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Dr. R.Sundar

Cardiologist, Chennai

200 - 300 at clinic
Dr. R.Sundar Cardiologist, Chennai
200 - 300 at clinic
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Dr. R.Sundar is a trusted Cardiologist in Anna Nagar East, Chennai. You can consult Dr. R.Sundar at Dr Sundar Clinic in Anna Nagar East, Chennai. Don’t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. R.Sundar on Lybrate.com.

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I want to ask about my mother. Her age is 46 yrs. In her reports of kidney function test, everything is quite ok except serum uric acid which is 5.9. And in lipid profile her LDL is 150 Hdl is 39.5 and total cholesterol is 231. please suggest medicine if there is something wrong.

PGFCP, PGDEMS, Bachelor Of Ayurvedic Medicine And Surgery
Ayurveda, Satara
I want to ask about my mother. Her age is 46 yrs. In her reports of kidney function test, everything is quite ok exce...
A) take 30 ml of fresh LEMON JUICE, GINGER JUICE and 15ml of honey along with lukewarm water early in the morning on empty stomach. B) take 60 ml of AUDUMBARAVLEHA after meals. D) take 2-2 tablets of CHITRAKADI VATI and LEELAVILAS RASA after meals…do all these things for 30 days…it gives you good result. Consult to me for further suggestions…. THANKS…
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I am 63 years old male, I take medicine for bp daily in the morning named tazloc am. I suffer from calf muscle pain (gastrocnemius) during the night, I could not sleep till late night. Please advise me what to do? what is the remedy?

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
I am 63 years old male, I take medicine for bp daily in the morning named tazloc am. I suffer from calf muscle pain (...
If you still have calf muscle pain kindly check your blood for cbc and electrolytes as low potassium levels cause typical calf muscle pain.
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What is the sudden precaution to be taken when we suffer from cardiac arrest? Please tell me.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
What is the sudden precaution to be taken when we suffer from cardiac arrest? Please tell me.
If possible keep a tablet of sorbitrate and ecospirin below tongue and arrange to get him hospitalised.
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Sir my name is ranveer singh. I am working in delhi. Basically I am from chandigarh. I am having skipped heart beats. I have all my tests done. But nothing is found. Please guide me or tell me if can meet you and get consultation. Regarding this. I am so disturbed because of this problem.

PGDMCH, MBA( CHA) , MBBS
General Physician, Gurgaon
Sir my name is ranveer singh. I am working in delhi. Basically I am from chandigarh. I am having skipped heart beats....
Dear lybrateuser, pl enclose your ecg report as you might be having extrasystoles over which nothing to worry. Just avoid tea and coffee.
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Hello Doctor, I am 32 years old and recently when I had checked my lipid profile, major of my test results came very high, say double the normal range. Here are my lab results, Cholesterol= 231 Triglyceride= 275 HDL= 42 LDL=159 VLDL-HDLCholesterol=5.5 According to the results what are the steps that I should take at the earliest, as my BMI shows an obese state! What are the Do's & Do not's? Thankyou.

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine, DM - Cardiology, Cardiac Device Specialist (CCDS - Physician )
Cardiologist, Delhi
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I am 32 years old and recently when I had checked my lipid profile, major of my test results came very ...
1) Start diet change.. Take a detailed diet consult for a diet chart. 2) Start exercising begin gradually and increase to 45 mins of daily brisk walking. 3) QUit smoking. Decrease your alcohol intake. 4) repeat levels after 6 weeks of these precautions, if still high, u may need medication.
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I am suffering from dry cough from last two weak and I have chest pain whenever what should be done.

BHMS, PGDM (Emergency Medical services)
Homeopath, Pune
I am suffering from dry cough from last two weak and I have chest pain whenever what should be done.
Start homeopathic medicines like spongia tosta for 3 dayswithout any side effects. Report after 3 days for further advice and Rx. Do gargling with salt water early morning. Tc.
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I have a problem with my chest, my chest pains very high during I breathe and after I runs.

MBBS, cc USG
General Physician, Gurgaon
I have a problem with my chest, my chest pains very high during I breathe and after I runs.
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.
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Respected sir/dr, my Dr. has changed my bp medicine losar 25 mg which I am taking since 15 years to rest 20 mg though my bp is stabilized at 140/80, and surprisingly all readings are normal; kindly counsel since I am very much disturbed mentally regards and thanks in advance.

Cardiologist, Faridabad
Respected sir/dr, my Dr. has changed my bp medicine losar 25 mg which I am taking since 15 years to rest 20 mg though...
As ur no is settled u can continue ur newer medications Dnt take tension as its lifelong process be happy it will decrease ur medicines as well as keep u healthy Avoid extra salt Eat fresh fruits n take very less non veg n oily items
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I am a male. Age 33.I am suffering from hypertension. I was taking Atmas AT daily.Now its causing side effects like skin rashes and Erectile Dysfunction.Suggest my any alternative of Amtas AT which does not have above side effects.

