High blood pressure is a way of life for many adults in our country. It strikes in 40s and then never leaves! It has been known for a long time that obesity and a fatty diet put you at an increased risk for hypertension. But did you know that there are 2 factors that can make your high blood pressure even more dangerous?
Work stress is a huge factor that can affect your health. Combine it with hypertension and you will find yourself in high risk zone for heart attack, stroke and possibly early death!
Now add in a dash of insomnia. What results is the perfect recipe for disaster!
Hypertension, when combined with work stress and poor sleep puts you at an extremely high risk of life threatening illness.
What to Do?
- Keep taking your hypertension medicines regularly.
- Beat the stress with stress busters like yoga or aerobics or meditation.
- Try to get into the healthy weight zone.
- Work towards getting 7-8 hours of sleep every day. This is when you body repairs itself, so it is extremely important!