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Dr. Shankar

Cardiologist, Bangalore

Dr. Shankar Cardiologist, Bangalore
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Dr. Shankar is a popular Cardiologist 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 mom is 51 years old. She is suffering from low BP PROBLEM. please help to reduce it.

BAMS
Ayurveda, Bangalore
My mom is 51 years old. She is suffering from low BP PROBLEM. please help to reduce it.
Hi, follow these tips to increase your blood pressure: 1. Increase intake of salt by adding salt to curds rice and taking pickles along with curds rice. 2. Drink plenty of fluids like nimbu pani, tender coconut, water, buttermilk, fresh fruit juices, etc. 3. Drink hot coffee or tea when you feel dizzy. 4. Take sound sleep for 7-8 hours at night. 5. Avoid standing for too long hours. 6. Do yoga and meditation which helps to relieve mental stress and control emotions. 7. Avoid anxiety, stress and depression. 8. Perform regular exercises. 9. Consume lots of fresh green leafy vegatables, fruits, sprouts, high protein diet, etc. 10. Check your hb% and bp with your family doctor and take their advise for further management.
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I am 28 years old male 48 kg weight. Having problem lik something is crawling under skin. Some time little with pain in chest. What is disease how to cure it.

Vaidya Visharad
Sexologist, Narnaul
I am 28 years old male 48 kg weight. Having problem lik something is crawling under skin. Some time little with pain ...
If eating more fills you up too much, try drinking your calories. Milk, 100-percent fruit juice and homemade smoothies add calories between meals. Whiz up a high-calorie smoothie containing a whole banana, frozen yogurt, milk, juice and nut butter or flax seed in your own kitchen. Include dried milk powder or protein powder to boost the calorie count of plain milk. Avoid drinking copious amounts of beverages with meals, though.The liquid creates temporary feelings of fullness in your stomach so you may eat less solid, calorie-containing food. Save drinks for before, after and between meals.
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Hi sir my age is 22 I have no bp but I am feeling miss beat in my heart while lying and doing some physical activity is that really tab Abana help to control miss beat I taken all test but there is nothing wrong in my heart could you please help me with this?

M.D. (Ayurved), D.H.M, CHSE
Ayurveda, Jamnagar
Hi sir my age is 22 I have no bp but I am feeling miss beat in my heart while lying and doing some physical activity ...
Lybrate user: As far as your condition is there, has anyone suggested you to take abana tablet, can you share some of your reports of blood or any ECG taken so far. What kind of a lifestyle you have. Share with me privately.
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Im 21 years old. I have a lot of chest pain when im on a walk. I drink water regularly but still every time it happens, can you please tell me what to do?

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
Im 21 years old. I have a lot of chest pain when im on a walk. I drink water regularly but still every time it happen...
1. For your age pain chest could be due to anxiety, stress, depression, physical and mental strain, hyper acidity, muscular problem 2. Avoid stress and strain 3. Do regular exercise, reduce your weight if over weight. 4. Control your diet. Avoid oily/spicy/fried and junk food, high calorie and cholesterol rich diet. Take small frequent meals (5-6 meals/day instead of three heavy meals. If you have hyper acidity take one tablet of pan 40 in the morning before breakfast daily for few days 5. Do yoga, meditation, deep breathing exercise like pranayama etc. It will calm your mind, control your emotion and relieve stress. 6. Have sound sleep for 7-8 hours daily. 7. Avoid smoking, alcohol, excess tea/coffee, if you are having 8. Drink plenty of water and take rest 9. Takecrocin advance one tablet sos after food up to a maximum of three tablets per day at the time of chest pain 10. If you have recurrent attack of chest pain check your bp, take ecg, x ray chest and consult physician for advice and treatment.
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I am 44 years old my cholesterol level, HDL is 33. LDL is 125 triglycerides is 292. What I can do.

MBBS, MBA (Healthcare)
General Physician, Delhi
I am 44 years old my cholesterol level, HDL is 33. LDL is 125 triglycerides is 292. What I can do.
avoid fatty diet. do regular exercise. take rosuvas 5 mg in night. repeat test after 6 month. be follow up with doctor.
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I got back pain or chest pain whenever I used to take or shift any heavy thing from one place to another. What should I do ?

MD - Consultant Physician
Cardiologist, Kolkata
I got back pain or chest pain whenever I used to take or shift any heavy thing from one place to another. What should...
Your pain seems to be muscular pain due to strain of heavy weight lifting or shifting. Only analgesic will help you.

