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Dr. Joy Thomas

Cardiologist, Chennai

600 at clinic
Dr. Joy Thomas Cardiologist, Chennai
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My favorite part of being a doctor is the opportunity to directly improve the health and wellbeing of my patients and to develop professional and personal relationships with them....more
My favorite part of being a doctor is the opportunity to directly improve the health and wellbeing of my patients and to develop professional and personal relationships with them.
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Dr. Joy Thomas is a trusted Cardiologist in Perumbakkam, Chennai. You can consult Dr. Joy Thomas at Global Hospital And Health City in Perumbakkam, Chennai. Don’t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. Joy Thomas on Lybrate.com.

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I have got problem of chest. I'm suffering from pain in chest from 1 year.

MBBS
Cardiologist,
I have got problem of chest. I'm suffering from pain in chest from 1 year.
Pt needs detailed investigations of pain chestie ecg, xray, blood tests, & if required further advanced examination needed.
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I am 29 years old, hair loss problem and gastric problem gas is chock in my heart & brain so senses less some minute, but my parents said your heart bit is stopped. Mri scanning to brain and heart scanning is normal.

International Academy of Classical Homeopathy, BHMS
Homeopath,
Hi, you need proper homeopathic case taking followed by constitutional remedy. Read carefully you have come here to get well. We are here to select the possible medicine for you. In order to do that, we depend on your co-operation. Homoeopathic medicine is mainly selected on the symptoms you give us. If we are to make a successful prescription, we must know all the details of your sickness. Thnks.
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I am 37 year old. I have taken Blood Pressure medicine in Last 15 Days ago. I Have Blood pressure 160/110. As per your suggestion This measurement is bad for health or not. My question is That without medicine can it controlled?.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
I am 37 year old. I have taken Blood Pressure medicine in Last 15 Days ago. I Have Blood pressure 160/110. As per you...
Just try to have controlon your weight and bring it down to 72 Kg.Your BP will automatically become normal.Please undergo following blood testss CBC,ESR,LIPID PROFILE
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I have high blood pressure for aa year now. It is 160/120. I am not taking medicine as I feel it's due to overweight situation. I used to smoke, is it involved in the cause? Kindly suggest some way to eradicate high bp.

Vaidya Visharad
Ayurveda, Narnaul
I have high blood pressure for aa year now. It is 160/120. I am not taking medicine as I feel it's due to overweight ...
Get this: When a recent study compared the metabolic effect of green tea (in extract) with that of a placebo, researchers found that the green-tea drinkers burned about 70 additional calories in a 24-hour period. If you can believe it, those 70 calories a day add up to a total of 7.3 pounds of fat a year! It's not magic, it's science: Researchers believe the difference is caused by metabolism-enhancing antioxidants known as catechins, which are found in green tea.
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Hello sir I am suffering form blood pressure in last 2-3 month I am taking some medicine but not I am satisfy pls prescribe me.

BHMS
Homeopath, Delhi
Hello sir I am suffering form blood pressure in last 2-3 month I am taking some medicine but not I am satisfy pls pre...
you need to mention here about exactly bp high or bp low. if you have bp high then avoid salt intake,coffee,refined sugar,alcohol. take fish, Celery juice,olive oil and cucumber in diet regularly. for keep away bp low take proper nutritional diet drink more plenty of fluids and avoid spicy,oily and junk food in diet.
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I am 42 years old, male I have left side chest pain and back pain and problem of acdt from last 21/2 years my cholesterol is 198 sugar is 98 - 128.

MBBS
General Physician, Hyderabad
I am 42 years old, male I have left side chest pain and back pain and problem of acdt from last 21/2 years my cholest...
Hi! You have high cholesterol levels Sugars are with in normal limits As you have left side chest pain and back pain it could be acidity or heart problem So get a cardiac checkup You will be confirmed what exactly that pain must be Also please use medication prescribed by a cardiologist for your high cholesterol
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Hello Doctor, I'm 52 years old, with good health and athletic physique, doing exercise (mild) regularly. I have no sugar, yea I have high Cholesterol but never felt anything wrong so far but, today at 4 am I felt so much pain in my RIGHT side of Chest it lasts 10 minutes, after applying ointment it gone completely. Is there any risk 2 my health?

