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Dr. K Kannan

Cardiologist, Chennai

400 - 500 at clinic
Dr. K Kannan Cardiologist, Chennai
400 - 500 at clinic
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Dr. K Kannan is a trusted Cardiologist in Alwarpet, Chennai. You can consult Dr. K Kannan at Dr. K Kannan@Girishwari Hospital in Alwarpet, Chennai. Don’t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. K Kannan on Lybrate.com.

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I am suffering from dry cough. And whenever I cough hard, I feel pain in my chest. What may I do for getting well from this situation?

DNB (Respiratory Diseases), MD - Tuberculosis & Respiratory Diseases / Pulmonary Medicine, Diploma in Tuberculosis and Chest Diseases (DTCD)
Allergist/Immunologist, Thrissur
Dry cough is a sign of allergic cough. It can be due to other serious illnesses also but the longer we are having dry cough especially at your age the more sure we are that it is allergic /asthmatic cough. The pain in chest when you cough hard is because we cough with our chest muscles and abdominal muscles. So they sprain. For that hot fomentation is good. You have to 1. Avoiid all precipitating factors. 2. Do not smoke, 3, exercise regularly. 4. Consult a allergy specialist. 5. They will give you medicines as spray/ inhalation for asthma. They are safe. 6. Do not stop medicines till doctor tells. 7. You problem is luckily not a serious problem.
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I am 38 years old women feeling low BP, what should I eat and do exercise? Some time I am getting severe head ache.

MBBS, MBA (Healthcare)
General Physician, Delhi
check your BP. check your eye sight. take crocin pain relief one sos in case of severe headache.take rest and good sleep. avoid stress. inform if nor t ok.
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. I'm a hypothyroid patient and started taking 50mcg of thyroxine, I feel like burden on my heart. Pulse rate is always is above 90 even in rest position sometimes it is reaching 120b/min Could you please advise?

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine Specialist, Faridabad
in hypothyroidism heart beat may be increases suddenly . do not worry about that it is only for while . Take diet for hypothyroidism:- high-carbohydrate foods such as potatoes, rice, pasta and bread, Nutrient-rich foods that improve your health may also benefit your thyroid gland, antioxidant-rich fruits and vegetables more plenty of water: Blueberries, tomatoes, bell peppers, and other foods rich in antioxidants can improve overall health and benefit the thyroid gland. Eating foods high in B vitamins, like whole grains, may also help. flax oil, Selenium: Tiny amounts of selenium are needed for enzymes that make thyroid hormones to work properly. Eating selenium-rich foods, such as sunflower seeds or Brazil nuts, can be beneficial. Tyrosine: This amino acid is used by the thyroid gland to produce T3 and T4. Taking a supplement may help, Avoid few foods in hypothroidism i.e. caffeine products tea,coffee, tabcco, alcohol / wine , kale, broccoli, spinach, mustard green, cabbage, turnip, millet, cassava, linseeds, pine nuts, soy products as soy milk, tofu, soybeans, soy souce, also avoid stress. Take Some Relax during work. Proper follow up you can feel better and reduce weight also. send your reports of thyroid profile for best help. welcome in lybrate.
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I have pain on my chest from 8 days. It becomes too much in night. What are the solutions for chest pain?

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
Hello, please share more symptoms about the chest pain so that i can suggest you the medication based on diagnosis. Take care.
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Hello, I am getting heart pain (according to rhythm) whenever I am stressed or get angry on someone. I smoke 5 cigrates ina day and stopped for last two days. Now it's little better. It's getting even better if I jog in the morning. Felt the difference. What is causing this? What should I do to fix it permanently. I smoke for last ten years and get angry frequently many times in the past and never had this problem. Pls advise?

Diploma in Obstetrics & Gynaecology, MBBS
General Physician, Delhi
Stop smoking, stop taking stress of getting angry and do not take everything to heart. Eat a healthy food with less oils, more seasonal fruits and vegetables and be your own doctor to reduce stress.
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I am 25 years old male my height is 6 feet n my weight is 90 kg. I have been suffering palpitation from 3 months. The reason of that was an earthquake from then whenever iI feel scary iI feel high paplipation. In nights it mostly happens some times. Q2 i am loosing hair at continuously reason is the dandruff. How to get rid of that how the new hair begin to grow.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Navi Mumbai
I am 25 years old male my height is 6 feet n my weight is 90 kg. I have been suffering palpitation from 3 months. The reason of that was an earthquake from then whenever iI feel scary iI feel high paplipation. In nights it mostly happens some times ans=1.take deep sleep 2.sarswatarishta 4 tsp after lunch and dinner 3.audumbaravleha 2 tsp after lunch and dinner Q2 i am loosing hair at continuously reason is the dandruff. How to get rid of that how the new hair begin to grow. ans=hi first of all avoid following things == besan,bekary product,junk food , spicy food take following remedies 1.laghu malini vasant 1 tab after lunch and dinner 2.astiposhak vati I tab after lunch and dinner 3.apply vata-jatadi tail this all medicine you will get at ayurvedic medical
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I have been suffering from blood pressure. I would like to know how I can reduce it. I smoke one cigarette a day.

