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Posted on Sat, 5 Aug 2017 in Hypertension and Heart Disease
Question: hi.

Iam a 30 year old obese guy with sedetry lifestyle for past few years.iam slowly trying to get active by doing walking 30 to 60 mins a day. I have diastolic bp in higher 90s doctor prescribed low dosage of nebivolol 2.5mg until i reduce my weight. previously on few occasions when I climb one flight of stair I use to get mild gasp of breath .after taking nebivolol I feel more energised and can climb three flight of stairs without gasping.can also do mild jogging for more then 3minutes previously I could hardly do for 2mins. now coming to my problem I have not taken medicine properly for past10 days and also not doing regular walking . iam getting very mild gasp and higher heart rate like before while climbing stairs and heart pounding feel when I have taken heavy meals
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Answered by Dr. Ilir Sharka 1 hour later
Brief Answer:
I would explain as follows:

Detailed Answer:
Hello!

Welcome on HCM!

I passed carefully through your medical history and would like to explain that diastolic hypertension may lead to important physical activity limitations, especially when over-weighted.

Decreasing body weight is the main therapeutic measurement for achieving good results with hypertension and also other important health indexes, like dyslipidemia, physical performance, pulmonary function status, etc.

I would add that being on a beta-blocker therapy needs a careful follow-up, without stopping the drug immediately or cold turkey, as it may lead to rebound phenomenon (which comprises return of tachycardia and other unpleasant symptomatology).

I advise continuing as soon as possible the recommended Nebivolol regimen without missing even one dose and also paying special attention to your diet calories.

Reducing daily dietary calories would bring you to a faster and more steady result regarding your body weight and also reduced cardiovascular risk.

Coming to this point, I would recommend Mediterranean diet and also discussing with a dietitian for a better delineating a properly controlled calories strategy.

Hope to have been helpful to you!

In case of any further questions, feel free to ask me again.

Kind regards,

Dr. Iliri
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Chakravarthy Mazumdar
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Follow up: Dr. Ilir Sharka 8 minutes later
thanks for your reply.
I will continue to take medicine
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Answered by Dr. Ilir Sharka 13 hours later
Brief Answer:
You are welcome!

Detailed Answer:
I am glad to have been helpful!

Wishing all the best,

Dr. Iliri
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Chakravarthy Mazumdar
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