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Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Hypertension and Heart Disease
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Doctor :   hello
User :   hello
Doctor :  
how can i help u??
User :  
i need some information about Blood pressure
Doctor :  
ok
Doctor :  
pls proceed
User :  
as of now i have a BP of 160/100
Doctor :  
ok
User :   is there a need to go for medcation immediatly
Doctor :  
shall i ask u few questions??
User :  
yes
Doctor :  
wats ur age/sex??
User :  
32 M
Doctor :   do u smoke??
User :  
no
Doctor :   alchohol??
User :  
occasionaly one or 2 times a month
Doctor :   ok

Doctor :  
what about ur ht/wt??
User :  
5.10 ,78 kg
Doctor :  
ok
Doctor :  
wat abt diet??'
User :  
usually have chapaties 5 days a week
User :  
on weekend rice and non vege
Doctor :  
ok
Doctor :   when did u check ur BP???
User :   last 3 days i have checked
Doctor :  
ok 3 days ur bp was same??
User :  
yes
Doctor :  
when did u check ur bp before??
User :  
one month back
User :  
that time it was 120/90
Doctor :  
ok
Doctor :  
relax nothing to worry
User :   k
Doctor :  
may be u are stressed too much nowadays
User :  
last 2 months i was bit stressed due to job loss and personal reasonms
Doctor :  
first let us concentrate on ur lfestyle
User :  
k
Doctor :  
and will tell u somethings which should be taken care of
User :  
ok
Doctor :  
avoid alchohol
User :  
ok
Doctor :   ur bp indicates it is mild hypertension and as it is initial stage we will try to control with lifestyle/diet change
User :  
ok
Doctor :   restrict intake of salt/reduce salt

User :  
ok
Doctor :  
daily practise yoga/meditation
User :  
ok
Doctor :  
it will give some improvememt
User :  
thanks doctor
Doctor :  
and dont be stressed i know some times we cannot avoid it ..but nothing is imp than health
User :  
k
Doctor :  
take tab vitamin E one per day for 10 days
User :  
ok
Doctor :  
it will help to control ur bp to some extent
User :  
Thank you so much
Doctor :  
welcome
Doctor :  
and do check ur bp daily...for next 2 weeks..
User :  
ok
Doctor :  
and dnt get tensed of ur bp ..this itself will increase ur bp
Doctor :  


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Doctor :   ok
Doctor :  
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