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Dr. Shivam

Cardiologist, Bangalore

Dr. Shivam Cardiologist, Bangalore
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Dr. Shivam is an experienced Cardiologist in Domlur, Bangalore. He is currently practising at VITAL MEDIHEALTH in Domlur, Bangalore. Save your time and book an appointment online with Dr. Shivam on Lybrate.com.

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I am 44 yrs male. My cholesterol level is 260 & TG is 353. I am a PSU employee my working condition far away from physical work. What should I do to control TG &cholesterol.

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I am 44 yrs male. My cholesterol level is 260 &  TG is  353. I am a PSU employee my working  condition far away from ...
you should be avoid bad habits . Avoid stress. Some Relax during work. Drink more water, high-carbohydrate foods such as potatoes, rice, pasta and bread. You can take Nutrient-rich foods that improve your health may also benefit your thyroid gland, antioxidant-rich fruits and vegetables more plenty of water: Blueberries, tomatoes, bell peppers, and other foods rich in antioxidants can improve overall health and benefit the thyroid gland. Eating foods high in B vitamins, like whole grains, may also help. Selenium: Tiny amounts of selenium are needed for enzymes that make thyroid hormones to work properly. Eating selenium-rich foods, such as sunflower seeds or Brazil nuts, can be beneficial. Tyrosine: This amino acid is used by the thyroid gland to produce T3 and T4. Taking a supplement may help, avoid oily foods,junk foods, go for walk. Tests every 3 to 6 months. ts ,fatty meal/oily foods/junk/fast foods/alcohol/smoking/noo-veg. take whole grain meal/oats/dalia/green veg./fruits/juice/ use garlic . you can take also cap. ecosprin gold-10 at night. and consult cardiologist.

Hello one of my friend has a continuous problem of Low Blood Pressure due to which she often feels Dizziness. She is a 27 year old working female.

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Hello one of my friend has a continuous problem of Low Blood Pressure due to which she often feels Dizziness. She is ...
Hello, Ask her to check her haemoglobin content first. If it very low dizziness happens. For few women it will be on low side. Stabilise her B.P here are few tips. 1. Drink one or two glasses of vegetable juice daily. 2. Try to include one cup of mixed green leafs in daily diet. 3. Eat 3-4 servings of fruit daily. 4. Please do not follow fasting rituals very frequently. 5. Drink lemon water with salt and sugar , when ever you feel tiered or on a strenuous job. Hope this helps you. Stay healthy stay fit☺
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Hi sir what is the diet should be followed to prevent heart attack for the persons age above 50 male person.

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Hi sir what is the diet should be followed to prevent heart attack for the persons age above 50 male person.
Too much cholesterol in the blood can lead to cardiovascular disease. 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.
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Hello sir, my dad eating regular non veg, and he is having mild bp problem. He is having bp from last 3 years. He is physical teacher and also very fit, but he always eat fish and chicken. Is this safe for him. I m worried?

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Hello sir, my dad eating regular non veg, and he is having mild bp problem. He is having bp from last 3 years. He is ...
Eating non veg doesnot mean that it will lead ti High BP.If he is physically fit and weight is normal then the reason is something else.A thorough investigations are required to find the exact cause.
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I am always feeling pain in chest at right side whenever I am in hurry. What should I do for it.

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I am always feeling pain in chest at right side whenever I am in hurry. What should I do for it.
You should be check first ecg and if it is normal then you stop excessive tea, chilly food, salty, spicy, etc some time indigestion may couses gases and so right sided chest pain occur.

What are symptoms of low blood pressure? What precaution can be taken? Please advice.

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You start feeling weak and dizzy when bp falls you should eat good healthy food at regular intervals of three hrs. Dont stress yourself much and take good proper sleep of 7 to 8 hrs.

Sir, I have a big problem of nervous. At a normal time. I feel normal. But. At any public place I feel nervous. Nd increased heartbeat, and whole body trembled. Also feel some problem of speaking. Before that time it was not at all. Plzz suggest what to do.

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I have a big problem of nervous. At a normal time. I feel normal. But. At any public place I feel nervous. Nd in...
Thanks for posting your query. First you need support from your family and friends, from people who are near you and can help you while in danger. In such cases is better combine pharmacotherapy with psychotherapy. Also you can add to your daily routine relaxation techniques, better if you will consult psychiatrist who can advice you above mentioned combination of medication and psychotherapy. I appreciate that you have noticed your problem early. Please do write back in case you have follow up queries to ask.
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I am GAURAV 26yr old male and have heart patient for last 3 years. What should I do?

