Kidney function is dependent on blood flow, just like the heart, brain and other vital organs. Blood flow here also helps regulate blood pressure. If there is arterial disease in the blood vessels leading to the kidneys, blood pressure can increase and kidney function can decline.
Symptoms of renal artery stenosis
No symptoms are usually noted by the individual
Your health care provider may notice difficulty controlling your blood pressure or abnormal kidney function tests.
Kidney damage or kidney failure
Severe high blood pressure
Heart failure or angina (chest pain)
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