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Dr. Prasad M Bhat

Cardiologist, Bangalore

Dr. Prasad M Bhat Cardiologist, Bangalore
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Hello and thank you for visiting my Lybrate profile! I want to let you know that here at my office my staff and I will do our best to make you comfortable. I strongly believe in ethics; a......more
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Dr. Prasad M Bhat is one of the best Cardiologists in Sanjay Nagar, Bangalore. He is currently practising at RMV Hospital in Sanjay Nagar, Bangalore. Book an appointment online with Dr. Prasad M Bhat and consult privately on Lybrate.com.

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Mere papa ko high blood presure hai kareeb 174bp unka bp control me laane ke liye kya karu.

MD - Consultant Physician
Cardiologist, Kolkata
Mere papa ko high blood presure hai kareeb 174bp  unka  bp control me laane ke liye kya karu.
Diet salt restriction, exercise walking or freehand and regular medicine khane ke bolie. Koi anxiety nahi rahena chahie. Rat mein thikse nind ana chahei.
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I am 56 years male having b. P 160/120 (hyper tension) and sugar 100-140. Taking tablets for 14 years. Presently I am feel tired of continuing my job. What is your advise?

MBBS, CCEBDM, Diploma in Diabetology
Endocrinologist, Hubli-Dharwad
I am 56 years male having b. P 160/120 (hyper tension) and sugar 100-140. Taking tablets for 14 years. Presently I am...
Since you have both essential hypertension and t2dm, this itself can make you feel tired, unless both conditions are in control. Your bp is high, it should ideally be 130/80. You have not mentioned hba1c level which tell about long term control of blood sugars. I also want to know medications taken and amount of exercise that you are doing. Your bmi is 27.14kg/m2 which is high (normal 23kg/m2). Plus do you use tobacco in any form and alcohol also. Please give this information which will help me advise you better.
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I m suffering stomachache and chest pain from last few months, whenever I eat something spicy. Please need some guidance that is I m suffering from any severe diseases or this is common.

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
I m suffering stomachache and chest pain from last few months, whenever I eat something spicy. Please need some guida...
It could be due to hyperacidity 1. Take bland diet, Avoid foods which cause acidity like spicy, oily, fatty and junk foods, onion, garlic, citrus fruit like orange grape, lemon, tomato, cucumber, raddish, vinegar, pickle etc 2. Have proper Breakfast, Don’t skip or postpone your meal, Take home made food, Avoid food and water from outside, 3. Eat food slowly, don’t rush, take smaller meals at frequent intervals like 5-6 meals per day, and don't overeat. Limit fluid intake during meal4. Drink plenty of water (8-10 glass daily). Take your meal regularly and timely. Avoid fasting, Don’t skip your breakfast. 5. Stop smoking, consumption of alcohol and tobacco, excess tea or coffee, carbonated drinks if you are having,6. Avoid stress, have adequate rest, sleep for 7-8 hours daily in night, go for regular exercise, practice yoga/meditation 7. Take one tablet of pan40 in the morning before breakfast daily for few days. 8. Consult me for further advice.
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I have blood pressure more than the normal rate. The same started just before two months. What I can do for reducing bp.

BHMS
Homeopath, Gandhinagar
I have blood pressure more than the normal rate. The same started just before two months. What I can do for reducing bp.
Hello, avoid salty, sweet and fried food, along with that do pranayam specially anulomb vilom. Avoid taking water after eating for 1hour. Drink small amount of water at small interval. Homoeopathic medicine rauwalfia q can help you but dose can be decided according to how much pressure is high.
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What Is Angina?

MBBS, PG Diploma in Clinical Cardiology
Cardiologist, Gurgaon
What Is Angina?

It is true that most people are aware of the fact that ‘angina’ is a term which has something or the other to do with the heart. That being said, very few would be able to answer a question regarding what exactly it is, in a satisfactory manner. So would it not make sense to know more about it and become one of the few?

