• American Heart Association Releases Updated Hypertension Guidelines

    by Jonathan Massimino
    on Apr 26th, 2018

The American Heart Association and the American College of Cardiology have changed their guidelines regarding hypertension. High blood pressure is now defined as 130/80 rather than 140/80 meaing that 46% of Americans now have stage 1 hypertension. Experts say that nutrition and exercise are the best ways to lower blood pressure and prevent hypertension.  



https://www.nytimes.com/2017/11/13/health/blood-pressure-treatment-guidelines.html

Author Jonathan Massimino Exercise Physiologist

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