor for high blood pressure that you can control isSubmit
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