Obese People Are More Likely to Have Hypertension
There is no doubt that our society is aging and that, as a result, some interesting health trends have developed. We also live in a society where technological advancements have allowed us to rely less on our body’s functional capability and made it easier for us to become complacent regarding our own lifestyle dynamics. This trend has created a rather large group of folks who have a series of chronic diseases. These diseases are, for the most part, manageable, from a medical perspective, but decrease our quality of life.
Ok, so you have put on some weight over the last 10 to 20 years and your blood pressure has also increased. Your doctor has placed you on medications to control your blood pressure but also tells you that your triglycerides and your low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol is higher than it should be, which means more medications in the future. Read More