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Dr. G.Venkatesh

MBBS, MD - Cardiology, DNB (Cardiology)

Cardiologist, Chennai

22 Years Experience  ·  350 at clinic
Dr. G.Venkatesh MBBS, MD - Cardiology, DNB (Cardiology) Cardiologist, Chennai
22 Years Experience  ·  350 at clinic
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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. G.Venkatesh is a renowned Cardiologist in Saligramam, Chennai. Doctor has helped numerous patients in his/her 22 years of experience as a Cardiologist. Doctor is a qualified MBBS, MD - Cardiology, DNB (Cardiology) . Doctor is currently practising at VHM Hospital Pvt. Ltd. in Saligramam, Chennai. You can book an instant appointment online with Dr. G.Venkatesh on Lybrate.com.

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MBBS - The TamilNadu Dr. M.G.R Medical University - 1995
MD - Cardiology - The TamilNadu Dr. M.G.R Medical University - 2000
DNB (Cardiology) - National Board of Examinations, New Delhi - 2008

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Home remedy for Chest Pain

M.Sc - Dietitics / Nutrition, DNHE, P.G. Diploma in Panchkarma, Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Hapur
Home remedy for Chest Pain
Omega-3 fatty acids

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If you have a heart disease, high cholesterol or a family history of heart problems, then you need to increase your intake of foods rich in omega-3 fatty acids.

These healthy fatty acids help lower triglycerides (fats in the blood) and prevent angina. Plus, due to their antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties, omega-3 fats have a profound effect on heart health.
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Sir; I am under treatment of sugar and bp since last four years. My bp is stand on 140 and sugar on fasting 120 and after meal 180 maintain even I am taking zee telmi-h for bp and glycomet gp-1 for sugar od. 0.5 mg thyrox tab and ecosprin. O. 75mg and one cap of omeg are regularrly. Kindly send your advise to take further action and oblige.

MBBS
General Physician, Delhi
You r taking good medicines and your reports r just above normal you should go for hba1c test for your 3 months sugar control, after that we can advice you to increase or decrease your medicines.
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My daddy has gone thru bypass surgery (CABG) LAST 2 WEEKS BACK HE IS 75 YRS & DIABETIC please ADVICE ROUTINE PRECAUTION TO FOLLOW & exercise REGIME FOR BETTER RECOVERY.

DM - Cardiology -, MD - General Medicine - , MBBS, FSCAI, MHRS, FACC, FESC , Fellowship in Interventional Cardiology & EP, Interventional Cardiology & EP and Devices, Senior Specialist( Interventional Cardiology), Fellow of southeast Asian Interventional Cardiology Society, International Award of Excellence in Cardiology
Cardiologist, Delhi
My daddy has gone thru bypass surgery (CABG) LAST 2 WEEKS BACK HE IS 75 YRS & DIABETIC please ADVICE ROUTINE PRECAUTI...
For the instruction given in the discharge summary as report any new symptoms of chest pain or breathing difficulties or wound infection. He should follow symptom limited activity for 3-4 weeks and do breathing exercise, wire chest bainder for most of the time for 1 1/2 month. Avoid sleeping by side and take regular medications.
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I think I have a heart problem because I feel some palpitation during evening for an about 2-3 hours daily when I am in rest, I am from Srinagar Jammu and Kashmir here is cold very season and it is some kind of playing drum beat in my chest. Hope you will answer me soon Thanks.

BHMS, Master of Science in Pharmaceutical Medicine
Homeopath,
I think I have a heart problem because I feel some palpitation during evening for an about 2-3 hours daily when I am ...
Hello, please check complete blood count, this condition is often observed in iron deficiency anemia. If it is from iron deficiency, we would start homoeopathic medicine for the same. Please check blood pressure too. Thanks,
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My friend suffering low bp (100/60) n giddiness with more hunger she had exams so she got tension please suggest me home remedy n ayurvedic and allopathic medicines wt is reason please suggest me.

C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician,
This Bp is normal in some cases and she needs a check up before any medication . It can be also exam tension
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I am a 30 years old and I have thyroid & hypertension from last 1 years. How I recover myself without lifelong medicine?

