Is Hypertension Linked to Other Health Issues?

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Hypertension is a leading cause of many, what we call end organ diseases, so not only, as I said the leading cause for cerebrovascular disease or stroke, but also end stage renal disease meaning the function of your kidneys, and going on dialysis, if you speak to many patients, you'll find that they have a long history of high blood pressure.
Most likely it was undertreated or not treated at all. We also know that high blood pressure can damage the blood vessels in your eyes as well and cause vision changes.