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individual’s lifestyle and increases the risk of heart disease, stroke, and death. A normal blood pressure is 120 over 80 but a high blood pressure is more than 140 over 90. 1 Men are more prone to hypertension than women at a younger age. There are a number of risk factors that increase the chance of having hypertension. that cause hypertension. Stroke- Stroke can be triggered by a blood clot or by the arteriosclerotic narrowing of arteries as a result of plaque depostion in the arterial wall, in what is known as ischemic stroke. 1,2 A hemorrhagic or bleeding stroke is caused by blood loss through a leak from a damaged blood vessel. Ethnicity and race Brain aneurysms Smoking Stress/Anxiety- Stress hormones constrict your blood vessels and can lead to temporary spikes in blood pressure. 2 Loss of loved one Low self-esteeem Trauma References
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HLTH 509 1. Simeone C. Business resilience: Reframing healthcare risk management. Journal of Healthcare Risk Management . 2015;35(2):31-37. doi:10.1002/jhrm.21199 2. Journal of healthcare risk management. Journal of Healthcare Risk Management . 2001;21(3):41-44. doi:10.1002/jhrm.5600210309
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