Harvard Heart Letter

A tipping point for developing high blood pressure?

Research weíre watching Although conventional wisdom suggests blood pressure rises gradually as people age, that isnít true for everyone, according to new research. However, a systolic blood pressure (the top number in a reading) that regularly goes above 120 to 125 mm Hg may signal impending high blood pressure, regardless of a personís age. …

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