Hypertension: What's sex got to do with it?

Margaret A. Zimmerman, Jennifer C. Sullivan

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Abstract

Hypertension is a complex and multifaceted disease, and there are well established sex differences in many aspects of blood pressure (BP) control. The intent of this review is to highlight recent work examining sex differences in the molecular mechanisms of BP control in hypertension to assess whether the "one-size-fits-all" approach to BP control is appropriate with regard to sex.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)234-244
Number of pages11
JournalPhysiology
Volume28
Issue number4
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jul 1 2013

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  • Physiology

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