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Dr. Dhanapal

Cardiologist, Chennai

500 at clinic
Dr. Dhanapal Cardiologist, Chennai
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Dr. Dhanapal is an experienced Cardiologist in Nandanam, Chennai. You can meet Dr. Dhanapal personally at Oxymed Hospital Pvt Ltd in Nandanam, Chennai. You can book an instant appointment online with Dr. Dhanapal on Lybrate.com.

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I am 45 years old I get pain on my heart side from years and years and I get pain on my legs it gets swollen. And I have osteoarthritis. Please suggest me what should I do.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Hyderabad
As far as your heart side pain is concerned, get your self examined by a cardiologist. For arthritic pains homoeopathy has good treatment. Take calc fluor 200--once daily in the morning.
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Hi I have cholesterol swellings on my body can please give me an option or solution to resolve this issue if i touch am getting pain if not I don't have any problems with this.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
It seems you are suffering from lipoma and as you are having pain so we have to examine you for further guidance
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I am having high triglycerides which is above normal please tell me how to reduce my triglycerides also my good cholesterol is less but overall cholesterol is normal for me.

MBBS, DMRD, MD - Radio Diagnosis, FIIM(Ayurved), D.SC, Post Doctoral Fellowship of Institute of Indian Medicine, Ph.D
Non-Invasive Conservative Cardiac Care Specialist, Ahmednagar
Dear Lipids, cholesterol is made in liver as needed. Food does not alter this. Please enjoy walking daily. Relaaax. Enjoy exercise. Stores is major cause of such disturbed cholesterol levels. So attend stress management courses. Enjoy what you do. Be happy. You are young. Vm.
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Hi, I have a chest pain and my head is also paining that's why I ask you. Thank you.

MD(EH)/AM/Accupressure
Acupressurist, Chandigarh
You may take Bryonia 30 thrice a day only three drops in water one day only. Call back with the results and for further course of medicine.
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I am 40 years. I had hypothyroid 2 years back. After the treatment my reports were normal up to jan'15. Now from last few months I am having lot of health problem like psoriasis, ringworm, irregular periods, tiredness. Less sleep. At times high blood pressure and times low blood pressure. I have gone through all the above treatment but none of them have from last six to eight months.

General Physician (AM)
Alternative Medicine Specialist, Chandigarh
You did not mentioned exactly if you are still continuing treatment! when you began this treatment? it could possibly be a side effect of same. If so, I would expect them to gradually settle as your body hormones equalise. However, it is worth getting your blood pressure checked if it has not already been recently and your doctor should be keeping an eye on your thyroid levels by doing regular blood tests too. Discuss your symptoms with your doctor rather than leaving them, since all these symptoms should always be checked out if they are an unusual occurrence in someone.
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I am having pain in my chest. During winter chest pain is more. What disease might happen with this. What are the diseases that could happen in future.

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
1. For your age pain chest could be due to anxiety, stress, physical and mental strain, hyper acidity, muscular problem 2. Avoid stress and strain 3. Do regular exercise, reduce your weight if over weight. 4. Control your diet. Avoid oily/spicy/fried and junk food, high calorie and cholesterol rich diet. Take small frequent meals (5-6 meals/day instead of three heavy meals. If you have hyper acidity take one tablet of pan 40 in the morning before breakfast daily for few days 5. Do yoga, meditation, deep breathing exercise like pranayama etc. It will calm your mind, control your emotion and relieve stress. 6. Have sound sleep for 7-8 hours daily. 7. Avoid smoking, alcohol, excess tea/coffee, if you are having 8. Drink plenty of water and take rest 9. Take paracetamol 500mg one tablet sos after food up to a maximum of three tablets per day at the time of chest pain 10. If you have recurrent attack of chest pain check your bp, take ecg and consult cardiologist
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I am 52 years old male. Have marginal blood pressure 140 / 90 (sometimes 142 / 93). My weight is 76 kgs and my height is 174 cms. Lipid profiles are marginally under control. I am not taking any medicines. Is there any natural ways to control the blood pressure?

3 months Internship of Dietitics/Nutrition, PG diploma in Dietitics/Nutrition, M.Sc - Dietitics / Nutrition
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Moradabad
hello..ya sure,from natural method you can control your blood pressure but monitor your blood pressure regularly from doctor.. avoid fatty refined processed food..include low salt diet.. take dalchini powder with water early in the morning .. do 30 to 45 minute walk daily.. whenever you feel hungry,eat roasted chana.. take high fibre diet like missi chapati whole cereal porridge etc.. oil should be used in rotation..
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I am 25 years old. I am getting pain in chest ribs. Pain is only when I press or stretch my chest. My x ray reports are normal. I have no breathing problem, what shall I do? Please advise.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
It seems you are suffering from muscular pain and For pain take tablet paracetamol 650 mg and do exercise
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My mom is suffering from cough cold & fever. Also her chest pains while breathing. What to do?

