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Dr. Arunkumar Arasappa

M.Ch - Cardio Thoracic and Vascular Surgery, Membership of the Royal College ...

Cardiologist, chennai

12 Years Experience  ·  300 at clinic
Dr. Arunkumar Arasappa M.Ch - Cardio Thoracic and Vascular Surgery, Membership o... Cardiologist, chennai
12 Years Experience  ·  300 at clinic
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I pride myself in attending local and statewide seminars to stay current with the latest techniques, and treatment planning.i attend international conferences and present papers and keen ......more
I pride myself in attending local and statewide seminars to stay current with the latest techniques, and treatment planning.i attend international conferences and present papers and keen to learn more in my field.iam interested in new innovations in cardiothoracic surgery like VATS,MICAS,TRANSPLANTS ETC.,my passion is to treat patients with care for a cure !!
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Dr. Arunkumar Arasappa is a renowned Cardiologist in Kumaran Hospital, Chennai. He has had many happy patients in his 12 years of journey as a Cardiologist. He is a qualified M.Ch - Cardio Thoracic and Vascular Surgery, Membership of the Royal College of Surgeons (MRCS), MS - General Surgery . You can consult Dr. Arunkumar Arasappa at kumaran hospital in Kumaran Hospital, Chennai. Don’t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. Arunkumar Arasappa on Lybrate.com.

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Education
M.Ch - Cardio Thoracic and Vascular Surgery - MADRAS MEDICAL COLLEGE,CHENNAI - 2010
Membership of the Royal College of Surgeons (MRCS) - ROYAL COLLEGE OF EDINBURGH,SCOTLAND - 2006
MS - General Surgery - madras medical college,chennai - 2005
Past Experience
consultant cardiothoracic surgeon at mercury hospital,right hospital,newhope hospital visiting consultant
Languages spoken
English
Professional Memberships
Indian Association Of Cardiovascular And Thoracic Surgeons (IACTS)
member of royal college of sugeons

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I am 27 years old with pregnant of 28th weeks, my bp level is currently up and down between 100/60 to 138/94 and weigth 50 kgs. What can I do to controling the bp level?

MD - Alternative Medicine
Alternative Medicine Specialist, Mumbai
Take proper rest n diet n suggested medicine, if any prescribed by your health care taker. To not panic or create stress for this bc 24 3 tab 2 times in day non side effect best wishes.
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I have fat on my chest that doesn't look good please tell me some remedies to remove fat from chest so that chest nipple can become tight.

MCh - Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, MS - General Surgery, MBBS
Cosmetic/Plastic Surgeon, Hyderabad
I have fat on my chest that doesn't look good please tell me some remedies to remove fat from chest so that chest nip...
You will need to consult a plastic surgeon and get a surgery done to correct the problem you are facing.
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I am 47 years old woman. I am suffering with thyroid, diabetics, bp. Give me few suggestions for all these.

MBBS, CCEBDM, Diploma in Diabetology
Endocrinologist, Hubli-Dharwad
I am 47 years old woman. I am suffering with thyroid, diabetics, bp. Give me few suggestions for all these.
If you are on treatment for all three conditions, then to say you are in control following levels should be achieved: fasting glucose near 100 mg, pp 150 to 160 mg & hba1c%<7. Bp<130/80 mm hg, tsh between 3 to 4 milli units /ml. Plus exercise regularly which is helpful in all three conditions. Diet restriction and salt restriction also is important. Consuming of green leafy vegetables and salads is very necessary.
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I am a patient of Hypertension and weigh 74 kg with a paunch. How many cups of green tea should I consume per day or week? Also, suggest diet with the same.

Diploma in Diet and Nutrition
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Hyderabad
I am a patient of Hypertension and weigh 74 kg with a paunch. How many cups of green tea should I consume per day or ...
Hi Lybrate User.... Green Tea is just another health drink/ food with some anti-oxidants... which exist in many other fruits and vegetables. You can have a cup or two every day but it will not reduce your weight or bring your hypertension down. To reduce weight you need to work on your food habits. Reduce fatty foods, Reduce salty foods... chips, pickles, fried foods, sauces, cheese, popcorn. Increase intake of salads, fruits, whole grain, multigrain. protein rich foods. Start doing intensive exercise daily for 60 minutes. As you reduce your weight.. you will be able to reduce your BP also and feel healthier and better.
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My chest is making weird noises whenever I deep breath in and out. Few days back I had cough. What is the reason behind this?

