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    Default Pesticides Causing High Blood Pressure Problems In Children

    Bryan Hubbard
    June 11 2019

    Common pesticides sprayed on flowers raise blood pressure—and small children could be especially sensitive.
    Hypertension (high blood pressure) is a new concern that's linked to organophosphate pesticides, which also seem to cause ADHD (attention deficit, hyperactive disorder) symptoms in children.

    Children exposed to the pesticides are three times more likely to have hypertension, say researchers from the University of California San Diego School of Medicine.



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    Default Re: Pesticides Causing High Blood Pressure Problems In Children

    And that's one reason to resist the urge to sniff a beautiful florist's bouquet!
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    Default Re: Pesticides Causing High Blood Pressure Problems In Children

    Guilty. I love to sniff a floral display. Oh well, another habit surrendered.

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    Default Re: Pesticides Causing High Blood Pressure Problems In Children

    But when was the last time flowers for sale had any scent?

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