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Dr. R. K. Shashank

Cardiologist, Chennai

300 at clinic
Dr. R. K. Shashank Cardiologist, Chennai
300 at clinic
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My favorite part of being a doctor is the opportunity to directly improve the health and wellbeing of my patients and to develop professional and personal relationships with them....more
My favorite part of being a doctor is the opportunity to directly improve the health and wellbeing of my patients and to develop professional and personal relationships with them.
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Dr. R. K. Shashank is an experienced Cardiologist in Cantonment, Chennai. You can meet Dr. R. K. Shashank personally at St Thomas Hospital in Cantonment, Chennai. Don’t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. R. K. Shashank on Lybrate.com.

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Hi I am 33 year old male I am feeling some pain in my left hand and sometimes sweet pain in my chest from 4-6 days.In August I got my blood checkup and ECG. TotalChlolestrol was 206. Cardiac risk markers was normal, ECG was normal. Please advise.

MPT - Orthopedic Physiotherapy, BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist, Noida
Hi I am 33 year old male I am feeling some pain in my left hand and sometimes sweet pain in my chest from 4-6 days.In...
do hot fermentation and shoulder stretching exercises if it work then OK otherwise physiotherapy treatment
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I am a 26 year old male. I was diagnosed with hypertension 3 years ago during company medical check. Then I consulted in jayadeva and all the other tests were fine. So they suggested amlong tablet. After one year the tablet was changed to telmed h. I started running for a few days and without medication my bp was 114/83 which is normal. So I left taking medicines and kept running and maintained low salt diet subsequently in the tests the bp was in normal range. So I left taking medicines. Eventually in parties I was nt able to maintain diet and even stopped jogging and now it showed 152/110 which is very high. Should I start taking medicines again? Or try to control using diet and exercise.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
I am a 26 year old male. I was diagnosed with hypertension 3 years ago during company medical check. Then I consulted...
Myelf being a homoeopath,will suggest you to take homoeopathic med.for hypertension.You are just 26 and this is not your age for Hypertension or taking medicines for such problem..Just controlyour weight and dietary habits and try to relax yourself while hving a 30 minutes morning walk and strt taking homoeo medicine along with as these medicines ill surely pay you one day as these are free from any side effects.
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Mein 26 saal ka hu aaj mujhey chakkar aake kirgaya doctor ne bataiya blood pressure low hogaya. Mujhey kya karna chahiye please salah dijiye.

Ear-Nose-Throat (ENT) Specialist, Vijayawada
U have constitutional hypotendion, so timely food+don't stand at a long time+vertin 8 2/day if necessary
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I am suffering from chest allergy despite having montair LC since 2014 Please suggest remedy. Thanks.

C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician,
I am suffering from chest allergy despite having montair LC since 2014
Please suggest remedy. Thanks.
You have to find out the allergen and do some tests and need a check up to see if there is any chest problem
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I am a boy of 18 years. After ejaculation I feel several problems like, faster heart beat, backache and dizziness. Recently I saw that my blood pressure is 100-80. I can not concentrate in my job. Without ejaculating for several weeks I feel lethargic. So I am getting dependent on masturbation.

MBBS, PG Diploma In Clinical Cosmetology (PGDCC)
Cardiologist, Purba
I am a boy of 18 years. After ejaculation I feel several problems like, faster heart beat, backache and dizziness. Re...
It is normal to rise heart rate after ejaculation. But not to concentrate in job, feeling lethargic may be unusual presentation of anxiety consult a good psychiatrist.
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Hi doctor, I am male and age 38, I have 38 inch of waist ans 85 kg o weight. I did a health check up recently My SGOT level is 48 and SGPT level is 72. And I have LDL cholesterol at 142 level. Please let me know what needs to be done o.

Hi doctor, I am  male and age 38, I have 38 inch of waist ans 85 kg o weight. I did a health check up recently
My SGO...
its a worrying situation you are into. But its quite manageable too. If you cud give some more details like ggtp and or supporting endoscopic report it would be more beneficial. The liver enzymes are a bit high. But you should also take a look at resting metabolism. If you think I can help consult me in person.
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I use to get. Little bit. Pain in my Heart.. When I eat too much sweets or do a alot physical work. Is it the symptoms of Heart Attack.

AUTLS, CCEDM, MD - Internal Medicine, MBBS
General Physician, Faridabad
I use to get. Little bit. Pain in my Heart.. When I eat too much sweets or do a alot physical work. Is it the symptom...
no ,it might be a symptom of acid attack!!! i.e . acidity .but get an ecg done immediately to rule out heart attack..or TMT to find that ur heart is healthy
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I am 21 years old and smoking till 5 year I want to quit smoking and having slight of pain in the upper chest part of lungs and also some headache and loss of memory problem please suggest me.

