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Dr. Sakthi

Cardiologist, Chennai

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How can I get rid of high b. P?

DBCM (AM) General Physician
Alternative Medicine
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Try eatng lots of garlic. If you cant have it get it homeopathically allium sativum q,(biochemic) nat phos, tonicard (homeo, kali iod 12x (biochemic) avoid all types of fats and red meat. Consult me in private for detailed treatment.

I am suffering from heart disease I did angiogram it is normal I did stress test it showed strongly my doctor told it would be symptoms of corany microvascular disease so what can cause serious problem in my life I have high blood pressure please suggest what should i do

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I am suffering from heart disease I did angiogram it is normal I did stress test it showed strongly my doctor told it...
To control & maintain BP normal these are best methods to follow:.• Do physical exercise like jogging, running or brisk walk for atleast 20-30 minutes. • Maintain your cholesterol level to normal & eat least amount of butter, cream or fatty things. • Eat less amount of pickle, salt and fast food as they contain high sodium levels. • Avoid drinking alcohol and smoking. • Take less amount of caffine containing coffee, tea or cold drinks because caffine causes increase BP. • Drink 8 to 10 glass of water daily • Take 6 to 8 hrs of sleep daily. Do not take too much stress. • Do long breathing pranayams (Anulom- Vilom, Bhramari) daily for 10 - 15 minutes. It will reduce your stress level in your body. • Eat healthy diet such as green leafy vegetables, fruits. • Take 5 ml of GULAB Jal added in a glass of water daily once a day.

I am 21 years old and I am female. Since 2-3 days I have been observing that My blood pressure are going to be low and I am going to be insomniac. How can I recover from these signs?

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Ayurveda
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I am 21 years old and I am female. Since 2-3 days I have been observing that My blood pressure are going to be low an...
For Recovering from low BP follow these best methods: • Anaemia is a cause of low BP so check your hemoglobin level (Hb) if this is low so eat green leafy vegetables, beetroot and fruits like pomegranate. • Eat an apple daily it maintain your BP normal. • Take your meal daily do not skip meal. • Drink 8 - 9 glass of water daily. Hydrate your body well with drinking proper amount of water because dehydration is also cause fall of BP. • When you feel that your BP is low then take 2 teaspoons of Glucon D and add a pinch of salt mix it in one glass of water and drink it. You can repeat it after 2 hours. This will maintain electrolyte balance and your BP. You can drink a cup of tea. • Drink a glass of milk daily. It maintain your stamina. • Take a multivitamin capsule daily for 15 days. • Eat a teaspoon of gulkand daily and maintain your blood sugar level. • Do long breathing pranayams daily and do not take stress.

Hypertesion-High BP

MD - Internal Medicine, CCMD(Diabetology), PG Course in Diabetology
General Physician
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High BP - Few ways to keep your blood pressure in check:-
1- Eat less salt.
2- Eat a healthy, well-balanced diet: increase intake of fruits, vegetables, potassium, and fiber
3- Exercise regularly and maintain a healthy weight
4- Manage your stress level: do something that helps you to relax when you feel stressed,
5-Stop smoking
6- Limit alcohol intake: no more than two drinks per day.
Hypertesion-High BP

My dad underwent a medical check up yesterday I was going through the report. He is 54 years of age.in the physical examination in abnormalities LIPIDS-N/ABN was highlighted. On asking him about it he said that it's regular cholesterol and he has has been given medication for it. His cholesterol is 227 mg/dl and S.LDL-cholesterol is 164.4 mg/dl. These were highlighted as well. If you could just help me out to know what it is.in the report it was also highlighted to test this abnormality after every 4-6 weeks. Thank you. He does this checkup every year and it was the first time this was highlighted. Please help. THANK YOU.

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My dad underwent a medical check up yesterday I was going through the report. He is 54 years of age.in the physical e...
Dear lybrate-user, Cholesterol is both our friend and foe - at normal levels, it is an essential substance for the body's normal functioning, but if levels in the blood get too high, it becomes a silent danger that puts us at risk of a heart attack. Its quit high as per present control range guidelines. But it can be come under control with Healthy steps of Life style modification. Cholesterol medications main adverse effect is Muscles pain, Live damage. Several Advice to Control 1) Do regular Yog, Pranayam, Exercise 35-45 mins 2) Take diet on regular time 3) Drink plenty of boiled water. 4) Add organic til tail & Indian breed Desi cow's traditional made ghee in regular diet. 5) Diet pattern will be 2 Part solid food, 1part Liquid food, 1 part empty to digest food in stomach. For proper line of treatment consult nearest Ayurveda physician.

What are the measures to be take to control high blood pressure? I am suffering a lot.

PG Diploma in Emergency Medicine Services (PGDEMS), Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), MD - Alternate Medicine
Ayurveda
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What are the measures to be take to control high blood pressure?
I am suffering a lot.
In ayurveda, Hypertension is referred to as Rakta Capa Vriddhi and it sees the vitiation of vata and pitta doshas as the main cause...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...

