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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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Dr. Joseph is a renowned Cardiologist in Arumbakkam, Chennai. You can visit him/her at Kody Clinic in Arumbakkam, Chennai. Don’t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. Joseph on Lybrate.com.

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People with increased Triglyceride, uric Acid, hypertension should not consume beer?

MBBS, CCEBDM, Diploma in Diabetology
Endocrinologist, Hubli-Dharwad
People with increased Triglyceride, uric Acid, hypertension should not consume beer?
Mr. Lybrate-user, beer contains varying concentration of alcohol (4.2 to 8.5%). Therefore, it is definitely not advisable to consume it in persons with high tgl, hypertension and uric acid. Very small quantity occasionally may be taken. But better to avoid. Plus it gives empty calories. Thanks.
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I am VSD patient, I have to go for operation (open surgery. After surgery can I go to gym, how many months I have to take rest.

Clinical Cardiology, MD - Consultant Physician
Cardiologist, Surat
I am VSD patient, I have to go for operation (open surgery. After surgery can I go to gym, how many months I have to ...
Hi. Like after any other open heart surgery, you can start physical exercise in about 2-3 months time. But weight lifting and push-ups are advised atleast after 4-5 months as per your would health status.
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I am suffering from a dry cough for the last 2 weeks and I have chest pain whenever I caught hard can you suggest what should be done?

PGDHHM, MBBS
General Physician, Delhi
I am suffering from a dry cough for the last 2 weeks and I have chest pain whenever I caught hard can you suggest wha...
Antitussive cough syrp will be helpful to you. Do lukewarm water gargles twice a day. Do take steam inhalation twice daily. Drink plenty of liquids. Take adequate rest. Hope this helps u. If required, consult with details
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Kal mujhe pehli baar chakkar aaya me bahut zor se niche gir gya. Check krane par Dr. ne kaha ki blood pressure low hogya isliye. Kya aap bata sakte ho ki mujhe kya hua hai. aaj mera bklood pressure 110 tha and mei 20 years ka hu and 57 kg weight.hai

MD - Consultant Physician, Doctor of Medicine, MD
General Physician, Ahmedabad
Kal mujhe  pehli baar chakkar aaya me bahut zor se niche gir gya. Check krane par Dr. ne kaha ki blood pressure  low ...
Don't fast don't stand for long keep hydrated. Take salted nimbupani daily at 12 am in summers can add spoon of sugar too.
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My sgpt abd sgot levels are 47. 3 and 46 bilirubin 1.8 cholesterol 244 I do not drink eat good diet and exercise also why then my reports ahow high levels my hepatitis tests are normal. How can I bring down these levels.

B.Sc.(Hons), P.G.Dietetics
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Gurgaon
My sgpt abd sgot levels are 47. 3 and 46 bilirubin 1.8 cholesterol 244 I do not drink eat good diet and exercise also...
The normal range of values for AST (SGOT) is from 5 to 40 units per liter of serum (the liquid part of the blood). The normal range of values for ALT (SGPT) is from 7 to 56 units per liter of serum. To reduce levels :- Get more vitamin D Avoid foods high in fat. Avoid foods high in salt or sodium Get daily exercise and consult a doctor near to you for a proper treatment .
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Please clarify "sleeping on your left side" Should one sleep on the left shoulder, facing on your left, with the heart heart down? Or should one sleep on the right shoulder, facing right, keeping the heart up.

BPTh/BPT, MPTh/MPT
Physiotherapist, Noida
Please clarify "sleeping on your left side"
Should one sleep on the left shoulder, facing on your left, with the hear...
Neck exercises. Neck stretching. Postural correction. Shoulder shrugs. Take frequent breaks at work. Core strengthening exercises. Use cervical pillow. Use back support. Self massage the back of neck.
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For the last 20 years, I have been on prescribed medications of Ciplar 40 mg and Lonazep 1 mg. Total dose of ciplar per day is 100 mg. Lonazep is 3 mg total per day. I was diagnosed with PSVT. However a recent visit to a cardiologist from chennai was doubtful of psvt. He however suggested electrophysiology. But recently my b.p shot up to 170/110 at a clinic. But my home monitor showed 115/75. 15 minutes later. Of course I was in high anxiety at the clinic. Now doctors can hardly get my true b.p. Is there any medicine to cure this white coat hypertension. Please help.

