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Dr. M. Somasundaram

Cardiologist, Chennai

600 at clinic
Dr. M. Somasundaram Cardiologist, Chennai
600 at clinic
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I'm dedicated to providing optimal health care in a relaxed environment where I treat every patients as if they were my own family....more
I'm dedicated to providing optimal health care in a relaxed environment where I treat every patients as if they were my own family.
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Dr. M. Somasundaram is an experienced Cardiologist in Anna Nagar East, Chennai. You can meet Dr. M. Somasundaram personally at Selvaraman Hospital in Anna Nagar East, Chennai. Don’t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. M. Somasundaram on Lybrate.com.

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WHAT TO DO IF MY BODY TEMPERATURE SUDDENLY DROPPED TO 35.9 celsius? I HAVE NECK AND SPINE DISL RUPTURES AND BLOOD PRESSURE SOMETIMES GOES UP/DOWN. BUT WHAT ARE IMMEDIATE REMEDIES?

MBBS
General Physician, Chandigarh
35.9 celcius temperature is okay do not worry for that bp also keeps changing according to your daily activities but if you are consious consult a physician and get checked and investigated.
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Hi sir I have a problem in ribs my right side ribs not as like as left side what I do. I didn't consult any doctor please help me.

FRHS, Ph.D Neuro , MPT - Neurology Physiotherapy, D.Sp.Med, DPHM (Health Management ), BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist, Chennai
Hi sir I have a problem in ribs my right side ribs not as like as left side what I do. I didn't consult any doctor pl...
Normally both side ribs may not be required to look same unless you have any anamolitis irrespective of pain abnormal breathing pattern or any other lesions.
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My father pulse rate is 40 to 55 we have done all test and reports are negative. He have take medicine for bones and patella pains.

MBBS
General Physician,
My father pulse rate is 40 to 55 we have done all test and reports are negative. He have take medicine for bones and ...
Your father is having low pulse rate that is called bradycardia if it is right from beginning itscal right what is the bp level if it ok then he should go for morning walk followed by free hand exercises. Have nutritious food he may be having calcium tab also. Get the blood sugar level checked up. You can consult a medical specialist also.
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I am 26 years old I have a bp from last 6 days its showing 170/100 how to reduce please inform me.

Diploma - Diploma - OLO - Rhino-Laryngology
Acupuncturist, Indore
Hi Try to find the proper cause behind your hbp correct it first only acupressure point will give permanent solution otherwise medicine is option you can take black salt in place of salt raw onion will also help you can take amla and honey juice together.
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I have a silent pain in my chest in dis recent 4 months well I smoke but is it bcz of dis I don know please help me.

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
I have a silent pain in my chest in dis recent 4 months well I smoke but is it bcz of dis I don know please help me.
1.For your age pain chest could be due to anxiety, stress, Physical and mental strain,hyper acidity, muscular problem 2. Avoid stress and strain 3.Do regular exercise, reduce your weight if over weight. 4.Control your diet. Avoid oily/spicy/fried and junk food,high calorie and cholesterol rich diet.Take small frequent meals(5-6 meals/day instead of three heavy meals).If you have hyper acidity take one tablet of pan 40 in the morning before breakfast daily for few days 5.Do Yoga, Meditation, deep breathing exercise like pranayama etc. It will calm your mind, control your emotion and relieve stress. 6.Have sound sleep for 7-8 hours daily. 7.Avoid smoking,alcohol, excess tea/coffee, if you are having 8. Drink plenty of water and take rest 9. Take paracetamol 500mg one tablet sos after food up to a maximum of three tablets per day at the time of chest pain 10.if you have recurrent attack of chest pain check your BP, take ECG and consult cardiologist 11.Consult me for further advice
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My wife is to undergo cataract operation. She is advised to stop taking CLOPITAB A75. Is it ok. She does not have any major heart problem. She had pulmonary Edima about 6 years back. Since then she is taking CLOPITAB

Diploma in Ophthalmology, MS - Ophthalmology
Ophthalmologist, Villupuram
Yes it is better to stop that drug before surgery. No need to stop the drug if the surgery is done under topical anaesthesia and clear corneal incision for Phacoemulsification.
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I'm 28. I have high bp 135 /88. Seems I have hight bp. Should I use medicine from now or can I control it naturally?

