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High blood pressure and pulse beating faster - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Hypertension and Heart Disease
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :  
how can i help you?
User :   hello.i have high blood pressure.and i recently got into a strong argument with my feeling hot in my head and pulse is beating a little faster than usual.
User :   do you recomend taking my blood pressure?
Doctor :  
Doctor :  
you should get it checked immediately
User :   ok what readings should i be careful of?
User :   im usually at 130/80 and 140/80
Doctor :  
please provide ur gae
User :   20
Doctor :  
if it is more than 140/80 then it is high for u
Doctor :  
are u taking any mediucations for high blood pressure?
User :   yes
Doctor :  
which tablet are you taking?
User :   norvasc amlopodine
User :   low dose
Doctor :  
and what was the last time you checked ur blood pressure
Doctor :  
User :   4-5 days ago
Doctor :  
what was the reading that time?
User :   manually checked.readings were 125/80,119.80,and highest was 130/80
Doctor :  
Doctor :  
that is fine
Doctor :  
u can continue to take the same medications

Doctor :  
you should try to control ur anger
Doctor :  
try not to get into arguments
Doctor :  
as these will increase ur blood pressure
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