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist, Bangalore
I am 21 years old and smoking till 5 year I want to quit smoking and having slight of pain in the upper chest part of...
You have to stop smoking. These are all signs of developing problems primarily due to tobacco use. To quit do the following: When quitting, you must take one day at a time. 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 in 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 heart beat 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 chewing gum. If the urge is too strong, then use nicotine chewing gum or 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.
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Mere mom ka bp low aur sugar level low aur blood mein hemoglobin ka matra kaam hai. Please give solutions ke eh sab ko keise thik kiya jaye.

B.Sc(hons), Physics, B.H.M.S., PGDIT (software Engg)
Homeopath, Delhi
Give her china 200 daily 1 dose / 3 days = 3 doses in morning 2 boiled egg mixed fruit juice rest all boiled food milk cream daily she wiil be all right in 10 days.
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M.Sc - Dietitics / Nutrition
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Surat
HEALTHY HEART ...HEALTHY YOU….
The World Heart Federation have found that HEART DISEASE and STROKES are the World's leading cause of death, killing 17.1 million people every year- that's more than victims of cancer, HIV and Malaria
FACTORS WHICH TRIGGER HEART DISEASE AND THREATEN OUR OWN LIVES, AND THOSE OF LOVED ONES ARE…
‪#‎ Overeating‬,
# Lack of exercise,
# Unhealthy diets
# High blood pressure,
‪#‎High‬cholesterol and
#High glucose levels are all give your body a right fuel..

KEEP YOUR HEART HEALTHY AND FIT BY HEALTHY LIFESTYLE AND FOOD HABITS..
• Quit smoking & limit alcohol
• Manage Blood pressure, cholesterol & sugar
• Maintain healthy weight
• Get more active
• Get timely medical check ups esp after 30"s
• Eat a well balanced and healthy diet
• Stay Calm.. avoid stress
Let's take pledge to eat well, healthy and wholesome and your heart will really thank you for that..
Take care..Shreni's DIET CLINIC
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Hi I am using Farah Oil since 10 days but I feel heaviness in head after use and some different feeling in chest. It is due to reaction or some other reason. Kindly guide me. Although I have pblm of anxiety.

MBBS
General Physician, Jalgaon
Hi I am using Farah Oil since 10 days but I feel heaviness in head after use and some different feeling in chest. It ...
Please It's not due to oil Please do meditation regularly Go for morning and evening walk regularly Take Cap tagara by Himalaya 2 per day for 3 months
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I am taking amlodipine +losartan (5+50) for last 1 year. My blood pressure is normal now. How long I can continue this medicine. please help.

Internal Medicine Specialist, Ajmer
I am taking amlodipine +losartan (5+50) for last 1 year. My blood pressure is normal now. How long I can continue thi...
Generally antihypertensive medicines have to be taken lifelong, if you stop these medicines bp will again increase and will make you prone to diseases like heart attack, stroke etc.
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My husband have bad cholesterol more than it should be and good cholesterol lesser than it should be what are the food/ deity he should follow to increase good cholesterol and reduce bad one.

MBBS, PG Diploma In Clinical Cosmetology (PGDCC)
Cardiologist, Purba
My husband have bad cholesterol more than it should be and good cholesterol lesser than it should be what are the foo...
forget about food concentrate on exercise minimum 45 minute daily strenus exercise mostly correct minor lipid abnoraloty
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I am pregnant and this is my 16th week. I hav low bp. Will ths be a problem later. What should I do to control it.

MBBS
General Physician, Trichy
Low blood pressure will definitely have an effect on the growing fetus. It s important to maintain your vitals properly. Eat healthy food, frequently once in 3 hours, drink plenty of water nd add the amount of salt in your diet. This might help you in improving your pressure.
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Hi Doctor, Often I get nervous and afraid while interacting with group of people. I keep on thinking what I will say in front of some group of people. It is disturbing me a lot. It looks like I am suffering from social anxiety. sometime I even feel pain in my chest. Doctor, please suggest me how to treat this. Thanks a lot.

