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Dr. N Bhaktavatsalam

Cardiologist, Bangalore

Dr. N Bhaktavatsalam Cardiologist, Bangalore
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Dr. N Bhaktavatsalam is a renowned Cardiologist in HAL, Bangalore. You can consult Dr. N Bhaktavatsalam at Ambedkar Medical College Hospital in HAL, Bangalore. Save your time and book an appointment online with Dr. N Bhaktavatsalam on Lybrate.com.

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Hello I'm 22, years old. When I walk and do hard work then my heartbeats missing. But this happen once or two in a week. Many time I feel pain in left arm and shoulder and right hand also. Echo cardiograph, stress test, holter, lipid profile are normal. So what can I do?

MBBS, Basic Life Support (B.L.S), Advanced Cardiac Life Support, Fellow of Academy of General Education (FAGE)
General Physician, Bangalore
Hello I'm 22, years old.
When I walk and do hard work then my heartbeats missing. But this happen once or two in a we...
skipping a beat is a common phenomenon in the young and can have numerous causes. a careful history and evaluation can help you with a diagnosis. feel free to consult if you would like my assistance
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Do calories from hard liquor add just as much calorie energy fat as calories from other source Is there a genetic factor to strokes I am trying to eat a vegetarian diet. How can I get the protein that I need.

M.Sc - Dietitics / Nutrition
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Kolkata
Do calories from hard liquor add just as much calorie energy fat as calories from other source
Is there a genetic fac...
No it's not genetic. If you are vegetarian than pulses like black gram, green gram, sprouts, soya products and sufficient diary products should include in your daily diet.
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My mother had a minor heart attack n is undergoing dialysis was on ventilator for 3 days has cough in her chest not able to breath.

MDP, MD - Alternate Medicine, BHMS
Homeopath, Koraput
My mother had a minor heart attack n is undergoing dialysis was on ventilator for 3 days has cough in her chest not a...
Ventilator patient shuld be under physical supervision of doctor. Please donot take advice from others. But your prescribed antibiotics and medication should be kidney frienldy, which will not harm to your mother. Please make overlook.
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As in morning I go for running everyday but while running I feel exhaust chest pains for little while what is the reason. I asked everybody they said because of empty stomach. What should I eat before running and after running or jogging.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
As in morning I go for running everyday but while running I feel exhaust chest pains for little while what is the rea...
Dear lybrateuser, -Eat a fruit like banana or an apple, a whole wheat & non-veg sandwich, yogurt, nuts before running -after a run or workout the body requires protein to repair the tissues, you can have eggs, beans, cheese, milk, cottage cheese, sprouts.
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My wife 9 months pregnant suffering from high bp and low hemoglobine. What should I do?

DM Cardiology
Cardiologist, Delhi
Dear , high bp during pregnancy could be very dangerous to the baby. Please get her checked by her gynaecologist. If she advises then see a cardiologist.
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My father got 3 heart attacks last 2 and half months ago. And now he cannot be operated because there is a blockage in his heart. I need some advices and cautions please.

Diploma in Obstetrics & Gynaecology, MBBS
General Physician, Delhi
My father got 3 heart attacks last 2 and half months ago. And now he cannot be operated because there is a blockage i...
Blockages in heart is a reason for heart attacks coming frequently, but it is not a reason to not get operated. Get in touch with a good doctor who will investigate for blockages and do operation. May be it looks like that you are scared of a heart operation and you are in denial that the doctor does not want to operate.
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I am a women of 40 year old and I am suffering from high blood pressure from last 4 months. What can I do to control it?

BAMS
Ayurveda, Ambala
I am a women of 40 year old and I am suffering from high blood pressure from last 4 months. What can I do to control it?
Dear, To control & maintan BP normal these are best methods to follow:.• Do physical exercise like jogging, running or brisk walk for atleast 20-30 minutes. • Maintain your cholesterol level to normal & eat least amount of butter, cream or fatty things. • Eat less amount of pickle, salt and fast food as they contain high sodium levels. • Avoid drinking alcohol and smoking. • Take less amount of caffine containing coffee, tea or cold drinks because caffine causes increase BP. • Drink 8 to 10 glass of water daily • Take 6 to 8 hrs of sleep daily. Do not take too much stress. • Do long breathing pranayams (Anulom- Vilom, Bhramari) daily for 10 - 15 minutes. It will reduce your stress level in your body. • Eat healthy diet such as green leafy vegetables, fruits. • Take 5 ml of GULAB Jal added in a glass of water daily once a day.
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I am 22 year old. My sister have BP low always. please tell us what precautions she has to take?

