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Dr. Latchumanadhas K

MBBS, Doctor of Medicine, DM - Cardiology

Cardiologist, Chennai

30 Years Experience  ·  450 at clinic
Dr. Latchumanadhas K MBBS, Doctor of Medicine, DM - Cardiology Cardiologist, Chennai
30 Years Experience  ·  450 at clinic
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Dr. Latchumanadhas K is a renowned Cardiologist in Mogappair West, Chennai. He has helped numerous patients in his 30 years of experience as a Cardiologist. He has done MBBS, Doctor of Medicine, DM - Cardiology . You can consult Dr. Latchumanadhas K at Madras Medical Mission Hospital in Mogappair West, Chennai. Don’t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. Latchumanadhas K on Lybrate.com.

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MBBS - Madurai Medical College - 1987
Doctor of Medicine - Medical College Trivandrum - 1992
DM - Cardiology - Sri Chitra Trinula Institute for Medical Sciences and Technology - 1994
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Indian Academy of Echocardiography

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I am facing low bp problem for last 2 months first time in my life, how do I prevent it.

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
1. Drink plenty of water/ nimbu pani/electral powder with water 2. Increase salt intake 3. Take plenty of fresh green leafy vegetables, fruits. Fish, chicken etc 4. Avoid alcohol 5, go for regular exercise 6. Drink tea/ coffee 7. Avoid prolonged standing 8. Avoid stress, anxiety, depression 9. Take. Adequate rest and have 7-8 hours of sound sleep in the night 10. Do yoga, meditation and deep breathing exercise to calm your mind, control your emotion and relieve stress 11. Check your hemoglobin, monitor bp and consult physician for advice and treatment
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I have high cholesterol which food I should eat.

MD - Internal Medicine, MBBS
Endocrinologist,
I have high cholesterol 
which food I should eat.
Cholesterol level should be measured at least once every five years in everyone over age 20. The screening test that is usually performed is a blood test called a lipid profile. Experts recommend that men ages 35 and older and women ages 45 and older be more frequently screened for lipid disorders. The lipoprotein profile includes: Total cholesetrol LDL (low-density lipoprotein CHOLESETROL also called "bad"CHOLESTETROL HDL (high-density lipoprotein cholesterol, also called "good" cholesterol) TRIGLYCERIDES (fats carried in the BLOOD from the food we eat. Excess calories, alcohol, or sugar in the body are converted into TRIGLYCERIDES and stored in fat cells throughout the body. 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 . Cap. Ecosprin gold-10 at night daily.
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I am 25 years old ,and I have always pain I n my heart, what should I take as medicine?

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
I am 25 years old ,and I have always pain I n my heart, what should I take as medicine?
Chest pain causes 1. Heart disease 2. Stress, anxiety 3. Lack of exercise 4. Sedentary life style 5. Obesity (over weight) 6. Smoking, tobacco and alcohol consumption, excess tea/coffee 7. Excess oily, fatty, cholesterol rich diet, junk food 8. Hyperacidity, musculr pain 9. Heredity and genetic factor prevention follow the advice given below 1. Avoid stress and strain 2. Do regular exercise, yoga, meditation, deep breathing exercise like pranayama etc. It will calm your mind, control your emotion and relieve stress 3 avoid alcohol, smoking and tobacco consumptio, excess tea/coffee. 4. Take bland diet, avoid spicy, oily, fatty and junk food 5. Take paracetamol 500 mg one tablet sos after food up to a maximum of three tablets daily, at the time of chest pain 6. Drink plenty of water and take rest. 7. If you have recurrent attack of chest pain take ecg and consult cardiologist.
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My age 33 year. Mujhe b. P raheta hai. Kabhi kabhi 100/160 ho jata hai. Kya karu ?

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Alternative Medicine Specialist, Chandigarh
CRAETEGUS Q (Homeo) 8-10 drops in little water twice a day, KALI IOD 12X (BIOCHEMIC) 4 pills 4 times a day.
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I have a chest problem. My one breast is bigger with some hard fat inside and also covered uo with large nipple area. And another one is ok. With no fat and normal nipple. So what should I do.?

M Ch. Plastic Surgery, MS - General Surgery, MBBS
Cosmetic/Plastic Surgeon, Durg
I have a chest problem. My one breast is bigger with some hard fat inside and also covered uo with large nipple area....
Gynecomastia can be due to many reasons - drug intake, endocrinal( hormonal) problems , metabolic causes or pubertal gynecomastia . Here there is enlargement of breast due to fatty or glandular component of breast. Get serum testosterone, prolactin and thyroid profile done. Surgical correction of gynecomastia can be done by liposuction and sos gland incision . It's a safe and near scarless procedure . Consult a plastic surgeon for that.
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I am having unwanted hairs on my face for that I had done with some hormones test even taking medicines also but no effect and also suffering with low blood pressure. please suggest me something.

