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Dr. Gopal Kumar

Cardiologist, Chennai

Dr. Gopal Kumar Cardiologist, Chennai
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Dr. Gopal Kumar is one of the best Cardiologists in Ambikapuram, Chennai. You can meet Dr. Gopal Kumar personally at M K Nursing Home in Ambikapuram, Chennai. Book an appointment online with Dr. Gopal Kumar on Lybrate.com.

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I have 5'3 height and 82 kg and I am female. What should be my ideal weight? I have pain in left chest since last four days. It started when I want to cry too loud but I couldn't and after sometime I cried a lot before four days because of some personal reason. What should I do?

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
I have 5'3 height and 82 kg and I am female. What should be my ideal weight? I have pain in left chest since last fou...
your weight should not be more than 60 kg. you should try and loose 20 kg by dieting and exercises to stay away from lifestyle associated diseases. Get a resting ecg to rule out cardiac nature of chest pain. do 45 min brisk walk daily eat low fat, low carbohydrate, predominantly proteins diet. use plenty of salads,non sweet fruits,and green vegetables. avoid junk food and fast food. drink plenty of water.
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I am suffering from back to chest I am suffering from pain many I know what is the reason for that I need to check to doctor. Please help me I am not able to go to doctor because my exams are going on.

Diploma In Dermatology And Venerology And Leprosy (DDVL), MBBS
Dermatologist, Ranchi
I am suffering from back to chest I am suffering from pain many I know what is the reason for that I need to check to...
Take fresh fruits, milk products, avoid, alcohol, smoking, cola, tea, coffee, junk foods. Take ant acid please consult with full detail. So we can help u.
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I am feeling very nervous all the time. And my blood pressure is getting high suddenly do not know what to do.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
I am feeling very nervous all the time. And my blood pressure  is getting high suddenly do not know what to do.
Homoeopathic treatment aconite napellus 200 (dr. Reckeweg) drink 5 drops in 1 spoon fresh water twice daily alpha t. S drops (wilmar schwab india) drink 20 drops in 20 ml fresh water 3 time daily aconite napellus 200 ----during acute anxious state of mind start take aconite 200 1-2 drop direct on tongue every 5-10 minutes until symptoms subsides. Ravil the above medicines will help you 100% but I want that you adopt naturopathy in your life style nd for that I will recommend you to do bhramari pranayam daily morning as this pranayam is a very good tress burster nd relieve you from anxiety related problems. 1. Close your eyes. Focus on your breathing 2. Place your thumbs in your ears, your index fingers above your eyebrows, and your remaining along the sides of your nose. Keep each little finger near a nostril 3. Breath in deeply through the nose. First, feel the diaphragm move down, allowing the lungs to expand and forcing the abdomen out; then feel your chest expand with your collar bones rising last. 4. Use your little fingers to partially close each nostril. Keep your lungs filled. 5. Breathe out through the nose while humming. Note that the humming sound should originate in your throat, not as a result of your partially-blocked nostrils. 6. Repeat three times.
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When I walk slowly my heart beat increases. And increases. I drink bear everyday so tell me its harm to my body?

Diploma in Obstetrics & Gynaecology, MBBS
General Physician, Delhi
When I walk slowly my heart beat increases. And increases. I drink bear everyday so tell me its harm to my body?
Yes if taken more bear is harmful for general and heart health. Do eat well, a balanced diet with more seasonal vegetables and fruits plus eating according to constitution. Take more proteins like milk and curds. All of these items easily available. Do exercise in moderation. Get a basic heart tests done. Ecg, halter and blood for sugar and lipids and get back here with reports. You will get more guidance from any of us here on the forum.
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HI, This is for my mother, and she is 45 years old. She is having pain and swelling in the whole body since a year due to which she is having difficulty in performing her daily routine work. We did a whole body checkup for her and in the report we found the following mentioned results: TSH 6.21 cholesterol LDL 103 A/G 1.28 PCV 35.0 MCHC 34.6 MPV 12.3 Lymphocytes 45 please suggest some treatment if required I can share the reports.

