BIG KIDS at BIG RISK for Hypertension

January 2014
Texas Journal of Chiropractic;Winter2014, Vol. 29 Issue 1, p10
The article discusses a study which found that over four-fold higher rate of hypertension in moderately obese and more than 10-fold higher rate for extremely obese children and teens compared with normal-weight peers, supporting need to recommend hypertension screening in overweight and obese children.


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