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Bangalore
Hello Doctor, I'm 52 years old, with good health and athletic physique, doing exercise (mild) regularly. I have no su...
If external application of ointment gives you relief then it may be a case of chest muscle strain. So there is no health risk. But you should be working towards reducing your cholesterol. At this age, high cholesterol can be harmful to the heart. Go for a ecg and a echo. Consult a physician to rule out any cardiac ailments.
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Sir, I'm 20 years old. Whenever I awake after sleeping. I feel my heart beating so hard. I consulted a doctor. Ecg and echo was normal. Thyroid was also normal. He told that I have anxiety problem and prescribed me alzolam 0.25 twice a day. But I feel it too addictive. I want to get rid of this regular medicine and anxiety also. How can i?

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
Sir, I'm 20 years old. Whenever I awake after sleeping. I feel my heart beating so hard. I consulted a doctor. Ecg an...
Dear lybrateuser, -to get rid of the medication you have to divert & keep your mind engaged so that your anxiety reduces, -do follow a moderate exercise routine like walking, jogging, cycling for about 30 min in the morning -do meditation & yoga to relax your mind, listen to music, deep breathing exercises for 10 min -have a healthy & balanced diet with more of fruits & vegetables -follow a proper sleep, awake schedule so you get up refreshed in the morning ready to face the day.
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My sisters BP is always high is in Lucknow its too cold but then also she is having sweats all time.

MBBS
General Physician, Hyderabad
My sisters BP is always high is in Lucknow its too cold but then also she is having sweats all time.
There is no relation between sweets and bp. What is her age? daily twice check her bp twice and get back me with her bp chart. So tat I can help you. If you notice her bp 140/90 then do lipid profile and random blood sugar. So that I can prescribe her some anti hypertensives.
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My blood pressure is too low 65/110. I am very nervous. So what to do now? Please help me as soon as possible.

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
Get the BP correctly measured by a doctor. 110/65 BP is not too low.so Don't worry.Take sufficient fluid and regularly monitor your NO by a doctor
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My mom have heart problem, sugar and bp every thing is in control then also she is not feeling comfortable with his health problems.

MBBS
General Physician,
My mom have heart problem, sugar and bp every thing is in control then also she is not feeling comfortable with his h...
Yes one is not comfortable when oneself is suffering from high b p diabetes. And for that one has to take so many medicines which has its own side effects. Ask your mommy to for regular morning walk followed by free hand exercises. With some pranayam land yoga like bajrasan, sabasan etc she should take plenty of water to drink also along with medication for her ailments.
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Sir. I have pain in the heart.

B.H.M.S., Senior Homeopath Consultant
Homeopath,
Sir. I have pain in the heart.
You can take pix liq. 30 / 5 drops in little water thrice a day for one week. Revert back after one week with feedback.
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I am 42 year old and I am suffering from hypertension from last 3 years. My blood pressure remains 110/140. Please advice.

