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Dr. N Praveen Kumar

MBBS, MD - General Medicine, Fellowship in Cardiology (FIC)

Cardiologist, Bangalore

18 Years Experience  ·  200 - 500 at clinic
Dr. N Praveen Kumar MBBS, MD - General Medicine, Fellowship in Cardiology (FIC) Cardiologist, Bangalore
18 Years Experience  ·  200 - 500 at clinic
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I'm dedicated to providing optimal health care in a relaxed environment where I treat every patients as if they were my own family....more
I'm dedicated to providing optimal health care in a relaxed environment where I treat every patients as if they were my own family.
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Dr. N Praveen Kumar is an experienced Cardiologist in Millers Road, Bangalore. He has over 18 years of experience as a Cardiologist. He studied and completed MBBS, MD - General Medicine, Fellowship in Cardiology (FIC) . You can consult Dr. N Praveen Kumar at Bhagwan Mahaveer Jain Hospital in Millers Road, Bangalore. You can book an instant appointment online with Dr. N Praveen Kumar on Lybrate.com.

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Education
MBBS - JJM Medical College - 1999
MD - General Medicine - Sri Devaraj Urs medical College, Bangalore University - 2006
Fellowship in Cardiology (FIC) - RGUHS - 2011
Professional Memberships
Indian Medical Association (IMA)
Cardiologist Society of india

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I have a chest pain last 4 days. I take so mch personal tension. Is the pain reason by tension.

M.S. Counselling and Psychotherapy
Psychologist, Bangalore
I have a chest pain last 4 days. I take so mch personal tension. Is the pain reason by tension.
Dear lybrate user, now a days every other person is having high stress levels. The changing life style, nuclear families, pollution, very demanding jobs, dissatisfaction in relationships are the major causes of stress. It is advisable that you share your worries with someone you trust. By doing this you will lighten your burden and also might get a different perspective about the difficulties in your life. At the same time, do not take chest pain lightly. The pain may be because of stress or any other physical ailment. Please get yourself checked. Consult a doctor at the earliest. Take care.
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Sir mere father ke chest me jhukte waqt dande se andar ki chot lag gai hi jiski wajah se unke chest me jyada dard hi. Koi bhi kaam krte hi to dard hota hi sir please iska koi idea batayee jisse dard shi ho jaye.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
Sir mere father ke chest me jhukte waqt dande se andar ki chot lag gai hi jiski wajah se unke chest me jyada dard hi....
Dear lybrateuser, - Give rest to the affected part, do not bend, lift heavy objects - do hot water fomentation twice a day - apply pain relief gel lightly on the affected area - take pain relief tablet after meals - do x- ray chest to rule out any bony injury, consult a doctor if not much relief in pain.
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I have acidity problem. Due to this have feel irritate and uncomfortable. And feel like someone burn and fire in my chest so please solve my problem immediately thanks.

BHMS
Homeopath, Delhi
I have acidity problem. Due to this have feel irritate and uncomfortable. And feel like someone burn and fire in my c...
Hello, you can take homoeopathic medicines 1. Robinia 30 (4 drops in little water) thrice a day for a week. 2. Carbo veg 30 (4 drops in little water) thrice a day for a week and update. Keep a gap of 15 - 20 minutes in both the medicines. *include fruits, raw vegetables and fresh vegetable juices in your diet. *drink lot of water. *tea/ coffee should not be taken in excess. *meals should be taken regularly and on time. *stress should be avoided by doing yoga and exercise. *avoid fried and spicy food.
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How to prevent high cholesterol. please advice me for the same?

