2017 Hypertension Guidelines Update

/2017 Hypertension Guidelines Update

In November 2017, the rules changed about what classifies as high blood pressure, also known as hypertension. Experts looking at all the newest data defined hypertension as a reading of 130/80. This new guideline lowers the previous standard of 140/90. Read more about how this change affects Americans now considered at risk resulting from untreated high blood pressure on the American Heart Association website.

By |2018-02-18T23:03:42+00:00January 29th, 2018|News|