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Dr. Asha Mahilmaran

MBBS, MD - General Medicine, DM

Cardiologist, Chennai

27 Years Experience  ·  200 - 1000 at clinic
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Dr. Asha Mahilmaran is a trusted Cardiologist in Vasantha Hospital, Chennai. She has helped numerous patients in her 27 years of experience as a Cardiologist. She studied and completed MBBS, MD - General Medicine, DM . You can visit her at Nagamani Hospital in Vasantha Hospital, Chennai. Book an appointment online with Dr. Asha Mahilmaran on Lybrate.com.

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Education
MBBS - Coimbatore Medical College - 1990
MD - General Medicine - Madras Medical College, Chennai - 1993
DM - Madras Medical College, Chennai - 1999
Professional Memberships
Indian Medical Association (IMA)

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My Age 69 healthy 5kg/overweight able to do one hour of physical exercise aerobic like swimming. No other prob like bp or blood sugar. Arrhythmic heart beat. Pulse rate ard 60. Treadmill test normal. Prob. Through out the day feelg short of breath. Except sitting n sleeping.

Certificate in Laparoscopic and Thoracoscopic Surgery, Fellowship in Paediatric Cardiac Surgery, M. Ch. (CVTS), MS, MBBS
Cardiologist, Bangalore Rural
My Age 69 healthy 5kg/overweight able to do one hour of physical exercise aerobic like swimming. No other prob like b...
I find your health condition difficult to understand, I would like to suggest you see a physician who will examine you, do some tests and give you an opinion. I can give you a second opinion based on the results of your tests.
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I am 23 years old nd my blood pressure not maintain normal when I check this to doctoros then he give me some medicines but yet I have not feel normal please suggest me some home remindes method to mainatin normal b. P.

Certified Diabetes Educator, Registered Dietitian (RD), PGDD, Bachelor of Unani Medicine and Surgery (B.U.M.S), General Physician
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Mumbai
I am 23 years old nd my blood pressure not maintain normal when I check this to doctoros then he give me some medicin...
You'll need to make many lifestyle and dietary changes to manage your blood pressure. I will recommend several lifestyle changes, including: eating a healthier diet as prescribed by a registered dietitian exercising regularly with workouts prescribed by me quitting smoking losing weight 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. Do reply back for medication prescriptions. Being also a general physician and registered dietitian, I prescribe both evidence based herbal as well as allopathic medicines complementing with dietary guidelines and home remedies carefully personalized for each individual patient.
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I have high bp and also want regrow hair and reverse premature greying, So I am taking 3 garlic cloves with 6 curry leaves curry leaves empty stomach. Also I want ask how effective is patanjali Ashwashila capsules for infertility.

C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician,
I have high bp and also want regrow hair and reverse premature greying, So I am taking 3 garlic cloves with 6 curry l...
Practice proper skin care. Exfoliate your face. Hair follicles can become blocked with dirt and prevent your hair from growing. ... Use hair-healthy grooming products. Shampoos, or lotions with a vitamin B complex, will help. Massage your hair follicles. A gentle massage can help stimulate your hair follicles. For greying, you can Mix half a cup each or rosemary oil and sage. Add the mixture into boiling water for 30 minutes and steep for 30 minutes. Allow it to cool then apply it to your hair and scalp. Do this regularly to get rid of gray hair naturally.
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What are the main causes blood pressure and what are the problems we have to face for blood pressure?

BAMS
Ayurveda, Ambala
What are the main causes blood pressure and what are the problems we have to face for blood pressure?
Causes of high bp: * high salt intake * excess consumption of alcohol, coffee * obesity (overweight) * lack of exercise (sedentary lifestyle) * due to lack of sleep. * due to anxiety hypertension is asymptomatic (without symptoms) but in some cases symptoms are seen which are given below: * headache * vertigo * lack of sleep * red eyes * anger comes easily * bodyache * swelling occurs on below knee and foot.
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I am 32 years old male. I have high blood pressure, and borderline sugar, cholesterol also. What should I have to do?

