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Dr. Shiv Kumar Swamy

Cardiologist, Bangalore

Dr. Shiv Kumar Swamy Cardiologist, Bangalore
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I want all my patients to be informed and knowledgeable about their health care, from treatment plans and services, to insurance coverage....more
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Dr. Shiv Kumar Swamy is a trusted Cardiologist in Kothanur, Bangalore. He is currently associated with T R Hospital in Kothanur, Bangalore. Save your time and book an appointment online with Dr. Shiv Kumar Swamy on Lybrate.com.

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What is meant by heart stent? Is there any precautions need to be taken after heart stent done?

MBBS, MD Internal Medicines
General Physician, Lucknow
What is meant by heart stent? Is there any precautions need to be taken after heart stent done?
Stent is place in narrowed locations of blood vessels so as to resume the normal blood flow through the narrowed portion of arteries and thereafter a person can lead a normal life with few medications.
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Hi. My mom is high B.P patient. But suddenly one day she fainted. And when checked, her b.p was low. It is first time this happened. After dat we checked her b.p regularly. It kept on fluctuating alternative days. What can be the reason behind this?

B.Sc.- Food & Nutrition, M.Sc- Food Science & Nutrition, NET (LS)
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Kolkata
Hi. My mom is high B.P patient. But suddenly one day she fainted. And when checked, her b.p was low. It is first time...
Improper diet & long gaps between meals, less water intake, irregular intake of medication can be the reasons. Make sure she has small frequent meals (2-3 hrs interval), take medicine daily & has 3 litres water daily. Cut down on salt intake, she can have dab water daily & 2-3 whole fruits, plenty of vegetables.
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What is the reason for cardiovascular diseases? what is its prevention measures?

Diploma in Diabetology, Master of Hospital Administration, MBBS
General Physician,
What is the reason for cardiovascular diseases? what is its prevention measures?
Unhealthy dietary habits, lack of exercise and hereditary. To prevent heart diseases, you must exercise daily for at least 30 minutes, maintain your ideal body weight, follow a good diet, sleep properly, drink water throughout the day to keep your body hydrated, avoid alcohol and stop smoking.
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I am having a headache (more on the two sides near the temples) since last two days. I have a high bp problem since many years (for which I am taking tab. Telma 40 - one at bed time everyday). But bp since these two days is normal. Then why the headache please tell?

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine
General Physician, Delhi
Dear headache does not always indicate high bp you can take paracetamol 500mg three times a day for 3 days.If there is no relief please get back with further details.
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Total cholesterol 278 Triglycerides 347 Ldl cholesterol 185 7 Suffering from hypertension ( avg 160/110) from 3-4 years Age 28 yrs Feels dizzy,cannot concentrate on work properly Doc suggested Triolmezest 40 mg daily after breakfast whole life Please help

BHARAT JYOTI, MRACGP, INCEPTOR, MD-PhD, MD - Psychiatry, FIPS, Fellow of Academy of General Education (FAGE), DPM, MBBS
Psychiatrist, Bangalore
You have high levels of Total cholesterol 278 Triglycerides 347 Ldl cholesterol 185.7 You need to bring this under control. You need full assessment of Cardiac profile correctly and appropriate treatment. Contact a Physician. You need to take medicine for your Cholesterol being High(HDL not mentioned), You may need to check on Blood pressure causing Dizziness. In that case may have to start on Statins/Aspirin/review HT medicines. Diet and exercise A detailed investigation to rule out exact cause of your Hypertension/ Dizziness and Lack of concentration could be due to this.
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I have high bp. Diabetic & obesity ( wt. 96 kgs) my age is 50 years & height 5 ft 8 inches suggest me mininum dose of generic tabs

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What kind of food suitable for maintain lower cholesterol and maintain lower sugar.

