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Dr. Ravi Cherian Mathew

Cardiologist, Chennai

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Dr. Ravi Cherian Mathew Cardiologist, Chennai
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Dr. Ravi Cherian Mathew is an experienced Cardiologist in Virugambakkam, Chennai. He is currently practising at Suraksha Speciality Clinic in Virugambakkam, Chennai. Don’t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. Ravi Cherian Mathew on Lybrate.com.

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What to take in high blood pressure (hypertension), and how the down the blood pressure.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), MD - Ayurveda
Sexologist, Pune
What to take in high blood pressure (hypertension), and how the down the blood pressure.
Reduce salt intake, take fresh food, green vegetables, fresh fruits, warm water for drinking, take dinner in half quantity of lunch, early in the evening, daily morning walk for 45 minutes, regular yoga ,pranayam, exercise, avoid salty, spicy,fast food, avoid overeating, avoid late night works, avoid excessive sexual activity, avoid smoking, tobacco,alcohol, avoid excessive tea, coffee,cold drinks.
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I am 30 years living in London and I work like 7 hrs but I have chest pain and palpitation which makes me feel low and weak all the time and now I feel back and neck pain as well any suggestion.

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
I am 30 years living in London and I work like 7 hrs but I have chest pain and palpitation which makes me feel low an...
1.For your age pain chest could be due to anxiety, stress,Physical and mental strain 2. Avoid stress and strain 3.Do regular exercise, Yoga, Meditation, deep breathing exercise like pranayama etc. It will calm your mind, control your emotion and relieve stress 4 Avoid Alcohol, smoking and tobacco consumption. 5.Take paracetamol 500mg one tablet sos after food up to a maximum of three tablets daily, at the time of chest pain .6. Drink plenty of water and take rest. 7.if you have recurrent attack of chest pain take ECG and consult cardiologist
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Dear Dr. I am suffering from a condition - myasthenia gravis and on medications since last 1 year (Azoran 75mg /day, Distinon 180mg/day, prednisolone 10mg, supracal 1000mg, clopidogrel 75mg) I had a thymectomy in April 2015 along with single by-pass (CABG), earlier immunosuppressant (mycept) was stopped and had myasthenic crisis in june 2015, hospitalized in ICU given pulse steroid shots (5), immunoglobulin therapy. February 2016 underwent cataract surgery - nuclear cataract. Generally anxious. Need your kind advise please on reducing stress and relieving the myasthenia.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
Dear Dr. I am suffering from a condition - myasthenia gravis and on medications since last 1 year (Azoran 75mg /day, ...
Dear lybrateuser, some of the ways to reduce stress are, -meditate, a few of practice per day can help ease anxiety & stress. -breathe deeply, take a 5-min break & focus on your breathing. Sit up straight, eyes closed, slowly inhale through your nose & release after a deep breath. -interact with your friends & relatives on social media & also personaly. - improve your muscle strength with light exercises which don't tire ytaou. -take your medication regularly & on time, get check up done regularly by your doctor.
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I have some small rounded things inside of my hand. Some of my friends said that those are blood clots arised due to cholestrol in my body. How can I prevent those things?

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine Specialist, Faridabad
I have some small rounded things inside of my hand. Some of my friends said that those are blood clots arised due to ...
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 . Cap. Ecosprin gold-10 at night daily.
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My father has blood pressure problem. Since 5 months. How to control it. Suggest.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
My father has blood pressure problem. Since 5 months. How to control it. Suggest.
Hello, Few lifestyle changes can help your father in controlling and preventing the high blood pressure, even if if he is taking blood pressure medication. Here are the guidelines for him: 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. Medication: Give him homoeopathic medicine - Schwabe’s Essentia Aurea/ thrice daily which is a cardio-tonic which helps in maintaining blood pressure, improves muscle tone of the heart and narrowing of blood vessels.
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My mother is 78 years old, she is having arthritis, BP and her back is bent. She is having numbness in her hand.

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
My mother is 78 years old, she is having arthritis, BP and her back is bent. She is having numbness in her hand.
Change her diet to avoid all foods that cause acidity and which are difficult to digest. Give her 25 ml of edible coconut oil like a medicine daily and increase Cows ghee in diet. These will help in a great way. Encourage her to do simple stretching exercises while lying down on bed to release the strain of bent back.
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I am high bp patient. Last few days I am suffering from dizziness on moving of back.

