health conditions


Question by  Shrura (27)

What happens if the arteries supply too much pressure?


Answer by  bubbyboy (9929)

This is the cause of hypertension or high blood pressure. Your arteries are working too hard to move blood. After awhile, if left untreated, a stroke could happen or cardiac failure. Your heart is limited of the work it can do and too much demand is a bad thing. There is treatment available.


Answer by  cafish (2035)

This is called high blood pressure and can cause heart attacks or strokes. After some time, the heart muscles thicken. The heart increases in size and can no longer work efficiently to pump the blood through the body. This can cause great damage to the arteries and can cause blood clots.


Answer by  elynne (1153)

But I think you mean what happens with HIgh Blood Pressure. There are several problems associated with higher than normal pressure. The same vessels in the brain can break causing strokes and possible death. The Organs in the body can be harmed causing earlier death

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