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Dr. Gopi A

MBBS, MD - Cardiology

Cardiologist, Bangalore

29 Years Experience  ·  600 at clinic  ·  ₹500 online
Dr. Gopi A MBBS, MD - Cardiology Cardiologist, Bangalore
29 Years Experience  ·  600 at clinic  ·  ₹500 online
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Dr. Gopi A is a renowned Cardiologist in Cunningham Road, Bangalore. He is currently associated with Fortis Hospital - Cunningham in Cunningham Road, Bangalore. Book an appointment online with Dr. Gopi A on Lybrate.com.

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MBBS - Bangalore University - 1988
MD - Cardiology - Bangalore University - 1992
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I am suffering from pain in chest, for severe gas problem. I missed last 2 days toilet, what should I do now? I am 22 years old.

MBBS, MBA (Healthcare)
General Physician, Delhi
I am suffering from pain in chest, for severe gas problem.
I missed last 2 days toilet, what should I do now?
I am 22...
take aciloc 150 mg 2 times a day for 2 weeks. do ecg, x ray chest pa . inform report. consult physician.
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I have high levels of ldl-cholesterol and triglycerides. That is why some times I suffer from high blood pressure.

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine Specialist, Faridabad
I have high levels of ldl-cholesterol and triglycerides. That is why some times I suffer from high blood pressure.
Hello dear High triglycerides and cholesterol can cause atherosclerotic heart disease or narrowed coronary arteries in the heart can cause the symptoms of angina, when theheart muscle is not provided with enough oxygen to function. Decreased blood supply to the brain may be due to narrowed small arteries in the brain or because the larger carotidarteries in the neck may become blocked. This can result in a transient ischmic attack or stroke. Peripheral artery disease describes gradual narrowing of the arteries that supply the legs. During exercise , if the legs do not get enough blood supply, they can develop pain , called claudication . Other arteries in the body may also be affected by plaque buildup causing them to narrow, including the mesenteric arteries to the intestine and the renal arteries to the kidney. Change life style .do meditation,yoga, Go walk daily, do any one physically activity daily i.e.play any game., Avoid fast foods,oily foods,junk foods,alcohol,smoking,fatty foods, non-veg.,avoid stress,take plenty of water in day time. And 1 glass of water before bed at night. use flax oil, omega-3 fatty meal or cap., take .green veg., whole grain. garlic,. Take anti cholesterol medicines .
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I have pain in my right chest for more than 2 months. While I inhale the pain is increased.

MBBS, cc USG
General Physician, Gurgaon
I have pain in my right chest for more than 2 months. While I inhale the pain is increased.
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 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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I am 25 years old and I am suffer problem of cervical and hypertension. What can I do now please tell me?

FRHS, Ph.D Neuro , MPT - Neurology Physiotherapy, D.Sp.Med, DPHM (Health Management ), BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist, Chennai
I am 25 years old and I am suffer problem of cervical and hypertension. What can I do now please tell me?
For cervical do take ift and laser therapy for pain relief for 12 days followed by strengthening exercise from neuro physiotherapist and for hypertension do consult general physician and take appropriate therapy best wishes.
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Can you suggest Any Medicine That Help To control Blood pressure with Hypertension in Mind And Headache.

MBBS, D.P.H
General Physician, Gurgaon
Can you suggest Any Medicine That Help To control Blood pressure with Hypertension in Mind And Headache.
Your age is 19 years ,are your blood pressure is raised? If so pl write it after three readings in resting position both in sitting and lying down posture the you may be given drug headache might be due to vision weakness or some strain anyhow my advice for you reduce salt intake you can read in this link https://www.Lybrate.com/doctor/jagdishprasadmehrotra avoid oily spicy junk and processed food NO ALCOHOL NO TOBACCO NO SMOKING.
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Sir I have blood pressure problem. How to control this? And what should I can to control this?

