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Dr. Muthiah

Cardiologist, Chennai

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Dr. Muthiah is a trusted Cardiologist in Nandanam, Chennai. You can meet Dr. Muthiah personally at Oxymed Hospital Pvt Ltd in Nandanam, Chennai. You can book an instant appointment online with Dr. Muthiah on Lybrate.com.

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Sir I have a weak digestive system, whenever am eating full of my diet then my heartbeat goes faster for 10-15 min. So behalf of this I go for checkuP ecg nd ecg-tnt bt report is normal is this any other problem nd am also with a lean body according to my height please help me for these problems am realy worried about this.

BHMS
Homeopath, Delhi
Sir I have a weak digestive system, whenever am eating full of my diet then my heartbeat goes faster for 10-15 min. S...
Hi Nitish Definitely your digestive system is weak and you are an anxious person. Means your anxiety is having a direct effect on your digestive system causing all the problems. Take Lyco200/1 dose ( homoeopathic medicine) and give feedback after 7 days. You will definitely get better.
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Hlw I have problem in my chest. My chest is paining nd there is cough inside the chest. I also suffering from fever. There is also a problem with me that I am gaining my weight day by day how I loose my weight.

M.Sc - Dietitics / Nutrition
Dietitian/Nutritionist,
Hlw I have problem in my chest. My chest is paining nd there is cough inside the chest. I also suffering from fever. ...
1. Burn Fats And Calories 2. Healthy Diet to Lose Weight 3. Leave Carbonated Beverages 4. Eating vegetables to lose weight 5. Eating fruits to lose weight 6. Avoid snacks to lose weigh 7. Stop eating sugar lose weight fast 8. Reduce sodium lose weight 9. Herbal Tea to lose weight
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I am 37 years old, 75 kg weight, 6 feet height. My cholesterol level is 234, triglycerides are in control. Also sugar is 119. Please suggest what should I do. I don't get much time for brisk walk or exercise due to hectic office schedule.

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine Specialist, Faridabad
I am 37 years old, 75 kg weight, 6 feet height. My cholesterol level is 234, triglycerides are in control. Also sugar...
Hello dear 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. Change life style .do meditation,yoga, Go walk daily, do any one physically activity daily i.e.play any game., Avoid fast foods,oily foods,junk foods,alcohol,smoking,fatty foods, non-veg.,avoid stress,take plenty of water in day time. And 1 glass of water before bed at night. use flax oil, omega-3 fatty meal or cap., take .green veg., whole grain. garlic,. Take anti cholesterol medicines .
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My father drinks a lot of alcohol. He need it daily. And some time 2 -3 times a day. We have tried a lot to but he says it is now necessary for him. He is not ready to visit doctors as well. From last few month his alcohol consumption has increased too much. He even started to bunk his office to drink. He has high blood pressure. Cholesterol is detected in his blood. No diabetes. Has skin allergy for which he takes injection per month and take medicine as well. Please suggest any way treat him.

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist, Bangalore
My father drinks a lot of alcohol. He need it daily. And some time 2 -3 times a day. We have tried a lot to but he sa...
He is drinking way too much for his age. There is no other way than to admit him to a rehabilitation center. He cannot be given that choice and he is not responsible at all. Your mom can easily approach his work center and speak to the HR department and get their support too: both financially and in terms of granting him at least 6 months leave to clean him up. Before that, she will need to approach the rehabilitation center about the entire process, fees, time period etc. and when they can come and pick him up. If she gives her consent, they will come one day when your father is sloshed and just pick him up and take him to the center, without any choice. If nothing is done, he is likely to end up in death, which incidentally seems to appear like his 'Rock​ Bottom'.
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I'm 20 year old and I have always pain in my chest but it's increase when I'm running or walk long long time.

AUTLS, CCEDM, MD - Internal Medicine, MBBS
General Physician, Faridabad
I'm 20 year old  and I have always pain in my chest but it's increase when I'm running or walk long long time.
get ur TMT test done to rule out any cardiac cause otherwise its muscular pain commonly seen in winters,,,,ensure proper clothing while running
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How to do our heart healthy And How to do our BP in equal And how to become fair of man.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
How to do our heart healthy And How to do our BP in equal
And how to become fair of man.
For a healthy lifestyle with a heart disease 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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Cholesterol - Lifestyle Habits That Help Control it!

