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HRT ups BP; risk of hypertension higher with longer duration of use

Penrith, Australia – A large new study of over 40,000 postmenopausal women has found that use of hormone replacement therapy (HRT) is associated with an increased risk of high blood pressure. The results also show, for the first time, that the risk of hypertension rises with longer duration of HRT use, say Dr Christine L […]