Yes! I agree with medical student emily lu: "losing weight can lower your blood pressure and can bring your blood glucose levels under control - thus bringing your type 2 diabetes and hypertension under control! " fatty acids from fat tissue contribute to the "metabolic syndrome, " in which blood pressure, triglycerides, and blood glucose rise. Loss of weight helps bring these under control.
Most likely. I have seen many of my patients on my HCG true diet lose 20 to 30 pounds, or more, and along with this weight loss is a significant reversal of diabetes and high blood pressure. They cut their dose of medicines in half over time, and some discontinue the meds altogether. This has been seen with other studies. Consequently, it is the obesity that is the problem, so lose the weight and get healthy.
Change. These diseases can be improved with lifestyle changes, especially if u r overweight. Proper diet and reg exercise can help, but in the mean time, take your medicines properly.
DM & HTN. Both diseases are prone to cause impotence or erectile dysfunction. Due to atherosclerotic process and possibly neuropathy, sympathetic nerve dysfunction. Some of the meds also can cause ed.
Yes. Added with regular activity exercises and right balanced diet. Speak to his doctor.
See a Nutritionist. See a nutritionist to find what foods you should eat, how often, the amounts and portion size. Eat a whole food diet, and minimize processed foods which can cause your blood sugar to spike, low glycemic foods keep your blood sugar stable. You should also discuss with your doctor if it is safe to start an exercise program. Exercise will help you lose weight and maintain your weight loss.
Gradually. Plan on making permanent lifestyle changes, rather than going on some radical diet or exercise program from a few weeks or months. Cut back on portion sizes, and eliminate a few bad habits. Increase your activity level gradually, and consider a physical therapist if you have arthritis or other limiting conditions. Set reasonable goals - 20 pounds lost can mean big benefits in sugars & bp.
Diet. Diet is the true key to wt loss...Much more than exercise, which is important, but proportionally, proper diet is much more impactful to wt loss.
High Blood Pressure. There are many reasons for high blood pressure. First of all you have to have a complete evaluation. First thig to do is to reduce consumption of high salt, second thing to do is to look at your life style. And regular physical exercise.
Hypertension. See your doctor for evaluation and treatment.
Hypertension. Usually essential hypertension is for life. However with aggressive lifestyle changes, weight loss and salt avoidance you may control your bp. That being said continue with medications until told otherwise by your doctor.