BHMS
Homeopath, Shajapur
Sir I have blood pressure problem.
How to control this?
And what should I can to control this?
Dear your problem is curable. Follow some useful tips. Avoid extra salty things like chips and fast food that have extra salt salt causes increase of blood pressure. So you avoid this. Don't be anxious avoid stress, tension think and look positive don't depress avoid over thinking don't time west on negative thinking and past events. Think positive enjoy your hobbies. Take diet salt free and avoid smoking avoid fatty thing like non veg and cheez etc. Do yoga and meditation daily try natural remedies of homeopathic or ayurveda to complete cure of your blood pressure take this medicine rauwolfia surpentina mother tincture 5-10 drops to be taken with half cup water morning and evening for 10 days check your bp before start this medicine it is a homeopathic liquid remedy and follow my tips.
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I have heart problem from last 6months I Chek my bp it always high. But after that I djt able to sleep at night. I have controlled every thing. But still I feels there is any burden on me. Bp is normal now. So pls can you sugest me for good sleep at night.

BAMS
Ayurveda, Bangalore
I have heart problem from last 6months
I Chek my bp it always high.
But after that I djt able to sleep at night.
I ha...
Hi, Please follow these tips: Don't get too worried and anxious. Relax well. Avoid drinking coffee or tea after 7 PM, Take hot water bath before going to bed. Have light food and drink a glass of warm milk at night. Listen to soothing music or read some magazines while you are on bed. Keep your mobile in silent mode at night. Do not work on your laptop on the bed or watch TV till late night. Sleep in a dark and silent room. Perform meditation and yoga to keep your mind calm.
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I am 30 years old . I am suffering with high blood pressure from last 2 years and presently I suffering from negativity.Please do help.

M.B.B.S., F.I.C.A. (USA), P.G.D.I.H, F.C.G.P., D.C.A.H
Psychiatrist, Vadodara
This is due to all stress and worries of life. May be issues of married life/future marriage, you are having insecurities and fear. Just relax. Ask yourself what bothers you? have a positive self-talk, and learn what are those things you don't like. You need to accept your self and move on. You need to take care of your lifestyle and learn to be happy. If you cant do it yourself, meet a life coach/ stress management super-specialist like me. Once you open your heart out, you will feel free and begin to fly in life. I assure you that I can manage this and help u. Proper treatment is needed. You may consult me.
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I am bency 34 year old man, last week I check my cholesterol see the Lipid Profile details cholesterol - 181 Triglycerides - 235 HDL - 36 LDL -99 VLDL -47 Uric Acid - 7.0 In this report Triglycerides increased any problem with that if need to consult a doctor any another option please replay.

MD - Medicine, MBBS
Internal Medicine Specialist, Gurgaon
I am bency 34 year old man, last week I check my cholesterol see the Lipid Profile details cholesterol - 181
Triglyce...
Exersise 45 min/day, get your hba1c tested to know avg blood sugars n risk of developing diabetes. Also check your bp. Avoid trans fats, fried oily stuff, eat less refined flour, n more whole grains, vegetables, nuts, walnuts n fruits, use olive oil, canola oil, rice bran oil or sarso ka tel on n off, never use pre heated oil again for frying.
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I am 24 years old, when ever I works hard, my heart breath fast. Please tell me what's their reason?

Diploma in Obstetrics & Gynaecology, MBBS
General Physician, Delhi
I am 24 years old, when ever I works hard, my heart breath fast. Please tell me what's their reason?
At 23 , if you run , exercise , climb stairs or work hard the heart will beat faster . If there are no associated symptoms , you can ignore.
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There was pain in my chest from 15 days. Please tell me what I can do. I will not taken any treatment.

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
There was pain in my chest from 15 days. Please tell me what I can do. I will not taken any treatment.
1. For your age pain chest could be due to anxiety, stress, physical and mental strain, hyper acidity, muscular problem 2. Avoid stress and strain 3. Do regular exercise, reduce your weight if over weight. 4. Control your diet. Avoid oily/spicy/fried and junk food, high calorie and cholesterol rich diet. Take small frequent meals (5-6 meals/day instead of three heavy meals. If you have hyper acidity take one tablet of pan 40 in the morning before breakfast daily for few days 5. Do yoga, meditation, deep breathing exercise like pranayama etc. It will calm your mind, control your emotion and relieve stress. 6. Have sound sleep for 7-8 hours daily. 7. Avoid smoking, alcohol, excess tea/coffee, if you are having 8. Drink plenty of water and take rest 9. Take paracetamol 500mg one tablet sos after food up to a maximum of three tablets per day at the time of chest pain 10. If you have recurrent attack of chest pain check your bp, take ecg and consult cardiologist 11. Consult me for further advice.
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7 Risk Factors For Heart Disease And Ways To Manage Them

PGDCC (Cardiology ), CCEBDM (Diabetes), CCGDM (Gestational Diabetes), CCMTD (Thyroid), MBBS
Cardiologist, Udaipur
7 Risk Factors For Heart Disease And Ways To Manage Them

Heart diseases also called as cardiovascular diseases include a wide spectrum of conditions which affect your heart. The diseases include blood vessel diseases, heart attack, rhythm problems, and angina. Heart diseases are currently the most common cause of death worldwide.

