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Dr. Prashant Rai B.

Cardiologist, Bangalore

Dr. Prashant Rai B. Cardiologist, Bangalore
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Dr. Prashant Rai B. is a trusted Cardiologist in Kodihalli, Bangalore. You can consult Dr. Prashant Rai B. at Manipal Hospital in Kodihalli, Bangalore. Book an appointment online with Dr. Prashant Rai B. and consult privately on Lybrate.com.

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I am 24 yrs old girl working in an it firm. I am having backpain and chest pain. Also my hair fall has increased from last few days. What should I do?

Advanced Aesthetics
Ayurveda, Gulbarga
Ur suffering from indigestion also. You take ayurvedic medicines chandraprabha vati and shallaki tab and manoll syrup for 1month and consult me.
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I am prescribed 10 mg of rosuvastatin. I saw on TV that new medicine has come for High Triglycerides &High HDL. Which one r those &has it been in India. Medicine introduced by Indian co.

MD - Alternate Medicine, BHMS
Homeopath, Surat
I am prescribed 10 mg of rosuvastatin. I saw on TV that new medicine has come for High Triglycerides &High HDL. Which...
Though the new medicines have been arrived, please do not go for that unless and untill your physician prescribes you on medical basis with permission of WHO. Do not risk your life with such new outcomings. Take care :)
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I am using tablet Serolem 50 /5 for BP management but there are two type of medicines in market, one with Ramipril another without Ramipril....what to use and why.

Fellowship in Advanced Coronary Intervention, DM - Cardiology, MD - Internal Medicine, MBBS
Cardiologist, Gurgaon
Seloram is a combination of Ramipril and metoprolol. You can take any brand as long as the salts are same
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I had a problem of heart tightness 6 months before than I gone to hospital and I did ever testing according to doctor when the report came ever report is normal sugar no thyroid no BP is 160 to 190 but my TMT report showed positive and the doctor said to do angiogram I did and the report got normal doctor told it would be gastric problem and send me to home after one month gone my problem same than I got to a heart specialist hi told me that it would be IHD so he treat me for 3 months than igot relief of pain than I left the tablets after 3 months now after 2 months the pain is started but not so much and my left shoulder tightness started when it happens my one finger in left arm atomically shake so tell me what to do.

M.B.B.S. , PG Diploma In Clinical Cardiology
Cardiologist, Delhi
I had a problem of heart tightness 6 months before than I gone to hospital and I did ever testing according to doctor...
Hi dear angiography is a gold standard test to diagnose blockage in heart but accuracy depends on Dr. to Dr. the amount of dye the doctor is using the clearity of shots he is getting sham angiography on low quality set ups are done in many small town they charge very less but recordings are very poor as you are relieved by cardiac medication I would like to see your angiography reports Dr. would have also given you cd of your angiography there is a second entoity called prizemental angina caused due to spasm in arteries ,if it is not blockage in your case then it can be prizemental angina also but I have to see details of your angiogram before making comment pls do tell angio was done at which centre in which city tx.
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My father has high BP problem. What should I do for that. What precautions I should do specially in winter.

M.B.B.S. , PG Diploma In Clinical Cardiology
Cardiologist, Delhi
My father has high BP problem. What should I do for that. What precautions I should do specially in winter.
Non-pharmacological management of hypertension is indicated in individuals who are prehypertensive. Prehypertension is systolic blood pressure between 120 to 139 mmHg and diastolic blood pressure between 80 to 89 mmHg. These patients should be trying with lifestyle modification for at least three moonths before starting medications. Great importance is being given to lifestyle modifications, because of definite benefits observed in patients who follow this. Lifestyle changes have advantages not only in the control of hypertension, but also in the management of dyslipidemia and diabetes. In a prehypertensive individual, the following things have to be taken care of: 1) Tobacco: While the major effects of tobacco are in the development of atherosclerotic heart disease, its role in the management of hypertension cannot be forgotten. The pressure effect of tobacco is so strong that the blood pressure comes down immediately after stoppage of smoking. Tobacco is one of the agents that induce clustering of risk factors. 2) Body weight: Lowering of excess body weight can lower blood pressure. In one of the studies, it was found that decrease of 1 kg of body weight is associated with an average fall of 1.6 mmHg. Indeed, in many instances, it would be possible to discontinue medications after effective weight control. 3) Dietary Sodium: Restriction of dietary sodium is one of the most useful methods of controlling hypertension. This fact should be emphasized, because of the increasing use of fast foods, which have high salt content. It is admitted that it cannot be achieved easily. Norman Kaplan, a renowned cardiologist, gives the following practical suggestions. Do not add salt during cooking or at the table. Sodium consumption should be less than 1500 mg per day, an average individual consumes 8 to 10 times more sodium than required. If salt is desired, add half sodium and half potassium chloride preparations. Avoid fast foods. Be careful about the sodium content of some medications and specifically read the labels indicating sodium content in your food. 4) Alcohol: Alcohol consumption of more than 30 mL of ethanol is found to increase blood pressure. Hence, moderation is recommended. One of the major hazards of drinking is the usual associated consumption of high salt savories, which is an unseen source of salt. Instead, use less salted food. 5) Exercise: Regular physical exercise has been found to induce reduction in blood pressure. Strenuous exercise should be done 45 minutes a day for at least six days a week. 6) Relaxation techniques: if still not controlled in 3 months add a mild antihypertensive like beta blocker or calcium channel blocker.
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Iam 29 I have high blood pressure, my ecg and cholesterol level is normal, what is the reason to high blood pressure 150.110.

