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Dr. Dhamodaran

Cardiologist, Chennai

500 at clinic
Dr. Dhamodaran Cardiologist, Chennai
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Dr. Dhamodaran is an experienced Cardiologist in Alwarpet, Chennai. You can consult Dr. Dhamodaran at Girishwari Hospital in Alwarpet, Chennai. Don’t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. Dhamodaran on Lybrate.com.

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I got head ache from 1 month and its not high slowly, in summer how to manage pls explain of this disease, pls suggest me less dose.

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I got head ache  from 1 month and  its not high slowly, in summer how to manage pls explain of this disease, pls sugg...
Take a flow of steam (of plain water only ) over the forehead through a crescent steam inhaler, eight hourly and For headache take tablet paracetamol and Check your eye sight for refractive error and we also have to rule out sinusitis or migrane as the cause of headache after clinical examination

I am 37 year old male. My weight is 56kg. I have bp problem but down side of bp is higher normly. I do not use any kind Nasha. Whats problem?

B.E (Computer Sc. & Engg.), Advanced Strategic Management (APSM), Ayurveda (I) Cert., Doctor of Natural Medicine (N.D/ N.M.D), Integrative Oncology for Physicians (MSKCC, N.Y, USA), Clinically Relevant Herb-Drug Interactions (CME) (Cine-Med Inc. USA), PhD (A.M) (Oncology) Scholar.
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I am 37 year old male. My weight is 56kg. I have bp problem but down side of bp is higher normly. I do not use any ki...
Hi, I advise you to get yourself checked by a competent cardiologist. He/ she may require you to undergo certain diagnostics with respect to kidney function, liver function, cardiac side etc all and refer you appropriately to specialists in the above-mentioned areas for understanding the secondary underlying cause, if any. Simultaneously, you will have to check your dietary habits, especially cut down on salt, and other greesy/ oily & fatty foods. Ensure that you streamline your lifestyle, with adequate room for relaxation and de-stressing. See how you can streamline your occupational aspect as well to reduce stress at work. This shall systemically help you normalize your bp, unless there is a secondary cause behind. At the same time, any transient fluctuations in bp owing to stress/ anxiety or dietary factors could be arrested as well. Hope this helps. Take care and all the very best.
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Hello sir my mother passed through bypass surgery 5 years back and she is diabetes taking human mixtard mor n evg daily dosage n sugar is ok; n for high bp she ia taking metxl 50, amlong 5, sometimes telma20 also, bt since few days her bp is raising going 180 /100 I do not no what to do at that time I used to give her dytor 10 tablet please suggest me sir what to do it happens at night time ; in that situation what should I do.

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Hello sir my mother passed through bypass surgery 5 years back and she is diabetes taking human mixtard mor n evg dai...
Hello, take Nux vom 200, 5 drops at night and When her Blood pressure is high even after allopathic medication you can give her Rauvolfia Q, 10 drops with water. Revert after 7 days.
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Yesterday I have taken very heavy weight and due to this the pain generate on the chest and its like heavy chest? Please tell what to do?

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Yesterday I have taken very heavy weight and due to this the pain generate on the chest and its like heavy chest? Ple...
Dear lybrateuser, -Take adequate rest do not bend , stretch or do any strenuous movement till pain reduces -do hot water fomentation 3-4 times on area which pains -apply pain killer gel three times a day on the area - take a over the counter pain relief tablet , have with water after food.
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My mom is 65 years old. And weighs around 70kg, 5 feet tall. She is over weight as per bms. I am afraid she might be having heart problems bcoz of poor diet and no exercise. Mostly she is idle and watches tv. Some of my frnds parents had heart attacks. So I am worried of her, as she she takes rests and breathes after 100 meter walk. I want to check whether plaque or block is in her heart and possibilities of heart attack. Is it possible to check. If so what is the name of test and how frequent I mush take her for check up. Thank you.

