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Dr. Krishnamurthy A

Cardiologist, Chennai

300 at clinic
Dr. Krishnamurthy A Cardiologist, Chennai
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Dr. Krishnamurthy A is a popular Cardiologist in Kodambakkam, Chennai. You can consult Dr. Krishnamurthy A at Spot Hospital in Kodambakkam, Chennai. Don’t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. Krishnamurthy A on has an excellent community of Cardiologists in India. You will find Cardiologists with more than 33 years of experience on You can find Cardiologists online in Chennai and from across India. View the profile of medical specialists and their reviews from other patients to make an informed decision.


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Hello, I am 37 years old. Kindly let me know about clubbing. My doctor is advising me to visit cardiologist. What checks do I need to do? please advise me. Do I need to worry about this ?

MD - Paediatrics
Pediatrician, Ranchi
Clubbing is defined as bulbous swelling of the tips of finger. Usually it is present in all the fingers and toes. There can be so many causes of clubbing one of which is congenital cyanosis heart disease. Apart from cardiac cause it may be due to lung, intestinal or liver diseases also. In few persons any cause could not be detected and in some it is familial. The clubbing should be correlated with other symptoms and findings so that the we can minimize the number of investigations and thus the cost burden of the patient. Regards.
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I am 29, I am gaining too much weight, I also do hard exercise, go for a walk as well. Some times I can not leave the bed early due to low blood pressure. What should I do.

Dietitian/Nutritionist, Chandigarh
Hi, try having warm lemon water with honey every morning. Below tips could help you start your weight-loss journey. 1. Never eat a snack out of a carton or a cover. Always use a cup or a plate to so you know how much you are eating. 2. Have at least one bright colored fruit and one bright colored vegetable a day 3. Take a small snack box to office with almonds, walnuts and other dry fruits to satisfy your cravings 4. Try to have your dinner by 8 so that you are not too hungry and also make healthy choices at dinner. 5. People who eat breakfast have a better success rate at losing weight. 6. Beware of zero trans fat and fat free foods as you might end up eating high sugar and carb containing foods. 7. People who are emotional eaters learn to identify the emotion that makes you eat unhealthy food and try diverting your mind to something else you love 8. If your plates are too big trade them off for a 9 inch plates 9. Replace your weighing scale with a tape measure. 10. Share your weight-loss journey with a family member or friend so that you are accountable to each other. 11. Green tea at least once a day will help you boost your metabolism 12. Sleep helps in repair and regulating your hormones. Sleep atleast 8 hours in a day. 13. Have fruits at least twice a day.
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What are the symptoms of Myocardial infarction and emergency treatment for patient.

General Physician, Mumbai
Dear lybrateuser, - The symptoms of myocardial infarction include pain, heaviness or tightness in mid chest, pain radiating to left arm, shoulder,jaw, neck, back, tiredness, profuse sweating, giddiness, breathlessness, headache, nausea, vomiting, heartburn & stomach upset - in emergency give a tablet of aspirin to chew, make the person lye down, proper air circulation at the site should be there, rush patient to the nearest medical setup with cardiac ICU in a cardiac care ambulance.
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Which type of precaution is useful for heart patients and TB is possible in stomach?

Pulmonologist, Faridabad
Regular exercise, no smoking, green and leafy vegitables with fruits, avoid transfats, normal BMI and cholesterol, regular medication. For TB stomach ,light diet and TB medication
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Dear sir I have blood pressure and I take english medicine atenolol 50mg daily morning after breakfast please give a home medicine equal to english medicine and way to reduce blood pressure.

BAMS, MD Ayurveda
Sexologist, Lonavala
The best remedy i can recommend you is as follows Natural home remedy using watermelon seeds and cuscus powder: 1. Take 1 tsp of dried watermelon seeds 2. Add 1 tsp of cuscus powder 3. Crush the mixture 4. Have this once in the morning and the evening 5. Consume for 3-4 weeks This will help with your concern.
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My chest sternum's manubrim is create pain and ribs its so stretchfull. So much time my heartbeat is go high. Manubrim is going some out. Pls suggest me what I do. doctor says its not worried condition. Some months ago doctor advised me get me vitmanine d and c test, and after report doctor says I need vitamin d and c tablet.

