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What causes hypertension?
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Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine
In brief: Many Factors
Hypertension can be secondary due to conditions in cardiovascular system like coarctation of aorta, adrenals or kidneys and renovascular(from renal artery stenosis) or it may be primary also called essential which may be due to genetic predisposition and made worse by life style like obesity, high salt intake, lack of exercise and smoking.

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In brief: Many Factors
Hypertension can be secondary due to conditions in cardiovascular system like coarctation of aorta, adrenals or kidneys and renovascular(from renal artery stenosis) or it may be primary also called essential which may be due to genetic predisposition and made worse by life style like obesity, high salt intake, lack of exercise and smoking. Get help now ›
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Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine , 49 years in practice
Dr. Clarence Lyons
Family Medicine
In brief: Many things
It could be due to salt in your diet, renal problems, renal artery stenosis, obesity, smoking, pulmonary, problems, cardiac problems, and more.

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In brief: Many things
It could be due to salt in your diet, renal problems, renal artery stenosis, obesity, smoking, pulmonary, problems, cardiac problems, and more. Get personalized help from a doctor ›
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Dr. Clarence Lyons
Family Medicine , 12 years in practice
Dr. Andrew Chung
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
In brief: VAT
Visceral adipose tissue (vat).

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In brief: VAT
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Dr. Andrew Chung
Internal Medicine - Cardiology , 19 years in practice
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