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Dr. Balaguru

Cardiologist, Chennai

Dr. Balaguru Cardiologist, Chennai
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Hello and thank you for visiting my Lybrate profile! I want to let you know that here at my office my staff and I will do our best to make you comfortable. I strongly believe in ethics; a......more
Hello and thank you for visiting my Lybrate profile! I want to let you know that here at my office my staff and I will do our best to make you comfortable. I strongly believe in ethics; as a health provider being ethical is not just a remembered value, but a strongly observed one.
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Dr. Balaguru is a renowned Cardiologist in Chintadripet, Chennai. Doctor is currently practising at Janani Hospital in Chintadripet, Chennai. Don’t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. Balaguru on Lybrate.com.

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I am 30 years old past 6 months my heart beats are going faster then normally when I doing my office work then suddenly my hands are also vibrating so that I am not writing properly kindly help me for this.

MD, MBBS, Senior Residency
Internal Medicine Specialist, Gurgaon
I am 30 years old past 6 months my heart beats are going faster then normally when I doing my office work then sudden...
Since you have not mentioned it so I assume that you have no known medical problem before. In that case these symptoms are likely to be related to stress or anxiety. You need to sleep well for 8 to 9 hours at night. Spend time playing with family or friends. Do some yoga nd meditation. Of course medication is available as a last option. Just trust yourself and your destiny while doing your best without expectations or fear. You will be good and strong.
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Day by day I am going to fatty. Blood sugar and blood pressure is normal. I want to lose my wait.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Una
Day by day I am going to fatty. Blood sugar and blood pressure is normal. I want to lose my wait.
Hello, please take arogyam pure herbs weight loss kit to easily cure your problem without any side effects.
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Good morning sir, I am 50 years old diabetic since 2012 april. But without medicine just with regular brisk waking for 6, kms a day my post meal blood sugar is 180 so with your kind permission may I take just 30 ml of RUM twice a, week if you say then only I will consume it or I won't I am hypertensive also but it is, well controlled with Telma 40 H .sir please guide me.

Certification in Diabetes Educators Program, Post Graduate Diploma in Sports Nutrition
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Mumbai
Good morning sir, I am 50 years old diabetic since 2012 april. But without medicine just with regular brisk waking fo...
Alcohol consumption is absolutely not recommended when one is diabetic. But of course once in a while it is fine. Rum by itself does not contain sugar but if taken with coke can be hazardous to a diabetic. It has 38 to 60 % alcohol and alcohol is empty calories.
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What is the sudden precaution to be taken when we suffer from cardiac arrest? Please tell me.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
What is the sudden precaution to be taken when we suffer from cardiac arrest? Please tell me.
If possible keep a tablet of sorbitrate and ecospirin below tongue and arrange to get him hospitalised.
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I am 28 year man previous 10 year I am suffer from high heart beat but all report is normal what I do.

General Physician, Kolkata
I am 28 year man previous 10 year I am suffer from high heart beat but all report is normal what I do.
If all the reports are normal & if you don't have any heart problem or any disease the you can take ivabred (7.5mg) od &swatch your pulse rate.
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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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I am 42 years old women of assam state. From long time I have been suffering knee pain in both legs so kindly give me a curable medicine and high blood pressore now I am taking gen cart tablet. Please advise.

Dip. SICOT (Belgium), MNAMS, DNB (Orthopedics), MBBS
Orthopedist, Delhi
Hello, thanks for your query and welcome to lybrate. I am Dr. Akshay from fortis hospital, new delhi. You should not be having persistent knee pain because I am sure advanced degenerative changes should not be there in your knees. Actually it is better if you can send me your involved knee x rays (ap standing & lateral) views as it helps me to see whats the knee like. Also please tell me duration of pain and what was the initiating factor for it? what medications you generally take and what has been your treatment history till now for existing problem. I would like to know whether you have got your inflammatory profile done till now and whether calcium and vitamin d testing/supplementation has been done. Also please let me know what all exercises you are doing on a daily basis. Do not hesitate to contact me if you need any further assistance.
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I am 25 years old and get frequent chest pain on the left side. Consulted a doctor a took an ecg he said it's normal but I am worried.

MD-Physician, PGDCC
Cardiologist, Jaipur
I am 25 years old and get frequent chest pain on the left side. Consulted a doctor a took an ecg he said it's normal ...
Hello lybrate-user. Your weight sims little bit over. Your ribs can be paining due the weight only and this is common. Do not worry for the heart right now. But it can be in the future if we do not control the weight.
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My red cell distribution width is 15.9 white blood cell count is 10.6 appearance of urine is slightly hazy blood trace detected in urine nitrite detected wbc 8-10 epithelial cells 8-10 red blood cell 0-1 cholesterol 222 direct ldl cholestrol 155 blood urea nitrogen 5.0 sgot 14 25-hydroxy vitamin d 19.1 glycosylated hemoglobin 6 mean plasma glucose 125.5 sir just want to know what does this indicate. I am female of 44 years and taking electroxin 50mcg alternate day. Of late was feeling something abnormal in my body. I thought my thyroid level might have altered but on testing find these results. What does this mean? is there a cause of worry as I am single parent with hardly any income. How to deal with this please help.

