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Dr. Rajesh

Cardiologist, Chennai

300 at clinic
Dr. Rajesh Cardiologist, Chennai
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Dr. Rajesh is a renowned Cardiologist in Hindu Mission Hospital, Chennai. Doctor is currently associated with Sri Chakra Multispeciality Hospital in Hindu Mission Hospital, Chennai. You can book an instant appointment online with Dr. Rajesh on Lybrate.com.

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My hearts starts breathing fast automatically for 10 to, 15 seconds because of which my lungs stop working for 5 to 8 seconds.

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My hearts starts breathing fast automatically for 10 to, 15 seconds because of which my lungs stop working for 5 to 8...
It seems to be an attack of anxiety that you are experiencing. Tips to reduce anxiety and stress 1. Sleep well and regular. Irregular sleep can have some serious consequences. It affects both our physical health and also contributes to anxiety and stress. Anxiety as such also leads to disruptions in sleep. When feeling anxious, always try to get a full 7 to 9 hours of uninterrupted sleep and it can work wonders to improve your condition. 2. Always keep smiling. Take a quick break in between your hectic work to get some laughs with your friends. Laughter can reduce depression and anxiety and has proven benefits. 3. Tidy up your living space or workspace. Keep your things clean and clutter-free. That helps us think clear and thus reducing levels of anxiety. 4. Say thank you often. Expressing your thanks for something helps reduce anxiety. 5. Eat smart. Eating more of foods which are rich in vitamin b and omega-3 fatty acids and also healthy whole grain carbs. Vitamin b contributes to good mental health. While omega 3 fatty acids help with both depression and anxiety. Whole grain foods boost serotonin and helps us remain poised. Eating high-sugar content food and processed foods can increase levels of anxiety. 6. Learn to breathe well and relax. Short, shallow breaths arise when you are tensed. So consciously breathing deeply, plus increasing the duration and depth of breathing helps relax the body and mind to a great extent. 7. Meditate. Meditation has so many positive effects on stress, mood, and anxiety. Club meditation with positive thinking to improve your general well-being and overall health. Yoga is also very effective to take off stress from the body and mind by deep relaxation and breathing techniques. 8. Chill and be silent. Reduce the noise and clutter talk that contributes to anxiety. Find time for yourself and be alone to muse upon your own matters without anyone disturbing you. 9. Worry. Yes, we can cause ourselves to freak out, but only for a certain amount of time. When something weighs heavily on your mind, or you believe something terrible is most definitely going to occur, commit to only creating that worry for 20 minutes. Think of all the possible outcomes of the scenario, figure out some game plans, and then quit thinking about it after 20 minutes go by. Have a friend call after the allotted time has passed to avoid the temptation of going over the time limit. Or schedule some of that playtime right afterward. 10. Plan for the future but do not worry about it. Make time tables and to-do lists so that you will not be worried about finishing stuff and so that you can increase your productivity. 11. Be positive. When you feel anxious, train your mind to think and feel positive and give reinforcement to yourself that you can handle any situation. This will significantly reduce your stress and anxiety symptoms. 12. Smell relaxing stuff. Go out to your garden. Smell a fresh rose. Take a deep breathe and allow the relaxation to course through your whole body. You can also use relaxing aroma therapy and use it indoors. 13. Go out and spend time with your friends and family. Spend time with your pets social support reduces anxiety and stress to such a great extent that it is almost always bearable. So next time you get on your nerves, go out with your friends, chat with them, watch a movie, spend some time watching the waves in the beach with your partner, talk to your siblings. If you have tried all these and still have problems, please consult me for prescription medication.
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My 4 years old son is currently taking Colonodine for hyperactivity, he takes a half of 1 mg, twice a day. The pharmacist mistakingly gave him someone else's medication, Lisinopril 20 mg. I saw it was wrong and did not give it to him. My question is, What would have happened to my son had I given it to him? I'm furious with the pharmacy and plan to discuss this with them.

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My 4 years old son is currently taking Colonodine for hyperactivity, he takes a half of 1 mg, twice a day. The pharma...
Dear friend lisinopril is used for high bp and for cardiac diseases. After giving this medicine he might be having low bp for a day or two but rarely fatal. My suggestion is you should surely warn him for the mistake but taking legal action will not serve anything. As he is also a human being and mistakes are bound to happen if you do something. It does carry legal liability only if it is done deliberately to harm your child.
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Hi, I am 31 years old. I am a male. I Was 76 kgs and was facing cholesterol (247) problem and consulted a dietician. She gave me a diet plan just reverse of my eating habits. I totally left ghee, butter, minimum consumption of fried, left mayonisse, reduced chapatis from 7 to 4. And lost much weight in just 2 months. Now I am 68 KGS and still reducing. Now I am concerned I. E. why I am losing 2-3 kgs every month. What can be the possible reasons?

