Essential hypertension in adolescents and children: Recent advances in causative mechanisms

@inproceedings{Raj2011EssentialHI,
  title={Essential hypertension in adolescents and children: Recent advances in causative mechanisms},
  author={Manu Raj},
  booktitle={Indian journal of endocrinology and metabolism},
  year={2011}
}
Essential hypertension is the most common form of hypertension in adults, and it is recognized more often in adolescents than in younger children. It is well known that the probability of a diagnosis of essential hypertension increases with age from birth onward. The initiation of high blood pressure burden starts in childhood and continues through adolescence to persist in the remaining phases of life. The genesis of essential hypertension is likely to be multifactorial. Obesity, insulin… CONTINUE READING

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