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Dr. Manohar

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Dr. Manohar is a popular Cardiologist in Chengalpattu, Chennai. Doctor is currently practising at Nambi Nursing Home-Chengalpattu in Chengalpattu, Chennai. Don’t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. Manohar on Lybrate.com.

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I have problem of low blood pressure since last two years so I feel always weakness and breathlessness my BP is 90/65. So make me a suitable treatment for this.

BHMS
Homeopath, Howrah
The reason for low blood pressure should be detected and then the treatment of the cause. Advise her to take extra salt in food. Coconut water is richest source of electolytes can be given three per week. For medicines consult personally.
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Palpitations - Everything You Need to Know

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine, DM - Cardiology, Cardiac Device Specialist (CCDS - Physician )
Cardiologist, Delhi
Palpitations - Everything You Need to Know

What is Palpitation?
Palpitation is a feeling of awareness of your own heart beat. It is usually described as heart rate being either too fast (racing), too slow or a sensation of missing a beat.

Types of palpitations?

Normal (Benign)

  1. These palpitations occur as a response to physical or mental stress like exercise, fever, pain, fear, anxiety etc. 
  2. They are harmless and settle on their own once the precipitating factors disappear. They do not require any medical treatment.

Abnormal

  1. These palpitations occur due to some underlying abnormality in either the structure of heart or the beating of heart. 
  2. These can be dangerous and at times life threatening. They may or may not settle on their own and require some medical treatment.

Warning signs that suggest palpitations are abnormal?
Palpitations are abnormal, if they are associated with chest heaviness, chest pain, uneasiness, sweating, weakness, giddiness, feeling of black out, fainting, nausea, vomiting, seizures. Palpitations are more likely to be abnormal in people who have some existing heart disease and these patients should report to their doctor at the earliest.

What to do during palpitations?

  1. Stay calm. 
  2. Call for help. If u are alone avoid driving, use a taxi or auto, go to your nearest hospital/doctor and try to get an ECG during the palpitations. If you are helping someone having palpitations, if they faint, call for help, start CPR if they remain unresponsive and take them to the nearest hospital. 

Which doctor can treat palpitations?
Doctors who specialise in the treatment of palpitations are called Electrophysiologists. They specialise in heart rhythm and are capable of performing a variety of complex tests to identify and treat different types of palpitations.

Which investigations are used to diagnose palpitations?

  • ECG: Taken during palpitations and when the patient is normal is a very helpful tool. 
  • Holter: Externally applied recorder, which continuously records heart rhythm for 24 hrs. 
  • ELR: Extended loop recorder, is like holter, but it records rhythm for longer durations. 
  • ILR:  Internal loop recorder is attached within the body for recording rhythm for long duration. 
  • EPS: Electrophysiology study, is the most sure shot test to diagnose, identify and treat Palpitations.

What is EPS?
EPS stands for Electrophysiology study. By this test a trained Electrophysiologist studies the conduction and formation system of heart beat, to understand the source, cause and type of palpitation. It is a simple and safe procedure of 2 to 3 hours and can be done as a day care procedure (by admitting the patient for a few hours in hospital, with discharge on same day).

It requires fasting for 4 hrs, some standard blood investigations and is done with local anaesthesia and if required it can be combined with treatment like ablation in the same sitting.In the procedure Electrophysiologist take catheters into your heart to study and stimulate the palpitations and understand them. Once found they can use various techniques to stop the palpitations, the techniques are called Ablation.

What are the treatment options available for palpitations?
There are many options depending upon the nature of palpitations and condition of the patient: 

  1. Drug therapy 
  2. Cardioversion where either a drug or electric shock is given to stop palpitations immediately. 

Ablations using many sophisticated computer softwares 
Device Therapy like ICD (Internal cardiac defibrillator) 
Combination of all the above therapies.

Your Electrophysiologist and you as a team can make a choice about the options that will be best for you.

Related Tip: "Why Do You Get Palpitations? How to Get Immediate Relief?"

