High blood pressure is more common in people who carry excess weight. And while it is typically associated with ageing, nowadays high blood pressure has become a problem for young men and women who may only be in their 30s or early 40s. For many people, a fast paced life with considerable stress can lead to unhealthy eating and lifestyle habits, which can have serious consequences like high blood pressure. Most people consider themselves to be too busy for a weight loss diet. Continue reading
On the list of diseases generally associated with old age is osteoporosis. It is a weakening of the bones leading to increased probability of bone fracture. Bone mineral density is reduced, leading to brittle, fragile bones.
It is typically thought to be a disease found only among women, though men can also have osteoporosis. Continue reading