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Dr. Raghavan Subramanyan  - Cardiologist, Chennai

Dr. Raghavan Subramanyan

MBBS, MD - Cardiology, DM - Cardiology

Cardiologist, Chennai

43 Years Experience  ·  500 at clinic
Dr. Raghavan Subramanyan MBBS, MD - Cardiology, DM - Cardiology Cardiologist, Chennai
43 Years Experience  ·  500 at clinic
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My experience is coupled with genuine concern for my patients. All of my staff is dedicated to your comfort and prompt attention as well....more
My experience is coupled with genuine concern for my patients. All of my staff is dedicated to your comfort and prompt attention as well.
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Dr. Raghavan Subramanyan is one of the best Cardiologists in Mogappair, Chennai. He has been a practicing Cardiologist for 42 years. He has done MBBS, MD - Cardiology, DM - Cardiology. You can visit him at Frontier Lifeline Pvt Ltd in Mogappair, Chennai. You can book an instant appointment online with Dr. Raghavan Subramanyan on Lybrate.com.

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MBBS - JIWAJI University Gwalior - 1974
MD - Cardiology - JIWAJI University Gwalior - 1977
DM - Cardiology - AIIMS, New Delhi - 1980
Languages spoken
English
Awards and Recognitions
Gold Medal in Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gold Medal in Internal Medicine
Gold Medal in Surgery
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Gold Medal in Cardiology
Best Outgoing student in MBBS
Professional Memberships
Tamilnadu Medical Council

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I am suffering from dry cough for the last 2 weeks and I have chest pain whenever I would hard. Can you suggest what should be done?

B.H.M.S., Senior Homeopath Consultant
Homeopath, Delhi
I am suffering from dry cough for the last 2 weeks and I have chest pain whenever I would hard. Can you suggest what ...
You can take stodal cough syp,/ two teaspoon thrice a day for two days. Just. 30 / 5 drops in little water thrice a day for two days. Revert back to me after two days with feedback.
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Hi I am 26 years old now a days at the night time I am getting at the down middle of the chest getting pain (ulcer pain) in day time mild pain in under chest and abdominal pain what a reason what shall I do from relief this pain.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
Hi I am 26 years old now a days at the night time I am getting at the down middle of the chest getting pain (ulcer pa...
Dear Lybrateuser, -Your pain is due to hyperacidity -avoid fried, spicy & junk food, do not skip meals, have meals on time, chew food well, do not lye down immediately after having meals, have dinner at least 2-3 hrs before bed time -have 7-8 glasses of water for proper digestion & removal of toxins -do regular exercise like walking for 30 min, also do yoga for 5-10 min daily morning -have a snack in between main meals like a fruit, salad, sprouts, sandwich, buttermilk, dry fruits to reduce pain.
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I had got done angioplasty in 2006. L am rgularly taking prescribed medicines. I get my lipid profile ; lft; sugar test; thiroid test etc. Done regularly and all the parameters are o. K. Off late now I am feeling exhausted frequently. What precautions/medicines I should take?

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), M.D in Ayurveda, Ph.D
Ayurveda, Hyderabad
Hi Simply take some b- complex - caps or take any ayurvedic medicine. If you consult privately I will give the ayurvedic medicine. Ok.
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Hello doctors, today I came to know that my father aged around 53 is suffering from Retinopathy. The doc. Told him to take vit c supplements (non chewable) and gave some eye drops for a week. After it he will go for laser in three settings. Since he is suffering from diabetics and had previously diagnosed with CAD. My question is, Does VIT-C increase the chances of heart attack.

MBBS, DNB (General Medicine)
Endocrinologist, Delhi
Hello doctors, today I came to know that my father aged around 53 is suffering from Retinopathy. The doc. Told him to...
Vitamin b and c are water soluble vitamins. Water soluble vitamins are eliminated from the body if there is an excess of these vitamins in the body. So you needn't worry about any side effects of these vitamins. There are absolutely no chance for an heart attack with vit c!
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I have suffering from fever and cold last 3 days chest pain regularly and stomach pain regularly last 2 days please help me doctor cough is continue last 3 days.

