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Dr. Shankar

Cardiologist, Bangalore

Dr. Shankar Cardiologist, Bangalore
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My favorite part of being a doctor is the opportunity to directly improve the health and wellbeing of my patients and to develop professional and personal relationships with them....more
My favorite part of being a doctor is the opportunity to directly improve the health and wellbeing of my patients and to develop professional and personal relationships with them.
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Dr. Shankar is one of the best Cardiologists in HAL, Bangalore. You can visit him at Deepak Nursing Home in HAL, Bangalore. Save your time and book an appointment online with Dr. Shankar on Lybrate.com.

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My problem is how to overcome after heart brake? how to stop thinking process? because it affect on my mind, mental stability also how should I stop frustration? how I make my mind strong?

Diploma in Family Medicine, M.Sc - Psychotherapy
Sexologist, Pune
My problem is how to overcome after heart brake? how to stop thinking process? because it affect on my mind, mental s...
Instead of moping around get yourself busy. Go for long trip, or dig out an old hobby or find your old novels. Avoid company of the common friends especially if they are likely to talk about the same episode or jeer at you. Best is to take up a gym membership or target an event like a 10 km run or a game of tennis. Remember change is a part of life.
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Do pains in heart attack occur pointedly at certain area or they occur in wide area. And can they individually occur at shoulders or muscles without having chest pain.

PGDHHM, MBBS
General Physician, Delhi
Do pains in heart attack occur pointedly at certain area or they occur in wide area. And can they individually occur ...
Main symptoms of heartattack are Pain or discomfort in the jaw, neck, or back. Feeling weak or faint. Chest pain or discomfort. Pain or discomfort in arms or shoulder. Shortness of breath. Cold sweats. Pain radiating to left hand /shoulders.
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Mam mere Gale main both side kaate jaise chubta hai or phir jalan si hoti hai or thori der baad apne aap Thik ho jata hai o pain chest main or back main bhi jata hai.

M.B., B.S. FCGP., FIAMS
General Physician, Panipat
Mam mere Gale main both side kaate jaise chubta hai or phir jalan si hoti hai or thori der baad apne aap Thik ho jata...
Common Viral Infection of Throat cause such symptoms. Hot Saline Gargles before meals, Hot Liquids and avoiding Cold Drinks help a lot.
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Hi, I feel acute pain just below my right rib cage Everytime after running for a while. What's the problem?

M.B.B.S. , PG Diploma In Clinical Cardiology
Cardiologist, Delhi
Hi, I feel acute pain just below my right rib cage Everytime after running for a while. What's the problem?
Chondrocondritis or muscular sprain can be a cause of pain ,non sterodal anti inflammatory medicine are advised along with corticosteroid for 3 days!

Your advice on cashew nuts. I am 65 years old retired army officer and play golf daily which involves brisk walking for about 5 km daily. I am on BP medication. My other physical parameters are good and no complaints. I am very fond of nuts. How many or how many grams cashews can I consume on a daily basis? I am scared of over eating also.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
Your advice on cashew nuts. I am 65 years old retired army officer and play golf daily which involves brisk walking f...
Hello, the most healthiest of all nuts are almonds, followed by walnuts and pistachios. But one should always include nuts in their diet in a recommended amount. Cashew nuts have a lower fat content than most other nuts and is heart-healthy monounsaturated fats which is considered to be a good fat. One should have 4 to 5 cashew nuts every day.
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My Blood pressure is about 90/130. How I control it? I walk daily a about 1-2 km.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
My Blood pressure is about 90/130. How I control it? I walk daily a about 1-2 km.
Hello, Few lifestyle changes can help you in controlling and preventing the high blood pressure, even if you're taking blood pressure medication. Eat healthy foods. Consume more fruits, vegetables, whole grains, poultry, fish and low-fat dairy foods. Eat less saturated fat and trans fat. Decrease the salt in your diet. So, avoid eating processed foods, such as canned soups or frozen dinners which contains extra salt in it. Keeping a healthy weight, or losing weight if you're overweight or obese, can help you control your high blood pressure and lower your risk of related health problems. Increase physical activity which can help lowering your blood pressure, manage stress, reduce your risk of several health problems. Get indulged in regular exercising (if your doctor allows you). Limit alcohol. Even if you're healthy, alcohol can raise your blood pressure. If you choose to drink alcohol, do so in moderation. Don't smoke. Tobacco injures blood vessel walls and speeds up the process of hardening of the arteries. Reduce stress as much as possible. Practice healthy coping techniques, such as muscle relaxation, deep breathing or meditation. Getting regular physical activity and plenty of sleep can help, too. Monitor your blood pressure at home. Medication: Take homoeopathic medicine - Schwabe’s Essentia Aurea/ thrice daily which is a cardio-tonic which helps in maintaining blood pressure, improves muscle tone of the heart and narrowing of blood vessels.
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Even an underweight person has anxiety and diabetes, can he get affected by any cardiac arrest?

