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Dr. Devananda Nijagal Shivanna

Cardiologist, Bangalore

Dr. Devananda Nijagal Shivanna Cardiologist, Bangalore
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Dr. Devananda Nijagal Shivanna is a renowned Cardiologist in HAL, Bangalore. He is currently associated with Wockhardt Hospitals in HAL, Bangalore. Book an appointment online with Dr. Devananda Nijagal Shivanna and consult privately on Lybrate.com.

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I have a chest problem. My one breast is bigger with some hard fat inside and also covered uo with large nipple area. And another one is ok. With no fat and normal nipple. So what should I do.?

M Ch. Plastic Surgery, MS - General Surgery, MBBS
Cosmetic/Plastic Surgeon, Durg
I have a chest problem. My one breast is bigger with some hard fat inside and also covered uo with large nipple area....
Gynecomastia can be due to many reasons - drug intake, endocrinal( hormonal) problems , metabolic causes or pubertal gynecomastia . Here there is enlargement of breast due to fatty or glandular component of breast. Get serum testosterone, prolactin and thyroid profile done. Surgical correction of gynecomastia can be done by liposuction and sos gland incision . It's a safe and near scarless procedure . Consult a plastic surgeon for that.
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I have pain in my chest what should I do for relif please tell me which medicine should I take.

MBBS, cc USG
General Physician, Noida
I have pain in my chest what should I do for relif please tell me which medicine should I take.
Hello, CHEST PAIN in your case may be due to 1.acidity. 2. severe anxiety 3. muscular problem A. You can take Tablet Pantocid 40 mg (if no drug allergy) one tablet before food for 3 days B. Local application of Volini gel 1% twice a day for 2-3 day you should go for BP check along with Base line ECG and review with report I am giving you some health tips to avoid acidity 1.Take small frequent meal kindly take 5-6 small meal in whole day 2.Take 6-8 glass of water in a day 4. Moderate physical activity regularly 5.avoid excessive tea, coffee 6. Do Not postpone Breakfast consult Physician for Further Management
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My age is 30. I have high blood pressure. And I one kidney is ectopic. I have first pregnancy on 2009 but my child was abnormal so I abort it. But recently I know from my dr. That I have unicornuate uterus. My dr. Suggest me for surrogacy. He tell that you have a high risk of pregnancy. I want your suggestion. What can I do?

MBBS (Gold Medalist, Hons), MS (Obst and Gynae- Gold Medalist), DNB (Obst and Gynae), Fellow- Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility (ACOG, USA), FIAOG
Gynaecologist, Kolkata
First you have to control bp. Secondly unicornuate uterus makes pregnancy high risk but not impossible.
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I am 56 years old male patient. I have been suffering from DCM with LVF since 2011. DDR machine is set up by SSKM I am too weak to walk, have breathing problem. What should I do? Is there any proper treatment for that?

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
I am 56 years old male patient.
I have been suffering from DCM with LVF  since 2011.
DDR machine is set up by SSKM
I ...
Breathing problem is due to heart disease and hence you are not able to walk and apart from your ongoing treatment register your name for a heart transplant
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I have chest pains when I stretch my body, what is the reason for such pain?

MBBS
General Physician,
I have chest pains when I stretch my body, what is the reason for such pain?
Hello, CHEST PAIN in your case may be due to 1.acidity. 2. severe anxiety 3. muscular problem A. You can take Tablet Pantocid 40 mg one tablet before food for 3 days B. Local application of Volini gel 1% twice a day for 2-3 day you should go for BP check along with Baseline ECG and review with report I am giving you some health tips to avoid acidity 1.Take small frequent meal kindly take 5-6 small meal in whole day 2.Take 6-8 glass of water in a day 4. Moderate physical activity regularly 5.avoid excessive tea, coffee 6. Do Not postpone Breakfast consult physician for further management
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Is it necessary to do bypass surgery for 2 block artery. And also a person can live long and healthy life after the surgery?

DHMS (Hons.)
Homeopath, Patna
Is it necessary to do bypass surgery for 2 block artery. And also a person can live long and healthy life after the s...
Hello, to live happily one need to go for bypass for blocked arteries, of course by following post surgery -dietary regulation, strictly. Tk care.
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What is club dub sound of heart? How it is produced and what are its necessary works for our body?

