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Dr. Chandra Shekar N

MBBS, MD - Medicine

Cardiologist, Bangalore

17 Years Experience  ·  250 at clinic
Dr. Chandra Shekar N MBBS, MD - Medicine Cardiologist, Bangalore
17 Years Experience  ·  250 at clinic
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To provide my patients with the highest quality healthcare, I'm dedicated to the newest advancements and keep up-to-date with the latest health care technologies....more
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Dr. Chandra Shekar N is an experienced Cardiologist in Jakkur, Bangalore. He has helped numerous patients in his 17 years of experience as a Cardiologist. He has done MBBS, MD - Medicine . You can visit him at Shekar's Speciality Centre in Jakkur, Bangalore. Book an appointment online with Dr. Chandra Shekar N and consult privately on Lybrate.com.

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MBBS - J S S Medical College, Mysore, - 2000
MD - Medicine - Vijayanagara Institute of Medical Sciences (VIMS), Bellary, - 2008
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I have an allergy on my chest itching starts and then when I ltch so much on my chest red rashes occurred on my chest an it irritates so much what should I do.

B.Sc. - Dietitics / Nutrition, Nutrition Certification,Registered Dietitian
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Delhi
I have an allergy on my chest itching starts and then when I ltch so much on my chest red rashes occurred on my chest...
It could be due to the sweat glands in your chest getting clogged due to dirt. Make sure you bathe with anti fungal body wash daily and apply anti fungal lotion.
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Lower cholesterol without drugs,,,

M. Sc. Foods, Nutrition & Dietetics, B.Sc-Home Science
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Visakhapatnam
Lower cholesterol without drugs,,,
10 ways to Lower Cholesterol without Drugs

Studies suggest that cholesterol problems can be addressed with simple dietary changes. And aerobic exercises further enhance the cholesterol lowering effects of a healthy diet.

Here are some quick tips to lower cholesterol without drugs :

1 . Say no to trans fats

Food manufacturers use trans fats because they extend the shelf life of packaged baked goods. They raise LDL (bad cholesterol), lower HDL (good cholesterol), and increase risk of developing heart disease and stroke. They’re found in fried foods, baked goods (cakes, pie crusts, frozen pizza, and cookies). Follow this rule: choose fats and oils with 2 grams or less saturated fat per tablespoon.

2 . Switch to olive oil

Substituting olive oil for ghee or butter may reduce LDL cholesterol by as much as 15%, which is similar to the effect of a low dose of medication The “good” fats in olive oil benefit your heart. Choose extra-virgin olive oil.

3 . Add lots of fiber to your diet

Research suggests that increasing soluble fiber intake by 5 to 10 grams each day may result in a 5% drop in LDL cholesterol. Foods like oatmeal, apples, prunes, and beans are high in soluble fiber, which keeps your body from absorbing cholesterol.

4 . Choose colorful fruits and veggies

Fruits and vegetables are loaded with ingredients that lower cholesterol—including fiber, cholesterol-blocking molecules called sterols and stanols, and eye-appealing pigments. These include leafy greens, yellow squashes, carrots, tomatoes, strawberries, plums, blueberries.

5 . Add spices to your cooking

Spices like garlic, curcumin, ginger, black pepper, coriander, and cinnamon can improve cholesterol. Research shows that eating half to one clove of garlic each day could lower cholesterol up to 9%. Find more cholesterol reducing foods here.

6 . Lose those extra kilos

If you’re overweight, drop of just 4-5 Kg will reduce your LDL by up to 8%. Having 1,000 to 1,200 calories a day (for women) and 1200-1600 calories/day (for men) will help in losing weight safely.

7 . Exercise regularly

Exercising at least 2 1/2 hours a week (around 20 minutes per day) is enough to raise HDL (good cholesterol) and improve LDL and triglycerides. Start with a 20 minute brisk walk daily!

8 . Have a handful of nuts

Almonds and walnuts contain sterols, which, like fiber, keep the body from absorbing cholesterol. Go for unsalted ones and keep the quantity in check.

9 . Quit smoking

Smoking can raise LDL and lower HDL, and quitting often improves those numbers. Breathing secondhand smoke every day can also raise levels of bad cholesterol.

10 . Stay happy

Studies suggest that when you are stressed, your cholesterol levels rise in the body. Engage in hobby like gardening, join a book club or try meditation or yoga classes to keep your spirits high.

Sir one month ago my heart palpitations are high. Doc suggested echo and ecg. Both are normal. But certain I have chest pain and suffocation. Is this anxiety, stress depression or something else. Chest pain occurs only I think negative about my life. What I do sir to overcome stress?

