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Dr. P. Thirumalai

Cardiologist, Chennai

300 at clinic
Dr. P. Thirumalai Cardiologist, Chennai
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Dr. P. Thirumalai is a renowned Cardiologist in Velachery, Chennai. He is currently associated with Kamakshi Memorial Hospital in Velachery, Chennai. Don’t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. P. Thirumalai on Lybrate.com.

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I am 32 years male I had frequent chest pain when I took echo scan it shows grade 1 of mvp is it serious issue.

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Grade 1 mvp is not serious. But it should be followed up frequently with echo. Say every 3 years initially.

I am facing from hypertension. please tell me the remedies over this. Which can help me.

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I am facing from hypertension. please tell me the remedies over this. Which can help me.
Hi, Take Rauvolfia 1x, 2 tabs daily morning empty stomach. Drink plenty of liquids and cut down your fat, salt and sugar intake. go for a morning walk daily at least for 30 minutes. Take a sound sleep and try to avoid anger. Revert after 15 days with feedback.

I have high cholesterol and high b. P. How can I control them by food habits?

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I have high cholesterol and high b. P. How can I control them by food habits?
Follow a regular home cooked meal plan as bf lunch and dinner. Do not split the meal as you will gorge more then.

I am male and age is 56 years. The lower blood pressure is 90. Higher is ok 120. What should I do to reduce it to 80.

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I am male and age is 56 years. The lower blood pressure is 90. Higher is ok 120. What should I do to reduce it to 80.
Dear Mr Vinod....as human gets older the walls of blood vessels becomes less elastic and it becomes hardened..as a result it exerts more pressure on the blood flowing through the vessels.....another cause of increasing blood pressure may be atherosclerosis....atherosclerosis is caused by high cholesterol level in blood......Since your age is 56 years i would like to advise to walk for 1 hour daily.....you can try Homeopathic Mother Tincture RAWOULFIA SERP Q, 30 drops in water, thrice daily after meals......You should also check the lipid profile of your blood

My cholesterol level is very high. Which food can I eat to reduce cholesterol level. Please tell me.

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My cholesterol level is very high. Which food can I eat to reduce cholesterol level. Please tell me.
Avoid eating junk foods eat healthy foods like green leafy vegetables and fruits avoid alcohol exercise daily regards

I have test my thyroid. This report came. What does it means. T3- 103.99. { 60.0 - 181.0 } T4 - 7.50 { 4.5 - 10.9} TSH 3rd generation - 0.132 low {0.55 - 4.78}.

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I have test my thyroid. This report came. What does it means.
T3- 103.99. { 60.0 - 181.0 }
T4 - 7.50 { 4.5 - 10.9}
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This report is not specific. You are clearly not hypothyroid but report is not that clearly depicts hyperthyroidism so better get it repeated after two weeks empty stomach with morning sample of blood. Your symptoms are more important to categorize whether you have any thyroid problem or not.

It's thought that around 30% of people in England have high blood pressure, and many don't even know it. Though more than half of them are over 60, a large number are younger. Could you be one of them?

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It's thought that around 30% of people in England have high blood pressure, and many don't even know it. Though more ...
Hello, I appreciate your concern. There are many factors which play role. Few of them are lifestyle, family histroy, smoking, stress, type a peronality. Other secondary causes like kidney diseases, cushing's disease, drugs (medicines). If any of these are present, then yes you could be one of them. So, do check bp regularly. To consult a physician for further management if found to have. Even if you are not one of them, should start working on maintaining a healthy and balanced lifestyle. People used to get hypertension after 60's because they worked hard and ate a healthy diet.

I have low bp problem. Blood pressure score is 65 and 96 as normal. What can I do?

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there is no medicine for low bp. increase salt intake, coffee,drink 3-4 litre of water daily. thanku you

Dr. I am DB and also Hypertensive _ B P.Currently my BP is in control with Navistar SA an d Telma 40. For Sugar I am on Nova Mix 18/ 16 units Morning and night Plus I am taking Amyril 2 mg And Inogla 20 mg twice Some how Sugar is fluctuating. Currently I have Post Herpes Neuralgia and Taking gabapin 400 twice. Its been eight weeks and no cure Pain in under control -- any advice -- Blisters due to herpes has dried out V S sudhakar.

