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Dr. Anil
Dr. Anil, Doctor (MD)
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Victoria, I am under my GP Blood Pressure - I was taken off

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Hi Victoria, I am under my GP for High Blood Pressure - I was taken off of 32mg Candesartan and I am now of 7.5 mg Felodipine - My average BP Reading yesterday was 190/80 - Any suggestions?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Dr. Anil replied 1 year ago.

Hello,

Do you still have dizziness?

Shortness of breath,heart palpitation?

Any other medical history?

Thanks.

Waiting for your response

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I am type 2 diabetic (On Insulin) + I have Plural Plaque
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Sorry - No dizziness or shortness of breath or heart palpitations
Expert:  Dr. Anil replied 1 year ago.

Hello,

Sorry for late reply and inconvenience.

Well as you describe you can take more 2.5 mg of Felodipine for few days.

Your medication dosage should be adjusted accordingly.

Also take DASH diet.

For further reading -
www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health/public/heart/hbp/dash/new_dash.pdf

As you pulse pressure(difference between systolic and diastolic reading) is also high so it indicates our arteries are stiff and your doctor need to add more medication.

If possible consult a cardiologist.

Hope this helps.

If you have any further query then we can discuss it thoroughly rather than give us poor/bad service.
We are here to help you until you satisfy.

Bonus and positive feedback are highly appreciated.
Thanks.

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I have made an appoint with my GP
Expert:  Dr. Anil replied 1 year ago.

Hello,

If you have any further query then we can discuss it thoroughly rather than give us poor/bad service.
We are here to help you until you satisfy.

Thanks.