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FLUCTUATING VALUE: It is not uncommon to find that the blood pressure of a person can be different when comparing the reading at home with the reading in a clinic.

Lower BP may be good for you

Reducing systolic blood pressure limit to 120 mm Hg from the currently recommended target SBP level of 140 mm Hg appears beneficial if there is no underlying diabetes, previous stroke or kidney disease
Sep 19, 2015 5:50 AM

SHOULD we aim for a lower blood pressure than what is currently recommended? The debate on blood pressure rages on again as the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) announced the initial results of an important trial, the Systolic Blood Pressure Intervention Trial (SPRINT), in