MD Psychiatry, MBBS
Psychiatrist, Mohali
Sir one month ago my heart palpitations are high. Doc suggested echo and ecg. Both are normal. But certain I have che...
Dear Mr. lybrate-user, The symptoms that you have mentioned can definitely occur as a result of anxiety or depression. Considering the fact that your Echo and ECG are normal, anxiety /depression seems to be the most likely cause. You should seek a psychiatric consultation to undergo complete evaluation. Accordingly treatment can be initiated in form of medications or psychotherapy. Start doing relaxation exercises in a regular basis like meditation or deep breathing. I do hope that you are able to overcome your symptoms soon. Best wishes.
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Hello sir I got a habit of smoking now my body has been changed and I have pain my chest so what should I do to stop smoking?

BHMS
Homeopath,
Hello sir I got a habit of smoking now my body has been changed and I have pain my chest so what should I do to stop ...
Dear Lalit.....You should stop smoking immediately. You are just 18 years old....Quitting smoking only may not be sufficient for you.....Take 1 single bulb garlic every morning for at least 1 month....It will help to minimise the bad effects of smoking
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Iam 55 and taking regular B. P. And Thyroid and both are under control. These days having backache, joint pains with some noise while standing or action. Also itching in eyes with moisture and not able to get taste of eating home made. Controlling diet also Not getting tastes and feeling tiresome. Working for I. T. Co. Weight 69 height 5.8, thyroxine 50mg. B. P. Tablet metocard xl 50 and LTK 50 are regular dose. Thyroid 4 months bk was 8.8 and now after 4 months is 2.3. B. P normal. Kindly suggest what should I do for better health and backache severe pain.

Ph.D - Ayurveda, MD - Ayurveda, Diploma in Diet and Nutrition, Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), Diploma Yoga
Ayurveda, Jaipur
Iam 55 and taking regular B. P. And Thyroid and both are under control. These days having backache, joint pains with ...
For backache -\ get a mri done to pin point the cause and site of pain. Meanwhile go for ayurveda's panchkarma therapy - we have many option for you - kati basti (specialised panchakarma procedure for backpains), localised massgae with herbal oils, localised medicated steam, pottali massage. Continue these procedures for atleast 15 days. Regular oiling of the joint will improve the lubrication also. These procedures will relax your back muscles and give strength to your nerves and muscles of back. Also start some yogic exercises - tadasana, dhanurasan, halasana along with these therapies. This will greatly help. Please avoid pushing / pulling heavy objects, long sittings, long two-wheeler drives. Although some herbal medicines might also help you but after proper history taking. For that you may consult me privately over lybrate. Please update with your valuable feedback after 15 days.\
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If heart rests for 0.83 seconds, considering 72 average beats per minute, heart rests for 59.76 seconds per minute. Is it correct?

B.H.M.S
Homeopath, Patna
If heart rests for 0.83 seconds, considering 72 average beats per minute, heart rests for 59.76 seconds per minute. I...
1. Syzygium q/ gymnemaq take 5 drop at interval of 30 minute in a glass of water twice daily. 2 aurum met 1m one drop once in a month.
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I am suffering from dry cough last 2 weeks and then my heart pain so you suggest me.

BHMS
Homeopath, Raebareli
I am suffering from dry cough last 2 weeks and then my heart pain so you suggest me.
I advise you the followings for your condition: Drink plenty of warm fluids. Drinking warm fluids helps to loosen the secretions in your sinuses so that your mucus flows more freely, making you feel better faster. Studies show that drinking warm fluids relieves cold symptoms such as runny nose, cough, sneezing, sore throat, and fatigue.
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MD - Diabetology, Membership of the Royal College of Surgeons (MRCS), MBBS
Endocrinologist, Kochi
Hypoglycemia means "less-than-normal blood sugar level" (ie, less than 70 mg%). All medicines taken for Diabetes can cause hypoglycemia. However, Insulins & certain drugs like Glibenclamide (Daonil) are more risky than others. The symptoms of hypoglycemia are: sweating, tremors, sudden thirst or hunger, palpitations, giddiness, fatigue, tiredness, etc. Some or all of these symptoms may be present. They usually occur when the patient has skips a meal or exercises more than usual or takes an over dosage of the medicine. If you or your dear one has symptoms of hypo, give him/her something sweet to eat IMMEDIATELY & then take him/her to the doctor. Hypoglycemia, if severe, can lead to coma & even death.
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Sir I am 24 year old boy with 83 kg weight and 180 cm height my blood pressure is always around 140-150 by 70-80. Sir please tell what should I do to control it? I sleep every day for about 8-9 hours do exercise even though it is high. In my family my parents & grand have the hypertension?

MD - Alternative Medicine
Alternative Medicine Specialist, Mumbai
In this small age you have BP with overweight issue require proper treatment may consult on private Question in the meantime start with PHYTOLACCA BERRY TAB FOR WEIGHT MANAGEMENT - 3-TAB - 4 TIMES IN DAY Available in Homoeopathic Pharmacy
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I had high tryglerides. And am taking lipaglyn tab at morning I like to avoid medicine. What is my next step.

