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Dr. Ajit Ashok Cherian

Cardiologist, Chennai

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Hello and thank you for visiting my Lybrate profile! I want to let you know that here at my office my staff and I will do our best to make you comfortable. I strongly believe in ethics; a......more
Hello and thank you for visiting my Lybrate profile! I want to let you know that here at my office my staff and I will do our best to make you comfortable. I strongly believe in ethics; as a health provider being ethical is not just a remembered value, but a strongly observed one.
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Dr. Ajit Ashok Cherian is a renowned Cardiologist in Mogappair, Chennai. You can meet Dr. Ajit Ashok Cherian personally at Madras Medical Mission in Mogappair, Chennai. You can book an instant appointment online with Dr. Ajit Ashok Cherian on Lybrate.com.

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My dad is 91 and is in ICU for weak lungs weak heart and weak brain. What should be the line if treatment

FCCP (USA), MD - Pulmonary Medicine
Pulmonologist, Indore
Weak lung heart and brain are vague terminologies. Give proper history, investigation reports and ongoing treatment for a conclusion. Best wishes
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I am suffering from chronic pain and chest pain I didn't use any tablets for this tell any other process to cure.

MBBS
General Physician, Ahmednagar
I am suffering from chronic pain and chest pain I didn't use any tablets for this tell any other process to cure.
Certainly chest pain is not something to ignore. But you should know that it has many possible causes. In fact, as much as a quarter of the U.S. Population experiences chest pain that is not related to the heart. Chest pain may also be caused by problems in your lungs, esophagus, muscles, ribs, or nerves, for example. Some of these conditions are serious and life threatening. Others are not. If you have unexplained chest pain, the only way to confirm its cause is to have a doctor evaluate you. You may feel chest pain anywhere from your neck to your upper abdomen. Depending on its cause, chest pain may be: Sharp Dull Burning Aching Stabbing A tight, squeezing, or crushing sensation Visit your doctor.
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I am having low blood pressure form yesterday and red eyes from last 3 days and mentally ill.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
If still your symptoms persists than we should be doing a detailed investigation after personal consultation and tip is to drink ORS solution for low BP.
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My husband 15 days ago we found that he is having hypo-thyroid but before 6 months found that he is having high blood pressure. But he always suffers from acidity problem whether there acidity is the cause for BP and thyroid problem. Specify what treatment should be taken and which doctor to refer ?

MD - Consultant Physician
General Physician, Mumbai
There is no relationship between acidity and high BP or hypothyroidism. However, both acidity and hypertension can be aggravated if one is leading a stressful life. You should consult you family physician or a consultant in general (internal) medicine.
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My cousin sister is 8 weeks 2 days pregnant. In a vaginal ultrasound there is no cardiac activity. One week before a vaginal ultrasound has done growth was good, cardiac activity was recorded. But now as I mentioned above after a week in a vaginal ultrasound there no cardiac activity and size is same as last week doctor said.

Diploma in Obstetrics & Gynaecology, MBBS
General Physician, Delhi
My cousin sister is 8 weeks 2 days pregnant. In a vaginal ultrasound there is no cardiac activity. One week before a ...
Wait for a week before taking a decision, it can / cannot be a blighted ovum syndrome, where natures prepares a nest in uterus but baby does not grow, but once heart beat was noticed -reason I am suggesting get another test done to make sure of presence of heart beat.
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Having acidic feeling in chest which is causing headache. Morning having acidic water coming out through mouth. Through day, feeling chest burn.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
Having acidic feeling in chest which is causing headache. Morning having acidic water coming out through mouth. Throu...
I will suggest you to take tablet pan-d before breakfast and avoid spicy food items and not to eat junk food and we also need to avoid peanuts and potatoes in our daily diet.
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I am high blood pressure patient and I take amtas5 everyday for two time but I feel in evening very high blood pressure. What should I do.

BHMS, Master of Science in Pharmaceutical Medicine
Homeopath,
I am high blood pressure patient and I take amtas5 everyday for two time but I feel in evening very high blood pressu...
Hello lybrate-user, please take vit d supplement for four weeks. Plenty of fruit and milk (milk products) in diet is very helpful in hypertension. Please use soya bean oil only in food. No soda, other cold drinks. Thanks.
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Sir I am suffering from dry cough for the last 2 weeks and I have chest pain. Whenever cough hard Can you suggested what should be done.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Hyderabad
Sir I am suffering from dry cough for the last 2 weeks and I have chest pain. Whenever cough hard Can you suggested w...
Homoeopathy has good treatment for your problem, without causing adverse effects. Take homoeopathic medicine bryonia 200 daily in the morning and in the evening and give feedback after 6 days.
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I feel some pain in my chest I was suspecting heart disease after that I done my blood taste it was normal my doctor said it must be because of acidity now I have controlled my diet as well as I do brisk walking everyday though some time I feel little pain in chest near heart. Kindly tell me what is it and solutions for it.

