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Dr. Vijaya Kumar V

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Dr. Vijaya Kumar V is one of the best Cardiologists in Cox Town, Bangalore. You can visit him at Vijay Clinic in Cox Town, Bangalore. Book an appointment online with Dr. Vijaya Kumar V and consult privately on Lybrate.com.

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I am 25 years old. My normal heart rate is 120-125. Is this unhealthy. What can I do to bring it to the normal level.

Diploma in Family Medicine, Fellowship in Diabetology, Diploma in Diabetology, FCCP, MBBS
General Physician,
1. For your age heart rate 70-80 / minute 2. Your heart rate bis high -this is called tachycardia 3. Consult your physician to rule out heart problem, thyroid, gastric problem, stress induced etc.
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I am suffering from dry cough for the last 3 weeks and I have chest pain. Can you suggest what should be done?

BAMS
Ayurveda, Navi Mumbai
I am suffering from dry cough for the last 3 weeks and I have chest pain. Can you suggest what should be done?
Take liq Bresol of Himalaya 2tsf thrice. 4 pieces of garlic and honey. Lukewarm water ti drink. Milk and turmeric at night. If it doesn't subside consult personally for medicine.
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I am 28 years old I am suffering high BP now 140/94 till not using any medicine how to getting normal please suggest me I have heavy body pains and chest pain also.

BHMS
Homeopath, Mumbai
I am 28 years old I am suffering high BP now 140/94 till not using any medicine how to getting normal please suggest ...
Hello lybrate-user! Your BP levels are very high I suggest to consult a doctor an start treatment! Or else give whole history will prescribe medication!
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Dear sir I am 61 years old, height 5' 9, wt-73kg bp- normal blood sugar-normal I do excercise daily and do yoga and pranayam my lipid profile is as under: total cholesterol photometry 211 mg% 125 - 200 hdl cholesterol - direct photometry 40 mg% 35-80 ldl cholesterol - direct photometry 87 mg% 85 - 130 triglycerides photometry 377 mg% 25 - 200 tc/ hdl cholesterol ratio calculated 5.3 ratio 3.0 - 5.0 ldl / hdl ratio calculated 2.2 ratio 1.5 - 3.5 vldl cholesterol calculated 75.4 mg% 5 - 40 I do not smoke nor drink. I take green tea daily. Please advise me how to reduce my tryglyceride. I take fish, avoid meat & chicken, fried food, I take fruits and nuts like almond, pistachio regularly. Please advise. Regards.

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine Specialist, Faridabad
Dear sir I am 61 years old, height 5' 9, wt-73kg bp- normal blood sugar-normal I do excercise daily and do yoga and p...
Cholesterol level should be measured at least once every five years in everyone over age 20. The screening test that is usually performed is a blood test called a lipid profile. Experts recommend that men ages 35 and older and women ages 45 and older be more frequently screened for lipid disorders. The lipoprotein profile includes: Total cholesetrol LDL (low-density lipoprotein CHOLESETROL also called "bad"CHOLESTETROL HDL (high-density lipoprotein cholesterol, also called "good" cholesterol) TRIGLYCERIDES (fats carried in the BLOOD from the food we eat. Excess calories, alcohol, or sugar in the body are converted into TRIGLYCERIDES and stored in fat cells throughout the body. 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.
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MD PULMONARY, DTCD
Pulmonologist, Faridabad
Eat less than 1 tea spoonful of salt per day,which can cure most of patient of high blood pressure,and thus prevent kidney damage.Consume less which is artificialy white like white sugar, maida and salt.
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My fathe has low blood pressure problem. What are the main points to take care of?

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
1. Drink plenty of water/ Nimbu pani 2.Increase salt intake 3.Take plenty of fresh green leafy vegetables, Fruits. take fish, chicken etc 4.Avoid alcohol 5, Go for regular exercise 6. Drink Tea/ coffee 7. Avoid prolonged standing 8. Avoid stress, anxiety, depression 9. Do yoga, meditation and deep breathing exercise to calm your mind, control your emotion and relieve stress 10. check your hemoglobin and monitor BP 11. Consult me for further advice
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Cardiomyopathy: Types and Treatments

Clinical Cardiology, MD - Consultant Physician
Cardiologist, Surat
Cardiomyopathy: Types and Treatments

Cardiomyopathy includes diseases involving the heart muscle. These diseases have various causes, types, symptoms and modes of treatment.

