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Dr. Nagraj

Cardiologist, Bangalore

Dr. Nagraj Cardiologist, Bangalore
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Dr. Nagraj is a renowned Cardiologist in Mathikere, Bangalore. He is currently practising at Nagraj Desai Medical Care in Mathikere, Bangalore. Book an appointment online with Dr. Nagraj on Lybrate.com.

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I am 38 Years old male and suffering from High BP (Diastolic). I have a healthy history and don't have any disease (neither heredity). Now I don't do any physical exercise but still I am physically fit and can walk 3-4 kms any time. My height is 5.10 feet and weight is 76 kg. 1 month back at the time of sleeping, I felt higher heart beat rate, numbness in my left hand and some uneasiness and I couldn't sleep. Next day I visited doctor, he found my diastolic BP (104). He also suggested some more tests (ECG and ECHO). ECG was normal and in echo test it was mentioned" Hypertensive heart disease"(Grade 1 diastolic dysfunction) and LVEF was 62% at rest. As of now I am consuming Aten (Atenolol) 25 once a day and doctor also suggested me to take Trika. 25 (Alprazolam) at the time of sleeping but I didn't consume Trika and only consuming Aten 25. I was fine after that and I stopped consuming medicine (Aten) 3-4 days back as I was feeling fine and now today I am again feeling high BP. Which medicine should I continue. Aten 25 is fine or I should continue Trika. 25 too? How can I control my BP naturally.

BAMS, MD Ayurveda
Sexologist, Lonavala
I am 38 Years old male and suffering from High BP (Diastolic). I have a healthy history and don't have any disease (n...
i m recommending you an following remedy which will surely 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 Surely you will get results.
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I am a 62 year old person, at present my weight is 75 kg as per my opinion its more than required 2ndly my B P is always high as 90 to 98 low side 165 to 200 up side.

PG Diploma In Clinical Cosmetology (PGDCC), MBBS
Cardiologist, Mumbai
I am a 62 year old person, at present my weight is 75 kg as per my opinion its more than required 2ndly my B P is alw...
Hello. Your expected body weight depends on your height. If you are a known hypertensive, you need to take your bp medications regularly if not regular. And if regular, then need to revise your prescription. Along with thi you need to follow dash diet i. E. Foods low in saturated and trans fats, rich in potassium, magnesium, calcium, fiber, protein and less of salt (1500 mg/day. And regular exercise. For 40-45 mins.
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My baby is four year old and he is always suffering from chest congestion he is away from cold intakes like ice cream etc. But still from past three years he is been given cough syrup and antibiotics am worrieabout its side effect. Otherwise he has no other issues he is healthy has no complaints but am tired giving medicine all the time for cheat congestion and cough.

MBBS
General Physician, Chandigarh
My baby is four year old and he is always suffering from chest congestion he is away from cold intakes like ice cream...
Unless the cough and cold is infectious you don't need to give antibiotics and medicines children develop their maximum immunity in the initial three four years yiu can give him honey mixed with ginger juice to lick a tsf three four times a day and give him steam inhalation regularly everyday don't jump to the medicines unless the problem is very much.
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My father pulse rate is 40 to 55 we have done all test and reports are negative. He have take medicine for bones and patella pains.

MBBS
General Physician,
My father pulse rate is 40 to 55 we have done all test and reports are negative. He have take medicine for bones and ...
Your father is having low pulse rate that is called bradycardia if it is right from beginning itscal right what is the bp level if it ok then he should go for morning walk followed by free hand exercises. Have nutritious food he may be having calcium tab also. Get the blood sugar level checked up. You can consult a medical specialist also.
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Hi doctor my age 23 and my weight 85 kgs height 5'8 I have SVT PALPITATIONS Problem Now I want to start jogging it is safe to me or not can I jog or not.

