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Dr. Umesh Guptha


Cardiologist, Bangalore

14 Years Experience
Dr. Umesh Guptha Md Cardiologist, Bangalore
14 Years Experience
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Dr. Umesh Guptha is one of the best Cardiologists in Hebbal, Bangalore. He has over 14 years of experience as a Cardiologist. He has completed Md . He is currently associated with Columbia Asia Hospital-Hebbala in Hebbal, Bangalore. Don’t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. Umesh Guptha on has a nexus of the most experienced Cardiologists in India. You will find Cardiologists with more than 40 years of experience on You can find Cardiologists online in Bangalore and from across India. View the profile of medical specialists and their reviews from other patients to make an informed decision.


Md - Rajiv Gandhi Medical College - 2003
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I am heart attack patient. The heart attack came due to low blood pressure. Can I take salt? Uae of more Salt is helpful for me or not?

DHMS (Hons.)
Homeopath, Patna
Hello, so far as low blood pressure is concerned you may tk salt but you have to rely upon the report of level of sodium to safeguard your heart. Tk care.
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I am 22 year old and I have headache on half head every month. And I every time my blood pressure is low. please give me any suggestions. Thanks.

BAMS, MD Ayurveda
Sexologist, Lonavala
You can go for following remedy it will help you 1. Crush 15 thoroughly washed basil leaves 2. Place it on a sieve and extract its juice 3. Add 1 tsp of honey to this juice 4. Mix well 5. Drink 2 times a day Causes: • Stress • Faulty diet or malnutrition • Loss of blood due to any injury or during the menstruation cycle • Slow bleeding in the gastrointestinal tract, kidneys or bladder This remedy will be helpful.
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I have had 2 bypass operations and am slightly diabetic- is it good to eat cashewnuts - how much?

M B B S, M. D (Internal Medicine)
General Physician, Nellore
It is good. There is no prescription for it. You can take different kinds of nuts in convenient proportions. Just don't stuff yourself with it.
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My Blood pressure is about 90/130. How I control it? I walk daily a about 1-2 km.

Homeopath, Faridabad
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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Cholesterol Level - Ayurvedic Remedies That Can Lower It!

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), Diploma in Piles Treatment , MD - Ayurveda
Ayurveda, Navi Mumbai
Cholesterol Level - Ayurvedic Remedies That Can Lower It!

High cholesterol has become a very common phrase nowadays. With excessive consumption of fast foods and sugar, lifestyle disorders such as diabetes and high cholesterol have become very common. In order to know what high cholesterol is, you should first know about cholesterol.

Cholesterol is a type of fat present in the body which is needed for regulating hormones in the body. It also plays an important role in Vitamin D production. Though you get cholesterol from food, the body has its own supply of cholesterol as well. Excessive cholesterol in the body can lead to cholesterol build up in your arteries, resulting in blood circulation problems. The arteries tend to narrow down, not allowing the blood to flow properly. High cholesterol levels are linked to heart problems and strokes.

Ayurveda is a holistic system of medicine, the treatments of which are based on natural ingredients. It is very effective and free from side effects, unlike conventional methods of treatment. Ayurvedic remedies for high cholesterol levels in the body aim to bring down the cholesterol level and improve your overall wellbeing.

The Ayurvedic tips to lower cholesterol levels are:

  1. Eat healthy: Diet plays an important role in maintaining healthy cholesterol levels, so eating healthy is of paramount importance. Include plenty of vegetables and fruits in your diet to get the required amount of Vitamins and minerals in order to keep your body healthy. Avoid refined grains as they spike your blood sugar levels. Instead opt for whole grains such as brown rice.
  2. Eat healthy fats: Eat healthy fats such as unsaturated fats present in foods such as almonds and olive oil. Keep saturated and trans-fats at bay as they increase cholesterol levels in the body.
  3. Exercise regularly: Regular exercise keeps your weight levels optimal and also brings down your cholesterol levels. Simple cardiovascular exercises such as running and swimming can be done on a regular basis.
  4. Avoid smoking: Smoking causes your blood vessels to constrict, thus hampering the flow of blood. In addition to accumulation of plaque, this can further hamper blood flow.
  5. Maintain optimal weight levels: Following healthy eating habits along with regular exercise will allow you to maintain optimal weight levels. So if your weight is on the higher side, then re-evaluate your eating habits and make the necessary changes. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult an Ayurveda.
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My mother always saying that ,she has a pain in chest starting from one area and spreading in chest .when we consulted m.b.b.s doctors they said no problem .then what is the problem to her. She is a house wife and her daily activities cooking, washing and bringing water.

