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Can alcohol use lead to secondary hypertension?

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From: Causes of Secondary Hypertension WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES: Onusko, E.  Jan 2003. Georgetown University Medical Center. Am Fam Physician,

Reviewed by James Beckerman on October 10, 2017

SOURCES: Onusko, E.  Jan 2003. Georgetown University Medical Center. Am Fam Physician,

Reviewed by James Beckerman on October 10, 2017

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