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Dr. Sachin is a popular Cardiologist in HAL, Bangalore. You can consult Dr. Sachin at Manipal Hospital in HAL, Bangalore. You can book an instant appointment online with Dr. Sachin on Lybrate.com.

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I am 46 year old man, my diabetes is fasting 120 and pp is 165, I am doing daily morning walk and last one year its not down its stable, and my B. P. IS TOO MUCH VARIATION. Some time its 170/110, 160/100, and 130/ 90. Please advised.

MBBS, CCEBDM, Diploma in Diabetology
Endocrinologist, Hubli-Dharwad
I am 46 year old man, my diabetes is fasting 120 and pp is 165, I am doing daily morning walk and last one year its n...
Mr. Lybrate-user, the blood sugar levels mentioned by you look quite ok. It also important to look at hba1c%, if that is<7%, then one can say diabetes is in good control. If you maintai sugar levels at the present level then it will in preventing or postponing the long term complications of diabetes. You have also not mentioned about the drugs being taken and their dosage. As regards the hypertension, it is not in control, which is clear with the readings which you have mentioned. To give any suggestion I need to know your current treatment with dosage. Another important aspect is that you have a bmi of 27.57 kg/m2, which means over weight, it also is a major contributor for high bp and sugar levels. If you are looking for any specific guidance, it will be better if you come with details like present fasting and pp levels, hba1c%, bp readings and drugs with dosage and diet and exercise pattern. Then I will be able to guide.
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I am 55yr old male I am using tab amlace 5mg bpcontrol and diabcon-ds for sugar control when I penetrate within few seconds I ejaculate my wife get frustrated please help me my bp and sugar in control in morning I get hard erection.

DGO, MBBS
Sexologist,
Your bp and sugar are controlled. Premature ejaculation is very common and is usually not associated with any disease but may be due to anxiety. However it is sometimes associated with infection of male accessory glands, which is treatable. In case you want a prescription from me now then ask at private question.
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Stroke - Debunking Myths About it

Practical Course in Diabetology, POST GRADUATE COURSE IN DIABETOLOGY, MBBS
Endocrinologist, Srinagar
Stroke - Debunking Myths About it

Strokes occur when blood to the brain gets interrupted or reduced. When this occurs, brain cells begin to die as they don't get enough nutrients and oxygen. Such life-threatening episodes can strike you anytime.

Many myths surround this medical condition:

Myth 1: Women don't suffer from strokes

The opposite is true. It is women who suffer strokes more often than men. This is because women tend to live longer than men whose longevity gets affected by heart disease. Since they live longer than men, they tend to be more vulnerable to strokes.

Myth 2: Strokes aren't easy to recognise

Strokes can be easily diagnosed through the face, arm, Speech and Time test (FAST). If you suffer from slurred speech, facial droop or numbness on one side of the body, you're said to suffer from a stroke.

Myth 3: Strokes are a form of heart attack

Although strokes and heart attacks are closely related, they are not the same. In strokes, blood supply to the brain gets interrupted; on the other hand, in heart attacks, blood supply to the heart gets severely affected.

Myth 4: Only older people suffer from strokes

This isn't true young people can experience strokes as well. About a quarter of stroke cases are reported by people aged 65 and below. More importantly, irrespective of the age group, the warning signs are the same; it is only in response that differences can be found between younger and older people.

Myth 5: Strokes can't be prevented

Through changes in your lifestyle, strokes can easily be prevented. You can reduce your chances of getting a stroke by having a balanced diet, exercising, keeping an optimum body weight and limiting alcohol consumption as well as quitting smoking. Moreover, up to 80% stroke cases can be prevented by leading a healthy lifestyle. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a neurologist.

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Left Ventricular Assist Device - Understanding Its Usage!

Fellowship in Electrophysiology, Fellowship in Interventional Cardiology, DM - Cardiology, MD - Medicine, MBBS
Cardiologist, Delhi
Left Ventricular Assist Device - Understanding Its Usage!

A left ventricular assist device is an electromechanical device used in cases of advanced heart failure. In later stages of heart failure when the heart is weakened and no longer able to pump the necessary amount of blood, a left ventricular assist device can be surgically implanted to assist the heart’s functions.

A left ventricular assist device is often used as a short term solution and is different from a pacemaker, which is a long term cardiac assist device. The cases in which a left ventricular assist device is often used are:

  • As a temporary solution while a cardiac failure patient is on a transplant list or otherwise waiting for a heart transplant.
  • During recovery from cardiac surgery when the heart is not strong enough to function on its own. The device would soon be removed as the patient recovers.
  • During recovery from heart attacks

Having a left ventricular assist device implanted gives the heart time to rest and recover, leading you to the point where your heart can go back to functioning on its own. However, there are cases where a left ventricular assist device can be implanted as a long term solution. This treatment is called Destination Therapy and requires implanting a left ventricular assist device for several months or several years.

