Weight, Blood Pressure and its Complications
Body Weight and High Blood Pressure Relationships
Last month, I visited my doctor(Cardiologist), who has been monitoring my heart for the last 10 years. She noticed that I am gaining additional weight and told me to just stay that way.
Additional weight can cause a possible High Blood Pressure because every additional weight you put into your body, your heart exerts more effort to transport the blood in every part of your body.
Thus, I wonder about the blood pressure of some of my officemates who weigh around twice or even 5 times my weight.
Here is what I noticed and my observation as well. I have friends from different fields of works but consistently, those who work on a graveyard shift and who sit the whole day are obese. They have weight problems.
Understanding High Blood Pressure, Better…
Take note that the more extra pounds we put in our body, our heart has to work harder to pump that blood. Unmanaged Blood Pressure can damage blood vessels. If left untreated, below are the possible health issues that it may lead you:
15 Possible Health complications:
4. Bleeding in the eye
5. Loss of Vision
6. Sleep Apnea
8. Heart Failure
9. Artery Damage
10. Erectile Dysfunction
11. Hardening of the Arteries
12. Blot Clot
13. Vaginal Dryness
A typical Asian guy like me, at age 37 that stands 5’6″ with a 140 lbs weight and with blood Pressure of 120/90 mm HG puts me in an ideal Blood Pressure as an adult, according to Blood Pressure chart.See below:
check if your weight, height and age fall within normal and ideal value:
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