The term is derived from the ancient language of Latin and refers to a tightness that is felt or a squeezing of the chest. This happens when there is not enough oxygen-rich blood which is reaching the area of the heart muscle. While many people think that angina is a disease, it is actually not true to think that it is! As a matter of fact, it is a symptom of coronary artery disease. It is this disease which is the most common disease which affects the heart.

But why exactly does a person experience angina? Well, the lack of blood which is rich in oxygen occurs when it so happens that the coronary arteries become narrower than they normally should be. This generally happens due to the build-up of plaque. The condition in which this happens is known as atherosclerosis.

When it comes to the sort of people who are at a higher risk of developing angina, it can be said that those who smoke tobacco really do increase their risk, as do those who are overweight or obese and have other lifestyle diseases such as diabetes.

In order to avoid angina, the most important thing a person can possibly control is his or her lifestyle. In fact, a lot of the risk factors related to angina are attributable to the lifestyle a person chooses to lead. Cholesterol levels can be controlled if a person puts enough attention and effort in. Also, avoiding a lifestyle that is sedentary by exercise can not only help with cutting the risk of angina but also the risks of other conditions such as high blood pressure. It is ironic that high blood pressure is one of the potential signals of angina!

It is to be noted that while most people just call angina as it is, there are various types-

  1. Stable angina is when the heart is working harder than usual and medicine helps improve this.

  2. Unstable angina occurs even at rest and is unpredictable. It may also be a signal of a coming heart attack.

  3. Variant and microvascular angina is relievable by medicine and is generally rare. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a Cardiologist.

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I'm 25 years female. In my cholesterol report before few years showed that, total cholesterol - 123mg, LDL - 67, HDL - 37, triglycerides- 60. Although I'm over weight, with lower cholesterol. What should I do now? I'm confused. Please help me doc.

Diploma in Cardiology
Cardiologist, Kathua
I'm 25 years female. In my cholesterol report before few years showed that, total cholesterol - 123mg, LDL - 67, HDL ...
Lybrate-user here you submitted your weight 50 kg with height of 167 cm. You r not overweighted. Just relax. Enjoy the life.
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Sir my father is suffering from high bp of 160/90 and he eats "starpress-xl 25" tablet since 5 years please tell me whether this tablet is enough or he used to eat more power tablet please tell me in detail.

BHMS
Homeopath, Secunderabad
Sir my father is suffering from high bp of 160/90 and he eats "starpress-xl 25" tablet since 5 years please tell me w...
It's just a matter of reviewing his case at frequent intervals and achieving an ideal BP ( or to at least bring it to 130/90 and not more than that. ) Keep checking the BP at different times ( morning and night ) and be in touch with the doctor. Let the doctor decide the treatment part. The other health parameters should also be checked along with some investigations. Your father should adapt a very healthy lifestyle ( including a healthy attitude - leading a stress-free life ). He can learn Yoga ( including pranayam and meditation) so that the quality of life improves which will reflect in his BP coming down naturally. You can also include homeopathy as it is very effective and yet gentle on all age groups and brings back a natural harmony in the mind-body complex.
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If my friend takes tension his heart beat thumbs in a loud so suggest him how to avoid tht thing?

MBBS, M.S, M. Ch, F.I.A.C.S
Cardiologist, Chennai
If my friend takes tension his heart beat thumbs in a loud so suggest him how to avoid tht thing?
He needs to be examined by a doctor. He will then need ecg, echo. Once the cause for the fast heart beat is determined treatment can begin. Meanwhile stop smoking, less coffee and meditation will help. Avoid redbull drink.
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From last few days I unable to feel my heartbeat in my chest (feeling like heart is missing from my body) but when I put my hand on my cheat everything feels fine. As well as I unable feel my emotions like fear, happiness, sad. And other emotions. I am just 19 year college going student. Pls give me suggestions what is happing in my body.

