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What are the risk factors of hypertension?

There are many risk factors of hypertension. Most of these are lifestyle-related, such as obesity, smoking and too little physical activity. Other risk factors can include age and family history.

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Author: Karen McCloskey BHSc
First answered: 17 Sep 2014
Last reviewed: 19 May 2018
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