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Dr. Veerappa Reddy

MD - Cardiology, MCH, MS, MBBS

Cardiologist, Bangalore

38 Years Experience  ·  500 at clinic
Dr. Veerappa Reddy MD - Cardiology, MCH, MS, MBBS Cardiologist, Bangalore
38 Years Experience  ·  500 at clinic
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Dr. Veerappa Reddy is a trusted Cardiologist in Outer Ring Road, Bangalore. He has been a successful Cardiologist for the last 38 years. He is a qualified MD - Cardiology, MCH, MS, MBBS . He is currently associated with VIMS Speciality Hospitals in Outer Ring Road, Bangalore. Don’t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. Veerappa Reddy on Lybrate.com.

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MD - Cardiology - USA - 1993
MCH - Bangalore Medical College and Research Institute, Bangalore - 1989
MS - Bangalore Medical College and Research Institute, Bangalore - 1986
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MBBS - Bangalore Medical College and Research Institute, Bangalore - 1979
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Friend's heartbeat got slow last night. Was taken to hospital been there for a day.in afternoon beat became slow again then he was taken to icu. What could be the problem. Has high bp problem and slight depression problem as well.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
Friend's heartbeat got slow last night. Was taken to hospital been there for a day.in afternoon beat became slow agai...
Dear Lybrateuser, -Your friend could be having sinus bradycardia, a condition in which the resting heart rate is 60 or less than that -this disorder is due to problem with the electrical system of the heart, if the heart beats very slowly then it can not pump enough blood to meet the body's needs & sometimes it may become life threatening -his hypertension & depression also have to be treated as they are contributors in the condition.
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What is blood pressure? What is high blood pressure (hypertension)? What is low blood pressure (hypotension)? How can we control on blood pressure? What is the main causes of blood pressure? Which parts mainly effected by blood pressure problem?

C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician,
What is blood pressure? What is high blood pressure (hypertension)? What is low blood pressure (hypotension)? How can...
Your blood pressure rises with each heartbeat and falls when your heart relaxes between beats. While BP can change from minute to minute with changes in posture, exercise, stress or sleep, it should normally be less than 120/80 mm Hg (less than 120 systolic AND less than 80 diastolic) for an adult age 20 or over.Typically more attention is given to the top number (the systolic blood pressure) as a major risk factor for cardiovascular disease for people over 50 years old. In most people, systolic blood pressure rises steadily with age due to increasing stiffness of large arteries, long-term build-up of plaque, and increased incidence of cardiac and vascular disease.
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I am suffering from cough for last two weeks and when I cough hard my chest start paining please suggest what should I do.

PG Diploma in Emergency Medicine Services (PGDEMS), Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), MD - Alternate Medicine
Ayurveda, Ghaziabad
I am suffering from cough for last two weeks and when I cough hard my chest start paining please suggest what should ...
Take pranacharya kasantak syrup 2-2 tsf in hot water twice a day...Take sitopaladi..praval and tankan bhasm churna with honey 3-4 times a day...take ginger black pepper and basil leaves tea.. ..gargle with hot water(salted) avoid milk...cold drinks....take hot water steam.......
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I am man 40 year old. In Report showing bad cholesterol. Daily In morning before breakfast I am taking 1 kali garlic. Can you suggest is it gud for health or not. If it is gud then how much time I have to continue?

