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Obesity and high blood pressure - 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 :   hi i have been having high blood pressure
Doctor :   Ok
User :   i'm 21 years old
Doctor :   Since when are you having this problem?
User :   i checked 2 weeks ago
Doctor :   Ok
User :   i'm slightly overweight
Doctor :   What is the reading?
User :   160/100
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   When was the reading taken? At what time of the day?
User :   morning
User :   around 11
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   I suggest that you take an early morning reading three days in a row and get the reading at a
Doctor :   GP
User :   sorry GP?
Doctor :   General Practitioner.
User :   k
Doctor :   Where did you get the reading taken?
User :   the doctor i met prescribed some tablets for me
Doctor :   Ok
User :   he asked me to take out a blood test and urine test after 2 weeks
Doctor :   What is your weight and height?
Doctor :   ok
User :   weight is 106 kgs
User :   height 5'6
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   That might be the reason for the High Bp.
Doctor :   You should undergo weight reduction.
User :   i feel actually fine..
User :   no dizzy feeling, etc
Doctor :   Ok
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