Today is Therapeutic Thursday at Aortic Hope!
👩⚕️ Most of the aortic community has had an issue with hypertension or high blood pressure. However, have you every heard of Secondary Hypertension?
Verywellhealth.com explains in an article titled, Assessing Your Risk of Secondary Hypertension, written by Dr. Angela Ryan Lee:
"Secondary hypertension is high blood pressure that is caused by another condition. Several problems that affect the kidneys, endocrine system, and blood vessels can cause secondary hypertension. High blood pressure in a young person or that is very sudden or severe can indicate secondary hypertension."
👉 Check out this article for more information and to share any questions with your physician.
This article discusses the causes, evaluation, and treatment of secondary hypertension.