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
I am man 40 year old. In Report showing bad cholesterol. Daily In morning before breakfast I am taking 1 kali garlic....
Hi, Yes, taking 1 clove of garlic daily controls your bad cholesterol. Soak 1 clove of garlic overnight, have it after breakfast (discard the water in which it was soaked). You can have it for 2 weeks first, get your cholesterol checked. Along with this, follow the management part also. High blood cholesterol is treated with lifestyle changes and medicines. There are few risk factors: Cigarette smoking High blood pressure (140/90 mmHg or higher), or you’re on medicine to treat high blood pressure Low high-density lipoprotein (HDL) cholesterol (less than 40 mg/dL) Family history of early heart disease (heart disease in father or brother before age 55; heart disease in mother or sister before age 65) Age (men 45 years or older; women 55 years or older) Food to be avoided: -Saturated fat which is found in some meats, dairy products, chocolate, baked goods, and deep-fried and processed foods. -You also should try to limit the amount of sodium (salt) that you eat. -Try to limit drinks with alcohol. Too much alcohol will raise your blood pressure and triglyceride level. Food to be taken: -Whole-grain cereals such as oatmeal and oat bran -Fruits such as apples, bananas, oranges, pears, and prunes -Legumes such as kidney beans, lentils, chick peas, black-eyed peas, and lima beans -A diet rich in fruits and vegetables can increase important cholesterol-lowering compounds in your diet. -A healthy diet also includes some types of fish, such as salmon, tuna (canned or fresh), and mackerel. These fish are a good source of omega-3 fatty acids. These acids may help protect the heart from blood clots and inflammation and reduce the risk of heart attack. Try to have about two fish meals every week. If you’re overweight or obese, losing weight can help lower LDL cholesterol. Routine physical activity can lower LDL cholesterol and triglycerides and raise your HDL cholesterol level.
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I'm 58 years old woman. My recent report shows that my total cholesterol is 183 while as hdl and ldl are 38 and 81 respectively. My triglyceride is 522 and vldl is 104.4. What should I do to lower triglyceride and vldl and increase ldl? I'm vegetarian and non alcoholic. My weight is 70 kgs height is 5' 6" My BP is normal. I'm not diabetic.

BHMS
Homeopath,
I'm 58 years old woman. My recent report shows that my total cholesterol is 183 while as hdl and ldl are 38 and 81 re...
Dear lybrate user, cholesterol is naturally produced inside the body of every living animal. Human beings are no exception to that. But when we take mutton, chicken, yellow part of a boiled egg, ghee, butter etc we intake cholesterol from external source. This extra cholesterol from external sources increase the total cholesterol content of human body. You should always keep your cholesterol level within normal limits as high cholesterol serves as a precursor to various cardiac diseases. Avoid the aforesaid food. Walk at least 1 hour in a day without any interval. Also you can take homoeopathic mother tincture fucus vesiculosus q, 30 drops, thrice daily, after meals, in a cup of water.
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I am 22 year old male. I have been pain in chest since 5 year. I have checked to doctor and do a x-ray but nothing will found there. But still I have pain in my chest.

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
I am 22 year old male. I have been pain in chest since 5 year. I have checked to doctor and do a x-ray but nothing wi...
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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C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician,
3 diet changes to help lower cholesterol levels
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If you have high cholesterol (a total cholesterol level of 240 milligrams per deciliter of blood or above), taking steps to lower it can greatly reduce your chances of having a heart attack. For every 10% drop in your cholesterol level, your heart attack risk falls by 20% to 30%.
Choose healthy fats. Avoid saturated fats, which increase unhealthy LDL levels and steer clear of trans fats, which both raise LDL and lower protective HDL. Instead, substitute healthier unsaturated fats found in fish, nuts, and vegetable oils.
Go with whole grains. Whole–grain breads, pastas, and cereals help prevent a blood sugar roller coaster and make you feel full longer. Many of these foods contain fiber, which can help lower LDL levels.
Make other healthy choices. Eat more fruits and vegetables. Ideally, substitute these for processed foods and sweets. Choose fat–free milk instead of whole milk. Opt for low–fat yogurt and pick brands that are not loaded with sugar.
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Have a fear while going to office. And also have blood pressure. Fear to face any simple matters. I can I do.

PG Diploma in Emergency Medicine Services (PGDEMS), Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), MD - Alternate Medicine
Ayurveda, Ghaziabad
Have a fear while going to office. And also have blood pressure. Fear to face any simple matters. I can I do.
In ayurveda, Hypertension is referred to as Rakta Capa Vriddhi and it sees the vitiation of vata and pitta doshas as the main cause...take sarpgandha vati twice a day...yogendra ras...akik bhasm works very good in case of hypertension....avoid salty diet...oily food...lower your stress...do pranayama early morning....
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My name is mohd khudrathulla. I am 22 years old, height 6ft and 72kgs weight. How do I check my pulse? What is moderate and vigorous exercise?

