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Sep 12

The study was presented at the European Society of Cardiology (ESC) 2014 Congress.

Compared with normal weight children, obese girls were 5.9 times more likely to have hypertension and obese boys were 4.3 times more likely to have hypertension, according to a new study. Even being overweight increased the risk of prehypertension and hypertension. The study was presented at the European Society of Cardiology (ESC) 2014 Congress.

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