New recommendations for treating patients with high blood pressure and cardiovascular disease

March 31, 2015 8:06 PM

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(NewMediaWire) - March 31, 2015 - DALLAS - A new scientific statement issued jointly by three medical organizations and published in the American Heart Association’s journal Hypertension, addresses how low to aim when treating patients with high blood pressure who also have vascular diseases.

The document provides an up-to-date summary on treating hypertension in patients who have both high blood pressure and have had a stroke, heart attack or some other forms of heart disease, said Elliott Antman, M.D., President of the American Heart Association and professor of medicine at Harvard Med...

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