Updated Standards For Blood Pressure Could Put More In That Category

(WNAX) –New blood pressure standards from the American College of Cardiology could push millions of Americans into a high blood pressure category.  Dr Tad Jacobs, Chief Medical Office for Avera Health in Sioux Falls, says it changes some long held benchmarks…..

Jacobs says any blood pressure exceeding one thirty over ninety should get more attention from your doctor…

Jacobs says studies have found high blood pressure can cause serious damage…

Jacobs says high blood pressure, or hypertension, can usually be controlled well with a number of common medications.