BHMS
Homeopath, Raebareli
Salt water helps treat low blood pressure because the sodium in salt increases blood pressure. Do not overdo this remedy though, as excess salt can prove to be unhealthy. Simply mix one-half teaspoon of salt in a glass of water and drink it. You can also drink sports beverages. Raw beetroot juice is helpful in dealing with high as well as low blood pressure. For hypotension, drink a cup of beetroot juice twice daily for about one week. Other natural fruit juices are also considered helpful in this regard.
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Cardiac Ailments "The Silent Killer"

BHMS, Certificate in Sex Education & Parenthood, PG Dip (Preventive & Promotive Healthcare), Dip in LSM (Prescribing Exercises), Dip in LSM (Metabolic Disroders & Nutrition), Dip in Occupational health & industrial hygiene., MBA (Healthcare), Certificate in Good Clinical Practice, Dip in Healthcare Quality, Core Competency In Lifestyle Medicine
Homeopath, Jamshedpur
Cardiac Ailments "The Silent Killer"

Heart diseases and hypertension which lead to heart or other organ failures has been on the rise for the past 2 decades. People above the age of 35+ have been seen suffering from such problems due to their unbalanced dietary habits and sedentary lifestyle. Its always advisable to control these factors to reduce your risk.

An indulgent lifestyle and an inadequate diet are two major causes of heart disease which can be changed. To stay fit here are a few measures of care and control

7 warning signals to know about.

Uncomfortable pressure, fullness, squeezing or episodes of pain in the centre of the chest lasting more than a few minutes. Pain spreading to the shoulders, neck or arms. It may feel like pressure, tightness, burning or heavy weight. It may be located in the chest, upper abdomen, neck, jaw or inside the arms or shoulders.


    Chest discomfort with light headedness, fainting, sweating, nausea, vomiting.
    Shortness of breath or agonal gasp.
    Anxiety, nervousness and/or cold, sweaty skin.
    Paleness.
    Increased or irregular heart rate or flutter or palpitation
    Feeling of impending doom with sinking sensation.


Know behind the scene 

A heart attack occurs when one or more of coronary arteries (main supply to heart) become blocked. Over time, a coronary artery can narrow from the buildup of various substances, including cholesterol (atherosclerosis). This condition, known as coronary artery disease, causes most heart attacks.

A. B. C of cardiac care

- avoid tobacco (cigarette, shisha)

- be more active (cardio exercises)

- choose good nutrition (eat larger portions of low-calorie, nutrient-rich foods, such as fruits and vegetables, and smaller portions of high-calorie, high-sodium foods, such as refined, processed or fast foods.)

Cutting cholesterol

Dietary cholesterol should be 300mg per day. Since it largely comes from animal products, consumption of non-vegetarian, whole full cream milk should be restricted.

Take a health alternative like chicken, fish, beans, vegetables, fruits, breads, pulses, wholewheat flour, cereals, brown rice, millet, skimmed milk and vegetable oils like corn, sesame, soyabean, sunflower, canola, olive and mustard.

Friendly and unfriendly fats
Fat should not exceed 30 per cent of your total calorie intake. Saturated fatty acids in full-cream milk and red meat increase your cholesterol level. Use non-fat or low-fat milk and milk products instead of full-cream milk and avoid sources of saturated fatty acids like lard, butter, cream, palm oil, coconut oil, cheese, etc.

Mono-unsaturated fats that lower cholesterol as well as prevent formation of blood clots are present in olive, canola, peanut and mustard oils. Omega-3, a fatty acid that prevents atherosclerosis is present in foods like herring, mackerel, salmon, tuna, soyabean, walnuts and butternuts. Take these regularly in small quantities to prevent atherosclerosis.

Holistic way to control chest pain


    Boil 4 -5 pods of garlic in glass of milk and consume the garlic pods with milk daily to avoid chest pain.
    Pound the dates with seeds and eat them every day.
    Increase the intake of ginger and lime in your diet.
    Drink a glass of milk mixed with kadukai (ink nut) powder every night before going to be.
    Take a spoon of tulsi (india basil) juice with honey in empty stomach every day.

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My blood sugar level after breakfast is 153. Is it high and do I I need to take any medicine. I am 62 years and already taking Telma-H and Atorlip-5 for BP and Cholesterol. Sugar level in fasting is 109. Will take further action upon your advice. Pls guide.

MD ayurveda
Ayurveda, Navi Mumbai
My blood sugar level after breakfast is 153. Is it high and do I I need to take any medicine. I am 62 years and alrea...
hello your fasting sugar is borderline normal and after food sugar is mildly high. but dont start diabetic medicine. keep your bowel clear. take triphala choorna 5 gm with warm water at night. check blood sugar after 15 days
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I need to protect the my heart and brain from stroke. What have to do? Can you suggest medicine for that? Medication after starting is nonsense according to me. So please suggest. No sugar no pressure no cholesterol.

Diploma in Obstetrics & Gynaecology, MBBS
General Physician, Delhi
I need to protect the my heart and brain from stroke. What have to do? Can you suggest medicine for that? Medication ...
The causes for stroke and heart attack are same- bp, high sugar & cholesterol, smoke & pollution, bad fats, no exercise, stress and erratic lifestyle. Good to know that sugar and cholesterol are normal, get total lipid profile done as we need good fats also which are given by a spoon of desighee/ butter+ assorted nuts. Go for walks. Get ecg & halter test done, you can take a tablet of metprolol in low doses 25 mg /day in mornings, though it is medicine for high bp, but it protects the heart and brain from getting stroke. So no harm in taking this along with some vitamin supplements.
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I am 25 years old from last 1 month sometimes I am getting chest pain in left side.

