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Possibility of high BP at the age of 22 - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   doctor my age is 22
Doctor :   Ok
User :   ihave 140/90 bp
Doctor :   please continue
User :   is it possible in this age to me
User :   is it possible in this age to me
Doctor :   How many times you had checked
Doctor :   and this is possible at any age
User :   once
Doctor :   but the point is whether it is checked properly and accurately
User :   wat type of precautions i can take
User :   ya it is acurate
Doctor :   Please get the BP check once again
Doctor :   after sitting idle
Doctor :   sitting for 10 min
User :   its correct no dought sir
Doctor :   and then repeat it after 30 minutes
User :   please tell general precautions
User :   sir
Doctor :   Look a person is said to have higher BP (hypertension) if it is more than 130/85 done with the same BP instruemnt on two different occasion atleast 2 weeks
Doctor :   gap
Doctor :   For now you just have to start with 20 to 30 minutes of physical activity
Doctor :   daily

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