High blood pressure during exercise may be a serious warning sign

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Higher blood pressure during exercise and delayed blood pressure recovery afterward associate with a higher risk of hypertension, preclinical and clinical heart disease, and death among middle-aged to older adults, researchers report.

Blood pressure responses to exercise are significant markers of cardiovascular disease and mortality risk in young to middle-aged adults.

However, few studies have examined the associations of midlife blood pressure responses to submaximal (less than the maximum of which someone is capable) exercise with the risk of cardiovascular outcomes and mortality in later life.

For a new study, researchers evaluated the association of blood pressure changes and recovery

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