Health Problems For Americans

indexDuring the past couple years, Americans have encountered the discovery of Ebola, started new food trends, and have been in constant debate of how our health should be handled and if it should be handled. When looking at the statistics, trends and news are the least of our problems. However, there are still major health problems that have been an issue in the past, and still continue to be.

 Here are the major health issues Americans face , and will still be facing in the future.

 High Blood Pressure: There is an estimated one-third of the American population of adults that are effected by high blood pressure. And as the condition doesn’t usually show symptoms for quite some time, many people are unaware that they even have it. However, if you have high blood pressure, other serious medical issues can arise from it, affecting your heart and kidneys.

 Hypothyroidism: Occurring mostly in women 60 and over, Hypothyroidism is evident in almost <3%> of Americans, according to the American Thyroid Association. This is also a condition that can go undetected, as most people won’t even know they