High blood pressure redefined

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High blood pressure redefined

- newsroom.heart.org
14 Nov 2017
Rather than 1 in 3 U.S. adults having high blood pressure (32 percent) with the previous definition, the new guidelines will result in nearly half of the U.S. adult population (46 percent) having high blood pressure, or hypertension . However, there will only be a small increase in the number of U.S. adults who will require antihypertensive medication, authors said. These ...

How to Lower Blood Pressure Using a Natural Treatment

14 Nov 2017
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New blood pressure guidelines put half of U S adults in unhealthy range

- sciencenews.org
14 Nov 2017
"People with blood pressure levels between 130 and 140 are at about twice the risk of heart attack and stroke as people with normal levels," says David Goff of the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute in Bethesda, Md., who was not involved with developing the guidelines. The new definition for high blood pressure "really highlights the importance of preventing high ...

New guidelines classify nearly half of U S adults as having high blood pressure

14 Nov 2017
New medical guidelines lower the threshold for high blood pressure, adding 30 million Americans to those who have the condition. High blood pressure has long meant a top reading of at least 140 or a bottom one of 90. The new top reading is 130 and bottom reading 80, major heart groups announced Monday. The change results in an additional 14% of U.S. adults with high blood ...
- newssummedup.com

New Blood Pressure Range Means Half of Americans Have Hypertension

- blogs.mercola.com
14 Nov 2017
If you thought you were doing OK with your blood pressure readings, you may have to think again, as the American Heart Association and the American College of Cardiology have decided on a new number to define high blood pressure. According to Reuters , the new cutoff is a measurement of 130/80, as opposed to the previous 140/90. This means nearly half of Americans now have ...

Nearly half of US adults have high blood pressure according to new guidelines

14 Nov 2017
Adults with blood pressure of 130/80 "already have double the risk of heart attack compared to someone in the normal range," said Dr. Paul Whelton, professor at Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine and School of Medicine in New Orleans and lead author of the new guidelines. "It doesn't mean you need medication, but it's a yellow light that you ...
- weforum.org

Symptoms and Treatment

- livescience.com
14 Nov 2017
Most of the time, doctors cannot find a specific cause of hypertension, and this is known as essential hypertension. Certain factors increase the risk of developing hypertension, including being obese, drinking too much alcohol, eating a lot of salt, smoking and having diabetes. Aging also increases the risk of hypertension because blood vessels become stiffer with age, ...

More than 103 million Americans will have high blood pressure under new guidelines

14 Nov 2017
The changes are expected to drastically impact adult Americans: revising the hypertension threshold downward will increase the percent of U.S. adults living with high blood pressure from 32 percent to 46 percent -- nearly half of the adult population. It will also disproportionately affect younger people by tripling the number of men under 45 and doubling the number of ...
- abcnews.go.com

Nearl? half ?f all Americans have high bl??d pressure under new guidelines

- usanewsguide.com
14 Nov 2017
The rest ?f those at risk under th? new guidelines will be urged t? reduce th?ir blood pressure through lifestyle changes -- losing weight, eating healthful foods, cutting down on salt, increasing potassium-rich foods, exercising regularl? and moderating th?ir drinking, said Dr. Bob Care?. He is vice chair ?f th? 2017 H?pertension Practice Guidelines and dean emeritus ?f ...

Blood pressure of 130 over 80? That's the new 'high,' according to an update of guidelines

14 Nov 2017
Instead, the guidelines create new categories of blood pressure, including "elevated," "Stage 1 and 2 hypertension," and "hypertensive crisis," each characterized by various blood pressure readings. Normal blood pressure still will be considered 120 over 80.
- nationalpost.com

Nearly half of Americans now have high blood pressure, based on new guidelines

- foxrio2.com
14 Nov 2017
One in three Americans had previously been diagnosed with the condition, but now 14% more Americans will be diagnosed with high blood pressure. The new guidelines will classify 103.3 million people as having high blood pressure, while the previous guidelines placed only 72.2 million Americans in this category, according to the authors of the report.

