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Why you dislike your postpartum body and how to embrace it.

If you have had a baby and you do not like your postpartum body then you are not alone. Most women struggle to accept their postpartum body.  But have you ever wondered "why."" "Why do we dislike our postpartum body?" Why is it so hard to accept the difference?" "Why do so many women opt to change it through surgery or other ways that are advertised ?" Below are some of the top reasons why you hate your postpartum body. 5.  Your clothes don't fit the same After you have a baby, oftentimes your clothes  will not fit. Whether you are 6 weeks postpartum or 10 years, your clothing may never fit exactly the same, regardless of how much weight you lose. As a result some women may start to feel like a stranger in their own body. They may not know what clothes will flatter them anymore or how to find new clothes that look great on them. This can lead women to dislike their body. 4. You feel judged by others It is no secret that we live in an era wher


High Blood pressure (or hypertension) can be best described as "the force of blood pushing against the walls of the arteries as the heart pumps blood (NIH)". If the blood pressure rises, it can become extremely harmful to the individual. High blood pressure can damage your heart, blood vessels, kidneys, arteries and more, while decreasing your body's ability to transfer oxygen and blood to the heart and brain. Many people fail to recognize that they have high blood pressure because generally there are no symptoms. A person can feel healthy and normal with high blood pressure, however, not knowing can lead to serious problems including a premature death. As a result, individuals can suffer from a heart attack, heart failure, stroke, severe chest pains and more. It is imperative that a person monitors their blood pressure, particularly as they age. Also, if someone in your family has high blood pressure, then it should be checked more on a frequent basis. To learn how blood pressure is diagnosed, read the following article below:

                                                           HOW IS HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE DIAGNOSED?

It is estimated that in America, 1 out of 3 adults has high blood pressure. This does not include the statistics from other countries as well (CDC). The exact cause of high blood pressure is not known; however, there are several habits that people do that dramatically increase their risk for high blood pressure. This includes: smoking, obesity, too much salt and alcohol, genetics, age, stress,  chronic kidney disease and adrenal and thyroid disorders. In other words, changing your life style could substantially decrease your risk for having high blood pressure. Whether you are currently at risk or not, always maintain a healthy eating habit and exercise to control your blood pressure. Cut back on the salty foods and limit your alcohol intake. DO NOT be another statistic.  You are responsible for your health....

Please read the additional information for more tips on high blood pressure and what you can do to help you or a loved one. 


"The fining pot is for silver, and the furnace for gold: but the LORD trieth the hearts. 
Proverbs 17:3 (KJV)."