Hi I am 31. my blood pressure is average of 138-140/85-95 most of the time. and my pulse is about 60. and i exercise 5 days a week like half and hour. Is the number gonna go down? should I be worried or any suggestions will be appreciated
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Blood pressure variation is generally present throughout the day and 5 to 10 mm of fluctuation is usual.But considering your age average of 140 is on the higher side and needs to be evaluated.Some suggestions for you:
Continue daily exercise routine.
Have lots of fruits,salads,veggies in diet.
Avoid smoking,alcohol and stress.
Reduce your salt intake and avoid processed foods.
Reduce egg and meat intake to once a week.
After getting up in the morning take 2 to 3 cloves of garlic with lukewarm water.
If there is a family History of high BP or there is any other associated disease or you are on any drugs then you might require medications.
Keep a track of the BP recordings 3 to 4 times in a day for fortnight for evaluation.Consider visiting a Physician for clinical examination and investigations as Lipid Profile,Kidney function tests so that it can be decided whether medications are required considering all the factors in mind.
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