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Spot blood pressure readings in children with chronic kidney disease often fail to detect hypertension â€“ even during doctorâ€™s office visits â€” increasing a childâ€™s risk for serious heart problems, according to research from Johns Hopkins Childrenâ€™s Center and other institutions.
Undertreated children are at risk of developing heart disease.
A survey of American servicemen and women who reported experiencing multiple combat exposures were more likely to self-report high blood pressure than military members not exposed to combat.
BANNOCKBURN, Ill., July 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Heart disease is the leading cause of death in men in the United States(1).
It is known that more intensive management of hypertension can improve blood pressure control and thus improve cardiovascular outcomes. However, there are several different systems of measuring the intensity of management of hypertension, and they have not been previously compared.
Children who have high blood pressure are more likely to have learning disabilities and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) than children who are not hypertensive.
U.S. researchers say those incarcerated as youths may be at greater risk for high blood pressure.
A U.S. researcher has linked hypertension in children with poorer thinking and working memory.
Children with high blood pressure are not as good at complicated, goal-directed tasks, have more working memory problems and are not as adept at planning as their peers without hypertension, according to recent research. If they are both hypertensive and obese, they are also more likely to have anxiety and depression.
Brazilian researchers discovered that a phenomenon called white-coat hypertension is considered harmless in most people, but it appears to increase the risk of microvascular complications in patients with type 2 diabetes.