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Dr. K B Prasad  - Cardiologist, Bangalore

Dr. K B Prasad

MBBS

Cardiologist, Bangalore

16 Years Experience
Dr. K B Prasad MBBS Cardiologist, Bangalore
16 Years Experience
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Dr. K B Prasad is a trusted Cardiologist in JP Nagar, Bangalore. He is currently practising at Rajashekar Hospital in JP Nagar, Bangalore. Save your time and book an appointment online with Dr. K B Prasad on Lybrate.com.

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I am 20 years old. Recently my uncle because ofstroke. What's the difference between heart stroke and heart attack? Which is more dangerous?

Diploma in Obstetrics & Gynaecology, MBBS
General Physician, Delhi
I am 20 years old. Recently my uncle because ofstroke. What's the difference between heart stroke and heart attack?
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Both are dangerous and life threatening. Reasons and factors leading to both are same. In stroke the blood vessels carrying blood to brain get blocked and in heart attack the blood vessels carrying blood to heart are blocked. Since factors are same, so is the prevention of the diseases.
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I am 46 years man suffering acidity & constipation 15 years treatment under ayurvedic sometimes allopathic. Now suffering anxiety, feeling of heart attack, fear.

Diploma in Obstetrics & Gynaecology, MBBS
General Physician, Delhi
I am 46 years man suffering acidity & constipation 15 years treatment under ayurvedic sometimes allopathic. Now suffe...
Get tested for heart anyway by ecg and halter tests plus blood pressure and blood tests done for sugar and lipids and get back here with reports. You will get more guidance from any of us here on the forum. Eat more fiber through fresh fruits and vegetable and fruits plus eating according to constitution. Take more proteins like milk and curds. All of these items are available in the market according to seasons, take bananas as natural laxative, do take safe medicines if need be, whether ayurveda or allopathic.
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I at times have chest pain that makes me feel short of breath.Kindly suggest something.

MD - Consultant Physician
General Physician, Mumbai
It depends a great deal on your age and the presence or absence of co-morbidities like smoking, hypertension, diabetes, high cholesterol levels, etc. If there are doubts, it is better to consult your doctor.
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I am 57 years. Many times, say every few hours I suddenly (automatically) have to take a long breath. Is it to do something with blood flow to my heart or some heart problem. I am diabetic with high bp, though both under control with medicine.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
Start with fw cardiond pulmonary exercises regularily and go on increasing the time of exercises weekly. In the start u will face some problem but with due course of time your problem will be gone. If no results or if problem deteriorated then consult a heart specialist.
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I am diabetic and having high bp problem. Kindly suggest me what should I eat to maintain my healthy sex life. I am 54years old.

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
I am diabetic and having high bp problem. Kindly suggest me what should I eat to maintain my healthy sex life. I am 5...
Diabetic diet 1. Avoid sweets, sugar/honey,/excess calorie and carbohydrate rich diet, all refined food like maida, pasta, starchy food like rice, potato,(sweet potato is good for diabetes, bakery item processed food 2. Avoid sweetened fruit like banana, mango, litchi, chickoo, sapota, seethaphal, jackfruit, grape etc. You can haveapple/pear/ papaya/guava/ jamun/ mausami 3. Avoid white/polished rice, take unpolished rice like brown rice/wheat/jowar/ragi, moong and chana dal. 4. Avoid ghee/ butter./coconut oil/excess salt intake like papad/pickle. Avoid red meat. Take fish/chicken. 5. Avoid alcohol and carbonated drinks like soft drink, include more fiber in the diet like pulse/green leafy vegetables, legume 6. Adhere to a proper diabetic diet after consulting dietitian 7. Restrict salt intake.
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I have pain on my right chest and I have consult with the doctor no problem disclosed.

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
I have pain on my right chest and I have consult with the doctor no problem disclosed.
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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Well guys. I started to have this panic disorder around 3 days ago. It started at night, for no reason. I bet because of ive been worrying abt my family members health. My whole body felt numb, until now. And idk why my chest feel kinda weird sometimes. And I can not even feel happy or anything.

