1 南京中医药大学研究生院，南京 210023
2 南京中医药大学附属南京中医院心内科，南京 210000
CorrespondingAuthor:SONG Yaohong Email: email@example.com
Foundation: This work was supported by Jiangsu Province “Six Talents Peak” Subsidized Project, China (WSN-067).
Salt-sensitive hypertension is one of the high-risk factors of cardiovascular events. Its characteristic is that blood pressure increases with the increase of salt intake. Its pathological mechanisms include sympathetic nervous system, “Third Compartment” theory, inflammatory reaction, insulin resistance, kidney mechanism and so on. Salt-sensitive hypertension is associated with the pathogenesis of liver loss and stagnation, maladjustment of camp and guard, fire helped by salt, blood coagulation and astringent pulse, and salt entering kidney, have been concluded by Traditional Chinese Medicine.Keywords： salt-sensitive hypertension; theory of Traditional Chinese Medicine; pathological mechanism