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Dr. Ganeshakrishnan Iyer

Cardiologist, Bangalore

500 at clinic
Dr. Ganeshakrishnan Iyer Cardiologist, Bangalore
500 at clinic
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Hello and thank you for visiting my Lybrate profile! I want to let you know that here at my office my staff and I will do our best to make you comfortable. I strongly believe in ethics; a......more
Hello and thank you for visiting my Lybrate profile! I want to let you know that here at my office my staff and I will do our best to make you comfortable. I strongly believe in ethics; as a health provider being ethical is not just a remembered value, but a strongly observed one.
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Dr. Ganeshakrishnan Iyer is one of the best Cardiologists in Vasanth Nagar, Bangalore. He is currently associated with Vikram Hospital in Vasanth Nagar, Bangalore. Book an appointment online with Dr. Ganeshakrishnan Iyer on Lybrate.com.

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Sometimes the sudden pain in my chest starts . Breathing is more difficult to take . After a while you are recovering . Why does this happen doctor please help me.

MBBS
General Physician, Trivandrum
Sometimes the sudden pain in my chest starts . Breathing is more difficult to take . After a while you are recovering...
You maybe most probably suffering from gastritis or gastro esophageal reflux disease. You have to avoid spicy and fried foods. Also avoid junk food and fast food. If your problems are worse, you need to take an ecg and take medications.
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I have pain in my chest on a particular one point only when I make movement (not always same type of movement) and I thought it is from gas, also I have taken medicine for gas (only one day) but there is no positive results so please guide me what to do?

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
I have pain in my chest on a particular one point only when I make movement (not always same type of movement) and I ...
Dear lybrateuser, - You pain could be due to a muscular or bony problem since it pains on movement - do not exert, bend, stretch, do exercise like pushups, lift weights for a few days till it is better - do hot fomentation of the area three times a day - apply over the counter pain killer gel three times a day - take tab Paracetamol if pain is more - do an x- ray chest if pain doesn't improve.
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I am 46 years male and have back pain and chest bone pains for last 2 months and feeling weak also what should I do?

MBBS, MS - Orthopaedics
Orthopedist, Delhi
Kindly show me a photograph of the affected part. Rule out diabetes & vit. D deficiency or any other metabolic disorder. Sleep on a hard bed with soft bedding on it. Spring beds, folding beds or thick matress are harmful use no pillow under the head. Do hot fomantation. Paracetamol 250mg od & sos x 5days. Caldikind plus 1tab od x10. Do neck, back & general exercises. It may have to be further investigated. You will need other supportive medicines also. Make sure you are not allergic to any of the medicines you are going to take. If it does not give relief in 4-5days, contact me again. Do not ignore. It could be beginning of a serious problem.
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I have bad cholesterol and all other test are normal what food I should not eat and what to eat, I am a vegetarian and don't cigarettes and non alcoholic.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
I have bad cholesterol and all other test are normal what food I should not eat and what to eat, I am a vegetarian an...
Hello, take arborium plus from redhill herbals, 2 tsp twice daily to reduce bad cholesterol. Dietician will suggest you better about the diet part. Take care.
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What is the best homeopathic medicines for 53 year old high bp (100/150). M l sharma.

PG Diploma in Emergency Medicine Services (PGDEMS), Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), MD - Alternate Medicine
Ayurveda, Ghaziabad
What is the best homeopathic medicines for 53 year old high bp (100/150).
M l sharma.
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. Upon noticing improvement, continue for several more days.
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I am 33 years old, 1 &1/2 years back I was diagnosed as Hypertensive. Presently I am taking Newtel-CH 40 and myocard XL. This weak I am diagnosed as diabetic. Please tell me why this happening at this early age and how to treat all. Please Help.

MBBS, MD - General Medicine
Endocrinologist, Faridabad
I am 33 years old, 1 &1/2 years back I was diagnosed as Hypertensive. Presently I am taking Newtel-CH 40 and myocard ...
Most probably your parents or first degree relations have diabetes and occurs a decade earlier than parents. In absence of diabetic history in family it is lart kf metaboljc syndrome. Almost 30-40% of diabetic have hypertension. You need to take treatment for both.
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I have chest pain some time when I breathe mostly in winter days, sometime I have it in summer?

