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Doctor discusses new high blood pressure guidelines

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) – The American Heart Association recently released new guidelines to define high blood pressure.

The new numbers mean 30 million more Americans now have the condition.

Dr. Kevin Campbell, who published a report on the new guidelines, stopped by WISH-TV Thursday.

Among the topics he discussed were if lowering the numbers is good or bad, what the standards were before and what they are now.

To read Dr. Campbell’s report, click here.

To hear more from the segment, click on the video.