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Dr. Jaishankar  - Cardiologist, banglore

Dr. Jaishankar

Cardiologist, banglore

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Hello and thank you for visiting my Lybrate profile! I want to let you know that here at my office my staff and I will do our best to make you comfortable. I strongly believe in ethics; a......more
Hello and thank you for visiting my Lybrate profile! I want to let you know that here at my office my staff and I will do our best to make you comfortable. I strongly believe in ethics; as a health provider being ethical is not just a remembered value, but a strongly observed one.
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Can I eat salt if I am facing high blood pressure, low hemoglobin level and Type 2 diabetes.

MBBS, MD-General Medicine, DM - Cardiology
Cardiologist, Secunderabad
Can I eat salt if I am facing high blood pressure, low hemoglobin level and Type 2 diabetes.
Of course you can. But dont add extra salt. Avoid fries and pickles and salty snacks. Replace regular salt with LONA salt.
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I am 26 years male. My body structure is not in shape. Chest and shoulder size is very small in comparison to waist. Chest size 34 and waist is also 34. When I see my body appearance looks like a female body. No dresses shirt or t shirts fit my body. I am facing lot of problem socially and mentally. Loosing my confidence in front of others. My voice is also weak female type. What is the reason of this? Is this due to lack of testosterone? Whom should I consult? Help me.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
I am 26 years male. My body structure is not in shape. Chest and shoulder size is very small in comparison to waist. ...
Dear Lybrateuser, - You can build your body by having a balanced diet with more of proteins & doing exercises like brisk walking, jogging, moderate weight lifting at least two times a week, pushups, pull ups which will build your chest & back muscles - for your hormonal level & problem consult an endocrinologist.
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Top Ways To Prevent A Brain Stroke

MBBS, PG Diploma in Clinical Cardiology
Cardiologist, Gurgaon
Top Ways To Prevent A Brain Stroke

There are two primary factors that are more likely to cause a stroke in a person i.e age and a family history. While both are inevitable, this necessarily doesn’t have to be the fate of a person. Brain stroke is entirely preventable as with the case of other diseases. By working on the potential health risk factors, a stroke can be prevented. Here is a list of few such steps which, when followed can pay rich dividends to a person facing the risk of a brain stroke:

  1. Blood Pressure: Blood pressure is the single most important factor that can increase the chance of a brain stroke. If a perfect blood pressure reading seems too difficult to achieve, a more realistic blood pressure target of 140/190 should be aimed for. Some of the common steps in order to achieve an acceptable blood pressure figure include reducing salt in the diet, exercising on a daily basis, regular intake of fresh fruits & vegetables and fast processed food containing processed fats. Finally, quitting drinking and smoking goes a long way in ensuring that a person is safe from strokes.

  2. Losing Weight: Obesity increases the risk of diabetes and blood pressure subsequently increasing the risk of a stroke. Being overweight, therefore greatly increases the odds of a stroke. A BMI of 25 should be maintained by engaging in activities such as walking, running and playing on a daily basis.

  3. Regular Exercise: Exercise is a clear mandate for people facing an increased risk of brain strokes. A moderate intensity exercise schedule for a minimum of 5 days per week is necessary. Some simple steps in order to achieve this include taking the stairs while climbing, joining a fitness club, 30 minutes of daily walk in a day etc.

  4. Moderate Drink: Surprising as it may sound, moderate drinking on a daily basis can dramatically reduce the risk of a brain stroke. Red wine should be the choice of preference in this case. It should be ensured that the level of drinking does not surpass more than a glass. Regular drinking in excessive quantity can increase the chance of brain stroke.

  5. Check For Atrial Fibrillation: This is a disease that is related to the heart due to an irregular heartbeat. There is a possibility of the clots travelling to the brain causing a brain stroke. Certain possible symptoms of this disease such as palpitation of heart and shortness of breath should be checked with a doctor to negate the chance of brain stroke. Certain blood thinners like warfarin and aspirin can shield against atrial fibrillation. A doctor has to be consulted before starting any medication related to the heart. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can ask a free question.

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How to differentiate chest pain of heart attack and chest pain due to acid reflux.

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
How to differentiate chest pain of heart attack and chest pain due to acid reflux.
Pain from heart attack and acidity have different triggers and cause of origin. Heart attack may not have any warning sign, is accompanied with sweating sever weakness and possible fainting. Heart attack can be accompanied by breathlessness, and pre symptoms are bluish whitish nails, blemished skin, pale eyes etc. Acidity heart burns follow bad diet, eating habits and can result in vomiting that gives relief.
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Plz help me out with the follow Stress Depress Hypertension Not being able to open up with people Suggestions please.

BHMS
Homeopath, Gurgaon
Plz help me out with the follow
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Depress
Hypertension
Not being able to open up with people
Suggestions please.
Manage your routine. Start doing meditation. Have faith in yourself and others. Keep yourself in good company. If you take vegetarian diet, full of salad, vegatables and fruits, it will solve your problem further.
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I am suffering from heart ache and other problem of fat l am sufferings from fat stomach so please give me treatment and medicines.

