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No.114,Malleshpalya Main Road, Malleshpalya. Landmark: Opposite Vignan Nagar Bus Stand Bangalore
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Medi Hope Hospitals And Research Center Pvt Ltd is known for housing experienced Cardiologists. Dr. Arivazhagan, a well-reputed Cardiologist, practices in Bangalore. Visit this medical health centre for Cardiologists recommended by 48 patients.

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MBBS, MCh - Cardio Thoracic Surgery, MS - General Surgery
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Hereditary Heart Disease - How To Deal With It?

Clinical Cardiology, MD - Consultant Physician
Cardiologist, Surat
Hereditary Heart Disease - How To Deal With It?

Ever wondered why you needed to share your family’s health history at a doctor’s clinic? Specific questions regarding health issues of your immediate family or close blood relatives give your doctor an insight into various health risks you might have now or in future. Those are medical conditions inherited by parents or grandparents through genes. Genes are passed from parents to children in DNA of eggs or sperms. Even a single mutation (fault) in gene can influence body systems and may lead to disorders. If any of the parents have a faulty gene, there are 50:50 chances of the child inheriting it.

Hereditary heart diseases are also a result of mutation in one or more genes and tend to run in families. Genes control almost all aspects of cardiovascular system including strengthening blood vessels, pumping capacity or communication of cells in the heart. A single genetic variation is enough to alter cardiovascular processes increasing the risk of developing a heart disease, attack or a stroke. Some of the most common hereditary cardiac disorders include; Arrhythmias, congenital heart diseases and cardiomyopathy. A family history of heart attack or stroke is also an established high-risk factor for the family members. High blood cholesterol, medically known as familial hypercholesterolemia also tends to run in families.

Unfortunately, many of these conditions cannot be prevented since they are acquired through genes. But there are many ways in which these could be managed before they become complicated or fatal.

Let’s look at some ways by which we can deal with hereditary heart diseases and increase a patient’s chances of survival:

  1. Early Diagnosis And Treatment: When one person in the family is diagnosed with a heart disease, it is strongly advisable for other family members to go in for screening. An early diagnosis can help in better treatment and management of the disease and impacts positively on patients’ life. Medical screening of siblings is highly recommended in case a person suffers a sudden cardiac death especially at a young age.

  2. Watch out for these symptoms at a young age: Abnormal heart rhythm, asthma that does not get better with inhaler, seizures that do not improve with medication, extreme fatigue or shortness of breath are warning signals and need immediate medical attention.

  3. Genetic Testing: Family members may opt for genetic testing to check if they carried genes of an inherited disorder.

  4. Genetic Counselling: Genetic counselling deals with problems like anxieties and fear of attacks, confusion over disease and emotional difficulties in accepting the situation.

We may not be able to change the family history but we can surely change our environment, lifestyle and habits. Eating healthy and following an active lifestyle does help in prevention and management of such diseases.

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If the resting BP in the morning is OK then does it mean no hypertension even if in a day time it increases or what is the correct method of diagnosis.

Diploma in Obstetrics & Gynaecology, MBBS
General Physician, Delhi
If the resting BP in the morning is OK then does it mean no hypertension even if in a day time it increases or what i...
Resting bp should be on lower range so that during the day, rise of 10-20 points doesn't lead to complications keep resting bp in range of 120 /80 reducing intake of table salt and taking more potassium through citrus fruits like oranges and lemon juice does help ward away extra water retained by body leading to rise in bp yoga and meditation reduce weight also besides helping cope with the work assigned.
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I am 49 years old man. Last 5 months I am suffering from chest pain. After checking it is found heart stock & heart failure. Is it necessary to be operation of heart.

MD - Homeopathy, BHMS
Homeopath, Pune
I am 49 years old man. Last 5 months I am suffering from chest pain. After checking it is found heart stock & heart f...
Decompensated Heart failure need inotropic medicines which will be prescribed to you by a cardiologist near you. There is no operations for heart failure. You may be operated (By pass surgery, angioplasty, valve replacement) depending on your 2D echo and Angiography reports.
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Hello My Name is Devendra ,47 Year Male. I n recently observed the Hike in Blood Pressure from 110 -170. I took cardiac5 5 mg and within Month it came to 80-140. What should we do to get it reduced further. There is slight pain in Fore Head and uneasy ness some time. Pl suggest.