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
I have chest pain some time when I breathe mostly in winter days, sometime I have it in summer?
1.For your age pain chest could be due to anxiety, stress,Physical and mental strain, hyper acidity or muscle pull 2. Avoid stress and strain 3.Do regular exercise, Yoga, Meditation, deep breathing exercise like pranayama etc. It will calm your mind, control your emotion and relieve stress 4 Avoid Alcohol, smoking and tobacco consumption. 5. Take bland diet, avoid spicy, oily, fatty and junk food 6..Take paracetamol 500mg one tablet sos after food up to a maximum of three tablets daily, at the time of chest pain .7. Drink plenty of water and take rest .8.if you have recurrent attack of chest pain take ECG and consult cardiologist.
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I am suffering from dry cough for the last 3 weeks and I have chest pain whenever I cough hard. Can you suggest what should be done?

DNB (Respiratory Diseases), MD - Tuberculosis & Respiratory Diseases / Pulmonary Medicine, Diploma in Tuberculosis and Chest Diseases (DTCD)
Allergist/Immunologist, Thrissur
I am suffering from dry cough for the last 3 weeks and I have chest pain whenever I cough hard. Can you suggest what ...
Just dru cough alone for 3 weeks can be due to 1. After a common cold or viral fever; the fever may go unnoticed but leaves behind a dry cough which will resolve over a few more weeks or turn to wheezy cough. 2. A dry cough may be a sign of allergic asthma without wheezing . This occurs during season change or on exposure to allergens like dust; cold air etc. 3. Do not smoke. It prevents a common cold getting resolved fast. 4. There are no serious illnesses which present as dry cough for 3 weeks. So there is no reason to be over apprehensive. 5. Chest pain is because we mainly cough with our chest muscles. So they get sprained by hard cough. As there is no sputum ; try some cough suppresant syrups if needed. 6. Hot fomentation or hot water bath 3 times will relax the chest muscles. 7. Paracetamol is also OK .
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I am 22 years old man. I was in a relation with a grl who deceived me jus 2 months ago. Now I am experiencing short term heart pain. I want to know cause of it? What should I do?

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General Physician, Jharsuguda
I am 22 years old man. I was in a relation with a grl who deceived me jus 2 months ago. Now I am experiencing short t...
It is probably not due to heart issues. It is probably due to psychological break down. Wait 4 sometime. It will be getting healed.
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My triglycerides are 551. I am 29 years old male. Is it advisable to join gym for bodybuilding? Or first I lower my TG? Is doing gym while having higher TG harm my heart?

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
My triglycerides are 551. I am 29 years old male. Is it advisable to join gym for bodybuilding? Or first I lower my T...
Take exercise regularly,avoid oily and spicy food, reduce your weight. Avoid egg, mutton. Monitor your TG level and consult doctor if it is still high
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I am 42 years old women of assam state. From long time I have been suffering knee pain in both legs so kindly give me a curable medicine and high blood pressore now I am taking gen cart tablet. Please advise.

Dip. SICOT (Belgium), MNAMS, DNB (Orthopedics), MBBS
Orthopedist, Delhi
Hello, thanks for your query and welcome to lybrate. I am Dr. Akshay from fortis hospital, new delhi. You should not be having persistent knee pain because I am sure advanced degenerative changes should not be there in your knees. Actually it is better if you can send me your involved knee x rays (ap standing & lateral) views as it helps me to see whats the knee like. Also please tell me duration of pain and what was the initiating factor for it? what medications you generally take and what has been your treatment history till now for existing problem. I would like to know whether you have got your inflammatory profile done till now and whether calcium and vitamin d testing/supplementation has been done. Also please let me know what all exercises you are doing on a daily basis. Do not hesitate to contact me if you need any further assistance.
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My grandma is 70 years old and she's having disc problem for last few years and cervical problem also. She's also a heart patient. Before 3 weeks she's felt down while standing from bed but she just complain for back pain and not any other problem. But from that day her condition is getting worse and we didn't know the reason. Although we have consult a doctor after thatXray had been done. Dr. said condition is same as before. Now she can't even walk for toilets. Dr. said we have to give injections of calcium and of nerve so that she can come back towards her normal condition. Dr. we just want to know the reason of weakness that she's not able to stand up by herself not even able to do anything by her.

