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What can cause your blood pressure to rise?

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Blood pressure normally rises as a result of:

Avoid hese factors when taking your blood pressure. You should also try measuring your blood pressure at about the same time each day.

  • Stress
  • Smoking
  • Cold temperatures
  • Exercise
  • Caffeine

SOURCE:

American Heart Association. 

Reviewed by James Beckerman on September 11, 2020

SOURCE:

American Heart Association. 

Reviewed by James Beckerman on September 11, 2020

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