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Dr. Dhanapal

Cardiologist, Chennai

500 at clinic
Dr. Dhanapal Cardiologist, Chennai
500 at clinic
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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 40 years old frequently feeling Chest discomfort sudden pain and also stomach gas. Also suffering pain in the left hand intermittently. Would you please help me in this regard. Thanking you

FRHS, Ph.D Neuro , MPT - Neurology Physiotherapy, D.Sp.Med, DPHM (Health Management ), BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist, Chennai
I am 40 years old frequently feeling Chest discomfort sudden pain and also stomach gas. Also suffering pain in the le...
Do consult chest physician and take appropriate therapy and management do take ift and laser therapy for pain relief for left hand for 12 days followed by strengthening exercise from neuro physiotherapist best wishes.
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Sir I am 38 years old. My question is related with my two sides, one is bp and another is prostrate. I take eslotel2. 5 for bp. I have huge gas and acidity problem. Specially in january to march my bp increases. But rest of the periods it remains almost normal. My all blood tests and ecg, ecocardiogram are normal. I have sinus arrithmatia, but doctor said it is normal. But recently through usg my mild prostrate enlarge has been detected. Residual urine is 120. After ejaculation or inter course little burn sensation I feel. My psa is 0.61.doctor said it is not worried. But I am very tensed. Generally I am mentally tensed person. Please give me advice regarding prostrate and bp. My lipid profile, sugar,urine. Creatine,na, k,ca, everything is normal.

DHMS (Hons.)
Homeopath, Patna
Sir I am 38 years old. My question is related with my two sides, one is bp and another is prostrate. I take eslotel2....
Hello, liberate user, you are required to tk care of gastric disorder, first to control BP, Arythimia & Tk, plenty of water to hydrate your body. Go for meditation to regulate BP, cardiac disorder &prostatic disorder as well. Your diet be regular, easily digestible on time to avoid gastric disorder. Tk, Homoeopathic medicine:@ Carbo veg200-6 pills, thrice Avoid, junk food, alcohol, nicotine, pizza, burger. Report, fortnightly. Your feedback matters for further followup, please. Tk, care.
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I was working at gym on a machine called parallel bar where in we need to hold or press bar in hand and out body will be free on air then we have to lower a bit until we can which strengthens chest and arm both. When I was doing it I felt a cramp on my chest and from then when I bend or lift it hurts then I stopped gym for few days and it is reducing. Now my question is its been 4 days am not going to workout. Can I start lifting weights from Monday as before as my pain in chest is reduced, orthopedics please suggest me, FYI- I didn't take any medication on it till now.

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
I was working at gym on a machine called parallel bar where in we need to hold or press bar in hand and out body will...
It could be due to myalgia chest (muscle pull) 1. Avoid severe and sustained physical exertion while doing gym 2. Do exercise gradually and follow the advice of gym trainer 3. Take one tablet of crocin pain relief sos after food upto a maximum of 3 tablets daily 4. Apply volini gel twice daily 5. Give warm compress locally 6. Take rest 7. Avoid going to gym till you are fully asymptomatic.
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I am suffering from low blood pressure and gastric disease. Some time I get faint and my foot sometimes swell up. Iss this symptoms of any dangerous disease.

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
I am suffering from low blood pressure and gastric disease. Some time I get faint and my foot sometimes swell up. Iss...
1. Drink plenty of water/ Nimbu pani/electral powder with water 2.Increase salt intake 3.Take plenty of fresh green leafy vegetables, Fruits. Fish, chicken etc 4.Avoid alcohol 5, Go for regular exercise 6. Drink Tea/ coffee 7. Avoid prolonged standing 8. Avoid stress, anxiety, depression 9.Take.adequate rest and have 7-8 hours of sound sleep in the night 10. Do yoga, meditation and deep breathing exercise to calm your mind, control your emotion and relieve stress 11. Check your hemoglobin, monitor BP and consult physician for advice and treatment.
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Sir I have chest pain for few seconds. Is this for acidity. Some body told me you should consult doctors.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Faridabad
Sir I have chest pain for few seconds. Is this for acidity. Some body told me you should consult doctors.
Dear it can of many reasons... Get an Ecg and lipid profile done immediately. Consult a physician for clinical corelation. For acidity try the tips...1. Drink 100-500 ml of tender coconut water twice a day for relief from hyperacidity Mix equal parts of powdered fennel, licorice root, basil leaves and coriander seeds. Have ½ teaspoon of this mixture with ½ teaspoon of powdered rock candy (or unrefined sugar) 15 minutes before lunch and dinner. 2.Make a powdered mixture of equal parts of rock candy (or unrefined sugar), fennel, and green cardamom. Whenever you feel heartburn, mix 1 teaspoon of the mixture in a glass of cold milk and drink. 3.Avoid tea, coffee, and carbonated or alcoholic beverages. 4.Avoid using garlic, ginger, onions, tomatoes, and vinegar in cooking. 5.Curd should be strictly avoided at night. 6. Practice Yoga and Pranayama such as Vajrasana, Bhujangasana, Salabhasana, Bhastrika Pranayama,Shitali Pranayama and Shitkari Pranayama. 7.Drink plenty of fluids and water. 8. Avoid constipation.
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For the past two weeks, my BP varies between 57/80 to 64/90. Is it a matter of concern. I am a woman aged 43 years