MD - Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Chennai
For the last 20 years, I have been on prescribed medications of Ciplar 40 mg and Lonazep 1 mg. Total dose of ciplar p...
You seem to be suffering from anxiety disorder rather than a psvt. Loazep (clonazepam) is a powerful anxiolytic, but is not advisable in such high doses as you use over a long period of time, as it produces cognitive changes, disinhibition, personality changes, etc. Anxiety also produces hypertension. I suggest you to consult a psychiatrist and gradually reduce clonazepam, which will be replaced with ssris as necessary. Ciplar on a longer run can be taken. All the best.
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Since past week I have been experiencing severe anxiety during night. I sleep at 11: 00 by my sleep gets disturbed after 2 to 3 hours and I feel pain in my left hand and chest. I have taken ECG but its clear, BP is slight high but no concern as per doctor. Kindly advice.

BAMS, MD Ayurveda
Sexologist, Lonavala
Since past week I have been experiencing severe anxiety during night. I sleep at 11: 00 by my sleep gets disturbed af...
For chest pain you can go for this home remedy which safe natural and helpful to prevent chest pain and improve the condition of your heart, take 1 teaspoon of fresh basil juice along with 1 teaspoon of honey daily on an empty stomach and for anxiety 1. Take a glass of orange juice 2. Add 1 tbsp of honey 3. Add 1 tbsp nutmeg powder 4. Drink this juice daily.
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Hi i am having Cholesterol total 112 trig 168 hdl 40 ldl 38 vldl33 is this right or need some care sugar is 109.

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine Specialist, Faridabad
Hi i am having Cholesterol total 112 trig 168 hdl 40 ldl 38 vldl33 is this right or need some care sugar is 109.
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 have both sides chest pain frequently it will come at that time I will feel some weak feeling inactive. Please suggest and better fix the appointment to speak direct to doctor about my health frankly.

MD - Medicine, MBBS
Cardiologist, Panchkula
We need more details of your problem. In which part of the chest pain is there, is it related to food or does it have any relation to exertion. Is there any breathlessness. Do you have vomiting.
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My mom surfing with this. One lunge is damaged her heart size increase she cough all the time and she doesn't take a breath properly, three year before a doctor suggest us for remove the lunge with operation. But we don't arrange the funds. Now she has a very bad condition and don't want to loose her please help me.

MDP, MD - Alternate Medicine, BHMS
Homeopath, Koraput
My mom surfing with this. One lunge is damaged her heart size increase she cough all the time and she doesn't take a ...
You donot write the age of your mom.if she is below fourty years,practise bayabya mudra from a qulified and experience yoga teacher for that
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My left hand getting pain again and again when I Will try to speed up of walk. I am a heart patient also. My ecg is not good.please help

PGD Maternal Child Health, MBBS
General Physician, Akola
My left hand getting pain again and again when I Will try to speed up of walk. I am a heart patient also. My ecg is n...
The pain in left arm or hand while walking or exercising is a sign of poor blood supply to the heart. As you have already stated that your ecg is not good and you are a heart patient, you should investigate further by doing an angiography to ascertain the state of coronary blood flow. If there is any serious block in the coronaries then you need to undergo treatments like angioplasty. Do not neglect and keep in contact with your physician.
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I am 22 years old and I have a problem with heartbeat, heartbeat skips for 2/3 beats and I feel suffocation at that time.

MD Internal Medicine, MBBS
General Physician, Delhi
I am 22 years old and I have a problem with heartbeat, heartbeat skips for 2/3 beats and I feel suffocation at that t...
You need to have an ecg done to find out why your heartbeat is skipping, sometimes there can be heart disease that causes this which can be treated with medicines and some other conditions need more detailed examination.
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Hi doctor, I am 37 years female. My cholesterol is on borderline. And I have been detected with Hypothyroid. Though the doctor has not given any medicine for cholesterol. Saying walk, avoid oily stuff, eat good, you can control it. For thyroid given one tab daily to have empty stomach for one month and check back. I want to know what can eat seeing both .paneer. Potatoes,citrus things or no? I'd be oblige if you tell me in detail what to eat and what not seeing my problem.

