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Dr. K.Siva Kumar

MBBS

Cardiologist, Chennai

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Dr. K.Siva Kumar MBBS Cardiologist, Chennai
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Dr. K.Siva Kumar is a trusted Cardiologist in Mogappair, Chennai. She has done MBBS . You can visit her at Madras Medical Mission in Mogappair, Chennai. Book an appointment online with Dr. K.Siva Kumar on Lybrate.com.

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She is suffering from chest pain and there is cough but it is not coming out of chest. There is bit of water in chest.

PG Diploma in Emergency Medicine Services (PGDEMS), Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), MD - Alternate Medicine
Ayurveda, Ghaziabad
She is suffering from chest pain and there is cough but it is not coming out of chest. There is bit of water in chest.
Take pranacharya kasantak syrup 2-2 tsf in hot water twice a day. Take sitopaladi. Praval and tankan bhasm churna with honey 3-4 times a day. Take ginger black pepper and basil leaves tea. .gargle with hot water (salted) avoid milk. Cold drinks. Take hot water steam.
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I am 46 years male I am karate instructor today morning I did practice well that time no problem of my chest pain after bathing I felt little dizziness and pain on chest tell me what I have to do ?

MBBS
General Physician, Ahmedabad
I am 46 years male I am karate instructor today morning I did practice well that time no problem of my chest pain aft...
If you have constant pain--not related/increased by work or exercise than likely to b muscular. Take rest and musle relaxant. If it is increased by exertion you need ecg. Ask privately with details//ecg report.
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No power in body i have high sugar and a heart attack patient what should i do to become active ?

PDDM, MHA, MBBS
General Physician, Nashik
No power in body i have  high sugar and a heart attack patient what should i do to become active ?
1. Eat well – Take a balanced Diet comprising of 45% carbohydrate, 30% protein and 25% protein, plenty of green leafy vegetables, fruits. Don’t over eat. Avoid junk, spicy, oily, high calorie, cholesterol rich diet, don’t skip your breakfast. Take warm, homemade food. Avoid food and drink from outside. Don’t skip or postpone your meal. Minimize consumption of refined grains like white rice, white bread, sugary or refined food. 2. Keep hydrated- Drink 2 liters /6-8 glasses of water daily 3. Do regular exercise for one hour daily like brisk walking/Jugging etc 4. Take adequate rest- 7-8 hours of sound sleep in the night is required to remain healthy 5. Avoid stress, anxiety, depression, agitation etc 6. Find time for relaxation and enjoyments with friends and family 7. Practice yoga, meditation and deep breathing exercise to calm your mind, control emotion, improve concentration and relieve stress 8. Develop hobby, Learn new skill 9.Go for detail Annual Health check up.
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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
My mom takes glycomet gp2 tablet daily
2 weeks ago her blood glucose level was 340
Doctor proscribed her a tablet nam...
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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My wife is 43 years old. She frequently suffers from headaches and conditions like high BP & nausea. She is a strict vegetarian. Please advise about diet for her also.

Fellowship in Cardiology, MD, MBBS
General Physician, Delhi
My wife is 43 years old. She frequently suffers from headaches and conditions like high BP & nausea. She is a strict ...
She should take normal diet because reducing any element in diet is not good especially sodium and potassium. She should be regular with meds.
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I have angina and controlled diabetes. As per lipid profile report my LDL is 126. How can I reduce the LDL below 100. Is eating some cheese, few nuts and olive oil harmful to me and increase cholesterol level. Also advise me suitable yoga or pranayam for this if any.

MBBS, CCEBDM, Diploma in Diabetology
Endocrinologist, Hubli-Dharwad
I have angina and controlled diabetes. As per lipid profile report my LDL is 126. How can I reduce the LDL below 100....
Mr. Lybrate-user, to reduce ldl over all fat intake may have to be curtailed. Olive oil and certain nuts are fine, but high fat cheese may have to be avoided. Regular exercise for 1 hour including brisk walking is a very good option. All pranayams and yogasanas are good. If you really do pranayam then it should be 1) bhastrika 3 minutes, 2) kapalbhati 15 minutes, 3) bahya 11 to 21 times, 4) agnisar 11 to 21 times, 5) anulom vilom 15 minutes, 6) bhramari 11 to 21 times & 7) udgit (om) 11 to 21 times. Then it is beneficial. Thanks.
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Know Everything About Silent Heart Attacks

