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Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   Hi
Doctor :   How may I help you today?
User :   just wanted to get some advice on BP realted issues
User :   I have a problem of High BP
Doctor :   I will definitely help you in that.
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   How old are you?
User :   Alhtough i have got it checked interms of sugar level etc.. everything seems normal
Doctor :   Since when do you have the high BP?
User :   this is there since the last 2-3 yrs
User :   i do take tablets as well
Doctor :   Ok.
User :   so wanted to get rid of the tablets
Doctor :   Can you tell me two latest readings?
Doctor :   Please do not stop the medicine, we will discuss it later.
User :   140 - 90
User :   the last i checked was long time back
Doctor :   Is this reading while you are on medicine ?
User :   depends generally when i check it in the morning then its like 140-80
User :   yeah after medicine
User :   and at times its completely normal
Doctor :   Now I understand that , even though you are on medicien, still there is high BP. Is that right?
User :   yep
Doctor :   I need some more Info
Doctor :   what mnedicines are you taking?
Doctor :   * medicines
User :   Telmikind H in the morning
User :   and Nubeta 5 at Nite
User :   basically i dont get good sleep
Doctor :   Ok let us discuss BP first.
User :   and generally the doctors observation is that i am Hypertensive
User :   ok
Doctor :   I want to tell you some facts.
User :   yeah
Doctor :   High BP is a chonic disease like Diabtes
Doctor :   Once it comes , it will be there for life.
User :   ok
Doctor :   So you need to understand that you have problem and be prepared to handle the problem
User :   ok
User :   but is there no way out to get rid of medicines
Doctor :   No
Doctor :  
1.Do some exercise atleast 30 minutes of walking daily.
Doctor :   2. Reduce slat intake
User :   ok
User :   slat?
Doctor :   sorry salt
User :   oh ok
Doctor :   I mean take less salt in diet
User :   ok
User :   any particaular diet that i need to follow
Doctor :   3 Do some stress relation exercises
User :   i do some Yoga in the morning for around 15 min
Doctor :   Yes there is a special diet for to help reduce the High BP
Doctor :   That is very good continue Yoga
User :   can u guid me on that
Doctor :   egarding diet, which oneWhich one?
User :   Basically my nature of being hyper doesnot help me concentrate in Yoga
User :   thats the issue.
Doctor :   OK
Doctor :   I got you.
Doctor :   So do your activities slowly
User :   ok
Doctor :   Do every thing at slow face.
Doctor :   Do not rush.
User :   slow face as in
User :   oh ok
User :   got it
Doctor :   Take you own time
User :   hmm
Doctor :   Act slowly instead acting abruptly.
User :   ok
Doctor :   As a result of slow mental and physcial activity, your sympathetic system willnot be activated
User :   oh
Doctor :   As a result you can control the BP
User :   I also do smoke and i know this does trigger
User :   and i have reduced it like one a day
Doctor :   Regarding diet, eat more fruits and vegetables.
User :   ok
Doctor :   That is one more risk factor for heart disease
User :   ok
Doctor :   You can even consult a dietician once and ask what kind of diet is good for you.
Doctor :   It really helps in long run.
User :   and what abt alchohol
User :   as in i am not like addicted or something but i do have less
Doctor :   we have good dietician if you need help on diet.
User :   ok
User :   anything specific in alchohol
User :   that i shouldnt have
Doctor :   I advice you reduce number of cigeretes you are smoking and then gradually quit
User :   ok
User :   i will surely try
Doctor :   You that fact, smoking cogarettes is equvalent to having a high BP
User :   ok... was asking u on alchohol
Doctor :   both high BP and smoking are equal risk factors for heart disease
User :   oh..
Doctor :   Reg alcohol,
User :   yeah
Doctor :   no alcohol is good
User :   yeah i do know that
Doctor :   doctors say wine is good
User :   ok is it true
Doctor :   Yes it is good as long as you stick to one glass of wine dai;y
User :   i am just talkin abt occasional consumption
User :   oh ok.. Red wine rite
Doctor :   But I think nobody stop with one glass.
