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Hypertension Risk Higher for White Collar Workers Putting in Long Hours

Scripps cardiologist offers tips for moving during workday

Scripps cardiologist Kiyon Chung, MD, on KUSI, discussing high blood pressure study.

Dr. Kiyon Chung, Cardiologist, Scripps Health

Scripps cardiologist offers tips for moving during workday

A recently published study found that white collar workers who spend longer hours sitting on the job were 66% more likely to have sustained high blood pressure and 70% more likely to have hidden high blood pressure.


Scripps Mercy Hospital San Diego cardiologist Kiyon Chung, MD, appeared on KUSI TV to discuss the study and offer tips on how to increase physical activity during the workday.

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