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Hi, I am 31 years old. I am a male. I Was 76 kgs and was facing cholesterol (247) problem and consulted a dietician. ...
I can tell you a effective home remedy take 3 pieces of garlic 1/2 cup milk 1 cup water boil it and take it empty stomach in the morning. Once in a week for 8 weeks only. Than go for the tests.
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I am suffering from low blood pressure, can you please explain me why this happens abd hiw can I prevent this?

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There are many reasons which may cause blood pressure to lower down, it can be anemia due to blood loss, low fluid intake, low salt intake, hypothyroidism etc. Firstly increase salt in diet, drink lots of water, coconut water is good for low blood pressure. If still it persists after following this, then revert.
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Is there any herbal / ayurvedic product, which reduces 'cholesterol' deposits in the heart arteries, which could be taken regularly as" precautionary-measure. Please Advise.

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Is there any herbal / ayurvedic product, which reduces 'cholesterol' deposits in the heart arteries, which could be t...
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 .
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I am a 47 years old male recently I got open surgery for heart please tell me the precautions for health?

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I am a 47 years old male recently I got open surgery for heart please tell me the precautions for health?
Avoid too much exertion ..take light meals and keep changing positions in bedvevery 2 hrs or so to prevent bed sores
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I'm suffering from diabetes and blood pressure kindly suggest me proper medicine or salt to cure this disease.

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I'm suffering from diabetes and blood pressure kindly suggest me proper medicine or salt to cure this disease.
Prevention 1.Do regular exercise 2.Reduce weight if overweight 3Control diet 4.Avoid sweets, excess calorie and carbohydrate rich diet, . 5.Adhere to a strict diabetic diet by consulting Dietitian 6.Monitor your fasting, PP blood sugar and Hba1c three monthly 7.Consult diabetologist for advice and treatment Control Of Bp 1.Do regular aerobic exercise like brisk walk for 30 minutes every day 2.reduce your weight if overweight 3.Reduce salt intake 4. Drink plenty of water 5. Take bland diet,avoid spicy, oily, junk saturated fat and cholesterol rich diet. Take plenty of green leafy vegetables, Fruits , 6.Stop smoking and consumption of alcohol, Tobacco, 7.Avoid stress, anxiety, physical and mental exertion 8.Do Yoga, Meditation, and deep breathing exercise9. Monitor your Bp regularly and consult Physician for treatment
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My age is 22 n my weight is 74kgs. Before 2 months my weight was 62 kgs. From last month while sleeping I feel some thing choking in my throat by which I can't sleep. It wakes me up after n after 5 min when I fell asleep. Please tell me is this by my overgained weight or any other problem. I think I am suffering from cholesterol n TSH. Please tell me some tips n tests which will help me to diagnose the problem.

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My age is 22 n my weight is 74kgs. Before 2 months my weight was 62 kgs. From last month while sleeping I feel some t...
Hi - incorporate more fruits, vegetables, and whole grains into your diet while eliminating unhealthy foods. - if you are working or studying away from home, try to pack healthy lunch and snacks for yourself to avoid eating unhealthy food daily. - don't eat straight from the packet - use a plate or bowl to control how much you eat. - don't delay or skip meals. - cut down your consumption of aerated drinks and sodas. - drink at least 8 glasses of water every day. Drink water after waking up and before sleeping. Being dehydrated may make you feel like you're hungry, so it is important to stay hydrated. - have homemade fruit and vegetable juices - eat 5-6 small healthy meals every 2-3 hours, every day, instead of having a few big ones. This regulates your blood sugar level and your metabolism. - don't skip breakfast, instead, make it rich with complex carbohydrates and proteins, so it can provide you with energy to get through the day. Try to include the following as your morning breakfast, oats porridge, eggs on multigrain toast or daliya with sprouts. - avoid artificial sweeteners in processed foods. - eat slowly as it takes about 20 minutes for your brain to register if you're full or not. Eating too fast leads to overeating, so chew slowly to digest your food better and control how much you eat. - use a smaller plate to control your portion sizes and avoid overeating. - know your cravings and do not snack when you're emotional. It is said that you crave crunchy and savory food when you're stressed, frustrated or lonely. Figure out what you crave and replace them with healthier alternatives. - do not eat mindlessly; concentrate on your food instead of watching tv or playing with your phone to avoid overeating.
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I'm 25 years old male and I have cholesterol blood presume and uric acid problem, but as I take medication for these and I have pain in my back chest and legs, I can't rotate my neck properly. My doctor said me that I have muscle spasms. My ecg that I have made several times where normal.

