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Dr. Amal Louis

MBBS, MRCP (UK), CCT

Cardiologist, Chennai

21 Years Experience  ·  500 at clinic
Dr. Amal Louis MBBS, MRCP (UK), CCT Cardiologist, Chennai
21 Years Experience  ·  500 at clinic
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My favorite part of being a doctor is the opportunity to directly improve the health and wellbeing of my patients and to develop professional and personal relationships with them....more
My favorite part of being a doctor is the opportunity to directly improve the health and wellbeing of my patients and to develop professional and personal relationships with them.
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Dr. Amal Louis is one of the best Cardiologists in Anna Nagar East, Chennai. He has over 21 years of experience as a Cardiologist. He is a MBBS, MRCP (UK), CCT . He is currently practising at Chennai Heart Clinic in Anna Nagar East, Chennai. Book an appointment online with Dr. Amal Louis on Lybrate.com.

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MBBS - Madras Medical College, Chennai, - 1996
MRCP (UK) - - 1999
CCT - - 2008
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What are the control measures can be done in order to reduce blood pressure at home.

B.Sc. - Dietitics / Nutrition
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Delhi
Drink water empty stomach. Keep water in copper jar for 8-10 hrs. Drink this water 10-12 glass daily. Avoid junk or fast food.
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My periods has stopped about 4 years ago. But recently my periods has started. So I made my U. S. G. The report says that - uterus is bulky and anteverted showing a rounded hypoechoic solid SOL (measuring 2.58 Cm X 2.33 cm) in fundus anteriorly and to the left. Endometrial echopattern is central and of normal thickness (5.1 mm). Uterus measures 9.09cmX4.48cm. Can I have to go through operation or medical treatment will clear the problem?

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
Dear lybrateuser, -since there is a mass in the uterus it is causing you problems -the mass has to reduce in size which can be done by some non -invasive techniques nowadays combined with medication -if it does not show improvement then may have to be removed by surgery -consult a gynecologist on the forum.
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I'm suffering from acidity problem. I feel my heart beat more at early morning. After motion and drinking water I feel comfortable heart beat. Always feel full stomach.

Diploma in Anesthesia, MBBS
General Physician, Hyderabad
All the above are due to hyperacidity. If you are constipated take some medicine for constipation and for reducing acidity, follow food discipline like avoiding spices, chillies and out side food. Take regular and timely meals and donot take full stomach keep atleat 1/4 stomach empty. Take plenty of water a minimum of 2.5 - 3 litres of water throughout the day. Take fibre containing food like cucumber, carrot etc. With each meal. Avoid execissive tea/coffee, if you are taking donot take on empty stomach. Have regular physical activity like morning walk/yoga etc. Follow these and acidity levels will be within permissible limits.
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My brother. Total cholesterol 256.5 LDL 190.534 Total cholesterol /HDL ratio 5.446 LDL/HDL Cholesterol ratio 4.045 So tell me What can I do you him.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Faridabad
Mr. Lybrate-user, lipid profile of your brother is high. You have not mentioned age and other related any problem like blood pressure, diabetes. Because all problems are linked. Ayurvedic medicine cover all the disease together. A ggod digestive system is always mandatory in healthy body and for healthy body. Avoid junk food, cheese, butter etc try to consume 2 glass of luke warm water daily. Take your meal on time, so that it is properly digested. We can suggest you some good ayurvedic medicine without any side effects. Consult for that.
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Sir/mam, my uncle aged 65 is suffering from frequent dryness in tongue even while talking. He is a diabitic and a high bp patient. Please help and suggest some home remedy. Thanks.

MBBS, CCEBDM, Diploma in Diabetology
Endocrinologist, Hubli-Dharwad
Hello firstly is he on medications? in diabetes because of increased sugar in urine more water is lost. This causes dryness in mouth and extra thirst. Only treatment is taking proper drugs and controlling sugar levels. If you inform the fasting and after food levels I can advise.
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Male 42 years I have hyperlipidemia my total cholesterol is within limit take fenofibrate 160mg daily do I have to take it whole life or I have some alternate whenever I discontinue it my triglycerides shoots upto 450.

