On this week’s podcast, Paul addresses hypertension. He discusses the epidemiology and causes of high blood pressure, the problem with Western medicine’s lens of high blood pressure, and how to reverse it with dietary and lifestyle changes.
00:08:17 Podcast begins
00:13:40 What does Western medicine believe that risk factors for hypertension are?
00:27:20 The health of Western medical professionals
00:31:10 How does Western medicine address hypertension?
00:34:25 The renin-angiotensin-aldosterone system
00:42:10 The link between hypertension and cardiovascular disease
00:45:25 Insulin resistance and hypertension
00:49:10 How should we treat hypertension?
00:49:25 Medications that improve insulin resistance (TZD medications)
00:59:10 Familial lipodystrophy
01:02:40 Metabolic health in American adults
01:05:50 The problem with linoleic acid
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