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Dr. Rajkumar

Cardiologist, Chennai

Dr. Rajkumar Cardiologist, Chennai
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Hello and thank you for visiting my Lybrate profile! I want to let you know that here at my office my staff and I will do our best to make you comfortable. I strongly believe in ethics; a......more
Hello and thank you for visiting my Lybrate profile! I want to let you know that here at my office my staff and I will do our best to make you comfortable. I strongly believe in ethics; as a health provider being ethical is not just a remembered value, but a strongly observed one.
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Dr. Rajkumar is a trusted Cardiologist in Kottivakkam, Chennai. You can visit him/her at Pushpam Clinic in Kottivakkam, Chennai. Don’t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. Rajkumar on Lybrate.com.

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I am 52 year old man suffering with severe burping several times in a day since 2 years. It is high in night time with some chest pain and sweating and relaxes after intake of Antacid liquid like gelusil and pantaproze. I have high B.P since 15 years and I take tablet olmister. I request to give remedy for my discomfort.

CCEBDM, PG Diploma In Clinical cardiology, MBBS
Cardiologist, Ghaziabad
I am 52 year old man suffering with severe burping several times in a day since 2 years. It is high in night time wit...
Improve food habits . Take 2 glasses of water in the morning, the more water in day. No spicy,fast , junk, fried food, have small meal at a time, take meal 4/5 times, have fixed time for meal and sleep.
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My husband suffering a high blood pressure problem please suggest me what I do for his health?

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Udupi
My husband suffering a high blood pressure problem please suggest me what I do for his health?
Dear, *high blood pressure is a common disease in which blood flows through blood vessels (arteries) at higher than normal pressures. *chew 2-3 raw garlic cloves everyday, garlic slows down the pulse rate and smoothens the heart's rhythm. *nutrition, exercise, breathing exercises (pranayama), yoga, meditation, behavioral modification along with various herbs and minerals are prescribed. *ayurvedic diet for hypertension: avoid meat, eggs and salt, reduce protein intake, follow the following vegetarian diet: vegetables: garlic, lemon, parsley, fruits: indian gooseberry, grape fruuit, watermelon, dairy: milk, cottage cheese, clarified butter. Limit sodium in the diet. Cigarette smokers tend to have high blood pressure. Nicotine increases the resting heart rate and increases the release of the adrenaline correct diet and control weight. One important thing to do is lose any excess amount of body fat. One of the good reasons to be slim (lean) is to keep your blood pressure low, losing body fat will lower the pressure *life style: *regular exercise is one of the best ways to lower blood pressure. Exercise has to be of right kind. A good exercise programme, particularly endurance exercises such as jogging or athletics, will cause the peripheral resistance to decrease. Exercise helps to eliminate body fat, lower total cholesterol and raise hdl cholesterol that prevents fatty - cholesterol deposits. According to ayurveda exercise improves the body, depletes excess fats, brings lightness of the body. *yoga and breath therapy, *meditating and practicing breathing exercises regularly are essential to establishing a new relaxation response in place of the hypertensive reflex to stress.
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Hi, my son is 32. He is feeling palpitation (increased heart beat). He is not sleeping well for last 10 days. Cardiologist says his heart is working fine. All tests normal. Is this anxiety disorder.

M B B S, M. D (Internal Medicine)
General Physician, Nellore
Looks like it but you should also rule out hyperthyroidism, especially if your son is denying any worries or emotional stressors.
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I am broken heart, after a breakup, can't able to forget my love. Feeling depressed.

MD - Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Chennai
I am broken heart, after a breakup, can't able to forget my love. Feeling depressed.
It s natural and normal. Only time is the answer. If you want to get ridof the thoughts sooner, consult a psychiatrist, they will be be to help you.
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I am a 17 year old male. I have a sore throat from 3 days. What do I do now? I am also suffering from body pain in the last few days. From a long time I also have some cache pain in my chest area. I have been advised to take nexpro 40.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
I am a 17 year old male. I have a sore throat from 3 days. What do I do now? I am also suffering from body pain in th...
Dear lybrateuser, -do salt water gargles 3-4 times in a day -avoid drinking cold water & other cold drinks, have more of warm fluids like tea , coffee, milk -take tab paracetamol, 1 tab three times a day -avoid spicy & sour foods -do hot fomentation on chest area where it pains.
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I am 36 year female. I am having pain in my chest line from 1 month. Feel tired àfter doing a little work also suggest.

