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Can high altitude cause high blood pressure? My BP was normal at sea level but became very elevated when i lived at 6000' no changes to lifestyle.

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Dr. Calvin Weisberger
Internal Medicine - Cardiology

In brief: Blood pressure

Altitude can cause increa sed blood volume and in some people increased cardiac output.
This can cause increased blood pressure.

In brief: Blood pressure

Altitude can cause increa sed blood volume and in some people increased cardiac output.
This can cause increased blood pressure.
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
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