Exercise and Hypertension

December 26, 2006 · Filed Under excercise · 1 Comment 

One of the health problems with morbid obesity is hypertension. It has been shown that having weight loss surgery will help with hypertension and many times people can even get off hypertensive medications after they have Weight loss surgery.

It seems as though many Americans are living a life that leads to high blood pressure or hypertension. As people age, the situation gets worse. Nearly half of all older Americans have hypertension. This disease makes people five times more prone to strokes, three times more likely to have a heart attack, and two to three times more likely to experience a heart failure. Read more