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Hypertension

Updated 04 July 2014

Childhood stress linked to higher blood pressure

A new US study offers more evidence that childhood experience may have health effects that echo into adulthood.

A new US study offers more evidence that childhood experience may have health effects that echo into adulthood.

Barrington led the study at the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities with colleagues at the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Maryland.

 

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Dr Jacomien de Villiers qualified as a specialist physician at the University of Pretoria in 1995. She worked at various clinics at the Department of Internal Medicine, Steve Biko Hospital, these include General Internal Medicine, Hypertension, Diabetes and Cardiology. She has run a private practice since 2001, as well as a consultant post at the Endocrine Clinic of Steve Biko Hospital.

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