A 42-year-old member asked:
I am having high bp at 22. what should i do?
2 doctor answers • 3 doctors weighed in
Cardiology 36 years experience
Need treatment: You need treatment with medications asap and most likely for lifetime. Avoid alcohol and high salt diet. Loose weight if you are overweight. But, you need to commit to have treatment.
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Podiatry 41 years experience
Consult your doctor: You will need a combination of diet, exercise and medication.
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A 55-year-old member asked:
I have high BP what should I do?
2 doctor answers • 13 doctors weighed in
Internal Medicine 43 years experience
Individualized: People's treatment needs vary, based on whether they have other conditions, such as diabetes or kidney disease. In general, treatment begins with exercise 30-60 minutes daily, losing weight, avoiding salt, and consuming fruits, vegetables, and fish. Medication is usually prescribed if BP stays 140/90 or above, and is proven to reduce heart attack, stroke, and death.
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Last updated Mar 24, 2013
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