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Dr. B G Baliga

Cardiologist, Bangalore

400 at clinic
Dr. B G Baliga Cardiologist, Bangalore
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My experience is coupled with genuine concern for my patients. All of my staff is dedicated to your comfort and prompt attention as well....more
My experience is coupled with genuine concern for my patients. All of my staff is dedicated to your comfort and prompt attention as well.
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Dr. B G Baliga is a popular Cardiologist in Jayanagar, Bangalore. You can visit him at Dr Baliga Diagnostic's Pvt. Ltd. in Jayanagar, Bangalore. You can book an instant appointment online with Dr. B G Baliga on Lybrate.com.

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Hello sir, I am 19 years old. I am suffering from low bp problem. How can I get rid from it? Please tell me.

Master in Psychology, MD - Ayurveda, Dems, Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda,
May I know your bp. As low bp is normal for some persons. If you have any other complaints or symptoms related to low bp then only you should take any treatment. Drink plenty of liquids daily. Take nutritious diet and include multivitamins in your daily regime.
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Does eating more than 2 eggs with yoke increase the risk of high cholesterol? Those who do heavy weight training, need more protein, so how many eggs should they have in a day?

B.Sc.(Hons), P.G.Dietetics
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Gurgaon
Does eating more than 2 eggs with yoke increase the risk of high cholesterol? Those who do heavy weight training, nee...
Yes, eating more than 2 eggs with yoke increase the risk of high cholesterol as yoke has cholesterol. Those who do heavy weight training exercises, can have 2 -4 egg whites (remove the yoke) as egg whites are rich in protein and helps in building muscles.
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I caught cold last night and since then I have been having severe pain in the left part of my chest. What should I do.

AUTLS, CCEDM, MD - Internal Medicine, MBBS
General Physician, Faridabad
I caught cold last night and since then I have been having severe pain in the left part of my chest. What should I do.
There are several things you can do to prevent a cold. they are all easy. -Always wash your hands after coughing or sneezing into your hands, blowing your nose, after touching someone who is sick, or when using public restrooms or telephones. -Cover your mouth and nose when you sneeze or cough. -Get plenty of rest/sleep.staying at home will keep you from spreading germs.Avoid people who have a cold or cold symptoms. -Drink plenty of fluids(veg/tomato soups,dal water/coconut water/herbal tea etc), and eat nutritious food(like sprouts/boiled eggs without yolk with milk). Avoid foods or drinks with caffeine which can impair your sleep -Treatment:A cold usually lasts for a week or two. Unless you develop complications, you shouldn't need medical treatment. -Complications like infections of the ears, throat, sinuses or lungs must be treated with antibiotics. -Gargle to keep from getting a sore throat. -Use saline nasal sprays or nasal irrigation. -Tablet nasorest-p once/twice daily may ease breathing. -Do steam inhalation once or twice daily
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Sir my ldl cholesterol is increasing 5mg/dl. Sir please suggest me.

Certified Diabetes Educator, Registered Dietitian (RD), PGDD, Bachelor of Unani Medicine and Surgery (B.U.M.S), General Physician
Dietitian/Nutritionist,
Too much cholesterol in the blood can lead to cardiovascular disease. What you eat has a direct impact on your cholesterol level. In fact, a diet rich in fiber and other cholesterol-lowering foods may help lower cholesterol as much as statin medication for some people. Working with a registered dietitian and doctor is the key to develop and maintain a successful health program to manage it. I will inform you on how to make diet, lifestyle changes, make you understand instructions for taking medication because it won't work if you don't take it as directed. Consult privately for a holistic dietary therapy to solve your problems.
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I actually do have a gastric problem and also my cholesterol varies and most importantly liver enzymes are always high like alkaline kindly suggest me what to do.

CCH, CGO, BUMS
Unani Specialist, Udham Singh Nagar
I actually do have a gastric problem and also my cholesterol varies and most importantly liver enzymes are always hig...
Dear , gastric and liver issues are highly related to our diet habit and so the cholesterol is. So first of all try to change your food habits. Take good and healthy breakfast, lunch and do some cut off in your dinner specially. Don't take fruits immediate after your meal. And avoidy salty spicy and street foods. Apart from that consult privately for further consultation.
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What are the causes of high blood pressure? And what are the effects of it in our body?

