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Dr. Shankarnarayanan Sadagopan

Cardiologist, Chennai

200 at clinic
Dr. Shankarnarayanan Sadagopan Cardiologist, Chennai
200 at clinic
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Dr. Shankarnarayanan Sadagopan is a renowned Cardiologist in Thirumangalam, Chennai. You can meet Dr. Shankarnarayanan Sadagopan personally at VeeCare Hospital - Anna Nagar in Thirumangalam, Chennai. Book an appointment online with Dr. Shankarnarayanan Sadagopan on Lybrate.com.

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I am 43 yeas old and from last six months, sometimes I feel that my heart is beating very fast and noise of the same is heard by me, mainly at nights. After dinner I feel heaviness sometimes, Whereas my stress echo was normal, ECG was ok. Still I have been suggested to undergo ANGIOGRAPHY. KINDLY ADVICE.

MBBS, MD (AIIMS, Gold Medalist), Diploma in CBT (Glasgow)
Psychiatrist, Delhi
I am 43 yeas old and from last six months, sometimes I feel that my heart is beating very fast and noise of the same ...
It is likely that there is a non-cardiac cause for this. Angiography may be done to rule out even a remote possibility of heart disease, and you can go ahead with it. If it is normal, then a psychiatrist consultation will be needed. In the meantime, get a thyroid profile and complete hemogram done (if not already done). If they are okay and angiography is normal, and you are cleared by the cardiologist, anti-anxiety medicines such as paroxetine or escitalopram or propranolol may prove very useful to you. These are not sleeping pills and will not make you drowsy. Take care!
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I m high bp patient my serum cholesterol serum triglyceride cholesterol ldl vldl all are high so what should I do

General Physician (AM)
Alternative Medicine Specialist, Chandigarh
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 and excessive salt consumption 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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D/sir. My brother whose age is 37 years .he is facing problem of vitamin d deficiency, uric acid is high, cholesterol level is more than normal. N his doc advice him that he is near to have heart related problem like heart attack. Sir its a humble request that pls advice how to cure all these problems n what better food or something will cure him fast as he is the only earning member in the family . Please tell.

B.Sc.- Food & Nutrition, M.Sc- Food Science & Nutrition, NET (LS)
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Kolkata
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My brother whose age is 37 years .he is facing problem of vitamin d deficiency, uric acid is high, cholesterol...
Weight loss will help him solve most of the problems. Ask him to follow a healthy diet & lifestyle regimen. He should increase his physical activity level. Regular 1 hr brisk walk in morning will be good. Having small frequent meals at regular intervals instead of 3-4 large ones is essential. He should eat slowly & chew food well. Take stairs instead of lift & walk instead of hiring transport. Avoid junk/ processed/ packaged/ sugary/ fired foods, soft & hard drinks, refined carbs (sugar, potato, white rice, sabudana, jaggery, honey, noodles, white bread, biscuit, cake). Instead have plenty of whole fruits & vegetables. Include whole grains (atta, dalia, suji, jowar, bajra, barley, oats, brown rice) vitamin d- sunlight exposure between 12-2 for 20 mins, shiitake mushrooms, fatty fish, cod oil capsule (2 daily post meal). Uric acid- avoid seafood, chicken. Include low fat dairy (curd, buttermilk, lassi, channa, milk). Not more than 1 bowl pulse a day. Maintain optimal body weight. Cholesterol- weight loss, avoid- yolk portion of egg, red meat, saturated fats, trans fats, fried foods.
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What are the side effects of using fatty food items and what are the precautions we take to avoid heart attacks?

