Hypertension Triples Disability Risk in Hispanic/Latino MS Patients

Hypertension Triples Disability Risk in Hispanic/Latino MS Patients

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Hypertension Triples Disability Risk in Hispanic/Latino MS Patients

Hypertension — high blood pressure — triples the risk of severe walking disability in Hispanic and Latino people with multiple sclerosis (MS), a new observational study reports. The study, “Hypertension and hypertension severity in Hispanics/Latinx with MS,” was published in the Multiple Sclerosis Journal. Although the cause of MS is unknown, genetic and environmental factors are known to contribute to its development. Research has established that underlying cardiovascular conditions such as hypertension are associated with…

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