High blood pressure: the leading cause of heart disease | Dr. Tanmay Kumar Das | CARE Hospitals

Dr. Tanmay Kumar Das, Consultant Cardiologist, talks about how high blood pressure can damage your arteries by making them less elastic. He further says that this decreases the flow of blood and oxygen to your heart and leads to heart disease. In addition, the decreased blood flow to the heart can cause chest pain, also called angina.