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What can you do when you are overweight or obese and suffer from heart disease?

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What can you do when you are overweight or obese and suffer from heart disease?

Cardiac and vascular problems are known as cardiovascular diseases (CVD). They are the leading cause of death in the world.  Obesity is an independent risk factor for CVD, as well as a major factor in the development of hypertension and diabetes, which represent the main risk factors for CVD.

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Que pouvez-vous faire lorsque vous êtes en surpoids ou obèse et souffrez d’une maladie cardiaque?

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Que pouvez-vous faire lorsque vous êtes en surpoids ou obèse et souffrez d’une maladie cardiaque ?

Les problèmes cardiaques et vasculaires sont connus sous le nom de maladies cardiovasculaires (MCV). Elles sont la principale cause de décès dans le monde. L’obésité est un facteur de risque indépendant des MCV, ainsi qu’un facteur majeur dans le développement de l’hypertension et du diabète, qui représentent les principaux facteurs de risque de MCV.

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What can you do when you are overweight or obese and suffer from high blood pressure?

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What can you do when you are overweight or obese and suffer from high blood pressure?

Hypertension, or high blood pressure, is a very common condition that affects 1 out of every 3 adults in the general population. Obese individuals have a greater than 3 times higher chance of developing the condition. Hypertension has often no symptoms, which is why it’s known as the “Silent Killer”. Hypertension is a problem that needs to be treated seriously, often requiring the daily use of several medications to control the blood pressure.

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