MBBS, cc USG
General Physician, Noida
I am 36 year female. I am having pain in my chest line from 1 month. Feel tired àfter doing a little work also suggest.
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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TOTOL CHOLESTEROL -276 TRIGLYSERIDE- 497.96 HDL CHOLESTEROL -47.39 VLDL-CHOLESTEROL -99.59 LDL-CHOLESTEROL - 129.02 LDL-DIRECT- 200 CHOLESTEROL /HDL RETIO-5.82 LDL/HDL RATIO- 2.72 WHAT TREATMENT SHOULD DO ?

MD - Medicine, MBBS
Cardiologist, Panchkula
You definitely need treatment for high lipids.Treatment should be taken in consultation with your physician.
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Master of Physical Therapy MPT CARDIO, BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist, Rajkot
Daily 45 minutes Of vigorous walking, makes you away from heart diseases.
It is advisable not to take much water in between food which is essential for better digestion.
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My blood pressure is becoming very high. I am feeling unwell. Please give me some suggestions, not medicine so that I became healthy and well. Thank you.

BAMS
Ayurveda, Ambala
My blood pressure is becoming very high. I am feeling unwell. Please give me some suggestions, not medicine so that I...
Dear, To control & maintan BP normal these are best methods to follow:.• Do physical exercise like jogging, running or brisk walk for atleast 20-30 minutes. • Maintain your cholesterol level to normal & eat least amount of butter, cream or fatty things. • Eat less amount of pickle, salt and fast food as they contain high sodium levels. • Avoid drinking alcohol and smoking. • Take less amount of caffine containing coffee, tea or cold drinks because caffine causes increase BP. • Drink 8 to 10 glass of water daily • Take 6 to 8 hrs of sleep daily. Do not take too much stress. • Do long breathing pranayams (Anulom- Vilom, Bhramari) daily for 10 - 15 minutes. It will reduce your stress level in your body. • Eat healthy diet such as green leafy vegetables, fruits. • Take 5 ml of GULAB Jal added in a glass of water daily once a day.
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I have a border line sugar (fasting 107) and pre-diabetic condition (blood glucose level 6.3). Increeased cholestrol and triglycerides. Increased thryroid, uti 15-20 pus cells and esr 44. Do I need to start medicine for diabetes?

General Physician (AM)
Alternative Medicine Specialist, Chandigarh
Having diabetes makes high blood pressure and other heart and circulation problems more likely, because diabetes damages arteries and makes them targets for hardening (atherosclerosis). Atherosclerosis can cause high blood pressure, which if not treated, can lead to blood vessel damage, stroke, heart failure, heart attack, or kidney failure. You can consult me in private for detailed treatment which is available in biochemic system of medicine depending upon symptomatically. Eatng lots of garlic. If you cant have it get it homeopathically allium sativum (biochemic) nat phos 30x, avoid all types of fats and red meat.
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Umbilical hernia noted with intra abdominal fat as its content and defect about 18 mm. Does this require surgery or can be treated with medicine. Also tiny left renal calculus in left kidney.