M.B.B.S. , PG Diploma In Clinical Cardiology
Cardiologist, Delhi
I had high tryglerides. And am taking lipaglyn tab at morning
I like to avoid medicine. What is my next step.
Hi Do strenous exercise 45 minutes a day Avoid ghee butter use saffola or rice bran oil instead Add fibres to your diet Asians usually have a high level of triglyceride as compared to white Medical therapy is not indicated if tg level are less then 300 Try life style modification for 3 months atleast before starting medicines.

Can high bp, thyroid and urinary tract infection person take Zincovit multi vitamin tablet. Thanks (age 75 yrs)

PhD, Human Energy Fields, Diploma in PIP, EFI, Aura scanning for Health evaluation; Energy field assessment, Fellowship Cardiac Rehabilitation, Cardiac Rehabilitation, MD (Ayur - Mind Body Med), Mind Body Medicine
Non-Invasive Conservative Cardiac Care Specialist, Pune
Can high bp, thyroid and urinary tract infection person take Zincovit multi vitamin tablet. Thanks (age 75 yrs)
Multi vitamins re useful in any situation. However, it is more beneficial to rely on natural fresh foods rich in natural easy to absorb and digest vitamins than rely on chemical based un-natural supplements.
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I am nearing 70 heart patient. Taking medicine nitrocontine, cardivaz 6.25, lanoxin, lasilaco, nerobian etc since 2006. My both legs fingers are paining. Sugar tested normal. Do you have any medicine in english, ayurveda. Kindly suggest.

DM Cardiology
Cardiologist, Delhi
Dear, get your uric acid checked, as pain in toes may be due to high levels of uric acid. Let me know the report.
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I am suffering from high blood pressure 140/90 since long. please suggest any medicine. Feel very tired whole day.

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
I am suffering from high blood pressure 140/90 since long. please suggest any medicine. Feel very tired whole day.
you may on anti-hypertensive drugs it has its own disadvantages so maintaining healthy n balanced diet n exercise is an art. With that can you consider to reverse the bp to normal with authentic holistic ayurveda by detox n rasayan therapy
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Sir i'm 32 old my random sugar 360. How to control my sugar level my left leg sightly getting pain nd my heart some times getting pain tell best suggestions for me.

MBBS, CCEBDM, Diploma in Diabetology
Endocrinologist, Hubli-Dharwad
What is the current treatment? best is to takachie basal analogue insulin like injection basalog. Start with 10 units in the morning add two units on alternate days if target level is not achieved. You have to do self monitoring of sugar levels every day. Tight sugar control is must at your age. Also control your weight and food intake.
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Common causes of chest pain

MBBS, MD-General Medicine, DM - Cardiology
Cardiologist, Secunderabad
Common causes of chest pain
Some of the common causes of chest pain.
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For what I am suffering from dry cough for the last 2 week and I have chest pain when ever I cough hard. Can you suggest what should be done.

General Physician, Hyderabad
For what I am suffering from dry cough for the last 2 week and I have chest pain when ever I cough hard. Can you sugg...
dry coughs that continue after other cold subsides or that occur without other symptoms may be caused by a variety of other conditions like 1. environmental irritation or allergies. 2.asthma 3 gastritis 4. bronchitis chest pain is due to irritation caused due to cough in the trachea . please use cough syrup and also take steam inhalation for relief .Take care .
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What are the symptoms of heart attack and what are the precautions to stop heart attack?

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
What are the symptoms of heart attack and what are the precautions to stop heart attack?
Left side chest pains with radiating to the left arm with irregular heartbeat with sweating are few symptoms of heart attack and for preventing it - exercise regularly and eat low fat content in your diet
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Hi Age 72 male, Bp gets low when walks and stands for sometime, when lying on bed it is normal. Takes sugar medicine.

PDDM, MHA, MBBS
General Physician, Nashik
This is postural hypertension sir. Are you on any medications for bp. Pls attach your recent bsl reports and ongoing treatment and revert back to me for further assistance.
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I am having cholesterol showing swelling type around my eyes and also xanthalasma under both eyes which I tried to removed thru laser but still surgery marks left there. I don't take Ghee, butter and fried food etc. Still developing cholesterol problem.

MD - Ayurveda, FIIM, MD
Ayurveda, Pune
I am having cholesterol showing swelling type around my eyes and also xanthalasma under both eyes which I tried to re...
Cholesterol component needs to be managed not only through medicines but with lifestyle changes. Start practicing yoga daily for 45 minutes and brisk walk for 30 minutes. This will increase your hdl and reduce your ldl (bad cholesterol. Also eat fresh warm food, avoid pizzas and fast food. Avoid non veg too. Adequate 7-8 hours of good sleep is equally important.
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