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Brisk walking and swimming for weight reduction in hypertensive patients - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
User :   Hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   My weight is 79 kg
User :   Ht is 175 cms
User :   Is it safe to run?
Doctor :   what is your age
Doctor :   provide height in feet
User :   5.11
User :   5 feet 10 inches
Doctor :   Your desirable body weight is between 65 - 72 Kgs.
Doctor :   what is your age
User :   ok
User :   is it possible to run and reduce wt?
Doctor :   do you have any mdical problems like heart diseases
User :   ya
User :   I have hypertension
Doctor :   please provide your age
User :   32
Doctor :   instead of running i suggest you to have brisk walking
User :   I have hypertension sice 2003
Doctor :   what medications are you taking
User :   atenonol
User :   25 mg
Doctor :   ok
User :   daily once
Doctor :   you can continue the same
Doctor :   Involve in exercises like walking, swimming with a balanced diet to reduce the weight

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