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My mom is 65 years old. And weighs around 70kg, 5 feet tall. She is over weight as per bms. I am afraid she might be ...
It's difficult to do dieting, heavy exercise after a certain age and metabolism slows down but eating habits remain same specially in tv addicts. I can suggest healthy eating and healthy snacking, if you can change her habits, about check ups, I will suggest later. First things first. No diet charts, healthy eating will help you also. Give up sugar, sweets, fats, salt in moderation. Take lots of seasonal vegetables and fruits plus eating according to constitution. Take more proteins like milk and curds. All of these items have the much needed calcium, take fresh lemon. Take a spoon of honey added to it, and take with warm water every day in morning on empty stomach. Avoid things like snacks, street food, namkeem, street foods. Use minimum oils for cooking. Nothing new. Simple walk is best exercise. Encourage her to breathe fresh air near plants. Even if there's slight reduction in the weight but the body becomes more supple. Get her tested for blockages in heart by angiography or cardiac ct scan and get blood tested for sugar, thyroid profile done along with blood for lipids and ecg and may be halter test if she can tolerate. Get ultrasound abdomen. You get back here with reports. You will get more guidance from any of us here on the forum. Let her watch tv, if habitual of taking snacks in between, give her an apple.
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I am 26 year old male person. I have pain in my chest suddenly in a morning time. What should do?

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I am 26 year old male person. I have pain in my chest suddenly in a morning time. What should do?
get your ecg done.. and bp checked ..if its normal then probably its muscular chest pain..u can take muscle relaxants like nucoxia -mr once daily to relieve the pain if the investigations come out to be normal

I am having already strict diet control. I tried to do weight reduction 109 kg now for last 20years, but failed. I admitted to vlcc and paid them huge money. Only two kegs reduced. But now after leaving them, it has regained it. Please clarify lifestyle modification means what? I am interested to reduce medicine. One doctor at kolkata said to delete atorva 40 as my chlestrol level is 115 now. But I wand to check it.

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I am having already strict diet control. I tried to do weight reduction 109 kg now for last 20years, but failed. I ad...
repeat your blood tests lipid profile.and consult again. 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 flax oil, omega-3 fatty meal or cap., take .green veg., whole grain.garlic,. Take anti cholesterol medicines .

I am 21 year old. I feel pain in my chest occasionally. What i`m supposed to do ?

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I am 21 year old. I feel pain in my chest occasionally. What i`m supposed to do ?
Dear , at your age, chest pain is often not due to heart disease. However, it is better to get a cardiac check up with ecg and blood tests. If needed, echocardiography and tmt will be done.
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My 4 years old son is currently taking Colonodine for hyperactivity, he takes a half of 1 mg, twice a day. The pharmacist mistakingly gave him someone else's medication, Lisinopril 20 mg. I saw it was wrong and did not give it to him. My question is, What would have happened to my son had I given it to him? I'm furious with the pharmacy and plan to discuss this with them.

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My 4 years old son is currently taking Colonodine for hyperactivity, he takes a half of 1 mg, twice a day. The pharma...
Dear friend lisinopril is used for high bp and for cardiac diseases. After giving this medicine he might be having low bp for a day or two but rarely fatal. My suggestion is you should surely warn him for the mistake but taking legal action will not serve anything. As he is also a human being and mistakes are bound to happen if you do something. It does carry legal liability only if it is done deliberately to harm your child.
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When should I take ramistar 2.5 mg tablet everyday. I was treated for heart attack .I went through angiogram. Presently after 3 months l got normal ECG report with normal BP.

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When should I take ramistar 2.5 mg tablet everyday. I was treated for heart attack .I went through angiogram. Present...
Dear lybrateuser, -You can take the tablet in the morning, important is to try to keep the time of intake of medicine fixed.
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I am taking tablets daily the following as described below. 1. Concor 5 - 1 no + ecosprin 75 - for morning 2. Rosuvas 20 - 1 no - during night. Both are after food. I had undergone anagiogram. My cholestral lvels were too high. Now it has brought down to considerably low. Cant the above tablets are not stopped at one point of time. My doctor advised me till death this tablets must have to be continued. I am continuing my walking daily + yoga etc. Kindly advice me in this regard.