MBBS
General Physician, Chandigarh
Well guys. I started to have this panic disorder around 3 days ago. It started at night, for no reason. I bet because...
Pull ip yourself have positive control on your thoughts these are all psychological symptoms try to come out of it on your own by determined mindset otherwise take the help of a psychotherapist to take you out of this thought process.
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My age 31diabetic, blod passer ad cholesterol wet-69kg, hit-5.2'i want to a diet chat.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
My age 31diabetic, blod passer  ad cholesterol wet-69kg, hit-5.2'i want to a diet chat.
To help manage your diabetes, your meals need to be: • Regular and spread evenly throughout the day • Lower in fat, particularly saturated fat • If you take insulin or diabetes tablets, you may need to have between meal snacks Matching the amount of food you eat with the amount you burn up each day is important. Not putting too much fuel in your body (keeping food intake to moderate serves) is vital to getting the right balance. Along with healthy eating, regular physical activity can help you to manage your blood glucose levels, reduce your blood fats (cholesterol and triglycerides) and maintain a healthy weight. . It is important to recognise that one diet does not fit everyone with diabetes. So my slogan for all diabetics is 'One Diet does Not Fit All'. So every individual diabetic should consult a dietician to plan a way according to individual body,tastes and requirements.Only then can you control your blood sugar levels. Fat Fats have the highest energy (kilocalorie) content of all foods. Eating too much fat can make you put on weight, which may make it more difficult to manage blood glucose levels. While it is important to try and reduce fat in your diet, especially if you are trying to lose weight, some fat is good for health. Saturated fat It is important to limit saturated fat because it raises your LDL (‘bad’) cholesterol levels. Saturated fat is found in animal foods like fatty meat, milk, butter and cheese. Vegetable fats that are saturated include palm oil (found in solid cooking fats, snack foods or convenience foods) and coconut products such as copha, coconut milk or cream. To reduce saturated fat: • Choose reduced or low-fat milk, yoghurt, ice-cream and custard • Choose lean meat and trim any fat off before cooking • Remove the skin from chicken (where possible, before cooking) • Avoid using butter, cream, sour cream, coconut milk, coconut cream and hard cooking margarines • Limit the amount of cheese you eat and try reduced-fat and low-fat varieties • Limit pastries, cakes, puddings, chocolate and cream biscuits to special occasions • Limit pre-packaged biscuits, packet snacks, cakes, frozen and convenience meals • Limit the use of processed deli meats ( chicken loaf, salami etc) and sausages • Avoid fried takeaway foods such as chips, fried chicken and battered fish and choose BBQ chicken (without the skin) and grilled fish instead • Avoid pies, sausage rolls and pastries • Rather than creamy sauces or dressings, choose those that are based on tomato, soy or other low fat ingredients. As some tomato and soy sauces can be high in salt, choose low-salt varieties or make them yourself without any added salt. • Limit creamy style soups. Polyunsaturated & monounsaturated fats Eating small amounts of polyunsaturated and monounsaturated fats can help ensure you get the essential fatty acids and vitamins your body needs. Polyunsaturated fats include: • Polyunsaturated margarines (check the label for the word ‘polyunsaturated’) • Sunflower, safflower, soybean, corn, cottonseed, grapeseed and sesame oils • The fat found in oily fish such as herring, mackerel, sardine, salmon and tuna. Monounsaturated fats include: • Canola® and olive oils • Some margarines • Avocado. Seeds, nuts, nut spreads and peanut oil contain a combination of