Diastolic pressure went down to 60 suddenly. Systolic to 100 abnormal? what to do?

Diploma in Family Medicine, Fellowship in Diabetology, Diploma in Diabetology, FCCP, MBBS
General Physician
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1. Not by one reading we cannot come to a conclusion. 2. Check your bp regularly for a week after taking good food and adequate water, 3. If your bp is persistently 100/60 then you should have a cardiac evaluation and serum electrolytes check.

Hello sir in their report shows, 'mild pericardial effusion RV side, Please advise.

MD - Homeopathy, BHMS
Homeopath
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Hello sir in their report shows, 'mild pericardial effusion RV side,  Please advise.
Hello, Mild Pericardial effusion RV side is associated with tubercular diathesis which is treatable by Homoeopathy by providing proper Characterized Homeopathic case recording for your individualized treatment else your problem will persist. However the related discussion is as under: Assessment of Pericardial diseases Although the purpose of the pericardium is mainly to protect the heart and provide lubrication, it also has important hemodynamic effects on the cardiac chambers. The nondistensible pericardium limits the acute distension of the ventricles and contributes to ventricular coupling: the distension of one ventricle alters the filling of the other, an effect that is important in the pathophysiology of cardiac tamponade and constrictive pericarditis. The pericardium is not seen normally on an echocardiogram neither is pericardial fluid. Therefore the visualization of either of these is pathological. Pericardial effusion Filling of the potential pericardial space with fluid or blood results in a pericardial effusion. When the volume of fluid is small, it can be seen as a black echo-free space present only posterior to the heart in the parasternal short and long axis view, and may be present only in the systolic phase (fig. 1 and 2). When the volume of fluid is more than 25 ml, an echo free space exists all around the heart throughout the cardiac cycle. When the amount of fluid is massive, the heart may have a swinging motion in the pericardial cavity.

I am 58 years. Type 2 diabetic. RCA STENT 4 YRS AGO. OBESE. LDL OK. TRIGLYCERIDES 200, ON MUCH HIGHER SIDE. HOW TO CONTROL. MY DIET IS VERY SIMPLE (NO OILY OR FRIED ITEMS ).MOSTLY 2 FULKAS, LIGHT CURRY, DAL AND YOGHURT. VEGETABLES AND FRUITS. PLEASE ADVISE REGARDING TRIGLYCERIDES.

MBBS
General Physician
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I am 58 years. Type 2 diabetic. RCA STENT 4 YRS AGO. OBESE. LDL OK. TRIGLYCERIDES 200, ON MUCH HIGHER SIDE. HOW TO CO...
Dear lybrateuser, -lifestyle changes mainly modifying your diet & losing weight can reduce your triglyceride levels -cut the amount of sugar, have more of fibrous foods along with veg & fruits include beans, legumes, pulses, nuts, flax seeds, have a low fat diet, have heart healthy oils, olive, canola (total about one teaspoon per day), fish -do brisk walking for 30-40 min daily, also yoga, meditation 5-10 min.

Sir I have chest pain problem from last 6/month please sir help what I do sir I started treatment from last 60 month before but medicine not working properly tell me right treatment sir for my chest pain.

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General Physician
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Sir I have chest pain problem from last 6/month please sir help what I do sir I started treatment from last 60 month ...
1. For your age pain chest could be due to anxiety, stress, depression, physical and mental strain, hyper acidity, muscular problem 2. Avoid stress and strain 3. Do regular exercise, reduce your weight if over weight. 4. Control your diet. Avoid oily/spicy/fried and junk food, high calorie and cholesterol rich diet. Take small frequent meals (5-6 meals/day instead of three heavy meals. If you have hyper acidity take one tablet of pan 40 in the morning before breakfast daily for few days 5. Do yoga, meditation, deep breathing exercise like pranayama etc. It will calm your mind, control your emotion and relieve stress. 6. Have sound sleep for 7-8 hours daily. 7. Avoid smoking, alcohol, excess tea/coffee, if you are having 8. Drink plenty of water and take rest 9. Take paracetamol 500mg one tablet sos after food up to a maximum of three tablets per day at the time of chest pain 10. If you have recurrent attack of chest pain check your bp, take ecg and consult cardiologist 11. Consult me for further advice.

I have my operation on 2008 for small hole on heart. Now it is slightly pain. Now I am not taking any medicines. What the precaution will I take. Srikanta.

MBBS
General Physician
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I have my operation on 2008 for small hole on heart. Now it is slightly pain. Now I am not taking any medicines. What...
Dear lybrateuser, -take a heart healthy diet which includes more of fruits & vegetables, whole grain foods like, whole wheat bread, chapati, brown rice, low fat dairy products, pulses, legumes -do moderate exercise like walking, jogging, swimming daily for 20-30 min -get yourself checked up to rule out any problem in future.

Hi sir I am 38 year old my blood pressure is high Please tell me about this.

