2017 hypertension guidelines (ACC/AHA) that replace the previous JNC 7 guidelines explained clearly by Dr. Seheult of as he breaks down the .

This video Includes:

– A comparison to the previous hypertension guidelines (JNC 7 vs the 2017 ACC/AHA guidelines)
– The new classification of “elevated blood pressure”
– Diet and lifestyle changes for high blood pressure
– HTN medications (ACE-I, ARB, beta blockers, calcium channel blockers, diuretics).

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Speaker: Roger Seheult, MD
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Board Certified in Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Disease, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine.

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  1. Who wants to bet a systolic pressure of 100 mmHg will be classified as hypertensive at some point in the future, as “more and better data” is collected and “evaluated”?

  2. I am doing me thesis in Adherence to hypertensive meds. My patients were one diagnosed on the basis of JNC-7. In few weeks I will analyzing the data. Should I categorize my patients based on the JNC-7 or JNC-8 during the analysis? That will certainly increase the prevalence of cases with uncontrolled hypertension but how much difference is it going to make?