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Measures to control hypertension and high cholesterol. - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi.
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   Hi i have lately been detected with high blood pressure and high cholestrol
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   For Administrative and health purposes, Please provide these details -Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status: Weight and Height: Dependents: Yes/ No.
User :   age 43 yrs, Sales Manager, married, weight - 69kgs, height - 5.6cms, Dependents -yes
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Do you have any other health problems?
User :   no
User :   no
User :   actually wanted to check what are the food one needs to avoid????????
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   You need to avoid oily, spicy and fat containing foods
Doctor :   that includes fast foods and fries
User :   ok
User :   ok
User :   ok
User :   ok
Doctor :   You should go for baked foods rather than fried or roasted foods
Doctor :   Order your subs with whole bread instead of regular bread.
Doctor :   You should eat more salads, sprouts and fresh fruits
Doctor :   restrict mayonnaise, cheese, butter containing foods.
Doctor :   Take skimmed milk instead of whole milk.
User :   I dont smoke or drink.i have been told by a friend that Aspirin should be taken when one reaches the age of 40
Doctor :   That is only if you have previous heart disease and only after your physician prescribes it.
Doctor :   You should also exercise regularly at least 1/2 hour a day
Doctor :   for at least 5 days a wek.
Doctor :   week
Doctor :   anything else I can help you with?
Doctor :   Please fill the feedback form say done when done
Doctor :   Are you there?
User :   yes
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Have you filled the feedback form which I have sent?
User :   yes
Doctor :   Is there any thing else that I could help you with?
User :   i have been using iodised salt, is this ok?
Doctor :   Yes.
Doctor :   Just restrict extra salt intake.
Doctor :   anything else ?
Doctor :   are you there?
User :   ok thanks
User :   bye
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