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Dr. Madan Mohan  - Cardiologist, Chennai

Dr. Madan Mohan

MBBS, MD - General Medicine, DM - Cardiology

Cardiologist, Chennai

26 Years Experience  ·  500 at clinic
Dr. Madan Mohan MBBS, MD - General Medicine, DM - Cardiology Cardiologist, Chennai
26 Years Experience  ·  500 at clinic
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I pride myself in attending local and statewide seminars to stay current with the latest techniques, and treatment planning....more
I pride myself in attending local and statewide seminars to stay current with the latest techniques, and treatment planning.
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Dr. Madan Mohan is an experienced Cardiologist in Adyar, Chennai. He has had many happy patients in his 26 years of journey as a Cardiologist. He has completed MBBS, MD - General Medicine, DM - Cardiology. You can visit him at Dr. Madan Mohan@Fortis Malar Hospital in Adyar, Chennai. Book an appointment online with Dr. Madan Mohan on Lybrate.com.

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Education
MBBS - Sri Ramachandra Medical College and Research Institute, Chennai, - 1991
MD - General Medicine - Madras Medical College, Chennai, - 1997
DM - Cardiology - Sri Ramachandra Medical College, Chennai, - 2005
Languages spoken
English
Professional Memberships
Cardiological Society of India (CSI)
Joint Secretary in Tamil Nadu Interventional Council
European Society of Cardiology (ESC)
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Member of Heart Failure Associaion (HFA)
European Association of Percutaneous Cardiovascular Interventions (EAPCI)
European Association for Cardiovascular Prevention & Rehabilitation (EACPR)

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I am a 47 years female with hypothyroidism (Since 10 years), diabetes (since 3 years) and hypertension. hypothyroidism is due to hashimoto where antibodies are present and presently taking Selenium supplement to reduce antibodies. Taking Eltroxin 125 mcg daily as thyroid replacement. My Diabetes is as such well controlled, my last HbA1c was 6.3% which has increased from 6.1% and I found that my PPBS stays higher especially after breakfast. It goes beyond 200 mg/dl. Sometimes even around 290! I have discovered that same thing if I eat in lunch, PPBS is less around 140-150 or sometimes even less than 120 mg/dl. PPBS after dinner is between the two ranges. I.e. Around 160-180. My main question is whether it is advisable to eliminate wheat and rice completely from the diet to reduce PPBS levels? It is difficult to do that since it is our staple diet and is contained in all items. I am taking Metformin 1 g morning and evening and skip taking Metformin when I avoid dinner. I am also taking Diabecon DS tablet which is shown to reduce FBS and PPBS levels considerably because I confirmed it by stopping it for about 10 days, though I was taking Metformin, my FBS and PPBS levels shoots up like anything. Once I started taking Diabecon DS again, both FBS and PPBS levels reduced considerably. My last fasting insulin was 9.93 and fasting glucose 100 mg/dl gave 1.33 as Insulin resistance and 90% Beta cell function by Homa 2 calculator as found on internet which is widely used to measure IR. Now, people who advocate Low Carbohydrate High Fat diet on diabetes forum, says residual circulating insulin should be reduced for which you need to lower your carbohydrate intake. I was told that fasting insulin should be <5 and if Blood sugar control is difficult with this value, it can be <7 but not more than that as more insulin causes more fat storage and ultimately pancreas are whipped to secrete insulin by some drugs. I was taking Glycomet GP-1 forte once in the morning but was getting hypoglycemia since 6 months due to glimepiride in it which was increasing insulin levels, so stopped taking it and now not getting any hype episodes. It is known from various research sites on internet that Gymnema extract (Meshashringi, Gurmar) is very effective in reducing FBS and PPBS levels, but increase insulin levels. So, is it advisable to take Gymnema extract (Ayurvedic medicine) which helps a lot in reducing FBS and PPBS levels? I am taking Arkamin for hypertension once in the morning. So, my question is, is it necessary to reduce carbohydrate intake to 20% which comes to around 100g of carbs each day? People say, since we diabetics cannot process carbs efficiently, we need to reduce it's consumption to around 100g or less for good diabetic control. What should be ideal PPBS level after meals? And What should be fasting insulin level?

