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Dr. Balaji

Cardiologist, Chennai

450 at clinic
Dr. Balaji Cardiologist, Chennai
450 at clinic
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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. Balaji is a popular Cardiologist in Mogappair West, Chennai. You can visit him/her at Madras Medical Mission Hospital in Mogappair West, Chennai. You can book an instant appointment online with Dr. Balaji on Lybrate.com.

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TOTAL CHOLESTEROL PHOTOMETRY 234 TRIGLYCERIDES-- 277 mg/dl LDL CHOLESTEROL - 135 mg TC/ HDL CHOLESTEROL RATIO CALCULATED 6.8 VITAMIN D (TOTAL) C.L.I.A 9.24 ng/ml Kindly advise.

BHMS
Homeopath, Delhi
TOTAL CHOLESTEROL PHOTOMETRY 234
TRIGLYCERIDES-- 277 mg/dl LDL CHOLESTEROL - 135 mg
TC/ HDL CHOLESTEROL RATIO CALCULA...
Hello, you can take homoeopathic medicine allium sativa q (10 drops in little water) twice a day for 15 days and update. *drink lot of water. *if overweight, loose weight. *avoid fried and spicy food. *eat a well-balanced, high-fiber diet based on whole grains, legumes, oats, fruits, and vegetables. *engage in 30 minutes of physical activity. Do brisk walking *stop smoking.
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My mother has been experiencing acute chest pain on left side of heart. We visited the physician and the BP came out to be 191/125 Now the pain has reduced a lot and her BP was 125/90. Should we still continue with the BP lowering medications?

MBBS, M.S, M. Ch, F.I.A.C.S
Cardiologist, Chennai
My mother has been experiencing acute chest pain on left side of heart. We visited the physician and the BP came out ...
Yes you must continue medicines. Low salt and sugar advised. Walking exercises. Plenty of vegetables and fruits. Diabetes? keep sugar within normal limits. Ecg echo and doppler very important.
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Hai I recently checked my blood pressure it showed 140/90 so I bought a blood pressure monitor and the readings are 118/74 120/71 110/70 126/80 124/91 127/88 130/92 116/79 123/78 130/82 110/71 121/80 105/84 120/77 123/81 130/87 127/92 117/71 106/90 124/78 137 /74 130/88 so I went to a doctor again and checked it was 115/75 and sometimes it rises up but never goes above 140. Should I be concerned am I hypertensive or pre hypertensive Age 24 Risk factors Smoking Weight 97 Sedentary lifestyle I had my ecg renal profile everything it came back normal. Do people get high bp at this young age.

M.B.B.S. , PG Diploma In Clinical Cardiology
Cardiologist, Delhi
Hai I recently checked my blood pressure it showed 140/90 so I bought a blood pressure monitor and the readings are 1...
Follow the advice for 3 months and you can revert from presytolic hypertension to normotensive 1) Tobacco: While the major effects of tobacco are in the development of atherosclerotic heart disease, its role in the management of hypertension cannot be forgotten. The pressure effect of tobacco is so strong that the blood pressure comes down immediately after stoppage of smoking. Tobacco is one of the agents that induce clustering of risk factors. 2) Body weight: Lowering of excess body weight can lower blood pressure. In one of the studies, it was found that decrease of 1 kg of body weight is associated with an average fall of 1.6 mmHg. Indeed, in many instances, it would be possible to discontinue medications after effective weight control. 3) Dietary Sodium: Restriction of dietary sodium is one of the most useful methods of controlling hypertension. This fact should be emphasized, because of the increasing use of fast foods, which have high salt content. It is admitted that it cannot be achieved easily. Norman Kaplan, a renowned cardiologist, gives the following practical suggestions. Do not add salt during cooking or at the table. Sodium consumption should be less than 1500 mg per day, an average individual consumes 8 to 10 times more sodium than required. If salt is desired, add half sodium and half potassium chloride preparations. Avoid fast foods. Be careful about the sodium content of some medications and specifically read the labels indicating sodium content in your food. 4) Alcohol: Alcohol consumption of more than 30 mL of ethanol is found to increase blood pressure. Hence, moderation is recommended. One of the major hazards of drinking is the usual associated consumption of high salt savories, which is an unseen source of salt. Instead, use less salted food. 5) Exercise: Regular physical exercise has been found to induce reduction in blood pressure. Strenuous exercise should be done 45 minutes a day for at least six days a week. 6) Relaxation techniques: There have been various reports as to the efficacy of yoga, transcendental meditation, etc. At a age of 24 yes I can be problematic in future so take care of this now it will take 3 months time to revert back to normal.
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I am suffering from cough Singh last night. I also have chest pain due to cough. What should be done?

