Parental Blood Pressure Is Related to Vascular Properties of Their 5-Year-Old Offspring
American Journal of Hypertension, 08/01/2012
Evelein AMV et al. – Higher maternal systolic blood pressure is related to thicker arterial walls in their 5–year–old offspring. If both parents have higher systolic blood pressure, the arterial wall of their offspring is thicker and stiffer.