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High blood pressure is redefined as 130, not 140: US guidelines

High blood pressure is redefined as 130, not 140: US guidelines

High blood pressure was redefined Monday by the American Heart Association, which said the disease should be treated sooner, when it reaches 130/80, not the previous limit of 140/90. “High blood pressure is now defined as readings of 130 mm Hg and higher for the systolic blood pressure measurement, or readings of 80 and higher […]

Potatoes Now Blamed For Increased High Blood Pressure Risk

Potatoes Now Blamed For Increased High Blood Pressure Risk

Lola Gayle, cialis STEAM Register Science is notorious for its turbulent on-again, malady off-again relationship with the humble potato, and this time the two seem to be having a bit of a spat. A new study claims to have found a link between eating 4 or more servings a week of potatoes (baked, boiled, mashed […]