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Dr. Anantha Ramakrishnan

Cardiologist, Chennai

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Dr. Anantha Ramakrishnan Cardiologist, Chennai
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Dr. Anantha Ramakrishnan is an experienced Cardiologist in Ambikapuram, Chennai. She is currently associated with sridhi clinic in Ambikapuram, Chennai. Book an appointment online with Dr. Anantha Ramakrishnan on Lybrate.com.

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Whats the difference between heartrate and blood pressure? As I can check heart rate in my phone but not blood pressure, whats the ideal heartrate should be for a normal person? Thank you.

MBBS
General Physician, Faridabad
Whats the difference between heartrate and blood pressure? As I can check heart rate in my phone but not blood pressu...
heart rate is the heart beat per minute. normal is 60-90 per minute andBlood pressure is the force of the blood pushing against the walls of the arteries. Each time the heart beats (about 60-70 times a minute at rest), it pumps out blood into the arteries.
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My BP varies yesterday I get very stress. Doctor need some injection and tablets. I mean suffering from light headedness what I have to do to become normal.

BAMS
Ayurveda, Ludhiana
My BP varies yesterday I get very stress. Doctor need some injection and tablets. I mean suffering from light headedn...
-Along with your medication start taking tabket medha vati of patanjali. 1 tablet twice daily with milk. -drink plenty of water. -get your fasting lipid profile test done. -Avoid taking salted food, deep fried food, spicy food.
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My father age 87 he is very normal all time, he does have any pressure, BP or anything. But if he want to know anything that is somebody's name places name or something he is getting HICCUP. Please advise him. Note: If he have hicupps he is using sleeping tablets. He is getting normal.

MCh - Neurosurgery, MBBS
Neurosurgeon, Chennai
My father age 87 he is very normal all time, he does have any pressure, BP or anything. But if he want to know anythi...
Dear sir if he is getting normal with sleeping tablets, then there is no need to worry about such hiccups please be cheerful:):)
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Disappointed, if someone not seen or don't have time to consult doctor on report, time is very little, I will be very thankful if I get response, wants to know LDL CHOLESTEROL is 172 and TOTAL CHOLESTEROL IS 212, ALKALINE PHOSPHATE IS 110. What should I do. What kind of treatment you suggest and What medicine you prescribed. What precautions we have to take. please reply, I call for getting response on that matter on phone call and lady who attended the call says she will told to his teammate for response.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
Disappointed, if someone not seen or don't have time to consult doctor on report, time is very little, I will be very...
LDL cholesterol is termed as bad cholesterol and our target is it to be below 100 and I will suggest you to follow- few tips on diet say no to maida items like toast , khaari ,naan ,white bread . can drink tea but without sugar say no to Buffalo milk and can drink cows milk can eat brown bread can eat sprout's can eat green vegetables, can eat chappati ,bajra ka rotla can eat one katori of rice twice a day with dal to avoid farsan food items can eat fruits say no to coconut water and to start on medication depends on the symptoms
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Sir I am 42 year old male, I have a heart attack 4, 5 year ago, I have pain heart and back said last 20 day, I have sugar, what should I do?

C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician,
You have to reevaluate your cardiac status. But if your pain is due to hyperacidity you can try omez-d for 1 week or two and inform me, privately. Are you on medicines and which are the medicines you take?
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Suffering from cold and having pain in chest what should I do to resolve mybproblem.

MD - General Medicine, MBBS
General Physician, Jaipur
Suffering from cold and having pain in chest what should I do to resolve mybproblem.
Start tablet paracetamol 500 milligram twice a day and tablet levocetrizine 5 milligrams at bedtime. 3 days.
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I am suffering from panic disorder chest tightness n discomfort fear palpitations n at that time blood pressure 140/100 all reports r normal including tsh echo tmt bloods urine renal angiogram n I am taking treatment of this since 6 month before 6 month I was starting treatment escitalopram clonazepam + amitriptyline chlordiazepoxide then tapered down the dose n last just plain amitriptyline 10 mg then I attacked frequently nw days BP has come 140/90 nw I am afraid what is d main Problem? Anxiety cause BP or BP cause anxiety?

MSC Human Development , Hypnotherapy , Special Educator , ms- counselling and physiotherapy, Applied psychology Hons
Psychologist, Faridabad
I am suffering from panic disorder chest tightness n discomfort fear palpitations n at that time blood pressure 140/1...
You need a psychologist to clear you the problem that are in your mind not in your body. Be practical and take consultation. You can take some therapies to remove this anxiety from your mind.
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How to normalise blood pressure to normal rate when it decreases down, Also name some health diet taken to improve blood pressure?