How a Left Ventricular Assist Device works?
A Left Ventricular Assist Device can only be surgically implanted. It has both internal and external components with a pump attached to your heart and a controller on the outside of the body. The pump is attached to the heart with a tube that directs blood into the aorta. The pump and the controller are connected through a cable called the driveline. Since the Left Ventricular Assist Device is powered by electricity or batteries, a power source is also worn outside the body and is attached to the controller, powering both the controller and the pump.

How a Left Ventricular Assist Device can affect your lifestyle?
Many people around the world have Left Ventricular Assist Devices implanted on both a temporary and permanent basis. While a person should be resting while recovering from a heart attack or cardiac surgery, it is possible to go about your normal daily life whilst having a Left Ventricular Assist Device implanted. While certain exercises and stress should be avoided when having a heart condition or when implanted with a Left Ventricular Assist Device, with carrying cases for power sources and controller that can operate from various different power sources, it is easy to live a normal productive life. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a Cardiologist.

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I am 20 years old and have been detected with high cholesterol a month ago my reports are = ldl - 141 hdl- 51 vldl - 24 tc/hdlc ratio - 4.29 ldlc/hdlc ratio - 2.81. But it was a month ago and I am sure that my ldl has been reduced, but my course is still continue, I have been taking lipifol d3 for it and I am going to check my cholesterol after 15 days But a knew problem has arrived As I was taking more stress for cholesterol my BP has rise to 166/94 & why head was paining badly & after 1 day my BP has reduced to 142/85 & my head pain has stopped but I am continuously feeling pulsating sensation nerve everywhere in my head And my nose part between eyes is paining. Actually my head was paining 3 days before checking my BP Is it something serious and my doctor has told that it is also because of cholesterol and once it get controlled it will stop please have your opinion about it and is neurobin forte ok for me.

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine Specialist, Faridabad
I am 20 years old and have been detected with high cholesterol a month ago my reports are = 
ldl - 141
hdl- 51
vldl -...
Cholesterol level should be measured at least once every five years in everyone over age 20. The screening test that is usually performed is a blood test called a lipid profile. Experts recommend that men ages 35 and older and women ages 45 and older be more frequently screened for lipid disorders. The lipoprotein profile includes: Total cholesetrol LDL (low-density lipoprotein CHOLESETROL also called "bad"CHOLESTETROL 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. 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.
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Can a 20 year old guy like me have chest problem even if ecg and echo are normal. And chest pain is continuous. No acidity, no Gerd. please help me out. Ans tell what to do next.

BHMS
Homeopath,
Can a 20 year old guy like me have chest problem even if ecg and echo are normal. And chest pain is continuous. No ac...
Chest pain not necessarily always be associated with cardiac pain,,it may be due to costo- chondritis,,it may be due to muscle spasm due to any over sprain,,it may be due to increase uric acid level also,,,and if ecg and echo are normal then there is least chances of any cardiac problem,,this type of continuous pain is due to orher causes,,
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I am a non vegetarian I want to reduce I am over weight by 25 kgs. I have herniated disc too I have to reduce at any cost what should I do. I am from india I have cholesterol of 225 BP goes up at times.

Diploma in Naturopathy & Yogic Science (DNYS), M.Sc - Dietitics / Nutrition
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Vadodara
I am a non vegetarian I want to reduce I am over weight by 25 kgs. I have herniated disc too I have to reduce at any ...
With proper diet and yoga you can decrease your weight and cholesterol level. With yoga you can control on your hypertention too. Here are some diet tips 1. Eat high fibre food avoids eating food in simple sugar form 2. Eat fresh fruits instead of fruit juices. Fruits are good source of fibre except banana mango, chiku. 3. Try to avoid deep fried food and oil containing food. Control your fat consumption in your routine diet 4. Avoid bakery products, sweets. 5. Have plenty of water at least 3 lt/day 6. At least half hour walk/day. All are common things but for definite result you need individual diet and exercise schedule.
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Hi Doctor, I am 34 years old and taking BP medicines from last 4-years. Some time I feel heaviness in my chest and I feel breath less when I take stairs. Presently I am taking sartel C 40 mg in morning and cilacar 10 mg, arvast F10 in night. I have not consulted any doctor from so many years and taking the same medicine since then. My last 5 bp: 135/85, 140/90, 125/83, 128/85,140/90. Please advice if I need to go for some medical test or change in medication.

MBBS, Dip.Cardiology, Fellowship in Clinical Cardiology(FICC), Fellowship in Echocardiology
Cardiologist, Ghaziabad
Hi Doctor, I am 34 years old and taking BP medicines from last 4-years. Some time I feel heaviness in my chest and I ...
Having a pain or heavyness in your chest can be scary. It does not always mean that you are having a heart attack. There can be many other causes, including Other heart problems, such as angina Panic attacks Digestive problems, such as heartburn or esophagus disorders Sore muscles Lung diseases, such as pneumonia, pleurisy, or pulmonary embolism Costochondritis - an inflammation of joints in your chest Some of these problems can be serious. Get immediate medical care if you have chest pain that does not go away, crushing pain or pressure in the chest, or chest pain along with nausea, sweating, dizziness or shortness of breath. Treatment depends on the cause of the pain. To rule out cardiac issues. Get a ECG and 2D echocardiography done asap. If they are normal then get a TMT and PFT done This will point out the reason for your problems.
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My present B P is 127/70 and my age is 61 .I am taking amlodepine 5 tabs daily one since last 2 years .Whether to continue Please advise me.

