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Dr. Shanmuga Vadivu

Cardiologist, Chennai

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Dr. Shanmuga Vadivu is a trusted Cardiologist in Mogappair, Chennai. You can consult Dr. Shanmuga Vadivu at Frontier Lifeline Pvt Ltd in Mogappair, Chennai. You can book an instant appointment online with Dr. Shanmuga Vadivu on has an excellent community of Cardiologists in India. You will find Cardiologists with more than 34 years of experience on You can find Cardiologists online in Chennai and from across India. View the profile of medical specialists and their reviews from other patients to make an informed decision.


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My mother is suffering from varicose veins. Besides this, she does not have any other medical condition except mild hyperthyroidism. Age: 64 yrs Varicose veins since last 40 yrs Ht: 5'2" Wt: 70 kg BP: 120/80 Please let me know what other information you require. We would like you to please carry out the treatment.

MD - Homeopathy, BHMS
Homeopath, Palakkad
There are good homoeopathic medicines for varicose problem. I will tell some simple tips as an accessory management. 1. Reduce your weight if you are obese. 2. Avoid standing continuously for more than 20 mins. 3. Keep your legs raised while sitting. 4. Avoid taking heavy weights and loads. 5. Keep your legs above two pillows while laying in bed. 6. Use creepe bandaging. Homoeopathic medicine like pulsatilla hamamelis, calc flour, magnifiera etc can completely make the valves of veins open and make the blood flow normal. If you not taken varicose veins as a major thing at the initial stage it can lead into varicose ulcers, or any heart disease in the future.
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Mujhe hamesha sans lene me problem hoti hai salo se treatment chal rha hai saare checkup kara liye blood test bhi kara aur sabhi test kare uske bad me doctor ne foracart rotacaps 200 pump diya 5 mounth tak kuch nai huaa fir vapas se problam hone lagi hai.

General Physician, Jalgaon
Please Take Somasav by sandu pharma 20 ml twice a day for 3 weeks Kankasav by sandu pharma 20 ml twice a day for 3 weeks Continue your foracort for few days Reconsult after 15 days for further advice to prevent recurrence.
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Respected sir/madam, I am 22 years old male, I'm suffering from chest problems and weakness in chest since September last year. I had my tests done and found out that I have a small hiatus hernia and thyroid of tsh 18. I have been taking medications since three months now which is esomeprazole and sucral syrup and rantac since 4 days. feel very weak in my chest area and have been feeling dizzy since a week. What should I do? Please advice.

DHMS (Hons.)
Homeopath, Patna
Hello, Lybrate user, you are suffering from gastritis, need to follow the under lying norms. Tk, plenty of water to eliminate toxins, dilute acid in stomach, soften faeces (stool)  to prevent constipation, piles fissure.   •go for a brisk walk in d morning to restore your peristaltic movement to ease gastric disorder.   • go for meditation & yoga to nourish your whole body to complete the digestion and to calm down stress ,being, one of d  main reasons of gastritis & peptic ulcer.   •  your diet be simple, non- irritant, easily digestible ,on time to avoid, indigestion.  • Consume, apples, carrots, skimmed milk, papaya,bottle gourds (lauki) ,mung- dal,    •Tk Homoeo medicines, being gentle  repaid & safe  in administration.@ Nux vom 30-6 pills thrice a day. @ China 200-6 pills. Thrice.   • Ensure at least 7 hrs of sound sleep in d night.    • Avoid, caffeine ,nicotine ,alcohol, junk food, citrus fruits, curds, pizza,bargar ,cookies & watching Tv in late night. > Your feedback matters, please. Tk, care, stay fit & fine.
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I am having chest pain from the last 5 months. I am a smoker for the last 10 years. Please suggest what I need to do. Do I quit ?

Diploma in Diabetology, Pregnancy & Diabetes, Hypertension, Cardiovascular Prevention in Diabetes ,Thyroid
General Physician, Sri Ganganagar
Very bad dear you are smoker. Smoking can make you suffering with cold,(chronic obstructive lung disease), asthmatic, even to lung cancer, tuberculosis of lung, plural effusion. Please check cbc esr tec x ray chest sputum for afb and malignant cells study blood sugar crp test. Please discuss after investigations.
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What food for high LDL and low HDL cholesterol and high trigrilicides and higher glucose levels and for non alcoholic fatty liver.

MBBS, MD-General Medicine, DM - Cardiology
Cardiologist, Secunderabad
Low fat, low carb, protein and fibre rich food is what you should take. Which means you can take everything cooked at home using less oil, more vegetables and fruits, less of outside foods especially junk foods, colas. Be mindful of calories. Do some form of exercise to burn some extra calories.
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What Causes High Cholesterol? 6 Factors That Put You at Risk

MBBS, DNB (General Medicine)
Endocrinologist, Delhi
What Causes High Cholesterol? 6 Factors That Put You at Risk

Cholesterol is a vital component, which helps the body to make healthy cells. This wax like component is found in the lipid of the blood. An increased cholesterol count elevates the risk of heart diseases in a person. It thickens the vessels of the arteries resulting in less oxygen flow in the heart. This, in turn, increases the chances of a stroke. High cholesterol can happen from lifestyle habits and inheritance. It is completely treatable and preventable.

