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Dr. Y. M. Prashanth

Cardiologist, Bangalore

500 at clinic
Dr. Y. M. Prashanth Cardiologist, Bangalore
500 at clinic
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Dr. Y. M. Prashanth is a renowned Cardiologist in Vasanth Nagar, Bangalore. He is currently practising at Vikram Hospital in Vasanth Nagar, Bangalore. Book an appointment online with Dr. Y. M. Prashanth and consult privately on Lybrate.com.

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I am a 32 years old male and feel depressed and commit suicide. I don't know what is life and why my life is like this. I work as SAP consultant in Jamshedpur, India. My pay is too low and not yet married. I got this job last year. Everywhere asking 3 years of experience. I need to wait for good pay. I have some work pressure also. My parents are very much worried about me. I am no more, I can avoid this worry from them. Whatever I don't want to give them any worries and let them enjoy and live peacefully. I am the only burden for them. I am very innocent and don't know any kind of tactics. I read many quotes and attended personality development classes also. I used to believe in god a lot but he did nothing and gave me useless life. I am very much depressed. Kindly help me to get heart attack in sleep itself.

DHMS (Hons.)
Homeopath, Patna
I am a 32 years old male and feel depressed and commit suicide. I don't know what is life and why my life is like thi...
Hello, Lybrate user, Depression carries- litharzicity, slippy attitude, loss of appetite, aversion to meet people-tingling in extremities with lack of concentration& suicidal effect. It so happens in d life. You will b victorious after a defeat, of course, continue your effort with full enthusiasm & zeal. * go for meditation to nourish your brain with oxygenated blood to calm your nerve to restart your study being a strong and confident person to conquer your goal. * Tk, 5/6 glass of water to hydrate your body and to regulate metabolism ,absorbing nutrients to nourish your entire body & brain to achieve success in life. * your diet be easily digestible, simple on time to avoid gastric disorder to discard negative feelings. * Tk, apples,carrots ,cheese, spinach,almonds, walnuts ,milk. * meet your friends to share your problem in order to get solution to over come your stress, to inculcate a winner from within. Tk homoeo medicine: @ Ignatia 200-6 pills, thrice. @ Five phos 6x-4 tbs, thrice. * avoid, nicotine, alcohol,junkfood, pizza,burger, * ensure a sound sleep for 6/7 hrs in d night. > Report wkly, > Your feedback is solicited for further follow up Tk care.
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My cholesterol test results in blood are given below serum cholesterole----233.0 mg/dl triglycerides---------------268.0 mg/dl hdl cholesterole----------54.0 mg/dl ldl cholesterole------------125.4 mg/dl vldl cholesterole--------------53.6 md/dl cholesterole hdl ratio-------4.3 ldl/hdl ratio------------------2.3 is it dangerous? can I take any medicine? or just need exercise?

DM - Cardiology, MD - Internal Medicine, MBBS
Cardiologist, Delhi
My cholesterol test results in blood are given below
serum cholesterole----233.0 mg/dl
triglycerides---------------26...
Try exercise and strict diet control for 8-10 weeks . Repeat lipid profile and then start drug if need be . Medication if started will have to be taken life long
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In my lipid profile cholesterol levels r 230 n my age is 55.Tel me how to control the cholesterol?

General Physician (AM)
Alternative Medicine Specialist, Chandigarh
Eat lots of garlic . If u cant have it get it homeopathically Allium Sativum Q 5-7 drops thrice a day ,Nat Phos 30x 4 pills 4 times a day avoid all types of fats and red meat.
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What is the primary symptom of heart attack & blockage of artery and after angioplasty why pain continued in left leg.

Diploma in Obstetrics & Gynaecology, MBBS
General Physician, Delhi
What is the primary symptom of heart attack & blockage of artery and after angioplasty why pain continued in left leg.
Symptom-typical one is shooting pain in the chest on left side radiating towards left arm and hand , but it can mimic gastric symptoms like vomittings or breathlessness, fainting or blackouts.Pain after angioplasty stays for few weeks as major vessel has been punctured to do the test like angiography followed by angiography to remove the blockages.
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I am 38 years old suffering from gerd from the last 1 year, gone through with 2 endoscopy, LES was found in that, feeling discomfortness in chest whole day, situation go worsen in the night, what should I do.

