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Dr. Pradap

Cardiologist, Chennai

Dr. Pradap Cardiologist, Chennai
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Dr. Pradap is an experienced Cardiologist in Ambikapuram, Chennai. Doctor is currently associated with CARE & CURE SPECIALITY HOSPITAL in Ambikapuram, Chennai. You can book an instant appointment online with Dr. Pradap on Lybrate.com.

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How can I control my obesity, thyroid, and cholesterol by changing of food habits and exercise. Please tell me what should i do?

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine Specialist, Faridabad
How can I control my obesity, thyroid, and cholesterol by changing of food habits and exercise. Please tell me what s...
Hello dear High triglycerides and 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,. Cod liver oil. Take anti cholesterol medicines . Cap. Ecosprin gold-10 at night daily.
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What should be the average cholesterol level for a healthy person in age group 25-30years?

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine Specialist, Faridabad
What should be the average cholesterol level for a healthy person in age group 25-30years?
High triglycerides and 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,. Cod liver oil. Take anti cholesterol medicines .
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Hi sir my age is 24 from last two months I am suffering from chest pain I have done ECG and CT CONTRAST but reports was normal but I am not getting reduce of chest pain I want two the doctor doctor told it was muscle pain but it's not looking like muscle pain. From last two months was was solution sir for this problem.Please tell.

MD - Anaesthesiology, MBBS
Anesthesiologist, Warangal
Hi sir   my age is 24 from last two months I am suffering from chest pain I have done ECG and CT CONTRAST but reports...
U said ecg n ct was normal so it could be due to the local causes. Try pain killers and hot foamentation. If it still persiating we have think other causes.
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I am 29 years old female. Whenever morning I wake up. I feel little bit pain in my chest. What could be reason behind that? please suggest.

M.S. Genral
General Surgeon, Pune
Hi, check your morning bp for 5 readings a week n report after a week. Chest pain could b of gastric origin n needs more study. Consult through private questions.
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Baidyanath's rumartho gold is to be taken under medical guidance by patients having high bp. Can I give it to my wife aged 62, for knee-joint pain. Her bp and sugar is under control with allopathic meds. She is over-weight too.

Diploma in Acupuncture, Pranic Healing, MD - Acupuncture
Acupuncturist, Bangalore
Acupressure and acupuncture are powerful therapies which gives relief from especially joint pains, back pains and lot of other ailments. I am suggesting you a method by which you can get instant relief and continue to do it. However you consult me privately to get permanent solution. Identify the dipping portion on the back of your knee folding. Press this dip with both middle fingers and hold your knee with your thumbs for support. Swing 20 times morning and evenings. Let her take cinammon powder 1 tsp with honey in the empty stomach in the morning this will solve multiple problems this will relieve your problem. Consult after 10 days.
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I have borderline LDL. What should I do to get it back to normal level without taking medication.

MBBS, MD-General Medicine, DM - Cardiology
Cardiologist, Secunderabad
I have borderline LDL. What should I do to get it back to normal level without taking medication.
You dont need to take medicine at all, even if your LDL is beyond normal range. You should maintain healthy lifestyle however. Eat well,sleep well, exercise and forget about cholesterol.
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Sir, I am suffering from heart pain, I am very afraid please tell me abt the symptoms.

B.Sc(hons), Physics, B.H.M.S., PGDIT (software Engg)
Homeopath, Delhi
Sir, I am suffering from heart pain, I am very afraid please tell me abt the symptoms.
First reduce pain medicine german reckeweg kali bichrom 200, single dose (4-5 drops in mouth) morning. Buy medicine from good homoeopathic shop. Food mixed fruit juice daily evening. Please continue treatment.
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He is having few pain in chest have done his ECG today where doctor reported st-t changes in anterior leads is this normal?

