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Dr. Ravisekhar

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. Ravisekhar is one of the best Cardiologists in Peravallur, Chennai. Doctor is currently associated with Dr. Ravisekhar@Abhijay Hospital Pvt Ltd in Peravallur, Chennai. Book an appointment online with Dr. Ravisekhar on has an excellent community of Cardiologists in India. You will find Cardiologists with more than 25 years of experience on You can find Cardiologists online in Chennai and from across India. View the profile of medical specialists and their reviews from other patients to make an informed decision.


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I m have chest pain from last two days? Nd its just normal chest pain. What should I do for dis?

PGP In Diabetologist, Fellowship in non-invasive Cardiology, MD - Medicine, MBBS
Endocrinologist, Delhi
You cannot take chest pain lightly. Kindly visit a good physician who after proper examination and few tests can tell you more about the cause of your chest pain.
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What are the primary actions to control the blood pressure and sugar at the initial stages for children's.

General Physician, Cuttack
1.Do regular exercise 2.Reduce weight 3. Control diet,restricted salt intake 4.Avoid sweets,sugar,oily,fatty, excess calorie,cholesterol,saturated fat and carbohydrate rich diet,
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Hypertension and High Blood Pressure

Multi Speciality Clinic
Multi Speciality, Pune
Hypertension and High Blood Pressure

High blood pressure is a condition which occurs when the pressure of the blood flow through the arteries increases, resulting in intense pressure. Hypertension occurs when the systolic pressure (pressure at which the heart pumps blood) and the diastolic pressure (pressure at which the heart relaxes) is more than 140 and 90 respectively.

Symptoms of high blood pressure are: 

  1. Shortness of breath: If you have high blood pressure, then you may experience regular shortness of breath.
  2. Headaches: You may experience headaches on a regular basis.
  3. Weakness of the heart muscles: Hypertension results in a weak heart which may not be able to pump blood properly.
  4. Narrowing of blood vessels: Narrowing of blood vessels may lead to other complications such as failure of the kidneys, heart, and brain.
  5. Vision problems: It may lead to vision problems as blood vessels in the eye may be affected.

The various causes of blood pressure are: 

  1. Tobacco: If you smoke on a regular basis, you put yourself at an increased risk of getting affected by blood pressure.
  2. Lifestyle: Not exercising regularly, eating a sodium-rich diet are all factors which can increase the chances of hypertension.
  3. Age: The chances of getting affected by hypertension increase as you age.
  4. Weight: Being excessively obese also increases your risk of getting affected by hypertension.
  5. Diabetes: Being diabetic makes you more prone to getting affected by diabetes.
  6. Hyperthyroidism: If you have an overactive thyroid gland, then it may result in hypertension.

Hypertension may result in various health complications in the body such as:

  1. Aneurysm: This is a disorder of the blood vessels which causes the blood vessels to bulge and weaken.
  2. Heart attack: High blood pressure causes the arteries to harden and thicken which may lead to a heart attack.
  3. Metabolic syndrome: This syndrome refers to a group of complications such as high bad cholesterol levels and insulin levels in the body.
  4. Impaired brain functioning: It may also impair your ability to learn and impact your cognitive skills.
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I am suffering from chest pain I went to hospital he done ECG echo tmt lipid and thyroid rbs all are normal these are done since September but when I climb steps and jagging I am feeling chest tightness and heart beats faster that time dyspnea coming what can I do can I go again tests I have spondilightis and which many days cardiac checkups are verifing.

Diploma in Obstetrics & Gynaecology, MBBS
General Physician, Delhi
You had a cardiac arrest & gastric ulcer in the past and both are related to stress and wrong eating habits and you are only 30. Spondilitis is also bothering you but good news for you is that all cardiac reports are normal now. Take a second opinion and get tested again if you have breathless and tightness of chest, get lungs examined by doing a spirometry test, may be it is a respiratory problem due to pollution/ smoking.
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Dr, When I feel hungry I want to eat at that time, otherwise some disturbance in the body. Feeling of walking not properly, leg tiredness, if time going, feeling of hands are shivering. After food it become normal. My cholesterol level 237, sugar- 92 (fasting) after food it is 120. BP 140/90. Weight 67 kg, height 167 cm. Please reply.