polyunsaturated and monounsaturated fat. Ideas for enjoying healthy fats • Stir-fry meat and vegetables in a little canola® oil (or oil spray) with garlic or chilli • Dress a salad or steamed vegetables with a little olive oil and lemon juice or vinegar • Sprinkle sesame seeds on steamed vegetables • Use linseed bread and spread a little canola margarine • Snack on a handful of unsalted nuts, or add some to a stir-fry or salad • Spread avocado on sandwiches and toast, or add to a salad • Eat more fish (at least three times a week) because it contains a special type of fat (omega-3) that is good for your heart. • Do more dry roasting, grilling, microwaving and stir-frying in a non-stick pan • Avoid deep fried, battered and crumbed foods Carbohydrate I recommend to eat a moderate amount of carbohydrates for all Diabetics means, on a plate, approx, 1/4 of the plate should be carbohydrate foods. Carbohydrate foods are the best energy source for your body. When they are digested they break down to form glucose in the bloodstream. Insulin takes the glucose out of the blood and deposits it into the muscles, liver and other cells in the body where it is used to provide energy. A regular carbohydrate intake is required to provide our body and brain with instant energy. Most foods contain carbohydrate and also provide us with fibre, vitamins and minerals. Very low carbohydrate diets are not recommended for people with diabetes. If you eat regular meals and spread your carbohydrate foods evenly throughout the day, you will help maintain your energy levels without causing large rises in your blood glucose levels. If you take insulin or diabetes tablets, you may need to have between meal snacks. Discuss this with your doctor or dietician. All carbohydrate foods are digested to produce glucose but they do so at different rates – some slow, some fast. The glycemic index or GI is a way of describing how a carbohydrate containing food affects blood glucose levels. The type of carbohydrate you eat is very important as some can cause higher blood glucose after eating. The best combination is to eat moderate amounts of carbohydrate and include high fibre foods that also have a low GI. Sugar A healthy eating plan for diabetes can include some sugar. However, it is important to consider the nutritional value of the foods you eat. In general, foods with added sugars should be consumed sparingly (manufacturers sometimes use fruit juice or other sources of sugar to avoid using table sugar). In particular, high energy foods such as sweets, lollies and standard soft drinks should not be consumed on a regular basis. Some sugar may also be used in cooking and many recipes can be modified to use less than the amount stated or substituted with an alternative sweetener. Select recipes that are low in fat (particularly saturated fat) and contain some fibre. Alternative sweeteners The use of intense sweeteners by people with diabetes is preferable to use of natural sugars. Protein Choose protein foods that are also low in fat. This will help to reduce the amount of saturated fat you eat. Protein foods include lean meat, poultry without the skin, seafood, eggs (not fried), unsalted nuts, soy products such as tofu and pulses (dried beans and lentils). Herbs, condiments & drinks You can use these following foods nd add flavour and variety to your meals. • Herbs, spices, garlic, chilli, lemon juice, vinegar and other seasonings. • Products labelled ‘low calorie’ (e.g. low calorie/diet soft drinks, low calorie jelly). • Tea, coffee, herbal tea, water, soda water, plain mineral water. • Limit your alcohol intake if you choose to drink
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Hi sir my age is 22 I have no bp but I am feeling miss beat in my heart while lying and doing some physical activity is that really tab Abana help to control miss beat I taken all test but there is nothing wrong in my heart could you please help me with this?

