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Precaution for High BP, insomnia - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
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User :   hi doctor . i am 55 year old feamle. my BP is 150 by 80. what precautiosn need to be taken
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Are you on any BP mediciations?
User :   i am taking stamlo 5
Doctor :   Do you have any other health problems?
User :   heavy headed at times during mid-day
User :   but otherwise i am fine. insomnia is a big problem
Doctor :   The heavy headedness could be due to the high BP
User :   late night sleep only. not able to sleep well
Doctor :   You should follow these things
Doctor :   firtstly You should take the BP tablets without fail everyday.
User :   ok
User :   that i do
Doctor :   Then you should restrict salt in your diet. You should not take
User :   ok
Doctor :   any extra salt apart from that present in the curries
User :   ok
Doctor :   You should exercise everyday atleast for 1/2 hr
Doctor :   5 days a week
User :   ok
Doctor :   it can be walking, treadmill
Doctor :   or yoga
User :   ok. what else can be done doctor
Doctor :   The exercise also improves your sleep
Doctor :   You should go for regular check ups everyday
User :   every day ?
Doctor :   I am sorry every 3 months
User :   ok ok
Doctor :   You should get your FBS, PPBS, Fasting Lipid Profile
User :   any medication change or anything
Doctor :   evaluated considering your age
Doctor :   No
User :   ok.
Doctor :   You shoudl continue with the drugs given
User :   what about insomnia
User :   what can be done for that
Doctor :   Stress relief
Doctor :   and yoga help

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