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Dr. R. N. Annamalai

Cardiologist, Chennai

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Dr. R. N. Annamalai is an experienced Cardiologist in Poonamallee High Road, Chennai. He is currently practising at Dr. U. Mohan Rao Memorial Hospital in Poonamallee High Road, Chennai. Book an appointment online with Dr. R. N. Annamalai on Lybrate.com.

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Hello Doctor, I was diagnosed high b. P of 150/96. I am taking hypertension medicines (doctor's advise) for past 8 months (metpure xl 50 for first 3 months and metpure xl 25 for last 5 months). My bp at this moment stands normal at 122/80. I have not any past record of heart disease or anything. Is it safe to take these medicines at this age? And how long should I continue? Kindly advice.

Clinical Cardiology, MD - Consultant Physician
Cardiologist, Surat
Hello Doctor,
I was diagnosed high b. P of 150/96. I am taking hypertension medicines (doctor's advise) for past 8 mo...
Hi. It is good that your bp is now normal. For anybody who has raised bp at a lesser age, thorough investigations have to done to look for cause of raised bp and then medicines are to be started as per the reports. So hope you had also underwent such investigations. There are other group of bp medicines, which are more suitable in your age group rather than metpure. So, you should ask your doctor regarding its bad effects (like weakness, erection problems, etc) and discuss and decide weather a change in medicine is required or not. Take care.
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How to increase my body weight and my Heart beat is slow so what I do for my Heart beat and increase my body.

PDDM, MHA, MBBS
General Physician, Nashik
How to increase my body weight and my Heart beat is slow so what I do for my Heart beat and increase my body.
Follow the following tips:- · Pay attention to your health and food intake. · To increase your appetite, have a glass of lime water or 1 cardamom (elaichi) before your meal. · Have minimum 4 meals in a day. · Drink 1 glass of milk twice a day. · Try to enjoy your meals and gradually increase the quantity you eat every time. · A balance diet should have all essential nutrients in it. Breakfast is the most important meal of the day. It should include combination of Both Carbohydrates and Proteins for e. G. Oats with Milk or Poha/ Upma with a glass of milk. If you do not like milk have 1-2 egg whites in the morning along with your breakfast. · You need to focus on your protein intake: Increase your protein intake e. G. Milk, dairy products- cheese, paneer, lentils (dals), nuts (soya, peanuts, dry fruits), pulses e. G. Rajma, chole, kidney beans etc. Sprouts. If you are a non-vegetarian, then you can have proteins by also eating eggs, chicken, fish. Make sure you are including at least 2 serving of any of these in your daily meal. · Lunch and dinner again should be a combination of Proteins, Carbohydrates and Fats which could have dal, roti, sabji/chicken, salad. · Please do have minimum 4 almonds or a small bowl of peanuts every day. · Please ensure that you drink at least 3 litres of water every day. Kindly mention your pulse rate and revert.
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I am a 30 years old female and have pain in the middle of chest and have problem in lifting my right hand, and also feel the pain while breathing also.

MD - Consultant Physician
Cardiologist, Kolkata
I am a 30 years  old female and have pain in the middle of chest and have problem in lifting my right hand, and also ...
This is likely muscular pain, only paracetamol 1 or 2 tab will help you. But for clearance of your doubt you get one ecg.

He has major problem of blood pressure. And sugar problem also. And little bit headache.

PG Diploma in Emergency Medicine Services (PGDEMS), Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), MD - Alternate Medicine
Ayurveda, Ghaziabad
He has major problem of blood pressure. And sugar problem also. And little bit headache.
Take pranacharya diabeto and shilajeet capsule twice a day with water....take vasant kusumakar ras twice a day...avoid sweets....take small meals in less time interval....do pranayama early morning....avoid alcohol consumption...
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For a sigle day maimum to minimum pressure can be in variance to what extent. Say morning after getting up 110/65 and during full day work it goes to 140/90 and normal working 130/85. Is this kind of variance is ok?

DM Cardiology
Cardiologist, Delhi
Dear , bp always varies depending upon the situation. Your levels are well within control and does not require any treatment.
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I have been smoking for 2 years. I want to stop it but I can't help it. Some times it causes pain in chest. How can I be out from this bad habit?

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
I have been smoking for 2 years. I want to stop it but I can't help it. Some times it causes pain in chest. How can I...
Involve in some kind of work and Avoid any triggering factor, take folic acid regularly, eat a healthy diet , always be stress free , exercise regularly
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I am 52 years old and am getting chest pains when I exercise. Should I be concerned?

DM Cardiology
Cardiologist, Delhi
Dear ,chest pain occurring on exercise, could be due to heart. You should get a tmt test to rule it out.
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I was stented twice. But scan indicates that i have only one on asking the dr he says he has put the stent within stent. Is there any way of confirming the truth.

