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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    Under the update, the first in 14 years, 46% of Americans will now be considered to have high blood pressure, compared to 32% under the previous guidelines. "We're recognizing that blood pressures that we in the past thought were normal or so-called pre ...
    11/18/2017 - 6:49 am | View Link
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    11/17/2017 - 6:32 am | View Link
  • High Blood Pressure Redefined For First Time in 14 Years: 130 is the New High
    Among African-Americans, 56 percent of women and 59 percent of men will have high blood pressure under the new guidelines. The change means African-American men have the highest rate of hypertension; previously, black women did. * In the first update to ...
    11/16/2017 - 1:55 am | View Link
  • High blood pressure is redefined as 130, not 140: US guidelines
    Doctors now recognize that complications "can occur at those lower numbers," said the first update to comprehensive US guidelines on blood pressure detection and treatment since 2003. A diagnosis of the new high blood pressure does not necessarily mean a ...
    11/13/2017 - 7:05 pm | View Link
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    ANAHEIM, Calif. — Nearly half of U.S. adults now have high blood pressure, thanks to a new definition of what constitutes high: 130/80 is the new 140/90. That means that 103 million people — about 14 percent more than under the old definition ...
    11/13/2017 - 12:49 pm | View Link
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