General Physician,
you may be having deficiency of vitamin D . if you press the sternum it pains is indicative of vitamin D deficiency which helps absorption of calcium for formation of bone .you can have exposure to ultraviolet rays of the sun which converts the eargosterol pigment which is present in the skin to vitamin should consult a medical specialist. for assessment and further management.
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I have difficulty swallowing food and sometimes feel choked after having meals and ears get blocked. Also sometimes feel chest congestion and feel dizzy while travelling in lifts. What is best remedy?

MD - Consultant Physician
Cardiologist, Kolkata
Is it solid or liquid food? it may be simple sore throat or hyperacidity. If not then investigation must fir local cause ie any obstruction inside of the throat by ent examination or x-ray barium swallow which will show if there is any obstruction. If so whether it is inside or outside throat. And type of obstruction.
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I am a 59 years old man having diabetes, high blood pressure, I recently undergone byepass surgery, I am having problems of sleeplessness.

CCMTD, CCEBDM, C.Diabetology, American Diabetes Association, DOMS, MBBS
Endocrinologist, Mumbai
Dear many times after major surgery sleeplessness happens. It should settle down soon. If it doesn't than tou can discuss with your cardiologist in follow up visit.
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I have got my cholesterol report which says 259. The HDL is at 32 and LDL at 167. My weight is just under 73. Should I be worried about the cholesterol value and what needs to be avoided from my food chart.

General Physician, Cuttack
1. Limit intake of food rich in saturated fat/Trans fat/dietary cholesterol. Avoid saturated fat like red meat, diary product, cakes/cookies, egg yolk, butter, ghee, coconut oil. Use olive oil. 2. Take food rich in omega 3 fatty acid like fish (Salmon/mackerel/Trout/sardins). 3. Take handful of dry fruits like walnut/ almond 4.increase soluble fibers in diet by eating oat/oat bran/barley 5. Take green leafy vegetables/legumes (lentil/bean/peas) fruits. 6. Go for regular exercise like brisk walking/swiiming/cycling/ going to gym 7. Quit smoking/alcohol/excess tea/coffee 8. Reduce weight 9. Take medicine after consulting physician.
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My baby is 5-1/2 months old. Some sound is coming from his breathing. He has no phelgm in chest. We have consulted child specialist He says that his breathing tube will expand as he grows more . He has checked his chest also But says that everything is normal. But sound is coming I do not know what to do. Please give opinion.

MD - Paediatrics
Pediatrician, Bareilly
Hello. It might be a simple thing called Laryngotracheomalacia. .A condition in which the front wall of windpipe is a bit weak.Put some normal saline drops in both nostrils and let the baby lie in prone (Face down) position for few seconds. .If the sound goes off.Just wait & watch till 8-9 months of age.Vit. D supplements help. Get well soon
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I have the problem of acidity. Sometimes I feel burn in ma heart. Gas forming. What I do?

B.Sc(hons), Physics, B.H.M.S., PGDIT (software Engg)
Homeopath, Delhi
Small issue medicine german reckeweg sulphur 30, single dose (4-5 drops in mouth) morning./ do not repeat sbl natrum phos 6x/ 6 tabs daily 3 times/ 3 weeks buy medicine from good homoeopathic shop. Food mixed fruit juice daily evening. Please continue treatment.
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This is general question? I am going to study bsc cardiac technology I want to know is this a good course Will you explain it briefly ? What are we going to study about heart or ECG.

Diploma in Obstetrics & Gynaecology, MBBS
General Physician, Delhi
Cardiac technology involves not only just ecg but helping the doctors in ct cardiac scan, echo cardiovascular scans, doing basic blood tests and lots more with advanced technology.
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Hello doctors. my problem is sometimes I have pain in my heart and I notice that my heart beats very fast. Recently I left smoking I was a chain smoker. please suggest.?

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Bundi
It's better to get checked at cardiologist to exclude sa node hyperactivity causing tachycardia. To then please take safe ayurveda herbals: 1. Cap arjuna 1 bd 2. Sitopaladi 2 gm + prawal pishti 250 mg bd with honey. 3. Arjunarishta 15 ml bd + equal water bd after meals. 4. Tarunikusumakar kusumakar chooran 2 tsp at night with warm water once a week to clean gut. Continue for four weeks but report after 2 weeks course too.
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Hi Sir, Maam I am 20 years old and for a few months I have this confusing pain in my right chest region. The pain only occurs or feel when I am doing any activity or something. The pain is like a needle pressing on the region. I have tried many doctors. They gave me some tablets and stuff too. Some said that I should massage it with a warm cloth or something. I tried that too. But nothing worked. please help.