Non-invasive Cardiology
Cardiologist, Thane
Know Everything About Silent Heart Attacks

A heart attack does not always have obvious symptoms, such as pain in your chest, shortness of breath and cold sweats. In fact, a heart attack can actually happen without a person knowing it. This condition is known as a ‘silent heart attack’, medically known as ‘silent ischemia’, occurring due to the shortage of oxygen supply to the heart muscle. The causes of a silent heart attack are similar to that of a heart attack.

They include-

  1. Conditions like:

  2. Lack of exercise

  3. Age, usually above 65

  4. Consumption of tobacco or smoking

  5. Excessive consumption of alcohol

A silent cardiac arrest makes one more vulnerable to another heart attack that could be fatal. Diagnosis: The only method to diagnose if you had a silent heart attack is through imaging tests, such as echocardiogram, electrocardiogram, Holter Monitoring or others. These tests can show certain changes which might be indicative of a heart attack. An analysis of one’s overall health and the symptoms can aid in deciding whether few more tests are required.

How would you prevent a silent heart attack?
1. Get your cholesterol and blood pressure count tested regularly.
2. Refrain from smoking.
3. Get your VO2 max checked regularly.
4. Live a healthy lifestyle: Refrain from smoking and excessive alcohol consumption; exercise daily, eat healthy.
5. Control high blood pressure, cholesterol, and diabetes
6. Be aware of your body and call on a doctor if you feel there’s anything which is bothering you.

If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a cardiologist.

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I am 35 years male and I have BP (6 years) and Diabetes (2.5 years). I am suffering from chest pain since 1 month but it is very mild. In starting I felt this mild pain continuously and then it automatically disappeared. Now I feel it when there is a hickup or belching. I visited Doctor (MD Medicine) he prescribed me Rabeprazole with Domperidone and clonazepam 0.5 mg with propranolol 20 mg BD. I got no relief then I visited heart specialist he told me that my Diastolic BP is high 100-110 and he changed my BP tablets. He done my ECG 2 times and both the times it was absolutely normal. My Lipid profile Hba1c are as follows: Serum Cholesterol: 187.5 Serum Triglycerides: 156.4 HDL Cholesterol: 47.2 LDL Cholesterol: 109.02 VLDL Cholesterol: 31.28 Hba1c: 6.2 Dr. Also prescribed me medicine to lower my LDL cholesterol as it must be 70 in my case. But I have no relief. I have hyperacidity problem for a long time and I think this is the only reason of this chest pain. Kindly help me plzzz.

MBBS, MD-General Medicine, DM - Cardiology
Cardiologist, Secunderabad
I am 35 years male and I have BP (6 years) and Diabetes (2.5 years). I am suffering from chest pain since 1 month but...
Your cardiologist has advised you appropriately. Your history does not indicate any cardiac problem. You can continue taking the medicines advised by your doctor apart from maintaining healthy lifestyle. Most likely cause of your pain is musculoskeletal, or anxiety. You can check with a gastroenterologist to rule out hyperacidity. If you still want to rule out cardiac cause then you can get a TMT test done.
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Sir my creatinine is very high. It is 4.43.but I do not have any problem in my body. Blood pressure is normal. No swelling. What should I do.

PGDHHM, MBBS
General Physician, Delhi
Sir my creatinine is very high. It is 4.43.but I do not have any problem in my body. Blood pressure is normal. No swe...
Get ur blood sugar, complete KFT , urine routine ,Ultrasound kub done to further assess the condition
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I am a 27 Years of women and pregnant having 9th month, I am feeling very pain in chest after taking food, why it happens?

DNB (Obstetrics and Gynecology), PGDHHM, MBBS
Gynaecologist, Delhi
I am a 27 Years of women and pregnant having 9th month, I am feeling very pain in chest after taking food, why it hap...
This pain is due to acidity or gastritis which is common at this stage of pregnancy. You can take antacid for the same. Avoid lying down immediately after taking meal. You will be benefited with the antacid .
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As she is a heart patient she has gone for for test like anjogram. Is there any difficulty for patient.

