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What medications should be taken to lower BP caused due to long time use of testovirone injection ?

I AM FACING HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE BY USING LONG TIME TESTOVIRONE INJECTION AND GAINED MORE WEIGHT UP TO 88KG PLS ADVISE MEDICINE TO LOWER MY HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE. GENDER: MALE AGE: 45 YEARS
Wed, 18 Jan 2012
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I always believe in trying to Non PILL route first.
So http://www.naturalnews.com/029227_beet_juice_blood_pressure.html
would be a good start.

Pills never cure. They only suppress.
Beet Juice will never be researched much as they cannot be patented :-)
General & Family Physician Dr. Pragnesh Vachharajani's  Response
Hi,thanks for query.Please speak to your doctor.What ever the case may be you need keep your blood pressure under control in tune of 140/90.Take low salt diet,do regular exercise to reduce weight.You should also check your other blood tests for kidney,lipid profile etc.before starting of medicine.bye.
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