10 Causes of Heart Attacks

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Cause #2: Hypertension

One of the common causes or predisposition factors that can lead to a heart attack is hypertension. The number of people affected by hypertension is increasing worldwide. It affects both genders and what is more concerning is the fact that every day more and more young people are having problems with high blood pressure. Today’s lifestyle, unhealthy diet, sedentary life, and stress are all contributing factors to the development of hypertension.

A higher blood pressure circulating in the cardiovascular system will end up damaging the blood vessels, which can get blocked at some point in life, leading to a heart attack.

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