Updated: Feb 13
Today is Topic Tuesday at Aortic Hope.
How many of you have heard of or been diagnosed with Secondary Hypertension?
According to Lybrate, in the article titled "Secondary Hypertension - In Depth!' written by Dr. Parveez Siddiqui "Secondary hypertension is also known as secondary high blood pressure. This is the condition where blood pressure rises as an effect of other medical conditions. The condition can be related to the endocrine system, kidneys, or cardiac issues. Secondary hypertension can also happen during pregnancy."
When hypertension is caused by another medical condition it is caused secondary. To learn more about Secondary Hypertension, check out the article here.