Half of US adults have high blood pressure in new guidelines

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Half of US adults have high blood pressure in new guidelines

New medical guidelines lower the threshold for high blood pressure, adding 30 million Americans to those who have the condition. That means now nearly half of U.S. adults have it.

Mon 13 Nov 17 from Medical Xpress

New guidelines classify nearly half of U.S. adults as having high blood pressure, Mon 13 Nov 17 from L.A. Times

Half of US adults have high blood pressure in new guidelines, Mon 13 Nov 17 from AP

Half of US adults have high blood pressure in new guidelines, Mon 13 Nov 17 from FOXNews

New blood pressure range means half of Americans have hypertension

(Reuters) - Tighter blood pressure guidelines from U.S. heart organizations mean millions more people need to make lifestyle changes, or start taking medication, in order to avoid cardiovascular ...

Mon 13 Nov 17 from Reuters

New blood pressure range means nearly half of Americans have hypertension, Mon 13 Nov 17 from Reuters

New Blood Pressure Numbers: 130 Is Now High, Doctors Say

ANAHEIM, Calif. The bar for what's considered "high blood pressure" just got lowered, meaning millions more Americans will now be classified as having the condition, according to new guidelines ...

Mon 13 Nov 17 from Livescience

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