ECFMU, MS - ENT, MBBS, Certificate in Pediatric Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery, Robotic Surgery Familiarization (France)
Ear-Nose-Throat (ENT) Specialist, Gurgaon
I am high bp patient. Last few days I am suffering from dizziness on moving of back.
Hypertension can cause dizziness and also there are several other causes. Keep checking your bp and start anti hypertensive medication.
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Sir there is a internal pain in my chest for about one month. What should I do sir?

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
Sir there is a internal pain in my chest for about one month. What should I do sir?
Dear lybrateuser, -your pain in mid chest could be due to hyperacidity -avoid spicy, fried & junk foods, have fresh homemade food with vegetables & fruits, do not skip meals, keep meal timings fixed, have dinner 2-3 hrs before bedtime, donot lye down immediately -have 8-10 glasses of water per day -take tab pan-40, 1 tab in the morning half an hour before breakfast -have snacks in between meals -if not much relief then do x-ray chest & ecg, consult a doctor.
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I suffered a heart attack few months back thereafter undergone angioplasty. My age is 50yrs. Can you please clarify, whether I should avoid Cow Ghee, cashew nut completely. Some people says Cow Ghee is good in small quantity (half a spoon daily).

Diploma in Obstetrics & Gynaecology, MBBS
General Physician, Delhi
I suffered a heart attack few months back thereafter undergone angioplasty. My age is 50yrs. Can you please clarify, ...
Yes you can have good fats and cow ghee is one of the good fats, do take only a spoon per day, other good fats are nuts including cashew nuts which uplift the mood too, these cashew nuts are anti depressents also! take only few per day, but never fry any nuts or sprinkle salt on them for taste.
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Hello Doctor, My friend have a pain in the chest. And this pain comes and go. And sometimes it will not come for many weeks and for months. But when it comes its dreadful. He can not even tolerate it. He goes to the doctor. Nd doctor did xray and he said in xray everything is normal. So what is that. Why this pain comes and go. please help.

MBBS
General Physician, Hyderabad
Hello Doctor, My friend have a pain in the chest. And this pain comes and go. And sometimes it will not come for many...
hi sonam if I were your treating family doctor I would evaluate you first .. most commonly FOR on and off chest pain heart attack can be ruled out first. nextly it should move only gastritis . for that ask him to take tab.razo-d for two weeks twice a day before food. x ray obviously will be normal. it has nothing to do with your chest pain. . drink plenty of water of atleast 5 to 6 litres of water per day which is compulsory. hope I answered your question.don't hesitate to ask me any quiries if you have any . have a good day.
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Hello I am 32 year old having bp problem diagnose recently it remains on 150/ 80 I don't want to continue with medicines, please suggest.

Certified Diabetes Educator, Registered Dietitian (RD), PGDD, Bachelor of Unani Medicine and Surgery (B.U.M.S), General Physician
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Mumbai
Hello I am 32 year old having bp problem diagnose recently it remains on 150/ 80 I don't want to continue with medici...
You'll need to make many lifestyle and dietary changes to manage your blood pressure. I will recommend several lifestyle changes, including: eating a healthier diet as prescribed by a registered dietitian exercising regularly with workouts prescribed by me quitting smoking losing weight I being a both a registered dietitian (rd) and doctor have been successfully helping patients with their problems through a holistic approach using customized therapeutic diet and medications. I will also suggest home remedies. Do reply back for private consultation for rx. Do reply back for medication prescriptions. Being also a general physician and registered dietitian, I prescribe both evidence based herbal as well as allopathic medicines complementing with dietary guidelines and home remedies carefully personalized for each individual patient.
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I have a patient of high blood pressure and have tried to keep it in control buy using drugs. I have want to control it permanently please what can I do for it.

MBBS, MD - Medicine, POST GRADUATE CLINICAL COURSE IN DIABETES MANAGEMENT
General Physician, Delhi
I have a patient of high blood pressure and have tried to keep it in control buy using drugs. I have want to control ...
Take less of salt. Avoid pickles. Take more of fruits and salad. Go for brisk walk for at least 45 minutes/day. If still not controlled, you have to take medicines.
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Hello. My father had a full body checkup and his cholesterol level is 236 whereas normal should be 200. Can you please tell me the measures he should take to lower it down? N what kind of precautions and remedy does he have to observe and take? Why does cholesterol level rise? I would be highly obliged if you can help me. I just want help him.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), MD - Ayurveda
Ayurveda, Trivandrum
Hello. My father had a full body checkup and his cholesterol level is 236 whereas normal should be 200. Can you pleas...
Hi .. Looks like he is just a little away from normal ...it shall get better once he regularly does physical routines and follows diet restrictions Reduce foods like curd banana non- veg sprouts and refrigerated foods and drinks Instead try having good amounts of Amla barley oats buttermilk garlic and warm water always when drinking This should take care from his levels getting abnormal
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Doctor has prescribed my mother a medicine for lowering the cholesterol level ie, reducing weight. The medicine named" Rosuvas F 20" Is it safe that I take it for reducing my fat without asking doctor.

