A 48-year-old member asked:
what are the causes of rise in blood pressure + protein in urine other then ovbious?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Jeremy Gitomer answered
28 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Any Kidney Disease: Obviously hypertension can cause kidney injury and thus induce protein losses from the kidney. Almost all glomerular (filter) diseases of the kidney--cause damage to the vessels of the kidney filter inducing a loss of protein in the urine. In addition the kidney in response to the blood vessel injury is to demand more flow through the production of hormones raising the blood pressure.
Answered on Jan 9, 2019
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