MD(AM)
Alternative Medicine Specialist, Delhi
How to normalise blood pressure to normal rate when it decreases down, Also name some health diet taken to improve bl...
Dear lybrate user, in order to normalize low blood pressure take a hand full of raisins (kishmish) and put them in a bowl of water in the night, every next morning chew these resins on by one and drink the remaining water at the end. Continue it at least for forty days, go to bed early and get up early, go for a morning walk, take your dinner at least two hours before going to bed. Avoid lascivious thoughts literature and media. And don't forget to give your feedback about this post.
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doctor Ne Red Wine heart ke liye good bataya hai. Kya Red wine main Alcohol nahi hota? Kya ye heart ke liye good hai ? Please reply.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
doctor Ne Red Wine heart ke liye good bataya hai. Kya Red wine main Alcohol nahi hota? Kya ye heart ke liye good hai ...
Dear lybrateuser, -Red wine contains a compound resverterol which is an antioxidant & suppose to have anti-inflammatory, anti blood clotting activity in the body -if you donot consume alcohol then do not start consuming as it is better not to start, a well balanced, nutritious diet & regular exercise are much more beneficial to keep the heart healthy & the body fit.
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Chest Pain - How to Identify If It Is Related to a Heart Problem?

MBBS, MD - Medicine, DM - Cardiology, Fellowship in Interventional Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology and Cardiac Electrophysiology
Cardiologist, Delhi
Chest Pain - How to Identify If It Is Related to a Heart Problem?

The term 'chest pain’ is a very common term and is usually used in day to day life. Basically, chest pain refers to the pain that may generate in your chest, shoulder and can travel to your ribs, jaws and towards your arms. The feeling of the pain can be sharp or dull, depending on the severity of your condition and cause.

There can be several reasons behind chest pain. You need to conduct a few tests to examine the real cause of the chest pain. It is always advised by health experts to take the symptoms of chest pain very seriously in order to avoid any serious problem in the future. Most of the severe and life-threatening diseases behind chest pain involve lung and heart problems. People having serious heart problems often feel discomfort, followed by pain in their chest area.

Symptoms
Chest pain which is related to any heart disease such as heart attack usually has symptoms like:

  1. Feeling of fullness and tightness in the chest region
  2. Vomiting
  3. Nausea
  4. Burning or crushing pain, which travels from the chest to jaw, hands and back region.
  5. Weakness
  6. Breathing problem

Usually, it is very tough to distinguish whether the pain is associated with a heart problem or not. But generally chest pains which are not related to heart problems involves symptoms like

  1. Sensation in your mouth
  2. Problem in swallowing food
  3. Pain that worsens when you cough
  4. Burning sensation in your chest

Common causes of chest pain

  1. Angina: Angina is a medical condition described as a feeling of discomfort or pain in the chest region. This situation occurs when your heart muscles don't receive blood, which contains rich oxygen. Angina is a symptom of Coronary Heart Disease (CHD). The pain can take place in your shoulder, jaw, neck and arms also.
  2. Lung problems: People with lung disorders can encounter various types of chest pains. But some common causes are:
    • Pleurisy: It is a type of medical condition, which occurs due to inflammation of the lining of chest and lungs. Due to this, you feel a sharp pain at the time of breathing, coughing or sneezing.
    • Pneumonia: It is a type of lung infection, which causes chest pain.
    • Pneumothorax: It is a type of lung disorder, which occurs when a portion of your chest gets collapsed.
    • Asthma: It is a type of condition, which occurs due to shortness of breath and causes chest pain while coughing, sneezing and breathing.
  3. Gastrointestinal problem: Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) is also a common reason for chest pain such as burning sensation in your heart.
  4. Other causes of chest pain: There are several other reasons of chest pain such as muscle strain, ribs injury, shingles, anxiety and panic attacks. It is always important to consult a physician whenever you encounter any of such chest pain symptoms.
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Sir, basically I am cardiology patients, done angioplasty, and regularly taking tab- efiplat 10, astoor 10, nebicard2.5 &nexpro 20 for (emty stomac morning) in addition to this I ahve problem of disc prolaps l5, si, due to which I have lumpiness over both legs. Recently I had problem of prostate enlarge bph grade 1, due to which urination was difficult. Upon consultation with urologist urivoid-20, twice a day &afidura tab 0-0-1, lessix 0-1-0 is taking, also I am antral gastritis patient, usually I take veg, however occasionally takes chicken too. My problem is I have swelling over both legs (swelling covers angles, foot,) after taking food or water swelling increase, also stomach gets upset, hence feel fatigue. This discomforts I am facing since march 2015. Please advise what is the reason for swelling? and why my legs are getting lumpiness and pain, also abdominal difficulties? request you to advise,

