Hidden Causes of Blood Pressure

Are you worried about your blood pressure? How often do you even think about it? You may have heard that high blood pressure is a risk factor for heart disease, stroke and kidney disease, but what exactly does “high” mean? According to The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) an estimated 70 million Americans have high blood pressure. That’s one out of every three adults. There are typically no symptoms of high blood pressure. Dr. Miles explains why it is referred to as the “silent killer” and hidden ways you may be driving up your blood pressure without realizing it.