MBBS
General Physician,
I am 38 years old suffering from gerd from the last 1 year, gone through with 2 endoscopy, LES was found in that, fee...
Check with the biopsy report they had taken. If biopsy is normal. Then it is well and good. Avoid starvation. Avoid spicy and junk food. Avoid lying down immediately after your meals. Take 20-30min after you ate to get to bed. Take lot of milk, plenty of water, fruits like pomogranette banana apple. Avoid lemon orange grapes. Avoid alcohol, smoking, and last but not least stress. Follow this for one month. You will feel much better.
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I get a feeling of slight palpitation on most evenings. Also find every 5/10th best is missing. My ecg done a year back was normal. A decade aho my heart doc had stated that a few beats missing or actually extra beats are no big deal and compared it with greying of hsir with age. Need assurance that I am ok.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
Although its normal in your age but I will suggest you to use below given homoeopathic medicine. It will surely help you. Tonicard drops (sbl) 20 drops twice daily in 20 ml fresh water report after 3 months. You will surely feel proud of homoeopathy.
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I was in shok due to sudden death of my mother in law after successful double bypass within 15 days, Dr. said reason was may b thombroysis or heart fail, she never stood up on her feet after operation, I WS searching for reason of her death restlessly, she was recovering n sudden collapsed, thanx Dr. chetan.

CLINICAL CARDIOLOGY, MD - Consultant Physician
Cardiologist, Surat
I was in shok due to sudden death of my mother in law after successful double bypass within 15 days, Dr. said reason ...
Hi. Sad to hear about the incidence. Here I would like to say that bypass surgery is a very big and serious surgery. Yes, it is performed on many many patients everyday, and most of the patients recover from the surgery very well. But like any other major surgery, there is around 1% risk of serious outcomes of this surgery, like death or paralysis. To find out the exact cause of sudden demise when one is recovering well from the surgery is very difficult to comment. But the most common reasons are thromboembolism of lungs artery, serious cardiac rhythm abnormality (arrythmias), and unknown cause. Take care.
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I have been taking amladac at, losar h and asa right in the morning after breakfast for the last 25 years. To keep my bp under check. It is generally 90/130. And I am 66. Any harm in taking same drugs for such a long time. Patient of hypertension since 1990.

Diploma - Diploma - OLO - Rhino-Laryngology
Acupuncturist, Indore
Whatever the drug you are taking you can only avoid it only when you will start doing acupressure otherwise lots of medicine is the option.
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I have several problem with my BP. Sometime it become high and sometime low. What can I do for that.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
I have several problem with my BP. Sometime it become high and sometime low. What can I do for that.
Hello, Take 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. 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.
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Sir, am a 33 age old, male,my total cholesterol 231, HDL 43, LDL 161.2, what do now?

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
Sir,
am a 33 age old, male,my total cholesterol 231, HDL 43, LDL 161.2, what do now?
Treatment depends on the symptoms and BP reading and I will suggest you to eat a low fat content in your diet and exercise regularly and follow up with reports.
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Sir I have chest pain problem from last 6/month please sir help what I do sir I started treatment from last 60 month before but medicine not working properly tell me right treatment sir for my chest pain.

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
Sir I have chest pain problem from last 6/month please sir help what I do sir I started treatment from last 60 month ...
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. Take paracetamol 500mg 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 and consult cardiologist 11. Consult me for further advice.
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Hlo doctor. I am smoking for 7 months. Now a days when I smoke my upper chest is paining. Can you please tell me what it is nd suggest me a remedial measure.

MBBS, MD - Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Mumbai
Hlo doctor. I am smoking for 7 months. Now a days when I smoke my upper chest is paining. Can you please tell me what...
Smoking is associated with significantly serious health problems like lung cancer, oral cancer, impotence, etc. It also causes breathlessness and difficulty in breathing, and reduction in stamina. The best thing is to quit smoking immediately to promote good health. Consult a psychiatrist for the same. You may consult me if required.
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I have cholesterol beside of the back (Tummy, that is creating many problems for example to standing for 8 hours in company it is creating problem.

