Frequent eating out, excessive calorie intake, busy work and little exercise?
A low-sodium salt diet and eating less fat and cholesterol-rich foods (e.g., animal fats, skins, offal, liver, intestines, sausages, hooves, pancetta, cream, etc.) are lifestyle adjustments that should be made when blood pressure is high, but are often difficult to implement for modern people who often eat three meals away from home.
In recent years, the main causes of death in Taiwan have been chronic diseases such as cerebrovascular disease, hypertension, diabetes, to name a few. These chronic disease share factors that are closely linked to health behaviors such as obesity, high cholesterol, smoking, alcoholism, lack of exercise, improper diet, stress, and more.
Due to natural lifestyle changes and metabolic slowing during and after middle age, modern people are more frequently suffering from symptoms related to the aforementioned diseases, including: heat build-up, heart conditions, vomiting, cold and heat, agitated thirst, delirium, constipation, and more.
Common symptoms include dizziness, facial and body redness, stomach and abdomen distension, and difficulty passing stools.