MBBS, CCEBDM, Diploma in Diabetology
Endocrinologist, Hubli-Dharwad
What kind of food suitable for maintain lower cholesterol and maintain lower sugar.
Mr. Lybrate-user, if you do not have diabetes then normal balanced diet like everyone else is fine for maintaining normal glucose and lipid levels. Precautions to be taken are: avoid too much of sweets, deep fried foods, junk foods, pastries, bakery items, sweetened aerated drinks (colas), fructose corn syrup containing products and highly processed food products. Refrain from alcohol and smoking. Exercise regularly for over 1 hour a day. Consume more of green leafy vegetables and salads. These measures help in maintaining lipids and blood glucose at desired level. Thanks.
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Let me know the effect of EECP treatment for heart blocks. Whether it is alternative for the bypass surgery.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
Let me know the effect of EECP treatment for heart blocks. Whether it is alternative for the bypass surgery.
Dear Lybrateruser, - EECP procedure is more beneficial in a person with angina, if a person has been recommended bypass surgery due to high degree of blockage then this process may not be effective - consult the concerned hospital & the doctor for more details.
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My HPLC is 6.7/ ABG is 146 serum cholesterol is 259 s triglycerides. Is 193.

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine Specialist, Faridabad
My HPLC is 6.7/
       ABG is 146
serum cholesterol is 259


s triglycerides. Is 193.
take cap..ecosprin gold 10 1hs after meal. take low fat diet.low salt diet. Lifestyle changes are essential to improve your cholesterol level. To bring your numbers down, lose excess weight, eat healthy foods and increase your physical activity. If you smoke, quit. Lose extra pounds Excess weight contributes to high cholesterol. Losing even 5 to 10 pounds can help lower total cholesterol levels. Start by taking an honest look at your eating habits and daily routine. Consider your challenges to weight loss — and ways to overcome them. Set long-term, sustainable goals. Eat heart-healthy foods What you eat has a direct impact on your cholesterol level. In fact, a diet rich in fiber and other cholesterol-lowering foods may help lower cholesterol as much as statin medication for some people. Choose healthier fats. Saturated fat and trans fat raise your total cholesterol and LDL cholesterol. Get no more than 10 percent of your daily calories from saturated fat. Monounsaturated fat — found in olive, peanut and canola oils — is a healthier option. Almonds and walnuts are other sources of healthy fat. Eliminate trans fats. Trans fats, which are often found in margarines and commercially baked cookies, crackers and snack cakes, are particularly bad for your cholesterol levels. Not only do trans fats increase your total LDL ("bad") cholesterol, but they also lower your HDL ("good") cholesterol. You may have noticed more food labels now market their products as "trans fat-free." But don't rely only on this label. In the United States, if a food contains less than 0.5 grams of trans fat a serving, it can be marked trans fat-free. It may not seem like much, but if you eat a lot of foods with a small amount of trans fat, it can add up quickly. Instead, read the ingredients list. If a food contains a partially hydrogenated oil, that's a trans fat, and you should look for an alternative. Limit your dietary cholesterol. Aim for no more than 300 milligrams (mg) of cholesterol a day — or less than 200 mg if you have heart disease. The most concentrated sources of cholesterol include organ meats, egg yolks and whole milk products. Use lean cuts of meat, egg substitutes and skim milk instead. Select whole grains. Various nutrients found in whole grains promote heart health. Choose whole-grain breads, whole-wheat pasta, whole-wheat flour and brown rice. Oatmeal and oat bran are other good choices. Stock up on fruits and vegetables. Fruits and vegetables are rich in dietary fiber, which can help lower cholesterol. Snack on seasonal fruits. Experiment with vegetable-based casseroles, soups and stir-fries. Eat heart-healthy fish. Some types of fish — such as cod, tuna and halibut — have less total fat, saturated fat and cholesterol than do meat and poultry. Salmon, mackerel and herring are rich in omega-3 fatty acids, which help promote heart health. Drink alcohol only in moderation. Moderate use of alcohol may increase your levels of HDL cholesterol — but the benefits aren't strong enough to recommend alcohol for anyone who doesn't drink already. If you choose to drink, do so in moderation. This means no more than one drink a day for women and one to two drinks a day for men. Exercise regularly Regular exercise can help improve your cholesterol levels. With your doctor's OK, work up to 30 to 60 minutes of exercise a day. Take a brisk daily walk. Ride your bike. Swim laps. To maintain your motivation, keep it fun. Find an exercise buddy or join an exercise group. And, you don't need to get all 30 to 60 minutes in one exercise session. If you can squeeze in three to six 10-minute intervals of exercise, you'll still get some cholesterol-lowering benefits. Don't smoke If you smoke, stop. Quitting can improve your HDL cholesterol level. And the benefits don't end there. Just 20 minutes after quitting, your blood pressure decreases. Within 24 hours, your risk of a heart attack decreases. Within one year, your risk of heart disease is half that of a smoker's. Within 15 years, your risk of heart disease is similar to that of someone who's never smoked.
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My father aged 91 is suffering from pain in the chest and body place suggest to get treatment for time being treatment.

