16. Blood Pressure
A: Your blood pressure is very high.
B: What does high blood pressure mean?
A: High blood pressure or hypertension means that there is a lot of pressure on your arteries.
B: That doesn't sound very good.
A: It isn't very good because it means you are at higher risk to develop heart disease.
B: I feel fine, though.
A: High blood pressure is called a silent killer.
B: What causes high blood pressure?
A: It could be the sign of some other diseases.
B: I am already taking medication.
A: You should tell me the medications you are taking because some meds cause high blood pressure.
B: I'd better change my lifestyle.
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