What causes high cholesterol?
The blood carries the cholesterol which is attached to the proteins. The combination of cholesterol and protein is known as the lipoprotein. Primarily there are two different kinds of cholesterol that the lipoprotein carries:

  • Low-density lipoprotein: LDL is the bad guy that carries all kinds of cholesterol present in the body. It eventually rests on the walls of the arteries, making it narrow and hard.
  • High-density lipoprotein: This is the good guy which scans the excess cholesterol and take them back to the liver.

Ideally, the body should have low LDL and high HDL. But often the reverse happens, resulting in high cholesterol and cardiac diseases. Factors such as unhealthy diet, inactivity for most of the day and obesity is responsible for the same. Even the genetic set up can play a hand in a high count of LDL in the body. There is nothing that can be done in this case except to seek medical help.

6 factors that put you at risk:

  1. Poor diet: Cholesterol levels are dramatically increased when baked products and saturated fats are consumed in an excess amount. Other high cholesterol food products include dairy products, processed fats and red meat. Refraining from this food items will drastically reduce the chances of getting high cholesterol in the body.
  2. Obesity: Obesity results from too much of fat storage in the body. It not only fatigues a person faster, but puts a person at high risk of getting cholesterol. The body mass index should be always lesser than 30 to abstain the risk of cholesterol.
  3. Waist circumference: A waist circumference of more than 40 inches in men and 35 inches in women can increase the risk of cholesterol.
  4. Diabetes: This is one of the major causes of high cholesterol. It not only damages the artery lining, but results in higher LDL and lower HDL.
  5. Less workout: Leading a life which is devoid of exercise and jogging can increase the chances of getting high cholesterol. Exercise boost HDL count in the body and mitigates the risk of low HDL.
  6. Smoking: The blood vessel walls get damaged with smoking. The blood vessels start accumulating fatty acids thereby increasing the chances of getting high cholesterol.
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What is the reason of being pain in bones and feeling weakness and blood pressure is low?

General Physician, Cuttack
It could be due to 1.severe physical exertion 2.Check your Hemoglobin, Bp 3.take good nourishing diet 4. Drink plenty of water 5. Get your self physically examined by doctor. 6. consult me for further advice
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I am a pure vegetarian. My age is 30 yr and my weight is 82 kg. As per my lipid profile my ldl cholesterol level is low, just 58. Hdl 48, triglyceride 160 and total cholesterol 126. What should I do for increase my ldl cholesterol level.

Post Doctoral Research (Ph.D.) (A.M) (Oncology), Integrative Oncology for Physicians (MSKCC, N.Y, USA), Doctor of Natural Medicine (N.D/ N.M.D), Ayurveda (I) Cert., Advanced Strategic Management (APSM), B.E (Computer Sc. & Engg.), Clinically Relevant Herb-Drug Interactions (CME) - (Cine-Med Inc. USA)
Alternative Medicine Specialist, Bhubaneswar
Hi anjan, what are your immediate health issues? your lipid profile values as you report look all good. Your triglyceride levels, although a little higher than the higher reference limit, can very well be controlled with a healthy & balanced diet, proper lifestyle with adequate room for daily exercise/ walking, relaxation and distressing. At the same time it is also advisable for one to restrict alcohol & stop smoking completely. As regards cholesterol, ldl cholesterol is, in fact, bad cholesterol while hdl cholesterol is the one which is good for our health. So no need to increase levels of ldl cholesterol. It is advisable that you get your reports verified by a general physician as well, Hope this helps. All the very best.
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Hi I am Dil bahadur Chetri 27 years old, I have a problem of low blood pressure. So please suggest me some fruit items which can help me out to improve my low blood pressure. Hope to hear soon from you. Thank you.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Udupi
Dear, *a dessert bowl of salad *three heaped tablespoons of pulses (chickpeas, lentils, beans and so on) *one medium-sized fruit (apple, orange, pear or banana) *two smaller fruits (plums, apricots, satsumas) *one slice of a large fruit (melon, pineapple or mango) *two to three tablespoons of berries or grapes *a glass (150ml) of fruit or vegetable juice *one tablespoon of dried fruit.
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Hi Sir I am 35 years old, I have chest pain for last 3 years and pain in head for last 2 years. I have got all testes such as whole cardiac tests and mri at two times but all results are ok (positive) also I have got treatment at all best hospital in delhi but not got any solution for these two problems. So please help me what should I do?

