Study: High blood pressure risks greater among overweight

High blood pressure becomes particularly dangerous among overweight people, presenting a much greater risk of dying of heart-related problems than among people with normal weight or overweight people with normal blood pressure, according to a new study. The research is the first to indicate that blood pressure may be a significant means by which excess weight can cause heart problems.

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