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Dr. Chandrika

Cardiologist, Bangalore

Dr. Chandrika Cardiologist, Bangalore
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My favorite part of being a doctor is the opportunity to directly improve the health and wellbeing of my patients and to develop professional and personal relationships with them....more
My favorite part of being a doctor is the opportunity to directly improve the health and wellbeing of my patients and to develop professional and personal relationships with them.
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Dr. Chandrika is a popular Cardiologist in Anekal, Bangalore. You can consult Dr. Chandrika at Aditi Hospital in Anekal, Bangalore. Save your time and book an appointment online with Dr. Chandrika on Lybrate.com.

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What can I do to prevent this form getting worse or having a heart problem again? Please help me.

AUTLS, CCEDM, MD - Internal Medicine, MBBS
General Physician, Faridabad
What can I do to prevent this form getting worse or having a heart problem again? Please help me.
exercise daily for 30 min to prevent heart problems consume less of salt in your diet eat sprouts daily in breakfast with milk avoid fast foods
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I am a 46 year old male. Very active - all days of the week. Average of 15, 000 steps a day. Crossfit athlete. Run very often. Eat decently. Blood sugar fasting: 88, Post Prandial: 182, Triglycerides: 205.70, LDL: 134, HDL 42.5, Total Cholesterol: 237.80, Blood Uric Acid: 5.3. Is this what is called the metabolic syndrome? I'd rather try and correct the lipid profile through diet and exercise - I already get a lot of exercise. If I start medication, will it be life long?

MBBS, MD-General Medicine, DM - Cardiology
Cardiologist, Secunderabad
I am a 46 year old male. Very active - all days of the week. Average of 15, 000 steps a day. Crossfit athlete. Run ve...
Hi, metabolic syndrome is a combination of obesity, dyslipidemia, impaired fasting glucose and htn. You don't seem to fit into that category. Although you have not mentioned your bp your blood sugars are normal, lipids are little higher but you do not need medicatin at present. You need to maintain healthy lifestyle with regular exercise, good dietary habit (avoid sugary and fatty foods, take lots of fruits and veggies,), avoid smoking and relaxation.
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My mother 65 year heart patient waiting for bypass surgery. Due to neuro problem postponed to three months. Her blood sodium levels 116 .how to improve this. What are causes please advice.

Certified Diabetes Educator, Registered Dietitian (RD), PGDD, Bachelor of Unani Medicine and Surgery (B.U.M.S), General Physician
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Mumbai
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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Doctor why are their most heart related diseases in India than in any other country?

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
Doctor why are their most heart related diseases in India than in any other country?
It's everywhere but most common cause is that there is no proper follow up even if doctors advise them and eating high fat content in diet and not having exercise
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Why are my feet burning all the time. My reports are S.Uric acid 6.0 Blood sugar 87 s.cholesterol 169.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
Why are my feet burning all the time.
My reports are S.Uric acid 6.0
Blood sugar 87
s.cholesterol 169.
Hi, all these reports are normal. Burning feet syndrome can be inherited, or it can be caused by pressure being put on the nerves. Links also exist between this syndrome and diseases such as hypothyroidism, diabetes, and rheumatoid arthritis; links are also believed to exist between this syndrome and vitamin b (specifically pantothenic acid) deficiencies and renal failure. Another cause could be plantar fasciitis which is an inflammation (irritation and swelling with presence of extra immune cells) of the thick tissue on the bottom of the foot that causes heel pain and disability. Medication: need to find out the cause of burning. Meantime, take becosule (b-complex)/ 1 cap. Once daily for 3 months only. Revert.
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My paracardiotomy done in April 2012 due to constrictive pericarditis. Is the cut marks of operation are disappear in future or not?

MBBS
General Physician,
My paracardiotomy done in April 2012 due to constrictive pericarditis. Is the cut marks of operation are disappear in...
Depends upon the procedure adopted during operation and the size of incision. Normally it disappears over the time. May not be completely but consider ably.
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Homeopath, Mumbai
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Alfala helps lower bad cholesterol and blood sugar levels.

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I have been a patient of hypertension. Taking Tazloc 20 & Roseday 5 as per MD advice. Can medicine be stopped? Thanks.

PG Diploma in Emergency Medicine Services (PGDEMS), Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), MD - Alternate Medicine
Ayurveda, Ghaziabad
I have been a patient of hypertension. Taking Tazloc 20 & Roseday 5 as per MD advice. Can medicine be stopped? Thanks.
In ayurveda, Hypertension is referred to as Rakta Capa Vriddhi and it sees the vitiation of vata and pitta doshas as the main cause...take sarpgandha vati twice a day...yogendra ras...akik bhasm works very good in case of hypertension....avoid salty diet...oily food...lower your stress...do pranayama early morning...
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I have problems related to cholesterol. Bad cholesterol is increasing. What should I do to control my bad cholesterol. Please advise.

