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Hyderabad: Doctors suggested to People chronic patients need to take special care

Hyderabad: Doctors suggested to People chronic patients need to take special care
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Hypertension, diabetes, kidney disorders, obesity, thyroid come under metabolic disorders and people above 50 are advised to be careful

Hyderabad: People with hypertension and diabetes are advised to monitor their blood pressure and sugar levels as the risk of getting infected with covid is high, suggest doctors.

Hypertension, diabetes, kidney disorders, obesity, thyroid come under metabolic disorders and people above 50 are advised to be careful.

In Ayurveda, the treatment starts from the root cause with a proper diet and exercise to maintain the metabolism. We treat patients by analyzing the preventive aspect and focusing more on permanent treatment. Coronavirus attacks and dwells in the respiratory tract to harm our breathing process," said Dr Kadiri Raj Gopal, Chief Medical Counsellor, Radhas Ayurway.

"Stress is one major reason people tend to develop hypertension, and the risk of this condition is higher in these times of pandemic and associated lockdown. It is strongly advised that people maintain a healthy sleep cycle to help beat health risks. Hypertension patients need not do vigorous exercise; but can ensure they stay healthy by doing brisk walking for 30 to 60 minutes each day," said Dr Meeraji Rao, Senior Consultant Interventional Cardiologist, Continental Hospitals.

"Patients who have developed high blood pressure during these times must seek expert opinion when it comes to 'Ace Inhibitors' & ARB medicines," said Dr Mohammed Omar, Apex Homeopathy, Gachibowli.

"Maintaining BP at normal levels is important during Covid 19 pandemic. Being inactive leads to hypertension and higher cholesterol levels. Keep a tab on your BP and diabetic scores daily, weekly or monthly basis to lead a healthier life, each day," said Dr Shiva Raju, Sr Consultant Physician & Diabetologist. KIMS Hospitals, Secunderabad.

Limit to salt intake to less than 3 grams per day, avoid taking excess coffee, avoid alcohol intake and pain killers, advise the doctors.

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