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Dr. Ravindranath Reddy D R

Cardiologist, Bangalore

Dr. Ravindranath Reddy D R Cardiologist, Bangalore
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Dr. Ravindranath Reddy D R is an experienced Cardiologist in Srinivasa Nagar, Bangalore. You can consult Dr. Ravindranath Reddy D R at K R Hospital in Srinivasa Nagar, Bangalore. You can book an instant appointment online with Dr. Ravindranath Reddy D R on Lybrate.com.

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Sir my dad is having a heart problem .he is having 5 stent in his heart vessels .so what will be the diet for him.

MBBS
General Physician, Jalgaon
Sir my dad is having a heart problem .he is having 5 stent in his heart vessels .so what will be the diet for him.
Please Home made fresh food containing less spices and oil Avoid oily spicy and fast food, maida containing items like biscuits toast bread khari, non veg food, Give him Salads, vegetable juices, soups regularly.
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I am 59 years, fit, do exercise 5 days a week, morning yoga, do not smoke, occasional drinks. Since last 2-3 years, my cholesterol level is going up. What I should do?

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine Specialist, Faridabad
I am 59 years, fit, do exercise 5 days a week, morning yoga, do not smoke, occasional drinks.
Since last 2-3 years, m...
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. Take anti cholesterol medicines .
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My lipid prof.-total cholesterol-122. HDL-47. LDL-50. TRIGLYCERIDES-190. VLDL- 38. PL. Let me know problem of having HIGH TRIGLYCERIDE.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
My lipid prof.-total cholesterol-122. HDL-47. LDL-50. TRIGLYCERIDES-190. VLDL- 38. PL. Let me know problem of having ...
Your Triglycerides are still in normal range but on borderline--------For this you should control your weight to maximum 70 Kg and try to focus on following factors--------- • Try to keep your consumption of saturated fats to a minimum. • Aim to replace saturated fats, with moderate amounts of ‘good’ fats also known as monounsaturated and polyunsaturated fats. • Grill, steam, boil and bake foods instead of frying and roasting. • Eat plenty of fibre-rich foods. • Enjoy healthy snacks such as fruit, nuts and seeds, olives etc. • Eat at least two portions of fish per week, one of which should be oily • Stay physically active. at least 30 minutes of moderate intensity exercise on five or more days of the week. • Avoid smoking. • Try and manage your stress levels.
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Hi I am 32 years old male, which foods will help me reduce my ldl leels of cholesterol? Do note I am pure vegetarian.

MD ayurveda
Ayurveda, Navi Mumbai
Hi I am 32 years old male, which foods will help me reduce my ldl leels of cholesterol? Do note I am pure vegetarian.
Hello high level of ldl increases risk of heart diseases. Tablet lasuna himalaya company 2 tablet 3 times a day after food tablet shuddh gugulu himalaya company 1 tds after food along with have garlic more in food. Restrict 400 ml oil per person per month avoid deep fried, salted, processed, preserved food.
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Is it ok to take atorvastatin for life long. I'm 52 years old and tested total cholesterol 243, ldl 164, hdl 48. After a month of taking the tablet my total cholesterol is 165, ldl 95, hdl 48. Doctor advanced me to continue the tablet. I have already started going for a morning walk every day.

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine Specialist, Faridabad
Is it ok to take atorvastatin for life long. I'm 52 years old and tested total cholesterol 243, ldl 164, hdl 48. Afte...
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. Take anti cholesterol medicines .
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I am having LDL of 192. How do I control that? I do have a proper food habit and I dnt eat junk. But I remain very stressed out because of work and am on clonopazam for almost 3 months now.

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine Specialist, Faridabad
I am having LDL of 192. How do I control that? I do have a proper food habit and I dnt eat junk. But I remain very st...
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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I have low bp. My age is 25 years. I am getting low bp. Frequently. I used medicine also but no use tell me the good solution to me.

DM - Cardiology
Cardiologist, Chennai
How much low bp values? are you having giddiness you can take plenty of water and adequate salt intake 4-6 gms/day.
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I have little more fat on stomach. My heart feel heaviness is there any connection in big stomach and heart. What to do to feal free from heaviness.

Master in Psychology, MD - Ayurveda, Dems, Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda,
I have little more fat on stomach. My heart feel heaviness is there any connection in big stomach and heart. What to ...
Vijay g. Too much gas formation leads to distended abdomen which may cause cardiac and respiratory symptoms due to pressure and hyperacidity. The best way out is diet control specially fried, spicy and sweets. Next one is morning walk atleast for half hour. Drink lukewarm water always consult for ayurvedic treatment.
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I have a high blood pressure. My doc has advised me to take amlokind at and I am taking it. Now my blood pressure 128/95. I need a advice that should I continue with tablets or can I stop. And what all precautions should I take.