Certified Diabetes Educator, Registered Dietitian (RD), PGDD, Bachelor of Unani Medicine and Surgery (B.U.M.S), General Physician
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Mumbai
I have problems related to cholesterol. Bad cholesterol is increasing. What should I do to control my bad cholesterol...
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 want know information about heart attack. Is there any symptoms to find in earlier stage.

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
I want know information about heart attack. Is there any symptoms to find in earlier stage.
Symptoms Of Heart Attack Pain chest or feeling of Tightness or Squeezing in chest Pain radiating to Jaw ,Back or Left arm Shortness of Breath Nausea, Vomiting Sweating Heart Burn and indigestion Causes of Heart attack 1. Stress 2. obesity (over weight) 3. Lack of Exercise 4.sedentary Life Style 5. Smoking, Alcohol and Tobacco consumption 6, Taking excess oily, Fatty, high calorie and cholesterol rich Diet 7. Diseases like Hypertension,Diabetes, Hypercholesterlemia etc 8. Genetics& Family History Prevention 1.Avoid stress, anxiety, physical and mental strain 2. Reduce your weight if over weight 3. Go for regular exercise 4. Control your Diet, take plenty of green leafy vegetables, Fruits and drink plenty of water (8-10 glasses of water daily) 5. Avoid spicy, oily, fatty, cholesterol rich diet and Junk food 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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I am suffering from high blood pressure please suggest me some medicines for high blood pressure ?

PG Diploma in Emergency Medicine Services (PGDEMS), Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), MD - Alternate Medicine
Ayurveda, Ghaziabad
I am suffering from high blood pressure please suggest me some medicines for high blood pressure ?
In ayurveda, Hypertension is referred to as Rakta Capa Vriddhi and it sees the vitiation of vata and pitta doshas as the main cause..Mix 1 teaspoon of onion juice with an equal amount of honey. Take once a day for 1 week
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What is the best food for low bp. I have extremely low bp. And need to lose weight too.

Diploma in Naturopathy & Yogic Science (DNYS), M.Sc - Dietitics / Nutrition
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Vadodara
What is the best food for low bp.
I have extremely low bp. And need to lose weight too.
Food source reach in sodium is preferable like tomato potato green veg curd milk. But diet for hypotention is different for person to person. It is depend on many factors like history, cause, medicines, life style etc. You need day to day diet plan.
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R/Dr I suffer in acidity, back pain, upper chest pain& swollen Dr. suggest me lanol ER, tricaine, coral calcium, uprise D3 but I have continuous pain & my body swell. please help my why my body swell and m feeling pain? This is due to the acidity or because of other factor? please prescribe me or suggest me proper way.

MBBS
General Physician, Chennai
R/Dr I suffer in acidity, back pain, upper chest pain& swollen Dr. suggest me lanol ER, tricaine, coral calcium, upri...
Swelling of the body needs to be investigated a cbc lft kft, usg complete abdomen will heilp looks like you undergoing some crisis in your mind discuss it properly with neutral person or counseller you can contact us if you need there are good counsellers on our panel./ reg your acidity problem you are on good drugs beut if it is nothelping you we look for it elsewhere in you.
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I am suffering from left hand pain since a day, and also I feel that some times my chest also paining a bit. I fear that whether I will have heart attack.

Diploma in Obstetrics & Gynaecology, MBBS
General Physician, Delhi
I am suffering from left hand pain since a day, and also I feel that some times my chest also paining a bit. I fear t...
At 17, you are a growing up teenager with huge demands of resources on body. Eat a high protein food like lots of milk, curds, boiled eggs etc. If worried for heart get basic tests done. Do not over exert in gymn as you are 82 kgs and may be trying to reduce weight by unhealthy dieting and extra doses of exercise. If worried for heart, get basic tests done.
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I feel difficulty in falling asleep. When I try to sleep I suddenly woke up with fear. My heart also palpitate in the afternoon when I try to sleep. Is it depression or anxiety disorder? Is it curable?

M.Sc - Psychological Counseling, B.A ( Hons) - Psychology
Psychologist, Delhi
I feel difficulty in falling asleep. When I try to sleep I suddenly woke up with fear. My heart also palpitate in the...
Hello lybrate-user, in all probability these bodily sysmtoms described by you are because of some lifestyle problems. I notice your weight is little on the higher side for your age and height. Kindly get a full body check up done at a good hospital. After doing a full body check-up your doctor would advise you on next steps. Don't worry, your problem can be overcome.
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Dear sir, Mare back or chest k pass last 2-3 days say slow slow pain ho rahi ha. Eska kya reason ho sakta ha. Muje kya krna chaiye.

