Is it dangerous for DIASTOLIC blood pressure to drop too low when treating hypertension

There's a new flare-up in an old debate...Is it dangerous for DIASTOLIC blood pressure to drop too low when treating hypertension?

Over the years there has been a lot of discussion about the so-called "J-curve" phenomenon...the idea that the risk of MI and stroke might INCREASE if the diastolic BP falls too low.

Several recent studies show no evidence of the J-curve.

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