M.D. (Ayurveda )
Ayurveda, Patiala
I am having unwanted hairs on my face for that I had done with some hormones test even taking medicines also but no e...
Dear mam, kindly restric the intake of sugar and salt in your diet. Take varanadi kshyam, 3 tsf in half a glass of warm water before meals, twice a day. Take vyoshadi guggal, 1 tsb, with dashmoolarishta, 3 tsf in half a glass of warm water after meals. Stop dashmoolarista when you start with your menstruation. REstart it a day after the cessation of mensus. Stop eating after 7 pm at night. Consult some good ayurveda physician for vamana and virechana. Apply lomashatana oil over the areas where your have unwanted hairs. Do brisk walking for at least 20-25 mins daily on regular basis. Avoid mental stress. Continue the regime for 45 days. Stay in touch. Good luck.
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I am suffering high blood pressure last 10 yrs so kindly suggest homeopathic medicine.

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Homeopath, Solan
I am suffering high blood pressure last 10 yrs so kindly suggest homeopathic medicine.
Take belladona 1m 3 doses. And rawolfia 15 drops daily in luke water bed time. With this use olive oil for cooking, low salt diet, avoid fatty food, sugary thing, and eat fiber diet. And do regular exercise.
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What are the dangers of having high cholesterol.

MD - Internal Medicine, MBBS
Endocrinologist,
What are the dangers of having high cholesterol.
Cholesterol level should be measured at least once every five years in everyone over age 20. The screening test that is usually performed is a blood test called a lipid profile. Experts recommend that men ages 35 and older and women ages 45 and older be more frequently screened for lipid disorders. The lipoprotein profile includes: Total cholesetrol LDL (low-density lipoprotein CHOLESETROL also called "bad"CHOLESTETROL HDL (high-density lipoprotein cholesterol, also called "good" cholesterol) TRIGLYCERIDES (fats carried in the BLOOD from the food we eat. Excess calories, alcohol, or sugar in the body are converted into TRIGLYCERIDES and stored in fat cells throughout the body. 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 . Cap. Ecosprin gold-10 at night daily.
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She is suffering from pain at her right shoulder & chest. And also pain in nerves from her palm to shoulder. It happens frequently. What should be done?

Cardiologist, Faridabad
She is suffering from pain at her right shoulder & chest. And also pain in nerves from her palm to shoulder. It happe...
It seem to be neural radiating pain Start taking tab pregab m 75 bd for 7 days And tab ultracet 1 tab sos for pain
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I am 27 years old I am suffering from high blood pressure and pain in my heart from 5 days. Please advise.

Certified Diabetes Educator, Registered Dietitian (RD), PGDD, Bachelor of Unani Medicine and Surgery (B.U.M.S), General Physician
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Mumbai
I am 27 years old I am suffering from high blood pressure and pain in my heart from 5 days. Please advise.
Dietary and other lifestyle changes can help you control and prevent high blood pressure. Eating a diet that is rich in whole grains, fruits, vegetables and low-fat dairy products and skimps on saturated fat and cholesterol can lower your blood pressure by up to 14 mm hg. This eating plan is known as the dietary approaches to stop hypertension (dash) diet. Get plenty of potassium, which can help prevent and control high blood pressure. Eat less saturated fat and total fat. If you're overweight, losing even 3 kgs can lower your blood pressure. Strive for at least 30 minutes of physical activity a day. I being a both a registered dietitian (rd) and doctor have been successfully helping patients with their problems through a holistic approach using customized therapeutic diet and medications. I will also suggest home remedies. Do reply back for private consultation for rx.
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I am 39 year old and my chest pain slowly slowly last two week so what I should do?

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
I am 39 year old and my chest pain slowly slowly last two week so what I should do?
1.For your age pain chest could be due to anxiety, stress,Physical and mental strain 2. Avoid stress and strain 3.Do regular exercise, Yoga, Meditation, deep breathing exercise like pranayama etc. It will calm your mind, control your emotion and relieve stress 4 Avoid Alcohol, smoking and tobacco consumption. 5.Take paracetamol 500mg one tablet sos after food up to a maximum of three tablets daily, at the time of chest pain .6. Drink plenty of water and take rest. 7.if you have recurrent attack of chest pain take ECG and consult cardiologist.
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I am a 41 years old male. my total cholesterol and triglycerides level is border line. What should I do?

