- By Rhys Blakely
- The Times
- An hour ago May 17, 2021
Young women should be aware of their blood pressure because even slightly elevated levels are linked to a higher risk of a heart attack in later life, researchers have said.
Having mildly elevated blood pressure at the age of 41 was found to double the risk of a woman having a heart attack in her 50s, while it did not significantly raise the risk in men.
Doctors should be more ready to screen young women, the researchers say. They have also…