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine Specialist, Faridabad
My red cell distribution width is 15.9
white blood cell count is 10.6
appearance of urine is slightly hazy
blood trac...
Deficiency of thyroxine hormone leading to sluggishness, tired feeling, weight increase, slow heart beats, intolerance to cold, swelling of legs, feet and face, difficulty in concentrating and at times in speech. Treatment for hypothyroidism is giving ' THYROXINE ' tablets. And dose are according to level of thyroid for life time. Avoid iron medicines. Avoid bad habits . Avoid stress. Some Relax during work.go walk daily.avoid oily foods,junk foods. Do Tests T3,T4,TSH EVERY 3 TO 6 MONTHS. Take plenty of water, high-carbohydrate foods such as potatoes, rice, pasta and bread. Nutrient-rich foods that improve your health may also benefit your thyroid gland, antioxidant-rich fruits and vegetables more plenty of water: Blueberries, tomatoes, bell peppers, and other foods rich in antioxidants can improve overall health and benefit the thyroid gland. Eating foods high in B vitamins, like whole grains, may also help. flax oil, Selenium: Tiny amounts of selenium are needed for enzymes that make thyroid hormones to work properly. Eating selenium-rich foods, such as sunflower seeds or Brazil nuts, can be beneficial. Tyrosine: This amino acid is used by the thyroid gland to produce T3 and T4. Taking a supplement can help,
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I am 25 years old girl. I have chest pain (exactly in center, which was mild 3-4 days back and is paining very hard since yesterday. I can't change positions while sleeping, and can't do anything as I am getting pain strokes in seconds. Can't breathe properly, because it gives a hitting pain in chest. Please help!

B.Sc, Bachelor of Unani Medicine and Surgery (B.U.M.S), M.D General Medicine
Unani Specialist, Hyderabad
I am 25 years old girl. I have chest pain (exactly in center, which was mild 3-4 days back and is paining very hard s...
Do Breathing excercises regularly. Checkup your Blood Profiles. Take ECG Take advice of Cardiologist.
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Does blood pressure changes while having intercourse? And what should be the limit?

PhD, Human Energy Fields, Diploma in PIP, EFI, Aura scanning for Health evaluation; Energy field assessment, Fellowship Cardiac Rehabilitation, Cardiac Rehabilitation, MD (Ayur - Mind Body Med), Mind Body Medicine
Non-Invasive Conservative Cardiac Care Specialist, Pune
Does blood pressure changes while having intercourse? And what should be the limit?
Yes. BP will change during intercourse. If you are back to normal afterwards. Not to worry. Put your heart and mind in the process and partner. Don't waste thought on BP.
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I am having BP 160/90 on medication. Please inform me how to bring down to normal

Diploma in Community Medicine, MBBS Alternative Medicine, Diploma in Acupuncture
Alternative Medicine Specialist, Delhi
Hello, Your blood pressure should be 120/80 mmhg. Hypertention is a very serious disease which shouldn't be avoided. Cause of hypertention is overweighting, mental stress, salty food, low hard work. If you overweight so maintain your weight. Do yoga, gym, cardio, avoid salt in food. Eat non salty food. Avoid mental stress. For any help contact us
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How can I control lifestyle diseases like blood pressure, cholesterol & diabetes?

MBBS, CCEBDM, Diploma in Diabetology
Endocrinologist, Hubli-Dharwad
How can I control lifestyle diseases like blood pressure, cholesterol & diabetes?
Mr. Lybrate-user, as you have stated these are called" lifestyle" diseases, meaning if we adapt a more positive and healthy lifestyle, these can be prevented. A healthy lifestyle means: exercising regularly, (everyday of the week, at least 1 hour), maintaining near normal weight, maintaining a bmi of 23 kgs/m2, refraining from alcohol, smoking, high fat foods, bakery items, pastries, aerated sweetened drinks, red meat, egg yolk etc. Also controlling excess salt intake. This kind of lifestyle is helpful in keeping those conditions mentioned by you.
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Early Signs Of Heart Disease

MBBS, PGDCC
Cardiologist, Delhi
Early Signs Of Heart Disease

There is a common misconception that minor pain or pain in various parts of the body does not indicate a heart problem. Some people are surprised to discover that not all heart attacks involve massive pain or a collapse that results in the need for an ambulance. In fact, some indicators are so insignificant that people overlook or dismiss them. If you have any of the symptoms below, you should see your doctor and ask him if they could be early signs of heart disease.