DHMS (Hons.)
Homeopath, Patna
I have suffering from fever and cold last 3 days chest pain regularly and stomach pain regularly last 2 days please  ...
Hello, take homoeo-medidcine (pills no 40)** @ bryonia alb 30-6 pills, thrice a day. @ colocynth 200-6 pills. Thrice a day. * take luke warm water, * avoid, junk food, cold intake, cold exposure, dust, smoke, pollution * take easily digestible liquid diet, avoiding junk food. * all sort of fruits are banned. Report, your progress in a week take care.
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What is the cause of high cholesterol in our body and cause heart related problems.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
What is the cause of high cholesterol in our body and cause heart related problems.
If we eat oily food and have a sedentary life style than our low density lipoprotein cholestrol increases in the blood which forms a thrombus along the walls of the arteries and which gives us problem after a long time.
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Recently conducted blood test of mine reveals the following - TSH - 8.98 Total Cholesterol-202 mg/ dl HDL - 45 mg/dl LDL - 140 mg/dl Triglycerides - 222 mg/dl Seems like my TSH and triglycerides are on the higher side. Please advice necessary next steps. I'm a male, 32 years age, height 5ft 7 inches and weight - 74kgs.

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Homeopath,
Recently conducted blood test of mine reveals the following - TSH - 8.98
Total Cholesterol-202 mg/ dl HDL - 45 mg/dl
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Dear Mr Pradipta....Take R.S.BHARGAVA's Homoeopathic THYOIDINUM 3X tablet....1 tablet, thrice daily in empty stomach After Lunch take Homoeopathic Mother Tincture FUCUS VESICULOSUS Q, 30 drops in water After dinner take Homeopathic Mother Tincture PHYTOLACCA BERRY Q, 30 drops in water Continue the medication as described for at least 1 month and then again check your TSH & Lipid profile
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I am 26 years male. I have pain on left of my chest regular. What should I do? Please help me.

MBBS, cc USG
General Physician, Noida
I am 26 years male. I have pain on left of my chest regular. What should I do? Please help me.
Hello, Chest pain in your case may be due to 1. Acidity. 2. Severe anxiety 3. Muscular problem 4.We have to rule out cardiac cause a. You can take tablet pantocid 40 mg one tablet before food for 3 days b. Local application of volini gel 1% twice a day for 2-3 day you should go for BP check along with baseline ECG and review with report I am giving you some health tips to avoid acidity 1. Take small frequent meal kindly take 5-6 small meal in whole day 2. Take 6-8 glass of water in a day 3.Avoid stress, smoking, alcohol 4. Moderate physical activity regularly 5. Avoid excessive tea, coffee 6. Do not postpone breakfast consult physician for further management.
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My father is of 50. He was suffered from major heart attack on 18 april. Then angiography was done and 2 veins blockage came 90 % and 60 %. Before standing or surgery he suffered from tubercular meningitis, Pott's spine and sepsis. Now following medicine is going on : R cinex 450 / 300 Combutol 1000 mg PZA 750 Pyri 10 Deplatt A 75 Avas 20 Cardace 1.25 Meconerv forte Is this medicine ok? Can we do ayurvedic treatment to remove blockage of veins? What can be done to remove the blockage ? Which should not effect adversely, keeping in mind all the diseases.

Diploma in Obstetrics & Gynaecology, MBBS
General Physician, Delhi
My father is of 50. He was suffered from major heart attack on 18 april. Then angiography was done and 2 veins blocka...
Please follow anti tubercular treatment as scheduled. But all of anti tb medicines are toxic to liver specially r cinex, therefore need to do liver function tests every month or earlier if some changes like loss of appetite / jaundice symptoms felt. We advise liver toxic food like fats & other heavy medicines known to be toxic to liver and kidneys. Atovas is used to lower cholesterol but fats are not given to patients on treatment for tb, emphasis is on high carbs & more simple proteins. There is no need to give this medicine which is toxic to liver. He is being given ace inhibitor to bring down bp-this medicine can lead to cough confusing symptoms of tb. Change to safer beta blockers after consulting with your doctors. Regarding medicines to dissolve blockages, our system has not much to offer for old blockages, be careful about interactions with ayurvedic medicines also. I can suggest simple things which may help dissolve blockages & help the liver also. Juice of pomegranate, spoon of honey + juice of a lemon in warm water on empty stomach, apple cider vinegar plus honey. Avoid all fats except good fats like a spoon of pure ghee only plus a katori of assorted nuts to get much needed protein plus good fats. He must be on bed rest, get some physiotherapic advice to improve the blood circulation otherwise get massage done on entire body. If person is not eating bad fats, the levels of lipids remain within limits and there is no need for medicines to lower cholesterol. Give him high protein diet like simple things like toned milk, curd, chhachh, boiled eggs, clear fat free soups of vegetables and pulses. Get back here for more guidance with latest reports of liver function tests, cbc & total lipid profile. Good luck. Continue giving multivitamin in the list of medicines above.
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Can Hypertension Affect Pregnancy?

