ADC nephrologist explains link between kidneys and heart


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Did you know your kidneys play a role in keeping your heart healthy and your blood pressure normal?

Dr. Vincent Tjia, a nephrologist with The Austin Diagnostic Clinic, recently appeared on KXAN’s weekend morning show to talk about the kidneys and your heart.

Dr. Tjia explained to the interviewer that the kidneys play a large role in regulating blood pressure. He offered some tips on how to help prevent many conditions, including hypertension, by taking care of your kidneys.

Watch the full interview above.