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Dr. I am DB and also Hypertensive _ B P.Currently my BP is in control with Navistar SA an d Telma 40. For Sugar I am ...
Dear lybrate-user ji, Please take powerful immunity modulator natural ingredient in capsules called Reimmugen which is made from Cow Colostrum. It is known to reduce the aggravation of viral/infections and help in overcoming the irritation, weakness form such infections, especially in chronic high risk cases as yourself.

Dear sir, my father has ribs injury in an accident. Exray has been done and doctors gave him medicines before a month. But still he is having pain in ribs so please suggest some medicine for the same.

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Dear sir, my father has ribs injury in an accident. Exray has been done and doctors gave him medicines before a month...
since there seemsbto be no injury to the bone orvthelrura hencerest and pain killers as and when required. will be good enough.tab paracetamol or calpol.

I had very controlled sugar levels all my life-below 80 MG/DL till about three years back. But has been showing rising trend since. I have been taking statin 10 mg daily for over ten years now. I have read some where that rising sugar level could be on account of prolonged use of statin. pl advise.

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Statin use does not cause rise in sugar. this is because of worsening of diabetes over years due to beta cell exhaustion. it also can be partly from increase in your carbohydrate intake in your diet.

I will smoke a lot so that I had a problem in heart so I can not sleep well and good at night so please give me the suggestion for that.

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I will smoke a lot so that I had a problem in heart so I can not sleep well and good at night so please give me the s...
At 21 you have smoked and caused a heart problem? You must have smoked quite heavily. You have to quit cold turkey because the body and mind will torture you endlessly while attempting a reduction in smoking. The tobacco tar in cigarette smoke lines your lung with huge patches that make that portion dysfunctional. Your oxygen carrying capacity is jeopardized, and breathing is impinged on. But don’t be discouraged because it is not too late even now to reverse all the ill-effects of smoking. I don’t know what other organs could be damaged but do go for a thorough medical check-up to assess the effects of your abuse. Regarding improving your lungs, do a lot of aerobic exercise breathing through your nostrils only. Then there are a lot of deep breathing exercises in Yoga which you can learn too. Deep breathing cleanses your system and lungs and restores it to good health. Deep breathing uses the 80% of the lungs which are not normally used in normal breathing and even when exerting yourself. The greatest effect is in the lungs because this substance is processed through the respiratory system directly through the lung surface. When quitting, you must take one day at a time; though you must give up all smoking at once, and promptly. If you look too far ahead you will get discouraged and will give up. If you sit and count the number of days you have given up, that will also focus too much on achievement. You must focus on the here and now, on that day to be precise. After all quitting is not that easy due to many factors. So even if you fail one day, you must try and try again. Very few people succeed in their first attempt. Your persistence will eventually pay off. The urge to discontinue is hampered by many factors but the worst of them is the conditioning. In fact, these conditions can exist all through the day, unlike other addictions. But your desire to want to stop is the most important factor. It is important to find out about the ill-effects of smoking to have a reason that alarms you about continuing the habit. The information is really scary but true and you must remind yourself about this every day. The nicotine in tobacco smoke stimulates the heartbeat to raise the blood pressure in no time at all. So you must avoid it like the plague: it is just very bad medicine for you. In fact, it is highly toxic too. You will need to stop smoking or consuming any tobacco related items with immediate effect. You should start vigorous exercises, gradually increasing it over a period of time. Do deep breathing exercises every time you feel like smoking (try Yoga), and replace the oral urge with some healthy food substitute to satiate the need. You may also take hard candy or chew gum. If the urge is too strong, then use nicotine gums and nicotine patches, for a little while until the smoking drive reduces, substantially. You may also join Smokers Anonymous in your city where the support is really extraordinary for like-minded people who are also in the same situation. Keep yourself occupied or engaged with interesting activities during the times when it is most tempting. Keep the company of non-smokers for some time i.e. at least for the first 21 days. Above all announce it to everyone that you have quit smoking. Here’s a piece of very good advice: even if you accidentally/willfully take a cigarette, it is not the end of the world – you can start the cessation all over again. You must persevere with the best support until you defeat this addiction. Counseling is very useful in the initial stages and when temptations are at their highest. You could also join twitter2quit program and enjoy its success to give up smoking.

My mom hands shake whenever she serves tea or anything else. The hands are not still. Is it the sign of arthritis? She has low blood pressure problem and What should I do?

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Dear Mr Shubham.... your mother should take Homeopathic Mother Tincture AVENA SATIVA Q, 30 drops in water, thrice daily after meals to stop the shaking of hands.

