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Dr. M.S.Ranjit

Cardiologist, Chennai

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Dr. M.S.Ranjit Cardiologist, Chennai
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Dr. M.S.Ranjit is an experienced Cardiologist in Thirumangalam, Chennai. Doctor is currently associated with VeeCare Hospital - Anna Nagar in Thirumangalam, Chennai. You can book an instant appointment online with Dr. M.S.Ranjit on Lybrate.com.

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My friend of 24 years have consumed 30 tablets of "Atorva 10 mg" tablets. What will now happen to him? What measures should be adopted to bring him back to normal? PLEASE HELP DOCTOR.

C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician,
My friend of 24 years have consumed 30 tablets of "Atorva 10 mg" tablets. What will now happen to him? What measures ...
No fatal effect will be there and he may vomit these tablets. If it is less than one hour a stomach wash canbe tried in a hospital.
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I am 50 year old working woman. I have high cholestrol (ldl-262) please advise some life style and dietry changes.

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. Requires detailed questioning so as to ascertain your personality and to treat you symptomatically. Treatment is available, safe and without side effects in biochemic system of medication. Consult me in private.
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Heart Attack: Warning Symptoms You Should Know!

MBBS, MD - Cardiology, DM
Cardiologist, Mumbai
Heart Attack: Warning Symptoms You Should Know!

With recent lifestyle changes, more and more people, younger in age, are falling prey to heart attacks. While some silently suffer the attack during their sleep and never wake up, others have symptoms which they dismiss as acidity or muscular pain and ignore them. There are multiple media programs that are trying to create awareness about how to identify a heart attack. If done at the right time, there is a good chance that the person can be saved.

What is a Heart Attack?

The blood vessels gradually narrow, reducing the blood flow to the target organs. This reduces the efficiency of the target organ, and if this happens to be the heart, it is known as a heart attack. The area that should ideally receive blood does not, leading to its “death.” If the damage is not severe, it can be reversed. However, if this attack happens in one of the critical areas of the heart, it can even be fatal.

Symptoms To Watch For: Very few attacks happen suddenly. Most start slowly and progress, and if identified on time, a life can be saved. The episode takes about an hour, and if you are well-versed with the symptoms, it could help identify the condition correctly and save a life. Most people use antacids and muscle relaxants to ease the situation, which does provide immediate relief, but not a proper cure.

  1. Chest discomfort: There is a central pain which is constant, nagging, and has a squeezing like sensation. This causes discomfort and most often, this pain is in the center of the chest area, which lasts for just a few minutes. Sometimes the pain can go and come back. This pain radiates down into the arm, up into the neck area, and also into the jaw and is almost always indicative of a heart attack.

  2. Short of breath: With chest pain, there is always shortness of breath which the person will experience. This is due to reduced oxygen levels in the body.

  3. Associated symptoms include fatigue, exhaustion, nausea, dizziness, light-headedness.

  4. There is almost always profused sweating where the person breaks into a cold sweat.

  5. If the attack happens during sleep, the person may be snoring and may feel as if something is choking his airway.

  6. Due to reduced return of blood from the peripheral organs, there could be swelling of the feet and ankles.

  7. Irregular heart beat: If there is irregular heart beat (palpitations) very often, talk to your doctor about it.

When you suspect a person of having a heart attack, check for these signs. Very often, a heart attack is detectable and can be managed with timely intervention. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a Cardiologist.

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I am 25 years male candidate I am suffering from from acidity that means gastric trouble my belly was uneasy due to this problem if I took solid food it takes more time to digest and my belly came front what is the solution and how to protect my body from amibiasis and also how to control my body cholesterol levels. Then I am very much struggling from dandruff and hair fall what should I do tell me solutions thanks.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Navi Mumbai
I am 25 years male candidate I am suffering from from acidity that means gastric trouble my belly was uneasy due to t...
If you eat meal so fast or by standing then also pain in abdomen I suggest you some home remedies 1. Saunf 1tsp + 1 glass of water boiled it and drink it at the time of lunch and dinner take following remedies 1. Triphala kadha 4 tsp beore lunch and dinner 2. Amala juice 4 tsp + 2tsp sugar + 2tsp honey in the morning empty stomach.
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Good day doctor I am 66 years, I have gone through open heart bypass surgery 5 years back doing fine since then keepannuallycheck health check as per doctors advise I keep changing cooking oil, eg one month I use olive oil next month sun flower oil then ground nut oil etc at times we usemusteredoil also. What you suggest. Which dry fruit.