BHMS
Homeopath, Hyderabad
I feel some pain in my chest I was suspecting heart disease after that I done my blood taste it was normal my doctor ...
It is due to same. Gas / hyper acidity only, make changes to your diet avoid sour foods / masala foods / pickles etc. And maintain the proper timings for food intake. Homeopathy medicine also help in treating the gastric problems without side effects.
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She forgot her heart medicines at bangalore and now she's in Goa and stared to have pain in heart and there is no hospital's near by and ambulance is going to take 10-15mins so what she should do?

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
She forgot her heart medicines at bangalore and now she's in Goa and stared to have pain in heart and there is no hos...
Hello, startgiving her Essentia aurea , 10 drops with water at every 10 minutes until the pain is not better and try to take her to hospital for further medical intervention. Take care.
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What was the symptoms of heart attack and if attack was not powerful then what was the symptoms.

MD - Consultant Physician
Cardiologist, Kolkata
What was the symptoms of heart attack and if attack was not powerful then what was the symptoms.
Symptoms of heart attack-- pain chest mostly central, severe distress or discomfort in chest, pain goes to throat as if someone is throttling the pt, pain may refer to arm (left side, sometimes to right arm and neck (mimics cervical spondylosis), sweating a lot, indigestion flatulence & urge to toilet (mimics stomach upset) and feeling of exhaustion & prostration.
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I've been feeling an on and off pain in the left side of my chest and haven't been sleeping much due to this. Should I be worrying a lot about this?

MBBS
General Physician, Trivandrum
I've been feeling an on and off pain in the left side of my chest and haven't been sleeping much due to this. Should ...
You maybe most probably suffering from gastritis or gastro esophageal reflux disease. You have to avoid spicy and fried foods. Also avoid junk food and fast food. If your problems are worse, you need to take an ecg and take medications. It can also be due to anxiety problem tips to reduce anxiety and stress 1. Sleep well and regular. Irregular sleep can have some serious consequences. It affects both our physical health and also contributes to anxiety and stress. Anxiety as such also leads to disruptions in sleep. When feeling anxious, always try to get a full 7 to 9 hours of uninterrupted sleep and it can work wonders to improve your condition. 2. Always keep smiling. Take a quick break in between your hectic work to get some laughs with your friends. Laughter can reduce depression and anxiety and has proven benefits. 3. Tidy up your living space or workspace. Keep your things clean and clutter-free. That helps us think clear and thus reducing levels of anxiety. 4. Say thank you often. Expressing your thanks for something helps reduce anxiety. 5. Eat smart. Eating more of foods which are rich in vitamin b and omega-3 fatty acids and also healthy whole grain carbs. Vitamin b contributes to good mental health. While omega 3 fatty acids help with both depression and anxiety. Whole grain foods boost serotonin and helps us remain poised. Eating high-sugar content food and processed foods can increase levels of anxiety. 6. Learn to breathe well and relax. Short, shallow breaths arise when you are tensed. So consciously breathing deeply, plus increasing the duration and depth of breathing helps relax the body and mind to a great extent. 7. Meditate. Meditation has so many positive effects on stress, mood, and anxiety. Club meditation with positive thinking to improve your general well-being and overall health. Yoga is also very effective to take off stress from the body and mind by deep relaxation and breathing techniques. 8. Chill and be silent. Reduce the noise and clutter talk that contributes to anxiety. Find time for yourself and be alone to muse upon your own matters without anyone disturbing you. 9. Worry. Yes, we can cause ourselves to freak out, but only for a certain amount of time. When something weighs heavily on your mind, or you believe something terrible is most definitely going to occur, commit to only creating that worry for 20 minutes. Think of all the possible outcomes of the scenario, figure out some game plans, and then quit thinking about it after 20 minutes go by. Have a friend call after the allotted time has passed to avoid the temptation of going over the time limit. Or schedule some of that playtime right afterward. 10. Plan for the future but do not worry about it. Make time tables and to-do lists so that you will not be worried about finishing stuff and so that you can increase your productivity. 11. Be positive. When you feel anxious, train your mind to think and feel positive and give reinforcement to yourself that you can handle any situation. This will significantly reduce your stress and anxiety symptoms. 12. Smell relaxing stuff. Go out to your garden. Smell a fresh rose. Take a deep breathe and allow the relaxation to course through your whole body. You can also use relaxing aroma therapy and use it indoors. 13. Go out and spend time with your friends and family. Spend time with your pets social support reduces anxiety and stress to such a great extent that it is almost always bearable. So next time you get on your nerves, go out with your friends, chat with them, watch a movie, spend some time watching the waves in the beach with your partner, talk to your siblings.
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I am 56 years old man. I have low blood pressure problem sometimes I have no breathe what should I do.

