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What cause hypertension?

What cause hypertension?

Hypertension: There are several medical causes of hypertension such as renal artery stenosis, hyperthyroidism, but most often the cause is unknown often called essential hypertension. The most important factor is that you get and keep your blood pressure controlled. ...Read more

Dr. Dariush Saghafi
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Hypertension (Definition)

A blood pressure reading has two numbers: a systolic blood pressure and a diastolic blood pressure. The systolic blood pressure is the maximum pressure the blood exerts on the vessels when the heart is beating. The diastolic blood pressure is the pressure the blood exerts on the vessels in between heartbeats. Hypertension, or high blood pressure, begins when the systolic blood pressure remains above 140 or when the diastolic blood pressure remains above 90. Hypertension can be a result of increased blood flow through vessels or increased resistance to ...Read more


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What causes hypertension?

What causes hypertension?

Many Factors: Hypertension can be secondary due to conditions in cardiovascular system like coarctation of aorta, adrenals or kidneys and renovascular (from renal artery stenosis)
or it may be primary also called essential which may be due to genetic predisposition and made worse by life style like obesity, high salt intake, lack of exercise and smoking. ...Read more

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What causes hypertension?

Hypertension: Hypertension has no definate etiology but there are several risk factors that can lead a person to become hypertensive. There 2 types of hypertension 1. Primary which has no etiology except Family Hx. Metabolic Syndrome, ObesitySmoking, Drinking, Inactivity.
Secondary causes which include, Renal diseases like renal artery stenosis, Pheochromocytoma, Hyperthyroidism, certain medication. ...Read more

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What causes hypertension?

What causes hypertension?

Multiple reasons: Though the exact causes of hypertension are usually unknown, here are several factors that have been highly associated with the condition.

Smoking
obesity or being overweight
being obese/overweight as a child
diabetes
sedentary lifestyle
lack of physical activity
high levels of salt intake (sodium sensitivity).
Insufficient calcium, potassium, and magnesium consumption
vitamin d
kidney dz. ...Read more

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Can aenimia cause hypertension?

Can aenimia cause hypertension?

Anemia HTN: Yes Mostly systolic due to increased heart rate and ejection. However much more likely that HTN has damaged your kidneys. Your Kidneys produce a hormone that keeps your red blood cell count normal. When the kidneys fail this hormone may go down and result in anemia. So need more information. I specialize I this and am available got second opinion. ...Read more

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What does hypertension cause organ damage?

What does hypertension cause organ damage?

Blood pressure: Complications include stroke, heart attack, kidney failure all these are decreased by having the hypertension controlled. ...Read more

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What's the cause of uncontrolled hypertension?

What's the cause of uncontrolled hypertension?

Uncontrolled hyperte: The most common cause is non compliance with prescribed treatment due to side effects, not able to afford meds and just ignoring the condition as it has no symptoms in most cases. Other causes are renal artery stenosis, hyperaldosteronism. Excessive salt intake, nonsteroidal drug use and other over the counter drugs, obstructive sleep apnea and chronic kidney disease. ...Read more

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What is the cause of uncontrolled hypertension?

What is the cause of uncontrolled hypertension?

See Below: Vascular hardening, tumor of the adrenal gland, blockage/stenosis of the kidney (renal) arteries, renal failure. Additionally, there are other rare causes. ...Read more

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What is the cause of uncontrolled hypertension?

Multiple possibility: Uncontrol hypertension would be due to secondary hypertension, such as renal arterial stenosis, tumor in adrenal gland, etc. ...Read more

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Is there any causes of uncontrolled hypertension?

Is there any causes of uncontrolled hypertension?

Yes: High blood pressure can virtually always be controlled with a combination of medicine and lifestyle. When your doctor and you find that you are unable to control your blood pressure after a reasonable trial period (6 months or so), referral to a hypertension expert is appropriate. There are a large number of tests that can be performed, and having someone well versed in the evaluation is best. ...Read more

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What are the causes of uncontrolled hypertension?

What are the causes of uncontrolled hypertension?

Lack of treatment: Following are the causesf uncontrolled hypertension
1not able to afford the medicine and healthcare not available, lack of insurance
2 non compliant with treatment and meds
3renal artery stenosis. ...Read more

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What are the major factors that causes hypertension.