PG Diploma in Emergency Medicine Services (PGDEMS), Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), MD - Alternate Medicine
Ayurveda, Ghaziabad
Iam 29 I have high blood pressure, my ecg and cholesterol level is normal, what is the reason to high blood pressure ...
There may be any cause for your high nlood pressure Obstructive sleep apnea Kidney problems Adrenal gland tumors Thyroid problems Certain defects in blood vessels you're born with (congenital) Certain medications, such as birth control pills, cold remedies, decongestants, over-the-counter pain relievers and some prescription drugs Illegal drugs, such as cocaine and amphetamines Alcohol abuse or chronic alcohol use
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I am 28 years old and I'm felling pain in my chest so please kindly give a solution thanks you.

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
I am 28 years old and I'm felling pain in my chest so please kindly give a solution thanks you.
) chest pain causes 1. Heart disease 2. Stress, anxiety 3. Lack of exercise 4. Sedentary life style 5. Obesity (over weight) 6. Smoking, tobacco and alcohol consumption 7. Excess oily, fatty, cholesterol rich diet, junk food 8. Hyperacidity, musculr pain 9. Heredity and genetic factor prevention follow the advice given below 1. Avoid stress and strain 2. Do regular exercise, yoga, meditation, deep breathing exercise like pranayama etc. It will calm your mind, control your emotion and relieve stress 3 avoid alcohol, smoking and tobacco consumption. 4. Take bland diet, avoid spicy, oily, fatty and junk food 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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Im 24 years old im a bit fatty. I need to lose my weight. I doubt im having thyroid problem or cholesterol. I never tested in lab. I need to test. If my weight is not reducing and if I become more fatty what should I do I mean what treatment I need?

MD - Alternate Medicine, Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Mohali
Im 24 years old im a bit fatty. I need to lose my weight. I doubt im having thyroid problem or cholesterol. I never t...
You can follow some tips in daily routine. 1. After every meal, drink 1 cup boiling water with spoon sip by sip. After half an hour you have taken meal do this daily. 2. Try to avoid eating heavy food after 7 pm. As it takes time to digest heavy food. 3. Drink 1 glass water half an hour before meal. 4. Try to do some exercise. Yoga and meditation are very good in losing weight and maintaining it also. Yoga asanas you can do - manduk asana - sarwang asana - setubal asana - pawan mukht asana pranayama -anulom vilom -deep breathing - kapal bhati other exercises -crunches -cycling -leg rotation.
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In between the chest sometimes left side and sometimes right side of the chest I have pain please suggest me. What I do?

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
In between the chest sometimes left side and sometimes right side of the chest I have pain please suggest me. What I do?
Dear Lybrateuser, -At your age chest pain could be due to acidity, stress & anxiety -avoid spicy, fried & junk food, have fresh homemade food, do not skip meals, have meals at fixed timings, have dinner 2-3 hrs before bedtime, do not lye down immediately after meals, chew your food well -have 8-10 glasses of water for proper digestion -take syrup gelusil, 2 teaspoonful half an hour after every meal -to relieve anxiety & stress do regular exercise like walking, jogging, also do yoga & deep breathing for 5-10 min daily -limit intake of tea/coffee to 1-2 cups per day -if not much relief then consult a doctor.
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I am 23 year old. I getting pain in chest ribs. Pain is only when I press or stretch my chest. My x ray reports are normal. I have no breathing problem.