PDDM, MHA, MBBS
General Physician, Nashik
When dealing with low blood pressure, it is usually suggested to increase your salt and fluid intake. Before increasing your salt consumption, do check with your doctor. Also, cut down on alcoholic beverages and high-carbohydrate foods such as bread, rice, pasta, and potatoes.
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I am suffering from diabetes & dylipidimesya, taking matforebin 1000 mg bd & atorvasts 20 od now. Please advice me that what can I take food regularly for control the blood sugar & cholestrol?

General Physician (AM)
Alternative Medicine Specialist, Chandigarh
Having diabetes makes high blood pressure and other heart and circulation problems more likely, because diabetes damages arteries and makes them targets for hardening (atherosclerosis). Atherosclerosis can cause high blood pressure, which if not treated, can lead to blood vessel damage, stroke, heart failure, heart attack, or kidney failure. You can consult me in private for detailed treatment which is available in biochemic system of medicine depending upon symptomatically. Eatng lots of garlic. If you cant have it get it homeopathically allium sativum (biochemic) nat phos 30x, avoid all types of fats and red meat. (biochemic) kali dichrom 12x, bio combination number 7, (homeo) gymnema sylvestre q, syzygium jambolanum. Its for diabetes.
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Male 33 years. Bp: 60-90. I feel stressed most f the times because of personal n professional reasons. I also feel fatigued. Any solutions?

MBBS, MD - Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Mumbai
Male 33 years. Bp: 60-90. I feel stressed most f the times because of personal n professional reasons. I also feel fa...
I'm not very clear about your blood pressure, so clarify on that. Stress can lead to fatigue, tiredness. You may feel like you have no energy or interest in doing anything. Take a multivitamin everyday. Make some dietary changes: avoid processed foods, reduce caffeine and increase fresh vegetables. As contradictory as this may sound, get some exercise. Sleep adequately. You can consult me for further management if required.
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I am 19 years old. My blood pressure is also normal but my fingers are vibrating. Normally they don't vibrate but when I open my palm they start vibrating. please give me suggestion about this.

BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist, Bangalore
I am 19 years old. My blood pressure is also normal but my fingers are vibrating. Normally they don't vibrate but whe...
Following could be the causes: * tingling (vibration) can be caused by a disorder of the neck spine, disorders of the elbow, wrist, hand or the fingers itself. The other causes may include: *overuse of the wrist * constant or repeating leaning on the wrist: (cyclists, crutches users, weight lifters.) * hypoglycemia can cause shaking/shivering hands - check on your sugar levels * hypothyroidism could cause vibration in hands/fingers * too much caffeine can make your hands shake - caffeine is present in coffee, tea and soft drinks. * do not skip meals - not having your meal on time or starving, fasting leads to shivering. Note: do not delay and consult your doctor to diagnose the problem. Your doctor will discuss your medical history and general health. He may also ask about your work, your activities, and what medications you are taking. Regards!
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I'm 27 years taking serpina from himalayas for high bp after taking it my bp came to normal level from 150/100 to 120/80. Can I continue it lifelong or any other side effects are there. I'm going to marry soon.

