I was recently asked How Blood Pressure was measured and what those numbers mean. I wanted to make sure that you understood this as well, because it’s important to know as much as you can so that you can be better equipped to control your blood pressure. [Read more…]
You’ve heard the blood pressure readings. You know the optimal blood pressure levels. You even know some of the medications used to treat high blood pressure. BUT… do you know how they got those numbers? Most people don’t, so let me explain (I’ll try not to get TOO tech-y). [Read more…]
I KNOW! Weird, but it’s absolutely true. [Read more…]
The biggest reason that IR is such a problematic disease, besides the fact that your blood sugar is increasing and your insulin efficiency is decreasing, is that there are SO many other things that are affected as well.
Recently, we delved into who is more prone to get Insulin Resistance (IR). I mentioned that one of the visible indications of IR is a skin change called Acanthosis Nigricans. [Read more…]