Weight Management

Weight Management

It is a proven clinical fact that weight reduction is an effective remedy for any type of hypertension (mild, moderate and severe). A body mass index (BMI calculator) value of more than 27 is associated with increased high blood pressure. Even excess abdominal fat (waist circumference >34 inches in women and 39 inches in men) is also suggestive to hypertension as well as other chronic heart diseases. The risk of developing hypertension in obese person is 2 – 6 times higher as compared to normal weight people. To avoid such serious consequences of obesity proper weight management programme is to be followed