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How does hypertension hurt the kidneys and nerves to feet?

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Dr. Sergio Vaisman
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In brief: Hypertensive damage

Nerves and kidneys are full of small blood vessels .
Exposure to high blood pressure causes damage to these vessels. This can happen slowly or rapidly depending on the degree of pressure. Much like a rubber hose will bubble and burst under under too much pressure , .

In brief: Hypertensive damage

Nerves and kidneys are full of small blood vessels .
Exposure to high blood pressure causes damage to these vessels. This can happen slowly or rapidly depending on the degree of pressure. Much like a rubber hose will bubble and burst under under too much pressure , .
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