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Dr. N Praveen Kumar  - Cardiologist, Bangalore

Dr. N Praveen Kumar

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

Cardiologist, Bangalore

19 Years Experience  ·  200 - 500 at clinic
Dr. N Praveen Kumar MBBS, MD - General Medicine, Fellowship in Cardiology (FIC) Cardiologist, Bangalore
19 Years Experience  ·  200 - 500 at clinic
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Dr. N Praveen Kumar is a trusted Cardiologist in Yelahanka, Bangalore. He has been a successful Cardiologist for the last 18 years. He is a MBBS, MD - General Medicine, Fellowship in Cardiology (FIC). You can consult Dr. N Praveen Kumar at Samiksha Heart Care in Yelahanka, Bangalore. Save your time and book an appointment online with Dr. N Praveen Kumar on Lybrate.com.

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Education
MBBS - JJM Medical College - 1998
MD - General Medicine - Devaraj URS Medical College - Kolar - 2009
Fellowship in Cardiology (FIC) - RGUHS - 2011
Professional Memberships
Indian Medical Association (IMA)
Cardiologist Society of india

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1226, 8th B Cross Rd, Yelahanka Satellite Town, YelahankaBangalore Get Directions
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I am 42 and my Serum cholesterol shows my levels are 25 units above the the reference range. description result units reference interval Cholesterol - Total: 225 mg/dL 0 - 200 Method: Enzymatic, Cholesterol Oxidase- Peroxidase. Please suggest medication to bring this down.

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine Specialist, Faridabad
hi you can take..cap.ecosprin gold- 20 1hs. tab.atorvas -10 1hs. and take low fat diet.. ..Even if you have years of unhealthy eating under your belt, making a few changes in your diet can reduce cholesterol and improve your heart health. Choose healthier fats. Saturated fats, found primarily in red meat and dairy products, raise your total cholesterol and low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol, the "bad" cholesterol. As a rule, you should get less than 7 percent of your daily calories from saturated fat. Choose leaner cuts of meat, low-fat dairy and monounsaturated fats — found in olive and canola oils — for healthier options. Eliminate trans fats. Trans fats affect cholesterol levels by increasing the "bad" cholesterol and lowering the "good" cholesterol. This bad combination increases the risk of heart attacks. Trans fats can be found in fried foods and many commercial products, such as cookies, crackers and snack cakes. But don't rely on packages that are labeled "trans fat-free." In the United States, if a food contains less than 0.5 grams of trans fat in a serving, it can be labeled "trans fat-free." Even small amounts of trans fat can add up if you eat foods that contain small amounts of trans fat. Read the ingredient list, and avoid foods with partially hydrogenated oils. Eat foods rich in omega-3 fatty acids. Omega-3 fatty acids don't affect LDL cholesterol. They have other heart benefits, such as helping to increase high-density lipoprotein (HDL, or "good") cholesterol, reducing your triglycerides, a type of fat in your blood, and reducing blood pressure. Some types of fish — such as salmon, mackerel and herring — are rich in omega-3 fatty acids. Other good sources of omega-3 fatty acids include walnuts, almonds and ground flaxseeds. Increase soluble fiber. There are two types of fiber — soluble and insoluble. Both have heart-health benefits, but soluble fiber also helps lower your LDL levels. You can add soluble fiber to your diet by eating oats and oat bran, fruits, beans, lentils, and vegetables. Add whey protein. Whey protein is one of two proteins in dairy products — the other is casein. Whey protein may account for many of the health benefits attributed to dairy. Studies have shown that whey protein given as a supplement lowers both LDL and total cholesterol. You can find whey protein powders in health food stores and some grocery stores. Follow the package directions for how to use them.
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What is the actual procedure of coronary angiography? When it is needed for a patient?

AUTLS, CCEDM, MD - Internal Medicine, MBBS
General Physician, Faridabad
stent inserted through artery is used to insert dye in heart vessels to see obstruction its needed when pt presents with symptoms of heart attack
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My bp is 144/85. I am 20 years old. I have no symptoms of high bp. I do not use alcohol, my weight is perfect. I do exercise daily. Even then my bp is not normal. Please give me some tips for controling my bp. With regards. Thanking you. Sir

MD - Alternative Medicine
Alternative Medicine Specialist, Mumbai
In such a small age you have bp issue? change yr lifestyle n diet first, if needed otherwise you require always medicine to control bp n day n day doses increases with side effect. Bc-16 4 tab 4 time in a day homoeopathic tonic tab in general for peace of mind.
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If no heart beat of foetus is found What might be the symptoms if its like that. What symptoms can be observed in a pregnant lady at this time. Please explain.