MBBS
General Physician, Kolkata
As she is a heart patient she has gone for for test like anjogram. Is there any difficulty for patient.
normally angio is safe. but all other invasive investigation procedure some risk is there. but in this era of medical science those are negligible and manageable .
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I am 26 year old person and I have been observed pain in my heart in night sleeping times. I need your suggestions for this?

Diploma in Cardiology, Diploma in Diabetology, MD
Cardiologist, Coimbatore
I am 26 year old person and I have been observed pain in my heart in night sleeping times. I need your suggestions fo...
This could be gastritis.have food atleast 2 hours before sleep.avoid spicy,oily food.eat food at regular intervals.
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Master Of Science ( Home Science) , B.Sc
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Delhi
Wheatgrass Benefits:
1. Cleanses and detoxifies
2. Oxygenates and rebuilds the blood
3. Reduces blood pressure
4. Boosts immunity
5. Has anti-clotting properties
6. Regulates blood sugar levels
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My mother always have high BP & sugar. What can be done to control it? Please help me.

AUTLS, CCEDM, MD - Internal Medicine, MBBS
General Physician, Faridabad
My mother always have high BP & sugar. What can be done to control it? Please help me.
DIABETIC DIET ADVICE: ?Eat regular meals throughout the day at same time everyday..Avoid skipping meals ?Include high fibre foods at each meal e.g. legumes(beans/lentils ),nuts(almonds,walnut),eggs etc ?Take fruit as a healthy snack e.g. apples,pears,papaya,mausami,jamun,guava ?Try to avoid ?grapes,mango,bananas,jackfruit(cheeku) ?Vegetables to be included in plenty-at least 2 servings per meal ?Reduce the fat intake,fried foods,cakes,pastries and foods containing palm oil and coconut oil ?Include healthy foods like daliya,oats ?Reduce salt intake in the diet to 1 tsp or less per day ?stay away from especially labelled diabetic foods(they are of no benefit),and saturated fats ?Limit intake of sugar and sugary foods like sweets ?If so desire can take sugarfree as sugar substitute for sweetening purposes
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I have severe pain in my chest. N it is hard to sleep on bed n I lost 7 kg in a month n hv dry cough since 20 days. What is the problem?

PG Diploma in Emergency Medicine Services (PGDEMS), Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), MD - Alternate Medicine
Ayurveda, Ghaziabad
I have severe pain in my chest. N it is hard to sleep on bed n I lost 7 kg in a month n hv dry cough since 20 days. W...
Hello there, for cough, take 2-2 teaspoonful of pranacharya kasantak by mixing it in hot water twice daily. Sitopaladi, praval and tankan bhasm churna taken with honey can also bring relief. Consume this 3 to 4 times a day for relief from dry cough; you can also drink tea with basil leaves or add ginger and black pepper in it. Salted hot water gargling also helps. And stay away from cold drinks and don't take milk when having cough.
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My wife is 42 years old. She has a mechanical MVR surgery done in 2006. 13 days ago she had a Left MCA Brain stroke. ICA, MCA block. Now she is completely fine. She is taking warf still her previous surgery. What PT INR range should we kept? We confused. Thanks.

DNB Cardiology, MD - General Medicine, MBBS
Cardiologist, Mumbai
Hello, for mechanical mitral valve replacement the recommended inr is 3. Adding low dose aspirin 75 mg or so to warfarin is another way forward, however there is a slight chance of increased bleeding, though all studies have found benefit more than the risk, particularly for your wife as she is young. Regards
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Respected sir. I have blood pressure problem. Some time my B. P. Will be high. And some time will be low. Please sir suggest me what I do?

CLINICAL CARDIOLOGY, MD - Consultant Physician
Cardiologist, Surat
Respected sir. I have blood pressure problem. Some time my B. P. Will be high. And some time will be low. Please sir ...
Hi. Blood pressure is something that keeps fluctuating. This shows that your body is capable of increasing bp when required and normalize it when required. So nothing to worry about this. Bp problem is when your bp is continuously high. Take care.
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