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Dr. Dhamodharan

Cardiologist, Chennai

200 at clinic
Dr. Dhamodharan Cardiologist, Chennai
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My experience is coupled with genuine concern for my patients. All of my staff is dedicated to your comfort and prompt attention as well....more
My experience is coupled with genuine concern for my patients. All of my staff is dedicated to your comfort and prompt attention as well.
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Dr. Dhamodharan is one of the best Cardiologists in Ambattur, Chennai. You can consult Dr. Dhamodharan at Teja Hospital in Ambattur, Chennai. Don’t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. Dhamodharan on Lybrate.com.

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Sir, I am suffering from Sugar & B. P What food can I take in morning, Afternoon and Night.

MBBS, CCEBDM, Diploma in Diabetology
Endocrinologist, Hubli-Dharwad
Sir, I am suffering from Sugar & B. P What food can I take in morning, Afternoon and Night.
A diabetic person has to consume food like everyone else. However, total calories have to be restricted based on one's weight, sugar levels and amount of exercise done per day. You have not mentioned the sugar levels at all, secondly no info on level of physical activity. Further, you are overweight with a bmi of 27.7 kg/m2. Hence, your diet has to provide you a maximum of 1400 calories per day. I can not actually prescribe the whole diet here, but please keep in mind to avoid sweets, deep fried foods and fruits like mango, chikkoos, grapes and bananas. Consume more green vegetables and salads, whole grain flours, and eat more frequently but less quantity at a time.
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I m suffering from chest pain. Sometimes its difficult to breathe. Will you help me out.

DAA, DNB
Pulmonologist, Bangalore
I m suffering from chest pain. Sometimes its difficult to breathe. Will you help me out.
Hi. I understand your concerns. You will need to undergo a detailed examination and investigations like chest x ray to look for infection. If it's normal then you will need to undergo pulmonary function test which is needed for diagnosis and also to assess severity of bronchitis based on which treatemnt can be started. Consult a pulmonologist for the same. Hope your questions were answered. Thanks.
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I am having chest pain since 3 month suddenly happened doc said its cuf that is why its happened any suggestion.

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
I am having chest pain since 3 month suddenly happened doc said its cuf that is why its happened any suggestion.
) 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 7. Excess oily, fatty, cholesterol rich diet, junk food 8. Hyperacidity, 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 consumption. 4. Take bland diet, avoid spicy, oily, fatty and junk food 5. Take paracetamol 500mg 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 8. Consult me for further advice.
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I have been undergone with multiple about eluted angioplasty 3 years ago (Sept 2013) as proactive treatment based on periodic medical report including report of angiography .After angioplasty Now I am around 60 years old taking prescribed medicine regularly as prescribed by cardiologist. quarterly consultation with cardiologist along with lipid blood test report.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
I have been undergone with multiple about eluted angioplasty 3 years ago (Sept 2013) as proactive treatment based on ...
Get your vital parameters of the body checked from a nearby doctor and follow up with findings and I will suggest you to do suryanamaskar daily as per your capacity for a minimum of six months.
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I am 30 years old female now a days m finding one blotch (daana) on each eye. Is it cholestrol problem?

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine Specialist, Faridabad
I am 30 years old female now a days m finding one blotch (daana) on each eye. Is it cholestrol problem?
Hello dear 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 .
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My wife's cholesterol has increased. The recent report shows total cholesterol 268 LDL - 174 Non HDL Cholesterol- 199.3 pls advise to reduce the cholesterol levels.

BHMS
Homeopath, Gurgaon
My wife's cholesterol has increased. The recent report shows total cholesterol 268 LDL - 174 Non HDL Cholesterol- 199...
Pranayam and morning walk, less tension and avoid fatty and junk food, less saturated fats. Eat only fresh food not refrigerated food. Take warm or plain water.
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One day I have severe pain in my chest I have an ultrasound. My ultrasound report says that there are anechoic cyst 24x36 mm in my right ovary. Its critical what can I do .before 6 month I have operated molar pregnancy is it related that or not.

MD - Obstetrtics & Gynaecology, DGO, Diploma in Obstetrics & Gynaecology
Gynaecologist, Jalgaon
One day I have severe pain in my chest I have an ultrasound. My ultrasound report says that there are anechoic cyst 2...
Do your pregnancy test if it is negative, and repeatedly wkly negative for 3 consecutive testing, then no eorries of complication of molar pregnancy. It is small cyst .it does not have relation with chest pain. For chest pain just go to physician.
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I just purchased a bottle of Naturolax (Isabgol from MSD) The bottle mentions that it can reduce cholesterol. Is there any scientific / medical rationale behind this claim?

