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Dr. S.Somasundaram

Cardiologist, Chennai

Dr. S.Somasundaram Cardiologist, Chennai
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I want all my patients to be informed and knowledgeable about their health care, from treatment plans and services, to insurance coverage....more
I want all my patients to be informed and knowledgeable about their health care, from treatment plans and services, to insurance coverage.
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Dr. S.Somasundaram is a popular Cardiologist in West Mambalam, Chennai. You can consult Dr. S.Somasundaram at Ezhil Hospital in West Mambalam, Chennai. Book an appointment online with Dr. S.Somasundaram on Lybrate.com.

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I am 48 years having Fasting Glucose 113, Total Cholesterol 168, HL 26, LDL 111, Triglyceride 154, ALT 42 and AST 25. How to increase the level of HDL? What risk I am having?

MBBS, MBA (Healthcare)
General Physician, Delhi
I am 48 years having Fasting Glucose 113, Total Cholesterol 168, HL 26, LDL 111, Triglyceride 154, ALT 42 and AST 25....
also do sugar pp and HbA1c. iform report, do regular exercise, it wll controll your blood sugar and increase your hdl.
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How to reduce cholesterol?

MD - Internal Medicine, MBBS
Endocrinologist,
How to reduce cholesterol?
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. take cap. ecosprin gold -10 at tab. atorvas-10 at night. for 30 days and repeat tests.
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I am 17 years old, and yesterday I got pain on right side of my chest, What this pain indicates? Is it a symptom of any disease?

MBBS, cc USG
General Physician, Noida
I am 17 years old, and yesterday I got pain on right side of my chest, What this pain indicates? Is it a symptom of a...
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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My friend was suddenly fallen because of heart pain what should I do?

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My friend was suddenly fallen because of heart pain what should I do?
If it is diagnosed condition you must visit cardiologist as soon as possible. also share detail report.
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I have pain in my right side of chest at night but I smoke everyday what should I do I have a problem quiting smoking.

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine Specialist, Faridabad
I have pain in my right side of chest at night but I smoke everyday what should I do I have a problem quiting smoking.
you have chest infection.due to smoking..pl. stop smoking.Your personal stop smoking plan While some smokers successfully quit by going cold turkey, most people do better with a plan to keep themselves on track. A good plan addresses both the short–term challenge of quitting smoking and the long–term challenge of preventing relapse. It should also be tailored to your specific needs and smoking habits. Questions to ask yourself Take the time to think of what kind of smoker you are, which moments of your life call for a cigarette, and why. This will help you to identify which tips, techniques or therapies may be most beneficial for you. Do you feel the need to smoke at every meal? Are you more of a social smoker? Is it a very bad addiction (more than a pack a day)? Or would a simple nicotine patch do the job? Do you reach for cigarettes when you're feeling stressed or down? Are there certain activities, places, or people you associate with smoking? Is your cigarette smoking linked to other addictions, such as alcohol or gambling? Are you open to hypnotherapy and/or acupuncture? Are you someone who is open to talking about your addiction with a therapist or counselor? Are you interested in getting into a fitness program?
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I am suffering from dry cough for the last 2 weeks and I have chest pain whenever I couch hard can you suggest what should be done?

MBBS
General Physician, Trivandrum
I am suffering from dry cough for the last 2 weeks and I have chest pain whenever I couch hard can you suggest what s...
Dry cough and chest pain can be due to upper respiratory infection, lower respiratory infection, allergies or even gastro esophageal reflux disease. We need to find out the correct cause for your symptoms and treat accordingly. Take care.
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I feel sometimes a pain in my chest, what is the reason for it and what is the cure for this pain. Please help me by answering.

MBBS, cc USG
General Physician, Noida
I feel sometimes a pain in my chest,  what is the reason for it and what is the cure for this pain. Please help me by...
Hello, CHEST PAIN in your case may be due to 1.acidity. 2. severe anxiety 3. muscular problem A. You can take Tablet Pantocid 40 mg one tablet before food for 3 days B. Local application of Volini gel 1% twice a day for 2-3 day you should go for BP check along with Base line ECG and review with report I am giving you some health tips to avoid acidity 1.Take small frequent meal kindly take 5-6 small meal in whole day 2.Take 6-8 glass of water in a day 4. Moderate physical activity regularly 5.avoid excessive tea, coffee 6. Do Not postpone Breakfast consult Physician for Further Management
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I am a 30 years old female and have pain in the middle of chest and have problem in lifting my right hand, and also feel the pain while breathing also.

