Studies Show High BP among Indian Children
Studies show that there is high BP prevalent among school going children (0.46 – 11.7 percent). Children aged above 12 years are advised to undergo regular check-ups. High blood pressure was rare among children in the past years.
There is inter relation between blood pressure, obesity and lack of exercise.
According an expert, a national health policy is need of the hour to address the issue.
Source – The Hindu