MBBS
General Physician, Ahmedabad
What is her temprature? if it is about 100. Ie low grade just paracetamol 500mg 3 -4 times /day. With hot liquids/water and hot fomentation is sufficient. If fever is more than 3 days duration/high grade>101 f. Than antibiotic and antialegic will b required for 5 days.
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I have from last three days and dry cough which sometimes causing severe chest pain. What should I do?

General Physician, Delhi
Dry cough is generally allergic cough. Therefore generally antibiotic is not required, steam inhalation is effective and some bronchodilator cough syrup is enough.
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My triglyceride and uric acid levels tend to remain high. Had a breakdown in 2009. Since then taking atorvastatinas a daily medicine and uric acid medicines are not frequently taken. After long, since then. Lipid profile is showing higher uric acid levels of 7 and quite low levels of HDL, LDL and Triglycerides 122. What should I do now to upgrade these needed levels and lower uric acid levels?

MBBS, M.MED, DFM, FID, CCEBDM, ACMDC, CCMTD
Diabetologist, Hyderabad
No need medicines tips for increased uric acid levels and gout watch your weight. Try to lose weight slowly. Eat fresh fruit, vegetables, whole wheat products and some pulses (high in purine) every day. Enjoy low-fat milk and dairy products daily. Keep an eye on the purine content of food. Avoid offal, shellfish and crustaceans and tinned fish such as sardines in oil. Eat no more than 100g of meat, sausages, fish and poultry a day. Drink alcohol only occasionally, as it affects the elimination of uric acid. Eat low-fat food. The consumption of high-fat foods encourages weight gain. Drink at least two litres of low-calorie fluids a day. Recommended fluids are water, tea and fruit juice.
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I was patients of high bp last year but in last six month my bp is in under control. When I was suffering from high till time I am feeling my stomach is bouncing continuously like pulse. I want to know is it normal or not ya I need any checkup. Some time I feel heavy heavy pulse around 110 when I drunk ya when I using stairs. Stomach bouncing make me iritet.

PG Diploma in Emergency Medicine Services (PGDEMS), Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), MD - Alternate Medicine
Ayurveda, Ghaziabad
Hypertension is referred to as Rakta Capa Vriddhi and it sees the vitiation of vata and pitta doshas as the main cause..Mix 1 teaspoon of onion juice with an equal amount of honey. Take once a day for 1 week. Upon noticing improvement, continue for several more days....
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Sir, I am 48 year old I am suffering problem of high blood pressure (100-110, 125-160) from last 3 months I want to know that I should go for a physician or a cardiologist. Pls help.

CLINICAL CARDIOLOGY, MD - Consultant Physician
Cardiologist, Surat
Hi. For proper treatment of high bp, you should consult a cardiologist or a physician who is interested in bp management and treats such patients on regular basis.
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I'm 29 years old male, I attended medical test for going abroad at that test, my ECG report is abnormal, problem mentioned is wpw syndrome, what is meant by wpw syndrome, This is critical problem or not? How I cure this problem, kindly send me answer, Thank you.

Diploma in Obstetrics & Gynaecology, MBBS
General Physician, Delhi
There's an electric circuit in the heart which is responsible for normal beats of heart. In wolff-parkinson'white syndrome, there's an extra electrical pathway between your heart s upper chambers, atria and lower chambers, ventricles and it causes a rapid heat beat -tachycardia, it's present at birth and fairly rare and present in 4 out of 1 lakh people, the episodes of increased heart beat are not life threatening and most people experience symptoms between ages of 11 and 50. Though not life threatening but serious heart problems can occur. Treatment is a catheter based procedure, known as ablation, it can permanently correct the heart rhythm problems.
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My age is 25, my bp is 140 but I feel nothing like high BP and I do gym with weight and after gym my bp is level is under control and some time it increase should I start medicine.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Chennai
Hi, High blood pressure is a silent condition which may not show any symptoms for a long time. But it may be putting extra load on all your vital organs which eventually causes complication. Slight variation in BP levels is common, BP levels will go temporarily above normal levels. This is absolutely normal. Check the BP levels 3-4 times in a month, you may have to take medicines if it is too high. Small variations can be handled by food and lifestyle modification. Take balanced food with lesser salts and spices, get good sleep and practice meditation. Stress -directly increases BP. Take care, Be happy.
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I have suffering from chest pain. Can you suggest me what to do? It pains only in the left side of chest.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
Dear Lybrateuser, - At your age chest pain could be due to acidity, anxiety or sedentary habit - chew your food well, do not skip meals, have meals on time, have 4-5 meals including snacks rather than three large meals, do not lye down for about an hour after meals, have dinner 2-3 hrs before bedtime - avoid fried, spicy & junk food, also restrict intake of tea, coffee to 1-2 cups per day - have 7-8 glasses of water for sufficient hydration - do regular exercise like, walking, jogging, swimming, playing games, also do yoga & deep breathing for 5-10 min daily - take syrup Gelusil, 2 teaspoonful three times a day half an hour after meals - if not much improvement then get an x- ray chest done to know the exact cause & consult a doctor.
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I feel in and around my heart something like wound. When stretch hands and driving bike and other activities. 20 days before I had burning sensation around heart with high heart beat. Should I go for Troponin test. I go for morning walk 2 k. M and also ride bike 70 k. M per day.

