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Diagnosed with high BP on the lower side. What could be the cause and treatment? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 20-Jul-2013
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Very Good Posted in: Hypertension and Heart Disease
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User:Hi Doctor
Doctor:How can I help you today?
User:hi XXXXX
User:my age is 28
User:weight is 81
User:hight is 5.9
User:yesterday i checked my BP
User:and it was 130
User:lower side........
User:i m not suffering from any stress nor any problem,
User:same BP reading was noted before 4 months back
User:its not good right ?
User:i am worrying how this is happened ?
User:what precausions do i take
User:to bring it normal
Doctor:It is already normal
Doctor:Can you tell whats the complete reading?
User:i dont know
User:but doctor said its little high
User:than normal
Doctor:BP reading below 145/95 mm hg is normal
User:there r 2 type of reading one is lower side and higher sider
Doctor:Now i get your question
Doctor:You mean the reading that should less than 95 is 130
User:might be right
Doctor:In that case it is high
User:he said i should be 80-90
Doctor:Most probably you will need medicines after consultation with a cardiologisrt
Doctor:You should get tests done under his supervision
Doctor:This reading you have noticed on two occasions
Doctor:I will suggest that you get one more reading
Doctor:If it is still high then go for medicines
Doctor:Till then you can go for lifestyle modification
User:i am going to get the test for calestrol and ECG
User:LIPID profile
Doctor:There are many more tests to find the cause
Doctor:Lipid profile is one of them
User:so thought to check with some other doctor
User:hope nothing to worry much........
Doctor:Get a consultation with a cardiologist
Doctor:Well we need to control it
User:i was 87 KG in april....then started working out
Doctor:and once it is under control then nothing to worry
User:now it came down to 81
Doctor:Thats is the good first step to take
Doctor:Weight reduction helps a lot
User:and since last 15 days due to rain...........and cold cough
Doctor:Decrease calories in your diet
User:i have almost stopped it
Doctor:Still you can do some yoga at home
User:yes......also the DIET plan given by health care magic is not follwed :(
Doctor:It is a must
User:yes YOGA will start.
Doctor:Take a course in it
User:yes will surely start.
User:i m feeling good after chatting here with you Doctor,
User:till then i was so stressed i was feeling like i am been diagnosed with somethign serious:)
Doctor:Well it can be controlled
Doctor:Control is a must
Doctor:as it may affect organs
Doctor:But many people are affected with it and live a great life
User:yes will control the same
User:and will surely keep in mind things you suggested
User:thank you XXXXX
Doctor:Thanks for consulting me
User:bye.....have a nice day
Doctor:Bye for now
Doctor:You can always login again to chat with a doctor
User:thank you
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