Weight is a Heart Issue

What is being overweight? Overweight and obesity are both defined by Body Mass Index or BMI (which is a ratio of weight to height). A BMI between 25 and 30 places someone in an overweight category and 30 or higher is considered obese. Why control your weight? The...

Blood Pressure Matters

What is blood pressure? Blood pressure is the measurement of the pressure in your blood vessels. Blood pressure is expressed as two measurements, the lowest (diastolic) is the background pressure and the highest number (systolic) is the increased pressure that results...