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine Specialist, Faridabad
I am a 30 years old and I have thyroid & hypertension from last 1 years. How I recover myself without lifelong medicine?
HYPOTHYROIDISM:--- where there is deficiency of thyroxine hormone leading to sluggishness, tired feeling, weight increase, slow heart beats, intolerance to cold, swelling of legs, feet and face, difficulty in concentrating and at times in speech. Treatment for hypothyroidism is giving thyroxine tablets. And dose are according to level of thyroid for life time. Avoid bad habits . Avoid stress. Some Relax during work. Go for walk, Take plenty of water, high-carbohydrate foods such as potatoes, rice, pasta and bread. Nutrient-rich foods that improve your health may also benefit your thyroid gland, antioxidant-rich fruits and vegetables more plenty of water: Blueberries, tomatoes, bell peppers, and other foods rich in antioxidants can improve overall health and benefit the thyroid gland. Eating foods high in B vitamins, like whole grains, may also help. flax oil, Selenium: Tiny amounts of selenium are needed for enzymes that make thyroid hormones to work properly. Eating selenium-rich foods, such as sunflower seeds or Brazil nuts, can be beneficial. Tyrosine: This amino acid is used by the thyroid gland to produce T3 and T4. Taking a supplement may help, avoid oily foods,junk foods, go for walk. Do Tests every 3 to 6 months. And consult doctor on time.
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I am a 65 years old male suffering from High BP and diabetic since last 7 years. Recently I am getting white patches on my elbow and ankles. What may be the reason and treatment?

MBBS
Sexologist, Gurdaspur
I am a 65 years old male suffering from High BP and diabetic since last 7 years. Recently I am getting white patches ...
White patches can be due to uncontrolled sugar. You need to have sugar in control. And it will subside itself. Go for your glucose levels and hba1c levels. Do reply with reports.
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Master of Physical Therapy MPT CARDIO, BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist, Rajkot
REGULAR PRACTICE OF SLOW AND DEEP BREATHING WILL DECREASE YOUR BLOOD PRESSURE.
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I have gone through these test recently. My triglycerides is 315 hdl 29 ldl 97 vldl 63 and sgot 57 sgpt74. These are worrying sign. I have to take medicine for these symptoms kindly help.

Diploma in Obstetrics & Gynaecology, MBBS
General Physician, Delhi
I have gone through these test recently. My triglycerides is 315 hdl 29 ldl 97 vldl 63 and sgot 57 sgpt74. These are ...
Do not take medicines yet. Try to modify your diet, minimum oils and more of seasonal fruits and salads. Lemon water with honey taken empty stomach helps bring down fats in blood. Try diet therapy only, I am sure after 2 months of trial, your reports will be near normal, do not go for a repeat test earlier, do take good fats like a spoon of desi ghee/butter + a katori of assorted dry nuts every day. No chips/namkeens/samosas/street food as snacks, munch on apples and cucumbers and oranges.
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How does blood pressure increase what we should do to balance it please give some tips.

MD - Consultant Physician
Cardiologist, Kolkata
How does blood pressure increase what we should do to balance it please give some tips.
Balanced diet, proper exercise & yoga, away from abnomal thoughts, regular intake of medicine for bp will keep it balanced.

Hi, My SGPT is 94 and Cholesterol, Trig, HDL and LDL are 248, 273, 36 and 166. I need advice on what do I need to do to bring this parameters down. I am really concerned with this as I am a vegetarian and non alcoholic.

BASM, MD, MS (Counseling & Psychotherapy), MSc - Psychology, Certificate in Clinical psychology of children and Young People, Certificate in Psychological First Aid, Certificate in Positive Psychology
Psychologist, Palakkad
Hi, My SGPT is 94 and Cholesterol, Trig, HDL and LDL are 248, 273, 36 and 166. I need advice on what do I need to do ...
Dear lybrate user. There are no short cuts. Physical exercise is the key. Quit smoking and alcohol consumption, cut sugar intake, to bring down total cholesterol, triglycerides etc you have to increase good cholesterol. Good cholesterol is available in plums, grapes, purple cabbage, eggplant, and raspberries to your diet. Plus eating more fruits and veggies (in addition to whole grains) will increase your fiber, which has been shown to help control overall cholesterol levels. Take care.
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I have blood pressure problem and my age 25 years old so now what can I do for control my blood pressure label.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
I have blood pressure problem and my age 25 years old so now what can I do for control my blood pressure label.
Being a homoeopath,Please answer my following questions so that I can guide you accordingly 1.What is your BP reading 2.Since when are you suffering from this problem 3.What all medicines are you presently taking 4.or it is the first time you are going to take medicine 5.What are your eating habits 6.Have you addiction of smoking/Alcohol/Drugs 7.What are your sleeping habits 8.What is your profession and nature of your work 9.What iss your BLOOD LIPID PROFILE REPORTS
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What Causes High Blood Pressure? 4. What Health Problems Are Associated With High Blood Pressure? And what are the side effects?

