If the blood is rushing faster than normal ex. by eating sugar, couldn't it lower the opposite problem - fatty grease build-up clogging the arteries? I'd assume it'd hit more of the atoms off the walls. Would it?

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    Ask yourself why high blood pressure is associated with increased risk of heart attack and stroke rather than the other way around. – Carey Gregory Jan 29 '16 at 5:32
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    It isn't difficult to do some research and present what you've found when asking here; doing so would be helpful in getting a response. Please see How do I ask a good question? Knowing what you know about high blood pressure and plaque formation, what makes you wonder if high blood pressure might help prevent it? Thanks. – anongoodnurse Jan 29 '16 at 5:36

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