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Who is most likely to develop high blood pressure?

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  • People with family members who have high blood pressure
  • Smokers
  • African-Americans
  • Pregnant women
  • Women who take birth control pills
  • Those over the age of 35
  • Folks who are overweight or obese
  • Inactive people
  • Those who drink alcohol excessively
  • Folks who eat too many fatty foods or foods with too much salt
  • People who have sleep apnea

SOURCES:

American Heart Association.

American Medical Association. 

Reviewed by Suzanne R. Steinbaum on August 25, 2019

SOURCES:

American Heart Association.

American Medical Association. 

Reviewed by Suzanne R. Steinbaum on August 25, 2019

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