Certified Diabetes Educator, Registered Dietitian (RD), PGDD, Bachelor of Unani Medicine and Surgery (B.U.M.S), General Physician
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Mumbai
Too much cholesterol in the blood can lead to cardiovascular disease. What you eat has a direct impact on your cholesterol level. In fact, a diet rich in fiber and other cholesterol-lowering foods may help lower cholesterol as much as statin medication for some people. Working with a registered dietitian and doctor is the key to develop and maintain a successful health program to manage it. I will inform you on how to make diet, lifestyle changes, make you understand instructions for taking medication because it won't work if you don't take it as directed. Consult privately for a holistic dietary therapy to solve your problems.
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I am 30 Years old suffering from high blood pressure and headache, tiredness from last 1 and 1/2 years. Further my nature also change significantly like increase in angriness, got irritate immediately. I had not take any medicine. Generally all test reports are ok. But I feel sick from inside.

BHMS, CGO
Homeopath, Pune
I am 30 Years old suffering from high blood pressure and headache, tiredness from last 1 and 1/2 years. Further my na...
Types of High Blood Pressure There are two main types of high blood pressure: primary and secondary high blood pressure. Primary High Blood Pressure Primary, or essential, high blood pressure is the most common type of high blood pressure. This type of high blood pressure tends to develop over years as a person ages. Secondary High Blood Pressure Secondary high blood pressure is caused by another medical condition or use of certain medicines. This type usually resolves after the cause is treated or removed. first to find out the type of your High BP , headache is common with high BP . Diet Plan - eating fruits, vegetables, and whole grains low-fat dairy products, lean meats, fish, and nuts eliminating foods that are high in saturated fats, such as processed foods, full-fat dairy products, and fatty meats It also helps to cut back on desserts and sweetened beverages, such as soda and fruit punch. Keeping your sodium intake to a minimum is vital for lowering blood pressure. Do all these things seriously you get the good result For Permanent cure , homeopathic Treatment is safe and effective , for this you can contact me through lybrate. for feeling sick - use alfa alfa tonic - two times a day before meal.
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Respected Doctor many time I feel fearness and heavy heart beat ,My BP 140/90, ECG is OK , What may be the problem. Please suggest for any test for confirm that my heart is OK or give other necessary advice, Dr. Sony give advice for stress test ,it mean TMT and it is OK and sufficient.

M.B;B.S, P.G.(FAMILY MEDICINE), D.O.H.
General Physician, Hyderabad
FEAR is not a disease, it is a behavioral problem / psychological your heart is ok what is the cause for your fear, for what you fear
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Hi, i have breathing problem most of the time my nose will be block and specially in the night time every day. Kindly suggest me how to come out from this problem ?

BHMS, MD - Alternate Medicine
Homeopath, Nagpur
How old this problem is? this might be due to nasal polyp. but no need to worry. homoeopathy has solution for it. but send your details. [Automatically added by Lybrate] Click "Consult Dr. Rashmi Shukla" below to consult privately with the doctor.
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How to keep blood pressure normal and what type of food and diet is required so also which exercise is suitable for bp.

PG Diploma in Emergency Medicine Services (PGDEMS), Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), MD - Alternate Medicine
Ayurveda, Ghaziabad
How to keep blood pressure normal and what type of food and diet is required so also which exercise is suitable for bp.
In ayurveda, Hypertension is referred to as Rakta Capa Vriddhi and it sees the vitiation of vata and pitta doshas as the main cause. Mix 1 teaspoon of onion juice with an equal amount of honey. Take once a day for 1 week. Upon noticing improvement, continue for several more days. Take sarpgandha vati twice a day. Yogendra ras. Akik bhasm works very good in case of hypertension. Avoid salty diet. Oily food. Lower your stress. Do pranayama early morning.
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I am 63 years old and I am suffering from sugar and blood pressure. Please give me some advice.

