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Dr. Ravindranath Reddy

Cardiologist, Bangalore

Dr. Ravindranath Reddy Cardiologist, Bangalore
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Dr. Ravindranath Reddy is a popular Cardiologist in Banashankari, Bangalore. You can meet Dr. Ravindranath Reddy personally at Radhakrishna Multispeciality Hospital(Gastroenterologist) in Banashankari, Bangalore. Save your time and book an appointment online with Dr. Ravindranath Reddy on Lybrate.com.

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My mom's age is 52 years. And she have bp problem. But since yesterday she is suffering from vertigo. I mean juice hi uthte hai thoda sa chakkar aata hai. Koi kaam krte time b thoda chakkar aata hai. Right now she is not willing to see doctor. So can you please suggest me some good medicine to get rid of vertigo?

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
My mom's age is 52 years. And she have bp problem. But since yesterday she is suffering from vertigo. I mean juice hi...
BP can be one of the reason for vertigo.So please make sure that her BP is normal and if BP is normal then you can start with following homoeopathic medicine CONIUM MAC 30 ( SBL Drink 2 drops direct on tongue every 1-2 hrly till vertigo is normal.
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My blood pressure is High. My age is 42. How can I control my blood pressure? What is the solution to make it normal?

BAMS
Ayurveda, Ambala
My blood pressure is High. My age is 42. How can I control my blood pressure? What is the solution to make it normal?
To control or maintan BP lybrate-user there are some instructions are given below: •Do not take salt in high amount or try to avoid it because high sodium level increase BP. • Eat less amount of pickle and fast food, fast food contain high sodium. • Avoid drinking alcohol and smoking. • Take less amount of coffee and tea both increase BP. • Drink 8 to 10 glass of water daily. • Do exercise daily, jogging and long walk. Start exercise daily 5 to 10 minutes, increase time of exercise slowly. • Take 6 to 8 hrs of sleep daily. Do not take too much stress. • Do long breathing pranayams daily for 10 - 15 minutes. It will reduce your stress level in your body. • Avoid taking too much fat foods such as butter, cheese, ghee. • Eat healthy diet such as green leafy vegetables, fruits. Eat an apple daily.
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Hlo Doctors. I think my cholesterol level is increasing. What exactly increasing cholesterol mean? How dangerous it can be? I think it has just started. Can it be cured completely without permanent medicine? My age is just 21. I am 6'1. My weight is 101kg.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
Hlo Doctors. I think my cholesterol level is increasing. What exactly increasing cholesterol mean? How dangerous it c...
Total cholesterol LDL (low-density lipoprotein cholesterol, also called "bad" cholesterol) HDL (high-density lipoprotein cholesterol, also called "good" cholesterol) Triglycerides (fats carried in the blood from the food we eat. Excess calories, alcohol, or sugar in the body are converted into triglycerides and stored in fat cells throughout the body LDL cholesterol can build up on the walls of your arteries and increase your chances of getting heart disease. That is why LDL cholesterol is referred to as "bad" cholesterol. The lower your LDL cholesterol number, the lower your risk. If your LDL is 190 or more, it is considered very high. Your doctor will most likely recommend medicines in addition to making healthy lifestyle choices. After figuring your 10-year risk, your doctor will recommend a percentage by which you should try to lower your LDL level through diet, exercise, and medication if necessary. HDL Cholesterol When it comes to HDL cholesterol -- "good" cholesterol – a higher number means lower risk. This is because HDL cholesterol protects against heart disease by taking the "bad" cholesterol out of your blood and keeping it from building up in your arteries. A statin can slightly increase your HDL, as can exercise. cholesterol can usually be lowered by eating less LDL cholesterol-increasing foods and more LDL cholesterol-lowering foods, and by adopting a healthy lifestyle. The most important steps to following a healthy lifestyle are: 1. decreasing the amount of fat in your diet 2. paying special attention to the quality of fat that you eat 3. maintaining a healthy weight 4. quitting smoking 5. getting adequate exercise 6. reducing stress. All of these factors, taken together, can dramatically decrease your risk of heart disease and stroke by lowering your LDL cholesterol level and your blood pressure, and raising your HDL cholesterol.  Foods to avoid  Limit saturated fats and oils, such as butter, palm oil, and coconut oil. Instead, use soft vegetable oils, such as olive or canola oil.  Avoid trans fats or partially hydrogenated vegetable oils. These oils go through a process that makes them solid. They're found in some hard margarines, snack crackers, cookies,and chips.  Limit fatty meats such as corned beef, , ribs, steak, ground meat, hot dogs, sausage, bacon, and processed meats . Also limit organ meats like liver and kidney. Replace with skinless chicken or turkey, lean beef, pork, lamb, and fish. Try some meatless main dishes, like beans, peas, pasta, or rice.  Limit meat, poultry, and fish to no more than two servings, or 140 g, a day. Remember that a serving is about the size of a deck of playing cards.  Limit egg yolks.  Limit milk products that contain more than 1% milk fat. This includes cream, most cheeses, and nondairy coffee creamers or whipped topping (which often contain coconut or palm oils). Instead try fat-free or low-fat milk (0% to 1% fat) and low-fat cheeses.  Limit snack crackers, muffins, quick breads, croissants, and cakes made with saturated or hydrogenated fat, whole eggs, or whole milk. Try low-fat baked goods, and use any spreads or toppings lightly.  Instead of using butter or margarine on bread, try dipping it in olive oil.  Avoid fast foods like hamburgers, fries, fried chicken, and tacos. They are high in both total fat and saturated fat. When you eat out, choose broiled sandwiches or chicken without skin, salads with low-fat dressing, and foods that aren't fried. Ask the server to leave off the cheese and high-fat dressings like mayonnaise.
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I am 66, I am suffering bp not controlled amelo madcine is good but two legs are swelling. Now iam taking losar50 morning and night. My bp count is 98-170.3 months back a little stroke occured. Kindly suggest a medicne ?

