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Dr. Keerthy Shetty

Cardiologist, Bangalore

Dr. Keerthy Shetty Cardiologist, Bangalore
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Dr. Keerthy Shetty is one of the best Cardiologists in Shivaji Nagar, Bangalore. She is currently practising at Divine Speciality Hospital in Shivaji Nagar, Bangalore. Save your time and book an appointment online with Dr. Keerthy Shetty on Lybrate.com.

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I am suffering from TB SINCE 2 month. I consulted doctor gave akurit tablets for 1 month but the pain in the. Chest is more so what are all home remedies and further action should be taken to cure TB.

MBBS
General Physician, Pune
Medicine is accurate, trt hot fomentation; steam, eat healthy nutritious food report allergies watch for jaundice.
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I'm 21years old I smoke daily around 5-6 cigarettes I'm suffering from chest pain in the centre of chest what should I take care to avoid pain.

MBBS
General Physician, Chandigarh
First of all you leave smoking that is absolutely bad for health and then get yourself checked clinically from a good physician to find out the reason for your pain in chest
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I suffer from chest pain sometimes and I have to face lots of problem with my body tell me please what to do?

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
For pain take tablet paracetamol 650 mg and Get your vital parameters of the body checked from a nearby doctor and revert back with findings
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I have an inverted nipple on my right chest and having pain on the cheat for sometimes only.

Diploma in Cardiology, Diploma in Diabetology, MD
Cardiologist, Coimbatore
Heart attack at this us not rare. In your case inverted nipple is no where related to hear t problem. Just take some pain killers if it still doesnt subside then consult a doctor.
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My friend has chest pain from last one year, mainly when he touches his chest by hand, he did three ecg in one year but nothing came negative, doctors prescribed pain killer medicines to him but thats also not working. kitne pain killer khayega woh jab medicine kaam hi nahi kar rahi. Pl suggest what it could be. Cholesterol is also normal and no sugar in blood report. Sugar level was only 82, but why chest pain when ecg is normal.

PGD Maternal Child Health, MBBS
General Physician, Akola
Most likely to be costo chondritis, a low inflammatory condition of ribs meeting the central sternum. The joints are tender due to ligamentous inflammation which is not evident on x rays. Locally tenderness on touch is there. General lack of exercise aggravates this. Regular breathing and stretching exercises of chest muscles helps in increasing stretchability at these joints without causing pain. It needs patience for some length of period to get results. Occasional use of anti inflammatory and muscle relaxants can be made.
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Acute pain in outer thigh, pain in finger joints. Her weight is 80 kg and is 47 years old with slightly high blood pressure and cholesterol problem and pain in foot thumb joint. Please suggest me best medication?

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine Specialist, Faridabad
high 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. you should be avoid bad habits ,fatty meal/oily foods/junk/fast foods/alcohol/smoking/noo-veg. take whole grain meal/oats/dalia/green veg./fruits/juice/ use garlic . you can take also cap. ecosprin gold-10 at night. and consult cardiologist.
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I have dilated cardiomyopathy. Pl advise me best Doctor in India for this disease.

Diploma in Obstetrics & Gynaecology, MBBS
General Physician, Delhi
Your family & friends can guide you better through experiences of others, You can write the City where you live. May be some help can be given to you.
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Hai sir, My name is Ramesh and my age 21. My problem is enlarged chest. What can I do now?