PhD, Human Energy Fields, Diploma in PIP, EFI, Aura scanning for Health evaluation; Energy field assessment, Fellowship Cardiac Rehabilitation, Cardiac Rehabilitation, MD (Ayur - Mind Body Med), Mind Body Medicine
Non-Invasive Conservative Cardiac Care Specialist, Pune
I'm 27 years taking serpina from himalayas for high bp after taking it my bp came to normal level from 150/100 to 120...
Dear lybrate-user, Modify your lifestyle and follow a more healthy diet, exercise, stress reduction routine. It will help you more deeply to balance BP. It is ok to take medication lifelong, but better if you can keep under control with health habits. Regards.
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Healthy heart tips

M.Sc. in Dietetics and Food Service Management , Post Graduate Diploma In Computer Application, P.G.Diploma in Clinical Nutrition & Dietetics , B.Sc.Clinical Nutrition & Dietetics
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Mumbai
Healthy heart tips
Healthy Heart Tips :

1.Give up smoking

If you're a smoker, quit. It's the single best thing you can do for your heart health.
Smoking is one of the main causes of coronary heart disease. A year after giving up, your risk of a heart attack falls to about half that of a smoker.
You're more likely to stop smoking for good if you use NHS stop smoking services.

2.Get active

Getting – and staying – active can reduce your risk of developing heart disease. It can also be a great mood booster and stress buster.
Do moderate-intensity aerobic activity every week. One way to achieve this target is by doing 30 minutes of activity on five days a week. Fit it in where you can, such as by cycling to work.

3.Manage your weight

Being overweight can increase your risk of heart disease. Stick to a healthy, balanced diet low in fat and sugar, with plenty of fruit and vegetables, combined with regular physical activity.
Find out if you are a healthy weight with the BMI calculator. If you're overweight, try our 12-week weight loss plan.

4.Eat more fibre

Eat plenty of fibre to help lower your risk of heart disease – aim for at least 30g a day. Eat fibre from a variety of sources, such as wholemeal bread, bran, oats and wholegrain cereals, potatoes with their skins on, and plenty of fruit and veg.
Cut down on saturated fat
Eating too many foods that are high in saturated fat can raise the level of cholesterol in your blood. This increases your risk of heart disease. Choose leaner cuts of meat and lower-fat dairy products like 1% fat milk over full-fat (or whole) milk.
Read the facts about fat.
Get your 5 A DAY
Eat at least five portions of a variety of fruit and vegetables a day. They're a good source of fibre, vitamins and minerals. There are lots of tasty ways to get your 5 A DAY, like adding chopped fruit to cereal or including vegetables in your pasta sauces and curries. Get more 5 A DAY fruit and veg tips.

5.Cut down on salt

To maintain healthy blood pressure, avoid using salt at the table and try adding less to your cooking. Once you get used to the taste of food without added salt, you can cut it out completely.
Watch out for high salt levels in ready-made foods. Most of the salt we eat is already in the foods we buy. Check the food labels – a food is high in salt if it has more than 1.5g salt (or 0.6g sodium) per 100g. Adults should eat less than 6g of salt a day in total – that's about one teaspoon.

6.Eat fish
Eat fish at least twice a week, including a portion of oily fish. Fish such as mackerel, sardines, fresh tuna and salmon are a source of omega-3 fats, which can help protect against heart disease.
Pregnant or breastfeeding women shouldn't have more than two portions of oily fish a week.

7.Drink less alcohol

Don't forget alcohol contains calories. Regularly drinking more than the NHS recommends can have a noticeable impact on your waistline. Try to keep to the recommended daily alcohol limits to reduce the risk of serious problems with your health, including risks to your heart health.

8.Read the food label

When shopping, it's a good idea to look at the label on food and drink packaging to see how many calories and how much fat, salt and sugar the product contains. Understanding what is in food and how it fits in with the rest of your diet will help you make healthier choices.
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I am suffering from high BP. 180/100. I have pre-diabetes and slight cataract. My cholesterol and lipid levels are also high. Please advise.

MBBS, DMRD, MD - Radio Diagnosis, FIIM(Ayurved), D.SC, Post Doctoral Fellowship of Institute of Indian Medicine, Ph.D
Non-Invasive Conservative Cardiac Care Specialist, Ahmednagar
I am suffering from high BP. 180/100. I have pre-diabetes and slight cataract. My cholesterol and lipid levels are al...
Dear You need medicines to control BP. Cholesterol lipids are made in liver as per body needs. Avoid medicines for this. Vm.
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I have heart blockage 80%.i am taking rozucor 40 croprlet metaguard. It is continued from last 1 year should I continue lifelong. I have high bp also.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
I have heart blockage 80%.i am taking rozucor 40 croprlet metaguard. It is continued from last 1 year should I contin...
Dear Lybrateuser, -As you have heart blockage & BP problem you have to take medication regularly & may be lifelong for which you have to be regularly monitored by doing investigations & then your cardiologist will decide whether to alter dose or change medication as per the investigation results -you have to lead a healthy lifestyle with proper well balanced diet & regular exercise.
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