Health and Wellness : Study Finds Black Women Most Likely to Have High Blood Pressure

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Among the study participants with high blood pressure, 31 percent of black men were undiagnosed, along with 28 percent of black women, 27 percent of white men and 17 percent of white women. Blacks were twice as likely as whites to have uncontrolled high blood pressure, and men were more likely than women to have uncontrolled high blood pressure.



Study Finds Black Women Most Likely to Have High Blood Pressure


MONDAY, Dec. 23, 2013 (HealthDay News) -- Black women in the United States are much more likely to have high blood pressure than black men or white women and men, according to a new study.

The researchers also found that blacks are twice as likely as whites to have undiagnosed and untreated high blood pressure.


"For many years, the focus for high blood pressure was on middle-aged men who smoked. Now we know better," said study author Dr. Uchechukwu Sampson, an assistant professor of medicine at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, Tenn.


Treatment focus must shift from middle-aged male smokers, researcher says.

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Yup!

It is hereditary for sure.

My entire family has it, men too. All shapes, weights, and sizes...we all have it for the most part.
 

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Yup!

It is hereditary for sure.

My entire family has it, men too. All shapes, weights, and sizes...we all have it for the most part.



Tell me, what are your thoughts on this, just curious:


Deuteronomy 28:65-66

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65 And among these nations shalt thou find no ease, neither shall the sole of thy foot have rest: but the Lord shall give thee there a trembling heart, and failing of eyes, and sorrow of mind:
66 And thy life shall hang in doubt before thee; and thou shalt fear day and night, and shalt have none assurance of thy life:
 
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