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What precautions can be taken for high blood pressure. And what can be done for glowing skin tone.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
What precautions can be taken for high blood pressure. And what can be done for glowing skin tone.
1. Lose extra pounds and watch your waistline Blood pressure often increases as weight increases. Being overweight also can cause disrupted breathing while you sleep (sleep apnea), which further raises your blood pressure. Weight loss is one of the most effective lifestyle changes for controlling blood pressure. Losing just 4.5 kilograms can help reduce your blood pressure. Besides shedding weight, you generally should also keep an eye on your waistline. Carrying too much weight around your waist can put you at greater risk of high blood pressure. In general: ? Men are at risk if their waist measurement is greater than 40 inches (102 centimeters). ? Women are at risk if their waist measurement is greater than 35 inches (89 centimeters). These numbers vary among ethnic groups. Ask your doctor about a healthy waist measurement for you. 2. Exercise regularly Regular physical activity ? at least 30 minutes most days of the week ? can lower your blood pressure by 4 to 9 millimeters of mercury (mm Hg). It's important to be consistent because if you stop exercising, your blood pressure can rise again. If you have slightly high blood pressure (prehypertension), exercise can help you avoid developing full-blown hypertension. If you already have hypertension, regular physical activity can bring your blood pressure down to safer levels. The best types of exercise for lowering blood pressure include walking, jogging, cycling, swimming or dancing. Strength training also can help reduce blood pressure. Talk to your doctor about developing an exercise program. 3. Eat a healthy diet 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. It isn't easy to change your eating habits, but with these tips, you can adopt a healthy diet: ? Keep a food diary. Writing down what you eat, even for just a week, can shed surprising light on your true eating habits. Monitor what you eat, how much, when and why. ? Consider boosting potassium. Potassium can lessen the effects of sodium on blood pressure. The best source of potassium is food, such as fruits and vegetables, rather than supplements. Talk to your doctor about the potassium level that's best for you. ? Be a smart shopper. Read food labels when you shop and stick to your healthy-eating plan when you're dining out, too. 4. Reduce sodium in your diet Even a small reduction in the sodium in your diet can reduce blood pressure by 2 to 8 mm Hg. The effect of sodium intake on blood pressure varies among groups of people. In general, limit sodium to less than 2,300 milligrams (mg) a day or less. However, a lower sodium intake ? 1,500 mg a day or less ? is appropriate for people with greater salt sensitivity, including: Anyone age 51 or older Anyone diagnosed with high blood pressure, diabetes or chronic kidney disease To decrease sodium in your diet, consider these tips: ? Read food labels. If possible, choose low-sodium alternatives of the foods and beverages you normally buy. ? Eat fewer processed foods. Only a small amount of sodium occurs naturally in foods. Most sodium is added during processing. ? Don't add salt. Just 1 level teaspoon of salt has 2,300 mg of sodium. Use herbs or spices to add flavor to your food. ? Ease into it. If you don't feel you can drastically reduce the sodium in your diet suddenly, cut back gradually. Your palate will adjust over time. 5. Limit the amount of alcohol you drink Alcohol can be both good and bad for your health. In small amounts, it can potentially lower your blood pressure by 2 to 4 mm Hg. But that protective effect is lost if you drink too much alcohol ? generally more than one drink a day for women and for men older than age 65, or more than two a day for men age 65 and younger. One drink equals 12 ounces of beer, five ounces of wine or 1.5 ounces of 80-proof liquor. Drinking more than moderate amounts of alcohol can actually raise blood pressure by several points. It can also reduce the effectiveness of blood pressure medications.
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Mere seene m kabhi-2 dard or chuban hoti hai khas tor par rat ko sote samay hi mahsus hoti hai or samay par nahi hoti hai iske liye kya karu.

