[Hypertension and metabolic syndrome/lifestyle diseases].

Abstract

Hypertension is caused by metabolic syndrome. The primary cause of hypertension, however, is excess salt intake and an impaired renal salt excretory mechanism of the tubuloglomerular feedback mechanism involved in macula densa. Salt-losing nephropathy such as Gitelman's syndrome (which is caused by loss of function mutation in the tyhiazide-sensitive Na-Cl… (More)

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