High Blood Pressure
By maryandj, Updated
Mary-Jean Taylor-Hut and Jaliyah Graham
Why is my heart beating really fast? I have only been sitting here.
My heart is beating very fast, and I don't know why.
You might have high blood pressure.
High blood pressure is the pressure in your arteries that is higher than it should be.
Doctor, how did I get high blood pressure?
You look like you work a lot, I can say that it is from stress.
Am I the only one who has been affected by high blood pressure?
No, you are about that age when high blood pressure is most common to occur.
How can I lower my blood pressure back to normal?
Have a more healthy diet, get even more sleep, and keep stressful things an people away.
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