General Physician (AM)
Alternative Medicine Specialist, Chandigarh
Do not leave it abruptly complement it with(Homeopathic) Tonicard gold drops, use as directed. And (Biochemic) KALI IOD 12X 4 Pills 3 times.
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I feel strong bouts of sleep during afternoons at office. I take bp medicines and am overweight too. Pl advise.

Md ayurveda
Ayurveda, Bangalore
I feel strong bouts of sleep during afternoons at office. I take bp medicines and am overweight too. Pl advise.
Hello as your weight is more that lethargy and sleepy feel is bit common. - maintain your diet always specially timngs of having food. - do not have any heavy foods in the night specially curds - avoid oily foods for lunch - you need some physical exercises to reduce your weight. - you can adopt ayurveda to manage your weight and blood pressure. - take ashwagandharishta 25ml with water twice a day before food.
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Before 2 year I was high blood pressure and that was cross 200 and now alhamdolillah my bp is normal and daily I take medicine since 2 years. That medicine is triolmesar 20. Can you tell me that can I stop my medicine or not?

Cardiologist, Chennai
Before 2 year I was high blood pressure and that was cross 200 and now alhamdolillah my bp is normal and daily I take...
You have to continue and maintain lifestyle modifications like exercise for atleast one hour a day, eat plenty of green leafy vegetables and fruits. Avoid junk foods. Avoid smoking, alcohol
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I am 27 years male. From last six month I am experiencing slight chest pain suddenly It comes and goes. It mainly come on the right side or on center of the chest. Kindly suggest what might be the reason.

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
I am 27 years male. From last six month I am experiencing slight chest pain suddenly It comes and goes. It mainly com...
1.For your age pain chest could be due to anxiety, stress,Physical and mental strain, hyper acidity or muscle pull 2. Avoid stress and strain 3.Do regular exercise, Yoga, Meditation, deep breathing exercise like pranayama etc. It will calm your mind, control your emotion and relieve stress 4 Avoid Alcohol, smoking and tobacco consumption. 5. Take bland diet, avoid spicy, oily, fatty and junk food 6..Take paracetamol 500mg one tablet sos after food up to a maximum of three tablets daily, at the time of chest pain. 7. Drink plenty of water and take rest .8.if you have recurrent attack of chest pain take ECG and consult cardiologist
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Heart pumping blood in a different way whenever I wake up and left hand seems to be little numb.

MD - Homeopathy, BHMS
Homeopath, Vadodara
Heart pumping blood in a different way whenever I wake up and left hand seems to be little numb.
Hi Akarsh... it is not because of the different pumping of the blood.. it is because of the iffusfient supply to the part because of the pressure over the artery... and some nutritional deficiency...
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Cholesterol ko kaise kam kare .medicines ka name bhi write kar de. Jo best medicines hai.

M.D.(ayurveda), Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Ahmedabad
Cholesterol ko kaise kam kare .medicines ka name bhi write kar de. Jo best medicines hai.
Vamana therapy is the type of the panch karma therpy. Within 15 days you will get the normal reports.
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Sometimes when I am walking, running etc than I feel a sharp pain on left side of my heart. Why?

Diploma in Obstetrics & Gynaecology, MBBS
General Physician, Delhi
Sometimes when I am walking, running etc than I feel a sharp pain on left side of my heart. Why?
Will have to look for associated symptoms if any ,just pain on chest is not due to heart only. get back if any other symptoms.
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C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician,
GARLIC AND CHOLESTEROL A NEW FINDING

Some preliminary studies suggested that garlic might lower blood cholesterol levels slightly. But one study on the safety and effectiveness of three garlic preparations (fresh garlic, dried powdered garlic tablets, and aged garlic extract tablets) found no effect on cholesterol levels.

I'm 47 years male, hight 5'5" weight 90kgs, have. cholesterol, take rosutech10mg at every night, hv also fatty liver. From last 2 months feel mild chest pain in left side but xray & ecg reports are normal. Now what should I do?

AUTLS, CCEDM, MD - Internal Medicine, MBBS
General Physician, Faridabad
I'm 47 years male, hight 5'5" weight 90kgs, have. cholesterol, take rosutech10mg at every night, hv also fatty liver....
it might be muscular pain.. take simple analgesics for that,,if u still want to rule out cardiac cause,then get tmt done
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I have diabetics, BP and I had one heart attack. What type of food I want eat in which timings.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
I have diabetics, BP and I had one heart attack. What type of food I want eat in which timings.
We need to control sugar levels with medication exercise and following a diabetic diet and eat food with low salt and food with low glycemic index levels
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