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High Blood Pressure: Common Causes And When To See A Doctor

Find answers to commonly asked questions about high blood pressure.

What is High Blood Pressure?

High blood pressure is a common condition. The condition is the long-term force of the blood against your artery walls. It will eventually cause health problems, such as heart disease.

High Blood Pressure Facts: 

High blood pressure is a complaint among people irrespective of their age. People can develop high blood pressure at any age. It is however much more common as you get older.


There can be various reasons for the development of high blood pressure and determining the exact cause is essential to obtain proper treatment.


  • Approximately 7 out of 10 people that have their first heart attack have high blood pressure

  • 8 out 10 people who have their first stroke have high blood pressure

  • Approximately 7 out of 10 people with chronic heart failure have high blood pressure

  • Those with high blood pressure are also at serious risk of kidney disease

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Benefits of Blood Pressure Support:

  • Maintains cardiovascular and blood health;

  • Supports a healthy heart and circulatory system;

  • Supports healthy blood pressure within the normal range.

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Frequently asked questions

How is blood pressure determined?

It is determined by the amount of blood your heart pumps and the amount of resistance to blood flow in your arteries. The more blood your heart pumps and the narrower your arteries, the higher your blood pressure will be.

High blood pressure is the number one risk factor for stroke and a major risk factor for heart disease. High blood pressure is when the blood pressure in your arteries is elevated and your heart has to work harder than normal to pump blood through the blood vessels.

Can you cure high blood pressure?

High blood pressure cannot be cured but it can be very successfully managed. It is important that you consult a doctor to set out a treatment plan in order to manage you blood pressure long term.