Are 2 vessel cord baby's and high blood pressure later in life related?

Possibly. 2 vessel umbelical cord is interestingly related to renal abnormalities. one of the causes of persistant hypertension at an early age is involved with the renin angiotensin mechanism related to the vascular supply and integrety of the kidney.

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Is a 2 vessel cord baby and high blood pressure later in life related?

Unlikely. Two vessel cords are occasionally seen with a variety of birth defects, usually very obvious at birth. The observant doc will pursue a good exam and follow up on the issue as needed.Most often, this is just a curiosity with no associated health problems. Read more...

Are many red veins in eyes for many yrs a sign of High Blood Pressure in Adults?

No. Prominent conjunctival blood vessels increasing with age is primarily due to the thinning of connective tissues under the conjunctiva called tenon's capsule. This is why baby's eyes appears so white because of A very thick tenon's capsule. Furthermore, blood vessels tend to dilate more with irritation, whether from dryness, environmental exposures, UV, allergies and inflammation/infections. . Read more...

What is high blood pressure in an infant?

Normal values. The normal blood pressure ranges for infants at 6-12 months of age are as follows: systolic (high number) 85-128 (average 102) mmhg diastolic (low number) 47-78 (average 63) mmhg high systolic blood pressure is above 128 and high diastolic blood pressure is above 78. Read more...
NIH table. Here's the table: http://www.Nhlbi.Nih.Gov/guidelines/hypertension/child_tbl.Pdf. Read more...