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Dr. M. Somasundaram

Cardiologist, Chennai

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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
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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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I am last 10 year not very well sleeping and I daily two time tablet zapiz. 25 last ten years so any solution my confident level very poor and not consternation nay work and cholesterol problem bp problem.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
I am last 10 year not very well sleeping and I daily two time tablet zapiz. 25 last ten years so any solution my conf...
Hi, There are two types of insomnia: primary insomnia and secondary insomnia. Primary insomnia: Primary insomnia means that a person is having sleep problems that are not directly associated with any other health condition or problem. Secondary insomnia: Secondary insomnia means that a person is having sleep problems because of something else, such as a health condition (like asthma, depression, arthritis, cancer, or heartburn); pain; medication they are taking; or a substance they are using (like alcohol). Sleep plays a vital role in good health and well-being throughout your life. Getting enough quality sleep at the right times can help protect your mental health, physical health, quality of life, and safety. In children and teens, sleep also helps support growth and development. The damage from sleep deficiency can occur in an instant (such as a car crash), or it can harm you over time. For example, ongoing sleep deficiency can raise your risk for some chronic health problems. It also can affect how well you think, react, work, learn, and get along with others. Management: Here are five tips everyone can use to help improve the quality of their sleep: Keep your bedroom cool and dark Put away/turn off all electronic devices while preparing for bedtime Stick to a regular bedtime and wake time every day, even on weekends Stop drinking caffeine by the early afternoon and avoid large late-night meals Skip the late-afternoon nap, as it can make it harder to sleep at bedtime Avoid taking unnecessary stress/ tension. Do regular exercise. Go for a brisk walk in the morning. Medication: Take Schwabe's Bacopa Monierri 1x/ thrice daily and Kali Phos./ once daily at night for 1 month. For concentration: Take homoeopathic medicine - Anacardium 200/ once daily. Management: -Take 6-9 hrs. Of sound sleep at same time daily. -Make a clear plan that meets your needs beforehand. Take 5 or 10 minutes break in between, and use this time to check email, and then close your inbox and move on to your most important task. When making a plan be sure to allocate enough time for entertainment, studies and sleep. -Choose a place of your choice for concentration. School libraries, study lounges and private rooms are the best. Above all, the place that you choose should not be distracting. Try to stay away from other people if you want to concentrate on your work. -Develop a controlled and balanced diet. Overeating creates a huge load of digestion and can make you feel uncomfortable and sleepy. Eating light and healthy meals can help you maximize your ability to concentrate. -The ability to concentrate depends a lot upon our physical well-being. If we are tired, unhealthy and afflicted by numerous minor ailments, concentration will be more difficult. Of course, concentration is still possible, but it is just more difficult. -Continuous work in the same place can drive anyone crazy. Taking constant breaks can solve the problem. This will make you active and more interested in your topic. -Know that practice makes perfect. Concentration is an activity like any other. Clearly the more we practice, the better our concentration will become. -Do work at a desk, not your bed. -Blood is the main vehicle of oxygen in our bodies. But blood gets pooled in the lower half of our bodies as a result of gravity, and doesn't push as much oxygen to the brain, where it helps improve concentration. In order to help oxygenate the brain, get up and take a walk every so often to get the blood pumping. Hypercholesterolemia: High blood cholesterol is treated with lifestyle changes and medicines. There are few risk factors: Cigarette smoking High blood pressure (140/90 mmHg or higher), or you’re on medicine to treat high blood pressure Low high-density lipoprotein (HDL) cholesterol (less than 40 mg/dL) Family history of early heart disease (heart disease in father or brother before age 55; heart disease in mother or sister before age 65) Age (men 45 years or older; women 55 years or older) Food to be avoided: -Saturated fat which is found in some meats, dairy products, chocolate, baked goods, and deep-fried and processed foods. -You also should try to limit the amount of sodium (salt) that you eat. -Try to limit drinks with alcohol. Too much alcohol will raise your blood pressure and triglyceride level. Food to be taken: -Whole-grain cereals such as oatmeal and oat bran -Fruits such as apples, bananas, oranges, pears, and prunes -Legumes such as kidney beans, lentils, chick peas, black-eyed peas, and lima beans -A diet rich in fruits and vegetables can increase important cholesterol-lowering compounds in your diet. -A healthy diet also includes some types of fish, such as salmon, tuna (canned or fresh), and mackerel. These fish are a good source of omega-3 fatty acids. These acids may help protect the heart from blood clots and inflammation and reduce the risk of heart attack. Try to have about two fish meals every week. If you’re overweight or obese, losing weight can help lower LDL cholesterol. Routine physical activity can lower LDL cholesterol and triglycerides and raise your HDL cholesterol level. Medication: Homoeopathic medicine - Cholesterinum 30/ thrice daily for 4 weeks.
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Hi, I am 40 male I would like to know how can I curb my cholesterol in a natural way and any specific and safe medicine in ayurvedic which I can take and pls suggest me for acidity also.

M.B.B.S. , PG Diploma In Clinical Cardiology
Cardiologist, Delhi
Hi, I am 40 male I would like to know how can I curb my cholesterol in a natural way and any specific and safe medici...
Strenous exercise daily for 45 minutes walking at a rate of 5.1 km/hr for atleast 30 minutes a day avoid ghee and butter, take rice bran oil and safolla add fibres to your diet do not eat eg yolk or red meat repeat lipids after 3 months.
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I have been suffering from high blood pressure from november, 2015 to till date. My doctor advised me to do some tests regarding lipid profile, blood test, thyroid tech. But everything was normal. Then he prescribed me to have Stamlo 2.5 Daily Once. But till date my BP after having it is 140/90. I've also gained 5 kgs of weight within 4 months. Please give me some advises.