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I'm 25 years old male and I have cholesterol blood presume and uric acid problem, but as I take medication for these ...
Hello, uric acid are main cause of stone formation in kidney or gall bladder. Avoid high proteinous food like chana daal, mutton chicken, palak, paneer. Cholesterol can be controlled, avoid having ldl oil n have hdl oil. For stiffness, kindly go for exercise but not very hazardous one. Rotate your neck softly. Homoeopathic medicine are beneficial in it.
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Are there things I can do at home or in my life to reduce my cholesterol? 4. Is medicine necessary? Are there alternative treatments? 5. If medicine is needed, how does the medicine work? 6. How long can I take medicine? What are the side effects? Is long-term use harmful? 7. How can exercise help to lower my cholesterol? 8. Where can I learn more about how to live with high cholesterol? 9. What changes should I make to the way I eat? 10. How often do I need to get my cholesterol level checked?

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Are there things I can do at home or in my life to reduce my cholesterol?
4. Is medicine necessary? Are there alterna...
Healthy eating tips here are some healthy eating tips to help you manage your cholesterol: choose lower-fat foods limit saturated fats avoid trans fats limit food sources of cholesterol choose high-fibre foods to help lower ldl cholesterol, replace saturated and trans fats with small amounts of unsaturated fats, such as: olive oil, canola oil, peanut oil, nuts and seeds such as peanuts, almonds and ground flax soft non-hydrogenated margarine make healthier choices from each of the food groups: milk & alternatives choose lower-fat milk (such as skim or 1%) and milk products (such as low-fat yogurt) choose low-fat milk alternatives such as soy- or rice-based productsgrains & starches choose whole grains choose high-fibre grains, especially those with soluble fibre (such as barley, brown rice, multigrain pasta) choose low-glycemic index foodsfruits choose whole and unprocessed fruit for more fibre vegetableschoose a variety of colours choose high-fibre vegetables choose fresh vegetables, if possiblemeat & alternatives choose at least two meals per week of fatty fish (such as salmon, trout, sardines) choose plant protein more often (such as tofu, legumes, lentils) choose lean meats, trim visible fat, remove skin from poultrychoose lower-fat cheese (less than 20% milk fat [mf]) go for homoeopathic constitutional treatment which will make you resistant to any chronic diseases.
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My heart is painful and heartbeat of it decrease to 63 from 72 sir please suggest what should I do , what should I eat, which exercise I should do please suggest me.

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My heart is painful and heartbeat of it decrease to 63 from 72
sir please suggest what should I do ,
what should I ea...
In athletic persons, heart beat is on lower side & it is normal in your case. 63 or 72, depends on conditions in which the reading was taken. Eat everything healthy suting your constitution and do exercise as per schedule of school/ college/ job. Simple walk is the best exercise.
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My sgpt level is 50. But the normal range is written in report is between 5-40. So is there any problem with this.

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My sgpt level is 50. But the normal range is written in report is between 5-40. So is there any problem with this.
Dear Lybrateuser, - A slight elevation is not much of a problem, but take precautions have a well balanced duet with more of fruits & vegetables, avoid fried & junk food, have 8-10 glasses of water for proper digestion - do regular exercise to keep the level low & proper digestion of food.

I have high ldl and low hdl eventhogh I am following strict diet control, daily exercise, yoga, surya namaskar, walking, etc. Kindly suggest me the ayurveda medicines to reduce ldl and increase hdl.

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine
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I have high ldl and low hdl eventhogh I am following strict diet control, daily exercise, yoga, surya namaskar, walki...
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 .

I am male, 39 yrs, my cholesterol level is high 315, which homeopathic medicine should I take to reduce this level.

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I am male, 39 yrs, my cholesterol level is high 315, which homeopathic medicine should I take to reduce this level.
Take pranacharya medohar rasayn twice a day. Medohar guggul 2-2 twice a day. And pranacharya slim capsule 1-1 twice a day. .avoid junk food. Oily food. Fermented food. Alcohol consumption. Sugar.milk products and sweets. Take oats and cereals more.

Hi, I am a 28 years old, male, obese person. In 22 years of age, I had a problem started, high bp. Doctor recomment me seloken xl 50 mg + amcard 5 twice daily. Few years back, due to high cost of medicine, I started using generic medicine which is metoprolol 50 mg (for seloken xl 50 mg) + amlodipine 5 mg (for amcard 5). Are these generic medicines fine for me? other than this I started taking patanjali ayurvedic medicine divya mukta vati also.

