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My age is 56 years I am feeling. Pain in my knees for d last one week, cholesterol level is also high and erectile dysfunction pl suggest some remedies.
Dear Sir, for last 2monthsmy bp has risen. Which never was. Now 160 /100. Having almost continuous pain in my back head. Have bcm very restless short tempered irritating. Please guide me what to do? I don't want to take any allopathy medicines..
Have You Been Told to Reduce Your Salt Intake to Reduce Bp?
Yes, you must have been but you probably have not been told how to reduce salt intake the right way.
The fact is that when we eat too much salt (sodium), our bodies will hold on to more water. This increases the amount of blood flowing through our veins and arteries which increases blood pressure.
So How to Reduce Salt Intake Properly?
- Roughly 80% of the salt we eat is hiding in processed foods like bread, biscuits and breakfast cereals, and prepared ready meals or takeaways. Only 20% comes from the salt we add while cooking or at the table.
- Salt used in daily cooking is a must. It contains sodium which is needed to retain our body's water, enable our cell walls to draw in nutrients and most importantly control our heartbeat . Sodium is needed to maintain BP. So continue using table salt for cooking. Keep the biscuits, maggi and farsans out.
- Skip the salty snacks, baked goodies, and eat out less often.
- Choose to eat more fresh foods more often.
- Use the mineral rich 'kala namak' for one of the meals through the day. It is unprocessed and rich in iodine and also sodium, potassium, and iron.
Some Super Foods to Fight with Hypertension
-Banana alternate days
-Walnut 2 soaked with breakfast
-Spinach beetroot juice once in a day
-Poppy seed water early morning or 1 tsp. poppy seeds.
-Watermelon seeds with salad 1 tsp.
-2 garlic cloves
If I am 35 years old, my ecg, echo, thread mill, lipid profile, are normal, no sugar and my bp is also normal, I don't smoke also ,if all these factors are also normal, should one fear of heart attack, pls suggest.
Most of the symptoms of a panic attack are physical, and many times these symptoms are so severe that people think they’re having a heart attack. In fact, many people suffering from panic attacks make repeated trips to the doctor or the emergency room in an attempt to get treatment for what they believe is a life-threatening medical problem. While it’s important to rule out possible medical causes of symptoms such as chest pain, heart palpitations, or difficulty breathing, it’s often panic that is overlooked as a potential cause—not the other way around.
Hi I am 45 years old female and I have to much of chest pain which strikes till my back what should I do.
Hi doctor I have heavy fever for past 4 days with cold and blood pressure also raised omitting also.
I am 27 years lady. I hav 2 children. I lose my temper and do start blame others for everything happened in my life. I do fight with my husband for tiny issues and whoever I fight I repeat previous fights also and try to blame him for every fight. Do I need a psychiatric.
I had undergone a cardiac By Pass surgery at Escorts hospital 4 months ago.While I am feeling much better after the surgery,I feel I am deep breathing and short of breadth while walking or climbing stairs.There is no pain but I am short of breath.I walk half an hour each both mornings and evenings but if you are by my side you can hear me take deep breath and pant if I halt and talk to you. Is it normal.I am taking one tab of fruselac ( earlier lasilactone) which induces frequent urination for 4-5 hours..What should I do as I do not enjoy walking .
I have very Weak Body, My Chest feels Thirsty, All time I am feeling Thirsty but after Drinking water or other thing it never solved.
I am 37, male, fully fit, from indore. 6 months months back I casuallly got my bp checked and came to know that I have high bp (150/95). I did not bother. 2.5 months back, during workout I pulled my chest muscles. Due to pain & family history of heart disease, I went to cardiologist. All investigation were normal, apart from bp 150/100 and mild lv hypertrophy in echo (grade 1.5, mild diastolic disfuntion, 55% efficiency). Doctor told me take regulat bp pills od (telmisartan 40mg+hydrocholorothaizide 12.5 mg). Since then my systolic ranges from 121-140 and diastolic ranges from 80-98. How how long do I need to take pills?
High total cholesterol: 235,HDL: 32,TRIGLYCERIDES: 240,VLDL: 48,LDL: 154,SUGAR (FASTING: 99,SO BO DIABETES AT PRESENT. 1.WANT TO KNOW, IS LIPAGLYN GOOD DRUG FOR LOWERING TRIGLYCERIDES? 2.OTHER THAN DIET/LIFESTYLE CHANGES, SUGGEST SUITABLE MEDICINES/ADVICE.