Masters in Clinical Psychology
Psychologist, Lucknow
Hi Doctor,
Often I get nervous and afraid while interacting with group of people. I keep on thinking what I will say ...
Hi, you need medication as well as psychotherapy for this. Practice mindfulness: The primary goal of mindful breathing is simply a calm, nonjudging awareness, allowing thoughts and feelings to come and go without getting caught up in them. Sit comfortably, with your eyes closed and your spine reasonably straight. Bring your attention to your breathing. Imagine that you have a balloon in your tummy. Every time you breathe in, the balloon inflates. Each time you breathe out, the balloon deflates. Notice the sensations in your abdomen as the balloon inflates and deflates. Your abdomen rising with the in-breath, and falling with the out-breath. Thoughts will come into your mind, and that’s okay, because that’s just what the human mind does. Simply notice those thoughts, then bring your attention back to your breathing. Likewise, you can notice sounds, physical feelings, and emotions, and again, just bring your attention back to your breathing. You don’t have to follow those thoughts or feelings, don’t judge yourself for having them, or analyse them in any way. It’s okay for the thoughts to be there. Just notice those thoughts, and let them drift on by, bringing your attention back to your breathing. Whenever you notice that your attention has drifted off and is becoming caught up in thoughts or feelings, simply note that the attention has drifted, and then gently bring the attention back to your breathing. It's okay and natural for thoughts to enter into your awareness, and for your attention to follow them. No matter how many times this happens, just keep bringing your attention back to your breathing.
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I recently had my bp check, it's normal but the Dr. Say my heartbeat misses so times, does it serious issue.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
I recently had my bp check, it's normal but the Dr. Say my heartbeat misses so times, does it serious issue.
Hi, ectopic heartbeats are small changes in a heartbeat that is otherwise normal. These changes lead to extra or skipped heartbeats. Often there is not a clear cause for these changes. They are mostly harmless. Ectopic beats may be caused or made worse by smoking, alcohol use, caffeine, stimulant medicines, and some street drugs. In adults, ectopic heartbeats are common and no treatment is needed most of the time.
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Sir, my mother is 52 years old. She is a diabetic and b. P patient. She is affected with cataract. When we approached the eye specialist, he told us that it is impossible to undergo cataract operation as her health condition is not meting the requirements of the operation. So, is there any safe mode of operation available in india for this type of patients. So, I request you to properly guide me in this situation with good advice for my mother cataract operation asap. I will ever grateful to you for this act of kindness. Thank you.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), PG Dip Panchakarma, PG Dip Ksharsutra for piles,pilonidal sinus and fistula management , Post Graduate Diploma In Hospital Administration (PGDHA), Certificate in Diabetes update
Ayurveda, Navi Mumbai
Hi, don' t be panic, though u encountered the sugar n bp issue now days it can very well managed but something u missed to share so share well my request to consult your ayurveda dr so sure her both status can be made workable for operative.
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I have light discomfort on chest with light tightness and left shoulder pain. Left fingers also getting irritation .lightly breathing issue. What will be the problem sir.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
I have light discomfort on chest with light tightness and left shoulder pain. Left fingers also getting irritation .l...
Dear lybrateuser, - Your problem could be due to muscular or other soft tissue disorder - also reduce your weight by dieting & exercise - give rest to the part, do not bend, lift weight or do exercise till pain subsides - do hot fomentation of the area three time a day - apply pain relief gel three times a day - if still not much relief then take an over the counter pain relief tab after meal.
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Sir. My mother has problem in her chest. We are taking treatment from last 6 months but no benefit or recovery has recorded. Dry cough, pain in chest, inhalation problem are major symptoms. Doctor never told us what type of disease my mother had. Name the disease sir.

MBBS
Physiotherapist, Dhanbad
Sir. My mother has problem in her chest. We are taking treatment from last 6 months but no benefit or recovery has re...
Lybrate-user, first you know about dry cough, thare is swelling in thecanel of thepatient viz swelling in the layrnx and trachea both. The patien suffers blocked throat, throat while coughing. Mostly this tyep of cough start because of cold corup cough symtoms cold croup due to cold oe hoteweather, ok advise very safe remedy your mother, aconite200 4days 3time 4drope, after that spongia200 or haper200, same direction given her mother hope you stisfied.
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My father's age is 75yrs he is heart patient and suffering a mild stroke last month and that time he had chest infection and water in lunse. His prostate is increased. He is diabetic also. Now a days his blood pressure is getting too low like 70/40 doctors are unable to diagnosis the reason. Please help me.

MBBS, M.S, M. Ch, F.I.A.C.S
Cardiologist, Chennai
Needs thoroughly to be examined. X ray chest. Ecg echo. Hba1c. Blood urea serum creatinine. Psa prostate ultrasound. See the specialist soon.
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