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
Dear Lybrate user, - To tone up & build your muscles you have to regularly do aerobic exercises & strengthening exercises - do regular brisk walking, jogging swimming, cycling for 30-40 min, do pushups, pull ups to strengthen chest muscles - also have a diet rich in protein foods like eggs, milk & milk products, non veg foods like seafood, chicken, meats (occasionally, legumes, nuts - reduce refined carbs, have more of whole grains - if not much improvement after 2-3 months then consult a doctor as your problem could be due to hormonal imbalance.
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Diet After Angioplasty

M.Sc. in Dietetics and Food Service Management , Post Graduate Diploma In Computer Application, P.G.Diploma in Clinical Nutrition & Dietetics , B.Sc.Clinical Nutrition & Dietetics
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Mumbai
Diet After Angioplasty

You may need to have an angioplasty if the carotid artery in your neck becomes blocked. During angioplasty, your surgeon will place a small tube through an incision in your groin and guide it up to your neck at the site of the blockage. The surgeon will then place a stent – a balloon-like device – in the artery to widen it and relieve the blockage. Because blocked arteries cause you to have a high risk for heart attack and other cardiovascular events, your doctor is likely to recommend a special diet to help your recovery.

Clear liquids

Immediately following your surgery, your doctor will likely place you on a clear liquid diet. This diet may only be for a few hours following your procedure, to allow your body to rest. Foods allowed on a clear liquid diet include water, plain tea and coffee, ice pops without fruit chunks and thin broths. As soon as your doctor feels appropriate, he will upgrade your diet.

Full liquids

If you are still experiencing negative symptoms of your anesthesia, such as nausea or vomiting, your doctor might decide to put you on a full liquid diet to ease your stomach discomfort. This diet includes all foods allowed on the clear liquid diet, as well as semi-liquid foods like pudding, yogurt, milk, cream of wheat and cream soups. While this is often a helpful step in the transition of your diet after surgery, your doctor may choose to skip full liquids and progress directly to a regular diet if you only have a short hospital stay.

Low fat diet

To protect your heart and arteries from further problems, a diet low in fat, saturated fat and cholesterol is the recommendation. You should make this diet a permanent lifestyle change. While you still need some fat in your diet, try to keep total fat under 30 percent of your daily calories, and keep saturated fat under 7 percent. Choose low-fat food options, including lean meats and low-fat dairy.


Low sodium

In addition to your low-fat diet, your doctor might recommend a low-sodium diet. This is because sodium causes fluid retention, which can build up around your heart and cause heart failure. To protect your heart, you should only consume between 1,500 and 2,300 mg of sodium daily. Sodium is in many processed and prepackaged foods; limit your sodium intake by cooking with fresh ingredients. Always look for the sodium content on nutrition labels. If it contains 5 percent of the daily value or less, it is low in sodium.

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My mother chest pain. But ECG check OK. But chest area more heat & back pain. Feel un easy. Not in normal. Doctor says better angiogram test. More acidity issue. Also. Kindly at kind of treatment need.

Diploma in Obstetrics & Gynaecology, MBBS
General Physician, Delhi
Your doctor is right, get angiogram to rule out blockages in blood vessels supplying blood to heart muscles.
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I am a 55 years ols male suffering from high blood pressure, blood sugar and high level of cholesterol. I am taking Olmesartan 20mg OD, atorvastatin 10 mg OD, but Ayurvedic drug BGR 34 2tabs twice daily for sugar. My high BP and Cholesterol level are within normal range. My blood sugar HB1ac is 8.2. Pl suggest.

MBBS, CCEBDM, Diploma in Diabetology
Endocrinologist, Hubli-Dharwad
Mr. Lybrate-user, for controlling diabetes effectively you need specific drugs belonging to modern medicine either oral anti - diabetics or insulin injections. The one mentioned by you, is not at all effective. That particular tablet has been only tried on rats in the lab, there too its effectiveness has been about 67%, which as good as a placebo. No human trials are done, there is no safety data on human beings. I will not recommend this tablet to any diabetes patient. When good control is achieves fasting should be closer to 100mg, pp 150 to 160 mg/100ml and hba1c%<6.8. So you need to shift to appropriate treatment right away. Otherwise you are inviting long term serious complications of diabetes related to every single vital organ in the body. Choice is yours.
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My husband got a gastric problem and too much acidity. He is suffering for chest burn and buffing.. What can we do?