MBBS, DNB (General Medicine)
General Physician, Delhi
Yes you can go for radioscan of heart or get an echo test done for your heart or ct angio of heart it will the truth.
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As I want to know if heart stroke as come first thing wt should I do. Pain get soft.

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
As I want to know if heart stroke as come first thing wt should I do. Pain get soft.
1. Drink plenty of water with ors/electral 2. Sip water at frequent interval or sucking ice cubes, 3. Avoid exposure to bright sunlight 4. Stay indoor under fan/ ac 5. Avoid severe physical exertion 6. Take adequate rest 7. Avoid spicy/oily/fried and junk food. Take bland diet 8. Have fruits like green coconut/orange/watermelon/grape etc.
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How does chest pain occurs during 13-19 years stage, in my region there are many people between these age are face these problem, I'm MBBS 1st year student sir, so many frds some that" how chest pain occur" I think it is angina pectoralis. Sir please tell why ot occurs and precaution to escape that painful onfpamation of chest.

MBBS, PG Diploma In Clinical Cosmetology (PGDCC)
Cardiologist, Purba
How does chest pain occurs during 13-19 years stage, in my region there are many people between these age are face th...
no,most lilely it is not angina pectoris in this age ,which typically come agter exetsion and relirved after rest. it may be costochondritis and more likely fue to vitamin d deficiency check it snd correct it
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Sir good afternoon I am suffering from homosexuality to 15 years he always press my Brest and sucking nipples so for they are some develop like 14 years girls I feel frustrate at many momentum after this story was closed I face heart attack and angioplasty successfully done use of stunt at Nagpur so please guide me which is appreciate for me to nipples and breast.

MBBS
General Physician, Jalgaon
Sir good afternoon I am suffering from homosexuality to 15 years he always press my Brest and sucking nipples so for ...
Don't worry for homosexuality you can seek psychologist help & for enlarged male breast, do chest and shoulder exercises so that fats in them will be dissolved go for morning walk for 40 min minutes minimum do yogasanas, sukshma kriyas avoid getting pulled your breast.
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I am 63 yr working as chief exective. Had a heavy hand life less for ten to fifteen secods and after 15 min. Again in hand and leg similar feeling -sudden ti. Mri and mra, spine whole nothing found all clear, except in blood reports cholestrol ratio 4.6, hb 11.8, uric acid 8.1, vitamin -d 23. Still having heavy had, left arm and severe weekness. Bp 140/88, sugar 161 three months average, fasting 115. Taking clavix 150, folc acid and calcium tabs.

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine Specialist, Faridabad
I am 63 yr working as chief exective. Had a heavy hand life less for ten to fifteen secods and after 15 min. Again in...
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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I am 26 year old person and I have been observed pain in my heart in night sleeping times. I need your suggestions for this?

Diploma in Cardiology, Diploma in Diabetology, MD
Cardiologist, Coimbatore
I am 26 year old person and I have been observed pain in my heart in night sleeping times. I need your suggestions fo...
This could be gastritis.have food atleast 2 hours before sleep.avoid spicy,oily food.eat food at regular intervals.
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I am 20 years old male. I have blood pressure problem from last one year. I can take 2 dose tab of stamblo 5 mg and olmezest 2 mg per day. But not progress yet.

BHMS
Homeopath, Ahmednagar
I am 20 years old male. I have blood pressure problem from last one year. I can take 2 dose tab of stamblo 5 mg and o...
Lybrate-user you should continue with your medicines for atleast a month and then get your bp checked by your Dr. He will get the dose of your medicines adjusted accordingly. You should avoid salt totally in your meals and you should go for early morning exercises daily especially walking.
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Sir I'm suffering from high blood perhaps because I often irritate or gets tempered over minor issues but after sometime I gets normal. I fear that I may be caught in trouble some day if it go on .What should I do and how.

PhD, Human Energy Fields, Diploma in PIP, EFI, Aura scanning for Health evaluation; Energy field assessment, Fellowship Cardiac Rehabilitation, Cardiac Rehabilitation, MD (Ayur - Mind Body Med), Mind Body Medicine
Non-Invasive Conservative Cardiac Care Specialist, Pune
Sir I'm suffering from high blood perhaps because I often irritate or gets tempered over minor issues but after somet...
lybrate-user, you have the solution to your problem. You MUST plan properly and take structures meditation and mind calming classes. Be with nature more often and appreciate the different faces of each vision. Nature is prefect even if no two things are alike. We should learn to be like nature, appreciative of the variations offered before us. Take ashwaandha and Brahmi as tonics. They will help you increase your mental tolerance. Great are the people who can smile at every variation in life. There is beauty and fun in it too. Try this approach.
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Hi my name is karina gupta. I have high blood pressure problem. What type of activity help in this. Is yoga is really helpful dietwise what is good supplements.

