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Sunday, June 16, 2013

Lifestyle Causes of Hypertension

When talking about lifestyle, it would be related to diet, exercise, and your habits.

Consumption of excess salt and sugar will make you closer to hypertension.
The relationship between hypertension and salt may be much more familiar to the ear compared with hypertension and sugar. But the thing is, excessive consumption of sugar makes you deal with the risk of being overweight.

Excess weight can lead to blockages in the heart and slow the blood work. But do not worry, you can measure yourself chances overweight yourself. For men, the ideal waist circumference was 90 cm. So, if your waist size is more than that number, then began to worry.

Fat and high-calorie foods.
Although you are not a fan of sweet and salty foods, not yet relieved. "Food with fat content and high calories also have the same risk," said dr. Cindiawaty Pudjiadi, MARS, MS, Sp.GK., clinical nutrition specialist from Medistra Hospital, Jakarta. When excess fat content in the blood, then the cholesterol will accumulate on the walls of blood vessels. As a result, the blood vessels constrict and blood pressure will be increased.

Consumption of alcohol, caffeine, lack of exercise, and smoking. 
According to experts, your bad habits can cause vascular stiffness. It can make the ability of blood vessel elasticity at high pressure is lost.

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