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Dr. Ganesh

Cardiologist, Chennai

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Dr. Ganesh is a renowned Cardiologist in Hindu Mission Hospital, Chennai. You can consult Dr. Ganesh at Sri Chakra Multispeciality Hospital in Hindu Mission Hospital, Chennai. You can book an instant appointment online with Dr. Ganesh on Lybrate.com.

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I am 65 years male with 57 kg weight. I was taking Atpure 12.5 mg once a day from last 6 years as a precautionary measure for high BP as advised by a nephrologist. After the availability in the market stopped, I started taking Atenolol 25 mg but my BP raised to 158/100 mg/dl. So doctors advised me to take Amlodipine 2.5 mg + Nebuvilol 2.5 mg once a day. My BP is nearly normal 130/85 mg/dl from past one month, so I want to reduce the drug or try taking just one of these, if it is a must. Kindly advise how should I go about it.

M.B;B.S, P.G.(FAMILY MEDICINE), D.O.H.
General Physician, Hyderabad
While you are on amlodipin+Nebuvilol B.P has come down to normal. That means you require that dosage.You should continue the same drugs and get checked your BP every 10days .You are supposed to change the dosage, when it is advised by doctors only.Don't experiment with drugs ,you may have to face serious complications. Already you are under the care of nephrologist

Upper abdomen pain not able to sleep flatly and getting chest tightness. Taken ecg result is normal and endoscopy result is gastritis. I doctor prescribed pantakind, pantocid, omeprazole. Nothing has been git remedy. Please suggest me.

BHMS
Homeopath, Raebareli
Upper abdomen pain not able to sleep flatly and getting chest tightness. Taken ecg result is normal and endoscopy res...
Dear lybrate-user you need to bring changes in your lifestyle and fooding habits. Not to remain hungry for long hours and requlate water intake. For now use nux vom 200 once daily for 5 days and consult back.
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Hello sir I m ashok After sleeping early morning I m getting some little chest pain.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
Hello sir I m ashok
After sleeping early morning I m getting some little chest pain.
For pain take tablet paracetamol 650 mg and Get your vital parameters of the body checked from a nearby doctor and revert back with findings
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I am a 60 years old male. All my medical tests are normal but the Blood Pressure varies from 110/65 (in the morning, after exercise) to 165/100 till the night time. I do not know what to do. The doctors say different things and are divided about taking medicine for blood pressure.

PHD, MD
Ayurveda, Udupi
I am a 60 years old male. All my medical tests are normal but the Blood Pressure varies from 110/65 (in the morning, ...
Some time variations occurs due to overconscientious self measurement. If not change your diet and reduce weight upto 70kg by reducing night food quantity. Avoid excessive salt, pickles, day sleep etc. Randomly meet doctor for assessment when ever in a state of joy. If bp is always more than 150/90 then start simple herbal medicine like tab serpina (himalaya) 1/2 at night and monitor bp after 10days.
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Diastolic pressure went down to 60 suddenly. Systolic to 100 abnormal? what to do?

Diploma in Family Medicine, Fellowship in Diabetology, Diploma in Diabetology, FCCP, MBBS
General Physician,
1. Not by one reading we cannot come to a conclusion. 2. Check your bp regularly for a week after taking good food and adequate water, 3. If your bp is persistently 100/60 then you should have a cardiac evaluation and serum electrolytes check.
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I'm 21years old I smoke daily around 5-6 cigarettes I'm suffering from chest pain in the centre of chest what should I take care to avoid pain.

MBBS
General Physician, Chandigarh
I'm 21years old I smoke daily around 5-6 cigarettes I'm suffering from chest pain in the centre of chest what should ...
First of all you leave smoking that is absolutely bad for health and then get yourself checked clinically from a good physician to find out the reason for your pain in chest
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Sir, I am 36 year old with family history of diabetic, triglyceride & cholesterol. My report also showing minor increase in triglyceride & cholesterol. Diabetic report is ok. Can you suggest some treatment.

P.G.Diploma in dietetics and applied nutrition
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Mumbai
Sir, I am 36 year old with family history of diabetic, triglyceride & cholesterol. My report also showing minor incre...
Hi though your diabetes report fine, you have to take precaution in sugar intake as it runs in your family. For cholesterol stop fried intake, you can switch over to rice bran or olive oil. Eat more steamed or roasted form of nonveg if you eat non veg. Avoid egg yellow. Have only egg whites walk daily
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PDDM, MHA, MBBS
General Physician, Nashik
Managing Hypertension With Healthy Habits

Here are some changes that can offer huge improvements in your high blood pressure levels:

Change your diet.