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I am taking tablets daily the following as described below.
1. Concor 5 - 1 no + ecosprin 75 - for morning
2. Rosuvas...
Hello dear patient. 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. Change life style . 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, use flax oil, omega-3 fatty meal or cap., take .green veg., whole grain. garlic,. Take anti cholesterol medicines .

Actually my body started vibrating from few months suddenly for a fraction of second n normal again some times this happens reportedly is this a fits kind of disease? Can I know what should I do now? Help me out I've done few tests on brain like EEG and Ct scan showed to doctor but its normal and only problem he found is sinuous and suggested simple things and though problem exist what to do!

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Actually my body started vibrating from few months suddenly for a fraction of second n normal again some times this h...
If EEG is normal we have ruled out fits as the cause and now I will suggest you to take Tablet folvite 5mg once a day for six months and tablet vitamin D3 60000iu once a week for six months
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I have high blood pressure at the age of 26, what food should I avoid to keep the bp down, and which are the foods can benefit me eating?

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I have high blood pressure at the age of 26, what food should I avoid to keep the bp down, and which are the foods ca...
Dear, To control & maintan BP normal these are best methods to follow:.• Do physical exercise like jogging, running or brisk walk for atleast 20-30 minutes. • Maintain your cholesterol level to normal & eat least amount of butter, cream or fatty things. • Eat less amount of pickle, salt and fast food as they contain high sodium levels. • Avoid drinking alcohol and smoking. • Take less amount of caffine containing coffee, tea or cold drinks because caffine causes increase BP. • Drink 8 to 10 glass of water daily • Take 6 to 8 hrs of sleep daily. Do not take too much stress. • Do long breathing pranayams (Anulom- Vilom, Bhramari) daily for 10 - 15 minutes. It will reduce your stress level in your body. • Eat healthy diet such as green leafy vegetables, fruits. • Take 5 ml of GULAB Jal added in a glass of water daily once a day.
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I am 40 years old diabetic patient from 8 years, last 1 year I also have high pressure and my last reading was 138/88, now please tell me how to control my blood pressure with healthy diet? Also give diet chart?

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I am 40 years old diabetic patient from 8 years, last 1 year I also have high pressure and my last reading was 138/88...
For BP you need tablets and healthy lifestyle like exercise and less salt. Diabetes, often referred to by doctors as diabetes mellitus, describes a group of metabolic diseases in which the person has high blood glucose (blood sugar), either because insulin production is inadequate, or because the body's cells do not respond properly to insulin, or both. It is a difficult task to control blood sugar in the desired normal range. Whatever we eat is metabolised to sugar in the body to provide energy for our daily activities. For the absolute control, one has to monitor his / her blood sugar at regular intervals (Self-Monitoring of Blood glucose – SMBG). Though difficult, this can be done by a glucometer and keep a record. Get an idea of Fasting sugar (FBS) and 2 hours after food (PPBS), & HbA1C (inform me) and check before dinner and after every major food. The basic idea is to reduce the food intake to 1/3 of what you take now. The dictum of sugar control is diet, exercise, diet + medicine and at later stage medicine+ Insulin will be needed. There are different diet plans of varying calories for each person depending on his activity & life style. For diabetes, hypertension (high BP) and many long-term illness control there is the need for regular advice and follow up. Just one time consultation or advice is not enough to guide a diabetic in scientifically & medically correct manner. For giving you regular follow up you ask me with all details like your daily eating pattern and medicines you take. I assure you a proper guidance. If you keep in touch personally. Diet Plan For Diabetes FOOD ITEMAmountPROTEIN (gm)CALORIE (Kcal) EARLY MORNING Fenugreek seeds with 1 cup of water--- Tea (without sugar)1 cup435 Marie Biscuits2156 Breakfast Stuffed methi/palak /lauki paratha2 small7200 Curd50 gm (1 cup)330 OR Egg white / Paneer Bhurji1 medium bowl6130 Plain roti (no oil)2 small3150 OR Vegetable poha/upama/oats/daliya1 soup bowl4.5230 MID MORNING Apple /guava/orange1-40 LUNCH Salad (10 mins before lunch)1 Medium bowl130 Capsicum + gobhi veg1 medium bowl185 Dal1 soup bowl6130 Phulka (no ghee)26175 EVENING Milk / green tea / herbal tea / lemon water1 cup235 Roasted chana + Muri1 cup585 DINNER Salad (10 mins before dinner)Phulka (no ghee24.5150 Lauki veg1 cup285 Curd1 cup330 LATE NIGHT Skim Milk (no sugar)1 glass4120 Total-49.51286.
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I am a 29 year old guy & I have some problem in my chest for last 15 days. What can I do?

