Dr Jun Yang and primary aldosteronism profiled

After watching her father struggle to battle hypertension — or high blood pressure — for decades, Dr Jun Yang ran some tests and was able to find one targeted treatment that successfully lowered his blood pressure to a healthy level for the first time.

Dr Jun Yang pictured with her father who battled hypertension when he had a hormonal condition called primary aldosterone.
Dr Jun Yang with her father

Dr Yang’s father had a hormonal condition called primary aldosterone (PA) — often misdiagnosed as conventional hypertension — which is turning out to be more common than first thought.

Dr Yang, co-founder of Hudson Institute and Monash Health’s Endocrine Hypertension Service, is featured in the latest edition of Clinical Endocrinology News and online in MDedge and Medscape.

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