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Dr. Ravi Cherian Mathew

Cardiologist, Chennai

500 at clinic
Dr. Ravi Cherian Mathew Cardiologist, Chennai
500 at clinic
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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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Hii sir/mam I have a problem of coughing, tightness of chest, breathing issue, weakness etc from child. I gone to hospital many times and got a treatment of 3-4 days but after that this problem continues. How can I do please suggest me something I tired of this issue.

Ayurveda, Moradabad
Hii sir/mam I have a problem of coughing, tightness of chest, breathing issue, weakness etc from child. I gone to hos...
U should practice yoga n pranayam daily, avoid cold things n junk food, take ginger juice with honey, steam inhalation will also help you out, for medication consult personally.
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I am 68 years undergone Angioplasty still 99%block in OM2 still exists. Diabetes , BP and cholestrol under control with allopathetic medicines. Pumping capacity is 52%. I am searching for Ayurvedic medicine for getting the existing blockages in the heart removed. Can u help me.

MD-Homeopathy, BHMS
Homeopath, Chikhli
Yes we have 100% curative treatment for heart blockage in homoeopathy, this will remove present & prevent for blocks formetion associated with this medicine will help to cured other elements like diabetes, bp & others.
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I am 67 years old. My pulse beating is 57/min. And stop little and start during one min. Time, why?

B.H.M.S., Senior Homeopath Consultant
Homeopath, Delhi
Do you have any ecg (latest) report? if you have please send me, on that basis, I can suggest you the medication.
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My mother is hypertensive Patient. She takes anti hypertensive drugs. Still her blood pressure doesn't comes to normal. What to do.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
My mother is hypertensive Patient. She takes anti hypertensive drugs. Still her blood pressure doesn't comes to norma...
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. Medication: Take 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 heart rate is consistently above 100 at rest. On lying down its 103 and on sitting its 112. I also feel dizzy and weak. Is it a cause for concern?

M.P.H, B.H.M.S
Homeopath,
Many factors influence resting heart rate. Genes play a role. Aging tends to speed it up. Regular exercise tends to slow it down. Stress, medications, and medical conditions also influence the heart rate. You can slow your resting heart rate by doing things that are also well known to help maintain a healthy heart: exercise more. Reduce stress. Avoid tobacco products. Lose weight. Still if your hear rate is more or increasing visit your doctor. Use manual method to find heart rate.
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My Dad has diabetes and often the Sugar level goes up and he always get severe headache and knee pains alot please help if anything can be done to reduce it. And my father is also suffering fron high blood pressure please give me some remedy for it also.

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
My Dad has diabetes and often the Sugar level goes up and he always get severe headache and knee pains alot please he...
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 physician for advice and treatment 8.If he is having hypertension he has to take medicine after consulting doctor and should take salt restricted diet
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My creatinine level is 1.4,Which are the foods that I should completely avoid, please mention by name if you can. My age is 56. I am an indian. I am on medication for BP and cholesterol (olmatec20 and atorav10 mg) and also omnic OCA's 0.4 for prostate. Can I take ragi ie millet. Thank you.

MBBS, DMRD, MD - Radio Diagnosis, FIIM(Ayurved), D.SC, Post Doctoral Fellowship of Institute of Indian Medicine, Ph.D
Non-Invasive Conservative Cardiac Care Specialist, Ahmednagar
My creatinine level is 1.4,Which are the foods that I should completely avoid, please mention by name if you can. My ...
Dear I don't suggest medicines for cholesterol. This is made in liver as per body needs. Don't disturb natural ways of body. Food doesn't alter blood cholesterol. Now creatinine level. Thus is slightly raised. Drink plenty of water so your urine is water coloured. Do this for 3 days. Repeat creatinine. If normal Be happy. Other wise call me. I will suggest you simple Ayurvedic remedy to correct this.
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Tips on family history of high cholesterol

C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician,
Premature heart disease is when heart disease occurs before 55 years in men and 65 years in women. In premature heart disease, the prevalence of dyslipidemia (high cholesterol levels without symptoms) is 75-85%.

Fifty-four percent of all patients with premature heart disease and 70% of those with a lipid abnormality have a familial disorder. Hence, a screening test for lipids is recommended for first-degree relatives of patients with myocardial infarction, particularly if premature. Screening should begin with a standard lipid profile and if normal, further testing should be done for lp (a) and apolipoproteins b and a-i.

About 25% patients with premature heart disease and a normal standard lipid profile will have an abnormality in lp (a) or apo b. Elevated apo a-1 and hdl are likewise associated with reduced chd risk.

