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3 Diagnosis Coexistence of Hypertension and Related Chronic Conditions COR LOE Recommendation I B-NR Screening for and management of other modifiable CVD risk factors are recommended in adults with hypertension. Table 3. Categories of BP in Adults a BP Category SBP DBP Normal <120 mm Hg and <80 mm Hg Elevated 120–129 mm Hg and <80 mm Hg Hypertension Stage 1 130–139 mm Hg or 80–89 mm Hg Stage 2 ≥140 mm Hg or ≥90 mm Hg a Individuals with SBP and DBP in 2 categories should be designated to the higher BP category. Definition of High BP COR LOE Recommendation I B-NR BP should be categorized as normal, elevated, or stage 1 or 2 hypertension to prevent and treat high BP (Table 3). Table 2. Environmental Risk Factors Overweight and Obesity Poor Diet Excess Intake of Sodiun Insufficient Intake of Potassium, Calcium and Magnesium Physical Inactivity Excess Intake of Alcohol

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