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Dr. Anupama Hegde

MBBS, DNB (General Medicine), DNB Cardiology

Cardiologist, Bangalore

24 Years Experience  ·  400 at clinic
Dr. Anupama Hegde MBBS, DNB (General Medicine), DNB Cardiology Cardiologist, Bangalore
24 Years Experience  ·  400 at clinic
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I’m a caring, skilled professional, dedicated to simplifying what is often a very complicated and confusing area of health care....more
I’m a caring, skilled professional, dedicated to simplifying what is often a very complicated and confusing area of health care.
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Dr. Anupama Hegde is an experienced Cardiologist in Mathikere, Bangalore. She has had many happy patients in her 24 years of journey as a Cardiologist. She studied and completed MBBS, DNB (General Medicine), DNB Cardiology . She is currently practising at MS Ramaiah Memorial Hospital in Mathikere, Bangalore. You can book an instant appointment online with Dr. Anupama Hegde on Lybrate.com.

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MBBS - Karnataka Medical College - 1993
DNB (General Medicine) - National board of examinations - 2002
DNB Cardiology - National board of examinations - 2007
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Having High BP for a long time taking medicine daily as per consulting with Doctor's but triglyceride always remain more then 200 mg/dl. Please advice me the correct medicine for that. Thanking you

BHMS
Alternative Medicine Specialist, Mumbai
Dear , You need to address the underlying stress which has caused high blood pressure. There is a way to find out subconscious stress inducing factors. You may avail assistance in managing your own stress.
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Age-47. Heart pain. Also left hand pain since one year. I am regular blood donor. Last donation made on -10-3-15.

B.Sc(hons), Physics, B.H.M.S., PGDIT (software Engg)
Homeopath, Delhi
Take heper sulph 200 1 dose in a morning / buy german medicine. Report me after 2 weeks drink fruit juice daily 2 times.
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How does come heart attack and why is coming and what reason for hearts disease and how we prevent it.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
How does come heart attack and why is coming and what reason for hearts disease and how we prevent it.
When a coronary artery is blocked with a atherosclerotic plague it can cause heart attacks and you have to exercise daily and eat low fat content in your diet
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Heart Disease Myths

C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician,
Heart Disease Myths
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Myth No. 1: It is ok to have a high blood pressure in elderly.

Blood pressure tends to rise with age, but it does not mean that this rise is normal. It happens because with age, the arterial walls become stiff and this stiffness cannot be called as a normal stiffness. Stiff arteries make the heart to pump harder. Blood pounding against the artery walls, damages them over time. The overworked heart muscles become less effective and pumps even harder to meet the body demand for blood. This further damages the arteries and invites fats into the artery walls. This results in lipid deposition, formation of blockage and future heart attack and paralysis.

So the fact is, irrespective of age, keep your diastolic blood pressure below 80 and systolic below 120. Start treatment if the blood pressure is more than 140/90.

Myth No. 2: The risk of heart disease can be lowered with vitamins and supplements.

It’s a myth that vitamin C, E and β carotenes lower heart attack risk. The American Heart Association has stated that there is no scientific evidence that these supplements prevent or treat heart diseases. The fact is eat a wide variety of nutritious food which includes all 6 tastes and 7 colors and get natural vitamins and supplements.

Myth No. 3: Women do not suffer from heart disease.

The fact is whether you are a man or a woman, you are at risk, if you do not follow the lifestyle. Heart disease is the leading cause of death in women over age 65. Today more woman get heart disease than combine cancer in them.

Myth No. 4: Heart patients should not eat fat at all.

It is true that you should eat a diet low in saturated fat and zero in trans fats but other fats like unsaturated fats in vegetable oil are beneficial. In fact eating fish high in omega-3 fatty acids twice a week can lower the risk of heart disease.
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90 years old my father felt down due to lower sugar level 2 months back, present sugar and all other electrolytic conditions are normal but his conscious not retained till what is the reason?

B.H.M.S., Senior Homeopath Consultant
Homeopath, Delhi
You can give him Dr. Reckeweg's r - 86 / 10 drops in little water thrice a day for one week. Revert back after one week with feedback.
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I am 44 years my cholesterol level is high how to reduce cholesterol and weight I am thyroid patient using 100 mg tablet. Please given suggestion how to reduce weight and cholesterol.