First-degree relatives are brothers, sisters, father, mother; second-degree relatives refer to aunts, uncles, grandparents, nieces, or nephews and third-degree relatives refer to first cousins, siblings, or siblings of grandparents.

Familial hypercholesterolemia (fh) is a genetic disorder, characterized by high cholesterol, specifically very high ldl (" bad cholesterol") levels and premature heart disease. Patients may develop premature cardiovascular disease at the age of 30 to 40. Heterozygous fh is a common genetic disorder, occurring in 1: 500 people in most countries. Homozygous fh is much rarer, occurring in 1 in a million births. Heterozygous fh is normally treated with drugs. Homozygous fh often does not respond to medical therapy and may require apheresis or liver transplant.

To detect familial high cholesterol levels, a universal screening must be done at age 16. The cholesterol levels in heterozygous patients are between 350 to 500 mg/dl, and in homozygous, the levels are between 700 to 1, 200 mg/dl.
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Hey, I am 31 years old male I have pain several times into my chest under the heart what I will do for relief, some body say its gas, it's true or false, hints for relief.

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
Hey, I am 31 years old male I have pain several times into my chest under the heart what I will do for relief, some b...
Chest pain causes 1. Heart disease 2. Stress, anxiety 3. Lack of exercise 4. Sedentary life style 5. Obesity (over weight) 6. Smoking, tobacco and alcohol consumption 7. Excess oily, fatty, cholesterol rich diet, junk food 8. Hyperacidity, musculr pain 9. Heredity and genetic factor prevention follow the advice given below 1. Avoid stress and strain 2. Do regular exercise, yoga, meditation, deep breathing exercise like pranayama etc. It will calm your mind, control your emotion and relieve stress 3 avoid alcohol, smoking and tobacco consumption. 4. Take bland diet, avoid spicy, oily, fatty and junk food 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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Hello sir mere left breast mein pain hota toh iska ilaj kya mene heart specialist ko aur ladies doctor ke pass bhi medicine aur davaiya chalu par breast mein kuch haddi jaisa lagne laga hai ganth ki tarah wo haddi/ganth dard hota hai tabhi ati fir jati hai plzzz ans me. Qki mujhe bhot pain hota blood pressure bhi bhadhta iske karn.

Diploma in Obstetrics & Gynaecology, MBBS
General Physician, Delhi
Hello sir  mere left breast mein pain hota toh iska ilaj kya mene heart specialist ko aur ladies doctor ke pass bhi m...
Gaanth means a lump or a nodule. You need to be investigated by mammography or ultrasound of breast and fine needle biopsy of the gaanth, the nodules. Get blood tested for anemia and infection and sugar. Bp can be controlled by medicine but do get checked for nodules in breast and get back here with reports. You will get more guidance.
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I am 74 years of age my weight is 68 kgs .My family history is 4 out of 6 brothers having heart problems I am still leading life I can use stairs upto 5 story my bp normal sugar. 110/140.Please suggest

General Physician (AM)
Alternative Medicine Specialist, Chandigarh
You have hypertension, consult privately so as to question you to ascertain your personality and ailment. Permanent cure is available in biochemics.
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Female, Age 36, Weight 61 kgs, Height 5 ft after doing any work by standing r sitting my head rotates n feeling so weakness, Blood pressure low, kindly suggest me w.

PDDM, MHA, MBBS
General Physician, Nashik
I understand your concern and would explain that low blood pressure could be related to different causes: - chronic anemia - dehydration - electrolytes imbalances from malnutrition - orthostatic hypotension, etc. I would recommend performing some tests to investigate for the possible cause: - a resting ECG (as you refer to have a fast heart rate) - blood lab tests (complete blood count, blood electrolytes, kidney and liver function tests) A head up tilt test would be necessary to exclude possible orthostatic hypotension. If all these tests result normal there is nothing to worry about. Meanwhile, I would recommend avoiding prolonged standing up position and take plenty of fluids (water, juices) to stay well hydrates. An increase in the salt and caffeine intake could help in raising blood pressure. Hope to have been helpful! Greetings!
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My brother in law is 35 years only he has high bp 180/120 please let me know what to do ?

DM Cardiology
Cardiologist, Delhi
Dear Bp of 180/120 is very high, he should get himself examined by a cardiologist to rule out secondary causes of high bp. In the mean time, he should reduce salt intake, start exercising and take tab telma 40 mg once a day in the morning. Dr. Nishith chandra, md, dm, fscai, director interventional cardiology, fortis escorts heart institute, new delhi
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I have some major blood problem problem and and I am getting faint daily 2-3 times. What should I do?

