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High BP under control due to strict diet. Should I take medicines or control it through diet?

i am 21...i was having meat for around 7 days and alcohol for 20 days on a regular basis...then i checked my blood pressure was astonishing to see that it was 160 by 100...i was really scared..then i controlled my diet for 4 days without any medication and it came down to 140 by 90...should i go for medication or should i go on for diet control...please help me out
Asked On : Sat, 28 Jul 2012
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Thanks for query,
If your diastolic blood pressure remains more than 90 for consecutive reading at different time of day
you need cardio vascular work up to diagnosed the reason of hypertension.
Your kideny function & Lipid profile along with Liver function test also should need to take a look as you are taking alcohol regularly.
After diagnosing your status yourdoctor should advised you to avoid fat or alcohol.
Answered: Sun, 29 Jul 2012
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