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
Even an underweight person has anxiety and diabetes, can he get affected by any cardiac arrest?
yes even an underweight person can get affected by cardiac arrest causes can be hereditary ,stress related ,hypercoagulable states like surgery. other causes are hypertension, diabetes , arrhythmias,s septicemia,injury,shock..
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MD - Internal Medicine, MBBS
Cardiologist, Delhi
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Plant foods do not contain cholesterol.

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My mother is 78 years old, she is having arthritis, BP and her back is bent. She is having numbness in her hand.

PhD, Human Energy Fields, Diploma in PIP, EFI, Aura scanning for Health evaluation; Energy field assessment, Fellowship Cardiac Rehabilitation, Cardiac Rehabilitation, MD (Ayur - Mind Body Med), Mind Body Medicine
Non-Invasive Conservative Cardiac Care Specialist, Pune
My mother is 78 years old, she is having arthritis, BP and her back is bent. She is having numbness in her hand.
Change her diet to avoid all foods that cause acidity and which are difficult to digest. Give her 25 ml of edible coconut oil like a medicine daily and increase Cows ghee in diet. These will help in a great way. Encourage her to do simple stretching exercises while lying down on bed to release the strain of bent back.
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Sir my ultrasound reports is clear and x ray report clear. But I have left abdominal pain. And left chest pain. What can I do. please suggest me.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
Sir my ultrasound reports is clear and x ray report clear. But I have left abdominal pain. And left chest pain. What ...
Hello, if the reports are clear then this may be a gastric pain . Take Mag phos 6x, 5 tabs twice daily and Natrum phos 6x, 5 tabs thrice daily after meals.
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Hello sir/madam I am 46 years old male person 3 years back i was met major accident and also I was in coma 20 days now I am ok but few ago am feeling bad about my legs are swelling when I was sleep in night, morning its clear by evening same problem reflected, I have only hypertension. No diabetic now I am using amplodine 5mg mor, evng 2.5 ramiprill please tell whats problem, every test normal -lipid profile-lft etc.

DM - Cardiology, MD - Internal Medicine, MBBS
Cardiologist, Delhi
Hello sir/madam I am 46 years old male person 3 years back i was met major accident and also I was in coma 20 days no...
In some individuals , amlodipine can cause swelling in the feet . Stop amlodipine and ramipril and start tab olmezest H 20mg once daily .. Hope the swelling goes . You should consult after one week of change in medications
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My problems cholesterol. T. G 259. HDL 34. I am married 2math a go. My sexual time 1mint and second time not strong my panics.