Bachelor of Ayurvedic Medicines and Surgery(BAMS), Post Graduation Diploma in Emergency Medicines And Services(PGDEMS), MD - Alternate Medicine
Ayurveda, Ghaziabad
Mere seene m kabhi-2 dard or chuban hoti hai khas tor par rat ko sote samay hi mahsus hoti hai or samay par nahi hoti...
Generally ye gas or acidity ki wajah se ye problem hoti h. Iske liye aap 1-1 tab chitrakadi vati dono time khana khane k bad le. And pranacharya udar bhaskar kshar churna 2 bar pani se le.
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I am 35 year male and I am suffering from hypertension. What should I do? Please help me.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
I am 35 year male and I am suffering from hypertension. What should I do? Please help me.
Hi, Take Rauvolfia 1x, 2 tabs daily morning empty stomach and 1 tab in the evening. Drink plenty of liquids and cut down your fat, salt and sugar intake. go for a morning walk daily at least for 30 minute. Take a sound sleep and try to avoid anger. Home remedies to Control high BP:-1. Bananas are one fruit that people with high blood pressure can eat regularly to control it. Bananas are a rich source of potassium, which lessens the effect of sodium.So, try to eat one or two bananas daily. Along with bananas, you can try dried apricots, raisins, orange juice, spinach, baked sweet potatoes. 2. Eat one or two crushed garlic cloves daily. You can simply crush them with your hands. Crushing garlic cloves creates hydrogen sulfide, a compound that promotes good blood flow, removes gas and reduces the pressure on the heart.If you do not like eating raw garlic or if it causes a burning sensation, then take it along with a cup of milk. You can also mix five or six drops of garlic juice in four teaspoons of water and take it twice a day.
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My 28 year, s son gets uneasy & feels high blood pressure only when if he has to give a small quantity of blood for any of blood tests whenever needed. It happened first time when I brought him to a lab for just to get his blood group only, when the nurse pricked the needle & took a little blood he felt dizziness & fell down at once, this happened when he was about 12 years of age. He also feels uneasy if & when he has to go to in any hospital for any work. Is there any solution for this? As he has to undergo various medical tests when to switch over his job. He is a Sr. Mech. Engineer in Cement industry now a days.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Mumbai
My 28 year, s son gets uneasy & feels high blood pressure only when if he has to give a small quantity of blood for a...
Dear Lybrate user, Its just a Anxiety related blood pressure, its called White Coat hypertension, seen in people or kids when they visit a medical person or lab or any medical institute like hospital/ clinic. Such anxiety doesn't cause long-term high blood pressure (hypertension). But episodes of anxiety can cause dramatic, temporary spikes in your blood pressure. You do not have to worry if its temprorary event, try to make him relax before going for checkup, Now a days you can call Lab technician for Home blood collection. If this episodes continue, would suggest please get a Normal ECG and Cardiac stress test done to rule out heart condition .He can keep watch on his Blood pressure levels at home too.
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My age is 24 years. Pacemaker is implanted in my body. So do my lifespan will decrease with this device. What are the precautions I have to take? Will I suffer any cardiac attack? Looking forward for a positive reply asap.

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine, DM - Cardiology, Cardiac Device Specialist (CCDS - Physician )
Cardiologist, Delhi
My age is 24 years. Pacemaker is implanted in my body. So do my lifespan will decrease with this device. What are the...
Please understand that pacemaker is simply a device to provide help to your faulty natural electrical conduction system and nothing else. I donot know why you needed a pacemaker at the age of 24 hrs, but I am assuming it was due to some congenital electrical conduction system related failure. It has no risk of leading to a heart attack or reducing your lifespan. Just ensure that you stay in routine follow up of your treating cardiologist so that they can routinely examine your pacemaker functions and get a echo done 6 monthly.
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My age is 21 and my hand and body shivering many time whenever that wark which is doing in pressure or little work some time my hand shaking than heart beat increasing and thn I can not typing properly and heart beat increase.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
My age is 21 and my hand and body shivering many time whenever that wark which is doing in pressure or little work so...
Dear Lybrateuser, -You have anxiety & weakness for which you should have a balanced diet & do regular exercises -in diet include more of fruits & vegetables including green leafy ones ,beans, wholegrains, soyaproducts, milk, cheese, paneer, yogurt, lean meats, nuts-almonds, walnuts, pistachios, peanuts -do regular aerobic exercises like jogging, cycling, swimming for 30 min, do moderate weight lifting at least twice a week, yoga, deep breathing fot 5-10 min daily -get your BP, blood sugar, thyroid hormone checkup done.
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1) HOW TO GET RID OF FAT BEING BLOCKED THE VEIN?. IN OTHER WORDS, ANY TRADITIONAL WAY TO PREVENT HEART ATTACT?. AND 2) HOW TO CONVERT GREY HAIRS TO BLACK NATURAL WAY PERMANANTLY?

MBBS
General Physician, Hyderabad
1.Homeo medicines..5drops each of Golddrops, teraxacum.uranium nitricum available in any homeo shop. and or 2. 45minutes training/practice of Dryoga.an ancient yogic approach will solve any of y/our problem. skype: diabetesurecure walk in " Kamadenu ".13-1-67/2A. Motinagar Extension. Erragadda.Hyderabad18 9441178096. diabetesurecure@gmail.com
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Hi Sir, Reports are suggestive of well controlled diabetes, eosinophilia, deranged liver enzymes, high cholesterol and calcium deficiency let me know what precautions should I take in above problems. Tell me diet & medicines.

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine, Post Graduate Program in Diabetology
General Physician, Delhi
Hi Sir, Reports are suggestive of well controlled diabetes, eosinophilia, deranged liver enzymes, high cholesterol an...
Reduce weight 1200 Calories diet rich in pant based products low fat dAiry product sodium max 2300 mg and half hour of exercise daily.
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