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Running 3 miles a day 22 years old and blood pressure still elevated?

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Dr. Mark Rasak
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
5 doctors agree

In brief: May be essential htn

When young pts have high blood pressure i always.
Try to make sure i haven't missed a secondary cause such as renal artery stenosis, tumor in the adrenal gland etc. Some times without another explanation and in pts that aren't overweight or smokers the blood pressure remains elevated . This is called essential hypertension. This may be inherited . But in any case the pt will need life long meds.

In brief: May be essential htn

When young pts have high blood pressure i always.
Try to make sure i haven't missed a secondary cause such as renal artery stenosis, tumor in the adrenal gland etc. Some times without another explanation and in pts that aren't overweight or smokers the blood pressure remains elevated . This is called essential hypertension. This may be inherited . But in any case the pt will need life long meds.
Dr. Mark Rasak
Dr. Mark Rasak
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Dr. Howard Rubin
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: High blood pressure

Still need a good exam and treatment with consideration for secondary causes of hypertension.

In brief: High blood pressure

Still need a good exam and treatment with consideration for secondary causes of hypertension.
Dr. Howard Rubin
Dr. Howard Rubin
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