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I am 64 never had high BP but when I went to doctor directly from my morning walk to consult about my slightly high sugar, my BP was checked & it was found 95/100 & was prescribed cilacar 10 along with galvus50, I am having only one kidney & I have marginally high cholesterol, I have also been prescribed storvas10. Are these medicines correct?

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I am 64 never had high BP but when I went to doctor direc...
Please feel free to discuss any issue with your doctor (the doctor would be pleased to give the right information as it is your genuine concern about your own health ). Since every medicine has its own advantages and minor drawbacks, let the doctor explain why he selected the particular medicine for you. At your end do follow a healthy lifestyle and go for regular health check up (check all the vitals and do tests as suggested ). This would ensure that you are in safe hands and lead a stress-free life while enjoying your hobbies!
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Mr. lybrate-user, Thanks for the query. It would have been better if you had mentioned actual blood glucose values (fasting, PP & HbA1c%) as well as correct BP reading (95/100). Because I am not sure whether prescribing an antihypertensive drug after a single reading is correct. Usually BP needs to be checked on at least three occasions before a decision is made of high BP. Thanks.
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We aim to keep your blood pressure to less than 140/90 mm of hg and a proper control of blood sugar levels and cholesterol will go a long way in keeping you away form major complications Therapeutic Lifestyle Changes (TLC) may help you lower LDL cholesterol. The lifestyle changes include diet, exercise, weight loss, and other changes. Your doctor will want you to follow TLC even if you are taking cholesterol-lowering medicine. And medicine will be more effective if you have healthy eating and exercise habits. Diet. Diets to lower cholesterol are low in fat—especially saturated fat—and cholesterol. One of the best things you can do is reduce the amount of saturated fat you eat. Exercise. You may need to change your exercise habits. Regular exercise, or no exercise, affects your cholesterol level and your overall heart health. People who have an active lifestyle have a lower risk for coronary artery disease (CAD) Click here to see more information. Than do people who have a sedentary lifestyle. Weight loss. Excess weight tends to increase your LDL cholesterol level. Losing just 5 to 10 pounds (2.3 to 4.5 kilograms) can lower your cholesterol and triglycerideClick here to see more information. Levels. Eating a diet low in saturated fat and cholesterol, exercising regularly, and cutting calories will help you lose weight. Other lifestyle changes to think about. There are a number of other lifestyle changes that improve cholesterol levels, reduce your risk of atherosclerosis. And improve your general health. Stop smoking cigarettes. Cigarette smoking is the leading preventable cause of death. Smoking decreases your HDL ("good") cholesterolClick here to see more information. Smoking is believed to change LDL cholesterol to a form that promotes the buildup of deposits in the walls of your coronary arteries. Smoking significantly increases your overall chances of developing heart disease, because it damages your heart and blood vessels. Reduce stress. Try to minimize stressful situations as much as possible at work, at home, and elsewhere. You may also ask your doctor for advice on ways to reduce stress
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Please mention correct figures. You mentioned BP as 95/100 (please check it again because this is not correct and of I consider it as 100/95 nobody will prescribe medicine for it) Try to avoid unnecessary medication as you have mentioned you have one kidney. Mildly hogh cholesterol can be corrected with doet and regular exercise, which will be helpful in diabetes control also.
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