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Have fatigue. Do I have high BP? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 12-Jun-2013
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Doctor:How can I help you today?
User:I have some queries regarding High BP & Low BP...
User:I usually get the sweat heavily... Due to this I am suspecting that, I have Hight BP which causes sweat... Is this true...
Doctor:Sweating usually happens in response to high external temperatures
Doctor:It can also be a response to low blood glucose or anxiety
Doctor:I do not think that it is happening in response to high BP, but palpitations can happen which can simulate sweating
User:I do get sweating even in less temperature(eg: in AC). Also I feel heart-beat rate is high... Can you please tell me why beat rate is high in my case....? What is palpitations?
Doctor:Palpitations is the feeling of racing of heart.
Doctor:That means high heart rate
Doctor:It happens due to high blood pressure.
Doctor:I think sweating may be a consequence of the racing of heart
Doctor:You may want to check your BP regularly
Doctor:Also get an ECG done
Doctor:May also get other blood tests to rule out other conditions
User:Ok... To reduce this, any precaution do I need to take.....?
Doctor:Yes, you may try a few things--lifestyle changes and medicines
Doctor:Lifestyle changes include small regular meals, low calorie foods, fruits and vegetables, exercise atleast 20 min a day, relaxation and meditation
Doctor:Medicines are prescribed by doctor
Doctor:Any queries
User:No...Thanks Doctor for your valuable suggesstions in judging my health conditions... I will change my life style by following some of the precuations which you have mentioned....
Doctor:Thanks for coming on chat
Doctor:You can always login again to chat with a doctor 24/7
Doctor:I need to close the chat window now.
Doctor:Take care
User:Yes.. you can close the chat...
Doctor:Bye for now
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