Millions of people suffer from high blood pressure on a daily basis and this is a very serious matter. There are thousands who don't even know that they suffer from this condition and it can be very dangerous to continue to go on with life without seeking the proper treatment for this illness. High blood pressure can cause so many other things to happen with your body including stroke and even death. It is very important to make sure you go to the doctor on a regular basis and get the proper screenings for high blood pressure especially if you have a family history of this condition. I have several family members and friends who suffer with high blood pressure and they are currently treating it with medications, diet, and exercise. This is a serious matter and should be taken lightly because there are so many things that can go wrong if left untreated or not diagnosed.