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
He is having few pain in chest have done his ECG today where doctor reported st-t changes in anterior leads is this n...
It means that there is decreased blood supply to the heart and hence I will suggest you to go for coronary angiogram and follow up with reports.
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Hi, I'm 28 years old and I'm suffering from alcohol flush means whenever I drink I get red face, heart beat fast Any solutions on that.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
Hi, I'm 28 years old and I'm suffering from alcohol flush means whenever I drink I get red face, heart beat fast Any ...
Dear lybrateuser, -The solution to your problem is that you stop drinking altogether, stop drinking at the point where your problem starts as this is a adverse reaction to the alcohol intake, it can become serious like dizziness, headache & collapse, so better would be to avoid intake.
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4 Ways to Maintain Your Cardiovascular Health

MD - Consultant Physician, Doctor of Medicine, MD
General Physician, Ahmedabad
4 Ways to Maintain Your Cardiovascular Health

Following a healthy lifestyle that is armed with a well-regulated diet is the most important aspect of combating your cardio-vascular disease. If you think that it is going to be very difficult to achieve, then you will be happy to know that the reality is quite the opposite. You can achieve your goals by following short and simple steps that would help you to reap long-term benefits for protecting your cardio-vascular health.

  1. Try to use the calories consumed: It is very important to know how many calories you are consuming in a span of 24 hours. The calorie and nutritional information given on the food levels are normally based on the 2000 calorie diet. But it is crucial to know that your individual calorie requirement is dependent on numerous factors, including your age, gender as well as level of physical activities. When you are aiming to restrict your weight gain, it is recommended not to eat more than you can use up in a day along with increasing the intensity and amount of physical activity so that it matches the amount of physical activity. You must try to incorporate either 75 minutes of hard training or 150 minutes of moderate exercise in a span of seven days in order to boost healthy weight loss.
  2. Consume a wide array of nutritious items from all food groups: Though you may believe that you are eating a sufficient amount of foods, your body may not be receiving an optimum amount of nutrients it needs for proper functioning. Foods that are considered rich in nutrients must contain sufficient amounts of protein, minerals, whole grains and other variants of nutrients with low calorie content. These foods not only aid in reduction of weight but also trigger lowering of blood pressure and cholesterol levels.
  3. Eat right: You must aim to incorporate fresh fruits and vegetables in your diet besides whole grains, dairy products with low fat contents, legumes and nuts. It is important to stay away from red meat, trans fat, artificially sweetened beverages and sodium. Experts also suggest consuming less of food that has poor nutrient content in order to protect your heart.
  4. Avoid smoking and alcohol: Simply exercising and eating a healthy diet is important, but you should not eliminate the adverse effects of smoking and alcohol consumption, which not only cast an impact on the health of your heart but also cause a variety of cardiovascular and pulmonary diseases. The medications and remedial measures vary greatly among individuals and thus, it is crucial to speak with a doctor for receiving personalized treatments. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a doctor and ask a free question.
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What are the symptoms for low blood pressure?

MBBS
General Physician,
fatigue. lightheadedness. dizziness. nausea. clammy skin. depression. loss of consciousness. blurry vision.
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Which food to reduce cholesterol to prevent heart attack? Which food and what are the ways to keeps good blood flow to heart?

Diploma in Obstetrics & Gynaecology, MBBS
General Physician, Delhi
Which food to reduce cholesterol to prevent heart attack? Which food and what are the ways to keeps good blood flow t...
Take lemon juice and honey added to water every day on empty stomach. Avoid bad fats through junk eating and being eating. Eat good fats to reduce bad fats ad we do need good fats and good cholesterol, take a spoon of desi ghee or butter and a katori of assorted nuts everyday. Good luck.
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What are the symptoms of diabetes melitus & High blood pressure? Please help me. Give suggestion.

