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Dr. Ravishankar

Cardiologist, Chennai

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To provide my patients with the highest quality healthcare, I'm dedicated to the newest advancements and keep up-to-date with the latest health care technologies....more
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Dr. Ravishankar is one of the best Cardiologists in Chetpet, Chennai. Doctor is currently practising at Padmini Nursing Home in Chetpet, Chennai. You can book an instant appointment online with Dr. Ravishankar on Lybrate.com.

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I am 40 year old and my weight is 62 kg. I am suffering from high BP (160/100) last 5 year. All report are ok related to heart . I had been playing intraday share market since 5 years. Now a days I stop it since 6 month. How my BP will be normal? I do exercise daily and take a capsule pollly cap daily. What should I do for achieve normal?

M.Sc - Dietitics / Nutrition, B.Sc. - Dietitics / Nutrition
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Mohali
I am 40 year old and my weight is 62 kg. I am suffering from high BP (160/100) last 5 year. All report are ok related...
Hello, Cut salt Sip Some Hibiscus Drink coconut Water exercise Garlic cloves Ginger-Cardamom Tea Melon in the morning use in diet
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I am suffering with chronic constipation since last one and half year. I am debitic/BP taking medicines regularly. Undergone all tests like sonography/rectinoscopy/thyroid test and found all are OK but still am facing the same problem. Kindly advise in the matter at the earliest.

MBBS, cc USG
General Physician, Gurgaon
I am suffering with chronic constipation since last one and half year. I am debitic/BP taking medicines regularly. Un...
One supplement name Nutrilite fibre can be start after personal consultation, this has shown wonderful result in constipation Consult Physician/me for further Management
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Sir my father is 73 years diabitic and having stunts for last 4 years. He is having bp problem gen 119 and 50 t0 55. What should. I do ?

PDDM, MHA, MBBS
General Physician, Nashik
Bp is well controlled. Pls mention his recent bsl reports and revert back to me for further assistance.
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My doctor advised me to take Rozavel 5 daily at night for checking cholesterol. Now I attached two lipid profile report taken three months apart. My humble question Can I discontinue Rozavel 5?

BHMS
Homeopath,
My doctor advised me to take Rozavel 5 daily at night for checking cholesterol. Now I attached two lipid profile repo...
First of all without prior advise dont discontinued ur medicine..i think u should consult with ur doctor for this...walk regularly..take food having low fat..this will be helpful..
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I am suffering dry food in two weeks then my chest pain ing and I am very slim please help men.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
I am suffering dry food in two weeks then my chest pain ing and I am very slim please help men.
Dear Lybrateuser, - To build your body you have to consume a well balanced diet with more of proteins & do regular exercises - have more of fruits & vegetables including green leafy ones, whole grains, protein foods like eggs, milk & milk products like yogurt, paneer, cheese, butter milk, beans, legumes, nonveg like seafood, chicken (if you have), nuts such as almonds, walnuts, cashews, pista, peanuts - have a protein food with each meal, also have snacks in between meals - do regular exercise like jogging, swimming for 20-30 min, also do moderate weight lifting 2-3 times a week, do yoga & deep breathing for 5-10 min daily in the morning - have 8-10 glasses of water for proper hydration - for pain chest have syrup gelusil, 2 teaspoonful three times a day half an hour after meals.
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MD - Diabetology, Membership of the Royal College of Surgeons (MRCS), MBBS
Endocrinologist, Kochi
Hypoglycemia means "less-than-normal blood sugar level" (ie, less than 70 mg%). All medicines taken for Diabetes can cause hypoglycemia. However, Insulins & certain drugs like Glibenclamide (Daonil) are more risky than others. The symptoms of hypoglycemia are: sweating, tremors, sudden thirst or hunger, palpitations, giddiness, fatigue, tiredness, etc. Some or all of these symptoms may be present. They usually occur when the patient has skips a meal or exercises more than usual or takes an over dosage of the medicine. If you or your dear one has symptoms of hypo, give him/her something sweet to eat IMMEDIATELY & then take him/her to the doctor. Hypoglycemia, if severe, can lead to coma & even death.
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I have seen on internet the home remedy for curing artery blockage of heart. Please advise The remedy is as follow. Take equal proportion of garlic juice, lemon juice, apple vinegar, and ginger juice with equal amount of honey and have it 20 ml 2 times a day before meal.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Sultanpur
I have seen on internet the home remedy for curing artery blockage of heart. Please advise
The remedy is as follow.
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Mam, as I know, these types of messages have no scientific evidence, so following these is risky. Stick to basic, take properly advised medicine and diet suggested by your doctor. You may take some supportive ayurvedic medicine. Ask for more if required.
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I have never had any disease but yesterday I felt bit giddy. I checked my bp. It was 150/100 in right arm and 120/80 in another arm. I also felt palpitation. Now today I m bit better. Bp is now 130 /90 in right arm n 120/80 in left arm. I am studying most of the time. So I have a sedentary lifestyle. I dnt go for walk or exercise. I sit for most of the time. I m only 27 years old. What is the reason for this?