Nearly half of U S adults could now be classified with high blood pressure, under new definitions

14 Nov 2017
The change means 46 percent of U.S. adults are identified as having high blood pressure, compared with 32 percent under the previous definition. A blood pressure of less than 120/80 still will be considered normal, but levels at or above that, to 129, will be called "elevated."
- news.heart.org

Half of US adults have high blood pressure in new guidelines

- medicalxpress.com
14 Nov 2017
In this June 6, 2013, file photo, a patient has her blood pressure checked by a registered nurse in Plainfield, Vt. New medical guidelines announced Monday, Nov. 13, 2017, lower the threshold for high blood pressure, adding 30 million Americans to those who have the condition. (AP Photo/Toby Talbot, File)

Half of US adults have high blood pressure in new guidelines

14 Nov 2017
FILE - In this June 6, 2013, file photo, a patient has her blood pressure checked by a registered nurse in Plainfield, Vt. New medical guidelines announced Monday, Nov. 13, 2017, lower the threshold for high blood pressure, adding 30 million Americans to those who have the condition. (AP Photo/Toby Talbot, File)
- yahoo.com

American College of Cardiology and American Heart Association announce new blood pressure guidelines

- newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org
14 Nov 2017
Dr. Taler says past guidelines were based largely on observations and expert opinions. She says these new guidelines are based entirely on data from newer studies. The largest of those studies was a U.S. study called SPRINT (Systolic Blood Pressure Intervention Trial), which was completed about two years ago.

New Blood Pressure Guidelines Mean Yours

14 Nov 2017
Blood pressure of 120/80 or above is considered elevated; 130/80 to 139/89 is now considered Stage 1 hypertension and anything 140/90 or above will be considered stage 2 hypertension. If blood pressure reaches 180/120 or higher -- and either number in the blood pressure reading counts -- people will be classified as in hypertensive crisis with need for immediate treatment ...
- nbcnews.com

High blood pressure is redefined

- deviantworld.com
14 Nov 2017
A diagnosis of the new high blood pressure does not necessarily mean a person needs to take medication. "It's a yellow light that you need to be lowering your blood pressure, mainly with non-drug approaches," said Paul Whelton, lead author of the guidelines published in the American Heart Association journal, Hypertension, and the Journal of the American College of Cardiology.

How to lower your blood pressure without medication

14 Nov 2017
The single intervention with the greatest documented effect on blood pressure is the "DASH" diet, a well-studied diet that encourages fruits, vegetables and whole grains, and discourages foods high in saturated and total fats. Research shows that this diet can lower systolic blood pressure (the top number) by approximately 11 mmHg. In addition, the guidelines recommend ...
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Million Americans Were Just Diagnosed With High Blood Pressure

- thefringenews.com
14 Nov 2017
30 million Americans who woke perfectly healthy yesterday morning are now suddenly in need of expensive hypertension treatments after the American Heart Association and the American College of Cardiology decided to lower the definition of "high blood pressure" to 130/80 from the previous trigger of 140/90. According to Reuters , the change means that nearly 50% of American ...

Change in Hypertension Guidelines sparks new journey in managing high blood pressure

14 Nov 2017
At its annual Scientific Sessions, the American Heart Association announced a reclassification of high blood pressure. Produced by the AHA and the American College of Cardiology (ACC), the new guidelines define a blood pressure measurement of 130/80 mmHg as the threshold for hypertension. The last official US hypertension guideline was 140/90 mmHg, established by the Joint ...
- ourdailynewsonline.com

Nearly Half Now Classified as Having High Blood Pressure

- nextavenue.org
14 Nov 2017
Of the estimated 14 percent more adults to be classified with high blood pressure, about one in five will need medication, according to Dr. Paul Whelton, who chaired the guideline-writing committee. But taking into account the overall population of adults who now will have hypertension, the guide predicts only a small percentage more should be prescribed medicine for it, ...

High blood pressure affects nearly half of U S adults, thanks to new guidelines

14 Nov 2017
Yet along with that lower blood pressure came higher rates of dizziness and kidney problems, likely explaining why the authors of the new guidelines set the dividing line at 130, not 120, said Raymond Townsend, director of the Hypertension Program at Penn Medicine.
- philly.com

Under new guidelines, almost half of U S adults have high blood pressure

- kvue.com
14 Nov 2017
The doctors and other experts, from the American Heart Association, the American College of Cardiology and nine other groups, are moving the goal line for blood pressure control, meaning 46% of U.S. adults -- about 103 million -- could now be diagnosed with hypertension.

Under new guidelines, almost half of U S adults have high blood pressure

14 Nov 2017
The government agency did not help write or officially endorse the guidelines -- a change from previous versions -- but it did back key research, including the 2015 study showing the value of lower blood pressure targets. That study also showed many people can reach lower targets, Goff said.
- wusa9.com
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