Published: Пн, Апреля 24, 2017
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Obesity and dyslipidemias, among the main health problems in Mexico

Obesity and dyslipidemias, among the main health problems in Mexico

MEXICO CITY, July 23, 2015 / PRNewswire / - Mexico, like other Latin American countries, experiences an epidemiological transition that poses major challenges to its health care and society. P> At the beginning of the 20th century, the first causes of mortality were related to infectious and parasitic diseases, maternal and child health and nutritional deficiencies, however by the second half of that century, Chronic Noncommunicable Diseases (NCDs) began to collect

Diabetes Mellitus

The most commonly diagnosed diseases are:

Ischemic Heart Disease Systemic Arterial Hypertension Breast Cancer Obesity Acute Respiratory Infections Intestinal Infectious Diseases
  • Cardiac Ischemic Disease
  • Hipert Systemic Arterial Disease
  • Diabetes Mellitus
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Intestinal Infectious Diseases
  • Obesity
  • Acute Respiratory Infections

Heart disease, diabetes mellitus and malignant tumors continue to be among the three leading causes of death in our country, which accounted for 38.9% of all deaths in 2000, Increasing to 43.6% by 2011. Cardiovascular diseases are the leading cause of death in Mexico, according to data from the Ministry of Health.

Obesity and dyslipidemia

Changes in lifestyle and diet have increased the prevalence of cardiovascular mortality risk at an alarming rate globally. Chronic diseases related to diet and habits such as obesity and dyslipidemias, have had a shocking growth in a short time.

It is important to emphasize that the population often presents a diagnosis that is related to overweight, obesity and various types of dyslipidemias. That is, an adult with obesity is four times more likely to get it, compared to people with normal weight. Dr. Noemí Santos, Medical Director of Landsteiner Scientific, a Mexican pharmaceutical laboratory, says that it is necessary to measure cholesterol, triglycerides, unhealthy cholesterol (LDL) and healthy cholesterol (HDL). If the triglyceride concentration is greater than 150 mg / dl, or the cholesterol is greater than 200 mg / dl, or the HDL is less than 40 mg / dl, it is necessary to go to a medical evaluation.

There may be fat deposits in the skin or tendons (xanthomas). Very high triglycerides may cause abdominal pain and pancreatitis, and it is a frequent cause of fatigue, ringing in the ears, among other discomforts "Said Dr. Santos.

Finally, the expert explained that to a large extent the increase in these diseases is linked to poor nutrition, overweight and obesity. "The key to preventing most diseases is focused on leading a healthy lifestyle, in addition to visiting the doctor on a regular basis."

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Landsteiner Scientific Recommendations: / P>

  • Go to the doctor from the age of 20, in case of cardiovascular risk with an annual or biannual periodicity and every five years in people without risk factors.
  • No smoking.
  • Acquire a healthy lifestyle and reach the ideal weight.
  • Maintain adequate nutrition.
  • Avoid excessive salt and sugar-rich foods such as juices, soda, bread, omelette, rice, pasta, etc.
  • To dispense with fats of animal origin such as chorizo, lard, bacon, etc.
  • Eat avocado, olive oil and almonds.

Landsteiner Scientific

With over 17 years of experience, Landsteiner Scientific is a Mexican pharmaceutical laboratory dedicated to the research, development, manufacture, distribution and marketing of health products. Their medicines are produced under the strictest quality standards, with procedures certified and based on Good Manufacturing Practices. Landsteiner Scientific has about 1,000 employees and covers the national and export market through various business lines: Generic, Government, High Specialty, Own Brands and Exports . Www.landsteiner.com

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