Heart Groups Issue Updated Blood Pressure Guidelines

March 31, 2015 8:00 PM

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TUESDAY, March 31, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Three leading groups of heart experts have issued updated guidelines that set blood pressure goals for people with heart disease.

Specifically, the guidelines reinforce a target blood pressure of less than 140/90 mm Hg for those at risk for heart attack and stroke. The guidelines also set a goal of 130/80 mm Hg for those with heart disease who have already had a heart attack, stroke or a ministroke, or who have had a narrowing...

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