The causes of hypertension may already be present in the body by being inevitable or arise as result of the style of life that the person carries, which can be avoided.

1) Unavoidable causes:

• Genetic factors: when a first-degree relative also suffers from high blood pressure.

• Race: Medical studies have proven that especially the African American races suffer from hypertension by little vitamin D your body produces.

• Age: a person's blood pressure has increased with the passing of the years

• Diseases: kidney and diabetic

2) Causes that can be prevented:

• Overweight

• Consumption of alcohol and tobacco

• Stress and anxiety

• Excessive consumption of salt