General Physician (AM)
Alternative Medicine Specialist, Chandigarh
Tonicard (homeo), kali iod (biochemic) treatment is available, safe and without side effects in biochemic system of medication. Consult me in private.
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Dear sir, I am 33 years old. I am suffering from primary hypothyroidism and high blood pressure last 15 month. My esonophil count is 11 which is out of range. I have ellergic problem. Please help me.

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine Specialist, Faridabad
Dear sir, I am 33 years old. I am suffering from primary hypothyroidism and high blood pressure last 15 month. My eso...
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,. Cod liver oil. Take anti cholesterol medicines . Cap. Ecosprin gold-10 at night daily. IN HYPOTHYROIDISM:--- Deficiency of thyroxine hormone leading to sluggishness, tired feeling, weight increase, slow heart beats, intolerance to cold, swelling of legs, feet and face, difficulty in concentrating and at times in speech. Treatment for hypothyroidism is giving ' THYROXINE ' tablets. And dose are according to level of thyroid for life time. Avoid iron medicines. Avoid bad habits . Avoid stress. Some Relax during work.go walk daily.avoid oily foods,junk foods. Do Tests T3,T4,TSH EVERY 3 TO 6 MONTHS. Take plenty of water, high-carbohydrate foods such as potatoes, rice, pasta and bread. Nutrient-rich foods that improve your health may also benefit your thyroid gland, antioxidant-rich fruits and vegetables more plenty of water: Blueberries, tomatoes, bell peppers, and other foods rich in antioxidants can improve overall health and benefit the thyroid gland. Eating foods high in B vitamins, like whole grains, may also help. flax oil, Selenium: Tiny amounts of selenium are needed for enzymes that make thyroid hormones to work properly. Eating selenium-rich foods, such as sunflower seeds or Brazil nuts, can be beneficial. Tyrosine: This amino acid is used by the thyroid gland to produce T3 and T4. Taking a supplement can help, take tab. lcz for allergy.
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I have a body from last 2 days and sometimes I have a chest pain how can I recover from this. Thank you.