Diploma in Community Medicine, MBBS Alternative Medicine, Diploma in Acupuncture
Alternative Medicine Specialist, Delhi
Hello. No there is nothing to worry about it. We normally have up down problem with the BP. Just keep monitoring your BP. For any help contact us
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I'm 20 year old. I suffer from asthma, my blood pressure is 140/100 mmg. How can I control it without taking any medicine?

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General Physician, Mumbai
I'm 20 year old. I suffer from asthma, my blood pressure is 140/100 mmg. How can I control it without taking any medi...
Dear lybrate user, your blood pressure seems to be on the higher side, but one reading is not sufficient to make a conclusive diagnosis of hypertension. Additional details like history, weight, height, lifestyle, etc are also important. It is important you consult a physician privately, which will enable the particular doctor to prescribe you specific treatment after checking your blood pressure. Meanwhile, you could observe the following to help improve your blood pressure: - Sleep well at least 6-7 hrs everyday. Do not get stressed about issues. - Drink less coffee and tea, quit smoking - Eat less salt, less processed foods (papad, pickles, noodles, etc.) - Eat small meals (preferably home-cooked) at regular timings everyday Get well soon!
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My aunt is 76 years old. creatinine 1.7 bun is 23. BP high since 5 years. Swaĺlon foot.

DNB (General Medicine), PG A@E, Certificate in Diabetology, FICM, MBBS
General Physician, Kottayam
My aunt is 76 years old. creatinine 1.7 bun is 23. BP high since 5 years. Swaĺlon foot.
Ya your aunt is having a problem with kidney function you can do a urine routine and 24 hour urine albumin and follow up control bp to abt 140,/90 avoid unnesseary dx namely aurvedic and nsaid etc.
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Please help me out, I have smoking habit & I want to leave it but its not going only & and from that I am getting little pain in my chest also so what should I do. & and one more problem is there with me only after my toilet I wash it out & clean with tissues paper I have seen blood coming out, so I am in little tens so please help me out.

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Psychologist, Bangalore
Please help me out, I have smoking habit & I want to leave it but its not going only & and from that I am getting lit...
You should go for immediate medical check up and investigate these symptoms you are having. You must also go for counseling for your habit and since you have tried it many times and failed, you may consider admitting yourself to a rehabilitation center to help you give it up. The problems you are having are not at all healthy and smoking could be the cause. The habit can be very difficult to halt because of the many conditions attached to smoking. In fact these conditions can exist all through the day unlike other addictions. But your desire to want to stop is the most important factor. It is important to find out about the ill-effects of smoking to have a reason that alarms you about continuing in the habit. The information is really scary. The nicotine in tobacco smoke stimulates the heart beat to raise the blood pressure in no time at all. So you must avoid it like the plague: it is just very bad medicine for you. In fact it is highly toxic too. You will need to stop smoking or consuming any tobacco related items with immediate effect. You should start vigorous exercises, gradually increasing it over a period of time. Do deep breathing exercises every time you feel like smoking (try Yoga), and replace the oral urge with some healthy food substitute to satiate the need. You may also take hard candy or chewing gum. If the urge is too strong, then use nicotine chewing gum or nicotine patches, for a little while until the smoking drive reduces substantially. You may also join Smokers Anonymous in your city where the support is really extraordinary for like-minded people who are also in the same situation. Keep yourself occupied or engaged with interesting activities during the times when it is most tempting. Keep the company of non-smokers for some time i.e. at least for the first 21 days. Above all announce it to everyone that you have quit smoking. Here?s a piece of very good advice: even if you accidentally/willfully take a cigarette, it is not the end of the world ? you can start the cessation all over again. You must persevere with the best support until you defeat this addiction. Counseling is very useful in the initial stages and when temptations are at their highest. All the damage you incurred earlier because of the smoking can be reverted back to normal in quick time.
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What is the connection between high blood pressure (hypertension) and heart disease?

