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Hypertension and BP - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Blood Disorders
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Practicing since : 2004
Answered : 40 Questions

Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you?
User :   Hi, I was wondering what I should do if my blood pressure was 146 over 89 yesterday and today it was 147 0ver 84
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   are u hypertensive
Doctor :   age?
Doctor :   occupation
User :   I'm 17 and I haven't been diagnosed yet
User :   student
User :   how bad is it for my blood pressure to be like that?
Doctor :   any famil history of hypertension

User :   yes on both sides
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   i suggest u try a few different things before we decide
Doctor :   to try medication
Doctor :   as ur s is borderline
Doctor :   your weight
Doctor :   ?
User :   aprx. 130
User :   I'm 5'5"
Doctor :   so i suggesttry to lose some weight
Doctor :   also try to restrict
Doctor :   salt intake

Doctor :   take early morning walks
Doctor :   it is better
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