Salt-Sensitive Hypertension: Can We Convert Salt-Sensitive State to a Salt-Resistant One?
Mohamed G. Atta*
Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
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- Mohamed G. Atta
Department of Medicine
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Baltimore, Maryland, USA
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Received Date: January 28, 2012; Accepted Date: January 30, 2012; Published Date: February 01, 2012
Citation: Atta MG (2012) Salt-Sensitive Hypertension: Can We Convert Salt-Sensitive State to a Salt- Resistant One? J Nephrol Therapeutic 2:e104. doi:10.4172/2161-0959.1000e104
Copyright: © 2012 Atta MG. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.
Hypertension is a complex condition and a full understanding of its pathophysiology is unsatisfactory. It’s often considered to be a state of too much salt or too much renin, with overlap between these two mechanisms possible