Diploma in Cardiology
General Physician, Kolkata
Don't discontinue, go on with same medicine, with the same dose & try to change your diet, take fat free, salt restricted, high fiber diet, check your lipid profile every month, when your cholesterol & triglyceride will come down, then reduce the dose in consultation with a cardiologist. Last but not the least, regular exercise is essential.
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Mam I am having back problem always in my chest and play mam suggest me some thing for this?

FRHS, Ph.D Neuro , MPT - Neurology Physiotherapy, D.Sp.Med, DPHM (Health Management ), BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist, Chennai
Do take spinal extension exercise from neuro physiotherapist and breathing exercises use firm hard and even mattress for sleep best wishes.
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Hello doctor, My HSG test showed one of my tube is blocked and other is partially block and My first pregnancy turn into miscarriage in march 2015, I am trying hard to conceive from last 6-7 Month. Even my financial condition is not so strong but I want to conceive fast. Please help me. Very upset.

MBBS, DGO, MD, Fellowship in Gynae Oncology
Gynaecologist, Delhi
See since your one tube is blocked and the other is partially blocked. get a laproscopy test done to find out whether your tube can be opened or not. If its not opened then IVF is the only best way for you to conceive.
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Alcohol In Controlled Quantity - Can It Be Good For You?

MD - Microbiology
General Physician, Bangalore
Alcohol In Controlled Quantity - Can It Be Good For You?

For long, there have been campaigns and discussions about the harmful effects and diseases associated with alcohol consumption. In most cases, it is not the alcohol, but the quantity consumed that affects a person. Limited consumption of alcohol can, in fact, work to your advantage. Alcohol, when consumed in moderation, helps to avert, check or improve many medical conditions and health ailments.

  1. Deal with common cold effectively: According to research, the antioxidants present in wine helps to fight common cold better. Limited intake of alcohol, red wine to be precise (~1-2 glasses per day), can, thus, help to reduce the instances of common cold significantly.
  2. Weight loss made easy: Studies conducted by the Oregon State University suggest that certain varieties red wine (the Red Muscadine Wine) can play a pivotal role in weight reduction. The Red Muscadine, a variety of wine grapes used to make red wine contains ellagic acid. It is this ellagic acid that helps to cease or slow down the growth and development of the fat cells. Red wine also helps to manage fatty liver effectively.
  3. Keep cardiovascular diseases at bay: The high-density lipoprotein (HDL), also known as the Good Cholesterol is indeed good for the body. It acts as a shield, keeping the heart hale and hearty. Moderate alcohol consumption helps to elevate the level of HDL. One of the main reasons attributing to heart attacks are the small blood clots that block the arteries of the brain, heart, and neck. Alcohol (limited intake) has been able to put a check in the formation of such blood clots.
  4. Reduced instances of cognitive impairment: Reports suggest that people who consume alcohol within limits are less likely to develop dementia and Alzheimer's disease. Moderate consumption tends to make the brain cells fit and more active, thus, enabling the cells to deal with stress and other related factors.
  5. A little wine for a better libido: Limited consumption of wine is good for a better sexual life. Research indicate that the antioxidants present in wine act as a catalyst, resulting in an improved libido (lowers the incidences of erectile dysfunction in men). A little wine can work wonders for women as well (increasing their sexual desires and feelings).
  6. Enjoy a diabetes-free life: Type 2 Diabetes and the associated ailments and complications can make life miserable. However, people who consume a small quantity of alcohol (preferably 1-2 glasses per day) are at a lower risk of developing diabetes (Type 2). A path-breaking finding indeed!

People with moderate alcohol consumption are also at a lower risk of developing gallstones. The high silicone content in beer helps to strengthen the bones, but only when consumed within limits. Beer is also rich in calcium, magnesium, and vitamins (thiamine, riboflavin). If you wish to discuss any specific problem, you can consult a general physician.

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I am 16 years old and my sister has coronary heart disease. How it could be cured?

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
Eat low fat content in her diet and to take medication on time and to take full treatment including angioplasty as suggested by your cardiologist.
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My bp is 130/80 doctor take me medicine stamlo 2.5 mg for last 2 month before I take medicine my bp is 150/90 so, can I stop my medicine ,my thyroid ,2d, stress test report is normal. Please give me suggestion.