DNB, MBBS
General Physician, Pune
Umbilical hernia noted with intra abdominal fat as its content and defect about 18 mm. Does this require surgery or c...
Hello welcome to lybrate Lata. So you are suffering from umbilical hernia with defect is 18 mm. So I would suggest you go for repair. Its not possible to repair hernia with medication. Hope I solved your query. stay healthy. Revert back for any other query. Best Regards
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Hello, My father have age of 56. He gone yesterday for regular checkup and Dr. found ECG report was not ok. Dr. done ECHO and TROP I test which was very normal. Dr. suggest not to worry and continue with med and precautions. Today my father have a little bit pain in their chest but yesterday his reports was normal. Is it an issue or Dr. is right or he can continue with his medicines. Please help doctor.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
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My father have age of 56. He gone yesterday for regular checkup and Dr. found ECG report was not ok. Dr. done ...
Dear lybtateuser, - Do not worry & follow your doctors advise, continue taking medication regularly along with heart healthy diet & regular exercise - occasional pain could be due to acidity - he should have more of fruits & vegetables including green leafy ones, avoid spicy, fried & processed foods, have food on time, have dinner 2-3 hrs before bedtime - get regular checkup done.
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My mother has cholesterol problem. What is the appropriate diet to reduce cholesterol? Please suggest as soon as possible.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
My mother has cholesterol problem. What is the appropriate diet to reduce cholesterol? Please suggest as soon as poss...
cholesterol can usually be lowered by eating less LDL cholesterol-increasing foods and more LDL cholesterol-lowering foods, and by adopting a healthy lifestyle. The most important steps to following a healthy lifestyle are: 1. decreasing the amount of fat in your diet 2. paying special attention to the quality of fat that you eat 3. maintaining a healthy weight 4. quitting smoking 5. getting adequate exercise 6. reducing stress. All of these factors, taken together, can dramatically decrease your risk of heart disease and stroke by lowering your LDL cholesterol level and your blood pressure, and raising your HDL cholesterol.  Foods to avoid  Limit saturated fats and oils, such as butter, palm oil, and coconut oil. Instead, use soft vegetable oils, such as olive or canola oil.  Avoid trans fats or partially hydrogenated vegetable oils. These oils go through a process that makes them solid. They're found in some hard margarines, snack crackers, cookies,and chips.  Limit fatty meats such as corned beef, , ribs, steak, ground meat, hot dogs, sausage, bacon, and processed meats . Also limit organ meats like liver and kidney. Replace with skinless chicken or turkey, lean beef, pork, lamb, and fish. Try some meatless main dishes, like beans, peas, pasta, or rice.  Limit meat, poultry, and fish to no more than two servings, or 140 g, a day. Remember that a serving is about the size of a deck of playing cards.  Limit egg yolks.  Limit milk products that contain more than 1% milk fat. This includes cream, most cheeses, and nondairy coffee creamers or whipped topping (which often contain coconut or palm oils). Instead try fat-free or low-fat milk (0% to 1% fat) and low-fat cheeses.  Limit snack crackers, muffins, quick breads, croissants, and cakes made with saturated or hydrogenated fat, whole eggs, or whole milk. Try low-fat baked goods, and use any spreads or toppings lightly.  Instead of using butter or margarine on bread, try dipping it in olive oil.  Avoid fast foods like hamburgers, fries, fried chicken, and tacos. They are high in both total fat and saturated fat. When you eat out, choose broiled sandwiches or chicken without skin, salads with low-fat dressing, and foods that aren't fried. Ask the server to leave off the cheese and high-fat dressings like mayonnaise. Foods that decreasse CHOLESTROL 1. Oatmeal, oat bran and high-fiber foods Oatmeal contains soluble fiber, which reduces your low-density lipoprotein (LDL), the "bad," cholesterol. Soluble fiber is also found in such foods as kidney beans, apples, pears, barley and prunes.Soluble fiber can reduce the absorption of cholesterol into your bloodstream. Five to 10 grams or more of soluble fiber a day decreases your total and LDL cholesterol. Eating 1 1/2 cups of cooked oatmeal provides 6 grams of fiber. If you add fruit, such as bananas, you'll add about 4 more grams of fiber. To mix it up a little, try steel-cut oatmeal or cold cereal made with oatmeal or oat bran. 2. Fish and omega-3 fatty acids Eating fatty fish can be heart healthy because of its high levels of omega-3 fatty acids, which can reduce your blood pressure and risk of developing blood clots. In people who have already had heart attacks, fish oil — or omega-3 fatty acids — reduces the risk of sudden death. I recommend eating at least two servings of fish a week. The highest levels of omega-3 fatty acids are in: • Mackerel • Lake trout • Herring • Sardines • Albacore tuna • Salmon • Halibut You should bake or grill the fish to avoid adding unhealthy fats. If you don't like fish, you can also get small amounts of omega-3 fatty acids from foods like ground flaxseed or canola oil. You can take an omega-3 or fish oil supplement to get some of the benefits, but you won't get other nutrients in fish, such as selenium. If you decide to take a supplement, just remember to watch your diet and eat lean meat or vegetables in place of fish. 3. Walnuts, almonds and other nuts Walnuts, almonds and other nuts can reduce blood cholesterol. Rich in polyunsaturated fatty acids, walnuts also help keep blood vessels healthy. Eating about a handful (1.5 ounces, or 42.5 grams) a day of most nuts, such as almonds, hazelnuts, peanuts, pecans, some pine nuts, pistachio nuts and walnuts, may reduce your risk of heart disease. Just make sure the nuts you eat aren't salted or coated with sugar. All nuts are high in calories, so a handful will do. To avoid eating too many nuts and gaining weight, replace foods high in saturated fat with nuts. For example, instead of using cheese, meat or croutons in your salad, add a handful of walnuts or almonds.
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My friend 26 year old fall in love with a girl of his classmate. They live together like gf/bf but when my friend proposed her, she rejected him. Now he is in depression. He lost all his interest in study. He always live alone and tells symptoms like worst pain in heart. And sometimes he cry like babies. So please suggest some medicine for him. Every answer should be appreciated. In the hope of reply.