MBBS, M.MED, DFM, FID, CCEBDM, ACMDC, CCMTD
Diabetologist, Hyderabad
I am a 47 years female with hypothyroidism (Since 10 years), diabetes (since 3 years) and hypertension. hypothyroidis...
U be on simple metformin 1gm twice daily start exercise for half an hour which your not doing just changing tab and using as you like upon your logical decision is wrong only exercise and weight loss can help you :)
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It is said that Ghee has high cholesterol content, being so how does it do good for heart and obesity. Can cardiac patients consume Ghee daily. If so what quantity?

M.B.B.S. , PG Diploma In Clinical Cardiology
Cardiologist, Delhi
It is said that Ghee has high cholesterol content, being so how does it do good for heart and obesity. Can cardiac pa...
Hi no a cardiac patient should not take ghee butter or any other saturated fatty acids rather saffola ,olive oil and rice bran oil should be taken by a cardiac patient its a myth that ghee is good for heart and for obesity stop taking ghee in any form ,it is a saturated fatty acid and is very dangerous por a diagnosed cardiac patient thank you.

I am suffering from coronary artery disease. Medicines allopathy and homeopathy I am taking for last 6 months and lood reports for last 4 months normal. Can I continue both?

PG Diploma in Emergency Medicine Services (PGDEMS), Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), MD - Alternate Medicine
Ayurveda, Ghaziabad
I am suffering from coronary artery disease. Medicines allopathy and homeopathy I am taking for last 6 months and loo...
So for heart related cause there are many effective medicines to prevent that pain like arjunarishta....hridyarnava ras....akeek pishti....if breathlessness then shwas kutha ras....shwas chintamani ras....etc....avoid oily food...spicy food...junk food....etc
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My triglycerides are 1340, I am diabetic and have thyroid for that I am taking metformin 500mg, and thyroxine 50 mcg, what should you do.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Bangalore
It' s better you go for one more test in another lab for accurate result cause the level is very high.
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Stress and headache. Necessary pathological tests and found higher cholesterol and less vitamin D3. Please suggest remedy.

Hypnotherapist, DCS, BSIC, Advanced Trainee of Transactional Analysis, Advanced Skills in Counselling
Psychologist,
Get medication for cholesterol. Please get your sugar and BP checked too. Regarding the stress, you need to learn stress management, which means learning skills to manage and cope with stress better, avoid some activities which are of no consequence to you, looking at stress in different way so that it doesn't stress you out. A counselling psychologist in your city can help you with this. Take care.
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I m suffering from chest pain. Sometimes during sleeping my pain wakes me up. I dnnt noe what happens with me.

MBBS
General Physician,
I m suffering from chest pain. Sometimes during sleeping my pain wakes me up.
I dnnt noe what happens with me.
you may be having allergic bronchial asthma or sleep apnea due to insufficient breathing do regular deep breathing exercises regularly have light dinner avoid red meat at dinner. have plenty of water by mouth. go for regular morning walk followed by free hand exercises and one or two yoga and pranayum like kapal bhatee for 15 min daily. it will be alright.

What is the life expectancy after stroke? What are the practices to be done to avoid stroke? What is the risk % of stroke in young ages?

MBBS, cc USG
General Physician, Gurgaon
Life expectancy can not be predicted medicines and lifestyle modifications, Physiotherapy will prolong life Maintaining weight/ low fat diet / regular Physical activity/ control of High BP and sugar can prevent stroke In young stroke is not common but it can occur in uncontrolled high BP, spine trauma etc
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I am 38 Years old male and suffering from High BP (Diastolic). I have a healthy history and don't have any disease (neither heredity). Now I don't do any physical exercise but still I am physically fit and can walk 3-4 kms any time. My height is 5.10 feet and weight is 76 kg. 1 month back at the time of sleeping, I felt higher heart beat rate, numbness in my left hand and some uneasiness and I couldn't sleep. Next day I visited doctor, he found my diastolic BP (104). He also suggested some more tests (ECG and ECHO). ECG was normal and in echo test it was mentioned" Hypertensive heart disease"(Grade 1 diastolic dysfunction) and LVEF was 62% at rest. As of now I am consuming Aten (Atenolol) 25 once a day and doctor also suggested me to take Trika. 25 (Alprazolam) at the time of sleeping but I didn't consume Trika and only consuming Aten 25. I was fine after that and I stopped consuming medicine (Aten) 3-4 days back as I was feeling fine and now today I am again feeling high BP. Which medicine should I continue. Aten 25 is fine or I should continue Trika. 25 too? How can I control my BP naturally.

