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Fluctuating BP. Prescribed Prolomet XL. Correct treatment?

I had BP 150/80 sometime 140/90 and some days 130/80.I felt uncompfortable at 150 BP and had giddiness and difficulty in walking.One day I almost collapsed this was due to gas in my stomach which came out subsequently and I felt relieved.I ahd Hyderabadi biryani for lunch that day which is heavy.Some time I had BP in night and I took ECG which was ok but my BP came to 150.Is it rightt to take Prolomet XL -50 morning and prolomet xl -25 as advised by my doctor.
Asked On : Sat, 24 Nov 2012
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Welcome to health care magic ,
from your history i am convince that medicine which your doctor has prescribe you is drug of choice for BP control ,
please take it regularly ,
adopt healthy life style
few tips are as below
- Take good quantity of fresh fruits, fresh green leafy vegetables, pulses, legumes, nuts like almond, wall nut, soybeans, lentils.
- Restrict salt intake
- Avoid saturated food item like fried food, ghee, butter, red meat, organ meat like liver, kidney and sea food like prawns, crabs, egg yellow if you are non vegetarian.
- Reduce table salt and avoid bakery items, fried food, sweets, and ice cream.
- Take low fat dairy foods like skimmed milk, low fat yogurt, and low fat cheese.
- Do regular brisk walking at least 30 to 40 minutes /day
- Do stress relaxation techniques like yoga.
- Quit any form of Tobacco if you are using.
- Limit alcohol intake.
- Say ‘No’ to all forms of addiction.
please do regular follow up with your doctor and keep watch on your BP and adjust dose of BP medicine .
take care

Answered: Tue, 27 Nov 2012
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