Patients with hypertension should work with their doctors to set blood pressure goals based on individual risk factors. Lifestyle changes are important for everyone, and patients should routinely monitor their blood pressure at home. Drug treatment needs to be planned on an individual basis. About 30% of patients with hypertension are not treated at all, and less than 50% have adequately controlled blood pressure.
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