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What gives a person high blood pressure?

What gives aperson high blood pressure?
Fri, 11 Dec 2009
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Age, stress, obesity, lack of exercise, too much sugar, fat in diet, Diabetes, Hereditary, leading un-natural life pattern are the main causes. Secondary causes are due to diseases e.g adrenoma etc.
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