Diploma in Obstetrics & Gynaecology, MBBS
General Physician, Delhi
Good day doctor I am 66 years, I have gone through open heart bypass surgery 5 years back doing fine since then keepa...
Every thing can't be guided by doctors after they perform special surgery like a bypass surgery which is like a new life given and healthy years added but only if patients do learn to take care of their health and share responsibility. Regarding oils, each one of oils you have mentioned is heart or health friendly for normal persons also. My own choice is mustard oil, small amount to saute the vegetables in an iron based thick vessel and then cook by steam using cooker if need be, it retains the nutrients and taste and doesn't give a look of boiled vegetables to be taken by patients because after bypass surgery one should learn to live as normal a life as possible but with caution. If frying to be done occasionally, use groundnut or soy oil and don't reuse it. Keep it aside to cook vegetables, as only a spoon will be used for half a kilo. Olive oil is good but for western style of cooking and we aren't sure about purity of the oil sold to us in india. Do eat good fats everyday, like a spoon of desi ghee or butter and a katori of assorted nuts. There's no need to change oils or follow the ads on tv, remember no oil is zero cholesterol.
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Features are consistent with malignant growth in the pancreas with vascular invasion, narrowing of the CBD with obstructive biliopathy, prominent intraabdominal lymph nodes, ascites with mild omentoperitoneal thickening and details as described. (report) what shall i do, can it be remove surgically?

MS - General Surgery
General Surgeon, Delhi
Very bad prognosis as the disease is in an advanced stage. Consult a hepato billiary surgeon or oncosurgeon. But honestly, there is little to be done.
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I am not able to do sex properly .some times in good but sum times not able to do .I have high blood pressure is high blood pressure effect on sex.

PG Diploma in Emergency Medicine Services (PGDEMS), Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), MD - Alternate Medicine
Ayurveda, Ghaziabad
I am not able to do sex properly .some times in good but sum times not able to do .I have high blood pressure is high...
Hi Soak 10 almonds over night in water. On the next day, peel off the skin, and blend the almonds in a blender with 1 cup of cow hot milk (or crush them in hot cow milk) and add a little bit of saffron, ginger and cardamon to it. Drink this every morning. Take pranacharya heman syrup 2-2 tsf twice a day. Take pranacharya heman capsule 1-1 twice a day.
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Nearly every night I get heartburn. Could this increase my risk for a heart attack?

Ph.D - Ayurveda, MD - Ayurveda, Diploma in Diet and Nutrition, Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), Diploma Yoga
Ayurveda, Jaipur
Nearly every night I get heartburn. Could this increase my risk for a heart attack?
it may gas distention trouble due to indigestion. have simple bland food (Khichadi) for next few days avoiding junk, oily, spicy fried and deep-fried food items. drink lot of water. Reduce intake of tea – coffee. Instead u can have green tea. U may drink milk (room temperature). dont lye-down or sit immediately after having meals. have a walk instead. maintain good bowel habits. for gas some herbal medicines might also help you but after proper history taking. For that u may consult me privately over Lyberate. Please update with ur valuable feedback.
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I am 41 Years old Male. I have 140/90 BP always. I want to know whether it is high or normal. I don't have any symptoms or abnormal while I have this reading. How can I know I have BP?

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
I am 41 Years old Male. I have 140/90 BP always. I want to know whether it is high or normal. I don't have any sympto...
Hello, your BP is higher then normal but there is no need take any medicine if you don't have any symptoms regarding this .This is manageable with few life style changes like Drink plenty of liquids and cut down your fat, salt and sugar intake. go for a morning walk daily at least for 30 minutes. Take a sound sleep and try to avoid anger. Revert after 15 days with feedback. ***keep a regular watch on your BP.***
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I am a 22 year old student, I sometimes suddenly fill a little bit of pain in heart, what should you do?

