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I am suffering from indigestion problem. After eating any food, I feel burning in my throat and chest. After eating food I used to take antacid, but I can not recover. Please tell me what should I do.
I am 55 years old women and I am a cardiac patient, now from last 7-8 month I am suffering from regular cold and cough, and 8 month ego when I checked my Esnophils it range was 30 and after three month it range was 11so please let me know what is the reason and how could I take preventive action for that.
Hello sir I am ankur I am 35 yrs old man n I have suffering from high blood pressure problem so what should I do.
My father having stroke now. But he didn't have Sugar and High BP too. How that stroke attack him? And treatment is given about 3 weeks. But improvement is less only. Is stroke like this only? And tell me more information about that.
I am 36 year man and suffering with high blood pressure, taking pills as per my doctor suggested but I want to know how to lower my blood pressure naturally.
I am suffering from dry cough for last two weeks and heavy chest pain whenever hard cough. So pls suggest what can I do.
My dear doctors, can everyone bring blood pressure to the low level by keeping their mind always calm, relaxed and happy? Pls answer this pls.
Lifestyle is one of the best defences against heart disease. All you need to do to maintain good heart health is to just make simple but significant changes to your lifestyle. By doing so, you end up minimising the risk factors associated with heart disease such as coronary artery disease.
The lifestyle changes that you must make for a healthy heart are:
1. Be physically active - Research by Harvard University shows that watching television for 2 hours a day can increase your chances of developing heart disease by 15%. But if you exercise or indulge in some kind of physical activity for about 30 minutes every day, you can significantly improve the health of your heart as any kind of physical activity improves your blood circulation as well as blood pressure.
2. Maintain a healthy body weight - Having a low body weight or a high one can also put you at risk of getting heart disease. For a good heart health, you need to protect it from fatigue and damage. By keeping your weight at an optimum level, your blood circulation, as well as body fluids, end up working efficiently, protecting your heart from unnecessary strain.
3. Have a balanced diet - Foods that are low in calories but high in fibre and nutrients are what your heart needs to stay healthy. A very common cause of heart disease is the consumption of high cholesterol foods like processed meats, desserts, etc. Including seafood like tuna or salmon, whole grains, fruits and vegetables, and lean proteins such as chicken and fish to your diet can reduce your risk of developing heart disease.
4. Manage stress - Stress is another factor that causes you to have poor heart health. To prevent the damaging effect that stress can have on your heart, exercising is what you should do. This is because when you exercise, you release endorphins (brain chemicals that trigger a feel-good feeling in your body), which help in improving your physical and mental makeup. Additionally, exercising has also been found to reduce your chances of dying from a heart attack.
5. Quit smoking - Research reveals that smoking raises your chance of getting heart disease by about 2-4 times. It causes plaque (fatty deposits) to accumulate and harden in your arteries, making your heart to exert itself harder than normal. By kicking the habit, you reduce the strain that is caused to your lungs, thereby to your heart.
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Hi, I am here to ask something for my friend. She has been suffering from chest pain and palpitations from almost 1 month. Since two weeks she started having fever as well. Moreover, she has lost her appetite, has weakness, suffering from headache. Apart from that her entire body is in pain; even the muscles and nerves aren't doing great. Every fibre of body is in pain. She even had bleeding nose few days back. Even discovered some rashes, rather swollen thick skin at places. She had high BP in the beginning of month but it's low as of now. Visited few doctors, went for some tests as well. The cardiologist went ahead ecg/ echo and the reports are normal. Even the doc suggested to have widal test for diagnosing typhoid which is negative. ESR is 65 mm/hr as per blood report. Neurophils are 73 which is out of range as far as I can see. We are not able to figure out what exactly the problem is. It has been long she is suffering. It would be great if you guys please help me.
I have constant pain in my heart followed by anxiety. I am sure it's not gaseous because I don't have any issue regarding my digestive system. Please help me out.
High blood pressure or hypertension is a condition caused when the force of the blood against the arterial walls exceeds drastically than what it normally is. A blood pressure reading exceeding 140/90 over a prolonged period of time is considered to be ‘high blood pressure’ or diagnosed as ‘hypertension’.
What is Diabetes?
Diabetes is characterized by extremely high levels of blood glucose (blood sugar) in the body, either due to the insufficient secretion of insulin by the pancreas or reduced sensitivity of the body to insulin. This makes your body unable to break down the sugars. At first glance, these two conditions seem completely unrelated, but, according to certain studies, the two conditions do have similar outcomes and could be inter-dependent.
According to the American Diabetes Association, the combination of hypertension and type 2 diabetes is particularly lethal and can significantly raise a person's risk of having a heart attack or stroke. Having type 2 diabetes and high blood pressure also increases your chances of developing other diabetes-related diseases, such as kidney disease, and retinopathy (eye blood vessels), which may cause blindness. There is substantial overlap between diabetes and hypertension, reflecting substantial overlap in their etiology and disease mechanisms. Genetic structure, Obesity, inflammation, oxidative stress, and insulin resistance are thought to be the common pathways. A prospective cohort study in the United States reported that type 2 diabetes mellitus was almost 2.5 times as likely to develop in subjects with hypertension as in subjects with normal blood pressure.
In the Hong Kong Cardiovascular Risk Factor Prevalence Study, only 42% of people with diabetes had normal blood pressure and only 56% of people with hypertension had normal glucose tolerance. There are many minor lifestyle changes that can lower your blood pressure and blood sugar. A brisk walk for 30 to 40 minutes every day, or any aerobic activity can make your heart healthier. In addition to lowering blood pressure and blood sugar, physical activity can strengthen the heart muscle and may reduce arterial stiffness. You may need minor modifications in your diet like, cutting out sugar salt, high-fat meats etc. You can take several servings of vegetables, low-fat dairy products, leans meats and fish or meat substitutes, fruits, whole (not processed) foods, whole-grain pastas, breads, and brown rice etc. While some people can improve their type 2 diabetes and hypertension with lifestyle changes, most require medication.
Depending on their overall health, some people may need more than one medication to reduce their risk. Consult your doctor to choose best possible medicines for your diabetes and / or blood pressure control.
I am 44 years old man and I have dizziness and seems to be moving while standing for few minutes for last one month. I took lipid profile test on 11/07/2015 and result is as follows: cholesterol 150 mg/dl, trigliceride 258 mg/dl, hdl 42, ldl 56.4, vl dl 51.6. What will be the possible problem and disease? what are the vegetables to take and to avoid please advice.
"Up until now it has been assumed that high blood pressure subsides after pregnancy, and there was no structured follow?up of the women who experienced it.
Hypertensive disorders are common in pregnancy, affecting 2% to 35% of all pregnancies, and ranking among the leading causes of maternal and perinatal morbidity and mortality worldwide. Preeclampsia or gestational hypertension associated with proteinuria is particularly linked with an increased risk for adverse pregnancy outcomes for both the mother and the fetus.