PG Diploma in Emergency Medicine Services (PGDEMS), Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), MD - Alternate Medicine
Ayurveda, Ghaziabad
I am 44 years my cholesterol level is high how to reduce cholesterol and weight I am thyroid patient using 100 mg tab...
Take pranacharya medohar rasayn twice a day. Medohar guggul 2-2 twice a day. And pranacharya slim capsule 1-1 twice a day.
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What are the reasons for increment in heart diseases day by day and how to manage them?

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
What are the reasons for increment in heart diseases day by day and how to manage them?
1. Avoid stress, anxiety, physical and mental strain 2. Reduce your weight if over weight, control bp, control cholesterol, control diabetes 3. Go for regular exercise 4. Control your diet. Take diet low in salt, cholesterol and saturated fat. Avoid red meat, sugar, high fat diary product, spicy, oily, junk, fried and processed food. Take plenty of green leafy vegetables, fruits, whole grain food 5. Drink plenty of water (6-8 glasses of water daily). 6. Take adequate rest. 7-8 hours of sleep is required to remain healthy 7. Practice yoga, meditation and deep breathing exercise like pranayama to calm your mind, control your emotion and relieve stress 8. Stop smoking, alcohol and tobacco intake 9. Avoid sedentary life style.
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What is the best diet that reduces fat or cholesterol but maintain other supplements of my body?

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine Specialist, Faridabad
What is the best diet that reduces fat or cholesterol but maintain other supplements of my body?
You can control cholesterol / hdl / ldl/t.g. and obesity by using following flax oil, omega-3 fatty meal or cap., take . green veg., whole grain foods, spicy foods, Use GARLIC in foods daily ,. Cod liver oil. Low sugar foods, low calories foods. Change own life style . do meditation,yoga, Go walk daily in morning and evening, do any one physically activity daily i.e. play any game., Avoid fast foods, oily foods, alcohol,smoking, fatty foods, non-veg., avoid stress, take plenty of water in day time. These are helful also reduced obesity. one important that is take 1 glass of water before bed at night. Because it protect from heart fail during sleep at night. Welcome in lybrate.
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I am 39years old. Male. Have more weakness, chest pain from 3months. I have sugar from 6yrs. Please sugest high power vitamin.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
I am 39years old. Male. Have more weakness, chest pain from 3months. I have sugar from 6yrs. Please sugest high power...
Apart from taking symptomatic treatment take Tablet folvite 5mg once a day for six months and tablet vitamin D3 60000iu once a week for six months
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My chest is paining in centre from 2 days I t pains at night I couldn't sleep what to do.

General Physician, Delhi
My chest is paining in centre from 2 days I t pains at night I couldn't sleep what to do.
Dear lybrate user this may be a mild problem or may be serious. First of all get a an ecg done to rule out cardiac problem and consult a gp.
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Hello sir. I'm 34 years. I feel breathing problems. My heart beat is more. I am feeling strong beats of heart. Could you explain me causes of breath problem.

