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High Blood Pressure In Children

High Blood Pressure In Children, Symptoms, Causes

14th July 2018
High Blood Pressure In Children
High Blood Pressure In Children

High blood pressure in children younger than 10 years old is usually caued by another medical condition. High blood pressure in children can also develop for the same reasons it does in adults, being over weight , eating poor diet and not excising.

Symptoms

Symptoms are not known in children .

Causes

High blood pressure depends on underlying conditions like genetics or life style factors or health condition.

Primary Hypertension

  • Over weight
  • A family history of blood pressure
  • Type 2 diabetes
  • High cholesterol

Secondary Hypertension

  • Chronic kidney disease
  • Polycystic kidney disease
  • Hyperthyroidism
  • Pheochromocytoma
  • Renalaretery stenosis
  • Heart problems
  • Adernal disorders

Complications

  • stroke
  • heart attack
  • heart failure
  • kidney disease

High Blood Pressure In Children Risk Factors

It depends on underlying the health conditions , genetics or life style modification in children.

Tests And Diagnosis

  • Urine sample test
  • ECG
  • Ultrasound of your children kidneys

Treatments & Drugs

Should be taken under the guidance of the doctor.

  • Thiazide diuretics
  • Beta blockers like atenolol
  • Angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitors like captopril
  • ARBs like losartan, candesartan
  • Calcium channel blockers like diltiazem
  • Rennin inhibitors

Life style changes to treat  high blood pressure

  • Eating healthier food with low amount of salt
  • Losing weight
  • Excerise
  • Encouraging child to do aerobics, yoga etc
  • Managing stress
  • Visting doctor reguraly
  • Take medications properly.
High Blood Pressure In Children treatment
High Blood Pressure In Children treatment

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