Sentence Examples


  • Although the cause of hypertension is unknown in 90-95 percent of adults, primary hypertension is uncommon in children, occurring in less than 1-2 percent of hypertensive children.
  • Everyone can benefit when a heart-healthy lifestyle is followed, so the dietary and activity changes made for the hypertensive child will benefit the entire family.
  • Sorof, Jonathan M., et al. "Cardiovascular risk factors and sequelae in hypertensive children identified by referral versus school-based screening."
  • Some children inherit a tendency to develop hypertension, and the risk increases if both parents are hypertensive.