I cannot believe it, they have just lowered the hypertension guidelines for dangerous BP levels in the US. Named the ‘2017 Guideline for High Blood Pressure in Adults’, the AHA (Amerdican Heart Assn) and the ACC (American College of Cardiology) are stating that if you have a reading of just 120-129/80, your BP is now classed as being ‘ elevated’. If your BP is 130-139/80-89 you are stage 1 hypertensive and if your BP is 140/90 you are stage 2 hypertensive. This is absolutely ridiculous.
This means more people on prescription drugs!
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