BURLINGTON, MA—Dr. Meena Sundaram, MD, a clinical cardiologist at Newton Wellesley Hospital who specializes in echocardiography, will explain new high blood pressure guidelines and hypertension at the 7th Annual Health, Fitness & Wellness Expo on Sunday, March 10, at Burlington Marriott Hotel in Burlington, MA.
“Hypertension is a major public health problem and is intimately associated with stroke and heart attacks in the population,” said Upendra Mishra, producer of the Health Expo and publisher of INDIA New England News. “Dr. Sundaram will discuss the most recent guidelines for blood pressure including strategies to prevent and treat Hypertension.”
The new guidelines state that normal blood pressure now is under 120/80 as compared with what was normal under 140/90 in the past. What these new guidelines mean? How these stricter measures will affect the health of your heart? What is the new definition of hypertension? Why should this all matter to you?
Dr. Sundaram is a clinical cardiologist at Newton Wellesley Hospital and specializes in echocardiography and women and heart disease. She did her medical school at the Seth G.S Medical College and KEM Hospital in Mumbai, India, her residency at Umass-Memorial Hospital in Worcester and fellowship at the Lahey Clinic in Burlington, MA.