12 Symptoms of High Blood Pressure

11. Obesity.

Known to be one of the fastest growing diseases of the current times, obesity continues to be an issue among adults and children. Largely due to a sedentary lifestyle and poor diet, obesity can be the start of ill health in a number of ways. One of the most common ways that obesity affects health is by causing high blood pressure, which may be attributed to high amounts of fat and sodium in foods. If you are currently obese (defined as abnormal accumulation of fat around the midsection and not necessarily due to an increased BMI) then the best course of action is to make lifestyle modifications and allow the weight to slowly decrease.

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