Blood pres­sure: Ef­fect on kid­neys

Central and North Burnett Times - - NEWS -

Blood pres­sure and kid­ney dis­ease are very closely re­lated.

Over time, high blood pres­sure dam­ages nephrons lead­ing to kid­ney dis­ease.

At the same time, the dam­aged kid­neys can cause an in­crease in blood pres­sure.

The ef­fects of hy­per­ten­sion causes the blood ves­sels to harden and nar­row over­time.

As the blood ves­sels

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