LCPS, BAM&S
General Physician, Pune
I have never had any disease but yesterday I felt bit giddy. I checked my bp. It was 150/100 in right arm and 120/80 ...
Go for 30 minutes of casual walk in the evening every day. That's all you need. You will get blood pressure and may be other diseases if you neglect your health. Check your blood sugar, thyroid also. Nowadays people in 20 get sugar.
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What is the best way to control BP and sugar. Inorder fully control that. I need some best suggestions. Please help me out.

AUTLS, CCEDM, MD - Internal Medicine, MBBS
General Physician, Faridabad
What is the best way to control BP and sugar. Inorder fully control that. I need some best suggestions. Please help m...
Following are the tips to control bp/sugar: 1-Losing Extra Weight:-helps lowering blood pressure and cholesterol too. For woman: waist of 80 cm or more & for man: waist of 90 cm or more are at risk 2- Constant and regular food timings :-improves metabolic activity and helps in reducing weight. 3- Split your meals and eating in moderate amount:-, improves your metabolic rate as the food u take is not concentrated at one time. 4- No long Gaps and skipping of meals:-. Never miss out breakfast. 5- No overeating:-Never eat in a bulk on one time .Eat your food slowly, chew well. 6- Proper Exercise and work outs:- Brisk walking for 30 min. atleast five times a week is the best and easiest way of exercising. You can also try Cycling, swimming, dancing. Timings for exercise should be fixed and regular. Avoid heavy exercise. Do not eat right away after a workout . 7-constant and regular timings for medication 8-Avoid fried foods and meat: Limit fats and sweets. Rather choose a variety of foods including whole grains, fresh vegetables, salads, fruits, low fat dairy products. 9- Take high-fibre and complex carbohydrates:-like oats as they are easily broken down to basic sugars. Add whole grain foods in your diet. Avoid carbohydrates like white bread, pasta, pizza , candies, and snacks .Instead include high-fiber carbohydrates like wheat bran, flaxseed and methi seeds to your wheat flour. This will increase fibre in your diet. 10-Drink enough fluids:-Keep your body well hydrated. Drink a lot of water that will help flush the toxins off your system. 11.Fresh vegetables and fruits:- gives essential benefits as these contain a lot of vital minerals as well as nutrients .Include sprouts in the diet as they are easily digestible and a rich source of nutrients. 12- Avoid excess salt:-in form of pickles/papads etc. 1 tsp(5 gm)is sufficient for a healthy hypertensive individual.
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I am a 70 years old male. With a blood pressure 140/80. Is it normal. And if not. please suggest some medications.

MBBS
General Physician,
I am a 70 years old male. With a blood pressure 140/80. Is it normal. And if not. please suggest some medications.
Thanks for your query. Till the age of 75 years blood pressure below 140/90 is considered to be normal. So as of now you need not worry about taking treatment for high blood pressure. But its recommended that you monitor your blood pressure regularly. Also visit your physician if you get symptoms such as headache, dizziness, chest pain, breathlessness, difficulty in vision etc.
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My father's bp is not getting controlled. Its always going high from last 10 days what to do?

Certified Diabetes Educator, Registered Dietitian (RD), PGDD, Bachelor of Unani Medicine and Surgery (B.U.M.S), General Physician
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Mumbai
My father's bp is not getting controlled. Its always going high from last 10 days what to do?
Dietary and other lifestyle changes can help you control and prevent high blood pressure. Eating a diet that is rich in whole grains, fruits, vegetables and low-fat dairy products and skimps on saturated fat and cholesterol can lower your blood pressure by up to 14 mm hg. This eating plan is known as the dietary approaches to stop hypertension (dash) diet. Get plenty of potassium, which can help prevent and control high blood pressure. Eat less saturated fat and total fat. If you're overweight, losing even 3 kgs can lower your blood pressure. Strive for at least 30 minutes of physical activity a day. 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.
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Hi Doctor, I am 42 Years old and suffering with high cholesterol and high blood pressure, as per recent test report Total Cholesterol is 277, LDL cholesterol is 183 and Non-HDL Cholesterol is 221.45, however AlanineTransaminase (SGT) is 45, as I am already taking LOSAR-50 tablets daily one since last 06 month, Now I need medicine advice and food diet advice to control the said symptoms.

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine, DM - Cardiology, Cardiac Device Specialist (CCDS - Physician )
Cardiologist, Delhi
Hi Doctor, I am 42 Years old and suffering with high cholesterol and high blood pressure, as per recent test report T...
You need to start with lifestyle precautions and diet modifications. 1) Start daily brisk walking, begin gradually, increase to 40-45 mins daily. 2) Bring dietry changes, avoid fried and high sugar food. Take a detailed diet consult from a dietician. 3) quit smoking and drinking. 4) Get your sugar and thyroid tested as well. Repeat the lipid profile after 4 weeks if still high you will need medication.
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My age 23 and height 5.11fit and My weight is 81. I lost my energy in some small works. heartbeat fast. When I wakeup my foot is paining. When I stand my backbone pain.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
My age 23 and height 5.11fit and My weight is 81. I lost my energy in some small works. heartbeat fast. When I wakeup...
Apart from taking symptomatic treatment take Tablet folvite 5mg once a day for six months and tablet vitamin D3 60000iu once a week for six months and exercise regularly
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Rheumatic Heart Disease: Things You Must Know About It!