Fellowship in Cardiology, MD, MBBS
General Physician, Delhi
I just purchased a bottle of Naturolax (Isabgol from MSD)

The bottle mentions that it can reduce cholesterol. 

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No such thing. It is to be used as laxative and just that. You cannot substitute food with psyllium.
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My Age is 48, Total Cholesterol is 271, HDL Cholest. Is 87, LDL Cholesterol is 168 & Non- HDL Cholesterol is 183.7. Please tell me how I can improve it?

DM - Cardiology, MD - General Medicine, MBBS
Cardiologist, Indore
My Age is 48, Total Cholesterol is 271, HDL Cholest. Is 87, LDL Cholesterol is 168 & Non- HDL Cholesterol is 183.7.
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Firstly get your lipid profile rechecked after 12 hours of fasting. Hdl so high is very rare. Ldl is also very high. If this high it needs drugs treatment. Please repeat and get back to me.
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Which is the best medicine for tumor patient who is even suffered from cough and high blood pressure with diabetes.

BAMS, MD Ayurveda
Sexologist, Lonavala
Which is the best medicine for tumor patient who is even suffered from cough and high blood pressure with diabetes.
i m recommending you an following remedy which will surely help you Natural home remedy using Indian gooseberries: 1. Crush 4-5 Indian gooseberries 2. Place the paste on a sieve 3. Press the paste to extract the juice 4. Take 2 tsp of this juice 5. Add 1 tsp of honey 6. Mix well 7. Drink every morning This will help with your concern.
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Hello doctors, I am 3o year male. From last night. I feel some pain when I pass chest bone right side. please tell me what is the reason please suggest me what should I do.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
Hello doctors, I am 3o year male. From last night. I feel some pain when I pass chest bone right side. please tell me...
Dear lybrateuser, - Avoid exertion, bending, lifting weight till pain subsides - do hot fomentation 2-3 times a day on affected area - apply pain killer gel three times a day - take a pain killer tablet if pain is more - if not much relief then do an x-ray chest to find out exact cause.
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I am having increased cholestrol as under:-total cholestrol-214hdl cholestrol-direct-32ldl cholestrol-direct-97triglycerides-453tc/hdl cholestrol ratio-6.8ldl/hdl ratio-3.1vldl cholestrol-90.6non-hdl cholestrol-182.3kindly advice what to do?

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine Specialist, Faridabad
I am having increased cholestrol as under:-total cholestrol-214hdl cholestrol-direct-32ldl cholestrol-direct-97trigly...
Hello dear 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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Everyday when i awake from sleep at morning i feel pain in the left side of my lungs,these is happening from last one month ocassionally.Suggest some remedies

Diploma in Community Medicine, MBBS Alternative Medicine, Diploma in Acupuncture
Alternative Medicine Specialist, Delhi
Hello it sometimes caused by acidity, winter season, chronic injuries, all you need to do is just go for lab test and get your diagnosis done in the first place. Until then take some anti-acid and painkiller. Flask by some hot water bottle. Avoid spicy, oily, cold things, for more help contact us
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Hello , My ECG shows normal only. But TMT is positive for Inducible Ischemia with my duck thread mill score is zero. Risk is moderate. Please help me.

MBBS, Fellowship From the College of General Practioners
General Physician, Mumbai
Hello , My ECG shows normal only. But TMT is positive for Inducible Ischemia with my duck thread mill score is zero. ...
You need to visit a qualified Cardiologist & get his opinion. Once he gives you a green signal that nothing invasive has to be done & you can be treated on medicines alone. I will advice you on your rehabilitation & improving the quality of life.
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I am suffering from dry cough for last two weeks and heavy chest pain whenever hard cough. So pls suggest what can I do.

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
I am suffering from dry cough for last two weeks and heavy chest pain whenever hard cough. So pls suggest what can I do.
1. Do a complete blood examination like CBC, ESR, Mantoux test, X ray chest, Sputum examination for AFB (3 samples) 2. Consult Chest physician with report. 3 Do warm saline gurgling 3-4 times daily 4. Avoid smoking if you smoke.
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I am 60 years old man .I suffer from bp, sugar, and chistpain using medicines but not cure?