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
Dear Your blood parameters are normal It seenscyou are stressed You need stress management sessions. Daily light exercises will help. Vm.
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When I am going to running in the early morning, I feel weakness. And chest pain. 1km cross easily after that I feel. But I want to running 2 km without weakness. I take green vegetables also and cow milk. But weight no loss. And one thing in tv adds show a medicine that revital. Can I take for this purpose. Plzz tell me that the revital.

BAMS, Diploma in Skin Aesthetics, Cosmetology and Trichology, Diploma in skin aesthetics, Diploma in cosmetology, Diploma in Trichology, Diploma in Nutrition & Diet Planning, MDscholar
Trichologist, Mumbai
Lybrate-user, you haven't mentioned your height and weight. Exercise should always be gradual and can be increased in pace and time with practice. Feeling weak during a run can indicate few health issues. Weight loss can come with proper diet and exercise. Self medication is not good. So you need to visit a doctor to start with revital.
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Mujhe ek ajeeb tarah ka dabaaw hota hai seene me jab mai jald baji me hota hun fir approx 30 minute tak bana rehta hai.

General Physician, Cuttack
it could be due to stress/ anxiety/ tension/ hurry. avoid stress and anxiety. Don't do things in a hurry. Try to be relaxed/calm and composed. If symptoms persist, take an ECG after consulting doctor to rule out heart disease
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I am feeling variation in heart beat and shortness of breath ,I feel pain in stomach chest burning sensation and discomfortness my bp recorded was 152/78 Please suggest me to cure.

C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician,
Your BP is normal and you have good health and it may be anxiety causing your symptoms and just relax
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I am having a little pain in chest. I am also suffering from cough ang running nose. Can you please suggest me what should I do?

Homeopath, Delhi
Avoid taking cold drinks, curd, rice, banana, spicy food and don't be in ac for too long. You may consult homoeopathic doctor as you may get good results.
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My mom hands shake whenever she serves tea or anything else. The hands are not still. Is it the sign of arthritis? She has low blood pressure problem and What should I do?

Dear Mr Shubham.... your mother should take Homeopathic Mother Tincture AVENA SATIVA Q, 30 drops in water, thrice daily after meals to stop the shaking of hands.
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I was suffered heart problem, done angiogram on 1995. Single vessel disease detected. Continue medicine Enalapril0. 5 till date. No problem now .Shall I go for check up ,where I had done angio at Vellore .Please suggest me . Zarina Age-45 yrs.

Diploma in Obstetrics & Gynaecology, MBBS
General Physician, Delhi
You can get non invasive cardiac ct scan of heart which is as effective as angiography but not traumatic, less time in hospital-only few hours & costs less -8000/- only. Good to know about your progress after stent. Keep it up. Scan is to know the present status of heart.
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B.Sc. - Dietitics / Nutrition, CAFE, MMM, M.Sc - Dietitics / Nutrition, Nutrition Certification, PGCDE, PhD
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Kolkata
Please note that omega -6 fatty acid based oils are always very essential for all. Although Omega -3 fatty acids based oils/fat also required in a particular proportion.This info.Is very IMP. For all mainly cardiac patients.

I am suffering from chest pain cause of gastric ulcers. Please tell how to treat this. And how long does it take for a stomach ulcer to heal?

Homeopath, Raebareli
Stomach-ulcer takes time to heal may be months. It depends on your lifestyle/food intake, etc take carbo veg 30 - twice daily 6 pills for chest pain when required.
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Cholesterol: Good and Bad of It

MBBS, DNB (General Medicine)
Endocrinologist, Delhi
Cholesterol: Good and Bad of It

Over the last few decades, the word cholesterol has assumed a different connotation. It has come to be known as a silent killer that spells doom for health. However, what we need to realize is that a certain amount of cholesterol is essential for the proper functioning of the body. The liver produces about 85% of the cholesterol that is required by the body normally. The ever changing food habits have introduced a lot of processed foods that are loaded with saturated fats. Along with this, reduced physical activity has led to accumulation of cholesterol in the blood.

