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With Stricter Guidelines, Do You Have High Blood Pressure Now?


Updated blood pressure guidelines move the goal post for millions of people at risk for heart attacks and strokes. The change is likely to lead to more people taking medicines for hypertension. (Image credit: Chris Andrews/Getty Images) (NPR News Headlines) More More

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Posted on 17 November 2017 | 11:45 pm | Google News

Singapore won't take up new US cut-off for hypertension - The Straits Times


Singapore won't take up new US cut-off for hypertension
The Straits Times
Singapore will not be adopting the new, stricter high blood pressure definition of 130/80 that the American Heart Association (AHA) has recommended. It will continue to use the current 140/90 to indicate hypertension. This is the value also used in ...

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Posted on 17 November 2017 | 4:02 pm | Google News

High Blood Pressure Guidelines Just Got Stricter - U.S. News & World Report


U.S. News & World Report

High Blood Pressure Guidelines Just Got Stricter
U.S. News & World Report
If you feel like you're doing OK with a borderline blood pressure of 130/80 or so, this is your wake-up call: According to guidelines released Monday, the lower limits of high blood pressure have changed. What counted last week as "prehypertension" is ...

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Posted on 17 November 2017 | 12:49 pm | Google News

New high blood pressure guidelines: Think your blood pressure is fine? Think again… - Harvard Health (blog)


Harvard Health (blog)

New high blood pressure guidelines: Think your blood pressure is fine? Think again…
Harvard Health (blog)
Stage 2 high blood pressure is now over 140 systolic or 90 diastolic. The measurements must have been obtained from at least two careful readings on at least two different occasions. What does careful mean? The guidelines provide a six-step tutorial on ...
Singapore will keep to existing cut-off measure for high blood pressureThe Straits Times
What the new blood pressure limits mean for SingaporeansChannel NewsAsia

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Posted on 17 November 2017 | 6:30 am | Google News

Letters: Readers discuss Bill Self, John Calipari and McCormick & Schmick's generosity - Kansas City Star


Kansas City Star

Letters: Readers discuss Bill Self, John Calipari and McCormick & Schmick's generosity
Kansas City Star
Doctors now have new guidelines on high blood pressure, which may help people counteract this all-too-common condition that they may not even know they have. (Nov. 14, 1A, “Blood pressure guideline becomes stricter”). High blood pressure is often ...

Posted on 15 November 2017 | 9:31 pm | Google News

With Stricter Guidelines, Do You Have High Blood Pressure Now? - Tri States Public Radio


Tri States Public Radio

With Stricter Guidelines, Do You Have High Blood Pressure Now?
Tri States Public Radio
You may not have had high blood pressure Sunday, but you may have it today. Even if your blood pressure hasn't changed a smidge. What's up? The rules shifted Monday. It used to be that we encouraged people to adopt healthy behavior to keep their blood ...

Posted on 14 November 2017 | 12:58 pm | Google News

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