BAMS
Ayurveda, Bangalore
What are the side effects of using fatty food items and what are the precautions we take to avoid heart attacks?
Fatty food items are high calorie diet. If they are not burnt up completely they get deposited in the body and leads to weight gain. The cholesterol levels in your blood will also increase and may give rise to blockages in the blood vessels which leads to heart attacks. Hence avoid oily food andtake regular daily exercises or go for a brisk walk. Consume plenty of high fibre diet.
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What precautions can be taken for high blood pressure. And what can be done for glowing skin tone.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
What precautions can be taken for high blood pressure. And what can be done for glowing skin tone.
1. Lose extra pounds and watch your waistline Blood pressure often increases as weight increases. Being overweight also can cause disrupted breathing while you sleep (sleep apnea), which further raises your blood pressure. Weight loss is one of the most effective lifestyle changes for controlling blood pressure. Losing just 4.5 kilograms can help reduce your blood pressure. Besides shedding weight, you generally should also keep an eye on your waistline. Carrying too much weight around your waist can put you at greater risk of high blood pressure. In general: ? Men are at risk if their waist measurement is greater than 40 inches (102 centimeters). ? Women are at risk if their waist measurement is greater than 35 inches (89 centimeters). These numbers vary among ethnic groups. Ask your doctor about a healthy waist measurement for you. 2. Exercise regularly Regular physical activity ? at least 30 minutes most days of the week ? can lower your blood pressure by 4 to 9 millimeters of mercury (mm Hg). It's important to be consistent because if you stop exercising, your blood pressure can rise again. If you have slightly high blood pressure (prehypertension), exercise can help you avoid developing full-blown hypertension. If you already have hypertension, regular physical activity can bring your blood pressure down to safer levels. The best types of exercise for lowering blood pressure include walking, jogging, cycling, swimming or dancing. Strength training also can help reduce blood pressure. Talk to your doctor about developing an exercise program. 3. Eat a healthy diet 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. It isn't easy to change your eating habits, but with these tips, you can adopt a healthy diet: ? Keep a food diary. Writing down what you eat, even for just a week, can shed surprising light on your true eating habits. Monitor what you eat, how much, when and why. ? Consider boosting potassium. Potassium can lessen the effects of sodium on blood pressure. The best source of potassium is food, such as fruits and vegetables, rather than supplements. Talk to your doctor about the potassium level that's best for you. ? Be a smart shopper. Read food labels when you shop and stick to your healthy-eating plan when you're dining out, too. 4. Reduce sodium in your diet Even a small reduction in the sodium in your diet can reduce blood pressure by 2 to 8 mm Hg. The effect of sodium intake on blood pressure varies among groups of people. In general, limit sodium to less than 2,300 milligrams (mg) a day or less. However, a lower sodium intake ? 1,500 mg a day or less ? is appropriate for people with greater salt sensitivity, including: Anyone age 51 or older Anyone diagnosed with high blood pressure, diabetes or chronic kidney disease To decrease sodium in your diet, consider these tips: ? Read food labels. If possible, choose low-sodium alternatives of the foods and beverages you normally buy. ? Eat fewer processed foods. Only a small amount of sodium occurs naturally in foods. Most sodium is added during processing. ? Don't add salt. Just 1 level teaspoon of salt has 2,300 mg of sodium. Use herbs or spices to add flavor to your food. ? Ease into it. If you don't feel you can drastically reduce the sodium in your diet suddenly, cut back gradually. Your palate will adjust over time. 5. Limit the amount of alcohol you drink Alcohol can be both good and bad for your health. In small amounts, it can potentially lower your blood pressure by 2 to 4 mm Hg. But that protective effect is lost if you drink too much alcohol ? generally more than one drink a day for women and for men older than age 65, or more than two a day for men age 65 and younger. One drink equals 12 ounces of beer, five ounces of wine or 1.5 ounces of 80-proof liquor. Drinking more than moderate amounts of alcohol can actually raise blood pressure by several points. It can also reduce the effectiveness of blood pressure medications.
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I'm a, 18 year old guy. I have heart palpitations nd anxiety problem what at to do.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
I'm a, 18 year old guy. I have heart palpitations nd anxiety problem what at to do.
Take Tablet folvite 5mg once a day for six months and tablet vitamin D3 60000iu once a week for six months
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Hai doctor. My name is swalih.In some days I have heart pain. What is the reason for this heart pain.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
Hai doctor. My name is swalih.In some days I have heart pain. What is the reason for this heart pain.
Dear lybrateuser, -At your age it is unlikely to be heart pain, it could be due to acidity -take some precautions like, avoid spicy, fried & junk foods -have meals on time, do not skip meals, chew your food well, do not lye down for at least ah hour after meals -have 7-8 glasses of water for proper digestion -if not much improvement then consult a doctor.
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Sir, I am 55 years old. Cholesterol on test declared 227. A medicine prescribes NOVASTAT in night. But I feel headache, tiredness in the morning. What does this medicine does in body to reduce cholesterol. Why these side effects? Any other alternative? Regards and thanks.

