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Dr. Shamsuddeen

Cardiologist, Chennai

350 at clinic
Dr. Shamsuddeen Cardiologist, Chennai
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Dr. Shamsuddeen is one of the best Cardiologists in Mylapore, Chennai. You can meet Dr. Shamsuddeen personally at Dr. Shamsuddeen@St.Isabel's Hospital in Mylapore, Chennai. Book an appointment online with Dr. Shamsuddeen on Lybrate.com.

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Vercosis nerves in legs, blod clot in vercosis nerves, not pumping blood to heart properly.what can i do?

Diploma in Obstetrics & Gynaecology, MBBS
General Physician, Delhi
Vercosis nerves in legs, blod clot in vercosis nerves, not pumping blood to heart properly.what can i do?
Get an opinion of a surgeon. Varicose veins cannot be corrected with medicines, but you can wear stockings & avoid standing for long hours.
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I am 53 years old. I am suffering from periferial vascular disease. Due to which I feel severe pain in my left leg while walking only. Angiography done by doctor in which left illeca artery totly blocked. Please suggest me.

MD - Paediatrics
Pediatrician, Ranchi
The condition is called intermittent claudication due to obstruction of major vessel. First of all surgical intervention will be needed to relieve the block. Long term medication (blood thinning agent like warfarin) may be needed thereafter. I would be better able to help you out if you give me detail history with the reports. Regards.
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Hi sir I'm 26 and suddenly from one month consistently my bp is above normal sometimes the diastolic varies from 90-99 and the systolic varies from 120-140. I'm taking 2-3 cloves of garlic everyday but the bp continues to worry me. I've also changed my eating habits too. I'm unable to sleep till 5 am and getting up at 1 pm. I'm feeling difficulty in breathing too. Suggest me some useful remedies to get rid of this problem.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), MD - Ayurveda
Sexologist, Pune
Hi sir I'm 26 and suddenly from one month consistently my bp is above normal sometimes the diastolic varies from 90-9...
This problem is due to not having proper sleep. Avoid oily, spicy foods, take proper diet on proper timing, use coconut oil massage to both soles & head for early sleep take 1 glass of warm water before sleep, take seasonable fruits.
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I am 24 year old male. Out of excitement I tried a small (very small) edible portion of cannabis for the first time. I felt weird after few hours. My heart raced and I got scared and approached a physician. He said it is ok and gave tablet for headache. I couldn't able to sleep well at that night. I felt like my heart is going to explode and woke up multiple time to urinate just to flush it out of my body. The effects of cannabis is gone, but the pounding heart persisted for a week and I couldn't able to sleep well. Over the week the pounding heart got normal during day, but back when I lie down. I consulted a psychiatrist, he prescribed agomelatine. Now pounding heart problem got controlled even when I lie down. But I couldn't able to sleep well. I woke up 2-4 times almost everyday. I also developed anxiety because of this. I got racing thoughts in my mind, mostly negative. I feel scared of almost everything. I feel so scared at dorm. So, I came back to my home where I feel somehow safe. I took a leave of absence from my university for few weeks. Sometimes I am even scared of whether I could get good sleep or not. I am so obsessed with it right now. Sometimes I sleep for like 5-6 hrs. Yet I feel sleepless. I can't able to concentrate on anything because of this and I feel like a different person. In an article, I found that some compounds in cannabis can trigger preexisting mental conditions like anxiety disorder. I had anxiety disorder like condition before for which I took some treatment and got cured. I have not felt this anxious before. I am scared whether I am loosing control etc. What can I do further to get myself back. I need to stop racing thoughts and worries. I also want to get my sleep back before it affects my studies. Anyone who have experience in such cases please help me.

C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician,
I am 24 year old male. Out of excitement I tried a small (very small)
edible portion of cannabis for the first time. ...
Cannabis will produce menstrual changes as you said and if you do not do it again all these will subside in a few a days .Have good diet and do exercises and lead healthy life and do meditation
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Dear team, rajeshbhaibis having hyper tension problem, he is having business with stock market, please top him to released his hypertension problem.

PG Diploma in Emergency Medicine Services (PGDEMS), Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), MD - Alternate Medicine
Ayurveda, Ghaziabad
Dear team, rajeshbhaibis having hyper tension problem, he is having business with stock market, please top him to rel...
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....
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I am 39 years old. I smoke 10-15 cigarette everyday. I am with high blood pressure. I don't do any hard physical work. Please what should I do?

