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High BP at 25 years - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   hi doctor
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   today we had medical checkup in my off and i got my BP checked it came 160/90
Doctor :   To get a more complete picture I need this information
Age: ; Occupation: ; Location: ; Marital Status:
User :   am 25 working as softwre engg
User :   am in bangalore and am single
Doctor :   what is your ht/wt?
User :   am 6ft tall 75kg
Doctor :   do you have any other health problems previously?
User :   no
Doctor :   your BP is high -
Doctor :   do you do any regular exercise?
User :   no
User :   i went to checkup after havng lunch does it affects?
Doctor :   Yes- it is unhealthy to have such a high BP at your age
User :   so wht should i do now
Doctor :   you need to start regular exercise and diet control to bring it down to normal
User :   u mean jog walk and all is that ok
Doctor :   yes for aleast 30-40 mins everday
User :   ok
User :   wht about the diet?
Doctor :   avoid fried foods and junk foods and soft drinks
User :   well is it ok to play games like shuttlecock badminton rathe then walk or jog?
Doctor :   less salt and more of fruits/ juices and at least 2 ltrs of water per day
Doctor :   very good to play badminton
Doctor :   you need to exercise daily
User :   ok
User :   anything else i need to do apart frm excerise and diet
Doctor :   not necessary- keep getting your BP checked once a week or the next 3 weeks
User :   ok
Doctor :   Is there anything else I can help you with?
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting Health care magic. Bye for now.
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