MBBS, CCEBDM, Diploma in Diabetology
Endocrinologist, Hubli-Dharwad
What are the symptoms of diabetes melitus & High blood pressure? Please help me. Give suggestion.
Diabetes mellitus most often produces very few recognisable symptoms, hence most people fail to identify that they have diabetes. But when fully grown it may produce following symptoms: excess urination, especially getting up at night to pass urine 2 or 3 times, which disturbs sleep, excess thirst, excess hunger, unexplained weight loss and tiredness. Blood sugar level in such situations shows hyperglycemia. High bp also very rarely causes any recognisable symptoms. Hence, mostly it is found out only on checking at clinic. Occasionally one may feel dizziness. Earlier there was feeling that high bp causes headache and nose bleeds. But this can happen in hypertensive crisis, since these conditions are familial, it better for a person to get blood sugar and bp check up done regularly, particularly after 30 to 40 years. Both these conditions can be prevented by regular exercise, weight maintenance, proper diet. In case of bp salt restriction is very essential. But if one has already developed both these conditions then appropriate drug treatment is a must, in addition to adapting a modified lifestyle.
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C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician,
Are chicken eggs good or bad for my cholesterol?

Chicken eggs are high in cholesterol, but the effect of egg consumption on blood cholesterol is minimal when compared with the effect of trans fats and saturated fats.

The risk of heart disease may be more closely tied to the foods that accompany the eggs in a traditional American breakfast ? such as the sodium in the bacon, sausages and ham, and the saturated fat or oils with trans fats used to fry the eggs and the hash browns.

Most healthy people can eat up to seven eggs a week with no increase in their risk of heart disease. Some studies have shown that this level of egg consumption may actually prevent some types of strokes.

But the story is different for people who have diabetes. In this ever-growing population, eating seven eggs a week significantly increases the risk of heart disease.

According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, one large egg has about 186 mg milligrams (mg) of cholesterol ? all of which is found in the yolk.

When deciding whether to include eggs in your diet, consider the recommended daily limits on cholesterol in your food:

If you are healthy, consume no more than 300 mg of cholesterol a day.
If you have diabetes, high cholesterol or heart disease, limit the daily cholesterol intake to no more than 200 mg a day.
If you like eggs but don't want the extra cholesterol, use only the egg whites. Egg whites contain no cholesterol. You may also use cholesterol-free egg substitutes, which are made with egg whites.
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What is hypertension? explain some remedial acts to control?

