New recommendations to guide how doctors in the United States treat tens of millions of patients with high blood pressure have created some controversy. But they could offer more tailored treatment of hypertension.
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If you have high blood pressure, experts are recommending some important changes about when your doctor should start you on medication, and how low your target blood pressure should be. Here’s what you need to know.