The Fat Lady Slims

Question 205

Why is hypertension a problem?


American Heart Association - What is high blood pressure?

Kidney disease comes before hypertension: "pressure natriuresis is impaired in all forms of chronic hypertension" Hall JE, The kidney, hypertension, and obesity, Hypertension. 2003 Mar;41(3 Pt 2):625-33. Epub 2003 Jan 20.

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