C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician,
My name is mohd khudrathulla.
I am 22 years old, height 6ft and 72kgs weight.
How do I check my pulse?
What is modera...
YOu can check pulse by feeling the radial artery. Very heavy exercise is called vigourous . Vigorous intensity aerobic exercise is where you're breathing hard and fast and your heart rate has increased significantly. If you're working at this level, you won't be able to say more than a few words without pausing for a breath.
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I am 56 years old diagnosied for 220/160 bp amd sugar 300 and urene sugar 3+. I am using only homeopathy medicine. Bp controled to 120/80 but sugar is still at 240. Side effects penis upper skin is sweliing and cracking. Immediately I have used zoryl 1 mg andazithromycin. Now swelling is reduced. What can me cause and how to get alright.

MD, BHMS
Homeopath, Bhilai
Please it can be due to fungal infestation causing cracks so let that area be dry as for maximum time and use any oil or ghee. You can come for proper treatment with pics of that area. Thank you.
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I am on medication since two weeks for high BP. AMLOVAS 5 & TELMA: TWICE DAILY. BP used to be above 150/110. Since 3 days I have consuming alcohol and now I feel my heart pounding hard. It's a sinking feeling. Help.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
I am on medication since two weeks for high BP. AMLOVAS 5 & TELMA: TWICE DAILY. BP used to be above 150/110. Since 3 ...
Get your vital parameters of the body checked from a nearby doctor and till than drink a glass of lemon water
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Good morning doctors I am 35 years male from Hyderabad I am been diagnosed for blood pressure in 2010 and taking metxl 12.5 tab in morning and ecosprin Av75 in afternoon recently 2 months back I have diagnosed for thyroid that is colloid goitre doctor advices me to take iodine rich foods meanwhile my weight is 80.3 kms and height is 167 CMs I think my weight is 15 kms more so I want to reduce it by garcinia products suggest me how much HCA percentage capsule can I take as blood pressure patient.

MBBS, DMRD, MD - Radio Diagnosis, FIIM(Ayurved), D.SC, Post Doctoral Fellowship of Institute of Indian Medicine, Ph.D
Non-Invasive Conservative Cardiac Care Specialist, Ahmednagar
Good morning doctors  I am  35 years male from Hyderabad I am been diagnosed for blood pressure in 2010 and taking me...
Dear Weight loss medicines help little. Vest is regular exercise and proper diet. Meditations and stress management will help you overall health improvements. Vm.
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I am suffering from hypertension and taking Telma H, should I continue or review needed my bp is 155 by 95.

MBBS, M.S, M. Ch, F.I.A.C.S
Cardiologist, Chennai
I am suffering from hypertension and taking Telma H, should I continue or review needed my bp is 155 by 95.
B. P still high. Review needed. Plenty of vegetable and fruits. Exercise. Meditation good. Salt less than 2g day.
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Doctor I am from lucknow at night my father has heart pain (like lots of cough or something stored) and left hand pain and his bp is also very low he take proper medicine for bp Doctor has shifted to LORI What are the circumstance that this happen and how to take care about this and what to do in this situation.

MBBS
General Physician, Trivandrum
Doctor I am from lucknow at night my father has heart pain (like lots of cough or something stored) and left hand pai...
He could be suffering from gastritis or gastro esophageal reflux disease. Avoid spicy and fried foods. Also avoid junk food and fast food. If his problems are worse, you need to take an ecg and take medications.
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My father is 56 years of age and he is suffering from ckd hand also has heart problem with ef: 30. He is a diabetic. He is a high bp patient but now he has low bp. He is undergoing dialysis alternate days. Distinction of stomach is frequently occuring which is diagnosed using acetic tapping. He is suffering alot. Please help me.

