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Controlling High cholesterol through activities - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   Hello Doctor
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   Dr Mxxx here
User :   I've diagnosed BP since a week and took cholestrol tablet
Doctor :   How can i help you?
User :   sorry test
User :   Total cholestrol 212 HDL 46 LDL 144 VLDL 21.6 Triglycerides 108 total CHO/HDL 4.61 LDL/HDL 3.1
Doctor :   May i know your age?
User :   28
User :   Am taking LOSTAT-H
Doctor :   Do you have a family history of BP?
User :   Now i went for consulation and its 120/80 and 82BPM
User :   yes
Doctor :   How much was it when detected?
User :   170/90
Doctor :   Ok
User :   before that i went for a gym for 1.5 weeks and suddenly stopped
User :   impact due to that?
Doctor :   Your cholesterol and LDL are higher than the normal Values.
User :   yes, How can i control it through regular foods?
Doctor :   Do you regularly go to gym?
User :   just 1.5 weeks i went
Doctor :   Why did you stop it suddenly?
User :   coz of my official work
User :   i was travelling outside
User :   and am a frequent train traveller of 400 KM
User :   2weeks once...
Doctor :   First of all you have to do regular exercise or even a half an hour walk daily.
User :   Ok
Doctor :   2)Have a healthy balanced diet with 3 servings of fruit daily.
User :   Ok
User :   which sort of fruit can i've?
Doctor :   3)3)Use oils like Sunflower oil or soyabean for cooking?
User :   Ok
Doctor :   You can have fruits like apples, water melons, pears. guava, musk melon.
User :   Ok
Doctor :   4)Avoid oily and outside junk food.
User :   Now after a week, doctor suggested to take Lostat 50mg instead of Lostat-H
User :   wht is the difference?
Doctor :   5)Take 3 to 4 cloves of garlic after getting up in morning with warm glass of water.
Doctor :   This will regulate cholesterol
User :   Ok
Doctor :   Lostat H is a combination drug of Losartan and Hydrochlorthiazide and Lostat is plain Losartan.
Doctor :   Were you having any swelling in any body part?
User :   nope
User :   sometimes in night or middle of night if i wake up, Heart beats more
User :   suddenly...
Doctor :   He must have given you to control the BP first week since there was sudden rise and then for controlling the plain
User :   can i continue H or plain?
User :   Lostat-H or Lostat?
User :   And What this Hydrochlorthiazide do?
Doctor :   Continue the plain but that increased heart rate is because of the medication. If it continues then you need to get yourself examined to get the dose adjusted.
Doctor :   Sometimes the dose has to be adjusted
User :   earlier i had H and from 2day am going to have plain
User :   and what that Hydrochlorthiazide do?
User :   can i've plain Lostat at this time?
Doctor :   Yes you can
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