The types of cholesterol are based on the density and we have 2 types of density that is Low Density Lipoprotein (LDL) and High Density Lipoprotein (HDL). LDL is more dangerous than HDL, called as bad and good cholesterol respectively. In addition, the triglycerides and lipoprotein are also critical indicators of overall cholesterol levels. Depending on a person's age, height and weight, normal levels are derived for each of these four.

Because of their density of the cholesterol molecules, as they are circulating in the blood stream, they tend to get sluggish and settle down along the walls of the blood vessels, referred to as plaque. This plaque attracts more and more cholesterol from the blood and the layer gets gradually thicker. This reduces the thickness of the blood vessels and in severe cases even completely blocks blood flow to important organs like the brain and heart, leading to severe conditions like stroke and heart attack respectively.

However, it is not always that all cholesterol is bad. It is one of the essential things for the proper body functions with the main functions listed below:

  1. Each cell in the body requires it to form the cell membrane, the protective layer around the cells
  2. Synthesis of vitamin D is done with the help of cholesterol, which is very essential for skin health
  3. It also helps in hormone formation. In addition to steroids, other hormones like testosterone, estrogen, cortisol require cholesterol as a main ingredient
  4. Formation of neurotransmitters and overall nerve function requires cholesterol. This ensures optimal neurological functioning.

So, as noted above, there are, both good and bad aspects to cholesterol. It is not all that dangerous a thing that it is made out to be. The trick is to maintain a good level of cholesterol so that the body's requirements are met, and at the same time, the harmful effects are kept at bay. Some important parameters to manage, include the percentage of bad cholesterol in the blood and the ratio of triglycerides to HDL in the blood. These are considered fair indicators of heart health and if need be, lifestyle changes and/or medications can be undertaken to manage overall health and reduce risk of heart disease and stroke.

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Sir, my grand ma is a diabetic patient with high bp. Previously she undergone open heart surgery. Sir, does coconut water good for her? If so how much quantity she may take, thanking you in advance.

C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician,
YOur grandma can take coconut water 2 or 3 glasses a day while taking care of total sugar intake from all foods
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I am 20 year old boy sir I have an problem of meri. Heartbeat ekdum se tej hojati he or puri body kapne lagti he meri fingures bhi kapti he Me kuch bhi pakadta hu eg coup of tea toh woh hilta he yeh last 1 year se ho rha he yeh kya ho rha he I do not knw kuch bolne me bhi darta hu ekdum se heartbet high hojati he.

DHMS (Hons.)
Homeopath, Patna
Hello, liberate user, it might be gastric or, cardiac disorder yet to be diagnosed properly owing to stress & anxiety. Tk, plenty of water to eliminate toxins restoring your muscle flexible. •Go for meditation to reduce stress and  nourishing cells & tissues including brain to calm your nerve nourishing your entire body. •Your diet be normal, non-irritant in small intervals avoiding gastric disorder. •Avoid, junk food, alcohol, caffiene,  nicotine, piza,  burger. Tk, homoeo medicine:@ Gelsemium 30-6 pills, thrice. Tk care.
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I got a cholesterol test done and my total cholesterol is 211 and LDL is 133. Is this normal?

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Sexologist, Delhi
Avoid oily and junk food, daily morning walk for 30 minutes. Drink amla and aloevera juice 1spoon each with water, and it will be alright completely after one month.
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I am 44. I am suffering from hyper tension. My BP is 136/86. I take omlegest am40 and contact10 daily. My lipid profile shows normal. But hdl is low-36. Give suggestion.

General Physician (AM)
Alternative Medicine Specialist, Chandigarh
We have homeopathic and biochemic medicines for same as craetg, vale, etc. Meditate, live stress free, eat lots of garlic. If you cant have it get it homeopathically allium sativum,(biochemic) nat phos, avoid all types of fats and red meat. Requires detailed questioning so as to ascertain your personality and to treat you symptomatically. Treatment is available, safe and without side effects in biochemic system of medication. Consult me in private.
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