General Physician, Lucknow
From last few days I unable to feel my heartbeat in my chest (feeling like heart is missing from my body) but when I ...
You seem to have anxiety which is pretty normal for an aspiring person. Pay proper attention to what you do, don't think of outcomes, results, others approval, any other fear at the time of task. Limit caffeine intake. Avoid alcohol. Regular exercise. Continue with meditation. If you arer having weight loss, lack of sleep, do consult a physcian.
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I am suffering from polyurination in night only my BP and Sugar is in control. I have to go to bathroom every 100 minutes in night. There was swelling on foot which has reduced considerably. I am taking goksharadi goggle two tablets twice a day. Please inform me the treatment for it. Thanks.

Diploma in Diabetology, MBBS
Endocrinologist, Mumbai
I am suffering from polyurination in night only my BP and Sugar is in control.
I have to go to bathroom every 100 min...
You can do a sonography of the abdomen along with kidney, & urinary bladder to find out the cause. If your room is very cold in the night, then also you may need to visit the toilet often.
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I am 48 years old male some time my heartbeat became so fast in the night and as well as in morning also I never had liquor and tobacco what happened please advice me about this.

Diploma in Obstetrics & Gynaecology, MBBS
General Physician, Delhi
I am 48 years old male some time my heartbeat became so fast in the night and as well as in morning also I never had ...
At 48 you should get a cardiac profile done plus Thyroid Profile also.Echo test and lipid profile.get back here with reports.you may not be smoking but pollution is worse than smoke of cigarettes and both are equally bad
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I'm diabetic since 32 years and on insulin, also having blood pressure for which I take 50mg Aten. Please suggest Ayurvedic prescription ?

Practical Course in Diabetology, POST GRADUATE COURSE IN DIABETOLOGY, MBBS
Endocrinologist, Jammu
Aten is usually avoided in diabetes,because it masks symptoms of hypoglycaemia, unless you have ischemic heart disease. Abanna is brand from Himalaya which is used in Ayurveda.
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I am suffering from dry cough I chest pains while cough please suggest what to do.

BAMS
Ayurveda, Bangalore
I am suffering from dry cough I chest pains while cough please suggest what to do.
Hi, Take 1 tsf of Yastimadhu churna with honey thrice daily for 8 -10 days and Swasatone Lehya 1 tsf followed by milk twice daily. Khadiradi Vati 1 tab. Can be chewed 3 – 4 times a day to get relief from throat irritation.
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Good evening doctor my husband takes envas 5mg for hypertension has h1c-11.3 has been prescribed volix 0.3. What is volix for doctor? thanks for your time doctor.

MBBS, CCEBDM, Diploma in Diabetology
Endocrinologist, Hubli-Dharwad
Good evening doctor my husband takes envas 5mg for hypertension has h1c-11.3 has been prescribed volix 0.3. What is v...
Madam, it appears he has uncontrolled diabetes (hba1c 11.3%). Volix is voglibose a drug given to slow down glucose absorption following a meal. It helps in reducing after food rise blood glucose level. However, his treatment for diabetes is not adequate, needs to be changed. In good controlled diabetes hba1c level is around 6.5%
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Hello doctor my age is just 23 and I have different BP in my both hand right one higher nearly 150 and also I checked my bpm which is above 95 from last one year, and always feel tired and it's really hard to sleep at night please help me.

MBBS, DMRD, MD - Radio Diagnosis, FIIM(Ayurved), D.SC, Post Doctoral Fellowship of Institute of Indian Medicine, Ph.D
Non-Invasive Conservative Cardiac Care Specialist, Ahmednagar
Hello doctor my age is just 23 and I have different BP in my both hand right one higher nearly 150 and also I checked...
Dear Please get BP in both arms checked by doctor at same time. Let us know figures. Then we will guide you. Vm.
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I feel pain some time left side in chest, I have tryglisride problem. I take atrovastin tablet. Give me some suggestions.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
I feel pain some time left side in chest, I have tryglisride problem. I take atrovastin tablet. Give me some suggesti...
For pain take tablet paracetamol 650 mg and get a stress test done and Get your vital parameters of the body checked from a nearby doctor and revert back with findings
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For last 20 years my cholesterol level is around 260. But I have very good health otherwise. It seems we all three brothers have same condition. Can you explain on this ?

