Thanks for tuning in to the Armor Men’s Health Hour Podcast today, where we bring you the latest and greatest in urology care and the best urology humor out there.
In this segment Dr. Mistry and Donna Lee are joined by Dr. Nathan Pekar of Victory Medical. Dr. Pekar is a primary care physician and joins the podcast today to discuss blood pressure guidelines, as well as treating high blood pressure.
Dr. Pekar discusses some of the changes to the guidelines around blood pressure, which have been recently updated. These guidelines are used to determine the appropriate treatment for patients and evaluate risk factors for heart disease.
He shares with us the acronym 'WAS' which he uses with his own patients:
W- Water, Wake-Cycle Eating (12 hours fasting daily)
A- Aerobic exercise, Alcohol (0-1 drink/day)
S- Small portions of carbs (less than 100g/day) and Sleep
Dr. Mistry and Dr. Pekar discuss some of the medications used in treating high blood pressure and how to know when blood pressure medication is right for you.
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For information about Dr. Pekar or Victory Medical, please visit their website at: https://victorymed.com/
Dr. Mistry is a board-certified urologist and has been treating patients in the Austin and Greater Williamson County area since he started his solo practice in 2007.
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