DM Cardiology
Cardiologist,
What is hypertension? explain some remedial acts to control?
Dear, What is hypertension? High blood pressure caused by a disease or another known medical problem is called secondary hypertension. Most cases of secondary hypertension are caused by kidney or hormonal problems. Normal blood pressures average 120/80 ("120 over 80") but can rise and fall with exercise or rest. The pressures are measured in millimeters of mercury, with the upper number (120) being the pressure at the end of the heartbeat (systolic pressure). The lower number (80) is the pressure at the beginning of the heartbeat (diastolic pressure). If repeated checks of your blood pressure show that it is higher than 140/90, you have hypertension. If your blood pressure is between 120/80 and 140/90, you may need treatment for high blood pressure if you have other health problems, such as diabetes. How does it occur? Many medical conditions, diseases, and medicines can cause secondary hypertension, including: ? narrowing of the arteries in the kidneys ? narrowing of the aorta, a large blood vessel that supplies blood to the lower body ? several types of kidney disease ? excess secretion of a hormone called aldosterone from the adrenal gland ? tumor of the adrenal gland ? Cushing's syndrome, a disorder in which there is too much corticosteroid hormone in the blood ? medicines such as estrogen and oral contraceptives ? abuse of drugs such as amphetamines, alcohol, or diet pills ? pregnancy. What are the symptoms? High blood pressure may not cause any symptoms. Even secondary hypertension may have few symptoms. Symptoms are usually general and may include: ? headaches ? dizziness ? fatigue ? restlessness and sleeplessness ? nosebleeds ? palpitations or an awareness of your heartbeat ? general feeling of ill health ? the need to urinate often ? round or "moon" face, excess body and facial hair, and weight gain if the high blood pressure is caused by Cushing's syndrome. How is it diagnosed? Your health care provider will ask about your symptoms and will do a physical exam. Blood tests, chest x-rays, and an electrocardiogram may be done. Your provider will want to measure your blood pressure on three different days when you are relaxed and not in a hurry and have not had alcohol for 72 hours. Your medical history is an important part of diagnosis. Your health care provider will ask about your personal and family history of high blood pressure and heart or kidney disease. How is it treated? Secondary hypertension is treated by treating the condition causing the high blood pressure. For example, if you have high blood pressure caused by Cushing's syndrome, treatment for Cushing's will lower your blood pressure. Your health care provider may recommend additional treatments to lower your blood pressure, such as diuretics or other medicines that reduce blood pressure. How long will the effects last? If the cause can be diagnosed and treated, your blood pressure should improve. If you are taking medicine to reduce your blood pressure and your underlying condition is treated, you may be able to cut down or stop taking the blood pressure medicine. How can I take care of myself? ? Always follow your health care provider's instructions for taking medicines. Don't take less medicine or stop taking medicine without talking to your provider first. It can be dangerous to suddenly stop taking blood pressure medicine. Also, do not increase your dosage of any medicine without first talking with your provider. ? Check your blood pressure (or have it checked) as often as your health care provider advises. Keep a chart of the readings. ? Don't smoke. ? Reduce the salt in your diet according to your health care provider's advice. ? With your provider's approval, start an exercise program that you can do regularly (such as biking or walking). ? Lose weight if you need to. ? Limit the amount of alcohol you drink. ? Try to reduce the stress in your life or learn how to deal better with situations that make you feel anxious. ? See your health care provider as often as he or she recommends. What can be done to help prevent secondary hypertension? Most of the conditions that cause secondary hypertension cannot be prevented. However, regular checkups can help detect many conditions before they become serious, including those that can result in high blood pressure.
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I am 42 years my ldl level (lipid test) is higher than Normal level, what type of food I intake, what precautions to maintain it safer level?

CCH, CGO, BUMS
Unani Specialist, Udham Singh Nagar
I am 42 years my ldl level (lipid test) is higher than Normal level, what type of food I intake, what precautions to ...
Avoidy fatty oily diets do exercises like jogging skipping and if the level is much higher then add up of medicines will be also needed.
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Hello sir, I am 27 years old but when I take tensions I am getting pain in heart sir why it is happening so please advise me sir thanking you sir your faithfully.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), MD - Ayurveda
Ayurveda, Mumbai
Hello sir,
I am 27 years old but when I take tensions I am getting pain in heart sir why it is happening so please ad...
Dear, First of all please relax. The source of major pain is normally in the brain (mind). Nevertheless considering your age now a days heart disease is common in young patients. Please get your basic blood tests, cbc esr hb, lipid profile and blood sugar fasting done after 12 hrs of fasting and report. It might be acidity too. Hope you are not a smoker. Please report with your history.
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I have a heart problem. And when a smoker smoke cigrates, I can't breath properly. What's my problem and give me solution.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
I have a heart problem. And when a smoker smoke cigrates, I can't breath properly. What's my problem and give me solu...
You might be having chronic bronchitis and it's better to avoid the trigerring factor and if necessary take tablet deriphylline
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My mother is a heart patient how to spare her normal life she is 65 years old.

PGDIT(SOFTWARE CONSULTANT), BHMS (Nutritional Consultant), B.Sc.(Hons), Physics
Homeopath,
My mother is a heart patient how to spare her normal life she is 65 years old.
Give stress on her food. Boiled food in lunch and dinner / black tea after lunch and dinner sugar free. Allowed fruits maximum. German reckeweg lycopodium 200 single dose/ in a morning. 4-5 drops orally. She will be boosted nicely if no skin disease resides in body. Give her nutritional food to extend life.
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