Certified Diabetes Educator, Registered Dietitian (RD), PGDD, Bachelor of Unani Medicine and Surgery (B.U.M.S), General Physician
Dietitian/Nutritionist
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Hi sir I am 38 year old my blood pressure is high Please tell me about this.
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.

I have some kind of pain in my chest on left side. Sometimes it hurts more what to do.

MD - Medicine, MBBS
Cardiologist
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It is most likely a muscular pain. Do deep breathing exercises. Pain killer only if the pain is severe and persists for some time.

I had a heart attack 2 years back so now what should be daily diet to prevent the 2nd heart attack.

Diploma in Obstetrics & Gynaecology, MBBS
General Physician
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I had a heart attack 2 years back so now what should be daily diet to prevent the 2nd heart attack.
Lots of seasonal fruits & vegetables ,both cooked and raw , low salt , no papads , chutney,sauces, pickles, tinned food etc where extra salt is added as a preservative , no oily food , very little oil in cooking by steaming (pressure cooker) , saute ,grilling & using tomato puree to make gravies & chaat masala to give taste & flavor ,coarse grains like wheat atta with husk , bajra , makki & soy atta added , rice can be consumed sometimes but no Biryaani or pulao . Take 1 katorie of all types of nuts like soaked & peeled almonds+cashews ,wallnuts , peanuts etc. One spoon of good fats per day , like desi ghee / butter to keep good cholesterol on a higher side. Remember No Oil is Zero Cholesterol as seen on your TV ad. Musturd oil is still best for Indian style cooking and use soy oil for frying as fuming temperature is low ,compared to musturd oil which is quite high ,it takes long time to come to frying point.Do not use non stick cook ware , some studies suggest that they generate some cancer generating toxic fumes

Hello sir I am 25year old boy. When every I sleep with downward chest I feel pain in middle portion of chest in morning. And this pain remains 2 or 3days. What I do please resolved this.

C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician
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Hello sir I am 25year old boy. When every I sleep with downward chest I feel pain in middle portion of chest in morni...
Pain results from wrong posture and sprain of muscles and you have to assume a good sleeping posture like lying on your left side

I experience low blood pressure. Please doc help me, sometimes I feel like the size of my face is too small may be abnormal but my main concerns are temporary blindness and headaches which are too often. I want to prevent this or cure it completely, what should I do?

AUTLS, CCEDM, MD - Internal Medicine, MBBS
General Physician
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for low bp u can take ors powder dissolved in water daily..it might be some electrolyte deficiency...or as simple as nimbu paani with salt and sugar added to it.. take it frequently

I am 69 years old having bp & diabities ii. For bp. I am taking asomax 5, enam 10mg in the morning & embeta xr 50 in the evening with theses my bp is remain in control;. For diabities I was taking tribet 2 fort, in the morning before b. F & onglyza after bf & in the night metsmall 1000 after dinner. The fatting was 160-180. Now I got checked in escorts new delhi, th Dr. Said that in tribet 2 fort pioglitazone is there with this weight will increase, so he chsnged to gemer 2 ds in place of tribet 2 fott other remains same, but my fasting suger is 180 -200 my ht is 5ft 6in 7 wt 86 kg. Pl advice how to lower fasting sugar. Thanks

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda
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Your insulin is not being utilized fully or doesnt produce. That is what type 2 and type 1 is. You have to get the support of certain herbs which are openly available in market but since not selected with precision decisions, some people do not get desired effects. Please write any other history/tests etc. For herbal combos initially you have to take as supporting therapy. Depending upon response, we ll take further step. Pl write in confidence. We may advise or send package also.

Symptoms of Heart Attack

MBBS
General Physician
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Heart attack can present with chest, neck, arm as well as abdomen (epigastrium).
Symptoms can be absent in diabetic patients, presentation can be only giddiness or sweating or just nausea vomiting.
So never ignore these symptoms.
Like I always say early diagnosis is key to better treatment and recovery. Rejoice:)
Symptoms of Heart Attack

I am 56 years male having b. P 160/120 (hyper tension) and sugar 100-140. Taking tablets for 14 years. Presently I am feel tired of continuing my job. What is your advise?

CCEBDM, Diploma in Diabetology, MBBS
Endocrinologist
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I am 56 years male having b. P 160/120 (hyper tension) and sugar 100-140. Taking tablets for 14 years. Presently I am...
Since you have both essential hypertension and t2dm, this itself can make you feel tired, unless both conditions are in control. Your bp is high, it should ideally be 130/80. You have not mentioned hba1c level which tell about long term control of blood sugars. I also want to know medications taken and amount of exercise that you are doing. Your bmi is 27.14kg/m2 which is high (normal 23kg/m2). Plus do you use tobacco in any form and alcohol also. Please give this information which will help me advise you better.

My cholesterol always be at at high point around 230.

DBCM (AM) General Physician
Alternative Medicine
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Try eatng 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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