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine Specialist, Faridabad
HI, This is for my mother, and she is 45 years old. She is having pain and swelling in the whole body since a year du...
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 . continue your medicines for T.B.
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Recently I did health check-up and my triglycerides is 337. What should I do to control it?

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
Recently I did health check-up and my triglycerides is 337. What should I do to control it?
Dear lybrateuser, - You can reduce your tryglycerides by following dietary restrictions & a regular exercise regimen - have more of fibre that is fruits, vegetatables, beans, sprouts, nuts - reduce intake of trans & saturated fats, can have healthy fats that is omega 3's, omega6 like in walnuts, flax seeds, salmon, mackeral, tuna, olive oil, canola oil - do regular exercise like walking, brisk walking for thirty minutes five days in a week - also reduce weight & check blood sugar.
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My bp is 130/80 doctor take me medicine stamlo 2.5 mg for last 2 month before I take medicine my bp is 150/90 so, can I stop my medicine ,my thyroid ,2d, stress test report is normal. Please give me suggestion.

MBBS, DNB (General Medicine), Certified in Evidence Based Diabetes Management, MNAMS
Internal Medicine Specialist, Kolkata
My bp is 130/80 doctor take me medicine stamlo 2.5 mg for last 2 month before I take medicine my bp is 150/90 so, can...
Thank you for the query. Prior to starting your medication (stamlo 2.5 mg) your bp was 150/90 mm of hg. The present control of bp is probably due to your medication. If you stop it there may be a sudden shoot up. It is important to reduce your oral salt intake. Please consult your physician before taking any decision to stop the drug. Even if the medicine is stopped, your bp must be monitored to look for any rise. Regards.
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Heart health

M. Sc. Foods, Nutrition & Dietetics, B.Sc-Home Science
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Visakhapatnam
Heart health
Vegetables and fruits are good sources of vitamins and minerals. Vegetables and fruits are also low in calories and rich in dietary fiber. Vegetables and fruits contain substances found in plants that may help prevent cardiovascular disease.

Mere seene mein halka sa dard hota tha Or ecg bhi nikala normal he, january 2016 may tmt test bhi karway tha wobhi normal he or 2 d eco bhi karwaya normal he ab Mere seene ke bech mein bhari pain mehsus hota hai kya karu.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
Mere seene mein halka sa dard hota tha Or ecg bhi nikala normal he, january 2016 may tmt test bhi karway tha wobhi no...
Dear lybrateuser, -Your pain may be due to acidity -avoid spicy, fried & junk foods -take more of vegetables & fruits -take regular meals, donot skip meals, can have snacks inbetween meals if feel hungry -take over the counter antacids -consult a doctor.
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I am 25 years old. I am having chest pain at left side this problem from last 6 months. Also feeling heart beat (dhak- dhak) when I hard work out I before take high protein Dr. Did ecg echo twice, blood test n chest x Ray all are normal. Still have pain even now. Could you please assist me?

MBBS
General Physician,
I am 25 years old. I am having chest pain at left side this problem from last 6 months. Also feeling heart beat (dhak...
What you are describing are called palpitations. You should undergo a complete evaluation to find the cause of chest pain. Evaluate food pipe for any acid reflux, ribs/sternum (chest skeleton) for any inflammation, hormonal assay (for pheochromocytoma), thyroid tests. However there may be no underlying disease and your symptoms may be due to anxiety during exercise. Hope this helps.
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I have very much pain in my chest left side and I am having deep pain in it also I am admitted in Jagrani Hospital in Lucknow. So please help me.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
I have very much pain in my chest left side and I am having deep pain in it also I am admitted in Jagrani Hospital in...
It can be due to pleural pain or muscular pain and inform your treating doctor and he will give medication
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Approach to Ramadan Fasting In Patients with Heart Diseases

PGDCC (Cardiology ), CCEBDM (Diabetes), CCGDM (Gestational Diabetes), CCMTD (Thyroid), MBBS
Cardiologist, Udaipur
Approach to Ramadan Fasting In Patients with Heart Diseases

Holy month ramadan is auspicious for worldwide muslims and most of them starts fasting early in the morning up to the sunset in the evening during this entire month.