MBBS, MD - Medicine, DM - Cardiology, Fellowship in Interventional Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology and Cardiac Electrophysiology
Cardiologist, Delhi
Cholesterol - Lifestyle Habits That Help Control it!

Cholesterol is one of those terminologies that need a clear and fresh understanding, right from scratch. It is nothing but obvious and common for you to primarily know about the ill effects of cholesterol and what it does to your body; from increasing the risks of cardio-vascular diseases to adding to your waistline. However, it is time we all got a fresh perspective on what cholesterol is.

So, to start off, what is actually cholesterol?
It is waxy substance produced by the liver which plays an important role in the proper functioning of the cells, digestive process and synthesis of Vitamin D in the body. As cholesterol is a fat based substance that does not dissolve in blood, it is transported, throughout the body, by a protein called the ‘lipoprotein’. The lipoproteins that carry cholesterol are of two types: Low-Density

Lipoprotein (LDL) and High Density Lipoprotein (HDL)

Why is LDL ‘bad’?
LDL is known as ‘bad’ cholesterol as it is responsible for plaque formation that reduces flexibility of the arteries and tends to clog them.

Why is HDL ‘good’?
HDL is known as the ‘good’ cholesterol because it gets rid of excessive LDL from the arteries and transports them to the liver where they can be broken down. Too much of bad cholesterol in the body can lead to clogged arteries that may result in stroke or a heart attack. Now that you know that too much LDL cholesterol is bad for you, you need to keep it under control while raising the good cholesterol (HDL) levels.

In order to do that, you need to make certain modifications in your lifestyle.

Some of them can be:

  1. Eat foods that are good for the heart: Avoid eating saturated fats and trans-fats as they raise LDL levels in the body. Instead, choose foods that are rich in the heart healthy monounsaturated fats such as almonds and olive oil. Also, include foods that are rich in Omega-3 fatty acids such as fish oil; these fatty acids increase HDL levels in the blood.
  2. Exercise regularly: Exercise not only helps you to lose calories but also increases the good cholesterol levels in the body. Aim for 20-30 minutes of cardiovascular exercises in the form of brisk walking, running or cycling to keep your heart muscles healthy.
  3. Stop smoking: Smoking can cause the blood vessels to narrow down, thus increasing blood pressure, owing to the constriction of the blood vessels. Quit smoking right away and your ticker will thank you for it. Remember to limit alcohol consumption as well.
  4. Maintain optimal weight levels: It’s time to get rid of all the excess fat from the body, especially the visceral fat (abdominal fat). Obesity increases the risk of heart diseases and also has a negative effect on the cholesterol levels. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a cardiologist.
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Hi I had bypass surgery before 3 months. Should I avoid cows ghee? Or have it in normal quantity.

MBBS, Diploma in Family Medicine, Fellowship Diabetology
General Physician, Firozpur
Hi I had bypass surgery before 3 months. Should I avoid cows ghee? Or have it in normal quantity.
Hi. Well ghee (Fat) in any form is not recommended in Cardiac patients or payient who had a Surgery related to it. Fat will make the vessel lumen to narrow down and eventually will lead to additional cardiac ailments. So try avoiding ghee to maximum you can. Take leasure walk, Include salad in your diet too. Hope I helped. Thak you.
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My friend suffered from suffocation and increased heart rate last night this thing occurred twice last week. He often feels weakness.

MBBS, cc USG
General Physician, Gurgaon
My friend suffered from suffocation and increased heart rate last night this thing occurred twice last week. He often...
It seems to be due to severe anxiety and this problem can be solved by meditation i can give you address of rajyoga meditation center near your house (this is free of cost) Consult privately for further management
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Kuch din se mere seene par halka halka pain hota h aur khasi bhi ati h main kya kru.

MD - Alternate Medicine, BHMS
Homeopath, Surat
Kuch din se mere seene par halka halka pain hota h aur khasi bhi ati h main kya kru.
Sulphur 0/4 whenever you get such pain. It will be cured. And if still it remains, then please let me know. Take care.)
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My brother is 11 years old has undergone open heart surgery 2 years back he has scars on his chest how to remove or fade the scars.?