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 grandma is 70 years old and she's having disc problem for last few years and cervical problem also. She's also a h...
Dear lybrate-user, At age 70, the body recuperation declines, there is muscle mass and bone loss. Injections of calcium may help, but only if her digestion is able to take it and also, if she is consuming adequate fats, vitamins to ensure digestion of these injections. Change her diet to increase fresh vegetables and fruit. Avoid besan, brinjals, rajma etc from her diet that will cause further digestive strain. Give her mineral rich grains like ragi, jowari. Wheat (roti) is also very diffivult to digest. Give butter milk. Regards.
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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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Suffering from gas the gas is developing at heart place every day I have to through out myself forcefully.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Bundi
Suffering from gas the gas is developing at heart place every day I have to through out myself forcefully.
Take 1. Avipattikar chooran 2 gm + kapardika bhasm 500 mg + kamadudha ras 250 mg thrice a day with warm water. 2. Gashar vati 2 tab thrice a day. Take for ten days.
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My wife is 35 weeks pregnant. Her BP has increased to 150/110. Doctors suggest for labour. What are the consequences to go for late pre-term labour? What are the important checklist we should be ready with? What are the important suggestions for child and mother care after labour? Anything, if I am missing, please suggest.

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 wife is 35 weeks pregnant. Her BP has increased to 150/110. Doctors suggest for labour. What are the consequences ...
Full term is considered after completion of 37 weeks. Your wife's BP can be brought under control with mild medication, adequate food types and proper rest. Take a second opinion from a conservative gynecologist. The reason for induced labor may not be BP alone. Try natural in all possibilities. Regards.
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I am 30 years old male, every time I go to get by bp checked it goes way beyond the normal range of 120-80. I feel alot of anxiety the moment the doctor straps the band on my arm. But when I am in my normal day to day chores I am absolutely normal. Does that mean I have hypertension?

MD - Alternative Medicine
Alternative Medicine Specialist, Mumbai
To start any medicine for bp, normally qualified doctor advice to check 2-3 times bp with him for 1- week for different time to evaluate the bp even after to start a medicine for about 10 days again the same procedure to be follow to evaluate the result of medicine wait /relax 10 minutes in dispensary n then check bp between time start with r-14 - 20 drops 4 times in day its nerve tonic in general do u have constipation n monthly period any problem? start with harmless cow therapy products like ubtan, face wash, cream etc bico- 20 4 tab 4 times in day report after 1 month available at homoeopathic pharmacy no side effect.
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Namaskar, I am a male age 63 years old. No diabetes. No drinks, food veg but occasionally non-veg (say once in a month) I take a tablet named Repace A for blood pressure for last 8 years. My question is regarding Cholesterol which is always in the range of 325-350. I have tried some allopathy statin drugs ,but the side effects are tremendous muscle pain, so presently for last one year I take Abana tabs of Himalaya drug. Request your advice.

MBBS, DMRD, MD - Radio Diagnosis, FIIM(Ayurved), D.SC, Post Doctoral Fellowship of Institute of Indian Medicine, Ph.D
Non-Invasive Conservative Cardiac Care Specialist, Ahmednagar
Namaskar, I am a male age 63 years old. No diabetes. No drinks, food veg but occasionally non-veg (say once in a mont...
Dear Relaaax Cholesterol is made in liver as per body needs. Food does not alter this. Statins don't help. Regular exercise, haldi milk will help you to maintain cholesterol.
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Hai myself Vishwa I'm 27 old and I need to know how to cure heart burning. My heart burn before and after meals so please suggest me how to cure this. I feel much thankful to you in case you help me thank u.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
Hai myself Vishwa I'm 27 old and I need to know how to cure heart burning. My heart burn before and after meals so pl...
Dear Lybrateuser, - For your problem follow some precautions - avoid spicy, fried, sour, junk food, restrict intake of tea, coffee to 1-2 cups per day, also avoid alcohol, tobacco if you partake, chocolate, mint - chew food well, do not skip meals, have meals on time, have 4-5 small meals including snacks rather than three large meals, raise pillow end 4-6 inches while sleeping, do not lye down for 1-2 hrs after meals, have dinner 2-3 hrs before bedtime - take Syrup Digene gel, 2 teaspoonful half an hour after every meal three times a day - have 8-10 glasses of water for proper digestion - do regular exercise including yoga & deep breathing for 10-15 min daily morning,
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