Post Doctoral Fellowship in G I Surgery, MS - General Surgery
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Generic medicines are fine, but if you loose weight you may not need any medicines. For details regarding obesity read my health tips on this website. For more info send me a personal question.
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Sir my grandmother was recently operated for a fracture in leg where the broken bone injured a artery after the operation the leg is not moving and is slowly turning blue doctors are saying that it was due to error in artery joining and due to which blood circulation has stopped in the leg. They are suggesting to cut the leg else there is a life risk in cleaning the blood clot sir I wanna know is there any other way to start the circulation again so that there would not be a need to cut her leg please reply soon.

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Sir my grandmother was recently operated for a fracture in leg where the broken bone injured a artery after the opera...
If it's more than 6 hrs post injury, there are no chances of saving leg, despite second surgery. And if gangrene has started, leg needs to be amputated as soon as possible, to prevent it spread.

Hello, I am 37 years old. Kindly let me know about clubbing. My doctor is advising me to visit cardiologist. What checks do I need to do? please advise me. Do I need to worry about this ?

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Clubbing is defined as bulbous swelling of the tips of finger. Usually it is present in all the fingers and toes. There can be so many causes of clubbing one of which is congenital cyanosis heart disease. Apart from cardiac cause it may be due to lung, intestinal or liver diseases also. In few persons any cause could not be detected and in some it is familial. The clubbing should be correlated with other symptoms and findings so that the we can minimize the number of investigations and thus the cost burden of the patient. Regards.
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Which kind of food and daily life will be better for controlled blood pressure and better for kidneys also.

B.E (Computer Sc. & Engg.), Advanced Strategic Management (APSM), Ayurveda (I) Cert., Doctor of Natural Medicine (N.D/ N.M.D), Integrative Oncology for Physicians (MSKCC, N.Y, USA), Clinically Relevant Herb-Drug Interactions (CME) (Cine-Med Inc. USA), PhD (A.M) (Oncology) Scholar.
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Which kind of food and daily life will be better for controlled blood pressure and better for kidneys also.
Hi, as you have kidney infection, I hope that you are already in touch with a nephrologist and that your kidney health is being monitored by him/ her regularly. First and foremost, the kidney infection has to be arrested before any further complications arise. Your high bp is most probably because of the underlying issue with your kidneys and/ or can be attributed to dietary/ lifestyle issues including stress at work/ home. Telma 20, as I understand, helps control blood pressure. However, it would not cure the underlying cause by itself. While you continue being on telma 20 mg medication as already advised by your doc, simultaneously, you will have to check your dietary habits, especially cut down on salt, pickles, tea, coffee, sweets including sweetened carbonated drinks & artificially sweetened juices, oily, spicy, greasy and fatty foods. Ensure that you have a balanced diet along with fresh fruits/ vegetables like watermelon, apple, cranberries, oranges, ripe papaya, cucumber, leafy greens etc which are especially beneficial for people with high bp and also they ameliorate kidney infection. Bananas and jack fruit are best avoided. Raw cheese, yogurt and fresh buttermilk (with no added salt or spices) also help promote kidney health and fight infections. Walnut and fishes provide omega-3s that help reduce inflammation too. Similarly, garlic & amla too help reduce bp. Ensure to streamline your lifestyle as well, with adequate room for exercise, relaxation and de-stressing. Yoga, pranayam & meditation too help relax deeply and de-stress. Ensure that you get at least 8 hours of restful sleep daily. See how you can streamline your occupational aspect as well to reduce stress at work. Hope this helps.
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Since last 2-3 days I am having a constant fear of death. The thought revolves around heart attack. Though I did ecg last month which came out fine. Just sinus tachycardia. For sometime I feel fine and again the thought comes and feel anxious. The heart rate is 110 to 115. What could be reason for this. I am very scared.

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Since last 2-3 days I am having a constant fear of death. The thought revolves around heart attack. Though I did ecg ...
Follow regular routines of getting all dietary measures and daily behaviours as well as exercise and yoga and morning walk every day. You need to learn meditation and practice two times daily. After regular practice of meditation your inner intelligence will be better and consciousness get awakened as well as your fears go away from anything and thus you feel better result.
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I have some breathing problems. And also bp problem. Its very annoying for me. Please tell me. What should I do?

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I have some breathing problems. And also bp problem. Its very annoying for me. Please tell me. What should I do?
Bp has to be controlled by medication and breathing problems has to be diagnosed with clinical examination.
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