High blood pressureis one of the most common health conditions affecting the heart and blood vessels. This is why visiting your doctor to get your blood pressure checked is so important. When it comes to your blood pressure, what you don’t know can harm your health. High blood pressure rarely has any noticeable symptoms. So often people don’t realise they have high blood pressure. What’s more, many of us are not aware of how the things we do in our daily lives can contribute to raising our blood pressure.