Heart Disease Prevention – What Is The Implication Of New Blood Pressure Guidelines?


Keeping blood pressure in check is paramount because it would affect the heart health. High blood pressure is a major risk factor for premature heart disease, stroke, heart attacks, heart failure, and even dementia. In 2017, new guidelines introduced by the American College of Cardiology (ACC) and the American Heart Association (AHA) state that a person is considered having high blood pressure if the blood pressure is 130/80mmHg. Find out more at: