Lowering blood pressure can reduce stroke, heart attack risks: Study

June 1998
Jet;06/29/98, Vol. 94 Issue 5, p24
Presents information on the Hypertension Optimal Treatment study which concluded that lowering blood pressure below traditional goals can aid in reducing heart attack and stroke risk in people with hypertension. Other findings of the study; Citing the optimal blood pressure.


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