MD - Consultant Physician, MBBS
Cardiologist, Ludhiana
Chelation helps in detoxification due to heavy metals. It is used for heart problems also.There are other effective, safe and economical non-invasive, non-surgical options like Artery Clearance Therapy (ACT) / Chelation therapy and External Counter Pulsation (ECP/EECP) for patients unfit for heart bypass surgery or angioplasty stents, where these have failed, when there is recurrence after surgery or stents get blocked again and for patients who want to avoid surgery.
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I am suffering from high blood pressure and frequently loose temper. How to reduce it?

BAMS
Ayurveda, Ambala
I am suffering from high blood pressure and frequently loose temper. How to reduce it?
To control or maintain BP normal there are some instructions are given below: •Do not take salt in high amount or try to avoid it because high sodium level increase BP. • Eat less amount of pickle and fast food, fast food contain high sodium. • Avoid drinking alcohol and smoking. • Take less amount of coffee and tea both increase BP. • Drink 8 to 10 glass of water daily • Do exercise daily, running and long walk. • Take 6 to 8 hrs of sleep daily. Do not take too much stress. • Do long breathing pranayams daily for 10 - 15 minutes. It will reduce your stress level in your body. • Avoid taking too much fat foods such as butter, cheese, ghee. • Eat healthy diet such as green leafy vegetables, fruits. Eat an apple daily. You can take Mukta Vati Of Divya Pharmacy of Baba Ramdev one tablet daily but only under the guidance of Ayurveda Doctor.
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My heart beats fast than usual and than I get scared and than again it starts beating faster. I control it and than I get scared that why this is happening than again it beats faster, it happens when I get severe acidity, this is the second time it happened and I get tensed when it happens need resolution.

MBBS, DPM
Psychiatrist, Bangalore
My heart beats fast than usual and than I get scared and than again it starts beating faster. I control it and than I...
Dear lybrate-user, Heart beating fast can happen in many hormonal and medical conditions, heart valve condition and psychiatric disorders. If you are afraid, your heart will beat fast. If your heart beats fast, you will be scared. It is a vicious cycle. Please go to a psychiatrist, get diagnosed and treated properly. He may ask you for few blood tests and an echo-cardiogram. Later prescribe tablets to treat. The acidity may be related to the tension and heart beating fast, rather than causing these. It also needs diagnosis and treatment.
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Hi. My cholesterol level is high. What type of diet I should prefer to avoid high cholesterol. I am 36 year old

MBBS, PG Diploma In Clinical Cosmetology (PGDCC)
Cardiologist, Purba
Hi. My cholesterol level is high. What type of diet I should prefer to avoid high cholesterol. I am 36 year old
Avoid fatty /spicy /fried foot and do 45 minute strenous exercise rechek after 8 week TSH FBS PPBS LIPID PROFILE
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I am 24 yr old male. Since last few days I am feeling weakness a lot, weight loss, and headache also. Sometimes face a problem of BP low.

MBBS, MBA (Healthcare)
General Physician, Delhi
I am 24 yr old male. Since last few days I am feeling weakness a lot, weight loss, and headache also. Sometimes face ...
take crocin pain relief one sos if headache is severe, check your eyes. check your BP. Take rest and good sleep. avoid stress. inform if not ok.
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I hav blood sugar and BP IN INITIAL stage and taking minimum medicine for 3yrs. Basically what food I shou; d AVOID.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
I hav blood sugar and BP IN INITIAL stage and taking minimum medicine for 3yrs. Basically what food I shou; d AVOID.
Avoid -- kaari , toast ,naan , sugar related food , white bread , buffalo milk , potatoes, jaggery etc
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Doctor, I get too much of fear and emotional. My chest starts painting. Please help.

MD - General Medicine, DTM & H
Internal Medicine Specialist, Motihari
Doctor, I get too much of fear and emotional. My chest starts painting. Please help.
Lybrate-user, for correct diagnosis and effective treatment multiple times conversation with you is needed.
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Hi. I am 20 years old. And I am having acidity as well as low bp problems. I am having acidity aftr having typhoid its almost 6mnth. N low bp is genetic. My grandpa is having it n my mother tooo. So what can I do?

BHMS
Homeopath,
Hi. I am 20 years old. And I am having acidity as well as low bp problems. I am having acidity aftr having typhoid it...
Dear lybrate user, you need to take homoeopathic carbo veg 200, 5 drops, thrice daily, in empty stomach. You can also try homoeopathic liver tonic liv-t (sbl company). Take 20 ml of the aforesaid liver tonic, thrice daily, after meals. Try to drink as much water as you can drink daily. Try to get an uninterrupted sleep of minimum 8 hours.
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I have cholesterol beside of the back (Tummy, that is creating many problems for example to standing for 8 hours in company it is creating problem.

