1. Secondary hypertension Secondary hypertension is said


hypertension is said to be the most common among infants and children, based on
previous studies 7. The cause of secondary hypertension varies with the age
of the child. Secondary hypertension (secondary high blood pressure) is high blood
pressure that’s caused by another medical condition. Secondary hypertension can
be caused by conditions that affect your kidneys, arteries, heart or endocrine
system 8. Proper treatment of secondary hypertension can often
control both the underlying condition and the high blood pressure, which
reduces the risk of serious complications — including heart disease, kidney
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