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High blood pressure, restless night, taken lexotan

hi Drs, i was feeling a little restless a night ago and then self medicated with lexotan. At the office today, had a check of my blood pressure and the reading was 142/83. Pls advise, do i immediately go to the doctor? i am really worried. Also noticed that my blood pressure is higher anytime i am due to use the toilets (pressed)
Asked On : Sun, 25 Mar 2012
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Hello there
You said restless, can you please describe more about it like any reason for it
did you have breathing problem
were you anxious
Any palpitaion(heart beatings) Sweating difficulty sleeping etc.
At present as far as i know you should start daily exercise at least 30-40 min which should include jogging 10-15 min, brisk walking etc. Salt restriction max up to 1-2 grams per day and Blood pressure monitoring. Few test would help like lipid profile and Blood chemistry.You may consult a General practitioner.
Hope you find my suggestion helpful. Feel free to ask any more questions.
Thanking you
Dr Samir
Answered: Fri, 8 Nov 2013
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