LCPS, BAM&S
General Physician, Pune
Looks like it is ge reflux. He needs to control his lifestyle. Do exercises, take meals at regular intervals, stop eating fried, pungent, spicy, sweet and rice. Drink 3 litres of water and sleep before 10 pm. Try triphala choorn 2 spoon twice or thrice a day. And lastly see a good doctor.
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I sometimes get pain in my heart and I have been struggling with this from a long time I want to know why and how it happens and what I will do when it starts again.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
Get your vital parameters of the body checked from a nearby doctor and revert back with findings and For pain take tablet paracetamol 650 mg
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What is the heart attack about to me in full detail and how many people dead by heart attack?

MD-Physician, PGDCC
Cardiologist, Jaipur
Hello, heart attack is stopping of hearts own blood supply by blockages of hearts own blood vessels. A person with bp, diabetes and mostly smokers get it. Plus eating fat-oil etc and heredity can cause heart attack.
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Electrical System of the Heart: What Are The Facts Behind It?

MBBS, PG Diploma In Clinical Cosmetology (PGDCC)
Cardiologist, Purba
Electrical System of the Heart: What Are The Facts Behind It?

The heart's electrical conduction system plays a very important role in cardiovascular functioning. Also known as the atrioventricular (AV) conduction system, it regulates and controls the timing of the heartbeat.

How does the heart's electrical conduction system work?

There is a collection of electrical cells in the upper right atrium of the heart known as the sinoatrial (SA) node which acts as a natural pacemaker and generates electrical signals. These signals travel through specialized electrical pathways and stimulate the muscular walls of the heart to contract in a rhythmic manner. This gives rise to the heartbeat that pulses at a specific frequency every minute.

What is the effect of fluctuations in electrical activity on the heart?

The standard heart rate in human being ranges from 60 to 100 beats per minute. It slows down when a person sleeps and speeds up when one experiences physical or emotional heightening. These fluctuations are triggered by the brain or other systems of the body and signal the SA node to generate charges more rapidly or slowly. This leads to spikes and drops in the heart rate, depending on the nature of the situation.

What happens when there is dysfunction in the heart's electrical activity?

When the heart's electrical conduction system does not function properly, it leads to the occurrence of a condition known as arrhythmia or abnormal heart rhythm. This happens when electrical impulses are generated in an irregular manner and causes tachycardia (rapid heartbeats) or bradycardia (slow heartbeats) which takes place in jarring infrequent tempos.

What causes fluctuations in the heart's electrical activity?

There are various kinds of triggers that cause the heart rate to fluctuate. The exact nature of fluctuation also depends on the type of trigger. A few everyday examples of these causes are as follows:

  • Exercise and strenuous physical activity increases electrical activity as the heart is required to beat faster so as to increase the supply of blood and oxygen to the muscles.
  • Sleep and rest reduce heart rate as the body is not needed to exert itself.
  • Release of adrenaline into the bloodstream causes the heart rate to spike up.

Please tell me sir what is the symptoms of cardiac arrest after the age of 50 for a male patient?

PDDM, MHA, MBBS
General Physician, Nashik
Usually, the first sign of sudden cardiac arrest (sca) is loss of consciousness (fainting). At the same time, no heartbeat (or pulse) can be felt. Some people may have a racing heartbeat or feel dizzy or light-headed just before they faint.
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I'm M21 & having pain on both sides of my chest but more on left side, just below the heart (maybe in lungs). This pain gets harder in night. I'm a smoker but from last a week I reduced my cigarettes from a packet to 1-2 cigarette per day. Please help!

BASM, MD, MS (Counseling & Psychotherapy), MSc - Psychology, Certificate in Clinical psychology of children and Young People, Certificate in Psychological First Aid, Certificate in Positive Psychology
Psychologist, Palakkad
Dear Sharad. If you have chest pain, please do not delay. Please consult a physician and get your ECG done. Take care.
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