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
I have a body from last 2 days and sometimes I have a chest pain how can I recover from this. Thank you.
1.Take paracetamol 500mg,1 tablet as and when required after food up to a maximum of 3 tablets daily, 2.Drink plenty of water 3.Take adequate rest 4.Avod stress and anxiety 5.If no relief, consult physician
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My thyroid was high and now its in range but my cholesterol is 236 where as range is 200. Please suggest me how to reduce it?

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine Specialist, Faridabad
My thyroid was high and now its in range but my cholesterol is 236 where as range is 200. Please suggest me how to re...
continue your thyroid medicines. 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 green veg., whole grain.garlic,. Take anti cholesterol medicines .
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Even though my 3d echo reports are normal feeling heavy in centre of chest is less vitamin d12 the culprit.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
Even though my 3d echo reports are normal feeling heavy in centre of chest is less vitamin d12 the culprit.
Dear Lybrateuser, - The heaviness in centre of chest could be due to acidity or GERD - avoid spicy, fried & junk food - have 4-5 small meals rather than three large meals, chew your food well, do not skip meals, have meals on time, do not lye down for atleast an hour after meals, have dinner 2-3 hrs before bedtime, raise the pillow end by 4-5 inches for proper digestion, take a walk after meals - have 8-10 glasses of water per day - do regular exercise like walking, jogging for 20-30 min, also do yoga, deep breathing for 5-10 min daily.
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I'm 25 years old male and I have cholesterol blood presume and uric acid problem, but as I take medication for these and I have pain in my back chest and legs, I can't rotate my neck properly. My doctor said me that I have muscle spasms. My ecg that I have made several times where normal.

Homeopath, Noida
I'm 25 years old male and I have cholesterol blood presume and uric acid problem, but as I take medication for these ...
Hello, uric acid are main cause of stone formation in kidney or gall bladder. Avoid high proteinous food like chana daal, mutton chicken, palak, paneer. Cholesterol can be controlled, avoid having ldl oil n have hdl oil. For stiffness, kindly go for exercise but not very hazardous one. Rotate your neck softly. Homoeopathic medicine are beneficial in it.
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I am a 16 year old boy I have blood pressure of 150/100 it is more for me or not how can I control it.

BAMS
Ayurveda, Ambala
I am a 16 year old boy I have blood pressure of 150/100 it is more for me or not how can I control it.
Dear, To control or maintan BP normal there are some instructions are given below : •Do not take salt in high amount or try to avoid it because high sodium level increase BP . • Eat less amount of pickle and fast food , fast food contain high sodium . • Avoid drinking alcohol and smoking . • Take less amount of coffee and tea both increase BP . • Drink 8 to 10 glass of water daily . • Do long walk daily for 10 minutes . • Take 6 to 8 hrs of sleep daily .Do not take too much stress . • Do long breathing pranayams daily for 10 - 15 minutes .It will reduce your stress level in your body. • Avoid taking too much fat foods such as butter , cheese ,ghee. • Eat healthy diet such as green leafy vegetables, fruits . Eat an apple daily .
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My husband has high blood pressure problem. What should I do to control his blood pressure?

BHMS
Homeopath,
My husband has high blood pressure problem. What should I do to control his blood pressure?
Dear lybrate user, your husband needs to take homoeopathic mother tincture rauwolfia q, 30 drops, thrice daily, after meals, in a cup of water for his problem of high blood pressure. Also he should avoid mutton, beef, chicken, ghee, butter etc. Kindly remember that medication to control high blood pressure will affect his sexual performance & it will diminish your sexual power.
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I am 32 year since a week I am feeling my heart beats run fast when I take rest Please let me what to do Thank you.