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine Specialist, Faridabad
Doctor has prescribed my mother a medicine for lowering the cholesterol level ie, reducing weight. The medicine named...
It is safe but take by doctor consultation. Avoid bad habits i. E. Avoid fast food/fat/oily, salty foods. Coffee, smoking, alcohol intake. Non-veg, take whole grain, oats, green veg, plenty of water in day time, 1 glass of water at night before bed.
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I am 34 years old. unfortunately I got high BP, SINCE 1 and half year I am using the medicine, now its normal (metoprolol succinate 25 mg). I am checking my bp monthly once. But not consulted again the M. D. CAN I STOP THE USAGE OF MEDICINE.

PG Diploma in Emergency Medicine Services (PGDEMS), Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), MD - Alternate Medicine
Ayurveda, Ghaziabad
I am 34 years old. unfortunately I got high BP, SINCE 1 and half year I am using the medicine, now its normal (metopr...
In ayurveda, Hypertension is referred to as Rakta Capa Vriddhi and it sees the vitiation of vata and pitta doshas as the main cause. Mix 1 teaspoon of onion juice with an equal amount of honey. Take once a day for 1 week. Upon noticing improvement, continue for several more days. Take sarpgandha vati twice a day. Yogendra ras. Akik bhasm works very good in case of hypertension. Avoid salty diet. Oily food. Lower your stress. Do pranayama early morning.
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Father having hypertension problems since last 15yrs, doctor says its a familial hypertension which runs in all family member then will it occurs in me also? Is thr any way to prevent from hypertension?

DNB Cardiology, MD - Internal Medicine, MBBS
Cardiologist, Delhi
Father having hypertension problems since last 15yrs, doctor says its a familial hypertension which runs in all famil...
Dear , yes, high bp can run in families. Maintain normal body weight, exercise regularly, take moderate amount of salt, reduce stress. Get your bp checked regularly. If high, take medicines to control it under supervision of a physician/cardiologist.
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I am a 25 year old lady and have a heart problem since birth. So what I shall do?

B.H.M.S., Senior Homeopath Consultant
Homeopath, Delhi
Take crat. Oxy. - q / 10 drops in little water thrice a day for one week. Revert back after one week with feedback.
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I am suffering from tychardia and unstable bp also mentally stressed can I do gym practise?

PGDCC, MD(Chest), PG Dip.Clin.Cardiology
Pulmonologist, Ghaziabad
I am suffering from tychardia and unstable bp also mentally stressed can I do gym practise?
You should get cleared by trade mill testing under a cardiologist before safely taking gym practice. There they continuously record and study your ecg, heart rate and bp during your progressively hard running under supervision.
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I have constipation due to that I feel uneasy till I pass motion that too with difficulty. My mouth tastes differently. Kindly help me so that I can pass the motion normally and taste of my mouth gets better. I have BP problem for that I am taking Lodoz -5 as prescribed by doctor.

BAMS
Ayurveda, Bangalore
I have constipation due to that I feel uneasy till I pass motion that too with difficulty. My mouth tastes differentl...
HI, Please follow these tips to get rid of constipation: 1. Drink 2-3 lts of water per day. 2. Consume lot of fibre in your diet like raw vegetables, fruits, whole grains, oats. Etc. 3. Eat one fully ripe big banana at bed time. 4. Drink one glass of hot milk with one spoon of ghee in it at bedtime. 5. Take your food at regular intervals. Avoid spicy and oil fried food. 6. Never curb the urge to pass stools. 7. Never put in lot of pressure to pass stools. 8. Take 1tsf of Isabgol powder with a glass of hot water at bedtime to get an easy evacuation. 9. Do sitz bath twice daily. 10. Take tab. Liv 52 DS 1-0-1 for 15 days to improve the taste in the mouth.
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My triglycerides are 254 and normal bp weigh 76 kg height 5'7" with small spots on both eyes, nothing any other problem, what is its management?

MD - Consultant Physician
Cardiologist, Kolkata
My triglycerides are 254 and normal bp weigh 76 kg height 5'7" with small spots on both eyes, nothing any other probl...
Eye spots will continue. But you must reduce your cholesterol by proper fat free, fryless, and no fast food. No yolk of egg prawn banana. Must take medicine of statin group regularly.
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