BHMS
Homeopath,
My problems cholesterol. T. G 259. HDL 34. I am married 2math a go. My sexual time 1mint and second time not strong m...
Dear lybrate user, kindly note that if you indulge in sexual relation after an interval of minimum 7 days then you are bound to discharge quickly during intercourse but that does not imply that you have any disease. It occurs due to loss of control of the muscles of penis. Normally it is seen that when a person does sexual intercourse daily he gains control over the muscles of penis & can stay longer during sex. You need to take homoeopathic mother tincture salix nigra q, 30 drops, thrice daily, after meals, in a cup of water to get rid of premature ejaculation. But before taking any medicine kindly notice whether you are having a second erection within 15 minutes of ejaculation for the first time. If you are not experiencing any erection within 15 minutes of ejaculation then you are surely suffering from erectile dysfunction. There will be a change of medication in this case. To get rid of erectile dysfunction you need to take homoeopathic mother tincture agnus castus q q, 30 drops, thrice daily, after meals, in a cup of water. Kindly note that this medication may not be sufficient enough to take care of your problem. These medicines are based on the symptoms of your diseased condition & these medicines need to be complemented by further deep-acting remedies in order to permanently eliminate the underlying cause of the disease. So I would suggest you to consult me privately via lybrate as it is very necessary to diagnose the proper underlying cause of your problem if you are wishing for a permanent relief from your problems. A permanent annihilation of the underlying cause of the disease will not only provide you relief from your troubles but it will also cease any chance of further relapse of that particular disease condition.
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My dad has suffering from cholesterol. Dr. you please suggest some remedies to overcome from the decease.

BAMS, MD Ayurveda
Sexologist, Lonavala
My dad has suffering from cholesterol. Dr. you please suggest some remedies to overcome from the decease.
I am recommending you an following remedy which will surely help you 1. Take 1 glass water 2. Add 2 tbsp of coriander seeds 3. Boil it for 15 min 4. Strain the mixture 5. Allow it to cool 6. Drink 3 times a day Causes: • Overweight • Consuming fat-rich food like: O Pastries and cakes o Butter O Meat O Fish O Eggs • Smoking • Drinking • Stress • Hereditary factors It will surely help you.
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Tips For Keeping Blood Pressure Normal

M.Sc. in Dietetics and Food Service Management , Post Graduate Diploma In Computer Application, P.G.Diploma in Clinical Nutrition & Dietetics , B.Sc.Clinical Nutrition & Dietetics
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Mumbai
Tips For Keeping Blood Pressure Normal

Tips for keeping normal blood pressure

Exercise. One reason exercise is so effective at controlling blood pressure is because it stimulates your body to release a substance called nitric acid. Nitric acid causes blood vessels to open up, which reduces blood pressure. Exercise also helps to strengthen your heart muscle, reduce stress, and aid weight loss.

Lose excess weight. There's no getting around the fact that blood pressure goes up as the pounds pile on. Being overweight increases your risk for heart disease and diabetes, too. Losing even 10 pounds can start to make your blood pressure go back down.

Eat healthily. Eating the right type of diet can lower your risk for high blood pressure or help you return to normal blood pressure. Clinical studies show that a diet high in fruits, vegetables, low-fat dairy, whole grains, poultry, fish, and nuts really works. You also need to avoid fats, red meat, and excess sugar.

Shake the salt habit. Your body only needs about 500 milligrams of salt a day, but if you are like the average american you may be consuming up to 9, 000 mg a day. Studies show that high salt leads to high blood pressure. Current recommendations are to limit salt intake to 2, 400 mg per day, the equivalent of about one teaspoon.

Put the brakes on smoking and drinking. These are two other bad habits to avoid if you want to keep a normal blood pressure. Alcohol raises blood pressure and adds empty calories. A safe amount of alcohol is only one drink a day for women and two for men. Smoking is not safe in any amount. Nicotine causes blood vessels to constrict and that raises blood pressure. Quitting will also lower your risk of cancer and heart disease.
The only way to know if you have high blood pressure or normal blood pressure is to have a blood pressure reading done by a trained healthcare provider. The american heart association recommends a blood pressure reading at least once every two years. If you have had a recent blood pressure reading and you have normal blood pressure, don't take it for granted. Remember hypertension is a common and sometimes silent killer. Push yourself away from the computer, turn off the television, get active, eat your fruits and vegetables, and kick any bad habits.