BAMS, MD Ayurveda
Sexologist, Lonavala
I am 32 years old male. I have high blood pressure, and borderline sugar, cholesterol also. What should I have to do?
Try the following remedy it will surely help you Natural home remedy using cinnamon powder: 1. Boil 1 L of water 2. Let it simmer for 20 min on low flame 3. While simmering, add 3 tsp of cinnamon powder 4. Strain the mixture 5. Drink entire amount of this water everyday if it dosent work then you must consult ayurveda doctor, They will surely help you.
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My cholesterol count is 273. Creatinine is 1.3. No BP, No Sugar. What kind of diet I should take. Thanks.

BHMS
Homeopath,
My cholesterol count is 273. Creatinine is 1.3. No BP, No Sugar. What kind of diet I should take. Thanks.
Dear lybrate user, cholesterol is naturally produced inside the body of every living animal. Human beings are no exception to that. But when we take mutton, chicken, yellow part of a boiled egg, ghee, butter etc we intake cholesterol from external source. This extra cholesterol from external sources increase the total cholesterol content of human body. You should always keep your cholesterol level within normal limits as high cholesterol serves as a precursor to various cardiac diseases. Avoid the aforesaid food. Walk at least 1 hour in a day without any interval. Also you can take homoeopathic mother tincture fucus vesiculosus q, 30 drops, thrice daily, after meals, in a cup of water.
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I have heart pain suddenly in night and burping Whole night it continued. I have cold also but chest pain occur first time .i do daily exercises .never I have any heart diseases .but last some day heart suddenly bitting fast like it going to blast .short breathing .over think may be it case But last night I have heart pain with burp. .what is that.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
I have heart pain suddenly in night and burping Whole night it continued.
I have cold also but chest pain occur first...
Dear Lybrateuser, - Your problem is due to acidity & anxiety, do not worry at your age it is unlikely a heart problem - follow some precautions, do not skip meals, have meals on time have 4-5 small meals including snacks rather than three large meals, chew your food well, have dinner 2-3 hrs before bedtime - avoid spicy, fried, junk food, reduce intake of tea, coffee to 1-2 cups a day, avoid aerated drinks - have 7-8 glasses of water for proper hydration - do regular exercise like walking, jogging for 10-15 min, also do yoga, deep breathing for 10-15 min daily - sleep well for 7-8 hrs at night.
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Hi. I'm suffering from high BP since couple of days, then doctor advised me to avoid salty items as much as you can. Then again visit for 2nd check up after 1 week. If it will continue then you have to take medicine, which I don't want to opt now, because it should be continued then forever. So, please suggest some useful tips for the same to get rid of this as soon as possible. Regards,