The heart muscle gets enlarged, thick or rigid. In several cases, the heart muscle tissue is replaced with a scar tissue. As this condition worsens, the heart gets weaker and the ability to pump blood is disrupted, which can cause heart failure or irregular beating of the heart. The weakened state of the heart can lead to valvar diseases.

The different types of cardiomyopathy are:

  • Hypertrophic CardiomyopathyThis is a common form and affects people of all ages. Men and women are affected equally. This condition arises due to the enlargement and thickening of the heart muscle. The ventricles, the septum and the lower heart chamber usually thicken, which causes obstruction in pumping of blood by the heart. This disease also causes stiffness in the ventricles, and cellular changes in the tissue.
  • Dilated Cardiomyopathy: This form of cardiomyopathy develops due to the enlargement and weakening of the ventricles. The issue arises from the left ventricle and develops over time. It may even affect the right ventricle. More effort is put in by the heart muscles for pumping blood and slowly the heart is unable to pump blood effectively. This condition may lead to heart failure, valve diseases or blood clots in the heart.
  • Restrictive CardiomyopathyThis disease occurs due to the stiffening of the ventricles, without thickening of the walls of the heart. The ventricles are not allowed to relax and do not receive a sufficient volume of blood supply. This condition causes heart failure and valvar problems over time.
  • Arrhythmogenic Right Ventricular Dysplasia: This rare form of cardiomyopathy occurs when fat or fibrous tissues replace the muscle tissue of the right ventricle. This causes arrhythmias and disruption in the electrical signals of the heart. It generally affects teens and may cause cardiac arrest in athletes.
  • Unclassified Cardiomyopathy: Some types of cardiomyopathy of this category include left ventricular non compaction where the ventricles develop trabeculations. Takotsubo cardiomyopathy is another disease where immense stress causes failure of the heart muscles.

Treatment: Many cases of cardiomyopathy come and go away on their own. Treatment for other cases depends on the severity and symptoms. The major treatment methods are:
Lifestyle changes meant for a healthier heart.

Modes of surgery for treatment of cardiomyopathy include:

Implant devices such as Cardiac resynchronization therapy (CRT) device, Implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD), Left ventricular assist device and pacemakers are fitted into the heart for better performance.

Cardiomyopathy can be of many different types, each arising from different situations and conditions. The mode of treatment depends on the severity of the complication or on the basis of symptoms. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a Cardiologist.

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My mother has been heart problem I gave treatment from Pun angioplasty. There doctor say the medicine given life time and they suggest walking 1 hours initially the routine tell about that's is actual initial.

Diploma in Obstetrics & Gynaecology, MBBS
General Physician, Delhi
My mother has been heart problem I gave treatment from Pun angioplasty. There doctor say the medicine given life time...
Please follow the instructions of your doctor ,medicines are for life so that another block in blood vessel of heart or a heart attack does not happen Prevention is always better and 1 stent to clear block can be taken as a warning. 1 hour walk is not a lot but if she gets tired , reduce time or make it 1/2 hr . morning & evening.
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I am suffering from dry cough and I have a chest pain when I have a hard cough. Can you sugest me what should I do.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
I am suffering from dry cough and I have a chest pain when I have a hard cough. Can you sugest me what should I do.
Dear Lybrateuser, -Do steam inhalation three times a day -avoid cold fluids, have more of warm fluids like water, tea, coffee, milk, soup -take tab levoceterizine, 5 mg, 1 tab in the evening -do warm salt water gargles three times a day -take teaspoon of honey with warm water in the morning -drink 8-10 glasses of water per day for sufficient hydratioin.
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I have high bp of 100 150 my age is 44 I take tele act beta 25. Shall I continue this medicine or else I change please suggest.

DHMS (Hons.)
Homeopath, Patna
I have high bp of 100 150 my age is 44 I take tele act beta 25. Shall I continue this medicine or else I change pleas...
Dear lybrate I see, Since,I m a homoeopath can suggest some Homoeo medicine for hypertension ,being most effective for your complain . @ Rauwalfia Q-10 drops,thrice with 2 tsfl of water,thrice a day. You r required to follow other tips to avert BP other than d medication. Go for a brisk walk in d morning. Take,plenty of water. Go,for meditation for 20 mints.. Take,easily digestible diet on time, Avoid,fried,spicy,irritant intake to check your cholesterol level. Please report fortnightly. Take,care
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