MBBS
General Physician, Chennai
I am a 22 year old student, I sometimes suddenly fill a little bit of pain in heart, what should you do?
Hi, considering your age, lower chest pain in most of the times of it is not related to heart disease however you can rule it out by doing an ecg. However it is more often related to gastric ulcer hence starting on antacids would help a lot. Avoid eating spicy foods.
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What are the symptoms of the low and high sugar and bood pressure and how can we control them.

DHMS (Hons.)
Homeopath, Patna
What are the symptoms of the low and high sugar and bood pressure and how can we control them.
Hi diabetes: hyperglycemia (high glucose level in blood) * glucose level above 130 mg/dl before meal and 180mg/dl two hrs, after meal is -diabetic condition. Unless glucose level reaches 250mg/dl, no symptom of diabetes is produced. Causation:** stress, anxiety, depression, irregular life style, improper intake, paucity of sleep, symptoms. * excessive urination/ excessive thirst/exessive hunger, fatigue/vertigo. Hypoglycemia (low glucose level in blood) when, glucose level goes down to 60ml/dl, is low sugar. Symtoms:# * nervousness/sweating on the back, neck/extreme hunger/nausea/rapid heart rate. Hypertension / high blood pressure * vertigo/weakness/restlessness/rapid heart rate, nausea hypo tension low blood pressure * fatigue,/weakness/ seating. Nervousness/nausea causation:** stress/anxiety/irregular life style, improper intake, paucity of sleep, excessive work pressure. Management:### * one should go for a walk in the morning for an hr. * meditation can b proved much beneficial for diabetes and bp * easily digestible diet be consumed, avoiding junk food. * plenty of water be consumed to eliminate stress, anxiety, depression * over all life style be made comfortable, in both d cases take care.
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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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Doctors are saying that she is having some heart problem so they have to insert pace maker in her heart. So I want to know about pace marker with detail and charges for the surgery in gurgaon's hospital. Please reply fast.

Diploma in Obstetrics & Gynaecology, MBBS
General Physician, Delhi
Doctors are saying that she is having some heart problem so they have to insert pace maker in her heart.
So I want to...
Over the years there has been lots of improvements in the device called pacemaker, recently it was shown on tv, pacemaker is as small as a capsule, fitting is done through a major blood vessel, person is discharged on same day. Cost is 1 lakh plus.
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Heart Problems - How Alcohol Can Worsen It?

Fellowship in Electrophysiology, Fellowship in Interventional Cardiology, DM - Cardiology, MD - Medicine, MBBS
Cardiologist, Delhi
Heart Problems - How Alcohol Can Worsen It?

You must have heard this very often that drinking alcohol can lead to heart problems or even a heart attack, but you might not be sure how this is exactly explained. There is no doubt that consuming anything in excess can lead to serious health issues. Interestingly experts invariably mention that a drink or two every day keeps your heart healthy and can even prevent a stroke from occurring. So how does this gel with the conclusion that alcohol is not good for your heart? 

It starts with pre-existing conditions
Before one even considers this question of excessive alcohol consumption, the more critical issue is there are certain categories of people who should not go anywhere near a bottle of the liquor. These are:

  • Diabetics
  • Those with known conditions of high BP
  • People who have already suffered strokes or have heart-related issues
  • Those having high triglycerides and also
  • Those already consuming certain medications for any condition not related to above
  • You can add pregnant women to this as well as people who are already obese.

In the case of these people, the risk of alcohol consumption is high and as far as possible they should avoid drinking any alcoholic liquor. The difficulty that arises in most cases is people may not be aware that they could be carrying some of these conditions and they would be merrily enjoying their evening drinks or even a weekend binge. These could be quite dangerous for their health. In the last category listed above, alcohol might react adversely with some drugs and if the person is taking the drugs regularly, it puts him/her directly in the line of risk of a heart failure.

The effect of alcohol on your system
The chemistry part of this is explained that alcohol can directly impact the individual’s blood pressure. It tends to increase as the person keeps drinking over and over. Simultaneously there is an increase in certain fats in the bloodstream. Indirectly, this fat could lead to obesity and that could precipitate disorders like diabetes.