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), MD - Ayurveda
Ayurveda, Mumbai
What are the causes of high blood pressure? And what are the effects of it in our body?
Dear lybrate-user, high blood pressure is many times a symptom of underlying disease. You can visualize heart as a pump which is pumping blood (viscous liquid) across the body. It supplies the brain where it pumps against gravity. Similarly it also receives the blood from the legs which is again against gravity. In this closed circulation the blood vessels allow the gases like oxygen and carbondioxide and some liquid to pass through the membrane along with nutrients and waste products to and from various tissues. Blood pressure increases 1. The heart has to pump with higher intensity due to a blockage which restricts the blood supply to a critical organ including the brain and heart. 2. Blood vessels become narrow due to constriction or fat and calcified plaques deposited. 3. Certain hormones (chemicals) secreted by the kidneys and other organs cause the blood vessels to contract. 4. Stress which releases enzymes that increase blood pressure. 5. Electrolytes like sodium levels increase the osmotic pressure thereby increasing the volume of blood and thus blood pressure. It is mainly due to an underline endocrine disease. Considering these five points we need to investigate understand and try to address the cause by symptomatically managing the blood pressure. High blood pressure has multiple effects on to the body especially on small blood vessels which can burst (bleed) in brain, eyes and other organs. It also increases the risk of pushing a clot into the brain as well as damaging the blood vessel itself. The cholesterol and other lipids which circulate in the blood get pushed towards the walls of the vessel due to high blood pressure thereby increasing the risk of atherosclerosis. In short high blood pressure is a serious entity needs to be addressed objectively.
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Good evening I am suffering from blood pressure kindly suggest some thing Thanks and regards Batliwala.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
Good evening
I am suffering from blood pressure kindly suggest some thing Thanks and regards
Batliwala.
Hypertension Diet Drugs do not remove the cause, nor do they cure the condition. All drugs against hypertension without exception, are toxic and have distressing side-effects. The fast way to cure hypertension is to eliminate the poisons from the system, which cause it. Persons with high blood pressure should always follow a well-balanced routine of proper diet, exercise and rest. Meat and eggs cause blood pressure to rise more than any other food. The pressure is lowered and blood clotting diminished by taking a diet with a higher fruit content, lower protein and non-flesh diet. A natural diet consisting of fresh fruits and vegetables, instead of a traditional diet, is helpful in getting rid of the poisons from the body. A hypertension patient should start the process of healing by living on an all¬ fruit diet for at least a week, and take fruits at five-hourly intervals, thrice a day. He should take juicy fruits such as oranges, apples, pears, mangoes, guavas, pineapples and grapes. Milk may be taken after a week of a diet of fruits only. The milk should be fresh and boiled only once. The patient can be permitted cereals in the diet after two weeks. Vegetables are also good for a patient of hypertension. They should preferably be taken raw. If they are cooked, it could be ensured that their natural goodness is not destroyed in the process of cooking. Vegetables like cucumber, carrot, tomato, onion, radish, cabbage and spinach are best taken in their raw form. They may be cut into small pieces and sprinkled with a little salt and the juice of a lemon added to them so as to make them more palatable. The intake of salt should be restricted; in any case it should not be taken more than four grams or half a teaspoon per day. Baking powder containing sodium carbonate should also be avoided. Garlic is regarded as one of the most effective remedies to lower blood pressure. The pressure and tension are reduced because it has the power to ease the spasm of the small arteries. Garlic also slows the pulse and modifies the heart rhythm besides relieving the symptoms of dizziness Numbness shortness of breath and the formation of gas within the digestive tract. The average dosage •should be two to three capsules a day to make a dent in the blood pressure. There I an important relation between dietary calcium and potassium and hypertension. It is found that people who take potassium rich diets have a low incidence of hypertension even it they do not control their salt-intake. They have also found that people with hypertension do not seem to get much calcium in the form of dairy products. The two essentia1 nutrients seem to' help the body throw off excess sodium and are involved in important functions which control the working of the vascular system. Potassium is found in abundance in fruits and vegetables and calcium in dairy products. The patient of hypertension should follow a plan of a well-balanced diet in which the constituents of food should be approximately in the following proportion: carbohydrate twenty per cent protein ten to fifteen percent fat five per cent and fruits and vegetables sixty to sixty-five per cent. In this plan one main meal should be based on raw foods while the second main meal may consist of cooked foods. Meals should be taken slowly and in a relaxed atmosphere. Food should be well masticated as the process of digestion begins in the mouth. The dinner should not normally be taken late. TREATMENT CHART FOR HYPERTENSION A - DIET I. Juice diet for 5 days. Use warm water enema daily during this period. II. All-fruit diet for further 5 days, with three meals a day at five-hourly intervals. III. Thereafter, adopt the following diet: - 1. Early Morning: A glass of lukewarm water mixed with the juice of half a lime. 2. Breakfast: Fruits and skimmed milk. 3. Mid-morning: Coconut water. 4. Lunch: Steamed vegetables, whole-wheat wheat tortilla or brown rice and a glass of buttermilk. 5. Mid-afternoon: A glass of carrot juice or orange juice. 6. Dinner: Salad of raw vegetables, green gram sprouts and vegetable soup. AVOID: Meats, sugar, white flour, tea, coffee, condiments, pickles fried foods, and products made from sugar and white flour. Important: Restrict the intake of salt and use liberally garlic and indian gooseberry. B - OTHER MEASURES 1. Exercise, especially brisk walking and yoga asanas like pavanmuktasana, uttanpadasana and shavasana. 2. Hot foot immersion in case of high blood pressure accompanied with headache.
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Im butchireddy im suffering with breathing problem. Sometimes it blocks my heart upto burp coming. It comes on night also totally it holds my breath. In that time im very hard to take breathe. So please fwd how to rectify thus.

