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High blood pressure, or hypertension, directly increases the risk of heart attack, heart failure, and stroke. Any resemblance to any actual organizations or persons living or dead, is purely coincidental. Because older adults do not control body temperature as well as younger adults, older adults may be ill without ever displaying signs of a fever. The American Heart Association recommends the following guidelines for home blood pressure monitoring:. The respiration rate is the number of breaths a person takes per minute.