B.H.M.S., Senior Homeopath Consultant
Homeopath, Delhi
Hello sir. I'm 34 years. I feel breathing problems. My heart beat is more. I am feeling strong beats of heart. Could ...
You can take Sur. Moc. 30 / 5 drops in little water thrice a day for one week. Revert back after one week with feedback.
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Sir, I am a male, aged 85. Got mild heart attack about 30 yrs back. Other wise I am quite OK. Every day, I walk for about 30 mts. (about 3 kms equivalent) My body mass is OK. I am a vegetarian, no smoking and no alcohol etc.Other wise I am having a healthy life. I usually consult a good cardiologist about 2 times in an year. My regular medicines are : Morning after breakfast : Imdur 30, Repolal, Razel-10 After noon after lunch : Aspisol-75 Night after meals : Repace H I some times once on 2 to 3 months gets pain in the chest and the position of pain varies time to time. The pain lasts for 2 to 4 hours. More or less acute in the first hour and gradually diminish. The pain may come in the morning, evening or mid night and so on. The only medicine I take is Sorbitrate - 5mg under the tongue. Some 4 to 6 tablets I consume one after the other each time. I suspect this as mild heart attack. After I become normal, I usually get an ECG which is shown to the doctor. I often told the doctor about this and he chides that a cardiologist alone can diagnosis a heart attacks. My cardiologist works in a reputable hospital around 50 kms away from my place. Once, about 8 yrs back, I got a chest pain around 10 AM. I left my place by car and by the time I could meet the cardiologist it took about 4 to 5 hours. By that time there is no chest pain at all. Still, the doctor insisted me to get admitted in the hospital. There were routine check ups, ECG etc. As my chest pain often lasts 2 to 3 hours only and it completely subsides by the time I could meet the doctor, it appears redundant for the trip besides scaring my family and children. If the chest pain occurs during the night, it may take even 6 or more hours by the time I could meet the doctor. So, I almost made up my mind not to disturb my wife and son at the chest pains and manage with the Sorbitrate - 5mg tablets and preying god. Under these circumstances, is there a better alternative ? Please suggest.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), PG Dip Panchakarma, PG Dip Ksharsutra for piles,pilonidal sinus and fistula management , Post Graduate Diploma In Hospital Administration (PGDHA), Certificate in Diabetes update
Ayurveda, Navi Mumbai
Amazing! n salute for ur wining over life! ur healthy in physical n mental wellbeing! so ayurveda is for people like u who can share well n achieve better results. Detox will serve great in time for u!
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I am 22 year old male and I have problem in breathing sometimes (chest gets heavy and I can't sleep or walk). What should I do? Please suggest.

FRHS, Ph.D Neuro , MPT - Neurology Physiotherapy, D.Sp.Med, DPHM (Health Management ), BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist, Chennai
I am 22 year old male and I have problem in breathing sometimes (chest gets heavy and I can't sleep or walk). What sh...
Do take chest AP view x ray and ECO and consult Cardiologist and take appropriate therapy best wishes
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My mother checked blood pressure 4months ago it was 110/80. Now it shows 150/97 and the doctor told to take medicines, is it possible to have this change?

MBBS
General Physician, Jalgaon
My mother checked blood pressure 4months ago it was 110/80. Now it shows 150/97 and the doctor told to take medicines...
Yes Ask her to do meditation regularly Go for morning and evening walk daily with relaxed mind Avoid salty diet Take salads and fruits more before Check again, it will be ok.
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Hi i'm 36 years old i'm suffering gastric problem and having chest pain when I am in stress ,body unbalance ,not clearly see in the night headache problem don't have spec I consult the Doctor & my treatment is under gastrology please suggest me what is dis problem? Because of all this i'm facing problem in my married life.

BHMS
Homeopath,
Hi i'm 36 years old i'm suffering gastric problem and having chest pain when I am in stress ,body unbalance ,not clea...
Well chest pain may have soo mny reasons like cardiac, gastric,increased cholesterol level. Stress-anxiety. Etc.now for your gastric problem you need to take food in every 3-4 hrs intervals. Take non-spicy food. Take food having high fibre. I think your chest pain and head pain is due to stress or anxiety. U need proper homeopathic treatment for this purpose. U can also contact me through Lybrate.
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Hereditary Heart Diseases - How to Deal With Them?

DM Cardiology
Cardiologist, Delhi
Hereditary Heart Diseases - How to Deal With Them?

A heart disease is definitely something, which is serious. In most cases, it is the result of a person’s lack of prudence when it comes to staying fit and moderating what food items feature in the diet. But is this always the case? Well, not at all. Genetic or hereditary heart diseases, such as hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, long QT syndrome, very high cholesterol levels running in the family and many others, provide enough reason as to why not.

This is because a person cannot be blamed for a hereditary heart disease as the reason why this occurs is on account of the genetic makeup. So, the best way for one to know, if there is a risk of this sort of disease is to take a look at the family history with respect to the disease.