Diploma in Obstetrics & Gynaecology, MBBS
General Physician, Delhi
It's called blighted ovum syndrome, means the nature has made preparation for the fetus to grow in the womb, fetus does get implanted, but there's no growth. It can be a detection at ultrasound done as routine at 12 weeks plus or woman presents with symptoms of miscarriage, like spotting, pain lower abdomen, may be passing few clots, in such a case every doctor would do ultrasound abdomen to make sure about heart beat and growth of fetus before starting treatment to retain pregnancy, if no heart beat is confirmed, treatment is a minor procedure called d and c followed by a cousin of antibiotics for a week.
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I am suffering from dry cough for the last 2 weeks and I have chest pain whenever cough hard. Can you suggest what should be done.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
Dear lybrateuser, -Do steam inhalation twice a day -avoid exposure to cold weather, dust & smoke -have warm fluids like water, tea, coffee, soup -mix 1/4 teaspoon of turmeric powder in a cup of warm milk & have it twice a day -take syrup Chericof, 2 teaspoonful three times a day -take tablet levocetrizine, 5mg ,once a day in the evening -do warm salt water gargles three times a day -if not much improvement then you will require investigations & consult a doctor.
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I am 17 year old and I'm smoking from last 2 year's but know I'm having pain in my chest from last 2 days but know I do not smoke and I have left smoking. What is it. Will I die or suffer a lung cancer please answer me.

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
Don't worry. You are not having lung cancer.stop smoking.Take paracetamol for chest pain.If no relief take ECG and x ray of chest after consulting doctor
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I am 40 years old male, lawyer by profession, my total cholestrol is 390 anf d tryglicerides is 560 when medicine starts creatine or sgpt level starts increasing I have no pressure or sugar.

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine Specialist, Faridabad
Hello dear 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,. Take anti cholesterol medicines .
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Sometime. I feel. Pain. In my. Chest. Bt. I am jst. 25. So what is the symptoms. Of it.

MBBS, MBA (Healthcare)
General Physician, Delhi
take aciloc 150 mg 2 times a day for 2 weeks. do ecg, x ray chest pa . inform report. consult physician.
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How long to take medicine after stent, 13 years back operated for stent, having medicine regular (approx)

PGD IN ULTRAASONOGRAPHY, Non invasive cardiology course, MD - Medicine, MBBS
General Physician, Narnaul
Medicines is given life long, it is given in preventive aspect to stop blocking of stents and to decrease blocking plaques and their further growth.
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Iam (27) my health problem is basically I am an anxious and tense guy from childhood now when ever I am feeling tense or anxious my bp levels are fluctuating like 110/60 or 100/60 like that, I am suffering from ocd from 2103 taken nexito plus tabs for 4 months and got rashes on foot and discontinued them please advice me what to do now whether to take them or to take salt contents high diet .please answer to my query.

M.B.B.S. , PG Diploma In Clinical Cardiology
Cardiologist, Delhi
BLOOD PRESSURE 100/60 OR 110/60 IS NORMAL UNLESS YOU ARE SYMPTOMATIC YOU CAN TAKE HIGH SALT DIET TAKE PLENTY OF WATER AND KEEP YOURSELF REHYDRATED medicines used for the treatment of ocd ofter slightly lowers the blood pressure, if your are having problem with nexito start pexep cr.

I am suffering from dry cough fr last two weeks and I have chest pain whenever I cough. Can you pls suggest a solution to this?

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
Dear lybrateuser, -Avoid drinking cold water & other cold drinks, have more of warm fluids like tea, coffee, milk -do salt water gargles 2-3 times a day -avoid dust inside the house & also outside -take tab paracetamol for pain, I tab thrice a day.
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I am a 40 year old man. Tell me how to avoid using medicines for existing High BP.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
Hello, Few lifestyle changes can help you in controlling and preventing the high blood pressure, even if you're taking blood pressure medication. Eat healthy foods. Consume more fruits, vegetables, whole grains, poultry, fish and low-fat dairy foods. Eat less saturated fat and trans fat. Decrease the salt in your diet. So, avoid eating processed foods, such as canned soups or frozen dinners which contains extra salt in it. Keeping a healthy weight, or losing weight if you're overweight or obese, can help you control your high blood pressure and lower your risk of related health problems. Increase physical activity which can help lowering your blood pressure, manage stress, reduce your risk of several health problems. Get indulged in regular exercising (if your doctor allows you). Limit alcohol. Even if you're healthy, alcohol can raise your blood pressure. If you choose to drink alcohol, do so in moderation. Don't smoke. Tobacco injures blood vessel walls and speeds up the process of hardening of the arteries. Reduce stress as much as possible. Practice healthy coping techniques, such as muscle relaxation, deep breathing or meditation. Getting regular physical activity and plenty of sleep can help, too. Monitor your blood pressure at home. Medication: Take homoeopathic medicine - Schwabe’s Essentia Aurea/ thrice daily which is a cardio-tonic which helps in maintaining blood pressure, improves muscle tone of the heart and narrowing of blood vessels. **********need to rule out the cause********
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I am feeling pain in the middle of my chest from last 20 days, if I push it back pain increase, I feel more pain in the morning after getting up from bed, please help me.

