High blood pressure is more common than you think. It is responsible for 7.6 million deaths around the world each year, and the older you get, the greater the risk. It is a leading cause of stroke and heart disease so if you've been diagnosed with high blood pressure, you need to take it seriously. The good news is that there are ways to reduce it, through a combination of diet and lifestyle changes, medical treatment and follow-up and this book explains how.
In this comprehensive guide, the internationally renowned Baker IDI Heart and Diabetes Institute tells you everything you need to know about high blood pressure – including what causes it, complications, medication, and strategies for reducing it. In addition, there are more than 80 easy, delicious recipes to get you on the road to reducing your blood pressure. The Baker IDI Blood Pressure Diet and Lifestyle Plan will help you manage your blood pressure and take control of your health.
About the Author
Baker IDI Heart and Diabetes Institute is an independent, internationally renowned medical research facility working on the diagnosis, prevention and treatment of diabetes and cardiovascular disease. Its six main areas of research are: population studies and profiling, human physiology and behavioural science, metabolism, diabetic complications, vascular biology and hypertension, and cardiology and therapeutics. The Institute also runs a multidisciplinary, evidence-based diabetes clinic, helps train health professionals and collaborates on international research projects involving heart disease and diabetes.
Number Of Pages: 288
Published: 26th February 2014
Dimensions (cm): 24.5 x 21.1 x 1.8
Weight (kg): 0.98