American Heart Association Updates Hypertension Guidelines

American Heart Association Updates Hypertension Guidelines

renew dental american heart association new blood pressure regulationsDid you know the American Heart Association recently updated guidelines for hypertension? The Heart Association lowered the hypertension threshold to 130/80 from 140/90.

What does this mean for our patients?

If left untreated, hypertension can lead to serious health issues, including a heart attack or stroke. At Renew Dental, we understand your overall health affects your dental health (and vice versa) which is why we check your blood pressure as part of our comprehensive dental exam. It’s just one way we work to keep our patients in the best health possible. To learn more about the new hypertension guidelines and what led to the Heart Association’s decision to update the threshold, click here.



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