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Can elevated cortisol levels cause high blood pressure?

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Dr. Steven Ajluni
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

Elevated cortisol causes fluid retention through increased sodium reabsorption which increases plasma volume and might increase bp.

In brief: Yes

Elevated cortisol causes fluid retention through increased sodium reabsorption which increases plasma volume and might increase bp.
Dr. Steven Ajluni
Dr. Steven Ajluni
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Dr. Clarence Grim
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology

In brief: High cortisol HBP

Yes it is called CUSHINGS disease. I specialize in it FWIW

In brief: High cortisol HBP

Yes it is called CUSHINGS disease. I specialize in it FWIW
Dr. Clarence Grim
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