DHMS (Hons.)
Homeopath, Patna
I have some major blood problem  problem and and I am getting faint daily 2-3 times. What should I do?
Hello, You have not clearly,mentioned the problem of yours what is the following patho-report: # RBC/WBC Syncope, causes due to insufficient supply of Oxygen to brain. it indicates the cardiac problem, first- please clear your problem to begin the treatment, successfully. However, to Start with, take homoeo-medicine* @ Azadirachata Q-5 drops with 1/4 cup of water x 3 , Report soon.
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Sir, little pain in left side of chest. What is reason. I am 24 male. Pain occur any time but when I am running or do push ups I felt better.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
Sir, little pain in left side of chest. What is reason. I am 24 male.
Pain occur any time but when I am running or do...
Dear Lybrateuser, - At your age pain could be due to acidity - follow some dietary precautions: - avoid fried, spicy, sour & junk food, also restrict intake of tea, coffee to 1-2 cups a day, avoid alcohol & tobacco if you take - chew your food well, do not skip meals, have meals on time, have 4-5 small meals including snacks rather than three large meals, do not lye down for at least half an hour after meals, have dinner 2-3 hrs before bedtime - have 8-10 glasses of water for proper hydration - take syrup gelusil, 2 teaspoonful three times a day half an hour after meals - continue doing exercises as it is beneficial for your condition.
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My mother is having problem of high Blood pressure, asthma & she is also diabetic, she is taking medicines from past ten years but still sometimes she faces problems. Like weakness & anxiety.

MBBS, CCEBDM, Diploma in Diabetology
Endocrinologist, Hubli-Dharwad
My mother is having problem of high Blood pressure, asthma & she is also diabetic, she is taking medicines from past ...
Mr Sanjay, All the three conditions need to be in proper control with appropriate drugs, then only the patient is in good health and shape.For diabetes and hypertension strict control of blood sugar and blood pressure is very essential. Unless all the details are made available like fasting and PP sugar levels, HbA1c%, BP readings, weight and height, drugs being taken with dosage and dietary pattern and amount of exercise done daily, it is difficult for me to give any specific suggestions. Anxious feeling is mainly due to improper control of the condition.. Apart from taking proper medications she should take a restricted diet, providing exact calories based on her ideal body weight, sugar levels, and extent of exercise. Should avoid sweets, deep fried foods, junk foods and pastries. Consume good deal of green leafy vegetables, salads and permitted fruits (100 g a day) . Her salt intake has to be restricted to 2.3 g a day. Avoid pickles and papad . Should walk for at least 45 minutes a day. This routine has to be continuously followed. If you want any specific advice then please come in a private conversation, where i can give specific suggestions.
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I am 35 years male. I am a serving Defense personal. My total cholesterol is 294 and triglyceride is 360. My BP often remains near 150/100. What is my problem. I am serving at a height above 9000 feet. What precautions I should take and what is my disease. Also I get tired very easily and sometimes feel breathlessness.

MD - Consultant Physician
Cardiologist, Kolkata
I am 35 years male. I am a serving Defense personal. My total cholesterol is 294 and triglyceride is 360.  My BP ofte...
Defence personal work hard & does exercise. Take care of your food avoid fry, fatty, &fast foods. Take plenty of fruits & vegetables.
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Dear Sir, /Madam, I'm suffering from chest burning and pain since long days. I have done GERD and found no prob but when I done sonography doctor said liver size increased due to fat or jaundice I'm non alcoholic but I eat non veg very frequently so please suggest the medicine for LIVER swelling. Thanks.

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
Dear Sir, /Madam,
I'm suffering from chest burning and pain since long days. I have done GERD and found no prob but w...
1. Reduce weight if you are over weight by regular exercise, 2. Control diet by avoiding oily, fatty, cholesterol rich and high calorie diet, diary food product, fried /processed/junk food, soft drink, sugar, salt, ghee butter meat. 3. Take foods rich in omega3 fatty acid like walnut, fish oil, flax seed oil, high fiber diet, vegetables, beet/carrot and fruits 4. Drink plenty of water 5. Avoid hepato toxic drugs 4. Total abstinence from alcohol, smoking if you are having 5. Monitor your liver function test regularly and consult gastro enterologist/hepatologist for advice and treatment 6. Control diabetes/hypertension if you have 7. Take hepato protective drugs like liv 52 2 tablets twice daily
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