New Hypertension Guidelines

The American College of Cardiology and the American Heart Association have defined three new categories of hypertension: Elevated blood pressure: 120-129 mm Hg systolic, <80 mm Hg diastolic Stage 1 hypertension: 130-139 mm Hg systolic or 80-89 mm Hg diastolic Stage 2 hypertension: >140 mm Hg systolic or >90 mm Hg diastolic Lifestyle modifications are recommended for…

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