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
What is club dub sound of heart? How it is produced and what are its necessary works for our body?
The sound are due to opening and closing of heart valves. It helps in filling the heart with blood for subsequent pumping to all organs of body
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Cholesterol - 10 Foods That Lower it!

Bsc - Home Science, Msc - Home Science
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Bangalore
Cholesterol - 10 Foods That Lower it!

Food plays a vital role in lowering the cholesterol apart from timely medication. Here is a list of 10 foods that contribute to a great extent in lowering the cholesterol level:

  1. Oats: Changing the morning meal is the first action you should take. Oatmeal can bring down the LDL level to a staggering 5.3 percent in a matter of 6 weeks. It contains beta-glucan, which is capable of absorbing the LDL present in the blood.
  2. Red wine: You can cheer to reduced cholesterol with a glass of red wine in hand. A study conducted by the Universidad Complutense de Madrid in Spain found that red wine can reduce the cholesterol level up to 9 percent owing to a vital component known as Rioja present in it.
  3. Salmon Fish: Fatty and salmon fish contains Omega-3 fatty acids. They are known to be extremely effective for diseases such as dementia, cardiovascular diseases and much more. A study conducted by the Loma Linda University found that Omega-3 can increase the HDL by up to 4 percent. 
  4. Nuts: Nuts can reduce the cholesterol by up to 9.3 percent, a study by the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition revealed. 1.5 oz of regular consumption of nuts greatly helps in bringing down cholesterol. Since nuts are very rich in protein, portion control is necessary to refrain putting on weight.
  5. Beans: A research conducted by the Arizona State Polytechnic University revealed that adding beans to soup can bring down the LDL up to 8 percent. Owing to their rich fibre content, they effectively absorb cholesterol. Some of the beans that can be tried include kidney, black and pinto beans.
  6. Cocoa: A study conducted by the AJCN reported that the daily intake of cocoa increases the HDL by over 20 percent in 3 months. Due to its high antioxidant content, it streamlines the blood flow and doesn’t let platelets stick together.
  7. Garlic: 2-3 cloves of garlic per day can dramatically reduce cholesterol-limiting LDL into the artery. It can prevent other conditions such as blood pressure, infections and blood clotting. Garlic can be consumed with any regular dish. 
  8. Olive oil: Olive oil has multiple health benefits. It contains a compound known as MUFAs that lowers cholesterol and helps to get rid of abdomen fats. You can use it with salads, roast vegetables and marinate chicken.
  9. Avocado: Avocado contains monounsaturated fat that helps to raise the level of HDL and lower the LDL in the body. It contains Beta-sitosterol that absorbs cholesterol and brings down the count of it in the body. Owing to its high-calorie content, portion size should be looked into.
  10. Margarine: Two margarine can lower the LDL level up to 14 %. They are capable of absorbing cholesterol from the bile. It can be consumed with toast in the morning or as a snack in the evening. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a dietitian-nutritionist and ask a free question.
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Sir I am having pain in left side if chest from last 20 days its a dull pain when I touch the chest there is no tenderness or pain I don't know what exactly is this please help me as I am thinking negatively is this related to heart.

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
Sir I am having pain in left side if chest from last 20 days its a dull pain when I touch the chest there is no tende...
) 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, excess tea/coffee 7. Excess oily, fatty, cholesterol rich diet, junk food 8. Hyperacidity, gerd (gastro oesophageal reflux disease, 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 consumptio, excess tea/coffee. 4. Take bland diet, avoid spicy, oily, fatty and junk food 5. Take paracetamol 500 mg 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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I have acidity problem and due to that it seems my left hand and chest pains at times Please suggest measures on how to avoid acidic issues.