General Physician, Mumbai
Dear lybrsteuser, - As the pain is due to activity it may be due to muscular or bony problem - avoid bending, exercise, lifting weight till pain subsides - do hot fomentation three times a day on affected area - apply pain killer gel 2-3 times a day - if no relief then get an x- ray chest done to know exact cause, consult a doctor.
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Doctor. Actually I consulted. The cardiologist. In vellore, and also in hyderabad. They said that. My pumping is little bit low. Please help me with better solution!

CCP, MBA, Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Karnal
Mix arjuna & punarnava powders equally. Take 1 tsf in 1 cup milk & 1 cup water. Boil till 1 cup remains. Then strain & drink daily. Have 1 amla in the morning.
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After cabg 3 years back, under the advice of Dr. I was taking rouvastatin 10mg daily. But recent test shows both hdl & ldl much below normal range. Apart from reducing statin to 5mg. Any other alternative?

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine Specialist, Faridabad
Hello dear 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. Change life style .do meditation,yoga, Go walk daily, do any one physically activity daily 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,. Take anti cholesterol medicines .
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I am a female of 20 years old as I checked my bp. Level from home and come to. Know that my bp level is 137 and also I am having a pain on left side of chest and back and also. Have frequent headache. How can I get from. This.

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
Dear from your description, it is more likely a case of old acidity. Eat food on time and chew properly. Drink 3 litets of water spread thruout the day. Eat minimum 2 fruit before meals daily and get adequate exercise.
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Facts Every Woman Should Know About Heart Disease

DM Cardiology
Cardiologist, Delhi
Facts Every Woman Should Know About Heart Disease

Heart disease doesn't affect all women in the same way and neither does it have the same warning signs as heart diseases in men. For women, heart disease is a bigger threat than breast cancer. Cardiovascular diseases also kill more women than men as the disease progresses differently in men and women. Here are a few things you should know about heart diseases.

Women have more atypical symptoms of heart attacks: The classic symptoms of heart attacks are pain in the left arm, chest pain and heart palpitations. Though women may exhibit these symptoms, they are more likely to have atypical symptoms. These include nausea, stomach aches, pain in the shoulders and upper back and extreme fatigue.

Preeclampsia and gestational diabetes can increase risks of heart disease: Even though your blood pressure may go back to normal and conditions like preeclampsia or gestational diabetes may go away post pregnancy, their effects linger on. The risk of heart disease for a woman who suffered from preeclampsia doubles while gestational diabetes can cause glucose intolerance leading to obesity or other such conditions which are risk factors for heart diseases.

Hot flashes could be a sign of heart problems: Hot flashes are usually associated with menopause but may also be a symptom of underlying heart problems. Hot flashes that occur after a exerting a strenuous effort on something can be a sign of angina in women.

Men and women do not face equal risks: Traditional risks to heart diseases such as cholesterol, obesity and high blood pressure affect both men and women but some factors such as diabetes, stress, depression and smoking affect women more than they affect men. Since women tend to lead a more sedentary lifestyle than men, a lack of exercise also affects them more than it affects men. In addition, a low level of estrogen can also increase the risk of cardiovascular conditions. This is usually seen after menopause.

Metabolic syndrome increase your risk of getting a stroke:

There are five metabolic risk factors for heart disease. If you have 3 or more of them, it is termed as metabolic syndrome. These risk factors are:

  1. A waist circumference of more than 35". This is also called abdominal obesity
  2. A triglyceride level higher than 150 mg/dL
  3. A low level of good cholesterol i.e. HDL cholesterol that is less than 50mg/dL
  4. High blood pressure
  5. High blood sugar. This could also be a sign of diabetes.

While some factors like genetics are out of our control, most of these factors can be controlled by conscious lifestyle changes. Your doctor may also prescribe medication for the same. Heart disease can occur at any time so do not take your heart for granted.

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I am 58 year old man with high BP and overweight 110 lg any good medicines to control this and also enlarged prostrate.

General Physician, Mumbai
Medication can be given only after clinical examination and few tips on diet say no to maida items like toast, khaari, naan, white bread. Can drink tea but without sugar say no to buffalo milk and can drink cows milk can eat brown bread can eat sprout's can eat green vegetables, can eat chappati, bajra ka rotla can eat one katori of rice twice a day with dal to avoid farsan food items can eat fruits say no to coconut water.
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