MRCOG, Laparoscopic Suturing Skills in Surgical Disciples, Medical Writing Course, Laparoscopic Training, Diploma in Gyanecology Endoscopy, Diploma in Minimal Access Surgeries, MD - Obstetrtics & Gynaecology, Fellowship in Basic Endoscopy Training, FOGSI Ethi Skills Course, Training Course in Ultrasound-Obstetrics & Gynaecology, MBBS
Gynaecologist, Delhi
Can Hypertension Affect Pregnancy?

Blood pressure is the thrust exerted by the blood against the artery walls or blood vessels. A certain count of blood pressure is necessary for blood circulation, but anything excessive may prove to be trouble. A reading above the count considered normal; 140/90 (mmHg) may induce symptoms, such as short breath, severe headaches, nosebleeds and anxiety.

Any sort of hypertension during pregnancy can take a toll on the baby.

1. Preeclampsia is a condition wherein, the blood pressure peeks high after 20 weeks of conception accompanied by traces of protein in urine and functional disorders in a few organs.

2. Hypertension might often result in the delivery of an underdeveloped (abnormally small size) baby.

3. High blood pressure might also give rise to a complication wherein, one might have to go for Caesarian section rather than a normal vaginal delivery.

4. The placenta detaches itself from the uterine wall much prior to the delivery.

5. Preeclampsia escalates one’s risks of suffering from heart disorders or other cardiovascular diseases.

6. It restricts the blood flow to the placenta (an organ nourishing the baby), thus cutting off adequate supply of oxygen and nutrients to the fetus.

Signs and symptoms:

1. Excessive protein content in urine

2. Impaired liver functioning

3. Low urine levels

4. Nausea or vomiting

5. Intense pain and tenderness in the upper abdomen

6. Problems in eyesight such as double vision or temporary loss of vision, light sensitivity and blurriness.

7. Abnormal swelling

8. Persistent and a severe headache

Treatment:

Medications do meddle with pregnancy. However, certain medications are considered safe to be used for keeping blood pressure levels under control. These include Angiotensin Converting Enzyme (ACE) inhibitors, Angiotensin Receptor Blockers (ARBs) and Renin Inhibitors. However, do consult a doctor to get your dosage administered accurately. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a doctor and ask a free question.

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I am a 64 year old male. Am suffering from hypo thyroid and high blood pressure. Both are under control with normal medication. The latest problem is excessive sleep. I feel sleepy even after 10 hours of sleep. In fact I am sleepy the moment I wake up. The eyelids are heavy and I keep thinking when will I lie down again. Is it some kind of deficiency?

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine
General Physician, Delhi
Dear, can you upload your latest tsh levels and how much thyroxine are you taking? I still think that it would be due to improper control of hypothyroidism.
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I am 20 years old. I am having little pain in left side of chest. It pains when I touch that area. What is the reason behind it?

MBBS, MD - Community Medicine
General Physician, Jaipur
I am 20 years old. I am having little pain in left side of chest. It pains when I touch that area. What is the reason...
It may be localised pain due to some boil or related local lesion if it pains on touch. Surgeon would more appropriate doctor for you, in this case.
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Can heart beat near 90-95 on resting position cause heart failure or heart attack?

DHMS (Hons.)
Homeopath, Patna
Can heart beat near 90-95 on resting position cause heart failure or heart attack?
Hello heart palpitation rate might count from 50 to 100 owing so many reasons. It does not indicate fatal to heart rather it needs thorough investigation, of course. Tk, care.
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My wife is 47 years female. She is complaining about the right side of her chest becoming heavy at times. Some time later the chest becomes normal. She is physically fit and has normal blood pressure.