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I am GAURAV 26yr old male and have heart patient for last 3 years. What should I do?
Hello, There is an old saying - ‘Prevention is always better than cure!.’ So, give them Heart Tonic by Schwabe Essentia Aurea /10-20 drops should be taken 3 times a day before meals. Also, do brisk walk daily. Perform some cardio-exercises for a healthy heart as per and under some qualified yoga-instructor or qualified instructor only! Take Care.

I am 30 years old men My chest some time very pain but one side automatically And blood pressure high problem also me What to do Please help me.

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I am 30 years old men My chest some time very pain but one side automatically And blood pressure  high problem also m...
For pain take tablet paracetamol 650 mg and take medication regularly and also get a stress test done
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I am 28 year old. Yesterday I checked my cholesterol it is 239 is it normal? Is there and diet for me.

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I am 28 year old. Yesterday I checked my cholesterol it is 239 is it normal? Is there and diet for me.
A few changes could help protect you from this hidden condition: • 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 (Choose from salmon, mackerel, sardines, pilchards or herring). • Include foods enriched with plant stanols/sterols, which are clinically proven to lower ‘bad’ LDL cholesterol as part of a healthy diet and lifestyle. • 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.  Foods to avoid  Limit saturated fats and oils, such as butter, palm oil, and coconut oil. Instead, use soft vegetable oils, such as olive or canola oil.  Avoid trans fats or partially hydrogenated vegetable oils. These oils go through a process that makes them solid. They're found in some hard margarines, snack crackers, cookies,and chips.  Limit fatty meats such as corned beef, , ribs, steak, ground meat, hot dogs, sausage, bacon, and processed meats . Also limit organ meats like liver and kidney. Replace with skinless chicken or turkey, lean beef, pork, lamb, and fish. Try some meatless main dishes, like beans, peas, pasta, or rice.  Limit meat, poultry, and fish to no more than two servings, or 140 g, a day. Remember that a serving is about the size of a deck of playing cards.  Limit egg yolks.  Limit milk products that contain more than 1% milk fat. This includes cream, most cheeses, and nondairy coffee creamers or whipped topping (which often contain coconut or palm oils). Instead try fat-free or low-fat milk (0% to 1% fat) and low-fat cheeses.  Limit snack crackers, muffins, quick breads, croissants, and cakes made with saturated or hydrogenated fat, whole eggs, or whole milk. Try low-fat baked goods, and use any spreads or toppings lightly.  Instead of using butter or margarine on bread, try dipping it in olive oil.  Avoid fast foods like hamburgers, fries, fried chicken, and tacos. They are high in both total fat and saturated fat. When you eat out, choose broiled sandwiches or chicken without skin, salads with low-fat dressing, and foods that aren't fried. Ask the server to leave off the cheese and high-fat dressings like mayonnaise.
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Hi I am 23 year old and suffering from back pain as well as chest pain. Its been from 2 month. Suggest me some treatment please.

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Hi I am 23 year old and suffering from back pain as well as chest pain. Its been from 2 month. Suggest me some treatm...
Sleep on a hard bed with soft bedding on it. SPRING BEDS, FOLDING BEDS OR THICK MATRESS ARE HARMFUL Use no pillow under the head. DO HOT FOMANTATION. Paracetamol 250mg OD & SOS x 5days. Caldikind plus 1tab OD x10. Do neck, back & general exercises. It may have to be further investigated. You will need other supportive medicines also. Make sure you are not allergic to any of the medicines you are going to take. If it does not give relief in 4-5days, contact me again.. Do not ignore .It could be beginning of a serious problem.
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I had High BP problem diagnosed 3 mnts ago Dr. gave me BP pills along with beta blockers 7 days after having medicines I noticed i'm having erectile Dysfunction. It has been three months and I can not figure out what has actually happened Consulted more than 3 Dr. but no med cured it yet. It feels like something at heart stopping excitement to occur and I have lost my Desire to have sex also. Hence having no erections. Shall I stop trying and move on or there is a treatment for it.

