Week 4 discussion patho nursing

Discussion Prompt

-Describe the physiology of blood pressure control. 

-Select 3 of the potential causes and explain the pathophysiologic mechanisms of primary hypertension. Causes of Primary Hypertension may include overactivity of the SNS; overactivity of the RAAS; alterations in other neurohumoral mediators of blood volume and vasomotor tone such as ANP, BNP, and adrenomedullin; inflammation; a complex interaction involving insulin resistance and endothelial function; and obesity-related hormonal changes.

-identify the organ damage that can occur as a result of Hypertension. Describe the pathophysiologic process of the organ damage.

-Orthostatic hypotension can occur as an adverse effect of medications used to manage hypertension. Describe the pathophysiologic process that causes orthostatic hypotension.

please use apa format with references in apa as well. 

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