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Diagnosed with BP of 150/112 and Triglycerides of 510. Taking telesta and ecosprin. How to lower?

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I have been diagnosed with BP of 150/112 , and Triglycerides of 510. how to get that lowered. I am taking telesta h activ 75 mg * 2 , ecosprin
Posted Tue, 20 Aug 2013 in Hypertension and Heart Disease
Answered by Dr. Anil Grover 39 minutes later
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Hypertension (HTN) or high blood pressure, sometimes called arterial hypertension, is a chronic medical condition in which the blood pressure in the blood vessels is elevated.This requires the heart to work harder than normal to circulate blood through the blood vessels.
Hypertension is classified as either primary (essential) hypertension or secondary hypertension; about 90–95% of cases are categorized as "primary hypertension" which means high blood pressure with no obvious underlying medical cause.The remaining 5–10% of cases (secondary hypertension) are caused by other conditions that affect the kidneys, arteries, heart or endocrine system.

In your age group Primary hypertension is rare , so you have to evaluate for secondary causes of hypertension.

Hypertriglyceridemia denotes high blood levels of triglycerides. Elevated levels of triglycerides are associated with atherosclerosis( Fat deposition in blood vessels), even in the absence of hypercholesterolemia (high cholesterol levels), and predispose to cardiovascular disease. Very high triglyceride levels also increase the risk of acute pancreatitis.

So you need to consult a cardiologist and evaluate for hypertension and take regular medication. reduce salt intake , avoid stress .
For high triglyceride levels you need to start
lifestyle changes are recommended.This may include restriction of carbohydrates and fat in the diet. Medications are recommended in those with high levels of triglycerides, with fibrates being recommended first.

LIfestyle modification for prevention of hypertension

maintain normal body weight for adults (e.g. body mass index 20–25 kg/m2)
reduce dietary sodium intake to <100 mmol/ day (<6 g of sodium chloride or <2.4 g of sodium per day)
engage in regular aerobic physical activity such as brisk walking (≥30 min per day, most days of the week)
limit alcohol consumption to no more than 3 units/day in men and no more than 2 units/day in women
consume a diet XXXXXXX in fruit and vegetables (e.g. at least five portions per day);

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