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Dr. Vijay Raghavan

Cardiologist, Bangalore

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Dr. Vijay Raghavan is a renowned Cardiologist in HAL, Bangalore. He is currently associated with South City Hospital in HAL, Bangalore. Book an appointment online with Dr. Vijay Raghavan on Lybrate.com.

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#53/1(45), 'SHALINI', Susheela Road, Lalbagh Upparahalli , Basavanagudi. Landmark: Near Lalbagh West Gate, RV RoadBangalore Get Directions
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I have been detected as high bp patient since last 8 months. Taking starpress xl 12.5 now bp is in normal range. Still doctor asked to continue medicine recently thyroid nd pcos also detected, taking medicine obimet sr 500 I feel strong dizziness for quite long time, it is strong for sometime. Pls suggest age 27 years, weight 66 kg. Height 5ft 3 inch.

MBBS
Sexologist, Panchkula
I have been detected as high bp patient since last 8 months. Taking starpress xl 12.5 now bp is in normal range. Stil...
You have bp, thyroid and pcod problem. I advise you to do meditation for mental strength by doing slow and deep breathing relaxation exercises in the morning. Take proper balanced vegetarian diet. Take lots of water and fluids. Avoid garlic and red chilly and non veg and eggs.
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My chest pains sometimes when I lay down on bed for long time, an unexpected pain is there what to do?

MBBS, cc USG
General Physician, Gurgaon
My chest pains sometimes when I lay down on bed for long time, an unexpected pain is there what to do?
CHEST PAIN in your case may be due to 1.acidity. 2. severe anxiety 3. muscular problem A. You can take Tablet Pantocid 40 mg one tablet before food for 3 days B. Local application of Volini gel 1% twice a day for 2-3 day you should go for BP check along with Base line ECG and review with report I am giving you some health tips to avoid acidity 1.Take small frequent meal kindly take 5-6 small meal in whole day 2.Take 6-8 glass of water in a day 4. Moderate physical activity regularly 5.avoid excessive tea, coffee 6. Do Not postpone Breakfast 7. Avoid spicy food Consult physician for further management
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I have high blood pressure and high sugar. Is there any medicine that will cure the heart clotting without surgery? 6.

MD - Alternate Medicine, BHMS
Homeopath, Surat
I have high blood pressure and high sugar. Is there any medicine that will cure the heart clotting without surgery? 6.
Yes...take Arnica 6C daily two times in a day... But my suggestion will be that...that once you show me proper reports...then go for any medication... Rest all will be on you...and please take medicine under supervision of a doctor... Still if your doubt is not clear...then please ask.
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Stroke Due to Hypertension - How Are They Related?

MD - Internal Medicine, MBBS
General Physician, Gurgaon
Stroke Due to Hypertension - How Are They Related?

High blood pressure, which is often a result of hypertension, is the leading risk factor for a stroke, which in turn leads to severe and long-term disability, including death. Managing your blood sugar level is the most critical thing you can do to lessen your risk of a stroke, and you should leave no stone unturned in keeping your blood pressure at optimum levels.

What causes a stroke

A stroke, which is often referred to as a brain attack, takes place when the supply of blood to a particular region of the brain is cut off. The brain cells which are deprived of the oxygen and glucose die, and when the ailment is not caught early, a permanent damage to the brain can follow.

How is high blood pressure related to a stroke

Uncontrolled blood pressure levels can increase the risk of a stroke by about four to six times. With the passage of time, hypertension causes atherosclerosis as well as hardening of major arteries. This often results in blockages of small blood vessels present in the brain. With high blood pressure for a long period of time, the blood vessels of the brain become weak and burst. This way the risk of a stroke is directly related to the high levels of blood pressure.

What can you do to keep your blood pressure under control

There is a  lot you can do to keep the chance of a stroke at bay. But the first thing you should try doing is keeping your blood pressure level normal. Some simple lifestyle changes can help you to lead a risk-free life and therefore, you should first aim at shedding off those extra pounds along your waistline.

In general, a man with a waistline measuring over 40 inches and a woman with that over 35 inches is at a higher risk of suffering from high blood pressure as well as a stroke. You should exercise regularly for at least half an hour and eat a well-regulated diet loaded with fibre, proteins, potassium and Omega-3 fatty acids. Stay away from junk food and maintain a food diary where you can jot down your honest food habits.

