The pressure's on

Stein, Lisa
May 2003
U.S. News & World Report;5/26/2003, Vol. 134 Issue 18, p16
States that guidelines issued by the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute in the United States considers the previous marker of 120 over 80 as prehypertension. Indication that the change in standard puts the 45 million Americans, who thought they were safe, at increased risk for stroke, heart failure and kidney disease; View that the risk begins at levels as low as 115 over 75; How to lower blood pressure.


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