Diploma in Obstetrics & Gynaecology, MBBS
General Physician, Delhi
Hi doctor my age 23 and my weight 85 kgs height 5'8 I have SVT PALPITATIONS Problem Now I want to start jogging it is...
No jogging is not safe for you till the time you reduce weight. Heavy body not only puts a strain on lower joints but affects the heart also by making it work extra.
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Sir pl. Help me to get relief from severe constipation, I am 47 yrs. Old with high BP, Cholesterol,triglyceride and anal fissure.

Diploma in Child Health (DCH), MBBS
General Physician, Bangalore
Sir pl. Help me to get relief from severe constipation, I am 47 yrs. Old with high BP, Cholesterol,triglyceride and a...
Sir, What medicines are you taking for BP and for anal fissure. Drink plenty of water, fruits and vegetables. Go for brisk walks. Do yoga. How Is appetite, sleep, any preference to hot food or cold food. Any weight changes. All these details are necessary for proper assessment of the problem and for medical advice.
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I had heart attack one year back. I fixed one stent. Now I have pain in my chest. But blood result are found to be normal. What is the reason for that.

BHMS
Homeopath, Akola
Continuous pain or during working and please give details of angiography report, occupation details.
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Sir, mera pesure 100 /70. Mera sarir khub weakness. Please help to me. Slove this problem. Kon si medicine use karna aap batao?

BAMS
Ayurveda, Ambala
Sir, mera pesure 100 /70. Mera sarir khub weakness. Please help to me. Slove this problem. Kon si medicine use karna ...
Dear, The possible cause of low blood pressure are- * Improper diet * Stress * Low level of Haemoglobin (Anemia) * Hypothyroidism For Recovering from low BP follow these best methods: • Anaemia is a cause of low BP so check your hemoglobin level (Hb) if this is low so eat green leafy vegetables, beetroot and fruits like pomegranate. • Eat an apple daily it maintain your BP normal. • Take your meal daily do not skip meal. • Drink 8 - 9 glass of water daily. Hydrate your body well with drinking proper amount of water because dehydration is also cause fall of BP. • When you feel that your BP is low then take 2 teaspoons of Glucon D and add a pinch of salt mix it in one glass of water and drink it. You can repeat it after 2 hours. This will maintain electrolyte balance and your BP. You can drink a cup of tea. • Drink a glass of milk daily. It maintain your stamina. • Take a multivitamin capsule daily for 15 days. • Eat a teaspoon of gulkand daily and maintain your blood sugar level. • Do long breathing pranayams daily and do not take stress.
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C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician,
HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE-HYPERTENSION FACTS
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Some people with hypertension may react with alarm when they check their blood pressure at home or at the drugstore and the reading is elevated. It's not unusual for people with an isolated finding of elevated blood pressure to show up at the local Emergency Department with sudden concern, but in many cases, the real concern is not a single high reading, but the cumulative effect of persistent uncontrolled hypertension.
Hypertension is a risk factor for many negative health outcomes, including heart failure, coronary artery disease, stroke, kidney disease, peripheral artery disease and hypertensive retinopathy, a disease of the eye. Hypertension is also associated with type 2 diabetes mellitus, which is why the United States Preventive Services Task Force has issued a recommendation for diabetic screening in people with high blood pressure. Good control of blood pressure results in a rapid reduction of risk for cardiovascular disease.

Hypertensive heart disease results from changes in both the structure of the heart and blood vessels and their function as the body adapts to abnormally high blood pressure. If you can imagine the heart as a pump operating against a fluid circuit, picture the increased work of that pump if pressure within the circuit is increased.Some of the changes caused by persistent high blood pressure can be partially reversed with treatment using ACE inhibitor medications.

Hypertension results in wear and tear of vital organs and vessels as a result of mechanical stress.

Blood vessels have mechanisms to regulate blood flow throughout the body, and when high blood pressure occurs, the blood vessels constrict in initial response. Eventually, the walls of the blood vessels thicken and tissue damage occurs, resulting in hardening of the vessel walls.