MBBS, CCEBDM, Diploma in Diabetology
Endocrinologist, Hubli-Dharwad
Hi doctor, I am 37 years female. My cholesterol is on borderline. And I have been detected with Hypothyroid. Though t...
lybrate-user, Thanks for the query. When a person develops hypothyroidism and if it is not detected, then it may show up as dyslipidemia, where lipids get disturbed. In this situation treating hypothyroidism and bringing it under control will invariably correct lipids also. There is no separate treatment needed. Most important is to bring down TSH around 3 to 4 mU/L with adequate dose of thyroxine. Plus follow the instructions given by your doctor. I hope your doubt is clarified. Thanks.
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Sir my age is 23. I think I have anxiety disorder, I feel fear all the time, and my heartbeat is always fast, I do not know why I am feeling fear nd oll anxiety feelings. May be fear of sex and oll but I m. Always in tension and my heart beat is always beat fast whenever I feel fear or. anxiety. please help.

MBBS, MD Psychiatry, DNB Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Nagpur
Sir my age is 23. I think I have anxiety disorder, I feel fear all the time, and my heartbeat is always fast, I do no...
Uncontrolled anxiety with physical symptoms like raised heartbeat needs complete evaluation. You may have an anxiety disorder with accompanying metabolic problems leading to raised heart rates. You might need some investigations to rule out the possible anomalies.
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I have problem of inhaling at night so help for curing these it is from childhood so please give me some ideas of home base treatment.

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
I have problem of inhaling at night so help for curing these it is from childhood so please give me some ideas of hom...
Breathing difficulty 1. It could be due to anxiety, stress, obesity, anemia, blocked nose, dns, nasal polyp, adenoid, sinusitis, asthma. Heart problem 2. Get yourself medically examined by doctor and follow the advice and treatment accordingly.
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What diet of best for heart. After open heart surgery. Not one two month. Tell me daily routine.

MBBS
General Physician, Jalgaon
What diet of best for heart. After open heart surgery.
Not one two month. Tell me daily routine.
Home made fresh food containing less spices and oil Take salads and fruits more Take vegetables juices and soups more Avoid oily spicy and fast food Avoid outside food totally Avoid non veg food for few days.
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My body clock is disturbed from last 15 days. Iam not getting proper sleep. My bp is on higher side since then. Insufficient sleep is reason for higher bp?

PGP In Diabetologist, Fellowship in non-invasive Cardiology, MD - Medicine, MBBS
Endocrinologist, Delhi
My body clock is disturbed from last 15 days. Iam not getting proper sleep. My bp is on higher side since then. Insuf...
yes, stress is a known cause for increase blood pressure. try to de-stress yourself by yoga, breathing exercise etc. avoid excessive salt, packaged food, caffeinated/ alcoholic drinks. monitor your blood pressure regularly.
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Hello doctor, I want to ask you about blood pressure I am having low blood pressure so can you please tell me that what to do.

MBBS, MD - Community Medicine
General Physician, Jaipur
Depending on the cause of your symptoms, your doctor may tell you to increase your blood pressure by making these simple changes: Eat a diet higher in salt. Drink lots of nonalcoholic fluids/ especially salty drink e.g. salty lassi, salty lemon water, et.c. Limit alcoholic beverages. Drink more fluids during hot weather and while sick with a viral illness, such as a cold or the flu. Get regular exercise to promote blood flow. Be careful when rising from lying down or sitting. To help improve circulation, pump your feet and ankles a few times before standing up. Then proceed slowly. When getting out of bed, sit upright on the edge of the bed for a few minutes before standing. Elevate the head of your bed at night by placing bricks or blocks under the head of bed. Avoid heavy lifting. Avoid straining while on the toilet. Avoid prolonged exposure to hot water, such as hot showers and spas. If you get dizzy, sit down. It may be helpful to keep a chair or stool in the shower in case you need to sit; to help prevent injury, use a nonslip chair or stool designed for use in showers and bath tubs. To avoid problems with low blood pressure and lessen episodes of dizziness after meals, try eating smaller, more frequent meals. Cut back on carbohydrates. Rest after eating. Avoid taking drugs to lower blood pressure before meals. If needed, use elastic support (compression) stockings that cover the calf and thigh. These may help restrict blood flow to the legs, thus keeping more blood in the upper body.
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