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kamal is known for housing experienced Cardiologists. Dr. Kamal, a well-reputed Cardiologist, practices in Chennai . Visit this medical health centre for Cardiologists recommended by 105 patients.

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K K Nagar Chennai , Tamil Nadu - 600078
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1.Breathlessness 2.can not expand lungs to take deep breath 3. I think it's due to physical weakness which had been caused because of excessive and profuse urination. 4.no alcohol or smoking, no asthma, no cough or cold, no pain 5.sometimes I feel congestion in chest due to which I can not take deep breath.

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Every disease has root in disturbed state of mind, so we must understand his state of mind with his disease then we can give him best cure from within. He will have good health at mind and physical level also. He will have peaceful ,positive stressfree mind, simultaneously his whole body gets normal function and structures, which is natural recovery.
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Hi Sir, Reports are suggestive of well controlled diabetes, eosinophilia, deranged liver enzymes, high cholesterol and calcium deficiency let me know what precautions should I take in above problems. Tell me diet & medicines.

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine, Post Graduate Program in Diabetology
General Physician, Delhi
Hi Sir, Reports are suggestive of well controlled diabetes, eosinophilia, deranged liver enzymes, high cholesterol an...
Reduce weight 1200 Calories diet rich in pant based products low fat dAiry product sodium max 2300 mg and half hour of exercise daily.
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Five Simple Steps To Prevent Coronary Heart Disease

DNB Cardiology, DNB MEDICINE, MBBS
Cardiologist, Ghaziabad
Five Simple Steps To Prevent Coronary Heart Disease

5 simple steps to prevent coronary heart disease.

We are all aware that the incidence of heart disease is increasing in india. Generally the average age of heart patients in india is a decade younger, that means there are more younger patients suffering from heart disease in india.
How to prevent coronary heart disease in five simple and easy to follow steps. 

1. Physical exercise.
This is the most important step to prevent coronary heart disease. In today’s world we work mostly sitting on a desk. We need to get out and walk, jog, cycle or swim etc. In all we need 30 -45 min of aerobic exercise 3 -4 times a week. Not just heart disease aerobics exercise helps prevent a number of other diseases also. It is one of the only ways to prolong your life. If you are doing yoga or any weight training even then you need aerobic exercise.

2. Mind what you eat. 
We need to be mindful of what food we put inside our body. A healthy diet is one of the key pillars of good health. Your diet should have good quality protein, you can have moderate amount of fats but should avoid all refined sugars. Sugar has been shown to be the real culprit so better avoid it even if you are not a diabetic. Excess sugar is worse than fat. Take good amount of fibre, fresh seasonal fruits. Don’t fall into any trap which says eat dates or garlic to reduce cholesterol etc. These may have benefits but that doesn’t mean you can eat whatever you like without consequences.

3. Stop smoking 
You should immediately stop smoking both active and passive. Smoking is known to be a very harmful habit. It increases chances for getting a number of diseases including heart disease, lung cancer, bladder cancer etc. In western societies the incidence of smoking is coming down, in india we need to spread more awareness.

4. Route blood pressure check. 
High blood pressure is a very common issue which goes unrecognised and is very harmful to the body. All the organs in the body are exposed to its bad effects. Heart, kidneys, brain, eyes are the organs most commonly effected organs by this problem. High blood pressure can be easily recognised and can save a lot of lives. Once diagnosed with high b. P one needs to be on regular medication. You should never skip or discontinue medication as it can cause rebound hypertension that is very high b. P, which can cause bleeding in the brain.

5. Routine annual blood checkup 
We need to undergo routine annual blood check after the age of 40 years, this age needs to be lowered to 35 if there is some family history of heart disease. Everyone needs to get their blood sugar parameters checked, cholesterol levels checked. At the time of checkup the doctor may include other tests like vit d3 levels or b12 & folate levels in case vegetarians etc.

In the end we should remember that we have just one body in this life so better take care of it or regret later. As age advances we all become more prone to diseases so a little care goes a long way.

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Dos And Don'ts In The Event Of A Heart Attack

DNB Cardiology, DNB MEDICINE, MBBS
Cardiologist, Ghaziabad
Dos And Don'ts In The Event Of A Heart Attack

A possible symptom of heart attack may be severe chest pain

Severe chest pain and a​ combination of the following symptoms can mean a person is having an acute heart attack. Severe chest pain is often described by patients as the worst pain of their lives, and is likened to something very heavy pressing on the chest.