MBBS, DNB (General Medicine), Certified in Evidence Based Diabetes Management, MNAMS
Internal Medicine Specialist, Kolkata
Thank you for the query. Prior to starting your medication (stamlo 2.5 mg) your bp was 150/90 mm of hg. The present control of bp is probably due to your medication. If you stop it there may be a sudden shoot up. It is important to reduce your oral salt intake. Please consult your physician before taking any decision to stop the drug. Even if the medicine is stopped, your bp must be monitored to look for any rise. Regards.
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Hi Doctor, I am 57 years old. I have mild hypertension, and hyperthyroid. I have been taking the following medicines: Telma 20 mg ( one per day) Eltroxin 150 mg ( one per day) Atocor 10 mg ( one per day) I am ok now, without any problems. Last year I got various blood tests etc; and they are all within normal limits. Now, I am planning to visit USA, and will be there for 6 months time. I would like to get a complete comprehensive check up done. I would like your suggestion, what are various tests that I need to emphasize the labs. I would like a bone densisty test to check up calcium deficiency if any due to age and also due to thyroid issue.

MD - Consultant Physician, MBBS
Cardiologist, Ludhiana
Consultations including Blood pressure. Depending on the general check-up the tests can be planned and are usually: CBC with ESR Diabetic Profile: FBS & PP Sugar Renal Profile – Urea, Creatinine Liver Profile: Bilirubin (T+D), SGOT, SGPT, AlkPhos, Protein, Albumin Elisa - HbSAg, HcAg Lipid Profile Metabolic Profile: Uric Acid, Calcium Urine Analysis Stool test Thyroid Profile: TSH, T3, T4 Elisa - HIV X-ray Chest ECG TMT Lung Function Test Bone density screening:. Complete eye exam Hearing test: Dental exam:
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Hello Doctors, I couldn't concentrate on my work for last 15 days due to head pressure and fogginess. Slightly neck stiffness & tickling in upper arm. My physician suggested me Renal & lipid profile test. Later other doctor suggested me spinal x-ray, B12 and vitamin D test. The report details as below: Total Lipid profile Triglyceride 245 (<200 mg/dl GPO-PAP) VLDL 49 (5-35 mg/dl Calculated) Slightly high Renal Profile - Ok Vitamin B12 level (serum, CMIA) Observed value - 156 Unit pg/ml Biological Ref - 187-883 25 Hydroxy (OH) Vit D (serum, CMIA) Observed value - 9.30 ng/ml Biological Ref - deficiency < 10 Insufficiency - 10-30 Sufficiency 30-100 Cervical X-ray Slightly straight in top and bottom My Doctor suggested exercise and plus huge deficiency of vitamin b12 and D of the root cause. Prescribed: Vitcofol injection, D- Rise 60000 U, gemcal 500/0.25 mcgm. Please let me know your expert suggestion. How to overcomes Vitamin B12 & D deficiency. And diet chart. Any help would be highly appreciated. About me- 40 year male, Software Developer in IT sector, Mild psoriasis taking homeopathy medicine of Doctor Batra for last 2 years. Weight - 70 kg Height 5'10' Thank you.

MS Orthopaedics, DNB Orthopaedics, ASSI Fellowship in Spine Surgery, Spinal Deformity Fellowship (UK)
Orthopedist, Pune
For Vitamin B12 increase intake of fruits, Salads & leafy vegetables in diet. If you are nonveg then you will also get max amt of B12 from it For Vit D increase exposure to sunlight between 11 to 3 pm increase intake of dairy products if you are nonveg increase intake of eggs & fish. If your neck discomfort & arm tingling continues plse see a Spine surgeon.
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Dear sir/madam I hv light pain in my chest sometimes. I checkedup my cholesterol and found 162 out of 170. My triglyceride 277 out of 150 and ldl increasing and hdl decreasing. My weight 82 kg and height 5.5 foot and age 30 years Pls suggest best medicine tips to lower this level of cholesterol. Thanking you.

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
Dear Cholesterol is made in liver as per body needs Food does not alter this. Exercise and well balanced diet will keep you in good health. Enjoy
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I am 20 years old male one of my breast became hard and I had slight pain I consulted doctor. Said mastitis gave pain killer how to reduce that.