MBBS, MD-General Medicine, DM - Cardiology
Cardiologist, Secunderabad
Hi my name is karina gupta. I have high blood pressure problem. What type of activity help in this. Is yoga is really...
High blood pressure can be controlled through measures like diet, regular exercise, yoga, stress free living. But one thing one should also rule out is any underlying causes. Therefore proper consultation necessary. If not controlled with above measures one should not shy away from medicine.
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Recurring chest pain . Sometimes left arms pain with shoulder and very rare jaw pain also . CT angio done found "long segment myocardial bridging in MID of LAD" after that echo and stress thallium nuclear test done which is normal No evidence of ischaemia at high level of exercise. Having cervical at at c4 c5 till c6 . But these pain worried too much.

DM - Cardiology
Cardiologist, Navi Mumbai
Recurring chest pain . Sometimes left arms pain with shoulder and very rare jaw pain also . CT angio done found "long...
Sir, you need conventional angiography as ct angio is not good choice for defenitive management. If it shows myocardial bridge and does not need angioplasty then rest assured; no need to worry. You have already done many unnecessary investigtions but forgotten for the basic coronary angiography. As of now ct angiogrphy is not replacement for conventional angiography. Your cardiologist might have suggested for the same. There is no evidence of ischemia at high level of exercise, so little reason to worry.
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I am 73 years old. I want to quit taking restyl (Aplozoram) tablet .5 mg which I take to sleep. I am also Diabetic Type 2 and under medication for benign Hypertension. Metformin 500 mg 1 - 0 - 1 and Amilodopin 10 mg 1 - 0 - 0 Almost for 10 yrs. I get weird dreams at night, of my earlier life. Kindly let me know how I can get rid of addiction Aplozoram. Are the dreams due to beta blockers? If so can you prescribe alternate medicines for my hypertension.

M. sc Psychology, BHMS
Homeopath, Hyderabad
I am 73 years old. I want to quit taking restyl (Aplozoram) tablet .5 mg which I take to sleep. I am also Diabetic Ty...
Now, in this age, that too with the long h/o of diabetes, hypertension, intakeof alprozalam, all of sudden, you can not quit, but you can try alternative medicines, from homeo, which will be given based on your constitution, will help to reduce the need of those medicines gradually, so that can be tapper gradually, but not sure that, you can quit completely, as this is since long,& you r above 73 years ow, so a bit risky. By following diet tips, strict life style pattern, practicing paranayamaa, breathing exercises which will be taught by art of living, etc trusts, you can get rid of tensions& keep mentally calm/peace, which will help to get better sleep, & regarding dreams, there is no relation with medicines, its all due to your subconscious thoughts, brooding, roaring of thoughts inside.
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I recently had a heart attack. It was diagnosed that there was block in artery formed due to blood clotting. I was hospitalized for 4 days and underwent 2 angiography. The clot was removed by medication. I am just 36 years old and very adventurous kind of person. I like to go for trekking foresting etc. I want to know can I live long say at least 80 years if I followed proper diet. What precautions I should take to avoid another heart attack. Please guide me.

Diploma in Obstetrics & Gynaecology, MBBS
General Physician, Delhi
I recently had a heart attack. It was diagnosed that there was block in artery formed due to blood clotting. I was ho...
Take it as a shock treatment. 2 blockages are removed and you will lead a normal life if you are are fully careful about dos and do nots. Do not smoke or get exposed to pollution. Keep blood sugar levels and lipids levels within healthy range. Eat moderately and keep bp and weight under control. Exercise moderately according to constitution. Take more proteins like milk and curds. All of proteins supplements. Reduce bad fats like transfats out of your food plate. Eat good fats like a spoon of desi ghee or butter and a katori of assorted nuts everyday. Eat carbs and seasonal vegetables and fruits plus eating according to constitution. Take a spoon of honey added to water every day. Drink apple cider vinegar plus a spoon of honey added to it. Drink pomegranate juice, it does bring down the blockages. Say no to negative stress, only positive fruitful stress to bring results. Help others with cardiac problems. Good luck.
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Hi my age is 31 year My bp is 100/60 Or 102/65 Rahta hai koi problem to nahi hai.

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine, DM - Cardiology, Cardiac Device Specialist (CCDS - Physician )
Cardiologist, Delhi
Hi my age is 31 year My bp is 100/60
Or 102/65
Rahta hai koi problem to nahi hai.
If you are not experiencing any problems or symptoms and are able to perform all your daily activities normally then no need to worry. Eat healthy and exercise daily.
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