Hypertension while supine tied to worse CVD outcomes

The finding persisted regardless of hypertension in seated position.
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Having hypertension while in a supine position is associated with a higher risk for cardiovascular disease-related events and death, according to a US study.

Researchers from the Harvard Medical School in Boston examined whether hypertension while supine in clinic is a risk factor for cardiovascular disease independent of seated blood pressure.