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Dr. Arun Ranganathan

Cardiologist, Chennai

Dr. Arun Ranganathan Cardiologist, Chennai
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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. Arun Ranganathan is a popular Cardiologist in Anna Nagar West, Chennai. He is currently practising at The Clinik in Anna Nagar West, Chennai. You can book an instant appointment online with Dr. Arun Ranganathan on Lybrate.com.

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Blood pressure is fluctuating. I am taking atenolol 50 as of now. Sometimes bp is as low as 70. What should I do?

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
If you are asymptomatic than stop medication and measure the bp value for three days in morning and evening and revert with finding.
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What is the solution for continue heart pain?

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda,
What is the solution for continue heart pain?
Hi can you explain about intensity and timing for heart pain, are you heart patient? you can be healed with distant pranic healing.
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Sir. I am a 32 years old male. I have been suffering from white coat hypertension what should I do?

BAMS, MD Ayurveda
Sexologist, Lonavala
Sir. I am a 32 years old male. I have been suffering from white coat hypertension what should I do?
you can go for following remedy it will help you Natural home remedy using watermelon seeds and cuscus powder: 1. Take 1 tsp of dried watermelon seeds 2. Add 1 tsp of cuscus powder 3. Crush the mixture 4. Have this once in the morning and the evening 5. Consume for 3-4 weeks This will help with your concern.
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Are there any symptoms that one can feel before having heart attack? And what precautions one should start taking to avoid it?

MD - Consultant Physician
General Physician, Jharsuguda
Are there any symptoms that one can feel before having heart attack? And what precautions one should start taking to ...
There is no symptom before heart attack. And to prevent it you should work from 30 years of age. Regular check your sugar, blood pressure, cholesterol,weight and consult a physician every 1 years and get your routine health check up done.
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I am 54 year old. Bp is 130/80. But cholotrol is high - lipids 780, trigly. 437, toal cholost 263, hdl 43, free colot 79, ldl 133 vldl 87. Other no problem. No diabetic. Faaty body 100 kg. Lenght 5 fut 8 inch.

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine Specialist, Faridabad
I am 54 year old. Bp is 130/80. But cholotrol is high -
lipids 780, trigly. 437, toal cholost 263, hdl 43, free colot...
High triglycerides and cholesterol can cause atherosclerotic heart disease or narrowed coronary arteries in the heart can cause the symptoms of angina, when theheart muscle is not provided with enough oxygen to function. Decreased blood supply to the brain may be due to narrowed small arteries in the brain or because the larger carotidarteries in the neck may become blocked. This can result in a transient ischmic attack or stroke. Peripheral artery disease describes gradual narrowing of the arteries that supply the legs. During exercise , if the legs do not get enough blood supply, they can develop pain , called claudication . Other arteries in the body may also be affected by plaque buildup causing them to narrow, including the mesenteric arteries to the intestine and the renal arteries to the kidney. Change life style .do meditation,yoga, Go walk daily, do any one physically activity daily i.e.play any game., Avoid fast foods,oily foods,junk foods,alcohol,smoking,fatty foods, non-veg.,avoid stress,take plenty of water in day time. And 1 glass of water before bed at night. use flax oil, omega-3 fatty meal or cap., take .green veg., whole grain. Garlic,. Cod liver oil. Take anti cholesterol medicines . Cap. Ecosprin gold-10 at night daily.
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FRHS, Ph.D Neuro , MPT - Neurology Physiotherapy, D.Sp.Med, DPHM (Health Management ), BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist, Chennai
Heart attack symptoms
1. Persistent pain for 15 - 20 minutes around the chest that refuses to go away
2. Profuse sweating for no reason
3. Discomfort heavy pressure or heavy weight being kept on the chest squeezing or wringing sensation
4. Pain that extends to the neck jaw back abdomen arms shoulder
5. Nausea
6. Breathlessness
7. Numbness.
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I am suffering from high BP for a long time. I am using amlodac AT tablet for this but today after using this tablet I checked my BP which is 150/90 and also have nerve problem in my legs and finger sometimes nerve become contract. So please suggest me what should I do.

