I am 30 years old. My BP is 180/90. After consulting a physician I am taking tablet Amlong 5 mg one full in the morning and half in the night. Post using this tablet my BP is 120/80 and sometimes shoots up to 140/80. I am on this medication for the past two years. I got a complete routine health check up and found nothing wrong in my reports. My main concern is do I need to change the medication? Please suggest.
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You are quite young to have hypertension. In young hypertensives the cause of hypertension has to be evaluated. If you have not identified the cause, then kindly get a renal artery Doppler scan.
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I have already gone through ultrasound of kidney five months back and my results were normal. Do I need to get this renal test? Is it fine to shift the dosage from 7.5 mg to 20 mg a day? Both my grandparents have it. Can it be hereditary? I would like to know what precautions I need to take having BP. Can it be cured permanently? Will it affect my life span? Can I join gym? Please guide. Thank you.
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Your BP is extremely high. Go ahead and start taking tablet Amlong 20mg per day. Your BP will come to control.
Kidney Ultrasound is different. It is just general scanning of kidney.
Renal artery Doppler scan focuses on narrowing of blood vessel in the kidney. It is considered to be one of the causes for hypertension in young people.
Hypertension could be hereditary or acquired. In young people there will be some problem in the body that will be causing the BP to rise. If the underlying cause is identified and corrected, then that will be the permanent cure for BP.
In some people we may not be able to find the cause. Those people have to take medicine lifelong.
Some of the precautions to be taken being hypertensive are:
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