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Why do people get hypertension?

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Dr. Charles Jost
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
3 doctors agree

In brief: Many factors

Hardening of the arteries/atherosclerosis, kidney problems, hormonal problems, overweight/obesity, adrenal gland problems, too much salt, too much blood volume, calcification of the arteries and congenital heart problems such as coarctation.

In brief: Many factors

Hardening of the arteries/atherosclerosis, kidney problems, hormonal problems, overweight/obesity, adrenal gland problems, too much salt, too much blood volume, calcification of the arteries and congenital heart problems such as coarctation.
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Dr. Mark Stern
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
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In brief: Genetics,weight,diet

Genetics, overweight bad diet, inactivity, excess salt, caffeine, alcohol, old age.

In brief: Genetics,weight,diet

Genetics, overweight bad diet, inactivity, excess salt, caffeine, alcohol, old age.
Dr. Mark Stern
Dr. Mark Stern
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