MD, Fellowship in Intergrative Medicine, MBBS
Integrated Medicine Specialist, Kochi
Hello My Name is Devendra ,47 Year Male. I n recently observed the Hike in Blood Pressure from 110 -170. I took cardi...
Hypertension is al lifestyle diseases which require lifestyle solution and not a chemical cocktail of medicines. I can get rid of all your bp medications in a short time if you follow my instructions. It just involves dietary changes and lifestyle changes and I can even reverse the bp Send me the tests results done till now. Stop all dairy products Cut down anilmal protein Eat plant based diet cut down oil and salt reduce stress by meditation and yoga Either Take a consult or send a feed back to this reply with your name and then I can talk to you and then you can take a consult through Lybrate Remember you cannot fix your health without fixing your diet. You are what you eat and what you eat eats.
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45 days ago my mom was suffering from high blood pressure and long period knee pain issue, she is also suffering from thyroid and blood sugar issue. Within 45 days she got a wound in her armpit. When we consult doctor they told us all issues from that wound, they referred to another wound specialist. 1 day before operation her sugar down to 25 to 30. Then a sugar recovered in icu and again told to remove wound first, so we visit referred hospital where a big operation is done within her breast and armpit. Now 30 days happen of operation and we are maintaining sugar level from being down few days ago blood pressure was going normal. But now a pain and a paralysis feel in her west started. We have gone through MRI and get some Neuro doctor's doc take whole spinal, limbs mri and ncv test something like ECG and told us on mri her waist clearly showing twisted but that is from 6-7 years ago, they also told some white substances in her spinal which may be bacterial or tuberculosis infections, my mom is taking aayurved medicine for recovering paralysis effects also taking Neuro medicine Etocox 120 - 1 time Icon-od - 1 time Rb _DSR -1 time Tryptomer 8 mg Also one injection of depomedrol 80 mg one day nitro 2.6 - 2 times ranolz 500 - 1 time dilzem 30 - 2 time ondem 4 - 2 time 1 hr before meal eltroxin 100 mg - 1 time before taking food in morning Mom thinks she is getting better slowly by ayurveda but reality is that she is taking ayurveda from 20 days but condition not improve she walks 2 month before common but now after operation complete she can walk 3 trip a room by Walker, also she feels spasm all time and pain continue until she take ultracet. - 1 time myodril 8 mg - 1 time Suggested by an ortho doctors My problem is don't know how much time she will take many types of medicine and when this pain end for us. Please help sir.

MBBS, MD
Endocrinologist, Delhi
45 days ago my mom was suffering from high blood pressure and long period knee pain issue, she is also suffering from...
Your mother is having so many problems simultaneously and I think she was treated accordingly by qualified doctors, have faith inyour Doctors, it will take time to recover.
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An Effective Guide To Bradycardia!

MBBS, MD (Gen. Medicine), DM (Cardiology)
Cardiologist, Delhi
An Effective Guide To Bradycardia!

Bradycardia is a condition which in basic terms means slow beating of the heart. In most cases, the typical rate is 60 to 100 beats in a minute when the person is at rest. In case your heart beats less than 60 times in a minute, then it is slower than normal. But a slow heart rate is not always a health concern even though sometimes it could indicate issues with of the heart.

What could bradycardia mean?
Some people with slow heart rate or bradycardia tend to be very fit, and they have no underlying health issues. Athletes and healthy young adults often have a heart rate lower than 60. But in others, bradycardia indicates that the natural pacemaker of the heart is not working well, or the electrical pathways have been disrupted. In severe forms of the problem, the heart may beat so slowly that it fails to pump adequate blood for meeting the needs of the body. This may show some symptoms and could be fatally dangerous.

What are the causes of bradycardia?
There are various causes of bradycardia, and some of them include:

  1. Alterations in the heart which results from aging
  2. Health conditions that slow down the electrical impulse through the heart. This may include electrolyte imbalance, low thyroid levels, and others.
  3. Diseases which may disrupt the electrical system of the heart including heart attack, coronary artery disease, and myocarditis.
  4. Certain medications that are used for treating heart problems like high blood pressure or hypertension, arrhythmia, and beta-blockers, and digoxin.

What are the symptoms of bradycardia?
When a person has very slow heart rate, he or she may experience lightheadedness or dizziness, feeling short of breath, having difficulties in doing normal activities or exercising, having chest pain, feeling tired and fatigued. In some cases, it is seen that the person may have palpitations, feeling confused, trouble in concentrating and fainting.

What’s worse, some people don’t have any symptoms at all, or their symptoms are so negligible that they think they are caused just because of aging. The best way to understand whether you have this problem is to take the pulse, and in case, it is slow or uneven, you must talk to a doctor.

How is bradycardia diagnosed and treated?
Bradycardia tends to come and go from time to time, and therefore, a standard EKG is not always able to detect it. A standard ambulatory electrocardiogram is used for detecting the condition, and sometimes, blood tests are also necessary.

The treatment of bradycardia is entirely dependent on the cause of the problem and its symptoms. It is worthy of mention here that in case the problem is not causing any symptoms, then they would not be treated under usual circumstances.

