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Dr. Justin Paul

MBBS, MD - General Medicine, DNB - General Medicine

Cardiologist, Chennai

26 Years Experience  ·  200 - 500 at clinic
Dr. Justin Paul MBBS, MD - General Medicine, DNB - General Medicine Cardiologist, Chennai
26 Years Experience  ·  200 - 500 at clinic
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My experience is coupled with genuine concern for my patients. All of my staff is dedicated to your comfort and prompt attention as well....more
My experience is coupled with genuine concern for my patients. All of my staff is dedicated to your comfort and prompt attention as well.
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Dr. Justin Paul is one of the best Cardiologists in Guindy, Chennai. He has over 26 years of experience as a Cardiologist. He studied and completed MBBS, MD - General Medicine, DNB - General Medicine . He is currently associated with Sri Balaji Hospital in Guindy, Chennai. Book an appointment online with Dr. Justin Paul on Lybrate.com.

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MBBS - Madurai Kamaraj University - 1991
MD - General Medicine - Kilpauk Medical College, Chennai - 1994
DNB - General Medicine - National Board of Examinations, New Delhi - 1994
Professional Memberships
Indian Medical Association (IMA)

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I am 25 years old. Facing breathing problem sometime or sometime continuous specially in very hot and cool weather. Sometime facing problem of chest pain and weakness of oxygen.

MD - Homeopathy, BHMS
Homeopath, Indore
Take homeopathic bacillinum 1 m one dose alternate day pattern at morning for 15 days. Take ashtha aid 1 tab thrice a day from bakson compamy of homoeopathy for 15 days also. Please also check your ige level blood test & reply. This would be permanently resolved, dont worry.
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I am having raisen heartbeats for some time even may be hours while my doctor saying its due to anxiety but I does not feel any tensions. Will heart beat raise even when we are in no tension or anxiety. While my bp is 130/90 and aged 22 and this I am facing since 4/5 months. How to get rid of it.

Diploma in Obstetrics & Gynaecology, MBBS
General Physician, Delhi
I am having raisen heartbeats for some time even may be hours while my doctor saying its due to anxiety but I does no...
Reduce salt and oily spicy food , borderline BP & anxiety can be controlled without medicines , take more potassium like lemon water ,oranges ,bananas and other fresh fruits and vegetables. do yoga , meditation and do everything that can reduce your stress like avoiding company of negative people and looking at life in a positive way without being judgemental.
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Sir, I m suffering from chest pain at the middle of my chest about 2 years. Without having any injury. I m tensed about it. please help.

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
Sir, I m suffering from chest pain at the middle of my chest about 2 years. Without having any injury. I m tensed abo...
1. For your age pain chest could be due to anxiety, stress, depression, physical and mental strain, hyper acidity, muscular problem 2. Avoid stress and strain 3. Do regular exercise, reduce your weight if over weight. 4. Control your diet. Avoid oily/spicy/fried and junk food, high calorie and cholesterol rich diet. Take small frequent meals (5-6 meals/day instead of three heavy meals. If you have hyper acidity take one tablet of pan 40 in the morning before breakfast daily for few days 5. Do yoga, meditation, deep breathing exercise like pranayama etc. It will calm your mind, control your emotion and relieve stress. 6. Have sound sleep for 7-8 hours daily. 7. Avoid smoking, alcohol, excess tea/coffee, if you are having 8. Drink plenty of water and take rest 9. Take paracetamol 500mg one tablet sos after food up to a maximum of three tablets per day at the time of chest pain 10. If you have recurrent attack of chest pain check your bp, take ecg and consult cardiologist.
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My child is 16 days old. And she has 3 holes in heart. Size 3,5,7 mm. So now what I have to do?