M.D. (Ayurved), D.H.M, CHSE
Ayurveda, Jamnagar
Hi sir my age is 22 I have no bp but I am feeling miss beat in my heart while lying and doing some physical activity ...
Lybrate user: As far as your condition is there, has anyone suggested you to take abana tablet, can you share some of your reports of blood or any ECG taken so far. What kind of a lifestyle you have. Share with me privately.
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I am 70 yrs male. In 2001 may I had myocardial infraction under medical management only. Six months back I had pottacium in blood 5. 8 please the range suggested here (chennai) india is 4. 8--5. 8. What kind of /names of fruits, vegetables and other food please I should please avoid.

B.Sc(hons), Physics, B.H.M.S., PGDIT (software Engg)
Homeopath, Delhi
Take silicea 6x / 6 tabs daily 3 times / 3 weeks only/ boiled foood ( rice dal boiled potato with tomato & onion) in lunch and inner. Mineral water mixed fruit juice daily will help u
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I am a boy some time my heart is paining what I should do I am only 17 years old.

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
I am a boy some time my heart is paining what I should do I am only 17 years old.
(1.For your age pain chest could be due to anxiety, stress, Physical and mental strain 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.Take paracetamol 500mg one tablet sos after food up to a maximum of three tablets daily, 5. Drink plenty of water and take rest .6.if you have recurrent attack of chest pain take ECG and consult cardiologist 7.Consult me for further advice
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Hello. I'm Prashant Shroff from Surat Gujarat. My age is 50 years complete. I want to know that which tab should I take for increasing stability during intercourse? I'm having high BP i. E. 155/100. I'm taking medicine A.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
Hello. I'm Prashant Shroff from Surat Gujarat. My age is 50 years complete. I want to know that which tab should I ta...
Homoeopathic medicine DAMIAPLANT ( SCHWABE) Drink 20 drops in 20 ml fresh water 3 times daily for 2 months and report thereafter,
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Dear sir I am having skipping beat have done holter test and taking metofid thru doctors suggestion ,how will I know that skipping beat has stopped, what precautions I have to take please suggest.

MD - Alternate Medicine, BHMS
Homeopath, Surat
Dear sir I am having skipping beat have done holter test and taking metofid thru doctors suggestion ,how will I know ...
You can check it by your own self by feeling your pulse. In homeopathy, there is treatment for such condition. If you wish to get a permanent solution of this, consult a homeopath. Either local or online.
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I have gone through bypass surgery 11 months ago. Can I take a normal diet now, Is it ok to stop all the medicines.

B.H.M.S., Senior Homeopath Consultant
Homeopath, Delhi
I have gone through bypass surgery 11 months ago.
Can I take a normal diet now, Is it ok to stop all the medicines.
You can take normal and healthy diet. Try to avoid spicy food, oily food, junk food in any form. Thanks for your query.
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Hello Dr. I am 36 years old and 115 kg weight. In recent medical tests my triglycerides is high and also my TSH is 15.5 and T3, T4 is normal. B.p- 140/90, vitamin D deficiency, fbs-105, ppbs-141, HDL- 43, LDL-144, S cholesterol - 204. I have started doing exercise. But diet also important. So, please help in the proper diet and I am fond of non veg and what all precautions shall I take.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
Hello Dr. I am 36 years old and 115 kg weight. In recent medical tests my triglycerides is high and also my TSH is 15...
Dear Lybrateuser, - To reduce your weight you have to have more of fibrous foods like fruits & vegetables, beans, legumes, whole grains, peas, nuts, seeds - to reduce triglycerides have more of fibrous foods, do regular exercise, reduce weight, avoid alcohol & smoking, reduce carbohydrates in diet - avoid fried, processed, junk food, chew your food well, do not skip meals, have meals on time, have 4-5 small meals rather than three large meals, have dinner 2-3 hrs before bedtime - reduce nonveg take one portion a day as it has more of saturated fats which will increase cholesterol & triglyceride levels - do regular exercises like walking, jogging, swimming, cycling for 30-40 min, do moderate weight lifting at least twice a week, also do yoga for 10-15 min every morning, it will help reduce weight. -
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Hello, I think I am in severe depression. Nothing is good happening or I ws not even happy in my whole lyf. So, I am thinking of suicide all the time. I am tired of this bullshit lyf. M the unlukiest person in the world I think I am suffering from RA N HYPERTENSION n no one is bothered or concerned about this. Why I am still alive I do not no. Pointless lyf.

BAMS, MD Ayurveda
Sexologist, Lonavala
Hello, I think I am in severe depression. Nothing is good happening or I ws not even happy in my whole lyf. So, I am ...
The following remedy would help you natural home remedy using watermelon seeds and cuscus powder: 1. Take 1 tsp of dried watermelon seeds 2. Add 1 tsp of cuscus powder 3. Crush the mixture 4. Have this once in the morning and the evening 5. Consume for 3-4 weeks this is very helpful for you.
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How to control blood pressure while suffering from high fever and high sugar levels.