DBCM (AM) General Physician
Alternative Medicine,
How to prevent high cholesterol. please advice me for the same?
Try eatng lots of garlic. If you cant have it get it homeopathically allium sativum,(biochemic) nat phos. Avoid all types of fats and red meat and excessive salt consumption requires detailed questioning so as to ascertain your personality and to treat you symptomatically. Treatment is available, safe and without side effects in biochemic system of medication. Consult me in private.
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My age is 28 years. I have been getting treatment for hypertension for last 3.5 years. Initially I was on telmisartan 40 mg then some combinations were used by doctor later I started exercise and a year ago I used to feel fainted post which doctor reduced telma dosgae to 20 mg which I hv been using for more than a year now and BP was regular during this time. But recently my BP reading was 160/100 later doctor advised to check it frequently and it was near this reading only. I got my lipid profile done and result: cholesterol was 213, triglyceride 241, HDL 38, LDL 126.8, VLDL 48.2, total cholesterol/HDL 5.60 & Non HDL 175 this report also has huge difference in lipid levels as compared to previous one done 3 months ago/which was pretty normal. Now doc has advised to take CTD-T 6.25/40 along withatorvastatin10 mg. And I am doing exercise regularly. Would I be able to go back to lower dosage of this drug or whn can I expect to not to have this medicine as it's been a long time that I am not this treatment and also do these drugs have side effect on me. Also do I need to get some more tests done?

MBBS, MS (Gen. Surgery), M.Ch - Cardio Thoracic and Vascular Surgery, DNB (CTS)
Cardiologist, Noida
My age is 28 years. I have been getting treatment for hypertension for last 3.5 years. Initially I was on telmisartan...
Dear lybrate-user, I feel you need treatment for high bp and raised lipid also. Keep your exercise going. Exercise is best medicine for bp and lipids also. Please change your life style also. If smoking. Please stop. Take minimum of fat in your diet. Ensure timely sleep of at least of 7 hours. Once your bp and lipids are controlled. Please reduce your dose. Of medicine. But do not stop all together.
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My triglycerides level is 300 and other ldl cholesterol is normal what should I do and which medicine suitable for me reply sir please.

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine Specialist, Faridabad
My triglycerides level is 300 and other ldl cholesterol is normal what should I do and which medicine suitable for me...
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. Avoid fast foods,oily foods,junk foods,alcohol,smoking,fatty foods, non-veg.,avoid stress, take green veg., whole grain.garlic,. Take anti cholesterol medicines .
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Hi Diagnosed Vasculitis & sjogren syndrome: Like to know d difference of above disease: Is any fear of danger or curable?

M.B.B.S. , PG Diploma In Clinical Cardiology
Cardiologist, Delhi
Sjogren's (SHOW-grins) syndrome is a disorder of your immune system identified by its two most common symptoms — dry eyes and a dry mouth. Sjogren's syndrome often accompanies other immune system disorders, such as rheumatoid arthritis and lupus. In Sjogren's syndrome, the mucous membranes and moisture-secreting glands of your eyes and mouth are usually affected first — resulting in decreased production of tears and saliva. Vasculitis is an inflammation of your blood vessels. It causes changes in the walls of blood vessels, including thickening, weakening, narrowing and scarring. These changes restrict blood flow, resulting in organ and tissue damage. There are many types of vasculitis, and most of them are rare. Vasculitis might affect just one organ, such as your skin, or it may involve several. The condition can be short term (acute) or long lasting (chronic). Vasculitis can affect anyone, though some types are more common among certain groups. Depending on the type you have, you may improve without treatment. Or you will need medications to control the inflammation and prevent flare-ups. Vasculitis is also known as angiitis and arteritis. They are non curable symptoms can be controlled by medicines.
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How to get relief from cold and chest congestion I am suffering from high cold nose is blocked even I tried Normal steam I get relaxation for some time but now chest is congestion making feel heavy chest.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
How to get relief from cold and chest congestion I am suffering from high cold nose is blocked even I tried Normal st...
Whenever there is mucous discharge from the nostrils I will suggest you to take one tablet of cetrizine at night and Take Cp. Amoxicillin 500 mg twelve hourly one after breakfast and one after dinner for five days and For dry cough I will suggest you to take syp Ascoril-D 2.5 ml and can repeat after a gap of six hours as and when required.
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I am 38 years old male . My ldl cholesterol 206.Please suggest how to reduce?