BHMS
Homeopath, Secunderabad
I have cholesterol beside of the back (Tummy, that is creating many problems for example to standing for 8 hours in c...
You have to see health in totality and follow healthy life-style. Standing or maintaining the same posture ) for long hours may create many types of back problems ( or joint problems ). Eat healthy food and maintain a good posture. Exercise every day to keep the body fit and maintain ideal weight. Exercise keep the muscles and bones ( the joints ) in a healthy state. Go for preventive health check-up to prevent any life-style disease.
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Hello sir humko ko heart attack aya tha 2014 me meri age abhi 36 saal he mene stunt dalwaye he kya stunt safe he or mujhe dawa kya hamesa khani hogi iske alawa blokage remove karne ki bhi koi therapy ayi he kya yadi he to kripya uski jankari bataye .

Diploma in Obstetrics & Gynaecology, MBBS
General Physician, Delhi
Hello sir  humko ko heart attack aya tha 2014 me meri age abhi 36 saal he mene stunt dalwaye he kya stunt safe he or ...
At 36 if you had a heart attack followed by stent therapy , take it as a warning to make lifestyle changes , yes you have to take some medicines for life like If BP/ Sugar is high , control with help of medicines , if you are given blood thinners like Aspirin & medicines to reduce cholestrol like statins- doctors are divided on this , My own suggestion is take nature in your stride and do not take above medicines for life due to side effects on liver/ kidney/ tendency to bleed more from any site from brain to stomach. Reduce cholesterol by eating less of diet rich in bad fats like fried items, do take good fats like a katori of nuts , all variety like few soaked and peeled almonds . cashew nuts , wallnuts , pistachios , peanuts or even just peanuts. eat more seasonal fruits & vegetables both raw and cooked with very little fat. Remember no oil is Zero cholesterol as advertised on TV, use mustered oil and thick based iron karahi with cover to cook food through steam, not through frying. Use tomato puree to thicken the gravies. Walk a lot , this is the simplest exercise , Avoid smoke and pollution as low levels of oxygen in air can trigger a heart attack. Remain stress free , get Lipid profile and Echo test done at least once in a year and If you are Symptom free , Do not Remind yourself again and again that You are a Cardiac patient .
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I am 32 years old Male, height 5'9" weight- 87 kgs, Software Engineer by profession and have my own software company. I wear spectacles with power -4.5 in left eye and -1.5 in the right eye. I have Cholesterol and Gout too but I am not taking any medication for them. My problem is that I have Improper sleep, as a result I have stressed eyes throughout the day, I feel sleepy and low in energy. What to do?

MD - Alternative Medicine
Alternative Medicine Specialist, Mumbai
I am 32 years old Male, height 5'9" weight- 87 kgs, Software Engineer by profession and have my own software company....
Hello, need to take minimum 7/8 hours sleep for every one for health. You need a treatment if suffering from cholesterol n gout along with to check years eyes by qualify eye specialist twice a year though its ok many non side effect remedy available to boost years energy level on natural way stay healthy - naturally.
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Some time I have a pain in my left side chest. What is the reason behind that. And some time when I take a long breath then I feel same I tell you before.

MBBS
General Physician,
Some time I have a pain in my left side chest. What is the reason behind that. And some time when I take a long breat...
You may have developed scute bronchitis of left lung due to allergy or infection. Have a chest xray done and consult a chest specialist. Lead a healthy lifestyle. And balanced food with lot of leafy vegetables. Go for morning walk followed by free hand exercises. It should help you.
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Sometime in morning I feel pain in my left chest ,there is lot of coughing also ,difficulty in breathing.

MD - Internal Medicine, MBBS
General Physician, Delhi
Sometime in morning I feel pain in my left chest ,there is lot of coughing also ,difficulty in breathing.
It may be acid reflux disease. Gerd. You need to take antacids. Drink lot of water, avoid spicy foods. Do regular walking.
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I am having chest pain while stretching since months. What should I do? What it can be?

