Thread: Meds?
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Old 06-02-2005, 08:44 PM   #3
Join Date: Feb 2005
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pal7778 HB User
Re: Meds?

Lose weight. Get a stable regimen of medicine going; work with your doctor but read up on your own on the various options. You should be able to figure out a largely sid-effect free option. Be resigned to the fact that you bp was probably creeping up for years, and you'll have to be on medicine for a while, maybe for the rest of your life. But with luck and big-time lifestyle changes, you may be able to experiment with phasing off medicine sometime down the road.