DNB Cardiology, MD - General Medicine, MBBS
Cardiologist, Mumbai
Im butchireddy im suffering with breathing problem. Sometimes it blocks my heart upto burp coming. It comes on night ...
Hello lybrate-user, the symptoms you have described characteristically fits into gerd, which stands for gastroeaophageal reflux disease. Here the stomach acid when you lie flat or after heavy meals reflux back into the food pipe which may cause nausea, burping, breathlessness, feeling of acidic taste in the throat. This deserves a detailed discussion with your doctor. However some important measured you can take is. 1) avoid spicy, oily preserved food. No chocolates, aerated drinks, tea, coffee 2) avoid heavy meals and sleeping immediately after meals at least for one and half hours 3) raise head end of your bed by a already 10-12 inch s. Try using two pillows to sleep 4) take a medicine like sompraz d 40 mg 15 mins before breakfast for 2 weeks at least. Let me know how you feel in 2- 3 days after starting medication and we may evaluate it furthur as I believe that the cause of your breathing issue is because of the stomach.
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Sir, mai ek 17 saal ka ladka hu or mere pet mai dard hai or chest mai jalan hai or wo tabhi hoti hai jab mai lunch ya dinner karta hu or mere muh mai chale padte hai or mai mundha sota hu or mere muh se paani aata hai or mai weakness bhi mehsoos karta hu or meri body kamjoor bhi hai or mai apni body banana chata hu without supplement Agar meri is samasya ka aapke paas kuch upai hai to please help me Thank you.

BAMS, MD Ayurveda
Sexologist, Lonavala
Sir, mai ek 17 saal ka ladka hu or mere pet mai dard hai or chest mai jalan hai or wo tabhi hoti hai jab mai lunch ya...
The best remedy i can recommend you is as follows Natural home remedy using ashwagandha, hot milk and clarified butter: 1. Take 1 glass hot milk 2. Add 2 tbsp ashwagandha powder, commonly available ayurvedic herb 3. Add 1 tsp clarified butter 4. Mix well 5. Drink twice every day 6. Do this for 1 month surely you will get results, if it dosent work then you must consult ayurvedic doctor.
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I am a 26 year boy and my breathing is not good and I am not able to breath deeply and I have shoring problem when I sleep my stamina is poor.

BHMS
Homeopath, Delhi
You should meet homeopathic doctor. Homeopathy will take care of all of your problems- breathing problem, snoring,stamina all it will give you undeafeatable energy.
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HI, I often get pains in my chest. And its from like a decade. Every two months I go through chest pain for 2-3 days. Please Advice

MBBS, M.S, M. Ch, F.I.A.C.S
Cardiologist, Chennai
HI, I often get pains in my chest. And its from like a decade. Every two months I go through chest pain for 2-3 days....
Ultrasound of uterus and ovaries. General health check. Thyroid disease to be ruled out see a gynaecologist.
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I have high blood pressure for the pass 15 yrs, I'm now 39, try very hard to have baby. I request the doc in polyclinic to switch my medicine to the type that suitable to have baby. But my pressure is always on the high side after the switch, the reading is always 150/110. I'm feeling very depress. What should I do? Please advise.

