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Lifestyle management to reduce blood pressure - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Hypertension and Heart Disease
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User :   hi
Doctor :   hello
Doctor :   how can i help u?
User :   I am 58 yrs old from
Doctor :   ok
User :   I was diagnosed with high blood pressure 2 months back
Doctor :   ok
User :   but doctor didn't presribe any medications to me, just advised diet and exercise
User :   is that ok
Doctor :   ok
User :   what is ur advice on it
Doctor :   what is ur blood pressure?
User :   it was 155/95
Doctor :   ok
User :   do i need medications?
Doctor :   initially we should try lifestyle management
User :   at what BP u prescribe medications
Doctor :   cos once u start medications u have to use them life long
User :   may I know your name doc.

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