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Headache, low blood pressure, sodium intake - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Headache and Migraines
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Doctor :   Hi
User :   I have low BP problem
Doctor :   please proceed with your query
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   may i know your age and gender
User :   I am lil overweight so I had strict diet plan and workout regime last year
User :   since then i am facing this problem
Doctor :   ok
User :   I am female -28
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   what was your last BP reading ?
User :   now its becoem like cirlce if I workout I have low bp and if I don't I gain weight
User :   it was 90/60
Doctor :   ok
User :   would you please recomment what should i do so that i do nto gain weigth also and my bp also remains in contraol
Doctor :   i would recommend these things
Doctor :   never remain on empty stomach
Doctor :   the body needs fuel all the time
Doctor :   so never skip a meal
Doctor :   secondly drink lot of fluids
User :   ok at what interval should i have
Doctor :   lot of water and fresh fruit juices
Doctor :   you have food at normal regular interval
User :   k
Doctor :   when ever you feel hungry
Doctor :   this will help in stabilising your blood pressure
Doctor :   having fruit juices will help in maintaning BP as they have necessary sodium and other electrolytes and glucose also
Doctor :   have you checked your blood sugar or done other blood tests ?
User :   hmm k
User :   yes last year health check
Doctor :   what was your hemoglobin levels ?
User :   i m not sure i think it was 11
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   that is a bit low
User :   but right now i have severe hedache
User :   i had juice and ors also
Doctor :   i would suggest you include lots of green vegetables , fruits in your diet
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   since how long is the headache
User :   since morning
Doctor :   could you elaborate on your headache ?
User :   today i went to gym after three weeks..
User :   and after that it started
Doctor :   ok
User :   i m sure it is coz of low bp
Doctor :   it must be due to stress
Doctor :   i suggest you do not over do it
Doctor :   slowly start increasing your schedule of exercise
User :   hmmm i did not
User :   hmm ok
Doctor :   i suggest you to get a repeat blood test
Doctor :   do these tests
Doctor :   1. complete blood count
Doctor :   2. blood hemoglobin
Doctor :   3. ESR
Doctor :   4. Urine analysis
Doctor :   5. Blood sugar
Doctor :   6. blood urea and ser creatnine
User :   ok
User :   i will get it done
Doctor :   thses will give us a complete picture
User :   yeah ok
Doctor :   you may get back to us with the report and we will surely guide you further
User :   thax for your time
User :   have a nice day ahead
Doctor :   for the headache, you may take TAB.DOLO 500 MG
Doctor :   one tab after one hr of having food
Doctor :   it is a simple pain killer
Doctor :   i hope you feel better
User :   thank you
Doctor :   did i answer all your questions ?
User :   yes thax
Doctor :   ok , pleasure here
Doctor :   thanks for consulting me
Doctor :   take care
Doctor :   bye for now
User :   bye
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