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Old 11-22-2012, 07:19 AM   #7
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Re: Diagnosed - High BP - scared

Indeed, nothing much to fear here. Your pressure is high, but is not a cause for alarm. Get your pressure under control with weight loss, DASH diet, sodium reduction, and exercise.

My only caution - dont allow your doc to prescribe you a beta blocker (drugs such as metoprolol, atenolol, etc). These drugs while commonly used, have long been shown to be less effective at improving outcomes and have alot of side effects.

Happy Thanksgiving!

 
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