PDDM, MHA, MBBS
General Physician, Nashik
Sir, please attach your recent bsl reports and ongoing treatment and revert back to me for further assistance.
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Chest Pain - Reasons and Treatment

MBBS
General Physician, Ahmedabad
Chest Pain - Reasons and Treatment

If you thought that chest pain occurred only due to a heart-related issue like a heart attack, you are wrong. Chest pain is one of the most common reasons that people visit the emergency services and it can be caused due to problems with your heart, lungs and digestive system. 

Chest pain can be due to either of these two main reasons:

Heart- related Issues

1. Heart attacks called myocardial infarctions are very common reasons for chest pains. During a heart attack, the blood supply that serves the heart with oxygen is cut off due to plaque build-up in heart arteries causing the death of heart muscles. 

  • Other reasons for heart attacks are blood clots or torn blood vessels. 
  • Not all people having a heart attack have symptoms. Usually, people report symptoms like chest pain, upper body pain, nausea, sweating, fatigue, and trouble breathing.
  • A heart attack is a serious medical emergency for which immediate care is needed.

2. Angina pectoris is a type of chest pain that results from reduced blood flow to the heart. Low blood flow means your heart doesn’t get enough oxygen. The angina pain is often triggered by physical activity or emotional stress and feels like a vice squeezing your chest or a heavy weight on your chest. It can also spread from your chest to your neck, arms, and shoulders. Other symptoms are fatigue, dizziness and nausea and these normally last up to 15 minutes only.

3. Unstable angina which causes crushing chest pains suddenly and even when you are not doing anything strenuous is a medical emergency as it can lead to a heart attack. This usually shows that your heart, arteries are narrowing alarmingly.

4. Other heat-related reasons for chest pains are-

  • Mitral valve narrowing or stenosis
  • Heart arrhythmias
  • Coronary Artery disease
  • Inflammation of heart muscles or pericardium and weakening of the heart muscles. 

All of these are emergencies and need immediate medical attention to prevent a fatality.

Not Heart- related:

1. Lung conditions like Pneumonia, Bronchitis, Pulmonary embolism

  • Pneumonia is an infection in one or both lungs caused by fungi, bacteria, or viruses. It causes inflammation in your lung’s air sacs and makes them full of pus which makes it difficult to breathe and causes chest pains, amongst other debilitating symptoms.
  • Bronchitis is an inflammation of your bronchial tubes. It can be chronic or acute and it can cause a cough with mucus and chest pains. 
  • Pulmonary embolism is a blood clot that occurs in the lungs. It can go on to damage parts of your lung due to limited blood flow. Apart from this, it can also decrease oxygen levels in the blood and affect other organs. 

It can be life-threatening due to permanent lung damage. The most common symptom of a pulmonary embolism is gradual or sudden shortness of breath

There is also- 

  • bluish skin tone 
  • anxiety
  • fainting
  • hest pain that extends into your arm, jaw, neck, and shoulder
  • lightheadedness

2. Rib cage inflammation or Costochondritis is also known as Tietze’s syndrome. It is an inflammation of the cartilage in the rib cage. Patients experience chest pain in the upper and middle rib area on either side of the body due to this. The pain can also radiate to the back or the abdomen, getting worse if you move, stretch, or breathe deeply.

3. Food pipe disease or Esophagitis is any inflammation or irritation of the oesophagus, a tube that sends food from your throat down to your stomach.

Common causes of food pipe disease are acid reflux or GERD and bacterial or viral infections. 

GERD- This condition occurs when the stomach contents and acids back up into the oesophagus. This causes chest pain that can mimic a heart disease. There may also be oesophagal spasms due to GERD.

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I have a slight pain in the chest due to gastric, so what should I do to overcome the pain?

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
I have a slight pain in the chest due to gastric, so what should I do to overcome the pain?
Take bland diet, Avoid spicy food., drink plenty of water. Take your meal regularly and timely. Avoid fasting and taking junk food Don’t skip your breakfast. Stop smoking, consumption of alcohol and tobacco, excess tea or coffee if you are having, Avoid stress. Take one tablet of Pan40 in the morning before breakfast for few days. If no relief consult
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My mom have heart problem, sugar and bp every thing is in control then also she is not feeling comfortable with his health problems.

MBBS
General Physician,
My mom have heart problem, sugar and bp every thing is in control then also she is not feeling comfortable with his h...
Yes one is not comfortable when oneself is suffering from high b p diabetes. And for that one has to take so many medicines which has its own side effects. Ask your mommy to for regular morning walk followed by free hand exercises. With some pranayam land yoga like bajrasan, sabasan etc she should take plenty of water to drink also along with medication for her ailments.
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