Treating the condition that
has caused your secondary high blood pressure will not
always lower your blood pressure back to a normal level. In this case, you may
need to treat the high blood pressure itself.
Treating both your high blood pressure AND the other
Your doctor may decide to
treat both if it will take a long time to cure
the other condition or if your blood pressure is
dangerously high. If it takes too long to cure the other condition,
the high blood pressure will have more time to damage your
Treating only your high blood pressure
If treating the other
condition will put you at high risk for serious problems, your
doctor may choose to treat your high blood pressure only.
Primary Medical Reviewer
E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine
Specialist Medical Reviewer
Robert A. Kloner, MD, PhD - Cardiology
April 5, 2013
WebMD Medical Reference from Healthwise
April 05, 2013
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