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
I have acidity problem and due to that it seems my left hand and chest pains at times
Please suggest measures on how ...
1.Take bland diet, Avoid foods which cause acidity like spicy, oily, fatty and junk foods, onion, garlic, citrus fruit, tomato etc 2..Have proper Breakfast, Don’t skip or postpone your meal, Take home made food, Avoid food and water from outside, 3.Eat smaller meals at frequent intervals like 5-6 meals per day, and don't overeat. 4.Drink plenty of water. Take your meal regularly and timely. Avoid fasting, Don’t skip your breakfast. 5. Stop smoking, consumption of alcohol and tobacco, excess tea or coffee if you are having, 7. Avoid stress 8. Take one tablet of pan40 in the morning before breakfast daily for few days 9 Consult for further advice
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Sir my exams round the corner I need more study. When I was going to study I only read only 1 hour after that I can't concentrate on my study What I can do I have always pain or stress in my body what the problem when I was studying more than one hour then my head eye pain Mostly chest pain not properly breath dum sa lagta h How can I always fit and fine mentally or physical I wanted more growth in my life but these problems is break down me Please give me best solutions hope you will provide me many ans.

PGD Maternal Child Health, MBBS
General Physician, Akola
Sir my exams round the corner I need more study. When I was going to study I only read only 1 hour after that I can't...
You are anxious, mainly because of your round the corner exam and apprehensive about your performence. Everyone has such problems lije headaches, weakness, occasional inability to concentrate etc. It is because of your anxiety that your thought process is not allowing you to concentrate and distracts you towards insecure feelings. First of all assure yourself about your capabilities on the basis of your past performances and tell yourself that you haVe done it in the past and so you can do it now too. With that resolve move ahead. You should eat normally at proper time and have a peaceful sleep of at least 6 hours. This will make you feel better towards your bodyaches and headaches. Avoid excess of tea or coffee, that initially stimultes your system but may cause lack of concentration.
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My mother is 62 years old. She is overweight with BP and diabetes. For last few months she is having frequent pain at hips while walking. I would like to know what test can diagnose the problem? And what tests are required for regular health screening? Thanks.

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
My mother is 62 years old. She is overweight with BP and diabetes. For last few months she is having frequent pain at...
She should get a bone density to check bone strength and take natural or ayurvedic bone supplements. She should avoid spicy, oily and sour and old food. Increase intake of greens, salad, raw foods and fruit. If she cannot loose weight, it will be a great problem in future. You have to induce her to do pranayama and mild exercise.
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I am 32 years old having chest pain during last two month. I have gone to an cardiologist for that but the pain is not reducing.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
I am 32 years old having chest pain during last two month. I have gone to an cardiologist for that but the pain is no...
Dear lybrate user, -your pain could be due to acidity, stress, sedentary habits -avoid spicy, fried & junk food, also reduce intake of tea, coffee (not more than 1-2 cups/day, avoid alcohol, nicotine, if you take -donot skip meals, keep meal times regular, have dinner 2-3 hrs before bedtime, do not lye down immediately after meals -do regular exercise, walking, jogging, yoga, meditation & deep breathing exercises for atleast 10-15 min -have sufficient water, 8-10 glasses/day.
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Recently I was feeling short of breath and went to the cardiologist to get checked. He informed there is infection in the chest and gave me Roxid 300 and Metopar. Also he suggested to get chest X-Ray done and the result is enclosed with slides. Blood reports where OK. But I still feel pressure on my chest on the upper right side and breathless. Doctor suggested to continue the medicine: should I be worried as before two months the chest X-ray was normal.

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine, DM - Cardiology, Cardiac Device Specialist (CCDS - Physician )
Cardiologist, Delhi
Recently I was feeling short of breath and went to the cardiologist to get checked. He informed there is infection in...
Repeat your x-Ray and consult your doctor to see if there is any improvement. Sometimes due to weather change you can get infection, which is what happened probably. Also just to be on thrasher side get an ECG and Echo done.
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What is the reasons of heart attack in younger age.

FESC, FACC, DM, MD, MBBS
Cardiologist,
What is the reasons of heart attack in younger age.
Indians as an ethnic group is more prone to heart disease in younger age, the added insult of smoking, sedentary lifestyle, stress and uncontrolled diabetes, blood pressure etc add to the higher incidence of heart disease in young indians.
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I have diabetes and BP (140/90). I'm 60 years old. Please suggest a diet plan and also tell me what should my fasting sugar number show.

