Early life determinants of adult blood pressure

@article{Lawlor2005EarlyLD,
  title={Early life determinants of adult blood pressure},
  author={D. Lawlor and G. Smith},
  journal={Current Opinion in Nephrology and Hypertension},
  year={2005},
  volume={14},
  pages={259–264}
}
  • D. Lawlor, G. Smith
  • Published 2005
  • Medicine
  • Current Opinion in Nephrology and Hypertension
Purpose of reviewWhile treating high blood pressure in middle age is beneficial in terms of reducing the occurrence of cardiovascular disease, treated and well controlled hypertensive adults still have a substantial excess mortality and reduced survival compared with normotensives. Therefore, identification of the means of preventing hypertension in earlier life is an important objective. There is increasing evidence that adult blood pressure is determined by a range of characteristics from the… Expand
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