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Dr. Joshua

MD - Physician, Postgraduate Diploma Clinical Cardiology (PGDCC), PG programm...

Cardiologist, Bangalore

16 Years Experience  ·  300 - 350 at clinic
Dr. Joshua MD - Physician, Postgraduate Diploma Clinical Cardiology ... Cardiologist, Bangalore
16 Years Experience  ·  300 - 350 at clinic
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Dr. Joshua is a trusted Cardiologist in BTM Layout, Bangalore. He has helped numerous patients in his 16 years of experience as a Cardiologist. He has done MD - Physician, Postgraduate Diploma Clinical Cardiology (PGDCC), PG programme in Cardiology . You can consult Dr. Joshua at Heart and Lung Speciality Clinic in BTM Layout, Bangalore. You can book an instant appointment online with Dr. Joshua on Lybrate.com.

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MD - Physician - Chengalpattu Medical College - 2001
Postgraduate Diploma Clinical Cardiology (PGDCC) - new delhi - 2001
PG programme in Cardiology - U.S.A - 2001
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Tamilnadu Medical Council

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I am suffering with Low bp .Please suggest me the cure.

MBBS
General Physician,
Drink approx 4 ltrs of water a day. You can also add a pinch of extra salt in your food. You can also take ORS sachet 1sachet in 1litre of water sos. If symptoms persist regularly consult your nearest physician for proper diagnosis
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Hello doctor, I was attacked by dengue virus last oct, bt still am nt fully recovered to a normal life, irregular heart beats, sound allergy n breathing issues disturbing lot, I even did master health check, everything is normal, bt am nt. Duno wat was the prob, pls give me a solution.

MD - Anatomy, MBBS
General Physician, Gurgaon
Hello doctor, I was attacked by dengue virus last oct, bt still am nt fully recovered to a normal life, irregular hea...
There must be a weakness, you can take some multi vitamins. If still persists repeat the tests from another good lab.
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Please help me out, I have smoking habit & I want to leave it but its not going only & and from that I am getting little pain in my chest also so what should I do. & and one more problem is there with me only after my toilet I wash it out & clean with tissues paper I have seen blood coming out, so I am in little tens so please help me out.

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist, Bangalore
Please help me out, I have smoking habit & I want to leave it but its not going only & and from that I am getting lit...
You should go for immediate medical check up and investigate these symptoms you are having. You must also go for counseling for your habit and since you have tried it many times and failed, you may consider admitting yourself to a rehabilitation center to help you give it up. The problems you are having are not at all healthy and smoking could be the cause. The habit can be very difficult to halt because of the many conditions attached to smoking. In fact these conditions can exist all through the day unlike other addictions. But your desire to want to stop is the most important factor. It is important to find out about the ill-effects of smoking to have a reason that alarms you about continuing in the habit. The information is really scary. The nicotine in tobacco smoke stimulates the heart beat to raise the blood pressure in no time at all. So you must avoid it like the plague: it is just very bad medicine for you. In fact it is highly toxic too. You will need to stop smoking or consuming any tobacco related items with immediate effect. You should start vigorous exercises, gradually increasing it over a period of time. Do deep breathing exercises every time you feel like smoking (try Yoga), and replace the oral urge with some healthy food substitute to satiate the need. You may also take hard candy or chewing gum. If the urge is too strong, then use nicotine chewing gum or nicotine patches, for a little while until the smoking drive reduces substantially. You may also join Smokers Anonymous in your city where the support is really extraordinary for like-minded people who are also in the same situation. Keep yourself occupied or engaged with interesting activities during the times when it is most tempting. Keep the company of non-smokers for some time i.e. at least for the first 21 days. Above all announce it to everyone that you have quit smoking. Here?s a piece of very good advice: even if you accidentally/willfully take a cigarette, it is not the end of the world ? you can start the cessation all over again. You must persevere with the best support until you defeat this addiction. Counseling is very useful in the initial stages and when temptations are at their highest. All the damage you incurred earlier because of the smoking can be reverted back to normal in quick time.
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My baby is one month old. On routine check up doctor counts his heart beat which is 180 bpm. He ask for echo test. Echo test done and one line is in bold letters of report. That is patent foramen ovale left to right. Is this normal ? Then we show report doctor he said that hole is very minor it will close within 3 months. Is it true that it will close automatically after some months. Please suggest me in detail.