Studies have found that a low-salt (low-sodium) diet has a big benefit when it comes to lowering hypertension. Cutting back on high-sodium foods and salt at mealtimes is recommended for people with high blood pressure ? keep your daily salt consumption to less than 2,300 milligrams of salt, about equal to one teaspoon.

Get active.

Exercise is another key to management of hypertension ? 30 minutes of moderate exercise most days of the week can really boost heart health.
Lower stress. Keeping stress under control with regular relaxation has been found to help lower high blood pressure. Allow yourself some time each day to unwind and enjoy life.

Cut out tobacco and reduce alcohol consumption.

Tobacco use and drinking excessive amounts of alcohol can contribute to high blood pressure, studies have found. If you enjoy an occasional drink, stick to a maximum of one (for women) or two (for men) drinks per day, and no tobacco.

Get to a healthy body weight.

Obesity ? even being overweight ? is a major contributor to high blood pressure. So for better management of hypertension, lose weight. The goal is a body mass index, or BMI, of between 18 and 24.9. And all of those other lifestyle changes, like a healthy diet and regular exercise, will help you achieve it.

Monitor medication usage.

If you take many medications, it's a good idea to review them with your doctor to see if any of them could be contributing to your high blood pressure or interacting with your blood pressure medications. Decongestants and other cold medications, some antidepressants, steroids, and pain relievers like non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) can raise blood pressure, so ask your doctor about over-the-counter drugs and any other prescriptions if you're struggling to manage hypertension.

Be vigilant about watching your blood pressure levels.

You know you have high blood pressure, so stay on top of it. Always take your medications the way that your doctor recommends, and make sure that your blood pressure is monitored frequently.

The keys to getting healthy and lowering blood pressure are in your hands. You can reduce your risk for serious health problems by making these lifestyle changes. So what are you waiting for?


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Good morning doctor. I am 33 years male. I feel so sleepy and lazy all the day and night. I can't concentrate my official work at office, I suddenly got closed my eyes and found myself slept. I go to bed at about 9 to 10 Pm but unable arise early in the morning. BP is 75/110 and pulse rate is normal. It is first time in my life that I can't leave my bed at time. please help me.

PGD IN ULTRAASONOGRAPHY, Non invasive cardiology course, MD - Medicine, MBBS
General Physician, Narnaul
Good morning doctor. I am 33 years male. I feel so sleepy and lazy all the day and night. I can't concentrate my offi...
Excessive sleepiness can have serious consequences. You could doze off while waiting at a red light, for example. And not getting good sleep has been associated with high blood pressure, heart disease, diabetes, and weight gain. Routinely taking more than 30 minutes to fall asleep Regularly waking up many times and having trouble falling asleep again Frequent sleepiness during the day, frequent naps, or falling asleep unintentionally or at inappropriate times during the day Loud snoring, gasping, snorting, choking sounds or stopping breathing for short periods during sleep--problems that are usually reported by your spouse or partner Creeping, tingling or crawling feelings in your legs or arms, especially as you're falling asleep Legs or arms jerk often during sleep, often reported by your spouse or partner Waking up with headaches
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Benefits of Having Orange In Your Diet

M.Sc. in Dietetics and Food Service Management , Post Graduate Diploma In Computer Application, P.G.Diploma in Clinical Nutrition & Dietetics , B.Sc.Clinical Nutrition & Dietetics
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Mumbai
Benefits of Having Orange In Your Diet

#1 Boosts Immunity

Oranges is an excellent source of vitamin c. A single medium-sized orange can fulfil about 72% of your daily requirement for vitamin c. Since vitamin c plays a crucial role as an antioxidant by protecting your body against the damage caused by free radicals generated in the body. It therefore reduces inflammation in immune related conditions like rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis. Although debatable, researchers suggest that vitamin c also plays an important role in strengthening immune responses of the body, protecting against recurring cold and cough or any other common infections. Here are 11 ways to include oranges in your diet.


 

#2 Helps prevent ageing of skin

There's a reason why oranges are popularly used in the beauty industry. Several beauty products including face packs, masks and creams that are available contain orange extract as a key ingredient. That's because vitamin c present in oranges also helps prevent skin damage, by eliminating free radicals. Vitamin c, being involved in synthesis of collagen, an important component to maintain skin's overall appearance and texture, prevents premature aging and wrinkling of the skin. Apart from vitamin c, oranges are packed with vitamin a that help keep the skin membranes healthy. Here are 8 fruit packs you can make at home for beautiful skin.


