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A 28-year-old male asked:

Can high blood pressure cause tremors?

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Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
Preventive Medicine 73 years experience
NOT cause and effect: Both due to same underlying cause.

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A 32-year-old member asked:

Can soda cause high blood pressure?

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Dr. W. james Chon
Nephrology and Dialysis 25 years experience
Not directly: Carbonated beverages have been blamed for many health issues. However, there is no known direct cause and effect relationship between them and high blood pressure. Having said that, excessive intake will likely lead to weight gain and obesity increases your risk of hypertension and cardiovascular diseases.
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A 23-year-old male asked:

What causes high blood pressure?

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Dr. Christopher Nicora
Internal Medicine 24 years experience
Essentially unknown: There are some secondary causes of hypertension but for the most part we do not know what causes hypertension.
A 33-year-old member asked:

What can cause high blood pressure?

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Dr. Christian Assad
Cardiology 14 years experience
Different causes: Many factors contribute to this: Diet. Sodium causes water retention therefore increased BP Age and calcification of vessels, less compliant Stimulants (Caffeine) Stress Genetics and enviornmental factors
A 35-year-old member asked:

What are the most common causes of high blood pressure?

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Dr. Reid Blackwelder
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Several things: Essential HTN is most common cause.This refers to basically a combination of family tendency an such things as weight gain, high salt intake. Smoking & alcohol contribute to high blood pressure, as can diabetes.Less common are secondary causes such as from renal disease, hyperaldosteronism, pheochromocytoma and so on. Basic evaluation should include labs, urinalysis and ecg.Rx w/diet, exercise, meds.

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