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine Specialist, Faridabad
For last 20 years my cholesterol level is around 260. But I have very good health otherwise. It seems we all three br...
Hello dear patient. 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 flax oil, omega-3 fatty meal or cap., take .green veg., whole grain.garlic,. Take anti cholesterol medicines .
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My grandfather is patient of heart. He take medicines daily. So my que is can he eat boiled black chole (chana? If yes, then how much and after how many time?

Diploma in Obstetrics & Gynaecology, MBBS
General Physician, Delhi
My grandfather is patient of heart. He take medicines daily. So my que is can he eat boiled black chole (chana? If ye...
Yes he can eat if his constitution to digest is good. Black chane is a good source of veg protein but with age, food pipe gets distended due to certain heavy foods including beans and chane. Take care & you can give him soup everyday of black chane soaked overnight, cooked with ginger, garlic, heeng on low fire.
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How to Diagnose and Manage Acute Coronary Syndrome

DM Cardiology
Cardiologist, Delhi
How to Diagnose and Manage Acute Coronary Syndrome

The word acute coronary syndrome refers to a group of symptoms that are caused by blockage of the blood flow to the heart muscles.  The most common result of this is myocardial infarction or heart attack as it is popularly called. Reduced blood flow leads to death of some portion of the heart muscle wall. While the word heart attack sounds almost fatal, it need not be the case. Knowing how to identify an attack and being aware of some simple measures can help save lives. 

Symptoms
The tell tale signs of a heart attack are as follows:

  • Chest pain and discomfort usually described as a tightness or burning in the chest region
  • Pain along the left side of the shoulder and neck, going up into the jaw, down to the arm
  • Nausea and vomiting 
  • Profuse sweating 
  • Difficulty breathing 
  • Dizzy or fuzzy feeling 
  • Tired, extreme fatigue
  • Anxious, apprehensive feeling 

However, be also aware that there are a lot of people who experience a silent heart attack. Women, obese, elderly, and diabetic patients can have silent attacks and depending on severity, either they go on with life as usual or can have a fatal attack.

Diagnosis
Once you are doubtful of a heart attack, the next step is to reach the closest medical facility for a diagnosis.  In addition to a detailed examination and history, the following two tests will be performed.

  1. Electrocardiogram (ECG): A 12-lead ECG will measure electrical activity of the heart and identify irregular electrical activity, which is indicative of a myocardial infarction.
  2. Blood tests:  Presence of certain enzymes in the blood, CK-MB and troponin are indicative of a heart attack.  A complete electrolyte profile also will be done, and increase or decrease of some electrolytes is helpful in diagnosing a heart attack.
  3. In addition to these two, chest radiography, cardiac angiography, echocardiogram, stress test, and computed coronary tomography may also be required to confirm the diagnosis.

Management
Once diagnosed, the first step would be to relieve the symptoms, negate the effects of reduced blood flow, and restore cardiac function. 

  1. Dissolve the clot: Using thrombolytics like clopidogrel 
  2. Nitroglycerin: To dilate the blood vessels and improve blood flow, especially to the heart muscles
  3. Anticoagulant therapy: Blood thinners are usually used to avoid blood clot formation; aspirin and heparin are the most commonly used agents.
  4. Drug therapy: Blood pressure maintaining drugs like beta blockers and/or angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors are also used
  5. Use of Statins: Statins are used to reduce the amount of cholesterol in the blood and stabilize plaque deposits.

In very severe cases, angioplasty and stenting or coronary bypass surgery may be required. Educating people on how to identify a heart attack and manage it is very useful and can help save lives.

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