MBBS (Gold Medalist, Hons), MS (Obst and Gynae- Gold Medalist), DNB (Obst and Gynae), Fellow- Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility (ACOG, USA), FIAOG
Gynaecologist, Kolkata
Skin rash and ED can happen rarely with this drug. Before changing drug, make it sure that there are no other causes of rash and ED.
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My mother suffers from chest pain . What is the solution of pain in chest. Please help me with the solution My mother age is 35 years. her weight is 68 kg ?

MBBS, cc USG
General Physician, Gurgaon
My mother suffers from chest pain  . What is the solution of pain in chest. Please help me with the solution My mothe...
Your mother 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
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I am two times cardiac attack patient with three stents. Suggest me any routine check and precautions.

PDDM, MHA, MBBS
General Physician, Nashik
I am two times cardiac attack patient with three stents. Suggest me any routine check and precautions.
1. Eat well – Take a balanced Diet comprising of 45% carbohydrate, 30% protein and 25% protein, plenty of green leafy vegetables, fruits. Don’t over eat. Avoid junk, spicy, oily, high calorie, cholesterol rich diet, don’t skip your breakfast. Take warm, homemade food. Avoid food and drink from outside. Don’t skip or postpone your meal. Minimize consumption of refined grains like white rice, white bread, sugary or refined food. 2. Keep hydrated- Drink 2 liters /6-8 glasses of water daily 3. Do regular exercise for one hour daily like brisk walking/Jugging etc 4. Take adequate rest- 7-8 hours of sound sleep in the night is required to remain healthy 5. Avoid stress, anxiety, depression, agitation etc 6. Find time for relaxation and enjoyments with friends and family 7. Practice yoga, meditation and deep breathing exercise to calm your mind, control emotion, improve concentration and relieve stress 8. Develop hobby, Learn new skill 9.Go for detail Annual Health check up.
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1 am suffering from dry cough for last 4 weeks and I have a small chest pain so wht can I do.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
1 am suffering from dry cough for last 4 weeks and I have a small chest pain so wht can I do.
Hello. Take homoeopathic medicine - Schwabe's Alpha-Coff and Glyzyrrhiza Glabra 1x - both thrice a day daily for 4 days. Management: - Avoid cold drinks and fried food, take healthy food. -Avoid exposure to Air-conditioner or cold air (wrap a warm stole or muffler around neck). -Avoid excessive or rough use of your voice/ shouting. -Gargle with warm water and salt 3 times a day and take steam-inhalation once before going to bed. Home Remedies for Cough: -Stir some into some hot tea for comforting cough relief. You can also eat a spoonful of honey before bed to help calm coughs. -Warm saltwater gargles help moisturize your throat, which can quiet coughs. -Drink peppermint tea to help relieve coughs. -Brew a eucalyptus tea by steeping a few fresh or dried eucalyptus leaves in hot water for 15 minutes. Drink this tea up to 3 times a day to help soothe a sore throat and calm coughs. -Make a hot ginger tea to help soothe a chronic cough. -Turmeric is a traditional cough remedy that many people have found effective for coughs. Try mixing half a teaspoon of turmeric powder in a glass of warm milk. You can also try turmeric powder and a teaspoon of honey for dry cough. Get your blood tested (empty stomach) for – CBC, ESR, AEC; also, Sputum examination, an X-ray (chest), Urine (R & M) and Stool examination (R & M) done. (In case required, may advise you some other tests later).
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I have undergone bye pass surgery 19 years back. In my recent periodical check up, tmt showed negative report. (*previous tests positive). I think is because of treafmill exercise and pransysmam and dhyanam. I would like to know, how long tm exercise is to be done. And shall I stop it when max hr is reached. 141 (90% of 154), my age being 66 years. I used to walk around 400 mts per week (35-40 kms per week). Any more suggestions please.

Certified Diabetes Educator, Registered Dietitian (RD), PGDD, Bachelor of Unani Medicine and Surgery (B.U.M.S), General Physician
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Mumbai
Too much cholesterol in the blood can lead to cardiovascular disease. What you eat has a direct impact on your cholesterol level. In fact, a diet rich in fiber and other cholesterol-lowering foods may help lower cholesterol as much as statin medication for some people. Working with a registered dietitian and doctor is the key to develop and maintain a successful health program to manage it. I will inform you on how to make diet, lifestyle changes, make you understand instructions for taking medication because it won't work if you don't take it as directed. Consult privately for a holistic dietary therapy to solve your problems.
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Had an episode of vertigo with unconscious with involuntarily urine and motion passed. Also with profuse perspiration with nausea. ECG seen of sinus bradycardia, CT scan normal. EEG normal 2D echo normal. No any known case of diabetic and hypertension. What is the your diagnosis?