Diploma in Obstetrics & Gynaecology, MBBS
General Physician, Delhi
My child is 16 days old. And she has 3 holes in heart. Size 3,5,7 mm. So now what I have to do?
Some holes do get okay as baby grows. You need a specialist who will evaluate the symptoms like blueness on skin, body temperature along with other symptoms suggesting need for an operation. Good luck.
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My heart is too weak as compared to my friend in same age. I consuming lots of food including Staple food as Rice, dal & mix curry regularly & also Junk foods, fruit & salad too. Hence, why my health doesn't getting healthy? What's the reason behind it? I following guidelines of doctor also. What can I do? Please help me doctor.

C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician,
My heart is too weak as compared to my friend in same age.
I consuming lots of food including Staple food as Rice, da...
Follow this diet strictly a diet chart timing foods to eat calories early morning lukewarm water with lemon 1 glass 0 tea without sugar + 2 biscuits 90 breakfast 2 rotis + 1/2 cup paneer curry 330 or brown bread upma 1 plate + milk 1 cup 300 mid-morning1 banana/1/2 cup melon/20 grapes 50 lunchbrown rice 1 cup (195 gm) + mixed vegetables 1/2 cup + salad 1 bowl + raita 1 small bowl 345 evening butter milk 1 cup 35 dinner 2 rotis + vegetable soup 1 bowl + salad 1 bowl 370 total 1220/1190 cal.
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Complications of High Blood Pressure Persistent high blood pressure can result in multiple complications.

C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician,
Some people with hypertension may react with alarm when they check their blood pressure at home or at the drugstore and the reading is elevated. It's not unusual for people with an isolated finding of elevated blood pressure to show up at the local emergency department with sudden concern, but in many cases, the real concern is not a single high reading, but the cumulative effect of persistent uncontrolled hypertension. Hypertension is a risk factor for many negative health outcomes, including heart failure, coronary artery disease, stroke, kidney disease, peripheral artery disease and hypertensive retinopathy, a disease of the eye. Hypertension is also associated with type 2 diabetes mellitus, which is why the united states preventive services task force has issued a recommendation for diabetic screening in people with high blood pressure. Good control of blood pressure results in a rapid reduction of risk for cardiovascular disease.

Hypertensive heart disease results from changes in both the structure of the heart and blood vessels and their function as the body adapts to abnormally high blood pressure. If you can imagine the heart as a pump operating against a fluid circuit, picture the increased work of that pump if pressure within the circuit is increased. Some of the changes caused by persistent high blood pressure can be partially reversed with treatment using ace inhibitor medications.

Hypertension results in wear and tear of vital organs and vessels as a result of mechanical stress.

Blood vessels have mechanisms to regulate blood flow throughout the body, and when high blood pressure occurs, the blood vessels constrict in initial response. Eventually, the walls of the blood vessels thicken and tissue damage occurs, resulting in hardening of the vessel walls.

Hypertensive disease of the eye is known as hypertensive retinopathy. In the retina of the eye, changes in the blood vessels eventually result in disruption of the integrity of the vessel, and blood or fatty acids may leak onto the delicate retinal tissue. This results in permanent vision change, and it's very preventable.

Complications of stroke can be due to hemorrhage of the blood vessels that supply the brain, or, more frequently, can result from poor blood flow through arteries damaged by persistent high blood pressure. Approximately 85% of strokes are ischemic, or due to poor blood flow. Another manifestation of hypertensive disease that affects the brain is hypertensive encephalopathy. This condition refers to a change in mental status, frequently accompanied by headache and nausea, that results from swelling in the brain caused by alterations in blood flow at very high blood pressure. This condition is associated with malignant hypertension, or hypertensive emergency.

Persistent high blood pressure is one of the leading causes of chronic kidney disease, frequently requiring dialysis. Blood is filtered through the kidneys, and when the small blood vessels of the kidney are damaged by chronic uncontrolled hypertension, the body becomes unable to filter waste. People with kidney damage eventually spend hours hooked to dialysis machines that can remove waste products from their bloodstream, or they may require a kidney transplant. In either case, prevention of the complication is preferable and less complex.

