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Women and Hypertension

Menopause

After menopause, more women develop hypertension compared to their male counterpart. Also, the older the age after menopause, the higher the chance a woman has of developing hypertension. At the age of 60, about 8 out 10 women have hypertension. Hence, there is also an increase in the complications attributed to hypertension, for instance; stroke, heart failure and kidney disease.

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