A 38-year-old member asked:
When diagnosing high blood pressure, how do doctors decide between a heart problem and a fluid problem?
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Blood pressure: Usual hypertension is a blood vessel problem which manifests by high blood pressure, the heart problem is secondary to the high pressure. Some infrequent causes of hypertension have increased fluid volume, those have special tests but aren't common.
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Last updated Apr 4, 2013
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