High BP levels may predict psoriasis risk in women

07/2/2014 | HealthDay News

A study of almost 78,000 women found that those with high blood pressure for more than six years had a 27% higher risk of developing psoriasis than women with normal BP levels. The use of beta-blockers for at least six years was associated with a nearly 40% increased risk of the having the skin condition compared with women who never used the drugs. The findings appear in the journal JAMA Dermatology.

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