Critique of AHA/ACC BP Guidelines

The Flawed ANA/ACC Blood Pressure Guidelines:Making More People Sick
by Dennis Gottfried MD on the Huffington Post.

12/19/2017 09:56 am ET

It is well accepted that high blood pressure increases the risk for strokes, heart disease, and kidney failure and that lowering that pressure decreases the risk. Sometimes the treatment for high blood pressure consists solely of life style changes such as regular exercise, diet, and weight control but, more often, medications are also required. These blood pressure medications, although generally not very expensive, still come with a price tag and more importantly, introduce potentially serious Click here to read more