3 Months After AHA Tweaks High Blood Pressure Definition, a Look at What's Changed

February 18, 2018 04:53 PM

Back in November, the American Heart Association changed their definition of high blood pressure.

The change has been lowered from 140/90 to 120/80. Lifestyle modifications to lower blood pressure include lowering salt intake, increasing exercise, losing weight, quitting smoking, and relieving stress.

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It is also important to know the numbers of one's blood pressure.

Minute Clinic is offering free screenings throughout February on Wednesdays to help improve people's awareness on their blood pressures. 

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Tommy Wiita

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