MD - General Medicine
General Physician, Gandhinagar
I am suffering from heart ache and other problem of fat l am sufferings from fat stomach so please give me treatment ...
Hi lybrate-user. According to your symptoms I can say that you have gastritis. It occurs due to many reasons including over eating, eating junk food, oily food, spicy food and bacterial infection. If its bacterial infection then you have to start antibiotics. I would like you to discuss more about your symtoms to help you out. Thank you.
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I'm 22 years old. I recently had shortness of breath and palpitations. I went to the doctor and he told my bp was normal and prescribed me rabeprazole twice a day. I took it once and feel a bit better now. Is my treatment going right? And I'm taking minocycline for acne. Can I take it along with rabeprazole?

MBBS, MD - MD- Skin & VD
Dermatologist, Ahmedabad
I'm 22 years old. I recently had shortness of breath and palpitations. I went to the doctor and he told my bp was nor...
Yes it is right. Bp is normal, breathlessness could be due to improper food/ dehydration/ exertion etc.
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Felt Chest Pain (and sort of inflammation) some days ago. Got ECG, Chest X-Ray and Upper Abdomen Ultrasound done. ECG and X-Ray were fine but Ultrasound showed excess gas. Some days later, condition improved but 5-10% pain was still there. Now, almost 10 days later, I feel headache at the center of my skull which improves when I rest. Also the chest pain has come back. What it could be?

MD - Homeopathy, BHMS
Homeopath, Vadodara
Felt Chest Pain (and sort of inflammation) some days ago. Got ECG, Chest X-Ray and Upper Abdomen Ultrasound done. ECG...
The medicine aciloc is an antacid... Which gives only temporary relief... It will be ok till you take it.. and will return once you stop it.if it stops working then they will give more strong medicine which is also similar in actions... For permanent relief homoeopathy is better... No side effects.. But u need to consult for detailed case.. Still you may take Carbo Veg 30 TDs for one day..
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I am 56 year old male. I am a long distance runner (Marathons and Ultras). I have Blood Pressure but in control with medication (Enam 10 Mg. In morning) Read your write up on having Flax Seed. How much quantity to be consumed daily? How it will benefit my day to day routine. Thanks in advance for your consultation.

LCPS, BAM&S
Ayurveda, Pune
I am 56 year old male. I am a long distance runner (Marathons and Ultras). I have Blood Pressure but in control with ...
Flax seeds can be roasted and eaten about 1 spoonful after meals. Alternately you can make dry powder, mix some spices for taste and eat it with chapati as chutney. You can add powder to your sandwiches, curries, vegetable preparation etc as well. Daily consumption about 2 or 3 teaspoonfuls.
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Diabetes and Heart Health - How They are Related?

PGD IN ULTRAASONOGRAPHY, Non invasive cardiology course, MD - Medicine, MBBS
General Physician, Narnaul
Diabetes and Heart Health - How They are Related?

Why should people with diabetes be extra careful of their Heart Health? What’s the connection? Diabetes is considered as one of the major controllable risk factors for cardiovascular disease. 

A Study conducted shows that around 65% of diabetic patients die from heart disease or stroke. The connection between diabetes and heart disease starts with high blood sugar levels. With continued high blood sugar levels i.e. high glucose in the bloodstream, the arteries gets damaged and become hard and stiff. Fatty material that builds up on the inside of these blood vessels can eventually block blood flow to the heart or brain, leading to a possible heart attack or stroke.

People with the below listed condition and lifestyle are at increased risk for developing cardiovascular disease (CVD)

  1. High blood pressure(hypertension)
  2. Abnormal cholesterol
  3. Obesity
  4. Lack of physical activity
  5. Poorly controlled blood sugars(too high) or out of normal range
  6. Regular Smoking

What is a Diabetes?
It's is a disorder in which your body doesn’t produce insulin in the required quantity because of too much sugar in the blood or high blood glucose. 

Symptoms
Frequent urination, Intense thirst and hunger, Weight gain, unusual weight loss, fatigue, cuts and bruises that do not heal, male sexual dysfunction, vaginal Infection in females, numbness, tingling in hands and feet. 

Connection with Heart related diseases i.e. What can diabetes do to the person's healthy heart?

  1. A diabetic who has had a previous heart attack has a much greater risk of having another.
  2. Diabetics develop cardiovascular disease at a much earlier age than others.
  3. Diabetics who have suffered a heart attack are more apt to die as a result. 

Prevention: More of a lifestyle change followed by medication under supervision of a doctor and a nutritionist is possible. The best way to prevent the development of cardiovascular disease is to prevent diabetes itself. General nutrition recommendations:

  1. Control your portion size
  2. Limit your consumption of saturated and transfats and cholesterol
  3. Setting reasonable goals for your total amount of carbohydrates.

There is no certain way to avoid heart disease and circulation problems, but there are lot of things to do to cut your risk.

  1. You smoke? Put a full stop.
  2. Do weight management and lose some extra pounds.
  3. Check your sugar levels regularly and keep your blood pressure in the proper range.
  4. Get regular physical activity
  5. Keep your blood fats and cholesterol levels in a healthy range.
  6. Keep your blood glucose under control live a healthy life with a healthy heart. Stay Healthy! If you wish to discuss any specific problem, you can consult a general physician.
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