MD - Consultant Physician
Cardiologist, Kolkata
I am a 30 years  old female and have pain in the middle of chest and have problem in lifting my right hand, and also ...
This is likely muscular pain, only paracetamol 1 or 2 tab will help you. But for clearance of your doubt you get one ecg.
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Sir, my blood pressure often become high when some tension on my mind and when I eat some oily dishes so please tell me what I do?

MBBS, MD-General Medicine, DM - Cardiology
Cardiologist, Secunderabad
Sir, my blood pressure often become high when some tension on my mind and when I eat some oily dishes so please tell ...
Hello lybrate-user. Blood pressure becoming high during what you have mentioned is common. There is no problem as such. You can avoid stress and should eat healthy to avoid hang high bp.
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I am a 35 years male have a problem swollen feet and knee pain and have regular pain below left chest sometime just below chest back side and sometime below right chest and now this are days my forehead use to be heaviness most of the time, before five year back I suffer from malaria twice in one year, within eight months gap, after that my stomach use get bloated several times I consult with with my doctor he ask me to take small meals in one hour gap not to eat to much at a time after few months every things was ok but in the year 2015 mid of june I felt sick, that was my first day I went to gym for physical fitness after doing a work out for half an hour or forty five minutes I was on my way back to my flat but suddenly my forehead was spinning I was getting unconscious my eyes was not visualized properly like heavy lights white and feeling vomote any how with the help of security I went to my flat and felt sleep then next day I went to a doctor and he advice for total blood test, the blood test reports were showing positive jaundice. Uric acid. Cholesterol. Alkaline phosphatase high. Uria creatinine. And hbv positive. Then doctor prescribed medicine for three months with a routine check-up after three months again doing all blood test report are showing everything was normal only usg report was showing liver is enlarge, doctor prescribed medicine for two more months with routine check-up everything was fine good, but again now this are days I am facing the problem like my feet are getting swollen stomach is getting bloated I am not feeling sleepy and not feeling hungry and getting pain again sometime below left chest and right chest below also and same table back sometime lower abdominal left and sometime getting senseless foots and hands forehead getting heavyness eyes are getting dizziness. Please doctor help me.

MD(EH)/AM/Accupressure
Acupressurist, Chandigarh
I am a 35 years male have a problem swollen feet and knee pain and have regular pain below left chest sometime just b...
You should take Puls. 30 thrice a day three drops in water for two days and call back with the results.
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I am suffering from chest disease from last three months and I have use so many medicines but no result so I want to best best result for you.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
I am suffering from chest disease from last three months and I have use so many medicines but no result so I want to ...
Few tips- Avoid any triggering factor, take folic acid regularly, eat a healthy diet , always be stress free , exercise regularly
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Sir. I am suffering from anxiety and vibration in heart region form long time. From past 1 and half year my treatment is going frm apollo delhi.And i am a student so it not financially viable to afford apollo. So i want some suggestions wat to do now.

BASM, MD, MS (Counseling & Psychotherapy), MSc - Psychology, Certificate in Clinical psychology of children and Young People, Certificate in Psychological First Aid, Certificate in Positive Psychology
Psychologist, Palakkad
Anxiety disorders are a category of mental disorders characterized by feelings of anxiety and fear, where anxiety is a worry about future events and fear is a reaction to current events. These feelings may cause physical symptoms, such as a racing heart and shakiness. There are a number of anxiety disorders: including generalized anxiety disorder, a specific phobia, social anxiety disorder, separation anxiety disorder, agoraphobia, and panic disorder among others. While each has its own characteristics and symptoms, they all include symptoms of anxiety. I need to know more about your anxiety so that I will be able to diagnose it properly and provide you tips to overcome and manage your anxiety. Take care.
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I am a 76 old man. From last night I was feeling a little but tired, unable to eat. I'm a diabetic and bp patient what could I do ?

