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when blood pressure rises

The exact causes of high blood pressure are not known, but several factors and conditions may play a role in its development

Smoking
Being overweight or obese
Lack of physical activity
Too much salt in the diet

Too much alcohol consumption (more than 1 to 2 drinks per day)
Stress
Older age
Genetics

Family history of high blood pressure
Chronic kidney disease
Adrenal and thyroid disorders
Sleep apnea