Hypertensive disease of the eye is known as hypertensive retinopathy. In the retina of the eye, changes in the blood vessels eventually result in disruption of the integrity of the vessel, and blood or fatty acids may leak onto the delicate retinal tissue. This results in permanent vision change, and it's very preventable.

Complications of stroke can be due to hemorrhage of the blood vessels that supply the brain, or, more frequently, can result from poor blood flow through arteries damaged by persistent high blood pressure. Approximately 85% of strokes are ischemic, or due to poor blood flow. Another manifestation of hypertensive disease that affects the brain is hypertensive encephalopathy. This condition refers to a change in mental status, frequently accompanied by headache and nausea, that results from swelling in the brain caused by alterations in blood flow at very high blood pressure. This condition is associated with malignant hypertension, or hypertensive emergency.

Persistent high blood pressure is one of the leading causes of chronic kidney disease, frequently requiring dialysis. Blood is filtered through the kidneys, and when the small blood vessels of the kidney are damaged by chronic uncontrolled hypertension, the body becomes unable to filter waste. People with kidney damage eventually spend hours hooked to dialysis machines that can remove waste products from their bloodstream, or they may require a kidney transplant. In either case, prevention of the complication is preferable and less complex.

Unfortunately, it is easy to underestimate the cumulative effects of high blood pressure, since the damage is asymptomatic initially. It's important to recognize the inevitable consequences of ignoring persistent high blood pressure. If you have high blood pressure, it's important to realize the silent damage occurring over time if your blood pressure is not adequately treated. If you have a high blood pressure reading, you should repeat measurement on two more occasions. If your blood pressure remains above the level your doctor has suggested, it is essential to follow up. There are many excellent and affordable medications available for treatment of hypertension. Some people require a combination of drugs to maintain control. Whatever the case, the inconvenience of treatment is far exceeded by the benefits to your health over a lifetime.
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Some times I feel undigested I can't eat food. Chest pain also is there. Head ache, tears in eyes, What should i do? Please advise.

MBBS
General Physician, Delhi
Some times I feel undigested I can't eat food. Chest pain also is there. Head ache, tears in eyes, What should i do? ...
For indigestion take meals at proper time. Use tablet pan 40 once daily empty stomach for 7 days. Don't eat spicy food.
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My sister is 20years old. She has low bp. What are the causes of low blood pressure. How she can increase her bp. Suggest me.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Navi Mumbai
My sister is 20years old. She has low bp. What are the causes of low blood pressure. How she can increase her bp. Sug...
Take following remedies 1. Triphala kadha 4 tsp before lunch and dinner 2. Amala juice 4 tsp + 2tsp sugar + 2tsp honey in the morning empty stomach.
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My mother is hypertensive Patient. She takes anti hypertensive drugs. Still her blood pressure doesn't comes to normal. What to do.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
My mother is hypertensive Patient. She takes anti hypertensive drugs. Still her blood pressure doesn't comes to norma...
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 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.
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Hi am 26 year old woman waiting for labour pain I have pregnancy of 285 days as of now. I have all normal reports yet. I have taken castor oil with milk but found no response. What should I do?

