Advertisement

Can secondary high blood pressure be prevented?

In many cases, secondary high blood pressure cannot be prevented because it is caused by factors that are out of your control. For example, you may not be able to prevent a kidney disorder or a tumor from developing in your adrenal gland and both of these conditions can lead to secondary high blood pressure. Sometimes, however, secondary high blood pressure is the result of illegal drug use and that can be prevented. Using drugs like amphetamines and cocaine can harm your body and cause secondary high blood pressure. Avoiding them will greatly reduce your risk of developing the condition.

Continue Learning about High Blood Pressure Prevention

3 Nutrients That Help Prevent High Blood Pressure
3 Nutrients That Help Prevent High Blood Pressure
The time-worn axiom “good things come in threes” was said by ancient Romans (omne trium perfectum) and has been advocated by as distinguished a mind a...
Read More
Is it okay to stop worrying about salt and high blood pressure?
Theodore D. Richards, MDTheodore D. Richards, MD
Untreated high blood pressure is very dangerous. Over time the increased blood pressure damages the ...
More Answers
As an older adult, how can I help prevent high blood pressure?
Univ. of Nev. School of Medicine, Family MedicineUniv. of Nev. School of Medicine, Family Medicine
If you're an older adult, you can help prevent high blood pressure by maintaining a healthy diet inc...
More Answers
How Does Obesity Affect the Body?
How Does Obesity Affect the Body?

Important: This content reflects information from various individuals and organizations and may offer alternative or opposing points of view. It should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. As always, you should consult with your healthcare provider about your specific health needs.