Too much weight raises blood pressure

Too much weight raises blood pressure / Health News

Obesity promotes hypertension.

(17.05.2010) Today is the world hypertension day. For this reason, numerous events take place to prevent excessive inflations. The predominance of many people in the Western world is in the foreground. Obesity increases the risk of hypertension (high blood pressure). The motto of the World Hypertension Day is therefore: "Too much weight raises the blood pressure!" In the series of events should be pointed above all to the connection of high blood pressure and overweight.

Hypertension should not be taken lightly. Because the consequences of hypertension are often very serious. Hypertension patients have a very high risk of stroke, heart attack, kidney failure or vascular damage. For this reason, immediate treatment of hypertension is very important. According to an international IASO survey, the problem is mainly in western prosperity countries. Because overeating and thus overweight, little sports activities and unhealthy diets lead to a significant risk of hypertension. In Germany alone, about 75 percent of men and 59 percent of women are overweight according to IASO studies.

The series of events focuses on the question of how to deal with the problem of obesity. Prevention and education are the focus here. Preventing and treating high blood pressure disorders could actually be quite easy. This includes overweight to normal weight to reduce, a healthy diet and sufficient sports activities. Research has found that hypertension can be controlled when patients significantly reduce their weight.

Naturopathy also knows various measures to sustainably reduce weight. One possibility, for example, is fletching. This method chews the food for a long time to facilitate the digestive process. Due to the slow eating and long chewing, a feeling of satiation is set up more quickly and one actually eats less as a result. (Sb)

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