any blood pressure over 115/75 increases the risk of death from heart disease and stroke

Brand new guidelines from the Joint National Committee on High Blood Pressure now say that any blood pressure over 115/75 increases the risk of death from heart disease and stroke.

And this risk DOUBLES for each 20/10 mmHg increase.

The new JNC 7 guidelines put patients in four categories.

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