Correlation of Blood Pressure with Body Mass Index (BMI) and Waist to Hip Ratio (WHR) in Middle Aged Men (Original Work) (Clinical Report)

Correlation of Blood Pressure with Body Mass Index (BMI) and Waist to Hip Ratio (WHR) in Middle Aged Men (Original Work) (Clinical Report)

INTRODUCTION. Blood pressure more than or equal to 140/90 mm of Hg is defined as hypertension. (1) More than a quarter of the world’s adult population is already hypertensive and this number is projected to increase to 29% (about 1.56 billion) by 2025. Almost three-quarters of this hypertensive population is going to be in developing countries. (2) Risk factors associated with development of hypertension could be internal as genetic inheritance or external like psychosocial stress, salt consumption and obesity. (3)

Correlation of Blood Pressure with Body Mass Index (BMI) and Waist to Hip Ratio (WHR) in Middle Aged Men (Original Work) (Clinical Report)

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