MBBS, CCEBDM, Diploma in Diabetology
Endocrinologist, Hubli-Dharwad
I am a 76 old man. From last night I was feeling a little but tired, unable to eat. I'm a diabetic and bp patient wha...
Lybrate-user, some times suddenly different symptoms can be seen, particularly with gastrointestinal tract. Indigestion, nauseating feeling can be seen more often in a few patients of diabetes a condition called gastroparesis may develop which delays stomach emptying and hence appetite may be affected. It is very difficult to conclude what exactly might be the reason. My suggestion is to take a lighter food for next few days or eat small quantity of food per meal and take more frequent meal. Also continue walking for about 45 minutes to 1 hour daily. That will aid digestion. Maintain bp and blood glucose levels with in prescribed limit. Avoid fatty and highly processed foods as well as sweets. Consume more of green leafy vegetables. Maintain your glucose levels with in prescribed limit. Thanks.
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What is the main reasons of heart attack? How to avoid heart attack solution? Computer using long times is one of reason of heart attack. Dear doctor. My heart is breathing too fast while use computer. How I manage. Help me.

MBBS
General Physician, Ahmednagar
What is the main reasons of heart attack? How to avoid heart attack solution? Computer using long times is one of rea...
You are having stress and anxiety. Lifestyle changes will be of great help. Diet: it is always important to watch your diet. You are what you eat. Eat what your body needs, reduce refined foods, processed foods and increase the amount of whole grains and fruits and vegetables. Eating small frequent meals goes a long way. Reduce intake of saturated fats; include more lean meats. Choose grilling and steaming over frying and roasting. Recommended foods - Healthy carbohydrates, Fiber-rich foods, Heart-healthy fish and Good fats. Foods to avoid - Saturated fats, Trans fats, Cholesterol and Sodium Exercise: Every week, make sure about 2 hours is dedicated to physical activity. This could include any exercise of your choice, brisk walking, swimming, cycling, aerobics, hiking, jogging, skipping, gymnastics, or playing games like football or basketball. While in most cases, the person can do these on their own, in some people, supervision may be required. Watch your weight: controlling weight to a desirable level of BMI of 18 and 23 is very important. Obesity is one of the predisposing factors for diabetes heart diseases, and reducing weight controls the onset of diabetes and helps the progression of symptoms in diabetics. Smoking: Another risk factor for diabetes onset, palpitation, sleeplessness. Quitting is the best option. If not feasible, reducing smoking and gradually quitting should be aimed at. Not just diabetes, the effects on overall health will be evident almost immediately after quitting. Stress management: there is no getting away from stress. Everybody has their stresses but the trick is to manage it well. Whether it is music or meditation or medication or counselling, make sure stress levels are managed. This also helps prevent complications like heart disease and stroke and promotes well-being.
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I'm fed up with life and life is not worth living for me. There is a lack of happiness lack of confidence and lack of concentration. There is no hope no enlightenment no dream no aim in life. I'm very much disinterested disheartened and depressed. I'm under a lot of stress and anxiety. I'm sailing in a boat without the sailor in the stormy sea. I'm just like the kite which strings are cutoff. I'm not living life but just passing it. I'm worthy of nothing. I'm feeling lonely in the midst of the crowd. I'm skipping my drugs for the high blood pressure. My blood pressure shoots up to 200/130 without any symptoms. I pass nights together without sleep. I have cutoff myself from my inner and outer self. I'm unable to cope up with life. If it's physical crisis I can deal with it, but as far as the emotional and moral crisis are concerned I'm just unable to deal with it.