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Dietitian/Nutritionist, Delhi
I am suffering from high BP for a long time. I am using amlodac AT tablet for this but today after using this tablet ...
Reduce weight. For your height it is quite high. Eat less salt. For nerve problem do Bhujang asan and Dhanurasan and Makarasan. Ask your Dr. for some neuro vitamin
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What type of diet to maintain for high blood pressure also with high cholesterol level due to fatty liver?

BAMS
Ayurveda, Ambala
What type of diet to maintain for high blood pressure also with high cholesterol level due to fatty liver?
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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How to control the cholesterol level of body, the doctor opinion is required.?

MD - Internal Medicine, MBBS
Endocrinologist,
How to control the cholesterol level of body, the doctor opinion is required.?
High cholesterol can cause atherosclerotic heart disease or narrowed coronary arteries in the heart can cause the symptoms of angina, when theheart muscle is not provided with enough oxygen to function. Decreased blood supply to the brain may be due to narrowed small arteries in the brain or because the larger carotidarteries in the neck may become blocked. This can result in a transient ischmic attack or stroke. Peripheral artery disease describes gradual narrowing of the arteries that supply the legs. During exercise , if the legs do not get enough blood supply, they can develop pain , called claudication . Other arteries in the body may also be affected by plaque buildup causing them to narrow, including the mesenteric arteries to the intestine and the renal arteries to the kidney. Avoid fast foods,oily foods,junk foods,alcohol,smoking,fatty foods, non-veg.,avoid stress, take omega-3 fatty meal or cap., take .green veg., whole grain.garlic,. Take anti cholesterol medicines .
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Hi What test is more reliable? conventional angiography or ct coronary angiography?

M B B S, M. D (Internal Medicine)
General Physician, Nellore
Definitely conventional angiography. Ct only shows any blockages but cannot show whether the blood is able to negotiate the blockages adequately enough to reach the heart. Hence, in order to know how critical the blockage is, conventional angiography has more utility and experience.
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I am 48 years old. FOR LAST 3 YEARS I AM REGULARLY TAKING ONE TABLET DAILY AT MORNING DUE TO HIGH PRESSURE TILL NOW. NOW MY PRESSURE STAND STILL AT 80-120. MAY I STOP TAKING PRESSURE TABLET IN FUTURE.

BHMS
Homeopath, Delhi
I am 48 years old. FOR LAST 3 YEARS I AM REGULARLY TAKING ONE TABLET DAILY AT MORNING DUE TO HIGH PRESSURE TILL NOW. ...
for get rid by hypertension first do exercise regularly.the best types of exercise for lowering blood pressure include walking, jogging, cycling, swimming or dancing. Strength training also can help reduce blood pressure. 2.reduce sodium in your diet.decrease sodium in your diet, consider these tips: read food labels. If possible, choose low-sodium alternatives of the foods and beverages you normally buy. eat fewer processed foods. Only a small amount of sodium occurs naturally in foods. Most sodium is added during processing. don't add salt. Just 1 level teaspoon of salt has 2,300 mg of sodium. Use herbs or spices to add flavor to your food. Ease into it. If you don't feel you can drastically reduce the sodium in your diet suddenly, cut back gradually. Your palate will adjust over time. 3.limit the amount of alcohol you drink 4. Eat a healthy diet:-diet that is rich in whole grains, fruits, vegetables and low-fat dairy products and skimps on saturated fat and cholesterol can lower your blood pressure by up to 14 mm Hg. these tips, you can adopt a healthy diet: Keep a food diary. Writing down what you eat, even for just a week, can shed surprising light on your true eating habits. Monitor what you eat, how much, when and why. consider boosting potassium. Potassium can lessen the effects of sodium on blood pressure. The best source of potassium is food, such as fruits and vegetables, rather than supplements. Talk to your doctor about the potassium level that's best for you. Be a smart shopper. Read food labels when you shop and stick to your healthy-eating plan when you're dining out, too.
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I am 48 yrs and reduced 10 kg wt by exercises in last 3 months. Everything is fine including my lft kft blood urine thyroid tests but my bp is constantly 105/155-160. Why so. Does exercises have some correlation with this increased bp.

