Do you know how "silent killer" hypertension and diabetes are related to each other, and what effect this combination has on your health.
Everything is good in the right amount, both outside and inside the human body. Especially when it comes to health, everything should be normal. When something goes awry in your body, symptoms of the condition appear, but the case of high blood pressure or high blood pressure is completely different. There are no special symptoms for high blood pressure.
Blood pressure increases as the heart muscle contracts and pumps blood. This is called systole. Normally it is 1
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Do you know there is a link between diabetes and hypertension?
People with type 2 diabetes more often have a problem with high blood pressure. There is no idea why these two have this significant relationship, but it is believed that things like obesity, a high-fat and high-sodium diet, chronic inflammation and inactivity contribute to both. Because many people are unaware of it and there are no obvious symptoms of high blood pressure, it is also referred to as a "silent killer".
What are the risk factors for hypertension in diabetes?
According to various studies, you have a higher risk of heart failure or stroke if you have both high blood pressure and type 2 diabetes.
Type 2 diabetes and high blood pressure can cause other diabetes-related diseases such as kidney disease and retinopathy. Diabetes-induced retinopathy can affect your vision or even make you completely blind.
High blood pressure also causes serious health problems such as Alzheimer's and dementia.
High diabetes is not the only factor that increases your eyesight risk for high blood pressure. Factors such as high fat, high sodium intake, obesity, advanced age, familial history of heart disease, high cholesterol, too much alcohol, lack of exercise, smoking habits and much more also increase the risk of heart failure or stroke.
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Prevention of Hypertension in Diabetes
Changes in your lifestyle can help you lower the blood pressure. A proper diet and daily exercise can work best in this case. Doctors strongly recommend a walk of nearly 30-40 minutes a day for your heart health. In addition to lowering blood pressure, exercises can also strengthen the heart muscle. Physical activity can also reduce arterial stiffness. Doing a routine can also help you keep blood sugar levels under control.
Before you begin, talk to your doctor and ask him to create a training plan for you, especially if:
- you have never done any sports,
- you are trying to do something that is not Case is light or hard training,
- And if you have difficulty achieving your goals.
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Written by: Arti Chaudhary
Source: Onlymyhealth Editorial Team May 16,2009