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Maine by chance CT scan chest ka kiya report was no focal lesion seen in bilateral lung parenchyma, no thickening /effusion but evidence of left sided eventration of left dome of diaphragm with mediastinal shift to right side seen ishka kya matlb hai kya koi problem h kya ye serious baat hai kya medicine se ye tik Ho skta hai please advice me sir.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda,
Maine by chance CT scan chest ka kiya report was no focal lesion seen in bilateral lung parenchyma, no thickening /ef...
Eventration of diaphargm is usually due to paralysis or long chest infection which causes injury to phrenic nerve. Get USG abdomen done eat healthy regular exercise and sound sleep diaphragm plication is the treatment.
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Eat Right To Maintain Blood Pressure Level!

DNB Cardiology, MD, Fellowship in Interventional Cardiology
Cardiologist, Bangalore
Eat Right To Maintain Blood Pressure Level!

Health experts do believe, and are promoting the same nowadays, that eating right is the best step to control high blood pressure other than regular medications. Who knows, if you are strong enough to control your lifestyle and eating habits, you may not need a long term medication after some time. The blood pressure may lower down naturally with improving health and weight.

Factors that elevate blood pressure in the body.

Before suggesting the right eatables for lowering the blood pressure, let’s look at the conditions which actually increase the blood pressure. They are:

  1. A coronary heart disease

  2. Stress

  3. Anxiety

  4. Work pressure or family and relationship troubles

  5. Obesity

  6. Cholesterol

  7. Other medical conditions like diabetes, depression, etc.

  8. Pregnancy

Each one has a toll on the body with resultant High Blood Pressure. With eating right you may gain a lot of control on the body.

Eating Right-

Here are some quick tips on eating right:

  1. Avoid excess salt intake. The more salt you take, the more sodium your body gets, and as a result BP elevates. Restrict intake of preserved and processed foods such as papads, pickles, sauces, ketchup, salted biscuits, chips, cheese and salted fishes. Check the nutritional information when you eat ready made snacks, since most of them contain high sodium. Salt intake should not exceed more than 6 grams per day.

  2. Avoid oily and junk food. Avoid food with unsaturated or trans fats. These kinds of foods straightaway add to the fat deposits of the body, and make you obese or more obese. In such cases, the obesity and increased weight build a pressure on the heart to pump more, thus elevating blood pressure.

  3. Avoid excess caffeine. Caffeine comes in the body through coffee, tea, and aerated drinks. These beverages when restricted to only 1-2 intakes per day may help you lower the BP.

  4. Quit smoking, as this puts excess pressure on the lungs to breathe and thus the heart to pump.

  5. Avoid alcohol intake in excess amounts. Drinking more alcohol or frequent drinking can elevate BP.

Besides, there are some good foods that can always help to lower or control BP. They are:

  • Plain, fat-free yoghurt or Greek yoghurt

  • White beans

  • Pork tenderloins

  • Small fishes like Tilapia

  • Bananas

  • Oats

  • Broccoli

  • Bell Peppers

These food items are designed by nature to reduce blood pressure or normalize blood pressure in the body. Hence, if you are trying heart and soul to eat right, then try these in your daily food to see positive results. Besides, exercising and reducing weight are the two other important steps to take, which complement the healthy diet and eating habits to lower the blood pressure with or without medication.

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My mother is facing a breathless problem, While sitting ,walking and working she is facing a breathless problem, it's been 3 year now and it's become sever. She is facing a cough problem also due to this she hard to breathe properly.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
Dear Lybrateuser, - She should do steam inhalation twice a day - try to do some exercise like walking, yoga, deep breathing which will improve the blood circulation & also the lung capacity & immunity of the body thereby reducing cough & breathlessness - give her syrup zedex (for dry or wet cough depending on the expectoration, 2 teaspoonful three times a day - get investigations like basic blood parameters, CBC, cholesterol, sugar, x- ray chest, PFT (pulmonary function test) for lung function, ECG - consult a doctor to know the exact cause of the chronic breathlessness & proper management.
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Felt Chest Pain (and sort of inflammation) some days ago. Got ECG, Chest X-Ray and Upper Abdomen Ultrasound done. ECG and X-Ray were fine but Ultrasound showed excess gas. Some days later, condition improved but 5-10% pain was still there. Now, almost 10 days later, I feel headache at the center of my skull which improves when I rest. Also the chest pain has come back. What it could be?

MD - Homeopathy, BHMS
Homeopath, Vadodara
Felt Chest Pain (and sort of inflammation) some days ago. Got ECG, Chest X-Ray and Upper Abdomen Ultrasound done. ECG...
The medicine aciloc is an antacid... Which gives only temporary relief... It will be ok till you take it.. and will return once you stop it.if it stops working then they will give more strong medicine which is also similar in actions... For permanent relief homoeopathy is better... No side effects.. But u need to consult for detailed case.. Still you may take Carbo Veg 30 TDs for one day..
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My recent Blood Test shows my total cholesterol is 240 mg/dl & Triglycerides is 200 mg/dl. Kindly suggest medicines & food habits.