Diploma in Obstetrics & Gynaecology, MBBS
General Physician, Delhi
What is the connection between high blood pressure (hypertension) and heart disease?
High bp means that the blood is running at a greater pressure than required like water flows in a river at a stable speed, if speed is erratic, there are floods! blood flowing in vessels at higher pressures tend to break blood vessels supplying blood to heart -heart attacks or to brain -stroke or to retina of eye-blindness. All organs are affected.
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I suddenly feel pain in my heart, it occurs in every 2 months. Please suggest me what can I do to relief from this pain?

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
I suddenly feel pain in my heart, it occurs in every 2 months. Please suggest me what can I do to relief from this pain?
The sudden pains only in your age are not suggestive of any heart problem. For heart linked problems we must also keep other factors related to heart in our mind. It can be either a nervous or muscular pain and in your case the chances are of for a nervous pain as these pains are intermittent every 2 months. Homoeopathic medicine hypericum 30 (dr reckeweg) drink 5 drops in 1 spoon fresh water 3 times daily for 2 months.
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I have severe cough, chest pain, body pain and high temperature for over 3 week. What should I do?

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
I have severe cough, chest pain, body pain and high temperature for over 3 week. What should I do?
For cough take syp ascoril-D 2.5 ml twice a day and For pain take tablet paracetamol 650 mg and Take Cp Amoxicillin 500mg 1-1 for five days and Get your blood checked for cbc, mp , widal , sgpt and urine r/m and revert back to us with reports
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While sleeping heart gets abnormal beats with sudden bouncing movement. Got ecg done which was normal. Suffer from gastric and acidity. Please advise how to overcome.

Certified Diabetes Educator, Registered Dietitian (RD), PGDD, Bachelor of Unani Medicine and Surgery (B.U.M.S), General Physician
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Mumbai
Too much cholesterol in the blood can lead to cardiovascular disease. What you eat has a direct impact on your cholesterol level. In fact, a diet rich in fiber and other cholesterol-lowering foods may help lower cholesterol as much as statin medication for some people. Working with a registered dietitian and doctor is the key to develop and maintain a successful health program to manage it. I will inform you on how to make diet, lifestyle changes, make you understand instructions for taking medication because it won't work if you don't take it as directed. Consult privately for a holistic dietary therapy to solve your problems.
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Sir, I have lots of pain on my chest and also cough. Huge cough. please help me what I do and I have also used lots of medicine but there is no improvement.

BHMS
Homeopath, Raebareli
Sir, I have lots of pain on my chest and also cough. Huge cough. please help me what I do and I have also used lots o...
Please take Bryonia 200 – once daily for next 3-4 days. Drink plenty of warm fluids. Consult me for homeopathic treatment.
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I have b.P problem. How can I cure b.P problem. Please tell sir And I have taking 2 medicines Olsar a 20 and prolomet xl 50 Is it right.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Navi Mumbai
I have b.P problem. How can I cure b.P problem. Please  tell sir
And I have taking 2 medicines
Olsar a 20 and prolome...
In ayurveda there is mention panchakarma treatment. Panchakarma means five procedure for detoxification of body in this five procedure for blood pressure you should do basti and shirodhara treatment. You will get good result so consult good ayurvedic doctors.
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I am hypothyroidism for past few days I hve heart so king feeling , loss of appetite, weakness all my vital parameters r normal pls advise.

MSc. Foods & Nutrition, BSc. Dietitics
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Mumbai
I am hypothyroidism for past few days I hve heart so king feeling , loss of appetite, weakness all my vital parameter...
Hello in hypothyroidism you have to be very careful while eating food especially vegetables. Must avoid goitrogenic food items. I will suggest you to do proper counselling to find out the root cause of your problem and based on that if you follow diet you will get 100 % results. And get rid of your problems.
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Hi my father is a heart attack patient he got attacked 2 years ago now wt type of food he will take and he is too heavy weight person .

