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Treating High Blood Pressure In Children


Although hypertension is more common in adults, it is being seen in a large number of children and adolescents nowadays.

So, how can this be dealt with? To begin with, following a healthy and nutritious diet is one way to help reduce high blood pressure in children. Change in lifestyle is another method.

Go through the ClipBook to know more about the causes and treatment of high blood pressure in children.


Blood Pressure For Your Children: What's Normal?

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What’S Considered High Blood Pressure In Children?

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High Blood Pressure And Children: What Parents Need To Know

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How To Know If Your Child Has High Blood Pressure

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High Blood Pressure Treatment In Children

Treatment for high blood pressure in children may include eating a healthy diet, taking medications and incorporating lifestyle changes.

Home Remedies For High Blood Pressure

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Top 8 Questions Parents Have On High Blood Pressure In Kids

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More Children To Be Diagnosed With High Blood Pressure Under New Guidelines

According to research done by American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), an increasing number children and teens are likely to be diagnosed and treated for high blood pressure. Read on for more.

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