DM - Cardiology, MD - Internal Medicine, MBBS
Cardiologist, Delhi
My father is 56 years of age and he is suffering from ckd hand also has heart problem with ef: 30. He is a diabetic. ...
Consult your nephrologist . CAPD type of dialysis would be a better option than hemodialysis in patients who have low EF
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Hi, My name Gurmeet. I have a problem as increasing of heart beat in case when some one shout on me or when I do interact with unknown person. Please advice me, what is it? and how can I get recovery from it. Thanks.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
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My name Gurmeet. I have a problem as increasing of heart beat in case when some one shout on me or when I do inte...
Heart palpitations are a feeling that your heart is beating too hard or too fast, skipping a beat, or fluttering. You may notice heart palpitations in your chest, throat, or neck. Heart palpitations can be bothersome or frightening. They usually aren't serious or harmful, though, and often go away on their own. Most of the time, they're related to stress and anxiety or to consumption of stimulants such as caffeine, nicotine, or alcohol. Palpitations also often occur during pregnancy. According to my knowledge you are suffering from LACK of SELF CONFIDENCE and it is usual in this case that heart palpate at a faster rate when to interact with an unknown person .So for this I will advise you to go for counselling sessions along with homoeopathic treatment recommended by me for better results.
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Dear sir. One week ago I did my general health checkup from thyrocare. My CRP level was 4.32.is it at high risk for heart attack? If so then how can I prevent or what are your suggestions for me.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
Dear sir. One week ago I did my general health checkup from thyrocare. My CRP level was 4.32.is it at high risk for h...
Dear Lybrateuser, - Elevated level of CRP is an indicator of inflammation in the body along with other parameters gives an indication of the cardiac health status - to prevent cardiac problems you have to follow certain precautions: - have a well balanced diet with more of fruits & green leafy & seasonal vegetables, whole grains, low fat milk & milk products, lean proteins, heart healthy fats in olive, canola oil, walnuts, fatty fish, avocados - avoid fried, processed & junk food, also alcohol & tobacco if you take - do regular exercise like brisk walking, jogging, also do yoga, meditation & deep breathing for 10-15 min daily morning - keep blood sugar, cholesterol & BP within normal limits.
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I suffer from following ailments: 1. Hypertension for last 30 years. My lipid profile always shows higher value of bad chlostral inspite of my consuming very very low fat diet. 2. Knee pain for last 12 years. Cartage of left leg got broken 12 years back , which under went minicus operation in year 2003. Now I started medicines for lowering chlostral (Rosvas F) for last two months in addition to my regular BP medicine. 3. I also take medicine for Prostate. 4. After starting medicine for chlostral, I now find very severe pain has started in my knees. My age is now 63 years.

DNHE, BPTh/BPT, weight management specialist
Physiotherapist, Kolkata
Whats your weight? You need to get a personalised diet plan as per your body type and health problems, which will help you in lowering your bad cholestrol and raising the good one and also to keep BP under control. And about the knee pain you could be having degenerative changes in the knee joint,get a x-ray done.
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Dear sir, I am 33 years old. I am suffering from primary hypothyroidism and high blood pressure last 15 month. My esonophil count is 11 which is out of range. I have ellergic problem. Please help me.

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine Specialist, Faridabad
Dear sir, I am 33 years old. I am suffering from primary hypothyroidism and high blood pressure last 15 month. My eso...
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,. Cod liver oil. Take anti cholesterol medicines . Cap. Ecosprin gold-10 at night daily. IN HYPOTHYROIDISM:--- Deficiency of thyroxine hormone leading to sluggishness, tired feeling, weight increase, slow heart beats, intolerance to cold, swelling of legs, feet and face, difficulty in concentrating and at times in speech. Treatment for hypothyroidism is giving ' THYROXINE ' tablets. And dose are according to level of thyroid for life time. Avoid iron medicines. Avoid bad habits . Avoid stress. Some Relax during work.go walk daily.avoid oily foods,junk foods. Do Tests T3,T4,TSH EVERY 3 TO 6 MONTHS. Take plenty of water, high-carbohydrate foods such as potatoes, rice, pasta and bread. 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. flax oil, 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 can help, take tab. lcz for allergy.
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