HOW WEIGHT LOSS HELPS TO REDUCE HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE & DIABETES

According to research being overweight or obese increases your risk of developing high blood pressure. In fact, your blood pressure rises as your body weight increases. Losing even 10 pounds can lower your blood pressure—and losing weight has the biggest effect on those who are overweight and already have hypertension

Participants lost 4 kilograms (about 9 pounds) on average and by doing this were also able to lower their blood pressure. The systolic value fell by 4.5 mmHg, the diastolic by 3 mmHg. Another four studies with about 2,000 participants looked at how losing weight with the drug orlistat affected blood pressure

According to research

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