- New guidelines discuss the risks and benefits of increasing medication to achieve lower blood pressures for adults 60 and up
- The guidelines recommend that doctors treat blood pressures starting at 150, or 140 for patients with increased cardiovascular risk
- The recommendations have drawn criticism and highlight the need for personalized care for older adults
(CNN)New guidelines tackle a question many older adults on blood pressure medication face: How low should you go? But finding the right blood pressure might not be so straightforward.