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Dr. Gopi A  - Cardiologist, Bangalore

Dr. Gopi A

MBBS, MD - General Medicine, DNB Cardiology, DM - Cardiology

Cardiologist, Bangalore

29 Years Experience  ·  600 at clinic  ·  ₹500 online
Dr. Gopi A MBBS, MD - General Medicine, DNB Cardiology, DM - Cardiol... 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 - Kempegowda Institute of Medical Sciences (KIMS), Bangalore - 1988
MD - General Medicine - Bangalore Medical College and Research Institute, Bangalore - 1992
DNB Cardiology - Bangalore Medical College and Research Institute, Bangalore - 1992
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DM - Cardiology - Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences and Technology - 1995
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Hello sir, I'm here to have a advice regarding my health. I feel very low body weakness plus I have pain on my left chest sometimes the whole hand with the same side my back also pains. I feel drowsy with lack of sleep in a day I feel around 5 to 7 times my head spins. I need a advice with proper precautions thank you.

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
Hello sir, I'm here to have a advice regarding my health. I feel very low body weakness plus I have pain on my left c...
1.Check your Hemoglobin, Bp. 2. Avoid severe physical exertion 3. Take adequate rest and sleep for 7-8 hours daily 4. Have good nourishing diet, plenty of green leafy vegetables, fruits etc 5.Drink plenty of water 6. Take one capsule of Revital woman daily after breakfast 7. consult for further advice
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I have chest pain and it is from 10 days and the right side of my chest in very much pain please help me to remove this.

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
I have chest pain and it is from 10 days and the right side of my chest in very much pain please help me to remove this.
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 want to know the best diet plan for high blood pressure patient like me. The food that will help me.

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 want to know the best diet plan for high blood pressure patient like me. The food that will help me.
Dear Please include beet root in diet. This will help well with pranayan, meditations and exercise. You will enjoy healthy life. Vm.
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I am 50 years of age male. I feel sleepy always at any point of time. It is a problem with me since my child hood. While driving or travelling or talking or studying I feel sleepy and feel embarrassed among others. I am a normal human being, non-diabetic, no blood pressure, cholesterol level is almost normal excepting LDL i.e.129 (as per last report 15 days back ). I am very active, go for regular exercise, yoga to keep me fit. Pl. Suggest me to over come this problem. I also want to add that I never face sleeplessness during night even after drowzing hours of 3 to 4 every day. Is it a neurological disorder? Pl. Suggest.

PG Diploma in Emergency Medicine Services (PGDEMS), Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), MD - Alternate Medicine
Ayurveda, Ghaziabad
I am 50 years of age male. I feel sleepy always at any point of time. It is a problem with me since my child hood. Wh...
Hi Take brahmi vati. Smriti sagar ras and praval panchamrit. Make its powder and mix it. Then take these medicines with honey twice a day. 1-1 drop of cow ghee in both nostrils at night time before sleep. Do pranayama early morning for freshness. Avoid oily food. Junk food. Avoid alcohol consumption. Eat green vegetables. Walk for at least 45 minutes a day.
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I am having gastric type pain in my throat till chest when I fast? Please advise.

B.H.M.S., Senior Homeopath Consultant
Homeopath, Delhi
I am having gastric type pain in my throat till chest when I fast? Please advise.
Please take Nux Vomica - 0/2 three times a day for one week. Revert back after one week with feedback.
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Hello doctors, I want to know that, which medicine is safe during positive news in pregnancy, I have already 2nd half year old baby, so I don't want to take chance before four years, today I checked nd the report goes positive So pls help to get out of this position. What I do.

DGO, MBBS
Gynaecologist, Bhavnagar
Hello doctors, I want to know that, which medicine is safe during positive news in pregnancy, I have already 2nd half...
If you don't want pregnancy, there are two options. One is you can take medicine. Abortive pills. But sometimes they don't give results. Results also depend upon how much time is pregnancy of. Another option is curretting. It is safest method in consideration of completion.
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I am 25years age. My exam is near and having high tension and feeling restlessness, high heart beating please give me a solution.

B.Sc(hons), Physics, B.H.M.S., PGDIT (software Engg)
Homeopath, Delhi
I am 25years age. My exam is near and having high tension and feeling restlessness, high heart beating please give me...
Exam fobia. Under preparation. Take subjects as hobby. Or change to one stream, having application I left physics hons and changed to homoeopathy because it was my hobby. Take anacardium orient 200 just single dose german make, 4-5 drops orally. To retain more in memory. Mixed fruit juice daily evening.
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How To Diagnose Aortic Valve Stenosis?

DM Cardiology
Cardiologist, Delhi
How To Diagnose Aortic Valve Stenosis?

Aortic valve stenosis is a heart condition in which the valve to the biggest artery- the one which provides oxygen-rich blood to our body, called aorta, is narrowed. This prevents the valve from opening fully, obstructing the blood flow from your heart into your body.