Diploma in Obstetrics & Gynaecology, MBBS
General Physician, Delhi
My friend 26 year old fall in love with a girl of his classmate. They live together like gf/bf but when my friend pro...
It's a social problem, may be psychological, but he needs no medicines. Time is a great healer, work is a great therapy plus good company of like minded people works wonders. As a friend you see tonic that he is in good humour, start some outdoor activities, may be some religious prayer etc. Don't leave him alone to fend for himself. Be kind but not poky. Show him others who have got control of their lives after a break up. Don't fault find in him or the girl. No need to do dissection or postmortem of days gone by. If you keep reminding him about the break up the wounds will remain raw and will not get a chance to heal. No antidepressants, they carry lots of untoward after effects.
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Hi myself now I am 7 week week pregnant and in sonography heart beat is nt showing till only yog sac is showed what it means what should I suppose to do I am too worried. I had already one miscarriage before 6 mnth.

MD - Obstetrtics & Gynaecology
Gynaecologist, Mumbai
Hi myself now I am 7 week week pregnant and in sonography heart beat is nt showing till only yog sac is showed what i...
If g sac diameter is less than 25 mm then you should repeat scan after 7-10 days. Presence of yolk sac usually is a good sign for good pregnancy.
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What is the reason for high blood pressure?

Diploma in Cardiology
Cardiologist,
What is the reason for high blood pressure?
Basix reasons are 1) decrease in elasticity of blood vessels 2) increased fluid / electrolyte imbalance etc.
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My age is 28 years. I have been getting treatment for hypertension for last 3.5 years. Initially I was on telmisartan 40 mg then some combinations were used by doctor later I started exercise and a year ago I used to feel fainted post which doctor reduced telma dosgae to 20 mg which I hv been using for more than a year now and BP was regular during this time. But recently my BP reading was 160/100 later doctor advised to check it frequently and it was near this reading only. I got my lipid profile done and result: cholesterol was 213, triglyceride 241, HDL 38, LDL 126.8, VLDL 48.2, total cholesterol/HDL 5.60 & Non HDL 175 this report also has huge difference in lipid levels as compared to previous one done 3 months ago/which was pretty normal. Now doc has advised to take CTD-T 6.25/40 along withatorvastatin10 mg. And I am doing exercise regularly. Would I be able to go back to lower dosage of this drug or whn can I expect to not to have this medicine as it's been a long time that I am not this treatment and also do these drugs have side effect on me. Also do I need to get some more tests done?

MBBS, MS (Gen. Surgery), M.Ch - Cardio Thoracic and Vascular Surgery, DNB (CTS)
Cardiologist, Noida
My age is 28 years. I have been getting treatment for hypertension for last 3.5 years. Initially I was on telmisartan...
Dear lybrate-user, I feel you need treatment for high bp and raised lipid also. Keep your exercise going. Exercise is best medicine for bp and lipids also. Please change your life style also. If smoking. Please stop. Take minimum of fat in your diet. Ensure timely sleep of at least of 7 hours. Once your bp and lipids are controlled. Please reduce your dose. Of medicine. But do not stop all together.
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Hi, I am patient of high bp, and regular take ltk -h and aginal-5 1 pills and weight is 90 which daily food good suggestion give.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
Hi, I am patient of high bp, and regular take ltk -h and aginal-5 1 pills and weight is 90 which daily food good sugg...
Hello, few lifestyle changes can help you in controlling and preventing the high blood pressure, even if you're taking blood pressure medication. Eat healthy foods. Consume more fruits, vegetables, whole grains, poultry, fish and low-fat dairy foods. Eat less saturated fat and trans fat. Decrease the salt in your diet. So, avoid eating processed foods, such as canned soups or frozen dinners which contains extra salt in it. Keeping a healthy weight, or losing weight if you're overweight or obese, can help you control your high blood pressure and lower your risk of related health problems. Increase physical activity which can help lowering your blood pressure, manage stress, reduce your risk of several health problems. Get indulged in regular exercising (if your doctor allows you). Limit alcohol. Even if you're healthy, alcohol can raise your blood pressure. If you choose to drink alcohol, do so in moderation. Don't smoke. Tobacco injures blood vessel walls and speeds up the process of hardening of the arteries. Reduce stress as much as possible. Practice healthy coping techniques, such as muscle relaxation, deep breathing or meditation. Getting regular physical activity and plenty of sleep can help, too. Monitor your blood pressure at home.
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Hi I am feeling heaviness on the chest for last 15 days. I got 2 d and stress test done. Both but still feel anxiety. Blood in leg goes drain. Little nunlmbness on cheeks. Plse help.

DM Cardiology
Cardiologist, Delhi
Dear , if your echo and tmt are normal, then the chest heaviness can not be due to heart. Still I would advise you to consult a cardiologist in person.
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