There are a large number of risk factors which predispose you to increased risk of heart diseases. Some of those risk factors cannot be modified (non-modifiable) and are not under our control while there are others that you can modify (modifiable) to prevent heart diseases.

While you cannot do much about non-modifiable risk factors (like age and family history) you can reduce your chances of heart disease by working on the modifiable risk factors. This include:

1. Smoking

Smokers have more than twice the risk of heart attack as compared to nonsmokers. In fact, even nonsmokers who are exposed to constant smoke (such as living with a spouse who smokes) also have an increased risk.

What you can do: Quit smoking or never start smoking at all. If you find it hard to quit on your own, consult an expert who can walk you through the entire process.

2. Obesity and physical inactivity

You are at increased risk of heart disease if your body weight is more than 20% of the ideal weight or if you are fat and obese. The most common reason for this is physical inactivity or sedentary lifestyle.

What you can do: start exercising regularly. You should exercise for 30-45 minutes for at least 5 days/week. Even leisure activities like walking or gardening can lower the risk. You can also set a pedometer goal of 10, 000 steps a day.

3. Unhealthy diet

Taking a diet rich in saturated fats, salt, and refined sugars can significantly increase the risk of heart diseases.

Things you can do: Include a lot of fruits, vegetables, nuts, whole grains in your diet. Avoid taking fried food which is rich in saturated fats.

4. High blood pressure

Hypertension or high blood pressure is one of the most common heart diseases risk factor in the western countries and adequate measures should be taken to keep it under control.

What you can do: you should keep the blood pressure under control through diet, exercise, and medications.

5. Diabetes

Diabetes itself can cause significant damage to the heart and along with other risk factors, it can have a synergistic effect.

What you can do: keep your diabetes under control by making some lifestyle changes like healthy diet, exercise, taking medicines as prescribed by your doctor and going for routine blood tests and health check-ups.

6. High cholesterol

The risk of heart disease increases as the total amount of fat or lipids in your blood increases.

What you can do: have a diet low in fat and rich in fruits and vegetables. Start exercising regularly. Get a lipid profile test done regularly to know your lipid status. Consult a doctor if the levels are too high for lipid lowering drugs.

7. Stress

People who take are prone to getting stressed easily and who cannot manage their stress effectively are at much higher risk.

What you can do: de-stress yourself by indulging in hobbies or activities which you like. Try yoga or meditation or join a club or class for the company.

It is not necessary that if you have these risk factors, you will definitely develop cardiovascular disease. But, the more risk factors you have, the greater is the likelihood that you might develop these diseases. Therefore, it is important that you adopt a healthy lifestyle and take appropriate preventive measures.

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I get panic attacks specially at evening time. My bp risesat the evening but no appreciable cardiac problem diagnosed. It seems purely a psychological problem. The pulse rate also rises at the time. I get the feeling that I have some heart problem as my bp rises.

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
I get panic attacks specially at evening time. My bp risesat the evening but no appreciable cardiac problem diagnosed...
Dear Mostly this is stress fear related. Get full checkup done and convince that you have no heart issue. Light exercise proper diet plan supplements will help you live happy life Vm.
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Hi I am 29 years old and I am suffering from chest pain and back pain exactly behind heart. What can I do?

PDDM, MHA, MBBS
General Physician, Nashik
Please get an xray chest pa view and ecg done and attach the reports. Dr. Surbhi agrawal Consultant physician and diabetologist
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Homocysteine result is 32. 9micromole/litre. I have been suffering from gastro-intestinal problem. Medicine does not suit me now. Without medicine how can I bring the level down? please help me doctors.