I have pain in my chest I consult a doctor in patna he chek many but nothing but pain is continuing than help me what have to do.

C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician,
I have pain in my chest I consult a doctor in patna he chek many but nothing but pain is continuing than help me what...
It can be acidic and if do said it is normal you have anxiety related pain and may take anxiety medication
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I am suffering from high blood pressure l always feel headache. What is treatment please give me proper direction.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Udupi
I am suffering from high blood pressure l always feel headache. What is treatment please give me proper direction.
Dear Lybrate User, *Increase use of garlic, lemon, parsley, Indian gooseberry (amla), watermelon, grapefruit, skim milk and cottage cheese. Regular exercise is one of the best ways to lower blood pressure; brisk walking, jogging, swimming and athletics are good options. Laughter is the best medicine, as it relieves stress and anxiety, which are the main causes of high blood pressure in today’s lifestyle.
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Dear sir, I have left chest pain from 6 month, I have already done tmt and eeco and ecg test and are normal 6 month back. Tell me why is left side chest pain if test is ok.

MBBS, M.D.(Gen.Medicine)
General Physician, Chennai
Dear sir, I have left chest pain from 6 month, I have already done tmt and eeco and ecg test and are normal 6 month b...
Left sided chest pain with normal ECG, TMT and Echo can be due to anxiety or stress. Another possibility is Cervical spondylitis with brachial neuralgia, where pain radiates to left upper chest and left arm. Hyperacidity with heart-burn should also be considered.
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I am 39 year old, my triglycerides are 121, LDL is 49 and HDL is 37, doctor has prescribed my rosuvas F5, i am suffering from joint pain, what should I do? Please advice.,

BHMS
Homeopath, Chennai
I am 39 year old, my triglycerides are 121, LDL is 49 and HDL is 37, doctor has prescribed my rosuvas F5, i am suffer...
Hello, continue all above medicines as it is. For joint pains start homoeopathic medicine named rhus tox 200 power, 3-3 pills 3 times a day on empty stomach daily for 15 days. Revert back after 15days with % of relief. Accordingly I will guide you further medicines. Thanks take care.
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My blood sugar point is 310. I just come to know recently. How to reverse naturally without medicine and insulin ?

M.D
General Physician, Dhenkanal
You are confirmed to be Diabetes.Do base line tests like FBS ppbs urine R M&Lipid profile before starting treatment.
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Though I have reduced my wt from 87 to 80, but my bp is fluctuating in nature. What kind of precautions I should take up? please suggest the natural way to control bp and reduce wt scientifically?

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
Though I have reduced my wt from 87 to 80, but my bp is fluctuating in nature. What kind of precautions I should take...
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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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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My heart beats goes on increasing whenever I do some exercise and it remains fast for a long time I can see my skin having to and fro motion with naked eye What is the problem?

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
My heart beats goes on increasing whenever I do some exercise and it remains fast for a long time 
I can see my skin ...
It happens normally after heavy exercise and will disappear after taking rest.If there is chest pain with increased heart beat then take ECG and consult doctor
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Heart Attack: Warning Symptoms You Should Know!

MBBS, MD - Cardiology, DM
Cardiologist, Mumbai
Heart Attack: Warning Symptoms You Should Know!

With recent lifestyle changes, more and more people, younger in age, are falling prey to heart attacks. While some silently suffer the attack during their sleep and never wake up, others have symptoms which they dismiss as acidity or muscular pain and ignore them. There are multiple media programs that are trying to create awareness about how to identify a heart attack. If done at the right time, there is a good chance that the person can be saved.

What is a Heart Attack?

The blood vessels gradually narrow, reducing the blood flow to the target organs. This reduces the efficiency of the target organ, and if this happens to be the heart, it is known as a heart attack. The area that should ideally receive blood does not, leading to its “death.” If the damage is not severe, it can be reversed. However, if this attack happens in one of the critical areas of the heart, it can even be fatal.

Symptoms To Watch For: Very few attacks happen suddenly. Most start slowly and progress, and if identified on time, a life can be saved. The episode takes about an hour, and if you are well-versed with the symptoms, it could help identify the condition correctly and save a life. Most people use antacids and muscle relaxants to ease the situation, which does provide immediate relief, but not a proper cure.

  1. Chest discomfort: There is a central pain which is constant, nagging, and has a squeezing like sensation. This causes discomfort and most often, this pain is in the center of the chest area, which lasts for just a few minutes. Sometimes the pain can go and come back. This pain radiates down into the arm, up into the neck area, and also into the jaw and is almost always indicative of a heart attack.

