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Dr. Elagovan R

Cardiologist, Chennai

Dr. Elagovan R Cardiologist, Chennai
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Dr. Elagovan R is a trusted Cardiologist in Chromepet, Chennai. You can meet Dr. Elagovan R personally at Akash Nursing Home in Chromepet, Chennai. You can book an instant appointment online with Dr. Elagovan R on Lybrate.com.

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I have a acute pain near heart which has been troubling me from ten days. What may be the reason for this?

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
I have a acute pain near heart which has been troubling me from ten days. What may be the reason for this?
Dear Lybrateuser, -At your age your problem could be due to acidity, anxiety or sedentary habit -do not skip meals, have meals on time, avoid fried, spicy & junk foods, avoid more than 1-2 cups of tea/coffee, chew your food well, have 4-5 small meals including snacks rather than three large meals, do not lye down for at least one hour after meals, have dinner 2-3 hrs before bedtime -have 8-10 glasses of water for proper digestion -do regular exercise like jogging, brisk walking, swimming for 20-30 min -take syrup Gelusil, 2 teaspoonful half an hour after every meal three times a day -if not much relief then consult a doctor as you will require investigations to be done to find out exact cause & its treatment.
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Which medicine use for fever and which medicine for heart attack. Please tell me.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
Which medicine use for fever and which  medicine for heart attack. Please tell me.
Dear lybrateuser, - For fever you can take tablet Paracetamol - in heart attack give the person a tablet of Aspirin to chew.
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How to control blood pressure?

DM - Cardiology, MD - Medicine
Cardiologist,
How to control blood pressure?
Lifestyle modification - normalize weight, stop smoking, physical exercise, salt restricted diet, mental relaxation etc, if these measures fail then next step would be to start medicines. Also one needs to rule out secondary hypertension.
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Hello, Good Morning Doctor, I just need to know that, When I think very seriously I got pain in my left side of chest, I am 24 years of age Pls suggest something, Thank you!

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
Hello,
Good Morning Doctor,
I just need to know that,
When I think very seriously I got pain in my left side of chest...
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 11.Consult me for further advice
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I am 51 years, suffering with heart problem since 8 years caused with blood pressure and cholesterol kindly advise me sir how to control the both.

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine Specialist, Faridabad
I am 51 years, suffering with heart problem since 8 years caused with blood pressure and cholesterol kindly advise me...
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 is suffering from low blood pressure in routine she is in her 6th month of pregnancy before pregnancy she never had this problem. She is having good diet eating fruits taking rest properly but still consistently suffering from low bp is it normal or not will it put any negative effect on the baby.

DNB (Obstetrics and Gynecology), PGDHHM, MBBS
Gynaecologist, Delhi
My wife is suffering from low blood pressure in routine she is in her 6th month of pregnancy before pregnancy she nev...
bp low because of imbalance diet and nutritional insufficiency.first advice her to take proper diet rich iron,calcium,folic acid,vitamin and protein supplements.take plenty of fluid and walk in morning atleast for 15 min.try to avoid constipation.
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My triglyceride is 62, cholesterol 112, HDL 40, LDL 59.6. VLDL 12.4, HDL Cholesterol Ratio 2.8 LDL, HDL Ratio 1.5.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
My triglyceride is 62, cholesterol 112, HDL 40, LDL 59.6. VLDL 12.4, HDL Cholesterol Ratio 2.8 LDL, HDL Ratio 1.5.
Hello, don't worry , this is a normal lipid profile report, so everything is fine. You can take Essentia Aurea (schwabe) 20 drops with water once daily.This is a cardiotonic which takes care of your heart , BP and cholesterol.You can continue it safely.
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I am 49 years old. I am taking Telma 40 mg and stamilo beta for bp from past 2 years. Last time when I got my tests done I had high cholesterol for which I am taking Atrovas From past two months I have burning sensation in my feet Also I have lost my erection I am not able to have normal life which I am upset and also feel embarrassed Kindly help me.

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine Specialist, Faridabad
I am 49 years old. I am taking Telma 40 mg and stamilo beta for bp from past 2 years. Last time when I got my tests d...
Cholesterol level should be measured at least once every five years in everyone over age 20. The screening test that is usually performed is a blood test called a lipid profile. Experts recommend that men ages 35 and older and women ages 45 and older be more frequently screened for lipid disorders. The lipoprotein profile includes: Total cholesetrol LDL (low-density lipoprotein CHOLESETROL also called "bad"CHOLESTETROL HDL (high-density lipoprotein cholesterol, also called "good" cholesterol) TRIGLYCERIDES (fats carried in the BLOOD from the food we eat. Excess calories, alcohol, or sugar in the body are converted into TRIGLYCERIDES and stored in fat cells throughout the body. 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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I am a 50 year old Indian agriculturist in coffee, normal structure, weight 62 kgs. I do not smoke, no alcohol, no meat, chicken, but take fish sometimes n consume eggs frequently. Coffee drinking daily at 2 cups/day. Daily cycling for about 10 kms. My sex life is utterly bad. I have no any major complications, no medication history so far slight knee pains when I sit long. A little financial stress off-late. I have a low nagging back pain since last 20 years. Sciatica problem but have maintained it in control. I have observed a twitching 10-30 seconds pain on my left chest which has now become regular. Had undergone ECG where some small error observed by doctor and put me on ecosprin. My TMT was perfect with no problem at narayana hrudalaya bangalore and I was told I have less than 5% chance of any attack. But this regular pricking twitch keeps giving me the jitters. Doc says if it continues. He may suggest me an anti. Should I need to go in for it. If required I can share scan copy of my ECG. That has raised eyebrow of the doc. Do guide me

