Boys with normal BP have risk of early hypertension

06/15/2010 | HealthDay News

A study that followed teenagers until age 42 found boys who had normal blood pressure readings were three to four times more likely than girls to develop hypertension in early adulthood. A systolic blood pressure reading of 110 and above as a teen increased the risk that a young man would have high blood pressure in his 20s and 30s.

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