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Tuesday, March 10, 2009 Rohit, Community Member, asks

Q: i am 21, having blood pressure 160/95. I don't have cholestrol, i have normal functioning kidneys.

My lipid profile, echo and kidney tests have been done and are normal.
i was weight lifting, which i left 10 days ago, iwas 120 kg 1 year ago and now i am 85.
What can be the possible cause for my high blood pressure?

Is my body is adapted to 160/90 blood pressure?

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Lisa Nelson, Health Pro
3/11/09 5:53pm

Hi Rohit,

 

Congratulations on the 35 kg weight loss!  That is terrific!!  I encourage you to review the post below.  Make sure your basic lifestyle and dietary habits support a low blood pressure.

 

High Blood Pressure: 9 Steps to Rein in Skyrocketing Numbers

 

Also, visit the page here at Health Central that includes information on lifestyle/diet changes to lower blood pressure:

 

http://www.healthcentral.com/high-blood-pressure/treatment.html?ic=4019

 

All the best,

 

Lisa Nelson, RD

Natural Ways to Lower Blood Pressure

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