M A Psychology, Diploma in Naturopathy & Yogic Science (DNYS), Diploma in Diet and Nutrition, Aayurved Ratn
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Rajsamand
Had an episode of vertigo with unconscious with involuntarily urine and motion passed. Also with profuse perspiration...
Dear Lybrate user, The concern may be more suggestive of the situation remaining, Liquid diet eat no more. Do not use soft drinks. Adequate protein diet. Extracted enough sleep, Onion, banana, radish, cucumber, cucumber, fried water, milk, buttermilk, stop this food. 6 almonds, walnuts 5, eat in the morning and evening. Contact back after 15 days, With best wishes, you will succeed.
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Is hypertension also be considered as a cause unhealthy heart. If a patient is having BP with 130/90 or even slightly higher, is it a must to take a drug and if so, what is the drug of choice and dosage recommended?

B H M S, MD
Homeopath, Thrissur
Is hypertension also be considered as a cause unhealthy heart. If a patient is having BP with 130/90 or even slightly...
Hypertension is defintly a cause of unhealthy heart. Usually the blood pressure is considered as 120/80 plus or minus 20. But it cannot be generalised. This normal value is taken by law of averages. Fact is the blood pressure or so called normal values ranges from persons to person and it cannot be treated by considering this law of averages. Moreover it is modified by different factors such as age, sex, timings, exertion, mental state, etc. You can listen to Dr. B m hegde the renowned cardiologist in who says gandhilji had blood pressure of 220/110 and it was normal for him and he died of gunshot not by stroke. So if the person has any symptoms associated with this pressure he needs treatment. Otherwise no. Moreover as per homoeopathy blood pressure rises not without any cause. And this cause is depending on the sensitivity of a person and this sensitivity and proneness to hypertension has to be treated for a permanent cure. Otherwise he will become a slave of antihypertensives which only suppresses the blood pressure never cures it.
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General Physician,
Omega-3 in fish:Eating fish helps your heart

The omega-3 fatty acids in fish are good for your heart. Find out why the heart-healthy benefits of eating fish usually outweigh any risks.

If you're worried about heart disease, eating one to two servings of fish a week could reduce your risk of dying of a heart attack.

For many years, the American Heart Association has recommended that people eat fish rich in omega-3 fatty acids at least twice a week. Doctors have long believed that the unsaturated fats in fish, called omega-3 fatty acids, are the nutrients that reduce the risk of dying of heart disease. However, more recent research suggests that other nutrients in fish or a combination of omega-3 fatty acids and other nutrients in fish may actually be responsible for the health benefits from fish.

Some people are concerned that mercury or other contaminants in fish may outweigh its heart-healthy benefits. However, when it comes to a healthier heart, the benefits of eating fish usually outweigh the possible risks of exposure to contaminants. Find out how to balance these concerns with adding a healthy amount of fish to your diet.

What are omega-3 fatty acids, and why are they good for your heart?

Fish contain unsaturated fatty acids, which, when substituted for saturated fatty acids such as those in meat, may lower your cholesterol. But the main beneficial nutrient appears to be omega-3 fatty acids in fatty fish. Omega-3 fatty acids are a type of unsaturated fatty acid that may reduce inflammation throughout the body. Inflammation in the body can damage your blood vessels and lead to heart disease.

Omega-3 fatty acids may decrease triglycerides, lower blood pressure, reduce blood clotting, decrease stroke and heart failure risk, reduce irregular heartbeats, and in children may improve learning ability. Eating at least one to two servings a week of fish, particularly fish that's rich in omega-3 fatty acids, appears to reduce the risk of heart disease, particularly sudden cardiac death.

Does it matter what kind of fish you eat?

Fatty fish, such as salmon, lake trout, herring, sardines and tuna, contain the most omega-3 fatty acids and therefore the most benefit, but many types of seafood contain small amounts of omega-3 fatty acids.

Are there any kinds of fish you should avoid?

Some fish, such as tilapia and catfish, don't appear to be as heart healthy because they contain higher levels of unhealthy fatty acids. Keep in mind that any fish can be unhealthy depending on how it's prepared. For example, broiling or baking fish is a healthier option than is deep-frying.

Some researchers are concerned about eating fish produced on farms as opposed to wild-caught fish. Researchers think antibiotics, pesticides and other chemicals used in raising farmed fish may cause harmful effects to people who eat the fish.

How much fish should you eat?

For adults, at least two servings of omega-3-rich fish a week are recommended. A serving size is 3.5 ounces (99 grams), or about the size of a deck of cards. Women who are pregnant or plan to become pregnant and young children should limit the amount of fish they eat because they're most susceptible to the potential effects of toxins in fish.