* Angina

This painful condition is sometimes the precursor to cardiac arrest, although it can also recur for years without triggering any more serious signs. Angina is the most common early warning of cardiovascular disease and can manifest itself in a variety of ways, including a feeling of heaviness in the chest, pain, a squeezing sensation, weight on the chest or a deep pain that causes you to catch your breath. Many people mistake angina for heartburn or indigestion, particularly since the pain is sometimes felt in other areas of the body, including pain in the shoulder, the middle or upper region of the back or even the jaw line. 

* Atherosclerosis

This is the narrowing or blocking of the major arteries due to the build-up of plaque from too much cholesterol. It is also referred to as hardening of the arteries. As the arteries become clogged, blood flow to and from the heart is restricted, forcing the heart to work harder. Most people first notice poor circulation that leads to difficulty keeping their hands and feet warm.

* More early signs of heart disease:

There are other indications of heart disease that may come and go for months or even years without an individual connecting them with any sort of serious problem such as cardiovascular illness. Among these are dizziness, shortness of breath after exertion or exercise, sweating, a rapid pulse and heart palpitations. Many people dismiss these signs if they are under fifty years of age, particularly if the symptoms come and go. 

* A family history of early heart disease or heart attacks

If there are other close relatives in your family who are contending with heart disease in any form, it could be a sign of genetic familial hypercholesterolemia. If a parent, sibling or child has been coping with cardiovascular health problems, they and the rest of the family should be tested for fh. 

# The silent signs of heart disease:

For some people, the early signs of heart disease aren’t felt or heard, but are discovered as the result of testing of some kind. High cholesterol is one such symptom that can eventually lead to more serious, painful conditions after years of being a silent time bomb. Many health care organizations now recommend that if any man younger than 55 or any woman younger than 65 is diagnosed with heart disease, their immediate family members should be tested for high cholesterol and familial hypercholesterolemia because of the risk associated with a family history of heart disease.

Talk to your doctor if you or a member of your family shows any signs of early heart disease. Don’t disregard signs of early heart disease in women, no matter how unlikely they seem. Early detection and treatment can keep small health concerns from turning into major health issues.

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Gud evening sir / madam I posted many times this question regarding HIGH BLOOD CHOLESTEROL but I did not get the satisfied answer. please let me know which fruits and foods I should eat as I am having high blood cholesterol. Are bananas ,cashewnuts, coconut suitable or I should avoid them.

C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician,
Gud evening sir / madam
I posted many times this question regarding HIGH BLOOD CHOLESTEROL but I did not get the sati...
YOu have to give specific details like cholesterol levels and need to consult if you want any specific answer and in general, take no red meat and less fatty diets. YOu can eat all fruits ,Coconut is really god by one study and of course you can take bananas and a little of cashews.
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Superfoods to lower cholesterol

M.Sc - Dietitics / Nutrition
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Delhi
Superfoods to lower cholesterol
Superfoods to lower cholesterol - oatmeal: having a bowl of oatmeal for breakfast daily is another easy way to lower your high cholesterol level. The high soluble fiber content in oatmeal helps lower LDL. It reduces the absorption of cholesterol into your bloodstream. Fiber also fills you up quickly and helps you avoid mindless eating.
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Hiii doctor. I'm nadeem shaikh not feeling well. No I want to known to decrease cholesterol level. Let me known ASAP.

Diploma in Cardiology
Cardiologist, Kathua
Hiii doctor. I'm nadeem shaikh not feeling well. No I want to known to decrease cholesterol level. Let me known ASAP.
Avoid fat / fried / spicy diet do proper exercise / yoga get your lfts checked prior to start any medication.
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There is a lump below right breast of my mother. Though it is not paining but we want to know why is it so? Doctors said it is a level 1 lymph nodes which is a sign of cancer. We are confused. Please tell us which hospital should we go to and to which doctor should we consult? Please tell us.

MBBS, CCEBDM, Diploma in Diabetology
Endocrinologist, Hubli-Dharwad
There is a lump below right breast of my mother. Though it is not paining but we want to know why is it so? Doctors s...
Hello, Thanks for the query. There are many reasons for enlargement of lymph nodes around the breast and in other areas. Local infection is one such reason. However if there is any suspicion it is necessary to get a mamogram and USG done. Without doing any investigations it is difficult to give any opinion. Further if there is any lump noticed in the breast which is painless then one needs to get it thoroughly checked and investigated as early as possible. Thanks.
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I am feeling frequent pain in my left chest, neck, back, shoulder and headache. Are they symptoms of acidity aur anything else.

MBBS, PG Diploma In Clinical Cosmetology (PGDCC)
Cardiologist, Purba
I am feeling frequent pain in my left chest, neck, back, shoulder and headache. Are they symptoms of acidity aur anyt...
May be also with it with may have vitamin d deficieny hypothyroidism ankylosing spondylosis so check for these if really troublesome.
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