Nine of ten patients with hypertension do not receive enough treatment

By | July 28, 2021
Hypertension (high blood pressure) is the leading treatable cause of illness and death worldwide. More than a billion people are hypertensive, defined as having blood pressure (BP) with a systolic level (the higher number) of at least 140 millimeters of mercury (mmHg) or diastolic level (the lower number) of 90 mmHg or higher.