At the beginning you need to know that blood pressure is in fact the force with which the blood moves through a person’s body. If this force is too strong for a long period of time, your arteries will become weaker. According to one recent statistics, approximately 70 million people in the U.S. have high blood pressure. That means that almost 1 of every 3 individuals is suffering from this health condition. On the other hand in Canada it’s 1 in 6 individuals.