Many people assume the diseases that kill us are pre-programmed into our genes. High blood pressure by 55, heart attacks at 60, maybe cancer at 70, and so on… But for most of the leading causes of death, our genes usually account for only 10-20 per cent of risk.
More than half of pregnant women in the U.S. are obese, which leads to complications like hypertension, gestational diabetes and high blood pressure.
The myriad of serious health risks resulting from poor diet include high cholesterol, heart disease, type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure, stroke, and even sleep apnea.
Getting the care for a common cold, migraine, or high blood pressure can and should be easy, whether one has an insurance card or not.
High blood pressure, cheeriness at breakfast, a mellowing political philosophy, and an inability to drink more than half a bottle of proof spirits at cocktail time without falling over the fire irons all suggest dark wings hovering overhead and the impending midnight croak of the raven.
Look at the average American diet: ice cream, butter, cheese, whole milk, all this fat. People don’t realize how much of this stuff you get by the end of the day. High blood pressure is from all this high-fat eating.
It’s infrequent that people are rail thin yet have high blood pressure.
Racism is like high blood pressureвЂ”the person who has it doesnвЂ™t know he has it until he drops over with a God damned stroke. There are no symptoms of racism. The victim of racism is in a much better position to tell you whether or not youвЂ™re a racist than you are.
Perhaps it is a testament to the power of modern marketing savvy that an obese man with heart disease and high blood pressure became one of the richest snake oil salesmen ever to live, selling a diet that promises to help you lose weight, to keep your heart healthy and to normalize your blood pressure.
Everyone in Senate is a hurdle, but everyone in there has children. Everyone in there has grandchildren. No one wants to see our kids continue to gain weight, have high blood pressure high cholesterol, diabetes, and depression.
A lot of people in my family have high blood pressure. Dre told me I better start hitting the gym… so I took his advice.
My mother became much older when I came out (ed’s note: of detention). She had problems with her hearing and high blood pressure. But they still support me.
I had nerve damage. It was going to lead to amputation. I had high blood pressure, high cholesterol.
One way to get high blood pressure is to go mountain climbing over molehills.