Lower Blood Pressure, Lower Stroke Risk

Study: Reduce your chances of having a stroke by lowering your blood pressure.

A study published online Feb. 1, 2016 in the American Heart Association journal Hypertension suggests that, for adults 60 years and older, having a systolic blood pressure (SBP, the top number in your BP reading) between 140 and 149 mmHg elevates stroke risk as much as having a SBP of 150 mmHg or higher. The […]

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