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Dr. Chip, Board Certified Physician
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Good morning My name is***** I am 70 years old

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Good morning
My name is*****
I am 70 years old and a lorry driver.
Recently I applied to renew my HGV.
I was also required to take a medical due to the fact of my age.
It was found that my blood pressure was to high and I have to see another practitioner for before the DVLA could asses my case.
Is there a quick fire remedy to my situation please as my job relies on the outcome of the tests required.
Kind Regards
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. SH replied 3 years ago.
Dr. Shahzad MD :

Hi there. Thank you for your question. I will be helping you out with your queries

Dr. Shahzad MD :

How high is your blood pressure?

Dr. Shahzad MD :

Do you have any other conditions?

Dr. Shahzad MD :

Please let me know.

Dr. Shahzad MD :

Kindest regards

Expert:  Dr. SH replied 3 years ago.

I would appreciate it if you could provide me more information on the questions that I have asked above.
Please do not rate me for my services until you have received an answer.
Kindest regards

Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 3 years ago.
Hi. Depending on your pressure you may need medication from the other doctor to bring it down. About all you could do on your own to lower it would be to cut out all salt in your diet and take some garlic supplements