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Bodybuilding while having high BP - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Hypertension and Heart Disease
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Doctor :   Hi
User :   Hi
Doctor :   I am Dr. here
Doctor :   Proceed with your query
User :   Im 24yrs boy my blood pressure is84/150
Doctor :   Ok
User :   i am doing body building from 4 months
Doctor :   ok
User :   can i do body building
Doctor :   I shall explain you
Doctor :   May I know your age, height and weight?
User :   24yrs 62kg , height 5'6"
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Your BP is slightly higher for your age
Doctor :   You shall need to recheck it
Doctor :   again
User :   what about body building
Doctor :   Yes, for that it is better have the BP under control
User :   so it means i can not do bodybuilding
Doctor :   it is good to avoid it
Doctor :   for timebeing
Doctor :   first of all confirm the BP reading
Doctor :   by repeating it
Doctor :   when you are in a relaxed state, both physically and mentally
User :   but doctor that means my 4 months body building will be wasted
Doctor :   Nothing like that
Doctor :   You can repeat it
Doctor :   once it is under control
Doctor :   Hence there is nothing to worry about
User :   how long it takes for a muscle to go down
Doctor :   Once developed, if you take a good diet
Doctor :   it does not go down
Doctor :   Good diet, means protein intake
Doctor :   Even now, you can continue it
Doctor :   but it is better to keep the BP under control and then continue
User :   thanks doctor
Doctor :   So for now
Doctor :   repeat the BP reading
Doctor :   and do aerobic exercise
User :   ok
Doctor :   and even muscle building
Doctor :   but stop it
Doctor :   if you feel very much tired
Doctor :   and reduce salt intake in your diet
Doctor :   sweating out is good for BP reduction
Doctor :   Any other queries, Aman?
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