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I have borderline high cholesterol and blood pressure

I m only 22 and have been told that I have borderline high cholesterol and blood pressure . How common are these problems in people my age and what are some good steps to take in improving it?
Mon, 14 Dec 2009
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not common and not good -- you are too young to have this. you should take care of yourself. has your doctor prescribed you any medications for controlling hypertension? if yes, take them religiously. this should also involve a lifestyle change -- change your diet, and start exercising
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