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Dr. Vishwa Prasad

MBBS, MD - General Medicine

Cardiologist, Bangalore

33 Years Experience
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Dr. Vishwa Prasad is an experienced Cardiologist in Malleshpalya, Bangalore. He has been a practicing Cardiologist for 33 years. He is a MBBS, MD - General Medicine . He is currently associated with Medi Hope in Malleshpalya, Bangalore. Don’t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. Vishwa Prasad on Lybrate.com.

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MBBS - Bellari Medical College,Karnataka - 1986
MD - General Medicine - Mysore Medical College, Karnataka - 1991
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What are the symptoms of heart attack. My aunt suffers from one time heart attack what are the reason so that we can cure her.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
What are the symptoms of heart attack. My aunt suffers from one time heart attack what are the reason so that we can ...
Left side chest pain with pain radiating to the left arm and with sweating and irregular heartbeat are few symptoms of heart attack and increase in cholestrol levels are the main cause of heart disease.
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People with increased Triglyceride, uric Acid, hypertension should not consume beer?

MBBS, CCEBDM, Diploma in Diabetology, Diploma in Clinical Nutrition & Dietetics, Cetificate Course In Thyroid Disorders Management (CCMTD)
Endocrinologist, Hubli-Dharwad
People with increased Triglyceride, uric Acid, hypertension should not consume beer?
Mr. Lybrate-user, beer contains varying concentration of alcohol (4.2 to 8.5%). Therefore, it is definitely not advisable to consume it in persons with high tgl, hypertension and uric acid. Very small quantity occasionally may be taken. But better to avoid. Plus it gives empty calories. Thanks.
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Heart Transplant - What To Know?

Fellowship In Electrophysiology, Fellowship In Interventional Cardiology, DM - Cardiology, MD - Medicine, MBBS
Cardiologist, Delhi
Heart Transplant - What To Know?

A heart transplant is an operation in which a failing, diseased heart is replaced with a healthier, donor heart. Heart transplant is a treatment that's usually reserved for people who have tried medications or other surgeries, but their conditions haven't sufficiently improved.

While a heart transplant is a major operation, your chance of survival is good, with appropriate follow-up care.

When faced with a decision about having a heart transplant, know what to expect of the heart transplant process, the surgery itself, potential risks and follow-up care.

Why it's done

Heart transplants are performed when other treatments for heart problems haven't worked, leading to heart failure. In adults, heart failure can be caused by several conditions, including:

  1. A weakening of the heart muscle (cardiomyopathy)
  2. Coronary artery disease
  3. Heart valve disease
  4. A heart problem you're born with (congenital heart defect)
  5. Dangerous recurring abnormal heart rhythms (ventricular arrhythmias) not controlled by other treatments
  6. Amyloidosis
  7. Failure of a previous heart transplant
  8. In children, heart failure is most often caused by either a congenital heart defect or a cardiomyopathy.

Another organ transplant may be performed at the same time as a heart transplant (multiorgan transplant) in people with certain conditions at select medical centers. Multiorgan transplants include:

  1. Heart-kidney transplant. This procedure may be an option for some people with kidney failure in addition to heart failure.
  2. Heart-liver transplant. This procedure may be an option for people with certain liver and heart conditions.
  3. Heart-lung transplant. Rarely, doctors may suggest this procedure for some people with severe lung and heart diseases, if the conditions aren't able to be treated by only a heart transplant or lung transplant.

Factors that may affect your eligibility for a heart transplant

A heart transplant isn't the right treatment for everyone. Certain factors may mean you're not a good candidate for a heart transplant. While each case is considered individually by a transplant center, a heart transplant may not be appropriate if you:

  1. Are an advanced age that would interfere with the ability to recover from transplant surgery
  2. Have another medical condition that could shorten your life, regardless of receiving a donor heart, such as a serious kidney, liver or lung disease
  3. Have an active infection
  4. Have a recent personal medical history of cancer
  5. Are unwilling or unable to make lifestyle changes necessary to keep your donor heart healthy, such as not drinking alcohol or not smoking

What happens after the transplant?

Most people leave hospital within about four weeks of the operation, but depending on your condition, you may need to stay in hospital for longer.

In the first few months after your surgery you will need to spend a lot of time visiting the hospital – you might even need to stay near the transplant centre. Your transplant team will talk to you about practical arrangements for after your surgery.

Although you will be weak after the operation, recovery can be very quick. It is important to build up your level of activity gradually. You should avoid activities involving lifting and pushing until your breastbone is fully healed, which can take up to three or four months.

Once you feel fit and able, you can start doing things like light vacuuming or light gardening.

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High Blood Pressure - How To Control It Naturally?

Fellowship in Electrophysiology, DM - Cardiology, MD - Medicine
Cardiologist, Bhubaneswar
High Blood Pressure - How To Control It Naturally?

Blood pressure readings above 140/90 are classified as hypertension or high blood pressure. Hypertension causes straining of blood vessels and an interruption in the blood flow. There are no specific symptoms, but prolonged hypertension can lead to a heart stroke.

