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Increased weight after a heart attack. High BP, stressed. Help?

Hi, i need to ask about my father,he meet with an heart attack in the yr of 2003 after that every thing was normal but in last one yr my father s wait has been increased by 20-30 kg. Earlier wait was around 60 & now it is around 80 kg.His BP has been Increased twice in last one which was never happen in few yrs.yesterday(7-jun-12), again the BP was high & he has been to hospital for 5 to 6 hrs,different Test has been done.what are the test we donot have any idea.while talking he feel stress .Can u pl Help me for this.His BP has been high twice in last one yr.
Asked On : Mon, 11 Jun 2012
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Hi friend,
Welcome to Health Care Magic

Weight is like bank account / The amount in account comes down when you withdraw more (physical work) and you deposit less (eat less). If the weight is picking up, it only means – the exercise is not enough / the food is more / or both.... Probably, he is not doing any physical effort after the attack...
See a good dietician – he has to reduce the quantity of his food and change the quality too. He needs regular exercise.

Episodic rise of pressure may need a separate set of investigations – conditions like Pheochromocytoma have to be excluded...

Discuss with his doctor... The treating doctor alone can suggest based on his assessment of the situation.

Take care     
Wishing speedy recovery
God bless
Good luck
Answered: Thu, 1 Aug 2013
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