MD PULMONARY, DTCD
Pulmonologist, Faridabad
I am 32 year since a week I am feeling my heart beats run fast when I take rest
Please let me what to do
Thank you.
Reduce tea coffee, spicy foods. yoga , meditation destress. No relief holter monitoring to know cause
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Im suffering from dry cough since 1 week and chest pain can you give me solution for this.

BAMS, MBA - Health Care Administration
Ayurveda, Gurgaon
Im suffering from dry cough since 1 week and chest pain can you give me solution for this.
Dry cough is usually an allergic reaction to environment or changing weather. In a Tsp of honey mix 3-4 pinches of turmeric and take it 3-4 times a day.
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I am suffering from dry cough for the last 2 weeks. I have chest pain when I cough hard. Would you please suggest me what should I do?

PG Diploma in Emergency Medicine Services (PGDEMS), Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), MD - Alternate Medicine
Ayurveda, Ghaziabad
I am suffering from dry cough for the last 2 weeks. I have chest pain when I cough hard. Would you please suggest me ...
Hello there, for cough, take 2-2 teaspoonful of pranacharya kasantak by mixing it in hot water twice daily. Sitopaladi, praval and tankan bhasm churna taken with honey can also bring relief. Consume this 3 to 4 times a day for relief from dry cough; you can also drink tea with basil leaves or add ginger and black pepper in it. Salted hot water gargling also helps. And stay away from cold drinks and don't take milk when having cough.
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I am 25 year old female and my b. P always remain around 130-135 and my heartbeat remain around 85 in normal conditions, whenever I get tensed I had a pain in my chest, I always remain sad and annoyed without any reasons, my thoughts are always negative, I don't want to meet or talk with people, I got irritated or jealous with others happiness.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
I am 25 year old female and my b. P always remain around 130-135 and my heartbeat remain around 85 in normal conditio...
Dear lybrateuser, to lower your bp you have to do some lifestyle changes -have salt restricted food -avoid fried food, junk food, foods containing saturated & trans fats -take more of fibrous foods like vegetables, fruits, beans, dals oats, whole grain foods like whole wheat bread, brown rice -do moderate exercises like walking, jogging, meditation in the morning, this will help in keeping your bp under control, remove anxiety, relax your mind, you will feel better & energized throughout the day -listen to music, follow some hobby which you like -pray & get up with positive thouths every morning -meet your friends which will give you happiness -if not much improvement then consult a doctor.
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Sir, My age is 45 years. I am suffering from sugar for last 15 years. Now I am suffering from very high blood sugar. Fasting 275 and pp 375. I am taken glymet and piosis 30 mg twice a day. What can I do now. Thanks.

DNHE, BPTh/BPT, weight management specialist
Physiotherapist, Kolkata
Sir, My age is 45 years. I am suffering from sugar for last 15 years. Now I am suffering from very high blood sugar. ...
Well, rightly said you should go for a walk atleast 30 min daily or do exercises everyday, besides have a proper diet as per your body type, eat at regular intervals 3-4 hours gap, don't skip any meals, you can have methi water in the morning. Have food rich in fiber like fruits/whole grains (brown rice/whole wheat flour) instead of white rice/maida etc.
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I have chest pain and Breathing difficulty from around 40 days. CXR: Normal ECHO: Normal While taking the mentioned medication there is some relief but If I discontinue even a single dose problem is coming. Kindly tell me possible root cause of this and also prescribe medicines.

MBBS, MD - Community Medicine(P.G.T)
General Physician, Kolkata
I have chest pain and Breathing difficulty from around 40 days.
CXR: Normal
ECHO: Normal
While taking the mentioned m...
Look ,dear, you have been on Antidepressant-Anxiolytic. Before assuming that your symptoms are psychogenic, I would like to know if there is any member in your family who suffer from Asthma or if you had any episodes of asthma in your childhood.
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I am 40 years male and physically fit but I want to know easy way to keep my heart fit n healthy.