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
I am 63 years old and I am suffering from sugar and blood pressure. Please give me some advice.
1. Do regular aerobic exercise for 1/2 hour daily like brisk walking 2. Reduce weight if overweight 3control diet a) avoid sweets, sugar/honey, milk, milk product excess calorie and carbohydrate rich diet like white bread, cereal, rice, pasta b) avoid all refined food like maida, pasta, starchy food like rice, potato, bakery item, processed food, c) include more fiber like pulse, green leafy vegetable, cucumber, carrot, tomato, j legume. D) avoid sweetened fruit like banana, mango, litchi, chickoo, sapota, seethaphal jack fruit, grape etc. Can have fruits like guava, pineapple, papaya, orange, mousambi, strawberry, watermelon, pomegranate, jack fruit, sweet potato, a handful of walnut daily (akhrot) e) avoid white/polished rice, take unpolished rice like brown rice/wheat/jowar/ragi, moong and chana dal. F) avoid ghee/ butter./coconut oil/excess salt intake like papad/pickle. G) avoid red meat. Take fish/chicken. H) avoid alcohol and carbonated drinks like soft drink 4. Adhere to a strict diabetic diet by consulting dietitian 5. Monitor your fasting, pp blood sugar 3 monthly and hba1c six monthly 6. Consult diabetologist for advice and treatment.
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How it will, control my blood pressure, avoid the irritation, I want ask the tip's and suggestions, and which type of food habitat's have maintain? Including physical exercise fallow?

BAMS
Ayurveda, Ambala
How it will, control my blood pressure, avoid the irritation, I want ask the tip's and suggestions, and which type of...
Dear, To control or maintan BP normal there are some instructions are given below: •Do not take salt in high amount or try to avoid it because high sodium level increase BP. • Eat less amount of pickle and fast food, fast food contain high sodium. • Avoid drinking alcohol and smoking. • Take less amount of coffee and tea both increase BP. • Drink 8 to 10 glass of water daily • Do exercise daily, running and long walk. • Take 6 to 8 hrs of sleep daily. Do not take too much stress. • Do long breathing pranayams daily for 10 - 15 minutes. It will reduce your stress level in your body. • Avoid taking too much fat foods such as butter, cheese, ghee. • Eat healthy diet such as green leafy vegetables, fruits. Eat an apple daily.
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Hello sir I suffering heart pain approx 9 month kindly help us and pain problem is maker not my body q.

DHMS (Hons.)
Homeopath, Patna
Hello sir I suffering heart pain approx 9 month kindly help us and pain problem is maker not my body q.
Dear lybrate user, did you have consultation with any cardiac surgeon in this regard. In my opinion you suffer from gastric disorder causing pain on chest, making you confused with that of cardiac pain. However, u, should c a cadiac expert to have a differential diagnosis. Moreover, take u, should take, plenty of water, take your diet easily digestible and on time. Avoid, junk food, dust, smoke. Homoeo medicine @ china 200-6 pills, thrice a day. @ pulsatilla30-6 pills, thrice a day. Please, report, fortnightly.
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Period tym me mujhe hmesa joint pain. Hand n legs pain ki sikayat hoti h. Saath hi kamar aur hips me v bht dard rehta h, me bht pareshaan ho jaati hu. Mera kal night se period start hua h, aur aaj mere haath -paaw me bht dard tha. Especially left hand n leg me. Aur aaj me kisi jruri kaam se mrkt chali gyi thi isi situation me, mujhe bich-bich me bht joro ka dard v uth rha tha pet me. And kamar bhi bht joro ka dard de rha tha khade-khade. Kaafi derr baad achanak se mujhe chakkar sa aane lga, sambhalne ka bht kosis kiya mene. Chair pr v baith gyi sar pakad kr apne. Pr mere aankh k saamne sb ghum rha tha, n aankh bhaari lgne lga tha, fir bht muskil se mujhe pakad kr ek shop pr baithaya gya, aur paani pilaaya gya, phir mene head down kr liya thode derr k liye, n fan k hawa k niche thoda relax lga, uske baad mujhe nimbu -paani pilaaya gya dhire-dhire, tb ja kr me bht derr baad relax ho payi. Pr 1 ghante baad v me chal paane me utna comfortable nhi hui thi. Infact avi me leti hui hu, pr avi v mera sarr ajeeb sa lg rha h, n aankhe bhaari si lag rhi h, period tym me mujhe asa pehli baar hua h, infact normally v itna jyada asa pehli baar hua mujhe, otherwise me aaj tk behos tk nhi hui hu. Wese mujhe BP Low ho jaane ki problem bbhi h. Me 19 saal ki hu. And har month me 3-4 din ek ladke k saath sex v krti hi hu.

