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Dr. Somsekhar

Cardiologist, Bangalore

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I'm dedicated to providing optimal health care in a relaxed environment where I treat every patients as if they were my own family....more
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Dr. Somsekhar is a renowned Cardiologist in Bidadi, Bangalore. He is currently associated with Subash Medical Centre in Bidadi, Bangalore. Save your time and book an appointment online with Dr. Somsekhar on Lybrate.com.

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#1678/252, B.M Road,Bidadi,Hosur. Landmark: Near Ram NagaraBangalore Get Directions
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Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Bangalore
The heart pumps a constant supply of blood around the body through arteries, veins and capillaries. Blood pressure is a measure of the force of the blood on the walls of the arteries as the blood flows through them.
It's measured in millimetres of mercury (mmHg) and recorded as two measurements:
systolic pressure – the pressure when your heart beats and squeezes blood into your arteries
diastolic pressure – the pressure when your heart rests between beats
For example, if your systolic blood pressure is 120mmHg and your diastolic blood pressure is 80mmHg, your blood pressure is 120 over 80, which is commonly written as 120/80.
Normal blood pressure is between 90/60 and 140/90. If you have a reading of 140/90 or more, you have high blood pressure (hypertension). This puts you at greater risk of developing serious health conditions, such as heart attack or stroke.
People with a blood pressure reading under 90/60 are usually regarded as having low blood pressure.
Read more about diagnosing low blood pressure.
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My husband age 59 years is suffering from 70%blockage in lady & Doctor adv ptca+stenting. Is it cure by medicine?

MD-Ayurveda, Basic Life Support (B.L.S), Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Ahmednagar
As blockage is not develop in a day its process of many years. Do his lipid profile send his body weight and height in cm. Past n latest history. Any habit like tobacco smoking n drinks. Image of latest ecg. If he is clinically stable n not having chest pain then we can try herbal preparation but it has risk depending up on (how much risk?) all above parameters that I had asked you to send me. Like ecg report cholesterol his built. Chest pain. While walking air hunger? n also though you done ptca there are again chances of blockage in next few years to avoid all these our herbal medicine works.
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How to control hyper tension. can you please tell me how can i keep it under control?

MD - Consultant Physician
Cardiologist, Kolkata
How to control hyper tension. can you please tell me how can i keep it under control?
Regular periodical check up with regular intake of medicines with chane of life style with normal physical exercise, no smoking.

MANy time in the day. Heartbeats missing. And made a pressure to chest. First degree av block in ECG. ECho and lipid profile are normal.

PG Diploma in Clinical Research, Diploma in Acupuncture, MBBS, College Of Physicians & Surgeons
General Physician, Mumbai
MANy time in the day. Heartbeats missing. And made a pressure to chest. First degree av block in ECG. ECho and lipid ...
Go for halter monitoring (24hrs recordind of ecg, note down the time of pain &discomfort &compare with ecg at that time.
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Sudden Death Due to Heart Problem - Is It Possible?

MBBS, MD - Medicine, DM - Cardiology
Cardiologist, Gurgaon
Sudden Death Due to Heart Problem - Is It Possible?

When the normal functioning of the heart shuts down suddenly due to heart disease or any other cardiovascular condition, then this is known as sudden death due to a heart problem. Every year, there are over 100,000 deaths globally due to this reason, as per various medical studies. Sudden Cardiac Arrest or SCD is a cause of death for many adults who may or may not be suffering from chronic heart disease. Let us find out more about this condition.

- Difference between Sudden Cardiac Death (SCD) and Heart Attack: A myocardial infarction or heart attack can happen when there is a blockage in one of the arteries of the heart which prevents the passage of blood and oxygen to the heart's varied chambers. When the oxygen present in the blood does not reach the heart in adequate amounts and on time, it can lead to a heart attack. In the case of SCD or sudden cardiac arrest, the problem happens due to a shutdown of the heart after a malfunction in the electrical systems which can lead to varied irregularities. 

Accelerated heartbeats, fluttering and quivering of the ventricles which are also known as ventricular fibrillation, as well as other similar causes can ensure that the blood does not reach the heart on time, which can lead to sudden death. The patient usually loses consciousness within the very first few minutes as the blood does not reach the brain.

Symptoms: There are a number of symptoms that are associated with this phenomenon. While losing consciousness is one of the first signs, others include a racing heartbeat as well as heart rhythm problems and dizzy spells. The symptoms usually take place suddenly without prior warning and lead to a complete shutdown of the heart and its functions.

