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Cause of high BP in an underweight - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Hypertension and Heart Disease
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   How can ihelp you
User :   i am underweight by 15 lbs and yet i have high blood pressure what is up with that
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Please provide your age, gender, location, occupation, marital status, height, weight
User :   19/m/single, 6 ft tall 122 lbs
Doctor :   ok
User :   i mean could i die or something since i am 15 lbs underweight?
Doctor :   give me a minute i will calculate your ideal weight
User :   i know it 136.5
Doctor :   Your desirable body weight is between 67 - 74 Kgs.
Doctor :   ok
User :   i way 54 kg
Doctor :   Eat high protein, high carbohydrate food
User :   is this dangerous?
Doctor :   Like eggs
Doctor :   Include 2-3 glasses of milk and add 2-3 tsp of protein powder or dry fruit powder
Doctor :   take mutton, kheema, chicken daily
Doctor :   drink milk shakes
User :   ok what is considered dangerous weight
Doctor :   add soya to chappathis
Doctor :   you are under weight
Doctor :   do exercises to build your muscle mass
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