Homeopath, Sagar
Dear Give your mother following homoeopathic medicines 1- Pulsatilla 200 2- Spigilia 200 3- Asterius Ruben200 each five drops three times a day with some water consult me after 15 days if needed.
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I am suffering from two problem, first is my uric acid is higher side by birth and my liver is damaged now. Second is my cholesterol level is also high.

MD - Consultant Physician
Cardiologist, Kolkata
By birth uric acid can not be higher than normal. You must get treatment of both high uric acid as well as cholesterol. At the same time you get treatment for liver because liver dysfunction may cause rise of these elements. You also take care of your meal. For cholesterol avoid fry, fatty & fast foods. For uric acid preferably be vegetarian, avoid protein diet also leguminus foods like dal products.
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I feel tinges in the heart and below it and also sometimes I feel that my heart is beating against my chest. Please help me.

DHMS (Hons.)
Homeopath, Patna
Hi, you r over wt by by 15 kg. Try to reduce your weight, this is one of the reasons of heart palpitation. It's may b due to gastric disorder, too. You should consult a cardiologist to assess d exact cause of palpitation. Take, plenty of water to eliminate toxins. Go for meditation to nourish your cells & tissues. Take, easily digestible, simple, non- irritant diet on time. Homoeo medicine: @ china 200-6 pills, thrice a day. Take, care.
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I am 49 years old from Hyderabad I am a BP patient and am taking tablets from past one year. Last month a had high triglycerides. I am taking Atorvas as advice by the physician. Now I have started getting burning sensation in both my feet and also I am not able to get an erection for intercourse. I do walking every morning for about 30 to 45 minutes. I am undergoing a lot of trauma due to this Can you please advise me what to do or whom to consult Will I get alright again.

Homeopath, Solan
You should take homeopathic medicines for that need to ask some details. And to decrease bp avoid salt diet and eat very light food, avoid fatty, oily food and drink lime luke warm water. And daily eat one apple best for high bp and do yoga in the morning and for triglycerides it is good that you are doing walk but reduce your wt as much as you can and avoid alcohal consumption, ciggrate and eat fewer calorie diet and less sweet products also.
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I have always been in good health except my childhood. Two days back I checked my BP and it's 130 /42 or 127/49. Pulse is 70. I have never had such a low DIA. I exercise regularly. Why could be the problem.

General Physician, Delhi
your pulse is normal. I think you might have measured bp from automatic bp app which has error in reading. So please measure your bp manually from doctors clinic.
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Sir/mam my father has chest pain from last 2month we check it there is no T. B. Show in any reports. Sans b bht jaldi ful jata hai.

Homeopath, Sindhudurg
Homoeopathic treatment bio combination no 2- 4 pills 3 times anti tart 200 -4 pills 3 times for. 4 days and revert back.
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I am 42 years old Male, Last time I have checked by Lipid Profile etc, my Cholesterol levels are normal, Sugar levels are normal, but could find Lipoprotein is on higher side, is it any concern.

Diploma in Diet and Nutrition
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Hyderabad
Take 15 almonds daily. Also take two spoons of flaxseeds everyday. Do regular exercises. Avoid fried foods, avoid ghee and butter. You will be fine.
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Stroke - Debunking Myths About it

Endocrinologist, Srinagar
Stroke - Debunking Myths About it

Strokes occur when blood to the brain gets interrupted or reduced. When this occurs, brain cells begin to die as they don't get enough nutrients and oxygen. Such life-threatening episodes can strike you anytime.