 

#3 Protects the eyes

Vitamin a in oranges helps keep mucus membranes in the eyes healthy. Available in the form of carotenoid compounds like lutein, beta carotene and zeaxanthin, vitamin a is protective against age-related macular degeneration, a vision-related condition that causes blindness. Besides, it also plays an important role in allowing your eyes to absorb the light. You may also read tomatoes- natural remedy for good vision.


 

#4 Help prevents heart disease

This is yet another health benefit of oranges which is attributed to its vitamin c level. Free radicals generated during various reactions taking place in the cells can trigger oxidation of cholesterol, causing the oxidised molecules to aggregate and stick to the walls of the arteries. This leads to build up of plaques that eventually block the arteries, causing heart attack, coronary artery disease or even stroke. Vitamin c in oranges takes care of these free radicals and neutralises them, thus playing a role in preventing heart disease. Besides they also contain flavonoids like hesperidin that lowers cholesterol level and prevents the arteries from getting blocked.


 

#5 Helps brain development

Folate/folic acid or vitamin b9 present in oranges promote brain development and keep the vital organ in mint condition. In fact, these nutrients also make orange a healthy fruit for pregnant woman as it prevents the baby from having neurological disorders later. Oranges also contain phytonutrients called polyphenols that play a role in development of learning and memory functions of the brain.


 

#6 Helps prevent cancer

Oranges contain a compound called d – limonene that has been shown to play an important role in preventing various types of cancer like lung cancer, breast cancer, skin cancer, etc. Additionally, the antioxidants and vitamin c help promote the body’s immunity which helps in fighting cancer cells. Oranges are highly fibrous fruits, which contributes to its cancer-protecting effect. A study revealed that about 10 to 15 per cent of colon cancer cases are caused by mutations in the dna. These mutations can prevented by consuming vitamin c rich sources like oranges. Here are some other health benefits of vitamin c you should know


 

#7 Pevents constipation

Oranges are a very good source of soluble and insoluble fibre, which helps keep your stomach and intestines healthy by preventing problems like irritable bowel syndrome. The fibre content in them adds bulk to the digested food and reduces transit time of feces, preventing constipation and straining.


 

#8 Improves sperm quality

Death is inevitable, but our legacy may live on through our offspring. The antioxidants and vitamin c present in most fruits, including oranges improves the quality and motility of your sperm thus keeping you fertile. Another vitamin called folic acid also is an essential nutrient for maintaining healthy sperms that you can obtain from oranges. It also protects the sperm from genetic damage, which might lead to birth defects.


 

#9 Great for diabetics

The rich fibre content of oranges has the ability to keep a track of sugar levels in the body, preventing diabetes. It is also a good option for those who are diabetic. Also worth mentioning is that good oranges have a sweet taste, and since diabetics aren’t allowed to eat sweets or other sugary foods, they can eat oranges to tingle their taste buds.


 

#10 Prevents hair loss

Orange has high vitamin c content which is required for producing collagen which, in turn, is responsible for keeping the tissues in your hair together. Nobody likes bald patches on their head, and eating oranges can ensure that you do not have to part with your lovely hair as you grow older.

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Hi I am 32 yrs old . After meals there is Pain in my chest and heart so please suggest what should I do?

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine
General Physician, Delhi
Dear, since how long are you having these symptoms? do you smoke? any family history of heart disease are you diabetic or hypertensive. Does your symptom get relieved with pantoprazole? do you have any sweating any palpitations dizziness with the pain? most probably you have duodenal ulcer. But we have to differentiate it from other conditions like an ischemic heart disease. We can help you better if you could answer the above questions.
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I am suffering from dry cough from the last 2 weeks and there is pain in my chest as well so please suggest me so that I can feel good and I will get relieved from this.

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
I am suffering from dry cough from the last 2 weeks and there is pain in my chest as well so please suggest me so tha...
1. Do warm saline gurgling 3-4 times daily 2. Take viscodyne d syrup 2tsf thrice daily 3. You may have to take antibiotic along with it and carry out investigations including x ray chesy after consulting physician, if no relief4. Avoid smoking if you smoke.
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Hi I am 35 years male n I have diabetes, high blood pressure and kidney damage and I have not able to make relationship with my wife bcz of erectile dysfunction, so pls help me with any medication or what I can do for that bcz I recently got married.