BHMS
Homeopath, Howrah
I'm 28. I have high bp 135 /88. Seems I have hight bp. Should I use medicine from now or can I control it naturally?
It is slight on higher side, it may cause breathlessness, tiredness after walking, going upstairs. If you didn't developed any problem then try to control it naturally like reducing salt, oily fatty food etc. But I would advise to once consult doctor and get your lipid profile (cholesterol) done along with short course of medicine.
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I am 45, how to control blood pressure, b'cose some time my BP is showing 150/100 what shall I do? Please guide me. Thanks.

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Homeopath,
I am 45, how to control blood pressure, b'cose some time my BP is showing 150/100 what shall I do? Please guide me. T...
Dear lybrate user, take homoeopathic mother tincture rauwolfia q, 30 drops, thrice daily, after meals, in a cup of water for your problem of high blood pressure. Also avoid mutton, beef, chicken, ghee, butter etc. Kindly remember that medication to control high blood pressure will affect your sexual performance & it will diminish your sexual power.
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I am 50 yrs old and physically fit since I am a regular jogger. I get myself medically checked every six months. I did not have any problem with any parameter till last month when my total cholesterol level came as 264 with all parameter within limit except LDL at 180 which is high, Please advice me as to what should I do to bring this level within limit.

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine Specialist, Faridabad
I am 50 yrs old and physically fit since I am a regular jogger. I get myself medically checked every six months. I di...
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. you should be avoid bad habits ,fatty meal/oily foods/junk/fast foods/alcohol/smoking/noo-veg. take whole grain meal/oats/dalia/green veg./fruits/juice/ use garlic . you can take also cap. ecosprin gold-10 at night. and consult cardiologist.
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I am a 42 years male with cholesterol around 200 even when I eat healthy foot, less oil and baked food and workout daily. My weight is 82 KG and height is 174 cm Please advice.

MBBS, PG Diploma in Clinical Cardiology
Cardiologist, Gurgaon
I am a 42 years male with cholesterol around 200 even when I eat healthy foot, less oil and baked food and workout da...
Sir your cholesterol is borderline, you need to reduce weight upto 75 kg and dietary precautions like less oily and junk food, avoid smoking if any. No red meat and daily Excercise. Repeat Your lipid test after three months.
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I AM A BIT OVERWEIGHT WITH HYPERTENSION ON TREATMENT. CAN YOU PROVIDE THE BEST REMEDY? I AM ALSO ON DIET, PLEASE PROVIDE THE BEST TREATMENT AND RELIEF!

MD - Alternate Medicine, BHMS
Homeopath, Surat
If it is starting of your problems.I will suggest you to have homoeopathic medications. Rather than taking regularly daily allopathic medicnes.
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My age 55 + my Blood pressure every time very high because my sugar table is normal what can do for control BP.