MD - Internal Medicine, MBBS
Endocrinologist,
I am 38 years old male . My ldl cholesterol 206.Please suggest how to reduce?
High triglycerides and 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. Change life style .do meditation,yoga, Go walk daily, do any one physically activity daily i.e.play any game., Avoid fast foods,oily foods,junk foods,alcohol,smoking,fatty foods, non-veg.,avoid stress,take plenty of water in day time. And 1 glass of water before bed at night. use flax oil, omega-3 fatty meal or cap., take .green veg., whole grain. GARLIC,. Cod liver oil. Take anti cholesterol medicines . Cap. Ecosprin gold-10 at night daily.
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I am patient of high bp bt now my bp is normal. I quit smoke and alcohol. I have anixty also I feel pulse in my stomach it moves up down. I feel better after quit smoking. I will never start it again. But due to my corporate life I an unable to quit alcohol. Can I drink beer or wine. And how much I can take? Is the alcohol is bad for me.

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 am patient of high bp bt now my bp is normal. I quit smoke and alcohol. I have anixty also I feel pulse in my stoma...
Dear lybrate-user. In the give scenario, taking beer or wine is ok. As beer contains 4% alcohol, you should restrict it to one bottle. Wine is one glass. Take care.
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What are physical indication that I might suffer from heart problem .

MD-Homeopathy, BHMS
Homeopath,
There will be topical agonizing pain chest , heart region may be retaliated upward to left shoulder , back & left upper arm some times in back, followed by sever sweating all over body . There is also may more symptoms cause of heart diseases like murmur sound in heart region on auscultation,irregular pulse rate etc. If you have any doubt about particular symptoms you may ask that other wise contact to cardiologist .
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How can I manage my health according to heart strokes. Please suggest a good advice.

AUTLS, CCEDM, MD - Internal Medicine, MBBS
General Physician, Faridabad
How can I manage my health according to heart strokes. Please suggest a good advice.
Do daily exercises for 30 min at least Also if possible do daily pranayams Drink plenty of fluids daily as it keeps ur blood thin and prevent blood clot formation Eat lots of carrot if possible ..its good for heart.. Take ur medicines regularly
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I am suffering from hypertension, high BP 146/90, triglycerides 368 and high cholesterol Using olmesar 20, rosumac f and psychiatric medicine such as ventabplus and Mirza 7.5.Please tell.

PG Diploma in Emergency Medicine Services (PGDEMS), Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), MD - Alternate Medicine
Ayurveda, Ghaziabad
I am suffering from hypertension, high BP 146/90, triglycerides 368 and high cholesterol
Using olmesar 20, rosumac f ...
In ayurveda, Hypertension is referred to as Rakta Capa Vriddhi and it sees the vitiation of vata and pitta doshas as the main cause..Mix 1 teaspoon of onion juice with an equal amount of honey. Take once a day for 1 week. Upon noticing improvement, continue for several more days....
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I am 63 years old and I am suffering from sugar and blood pressure. Please give me some advice.

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
I am 63 years old and I am suffering from sugar and blood pressure. Please give me some advice.
1. Do regular aerobic exercise for 1/2 hour daily like brisk walking 2. Reduce weight if overweight 3control diet a) avoid sweets, sugar/honey, milk, milk product excess calorie and carbohydrate rich diet like white bread, cereal, rice, pasta b) avoid all refined food like maida, pasta, starchy food like rice, potato, bakery item, processed food, c) include more fiber like pulse, green leafy vegetable, cucumber, carrot, tomato, j legume. D) avoid sweetened fruit like banana, mango, litchi, chickoo, sapota, seethaphal jack fruit, grape etc. Can have fruits like guava, pineapple, papaya, orange, mousambi, strawberry, watermelon, pomegranate, jack fruit, sweet potato, a handful of walnut daily (akhrot) e) avoid white/polished rice, take unpolished rice like brown rice/wheat/jowar/ragi, moong and chana dal. F) avoid ghee/ butter./coconut oil/excess salt intake like papad/pickle. G) avoid red meat. Take fish/chicken. H) avoid alcohol and carbonated drinks like soft drink 4. Adhere to a strict diabetic diet by consulting dietitian 5. Monitor your fasting, pp blood sugar 3 monthly and hba1c six monthly 6. Consult diabetologist for advice and treatment.
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I am 31, and as per my reports, High sensitivity C reactive protien is 6.02. cholesterol and thyroid in high too. Are these interrelated or CRP is an alarming risk for my heart.