MBBS, MD-General Medicine, DM - Cardiology
Cardiologist, Secunderabad
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I'm suffering from high BP since couple of days, then doctor advised me to avoid salty items as much as you can. ...
Hi, lybrate-user. The alternative to medicine is called lifestyle measures, which are as follows. 1. Salt restriction: no added salt, no fried or salty item: daily limit 2.5 gm of sodium. 2. Weight control: by diet and exercise 3. Daily exercise: aerobic or light wt training: daily 30 min. 4. Stop smoking 5. Avoid stress and anxiety 6. Avoid alcohol or atleast moderate intake if you like to drink. 7. Sleep adequately 8. Correct any sleep disordered breathing like snoring 9. Eat healthy balaced diet 10. Avoid pollution if you can do these regularly and persistently then you can control your bp to some extent. Remember your goal should be controlling bp with or without medicines. Thank you and good luck.
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He had cholesterol and protien from so many years but even after taking medicine from long time, it can not be controlled. How it could be controlled.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
He had cholesterol and protien from so many years but even after taking medicine from long time, it can not be contro...
• Try to keep your consumption of saturated fats to a minimum. • Aim to replace saturated fats, with moderate amounts of ‘good’ fats also known as monounsaturated and polyunsaturated fats. • Grill, steam, boil and bake foods instead of frying and roasting. • Eat plenty of fibre-rich foods. • Enjoy healthy snacks such as fruit, nuts and seeds, olives etc. • Eat at least two portions of fish per week, one of which should be oily (Choose from salmon, mackerel, sardines, pilchards or herring). • Include foods enriched with plant stanols/sterols, which are clinically proven to lower ‘bad’ LDL cholesterol as part of a healthy diet and lifestyle. • Stay physically active. at least 30 minutes of moderate intensity exercise on five or more days of the week. • Avoid smoking. • Try and manage your stress levels. Foods to avoid Limit saturated fats and oils, such as butter, palm oil, and coconut oil. Instead, use soft vegetable oils, such as olive or canola oil. Avoid trans fats or partially hydrogenated vegetable oils. These oils go through a process that makes them solid. They're found in some hard margarines, snack crackers, cookies,and chips. Limit fatty meats such as corned beef, , ribs, steak, ground meat, hot dogs, sausage, bacon, and processed meats . Also limit organ meats like liver and kidney. Replace with skinless chicken or turkey, lean beef, pork, lamb, and fish. Try some meatless main dishes, like beans, peas, pasta, or rice. Limit meat, poultry, and fish to no more than two servings, or 140 g, a day. Remember that a serving is about the size of a deck of playing cards. Limit egg yolks.  Limit milk products that contain more than 1% milk fat. This includes cream, most cheeses, and nondairy coffee creamers or whipped topping (which often contain coconut or palm oils). Instead try fat-free or low-fat milk (0% to 1% fat) and low-fat cheeses.  Limit snack crackers, muffins, quick breads, croissants, and cakes made with saturated or hydrogenated fat, whole eggs, or whole milk. Try low-fat baked goods, and use any spreads or toppings lightly. Instead of using butter or margarine on bread, try dipping it in olive oil. Avoid fast foods like hamburgers, fries, fried chicken, and tacos. They are high in both total fat and saturated fat. When you eat out, choose broiled sandwiches or chicken without skin, salads with low-fat dressing, and foods that aren't fried. Ask the server to leave off the cheese and high-fat dressings like mayonnaise. Homoeopathic medicine ALLIUM SATIVA Q ( Dr Reckeweg) Drink 10 drop in 20 ml freh water twice daily CHOLESTRINUM 3X ( Dr Reckeweg) Chew 2 tabs twice daily Report after 3months with latest blood reports of your lipid profile.
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Kuch din se mere seene par halka halka pain hota h aur khasi bhi ati h main kya kru.

