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High BP out of stress - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Excellent Posted in: Hypertension and Heart Disease
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Practicing since : 2004
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   Hi Thanks for providing such a nice serivce
Doctor :   ur welcome
Doctor :   good after noon
Doctor :   please go ahead with ur medical
User :   Actualy for last few month my BP is coming to 160/110 or 160/90 is there is any thing to worried abt it
Doctor :   For Administrative and health purposes, Please provide these details of the patient-Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status: Weight and Height: Dependents: Yes/ No.
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   were you anxious at the time ?
User :   well a bit
Doctor :   a series of reading at different time of day will confirm if u have high blood pressure
User :   and some time work pressure
User :   ok
Doctor :   both the reading are above the normal reading for blood pressure
Doctor :   120/80 is the normal
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   blood pressure will shoot up due to stress , tension, anxiety as well
Doctor :   did u consult any physician so far'
User :   yes
Doctor :   if ur overweight
Doctor :   u need to reduce ur weight
User :   I am in touch with my family doctor he has not started any medicine as of now saying will take more reading than only will do the same
User :   well my weight is 80 kgs height is 5ft 10
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   i will calculate the BMI
Doctor :   are you here
User :   yes
Doctor :   ur BMI is 25
Doctor :   normal BMI must be between 20-24.9
User :   ok so do i need to reduce my self
Doctor :   little bit
User :   ok. thanks doctor....
Doctor :   maintain a weight in between 66-75kgs
Doctor :   also u need to restrict the amount
Doctor :   of salt u take
Doctor :   in diet
Doctor :   r u able to follow
Doctor :   get ur blood pressure checked again in 2 weeks time
User :   yuppp but reducing 5 kgs is bit difficult it seems salt i can regulate
User :   and can i take non veg and alchol ocassionaly
Doctor :   u can lose weight with strict diet control and exercise
Doctor :   please avoid them
User :   ok thanks i will do tht thanks again for your advice and for such a nice service
Doctor :   ur welcome
Doctor :   take care
Doctor :   have XXXXXXXX day
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