Blood Pressure Of 130 Is The New 'high,' According To Update Of Guidelines

The nation's heart experts tightened the guidelines for high blood pressure Monday, a change that will sharply increase the number of U.S. adults considered hypertensive in the hope that they, and their doctors, will address the deadly condition sooner. Acting for the first time in 14 years, the...

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  • High blood pressure redefined at 130/80, says American Heart Association
    The normal limit for blood pressure ... the first update to comprehensive US guidelines on blood pressure detection and treatment since 2003. The new standard means that nearly half (46%) of the US population will be defined as having high blood pressure.
    04/16/2018 - 2:59 pm | View Link
  • New blood pressure diagnostic guidelines announced
    and is the first update in nearly 15 years. While the change increases the percentage of U.S. adults diagnosed with high blood pressure, or hypertension, most adults diagnosed will not need medication. However, changes in lifestyle choices may be the solution.
    04/12/2018 - 4:45 am | View Link
  • Animal Update: Pets And High-Blood Pressure
    A vet examines a cat before it is sent to foster by a non-profit animal organisation (Liu Jin/AFP/Getty Images) veterinarianA vet examines a cat. (Liu Jin/AFP/Getty Images) SAN FRANCISCO (KCBS)— High-blood pressure or hypertension is a fairly common ...
    04/1/2018 - 1:00 am | View Link
  • 'I've never seen that much blood': Former TCU star Boykin accused of assaulting girlfriend
    (Update 12:30 p.m.) The Seattle Seahawks have released former ... Bailey, who says she has been in a relationship with Boykin since their high school days in Mesquite, says she was at his home in Mansfield last Tuesday night when they began to argue ...
    03/27/2018 - 5:19 am | View Link
  • Controlling high blood pressure
    High blood pressure is the second leading cause of death in the United States. High Blood Pressure is better known as the silent killer mostly because people do not take it seriously and there are no warning signs. According to a CDC report, 1 of 3 adults ...
    03/22/2018 - 2:43 pm | View Link
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  • What causes high blood pressure | The Heart Foundation
    Learn about what causes high blood pressure, its symptoms and diagnosis. How to control high blood pressure and manage medicines.
    04/21/2018 - 7:03 pm | View Website
  • Hypertension
    Hypertension (HTN or HT), also known as high blood pressure (HBP), is a long-term medical condition in which the blood pressure in the arteries is persistently elevated. High blood pressure usually does not cause symptoms.
    04/21/2018 - 2:50 am | View Website
  • High Blood Pressure FAQs |
    Review Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) related to high blood pressure and high blood pressure control.
    04/19/2018 - 10:19 pm | View Website
  • Home Remedies for High blood pressure
    Read about home remedies for high blood pressure and high blood pressure treatments. Also read how to cure high blood pressure naturally with proven home remedies.
    04/19/2018 - 2:55 pm | View Website
  • High Blood Pressure in Seniors
    A reading of 130/80 mmHg or higher constitutes high blood pressure (HBP), also known as hypertension. Nearly half of all American adults has high blood pressure, and once it develops, it usually lasts a lifetime. High blood pressure is called the silent killer because it usually presents with no ...
    02/13/2018 - 12:10 am | View Website
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