MD - Alternative Medicine
Alternative Medicine Specialist, Mumbai
Hypertension or high blood pressure, as it is more commonly known, is regarded as the silent killer. It is a disease of modern age. The fast pace of life and the mental and physical pressures caused by industrial and metropolitan environments give rise to psychological tensions. Worry and mental tension increase the adrenaline in the blood stream and this; turn causes the pressure of blood to rise. The most important causes of hypertension are stress and faulty style of living. Hardening of the arteries, obesity, diabetes, and severe constipation also lead hypertension. Other causes of high blood pressure are excessive intake of pain-killer, tablets, salt, food allergy, and eating a high-fat, low fiber diet and processed foods, deficient in essential nutrients. Drugs do not remove a cause, nor do they cure the condition. All drugs against hypertension without some are toxic and have distressing side-effects. Treatment by natural way: diet is primary important, like vegetable like cucumber, carrot, tomato, onion, radish, cabbage and spinach are best taken in row form. The intake of salt should be restricted; in any case it should not be taken more then four grams or half a teaspoon per day. Baking powder, contain sodium carbonate should also be avoided. Juice? s & fruit? s, butter milk, coconut water, soya /cow milk, steam vegetable? s, salad, sprouts mung, vegetable soup, simple diet are good for hb, considering diet is your medicine as promoted by naturopathic meditation, asana like pavanmuktasana, uttanpadasan and shavasana, yoga, regular exercise, proper sleep, cool mind, enjoy some of time for your choice game, entertainment, book reading, swimming etc are also help to reduce hb vitamin c, zinc, garlic, onion, fiber food, calcium are essential in hb ignatia, acid phose, baryata carb, conium, belladonna, sepia and carbo veg are some of the homoeopathic remedy to control hb, but keep in mind that your food n correct life style is your best medicine avoid: meats, sugar, white flour, common salt, tea, coffee, pickles, fried food, bakery products etc, caution: hb should not be taken lightly best wishes.
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She has been detected with high cholesterol levels and gall bladder stone formation. I want to know about her diet and precautions to be taken..

Diploma in Cardiology
General Physician, Kolkata
She has been detected with high cholesterol levels and gall bladder stone formation. I want to know about her diet an...
Remove the gb stone without delay, later take care of your cholesterol, by diet exercise & medicine.
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I am having severe pain in the chest when I breath. What is the causes and what are the possible diseases?

AUTLS, CCEDM, MD - Internal Medicine, MBBS
General Physician, Faridabad
I am having severe pain in the chest when I breath. What is the causes and what are the possible diseases?
Could be some chest infection ...or simple muscular pain...get chest X-ray ecg done and review with reports
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C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician,
Hypertension during pregnancy should be an alert for women.

"Up until now it has been assumed that high blood pressure subsides after pregnancy, and there was no structured follow?up of the women who experienced it.

Hypertensive disorders are common in pregnancy, affecting 2% to 35% of all pregnancies, and ranking among the leading causes of maternal and perinatal morbidity and mortality worldwide. Preeclampsia or gestational hypertension associated with proteinuria is particularly linked with an increased risk for adverse pregnancy outcomes for both the mother and the fetus.
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I AM 20 years old and im suffering from slight chest pain from last two weeks. What should I do?