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine Specialist, Faridabad
I am a 41 years old male. my total cholesterol and triglycerides level is border line. What should I do?
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. Take anti cholesterol medicines .
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MD PULMONARY, DTCD
Pulmonologist, Faridabad
CENTRAL OBESITY AND HEAVY ALCOHOL INTAKE.

Central obesity and heavy alcohol intake can lead to heart rhythm abnormality/ atrial fibrilation.It can cause clot formation in heart,which when discharged from heart can block a brain vessel leading to paralysis.

Prevention is better than a life long disability.Avoid central obesity and heavy alcohol intake.
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I'm 61years old and taking allopathic medicine for diabetes and high blood pressure.I'am suffering from Erectile disfunction.Is there any perfect solution in Ayurvedic?

MBBS
General Physician, Delhi
keep B P LESS THAN 150/90. SUGAR LESS THAN 110 BEFORE FOOD & LESS THAN 22 AFTER FOOD. CHOLESTEROL LESS THAN 180. EXERCISE REGULARLY. CHECK YOUR DIET. IF YOU WANT TO TAKE ALLOPATHIC TAKE TABLET TADALAFIL 10 MG 1/2 HR BEFORE SEX. TAKE GARLIC DAILY Dr B M GUPTA.
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Which kind of food and daily life will be better for controlled blood pressure and better for kidneys also.

B.E (Computer Sc. & Engg.), Advanced Strategic Management (APSM), Ayurveda (I) Cert., Doctor of Natural Medicine (N.D/ N.M.D), Integrative Oncology for Physicians (MSKCC, N.Y, USA), Clinically Relevant Herb-Drug Interactions (CME) (Cine-Med Inc. USA), Post Doctoral Research (PhD) (Alternative Medicines)
Alternative Medicine Specialist, Bhubaneswar
Which kind of food and daily life will be better for controlled blood pressure and better for kidneys also.
Hi, as you have kidney infection, I hope that you are already in touch with a nephrologist and that your kidney health is being monitored by him/ her regularly. First and foremost, the kidney infection has to be arrested before any further complications arise. Your high bp is most probably because of the underlying issue with your kidneys and/ or can be attributed to dietary/ lifestyle issues including stress at work/ home. Telma 20, as I understand, helps control blood pressure. However, it would not cure the underlying cause by itself. While you continue being on telma 20 mg medication as already advised by your doc, simultaneously, you will have to check your dietary habits, especially cut down on salt, pickles, tea, coffee, sweets including sweetened carbonated drinks & artificially sweetened juices, oily, spicy, greasy and fatty foods. Ensure that you have a balanced diet along with fresh fruits/ vegetables like watermelon, apple, cranberries, oranges, ripe papaya, cucumber, leafy greens etc which are especially beneficial for people with high bp and also they ameliorate kidney infection. Bananas and jack fruit are best avoided. Raw cheese, yogurt and fresh buttermilk (with no added salt or spices) also help promote kidney health and fight infections. Walnut and fishes provide omega-3s that help reduce inflammation too. Similarly, garlic & amla too help reduce bp. Ensure to streamline your lifestyle as well, with adequate room for exercise, relaxation and de-stressing. Yoga, pranayam & meditation too help relax deeply and de-stress. Ensure that you get at least 8 hours of restful sleep daily. See how you can streamline your occupational aspect as well to reduce stress at work. Hope this helps.
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Hi doctor, my father age is around 40, from last 2 days he was traveling, after that he got tiny pain from side of the chest, after consulting a doctor said that you should go for ecg test, is this very major concern because this the fast time. Happening and what should I do for this. And what are the home remedies.

MBBS
General Physician, Ahmedabad
getting evg iS VERY SIMPLE-PRIMARY STEP--GO FOR IT. HAS HE STILLCHEST PAIN??IF IT HAS NOT INCREASED NO WOTTY.IF ANY OTHER SYMPTOM..LIKE VOMITING//PERSPIRATION--ASK ME PRIVATELY.
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I am 7 months pregnant, at the beginning of my pregnancy my weight was 77 kg and now it is 90 kg. Is it possible to have the baby by normal delivery or not? My sugar and BP ARE QUITE NORMAL.

MBBS, Dnb gynaecology
Gynaecologist, Faridabad
I am 7 months pregnant, at the beginning of my pregnancy my weight was 77 kg and now it is 90 kg. Is it possible to h...
Normal vaginal delivery depends on many factors so wait till term but you hv increased quiet a lot of weight so just hv a check on your weight it should not increase by 1-2 kgs till term.
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What is mean by heart stoke?

B.H.M.S., Senior Homeopath Consultant
Homeopath,
What is mean by heart stoke?
The sudden death of brain cells due to lack of oxygen, caused by blockage of blood flow or rupture of an artery to the brain.
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