Hypertension

Earlier Diagnoses of Hypertension Linked to Greater Risk of Cardiovascular Death

Sunday, August 20th, 2017

Diagnoses of high blood pressure, at whatever age, is associated with increased risk of cardiovascular death. However, this risk is greater when a person is diagnosed before his 55th birthday. Moreover, an early diagnosis of hypertension is also linked to genetic predisposition toward the disease. While the risk of heart disease associated with diagnoses of […]