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Blood pressure rises faster and earlier in women than in men

Breaking News EmailsGet breaking news alerts and special reports. The news and stories that matter, delivered weekday mornings.SUBSCRIBEJan. 15, 2020, 7:48 PM UTCBy Erika EdwardsA study published Wednesday looking at how blood pressure measurements change in men and women as they age offers new insights into why the two sexes experience heart disease in different ways.Starting as early as young adulthood, women experience a steeper rise in blood pressure than men, the study found.This suggests that, even though women tend to develop heart disease a decade later than men, the biological changes that may impact a woman's risk for certain types of the disease can start to show up in her 20s.Women and Men Have Different Heart Disease Symptoms, ...