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HYPERTENSION (HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE)

 
  
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What are the risk factors?

Written by : DoctorNDTV Team

The risk factors for high blood pressure include:

  • Heredity
  • Obesity
  • Heredity
  • Smoking
  • Age
  • Stress
  • Excessive alcohol
  • Secondary causes include disease conditions that can result in high blood pressure. These are kidney diseases and hormonal diseases such as hypothyroidism and Cushing’s syndrome.

  
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