Diploma in Obstetrics & Gynaecology, MBBS
General Physician, Delhi
My baby is one month old. On routine check up doctor counts his heart beat which is 180 bpm. He ask for echo test. Ec...
Yes some tiny holes do close on its own as the baby grows but you have to be extra careful in observation of blue color on exertion like crying, not getting infections, getting vaccinations on time (this has to be observed for every new born baby up to a year- 1st summer/winter & autum is difficult for every baby) good luck and take care.
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I am having chest congestion, and experience it quite often as I go for swimming in the evening. What should I do?

MBBS, MD - General Medicine
General Physician, Delhi
Take steam inhalation t. Levosiz 5 mg 1 in night sos syp brozedex 2 tsp ssos consult on private chat.
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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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I am a 40 years old male having Hypertension for the past 5 years I was taking Telma 40 morning and amlong 5 mg evening for the last three years a week ago my BP suddenly shot up to 190/100 I was feeling dizzy and my heart was pounding very fast this lasted for half and hour. The next day I got and ECTG and 2D Echo done which was normal but the TMT test showed positive for induced ischemia and my Total cholesterol was 237. On the Doctor's advice I got a coronary angiogram done which showed mild coronary artery disease but no blocks there was slight plaque build up in the arteries the doctor changed my medicine to cilamet xl 10/50 to be taken morning and evening and ecosprin av 20/75 to be taken in afternoon. It has been 5 days now that I am taking this medicine and I notice that after taking cilamet I veel dizzy and lightheaded for about 3 hours my BP also goes down to 95/55. Please let me know if I should reduce the strength of Cilamet or change the tablet.

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
I am a 40 years old male having Hypertension for the past 5 years I was taking Telma 40 morning and amlong 5 mg eveni...
Yes, you should inform your doctor and under his advice reduce strength of medication. There are other non invasive holistic options of treatment that are ayurveda based which will help you strengthen your heart function as well as reduce the soft plaque deposits in you full circulation system. Do send us details of your different investigations for better guidelines on treatment we offer.
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I have problem of gastric. And pain in my chest, stomach and back. So what I do? Please advise.

MBBS, MS - Orthopaedics
Orthopedist, Delhi
I have problem of gastric. And pain in my chest, stomach and back. So what I do? Please advise.
You would need arthroscopic knee surgery. It is a very safe procedure in our hands with uniformly good results. We have very good well equipped center in delhi. Do ask for detailed treatment plan. Don't ignore it lest it become beginning of a bigger problem.
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On 10 sep 2015 2d echo done it shows mild pulmonary hypertension rvsp 44 mm hg on 6/7/2016 again 2d echo done pa pressure 36 mmhg. My question is how many years can person live with mild pulmonary hypertension in how many years mild pulmonary hypertension becomes serve. If it is serve hypertension how many years can person live. What happens if I continue to smoke is treatment is available for serve hypertension.

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
On 10 sep 2015 2d echo done it shows mild pulmonary hypertension rvsp 44 mm hg on 6/7/2016 again 2d echo done pa pres...
Dear Please stop smoking Improve your lung health by pranayam and exercise. This will help in long run Vm.
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FRHS, Ph.D Neuro , MPT - Neurology Physiotherapy, D.Sp.Med, DPHM (Health Management ), BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist, Chennai
Cornary heart disease
It is also known as ishemic heart disease is the most common type heart disease and is the lead cause of death. Plaque builds up inside the blood vessels of the heart, obstructing the supply of blood to the heart muscle.
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My friend is suffering from severe chest pain after holding her pee for long plus she is a bit drunk on rum.

MBBS
General Physician, Ahmednagar
My friend is suffering from severe chest pain after holding her pee for long plus she is a bit drunk on rum.
chest pain may be due to alcohol that causes injury to stomach and causes chest pain. Holding pee will not cause chest pain.
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What are the food items which should be taken to reduce bad cholesterol from the body.