Apart from this, there is sufficient evidence to link excessive drinking to life-threatening diseases like cancer, peptic ulcers and serious deficiencies in the liver that can lead to fatality. So from every perspective, consumption of alcohol of any concentration, meaning whether it is beer or wine or the harder forms like whisky and rum, the risk to the heart is real and for those with prior conditions, the damage to the health could only get hastened. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a Cardiologist.

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I have a condition called chordae I heard that this can be cured by surgery! I wanted to know how much would it cost me? And is it safe for me to go ahead with the surgery?

Fellowship in Cardiology, MD, MBBS
General Physician, Delhi
I have a condition called chordae I heard that this can be cured by surgery! I wanted to know how much would it cost ...
Chordee is a condition in which the head of the penis curves downwards or upward. The curvature is most obvious during erection also associated with hypospadiasis. Can be treated by surgery.
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I am 37 years old with hypothyroidism and taking 100 mg thyronorm. My cholesterol levels are 240 total HDL 48 triglycerides 150 ldl 190 I am not using any medicine for cholesterol. I don't want to use statins because of their proved side effects. I read that ldl receptors will be decreased in hypothyroid patients which is the cause for increased ldl. I follow healthy diet and do brisk walk 45 min a day. Are there any alternatives to lower ldl cholesterol alone.

MBBS, MD-General Medicine, DM - Cardiology
Cardiologist, Secunderabad
I am 37 years old with hypothyroidism and taking 100 mg thyronorm. My cholesterol levels are 240 total HDL 48 triglyc...
LDL of 190 is unacceptable. If with your current regimen it's not coming down then do start cholesterol reducing med. The side effects of statins are over exaggerated by ill informed press. But still if you have any reservations for statin, then you can start Ezetemibe, which though not as effective but may be a stating point.
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My son is 32 years old and doing job in corporate sector.Their nature of job is fraught with lot of anxiety. On 18 .03 2015 he measured his BP which showed 130/80 in morning 9 o,clock.There after at 12 noon the physician measured it and told that it is 150/90. I understand high BP at this age is very very damaging.Please advise how to control the BP without resorting to medication.Please note that his cholesterol level is 218.

BHARAT JYOTI, MRACGP, INCEPTOR, MD-PhD, MD - Psychiatry, FIPS, Fellow of Academy of General Education (FAGE), DPM, MBBS
Psychiatrist, Bangalore
Cholesterol is borderline high. Otherwise his BP appears to be on upper limit and anxious. Cut down cholesterol and Saturated fat. Let him try meditation and relaxation and investigate thoroughlly if he has essential Hypertension and hen need to control diet and exercise and organize a stress managed lifestyle. Yoga and meditation are advisable along with pranayama, If there is dyslipaedemia needs to take medication/ alternative medication available. Check out all investigations /or check HBA!C too and get back to me. There is no medication at this stage. He can follow natural methods and lets see and also reduce weight and take fruit diet/ alongwith.
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Im high blood pressure and diabetes patient how I decrease both this by food and exercise?

MBBS, CCEBDM, Diploma in Diabetology
Endocrinologist, Hubli-Dharwad
Im high blood pressure and diabetes patient how I decrease both this by food and exercise?
Mr Debu, For treating both hypertension and diabetes taking prescribed drugs is essential. If you are already on drug treatment, then only the diet control and exercise will provide additional benefit. If you are looking for only diet and exercise without any drug treatment, then i am not sure whether there is any benefit. For hypertension your diet should contain less of salt (not more than 2.3 g a day). Our average diet gives almost 8 to 10 g of salt. (Sodium chloride). This means all food preparations made at home should contain minimal salt, no salt on table, no salt to be added to salads or fruits. No processed foods as all those contain very high quantity of salt. No pickles and papads, no salty substances fried shave or chivada etc. For diabetes your diet should give exact calories based on your Ideal Body Weight, blood sugar levels and extent of daily physical activity.You should avoid sweets, deep fried foods, junk foods and pastries. Refrain from alcohol and smoking, red meat and egg yolk. Plus at lest 1 hour of exercise on all days of the week or at least on 5 days.
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