Ignorance is NOT bliss when it comes to your health. Blood pressure, blood glucose, BMI, weight, resting heart rate, cholesterol (HDL, LDL, VLDL, and Triglycerides ) are all important numbers to know. Having numbers outside of the healthy “norm” may indicate problems now or could be a precursor to future health issues.
The results may not be pretty or what you expected (the mind allows for a whole lot of denial) but once you know your numbers you can take steps to get them under control and lead a healthier lifestyle. Being proactive instead of reactive could save your life.
If you have a doctor visit coming up make it a point to discuss any health concerns and maybe have some blood work. If you don’t have an appointment coming up, maybe it’s time to make one.
Now go run!