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Hypertension, high cholesterol levels, diet advice - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   hello
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   yes sir good after noon
User :   I suffering from high blood pressure and cholestrol
Doctor :   Ok
User :   so pls. tell me what can I do?
Doctor :   May I know your age and gender?
Doctor :   Since when are you having these problems?
User :   my age is 32 male
User :   since last 4,5 years
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   have you done any blood tests?
User :   no sir
Doctor :   how did you find out that you have high cholesterol
User :   Before six months I do my lipid profile
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   are you on any medicines now ?
User :   yes, amlopress at25, walprol cr 300
Doctor :   what was your last blood pressure reading ?
Doctor :   did you mean valprol cr 300?
User :   its normal 142 and 82
User :   ys
User :   yes
Doctor :   do you have any other problems apart from this ?
User :   no sir
Doctor :   valprol is for other conditions
User :   do I for which condition this table use
Doctor :   this is for seizure and similar conditions
User :   ok sir any tips for me
Doctor :   you must follow the right diet
Doctor :   and exercise regimen
Doctor :   reduce salt intake
Doctor :   keep it below 5gms a day
Doctor :   and also avoid fried food and oily itmes
Doctor :   include a lot of green vegetables in the diet
Doctor :   and good amount of fruits
Doctor :   these will increase fibre content and reduce cholesterol
Doctor :   apart from this daily physical activity like brisk walk , jogging , cycling , swimming ,etc is needed
Doctor :   also avoid coffee, tea,and aerated drinks
Doctor :   may i know if you smoke or consume alcohol
User :   no sir i do not smoke
Doctor :   what about alcohol intake ?
User :   no sir i do not
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   meditation and yoga will surely help you
User :   sir one question
Doctor :   sure
User :   any need for change the medicine
Doctor :   i do not know why you are on valprol cr 300
Doctor :   the Bp medicines have to be continued
User :   my doctor suggest me valprol cr 300
Doctor :   they are fine
Doctor :   ok , if your doctor has suggested it , you continue it
User :   ok sir ,
User :   thanks a lot for help me
Doctor :   never stop any medicines without consulting your doctor
User :   ok sir
Doctor :   check the blood pressure regularly
User :   ok sir
Doctor :   did you follow my suggestions ?
User :   yes sir why not
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   thanks for consulting me
User :   ok bye sir
Doctor :   have a good day

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