MD - General Medicine, Diploma in Diabetology
General Physician,
My chest is making weird noises whenever I deep breath in and out. Few days back I had cough. What is the reason behi...
You are suffering fron bronchospasm it may be due to allergy or infection. For npw you can take Syp - Ascoryl exp. One tea spoonful two times a day. If not well meet a chest physician.
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I am a 27 years old male. I have a tightness inside the heart and back pain while walk. My face will be swollen after I get up from the bed. I went for ECO, ECG, Thread mill test etc and cardiologist told me that my heart is perfectly fine. Do I have to go for angiogram and a test my kidneys because the back pain is also suffering me a lot.

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Physiotherapist, Delhi
I am a 27 years old male. I have a tightness inside the heart and back pain while walk. My face will be swollen after...
Dear Mr. Lybrate-user, you say that you have been checked for any cardiac issues by a cardiologist so I shall rule out that. The back pain and the swelling of the face are suggestive of some problem in your kidneys. If you see swelling in your limbs as well you should see a nephrologist.
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My father is 54 years age. And his creatinine level is 9 due to high bp. What will be diet chart of him?

Certified Diabetes Educator, Registered Dietitian (RD), PGDD, Bachelor of Unani Medicine and Surgery (B.U.M.S), General Physician
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Mumbai
A therapeutic diet in itself can solve many of your problems. Dietary therapy prescribed by a registered dietitian is needed. You need to provide me daily food intake example. There are many lifestyle and dietary guidelines that can be followed. Eat a balanced diet as prescribed by a registered dietitian, I being a registered dietitian and doctor have been successfully helping patients achieve their optimum weight goals and help in several diseases. The best diet is one which is healthy and well balanced with foods from all the food groups, and one which is varied and that you can stick to I being a registered dietitian strongly accommodate the patients own preferences without the patient feeling that they are on a diet not compromising the weight management goals. I will also prescribe medicines that will speed up the time to achieve your weight management goals and help heal many of your lifestyle diseases. Check my tips blog on lybrate to see more details on healthy diet for your problems. I will need to carry out detailed assessment in your case, after assessing your personal challenges to weight management, I will recommend a strategy to gradually change habits and attitudes that have sabotaged your past efforts. Reply back for private consultation for a holistic dietary therapy which includes diet, simple workouts and few medications.
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I am 27 years old I am suffering from high blood pressure and pain in my heart from 5 days. Please advise.

Certified Diabetes Educator, Registered Dietitian (RD), PGDD, Bachelor of Unani Medicine and Surgery (B.U.M.S), General Physician
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Mumbai
I am 27 years old I am suffering from high blood pressure and pain in my heart from 5 days. Please advise.
Dietary and other lifestyle changes can help you control and prevent high blood pressure. Eating a 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. This eating plan is known as the dietary approaches to stop hypertension (dash) diet. Get plenty of potassium, which can help prevent and control high blood pressure. Eat less saturated fat and total fat. If you're overweight, losing even 3 kgs can lower your blood pressure. Strive for at least 30 minutes of physical activity a day. I being a both a registered dietitian (rd) and doctor have been successfully helping patients with their problems through a holistic approach using customized therapeutic diet and medications. I will also suggest home remedies. Do reply back for private consultation for rx.
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My grand mother 60 years old having h/o hypertension since 2 years presently using metoprolol and ramipril combination. BP is in normal limits. She's complaining of dry cough throughout day and night what is the remedy for it. May be it is due to ramipril. What is the best alternative drugs for hypertension for her. Can she use only metoprolol without ramipril. No h/o DM, asthma, strokes. Please help me Thank you.

PG Diploma in Emergency Medicine Services (PGDEMS), Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), MD - Alternate Medicine
Ayurveda, Ghaziabad
My grand mother 60 years old having h/o hypertension since 2 years presently using metoprolol and ramipril combinatio...
In ayurveda, Hypertension is referred to as Rakta Capa Vriddhi and it sees the vitiation of vata and pitta doshas as the main cause...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 23 years man, 3-4 nights in a week I cant sleep sometimes feels like heart is pumping very fast but I check my heartbeat that's normal 70-80 per minute.

MBBS, cc USG
General Physician, Gurgaon
I am 23 years man, 3-4 nights in a week I cant sleep sometimes feels like heart is pumping very fast but I check my h...
Hello, I am giving you some tips for sound sleep and early awaking in morning follow advises given below: 1. Strict to sleep time schedule 2. Do regular physical activity 3. Regular meditation/ yoga, i can give you address of rajyoga meditation center near your house (this is free of cost) 4. Avoid tea coffee after 7 pm 5. You can wash your face and feet before sleeping 6. Avoid daytime sleep 7. You can use alarm and gradually reduce your waking time by 15 minutes Consult me if symptom persist
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Should one be always very happy and relaxed to prevent many diseases like heart diseases?

