Hypertension

The pet has an abnormally high blood pressure, this can be a chronic problem. Hypertension can affect different parts of the cat or dog\'s body, such as the kidneys, heart, and nervous system. When noticed, it is important to visit a veterinarian to determine the cause of the hypertension.

Hypertension

How to Recognize

Seizures, weakness, disorientation, and circling are signs your pet has hypertension. Other signs include blood in the urine and bleeding from the nose or eyes.

Causes

Hypertension in pets can be hereditary or can be caused by conditions such as renal disease, hormonal fluctuation, diabetes, and hyperthyroidism.

Diagnosis

The veterinarian will take your pet\'s blood pressure.

Treatments

Your veterinarian will likely prescribe a medication to help control your pet\'s blood pressure.

Hypertension Affects

  • Dogs
  • Cats

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