DHMS (Hons.)
Homeopath, Patna
Hi am 26 year old woman waiting for labour pain I have pregnancy of 285 days as of now. I have all normal reports yet...
Hello, Lybrate user, Tk homoeo medicine @ pulsatilla 30-6 pills, thrice. Tk, plenty of water to condition your amniotic fluid. Wish U a healthy baby. Tk care.
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What is the main reason of heart attack, and how heart attack attempt in a person.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
What is the main reason of heart attack, and how heart attack attempt in a person.
Whenever there is obstruction in arteries due to atherosclerotic plague due to high LDL cholesterol levels in blood we can get heart attack
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Hi, I have a mild pain in center of chest towards a right side. When I am doing any hard work like weight lifting, bending,stretch the arms I am getting pain in chest. I am a smoker daily one or two ciggrates since 2 years I am smoking. I am suffer from 1 month. please give a suggestion.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
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I have a mild pain in center of chest towards a right side. When I am doing any hard work like weight lifting, be...
Dear lybrateuser, -Take adequate rest, avoid lifting weights, straining for few days -apply over the counter pain relieving gel 3-4 times a day on the affected area -take tab paracetamol, 1 tablet if pain is more -do your exercises in a gradual manner, especially weight lifting, start with small weights then increase slowly over a week the intensity & frequency -avoid smoking , get investigations done & consult a doctor if not much relief.
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Dear sir, I am 50 years old man. My sugar level is normal, Urea 19, Uric acid 10.9, SGOT 32, SGPT-63, cholesterol234, TG223, HDL 48, LDL 141 I experience mild pain in both side of chest and pain in joints. Kindly suggest the remedies for maintaining a healthy life style and diet I need to take and avoid.

CCEBDM, PG Diploma In Clinical cardiology, MBBS
Cardiologist, Ghaziabad
Dear sir,
I am 50 years old man. My sugar level is normal, Urea 19, Uric acid 10.9, SGOT 32, SGPT-63, cholesterol234,...
U have to follow strictly the following 1. No alcohol 2. No smoking 3 diet- a. No ghee / butter, take small quantity of mix of veg oil- mustard, til, ground nut olive oil b. No sugar, no potato, no rice c. Take green leafy vegetables. Fruits like guava, anar, water melon papaya d. Avoid constipation - take syp lactulose 3 spoon at night if required e. Take plenty of water during day and take 2/3 glasses of warm water first thing in the morning even before rinsing your mouth f. No tea /coffee 4. Physical activity- minimum 30 mts brisk walk in the morning 5.6- 8 hrs of sound sleep at night 6. Deep breathing exercise for 10 mts daily 7. Meditation for min 10 mts daily 8. Donot lie down immediately after meals. 9 raise your head while sleeping have patience try above along with what ever medicines you r taking you can contact any time for further guidance
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I am 49 year old, I have the pain left side just minutely. Dr says heart ok. But I have pain.

MD, MCH, BHMS
Homeopath, Pune
So it can be muscular only. Do some exercise, for good circulation. And when u have any complaint please visit doctor as soon as possible.
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C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician,
Heart Patients Beware of Summer
Summers have arrived and the temperature rises every day. Summer brings with it, its own set of problems. Most common summer disorders are dehydration, heat cramps, heat exhaustion and heat stroke on one hand and acidity, infections, diarrhea, cholera, Typhoid and Jaundice on the other hand.

Dehydration can precipitate heart attack in susceptible individuals. The normal fluid requirement is 30 ml per kg weight, but the same needs to be increased in the summer because of the loss of fluid from sweating. Apart from water, sodium or salt is also lost. A person, therefore, needs to take more fruits during summer period. Not passing urine in eight hours, dry armpits, feeling exhausted or feeling weak are suggestive of underlying dehydration.Dehydration can make the blood thick and precipitate heart attack in patients with uncontrolled blood pressure or diabetes.

Walking is a necessity for heart patients and the same should be continued even during peak summer but the timing should be so chosen that peak heat periods are avoided. One can walk early in the morning or late in the evening. People taking anti-allergic pills should take special precautions as they are more likely to get heat stroke. Heat stroke is a medical emergency leading to charring of organs because of extreme internal heat. A person?s temperature may be more than 105°F.

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
I am 42 and my Serum cholesterol shows my levels are 25 units above the the reference range.
description result units...
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 cardiac arrest Is it caused by myocardium failure Does it causes immediate death?

MBBS
General Physician, Delhi
What is cardiac arrest Is it caused by myocardium failure
Does it causes immediate death?
Cardiac arrest can lead to heart failure also sudden death. There is veriety of type and cause of cardiac arrest.
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