As many as five out of each 100 (5%) children and adolescents may have high blood pressure. Blood pressure rises with age. For instance, as much as 50% of the elderly have high blood pressure. In Houston, Texas, for example, that means there are as many as 50,000 hypertensive children.
Can children have high blood pressure too?
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