+ Effect of Hypertension on Kidneys PBL Objective
+ High blood pressure increases your risk for dangerous health conditions: First heart attack: About 7 of every 10 people having their first heart attack have high blood pressure. First stroke: About 8 of every 10 people having their first stroke have high blood pressure. Chronic heart failure: About 7 of every 10 people with n High blood pressure (hypertension) can quietly damage your body for years before symptoms develop. Overview Adults with diabetes, high blood pressure, or both have a higher risk of developing chronic kidney disease than those without these diseases. Approximately 1 of 3 adults with diabetes and 1 of 5 adults with high blood pressure have chronic kidney disease.
+ High Blood Pressure Qualification n High blood pressure is a systolic pressure of 140 or above or a diastolic pressure of 90 or above.
+ Damage to your kidneys n Your kidneys filter excess fluid and waste from your blood — a process that depends highly on a healthy blood supply. High blood pressure can injure both the blood
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- Fall '14
- Nephrology, Chronic kidney disease