Diploma in Obstetrics & Gynaecology, MBBS
General Physician, Delhi
Should one be always very happy and relaxed to prevent many diseases like heart diseases?
No one needs to react appropriately as per situation. during disease of self or others, happiness can help ward off bad times with positive frame of mind to find out answers,to act /react accordingly. if there is news of floods/ drought/ accidents/epidemics of diseases etc. one cannot be happy about them ,neither brood about pathetic conditions of roads, hospitals ,global warming but one can surely introspect to know the answers and to help each other. being happy for the sake of happiness is robotic and it is not worth hiding the tears. shedding few tears for others does help own emotional health.
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MD PULMONARY, DTCD
Pulmonologist, Faridabad
Drinking 3-5 cupps of coffee/ tea /day will reduce chances of heart attack.
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I am 31 year old and suffering from chest pain since last 6 months. Even Wakeup in morning feel more pain and while carrying weight chest pain also occur. I did get my chest x ray but there was nothing diagnose in that. Now still I am facing this chest pain problem in daily life.

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
I am 31 year old and suffering from chest pain since last 6 months. Even Wakeup in morning feel more pain and while c...
) chest pain causes 1. Heart disease 2. Stress, anxiety 3. Lack of exercise 4. Sedentary life style 5. Obesity (over weight) 6. Smoking, tobacco and alcohol consumption, excess tea/coffee 7. Excess oily, fatty, cholesterol rich diet, junk food 8. Hyperacidity, gerd (gastro oesophageal reflux disease, musculr pain 9. Heredity and genetic factor prevention follow the advice given below 1. Avoid stress and strain 2. Do regular exercise, yoga, meditation, deep breathing exercise like pranayama etc. It will calm your mind, control your emotion and relieve stress 3 avoid alcohol, smoking and tobacco consumptio, excess tea/coffee. 4. Take bland diet, avoid spicy, oily, fatty and junk food 5. Take paracetamol 500 mg one tablet sos after food up to a maximum of three tablets daily, at the time of chest pain 6. Drink plenty of water and take rest. 7. If you have recurrent attack of chest pain take ecg and consult cardiologist.
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I am a 47 year old male, non-diabetic, non-hypertensive with generally good health. I am on anti-depressant therapy for pd and anxiety for the past 12-14 years. I have this feeling of skipped heart beats now and then since 2009 and have got myself examined by 2-3 cardiologists. All tests like echo, tmt are fine with no abnormalities. Is there any remedy for the same? I have slightly raised cholesterol and triglycerides.

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine Specialist, Faridabad
I am a 47 year old male, non-diabetic, non-hypertensive with generally good health. I am on anti-depressant therapy f...
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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I am 24 years old and my heart is beating fast is it a high blood pressure doc. Also my neck is in pain and my head is aching. What can I do.

PG Hom, London, BHMS
Homeopath, Mumbai
I am 24 years old and my heart is beating fast is it a high blood pressure doc. Also my neck is in pain and my head i...
Hello Robert, It will be better if you get your blood pressure checked. Although high blood pressure is less common at your age, it cannot be ruled out.
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My 76 years old father has been advised mitral valve replacement with bypass graft surgery but we are looking at minimum invasive option considering his age.

PGDCC, MD(Chest), PG Dip.Clin.Cardiology
Pulmonologist, Ghaziabad
My 76 years old father has been advised mitral valve replacement with bypass graft surgery but we are looking at mini...
Tell your suggestions to your heart surgeon, he will solve the issue keeping all investigations and your father's examination findings in mind.
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Does olive oil prevent heart disease? Does olive oil prevent heart disease? Does olive oil prevent heart disease?

MBBS, MD-General Medicine, DM - Cardiology
Cardiologist, Secunderabad
Does olive oil prevent heart disease? Does olive oil prevent heart disease? Does olive oil prevent heart disease?
There is no evidence that one oil is better than the other in preventing heart disease. More than type of oil, limiting the amount of oil is beneficial. Apart from that healthy food, exercise, avoiding smoking, good sleep, relaxation all these complement each other in preventing heart disease.
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I am 46 years male and have back pain and chest bone pains for last 2 months and feeling weak also what should I do?

MBBS, MS - Orthopaedics
Orthopedist, Delhi
Kindly show me a photograph of the affected part. Rule out diabetes & vit. D deficiency or any other metabolic disorder. Sleep on a hard bed with soft bedding on it. Spring beds, folding beds or thick matress are harmful use no pillow under the head. Do hot fomantation. Paracetamol 250mg od & sos x 5days. Caldikind plus 1tab od x10. Do neck, back & general exercises. It may have to be further investigated. You will need other supportive medicines also. Make sure you are not allergic to any of the medicines you are going to take. If it does not give relief in 4-5days, contact me again. Do not ignore. It could be beginning of a serious problem.
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