Hypnotherapist, DCS, BSIC, Advanced Trainee of Transactional Analysis, Advanced Skills in Counselling
Psychologist,
I have high blood pressure for the pass 15 yrs, I'm now 39, try very hard to have baby. I request the doc in polyclin...
Hello, I understand that having a baby is very important for you and somewhere in your mind, probably your time clock is ticking away saying that you are getting older now and may not have a baby. And you are so keen to have a baby of your own? this thought alone might be a cause for more anxiety, sense of loss, sadness and anger with yourself. However, I would like to bring to your notice that overthinking about this or anything else will only bring emotional imbalance leading to more bp fluctuations. Our mind and body are connected and any mental and emotional imbalance causes an imbalance in the body. 1. Please exercise everyday within your capacity to burn off the excess calories and fat intake. Exercising will also help in uplifting your mood and improve your self image and give you a sense of control over your body. 2. Eat only healthy food limiting oil, sugars, processed and refined foods to the bare minimum. Raw and whole food diet having more of fruits, vegetables, whole grains is known to control and reduce rising bp. Add a source of good fats like walnuts, nuts and oil seeds to improve your heart functioning. Cut out meats and unhealthy cooking styles and choose steaming, stir frying over boiling and frying. 3. Yoga, meditation etc to control your anxiety and calm down the mind to help become emotionally stable and peaceful. This will also keep your bp stable. Bhramri and anulom vilom are especially 2 pranayamas very helpful in bringing emotional balance. 4. Counselling to help you learn tips and techniques to manage stressful events without losing your mental and emotional equilibrium. You will be able to cope with stress and learn to manage stress and tension with ease. 5. Only when you are healthy, will your baby be healthy. It will need a lot of attention and care when it arrives. What kind of life do you want to give your child? please consider the chances of you not feeling fit enough to take care of the baby keeping your health in mind. 6. Consider other options of having a child: would you rather consider adopting a baby over putting your body through this stress. Or would you like to volunteer your time in a childrens playhome or shelters where abandoned children are taken care of? there are number of ways that you can still meet your need to bring up a child and feel worthwhile and fulfilled. Please consider your options and their pros and cons before rushing in to any decision. Take care.
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My mother has chest pains. She says it is gastric problem but how can one know when chest pain is due to gastric problem or due to heart problem?

MBBS
General Physician, Hyderabad
My mother has chest pains. She says it is gastric problem but how can one know when chest pain is due to gastric prob...
Chest pain may be due to gastric problem or heart problem. In gastric problem there will be indigestion, heart burn, stomach fullness, water brash in mouth, gas problem etc. If it is due to heart problem, it will be dull aching and mostly radiating to left or right arm and shoulder or chin. There ll be dizziness falls etc. Diabetic and hypertension patients and most prone to heart problems. There are many other reasons for chest pain. If you are in doubt consult a doctor.
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I am feeling pain in middle of the chest nd on a particular point when I make movement. How I can cure it?

MD
General Physician, Delhi
I am feeling pain in middle of the chest nd on a particular point when I make movement. How I can cure it?
Dear patient, the pain is a common symptom it can be of serious and non serious type, ignoring can make things worse, and middle of chest pain can be having lot of significance: can be due to any nerval, muscular or cardiac cause and also can be due to gastritis. Please go for an prophylactic ECG and chest X-ray. You can use any medication for gastritis, but donot use any pain killer (analgesic), as may harm you if the pain is not muscular. If not relieved, please consult physically to a physician.
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Good evening When I suddenly get up my chest hold me back is this signe of low BP if yes what I need take care of food & other thing to care my self without medicine ?

MBBS
General Physician, Indore
This is not likely sign of low bp but for your condition you can take good food with plenty of water and excercises daily.
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Hello doctor I check my blood in govt .hospital and report me sugar 132 and cholesterol 128 please tell. Me I do not want to regular take any type of medicine please tell. Me kya karu and one more ki mere left hand ki hatheli ki mash pesiya dard kr raha he 5 dino se please ans. Plz.

Practical Course in Diabetology, POST GRADUATE COURSE IN DIABETOLOGY, MBBS
Endocrinologist, Jammu
Hello doctor I check my blood in govt .hospital and report me sugar 132 and cholesterol 128 please tell. Me I do not ...
Avoid sugar, junk food, fried food and fruit juices. Exercise daily for 45 mins. If sugar is not controlled after 3months. Start medicine.
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My father B.P is 90/60 and last month he had suffered from major heart attack . Angoplastic is done. He is diabetic also.

Diploma in Obstetrics & Gynaecology, MBBS
General Physician, Delhi
My father B.P is 90/60 and last month he had suffered from major heart attack . Angoplastic is done. He is diabetic a...
If your father is nearly 7 feet as mentioned above, I will not recommend weight reduction except reduction in salt and sugar which he must have been advised after angioplasty & being diabetic on no sugar. his bp is low. give him more fluids and get checked again. if it is one time reading , do not worry and keep him hydrated by insisting on drinking more water. if bp is constantly lower than 100 , which is highly unlikely but do get checked by your doctor to know the reasons of low bp like low thyroid,anemia.. regarding recent heart attack , do write back about investigations done and numbers of blocks. angioplasty has been done for 1 or more blocks ? aftercare for angioplasty is routine prevention of a heart attack like eating right,moderate exercise,no smoking and no negative stress.
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I m suffering from the heart problems. What is d best food or the fruit items to take so as in order to clear the minor blockages in the heart.

MBBS
General Physician, Ahmedabad
I m suffering from the heart problems. What is d best food or the fruit items to take so as in order to clear the min...
Less spicy, less oil. Regular exercise/walking. For diet you can refer my health tips on diet and diabetes which are also helpful for heart patient.
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