WebMD lists the causes of hypertension as smoking, lack of physical activity, alcoholism, excessive salt in the diet, being overweight, stress, old age, genetics, adrenal and thyroid disorders and chronic kidney disease.... More »

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Malignant hypertension is exceptionally high blood pressure that develops quickly and negatively affects the body’s organs, according to WebMD. Malignant hypertension is life-threatening and needs emergency medical treat... More »

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Pulmonary hypertension is high blood pressure in the arteries in the lungs, according to the American Heart Association. This refers to the amount of force the heart requires to move blood through the arteries that provi... More »

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Causes of high blood pressure include smoking, older age, thyroid and adrenal disorders, lack of exercise, obesity, chronic kidney disease, excessive alcohol consumption, excessive consumption of salt and a family histo... More »

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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 »

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Lifestyle changes that may improve an enlarged heart include losing excess body fat, quitting smoking, engaging in modest exercise, limiting salt in the diet and monitoring blood pressure, states Mayo Clinic. Getting eig... More »