High Blood Pressure In Childhood Could Signal Future Risk

Researchers also found links between weight and high blood pressure in adulthood: 59 percent of those with high blood pressure in adulthood were obese or overweight in childhood. The new findings are especially important, considering high blood pressure is actually increasing among U.S. kids . A recent study in the journal Hypertension showed that between 1999 and 2008, 19.2 percent of kids ages 8 to 17 in the U.S. had high blood pressure.
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Patient Comments: High Blood Pressure Treatment – Experience

At night I wake up and pressure is like around 150 and up over 90 and sometime 100. During day seems to be around 139 over 85 or so. I am diabetic. So what medication do I take. Was this comment helpful?
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