Higher blood pressure in African Americans.

Q: Are there any scientific reasons for higher blood pressure readings in African American men than others?

A: Much research is going on trying to explain why specific populations are at risk for a disease. To my knowledge, no single factor has yet been found to explain the higher incidence of high blood pressure in African Americans.

Further Reading:
High Blood Pressure in African-Americans – WebMD.com
High Blood Pressure and African-Americans – Heart.org

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