High blood pressure (hypertension) and high cholesterol (hypercholesterolemia) are two of the most common chronic diseases affecting Americans today. According to the CDC, over 115 million American adults have high blood pressure, while almost 94 million Americans who are at least 20 years old have high LDL cholesterol (the really bad kind).
Both of these conditions wreak havoc on the cardiovascular system, so the major concern with both high blood pressure and high cholesterol is the increased risk of heart attacks and strokes. Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the US, while stroke is the fifth-highest cause.
Reducing your blood pressure and/or cholesterol significantly reduces your chances of developing one of these life-threatening conditions, and one of the best ways to reduce these is to lose weight.
WebMD estimates that losing just 20 pounds can cause a 5-20mmHg drop in your systolic blood pressure. CNNHealth states that a modest weight loss of just 5-10% of your current weight can have a significant impact on your LDL cholesterol.
That’s why Dr. Maria Shelton, a doctor of naturopathic medicine and doctor of natural medicine here in Tampa Bay, developed the NutriFit40 Weight Loss and Wellness Center to help her patients dealing with hypertension or hypercholesterolemia lose weight safely and effectively.
NutriFit40 was designed by Dr. Maria Shelton, Dr. Shelton and her team of weight-loss experts have helped thousands of Floridians achieve their weight loss goals.
Yes, you too can lose pounds of excess body fat with Dr. Shelton’s NutriFit40 program. Personalization is the key to the program’s success; Dr. Shelton maps out a plan for you based on your specific health needs. Through doable diet and lifestyle changes, innovative technology, and targeted physical activity, Dr. Shelton will show you how to shed pounds all while restoring your cardiovascular health.
How can I find out more about NutriFit40?
Are you overweight and also have high blood pressure or high cholesterol? Do you live in or near Clearwater? The NutriFit40 program might be just what you need to lose weight and improve your cardiovascular functioning.
Don’t let high blood pressure or high cholesterol put your future at risk any longer. Call us today at 727-977-8201 and find out how the NutriFit40 program can give you back your health, your confidence, and your sense of well-being.