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
How to control blood pressure while suffering from high fever and high sugar levels.
)Control Of Bp 1. Do regular aerobic exercise like brisk walk for 30 minutes every day 2.reduce your weight if overweight 3.Reduce salt intake 4. Drink plenty of water 5. Take bland diet,avoid spicy, oily, junk saturated fat and cholesterol rich diet. Take plenty of green leafy vegetables, Fruits 6.Stop smoking and consumption of alcohol, Tobacco, 7.Avoid stress, anxiety, physical and mental exertion 8.Do Yoga, Meditation, and deep breathing exercise 9. Monitor your Bp regularly and consult Physician for treatment
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My father has high BP problem. What should I do for that. What precautions I should do specially in winter.

M.B.B.S. , PG Diploma In Clinical Cardiology
Cardiologist, Delhi
My father has high BP problem. What should I do for that. What precautions I should do specially in winter.
Non-pharmacological management of hypertension is indicated in individuals who are prehypertensive. Prehypertension is systolic blood pressure between 120 to 139 mmHg and diastolic blood pressure between 80 to 89 mmHg. These patients should be trying with lifestyle modification for at least three moonths before starting medications. Great importance is being given to lifestyle modifications, because of definite benefits observed in patients who follow this. Lifestyle changes have advantages not only in the control of hypertension, but also in the management of dyslipidemia and diabetes. In a prehypertensive individual, the following things have to be taken care of: 1) Tobacco: While the major effects of tobacco are in the development of atherosclerotic heart disease, its role in the management of hypertension cannot be forgotten. The pressure effect of tobacco is so strong that the blood pressure comes down immediately after stoppage of smoking. Tobacco is one of the agents that induce clustering of risk factors. 2) Body weight: Lowering of excess body weight can lower blood pressure. In one of the studies, it was found that decrease of 1 kg of body weight is associated with an average fall of 1.6 mmHg. Indeed, in many instances, it would be possible to discontinue medications after effective weight control. 3) Dietary Sodium: Restriction of dietary sodium is one of the most useful methods of controlling hypertension. This fact should be emphasized, because of the increasing use of fast foods, which have high salt content. It is admitted that it cannot be achieved easily. Norman Kaplan, a renowned cardiologist, gives the following practical suggestions. Do not add salt during cooking or at the table. Sodium consumption should be less than 1500 mg per day, an average individual consumes 8 to 10 times more sodium than required. If salt is desired, add half sodium and half potassium chloride preparations. Avoid fast foods. Be careful about the sodium content of some medications and specifically read the labels indicating sodium content in your food. 4) Alcohol: Alcohol consumption of more than 30 mL of ethanol is found to increase blood pressure. Hence, moderation is recommended. One of the major hazards of drinking is the usual associated consumption of high salt savories, which is an unseen source of salt. Instead, use less salted food. 5) Exercise: Regular physical exercise has been found to induce reduction in blood pressure. Strenuous exercise should be done 45 minutes a day for at least six days a week. 6) Relaxation techniques: if still not controlled in 3 months add a mild antihypertensive like beta blocker or calcium channel blocker.
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What should I do to avoid cardiovascular diseases from this stage? Please tell me

Diploma in Obstetrics & Gynaecology, MBBS
General Physician, Delhi
What should I do to avoid cardiovascular diseases from this stage? Please tell me
Prevention is the mantra, eat in moderation, exercise in moderation and reduce stress. No smoking or exposure to pollution. No stress. Moderate exercise. Basic tests for heart done like halter and ecg and blood for sugar and lipids get back here with reports. You will get more guidance from any of us here on the forum.
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I am 19 years old and I am just 5.6 feet but I want to increase my height upto 5.11 feet what shall I do as well as my father feels pain and it also burns in the chest since 4 years what is the solution and he also has a problem with leg pain that too since 5 years.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
I am 19 years old and I am just 5.6 feet but I want to increase my height upto 5.11 feet what shall I do as well as m...
Height will not increase and for your father- Avoid spicy food in his diet and Also avoid peanuts and potatoes in his diet and For pain take tablet paracetamol 650 mg
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