MBBS, MBA (Healthcare)
General Physician, Delhi
I am suffering from cough Singh last night. I also have chest pain due to cough. What should be done?
Take sinarest one tab 2 times daily for 3 days. Honitus 2 tsf 2 times daily for 5 days. It will help you.
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Sir my father has done by pass surgery in year 2001. Last year we have done angiography for regular course, Dr. Has told again all veins are block except lima I .e ok. Now what you suggest that again we should go for by pass or it should by medical treatment drugs. Pls suggest your best views on same, he is 67 at present. Regards.

Diploma in Obstetrics & Gynaecology, MBBS
General Physician, Delhi
Sir my father has done by pass surgery in year 2001. Last year we have done angiography for regular course, Dr. Has t...
After 15 years of surgery, getting blockages again means he was not careful about diet and exercise and exposure to pollution and smoke. Get another opinion, if 2 blockages, stents, if diffuse blockages, bypass surgery again but make sure to avoid every factors responsible for heat attacks and blockages in blood vessels.
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Sir I have Congestive heart failure with DM type 2 with mitral stenosis with hypertension. My age is 60. What precaution for diet should I take.

MBBS, M.S, M. Ch, F.I.A.C.S
Cardiologist, Chennai
Sir I have Congestive heart failure with DM type 2 with mitral stenosis with hypertension. My age is 60. What precaut...
Did you ever consult a cardiologist? well, you should. You will benefit from balloon valvotomy. Or even surgery. Meanwhile low salt less than 2grams/ day. Control of diabetes. Avoid sugar and oily food. Avoid bananas mangoes rich in sugar. Papaya is good for you. Olive oil fw cooking. Walking exercise. Sugare free bed.
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I am a male 32 years old I am not able to sleep for quite few days I am taking medicine amlopres AT 25 I CHECKED MY BP IT WAS 95/145 LOOKS LIKE THE MEDICINE IS NT WORKING. I DNT TAKE STRESS AT ALL MY FATHER HAS A BP. PLEASE SUGGEST.

PG Diploma in Emergency Medicine Services (PGDEMS), Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), MD - Alternate Medicine
Ayurveda, Ghaziabad
I am a male 32 years old I am not able to sleep for quite few days I am taking medicine amlopres AT 25 I CHECKED MY B...
Hi One of the simplest and most effective ways to induce sleep is to rub some oil on the scalp and the soles of the feet before going to bed. Use sesame oil, brahmi oil, jasmine oil, or coconut oil and massage gently for a few minutes. Slightly warming the oil before applying is helpful... 1-1 drop of cow ghee in both nostrils at night time before sleep....
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I am now age of 52. No have b. P./ sugar problem. Good health & aptitude. Sex will also good. What treatment needed to be good sex life in my age? Also suggest healthy food. Thanks!

MBBS
General Physician, Jalgaon
I am now age of 52. No have b. P./ sugar problem. Good health & aptitude. Sex will also good. What treatment needed t...
Daily yoga pranayam and morning walk is the best treatment. Use salads and fruits more Daily meditation is must No need to take any medicine
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I am 29 yrs male having high blood pressure and I have obesity too. What should I do for both?