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
What Causes High Blood Pressure? 4. What Health Problems Are Associated With High Blood Pressure? And what are the si...
There are two types of high blood pressure. 1. Primary (essential) hypertension--For most adults, there's no identifiable cause of high blood pressure. This type of high blood pressure, called primary (essential) hypertension, tends to develop gradually over many years. 2. Secondary hypertension--Some people have high blood pressure caused by an underlying condition. This type of high blood pressure, called secondary hypertension, tends to appear suddenly and cause higher blood pressure than does primary hypertension. Various conditions and medications can lead to secondary hypertension, including: •Obstructive sleep apnea- •Kidney problems •Adrenal gland tumors •Thyroid problems- •Certain defects in blood vessels you're born with (congenital) •Certain medications, such as birth control pills, cold remedies, decongestants, over-the-counter pain relievers and some prescription drugs- •Illegal drugs, such as cocaine and amphetamines •Alcohol abuse or chronic alcohol use High blood pressure has many risk factors, including: 1. Age. The risk of high blood pressure increases as you age. Through early middle age, or about age 45, high blood pressure is more common in men. Women are more likely to develop high blood pressure after age 65. 2. Race. High blood pressure is particularly common among blacks, often developing at an earlier age than it does in whites. Serious complications, such as stroke, heart attack and kidney failure, also are more common in blacks. 3. Family history. High blood pressure tends to run in families.- 4. Being overweight or obese. The more you weigh the more blood you need to supply oxygen and nutrients to your tissues. As the volume of blood circulated through your blood vessels increases, so does the pressure on your artery walls. 5. Not being physically active. People who are inactive tend to have higher heart rates. The higher your heart rate, the harder your heart must work with each contraction and the stronger the force on your arteries. Lack of physical activity also increases the risk of being overweight. 6. Using tobacco. Not only does smoking or chewing tobacco immediately raise your blood pressure temporarily, but the chemicals in tobacco can damage the lining of your artery walls. This can cause your arteries to narrow, increasing your blood pressure. Secondhand smoke also can increase your blood pressure. 7. Too much salt (sodium) in your diet. Too much sodium in your diet can cause your body to retain fluid, which increases blood pressure. 8. Too little potassium in your diet. Potassium helps balance the amount of sodium in your cells. If you don't get enough potassium in your diet or retain enough potassium, you may accumulate too much sodium in your blood. 9. Too little vitamin D in your diet. It's uncertain if having too little vitamin D in your diet can lead to high blood pressure. Vitamin D may affect an enzyme produced by your kidneys that affects your blood pressure. 10. Drinking too much alcohol. Over time, heavy drinking can damage your heart. Having more than two drinks a day for men and more than one drink a day for women may affect your blood pressure. If you drink alcohol, do so in moderation. For healthy adults, that means up to one drink a day for women of all ages and men older than age 65, and up to two drinks a day for men age 65 and younger. One drink equals 360 ML of beer, 100 ML of wine or 45 ML of 80-proof liquor.- 11. Stress. High levels of stress can lead to a temporary increase in blood pressure. If you try to relax by eating more, using tobacco or drinking alcohol, you may only increase problems with high blood pressure. 12. Certain chronic conditions. Certain chronic conditions also may increase your risk of high blood pressure, such as kidney disease, diabetes and sleep apnea. Sometimes pregnancy contributes to high blood pressure, as well. Although high blood pressure is most common in adults, children may be at risk, too. For some children, high blood pressure is caused by problems with the kidneys or heart. But for a growing number of kids, poor lifestyle habits, such as an unhealthy diet, obesity and lack of exercise, contribute to high blood pressure.- COMPLICATIONS The excessive pressure on your artery walls caused by high blood pressure can damage your blood vessels, as well as organs in your body. The higher your blood pressure and the longer it goes uncontrolled, the greater the damage. Uncontrolled high blood pressure can lead to: 1. Heart attack or stroke. High blood pressure can cause hardening and thickening of the arteries (atherosclerosis), which can lead to a heart attack, stroke or other complications. 2. Aneurysm. Increased blood pressure can cause your blood vessels to weaken and bulge, forming an aneurysm. If an aneurysm ruptures, it can be life-threatening. 3. Heart failure. To pump blood against the higher pressure in your vessels, your heart muscle thickens. Eventually, the thickened muscle may have a hard time pumping enough blood to meet your body's needs, which can lead to heart failure. 4. Weakened and narrowed blood vessels in your kidneys. This can prevent these organs from functioning normally. 5. Thickened, narrowed or torn blood vessels in the eyes. This can result in vision loss. 6. Metabolic syndrome. This syndrome is a cluster of disorders of your body's metabolism, including increased waist circumference; high triglycerides; low high-density lipoprotein (HDL) cholesterol, the" good" cholesterol; high blood pressure; and high insulin levels. These conditions make you more likely to develop diabetes, heart disease and stroke. 7. Trouble with memory or understanding. Uncontrolled high blood pressure may also affect your ability to think, remember and learn. Trouble with memory or understanding concepts is more common in people with high blood pressure.
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I am 43, male, feel extremely exhausted all the time, have smoking habit with bp and diabetis, on medication. What could be wrong?