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
I am having chest pain while stretching since months. What should I do? What it can be?
1.For your age pain chest could be due to anxiety, stress,Physical and mental strain, hyper acidity or muscle pull 2. Avoid stress and strain 3.Do regular exercise, Yoga, Meditation, deep breathing exercise like pranayama etc. It will calm your mind, control your emotion and relieve stress 4 Avoid Alcohol, smoking and tobacco consumption. 5. Take bland diet, avoid spicy, oily, fatty and junk food 6..Take paracetamol 500mg one tablet sos after food up to a maximum of three tablets daily, at the time of chest pain. 7. Drink plenty of water and take rest .8.if you have recurrent attack of chest pain take ECG and consult cardiologist
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Hi doc. I have a heart beat of 120 at sleeping time or normal time. And about near 140 at the time of exercise. So what should I do? Is this a thing to worry about. Please suggest. I am also diabetic. Thank you.

fellowship in diabetes, Professional Training in Mind Body Medicine, MS, MBBS
Bariatrician, Ahmedabad
Hi doc. I have a heart beat of 120 at sleeping time or normal time. And about near 140 at the time of exercise. So wh...
I understand your concern because, this kind of extra weight is breeding ground for many diseases (blood pressure, diabetes, heart disease, certain kind of cancers, arthritis etc), which can affect the quality of your life ahead. This is a lifestyle related issue and it can be surely treated with intensive lifestyle modification program. Most people who are fat are made to feel that it is because you lack will power, you are lethargic and a weak person. But that is definitely not true. It is your your hormones which have made you fat and keeping you fat. Unless we make correct diagnosis and and create a diet and lifestyle plan to correct that hormonal abnormalities you will not be able to lose weight for long term. Avoid all junk food and all sweet food. Low fat diet does not work for majority of people. Eat wholesome nutritious food full of fibres, good quality fat like ghee and coconut etc. Don't focus on calories but on nutritional density and diversity. Simultaneously working on exercise and diet will surely help. Best rate to lose weight is 1/2 kg per week. If that happens, it is least likely to go high again in future. You do not have to do rigorous exercise to lose weight but start with something small. Let us say 8 minute workout. Go to you tube and type 8 minute workout and you will see many options. Pick one which you like and can do. Trying to lose weight in very short time will need some form of crash diet. Even if you lose weight doing this kind of crash diet, you will get it all back within no time and all the gain will be mainly fat. Not good for your health. Be gentle and patient with yourself. Demonstrate commitment in your persistent efforts. Make comprehensive change in diet, exercise, sleep and stress in your routine. This is called lifestyle medicine. If you can not do it on your own, find some expert who can help you in this over extended period of time. Best wishes.
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All About Conservative Cardiology

Multi Speciality Clinic
Multi Speciality, Pune
All About Conservative Cardiology

The heart is the most important among the vital organs within the human body. The functioning of all the other vital organs also depends on this and thus cardiology is a mightily important subject as it deals in all the problems and abnormalities of the heart.

What is conservative cardiology?
Cardiology is classified primarily into two disciplines, namely invasive and conservative. As the name implies, conservative cardiology is about taking the minimum steps to get the most out of this discipline without the involvement of major surgeries or other procedures. This is done to minimize risks, quicken healing time and be less painful to the patient.

How conservative cardiology works?
Conservative cardiology isn't just a procedure to resolve a certain issue, but a whole type of approach towards resolving cardiac problems. All parts, from diagnostic to therapy have a different approach compared to invasive cardiology. Let's take a look at those parts.

Diagnostic methods
Some of the diagnostic methods may be similar to invasive cardiology as this is usually the first step in finding the problems with your heart. These are mostly non invasive body and heart examinations. Most of these exams will use:

  • A high resolution, state-of-the-art 4D ultrasound scanner
  • A CAT scanner with contrast agent to find blockages.

Although invasive cardiology uses the same technology now in most cases, there are other invasive methods to detect blockages. One example of this is the cardiac catheter, which has to be physically inserted into the body for detection of problems.

Therapy for conservative cardiology
Therapy is the actual area where invasive and conservative methods stand out from each other. Conservative cardiology espouses the approach of minimum surgery. It doesn't even follow surgeries like angioplasty which is minimally invasive. Some of the techniques that Conservative cardiology relies upon are:

  1. Medications
  2. Lifestyle changes
  3. Physiotherapy and exercising
  4. Constant maintenance
  5. Changes in nutrition to control and lessen risks
  6. Reducing stress and other contributing factors of heart disease.

Conservative cardiology takes a more of a preventative approach, the moment a problem is diagnosed. It tries to minimize or at least keep the problem in check by instituting smaller changes. Exercise regimens, relaxation routines, diet changes are all a part of this. However the most important weapons are medications which reduce the imminent danger of cardiac arrests or other cardiac problems. These smaller changes along with medications ensure that the larger problems, for which surgeries may be required, never arise in the first place.

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