Certified Diabetes Educator, Registered Dietitian (RD), PGDD, Bachelor of Unani Medicine and Surgery (B.U.M.S), General Physician
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Mumbai
Thyroid gland affects nearly every organ in the body. Many nutritional factors play a role in optimizing thyroid function. However, both nutrient deficiencies and excesses can trigger or exacerbate symptoms. Working in collaboration with a both a physician and a registered dietitian is essential to determine nutritional status for optimal thyroid health. Improper thyroid function causes undesired weight changes, significant cardiovascular risks, and symptoms such as fatigue, mood changes, and gastrointestinal upset, which can hinder the development of healthful behaviors. I focus on setting realistic goals for healthy changes and regular exercise when counseling clients. There many potential nutrient deficiencies and interactions with medications and supplements. Hence diligent care is to be taken while designing a holistic treatment plan. I being a both a registered dietitian and doctor have been successfully helping patients with their problems through a holistic approach using customized therapeutic diet and medications. Do reply back for private consultation.
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My age is 27 years. Weight is 70 kg. Sometime feel pain in the left side of my chest. What is the reason of my pain?

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
My age is 27 years. Weight is 70 kg. Sometime feel pain in the left side of my chest. What is the reason of my pain?
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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What are the following physical examination notes signify for 58 female? 1) S1 S2 NAD 2) chest vesicular breath sound.

MBBS
General Physician, Jalgaon
What are the following physical examination notes signify for 58 female? 1) S1 S2 NAD
2) chest vesicular breath sound.
S1 S2 nad. Means. No abnormality detected Vesicular breath sounds. Some obstructive pathology in wind pipes.
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I had a heart attack two years back and have two stents on. Of late I have become very moody and depressed. I am a retired person, 66 years of age and have no useful work to do. Kindly offer your advice and medicine if any. Thanks and best regards.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Ahmednagar
I had a heart attack two years back and have two stents on.
Of late I have become very moody and depressed.
I am a re...
Hello lybrate user the reason of your mood fluctuations is you know that you don't have any work to do right now. I will suggest you that instead of taking medicines and become dependent on medicine you should try to do some work. If not possible make yourself busy in some activity's like reading books or do anything which you wanted to do but because of your job it left behind. Engage yourself with your Hobbies. Or also you can join some adult club there you will find lots thing to do.
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If someone feel palpitation what are the test cardiologist do usually?

BHMS
Homeopath,
Do not do Self medication/consultation. Consult a good physician. Let him decide what you need. Dr Anand Joshi
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Dear sir, I am 50 years old man. My sugar level is normal, Urea 19, Uric acid 10.9, SGOT 32, SGPT-63, cholesterol234, TG223, HDL 48, LDL 141 I experience mild pain in both side of chest and pain in joints. Kindly suggest the remedies for maintaining a healthy life style and diet I need to take and avoid.

CCEBDM, PG Diploma In Clinical cardiology, MBBS
Cardiologist, Ghaziabad
Dear sir,
I am 50 years old man. My sugar level is normal, Urea 19, Uric acid 10.9, SGOT 32, SGPT-63, cholesterol234,...
U have to follow strictly the following 1. No alcohol 2. No smoking 3 diet- a. No ghee / butter, take small quantity of mix of veg oil- mustard, til, ground nut olive oil b. No sugar, no potato, no rice c. Take green leafy vegetables. Fruits like guava, anar, water melon papaya d. Avoid constipation - take syp lactulose 3 spoon at night if required e. Take plenty of water during day and take 2/3 glasses of warm water first thing in the morning even before rinsing your mouth f. No tea /coffee 4. Physical activity- minimum 30 mts brisk walk in the morning 5.6- 8 hrs of sound sleep at night 6. Deep breathing exercise for 10 mts daily 7. Meditation for min 10 mts daily 8. Donot lie down immediately after meals. 9 raise your head while sleeping have patience try above along with what ever medicines you r taking you can contact any time for further guidance
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I am a 26 yr old female I have lot of one side head ache High BP and chest pain suddenly right side pain what can i do? please advice.

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
I am a 26 yr old female I have lot of one side head ache High BP and chest pain suddenly right side pain what can i d...
It could be due to migraine or a tension headache due to stress and anxiety.Reduce your stress. Take tablet paracetamol and plenty of water for headache.If no relief take ECG and consult doctor
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