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I am a 29 year old guy & I have some problem in my chest for last 15 days. What can I do?
If it is due to chest pain take paracetamol,apply volini geland give hot fomentation. If no relief consult doctor

I have a chronic breath and digestion difficulty when I smell smoke around me even its residue in lift, room or corridor. I feel first with a pain in my chest, sore throat and nasal congestion with a growing headache and air expelling habit through my throat. Nasal steroid spray and tylfast tabs fail to cure me.

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I have a chronic breath and digestion difficulty when I smell smoke around me even its residue in lift, room or corri...
Avoid spicy food in your diet and Also avoid peanuts and potatoes in your diet and few tips- Avoid any triggering factor, take folic acid regularly, eat a healthy diet , always be stress free , exercise regularly

I suffer from high blood pressure sometimes I feel my blood flow increasing, what should I do to control it?

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I suffer from high blood pressure sometimes I feel my blood flow increasing, what should I do to control it?
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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Hello, My moms age is 47 and she has blood pressure levels going up and down but it is now in control from a long while and even her diabetes is in control with Ayurvedic medicines but her stomach is growing fat. Is anything linked and how to solve?

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Hello, My moms age is 47 and she has blood pressure levels going up and down but it is now in control from a long whi...
1. Don’t Eat Sugar… and Avoid Sugar-Sweetened Beverages 2. Eating More Protein May be The Best Long-Term Strategy to Reduce Belly Fat 3. Cut Carbs From Your Diet 4. Eat Foods Rich in Fiber… Especially Viscous Fiber 5. Aerobic Exercise is Very Effective at Reducing Belly Fat 6. Track Your Foods and Figure Out Exactly What and How Much You Are Eating 7.U need to take balanced diet
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My father in law age 53 year old having heart disease two artery is blocked more than 95 percent he has not good financial condition kindly advice the treatment and hospital as per situation.

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My father in law age 53 year old having heart disease two artery is blocked more than 95 percent he has not good fina...
Get him checked at NHI(EOK) in Delhi, they have reserved beds for EWS ,but do carry the certificate. Treatment of patient is not compromised because of status. Reasonable charges for disposables only , Excellent care by surgeons and team , If they advice bypass surgery , go for it without fear instead of multiple stents which will not be beneficial in the long run.
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Hello doctor my husband is getting fatty day by day. And he is having a very low bp also. He feels very weak .his sugar level is 75 (fasting) so I can not decide a healthy diet for him to make him fit. Please if you can suggest me one to follow. M very tensed about that. Waiting for your response.

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my husband is getting fatty day by day. And he is having a very low bp also. He feels very weak .his sug...
Hello, For your problem exercise is the best solution. Ask him to start doing physical activity like walking. Start with 10 min and can continue it to an hour. This helps with his fatigue and low B.P. Regarding diet, make sure he is taking 7 -8 servings of fruits and vegetable. Give him only brown rice or millets for main meals. Snack on fruits and nuts. Avoid non veg, and wheat . This should help him. Stay healthy stay fit☺
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