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine Specialist, Faridabad
I am 23 year old. I getting pain in chest ribs. Pain is only when I press or stretch my chest. My x ray reports are n...
it may be muscular pain. apply volini gel twice a day on chest. take tab. voveran 100 mg sos. avoid oily, fatty foods.
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My mother is 45 years old suffering from thyroid, she take eltroxin 75 mg daily, chlorestrol in blood n hypertension she always get hyper n angry mood please suggest me cure.

MBBS, CCEBDM, Diploma in Diabetology
Endocrinologist, Hubli-Dharwad
My mother is 45 years old suffering from thyroid, she take eltroxin 75 mg daily, chlorestrol in blood n hypertension ...
A person becoming "hyper and angry" has no direct relationship to either high blood pressure or thyroid related disease. It is just the nature of the person. Only thing one has to do is make him/her learn to relax and avoid reacting immediately. If she is on treatment for hypothyroidism then TSH should be maintained between 3 to 4 mU/L, then only all the symptoms are in check. Similarly BP should be maintained 120 -130 / 70 - 80 mm Hg. Since no current readings have been mentioned, the above levels are suggested. Thanks.
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Can one find the percentage of artery blocked for heart in CT angiography and accordingly till how much percentage blocked can b treated with medicines and lifestyle change and diet. As I do not want to go for invasive angiography and angioplasty. Pls advise. And what one can find in 2D echo cardiogram.

MD-Ayurveda, Basic Life Support (B.L.S), Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Ahmednagar
Can one find the percentage of artery blocked for heart in CT angiography and accordingly till how much percentage bl...
CT angio has its own limitation and can not b replaced by angiography . ( as percentage of blockage can only b ruled out in angiography and DM patients are on more risk of blockages) 2 d echo and stress test indicates whether you must go for angiogram or no need of it if your heart function well. so send reports of your 2 d echo and stress test to help you.
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My pressure is low. How I do? I walk 1km per day. Eating salt less food how much possible. But my figure is seriously thin ar week and some eye problem is detected few days ago.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Gurgaon
My pressure is low. How I do? I walk 1km per day. Eating salt less food how much possible. But my figure is seriously...
Lybrate-user, I feel that you are very weak. You have to follow very healthy diet with good diet plan. First of all start your day with fruits, in breakfast you can eat chapati with gud and vegetables or you can take prantha also. Take sprouts at12 noon. In lunch you should take a full plate of complete nutritional food. Take proper rest in after noon after meal. In evng drink 1 glass of milk regularly. Do regular exercise in morning as well as in evng. In dinner est rice wid daal and 1 or 2 chapati with seasonal green vegetables.
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Dry cough n chest pain from middle to left. I.e from middle to heart what to do please tell.

DHMS (Hons.)
Homeopath, Patna
Dry cough n chest pain from middle to left. I.e from middle to heart what to do please tell.
Hello, you should drink lukewarm water. •Gargle, twice with hot saline water. •Tk, steam, twice. •Avoid, cold intake, exposure to cold climate, dust, smoke, junk food ,nicotine.•tk, homoeopathic medicine: @ Bryonia alb. 30-6 pills, thrice. @ Heper sulphur 30-6 pills, thrice. Go for meditation to charge your body and lungs with plenty of Oxygen  in order to clear nasal passage. •Report wkly, your feedback matters for further follow up,  please. Tk,  care.
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Hello I am a 26 year old male I get tired real quick and y heart starts beating on a very high rate even if I make a sudden quick movement. I do smoke cigarettes about 5 sticks daily.

