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Secondary Hypertension

February 01, 2019

What Is It?

Most people with high blood pressure are diagnosed with essential hypertension. Currently this means that no specific cause is identified for the condition.  About 6% of the time, however, high blood pressure is caused by another condition or disease. When this happens, it is called secondary hypertension.

Some of the medical problems that can cause secondary hypertension include:

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