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High BP because of preganancy - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help u
User :   Today only i come to know that i am pregnant and i had gone for check up and my BP is high
Doctor :   ok
User :   what should i do ??
Doctor :   congrats
User :   any precautions
User :   thanks
Doctor :   for becoming pregnant
Doctor :   yep
Doctor :   less of salt
Doctor :   in deit
Doctor :   deit
Doctor :   diet
User :   any preferability
User :   ??
User :   should i leave milk??
User :   curd??
Doctor :   were u known hypertensive before
Doctor :   take milk
Doctor :   curds
Doctor :   thats not a problem
User :   i had never been to a doctor anytime
Doctor :   ok
User :   so i don't know that i am hypertensive or not??
Doctor :   merely by one reading og high blood pressure
Doctor :   doesnt make u
Doctor :   say ur hypertensive
Doctor :   there should be multiple readings
Doctor :   atdifferent time of day
User :   it's 150/80 mm
Doctor :   to confirm hypertension
Doctor :   did the doctor u saw said ur hypertensive?
User :   yes
Doctor :   k
User :   i don't know but she has written in my slip
Doctor :   Hypertension is the most common medical problem encountered during pregnancy
Doctor :   ok
User :   hypertensive mother
Doctor :   k
User :   wht is this
Doctor :   high blood pressure i mean
User :   so wht should i do?
Doctor :   we cant say u have high blood pressure
User :   recommend something
Doctor :   on one reading alone
Doctor :   sure
User :   just tell me that wht is good to eat and wht not??
Doctor :   do u have swelling near ankles?
Doctor :   sure
User :   no
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   urs is marginal increase in blood pressure
Doctor :   were u anxious?
User :   yes
User :   may be
User :   coz i was waiting for this day
Doctor :   it can be the cause
User :   ohhh
Doctor :   as i told u less of salt in food
User :   but still any precautions??
Doctor :   yep
User :   k
User :   wht abt.fats
Doctor :   less of fats
Doctor :   no alcohol plz
User :   less or absolutely no
Doctor :   r u over weight
User :   i don'y dring
Doctor :   less of fats
User :   drink
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   thats fine
User :   my weight is 70 kg.
User :   height is 5.1
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   when was the last u had menses
User :   29th march
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   fine
Doctor :   these are the tips
Doctor :   rest, lying on your left side to take the weight of the baby off your major blood vessels.
Doctor :   drink 8 glasses of water a day
Doctor :   Increase prenatal checkups
Doctor :   most important thing is to visit doctor regularly for BP check up
Doctor :   r u there
User :   yes
Doctor :   Don't eat a lot of fried foods and junk food.
Doctor :   Exercise regularly
Doctor :   Elevate your feet several times during the day
Doctor :   r u there
User :   k
Doctor :   Avoid beverages containing caffeine
Doctor :   avoid coffee
User :   ok
Doctor :   dont be anxious
User :   wht abt tea?
Doctor :   ur baby will be fine
User :   ok
Doctor :   be calm
Doctor :   relax
Doctor :   join for yoga
Doctor :   it helps u and ur baby
Doctor :   ok
User :   but i don't have time to join yoga...
Doctor :   ok
User :   suggest something else
Doctor :   atleast u follow other things
Doctor :   u should be fine
Doctor :   bp is marginally
Doctor :   rised
User :   my working hours are 10 am to 7 pm
Doctor :   Please fill this form I send, and say when done and say when done.
User :   ok done
Doctor :   relax a bit,have time for urself
Doctor :   eat well
Doctor :   have regular antenatal checkups
Doctor :   kindly revisit ur doctor again next week
User :   ok
User :   sure
Doctor :   since she told ur hypertensive
Doctor :   good
Doctor :   u should be fine with these
Doctor :   anything else u want to know about
User :   no thanks
User :   bye
Doctor :   did i clarify ur doubts
Doctor :   bye
User :   yes
Doctor :   ok
User :   thanks a lot
Doctor :   have a nice day
Doctor :   ur welcome
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User :   same to u
Doctor :   bye
User :   ok
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