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My mother is a homemaker, so she does all the works at home. 2 days back, when I came from college, she was on bed, very nervous, hands r getting cold, fast breath. Then I called my aunty and she told as low bp. Then she given pinch of salt on tongue. She took rest and recovered. My question is why the hands got cold and wat we must do in that condition, wat tablets, wat measures we hav to take!

CCEBDM, PG Diploma In Clinical cardiology, MBBS
General Physician, Ghaziabad
Due to low BP monitor her bp for 3 days and report do 1.Take more salt. 2.No alcohol 3.Take More fluids 4.Regular exercise and walk for 30 mts if can do comfortably 5.Do not get up suddenly from lying down position- first move your feet and ankle while lying down, then sit up on the edge of the bed for few mts and then stand up slowly 6.Raise head end of bed at night by putting blocks/ bricks 7.No heavy wt lifting 8.Avoid constipation and straining at stool 9.Take small frequent meals may be 5 times a day 10.Take less sugar and rice and potato 11.Rest for 10 mts after eating 12.U can use elastic (compression) bandage on calf and thigh for medicine contact on private chat good luck.
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I am having chest pain which is low usually but if my chest gets exposed to a cold temperature I start to have pain sudden and high in centre of chest in the night. I am 22 male.

MBBS
General Physician,
I am having chest pain which is low usually but if my chest gets exposed to a cold temperature I start to have pain s...
Most like you are having allergic viral infections off and on due start warm saline gargle regularly have homemade freshly prepared lemon juice whih is rich in vitaminc thereby increasing your body autoimmune system which prevents infections.
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How to control hypertension and please suggest some food and meditation which can lower the high bp.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
How to control hypertension and please suggest some food and meditation which can lower the high bp.
Hi, Take Rauvolfia 1x, 2 tabs daily morning empty stomach. Drink plenty of liquids and cut down your fat, salt and sugar intake. go for a morning walk daily at least for 30 minutes. Take a sound sleep and try to avoid anger. Home remedies to Control high BP:-1. Bananas are one fruit that people with high blood pressure can eat regularly to control it. Bananas are a rich source of potassium, which lessens the effect of sodium.So, try to eat one or two bananas daily. Along with bananas, you can try dried apricots, raisins, orange juice, spinach, baked sweet potatoes. 2. Eat one or two crushed garlic cloves daily. You can simply crush them with your hands. Crushing garlic cloves creates hydrogen sulfide, a compound that promotes good blood flow, removes gas and reduces the pressure on the heart.If you do not like eating raw garlic or if it causes a burning sensation, then take it along with a cup of milk. You can also mix five or six drops of garlic juice in four teaspoons of water and take it twice a day. Revert me after 15 days.
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I have high ldl and low hdl eventhogh I am following strict diet control, daily exercise, yoga, surya namaskar, walking, etc. Kindly suggest me the ayurveda medicines to reduce ldl and increase hdl.

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine Specialist, Faridabad
I have high ldl and low hdl eventhogh I am following strict diet control, daily exercise, yoga, surya namaskar, walki...
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 .
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Hi sir what should be important for health my body and food for all season in the tamilnadu what kind of manly vitamins to heart health of conditions tell your answers for my questions.

MBBS, cc USG
General Physician, Gurgaon
Hi sir what should be important for health my body and food for all season in the tamilnadu what kind of manly vitami...
I recommend you to take Tablet Daily(Nutrilite) after personal consultation this supplement has shown wonderful result, Daily is a multivitamin and multimineral tablet, provides 13 essential vitamins & 11 minerals Also contains organically grown exclusive NUTRILITE plant concentrate which provide additional advantage of phytonutrients Consult privately
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