Listed below are a few ways to reduce high blood pressure:

  1. Limit your salt intake: The sodium content in salt disrupts the balance of fluids in your body, leading to high blood pressure. To avert hypertension, cut down on your daily salt intake to a maximum of one tablespoon.
  2. Indulge in physical exercise: If you are suffering from pre-hypertension (mild hypertension), it can be avoided or controlled by engaging in physical exercise such as brisk walk, swimming or playing a sport. Exercising regularly can lower blood pressure levels by 5 mmHg (millimetres of mercury).
  3. Bask in the sun: Exposure to sunlight alters the nitric oxide levels in your blood which leads to reduction in blood pressure. Thus, soaking up the sun can prove to be a great way to avoid a stroke in future.
  4. Add ginger and cardamom to your dietThe two spices, ginger and cardamom, provide required warmth to your body and help in stabilising the circulation of blood in your body and help in bringing down blood pressure levels.
  5. Add more green vegetables to your diet: Green vegetables, preferably the leafy ones, are rich in nutrients such as magnesium, iron and folate which help in maintaining the blood circulation that is essential for combating high blood pressure.
  6. Switch to decaf coffeeIf you can’t give up coffee entirely, switch to decaf beverages as caffeine is responsible for tightening your blood vessels which leads to increased stress and blood pressure levels.
  7. Start drinking teaHerbals teas such as chamomile, ginger, green tea and hibiscus tea contain herbal properties which soothe your blood vessels and nourish the blood flow. Herbal teas also help in hydration and rejuvenation of fluids in your body.
  8. Update your playlist: Music is proven to be therapeutic and updating your playlist with soothing Sufi, Celtic or Instrumental tunes can help you relax your mind and combat stress related blood pressure spikes.
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I am suffering from centre of moderate chest pain but there is no breathing problems and no other problems but in ecg reports readings are normal.

PDDM, MHA, MBBS
General Physician, Nashik
I am suffering from centre of moderate chest pain but there is no breathing problems and no other problems but in ecg...
Take tab rekool D once daily empty stomach for 7 days and revert back so that I may guide you further.
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I feel hardness and discomfort near my heart almost everyday. And it all is happening since 4 years. I have consulted 3-4 times to doctors during this period but nothing happened positive. Should I go for the ECHO and TMT. Pls suggest me any other test rather than ECG. As ECG is not very effective as far as I know. Or please give me some advise to get rid off this problem. Is it anxiety? Or It related to heart disease. Please give your opinion. thank you.

MBBSalternative Medicine, diploma in comunity medicine services
Alternative Medicine Specialist, Delhi
I feel hardness and discomfort near my heart almost everyday. And it all is happening since 4 years. I have consulted...
Hi, lybrate-user hardness and discomfort near your heart is called chest haviness, chest heviness is serious concern, it related to your lungs, your heart, your liver, gallbladder, you should get done your all examination to diagnose it. Get done your chest x- ray, echo, lipid profile test, liver function test, regular monitior your BP. Thankyou I hope this information will help you. For more consultation consult private by tapping consult private.
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Hereditary Heart Diseases - 5 Ways To Deal With Them!

DNB (Cardiology), DNB (General Medicine), MBBS
Cardiologist, Pune
Hereditary Heart Diseases - 5 Ways To Deal With Them!

It is not just the skin or eye color that you inherit through your genes, it is also the chances of you having a heart attack. It has been proven beyond doubt that if heart diseases run in your family, then you are very likely to develop them too. Another worrying factor is that there are a whole lot of heart diseases which are hereditary, not just an isolated condition. Whether it is congenital heart disease (which is present at birth) to atherosclerotic (which is usually associated with ageing), all of them are hereditary.

If that worried you, there is good news. A family history definitely puts you at risk of developing heart disease, but it is all in your hands to overcome this risk and even completely eliminate it. Read on to know more!

  1. Eat right: A healthy diet is the single most important contributor to your health. If your diet is rich in fiber (whole grains, vegetables, fruits), rich in omega-3 fatty acids, reduced hydrogenated and trans fat, it works wonders for your heart. Stay away from processed and packaged foods and eat fresh as much as possible. Eating seasonal fruits, taking vitamin supplements if required, using olive oil, and drinking green tea goes a long way in improving heart health. While these are good options for anybody, if you have a family history of heart disease, these become almost mandatory.
  2. Exercise: In addition to the processed and junk foods, lack of exercise is another accelerator for heart disease. Pick up a form of exercise you enjoy and see the difference. Be it walking, cycling, jogging, or hitting the gym, work out a regimen that suits you and consistently work at it to see the best results.
  3. Smoking: Smoking is one habit which damages the body in multiple ways. If there is a family history of heart disease, this accelerates the onset very rapidly. So, quit smoking, or at least reduce to prevent the onset of heart disease.
  4. Alcohol: This gives a quick high, but damages your life in the long run. In addition to the alcohol per se, the accompanying foods are also a major culprit (fried and oily). Moderate alcohol consumption is definitely advised if your family has a history of heart attacks.
  5. Stress Management: Stress is believed to the accelerator for heart disease, so if there is a family history too, it definitely needs to be managed. Unwind and see the difference. Meditation or music, exercise or enjoying with friends and family, pick your way to unwind.

So, while you may have inherited the chances of developing a heart disease, the above measures can help you prolong onset, and if done religiously, prevent heart disease too.

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

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Total cholesterol is 230, HDL is 33, Triglycerides is 211, LDL is 157, VLDL is 42.2, TC/HDL is 6.9,LDL/HDL is 4.7 and VOV-HDL is 196.6. Please advice me what I should do. And medicine I should take. I have no BP, SUGAR. ECG IS ALSO NORMAL.

Diploma in Cardiology, MBBS
Cardiologist, Delhi
Total cholesterol is 230, HDL is 33, Triglycerides is 211, LDL is 157, VLDL is 42.2, TC/HDL is 6.9,LDL/HDL is 4.7 and...
Keep your ldl below 100. Exercise daily. It will increase your hdl also no any medications required. Just lifestyle modifications.
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