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Hypertension Risk Highly Prevalent in U.S. Young Adults

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Hypertension Risk Highly Prevalent in U.S. Young Adults

Caused by high blood pressure, hypertension can develop into heart disease later on in life.

Now, a new assessment of 13,000-plus patients reveals that hypertension is more common among U.S. adults than previously believed. Even more, the risk for hypertension was even greater for African Americans and white women. While this form of high blood pressure is generally asymptomatic, it is important to monitor the issue to help prevent future heart damage. Pop on over to MD Magazine to read more of this analysis.