There is a global increment in the prevalence of increased body mass and it is co-morbid conditions such as but not limited to hypertension. Many studies have been conducted to detect the essence of the relationship between the body mass index (BMI) and the systolic pressure as well as the diastolic blood pressure.
M. Salaheldin Abdalla, Ibrahim A Ali, O.A. Musa (2017); Correlation between Body Mass Index and Blood Pressure;
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