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Hypertension

Antihypertensive Tx Benefits, Harms Evaluated in Older Patients With Mild to Moderate Hypertension

Antihypertensive therapy reduces all-cause mortality as well as cardiovascular, cerebrovascular, and coronary heart disease (CHD) morbidity and mortality in patients ≥60 years old with moderate to severe systolic and/or diastolic hypertension, according to findings from an updated review on pharmacotherapy for hypertension in older adults. To better understand the effect of antihypertensive pharmacotherapy in older…