New Blood Pressure Guidelines Suggest 1 in 2 Americans have Hypertension

In case you missed it, the guidelines for high blood pressure have been revised recently. Approximately around 1 in 2 Americans older than 40 years of age likely have high blood pressure. Hypertension is now diagnosed if your BP value is greater than 130/80. Do you know how high BP can affect you?

    • Stroke
    • Heart attack
    • Headaches
    • Atrial fibrillation – Abnormal rhythm of the heart
    • Blockages in blood supply of arms and legs

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