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Hypertension

Question
Posted by: anoop jhagroo | 2019/09/09

Q.

blood pressure

My mother of Friday age 75 year, who has two stents put in since 2014. Since than she was fine until recent. on three  occasion, recent on her blod pressure went up to 234/120. she was admitted to hospital on Friday 6/09/2019. doctors managed to bring it down but is still fluctuating. would you help in the matter by giving with advise on what would b the problem.

Expert's Reply

A.

Hypertension expert
- 2019/09/09

There are a few reasons for this extremely high BP, one may be the functional state of her kidneys and then other conditions like raised calcium due to a parathyroid adenoma or a thyroid condition, to name but three, but I am sure these doctors would have excluded these.

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