I am 22 years old and I get stressed out and afraid when two drunken peoples are fighting in front of me, I get frightened easily when some car or a dog passes through me. My elder sister and my mother also responds in same way. Are we sensitive .is sensitivity a genetic trait, why are we so faint hearted.

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I am 22 years old and I get stressed out and afraid when two drunken peoples are fighting in front of me, I get frigh...
Yes you are sensitive and it is genetic trait but gene therapy can be done on you by you only by confronting the situation head on. Face it, the racing car, the barking dog or watch tamasha of people fighting for no reason and thank your stars that you do not get angry at slightest pretext. Genuine anger is justified and it never scares a person but rather makes bolder to face next situation with courage.

I have pain in my chest for since last night and it got intensified in the morning. What should I do?

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I have pain in my chest for since last night and it got intensified in the morning. What should I do?
You may be having chest pain due to 1.acidity. 2. severe anxiety 3. muscular problem Local application of Volini gel 1% twice a day for 2-3 day Consult Physician/me for Further Management

How to reduce high bp and chlostral?

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Try eatng lots of garlic. If u cant have it get it homeopathically allium sativum,(biochemic) nat phos. Avoid all types of fats and red meat. Treatment is available, safe and without side effects in biochemic system of medication. Consult me in private.

I'm 50 years old and had a mild heart attack 15 days back and treated by angioplasty. Actually I had two blocks one 100%and the other 80%. The 100 %block got cured naturally by itself. (automatic bypass). Now the 80% was treated by angioplasty. Now i'm perfectly normal. Should I avoid smoking completely or can I have 2 cigarettes a day. Will it affect the stent?

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I'm 50 years old and had a mild heart attack 15 days back and treated by angioplasty. Actually I had two blocks one 1...
It is a statistically proven fact that smokers and other tobacco users are more likely to develop disease, suffer miserably later in life and die earlier than are people who dont use tobacco. I have experience in successfully making people quit smoking through a customized smoking cessation program which includes counseling medications and support do reply back for medication prescriptions. Being also a general physician and registered dietitian, I prescribe both evidence based herbal as well as allopathic medicines complementing with dietary guidelines and home remedies carefully personalized for each individual patient.

Hi I am 29 years old just couples of days I got sever head ache, I went to doc he checked my bp and for my surprises it was 200. I have been continuously working from last 15 days with no proper rest and not having food in time. Now I want to know how to control my bp what should I do. After couple of days rest my bp is 150, 160.

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Kali iod (biochemic) craetegus (homeo) treatment is available, safe and without side effects in biochemic system of medication. Consult me in private.

Hello I drink liquor daily continuously by last 5 years near about 200 to 300 ml daily To before 3 month I have an issue related high blood pressure and right now my bp is 140/100 and suddenly my heart beats increases day by day and getting tired when I run or walk 1 km Kindly revert.

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I drink liquor daily continuously by last 5 years near about 200 to 300 ml daily
To before 3 month I have an is...
Dear, Monitor your BP regularly or twice in a week . Now your BP is slightly high . To control & maintan BP normal these are best methods to follow : • Maintain your cholesterol level to normal & eat least amount of butter ,cream or fatty things. • Eat less amount of pickle , salt and fast food as they contain high sodium levels . • Avoid drinking alcohol and smoking completely. • Take less amount of caffine containing coffee , tea or cold drinks because caffine causes increase BP . • Drink 8 to 10 glass of water daily • Take 6 to 8 hrs of sleep daily .Do not take too much stress. • Do long breathing pranayams (Anulom- Vilom, Bhramari) daily for 10 - 15 minutes .It will reduce your stress level in your body. • Eat healthy diet such as green leafy vegetables, fruits . • Take 5 ml of GULAB Jal added in a glass of water daily once a day. • Take less amount of salt in food. • If you are obese or your body weight is high so to control it , Do regular walk for at least 10 minutes . Start any exercise slowly increase of time .

Sir, Am 40years old male and have high BP (ie 185/115), from last 3 to 4 years and am taken medicine daily for this. Now reduced around 150/105 average. Also past 4 to 5 days am affected with neck and both shoulder pain. This symptom are related to BP and what should I do?. By Manoj, Coimbatore. India.

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Sir, Am 40years old male and have high BP (ie 185/115), from last 3 to 4 years and am taken medicine daily for this. ...
unless the pain is on the left side then it will not be related to your BP. only if its on the left side then the high BP can affect your heart and in turn cause pain on the left side. if you have any numbness or weakness in the upper limb then it could be due to neck (spine ).
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