Ph. D - Psychology, Professional Certified Coach
Psychologist, Ahmedabad
I'm fed up with life and life is not worth living for me. There is a lack of happiness lack of confidence and lack of...
Dear friend, I feel strongly for you. I wish I could be close to you say what I am going to tell you right now. If I try to understand how you might be feeling I feel suffocated. I am sure you are not only feeling lonely and suffocated but you are also feeling hopelessness. I do hope that you understand that what you are feeling in not only psychological. It has some strong physiology working behind it. You have some chemical imbalance in your body. That is what is creating this emotional tornado in our mind. I know with proper care and actions you will be able to once again enjoy your life and will also be able to contribute positively to make this world a better place. I am asking you to please take help from either a counselor or a psychologist. If need to consult a psychiatric and start medication. I will be more than happy to help you come out of this dark tunnel and lead a beautiful life ahead. You need to seek help and consult someone as soon as possible. I am also giving you some tips below which you can try, one thing at a time, one day at a time. I love you and I want you to take charge of your life. You may not know but you are here for a reason. What ever it is that is hurting you will go away the moment you start taking charge. As a human being you deserve the best. You deserve love and respect from people around you and love and respect begins with self. Look at yourself in the mirror and love that lady for who she is. You have endless potential within you. You could be whatever you decide you want to be. Have faith and let it go. Try following things and it will help you one day at a time. Stress has become part of our daily life now. Due to being in this chronic stress there is lot of negative energy and thinking as well as behavior processes are triggered. The good news is that our mind could be wired to switch back to positive things and resilience building. When things does not happen as we wish or people do not behave as we expect that is when out of disappointment, frustration, loneliness, anger, sadness. Etc we react and our mind starts thinking negative thoughts. Changing this pattern of responding to stressful situation requires both persistence and patience. Also you will only be able to work on this out of love and kindness towards you. Strong motivation will go a long way. Writing a statement about how would you want to respond in a similar situation and how will your life and your happiness will change if you do learn to manage your stress and how to respond to it. Once that is clear. Try following things to learn relaxation response which leads to better coping mechanism on a daily basis. To begin with doing guided progressive muscular relaxation before sleeping will help you relax. You could google and download an audio file. I would also suggest you to take a multiple small break to take 3 nice and deep breath while keeping your eyes closed. You could do this while sitting or standing or while even walking or climbing stairs (keep your eyes open in that case). When you take a nice and deep break there is actual physiological change in your body. This will help you to activate parasympathetic nervous system which promotes relaxation and helps you calm down and think more clearly. This will also actually improve your performance in your work. Along with this exercise is one of the best way to relive stress and stay fit. Engage in any kind of physical activity at least 4 times a week. This also helps in stress reduction. Along with this some relaxation exercises as well as engaging in joyful activities such as music, singing, dancing, reading, being in nature, gardening, talking with friends or anything which you enjoy will help reducing stress and rejuvenation of your mind and body. Have good routine for sleep and eating. Lot of research has now proven that sugar is very harmful for our health. Reduce sugar and refined white floor in your diet as much as you could. Along with this also increase consumption of raw vegetables in the form of salad in both the meals of your day.
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I have headaches for last 3 days cause of my low bp what can I do?

MBBS
General Physician,
I have headaches for last 3 days cause of my low bp what can I do?
Take rest till your bp stabilises and drink ors solution regularly and for headache take tablet paracetamol.
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I had undergone CABG surgery on 1st of December. Can you please suggest whether I can consume couple of pegs of Whiskey in a Corporate party. If not now then when can I consume moderate intake of Alcohol?

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Navi Mumbai
I had undergone CABG surgery on 1st of December. Can you please suggest whether I can consume couple of pegs of Whisk...
I suggest you must not take alcohol. It is bad for your health. Even at corporat parties you should not take it.
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My mother is having a pain in her heart for last few days, while she used to work in home like washing clothes she used to feel the pain more, she have taken some pain killers but it worked for a moment but not permanent. Kindly send me suggestions.

MD Microbiology
General Physician,
My mother is having a pain in her heart for last few days, while she used to work in home like washing clothes she us...
Hi. Please do not ignore chest pain. Please get an ecg done and consult a cardiologist. Pain on exertion (while straining) can be heart related.
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He was suffering from high bp and sugar from last three days please suggest a good medicine suitable for both problems.

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
He was suffering from high bp and sugar from last three days please suggest a good medicine suitable for both problems.
He has to get his fasting and post prandial blood sugar examined and get his Bp checked .Consult physician with report
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I am 65 yrs old and have diabities, hypertension. High cholestrole and pain in left shoulder due to cervicle spondylosis. I am taking following medicines as per our cardiologist. Glyciphage sr 500 m/e, clopitorva 10 1capsule in evening, cilamet xl 50 1 tab in evening, cognix plus m/e, tazloc-ct 80 1 tab m,vertin 8mg 1tab in morning.Please suggest

Diploma - Diploma - OLO - Rhino-Laryngology
Acupuncturist, Indore
Taking so much of medicine you shud not take that much of medicine if you really want to get rid of all medicine n bcom healthy you shud simply learn acupressure from me I can teach online also for diabetes use of dalchini in warm water will help for hbp avoid salt intake n use black salt n raw onion.
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