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine, DM - Cardiology, Cardiac Device Specialist (CCDS - Physician )
Cardiologist, Delhi
I have a high blood pressure. My doc has advised me to take amlokind at and I am taking it. Now my blood pressure 128...
If it is in normal range. You can hold it for a couple of days, and check your BP, if BP still remains normals hen you can stop. If it increases consult your treating doctors. For precautions- start brisk walking daily for 40-45 mins, Eat a healthy diet, avoid high salted foods like namkeens, papad, pickles etc, quit smoking, decrease the amount of caffeine you take.
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I get imbalance feeling/ not standing still with exertion/ activity, also by bending over, standing and working for sometime. It does not happen when I get up in the morning but as day goes by. It causes tiredness and I need to sit down. This goes away after sleeping/ taking rest. The day I am not active this does not happen. I have mild cervical spondylosis, and eardrum perforation from long time. Got bp checked by it is within normal range. What should be done.

DRCH, BHMS
Homeopath, Bareilly
I get imbalance feeling/ not standing still with exertion/ activity, also by bending over, standing and working for s...
Your feeling of dizziness is due to cervical spondylitis or due to meniers disease.[ear] do exercise of spines. Exercise in cervical spondylitis plays very effective role in relieving spasm of that area. Avoid entry of water in ear during bathing. Take homeopathic coculus 30, three times daily for a week.
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I have taken first aid class at our company. I would like know the correct first aid for heart attack patients.

PGD IN ULTRAASONOGRAPHY, Non invasive cardiology course, MD - Medicine, MBBS
General Physician, Narnaul
I have taken first aid class at our company. I would like know the correct first aid for heart attack patients.
If a person is having chest pain, even if there’s a chance that he might not be suffering from a heart attack, he deserves the benefit of doubt. The first step is to help the patient relax. Loosen their clothes and open the windows. Next pop a tablet of aspirin into their mouth. Don’t give it to them with water. Ask them to chew it instead. If that’s not possible crush the tablet in a little water and give it to them. Another medicine you can use is sorbitrate. Place the tablet under the patient’s tongue. You can give up to three sorbitrates in five minutes. Both aspirin and sorbitrate have anti-coagulant properties and help dissolve blood clots. However DO NOT GIVE sorbitrate to people who have low blood pressure or/and are sweating profusely.’ Apart from that, you shouldn’t let them lie down flat. Ask them to either recline on a sofa or sit upright. Another thing you can do is ask them to cough out. This helps force air into their lungs. Also, a heart attack victim should be taken to the hospital as soon as possible — at least within one hour (also known as the ‘golden hour’). Since, during a heart attack, a person’s heart stops pumping blood it can damage the person’s organs. Like a stroke, a heart attack has a golden period during which recovery is faster. Quick tips for heart attack patients Never neglect a person with chest pain Make the person sit in a slightly reclined position Move the person to a more ventilated area Administer aspirin or sorbitrate If person is sweating profusely or pulse is low do not administer sorbitrate Ask the person to cough Seek immediate medical attention A person suffering from a heart attack should receive medical care within one hour.
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Hi sir I am 22 year male I am feeling miss beat in heart it mostly happen when I am lying and doing some exercise or work what to do sir? I taken all the test but report says nothing wrong in your heart please give some solution for me sir.

MBBS
General Physician, Jalgaon
Hi sir I am 22 year male I am feeling miss beat in heart it mostly happen when I am lying and doing some exercise or ...
Please Do meditation regularly Do pranayam and yoga daily Avoid fatty diets Take Tab Abana by Himalaya 1....1 for 1 month Reconsult after 15 days.
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I am suffering from dyslipidemia since last six months. My cholesterol level is 271 and triglyceride is 564. Is this disease dangerous to my health? What treatment is required to lower my lipid profile?

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), DYA (DIPLOMA IN YOG & AYURVED), D.I.H.M (DIPLOMA IN INDUSTRIAL HEALTH MANAGEMENT)
Ayurveda, Nashik
I am suffering from dyslipidemia since last six months. My cholesterol level is 271 and triglyceride is 564.
Is this ...
I'll suggest to go for stress test & heart care checkup. Exercise & diet along with medicines will work better. Avoid oily, outside food avoid stressfull conditions.
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I have negative thoughts of heart attack. I am referring a psychiatrist, so I don't get these negative thoughts. I just wanted to ask you, if I think about it. It doesn't impact my health. Because I am very worried. I have anxiety disorder as consulted by doctor.

BASM, MD, MS (Counseling & Psychotherapy), MSc - Psychology, Certificate in Clinical psychology of children and Young People, Certificate in Psychological First Aid, Certificate in Positive Psychology
Psychologist, Palakkad
I have negative thoughts of heart attack. I am referring a psychiatrist, so I don't get these negative thoughts. I ju...
Dear Lybrate user, Anxiety disorders are a category of mental disorders characterized by feelings of anxiety and fear, where anxiety is a worry about future events and fear is a reaction to current events. These feelings may cause physical symptoms, such as a racing heart and shakiness. There are a number of anxiety disorders: including generalized anxiety disorder, a specific phobia, social anxiety disorder, separation anxiety disorder, agoraphobia, and panic disorder among others. While each has its own characteristics and symptoms, they all include symptoms of anxiety. Anxiety medicines alone cannot cure anxiety disorders mainly because medicines do not alter behavior. Behavior change and Continuous practice of the changed behavior cure anxiety. I suggest anxiety education, progressive counseling and progressive psychotherapy. I assure you complete cure. I need to know more about your anxiety so that I will be able to diagnose it properly and provide you tips to overcome and manage your anxiety. Take care.
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Heart - 4 Common Habits That Can Damage it!