Certification in Diabetes Educators Program, Post Graduate Diploma in Sports Nutrition
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Mumbai
Sir, I am 55 years old. Cholesterol on test declared 227. A medicine prescribes NOVASTAT in night. But I feel headach...
Your blood cholesterol has nothing to do with your diet cholesterol. Actually Statin drugs have a lot of side effects. Change your lifestyle and eating habits your lipid profile will get better. Take a coenzyme q10 with novastat. Also some tips how to lead a healthy lifestyle. 1. Exercise at least 5 times per week 2. Eat whole/unprocessed foods at regular intervals, while being aware of physical hunger/fullness cues 3. Sleep 7-9 hours per night 4. Don’t engage in extreme diets 5. Stay consistent with your habits 6. Incorporate non-exercise physical activity 7. Ignore food advertising You need a fat loss diet which comprises of whole grains like jowar, bajra, wheat, brown rice, pulses like moong, musoor, bengal gram, lots of vegetables, fruits, eggs, fish, chicken, paneer, healthy oil, nuts and seeds. You need to eat them in right proportion. Avoid eating sugar and sweets, refined foods like maida, noodles pasta, White rice and products, bread. Drink a lot of water.
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I am 40 year old male and a diabetic patient what can I do to control sugar level in addition to medication. How can I manage my blood pressure level?

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
I am 40 year old male and a diabetic patient what can I do to control sugar level in addition to medication. How can ...
Hello, 1. take Karela jamun ras from SWADESHI Brand. 2. Powdered cinnamon has the ability to lower blood sugar levels by stimulating insulin activity. It contains bioactive components that can help prevent and fight diabetes. 3. Soak two tablespoons of fenugreek seeds in water overnight. Drink the water along with the seeds in the morning on an empty stomach. Follow this remedy without fail for a few months to bring down your glucose level. Another option is to eat two tablespoons of powdered fenugreek seeds daily with milk. Along with blood pressure medication follow the below tips to manage it to normal range. Drink plenty of liquids and cut down your fat, salt and sugar intake. go for a morning walk daily at least for 30 minutes. Take a sound sleep and try to avoid anger. Revert after 15 days with feedback.
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I was smoking marijuana on daily basis. At that time my bp was 115/80. Then I had dengue. I quit it suddenly due to dengue. I did not smoke it from 45 days. Am feeling well now but my bp stays 140/90. So suddenly it increased after quitting marijuana. What can I do to lower my bp and keep it in normal range again? How long recovery will take to bring it on normal level?

PG Diploma in Emergency Medicine Services (PGDEMS), Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), MD - Alternate Medicine
Ayurveda, Ghaziabad
I was smoking marijuana on daily basis. At that time my bp was 115/80. Then I had dengue. I quit it suddenly due to d...
In ayurveda, Hypertension is referred to as Rakta Capa Vriddhi and it sees the vitiation of vata and pitta doshas as the main cause. Mix 1 teaspoon of onion juice with an equal amount of honey. Take once a day for 1 week. Upon noticing improvement, continue for several more days. 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 suffering high blood pressure last 10 yrs so kindly suggest homeopathic medicine.

BHMS
Homeopath, Solan
I am suffering high blood pressure last 10 yrs so kindly suggest homeopathic medicine.
Take belladona 1m 3 doses. And rawolfia 15 drops daily in luke water bed time. With this use olive oil for cooking, low salt diet, avoid fatty food, sugary thing, and eat fiber diet. And do regular exercise.
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I don't get sleep at times I was fair but some times I get black patches after few weeks I don't have them is it due to cholesterol.

