In this episode of Kids Health Cast, Radha Gajjar, M.D., MSCE and Diane Liu, M.D. discuss what parents should know about pediatric hypertension. The panelists talk about the optimal blood pressure for children and adolescents and possible causes of hypertension in younger patients. They also share how pediatricians screen for hypertension in children. Finally, they discuss what lifestyle factors can be modified or started to help manage this condition.
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