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Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi xxxxx
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   Sorry the net got disconnected
User :   First i would like to congratulate for this wonderful site
Doctor :   thats ok
Doctor :   thank you
User :   Doctor i have some severe breathing problem
User :   It starts all of a sudden if i drive a lot
User :   See basically i am a marketing guy
Doctor :   Do you have a history of asthma/ bronchitis?
User :   and i am out throughout the day maybe on a bike or car
User :   Yes i had a problem of bronchitis
Doctor :   do you get the problem when you
Doctor :   ride a bike or car?
User :   mostly when i ride a bike
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   when you say breathless
Doctor :   is it difficult for you to breathe through your nose
User :   and last month when i had gone for a check up the doctor also detected BP
Doctor :   or is it difficult to breathe at all?
User :   exactly doctor
Doctor :   what was your BP?
User :   and sometimes it becomes difficult to breathe
User :   145/110
Doctor :   how old are you?
User :   29 Years
Doctor :   thats is very high
Doctor :   Have you had any further investigaion Done?
Doctor :   Have you had your BP checked a second time?
User :   I met Dr xxxx in xxxx and he put me onto some heavy antibiotics and Seloken XL 50 for my BP
Doctor :   Yes- hes the Consultant Pulmonolgist
Doctor :   right?
User :   after that i am feeling better but the day i try not to take my BP medicine the problem starts
User :   so what do you suggest Doctor
Doctor :   How long have you taken your BP medication?
User :   from the past 2-3 months
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :xxxx at this young age
Doctor :   your BP is very high
Doctor :   What is your weight? height?
User :   My height is 5'10' and weight would be around 75 kgs
Doctor :   thats not too bad
Doctor :   do you smoke or drink alcohol?
Doctor :   r u thr xxxx ?
User :   yes doctor
Doctor :   do you smoke or drink alcohol?
User :   i do casually have the habit to drink
Doctor :   did you get your BP checked a second time?
User :   yes it was normal
User :   110/90
Doctor :   were any other investigations done when you went to xxxx hospital?
User :   no
Doctor :   Are you under a lot of stress?
Doctor :   at work or at home?
User :   yes at work
Doctor :   As you are very young xxxx
Doctor :   You have to be extremely careful about your health
Doctor :   Are you geting exercise daily?
Doctor :   and following a strict low salt and low fat diet?
User :   Yes off late i have started going to Gym
User :   but i cannot take care of my diet
Doctor :   ok- try to concentrate on jogging on the treadmill-
Doctor :   that is on cardio vascular
Doctor :   exercises instead
Doctor :   of the weights
Doctor :   your diet control is extremely important- low salt is a must
Doctor :   I would recommend you to get some blood test done
Doctor :   you should get your routine blood tests including yur lipid profile[ cholesterol]
Doctor :   checked
Doctor :   especially because you feel uncomfortable if you stop your medicine even for one day
Doctor :   r u thr xxxx ?
Doctor :   If you can see what i'm typing xxxx
Doctor :   It is best for you to go through the tests to find out/ rule out any other cause behind your BP being so high t
Doctor :   at such an young age
Doctor :   As you have bronchitis also
Doctor :   use an Air mask when you go out
Doctor :   especially if you have to ride abike
Doctor :   Pls get back to us if you have nay other problems
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting healthcare magic
Doctor :   bye for now
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