Hi, i'm a smoker for the past 3 years, just started running from last week. I need to improve my stamina. I kind of exceed my limit while running, can such a fast heartbeat cause a stroke or something? Thank you.
He is suffering from heart disease and blockage in nerve of 60% so is it necessary to do BY PASS SURGERY?
I am 20 year old boy sir I have an problem of meri. Heartbeat ekdum se tej hojati he or puri body kapne lagti he meri fingures bhi kapti he Me kuch bhi pakadta hu eg coup of tea toh woh hilta he yeh last 1 year se ho rha he yeh kya ho rha he I do not knw kuch bolne me bhi darta hu ekdum se heartbet high hojati he.
Guidelines for vary from time to time, but generally accepted classification of hypertension ( JNC7)is
Average of two or more properly measured readings at each of two or more visits after an initial screen:
Normal < 120 mm Hg SBP AND DBP < 90 mm Hg
Prehypertension 120 -139 mm Hg SBP OR DBP 80 to 89 mm Hg
Stage 1 HTN 140 -159 mm Hg SBP OR DBP 90 to 99 mm Hg
Stage 2 HTN >/= 160 mm of Hg SBP OR DBP >/= 100 mm Hg.
Prevalence of prehypertension among adults in United States is approximately 37 percent.
Study done by Yadhav S et al showed prevalence of prehypetension was 32.3 percent in India with highest 36% among 30-39 yrs age group, indicates that awareness is necessary for regular blood pressure check up.
People diagnosed with hypertension represents “tip of an iceberg”.
Many patients get to know about their raised blood pressures at the time of diagnosis, heart attack, stroke or kidney disease( end organ failures) which would have been preventable if treated at an early stage.
Why hypertension should be diagnosed and treated ?
Hypertension currently causes 2/3rd s of all strokes and half of all cases of ischemic heart disease.
Reduction in high blood pressure leads to large reduction in stroke, heart failure, renal failure, aortic dissection, coronary events and death.
Prehypertension: It is an entity where SBP >120 -139 mm Hg or DBP 80-89 mm Hg.
Multiple epidemiological studies demonstrated increased cardiovascular risk in patients with prehypertension.People with prehypertension have increased risk of progression to sustained hypertension, the prevalence of hypertension increases from approximately 10 percent at age of 30 yrs to as high as 90 percent after age of 65 yrs.
Framinham hypertension risk prediction score, may help identification of prehypertensive patients who are at gretest risk for pregression to hypertension. Risk calculator includes variables like age, sex, family history of hypertension, body mass index and smoking. Most important predictors of these were higher baseline blood pressure and older age.
Screening for hypertension: optimal interval for screening is not known.
2007 USPSTF( United States Preventive Services Task Force) guidelines recommend
Screening every two years for persons with SBP <120 mm Hg and DBP < 80 mm Hg
Yearly for persons with SBP 120-139 mm Hg or a DBP 80 -89 mm Hg
How to manage Prehypertension:
TROPHY stydy( TRial Of preventing Hypertension) results showed that there is no role for pharmacotherapy in prehypertension except in special conditions like diabetes, chronic kidney disease etc.
Treatment:As per JNC 7 reccomendations patients with prehypertension who do not have diabetes, chronic kidney disease , end organ damage , or clinical evidence of cardiovascular disease are generally treated with non pharmacological therapies.
Major non pharmacological therapies that aid to decrease blood pressure are:
Weight reduction: Maintain normal body weight ( BMI 18.5 to 24.9 kg/m2) this can reduce BP by 5 to 20 mm hg per 10kg weight loss.
Adopt DASH eating plan : (DASH- Dietary Approach To Stop Hypertension) consists of fruits, vegetables, legumes, low-fat dairy products with reduced saturated and total fat.This can reduce BP by 8 to 14 mm Hg.
Dietary sodium Restriction: Reduce dietary sodium intake to no more than 100meq/day(2.4 gm sodium or 6 gm of sodium chloride). This can reduce BP by 2 to 8 mm Hg.
Physical activity: Engage in a regular aerobic physical activity such as brisk walking (at least 30 min per day, most days of the week). This can reduce BP by 4 to 9 mm Hg.
Moderation of alcohol: Limit consumption of alcohol to no more than 2 drinks per day in most men and no more than 1 drink in women and lighter weight persons. This can reduce BP by 2 to 4 mm Hg.