Unfortunately, it is easy to underestimate the cumulative effects of high blood pressure, since the damage is asymptomatic initially. It's important to recognize the inevitable consequences of ignoring persistent high blood pressure. If you have high blood pressure, it's important to realize the silent damage occurring over time if your blood pressure is not adequately treated. If you have a high blood pressure reading, you should repeat measurement on two more occasions. If your blood pressure remains above the level your doctor has suggested, it is essential to follow up. There are many excellent and affordable medications available for treatment of hypertension. Some people require a combination of drugs to maintain control. Whatever the case, the inconvenience of treatment is far exceeded by the benefits to your health over a lifetime.
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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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I am currently residing in kuwait and am from mumbai. I am 51 years old. My weight is 85 kgs. I have high bp 180/190 for which I take 1 tablet a day zestril (contents: astrazeneca) 20 mg. I have cholestrol in liver for which I take lipanthyl (contents: recipharm fontaine) 145 mg. I have high blood sugar too around 200. I have high tg in blood for which I take proton (contents: pantoprazole) 40 mg. I have slip disk problem in l4 and l5 which causes lot of pain. Please suggest me what to eat and what to do to improve my condition. Thank you so much for the help.

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine Specialist, Faridabad
I am currently residing in kuwait and am from mumbai. I am 51 years old. My weight is 85 kgs. I have high bp 180/190 ...
high 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. Avoid fast foods,oily foods,junk foods,alcohol,smoking,fatty foods, non-veg.,avoid stress, take green veg., whole grain.garlic,. Take anti cholesterol medicines .
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I have high blood pressure which is 160 by 100. My height is 178 cm and my weight is 103kg what should I do to reduce it ?

MD - Consultant Physician
Cardiologist, Kolkata
I have high blood pressure which is 160 by 100. My height is 178 cm and my weight is 103kg what should I do to reduce...
First of all you reduce your body wt by proper dieting. Do exercise regularly, take medicine in proper doses. Get investigation for kidney & arterial disease as you are young.
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I am suffering from dry cough for the last 3 weak and I have chest pain whenever I cough hard. Can you suggest what should be done?

MD - Medicine, MBBS
General Physician, Kangra
I am suffering from dry cough for the last 3 weak and I have chest pain whenever I cough hard. Can you suggest what s...
I suggest you to get your chest X ray done ..alongwith ESR..and get yourself examined by a physician...good luck
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My blood pressure is 140/90 regularly, can I start medicine for B. P and which medicine is suitable? My age is 35 years male.

MBBS, MD-General Medicine, DM - Cardiology
Cardiologist, Secunderabad
My blood pressure is 140/90 regularly, can I start medicine for B. P and which medicine is suitable? My age is 35 yea...
Maybe you can delay it by some more time. Till then you can maintain lifestyle measures and regular bp monitoring. But someday you have to.
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If no heart beat of foetus is found What might be the symptoms if its like that. What symptoms can be observed in a pregnant lady at this time. Please explain.

Diploma in Obstetrics & Gynaecology, MBBS
General Physician, Delhi
If no heart beat of foetus is found What might be the symptoms if its like that. What symptoms can be observed in a p...
It's called blighted ovum syndrome, means the nature has made preparation for the fetus to grow in the womb, fetus does get implanted, but there's no growth. It can be a detection at ultrasound done as routine at 12 weeks plus or woman presents with symptoms of miscarriage, like spotting, pain lower abdomen, may be passing few clots, in such a case every doctor would do ultrasound abdomen to make sure about heart beat and growth of fetus before starting treatment to retain pregnancy, if no heart beat is confirmed, treatment is a minor procedure called d and c followed by a cousin of antibiotics for a week.
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I am 69 yrs old male. During last 10 days my left leg becoming heavier, yesterday b. P was measured & found 150/80. I used to have amlopin-5mg, one tab daily after break fast. Waitng for good advice. Thanking you, with regards

MD - Consultant Physician
General Physician, Jaipur
Are you having swelling of left leg? or both the legs? please provide me with pictures. It can be a side effect of amlopin 5.
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C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician,
To screen or not to screen all young athletes with ECG to discover problems hiding within the heart

Guidelines from the American Heart Association (AHA) (endorsed by the American College of Cardiology) and the European Society of Cardiology (ESC), both recommend a screening before sports participation, but the Americans favor a detailed medical history combined with a physical examination only, while the Europeans favor the addition of the 12?lead ECG.