MBBS, MD , DM Cardiology
Cardiologist, Bhopal
Rheumatic Heart Disease: Things You Must Know About It!

Some people have a sore throat which they think will go away sooner rather than later. Well, while it may not seem serious, rheumatic heart disease means that it could potentially be! But, how exactly?

A sore throat usually comes about on account of bacteria affecting the region of the throat.

Sometimes what can happen is that the same bacteria can go all the way to the heart and damage the valves of it. This is very serious as the health of a person fundamentally depends on the health of his or her heart!

When a sore throat does not seem to be getting better even after about three days go by, the first thing which is to be done is to see a doctor. This is due to the fact that delays can result in the situation getting worse. As a result of this, treatment can get more complex. And who wishes to compound their own miseries, after all?

Children who are aged between five and fifteen years of age are at risk of rheumatic heart disease. Now, while it is true that children are likely to fall sick more often than adults as their immune systems may not be all that strong, a special eye is to be kept out for rheumatic heart disease. The general symptoms which a parent should look out for are a sore throat, a cough and a fever. The tough part is that these symptoms appear which a range of other conditions!

When it comes to knowing that rheumatic heart disease is what is affecting a person, a special blood test is taken and if there is a need, an ECG and some other measures confirm rheumatic heart disease. Penicillin is a wonder drug and it is used in the treatment of rheumatic heart disease, as well. It is the general form of treatment, in fact, and people with the disease are often put on a course of injections. This means that they need to have an injection every 28 days for a month so as to make sure that there is no further damage which can affect the valves of the heart. The importance of this cannot be impressed enough.

It is unfortunate that in many cases, people only discover that they have rheumatic heart disease once they reach adulthood. The valves of the heart may be leaking or significantly damaged by the time that the discovery is made. Is it not a lot better to save oneself from this sort of situation? If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a Cardiologist.

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What is the best food for low bp. I have extremely low bp. And need to lose weight too.

Diploma in Naturopathy & Yogic Science (DNYS), M.Sc - Dietitics / Nutrition
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Vadodara
What is the best food for low bp.
I have extremely low bp. And need to lose weight too.
Food source reach in sodium is preferable like tomato potato green veg curd milk. But diet for hypotention is different for person to person. It is depend on many factors like history, cause, medicines, life style etc. You need day to day diet plan.
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I am 50 years old retired person. I would like to know about idle weight and blood pressure in this age. My height 5 feet 7 inches.

BAMS, MD Ayurveda
Sexologist, Lonavala
I am 50 years old retired person. I would like to know about idle weight and blood pressure in this age. My height 5 ...
You can go for following remedy it will help you 1. Crush 4-5 indian gooseberries 2. Place the paste on a sieve 3. Press the paste to extract the juice 4. Take 2 tsp of this juice 5. Add 1 tsp of honey 6. Mix well 7. Drink every morning this will help with your concern. Your problem is permanently cure by ayurvedic treatment.
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I AM 55 YEARS OLD MAIL. LAST WEEK I GOT THE FOLLOWING TEST DONE FROM Dr. LAL PATH LAB. cholesterol TOTAL 199, triglycerides 125, HDL 36, LDL 147, VLDL 16, NON HDL 163, GLUCOSE FASTING 122, GLUCOSE PP 163, IS MY REPORTS NORMAL. IF NOT, KINDLY ADVISE WHAT PRECAUTIONS AND MEDICINES SHOULD I TAKE.

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine, DM - Cardiology, Cardiac Device Specialist (CCDS - Physician )
Cardiologist, Delhi
I AM 55 YEARS OLD MAIL. LAST WEEK I GOT THE FOLLOWING TEST DONE FROM Dr. LAL PATH LAB.
cholesterol TOTAL 199,
triglyc...
Your LDL cholesterol is deranged. You should start exercising daily and target to 40 mins daily of brisk walking. Change diet to decrease carbohydrate and sugar in your diet, add vegetables and fruits in your diet. For detailed diet information, consult a dietician. Quit smoking and reduce alcohol. Repeat cholesterol levels after 4 weeks and consult for further plan.
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I am 16 years old I think I have angina pain. I fell a lot of pain sometimes when sitting. It is 2-3 times in month. It also comes when I was eating food.

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine, DM - Cardiology, Cardiac Device Specialist (CCDS - Physician )
Cardiologist, Delhi
I am 16 years old I think I have angina pain. I fell a lot of pain sometimes when sitting. It is 2-3 times in month. ...
It is very unlikely to find angina in 16 years old. But if you are concerned consult a cardiologist for evaluation.
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