Diploma in Obstetrics & Gynaecology, MBBS
General Physician, Delhi
My brother is 11 years old has undergone open heart surgery 2 years back he has scars on his chest how to remove or f...
I can suggest a simple home remedy. Take juice of a lemon, mix it with a spoon of honey. Keep it in a bottle after mixing well. Apply daily on stitch line, let it remain for an hour, wash it with ordinary soap. Try it for a month, do write back about the progress.
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I lost the capacity of learning power what I hv to do pls suggest. I have so much pressure I am really confused.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
I lost the capacity of learning power what I hv to do pls suggest. I have so much pressure I am really confused.
Homoeopathic medicines----------- bacoppa monneri (wilmar schwabe india) chew 2 tab twice daily------- bren-up (allen) drink 2 spoon 3 times daily------------- bramhari pranayam daily for 15 minutes ------- report after 30 days-----------------
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Say No To Cholesterol

Diploma in Cardiology, MBBS
Cardiologist, Delhi
Say No To Cholesterol

1. Eat heart-healthy foods

Even if you have years of unhealthy eating under your belt, making a few changes in your diet can reduce cholesterol and improve your heart health.

Choose healthier fats. Saturated fats, found primarily in red meat and dairy products, raise your total cholesterol and low-density lipoprotein (ldl) cholesterol, the" bad" cholesterol. As a rule, you should get less than 7 percent of your daily calories from saturated fat. Choose leaner cuts of meat, low-fat dairy and monounsaturated fats — found in olive and canola oils — for healthier options.

Eliminate trans fats. Trans fats affect cholesterol levels by increasing the" bad" cholesterol and lowering the" good" cholesterol. This bad combination increases the risk of heart attacks. Trans fats can be found in fried foods and many commercial products, such as cookies, crackers and snack cakes. But don't rely on packages that are labeled" trans fat-free" in the united states, if a food contains less than 0.5 grams of trans fat in a serving, it can be labeled" trans fat-free"

Even small amounts of trans fat can add up if you eat foods that contain small amounts of trans fat. Read the ingredient list, and avoid foods with partially hydrogenated oils.

Eat foods rich in omega-3 fatty acids. Omega-3 fatty acids don't affect ldl cholesterol. They have other heart benefits, such as helping to increase high-density lipoprotein (hdl, or" good") cholesterol, reducing your triglycerides, a type of fat in your blood, and reducing blood pressure. Some types of fish — such as salmon, mackerel and herring — are rich in omega-3 fatty acids. Other good sources of omega-3 fatty acids include walnuts, almonds and ground flaxseeds. Increase soluble fiber. There are two types of fiber — soluble and insoluble. Both have heart-health benefits, but soluble fiber also helps lower your ldl levels. You can add soluble fiber to your diet by eating oats and oat bran, fruits, beans, lentils, and vegetables.

Add whey protein. Whey protein is one of two proteins in dairy products — the other is casein. Whey protein may account for many of the health benefits attributed to dairy. Studies have shown that whey protein given as a supplement lowers both ldl and total cholesterol.

You can find whey protein powders in health food stores and some grocery stores. Follow the package directions for how to use them.

2. Exercise on most days of the week and increase your physical activity

Exercise can improve cholesterol. Moderate physical activity can help raise high-density lipoprotein (hdl) cholesterol, the" good" cholesterol. With your doctor's ok, work up to at least 30 minutes of exercise a day.

Adding physical activity, even in 10-minute intervals several times a day, can help you begin to lose weight. Just be sure that you can keep up the changes you decide to make. Consider:

Taking a brisk daily walk during your lunch hourriding your bike to workswimming lapsplaying a favorite sport

To stay motivated, find an exercise buddy or join an exercise group. And remember, any activity is helpful. Even taking the stairs instead of the elevator or doing a few situps while watching television can make a difference.

3. Quit smoking

If you smoke, stop. Quitting might improve your hdl cholesterol level. And the benefits don't end there.