BAMS, MD - Ayurveda
Ayurveda, Navi Mumbai
Homocysteine result is 32. 9micromole/litre. I have been suffering from gastro-intestinal problem. Medicine does not ...
Dear Lybrate User, 32.9 value is not the major concern as per your age & weight also, for maintaining good homocysteine level, cholesterol level & also for your gastro -intestinal problem without medicine you need to do regular cardio exercise - 30 mins, yoga+ pranayama + stretching exercise = 30 mins, in diet you should avoid fatty food, milk & milk products, oily-spicy stuffs which may increase your gastric problem. Follow good daily routine & with good diet will help you to get relief from your health problem naturally. If you wish to natural Ayurvedic medicine which helps better than other medicine kindly consult me. Thanking You.
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I am 51 year old lady. I sweat too much. specially head and face. Have mild thyroid .high bp .taking medicine for these. But please suggest some medicine for sweating only as it is very embracing.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
I am 51 year old lady. I sweat too much. specially head and face. Have mild thyroid .high bp .taking medicine for the...
Hi, take single dose of sulphur 200, 5 drops once in a week for 2 weeks. Azadirachta 1x, 2 tabs twice daily. Take r 32, 15 drops with water twice daily. Revert me after 15 days.
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I am 40 years old diabetic patient from 8 years, last 1 year I also have high pressure and my last reading was 138/88, now please tell me how to control my blood pressure with healthy diet? Also give diet chart?

C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician,
I am 40 years old diabetic patient from 8 years, last 1 year I also have high pressure and my last reading was 138/88...
For BP you need tablets and healthy lifestyle like exercise and less salt. Diabetes, often referred to by doctors as diabetes mellitus, describes a group of metabolic diseases in which the person has high blood glucose (blood sugar), either because insulin production is inadequate, or because the body's cells do not respond properly to insulin, or both. It is a difficult task to control blood sugar in the desired normal range. Whatever we eat is metabolised to sugar in the body to provide energy for our daily activities. For the absolute control, one has to monitor his / her blood sugar at regular intervals (Self-Monitoring of Blood glucose – SMBG). Though difficult, this can be done by a glucometer and keep a record. Get an idea of Fasting sugar (FBS) and 2 hours after food (PPBS), & HbA1C (inform me) and check before dinner and after every major food. The basic idea is to reduce the food intake to 1/3 of what you take now. The dictum of sugar control is diet, exercise, diet + medicine and at later stage medicine+ Insulin will be needed. There are different diet plans of varying calories for each person depending on his activity & life style. For diabetes, hypertension (high BP) and many long-term illness control there is the need for regular advice and follow up. Just one time consultation or advice is not enough to guide a diabetic in scientifically & medically correct manner. For giving you regular follow up you ask me with all details like your daily eating pattern and medicines you take. I assure you a proper guidance. If you keep in touch personally. Diet Plan For Diabetes FOOD ITEMAmountPROTEIN (gm)CALORIE (Kcal) EARLY MORNING Fenugreek seeds with 1 cup of water--- Tea (without sugar)1 cup435 Marie Biscuits2156 Breakfast Stuffed methi/palak /lauki paratha2 small7200 Curd50 gm (1 cup)330 OR Egg white / Paneer Bhurji1 medium bowl6130 Plain roti (no oil)2 small3150 OR Vegetable poha/upama/oats/daliya1 soup bowl4.5230 MID MORNING Apple /guava/orange1-40 LUNCH Salad (10 mins before lunch)1 Medium bowl130 Capsicum + gobhi veg1 medium bowl185 Dal1 soup bowl6130 Phulka (no ghee)26175 EVENING Milk / green tea / herbal tea / lemon water1 cup235 Roasted chana + Muri1 cup585 DINNER Salad (10 mins before dinner)Phulka (no ghee24.5150 Lauki veg1 cup285 Curd1 cup330 LATE NIGHT Skim Milk (no sugar)1 glass4120 Total-49.51286.
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Stroke

MD - General Medicine, DM - Neurology
Neurologist, Kochi
Stroke

Sudden cessation of blood supply to brain retina or spinal cord causes nerve dysfunction called stroke.
If you identify stroke go to hospital immediately
Know the symptoms of stroke facial deviation. Slurring of speeches. Leg weakness
One eye visual loss.
Are major symptoms
Within 7 hours block in the brain blood vessels can be removed.

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