B.Sc(hons), Physics, B.H.M.S., PGDIT (software Engg)
Homeopath, Delhi
I don't get sleep at times I was fair but some times I get black patches after few weeks I don't have them is it due ...
Medicine sbl calc phos 3x / 3 times a day 10 days food 25 pcs kismis daily 5 pcs khejur 2 boiled eggs daily morning 4 tspnful glucose daily mixed fruit juice daily evening complain daily exercise do swming gym daily 20-30 minutes. If medicine suit you then contact after 2 weeks
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Hello doctor, My baby girl of 3 months 10 days is having a 0.53cm small perimembranous VSD with left to right shunt with mild enlargement in LA/LV. We found both BSD and ÀSD at her age of 25 days. But now ASD has been closed but VSD size is remaining same. My question is what treatment we have to give her now?

MBBS, MD-General Medicine, DM - Cardiology
Cardiologist, Secunderabad
Hello doctor, My baby girl of 3 months 10 days is having a 0.53cm small perimembranous VSD with left to right shunt w...
Dear madam, perimembranous vsd also has a probability of closure with age. Annual followup is whats nevessary. She may suffer from frequent chest infection, for which she needs to be treated.
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I have a chronic breath and digestion difficulty when I smell smoke around me even its residue in lift, room or corridor. I feel first with a pain in my chest, sore throat and nasal congestion with a growing headache and air expelling habit through my throat. Nasal steroid spray and tylfast tabs fail to cure me.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
I have a chronic breath and digestion difficulty when I smell smoke around me even its residue in lift, room or corri...
Avoid spicy food in your diet and Also avoid peanuts and potatoes in your diet and few tips- Avoid any triggering factor, take folic acid regularly, eat a healthy diet , always be stress free , exercise regularly
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How to maintain gud heart health. Recently had bitter experience that lost my close dude due to cardiac arrest at the age of just 36. He do not have any bad habits.

MD - Consultant Physician
General Physician, Jharsuguda
How to maintain gud heart health. Recently had bitter experience that lost my close dude due to cardiac arrest at the...
this is a common problem now. Most important is do an annual health check up particularly SUGAR,BLOOD PRESSURE,CHOLESTEROL,THYROID,ECG etc.as these diseases don't have any symptoms ,people ignore it.
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Hello sir. I'm 34 years. I feel breathing problems. My heart beat is more. I am feeling strong beats of heart. Could you explain me causes of breath problem.

B.H.M.S., Senior Homeopath Consultant
Homeopath, Delhi
Hello sir. I'm 34 years. I feel breathing problems. My heart beat is more. I am feeling strong beats of heart. Could ...
You can take Sur. Moc. 30 / 5 drops in little water thrice a day for one week. Revert back after one week with feedback.
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Blood Pressure and Diabetes

B.Sc.(Hons), P.G.Dietetics
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Gurgaon
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I am suffering with CVD with multiple blockages. I am taking non invasive treatment at pune. Dr. Vikranth latte telling that I will be okay after 2 months with his treatment. 15 days over. Slight recovery is there. Can you suggest me whether I am following correct way or not?

Diploma in Obstetrics & Gynaecology, MBBS
General Physician, Delhi
I am suffering with CVD with multiple blockages. I am taking non invasive treatment at pune. Dr. Vikranth latte telli...
Treatment for multiple blockages of heart is only bypass surgery but people get scared of it and seek other therapies & waste lots of time. Please go to a reputed heart hospital and get operated.
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I am 65 years male residing in pune, india. I have athresclerosis of coronary and carotid arteries. Have undergone two ptca procedures for lad and om2 and one for right carotid. Besides I have an icd implanted following two with episodes. I am also diabetic. Values are under control with medicines. Ghb around 7. Fasting below 120 and pp below 160. Lipid profile is also ok except for hdl which is around 32. But it has been low for last many years. Problem seems to be hereditary. Are there any ayurvedic medicines for these ailments?

MD-Ayurveda, Basic Life Support (B.L.S), Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Ahmednagar
Yes definitely we have herbal medicine for you. Send your details like weight in kg and height in cm. We provide ayurvedic medicines that keeps your vessels clean. So that you can not require further angiography n plasty also. For healthy life you must go for herbal remedies.
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