M.B.B.S. , PG Diploma In Clinical Cardiology
Cardiologist, Delhi
Dear sir, Mare back or chest k pass last 2-3 days say slow slow pain ho rahi ha. Eska kya reason ho sakta ha. Muje ky...
Hi Non steriodsl anti inflammatory clas of medicine use hongi tumhe treat karne mei Most likely muscular pain hai dear Gas acidity etc tou ni rahti? Public question pe dawa likhna allowed ni hai So pvt query mei aoo 4,5 days ka treatment chalega tum dmsahi ho jaogey.
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Hello Dr. Last 1 week se I thnk viral infection hai. Kafi jyada jukam aur chhik aa rahi hai morning ke time to bhot jyada hote hai aur ye poora din ese hi rehti h.aur chest m right side bhi halka pain hota h .but ye tabhi hota h jab jukam ho. Gala bhi andar se lal hai. please koi medicine bataye thanks

MS - ENT
Ear-Nose-Throat (ENT) Specialist, Gandhinagar
Hello Dr. Last 1 week se I thnk viral infection hai. Kafi jyada jukam aur chhik aa rahi hai morning ke time to bhot j...
Dear lybrate-user, .Nasal Allergy: It is very common now a days…it is of two types –Seasonal and perineal. Seasonal allergic rhinitis occurs according to changes in atmosphere. Antihistaminics and decongestants can help you. You may contact me personally also.
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I have an acidity problem due this I get heart and nerve pain. what the solution? Please help me.

BHMS
Homeopath, Solan
I have an acidity problem due this I get heart and nerve pain. what the solution? Please help me.
Hi, first of all drink lots of water, lukewarm lemon water in the morning and avoid junks, fatty foods. And take homeopathic medicine nux vomica 1m 3 doses, robinia 30 for 7 days and revert back after 7 days.
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My Father 52 years had heart burn and heart attack. He has high sugar and blocks in the heart and he has placed 3 stent his heart. Doctor prescribed medicines. Now he is ok .But Not interested in eating food? He wants to eat only tasty food. .He also has low blood pressure. Please suggest me some steps.

MD - Alternate Medicine, BHMS
Homeopath, Surat
My Father 52 years had heart burn and heart attack. He has high sugar and blocks in the heart and he has placed 3 ste...
Start taking naturamore male powder 1 spoon daily in warm milk in morning and evening for 1 month. As the Powder is just a supplement containing proteins, vitamins, minerals and all which will help in gaining complete balanced diet and fulfill all deficiencies. Just let me know if you can't find it. Take care.
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From last 6-7 year I am suffering from high bp. Diabetic and having thyroid as well. For that I am taking one tablet of ziblok 50 for bp, glimy-1 for sugar and thyroxin50 for thioride, by using this my health is under controll, I want substitute for above in ayurveda. From last three month I have not taken zeblok 50 but my bp is controlled, I am now taking dibicon in place of glimy-1 but iot doesn't work and my sugar level raised to 120-200 kindly advice.

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine Specialist, Faridabad
From last 6-7 year I am suffering from high bp. Diabetic and having thyroid as well. For that I am taking one tablet ...
IN HYPOTHYROIDISM:--- where there is deficiency of thyroxine hormone leading to sluggishness, tired feeling, weight increase, slow heart beats, intolerance to cold, swelling of legs, feet and face, difficulty in concentrating and at times in speech. Treatment for hypothyroidism is giving thyroxine tablets. And dose are according to level of thyroid for life time. Avoid bad habits . Avoid stress. Some Relax during work. Go for walk, Take plenty of water, high-carbohydrate foods such as potatoes, rice, pasta and bread. Nutrient-rich foods that improve your health may also benefit your thyroid gland, antioxidant-rich fruits and vegetables more plenty of water: Blueberries, tomatoes, bell peppers, and other foods rich in antioxidants can improve overall health and benefit the thyroid gland. Eating foods high in B vitamins, like whole grains, may also help. flax oil, Selenium: Tiny amounts of selenium are needed for enzymes that make thyroid hormones to work properly. Eating selenium-rich foods, such as sunflower seeds or Brazil nuts, can be beneficial. Tyrosine: This amino acid is used by the thyroid gland to produce T3 and T4. Taking a supplement may help, avoid oily foods,junk foods, go for walk. Do Tests every 3 to 6 months. And consult doctor on time.
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