• 7 Surprising Causes Of High Blood Pressure

     

    http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2015/01/14/causes-of-high-blood-pressure-surprising-_n_6445366.htmlQuick -– what causes high blood pressure? The first culprits that pop into your mind are likely to be: eating too much salt, being stressed out all the time, and alcohol abuse. And you would be right. But there are also less obvious causes of high blood pressure, a condition that affects about one in three, or 78 million, adults in the U.S.

    Previous studies have shown that chronic exposure to BPA is associated with heart disease and high blood pressure. This newest study is the first to show a direct and quick impact on blood pressure levels. Though its too soon to comment about the certainty about the consequences, Dr. Yancy notes, we should continue to think about this carefully. In the meantime, reduce your risk by using BPA-free products, eat less canned food, and opt for non-plastic containers, like glass, porcelain or stainless steel, when serving hot foods and liquid.  Read more…