MBBS, CCEBDM, Diploma in Diabetology
Endocrinologist, Hubli-Dharwad
Heart - 4 Common Habits That Can Damage it!

Certain habits can cause damage to your heart even if you maintain a healthy diet and exercise regularly. According to researchers, working people having who have a desk job are more prone to suffer from heart conditions due to stress in their work life, lack of proper rest, limited movement, etc. Most of the times you tend to ignore your bad habits as the side effects do not occur immediately but can cause serious damage to your heart. Following are the common bad habits that you should avoid for a healthier heart-

1. Sitting all day
Something as seemingly trivial as it is, sitting all day can have an adverse effect on your heart. According to studies, if your job involves sitting on a desk for more than five hours then you have double the risk of suffering a heart failure compared to a person who has an active lifestyle. Make sure you take at least a five minute walk in an hour to reduce chances of hardening the arteries. A sedentary lifestyle has serious side effects on your overall health too.

2. Stress too much
Stress causes the body to release adrenaline which influences the way your body functions. In that case there might be an increase in heart rate or your blood pressure level. Over time, stress can cause damage to the blood vessels in your heart and increase your risk of sudden stroke or heart attack.

3. Overdoing it on salt
Excessive sodium can spike your blood pressure thereby making your more vulnerable to heart conditions. Processed foods like potato chips, canned vegetables, frozen meals and meats contain a fair amount of sodium which can have an adverse effect on your heart. It is important to take the nutritional value of these foods in account before purchasing it so that you get the ones with lowest amount of sodium.

4. Not getting enough sleep
The heart rate dips when you sleep and goes up and down as a response to your dreams in various stages of your sleep. It is important for your heart to rest as it actively works in your waking hours. Sleep deprivation has similar effects on your heart like stress and can wreck your cardiovascular health. It is of utmost importance to sleep for at 7 hours to keep your heart healthy.

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Last night he had a sudden Pain in left shoulder joint and upper arm. Had difficulty in sleeping in certain positions. Pain reduced during the day with some pain relieving ointment. Could it be a heart problem?

MD, MBBS
General Physician, Noida
Last night he had a sudden Pain in left shoulder joint and upper arm. Had difficulty in sleeping in certain positions...
Heart's pain also feels on left arm, specially inner half and two and half inner fingers. It lasts for short time only say less than half an hour or less. If it lasts more than 45 minutes, it may get converted into hear attack with pain in left hand, nervousness, sweating and weakness. So, it may be joint pain or pain referred from abdomen due to some problem there or due to gas in intestines. Nevertheless, you may get trade-meal test done to acess your vulnerability for heart problems (coronary artery disease)
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I am 33 years old. Men, I had heart problem angioplasty has been done 3 years ago. I am looks slim ht 5'11, wt 68 lbs . I want to build my body as well as I want to do more physical exercises like treadmill . Is there any problem, if I do any workouts as well as treadmill. Please advice me.

Diploma in Obstetrics & Gynaecology, MBBS
General Physician, Delhi
I am 33 years old. Men, I had heart problem angioplasty has been done 3 years ago. I am looks slim ht 5'11, wt 68 lbs...
Moderation should be the mantra. Doing more exercises can harm the body. A balance has to be created between good diet with more proteins, heart friendly diet & exercise, workouts, treadmill or simple walks which are meditative also. Listen to your body, as it sends signals when body is over tired. All the best.
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I am having a big diprition of my dad heart problem how can I avoid the second heart attack of my dad. Please help me.

Diploma in Obstetrics & Gynaecology, MBBS
General Physician, Delhi
I am having a big diprition of my dad heart problem how can I avoid the second heart attack of my dad. Please help me.
If heart attack was treated by bypass surgery, feel it this way that he has a new life and he has to take precautions about food, exercise, no smoking, reduce stress, remain occupied with fruitful activities. Reduce his fat intake and exposure to pollution. Low levels of oxygen do trigger a heart attack. Remain with fresh plants and inhale natural oxygen for few minutes everyday.
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I am suffering from a dry cough for the last 2 weeks and I have also a little bit chest pain. Can you please suggest 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 a dry cough for the last 2 weeks and I have also a little bit chest pain. Can you please suggest ...
Take pranacharya kasantak syrup 2-2 tsf in hot water twice a day...Take sitopaladi..praval and tankan bhasm churna with honey 3-4 times a day...take ginger black pepper and basil leaves tea.. ..gargle with hot water(salted) avoid milk...cold drinks....take hot water steam.......
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