In the United States, about one in three adults has high blood pressure of 140/90 or higher. Left unchecked, high blood pressure can lead to serious complications such as blood clots, cholesterol and plaque build-up on artery walls, heart attacks, or strokes. In most cases, high blood pressure is preventable and treatable, and medication may not be required. For example, in a recent study, researchers found that eating soy protein helped reduce blood pressure. Read more on this HERE and other current health topics at Wellsource.com.