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
I am 25 years old from last 1 month sometimes I am getting chest pain in left side.
1. For your age pain chest could be due to anxiety, stress, depression, 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. Takecrocin advance 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, x ray chest and consult physician for advice and treatment.
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I have high BP, sometimes I am just feeling so much anger inside me that I can even kill myself to help me feel better. Heartbeat does not calm down easily. Feel dizziness. Eyes bcm heavy and red.

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
I have high BP, sometimes I am just feeling so much anger inside me that I can even kill myself to help me feel bette...
Dear Lybrate user, Anxiety disorders are a category of mental disorders characterized by feelings of anxiety and fear, where anxiety is a worry about future events and fear is a reaction to current events. These feelings may cause physical symptoms, such as a racing heart and shakiness. There are a number of anxiety disorders: including generalized anxiety disorder, a specific phobia, social anxiety disorder, separation anxiety disorder, agoraphobia, and panic disorder among others. While each has its own characteristics and symptoms, they all include symptoms of anxiety. Anxiety medicines alone cannot cure anxiety disorders mainly because medicines do not alter behavior. Behavior change and Continuous practice of the changed behavior cure anxiety. I suggest anxiety education, progressive counseling and progressive psychotherapy. I assure you complete cure. I need to know more about your anxiety so that I will be able to diagnose it properly and provide you tips to overcome and manage your anxiety. Take care.
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What is ads disease What are the symptoms of heart attack Information about swim flue.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
What is ads disease
What are the symptoms of heart attack Information about swim flue.
Dear lybrateuser, - AIDS is a symptom complex caused by HIV from one human to another by exposure to infected blood - the symptoms of heart attack include pain, heaviness in mid chest, radiation of pain in jaw, neck, shoulder, limb, back, giddiness, severe headache, breathlessness, tiredness on minimal activity, profuse sweating, nausea & vomiting - swine flu is caused by influenza virus, the symptoms include fever, chills, sore throat, muscle pain, severe headache, coughing& weakness.
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Im 21 years old and I got my blood pressure checked 2 times and it showed 130 over 90 the doctor scares me saying that I shouldn't walk at all or I might get a heart attack. I sometimes have a bit of heart pain but it confuses me. Can my blood pressure be totally cured after a while if I follow certain medications and life style changes yes or no?

MBBB, MD - General Medicine, DM - Cardiology
Cardiologist, Delhi
Im 21 years old and I got my blood pressure checked 2 times and it showed 130 over 90 the doctor scares me saying tha...
No need to worry so much. Regular exercises, low salt will help you lower your bp. Smoking is to be avoided. No reason for you to et a heart attack! Get your bp taken regularly. No drugs at present.
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I have a high BP problem. What would be applicable exercises or medicines for me?

DRCH, BHMS
Homeopath, Bareilly
I have a high BP problem. What would be applicable exercises or medicines for me?
Do not take much salt, oily or junk food. Do not take stress in life. Regular morning walk and meditation should be done. Eat 2-3 cloves of garlic daily.
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My brother have pain in his chest for last 2 year. What to do? Is there is a serious problem?

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
My brother have pain in his chest for last 2 year. What to do? Is there is a serious problem?
For pain take tablet paracetamol 650 mg with rantac and get his vital parameters of the body checked
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I usually feel chest heart palpitations. It makes me uneasy. I have taken tests last year echo ECG blood all were normal. I take alcohol too much .so can it be reason. Sometime I feel ghabrahat too. And shakiness in body.

MB, BS. M.D
General Physician, Hyderabad
I usually feel chest heart palpitations. It makes me uneasy. I have taken tests last year
echo ECG blood all were nor...
Forget about palpitations due to your heart. You yourself commited that you take too much alcohol, may I know how much, it appers that you are under STRESS, that what it is making to go to drinks and palpitations. Reduce the intake of alcohol gradually and sttrictly and see youslf how it goes. Practice some YOGA keep yourself busy go out with friends be happy. Any how if it persisting you can approech agood consultant physician for further management/and some more investigation.
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Sir, I am 52 years old suffering from diabetics & hypertension, using medication fir both. But bp not getting controlled, for bp I am using ctdl 12.5l 50 & amolkind5mg. Please advise.

General Physician (AM)
Alternative Medicine Specialist, Chandigarh
Having diabetes makes high blood pressure and other heart and circulation problems more likely, because diabetes damages arteries and makes them targets for hardening (atherosclerosis). Atherosclerosis can cause high blood pressure, which if not treated, can lead to blood vessel damage, stroke, heart failure, heart attack, or kidney failure. You can consult me in private for detailed treatment which is available in biochemic system of medicine depending upon symptomatically. Eatng lots of garlic. If you cant have it get it homeopathically allium sativum (biochemic) nat phos 30x, avoid all types of fats and red meat.
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