Body System Project
High Blood Pressure
Age, family history, being overweight, using tobacco, too much sodium, little potassium, little Vitamin D, and stress.
High Blood Pressure is involved in what body systems?
The circulatory system transports oxygenated blood throughout the body. Healthy arteries stretch slightly as blood is pumped through them. High blood pressure may cause the arteries to stretch too much, leaving them vulnerable to damage.