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Which mechanism in kidney disease causes high blood pressure?

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Dr. Kalyani Perumal
Internal Medicine - Nephrology & Dialysis

In brief: Salt, hormones

Kidney disease causes salt and water retention which contributes to high blood pressure.
Certain hormones are activated in kidney disease which further increases the blood pressure.

In brief: Salt, hormones

Kidney disease causes salt and water retention which contributes to high blood pressure.
Certain hormones are activated in kidney disease which further increases the blood pressure.
Dr. Kalyani Perumal
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