MBBS, cc USG
General Physician, Gurgaon
I AM 20 years old and im suffering from slight chest pain from last two weeks. What should I do?
CHEST PAIN in your case may be due to 1.acidity. 2. severe anxiety 3. muscular problem A. You can take Tablet Pantocid 40 mg (if no drug allergy) one tablet before food for 3 days B. Local application of Volini gel 1% twice a day for 2-3 day I am giving you some health tips to avoid acidity 1.Take small frequent meal kindly take 5-6 small meal in whole day 2.Take 6-8 glass of water in a day 4. Moderate physical activity regularly 5.avoid excessive tea, coffee 6. Do Not postpone Breakfast consult Physician for Further Management
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C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician,
Alternative Therapies Lower BP
A group of experts has reviewed all the existing studies and concluded that indeed there are alternative treatments for lowering blood pressure, with aerobic exercise leading the pack as far as strong evidence goes.
Other alternative treatments ? namely isometric handgrip and dynamic resistance exercises and guided breathing ?? also got high grades when it came to reducing high blood pressure in some patients, according to a scientific statement from the American Heart Association published online in the journal Hypertension.
"The evidence is not as strong for transcendental meditation and acupuncture, but they may help as well," said co?senior author Sanjay Rajagopalan, MD, professor of cardiovascular medicine at Ohio State University School of Medicine in Columbus.
For the report, an expert panel headed by the University of Michigan?s Robert D. Brook, MD, reviewed 1,000 studies published from 2006 to 2011. They divided the studies into three major classes of alternative treatments: behavioral therapies, noninvasive procedures and devices, and exercise. The panel did not review dietary and herbal treatments. Based on the level of evidence, they gave each an "A," "B," or "C" recommendation ?? with "A" being the highest ?? for implementation into clinical practice.
The panel found:
Exercise?based regimens did the best overall, with dynamic aerobic exercises getting an "A" class of recommendation, with a level of evidence of I, the highest possible.
Dynamic resistance exercises got a "B" and isometric handgrip exercises got a "C" grade, with levels of evidence of IIA and IIB, respectively.
Still, 4 weeks of isometric hand grip exercises resulted in some of the most impressive improvements in several studies ?? a 10% drop in systolic and diastolic BP. However, isometric exercise should be avoided among people with severely uncontrolled hypertension (180/110 mm Hg or higher).
In Noninvasive procedures or devices, device?guided breathing got a "B" with a level of evidence of II. Device?guided slow breathing proved most effective in lowering blood pressure when performed for 15?minute sessions three to four times a week.
Acupuncture also got a "B," but its level of evidence was III, meaning no benefit.
Among behavioral techniques, transcendental meditation and biofeedback both received "B" grades, with IIBs for levels of evidence. Yoga got a C, with level of evidence of III, or no benefit, as did other meditation techniques.
The alternative approaches that work reduce systolic blood pressure by only 2 to 10 mm Hg; whereas standard doses of a blood pressure?lowering drug reduce systolic blood pressure by about 10 to 15 mm Hg.
Alternative approaches are best for patients with blood pressure levels over 120/80 mm Hg who can?t tolerate or don?t respond well to standard medications.
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I have hypertention last 7years & diabities last 2years. I want reduce my weight by 70 k. G. Current my weight is 84 k g. And also my heartbeat is goes fast. Give me perfect idear for care my health. My current dosses. 1)in morning after breakfast. Cardac -5(1), ivabrid(1), cilacare(20), arkamin. 2)janumet half before lunch. 3)after lunch -olmetrac -40, ecosprin 150 4)night-celacare 20, arkamin & glycomate 500 s. R.-half.

General Physician (AM)
Alternative Medicine Specialist, Chandigarh
1. Whole-grain bread. Research shows that people who follow a weight-loss program incorporating whole-grain breads, cereals, and other foods lose more body fat from the abdominal area than those who eat only refined-grain foods, like white bread and rice. 2. Low-fat milk and yogurt. Scientists have found that the more calcium in fat cells, the more fat those cells will burn. In one study, two groups of overweight mice were put on a restricted-calorie diet, but one also got calcium supplements. The no-calcium mice lost 8 percent of their body fat, compared to 42 percent among the mice that did get calcium. 3. Lean protein. Good sources of protein, such as lean meats, eggs, and beans, help keep your blood sugar stable. The result you will feel full longer and get a boost in energy and that will help you burn more belly fat. Requires detailed questioning so as to ascertain your personality and to treat you symptomatically. Treatment is available, safe and without side effects in biochemic system of medication. Consult me in private.
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I am 69 years old. I take medicines for BP and Prostrate. Of late I am not getting good erection. It does not sustain. Can you help me out what to do. Thanks.

MBBS, MS - General Surgery
General Surgeon, Hyderabad
I am 69 years old. I take medicines for BP and Prostrate.
Of late I am not getting good erection. It does not sustain...
At your age and with the medical conditions you have, you should be happy with the erections you have, harmonal therapy in your case is contraindicated as you already have a prostatic problem. Your prostatic condition may worsen with harmonal treatment. My suggestion is that you have to accept aging gracefully and try to adopt to the natural changes that a person of your age faces. If you are not satisfied with my answer please visit a urologist for further advice.
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