High Blood Pressure Risk Factors
Risk factors include health conditions, your lifestyle, and your family history that can increase your risk for high blood pressure.
Some of the risk factors for high blood pressure cannot be controlled, such as your age or family history. But you can take steps to lower your risk by changing the factors you can control.
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- Page last reviewed: July 7, 2014
- Page last updated: July 7, 2014
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