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High Blood Pressure: What Is High Blood Pressure?

  By posted Jul 26th 2012
Healthy Living

High Blood Pressure and Heart Attack

HBP is closely related to atherosclerosis, a coronary heart disease. The artery walls are blocked and harden with fatty substances making it difficult for the blood to flow. When you have HBP, the arteries face a lot more pressure when the blood is pumped. This makes the arteries weak resulting in lack of oxygen supply to the brain and the rest of the body, over time. Hence HBP could increase your chances of suffering from a heart attack.

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