MBBS, cc USG
General Physician, Gurgaon
Hello, CHEST PAIN in your case may be due to 1.acidity. 2. severe anxiety 3. muscular problem A. You can take Tablet Pantocid 40 mg (if no drug allergy) one tablet before food for 3 days B. Local application of Volini gel 1% twice a day for 2-3 day you should go for BP check along with Base line ECG and review with report I am giving you some health tips to avoid acidity 1.Take small frequent meal kindly take 5-6 small meal in whole day 2.Take 6-8 glass of water in a day 4. Moderate physical activity regularly 5.avoid excessive tea, coffee 6. Do Not postpone Breakfast consult Physician for Further Management
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I am 26 year old female, since 2-3 months, I'm getting chest pain when ever I take any move, although I am regular in my routine work.

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
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 Avoid Alcohol, smoking and tobacco consumption. 5.Take paracetamol 500mg one tablet sos after food up to a maximum of three tablets daily, at the time of chest pain.6. Drink plenty of water and take rest.7.if you have recurrent attack of chest pain take ECG and consult cardiologist.
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I smoke at least 1 packet a day. I sometimes feel pain in my chest. What should I do?

MD - General Medicine
General Physician, Delhi
You should consider quitting smoking. At the age of 21, smoking 1 pack a day is too much. It may lead to severe respiratory diseases in adulthood. Try nicotine gum for change, it's harmless n effective if you wish to quit smoking.
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! am 50 years old. I am using BP tablets lose-H since 10 years. Actually I do morning walk and yoga. And I don't have BP in fact. May stop using BP tablets. Or at least, may shift to Ayurveda/home/Unani as alternative medicine for the same issue. Recently, I was impressed with Ayurveda treatment for some other issue. Please give suggestion.

AUTLS, CCEDM, MD - Internal Medicine, MBBS
General Physician, Faridabad
no never ...don't stop your bp tablets otherwise it'll shoot up more than before....get ur bp regularly checked...dosage can be reduced by doctor but not stopped
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I am suffering from dry cough from last two weeks. And also pain in my chest. What to do.

BHMS
Homeopath, Raebareli
Please take Bryonia 200 – once daily for next 3-4 days. Drink plenty of warm fluids. Drinking warm fluids helps to loosen the secretions in your sinuses so that your mucus flows more freely, making you feel better faster. Studies show that drinking warm fluids relieves cold symptoms such as runny nose, cough, sneezing, sore throat, and fatigue. Consult me for homeopathic treatment. Recommend me by clicking on recommend option and leave feedback.
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My BP is constantly low. Its usually 100/70 or 110/60. And my blood sugar fasting is 77 .is it normal.

BHMS, PGD PPHC, BMCP, TRAINING IN USG
Homeopath, Kolkata
it is normal if you dont have any problem. you can take china 200 in gloubles,4-6 pills twice daily for 30 days .
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Sir, my friend is suffering from cough since last week. He is also having fever and backache. From yesterday he is in bed with frequent vomitting. Also he has some chest pain. Please give some effective medicine. Also he had left proper meal from last 15 days. And he has eye irritation. And also some throat ache.

MBBS, MD-General Medicine, DM - Cardiology
Cardiologist, Secunderabad
Please consult a physician and get him examined first. In such condition it may be difficult to prescribe without actually examining the parient.
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I am 52 years , 88 kgs, 175 cms, total cholesterol is 200, triglycerides only 98, Also, thyroid functions, liver, pancreas, kidney, Homocysteine, and high sensitive C reactive protein, apolipoprotein A1 &B -- ALL ARE NORMAL ! I am not diabetic ! But my BP is around 145/95 whenever I check ! Kindly advise suitable medication for my BP ! THANKS.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), Post Graduate Certficate in Ksharsutra & Ano-Rectal Diseases, MD - Medicine
Ayurveda, Mumbai
Dear lybrate-user, cause of your high bp is obesity & accumulation of fat in inner layer of blood vessels. Your bmi is around 29.5 which is alarming for high bp person. At the same time we have rule out psycho-somatic causes like anxiety, stress, tension, insomnia.
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