DM - Cardiology
Cardiologist, Chennai
At this age he will be getting pain take ecg if its normal then can take either dolo650 or ultracet.
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My husband age 59, known case of congenital heart disease, coarctation of aorta operated 20 years back, now have asthma, now facing problem of pulmonary hypertension any new researches in this cases.

DM Cardiology
Cardiologist, Delhi
Pulmonary hypertension occurs, when the pressure of lungs increase. Shortness of breath with exertion is the main symptom. This happens because the right ventricle can't force enough blood through the lungs to furnish enough oxygen. Chest pain often occurs. Fainting or loss of consciousness happens when the brain doesn't get enough oxygen. If you exert yourself, the need for oxygen may cause you to faint. Symptoms may become worse over time. How is it diagnosed? at your physical exam your doctor will ask you to describe your symptoms and other things about your health, especially what medications and drugs you have been taking. The symptoms already listed, especially when present in a young woman, make pph one possibility. If your doctor suspects pph, you will have an electrocardiogram, a procedure that records the electrical activity of your heart. Your electrocardiogram may show thickening of the muscle of the right ventricle. A chest x- ray may show evidence of decreased blood flow in the lungs. An echocardiogram, a test that uses ultrasound waves to create a picture of the heart, shows thickening of the right ventricle when pph is a cause of symptoms. The ultrasound waves can also make a reasonable measurement of the blood pressure in the arteries in the lungs. Sometimes a heart catheterization is needed to measure the pressure in the blood vessels in the lungs directly. Your health care provider will also need to test for other causes of high blood pressure in the lungs, such as blood clots in the lungs, diseases of the lung tissue, and liver diseases. How is it treated? pph used to be untreatable and always fatal, but current treatments seem to prolong survival. Blood thinners (anticoagulants) are usually used to prevent small blood clots that might further block blood flow through the lungs. The response to treatment varies from person to person. Some people benefit from the use of drugs called calcium antagonists. These drugs improve symptoms but aren't a cure. They expand (dilate) blood vessels in the lungs and improve blood flow. Prostacyclin, a normally occurring body hormone, may be given through a vein with the help of a special pump. Prostacyclin and a combination mixture of air and nitric oxide both may improve symptoms temporarily. In unusual cases people may be offered a heart-lung transplant.
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How to control cholesterol levels?

MD - Internal Medicine, MBBS
Endocrinologist,
How to control cholesterol levels?
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 .
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Why Homeopathy is Good to Control Your High Blood Pressure

PG Hom London, BHMS
Homeopath, Mumbai
Why Homeopathy is Good to Control Your High Blood Pressure

Why homeopathy is good to control your high blood pressure

According to statistics put forward by the world health organization, high blood pressure affects about 600 million people all over the world and causes about 5 million premature deaths every year.

High blood pressure, also known as hypertension, is many times called the silent killer as it doesn't reveal any visible damage. But it does cause significant damage to the heart, brain, eyes and kidneys.

What are the causes of hypertension?

Certain factors cause your arteries to have consistently high levels of blood pressure and based on these factors your hypertension gets classified into the following:

  • Primary hypertension: if the condition doesn't have an identifiable cause, it is known as primary hypertension. This form of high blood pressure develops slowly but surely over many years.