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I had High BP problem diagnosed 3 mnts ago Dr. gave me BP pills along with beta blockers 7 days after having medicine...
Hello Pl note While high blood pressure in itself can lead to sexual dysfunction, studies show that many of the drugs used to treat this condition also can cause sexual difficulties. In men, the decreased blood flow can reduce desire and interfere with erections and ejaculation. In women, it can lead to vaginal dryness, a decrease in desire, and difficulties achieving orgasm. Three types of blood-pressure medications — diuretics (or “water pills”), beta-blockers and alpha-blockers — have been found to have the highest incidence of sexual side effects. Some diuretics, for example, not only interfere with blood flow to the sex organs but increase the body’s excretion of zinc, which is needed to produce testosterone. And beta-blockers can sabotage a satisfying sex life at least three ways — by making you feel sedated and depressed, by interfering with nerve impulses associated with arousal and by reducing testosterone levels. Options: Talk with your doctor or other health care provider about switching to another type of blood pressure medication. Stay healthy.
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My height Is 6 ft age 44 yrs. Recently I did my lipid and my hdl is 30 and ldl is 80. What I can I do to increase my hdll.

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My height Is 6 ft age 44 yrs. Recently I did my lipid and my hdl is 30 and ldl is 80. What I can I do to increase my ...
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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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

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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.

I think I am having cholesterol high I took a lab report and it says: total serum cholesterol: 275mgs HDL cholesterol: 51mgs total cholesterol: 5.4 serum triglyceride: 160mgs VLDL cholesterol: 32mgs LDL cholesterol: 192mgs what should I do now. Should I take medicine.

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I think I am having cholesterol high I took a lab report and it says: total serum cholesterol: 275mgs
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Dear Cholesterol is made in liver. Food does not alter this. Exercise yoga pranayam will help. Give body some time to regulise self Stress management sessions will do magic Vm.

I am male 56 years old having cholestrol problem and triglycerides. What should I do. My last test in may 2015 cholestrol was 230.

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I am male 56 years old having cholestrol problem and triglycerides. What should I do.
My last test in may 2015 choles...
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,. Take anti cholesterol medicines .

I have a snoring habit which is very irritating and also I've heard that if causes heart problems in near future. How can I stop snoring?

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I have a snoring habit which is very irritating and also I've heard that if causes heart problems in near future. How...
Hi, please follow these tips to stop snoring: - reduce your weight if you are obese. - perform pranayama (breathing exercises) everyday. - quit smoking which irritates the mucosal layer of the nose and throat and causes blockage and results in snoring. - quit alcohol and sedatives which relax the throat muscles and results in snoring. - sleep on sides instead on back. - elevate the head by using a thick pillow which eases the breathing. - clear the nose before going to bed. - establish regular sleep pattern. - keep the bedroom air moist by using humidifier; as dry air irritates the mucosal membrane in the nose and throat. - perform throat exercises like repeating the vowels a, e, i, o, you loudly for 2-3 mins few times a day or keeping the tongue behind the teeth and moving it backwards - 3-4 times a day. - anti snoring appliances can also be used.
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Hi I am 35 years old and have been diagnosed with diabetes and thyroid and high cholesterol levels. I have been taking a clove of garlic every morning since one month. This has reduced my cholesterol levels from 203 to 191. But still my triglycerides are on a high level of 391. My sugar levels are 134/172. TSH level is 12.63. My lever function test shows AST (SGOT) as 43 and ALT (SGPT) as 89. Does this high level of AST and ALT indicate some liver disease?

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Hi I am 35 years old and have been diagnosed with diabetes and thyroid and high cholesterol levels. I have been takin...
Dear lybrate-user, you are suffering from dyslipidemia with diabetes. Don't take light the syndrome you are facing. Try to avoid sugar and control your cholesterol level with tg. Try to avoid alcohol, oily spiced rich foods. Take garlic as usual, and have physical exercise in morning and evening. Control your diet and have sugar level normal, then you will be ok.
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I am suffering from dry cough. I have pain in my chest whenever I use to cough. Can you tell me what should I have to do to reduce my cough?

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I am suffering from dry cough. I have pain in my chest whenever I use to cough. Can you tell me what should I have to...
Hello, you can take homoeopathic medicine phosphorus 30 (4 drops in little water) thrice a day for 3 days and update.

I am 43 years old woman. I have developed high blood pressure which is 140/ 95. Should I take medication for that. I am not over weight. My grandparents and parents also have suffered from high bp. I do yoga and meditation daily.

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Avoid using salt. Rock salt can be used as alternative. Towel dipped in ice cold water should put as pack on spine. Should change towel frequently. Do it for 10 mins. Do brahmari pranayama for 10 mins per day.
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