Heart disease patients tend to fast during ramadan but they have many questions:

1. Cardiac patients can fast?

The holy Quran exempts sick people from fasting. Fasting is allowed only for stable heart disease patient and it's strictly the discretion of the treating cardiologist.

Common types of cardiac conditions as follows:

A. Patients who had heart attack or recent stenting or open heart surgery

Many studies comparing ramadan with other months in cardiac patients shows there is no significant differences in the incidence of heart attack or typical cardiac chest pain during ramadan. Patients with recent acute heart attack, heart attack equivalent chest pain with high cardiac enzymes, recent stenting, recent open heart surgery should strictly avoid fasting.

B. Patients with low pumping of heart i. E, reduced ejection fraction 

Low pumping of the heart is one of the common cause of frequent hospitalisations among cardiac patients. Many studies done in the middle east shows there was no significant difference in the number of hospitalizations for patients with low heart pumping during ramadan. Its almost similar to other months without fasting. But in this category certain groups of patients cannot fast especially patients with difficulty in breathing, associated swelling of legs, associated cough and sudden increase in weight.

C. Patients with high blood pressure.

Most of the high blood pressure patients on controlled medications can fast during ramadan as it will not affect the blood pressure readings and it was proved in many studies. Certain group of patients with resistant blood pressure who requires multiple drugs for controlling should consult treating doctors before ramadan for appropriate dose adjustments. If dose adjustment is not possible then for such patients it is advisable to abstain from fasting to avoid cardiac and other complications.

2. How to take their cardiac drugs during this month?

Stomach ulcer and related complications are common during ramadan. Hence drugs which can cause gastric irritation (like aspirin) should be taken as per the advice of treating doctor. Before ramadan you should consult your doctor and make sure regarding the dose and timing. Medications like water pill (lasix)to be avoided during fasting.

3. Lifestyle during ramadan

Avoid over eating while breaking the fast

Avoid exercise after a large meal

Stop smoking

4. Can cardiac patients do hajj pilgrimage?

Cardiac patients who is certified as stable and fit by the treating cardiologist can go for hajj

Full medical workup is mandatory before hajj.

Patients with recent acute heart attack, heart attack equivalent chest pain with high cardiac enzymes, recent stenting, recent open heart surgery are unfit for hajj.

Take home messages-:

A. Consult your doctor before ramadan regarding your health condition and dose adjustments if required.

B. Comply to medication

C. High risk patients should avoid fasting

D. Unfit cardiac patients should not try hajj pilgrimage.

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Sir me 16 saal ki hu mujhe pichle 3-4 mahino se chest me pain ho raha hai or thoda sa chalene pe meri saans foolne lagti or dhadkan bhi bahut tez ho jati hai ECHO janch krwane pr aaya ki mera heart size 8.32 cm hai jo ki normal size se jyada hai or heart pumping bhi 22% hai please mujhe suggest kre ki iske liye me kya kru medicine se iska illaz ho jayega ya koi surgery krwani padegi.

PhD, Human Energy Fields, Diploma in PIP, EFI, Aura scanning for Health evaluation; Energy field assessment, Fellowship Cardiac Rehabilitation, Cardiac Rehabilitation, MD (Ayur - Mind Body Med), Mind Body Medicine
Non-Invasive Conservative Cardiac Care Specialist, Pune
Sir me 16 saal ki hu mujhe pichle 3-4 mahino se chest me pain ho raha hai or thoda sa chalene pe meri saans foolne la...
It is better to meed a good Cardiologist to get a proper full examination. You treatment will depend on many things. Sometimes, medicines are enough to help and sometimes surgery is required. This platform can make many suggestions, but considering you problem, it is better for you to meet a cardiologist. Go to AIIMS like hospital.
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My mom age is 52. Her weight is 74 kg (overweight. She has problem of piles. 10 year ago she has started BP medicine after some year she has piles problem. She has also constipation. She has hard to go latrine. There is any ayurvedic or homeopathic medicine which has no side effects for piles?

