This new classification reflects the finding that the age of individuals developing high blood pressure is becoming younger. Strategies for prevention and early intervention are the preferred public health initiatives compared to relying on expensive medical treatments and oral medications.
Exercising can be fun and enjoyable . You don't have to climb the Everest or run a marathon to be considered an active person. If doing any sort of physical activity is relatively new to you, take it slow. However, the Public Health Agency of Canada recommends at least 2.5 hours of physical activity a week, focusing on aerobic exercises. And you never know, a new found passion may be discovered for biking, swimming, or jogging!