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Hypertension Redefined: 130/80 is the New High, New Guideline Says

Following the release of new hypertension guidelines by the American Heart Association (AHA) and the American College of Cardiology (ACC) on November 13, 2017, a lowering of the recommended treatment goal has occurred, which is now less than 130/80 mm Hg across patient groups. By lowering BP targets, the guideline recommends earlier intervention to prevent further increases in blood pressure and the complications of hypertension.

Read the latest recommendations & new updates in the link below:
Hypertension Guidelines 2017