BPTh/BPT, MPTh/MPT
Physiotherapist, Noida
Period tym me mujhe hmesa joint pain. Hand n legs pain ki sikayat hoti h. Saath hi kamar aur hips me v bht dard rehta...
Do the cat/cow avoid bending in front. Postural correction- sit tall, walk tall. Apply hot fomentation twice daily. Extension exercises x 15 times x twice daily. Bhujang asana. Core strengthening exercises. Back stretchingstretch.
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Dr. I am suffering frm high cholesterol. I am already taking Rosulip 20mg on daily basis Total cholesterol 248 Triglycerides 263 HDL cholesterol 34 Non HDL 213 LDL cholesterol 180 VLDL Cholesterol 34 Total cholesterol 7.3 LDL/HDL 5.3.

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine Specialist, Faridabad
Dr. I am suffering frm high cholesterol. I am already taking Rosulip 20mg on daily basis

Total cholesterol  248
Trig...
hi good medicines you are taking . you can also take cap.ecosprin gold 20 1hs. for 30 days. Seven Tips to Fix Your Cholesterol and Reverse Metabolic Syndrome without Medication Luckily, this doesn’t mean you are doomed, even if you are already suffering from metabolic syndrome and heart problems. High cholesterol and pre-diabetes, or metabolic syndrome, can be successfully diagnosed and treated. I have reviewed this in previous blogs but here are 7 tips to help you get large, fluffy cholesterol particles and reverse metabolic syndrome. Get the right cholesterol tests. Check NMR particle sizes for cholesterol by asking your doctor for this test at Labcorp or LipoScience. You want to know if you have safe, light, and fluffy cholesterol particles, or small, dense, artery damaging cholesterol particles. A regular cholesterol test won’t tell you this. Check for metabolic syndrome. Do you have a fat belly? Measure you waist at the belly button and your hips at the widest point—if your waist/hip is greater than 0.8 if you are a woman or 0.9 if you are man, then you have a problem If you have small LDL and HDL particles, you have metabolic syndrome. If your triglycerides are greater than 100 and your HDL is less than 50, or the ratio of triglycerides to HDL is greater than 4, then you have metabolic syndrome. Do a glucose insulin challenge test. This is very important and most physicians do not test for insulin and glucose. Check your hemoglobin A1c, which measures blood sugar over the last 6 weeks. If it is greater than 5.5, you may have metabolic syndrome Eat a healthy diet. Eat a diet with a low glycemic load, high in fiber, and phytonutrient and omega-3 rich. It should be plant based, and you should consume plenty of good quality protein such as beans, nuts, seeds, and lean animal protein (ideally organic or grass fed). I have described specific diets that abide by these parameters in my book UltraMetabolism. Exercise. Enough said. Get good quality sleep. Sleep is essential for healing your body, maintaining balanced blood sugar, and your overall health. Use supplements to support healthy cholesterol particle size. These include: A multivitamin including at least 500 mcg of chromium, 2 mg of biotin, and 400 mg of lipoic acid. For most you will take 3 capsules twice a day. 1000 mg of omega-3 fats (EPA/DHA) twice a day. 2000 IU of vitamin D3 twice a day. 1200 mg of red rice yeast twice a day. 2-4 capsules of glucomannan 15 minutes before meals with a glass of water. Broad-range, balanced concentration of plant sterols. You will usually take 1 capsule with each meal. Consider using high dose niacin or vitamin B3. This can only be done with a doctor’s prescription. It is useful to help raise HDL cholesterol, lower LDL cholesterol and triglycerides, and increase particle size. Use low-dose statins ONLY if you have had heart disease or are a male with multiple risk factors, while carefully monitoring for muscle and liver damage. For the vast majority of people this approach is better than simply taking a cholesterol medication. To reduce your risk of heart disease you need to address metabolic syndrome, and that can ONLY be done effectively with a comprehensive diet and lifestyle approach like the one outlined above. Now I’d like to hear from you … Have you taken statins? What has been the effect and do you have muscle pain or any neurologic side effects? Do you think metabolic syndrome is an important factor to address to reduce the risk of heart disease? Why or why not? Has your doctor ever said, your sugar is a little high and we will watch it? Watch for what — until it is so bad you are eligible to take diabetes medication? What do you think of conventional medicine’s tendency to prescribe medications over dietary and lifestyle change for chronic health conditions?
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