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Renal hypertension is different from regular high blood pressure?

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Dr. Irv Loh
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
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In brief: Specifies cause

The kidneys are integral to the control of blood pressure.
This is why kidney (renal) diseases involving the kidneys themselves or the blood vessels feeding the kidneys can cause hypertension. When your doctor identifies the kidneys as the culprit, he may refer to it as renal hypertension. There are many other causes of high blood pressure, & optimal treatment may depend on the cause. See your md.

In brief: Specifies cause

The kidneys are integral to the control of blood pressure.
This is why kidney (renal) diseases involving the kidneys themselves or the blood vessels feeding the kidneys can cause hypertension. When your doctor identifies the kidneys as the culprit, he may refer to it as renal hypertension. There are many other causes of high blood pressure, & optimal treatment may depend on the cause. See your md.
Dr. Irv Loh
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Dr. Clarence Grim
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology

In brief: Renal HBP

Renal hypertension is different from regular high blood pressure? ANS: Yes.
Reg means we do not know what causes it. But most likely is due to eating too much salt. Can be major cause of HBP if kidneys damaged as well. Specialize in this and happy to to online 2nd opinion. Renal Hypertension is a very broad term. Need to know more.

In brief: Renal HBP

Renal hypertension is different from regular high blood pressure? ANS: Yes.
Reg means we do not know what causes it. But most likely is due to eating too much salt. Can be major cause of HBP if kidneys damaged as well. Specialize in this and happy to to online 2nd opinion. Renal Hypertension is a very broad term. Need to know more.
Dr. Clarence Grim
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