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What people can get hypertension?
22 doctors weighed in

Dr. Michael Fenster
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
20 doctors agree
In brief: Anyone
Anyone can develop hypertension.
It becomes more common as we get older and there are certain risk factors like obesity that make it more likely. Most forms of hypertension are called essential hypertension, meaning the exact cause of the condition is unknown. For some people with hypertension, things like weight loss and exercise can help allieviate the need for medication.

In brief: Anyone
Anyone can develop hypertension.
It becomes more common as we get older and there are certain risk factors like obesity that make it more likely. Most forms of hypertension are called essential hypertension, meaning the exact cause of the condition is unknown. For some people with hypertension, things like weight loss and exercise can help allieviate the need for medication.
Dr. Michael Fenster
Dr. Michael Fenster
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Dr. Xin-Nong Li
Internal Medicine
In brief: Hypertension
Family history that means genetic reason, overweight/obese, high sodium diet, sedative life style, etc.

In brief: Hypertension
Family history that means genetic reason, overweight/obese, high sodium diet, sedative life style, etc.
Dr. Xin-Nong Li
Dr. Xin-Nong Li
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