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How does a disorder of the kidneys lead to hypertension?

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Dr. Kevin Griffiths
Internal Medicine - Nephrology & Dialysis
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In brief: Excess Hormones

In certain rare situations, a gland on the kidney can secrete a hormone that persistently elevates blood pressure.
Additionally, the renal arteries can narrow and also lead to an elevated blood pressure.

In brief: Excess Hormones

In certain rare situations, a gland on the kidney can secrete a hormone that persistently elevates blood pressure.
Additionally, the renal arteries can narrow and also lead to an elevated blood pressure.
Dr. Kevin Griffiths
Dr. Kevin Griffiths
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Dr. Calvin Weisberger
Internal Medicine - Cardiology

In brief: Blood pressure

Hormones are secreted which raise the blood pressure.
Often patient disease started with some essential hypertension and progresses, salt is retained. Multiple factors.

In brief: Blood pressure

Hormones are secreted which raise the blood pressure.
Often patient disease started with some essential hypertension and progresses, salt is retained. Multiple factors.
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
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