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Secondary Hypertension

Secondary Hypertension: Introduction

Secondary Hypertension: Secondary hypertension is high blood pressure resulting from an underlying cause such as kidney disease. Hypertension is a serious health condition due to the fact that it often causes no symptoms until it is severe. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Secondary Hypertension is available below.

Symptoms of Secondary Hypertension

Treatments for Secondary Hypertension

  • Dietary and lifestyle changes and blood pressure-reducing medications such as diuretics, vasodilators and cardioinhibitors
  • Treatment of secondary hypertension is influenced by the underlying cause. Treatments include:
  • Cessation of medication that may be causing high blood pressure - Oral contraceptive pill, NSAID's, Corticosteroids etc
  • Decreasing alcohol consumption
  • Management of renal disease
  • more treatments...»

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Secondary Hypertension: Complications

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Causes of Secondary Hypertension

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Disease Topics Related To Secondary Hypertension

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Secondary Hypertension: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Secondary Hypertension

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Hospitals & Clinics: Secondary Hypertension

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Secondary Hypertension: Rare Types

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Evidence Based Medicine Research for Secondary Hypertension

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Secondary Hypertension: Animations

Prognosis for Secondary Hypertension

Prognosis for Secondary Hypertension: The prognosis relies on the level of adherence to the treatment plan as well as the individual response to treatment.

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