Healthy people with high blood pressure who excrete a slight excess of protein in the urine raise their risk of developing kidney and heart complications. According to a study, more attention should focus on the potential health effects of urinary protein excretion in individuals with high blood pressure (hypertension).
In patients with type 2 diabetes, silent cerebral infarction, or silent stroke, signals an increased risk of progressive kidney disease and kidney failure. If silent stroke is present in the brain, it could be an indicator that small-vessel damage is present in the kidneys as well, suggests the new study by Takashi Uzu. Uzu comments,… [Continue Reading]
High blood pressure is a serious condition that can lead to coronary heart disease, heart failure, stroke, kidney failure, and other health problems. “Blood pressure” is the force of blood pushing against the walls of the arteries as the heart pumps out blood. If this pressure rises and stays high over time, it can damage… [Continue Reading]