BAMS, MD Ayurveda
Sexologist, Lonavala
I am 38 Years old male and suffering from High BP (Diastolic). I have a healthy history and don't have any disease (n...
i m recommending you an following remedy which will surely help you 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 Surely you will get results.
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I am 28 years old, having blood pressure from last 4 months. But the reading are different in right & left hand, when checked. Which hand reading should be considered? What are the remedies to control blood pressure? How many months the medication should be taken? What are the different types of medication available, like allopathy, ayurveda, etc?

MBBS, MD
Endocrinologist, Delhi
I am 28 years old, having blood pressure from last 4 months. But the reading are different in right & left hand, when...
The difference between two arms should not be more than 10 mm, Below 10 mm is considered as normal physiological. More than 20 is abnormal and suggests some abnormality/obstroction in vascular system. Between 10 and 20 should be assessed clinically.
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Sir, I m regularly having alcohol for a long time. But now I feeling asleep disorder pain in my head all-day and in my upper portion of head and eyes stretching and pain in it, most important that I m feeling that my heart is weak and when I lay down it beats very fast and some time slow. I can feel it in my head. What should I do? please suggest me some medicine.

Diploma in Obstetrics & Gynaecology, MBBS
General Physician, Delhi
Sir, I m regularly having alcohol for a long time. But now I feeling asleep disorder pain in my head all-day and in m...
No medicine to be prescribed to you for your symptoms as it will not help you in the long run. You have to Stop Alcohol at 27 , take it and make it as a Lifestyle change ,if you want to live a healthy life minus support of doctors.Be your own support.
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Sir after a month I should take a part in cross country that 1600 meter in 5: 40 minute sir I will struggle and practice everyday one problem created that is my heart beat is much faster and I can stop running sir please suggests the capsule, tablets that should control my heart beat n breathing problem n I can run faster n faster n will achieve my aims.

Certificate in Laparoscopic and Thoracoscopic Surgery, Fellowship in Paediatric Cardiac Surgery, M. Ch. (CVTS), MS, MBBS
Cardiologist, Bangalore Rural
Sir after a month I should take a part in cross country that 1600 meter in 5: 40 minute sir I will struggle and pract...
Hi, I can not run like you! good effort rohit! actually your heart is helping you by beating faster. I suggest you slow down when the heart rate goes above 120 per minute. Then start again. With daily practice you will acheive your aims. Dont take any medicines. It would be good if you get a stress echo done to see your heart function. It will help you understand how your heart is helping you run fast and also to make sure you have no problem that will prevent you from reaching your aims.
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How can I reduce LDL cholesterol content in my body? Also how can I increase HDL cholesterol.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
How can I reduce LDL cholesterol content in my body? Also how can I increase HDL cholesterol.
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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Hello sir I am 18 yrs old and I am suffering from mitral valve prolapse, I want to now that, is it a serious problem, I was diagnosed with ecg, 2d echo, and blood test, blood test says hyperthyroidism. My doctor Dr. C. H umesh chandra. M. D, d. M (cardiology), fica(usa). Says that I need medication only. No need to surgery. Please suggest me. What can I do for the permanent cure of mvp. Weather I suffer from heart failure or not. I am taking b. Joy, ciplar 40 mg, nexito 5mg, ativan 1mg. Please suggest me. Thanking you.

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine
General Physician, Delhi
Dear, can you please tell is why you went to the doctor in the first place. What problems were you having. Like palpitations or dizziness and chest pain. Can you upload the 2d echo report. On general impression do not worry most mvps are managed by medications alone. Do give us the reports and further information
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I have regular chest pain, excessive sweating without doing any hard work, also I have in digestion problems, are they symptoms of heart risk, what is to be done to increase heart health.

