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Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Hypertension and Heart Disease
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User :   Hi Doctor
Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   Dr. XXXXXXXX here
Doctor :   please proceed with your health query
User :   Hi AAAAAAA
User :   I got my BP reading as 141/89 and was asked to talk 2 u for further assistance
User :   can u tell me what would b the symptoms for such high BP?
Doctor :   what symptoms are you having at present?
User :   i feel normal
Doctor :   was this the only single reading you got ?
User :   to be frank, this mail made me to remember the reading that I got long back
Doctor :   please provide your age, gender, location, height, weight, details of past medical illness if any
Doctor :   how long back was the BP measured?
User :   i don't have any medical illness
User :   it was on 18/5/2010
Doctor :   ok
User :   people from HealthcareMagic used digital BP machine for measuring this
Doctor :   ok
User :   do u have any suggestions on this?
User :   or comments?
Doctor :   is there history of blood pressure in family?
User :   my dad has got recently
Doctor :   just one reading is not enough to say you have hypertension
User :   ok
Doctor :   you need to monitor your BP daily 2 times, and make a note of it
User :   ok..
User :   i do that
Doctor :   if readings are found to be high more than 3-4 times a week
User :   can u give the normal BP reading
Doctor :   you will need further investigations like lipid profile to see if cholesterol is an issue
User :   is it 120/80?
Doctor :   please provide your age, gender, location, height, weight,
User :   27/M//5'6"/62-64
Doctor :   for your age, BP should be below 130/85
User :   ok. so can i take 130/85 as normal BP?
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