What Are the Causes? 2018-07-31T15:51:09+00:00

What Are the Causes?

Some causes for high blood pressure can be managed, others are beyond your control. Talk to your doctor to learn more about what you can do.

CAUSES YOU CAN CONTROL

  • Lifestyle factors
  • Unhealthy diet
  • Smoking
  • Excessive alcohol
  • Sedentary lifestyle
  • Obesity
  • Stress
  • Health conditions (if properly managed, can help lower blood pressure)
  • Sleep apnea
  • Diabetes
  • Kidney disease

CAUSES YOU CAN’T CONTROL

  • Age
  • Family history (genetics)

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