AUTLS, CCEDM, MD - Internal Medicine, MBBS
General Physician, Faridabad
Hi my father  is a heart attack patient he got attacked 2 years ago now wt type of food he will take and he is too he...
First ask him to reduce weight by daily exercises... Avoid fried foods and oily foods and fast foods ...take plenty of fruits in diet
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How Can I Avoid Cholesterol In My Diet?

Partners in Health
Multi Speciality, Gurgaon
How Can I Avoid Cholesterol In My Diet?

Cholesterol is either ingested in the food (about 25% ) we eat and some of it is produced by our body (remaining 75%). Cholesterol is needed by the body to produce steroid hormones and bile acids. It is an aspect that is required by the body and if in too much quantity, the same can cause havoc in the body. The best is to maintain the right balance of cholesterol in our diet. The same requires life style and dietary modifications.

The first step in creating your low cholesterol diet plan is to eliminate foods high in saturated fat and bad cholesterol.

Low cholesterol foods diet mainly includes:

High-Fiber Diet- Soluble fiber reduces bad cholesterol. Good food sources are oatmeal, fruits and vegetables.

Cooking oil- Fats makes about 30 % of your days in take. A combination of oils work the best. Foods rich in saturated fats are butter, ghee, cream, and cheese. These need to be taken in moderation or avoided. Avoid fried foods. Not more than 10% of total calories should be from Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids (PUFA) and the remaining should be from Monounsaturated Fatty Acids (MUFA). The best sources of PUFA are plant based oils , sunflower, corn, soybean, cottonseed and safflower. MUFA are found in the largest amounts in olive, canola, mustard, almond and peanut oils.

Avoid Trans fats- Read labels carefully and do not re use oil used for frying.

Go lean- Choose lean meat and fish. Fish is a good source of omega-3 fatty acids. Foods high in omega 3 help you lower down the risk of cardio-vascular disease. Tuna and salmon are a good source of omega-3 to name a few.

Eat a wide range of fruits and vegetables- This will help ensure that your body meets all the vitamins and nutrient requirement. Fruits and vegetables are relatively low in calories. Apples and pears are known for soluble fiber, which reduces bad cholesterol levels. It is best that you eat good quantities of the same.

Include low fat dairy products-Avoid ghee, cheese, cream, paneer and butter. Opt for lighter and healthier options.

Exercise well - Exercise at least 30 mins per day. Workout will help you burn extra fat resulting in lowering cholesterol levels.

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I am 52 yrs old male. No diabetese but high cholestral due to drinking every night since 15 yrs. Experiencing sudden weight loss. 4-5kg in 3 months. What could be the possible reason?

DM - Cardiology, MD - General Medicine
Cardiologist, Mohali
I am 52 yrs old male. No diabetese but high cholestral due to drinking every night since 15 yrs. Experiencing sudden ...
Please get your liver functions checked through blood tests. Preferable to get an ultrasound of the abdomen. Both of these are screening tests to rule out alcohol induced liver injury. Based on the test results further advance testing may be required.
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Sometime My heart beat fast at night . Around 20 days gap. I consult Dr. . ECG normal Echo normal . Is it due to stress ? It do not happen whole day . Only at sleeping time .

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
Sometime My heart beat fast at night . Around 20 days gap. I consult Dr. . ECG normal Echo normal . Is it due to stre...
Dear lybrateuser, -the fast heart beat is due to stress & anxiety -to reduce stress do regular exercise like walking, jogging, swimming, outdoor games for 20-30 min a day, also do yoga, meditation & deep breathing for 10-15 min in the morning, you don't have to do these at a stretch, even short periods of 10-15 min spread over the day is beneficial -other than work occupy your mind by reading, listening to music, following a hobby, socializing with friends as these have a calming effect on the mind -eat well balanced, nutritious, home made food, avoid spicy, fried & junk food, more than 2-3 cups of tea, coffee if you take, also avoid alcohol & tobacco -have a good restful sleep for 7-8 hrs at night, for this eat your dinner 2-3 hrs before bedtime, avoid watching tv & other gadgets 1-2 hrs before bedtime, read a book or listen to music before going to bed -if still not much improvement then consult a doctor as you may require medication.
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