BAMS
Ayurveda, Ambala
What are the food items which should be taken to reduce bad cholesterol from the body.
Dear, these are methods and instructions to reduce bad cholesterol in body: * avoid butter, ghee & cream in your diet. * eat five leaves of kari patta and five leaves of neem once in a day. * avoid non veg food because it contain high fat content. * do not eat fast food and avoid cold drink. * do running and jogging daily for 15 minutes. Start with 5 minutes then increase time period slowly. Do morning and evening walk daily. * do not drink alcohol it harmful to your liver and disturb your metabolism causes increase in cholesterol. * add kali mirch (black pepper) in your breakfast. * drink 6 to 7 glass of water daily. * take sound sleep in night of 6 to 7 hrs. Do not take stress.
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I am 51 year male and have high cholesterol. What should I do?

MD - Internal Medicine, MBBS
Endocrinologist,
I am 51 year male and have high cholesterol. What should I do?
you can use flax oil, omega-3 fatty meal or cap., take . green veg., whole grain foods, spicy foods, Use GARLIC in foods daily ,. Cod liver oil. Low sugar foods, low calories foods. Change own life style . do meditation,yoga, Go walk daily in morning and evening, do any one physically activity daily i.e. play any game., Avoid fast foods, oily foods, alcohol,smoking, fatty foods, non-veg., avoid stress, take plenty of water in day time. one important that is take 1 glass of water before bed at night. Because it protect from heart fail during sleep at night. Take anti cholesterol medicines .
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I am suffering from cold. Alsobi have chest pain from last 2 weeks. What I can do.

MBBS, MBA (Healthcare)
General Physician, Delhi
I am suffering from cold. Alsobi have chest pain from last 2 weeks. What I can do.
take sinarest one tab at night for 3 days. take honitus 2 tsf 2 times a day for 65 days. take steam , do gargle. it will be ok.
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C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician,
Heart disease in women

Contrary to popular understanding, the effects of CVD are often worse in women than in men:
Younger women who have a heart attack have higher mortality than men of the same age.
Women with diabetes have higher CVD mortality than men with diabetes.
Immediately following stroke, women are more likely to experience serious problems compared to men.
Yet women are more likely than men to be under-diagnosed and under-treated
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I am suffering from thyroid how can I get relief from this type of disease and my mother suffering from blood high pressure please tell the solution from this disease.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
I am suffering from thyroid how can I get relief from this type of disease and my mother suffering from blood high pr...
Hello, please share your thyroid reports with me to get the proper medication. Ask your mother to follow the below treatment for high BP:- Take Rauvolfia 1x, 2 tabs daily morning empty stomach. Drink plenty of liquids and cut down your fat, salt and sugar intake. Go for a morning walk daily at least for 30 minutes. Take a sound sleep and try to avoid anger. Revert after 15 days with feedback.
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I have pain on my chest. I got injured through a spike 6months earlier but still I have a pinch like pain.

FRHS, Ph.D Neuro , MPT - Neurology Physiotherapy, D.Sp.Med, DPHM (Health Management ), BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist, Chennai
I have pain on my chest. I got injured through a spike 6months earlier but still I have a pinch like pain.
Do take chest AP view Xray and ECG and consult Cardiologist for appropiate Therapy and Management Best Wishes
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I am 52 years old, I have some congestion in my chest, please suggest some remedies.

MBBS
General Physician, Ahmedabad
I am 52 years old, I have some congestion in my chest, please suggest some remedies.
Drink hot water--soups. Gargles with betadine. Tab cetzine-a 1 at evening--7days. If fever or chest pain with yellow sputum you will need antibiotic also.
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What will fix a headach and fever for someone on blood pressure medicine? Please advise.

LCPS, BAM&S
General Physician, Pune
This certainly needs a look by your family doctor. This mostly is flu. Try first plain crocin tablets for 1-2 days. If there is no relief then see a doctor.
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