Ph.D - Ayurveda, FFAM-Post Graduate Fellowship, MD - Ayurveda
Ayurveda, Delhi
I am 29 yrs male having high blood pressure and I have obesity too. What should I do for both?
Since how long you are having high b. P. And what is your weight. Weight reduction may decrease you b. P. Medication. Diet, exercise along with herbal preparations will be effective in reducing weight, need to attend the gym if possible, simple morning and evening walk may be effective. Strict observance of diet is important along with your mental determination and attitude.
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Hi. I am 26 years old (72 kg). Few months back i.e march I had gall bladder removal surgery. Which was successful. Der was no complications. And surgeon advice me to take regular meals but to avoid high fatty foods. But now I feel like discomfort in heart. Like something is pinching over inside. M worry plzz suggest wat do I need to do.

Diploma in Obstetrics & Gynaecology, MBBS
General Physician, Delhi
Hi. I am 26 years old (72 kg). Few months back i.e march I had gall bladder removal surgery. Which was successful. De...
Most probably the surgery must have been by key hole method giving minimum cuts and trauma. Your doctor has suggested you to eat everything except fats. Trust him. Bad fats are not good for anyone, not even a 10 years old kid. After gall bladder surgery the appetite becomes better as there is no fear of pain after eating. Eat whatever you like but do reduce your weight the healthy way by eating right and exercising according to your constitution and physique. Walking is best exercise which is meditative too. Drink warm liquids more often as gall bladder juice-bile has no reservoir now as gall bladder is removed and bile is flowing constantly in the food pipe. Take warm water with honey, green tea, clear soups, plain warm water more often to wash away the acid and bile juice in stomach. Hope you know about bad fats. Let me repeat-street food and trans fats present in packed foods. But do take good fats like a spoon of pure ghee/butter + katori of assorted nuts everyday. Seasonal vegetables and fruits-lots drink a glass of warm water with fresh lemon juice + spoon of honey on empty stomach in morning-it does burn fats and extra sugars. Say no to empty calories like sugar and sweets, fizzy cold drinks, packed juices. Eat fresh fruits. If worried about heart get basic tests done like ecg, echo, stress test, blood test for sugar & total lipids. Get back here with reports and progress of weight loss. Only 10 kgs need to be shed @ 5 kg /month.
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I am suffering from heart pain while I am in sleep so please give the suggestion regarding heart stroke I am so scared about that.

MD Microbiology
General Physician,
I am suffering from heart pain while I am in sleep so please give the suggestion regarding heart stroke I am so scare...
Hi. Please get your cardiac status checked. If you are above 35 years of age. Chest pain is not to be ignored.
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Hi I am 35 years male n I have diabetes, high blood pressure and kidney damage and I have not able to make relationship with my wife bcz of erectile dysfunction, so pls help me with any medication or what I can do for that bcz I recently got married.

Diploma in Diabetology, P.G. Diploma in Health Science (Diabetology), Certificate Course in Evidence based Diabetes Management -, MBBS
Endocrinologist, Thane
Hi I am 35 years male n I have diabetes, high blood pressure and kidney damage and I have not able to make relationsh...
Dear lybrate-user, I can feel your anxiety and concern. Having multiple disorders require many medicines to be prescribed for each of the disorder. Diabetes can cause erectile dysfunction and many medicines can also lead to erector dysfunction. Also stress and depression associated with chronic multiple disease can contribute or cause erectile problems. It'll be prudent on your part to consult the doctor personally after letting him know proper history. This way he can help you better.
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I am have high fiver from last 2 week. And I havechestpain and also cough. I am unable eat properly. Please understand my my health condition and give me some advice.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
I am have high fiver from last 2 week. And I havechestpain and also cough. I am unable eat properly. Please understan...
Hello, go to a nearby hospital and get these teats done . ESR MP, WIDAL Chest X ray. URINE Routine and culture start taking ferrum phos 6x, 5-5 tab. every 3 hourly. Revert me with the reports.
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Done CT conory angio no blockage found except Long segment Myocardial Bridging in MID of LAD . All Dr. said nothing to worry its not trouble . But I still having continuous chest pain pls guide me on this issue TMT and Echo and ECG also normal. Pls guide on this problem is its life threatening and cause heart attack ?

