According to American Heart Association and the American College of Cardiology, almost half of Americans have high blood pressure. High blood pressure is also known as hypertension and can ne caused by genetics or lifestyle factors.
If you suffer from hypertension, your risk for heart attack or stroke is high, so you better lower your blood pressure as soon as possible. The good news is that around one in five Americans who have blood pressure will need to be treated with meds.
Try to reduce, or, even better eliminate those unhealthy habits that have determined your blood pressure and adopt a lifestyle that suits your physical health.