January 26, 2018

My Southern Health: Why young men should pay attention to high blood pressure

Regular blood-pressure checks could improve health and reduce cardiovascular risks, says Vanderbilt’s Heart and Vascular Institute.

High blood pressure often doesn’t cause noticeable symptoms, and that’s why it needs to be checked regularly. Unfortunately, if you don’t visit a physician, it could go unnoticed. A new study published in the medical journal Hypertension shows that men ages 18 to 39 are lagging behind in blood pressure awareness and treatment.