Monday, January 24, 2011

High Blood Pressure in Children? Yes!

Health Alert: High Blood Pressure In Children!

Children in disadvantaged socio-economic situations are more likely to deal with the kinds of daily stresses that can lead to hypertension at an early age. 1.5% to 4% of children have serious hypertension, 6.5-8% have elevated blood pressure that could be cause for concern.

Canadian Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences, Nov 2010

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