Many myths surround this medical condition:

Myth 1: Women don't suffer from strokes

The opposite is true. It is women who suffer strokes more often than men. This is because women tend to live longer than men whose longevity gets affected by heart disease. Since they live longer than men, they tend to be more vulnerable to strokes.

Myth 2: Strokes aren't easy to recognise

Strokes can be easily diagnosed through the face, arm, Speech and Time test (FAST). If you suffer from slurred speech, facial droop or numbness on one side of the body, you're said to suffer from a stroke.

Myth 3: Strokes are a form of heart attack

Although strokes and heart attacks are closely related, they are not the same. In strokes, blood supply to the brain gets interrupted; on the other hand, in heart attacks, blood supply to the heart gets severely affected.

Myth 4: Only older people suffer from strokes

This isn't true young people can experience strokes as well. About a quarter of stroke cases are reported by people aged 65 and below. More importantly, irrespective of the age group, the warning signs are the same; it is only in response that differences can be found between younger and older people.

Myth 5: Strokes can't be prevented

Through changes in your lifestyle, strokes can easily be prevented. You can reduce your chances of getting a stroke by having a balanced diet, exercising, keeping an optimum body weight and limiting alcohol consumption as well as quitting smoking. Moreover, up to 80% stroke cases can be prevented by leading a healthy lifestyle. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a neurologist.

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I am having blood pressure taking medicine telcure 40 mg but my reading is 149/99. My sugar level is normal.

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine
General Physician, Ghaziabad
dose of antihypertensive medication needs to be increased. you should restrict salt and walk daily.
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I am 30 years old female and sometimes I found low blood pressure may once in a month what should I do what is treatment for this disease please tell me.

MS - General Surgery, MBBS
General Surgeon, Delhi
Keep monitoring your blood pressure and keep yourself hydrated with good liquid intake. Nothing alarming as such.
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MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine, DM - Cardiology, Cardiac Device Specialist (CCDS - Physician )
Cardiologist, Delhi
More than your Triglycerides, it is your Cholesterol and LDL that need to be focused at this stage. 1) Begin with diet modification for healthy heart diet, consult a dietician fora detailed diet prescription. 2) Begin exercising, start gradually target to 45 mins daily of brisk walking, yoga etc 3) Get your thyroid tested. 4)Repeat your levels after 6 weeks of these precautions for 6 weeks repeat levels again, if still high consult for medications. Lipaglyn is not the first line drug for the management of this kind of lipid profile.
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I am a 32 year old man with 5'5" height. Recently married, with a new born child. I have a history of high blood pressure hospitalized in 2015 end. I have taken measures to lower my blood pressure by lowering my weight from 75 kgs to 62 kgs by checking on my diet (mainly salad and non-oily foods) and mild exercise. But recently, I learned that when I eat normal cooked foods like rice, dal and some fried stuff, my weight increases quite quickly. (70 kgs presently) I am fed up of the salad and other diet measures I used to take. Kindly, suggest some measures to increase my metabolism and stay in shape.

Homeopath, Chennai
Raised blood pressure is not a disease in itself. It is just a sign of some underlying disorder. Homeopathy offers good prognosis for cases of essential hypertension. The treatment is based upon the cause and the totality of the case. A constitutional homoeopathic treatment will cure you permanently. You can easily take an online consultation for further treatment guidance
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Often I find my blood pressure low upto 100/60 on digital cuff machine. Weight 55 kg at 5'3" height.

Post graduate diploma in clinical cosmetology, BHMS
Homeopath, Hyderabad
Hi lybrate-user, yes your blood pressure is low and sometimes digital cuff machines will not give you accurate results due to battery done.
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My name is Manoj. My Brother is accident 2 two weeks ago. His body is working from head to Chest only. Doctors says that no any treatment for this condition. please tell me solution for this condition.

MBBS, M.D.(Gen.Medicine)
General Physician, Chennai
He could be having traumatic quadriplegia (weakness of all 4 limbs due to neck bone fracture compressing on spinal cord). Take him to nearest hospital with neuro-surgical facility. Two weeks is already late but stabilisation of spine can prevent further worsening and help some recovery of function.
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