Symptoms of a heart attack:

  • Possible symptoms of a heart attack ​​include the following:
  • Pain that appears to spread up to the neck or down to the left arm
  • Breathlessness
  • Sweating
  • Feeling faint and/or nausea
  • Risk factors of heart attack
  • A history of heart problems

The patient is:

  • Elderly
  • Smokes

The patient suffers from:

  • Diabetes
  • High blood pressure
  • High cholesterol

Dos and don'ts in the event of a heart attack:
Dos

  • Call for an ambulance.
  • Paramedics should be trained to stabilise the patient’s condition with medication, and the ambulance be equipped with a defibrillator to resuscitate the patient should the heart stop en route.
  • Get ready the patient’s personal effects such as personal identification, medical insurance and other documents for admission.
  • Have the patient seated in a location where he can be transferred easily to a stretcher.
  • Let the paramedics know about any drug allergies or past medical history

Don’ts

  • Drive or take public transport to the hospital, even if the patient lives nearby. As the patient’s condition may deteriorate en route, it is safer to wait for an ambulance. Also, ambulances also get priority on arriving at a&e.
  • Ignore the pain. Get anxious about time wasted when the paramedics perform an on-site ecg.
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What To Do If You Have Suffered From Coronary Artery Disease?

CCT - Cardiology (UK), MRCP (UK), FHEA (UK), MBBS
Cardiologist, Gurgaon
What To Do If You Have Suffered From Coronary Artery Disease?

Coronary artery disease, also known as coronary heart disease or CHD, is a kind of disease in which a wax-like substance called plaque, builds up in the coronary arteries.

Function of Coronary Artery
The task of coronary arteries is to supply oxygen rich blood to the heart muscles. When there is the growth of plaque in these arteries, the condition is termed as atherosclerosis. Plaque builds up over the years, and it hardens or ruptures with time. When plaque gets hardened, it narrows the coronary arteries and thus disrupts the flow of oxygen-rich blood to the heart muscles causing coronary heart diseases. Millions of people are diagnosed with heart diseases, nowadays.

Though it is true that living with a heart disease is not easy, it is not impossible either. Many people are successfully leading a happy life in spite of having such diseases. With some major changes in your lifestyle, food habits and with the help of exercises and a healthy diet, it is possible to enjoy a happy life, irrespective of your diseases. 

Here are six ways that would help you to lead a better life, even if you have been diagnosed with coronary artery disease.

  1. Lifestyle changes: This is the first point that needs to be kept in mind if you are a CAD patient. Lifestyle changes are essential to make for a better health and life. Smoking and drinking have to be given up completely. It is advised to avoid secondary smoke, as much as possible.
  2. Exercises: This is the next important activity that needs to be a part of your daily routine to lead a healthy life. Consult with your doctor about the types of exercise that would suit your conditions. Some common exercises that would help are walking, jogging, and swimming, for at least 30 minutes at the most. Choose whichever activity you like doing. The motive of exercises is to get your heart-rate up.
  3. A Heart healthy diet: Get a chart prepared for your diet by a dietitian or by your doctor. This will keep your disease from getting worse. Stick to a heart-healthy eating plan, which consists of foods that can lower your risk of heart attack, stroke, etc. Include more fruits, vegetables, and other high fibre foods in your daily diet. Go for foods that are low in saturated fats, trans-fats, and cholesterol. Try to include fish into your diet.
  4. Maintain a healthy weight: Being overweight or obese aggravates any disease. So it is important to keep your body weight perfect.
  5. Taking medicines as prescribed: It is important to take medicines regularly and as prescribed by the physician.
  6. Keeping tensions, anxiety to a minimum: These will make the situation worse if you are CAD patient. So try to keep tension and anxiety away and lead a healthy life.
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Doctor I am 45 years male mera blood cholesterol jyada rehta h mere hdl 24 triglycerides 246 ldl 100 vldl 50 chl/hdl ratio 7.25 mere left side me chest se thoda uper kandhe ke pass kbhi kbhi thoda pain or chubhan feel hoti hai mera tmt test or echo test or ecg mormal hai or mera bp bhi 127/85 ke aas pass rehta hai.