Causes: The main cause of SCD is a condition known as arrhythmias which is basically characterized by abnormal heart rhythms and vertical fibrillation which leads to disorganized impulses to be released from the ventricles due to which the heart cannot pump blood properly. It can lead to death within a matter of minutes if it remains untreated.

Revival: On an emergency basis, the patient will have to be given CPR by an expert at the emergency unit of the hospital. This is a manual process of retrieving the patient by pumping the chest and breathing into the patient's mouth. Portable defibrillators can also be used to revive the patient in such cases.

Risk Factors: Patients who have suffered heart attacks in the past and have a family history of heart disease and heart attacks, are at maximum risk when it comes to SCD. Also, factors like obesity and diabetes can increase the risk.

In case you have a concern or query you can always consult an expert & get answers to your questions!

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How to prevent heart attack please answer me now. I eat puri too it is not good for health.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
How to prevent heart attack please answer me now. I eat puri too it is not good for health.
Dear lybrateuser, - To prevent a heart attack you have to follow a healthy lifestyle including a well balanced diet containing more of fibrous foods like fruits & vegetables, whole grains, beans, legumes, sprouts, have low fat milk & milk products, lean meats, nuts - avoid fried, processed & junk foods & foods containing saturated & trans fats - reduce stress by exercising regularly, playing games, yoga, meditation, deep breathing - sleep well for 7-8 hrs at night - instead of puri have wholewheat or multi grain chapatis.
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I am 47 years female with diabetes, hypertension and hypothyroidism. Have been taking medicines and vitamin/iron supplements for deficiencies. Now I have a question regarding a particular diet. LCHF-Low carbohydrate high fat diet is very popular for diabetics where they adopt 20% carb/20%protein/60% fat since we all diabetics have problem of carbohydrates metabolism. I wish to ask whether 20% carb intake is enough for normal functioning of body? Due to ketosis and ketogenic effect, where body uses ketone instead of glucose in absence of glucose availability due to low carbs, can such diet work long time and effective in lowering blood sugar levels? I have seen people adopting such diets and either use minimal drugs or even without medicines they manage their diabetes with this kind of low carb diet. Pl tell me how to go about it if I wish to manage my diabetes with the help of low or moderate carbs plus how many calories total I should take in a day as a women and with all these medical conditions with an almost sedentary lifestyle. What percentage of carbs intake is an ideal to follow for a diabetic with hypothyroidism if we take 1600 calorie diet? I read that too low carb intake can again damage thyroid.

MD - Diabetology, Membership of the Royal College of Surgeons (MRCS), MBBS
Endocrinologist, Kochi
I am 47 years female with diabetes, hypertension and hypothyroidism. Have been taking medicines and vitamin/iron supp...
Being a person who manages dozens of different varieties of diabetics daily, I don't believe in such fads. I believe a diabetic should have a sensible diet, regular & moderate exercise, relaxed, stressfree lifestyle, good quality sleep and abstain from tobacco (if possible, from alcohol too). All these "percentage diets" are useless.
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When I get angry my heart rate and pulse rate increases. What should I do to stop it?

MD - Pharmacology, ECFMG certified , MBBS
General Physician, Navi Mumbai
When I get angry my heart rate and pulse rate increases. What should I do to stop it?
As the other doctor has said it is a physiological and normal process. but you can control your anger and how your body reacts to it. try to recognise the things that get you angry and imagine one such situation in your mind and tell yourself to calm down and that you will not get angry. there are many other ways of dealing with anger . meditation and relaxation techniques are some of them.
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I have so much fat on chest side, not at any other part of body. It looks as flabby chest. How can I reduce this fat. Give me effective solution of my problem.

Fellowship in Minimal Access Surgery, MNAMS (Membership of the National Academy) (General Surgery) , FAIS, FACRSI, Fellowship in GI Surgery, DNB (General Surgery), MBBS
General Surgeon, Delhi
I have so much fat on chest side, not at any other part of body. It looks as flabby chest. How can I reduce this fat....
When excessive fat deposition occurs in male chest then it is termed as gynecomastia. It requires surgery to get cured and regain manly chest.
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When I used to eat food my heart pains like someone is bitting pin from inside the heart.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
When I used to eat food my heart pains like someone is bitting pin from inside the heart.
Hi, It seems to be more of gastric pain and not heart pain. To rule out any heart diseases, please do visit some good hospital. Medication: Take Schwabe's Alpha-Liv and Alpha-DP, both thrice a day for 1 week.
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