Diploma in Diabetology, P.G. Diploma in Health Science (Diabetology), Certificate Course in Evidence based Diabetes Management -, MBBS
Endocrinologist, Thane
Hi I am 35 years male n I have diabetes, high blood pressure and kidney damage and I have not able to make relationsh...
Dear lybrate-user, I can feel your anxiety and concern. Having multiple disorders require many medicines to be prescribed for each of the disorder. Diabetes can cause erectile dysfunction and many medicines can also lead to erector dysfunction. Also stress and depression associated with chronic multiple disease can contribute or cause erectile problems. It'll be prudent on your part to consult the doctor personally after letting him know proper history. This way he can help you better.
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I am 40 years old I have pain in my legs since child hood, I was detected with a hole in my heart at the age of 12 I was given pennidura injections till the age of 16 later on I get doppler test done with ok report Still till date I cannot sleep without blanket till my knees even in june- july I have taken b-complex for a long time even vitamin E capsule also suggested by you to have Thyroid that is also ok pls advice.

FAMS, MS - Orthopaedics, Diploma In Orthopaedics (D. Ortho)
Orthopedist, Indore
I am 40 years old I have pain in my legs since child hood, I was detected with a hole in my heart at the age of 12 I ...
Dear lybrate-user, hello, you must start doing general physical exercises under care of a physiotherapist for at least 3 months along with a high nutritiious diet and supportive drugs like multivit and multi mineral containing tonic.
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Hello I am 27 years old I am suffering from lack of sleep. My sleep time is 12 am to 9 am but I am not able to get proper sleep. Feel insomnia. I am shifting my side whole night and even not feeling comfortable and sleepy. This is second time happening. First time I wasn't able to sept for more than 20 nights and days as well. My heart rates also increase some times at night. No pain nothing but m feeling my heart is having pressure or something like that. I do 2 hours of gym workout. please help.

Diploma in Obstetrics & Gynaecology, MBBS
General Physician, Delhi
Hello I am 27 years old I am suffering from lack of sleep. My sleep time is 12 am to 9 am but I am not able to get pr...
If you do 2 hours of Gymn, you require a good diet along with Rest, an Overtired Body is always restless and sleep deprived. Please do not take any sleeping tablets. Try taking a warm glass of milk+honey at bedtime + listen to some soothing music ,Avoid aggressive TV programmes and do read some motivational books like autobiographies. Give us a positive feed back after 2 weeks trial.
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I have a friend abid whose heart rate increases rapidly sometimes what should he do? he has already gone for ecg but that was normal.

Certificate in Laparoscopic and Thoracoscopic Surgery, Fellowship in Paediatric cardiac Surgery, M. Ch. (CVTS), MS, MBBS
Cardiologist, Calicut
I have a friend abid whose heart rate increases rapidly sometimes what should he do? he has already gone for ecg but ...
The next step would be to get a holter recording done. If he can make the fast heart beat come and go, it will be recorded and we can find a reason for it. Meanwhile, I would suggest you see a physician who will examine you and get some tests done. I can help you when you share the reports with me,
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I have low blood pressure (110/50) since last 6 months. I wish to take the proper treatment now so that I do not have problem later. What tests should I get done to diagnose the problem properly?

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
Drink plenty of water and take little extra salt in diet. Get your Bp checked by doctor and if it is still low get your complete blood examination done including Hemoglobin. Consult doctor for advice
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Have Total Cholesterol of 256, LDL - 170, HDL - 56, Triglycerides - 156. AST -20, ALT - 18, Bilirubin - 0.5, Total Protein - 7.4. Ultrasound - Grade 1 fatty liver with foci of benign calcification (? Granulomatous) in the right lobe Got these results as part of fully body checkup. Other tests are normal. Should I take cholesterol lowering medication? And be worried about the fatty liver? Other tests like your.

MBBS, DM - Cardiology, MD
Cardiologist, Hyderabad
Have Total Cholesterol of 256, LDL - 170, HDL - 56, Triglycerides - 156.
AST -20, ALT - 18, Bilirubin - 0.5, Total Pr...
if you are a Diabetic,certainly yes...if you have high BP probably yes....if you have neither your risk of heart attack in next 10 years will determine if you need a cholesterol pill or not
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Hi am 31 year old and my issue is I am getting pain of may left chest like some one pin it and also getting pain of entire left hand and burning feel on palm of left hand.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
Hi am 31 year old and my issue is I am getting pain of may left chest like some one pin it and also getting pain of e...
Dear Lybrateuser, - To rule out any cardiac problem do ECG, echo & tmt test - also take some dietary precaution, have more of fibre containing foods like fruits, vegetables, whole grains, beans, legumes, lentils, sprouts, nuts - avoid fried, processed & junk food - do regular exercise like walking, jogging, swimming for 15-20 min, also do yoga & deep breathing for 5-10 min daily morning.
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