Within 20 minutes of quitting, your blood pressure and heart rate decrease. Within one year, your risk of heart disease is half that of a smoker. Within 15 years, your risk of heart disease is similar to someone who never smoked.

4. Lose weight

Carrying even a few extra pounds contributes to high cholesterol. Losing as little as 5 to 10 percent of your weight can improve cholesterol levels.
Start by evaluating your eating habits and daily routine. Consider your challenges to weight loss and ways to overcome them.
Small changes add up. If you eat when you're bored or frustrated, take a walk instead. If you pick up fast food for lunch every day, pack something healthier from home. For snacks, munch on carrot sticks or air-popped popcorn instead of potato chips. Don't eat mindlessly.

And look for ways to incorporate more activity into your daily routine, such as using the stairs instead of taking the elevator or parking farther from your office.

5. Drink alcohol only in moderation

Moderate use of alcohol has been linked with higher levels of hdl cholesterol — but the benefits aren't strong enough to recommend alcohol for anyone who doesn't already drink. If you drink alcohol, do so in moderation. For healthy adults, that means up to one drink a day for women of all ages and men older than age 65, and up to two drinks a day for men age 65 and younger.

Too much alcohol can lead to serious health problems, including high blood pressure, heart failure and stroke.

If lifestyle changes aren't enough.

Sometimes healthy lifestyle changes aren't enough to lower cholesterol levels. Make sure the changes you make are ones you can continue to do, and don't be disappointed if you don't see results immediately. If your doctor recommends medication to help lower your cholesterol, take it as prescribed, but continue your lifestyle changes. Lifestyle changes can help you keep your medication dose low.

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Upto how many days can bp be lowered before dialysis. And ya they r providing/giving blood to patient to. What does that mean.

MBBS, PG Diploma In Clinical Cosmetology (PGDCC)
Cardiologist, Purba
Upto how many days can bp be lowered before dialysis. And ya they r providing/giving blood to patient to. What does t...
bp should be normalised every time around 140/80.there should be no change before or after dialysis. blood was given to correct low hemoglobin not to raise bp
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His triglycerides is 193. What suggestion would you give? What it is? What is the reason for increasing?

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
His triglycerides is 193. What suggestion would you give? What it is? What is the reason for increasing?
Can start with atorlipf after clinical examination and to do exercise regularly and eat a low fat content in his diet.
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Ge sir/madam, I had bp problem but d Few day before my BP was normal but from day I taste everything I ate as salty. Is it either due to bp or weakness or anything Else.

C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician,
Ge sir/madam, I had bp problem but d
Few day before my BP was normal but from day I taste everything I ate as salty.
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Dehydration may well be the cause of tasting salty .The taste of your saliva may change due to a blockage or infection in your salivary glands. This may not just affect the taste, but it will affect the production of saliva as well.The use of certain medications will also alter your taste.just like tears, mucus can travel through your nasal passages into your mouth. This usually happens when you have a cold or flu. You need to give more details and meanwhile take 15 glasses of water daily and see . I hope you do not have any disease or thyroid disease
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My mother's age 70 years she diabetic and pressure patient recently she is complaint with heart heavy and back pain I admit her heart hospital angiography done 3 vessel block Dr. says bypass what to do.

MBBS, CCEBDM, Diploma in Diabetology
Endocrinologist, Hubli-Dharwad
My mother's age 70 years she diabetic and pressure patient recently she is complaint with heart heavy and back pain I...
Mr. lybrate-user, If the heart specialist has advised by pass surgery then most probably surgery has to be done. Otherwise, heart muscle may not get proper blood supply leading to myocardial infarction (heart attack). Thanks.
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I have more cholesterol and fatty bod. Then I like slim body. How can I get a slim body.

BHMS
Homeopath, Thane
I have more cholesterol and fatty bod. Then I like slim body. How can I get a slim body.
Hi, Do exercises regularly to have a effective weight loss Take Tab Phytolacca berry(Dr Wilmar Shawbe.German) 2tabs to be chewed twice a day for 1mth Eat Oats daily as it contains high fiber and helps in reducing fats effectively. Avoid bakery products and too much of fermented food,junk food Revert back
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