An analysis of data from three National Health and Nutrition Examination Surveys conducted between 1988 and 2010 revealed that more than 60% of hypertensive patients had hypercholesterolemia, but fewer than a third of them had both conditions under control. Adequate management of blood pressure and cholesterol levels among these patients could reduce their chances of developing coronary heart disease by half, researchers reported online in Circulation.
Controlling BP, cholesterol levels may cut heart risk by 50%
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