The controversy was evident in the results of a poll conducted during a debate session at the AHA meeting last year, which were published this week in the New England Journal of Medicine by James Colbert, MD, of Harvard Medical School.

Of the audience members who voted ?? an unscientific sample, to be sure ?? 70% favored some type of screening for cardiac disease in young athletes. And in a scenario where screening was already a foregone conclusion, 60% said it should include an ECG. A similar online poll on the NEJM website was even more informative, showing that the differences in opinion exist on both sides of the Atlantic.

Of the 1,266 people who voted on the site ?? again, not a scientific sample ?? 18% didn?t want any mandatory screening, 24% wanted screening with a medical history and physical exam, and 58% favored screening that included an ECG. The percentage of voters who endorsed an ECG was higher among Europeans than among Americans (66% versus 45%), but that still indicates a substantial amount of controversy regardless of geography.
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Sir/Madam when high blood pressure occur how to make it low and which vegetable and fruit juice to be give. And which food to be given and which to avoid. To a lady Age-old-31.

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
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when high blood pressure occur how to make it low and which vegetable and fruit juice to be give. And which...
Dear Lybrate user, As long as you make sure that the patient is eating more than 60% food comprising of fresh vegetables and fruit: all fresh food is good. Make sure the lady chews her food properly, drinks plenty of water, eats on time and of enough volume (not too much and not too less). Reduce dependency on rice, non veg, breads, cakes and artificial foods. Pomegranate, grape, alma, aelovera juices will be very good for health. Avoid packaged foods, fried and spicy. Avoid old and cold foods. Avoid extra salt and chillie. Regards.
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I n smoking 3 cigarettes per day from 6 months now I n feeling pain in chest. Vomiting after eating. Short breathe small strokes in heart. Sweating. It may be a sign of a heart attack what should I do please help me. Today I am quitting cigarettes I promise u. Help me what next steps should I follow to avoid heart attack.

MBBS, M.S, M. Ch, F.I.A.C.S
Cardiologist, Chennai
I n smoking 3 cigarettes per day from 6 months now I n feeling pain in chest. Vomiting after eating. Short breathe sm...
Smoking is dangerous. Take ecg, echo. Treadmill test if negative rules out heart attack. Exercises. Plenty of vegetables and fruits.
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In summer season in day my body get swallowing and happen from 5 year I have also 1 heart attack.

BHMS, MD - Homeopathy
Homeopath, Gurgaon
In summer season in day my body get swallowing and happen from 5 year I have also 1 heart attack.
If you already have had a heart attack, you should be very careful. Visit your doctor regularly. Take all the prescribed medicines regularly. Go for regular walks do not take stress take proper sleep take less salt in food do pranayama drink plenty of water.
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When I sleep some time after suddenly arise hert will be heart pain but some time whathappen heart pain decrease slowly please help me.

Diploma in Obstetrics & Gynaecology, MBBS
General Physician, Delhi
When I sleep some time after suddenly arise hert will be heart pain but some time whathappen heart pain decrease slow...
get checked for heart at Birla Hospital in your town. If reports are normal , do not take stress of a heart disease.
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I am 52 years old male & insulin dependent diabetic from last 15 years and suffering from pressure sole which takes 7-10 months to heal. What should I do to prevent myself from pressure sole ?

PG Hom, London, BHMS
Homeopath, Mumbai
Hello, you must use soft sole chappals or shoes. Dr. Scholl has got good options for soft inner soles. You must use it everyday inside your shoes or chappals. Also avoid standing for long time.
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