General Physician (AM)
Alternative Medicine Specialist, Chandigarh
Try eatng lots of garlic. If you cant have it get it homeopathically allium sativum,(biochemic) nat phos. Avoid all types of fats and red meat and excessive salt consumption. Treatment is available, safe and without side effects in biochemic system of medication. Consult me in private.
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I am having hypothyroidism and taking 100 mg Levi thyroxine. I am having high cholesterol since a year it is reducing after using rosuvastatin 20 mg but when the medicines are stopped again cholesterol will become high. Please advise how long can I use cholesterol medicines and how to reduce cholesterol naturally.

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine Specialist, Faridabad
IN HYPOTHYROIDISM:--- where there is deficiency of thyroxine hormone leading to sluggishness, tired feeling, weight increase, slow heart beats, intolerance to cold, swelling of legs, feet and face, difficulty in concentrating and at times in speech. Treatment for hypothyroidism is giving thyroxine tablets. And dose are according to level of thyroid for life time. Avoid bad habits . Avoid stress. Some Relax during work. Go for walk, Take plenty of water, high-carbohydrate foods such as potatoes, rice, pasta and bread. Nutrient-rich foods that improve your health may also benefit your thyroid gland, antioxidant-rich fruits and vegetables more plenty of water: Blueberries, tomatoes, bell peppers, and other foods rich in antioxidants can improve overall health and benefit the thyroid gland. Eating foods high in B vitamins, like whole grains, may also help. flax oil, Selenium: Tiny amounts of selenium are needed for enzymes that make thyroid hormones to work properly. Eating selenium-rich foods, such as sunflower seeds or Brazil nuts, can be beneficial. Tyrosine: This amino acid is used by the thyroid gland to produce T3 and T4. Taking a supplement may help, avoid oily foods,junk foods, go for walk. Do Tests every 3 to 6 months. And consult doctor on time. Hello dear 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 .
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My mom takes glycomet gp2 tablet daily 2 weeks ago her blood glucose level was 340 Doctor proscribed her a tablet named as jalra after 2 days her sugar level drops to 160 But still doctor ask him to take jalra medicine So my question is how much days she has continue to take jalra medicine also she takes glycomet gp2 tablet daily.

MBBS, DNB (General Medicine)
Endocrinologist, Delhi
After taking Jalra, the sugar levels have improved quite substantially and this shows that the medicine has suited the patient well. The dose of medicine and choice of medicines are always based on the current conditions of the patients. As such, predictability of how long a medicine would be given to a particular patient is highly dependant on the patient's condition and not on the decision of the doctor!
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Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda,
?Hyperlipidemia?

Lipid is the scientific term for fats in the blood. At proper levels, lipids perform important functions in your body, but can cause health problems if they are present in excess. The term hyperlipidemia means high lipid levels. Hyperlipidemia includes several conditions, but it usually means that you have high cholesterol and high triglyceride levels.

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My son is of 18 years and his cholesterol levels and uric acid levels in increasing. With high blood pressure. Please suggest me. Any home remedy to bring the uric acid and cholesterol levels in range. And please diagnose the reasons.

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
1.He has to go for regular exercise 2.Reduce his weight,if overweight 3.control diet by avoiding high calorie,cholesterol rich diet 4.He should avoid oily,fatty,junk food and minimise salt intake.He should avoid egg,mutton,sugary drink like soft drink etc 5.He should drink plenty of water 6.Let him practice yoga,meditation and deep breathing exercise 7.Monitor his Bp and lipid profile and serum uric acid regularly and consult physician for advice and treatment
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Giddiness and not able to stand but bp is normal what is the reason. Doctor have given vertin 16, faces tablet, vertiron tablet but still the giddiness is not going from past 3 days. What we have to do.