Diploma in Obstetrics & Gynaecology, MBBS
General Physician, Delhi
Tropnin test is positive only when there's damage to heart muscle. You should get treated for acidity by eating right food with less spices and fats. Get checked for heart by getting a ecg and halter tests plus blood pressure and blood tests done for sugar and lipids and get back here with reports. You will get more guidance from any of us here on the forum. It will be worth doing deworming now if not done during last 6 months. Take 3 tabs of nemocid together and 200 mg metrogyl twice a day after food for 3 days. Eat light and do moderate exercises.
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Cold and cough hai, Lambi saans lene me pain ho rha h chest se niche right side me and medicine leti hu to chala jata fever.

BHMS, PGDEMS, FCR
Homeopath, Pune
The common cold& cough is the most frequent infection in all age groups. Colds are caused by a viral infection that effects the respiratory system. Colds& cough often respond well to homeopathic remedies Homeopathic medicines like bryonia alba, allium cepa, ant tart, merc sol, calc carb has geart effect on cough and cold. ADVICE -Drink plenty of fluids. Drinking 8 to 10 glasses a day will thin the mucous and make it easier for your body to expel. Try drinking extra fluid with lemon juice, or turning it into a herbal tea for additional benefits Go slow on the milk. Reduce, or stop, your consumption of dairy product. Dairy stimulates the production of of mucous, especially in those who are sensitive to it, which in turn supports the growth of viruses and bacteria.
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Obesity Diabetes & Heart Disease In Family

MBBS, Diploma in Diabetology
Endocrinologist, Mumbai
Obesity Diabetes & Heart Disease In Family
It's not that diabetes, heart disease & obesity runs in your family.
It's that no one runs in your family.
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I am becoming fatty day by day . I have man moobs they are very large . My some friend says that I am becoming girl. But some says it is because of fat. I have 4 times . Sometimes I also feel pain in my chest (or heart) . My weight is 87 kg and age is 15 next month I will be 16 .

PGDD, RD, Bachelor of Home Science
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Mumbai
Hye. Thanks for the query. Your nutrient needs are high as you are growing. If you try to follow some fad diet, you will end up becoming malnourished on the inside and your growth may get stunted. So, go the healthy way to weight loss. Fats get accumulated in certain areas. Once you lose overall weight, you will notice that chest fats will also reduce. There’s no overnight fix when it comes to healthy weight loss, but you can adjust your lifestyle to promote quick, natural weight loss for the benefit of your health and your appearance. Successful, long-term weight management needs to focus on more than the food you eat and the pounds you lose. It needs to focus on your overall health. Reshape your body and your lifestyle by adopting healthy habits and breaking unhealthy ones. Replace all processed foods in your diet with vegetables, fruits, whole grains, low-fat dairy, lean meats, eggs, legumes, nuts, seeds and seafood. Focus on the variety of whole, unprocessed foods you can eat instead of dwelling on the junk food you eliminated from your diet. Eat smaller portions and increase frequency of meals. Make time for breakfast every morning. Eating breakfast helps prevent overeating and is a habit of people who successfully lose weight. Pack to-go meals instead of eating convenience foods when you’re not home. Exercise for 30 to 60 minutes at least three times per week to build muscle and burn more calories. Pilates, strength training, aerobics, swimming, dancing and yoga or a sport like football are ideal choices. If you’re new to exercising, start with brisk walking and jogging. Adopt physically demanding hobbies like bicycling, hiking, jogging, power walking to promote faster weight loss. If you don’t have time for new hobbies, increase your physical activity with things like walking the dog, playing with the kids or jogging instead of driving to a nearby store or taking the stairs instead of the elevator. Don't hesitate to take a personalised diet consultation as it's a matter of your growth as well
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