When the aortic valve doesn’t open, your heart needs to work harder to pump blood to your body making the heart muscle weak. If left undiagnosed aortic stenosis is fatal.

Symptoms

These symptoms should spur you on to seek medical care right away:

  1. Chest pain or tightness

  2. Feeling faint with exertion

  3. Shortness of breath

  4. Fatigue after increased activity

  5. Heart palpitations — rapid, fluttering heartbeat

  6. Heart murmur

The disorder doesn’t produce symptoms right away and is usually diagnosed during routine physical exams when your doctor listens to your heart with a stethoscope. He usually hears a heart murmur resulting from turbulent blood flow through the narrowed aortic valve.

Diagnostic Tests

There are other ways to diagnose aortic valve stenosis and gauge the severity of the problem, like:

  1. Echocardiogram – This produces an image of your heart using sound. It is the primary test to diagnose a heart valve problem. Sound waves are directed at your heart here and these bounce off your heart and are processed electronically to provide images of your heart. This test helps your doctor check diagnose aortic valve stenosis and its severity plus chalk out a treatment plan.

  2. Electrocardiogram (ECG) –  In this test, patches with electrodes are attached to your chest to measure electrical impulses given out by your heart. These are then recorded as waves on a monitor and printed on paper. Though this can’t diagnose aortic stenosis directly, it can tell you that the left ventricle in your heart is thickened which normally happens due to aortic stenosis.

  3. Chest X-ray – This allows the doctor to see the shape and size of your heart directly. If the left ventricle is thickened, it points to aortic stenosis. It also helps doctor check the lungs. Aortic stenosis leads to fluid and blood in the lungs, causing congestion.

  4. Exercise Tests – Exercise is used to increase your heart rate and make your heart work harder. This test is done to see how your heart reacts to exertion.

  5. Computerised Tomography (CT) Scan –  This means a series of X-rays to create images of your heart and observes the heart valves. It is also used to measure the size of aorta and the aortic valve.

  6. Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) –  This uses powerful magnets and radio waves to create images of your heart and valves.

Once aortic valve stenosis is confirmed, you may have to go in for monitoring or heart valve surgery according to your doctor’s advice.

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Hi I am avinash poddar aged 38 years from Kolkata (India). My father had a heart attack 20 years back. For past couple of months I am suffering from breathlessness and throat chocking effect on physical exertion. Recently I had undergone a TMT test which is positive. Attaching my reports along. I consulted few doctors they are suggesting to go for Angioplasty why I am not in favor of. Request you to guide me future course of action.

Post Doctoral Research (Ph.D.) (A.M) (Oncology), Integrative Oncology for Physicians (MSKCC, N.Y, USA), Doctor of Natural Medicine (N.D/ N.M.D), Ayurveda (I) Cert., Advanced Strategic Management (APSM), B.E (Computer Sc. & Engg.), Clinically Relevant Herb-Drug Interactions (CME) - (Cine-Med Inc. USA)
Alternative Medicine Specialist, Bhubaneswar
Hi I am avinash poddar aged 38 years from Kolkata (India). My father had a heart attack 20 years back. For past coupl...
Hi lybrate-user, I can understand your concern. I would advise you to go for a second opinion here, with all your reports. You at least need anti-anginal medicine, including anti-platelet/ anti-coagulant therapies, if you are hesitating to go for angioplasty. Simultaneously, keep your diet and lifestyle streamlined, focus on a mediterranean diet pattern. You must cease smoking, if any, completely. Your lipid profile needs to be managed too. Do focus on anxiety/ stress reduction as well, through regular yoga, meditation, breathing exercises, anxiolytics etc all. Hope this helps. Take care and all the very best. Sincerely, Dr. Pritam (nd) bbsr.
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I am 29 years old unmarried. I am a regular cigarette smoker from last 8-9 yrs. From last 30-40 days I am feeling heaviness in my chest with little pain. I feel that something has been filled in my chest. I am also feeling weakness also.

MD - Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Chennai
I am 29 years old unmarried. I am a regular cigarette smoker from last 8-9 yrs. From last 30-40 days I am feeling hea...
The smoking might be taking toll on your lungs and heart. Stop smoking and consult a physician immediately.
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My father had a heart attack when he was pretty young. Should I be worried about having one?

MBBS
General Physician, Hyderabad
My father had a heart attack when he was pretty young. Should I be worried about having one?
Hi! You don't need to worry as you are seeking help already Get yourself a cardiac checkup If you are diabetic or hypertensive or smoker or alcoholic. You better hurry If your ECG+2D Echo of heart+ TMT together shows any problem in the heart then you will be well guided by a cardiologist If you have any previous checkups or health related prescriptions or reports with u please carry with u Thank u
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My skin is pale. Cold hand n feet. No appetite. Weakness, sometimes having low Blood pressure . Joint pain back pain. N not having periods for more than 1 month. please tell me whats the reason of not getting periods. What to do now.

