How Would You Like Your Kids On High Blood Pressure Drugs?
Finally some studies are telling the truth about why our kids are becoming so fat and a such young ages. Our kids today have high blood pressure and chances of heart attacks or stroke are imminent. The articles below discuses the situation and just how bad it is getting.
Ten alternatives to salty foods for kids are are listed here to help you make wise decisions at snack time.
“Spurred by too much salt and too many extra pounds, blood pressure in America’s kids and teens has gone sky-high, creating a young generation at risk for serious health problems, including heart disease, stroke — and worse.
The percentage of American children and adolescents ages 8 to 17 who have high blood pressure — a risk factor for cardiovascular disease, organ damage, heart attacks and strokes — climbed 27 percent over 13 years, according to researchers from Harvard Medical School, Brigham and Women’s Hospital and other institutions funded by the National Institutes of Health”.
By Brian Alexander NBC News contributor read more by clicking on this link.
Kids High Salt intake is discussed in the video below…
You may want to start taking your child’s blood pressure at home to make sure they are within a safe range and take action should they go beyond safe. Here at Amazon you can purchase a blood pressure machine and have it handy at home to constantly monitor your child.
Kid’s High Blood Pressure monitors and other helpful information.