 

  • Secondary hypertension: this type of hypertension is characterized by identifiable causes that can be corrected with treatment. About 5-10% of cases in the world are secondary in nature. It is usually caused by an underlying problem and tends to appear all of a sudden.


Factors that fall under it are:

  •   kidney problems
  •   sleep apnea
  •   thyroid problems
  •   adrenal gland problems
  •   alcohol abuse

 

Role of homeopathy in treating high blood pressure

Apart from conventional forms of medicine, homeopathy is also considered to be an effective treatment of high blood pressure. The treatment is tailor-made to your needs as it takes into consideration your external and internal environments. This is because the experiences that you may have and the characteristics of the disease that you display are not the same as the other affected person. It works by viewing your disease as a disturbance that affects your entire body and not just a specific body part.

It not only cures blood pressure but also the reason for high blood pressure so that it does not increase again when your mind or body faces stress.

If you would like to consult with me privately, please click on 'consult'.

Related Tip: Why It's Ideal to Treat Insomnia With Homeopathy

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Dear Dr. I have anxiety problem fell sometime shortness of breath. Going through stairs very slow otherwise big breathing problem. All heart test done normal. Not diagnosed. Pls.suggest me what to do. librium.or Montair-lc. Help me but not fully satisfied.

MD PULMONARY, DTCD
Pulmonologist, Faridabad
Dear Dr. I have anxiety problem fell sometime shortness of breath. Going through stairs very slow otherwise big breat...
Librium and montair lc are for different conditions. Pft to r/o asthma. Exercise, good food, sleep for 6 -8 hours.
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What are the symptoms of heart attack. Having pain in the chest of any other things that need to know.

BHMS
Homeopath, Pune
What are the symptoms of heart attack. Having pain in the chest of any other things that need to know.
Hi dear symptoms of heart attack vary according to individual common symptoms are left sided chest pain have to hold chest with hand, palpitation, excessive sweating, anxiety, nausea, giddiness etc.
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doctor. I am suffering from acute chest pain. It attacks suddenly and stays fr a couple of minutes. Whats the best thing I can do to deal with it.

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
doctor. I am suffering from acute chest pain. It attacks suddenly and stays fr a couple of minutes. Whats the best th...
For your age it could be due to stress and anxiety.Avoid stress.Take one tablet of crocin 500mg sos after food up to a maximum of 3 tablets daily,drink plenty of water and take rest at the time of chest pain. If you have recurrent attack of chest pain ,take ECG and consult doctor.Go for regular exercise.practice yoga,meditation and deep breathing exercise to calm your mind and relieve anxiety
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Can you please tell me how can I diabetes and high b p patient. please answer me.

MBBS, DNB, Diploma Dyslipidemia, CCEBDM, CCMTD
General Physician, Gurgaon
Can you please tell me how can I diabetes and high b p patient. please answer me.
You need to do some investigations and start on regular medicines along with exercise and recommended diet.
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Do cashew nuts give rise to high cholesterol? It's common belief that cashew nuts are not healthy for BP and heart patients.

BHMS
Homeopath, Chennai
Do cashew nuts give rise to high cholesterol? It's common belief that cashew nuts are not healthy for BP and heart pa...
Every cholesterol is bad, if it get exceed beyond the limit, but the cashew has the capability to confuse a mind and make incapable to make decision during critical moments.
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How do I controlled my diabetes and how do I control my cholesterol and blood pressure?

Diploma in Diet and Nutrition -, Diploma in Dietitics , Health & Nutrition
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Delhi
How do I controlled my diabetes and how do I control my cholesterol and blood pressure?
Hi lybrate-user, I strongly recommend you to lose weight that will surely helps to control your sugar levels, cholesterol and blood pressure.
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Is olive oil is better than mustard oil & sunflower oil for high cholesterol level in blood?

BHMS
Homeopath, Indore
Is olive oil is better than mustard oil & sunflower oil for high cholesterol level in blood?
Yes olive oil is a better option. But olive oil is beneficial only if we used it without coocking. Because at high temperature olive oil loses its goodnes properties. So you can apply it on fried food.
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