BAMS, MD - Ayurveda
Ayurveda, Bangalore
Doctor I am 45 years male mera blood cholesterol jyada rehta h mere hdl 24 triglycerides 246 ldl 100 vldl 50 chl/hdl ...
Following a healthy lifestyle including good diet & moderate exercise is important: 1) Start your day with a moderate exercise like walking, swimming or yoga half an hr daily. 2) Have a good breakfast, moderate lunch & extremely light dinners. Avoid non veg / heavy to digest food in dinners. 3) Eat more vegetables, fruits (no juices)& have early dinners. 4) Avoid curd, spicy & oily food 5) Do pranayama half hr daily. For medicinal help kindly consult.
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I am 23 years old engineering student. I randomly checked my bp with morepen bp machine my bp was 124/92 .Again after five days it was 124/92.Is It normal?

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
Dear Lybrateuser, - The above reading (systolic bp) is normal whereas the lower reading (diastolic is high for your age - follow some healthy lifestyle changes: - restrict salt in diet, avoid deep fried, processed & junk foods, also avoid alcohol & smoking if you do - have more of fruits, vegetables, whole grains like whole wheat, brown rice, corn, oats instead of refined ones, low fat dairy & healthy fats as in olive & canola oil or sunflower oil for cooking, nuts such as almonds, walnuts, pista, cashews (a handful of mixed nuts daily), avocados, flax & chia seeds - reduce weight by diet & exercise which will help reduce bp & keep you fit - do regular exercise like walking, jogging, swimming, play an outdoor game, daily morning do yoga, meditation & deep breathing for 10-15 min which helps reduce bp - sleep well for at least 7-8 hrs at night, keep your sleep & wake up time fixed - can get basic investigations like blood CBC, sugar, cholesterol & ECG done to rule out any other problem - also get bp measured by a medical professional to compare the readings & its correctness.
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I am 50 years old. By BP is 200/90 so taking Telma 40 to keep it under control. Should I take Telma 40 before I go to Zym for work out and aerobics?

MBBS, M Med, DR. MOHANS DIABETES INSTITUTE, Chellaram Diabetes Institute
Family Practitioner, Navi Mumbai
I am 50 years old. By BP is 200/90 so taking Telma 40 to keep it under control. Should I take Telma 40 before I go to...
Take it at a fixed time everyday. Early morning is a good time to take it, so yes you can take it before you go for exercise.
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Coronary Artery Disease - Preventive Measures That Can Be Of Help!

MD - Medicine, DNB (Cardiology), MBBS Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery
Cardiologist, Chennai
Coronary Artery Disease - Preventive Measures That Can Be Of Help!

The heart pumps pure blood to all parts of the body through a network of arteries. These are thicker in the beginning and become finer and thinner as they reach the various organs. These arteries are lined by a layer of epithelial tissues and as blood flows through them, the heavier cholesterol / fat molecules settle down along the walls.

This attracts more and more fat molecules to settle down.  This is known as atherosclerosis (hardening of the arteries). Over a period of time, the vessels circumference reduces and the blood supply to the target organ reduces. This impacts proper functioning of these organs and when this happens to the major organs like the heart, kidney or the brain, conditions like stroke or thrombosis or heart attack can occur.

This condition, known as coronary artery disease, is becoming a major cause of deaths.  While that is the bad news, the good news is that it is largely lifestyle dependent, and if steps are taken, it can be prevented, and in the early stages, the damage completely reversed.

Preventive measures:

1. Diet: A low-fat, high-fiber, heart-healthy diet consisting of Omega-3 fatty acids is recommended by doctors, especially to people who are prone to develop heart disease.  This also requires reduced salt, increased unsaturated fats, reduced triglycerides and reduced sugar.  Include loads of fresh fruits and vegetables, whole grains, nuts and seeds and fish oils. Include multivitamins or other supplements after checking with your doctor.

2. Exercise:  Regular exercise in any form increases the efficiency of the circulatory system, keeps the cholesterol levels in check and helps in blood pressure management.  Exercise in any form is advisable, based on individual preference. A moderate physical activity of 30 to 45 minutes per day is advisable.

3. Smoking: This is one of the major risk factors for smoking, and quitting or controlling smoking is one of the best methods to prevent coronary artery disease.

4. Alcohol consumption:  While moderate alcohol consumption is believed to be healthy for the heart, excessive alcohol consumption is a strict no-no.  Binge drinking especially is shown to cause heart attacks.

5. Weight management: Check with your doctor on what is ideal BMI for you and work out a plan to keep your weight under check.

6. Regular medications: If you are on blood pressure or diabetes medications, ensure you do not miss them.  Keep a constant check to ensure your readings are managed well.

7. Watch out:  Ask your doctor if there are specific symptoms that you need to watch out and seek medical support if you see any of them.

Coronary disease is not treatable fully, but can be prevented and managed effectively to improve the overall quality of life.

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