DHMS (Hons.)
Homeopath, Patna
I am a 50 year old Indian agriculturist in coffee, normal structure, weight 62 kgs. I do not smoke, no alcohol, no me...
Hello, Lybrate user, It would b proper to view your report but ECG report is not enough to assesse the over all condition of d heart to be panic about unless you go through stress test, angiography,Eco, to establish any measure cardiac fault when TMT is normal. Caffiene may trigger Herat problem please consult to your cardiologist, in this regard. If you are on Ecosprin it means some blockage is there or blood need to be thinner but that too, can be established after Eco test, atleast. On the whole your symptoms reveal that you are disturbed due to gastric disorder causing pain in chest and back. U have not mentioned your height & weight. Homoeopathy very well manage the function of heart. Till your report reach me ,please take homoeo medicine: @ Carbo veg 200-6 pills, thrice. Tk, plenty of water, Go for meditation to reduce your stress and to feed your heart. Your diet be easily digestible diet on small intervals. Avoid, junk food, cold, Report wkly, Your feed back is solicited. Tk care.
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I get tingling and numb feeling in my hands and legs. I feel light headed and my heart palpitates heavily. I hv to take long breathes. This happens every alternate days since last 15 years. Please help.

MD-Ayurveda, Basic Life Support (B.L.S), Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Ahmednagar
Probably it may b due to anaemia. Do blood test. If no anaemia found rule out thyroid. Check your bmi. Your bp and also chest x ray if all reports are normal also do 2 d echo. If cardiologist advise angiography go for it. All reports all normal then anxiety should b treated.
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I am 38 years old male my ldl please cholesterol is 160. 4 what does it means ?

MD - Consultant Physician, Certified Diabetologist from USA, CCEBDM, Advanced Clinical Course in Cardiology (USA), Fellowship in Diabetes (Liverpool), Diploma in Family Medicine (U.K.), M.B.B.S.
General Physician,
Ldl means low density lipoprotein cholesterol which is the most harmful cholesterol of blood. It is desirable to be kept less than 110. Inform me your complete lipid profile reports, your blood pressure, ecg report( if u have done it already). U may need to take cholesterol lowering medicines. Send me private message.
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I am 56 years old male I am high b. P. Patient from last 15 yrs. Now I am suffering from osteoporosis and arthritis.

BAMS, YIC, DEC
Ayurveda,
Hi, you can take calcium with vit d, and under go treatment, in ayurveda v have treatment called matra basti for more details you can consult me.
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I am 46 suffering from ed since last 1 year Mild bp & cholesterol is under control with medication. What should I do ? please Suggest.

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine Specialist, Faridabad
I am 46 suffering from ed since last 1 year Mild bp & cholesterol is under control with medication. What should I do ...
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 .
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Hi, my son is 32. He is feeling palpitation (increased heart beat). He is not sleeping well for last 10 days. Cardiologist says his heart is working fine. All tests normal. Is this anxiety disorder.

M B B S, M. D (Internal Medicine)
General Physician, Nellore
Looks like it but you should also rule out hyperthyroidism, especially if your son is denying any worries or emotional stressors.
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I am broken heart, after a breakup, can't able to forget my love. Feeling depressed.

MD - Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Chennai
I am broken heart, after a breakup, can't able to forget my love. Feeling depressed.
It s natural and normal. Only time is the answer. If you want to get ridof the thoughts sooner, consult a psychiatrist, they will be be to help you.
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I have high ldl and low hdl eventhogh I am following strict diet control, daily exercise, yoga, surya namaskar, walking, etc. Kindly suggest me the ayurveda medicines to reduce ldl and increase hdl.

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine Specialist, Faridabad
I have high ldl and low hdl eventhogh I am following strict diet control, daily exercise, yoga, surya namaskar, walki...
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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I am 34 year old, male, civil services student, suffering from sleep problem, when I go to bed it takes hours to into sleep mode, and feeling heart beat which worsen the problem.

BHMS
Homeopath, Raebareli
I am 34 year old, male, civil services student, suffering from sleep problem, when I go to bed it takes hours to into...
Please note the following for your condition: • Avoid big meals late in the evening. You need three to four hours to digest a big meal. • Spicy or sugary food, even at suppertime, is usually a bad idea. Spices can irritate your stomach, and when it tosses and turns, so will you. Having a lot of sugary food—especially chocolate, which contains caffeine—can make you feel jumpy. • Try a soothing aromatic bath before bedtime. Add 5 drops lavender oil and 3 drops ylang-ylang oil to warm bathwater and enjoy a nice soak.
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How to decrease cholesterol increasing on stomach, thighs, and neck areas day by day? And how to loose weight?

DHMS (Hons.)
Homeopath, Patna
How to decrease cholesterol increasing on stomach, thighs, and neck areas day by day? And how to loose weight?
Dear lybrate user, Please,go through d under noted tips Go for a risk walk in d morning. Take plenty of water to eliminate toxins . Opt stair case instead of lift, Take,oats and green tea in d breakfast. Reduce your meal by10% and add salad,fruits,sprouts in lunch. Go for swimming,cycling,jogging,gardening. Go for ,aerobics ,suitable for abdominal muscle. Homoeo medicine @ Fucus vas Q-20 drops,thrice with little water. Report,after a fortnight. Take care.
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