MD - Homeopathy, BHMS
Homeopath, Vadodara
My recent Blood Test shows my total cholesterol is 240 mg/dl & Triglycerides is 200 mg/dl. Kindly suggest medicines &...
Hi Subramanian ji... The medicine in homoeopathy requires detailed case study before prescribing.. so you have to consult.. Allopathic medicine have many side effects.. Food is to be kept simple Less oil and fat More salads and fingers Have regular exercise Pranayama.etc..
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Fear of Cardiac Surgery

MBBS, MS - General Surgery, MCh - Cardio Thoracic and Vascular Surgery
Cardiologist, Meerut
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Hello everyone. I am Dr Ashok Gupta, cardiologist. I would like to bring awareness about the Phobia of Cardiac surgery.

Cardiac surgery is a big think. But because of the advancement in the technique and expertisation, it is becoming 100% safe. Because of the expertisation, the world wide results of surgery are appreciable.

Once the Bypass surgery is done, it works for 15-20 years. So, we should not worry or have fear for the Cardiac surgery.

If you have any querry reagrding Cardiac surgery, you are most welcome.

Thank you.

I'm 28 years old male. I have suffered from pain in my left hand all night fallowed by pain in the chest, and also headache on the left side. I consulted a neurologist in general. I was advised a brain scan and ecg. Reports are normal. She said it was gas problem. But I heard ecg can not detect minor abnormalities and it is better to have a echo. Is this true. Whenever I'm taking medication for gas my pain is getting subsided but it is not of permanent relief. Should I get an echo now. Or how can I prevent by gas problem permanently.

I'm 28 years old male. I have suffered from pain in my left hand all night fallowed by pain in the chest, and also he...
If this has problem is regular to you then you should make some changes in your eating habits. Yes the gas trouble can present a pain like Heart attack pain. So if Dr. has advised them go for echo otherwise no need. Avoid following food items-1.Bekary foods, Potato items, Bringle,Fermented food item 2.Try not to eat inbetween your lunch and dinner —if you feel hungry then take seasonal fruit 3.Drink luke warm water whenever you feel thirsty sip by sip 4.Do not eat your dinner after 8 pm in night it should be prior and don’t eat your food in hurry 5.Take Hingwasthak churna 1/4tsp after food with Luke warm water 6.Take Triphala churna -1/4tsp with luke warm water at the time of sleeping Follow this for a month and let me know.
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Hi Sir, Recently I did my blood test in which I found that my ESR count is 22 & my cholesterol level count is 238 as it is above normal range and all other things are normal found in report. So please suggest me to reduce my cholesterol & esr level in body. Is their any side effect if increases.

MD - Homeopathy, BHMS
Homeopath, Vadodara
Hi Sir,
Recently I did my blood test in which I found that my ESR count is 22 & my cholesterol level count is 238 as ...
Hi lybrate-user. You may do regular exercise. Avoid oily and junk food Do some yogasanas and pranayamas. Also take crataegus Q (homoeopathic). For better result you may consult with details.
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Please help to solve my leg and chest problem there is pain too much please suggest me something for that.

Physiotherapist, Latur
Please help to solve my leg and chest problem there is pain too much please suggest me something for that.
Exercises to the area of pain Static and dynamic quads for legs, Hot pack to the area Consult me i need to know your detailed hostory to decide treatment
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I am suffering from dry cough for the last 3 weeks and I have chest pain. Can you suggest what should be done?

BAMS
Ayurveda, Navi Mumbai
I am suffering from dry cough for the last 3 weeks and I have chest pain. Can you suggest what should be done?
Take liq Bresol of Himalaya 2tsf thrice. 4 pieces of garlic and honey. Lukewarm water ti drink. Milk and turmeric at night. If it doesn't subside consult personally for medicine.
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Please will exercising stop my heart from beating faster because these days my heart beats fast. Please what could be the reason behind my heart beating faster?

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
Please will exercising stop my heart from beating faster because these days my heart beats fast. Please what could be...
Dear Lybrateuser, - It is natural that the heart beats become fast as we exercise, on cooling down or resting it comes back to normal after sometime which is different for different person - do warming for 5-10 min before the main exercise schedule & also do cooling down for 5-10 min after exercise - also include deep breathing & yoga in your schedule as it will help your body relax & bring your heart rate down - also get your blood hemoglobin & thyroid hormone checkup done if your resting heart rate is high (90-100 beats / min or more) - have a well balanced diet with more of fruits & vegetables, whole grains, protein foods & healthy fats, avoid more than 1-2 cups of tea, coffee per day.
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