  2. Short of breath: With chest pain, there is always shortness of breath which the person will experience. This is due to reduced oxygen levels in the body.

  3. Associated symptoms include fatigue, exhaustion, nausea, dizziness, light-headedness.

  4. There is almost always profused sweating where the person breaks into a cold sweat.

  5. If the attack happens during sleep, the person may be snoring and may feel as if something is choking his airway.

  6. Due to reduced return of blood from the peripheral organs, there could be swelling of the feet and ankles.

  7. Irregular heart beat: If there is irregular heart beat (palpitations) very often, talk to your doctor about it.

When you suspect a person of having a heart attack, check for these signs. Very often, a heart attack is detectable and can be managed with timely intervention. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a Cardiologist.

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Felling cold and suffering from cough and having a races in the body and body is paining very much and can not suffer from the pain and sometimes there is a small pain in my chest.

MD - Paediatrics
Pediatrician, Bangalore
Felling cold and suffering from cough and having a races in the body and body is paining very much and can not suffer...
These symptoms what umentioned looks like viral fever. Take paracetamol 650 mg 3 times a day for 2 days. Take plenty of fluids and rest at home. Bland diet.
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My left ventricular ejection fraction (lvef) is only 30% is there any homeopathic medicine for increasing the ejection fraction (lvef) of my heart.

CCP, MBA, Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Karnal
My left ventricular ejection fraction (lvef) is only 30%  is there any homeopathic medicine for increasing the ejecti...
there is an ayurvedic procedure called hridaya vasti. That would be very beneficial in his condition. ask around at a panchakarma centre near u & start that.
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My grandmother aged 60yrs, is having high sugar level it is never going down to 180. please give some suggestions and suggest diet and some better medicines.

AUTLS, CCEDM, MD - Internal Medicine, MBBS
General Physician, Faridabad
My grandmother aged 60yrs, is having high sugar level it is never going down to 180. please give some suggestions and...
●Eat regular meals throughout the day at same time everyday..Avoid skipping meals ●Include high fibre foods at each meal e.g. legumes(beans/lentils ),nuts(almonds,walnut),eggs etc ●Take fruit as a healthy snack e.g. apples,pears,papaya,mausami,jamun,guava ●Try to avoid –grapes,mango,bananas,jackfruit(cheeku) ●Vegetables to be included in plenty-at least 2 servings per meal ●Reduce the fat intake,fried foods,cakes,pastries and foods containing palm oil and coconut oil  ●Include healthy foods like daliya,oats ●Reduce salt intake in the diet to 1 tsp or less per day ●stay away from especially labelled diabetic foods(they are of no benefit),and saturated fats  ●Limit intake of sugar and sugary foods like sweets ●If so desire can take sugarfree as sugar substitute for sweetening purposes DIABETIC DIET CHART: Morning: 4-5 Almonds soaked overnight in water or 1-2 walnuts 6:30 a.m.: Tea + 2 mariegold biscuits(only for those who can’t skip their morning tea) 8:00-9:00 a.m. : 2 Roti + subzi + daliya /upma/poha/raw cheese/sprouts + 1 glass skimmed milk 11:00-12:00 a.m.: Fruits (only those permitted), salads, guava, papaya, pomegranate, cucumber, carrot, sprouts etc 1:00-2:00 p.m.: 2 roti +dal + salads+curd/raita/buttermilk 4:00-5:00 p.m : tea + roasted chana/bhelpuri(only if hungry) 7:00 p.m : salads/coconut water/lemon water(without sugar) 8:00-9:00 p.m: 2 roti +dal/khicdi + skimmed milk Try to sleep daily on sametime till 11:00 p.m. SPECIAL PRECAUTIONS:  Avoid potato/sweet potato/arbi banana/cheeku/grapes/mango/litchi papads/ chatni/pickles/fried foods groundnuts/cashew/pista/raisins sweets/honey/cold drinks/jaggery Note: For preparing chapatis, use whole wheat flour mixed with chana flour or besan in 3:1 proportion alongwith small amounts of soyabean
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There is a sudden felling of uneasiness in my mothers chest.She feels as if her heart has started jumping.This usually happens when she thinks on some serious matters.She has already undergone angiography but there was no problem found in her heart.

FCCP (USA), MD - Pulmonary Medicine
Pulmonologist, Indore
The symptom is known as palpitation. Go for ECHO if not already done. Get tested for anemia, hyperthyroidism.
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