The risk of getting too much mercury or other contaminants from fish is generally outweighed by the health benefits that omega-3 fatty acids have. The main types of toxins in fish are mercury, dioxins and polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs). The amount of toxins depends on the type of fish and where it's caught.

Mercury occurs naturally in small amounts in the environment. But industrial pollution can produce mercury that accumulates in lakes, rivers and oceans, which turns up in the food fish eat. When fish eat this food, mercury builds up in the bodies of the fish.

Large fish that are higher in the food chain ? such as shark, tilefish, swordfish and king mackerel ? tend to have higher levels of mercury than do smaller fish. Larger fish eat the smaller fish, gaining higher concentrations of the toxin. The longer a fish lives, the larger it grows and the more mercury it can collect.

Pay attention to the type of fish you eat, how much you eat and other information such as state advisories. Each state issues advisories regarding the safe amount of locally caught fish that can be consumed.

Should anyone avoid eating fish because of the concerns over mercury or other contaminants?

If you eat enough fish containing mercury, the toxin can accumulate in your body. It can take as long as a year or more for your body to remove these toxins. Mercury is particularly harmful to the development of the brain and nervous system of unborn children and young children. For most adults, however, it's unlikely that mercury would cause any health concerns.

Still, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recommend that these groups limit the amount of fish they eat:

Women who are pregnant or trying to become pregnant
Breast-feeding mothers
Young children
Pregnant women, breast-feeding mothers and children can still get the heart-healthy benefits of fish by eating fish that's typically low in mercury, such as salmon, and limiting the amount they eat to:

No more than 12 ounces (340 grams) of fish in total a week
No more than 6 ounces (170 grams) of canned tuna a week
No amount of any fish that's typically high in mercury (shark, swordfish, king mackerel and tilefish)
Are there any other concerns related to eating fish?

Several recent studies have linked high levels of omega-3 fatty acids in the blood to an increased risk of prostate cancer. But, these studies weren't conclusive, and more research needs to be done to confirm this link. Talk with your doctor about what this potential risk might mean to you.

Can you get the same heart-health benefits by eating other foods that contain omega-3 fatty acids, or by taking omega-3 fatty acid supplements?

Eating fish rich in omega-3 fatty acids and other nutrients appears to provide more heart-healthy benefits than does using supplements. Other non fish food options that do contain some omega-3 fatty acids include flaxseed, flaxseed oil, walnuts, canola oil, soybeans and soybean oil. However, similar to supplements, the evidence of heart-healthy benefits from eating these foods isn't as strong as it is from eating fish.
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I have undergone angioplasty three years back I feel my stamina very low. What is chelation therapy is it useful to remove blockage.

Certificate in Laparoscopic and Thoracoscopic Surgery, Fellowship in Paediatric cardiac Surgery, M. Ch. (CVTS), MS, MBBS
Cardiologist, Calicut
I have undergone angioplasty three years back
 I feel my stamina very low. What is chelation therapy is it useful to ...
Chelation is not useful. Regular exercise under the guidance of your cardiologist will help you get your stamina back. All the best,
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I am 16 years old and feel a lot of problems in my stomach and chest .I suffer from continuous pains and vomiting and nausea .so you please give me some suggestions how to recover from this and I also suffer from continuous body aches and I am to weak also my always tease me for that so please see this all this problems are degrading me day by day you please look into the matter all this I am writing about myself please please please Thanks thanks a lot if you can help me please Thanks.

MBBS, M.S, M. Ch, F.I.A.C.S
Cardiologist, Chennai
I am 16 years old and feel a lot of problems in my stomach and chest .I suffer from continuous pains and vomiting and...
You are very young. It is probably bulimia, a psychiatric disorder, people vomit soon after eating. Physical examination by your doctor, he may ask for g. I scopy. Meanwhile take pan40d one a, day. Your doctor should also rule out gerd. You will be fine. Show this to your doctor.
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I am 74 years old. Suffering from diabetis, thyroid, artirial philberation and sleep apnea and using machine while sleeping. My main problem is how to control irregular heartbeet. At present I am ok but in future problems may arise. I have already undergone electric shocks thrice to set right the heartbeet. The last 4 years back. Now I am using flavadon Mr. Once a day. Kindly advice me.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), MD - Ayurveda
Ayurveda, Mumbai
You are taking trimetazine which is typically given in the management of angina or ischemic heart disease. Either your af is due to an ischemic episode some time back or due to thyroid. Please consult with all your reports as well as medications and ecg with ii long lead. Atrial fibrillation has some other problems too mainly pertaining to clots getting formed in the atria. Ideally there are drugs available for the management of the af which can be given and there are some minimal invasive surgical procedures too. Best of luck.
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