Home > Hypertension > High Blood Pressure Get the Flash Player to see this player. Rate: (Click the stars to rate) Published on Feb 15, 2009 by CNelson, Views: 4698 High Blood Pressure: Dr. Carolyn Kaplan discusses high blood pressure, commonly caused the silent killer, since there are no symptoms. It causes problems such as stroke, heart failure, kidney failure and heart attack. Lifestyle changes to control blood pressure include not smoking, weight loss, regular exercise and a healthy diet. Some people will need blood pressure medication to control the BP.