DNB Cardiology
Cardiologist, Bangalore
Done CT conory angio no blockage found except Long segment Myocardial Bridging in MID of LAD . All Dr. said nothing t...
certain medication with will decrease Ur chest pain.... but don't worry...it report shows no blockages so low probability...of heart attack at present. continue healthy lifestyle and regular check up
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I am deficient of calcium, B12 and Vitamin D with high Cholesterol. Is it because of my hypothyroidism? How can I get all these measures under reference range as I can not stop taking eltroxin.

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine Specialist, Faridabad
I am deficient of calcium, B12 and Vitamin D with high Cholesterol. Is it because of my hypothyroidism? How can I get...
IN HYPOTHYROIDISM:--- 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, DO NOT STOP MEDICINES.
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My age 38 and my BP is 100/140. Is it more for me . What shall I do to control l.I am not taking any medicine.

MD - Alternative Medicine
Alternative Medicine Specialist, Mumbai
My age 38 and my BP is 100/140.
Is it more for me .
What shall I do to control l.I am not taking any medicine.
Hello, check regularly you bp, avoid stress and do some exercise and meditation eat low salt food n use rock salt instead of iodized take 7/8 hours sound sleep, avoid to use tabasco in any form stay healthy.
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Hello sir I have tachycardia. I want to join indian army. So please tell me solution.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
Hello sir I have tachycardia. I want to join indian army. So please tell me solution.
Dear lybrateuser, if you get anxious & tense your heartbeat will increase, so do some exercises like walking, light jogging, yoga, meditation, deep breathing which build your confidence & relax your mind. Have a balanced & nutritious diet & proper sleep for atleast 7-8 hrs daily.
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My wife have lot of weakness after giving birth to my son. She loss almost 15 kg weight. She is not feeling well from last 11 months. Bp is most of the time is low. What can I do.

MBBS
Sexologist, Panchkula
My wife have lot of weakness after giving birth to my son. She loss almost 15 kg weight. She is not feeling well from...
Your wife is feeling weak and lost 15kg of weight. I advise you to tell her weight, height, eating habits and any medication already taking and her. Hb test level, for proper and better guidance to increase her weight and improve her health.
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My BP level is low sometimes that is 70/90 is it create serious problem. It is occurred for 3 times in span of 2 years. What are the precautions and problems please explain me. How to improve my BP Level.

CCEBDM, PG Diploma In Clinical cardiology, MBBS
Cardiologist, Ghaziabad
IF you have no problem with such low BP, do not worry. Do 1.Take more salt. 2.No alcohol 3.Take More fluids 4.Regular exercise and walk for 30 mts if can do comfortably 5.Do not get up suddenly from lying down position- first move your feet and ankle while lying down, then sit up on the edge of the bed for few mts and then stand up slowly 6.Raise head end of bed at night by putting blocks/ bricks 7.No heavy wt lifting 8.Avoid constipation and straining at stool 9.Take small frequent meals may be 5 times a day 10.Take less sugar and rice and potato 11.Rest for 10 mts after eating 12.U can use elastic (compression) bandage on calf and thigh.
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I was suffering from cold intolerance this summers. Now I feel little better. But I got my test done and found that my insulin levels are low and sugar is also low. Sugar = 74 and lnsulil 1.16.plz tell me what is this condition. I am also suffering from anxiety and I can't sleep at night. please help.

MS - Counselling and Psychotherapy, Master of Arts in Clinical Psychology, Bachelor of Arts - Psychology and English Literature
Psychologist, Coimbatore
I was suffering from cold intolerance this summers. Now I feel little better. But I got my test done and found that m...
Hi! This condition is hypoglycemia that is low glucose level. One shld consume lots of carbohydrate good as well as high fiver diet. Anxiety can be solved naturally once you bring back your sugar to normal range. If you still face anxiety problem then you can definitely contact me either through text chat or call me when you find difficulty to manage.
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