It is very important to lower down your high blood pressure in order to avoid risks of stroke. But if you fail to do so even after following a healthy routine, then it is crucial to consult a doctor who can help you by prescribing medications that are right for your medical condition.

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I am 60 years old, underwent stent operation in Dec 2009 At that time I had only chest heaviness due to continuous mental stress in my CA Elections for about six months I had normal BP, Non- diabetic, nonsmoker, no hereditary heart problem, During angiography I was impressed that one of the arteries was blocked by 80% & I was constrined to undergo stent insertion Now I am on minimum potency dose of rosuvas F 5 Mg, Metalor XR 12.5 & Clavix AS 75 Is there any option to further reduce medicine My Lipid profile is normal.

CCT - Cardiology, MRCP (UK)
Cardiologist, Delhi
I am 60 years old, underwent stent operation in Dec 2009 At that time I had only chest heaviness due to continuous me...
Once you are proven to have Coronary Artery Disease and have undergone stenting then you need these medications lifelong. You are only on a small dose of statin and I would suggest you continue that. You are on two blood thinners currently which could be cut down to a single agent. Please get a review from Cardiologist.
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Dear doctor. I am 67 yrs old. I was operated twice for angioplasty (2006 and 2010). Since more than two months I am feeling weakness, loss of apatite, head reeling, vomiting sensation, sleeplessness. I am unable to walk or not getting enthusiasm to do any job. There was also complaint of loose motion some times black stool. Kindly suggest me Thanks and regards.

Dip. SICOT (Belgium), MNAMS, DNB (Orthopedics), MBBS
Orthopedist, Delhi
Hi thanks for your query and welcome to lybrate. I am Dr. Akshay from fortis hospital, new delhi. You will require an opinion from a general surgeon regarding these symptoms as you have mentioned black stools. Also please consult you cardiologist as well regarding medications which you are taking. Do not hesitate to contact me if you need any further assistance. Thanks & regards
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My HB is 7.8,TLC is 2500, ESR 44, Serum creatinine 1.3,uric acid 5.8. Rest all reports are OK. I have cough since last 6 moths and sputum is produce since three or four days. I have weight loose 12 kg in six months. Chest X-ray and CECT thorax chest is OK. Low grade fever also some time 101 to 102 fever continuously for 3 to 4 days. Shortness of breathing. Pls advice.

MBBS
General Physician, Jalgaon
My HB is 7.8,TLC is 2500, ESR 44, Serum creatinine 1.3,uric acid 5.8. Rest all reports are OK. I have cough since las...
Please Take Somasav by sandu pharma 15 ml twice a day for 7 days Kankasav by sandu pharma 15 ml twice a day for 7 days Continue your current medicine for depression Reconsult after 7 days for further advice, for depression also.
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My sugar level and blood pressure is on high level. I also take medicines and insulins regularly. How I control that.

MBBS
General Physician, Ahmednagar
My sugar level and blood pressure is on high level. I also take medicines and insulins regularly. How I control that.
You should try altering the doses of your regime. You should take brisk walks daily, eat plenty of leafy vegetables.
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Hello I have recently checked my heart risk ratio & it was 60+ is this serious also I feel like pain in my chest once a week after eating please advice what do I do.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
Hello I have recently checked my heart risk ratio & it was 60+ is this serious also I feel like pain in my chest once...
Dear Lybrateuser, Your chest pain is due to acidity, do not skip meals, have meals at regular times, chew food well, take syrup Digene gel ,2 teaspoonful half an hour after meals -to keep your heart healthy have a high fibre diet consisting of fruits & vegetables especially green leafy & seasonal ones, wholegrains, low fat dairy, lean meats, nuts & seeds -do regular aerobic exercises like walking, jogging for at least 30 min a day, moderate weight lifting twice a week, yoga, meditation & deep breathing for 10-15 min in the morning -have 8-10 glasses of water -reduce stress by reading, listening to music, following a hobby, playing games, socializing -sleep well for 7-8 hrs at night -get regular checkup done.
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Hi I am 50 years old diabetic, high cholesterol, thyroid, and facing obesity facing sexual problems like lack of libido and erectile dysfunction how to improve testosterone hormone function suggest good ayurvedic medicine.

BHMS,NDDY
Homeopath, Jaipur
Hi I am 50 years old diabetic, high cholesterol, thyroid, and facing obesity facing sexual problems like lack of libi...
Dear u should take homeopathy medicine uranium nitricum 3x it will help you it is homeopathy medicine if u have any questions about your problem you can ask me
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