MD - Alternate Medicine, BHMS
Homeopath, Surat
Kuch din se mere seene par halka halka pain hota h aur khasi bhi ati h main kya kru.
Sulphur 0/4 whenever you get such pain. It will be cured. And if still it remains, then please let me know. Take care.)
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Why are my feet burning all the time. My reports are S.Uric acid 6.0 Blood sugar 87 s.cholesterol 169.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
Why are my feet burning all the time.
My reports are S.Uric acid 6.0
Blood sugar 87
s.cholesterol 169.
Hi, all these reports are normal. Burning feet syndrome can be inherited, or it can be caused by pressure being put on the nerves. Links also exist between this syndrome and diseases such as hypothyroidism, diabetes, and rheumatoid arthritis; links are also believed to exist between this syndrome and vitamin b (specifically pantothenic acid) deficiencies and renal failure. Another cause could be plantar fasciitis which is an inflammation (irritation and swelling with presence of extra immune cells) of the thick tissue on the bottom of the foot that causes heel pain and disability. Medication: need to find out the cause of burning. Meantime, take becosule (b-complex)/ 1 cap. Once daily for 3 months only. Revert.
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Once i was playing carrom i remember my hands were shaking and my heart was beating and i was calming myself after this incident i startd concentrating on my heart and trying to stop it. Now i know that was heart's fast beating but i want my subconcious to accept it and want to come out of it.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
Once i was playing carrom i remember my hands were shaking and my heart was beating and i was calming myself after th...
Hi, It seems to be more of anxiety rather than cardiac complaint. Better visit a nearby doctor or share more details of your whole case o know the cause and the diagnosis of your condition. Here are few asanas which will help you in reducing the anxiety problem. -Sit in the meditation position (cross-legged or heel seat) and put the hands in the lap. The back is straight and the belly relaxed. Stop one minute every thought. Then remain in meditation, thoughts can come and go as they please. All feelings of anger, fear and grief appear and dissolve by themselves. -Dhanurasana: Lie on your stomach with your feet hip-width apart and your arms by the side of your body. Fold your knees and hold your ankles. Breathing in, lift your chest off the ground and pull your legs up and back. Look straight ahead Keep the pose stable while paying attention to your breath. Your body is now taut as a bow. Continue to take long deep breaths as you relax in this pose. But don’t get carried away! Do not overdo the stretch. After 15 -20 seconds, as you exhale, gently bring your legs and chest to the ground. Release the ankles and relax. -Practice Shavasana or Corpse Pose as it looks like a dead body. If practiced correctly and with full efforts, can relax every body part, relaxing not only the body but also the mind: Spread the legs one to two feet apart, the toes are turned outwards, the heels facing each other, a comfortable distance apart. Bring the arms a little away from the body, palms turned upward. Relax the neck and allow it to turn to the side if it is more comfortable. Close the eyes and focus the attention on the body, breathing normally. Begin focusing each body part and relaxing it, then moving on. Keep the mind focused on relaxation, the breath should be normal. Relax the whole body. (The mind and body are deeply connected. If the mind is occupied by thoughts and worries then the shavasana will be unsuccessful. Therefore one has to acquire the stability of the mind along with the stability of the body.) Anuloma involves inhaling through both nostrils together and exhaling each breath alternately between the left and right nostrils. The thumb of the right hand is used to manipulate the right nostril, while the pinky and ring finger are used to control the left nostril. There are many other poses of yoga like Balasan, Setu Bandha Sarvangasan, Uttanasan, Garudasan, Savasana, Triconasana, Viprita Karani, Marjaryasana, Dhyana, Bhujangasana, Anulom-Vilum, Pranayam, etc. Another stress-buster can be getting involved in any of your hobbies (may be a childhood hobby which you used to enjoy a lot!) - dancing, singing, painting, listening to soothing music, playing musical instruments, etc. (Believe me, you would really enjoy doing this alone as well or may be with your friends, kids). Medication: Take Bakson’s Calm Aid tablet/ 1 tablet daily once for 4 weeks. And do practice breathing exercises (Pranayam, Anulom-Vilum) and meditation.
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My sugar and bp fluctuates horrible. I dont what to do? In morning my bp was 138/103. Evening 93/69. What to do?

AUTLS, CCEDM, MD - Internal Medicine, MBBS
General Physician, Faridabad
My sugar and bp fluctuates horrible. I dont what to do? In morning my bp was 138/103. Evening 93/69. What to do?
first provide details of ur blood sugar reports, for bp nothing much required,just reduce salt intake in ur diet
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Hi, I am 35 years old feeling tired sometimes, habitual to take fatty food and alcohol near 180 ml daily and I had undergone for medical test cholesterol reports were normal, in LFT SGOT 52.6 and SGPT 68.5.

Cardiologist, Faridabad
Hi, I am 35 years old feeling tired sometimes, habitual to take fatty food and alcohol near 180 ml daily and I had un...
U definitely have fatty liver and may b hepatimegaly So take alcohol in less amt And avoid fatty food for 6 mth as it will regress damage and return ur liver profile to normal Start taking syp sorbilline
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How can we say our heart is healthy. I want to know sir is it heart beat should be 75 approx in 1 minutes and pulse should b 80 to 90. And what should do during heart attack in absents of doctor please reply.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
How can we say our heart is healthy. I want to know sir is it heart beat should be 75 approx in 1 minutes and pulse s...
If your tread mill test is normal than heart is fine and during attack can give sublingually tablet sorbitrate and ecospirin
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In such a hot weather I usually have low bp problem. Please suggest me what should I have to maintain my bp constant.