BHMS
Homeopath, Secunderabad
I have cholesterol beside of the back (Tummy, that is creating many problems for example to standing for 8 hours in c...
You have to see health in totality and follow healthy life-style. Standing or maintaining the same posture ) for long hours may create many types of back problems ( or joint problems ). Eat healthy food and maintain a good posture. Exercise every day to keep the body fit and maintain ideal weight. Exercise keep the muscles and bones ( the joints ) in a healthy state. Go for preventive health check-up to prevent any life-style disease.
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I am 30 years old. And now we found cholesterol. Doctor suggested me to take lipikind 10 mg. Is this helped in weight loss too?

MD - Homeopathy, BHMS
Homeopath, Vadodara
I am 30 years old. And now we found cholesterol. Doctor suggested me to take lipikind 10 mg. Is this helped in weight...
No it does not have much effect on weightloss.. and nor even on cholesterol as 10 mg is very low dose.. Better consult for homoeoapthic treatment...
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How To Treat Pulmonary Hypertension?

DTCD (TDD), C-HIV
Pulmonologist, Pune
How To Treat Pulmonary Hypertension?

Pulmonary hypertension mainly occurs due to narrowing of the arteries of the lungs as a result of which the flow of blood is restricted. In this kind of condition, blood fails to carry oxygen to your heart and thus your heart gets adversely affected. The blood pressure of your body will get increased to a great extent if this situation remains untreated, thus leading to bdreadful consequenses, specifically situation like heart failure, serious pulmonary diseases, blood clots in lungs and congenial heart defects, etc.

There are certain forms of pulmonary hypertension, which are serious in nature and worsen with time, so much so that they are even fatal at times. It also includes forms which are non curable in nature, however, in order to improve the quality of life, symptoms can be reduced with proper treatment. The treatment for pulmonary hypertension is often complex and it takes some time to find the most appropriate treatment and requires extensive follow-up care. Your doctor might also need to change your treatment if it's no longer effective. However, when pulmonary hypertension is caused by another condition, your doctor will treat the underlying cause whenever possible.

Common Treatments for pulmonary hypertension:

Medications:

  1. Blood vessel dilators (vasodilators): Vasodilators open narrowed blood vessels. They are one of the most commonly prescribed vasodilators for pulmonary hypertension is epoprostenol (Flolan, Veletri). The drawback to epoprostenol is that the effect lasts only for few minutes. This drug is continuously injected through an intravenous (IV) catheter via a small pump that you wear in a pack on your belt or shoulder.
  2. Ventavis: Another form of the drug, iloprost (Ventavis), can be inhaled six to nine times a day through a nebulizer, a machine that vaporizes your medication. Because it's inhaled, it goes directly to the lungs.
  3. Treprostinil (Tyvaso, Remodulin, Orenitram): It is another form of the drug, which can be given four times a day and can be inhaled or can be taken as an oral medication and can also be administered through injection.
  4. Endothelin receptor antagonists: These medications reverse the effect of endothelin, a substance in the walls of blood vessels that causes them to narrow. These drugs may improve your energy level and symptoms. However, these drugs shouldn't be taken if you're pregnant. Also, these drugs can damage your liver and you may need monthly liver monitoring.
  5. Sildenafil and tadalafil: Sildenafil (Revatio, Viagra) and tadalafil (Cialis, Adcirca) are sometimes used to treat pulmonary hypertension. These drugs work by opening the blood vessels in the lungs to allow blood to flow through more easily.
  6. High-dose calcium channel blockers: These drugs help relax the muscles in the walls of your blood vessels. They include medications, such as amlodipine (Norvasc), diltiazem (Cardizem, Tiazac, others) and nifedipine (Procardia, others). Although calcium channel blockers can be effective, only a small number of people with pulmonary hypertension respond to them.
  7. Soluble guanylate cyclase (SGC) stimulator: Soluble guanylate cyclase (SGC) stimulators (Adempas) interact with nitric oxide and help relax the pulmonary arteries and lower the pressure within the arteries. These medications should not be taken if you're pregnant. They can sometimes cause dizziness or nausea.
  8. Anticoagulants: Your doctor is likely to prescribe the anticoagulant warfarin (Coumadin, Jantoven) to help prevent the formation of blood clots within the small pulmonary arteries. Because anticoagulants prevent normal blood coagulation, they increase your risk of bleeding complications. Take warfarin exactly as prescribed, because warfarin can cause severe side effects if taken incorrectly. If you're taking warfarin, your doctor will ask you to have periodic blood tests to check how well the drug is working. Many other drugs, herbal supplements and foods can interact with warfarin, so be sure your doctor knows all of the medications you're taking.
  9. Digoxin: Digoxin (Lanoxin) can help the heart beat stronger and pump more blood. It can help control the heart rate if you experience arrhythmias.
  10. Diuretics: Commonly known as water pills, these medications help eliminate excess fluid from your body. This reduces the amount of work your heart has to do. They may also be used to limit fluid buildup in your lungs.
  11. Oxygen: Your doctor might suggest that you sometimes breathe pure oxygen, a treatment known as oxygen therapy, to help treat pulmonary hypertension, especially if you live at a high altitude or have sleep apnea. Some people who have pulmonary hypertension eventually require continuous oxygen therapy.