Doctor :   Red wine
Doctor :   If possible please completely avoid alcohol
User :   hmm
User :   that shud be tough
Doctor :   If you can not, drink red wine with 1/2- 1 glass may be 2-3 time a week
User :   ok... Beer i guess would be bad rite..
Doctor :   I know that is very tough. But healthy life style will reduce your high BP and thus decreases the chances of heart diseases.
User :   ok
Doctor :   So I counselled against smoking and alcohol and high BP
Doctor :   is there any thing you want to ask?
User :   was asking you abt Beer
User :   would that be ok to have it in lesser quantity
Doctor :   As I told you alcohols comes indifferent forms, whisky, wine beer
User :   No the point i am askin is becas of the fact that i generally have beer or Wine...
Doctor :   Red wine comes from grapes and there is some research that red wine is OK to drink
User :   ok
Doctor :   and the rest of all are bad for health.
User :   ok
User :   Doctor i had one more query other than BP
Doctor :   So avoid beer, whisky and all
Doctor :   Ok go ahead.
User :   i am goin to get married
Doctor :   Congratulation,.
Doctor :   What isthe query?
User :   so basically there is certain confusion that i had on havin an intercourse
Doctor :   what is that?
User :   Is it necessary that the foreskin needs to slip down
Doctor :   OK
Doctor :   Many do not have experience before marriage. But many do better. Dont worry about that.
Doctor :   Once you get complete erections, it will slip back.
User :   the point is that it doesnot
Doctor :   or you can move the fore skin back .
User :   it pains if i try since the opening is not as big to easily slip down
Doctor :   OK. Then you need a physical examination by urologist to asses if there is any problem.
User :   hmm.. but does it neccesarily need to slip for an intercourse
Doctor :   Basically you need a physical examination to get an complete answer for this.
Doctor :   But during inrtecourse, the fore skin will be retracted back
Doctor :   Only glans penis will go into the vagina first.
User :   hmm.. ok..what i thot was with protection it wouldnt be an issue as it would be without one
Doctor :   The front portion of penis
Doctor :   The shaft of Penis
Doctor :   Under skin
Doctor :   When slip the skin back the front portion of the penis is glans penis
User :   ok
Doctor :   If the fore skin is not retracted back you need physcial
Doctor :   OK
User :   ok but just wanted to ask would it ok with the use of a contraceptive
Doctor :   You can find some best urologists on our home page
User :   hmm ok.. how do i contact them
Doctor :   I recommend you to have complete physcial examination to have an answer.
Doctor :   I will give the link.
User :   ok
Doctor :   Where you live?
User :   New Mumbai
Doctor :   Let me search for you.
User :   ok
Doctor :   Is there any partular locality in Mombai
User :   Vashi
Doctor :   WWW.WWWW.WW Doctor :   You got it.
User :   yeah
User :   Thanks so Much for your support & help
Doctor :   Consulting Urologist will definely help before you are going to marriage?
User :   Thanks so much
Doctor :   So you have some issues , you need to handle carefull easpecially when you are going to be family man
Doctor :   CUt down smoking
User :   Sure will try
Doctor :   Cutting down alcohol
User :   yeah
Doctor :   Controlling BP
Doctor :   Consulting Urologist
Doctor :   And clearing your your doubts
User :   sure
Doctor :   will help you have have happy sexual please OK
Doctor :   Good luck
User :   Thanks..
Doctor :   Are there any thing I can help you with?
Doctor :   Be in touch for follow up
User :   No thats it as of now
User :   sure ..
Doctor :   Update your issues and be healthy.
User :   sure
Doctor :   Be proactive and take initaive steps to be health.
Doctor :   Healthiness is a pursual now a days
User :   yeah sure
Doctor :   Thank you for consulting us.
Doctor :   Bye for now.
User :   same here bye
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