MBBS, M.D.(Gen.Medicine)
General Physician, Chennai
My wife is 47 years female. She is complaining about the right side of her chest becoming heavy at times. Some time l...
If the chest discomfort occurs after food intake, then Acid Reflux into esophagus should be considered, especially if it is relieved after taking water. Acid suppressants can help. Oily food to be avoided. The other possibility is stress causing chest discomfort.
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I am 53 years of old & having blood sugar & blood pressure. During week days, I take cornflex with milk at breakfast & loaf with mergarine during lunch at office. Is these combinations are correct for me? please note that me non-alcholic & having slight smoking habit.

MBBS, CCEBDM, Diploma in Diabetology
Endocrinologist, Hubli-Dharwad
Hello the data given is incomplete. I need to know fasting and after food blood sugar levels plus hba1c level and lipid profile for giving any worthwhile advise.
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Hi, My mother is a diabetic and hypertensive patient. She is taking medication but feeling some problems like hunger, weakness and lack of energy . Doctor told to walk but she has lethargy to walk. What is the way out? Also facing gastric problems. Latest Blood Sugar report is FPG : 127, PPG :121. BP : 160/80.

MBBS, CCEBDM, Diploma in Diabetology
Endocrinologist, Hubli-Dharwad
Hi, My mother is a diabetic and hypertensive patient. She is taking medication but feeling some problems like hunger,...
Mr. Lybrate-user, blood glucose levels mentioned look well within control. What is the hba1c%? it should be <7. If one maintains these levels then energy level of the patient is usually good. Bp should ideally be 140 / 80. May be needs to improve the treatment. Walking helps better utilisation of blood glucose also makes person feel fresh and energetic. She should walk at least 15 to 20 minutes with in the house premises or around it. Walk 2 to 3 times a day, so that a minimum of 45 minutes of walking is done by the end of the day. If possible she should also learn pranayam and practice it daily. It helps improve energy level and also helps in relaxation. Thanks.
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Hello sir my dad age is 57. He is unsleepy from past 30 days and he is very much interested in sex drive he tortures my mom every day and more suspicious on her even though she is good. She is not interested in sex drive as her age is 47. His bp raising for some days and going down .doctor reported that he is in delusion and depressed treat him as patient .so doctor advised to use above tablets ,no sugar, cbp is normal. We need to check mri brain scan .please advise us.

MBBS, DPM
Psychiatrist, Bangalore
Hello sir my dad age is 57. He is unsleepy from past 30 days and he is very much interested in sex drive he tortures ...
Dear lybrate-user, apart from mri brain get tested for prostate enlargement also by a rectal examination by a surgeon or ultra sound pelvis with full bladder and after emptying the bladder. In the meanwhile he needs treatment for his depression and delusion. Please write about all the drugs he is taking and fix up private video consultation with your father. In the meanwhile continue the tablets which are prescribed. Don't stop them.
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How can we control the cholesterol?

MD - Internal Medicine, MBBS
Endocrinologist,
How can we control the cholesterol?
high 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. you should be avoid bad habits ,fatty meal/oily foods/junk/fast foods/alcohol/smoking/noo-veg. take whole grain meal/oats/dalia/green veg./fruits/juice/ use garlic . you can take also cap. ecosprin gold-10 at night. and consult cardiologist.
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I am suffering from pain in my lower legs. Blood test shows less of vitamin D and excess of Uric acid and LDL cholesterol. Although I have started medicines yet I do not know exact reason of it. I am 70 year old retired person with 153 cm height and 90 kg wt.

MBBS, CCEBDM, Diploma in Diabetology
Endocrinologist, Hubli-Dharwad
I am suffering from pain in my lower legs. Blood test shows less of vitamin D and excess of Uric acid and LDL cholest...
Mr. lybrate-user, Looking at your weight and height it is clear that you have grade 1 obesity with a BMI of 30.5 kgs/M2. Your ideal body weight should be closer to 65 kgs, hence, carrying an extra weight of 25 kgs. This itself can be a major reason for various problems. Plus if uric acid is hige (above 7 mg/100 ml), then that to may contribute to joint pains. You may have avoid high purine containing foods like red meat, organ meats, certain fishes like sardines, salmon, scallops, herrings, haddock and mushrooms and mussels. Also alcohol and aerated drinks need to be avoided. Thanks.
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I am 60 years old man .I suffer from bp, sugar, and chistpain using medicines but not cure?

PDDM, MHA, MBBS
General Physician, Nashik
Sir, please attach your recent bsl reports and ongoing treatment and revert back to me for further assistance.
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