Surgeries:

  1. Atrial Septostomy: If medications don't control your pulmonary hypertension, this open heart surgery might be an option. In an atrial septostomy, a surgeon will create an opening between the upper left and right chambers of your heart (atria) to relieve the pressure on the right side of your heart.
  2. Lung Transplantation: In some cases, a lung or heart lung transplant might be an option, especially for younger people who have idiopathic pulmonary arterial hypertension.

Reducing Complications:

  1. The complications need to be reduced by taking proper health care. Healthy diet needs to be taken regularly along with proper medications. Smoking should be stopped and exercising sessions should be attended daily without any fail
  2. Overweight or obesity needs to be controlled properly for reducing the complications. Specialized caring strategies need to be maintained for avoiding severe kinds of health complications that are quite annoying. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a Pulmonologist.
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I AM 42 YRS IM 120 KG I WANT TO REDUCE WEIGHT CAN YOU HELP ME WITH ANY SOLUTION. I AM ALSO A DIABETIC AND HAD A MILD HEART ATTACK LAST YEAR.

MD - Homeopathy, BHMS
Homeopath, Kolkata
I AM 42 YRS IM 120 KG I WANT TO REDUCE WEIGHT CAN YOU HELP ME WITH ANY SOLUTION. I AM ALSO A DIABETIC AND HAD A MILD ...
Mam, You are from chennai, but I am here for your care. Primaryly you should take 5/6 peices of single seeded garlic twice daily with atleast 1/2 litre drinkable hot water and walk for 30 minutes morning and evening. Also you should take 6 liter warm water per day. Your problem is due to gross metabolic disorder. If you trust me it is curable but along period will be taken for this provide you should go through proper Characterized Homeopathic case recording for your individualized treatment else your problem will persist. So you may contant through Lybrate.
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My uncle is a smoker and he's now facing breathing problems and chest pain. Is their a way to help him quit smoking.

CLINICAL CARDIOLOGY, MD - Consultant Physician
Cardiologist, Surat
My uncle is a smoker and he's now facing breathing problems and chest pain. Is their a way to help him quit smoking.
Hi. This is a really very good approach. Appreciate it. Quit smoking is of utmost importance for your uncle. But at the same time, breathing difficulty and chest pain in a patient with chronic smoking habit also requires cardiologist (hear doctor) consultation. So kindly consider doing ecg, 2d echo and other tests as your town cardiologist feels necessary. Nicotine chewing gums are good to help quit smoking. Take care.
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I am 17 years old .My chest bone has stick out for last 6 years. It does not pain. I want some tips to reduce it. So what should I do?

BPTh/BPT, MPTh/MPT
Physiotherapist, Noida
I am 17 years old .My chest bone has stick out for last 6 years. It does not pain. I want some tips to reduce it. So ...
Bhujang Asana -- Lie flat on your stomach, keeping the palms out, bend the neck backward, take a deep breath and while holding it for 6 seconds, raise the chest up. Release breath and relax your body. Repeat the exercise 15 times twice daily.
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Annual health check up report shows that my blood pressure is 180/120, rest all reports are under normal, except protein outflow from urine. My parents had a Heart related issues. But I could not convinced regarding reason of this higher side of blood pressure. And what should I do?

AUTLS, CCEDM, MD - Internal Medicine, MBBS
General Physician, Faridabad
Annual health check up report shows that my blood pressure is 180/120, rest all reports are under normal, except prot...
Protein in urine is a sign of heart disorder in future...its a marker of endothelial dysfunction in body....along with high bp u have 22 high risk factors...uneed appropriate antihypertensives ..but first provide ur kidney function test reports..as treatment can only be started then
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