DGO, MBBS
Gynaecologist, Bhavnagar
My skin is pale. Cold hand n feet. No appetite. Weakness, sometimes having low Blood pressure . Joint pain back pain....
First of all do pregnancy test at home with first morning sample of urine tomorrow. All these symptoms may be because of pregnancy only.
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Know More About Hypertension

BHMS
Homeopath, Gurgaon
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I m 19 years old boy? having testicular pain since one year testicular lump since 4 mnths chest pain since 1 Month breathing problem since 3 weeks knee-elbow-shoulder pain since 2 weeks am i having testicular cancer spreading through all over body? i m also having frequent and too less urination with yellow color n sometimes with pain.

M.B;B.S, P.G.(FAMILY MEDICINE), D.O.H.
General Physician, Hyderabad
You have multiple problems .You need complete evaluation by a good Chest Physician for other problems & general surgeon for testicles problem The possibility of cancer is only 10% don't be too anxious,this will create new problems support the both testicles by scrotal bandage,don't worry about he lump
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My blood pressure is now 80 and it is not increasing. Please suggest me some medication to increase it.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
My blood pressure is now 80 and it is not increasing. Please suggest me some medication to increase it.
Homoeopathic mediccine ANGIOTONE ( Wilmar Schwabe Inddia) Drink10 drops in 20 ml fresh water 3 time daily for 15 days.
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Hi, I am murali, 36 years. I am having gastric problem, I thing in my body cholesterol is high. How to maintain cholesterol. I am taking proper food only.

LCPS
General Physician, Mumbai
Hi, I am murali, 36 years. I am having gastric problem, I thing in my body cholesterol is high. How to maintain chole...
If it is gastritis try to avoid chilli spicy food drink ample amount of water take your dinner before 9 p m avoid smoking alcohol etc to maintain cholestrol one has to do physical exertion remain mobile always.
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Dear Sir, My left hand is getting pain, and when I sit for some time I'm suffering from chest pain and back side. One day I suddenly wake up from sleep due to breath. So I'm practicing breathing (taking breath and releasing after few seconds .) So by practicing this daily I'm not getting hand pain. I want to know the reason. Requesting you Sir please help me.

MD(EH)/AM/Accupressure
Acupressurist, Chandigarh
Dear Sir, My left hand is getting pain, and when I sit for some time I'm suffering from chest pain and back side. One...
Dear lybrate-user, You may continue your breathing exercise daily. It will give you relief. As you have mentioned about your hand and chest ps in, it seems these are gastric pain. Take care of your diet. You may also call back with more symtoms for homeo treatment.
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Warning Signs of a Heart Attack Can be Found on Your Eyelids

General Physician (AM)
Alternative Medicine Specialist, Chandigarh
Warning Signs of a Heart Attack Can be Found on Your Eyelids

A health condition known as xanthelasma (xanthelasma palpebrarum), a sharply demarcated yellowish deposit of fat underneath the skin, usually on or around the eyelids, has been linked to heart disease. These yellow formations occur in the upper or lower eyelid near the inner corner of the eye.
. Br>The study findings were published in the british medical journal.
The link between heart disease and xanthelasma:
Both men and women can suffer from this condition, especially after 40. These yellow growths are the result of cholesterol deposits and indicate a higher level of cholesterol in almost half of the patients affected with this condition.

These growths are soft and painless and do not affect vision. In fact, people with xanthelasma usually seek medical help because these growths are unattractive. Aesthetics is the main reason why people decide to remove them, without considering them as a warning of a more serious condition, and despite their re-emergence after removal.
A recent danish research confirmed the connection between heart disease and xanthelasma. Professor tibjaerg hansen who led the team, came to conclusions that will change the way we see these seemingly harmless growths, which are ignored as irrelevant by both patients and doctors.

Men affected with xanthelasma are at a 12% higher risk of heart attack. Men aged 70-79 are at an even higher risk.

Women with xanthelasma have an 8% higher risk of heart attack, as opposed to those who are not affected.

It has been poved that women have a lower risk of heart disease, and researchers in this study explain that in this particular group of patients, xanthelasma allows accurate prediction of heart disease.

The research concluded that xanthelasma may indicate a heart attack, severe atherosclerosis, heart disease and death, independent of other factors such as high cholesterol, obesity, smoking and high blood pressure.

The presence of xanthelasma cases in each age group indicates an increased probability of heart disease, heart attack and death. Both men and women who have these yellow growths on their eyelids are likely to experience a heart attack, and maybe they will even be life threatened in a 10-year period.

It has been proven that men are more prone to heart disease.

If these yellow growths appear on your eyelids, it is important for you to immediately check your cholesterol levels read less

 

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