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Controlling high blood pressure through diet and exercise - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Excellent Posted in: Hypertension and Heart Disease
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Practicing since : 2004
Answered : 37 Questions
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help you
User :   hi
Doctor :   are yo uthere
User :   hi
Doctor :   Yes
User :   last week i found out my bp is high
User :   dont know what to do
User :   pl. advise
Doctor :   For Administrative and health purposes, Please provide these details -Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status: Dependents: Yes/ No.
User :   Age 35, Gender: M, Occupation: Marketing, married, Dep: Yes
Doctor :   What are the values of BP
User :   140/112
Doctor :   Ok dont worry now
Doctor :   You should check it once again after 2 weeks
Doctor :   after sitting for 10 min
Doctor :   and by a doctor
Doctor :   dont get the automatic machine checks
User :   okkk....
Doctor :   Do you smoke or chew tobacco/drink alcohol/Any illicit drugs/ betel nut chewing? If yes how much/how often?
User :   smoke...once a drugs
Doctor :   Do you have any other health problems? Diabetes, Hypertension, Asthma, Allergies?Any Operations If so why?
User :   no doctor
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   any family history of BP / diabetes
User : father who is 76 yrs has high bp
Doctor :   when did he get it
User :   when he was 55 yrs old
Doctor :   I really appreciate that you have take a right decision for the preventive health care
Doctor :   You should get the preventive part of health from this age
Doctor :   are you overwt?
User :   yes my ht is 5ft and 5 inches and my wt is about 70kg
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   I think yu should take care of it very imp
Doctor :   now with exercise and diet
Doctor :   and some preventive health check up
User :   okkk....
Doctor :   Start walking for 30 min every day
User :   thanks....i am i am only 35 yrs and have high bp...think i have to take med rest of my life
Doctor :   no
Doctor :   Just follow the conservative measures
Doctor :   liek diet and exercise
Doctor :   take the help of the dietician
Doctor :   I would recommend you to take the advice of a nutritionist who can help you with the menu you require based on your diet patterns.
Doctor :   Get back to us after the investigations of aarogyam are done
Doctor :   Please fill the feedback form say done when done
Doctor :   aarogyam is a preventive healthcare investigation done from the age of 35 yrs
Doctor :   to predict the future risk factors
Doctor :   and then cut them at the ealry stages
Doctor :   Please confirm the details
User :   yes
Doctor :   so get teh BP check done by a qualified
Doctor :   perso
Doctor :   and start your lifestyle mod
User :   okkk
Doctor :   with exercise and diet
Doctor :   and get those investitation done and get back to us
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting Health care magic. Bye for now. Please refer your friends to our service

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