How should prehypertension be treated?

02/6/2013 | Medscape (free registration)

Some attendees at the 2013 International Conference on Prehypertension and Cardiometabolic Syndrome said they are not waiting for study data and are treating high-risk patients with prehypertension using low-dose drug therapy. Dr. Flavio Fuchs, who presented data from the Prevention of Hypertension in Patients with Prehypertension study, said he was not convinced nondrug interventions were effective but changed his mind after recent studies showed lower systolic blood pressure when participants adopted a low-salt and low-calorie diet.

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