High Blood Pressure Potentially More Dangerous For Women Than Men, Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center Study

Published: Jan 02, 2014

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Doctors may need to treat high blood pressure in women earlier and more aggressively than they do in men, according to scientists at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center. In a new study, published in the December edition of Therapeutic Advances in Cardiovascular Disease, the researchers for the first time found significant differences in the mechanisms that cause high blood pressure in women as compared to men.

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