MBBS
General Physician, Noida
I am 31, and as per my reports, High sensitivity C reactive protien is 6.02. cholesterol and thyroid in high too. Are...
Your hs-CRP is somewhat high; it is not any risk to your heart; it may be high in Obesity also, you are quite Obese, One reason is your thyroid problem; tell me your TSH level, and your cholesterol to suggest you the medicines, reduce your fat intake ,do not eat high glycemic food like sweets and sweet fruits you are over-weight by 33 kgs.
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I have severe cough, chest pain, body pain and high temperature for over 3 week. What should I do?

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
I have severe cough, chest pain, body pain and high temperature for over 3 week. What should I do?
For cough take syp ascoril-D 2.5 ml twice a day and For pain take tablet paracetamol 650 mg and Take Cp Amoxicillin 500mg 1-1 for five days and Get your blood checked for cbc, mp , widal , sgpt and urine r/m and revert back to us with reports
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My chest pain from 3 days & also stomach pains a lot. My heart some time choked with cough & feeling pain while breathing. Urine is dark yellow & it smells badly. What can I do? Please resolve my problem.

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine Specialist, Faridabad
My chest pain from 3 days & also stomach pains a lot. 
My heart some time choked with cough & feeling pain while brea...
GO FOR TESTS CBC, CHEST X-RAY. URINE R/M, URINE C/S, LFT,BLOOD SUGAR. AFTER TESTS YOU CONSULT DOCTOR. TILL THEN YOU CAN TAKE TAB. PANTOPRAZOLE-40 MG ONCE A DAY. TAB. DOLO -650 SOS. SYP. HONEYTUS .
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Hello doctors. my problem is sometimes I have pain in my heart and I notice that my heart beats very fast. Recently I left smoking I was a chain smoker. please suggest.?

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Bundi
It's better to get checked at cardiologist to exclude sa node hyperactivity causing tachycardia. To then please take safe ayurveda herbals: 1. Cap arjuna 1 bd 2. Sitopaladi 2 gm + prawal pishti 250 mg bd with honey. 3. Arjunarishta 15 ml bd + equal water bd after meals. 4. Tarunikusumakar kusumakar chooran 2 tsp at night with warm water once a week to clean gut. Continue for four weeks but report after 2 weeks course too.
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C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician,
Restricting salt in diet can lower heart disease risk

Restricting salt in the diet can lower the risk of developing heart disease by 25% and the risk of dying from heart disease by 20%.
Dietary intake of sodium among Indians is excessively high. Among hypertensive individuals, lowering sodium is quite well established to lower blood pressure, but now it has been shown that reducing salt also has an effect on cardiovascular disease.
According to a Harvard Medical School study published in British Medical Journal, when people with prehypertension (blood pressure more than 120/80 and lower than 140/90), reduced their salt intake by about 25 to 35%, they were 25% less likely to develop cardiovascular disease 10 to 15 years after the trial ended. There was also a 20 percent lower death rate from cardiovascular disease among those who cut their salt consumption.
Salt restriction is best achieved by avoiding salted, salt cured and salt smoked foods such as lunch meat, hot dogs, ham, olives, pickles and regular salted canned foods, and other prepared foods, which often use more salt than homemade equivalents. Foods we would never think of as salty, such as breakfast cereals, cookies, and even some soft drinks often contain copious additions of sodium.
WHO recommends limiting the salt intake to less than 5 grams per day.
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I am having pain below my chest both sides especially during lying down and waking up.

PGD Maternal Child Health, MBBS
General Physician, Akola
I am having pain below my chest both sides especially during lying down and waking up.
Vitamin B 12 deficiency causes neuralgia that is nerve pains. Moreover if you are not doing regular exercises, your muscles may also be painful on slightest stretch while getting up or lying down. Exercise regularly and replenish your Vitamin B12.
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