M.D,Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Amritsar
Quit smoking. Start tab bupropionxl150 mg at night. Chew nicotex tab when there is craving for smoking.
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I m female age 53, I don't have diabities, bp problem but some time I had a tomuch pain from my foot, knee, hips, back, neck & shoulder.

MD - Alternative Medicine
Alternative Medicine Specialist, Mumbai
Its a general weakness & time to add nutrition n vitamin by natural way to increase your immune system n energy level best wishes.
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I am 52 years , RETIRED, 88 kgs, 175 cms, total cholesterol is 200, triglycerides only 98, Also, thyroid functions, liver, pancreas, kidney, Homocysteine, and high sensitive C reactive protein, apolipoprotein A1 &B -- ALL ARE NORMAL ! I am not diabetic ! But my BP is around 145/95 whenever I check ! Kindly advise suitable medication for my BP ! THANKS DOCTOR.

BAMS, MD Ayurveda
Sexologist, Lonavala
I am 52 years , RETIRED, 88 kgs, 175 cms, total cholesterol is 200, triglycerides only 98, Also, thyroid functions, l...
The following remedy would help you 1. Take 1 tsp of dried watermelon seeds 2. Add 1 tsp of cuscus powder 3. Crush the mixture 4. Have this once in the morning and the evening 5. Consume for 3-4 weeks Causes: • Obesity • High salt intake • Alcohol consumption • Mental or physical stress surely you will get results.
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Yesterday I have a chest pain for 2-3 min. After the pain suddenly my left eye starting blinking is that heart attack?

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
Yesterday I have a chest pain for 2-3 min.
After the pain suddenly my left eye starting blinking is that heart attack?
Hello, without examination we can not diagnose it as heart attack. chest pain may be because of heart problems , lung problems, gastrointestinal problems, anxiety or panic attack. So please mention few more symptoms associated with it so that i can diagnose the cause and suggest you the medication accordingly. And check your BP and ECG test done.
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My father age 71 yrs. BP altered that Rt aram BP 170/90 mmhg but lt aram 110/80mmhg in same time so what this problem?

MBBS, D.Card(PGDCC)
Cardiologist, Greater Noida
My father age 71 yrs. BP altered that Rt aram BP 170/90 mmhg but lt aram 110/80mmhg in same time so what this problem?
Dear lybrate-user this difference between bp of two arm is considered to be too significant to enquire about cause. It could be because of blockage in major artey called (aorta) or in left arm artery. Needed to checked bp many times before going to conclusions. If difference still be there, then consult a cardiologist or vascular surgeon in person.
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