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
1. Male boob is due to a medical condition called gynaecomastia which is some times seen in adolescent age group or young adults 2. It is due to elevated level of blood estrogen and decrease level of testosterone. 3. It is not serious and sometimes go away on its own otherwise has to be treated by medicine or surgery 4. It is due to excess accumulation of fat in the chest 5. Regular chest and arm exercise like dumbbell exercise and push up exercise will help reduce the gynaecomastia 6. Reduce intake of fatty food like red meat, cheese, butter, ghee, cream, whole milk etc 7. If no relief, consult surgeon for advice.
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My uncle has got heart blockage even though he used to drink water in a copper cup early morning.

PGP In Diabetologist, Fellowship in non-invasive Cardiology, MD - Medicine, MBBS
Endocrinologist, Delhi
Who told you that drinking water from copper cup prevents heart disease. Heart disease results from 5 factors 1) sex - more common in males, because of male hormones /aggressiveness. The benefit is lost in menopausal females too 2) genetics- having family history of heart diseases. 3) vascular diseases- like hypertension, diabetes, dyslipidemia, peripheral vascular disease and cardiac arrythmias. 4) lifestyle- smoking, tobacco, alcohol, sedentary lifestyle, obesity, and most importantly stress 5) thickening of blood (hypercoagulable states) - diseases of platelets, clotting factors, drugs, infections and other metabolic/disorders (less understood). So, it is necessary to go for frequent (once yearly, at least) health checks and follow a healthy lifestyle as advised by your doctor, to prevent the risk of heart diseases.
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Hello sir Last week normally I checked my ecg report that is normal. I had normal BP And I had no diabetes And no cholesterol So Need Not To Worry? My Age Is 50 Yrs Male. And I am smoker.

MD-Ayurveda, Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Sexologist, Haldwani
Hello- your vitals are normal as per your report, so be tension free you are healthy. >to maintain this health in near future you should follow some tips- 1. Take your meals at fixed timinings and it should contain all the things (dal. Sabji etc) in a proportionate amount. 2. Practice yoga and pranayam daily instead of gym & cardio. 3. Drink sufficient amount of water daily. 4. Have a habit of oil massage with sesame oil daily, it will prevent your bones from osteoporosis and delay ageing process. 5. Have some ayurvedic health supplements like arogya wardhini vati, chandra prabha vati, ashwagandharistha etc along with your diet, instead of chemical supplements like omega 3, vitamin d, or chemical calcium supplements etc.
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From past few weeks I felt that my heart beat is automatically increasing from normal. Im worried why its happening. While going to sleep I felt my heart beat automatically increased. Please suggest any remedy for it. Thanks.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
Dear Lybrateuser, -Your problem could be due to anxiety & stress -do regular exercise like walking, jogging, swimming for 20-30 min, also do yoga, meditation & deep breathing for 10-15 min daily in the morning -keep your mind occupied in your job, other activities like reading, listening to music, follow your hobby, play outdoor games -have a balanced diet with more of fruits & vegetables -avoid more than 1-2 cups of tea, coffee, alcohol if you take.
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What should be eat to a low blood pressure patient. My mother has blood pressure problem. She forget anything and behave like a mad. What should eat her to control it.

BHMS
Homeopath, Chennai
Low blood pressure is an abnormal condition where a person’s blood pressure (the pressure of the blood against the walls of the blood vessels during and after each beat of the heart) is much lower than usual, which can cause symptoms such as dizziness or vertigo. Conditions that reduce the volume of blood, reduce cardiac output (the amount of blood pumped by the heart), and medications are frequent causes of low blood pressure. Homeopathy is one of the most popular holistic systems of medicine. The selection of remedy is based upon the theory of individualization and symptoms similarity by using holistic approach. This is the only way through which a state of complete health can be regained by removing all the sign and symptoms from which the patient is suffering. The aim of homeopathy is not only to treat low blood pressure symptoms but to address its underlying cause and individual susceptibility. As far as therapeutic medication is concerned, several well-proved medicines are available for the treatment of low blood pressure symptoms that can be selected on the basis of cause, condition, sensation and modalities of the complaints. For individualized remedy selection and treatment you can easily take an online consultation for further treatment guidance. You can easily take an online consultation for further treatment guidance
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