Diploma - Diploma - OLO - Rhino-Laryngology
Acupuncturist, Indore
Most imp is acupressure point daily with proper lifestyle n diet u can take honey n dalchini for fitness n lots health benefits.
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Cholesterol and Health

BHMS, DEMS
Homeopath, Pune
Cholesterol and Health

Cholesterol - Cholesterol is a dense, fatty substance that found in every cell of your body. It circulates throughout your bloodstream in little bundles called lipoproteins, interior of its is composed of fat, while proteins forms the exterior walls.


 

Types of cholesterol -

1) Low density lipoproteins (ldl) - its considered as a bad cholesterol form, it enables cholesterol to create plaque that build up and harden on the walls of blood vessels.

2) High density lipoproteins (hdl) - it is the good cholesterol, because it helps to reduce ldl levels. Hdl helps to transport ldl cholesterol to your liver, which removes it from the body.

3) Triglycerides - another form of fat in your blood that can raise your risk for heart disease.

4) Very low density lipoproteins (vldl) - it is a type of blood fat. It's considered one of the bad forms of cholesterol, because this can clog your arteries and lead to a heart attack.


 

Causes / risk factors -

* cigarette smoking.

* food that contains highly saturated fat and cholesterol can raise your blood cholesterol levels.

* obesity.

* hereditary / genetic factors.

* lack of exercise / low physical activity.


 

Normal values of cholesterol in adults -

* total serum cholesterol - 130 - 250 mg/dl

* ldl - 60 - 160 mg/dl

* hdl - 30 -70 mg/dl or

* serum triglycerides - 0 - 170 mg/dl


 

Prevention and treatment of high cholesterol -

Lifestyle changes -

* exercise - do 30 - 45 minutes a day of moderate cardio. It will help s to lose weight and boosts your hdl levels.

* diet - eat more fibers, eat healthy fats i. E. Nuts, olive oil, avocado all have fats that won't increase your ldl, limit cholesterol intake, i. E. Reduce high saturated fat foods like cheese, whole milk, red meats. Choose fruits, vegetables, whole grains, legumes, low fat or nonfat dairy products, fish, eat low salt diet.

* quit smoking, limit alcohol and caffeine consumption.

* do practice relaxation and breathing exercises.

* garlic - it helps to reduce high cholesterol. In the morning take a small piece of garlic and crush it and take with glass of water. The garlic contains allicin which helps to lower high blood pressure and prevents blood clotting.

* drink 8 - 10 glasses of water, per day.


 

Homeopathy treatment for high cholesterol - the goal of homeopathy is to lower high cholesterol to desired levels to prevent heart diseases.


 

1) Allium Sativum - for lowering high cholesterol + made from garlic, s so it helps in eliminating the excess cholesterol from the body by raising vitality of the patient + increased appetite, craving for meat + suffers from acidity symptoms.


 

2) Calcarea Carbonica - reduces high cholesterol in fat or overweight persons + excessive craving for boiled eggs + sensitiveness to cold air and continuous perspiration on scalp + palpitations also be complained at night or after having meals.


 

3) Crataegus Oxyacantha - acts as a tonic for heart muscles that have become weakened due to reduced blood supply to heart + dissolve the cholesterol deposits in arteries + difficulty in breathing after even the slightest exertion.

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The Patients of High Blood Pressure can not take tea, and coffee because of caffeine. And Milk also increases Blood Pressure. Please suggest some Hot drinks for the patients of High Blood Pressure which keeps the Body warm and does not increase the High blood Pressure.

M.B.B.S. , PG Diploma In Clinical Cardiology
Cardiologist, Delhi
The Patients of High Blood Pressure can not take tea, and coffee because of caffeine. And Milk also increases Blood P...
Apatient with high blood pressure can take limited caffeine and nicotine. Milk has no relation to blood presssure, you can take every thing in normal quantity.
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