Obesity: Smoking, high salt diet, kidney disease etc.
Eat healthy, exercise regularly and maintain a healthy weight to minimize risk of hypertension. ...Read more

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What is the possible cause of unstable hypertension?

Many: Most likely is "white coat" or "labile" hypertension caused by the psychological stress of anxiety. Thus it depends on the circumstances. There are medicaton, hormonal and structural causes as well, plus binge alcohol use. Best to see your doctor and get a home BP cuff or an ambulatory b monitor to sort it out. ...Read more

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What causes you to have hypertension that is transient?

What causes you to have hypertension that is transient?

Episodic HTN?: Can be caused by stress, diet, certain disease. Need more info.
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What hypertension medications cause the least ED problems?

Non-betablocker: Erectile dysfunction is most commonly seen with beta blockers. Other antihypertensive medications such as calcium channel blockers or ace inhibitors are generally not associated. ...Read more

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What is the leading cause of hypertension in 60+ year olds.

Unknown cause: Hypertension of unknown cause, also called essential or idiopathic hypertension is the commonest form of high blood pressure in adults.
Do take the medication, as prescribed by your doctor. ...Read more

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Which type of issue that could induced hypertension causes?

Many problems: Consistent elevated blood pressures above 140 or 90 mmhg can lead to blood vessel damage, atherosclerosis and blockages. Over time, high blood pressure can cause heart attacks, angina, strokes, heart failure (CHF) and kidney failure. Diet (weight loss and low salt), less alcohol, and more exercise can reduce bp. Drug treatment is safe and effective, though some people need more than one drug. ...Read more

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Which sort of condition that could induced hypertension causes?

Which sort of condition that could induced hypertension causes?

Cause 2nd HTN?: 21 M from Punjab asks what is 2nd HTN. It is high blood pressure due to a known cause. The most common cause is eating more salt than your body can get rid of without increasing your BP. So first step in my practice is to do the DASH eating plan for 2 weeks. If BP gets a lot better continue. If not look for other causes (Over 100). I specialize in all hypertension so can consult me for help. ...Read more

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What is the significance hypertension and what are the causes of it?

Hypertension: Hypertension untreated can cause heart and brain damage. Causes are numberous. Most common cause is related to lifestyle but other causes can be related to kidneys and certain hormone elevation. ...Read more

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What causes severe hypertension?

What causes severe hypertension?

Many: Pts with high blood pressure should be worked up for secondary causes blockages of the renal arteries. Tumors that secrete hormones that raise the blood pressure such as adrenal adenomas congenital abnormalities such as coarctation of the aorta to name a few. ...Read more

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What causes hypertension in teens 16-19?

Many things: If HTN is mild it is likely primary htn, but in anyone that age with marked elevation (stage 2) I would consider secondary causes of HTN to include renovascular causes, coarctation of the aorta, catecholamine or glucocorticoid excess. Careful review of meds and otc / illicits and ocp. ...Read more

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Hypertension in skinny person, what the cause?

Hypertension: An identifiable cause is not clearly found in majority of patients (about 95%) with hypertension. That's why it is called essential or primary hypertension. In the remaining minority, a cause such as renal, vascular, hormonal, etc. Is found. ...Read more

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What is the cause of iddm and hypertension?

What is the cause of iddm and hypertension?

IDDM & HTN: Type 1 IDDM is ketosis-prone, occurs typically in younger persons, and is thought to be caused by either viral or autoimmune attack of pancreatic islet cells, featuring insulin deficiency. Type 2 IDDM differs. Pancreatic islet cells produce insulin in elevated amounts but tissues are insulin resistant. Obesity is typical. HTN derives from microvascular dz, high vasc resistance, salt retention. ...Read more

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Are there any causes of ocular hypertension?

Are there any causes of ocular hypertension?

Lots of causes: There many causes for this common condition, that may lead to glaucoma. That is why it is a good to see a professional to get your eye pressure checked. Some of the risks for this are: near sightedness, family history, age over 40, history of diabetes, use of steroid medication, history of eye trauma or surgery, anything going on the eye that restricts flow of the eye fluids, and afroamericans. ...Read more

Nocturnal (Definition)

This term is used to note that something ...Read more