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Am I at a higher risk of increased hypertention as I get older?

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I had a kidney infarction when I was 35 years old.
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15695260 tn?1549593113
Hello and welcome to the forum.  We always recommend an annual physical which can help detect if there are changes in blood pressure.  Increasing age is a risk factor for developing hyper tension.  Here is a full list of risks. https://www.webmd.com/men/guide/high-blood-pressure.  

You had a real infarction at 35?  That must have been a scary episode.  Did you lose renal function from this? Do they have any understanding as to why this happened and at such a young age?  
973741 tn?1342342773
That does seem young to have a kidney infarction.  Do you have any residual affects from that or do the doctors know why you have it? We all are at a n increased risk for high blood pressure.  
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