BAMS, MD Ayurveda
Sexologist, Lonavala
My mom age is 52. Her weight is 74 kg (overweight. She has problem of piles. 10 year ago she has started BP medicine ...
The best ayurveda herb for your case is 1. Crush some ginger (1 inch piece) and make a paste 2. Crush a handful of mint leaves and make a paste 3. Take 1 tsp ginger paste 4. Add 2 tsp mint leaves' paste 5. Mix well 6. Press the paste on a sieve and extract its juice 7. Add 2 tsp lemon juice to it 8. Add 1 tsp honey 9. Mix well 10. Consume 2 times a day surely you will get results. Your problem is permanently cure by ayurvedic treatment.
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sugar - 250.Taking Trigpm2 & Votabay 0.3 twice daily.Sugar not comming down. Pl suggest

MD, MCH, BHMS
Homeopath, Pune
Consult a homoeopath for complete cure. You can contact me on lybrate-Dr.Aashish Prakash Dwivedi [Automatically added by Lybrate] Click "Consult Dr. Aashish Prakash Dwivedi" below to consult privately with the doctor.
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I am having a problem of high blood pressure so dark chocolate and coffee is good for this or not. Suggest me somthing what I shall do.

M.B.B.S. , PG Diploma In Clinical Cardiology
Cardiologist, Delhi
I am having a problem of high blood pressure so dark chocolate and coffee is good for this or not. Suggest me somthin...
Cofee contains caffeine ,which is a stimulant and increases the blood pressure same is applicable to chocolate which contains lots of fats along with caffeine, so avoid them as you have not mentioned your bp I wqould consider it as mild stage 1 hypertension do 45 min of strenous exercise daily 30 minutes of brisk walk daily add fibres to your diet eat a low salt diet drink plenty of water you can read my health tip to learn about them in detail thanks.
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Hi Dear all What about pacemaker? For heart Is there any alternative solutions for pacemaker? Case: low heart beat.

C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician,
Hi Dear all
What about pacemaker? For heart Is there any alternative solutions for pacemaker? Case: low heart beat.
Pacemaker is needed when the electrical stimulation for heartbeat is lost or reduced below normal (to dangerous level. And a cardiology evaluation is the ultimate) and ther is no other option but keep a pacemaker.
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I am 25 years male. When I am in 20 years I suffered for back pain. But in exray report no spot was found. Then I go to cuttuck for helping Dr. Sanatan rath (nuro surgen. Then I was feeling better. After one year abdomain pain happened. But it was one or two times in one month. Then I went to gastroentrologist. I did lft, endoscopy, usg, blood and urine test. But there was no problem. I am taking medicine due to three years. But I am not fullfill cure. Now the pain is very complex. Symtoms are full abdomain pain, chest pain, back pain, tiredness, weakness, head rounding. Now again back bone problem in found, full body pain in happened. What can I do?

Dip. SICOT (Belgium), MNAMS, DNB (Orthopedics), MBBS
Orthopedist, Delhi
Hi thanks for your query and welcome to lybrate. I am Dr. Akshay from fortis hospital, new delhi. I will advise you to get detailed workup done for your blood tests and a general physician checkup done as it seems that you might be having some deficiencies due to which there are multiple problems. Do not hesitate to contact me if you need any further assistance. Thanks & regards
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I am 19 years female. I have some problem when I got emotional or quarrel with family and husband then I face problem of breathing Chase pain. After some time automatically normal. What I will do sir?

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
I am 19 years female. I have some problem when I got emotional or quarrel with family and husband then I face problem...
It happens due to anxiety, stress and agitation. please follow the advice given below 1.Avoid stress,strain, anxiety, depression, agitation, physical and mental exertion 2.Go for regular exercise 3.Practice yoga, meditation and deep breathing exercise to calm your mind, control your emotion and relieve stress 5.Check your BP, and if required ECG after consulting doctor 6.Take rest and drink plenty of water 7.consult for further advice.
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