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Why is my blood pressure high as a teenager?
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Dr. Jay Park
Pediatrics
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In brief: Multiple causes
A number of conditions raise blood pressure in a teenager. Some well known causes are: hyperthroidism, coarctation of aorta, metabolic syndrome associated with obesity, vascular abnormality in kidneys, chronic renal diseases, and essential hypertension.
Consultation with your primary care doctor is advised.

In brief: Multiple causes
A number of conditions raise blood pressure in a teenager. Some well known causes are: hyperthroidism, coarctation of aorta, metabolic syndrome associated with obesity, vascular abnormality in kidneys, chronic renal diseases, and essential hypertension.
Consultation with your primary care doctor is advised.
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