MSc
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Chandigarh
I have diabetes and BP (140/90). I'm 60 years old. Please suggest a diet plan and also tell me what should my fasting...
Guidelines for a Healthy Diabetic diet& B. P There is no common diet that works for everyone. Nor is there any particular diet that works perfectly for any diabetic over a long period of time. While planning to control diabetes naturally, we should adhere to certain important factors such as: Increase fibre in your diet, preferably up to 25-30 gms per day. You can do this easily by eating whole grains, whole pulses, nuts, seeds, fruits and vegetables. You can also take one tablespoon of isabgol daily to increase fibre intake To help control your blood sugar level, eat about the same amount of carbohydrates every day, spaced throughout the day. If you eat more or less carbohydrates than usual at a given meal or from day to day, your blood sugar level may fluctuate every day and also through the day. Instead of 3 heavy meals, you should go for 4-5 small mid intervals. Avoid refined foods like white rice, maida, dessert, soft drinks, chocolates, sugar and foods rich in fat. Consume a variety of fresh fruit and green vegetables, at least 5-6 exchanges per day. Eat some sprouts every day. They are rich in protein, calcium and nutrients that help increase immunity and balance blood sugar. If you have diabetes, you're at increased risk of heart disease and stroke. That's because diabetes can accelerate the development of clogged and hardened arteries. Get no more than 5-7 percent of your daily calories from saturated fat, and try to avoid trans-fat completely. Try to limit your consumption of fats to mono-unsaturated fats — such as olive oil or canola oil Stress produces a hormone cortisol which can slow down your immune system. Stress triggers free radical damage and can upset blood sugar levels. Adopt relaxation techniques like meditation, yoga, listening to music or taking a short holiday. Take some antioxidants like vitamin A, C, E and selenium. Certain minerals like zinc, chromium, selenium and magnesium help to control blood sugar imbalances. Certain herbs available in pharmacies are especially good in controlling diabetes. `Karneem’ made from karela is one such herb. A syrup made from “jamun” known as “jambukasav” is another such herb which help to control blood sugar. Exercise regularly for 30-40 minutes every day. Related Article: How to Manage Diabetes in Elderly People A typical diabetic meal plan would be: - Breakfast 1 cup green tea 1 tsp methi seed powder 2 tbsp. Roasted oat bran or wheat flakes with 100 ml skim milk/ dalia 1 apple or a bowl of papaya 5-6 almonds Lunch 2 slices of whole wheat bread or bran chappaties 2 cups cooked vegetables & 1 cup curd Salad (tomatoes, cucumber, cabbage, onion, mix sprouts) Tea 1 vegetable juice (dudhi+ mint) 2-3 wheat biscuits or popcorn or a handful of roasted chana. Dinner Clean vegetable soup, Soya chunks 1 bowl rajhma or kabuli channa 2 cups cooked green vegetables/ Fish (100 gms- grilled or steamed) twice a week 2 slices of whole wheat bread or 2 jowar chapattis Follow this diet for the next two weeks. If you are suffering from any medical problems or are under any medications, then please consult your family physician before starting any diet.
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I and 43 yrs old. Suffering from obesity & hypertension. Please advice suggestions for me.

Critical Care Training, MD - Internal Medicine, MBBS
General Physician, Delhi
What's blood. Pressure? which medicines r you taking for it? weight? lipid profile report - cholesterol level? revert back with these.
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Hi Doctor, I am 30 years old my heart beat increase and I feel sweating and get tired. Can you please suggest.

MD PULMONARY, DTCD
Pulmonologist, Faridabad
Ecg and holter monitoring to know heart beat pattern of 24 hours. Can be due to anxiety, hyperthyroidism. Meditation, avoid tea, coffee.
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Hi sir/madam my dad has under gone bypass surgery a week before I need help what type of foods we can give to him and he is having diabetes.

Diploma in Family Medicine, Fellowship in Diabetology, Diploma in Diabetology, FCCP, MBBS
General Physician,
Hi sir/madam my dad has under gone bypass surgery a week before I need help what type of foods we can give to him and...
1. Low calorie, non fatty foods. 2. Avoid all sweetening foods. 3 avoid potatoes and other roots. 4. Avoid aerated drinks 5. Take plenty of vegetables, chapati and rice in small quantities 5. Avoid all fries. 6. Avoid non- veg for few months- then you can take white of egg, if possible tender chicken and fish gravy. Avoid mutton.
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