FRHS, Ph.D Neuro , MPT - Neurology Physiotherapy, D.Sp.Med, DPHM (Health Management ), BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist, Chennai
I have regular chest pain, excessive sweating without doing any hard work, also I have in digestion problems, are the...
Do have lesser cholesterol diets have good breathing exercises for about 30 minutes have walking for about 30 minutes to improve cardio efficiency do take salt oil and spice reduced diets best wishes.
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Sir am a medical student now am doing my internship. I have mild mitral valve prolapse. Was diagnosed by echo. Physician ask to me take propranolol 10 mg. Sir my problem is I want to play volleyball daily is any problem to playing volleyball. I want to know if I play regular volleyball is there is any chance to increase severity of proposed valve. Please answer me.

MBBS, PGDCC
Cardiologist, Delhi
Sir am a medical student now am doing my internship. I have mild mitral valve prolapse. Was diagnosed by echo. Physic...
Hi, Mitral valve prolapse is a congenital disorder having myxomatous degeneration of mitral valve. It does not progress & you can play safely. But don't over exert yourself which will increase the heart rate & thus the valve regurgitation & thereafter the symptoms may develop. So to summarize, you can play whatever you like. Thanks
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I have been experiencing a slightly high blood pressure since last 6 months. 100/150 is the range. Please suggest me some treatment and lifestyle changes so that I can regain normal bp level without the help of medicine.

BAMS, MD Ayurveda
Sexologist, Lonavala
I have been experiencing a slightly high blood pressure since last 6 months. 100/150 is the range. Please suggest me ...
You can go for following remedy it will help you 1. Crush 4-5 Indian gooseberries 2. Place the paste on a sieve 3. Press the paste to extract the juice 4. Take 2 tsp of this juice 5. Add 1 tsp of honey 6. Mix well 7. Drink every morning Causes: • Obesity • High salt intake • Alcohol consumption • Mental or physical stress This will help with your concern
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I am mostly live alone in my home. So I face chest problems mostly. While alone noon to help me. Tell me all home remedy of chest pain.in my chest .there is no meat. So I look slim. How my chest fill full meat. Help me. I also problems of long sitting in one place.

MB, BS. M.D
General Physician, Hyderabad
I am mostly live alone in my home. So I face chest problems mostly. While alone noon to help me. Tell me all home rem...
at the age of 30 sitting alone is not a good sign,if you are really loosing weight it is better to see a good docter,who wii investigate you for certain diseases, that time you can improve your physical condition,or regularly doing good excercise,& eating high calories(exces /more) whatever you are eating.
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My wife is pregnant and the baby is 6 week older. She has high cholesterol thus, she was taking Astin D (atorvastatin) 10mg daily even after pregnant. Doctor says that we need to terminate the pregnancy because Astin D could have affected the development of baby. Do I need to follow doctors instruction of termination?

MBBS, DNB (Obstetrics and Gynecology), MD - Obstetrtics & Gynaecology
Gynaecologist, Delhi
My wife is pregnant and the baby is 6 week older. She has high cholesterol thus, she was taking Astin D (atorvastatin...
Statins should be stopped when one is planning a pregnancy. Alrhough the risks are low, yet Statins belong to x category drug as per safety. Since the patiemt is young and if conceiving was relatively easy you can think of discontinuing this pregnancy and planning more carefully next time. But the decision making is entirely yours.
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I had 102 fever on Sunday. I went to hospital . My bp also was dropped to 90-50 . Now my temperature and bp is normal. But can't bear the body pain espcly joints pain. Can't walk or sit properly. Especially back pain is severe. My vitamin d was 3.57ng. I did all dengue Ra tests which was normal.

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
I had 102 fever on Sunday. I went to hospital . My bp also was dropped to 90-50 . Now my temperature and bp is normal...
Normal level of vit d is between between 20-50ng/ml. A level less than 20 ng/ml indicates vitamin d deficiency 1. Expose yourself to sunlight for 15-20 minutes daily in the morning 2. Take milk, cheese, egg yolk, fish (salmon/mackerel/ trout/sardines/tuna) cod liver oil, mushroom, cereals, orange juice. 3. If you have deficiency of vitamin d you have to take vitamin d supplement 60000iu/week for 3 months after consulting physician.
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