  1. Keep a record: One of the ways by which a person can get to know if there is a risk of a hereditary heart disease is by finding out, if a condition known as arrhythmia is prevalent in the family. This is a condition in which the heart has an irregular heart beat and can be potentially lethal. Other things which are to be watched out for include, but are not limited to, a track record of members in the family who have faced a heart failure at a young age, especially prior to them reaching the age of 50.
  2. Watch out for signs: It is not always true that the signs of hereditary heart diseases pertain to the heart. If a person has fainted or has had seizures, and an effective treatment could not be performed by making use of the normal medicines, which would generally be used in these circumstances, it could be taken as a sign of presence of hereditary heart disease.
  3. Get tested: To know if there is a risk of a hereditary heart disease, it is important that a person gets genetically tested. This is to be done so that the gene analysis can provide details as to which hereditary heart diseases a person has, along with the other members of the family. There are various tests for things such as HCM, ARVD and Marfan syndrome.

Apart from this, undergoing genetic counselling is also considered important. This is to keep a check on the worries of having a sudden heart attack as well as the concerns one may have about passing the genes relating to the heart disease to one’s offspring. This is one of the most necessary, but underrated things when it comes to dealing with a hereditary heart disease.

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Since 1 and half year I feel little pain in my chest it is usually in left side and some time also feel pain in my left arm I have done 5 time ECG one time echo and 1 time ett all reports are normal then why I feel pain in my chest my pulse rate is also normal 60 to 80 when I feel pain in my chest and some time in left arm.

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
Since 1 and half year I feel little pain in my chest it is usually in left side and some time also feel pain in my le...
Chest pain causes 1. Heart disease 2. Stress, anxiety 3. Lack of exercise 4. Sedentary life style 5. Obesity (over weight) 6. Smoking, tobacco and alcohol consumption 7. Excess oily, fatty, cholesterol rich diet, junk food 8. Hyperacidity, musculr pain 9. Heredity and genetic factor prevention follow the advice given below 1. Avoid stress and strain 2. Do regular exercise, yoga, meditation, deep breathing exercise like pranayama etc. It will calm your mind, control your emotion and relieve stress 3 avoid alcohol, smoking and tobacco consumption. 4. Take bland diet, avoid spicy, oily, fatty and junk food 5. Take paracetamol 500mg one tablet sos after food up to a maximum of three tablets daily, at the time of chest pain 6. Drink plenty of water and take rest. 7. If you have recurrent attack of chest pain take ecg and consult cardiologist.
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Some time I've pain in my heart. I actually don't know why it happens? What should I do?

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
Some time I've pain in my heart. I actually don't know why it happens?
What should I do?
1. For your age pain chest could be due to anxiety, stress, depression, physical and mental strain, hyper acidity, muscular problem 2. Avoid stress and strain 3. Do regular exercise, reduce your weight if over weight. 4. Control your diet. Avoid oily/spicy/fried and junk food, high calorie and cholesterol rich diet. Take small frequent meals (5-6 meals/day instead of three heavy meals. If you have hyper acidity take one tablet of pan 40 in the morning before breakfast daily for few days 5. Do yoga, meditation, deep breathing exercise like pranayama etc. It will calm your mind, control your emotion and relieve stress. 6. Have sound sleep for 7-8 hours daily. 7. Avoid excess tea/coffee, if you are having 8. Drink plenty of water and take rest 9. Take crocin advance one tablet sos after food up to a maximum of three tablets per day at the time of chest pain 10. If you have recurrent attack of chest pain check your bp, take ecg, x ray chest and consult physician for advice and treatment.
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My mother had got high blood pressure see can't put her head up see is having vomiting sensation.

Certified Diabetes Educator, Registered Dietitian (RD), PGDD, Bachelor of Unani Medicine and Surgery (B.U.M.S), General Physician
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Mumbai
My mother had got high blood pressure see can't put her head up see is having vomiting sensation.
Dietary and other lifestyle changes can help you control and prevent high blood pressure. Eating a diet that is rich in whole grains, fruits, vegetables and low-fat dairy products and skimps on saturated fat and cholesterol can lower your blood pressure by up to 14 mm hg. This eating plan is known as the dietary approaches to stop hypertension (dash) diet. Get plenty of potassium, which can help prevent and control high blood pressure. Eat less saturated fat and total fat. If you're overweight, losing even 3 kgs can lower your blood pressure. Strive for at least 30 minutes of physical activity a day. I being a both a registered dietitian (rd) and doctor have been successfully helping patients with their problems through a holistic approach using customized therapeutic diet and medications. I will also suggest home remedies. Do reply back for private consultation for rx.
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