Study: Some football players develop hypertension during season

07/29/2013 | HealthDay News

U.S. researchers followed 113 college football players and found that none of them had high blood pressure at the beginning of the season, but 14% developed it by the end of the season. The researchers said more study is needed to determine the causes, but weight gain may have been a factor. The study was published in the journal Circulation.

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