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  REASONS TO STOP CONSUMING SUGAR: Sugar is highly addictive. Sugar causes Insulin Resistance which can cause Diabetes Type II. Sugar can cause tooth decay. It can cause overweight and obesity. It can cause cancer. It can raise the level of Cholesterol and Triglycerides which can lead to heart diseases. It can cause fatty liver. […]



Hypertension, also referred to as ‘High Blood Pressure’ is characterized by having a blood pressure reading equal to or over 140/90mm Hg (SBP/DBP)

What is Hypertension?

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Hypertension is a major risk factor for cardiovascular disease.

Risk Factors:

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Age

Sleep apnea

Overweight and obesity

Low levels of physical activity

Family history of hypertension and genetic factors

Excessive consumption of alcohol

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Stress

Use of tobacco

Lower education level

High sodium, high fat diet

Ethnicity (African, Caucasian.. etc)

Lower socioeconomic status