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist, Bangalore
Hello I am a 26 year old male I get tired real quick and y heart starts beating on a very high rate even if I make a ...
You need to quit immediately. It is not that the quantity of cigarettes is much but it seems that your constitution does not agree with tobacco smoke. So to quit take the following measures: You have to quit cold turkey because the body and mind will torture you endlessly while attempting a reduction in smoking. The tobacco tar in cigarette smoke lines your lung with huge patches that make that portion dysfunctional. Your oxygen carrying capacity is jeopardized, and breathing is impinged on. But don’t be discouraged because it is not too late even now to reverse all the ill-effects of smoking. I don’t know what other organs could be damaged but do go for a thorough medical check-up to assess the effects of your abuse. Regarding improving your lungs, do a lot of aerobic exercise breathing through your nostrils only. Then there are a lot of deep breathing exercises in Yoga which you can learn too. Deep breathing cleanses your system and lungs and restores it to good health. Deep breathing uses the 80% of the lungs which are not normally used in normal breathing and even when exerting yourself. The greatest effect is in the lungs because this substance is processed through the respiratory system directly through the lung surface. When quitting, you must take one day at a time; though you must give up all smoking at once, and promptly. If you look too far ahead you will get discouraged and will give up. If you sit and count the number of days you have given up, that will also focus too much on achievement. You must focus on the here and now, on that day to be precise. After all quitting is not that easy due to many factors. So even if you fail one day, you must try and try again. Very few people succeed in their first attempt. Your persistence will eventually pay off. The urge to discontinue is hampered by many factors but the worst of them is the conditioning. In fact, these conditions can exist all through the day, unlike other addictions. But your desire to want to stop is the most important factor. It is important to find out about the ill-effects of smoking to have a reason that alarms you about continuing the habit. The information is really scary but true and you must remind yourself about this every day. The nicotine in tobacco smoke stimulates the heartbeat to raise the blood pressure in no time at all. So you must avoid it like the plague: it is just very bad medicine for you. In fact, it is highly toxic too. You will need to stop smoking or consuming any tobacco related items with immediate effect. You should start vigorous exercises, gradually increasing it over a period of time. Do deep breathing exercises every time you feel like smoking (try Yoga), and replace the oral urge with some healthy food substitute to satiate the need. You may also take hard candy or chew gum. If the urge is too strong, then use nicotine gums and nicotine patches, for a little while until the smoking drive reduces, substantially. You may also join Smokers Anonymous in your city where the support is really extraordinary for like-minded people who are also in the same situation. Keep yourself occupied or engaged with interesting activities during the times when it is most tempting. Keep the company of non-smokers for some time i.e. At least for the first 21 days. Above all announce it to everyone that you have quit smoking. Here’s a piece of very good advice: even if you accidentally/willfully take a cigarette, it is not the end of the world – you can start the cessation all over again. You must persevere with the best support until you defeat this addiction. Counseling is very useful in the initial stages and when temptations are at their highest. You could also join twitter2quit program and enjoy its success to give up smoking.
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I am having a severe pain in my mid stomach above my naval from past three days only at night. And today I am having burning sensation in my heart. Pls guide me.

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
I am having a severe pain in my mid stomach above my naval from past three days only at night. And today I am having ...
It could be due to hyper acidity 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 physician for further advice.
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Male 42 years I have hyperlipidemia my total cholesterol is within limit take fenofibrate 160mg daily do I have to take it whole life or I have some alternate whenever I discontinue it my triglycerides shoots upto 450.

Diploma in Cardiology
General Physician, Kolkata
Male 42 years I have hyperlipidemia my total cholesterol is within limit take fenofibrate 160mg daily do I have to ta...
Don't discontinue, go on with same medicine, with the same dose & try to change your diet, take fat free, salt restricted, high fiber diet, check your lipid profile every month, when your cholesterol & triglyceride will come down, then reduce the dose in consultation with a cardiologist. Last but not the least, regular exercise is essential.
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Mam I am having back problem always in my chest and play mam suggest me some thing for this?

FRHS, Ph.D Neuro , MPT - Neurology Physiotherapy, D.Sp.Med, DPHM (Health Management ), BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist, Chennai
Mam I am having back problem always in my chest and play mam suggest me some thing for this?
Do take spinal extension exercise from neuro physiotherapist and breathing exercises use firm hard and even mattress for sleep best wishes.
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Hello. Since the past one week, I have been having a recurring breathing difficulty specifically at night. It has happened 2-3 times in a week. I get an alarming feeling of breathlessness and feel uneasiness and pain the the chest area. The pain feels like a muscular one that happens if I move my neck and hand muscles. The loss of breath may last for some seconds or less than a second but the inability to take a deep breaths could last for hours.  Could you please help me in figuring out the causes and treatment? Thank you.

MD, Fellowship in Intergrative Medicine, MBBS
Integrated Medicine Specialist, Kochi
It is difficult to figure out the cause just with the history given. Go to your Dr. and get a cbc blood work, chest x ray and an ECG just for ruling out any structural disease .There is no need to panic. More details needed like stress levels at home / work / college etc. I hope you are sleeping well on a comfortable bed and properly positioned body. Do not watch any scary movies before going to bed. All these symptoms may be part of an anxiety problem also.
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