PG Diploma in Emergency Medicine Services (PGDEMS), Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), MD - Alternate Medicine
Ayurveda, Ghaziabad
My age 55 + my Blood pressure  every time very high because my sugar table is normal what can do for control BP.
In ayurveda, Hypertension is referred to as Rakta Capa Vriddhi and it sees the vitiation of vata and pitta doshas as the main cause...take sarpgandha vati twice a day...yogendra ras...akik bhasm works very good in case of hypertension....avoid salty diet...oily food...lower your stress...do pranayama early morning...
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Is the headrush, and fatigue a cause of low blood, blood pressure? How to increase the blood pressure naturally.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
Is the headrush, and fatigue a cause of low blood, blood pressure? How to increase the blood pressure naturally.
Hello. First get your blood pressure checked daily at the same time for 2 weeks.as the symptoms in high or low blood pressure is almost the same. Revert me back with the chart of blood pressure, will guide you for iit's treatment and management.
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My chest is left side insisted. I am anemia patient. Chest Ecg is normal. I am Nuro patient.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
My chest is left side insisted. I am anemia patient. Chest Ecg is normal. I am Nuro patient.
To increase your Heamoglobin value apart from medication eat green vegetables, jaggery, carrots, beet etc and follow up with reports.
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Sir mera sar pichhale 7 dino se mera sar ghum raha aur mera bp 146/90 hair main kya karo mere paas 1 mahina hai army joining me pls help me sir.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
Sir mera sar pichhale 7 dino se mera sar ghum raha aur mera bp 146/90 hair main kya karo mere paas 1 mahina hai army ...
I will suggest you to Get your vital parameters of the body checked from a nearby doctor and follow up with findings and can take tablet vertin 8 mg 1-1 for five days.
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I have frequent pains in my chest and I'm not able digest food what I should do to prevent this? I want medicine and treatments for this?

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
I have frequent pains in my chest and I'm not able digest food what I should do to prevent this? I want medicine and ...
It could be psychological and may be due to anxiety and tension. Reduce your tension.Take digestive enzyme to improve your tension m consult doctor
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Recently I did health check-up and my triglycerides is 337. What should I do to control it?

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
Recently I did health check-up and my triglycerides is 337. What should I do to control it?
Dear lybrateuser, - You can reduce your tryglycerides by following dietary restrictions & a regular exercise regimen - have more of fibre that is fruits, vegetatables, beans, sprouts, nuts - reduce intake of trans & saturated fats, can have healthy fats that is omega 3's, omega6 like in walnuts, flax seeds, salmon, mackeral, tuna, olive oil, canola oil - do regular exercise like walking, brisk walking for thirty minutes five days in a week - also reduce weight & check blood sugar.
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I am 54 years male having hypertension/diabetes for the last 19 years and taking allopathic treatment (tablets and insulin). No major issue except for constipation and vertigo. Now I wish to take following ayurvedic medicines for maintaining my health: 1.One Tablet of Haridya Amrit in the evening (containing Arjuna, Sarpgandha, Pushkarmool, Naagbala etc.) for blood pressure and as tonic for the heart. 2.Dal Cheeni Powder (one fourth teaspoon) for control of cholesterol 3.Ayurvedic calcium tablet for joints and bones 4.Shilajeet Gold as nerve Tonic 5.Softovac Powder for constipation I am not able to take the above medicine with allopathic drugs due to the essential time gap of one hour between two set of medicines. Please suggest (a)Are the above medicines sufficient as general tonic for my health and (b)Can the above medicine be taken in combination to have them in a time frame of one hour in the evening and then maintaining one hour gap from the allopathic medicines.

MBBS, CCEBDM, Diploma in Diabetology
Endocrinologist, Hubli-Dharwad
I am 54 years male having hypertension/diabetes for the last 19 years and taking allopathic treatment (tablets and in...
Mr. Lybrate-user, if you are in good health and diabetes and hypertension are in check, then my advise is to continue present treatment. If you want to take other medicines as a supportive therapy you may go ahead. I have seen a number of patients who were well controlled on modern medicine and suddenly decided to switch over to ayurvedic drugs have come back with totally uncontrolled blood sugar levels (400 mg plus). And high bp. So please be careful.
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Please clarify "sleeping on your left side" Should one sleep on the left shoulder, facing on your left, with the heart heart down? Or should one sleep on the right shoulder, facing right, keeping the heart up.

BPTh/BPT, MPTh/MPT
Physiotherapist, Noida
Please clarify "sleeping on your left side"
Should one sleep on the left shoulder, facing on your left, with the hear...
Neck exercises. Neck stretching. Postural correction. Shoulder shrugs. Take frequent breaks at work. Core strengthening exercises. Use cervical pillow. Use back support. Self massage the back of neck.
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