Childhood obesity is one of the most serious public health challenges of the 21st century. The problem is global and is steadily affecting many low- and middle-income countries, particularly in urban settings. The prevalence has increased at an alarming rate. More specifically, obesity is a complex condition which is influenced by a wide-range of genetic and non-genetic factors, with interactions between many of these.
The current presentation gives you an overview about the methods of blood pressure measurement, diagnosis, and treatment of high blood pressure in children and adolescents. “The fourth report “ (2004) modified BP assessment, BP standards that are based on sex, age, and height provide a precise classification of BP according to body size.