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Blood pressure showing 136/66, eating healthy. Borderline for stroke, hypertension?

My blood preassure is 136/66 with BPM at 60. I work out 5-6 days a week, and feel fine, but WebMD is telling me im borderline for strok/ hypertension . Im 30, male, 6 ft., 177-180 lbs. I eat prety health, or i guess what i consider healthy. Meal plan looks like this Protien Shake Bannan and peanut butter at around 1030 Lunch Tuna and an Apple Dinner Protien Shake Bed
Asked On : Thu, 15 Nov 2012
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your systolic BP ( upper side BP) is on borderline higher side , your weight is also little higher side compare to your height , i think thats why web MD is telling borderline risk for stroke and hypertension .
i would like to advice you some life style modification ,

reduce your weight ,
Take good quantity of fresh fruits , fresh green leafy vegetables , pulses, legumes , dry fruits like almond , wall nut ,
take whole grain food ,sea food like sea fish salmon , tuna , sardine ,
restrict salt intake
avoid saturated food item like fried food ,ghee , butter , red meat , organ meat like liver , kidney and sea food like prawns , crabs, egg yellow if you are non vegetarian
avoid bakery items , fried food , sweets, ice cream .
Do regular brisk walking at least 30 to 40 minutes /day,
Quit any form of Tobacco if you are using,
limit your alcohol intake,
take care

Answered: Sun, 18 Nov 2012
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