PGP In Diabetologist, Fellowship in non-invasive Cardiology, MD - Medicine, MBBS
Endocrinologist, Delhi
You may be suffering from bppv (benign positional vertigo). It is usually triggerred by sudden change in position. Cause is disturbance in flow of endolymph in semicircular canals of our ear. Diagnosis is easily done by hallpike /head roll test. Treatment is certain exercises like epley's maneuver. Certain antihistaminic drugs may help.
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Why would my pressure will increasing simuntinuasly. Please tell about my pressure would be decrease.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
Hi, Blood pressure is the force of blood pushing against the walls of the arteries as the heart pumps out blood. Hypotension is generally considered if systolic blood pressure less than 90 millimeters of mercury (mm Hg) or diastolic less than 60 mm Hg. However, in practice, blood pressure is considered too low only if noticeable symptoms are present. Causes: Low blood pressure can be caused by low blood volume, hormonal changes, widening of blood vessels, medicine side effects, anemia, heart problems or endocrine problems. Management: Meditation, yoga, or other mental-physiological disciplines may reduce hypotensive effects. Taking enough of sleep and rest. Treatment: The treatment for hypotension depends on its cause. Chronic hypotension rarely exists as more than a symptom. Asymptomatic hypotension in healthy people usually does not require treatment. Adding electrolytes to a diet can relieve symptoms of mild hypotension. A morning dose of caffeine can also be effective. In mild cases, where the patient is still responsive, laying the person in dorsal decubitus (lying on the back) position and lifting the legs increases venous return, thus making more blood available to critical organs in the chest and head. Take homoeopathic medicine - Schwabe’s Angioton/ 3 times a day for 1 month.
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I was having problem s like raising heart beat, dizziness, a bit pain in chest. I consulted a lot of physicians, everyone checked ECG, TMT and all that but nothing came out, finally I was reffered to psychologist and there the doctor told me that I have anxiety neurosis. Now I am mainly on the drug desvenlafaxine 50mg along with some other drugs from last 2 years but the problem still persists however the intensity is lowered. What to do?

MBBS
General Physician, Ahmedabad
You may need psychotherapy and medicines for longer period. Start doing exercise and morning walk 30--45 minutes daily. Also yoga pranayam and meditation will help. For more scientific suggestions feel free to ask with details.
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Sir s. Cholestrol is 233, hdl chol. Is 51s. Triglyc. Is 195 vldl-34, ldl chol. 143, ratio total chol/hdl 4.5, ratio ldl/hdl 2.8 andblood sugar is84, uric acid 5.2 you are requested to guide me for diet and medicine required for controlling. Thanks.

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine Specialist, Faridabad
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 . for uric acid you can take tab. zyloric 100 mg once a day.
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In family heart related problems is heredity for eg blockages n dad is told to take care What precautions should he take.

MD Microbiology
General Physician,
Hi, any form of exercise for at least 30 mins everyday, taking low fat and a high fibre diet, reducing stress, strict control of bp and sugar levels, a strict'no' to smoking, alcohol or tobacco of any form plus regular health check up is a must. Thank you.
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Hi friend is 25 he is suffering from edema and facial abnormalities and his bp is normal and heart rate is also normal can you please suggest a solution.

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
1.Get his urine tested for albumin and blood for hemoglobin. 2.He may be having anemia or kidney problem. 3.consult physician with reeport.
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i am Suffering from severe gas problem and chest pain. I will take selected food even then its happening.

MD , MBBS
General Physician, Aligarh
Dear . If u know u have gastritis. Take pantocid forte 1 tab b4 breakfast. Atleast half hour b4 for 7 days. Avoid oily stuff. And revert after a week
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My father went a heart By-Pass surgery in October 2006. He is doing well now and is 67. However, he has issues with climbing stairs even for one store and gets tired too easily. What are the medical measures he needs to carefully undertake in order to keep himself fit ? Also , is there a likelihood of another surgery 10 years after one surgery ?

MD - Consultant Physician, MBBS
Cardiologist, Ludhiana
There are other effective, safe and economical non-invasive, non-surgical options like Artery Clearance Therapy (ACT) / Chelation therapy and External Counter Pulsation (ECP/EECP) for patients unfit for heart bypass surgery or angioplasty stents, where these have failed, when there is recurrence after surgery or stents get blocked again and for patients who want to avoid surgery. [Automatically added by Lybrate] Click "Consult Dr. Sukhbindar Sibia" below to consult privately with the doctor.
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Actually my grand mother. She suffers form. Blood pressure high. sugar present so. Now she had heart operation then. Now some times she is goes very weak. That time she get dysentery. So what we do that time.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
Hello, give her Alfavena malt, 2 tsp twice daily . Esssentia Aurea ( golden drops ) , 20 drops with water once daily. Take BC No. 09, 5 tabs thrice daily when she suffers with dysentery. Take care.
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