BAMS
Ayurveda, Bangalore
Hi, Follow these tips to increase your blood pressure: 1. Increase intake of salt by adding salt to curds rice and taking pickles along with curds rice. 2. Drink plenty of fluids like Nimbu pani, tender coconut, water, buttermilk, fresh fruit juices,etc. 3.Drink hot coffee or tea when you feel dizzy. 4. Take sound sleep for 7-8 hours at night. 5. Avoid standing for too long hours. 6. Do yoga and meditation which helps to relieve mental stress and control emotions. 7. Avoid anxiety, stress and depression. 8. Perform regular exercises. 9. Consume lots of fresh green leafy vegatables, fruits, sprouts, high protein diet, etc. 10. Check your Hb% and BP with your family doctor and take their advise for further management.
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I am having high cholesterol level (196 is value. My LDL is 130. I want to know how to reduce my cholesterol and whether there is any medication for it? I am 22 yrs old female. Height 151cms and weight 76 kgs. I am hypothyroid and taking Thyronom 25 mcg.

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine Specialist, Faridabad
I am having high cholesterol level (196 is value. My LDL is 130. I want to know how to reduce my cholesterol and whet...
Avoid bad habits .Avoid fast food/fat/oily,salty foods. Coffee, smoking, alcohol intake. Non-veg., take whole grain,oats,green veg.,plenty of water in day time, 1 glass of water at night before bed. tou can take cap. ecosprin gold-10 once at night for 30 days. continue thyroid medicines.
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Hi I am 29 years old just couples of days I got sever head ache, I went to doc he checked my bp and for my surprises it was 200. I have been continuously working from last 15 days with no proper rest and not having food in time. Now I want to know how to control my bp what should I do. After couple of days rest my bp is 150, 160.

General Physician (AM)
Alternative Medicine Specialist, Chandigarh
Kali iod (biochemic) craetegus (homeo) treatment is available, safe and without side effects in biochemic system of medication. Consult me in private.
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I am 19 year old. I have high blood pressure. My blood pressure level is 140/90. What should I do to be normal?

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
I am 19 year old. I have high blood pressure. My blood pressure level is 140/90. What should I do to be normal?
Hi, Take Rauvolfia 1x, 2 tabs daily morning empty stomach. Drink plenty of liquids and cut down your fat, salt and sugar intake. go for a morning walk daily at least for 30 minutes. Take a sound sleep and try to avoid anger. Revert after 15 days with feedback.
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I basically follow a vegetarian diet .But for proteins I am taking 1 egg 5 times a week. Is it ok for me. I am a diabetic and suffer from hypertension and on medications also. Can you plan a diet for me based on my details and what are ypur charges for that?

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
I basically follow a vegetarian diet .But for proteins I am taking 1 egg 5 times a week. Is it ok for me. I am a diab...
Dear lybrateuser, -You can take an egg daily in your diet , if your cholesterol is within normal limits & you are exercising regularly -few guidelines for your diet, for good control of sugar combine a carbohydrate with a protein,like egg with whole wheat bread, milk with cereals & fruits or dryfruits, yogurt with fruit, have more of fibre as in fruits, vegetables, whole grains-whole wheat bread, brown rice, jowar bajra, corn, have low fat dairy, more of curds, butter milk, have nuts for snacks, use olive oil, canola oil for heart healthy fats -avoid fried, processed & junk foods, also pickles, papads& namkins -eat your meals on time, whatever you eat limit the portion, your typical plate should consist of half fruits & vegetables,one fourth whole grains & rest dairy products -avoid banana, mangoes, chikoo, have more of citrus fruits -restrict salt ,avoid sugar, use honey or jiggery or herbs for flavor. -
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