According to Mayo Clinic, primary hypertension, or high blood pressure, has no identifiable causes and develops over time. Medical conditions such as chronic kidney disease, thyroid disease, sleep apnea, congenital blood... More »

Low blood pressure can occur with pregnancy, the use of certain medications or a decrease in blood volume, according to the American Heart Association. However, as long as the symptoms are not bothersome, low blood press... More » Health Medical Ranges & Levels

Smoking, obesity, lack of physical activity, excess sodium in the diet and excessive alcohol consumption all cause high blood pressure, notes WebMD. Aging, genetics, stress, thyroid and adrenal disorders, sleep apnea and... More » Health Conditions & Diseases Cardiac Health

The majority of those afflicted by high blood pressure, which is also called hypertension, experience no symptoms at all, even when blood pressure reaches dangerous levels. Those who do experience symptoms may have chest... More »

The specific cause of high blood pressure is unknown as of 2015; however, dehydration is not one of the conditions that cause hypertension, reports WebMD. Several factors that contribute to high blood pressure include ch... More »

The precise way people develop high blood pressure, known as hypertension, is unknown, according to WebMD. However, there are several risk factors for the disease, including obesity or excess weight, smoking, family hist... More »

Pain can cause temporary high blood pressure, but the pressure decreases after some time, according to Health Central. Unrelieved pain patients are at a greater risk of increased sensitivity to acute pain and high blood ... More » Health Conditions & Diseases Cardiac Health