MBBS, DNB (Obstetrics and Gynecology), MD - Obstetrtics & Gynaecology
Gynaecologist, Delhi
I have been suffering from high blood pressure from november, 2015 to till date. My doctor advised me to do some test...
Stamlo does not cause weight increase. The medicine dosage may need to be increased due to your increased weight.Pls do exercises, diet as per nutrionists advice chart and reduce weight
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I am 44 year person i always leave in blood pressure 240/160. Taken the medicine Amlovas 5/50, ctd 40 bd time but not cover this medicine .it is for last ten year please good advice to me.

BHMS
Homeopath, Sindhudurg
I am 44 year person i always leave in blood pressure 240/160. Taken the medicine Amlovas 5/50, ctd 40 bd time but not...
modern day lifestyle is one of the biggest reasons for high BP. sedentary work. There is little physical exercise in our daily life. We have forgotten how to walk or cycle. At the same time, our food is rich and full of fat and spicy things. Little physical activity and excessive intake of fatty food leads to obesity or weight gain. This excess weight in itself becomes a cause of high blood pressure. To add to that, mental stress is dominant..I have found following homeopathic medicines to be most commonly indicated and very effective for the homeopathic treatment of high blood pressure like glon , raulf ser , baryta c , nat mur , nux vom , bella etc.. you can consult me online for homoeopathic treatment without side effects..
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I am a patient of Hypertension. Slowly it is resulting in renal problems. Suggest your advises.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
I am a patient of Hypertension. Slowly it is resulting in renal problems. Suggest your advises.
Take medication for bp regularly as per your doctor advice and few tips on diet for kidney disease - have a low protein diet (decrease in milk and its products and also decrease in the intake of pulses and nuts etc) - can use corn oil, sunflower oil, olive oil for cooking -decrease the intake of butter, ghee, cream, coconut etc - avoid farsan food items - whole grain cereals are best for carbohydrate intake - get your blood checked for electrolyte levels regularly and adjust salt in diet as per the report values.
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Dear doctor I am suffering from ed. I am having high blood pressure and my creatinine is around 3. I tried taking shilajit gold but it didn't suit me. Request you to prescribe some medicine for my ed problem and it should also be safe on my kidney & health. Waiting for your reply

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Alternative Medicine Specialist, Chandigarh
You could be suffering from sexual asthenia, premature ejaculation. 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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Reasons Behind Heart Valve Disease!

M.Ch. CVTS
Cardiologist, Ahmedabad
Reasons Behind Heart Valve Disease!

Complications in the heart valve occur when the functioning of the heart valve is impaired. Valves of the heart allow the blood to flow in one direction and prevent the blood from flowing back into the ventricles of the heart.

Heart valve diseases can be classified as follows:

  1. Valvular stenosis: This condition occurs when the valves of the heart does not open completely due to stiffness. As the opening is narrow, the heart has to work hard to pump blood. This condition may lead to heart failure.
  2. Valvular insufficiency: This is a condition where the valve does not close tightly. This causes some of the blood to flow back to the valve. As this condition deteriorates, the heart has to work harder to pump blood. 

Types and Causes of valve diseases:

  1. Acquired valve disease: The structure of the valve changes due to various infections or rheumatic fever. Rheumatic fever is caused by bacterial infection that had not been treated. It tends to occur in children and cause inflammation of the valve.
  2. Congenital valve disease: This condition usually affects the pulmonary valve where the size of the valve is abnormal.
  3. Bicuspid aortic valve disease: It is a type of valve disease that impairs the aortic valve. Instead of the regular three cusps, the bicuspid valve only has two. This may cause the valve to be stiff or cause it to leak.
  4. Mitral valve prolapse: This condition causes the valve to flop back when the heart contracts. This condition also causes the leaflets of the valve to turn irregularly and cause it to stretch. This condition causes the valve to leak.

SymptomsThe symptoms of valve diseases are as follows:

  1. Weakness: This condition may cause weakness and cause severe discomfort while performing daily activities.
  2. Palpitations: Symptoms such as irregular heartbeats, skipped beats and rapid heart rhythm occurs in this condition.
  3. Rapid weight gain: This condition can cause you to gain weight very rapidly.
  4. It may cause swelling in your ankles, abdomen and feet.
  5. This condition causes shortness of breathIf you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a Cardiologist.
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My bp is 145 by 97 avg I have done all test like tnt ecg thyroid but nothing happen what can I do now please help my family and friends worries about my hyper tension.

BHMS
Homeopath, Lucknow
My bp is 145 by 97 avg I have done all test like tnt ecg thyroid but nothing happen what can I do now please help my ...
take antihypertensive drug whatever u r taking. and fallow these managing factors- smoking &alcohal should be stopped. stop taking high calorie food[which contains carbohydrate,fat etc],avoid junk . rreduce salt in ur diet[don't take more than 5grms/day] do exercises&morning walk. avoid mental stress.share urself with ur friends &family members. try to be happy. avoid late night sleeping habit. do pranayam. if u want to take homoeopathic medicine ,u can take kali phos 6x/tds 4-4 tab. coffea cruda 30/tds 4-4pills
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Hello Dr. What should I eat to peek up my libido and treat ED? I m 22 years old. Body weight 80kg and height 5, 8" total cholesterol 100 triglycerides 160 Toal testosterone 412 Help me to become a real man in bed.

MBBS
General Physician, Chennai
Hello Dr. What should I eat to peek up my libido and treat ED? I m 22 years old. Body weight 80kg and height 5, 8" to...
Now lose some weight, exercise regularly eat few nuts everydaypomegranate also helps, try this first and let me know.
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