M B B S, M. D (Internal Medicine)
General Physician, Nellore
Seems to be more of a psychiatric disorder probably somatoform disorder but cannot comment without detailed history and clinical examination and review of reports. Better to follow up with a single physician to observe and advise accordingly. Sometimes, all symptoms of a disease do not show up at one time only.
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Hypertension - How it Affects you During Pregnancy?

MD - Obstetrtics & Gynaecology
Gynaecologist, Yamunanagar
Hypertension - How it Affects you During Pregnancy?

Are you experiencing high blood pressure or hypertension during pregnancy? Hypertension is a condition in which your blood pressure levels shoot up to a level, which may cause damage to the body. In case of pregnant women, hypertension may inflict damage on both the mother and the growing baby. You require a special care for dealing with hypertension during pregnancy, irrespective of the fact whether it develops before or after conception. Here are some important facts you ought to know about hypertension and pregnancy.

There are different types of high blood pressure issues caused during pregnancy.

  1. Gestational hypertension: Women with this form of hypertension have high blood pressure, which develops around 20 weeks of pregnancy. There is no sign of organ damage or the presence of protein in urine. Many women with gestational hypertension develop preeclampsia eventually.
  2. Chronic hypertension: Chronic hypertension is the high blood pressure condition which is present before pregnancy or it may occur before 20 weeks of pregnancy. It is hard to determine high blood pressure as it does not have prominent symptoms.
  3. Chronic hypertension with superimposed preeclampsia: This condition is likely in women with chronic blood pressure being present from before pregnancy. During pregnancy, women with this condition develop worsened high blood pressure and protein content in the urine. Other health complications are also indicated.
  4. Preeclampsia: This is a pregnancy complication featured by high blood pressure along with signs of damage to other organs of the body. This happens from chronic high blood pressure and gestational hypertension. It usually sets in within 20 weeks of pregnancy. If untreated, preeclampsia can lead to several serious complications to the mother and the baby.

Risks of high blood pressure during pregnancy
High pressure during pregnancy is associated with several risks. They are as follows:

  1. Decreased flow of blood to the placenta: When the placenta does not receive sufficient blood, your baby will be deprived of enough oxygen and nutrients. This might cause slow growth, premature birth or low birth weight in your baby. Prematurity also causes breathing trouble in the baby.
  2. Placental abruption: Preeclampsia increases the risk of placental abruption, where the placenta gets separated from the inner uterine wall before delivery. Severe cases of placental abruption lead to placenta damage and heavy bleeding.
  3. Premature delivery: In some cases, early delivery of the baby has to be carried out for preventing some life threatening conditions.

For reducing the risk of complications caused by hypertension during pregnancy, it is important for you to consult a doctor regularly throughout pregnancy. You should take blood pressure medicines prescribed by a doctor in the most suitable dosage. You should also stay active, follow a healthy low sodium diet and stay away from smoking, alcohol and substance abuse.

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I have gone through this test: Hs-crp(C-Reactive protein test). It came greater than 10. (>10). What does this mean?

Vaidya Visharad
Ayurveda, Narnaul
Dear, Obesity in ayurveda is known as Medorog and is defined excessive body fat accumulation in body. Medo roga specially found predominantly pitta body type constitution. The disturbed ?Pitta-the digestive fire? is disturbed leading to improper digestion and assimilation of fats. Being overweight can put you at risk for hypertension, diabetes, arthritis, back pain, coronary heart disease, and sleep problems. We have specialised medicine prepared for weight loss . No Exercise , No Dieting, No side Effect ,Kindly Attach your cholestrol and thyroid report. For better result and shape body use our medicine and see result within 15 days for order with your test reports details. Visit us at www.Malhotraayurveda.Com
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My mother is a sugar patient and she do not take any medicine and his heart is running very fast sometime so what should I do.

Diploma in Obstetrics & Gynaecology, MBBS
General Physician, Delhi
Nothing can be done for a person who is acting'suicidal' if she knows she has sugar, who will convince her to take proper diet and medicine? not relatives or doctors for sure. She has to convince herself, if need be take help of a senior relative whom she listens to or trusts.
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Hello doctor my husband is getting fatty day by day. And he is having a very low bp also. He feels very weak .his sugar level is 75 (fasting) so I can not decide a healthy diet for him to make him fit. Please if you can suggest me one to follow. M very tensed about that. Waiting for your response.

Masters in Applied Nutrition
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Hyderabad
Hello, For your problem exercise is the best solution. Ask him to start doing physical activity like walking. Start with 10 min and can continue it to an hour. This helps with his fatigue and low B.P. Regarding diet, make sure he is taking 7 -8 servings of fruits and vegetable. Give him only brown rice or millets for main meals. Snack on fruits and nuts. Avoid non veg, and wheat . This should help him. Stay healthy stay fit☺
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Hi, I have pain in my heart from past 6 days. I am a diabetic and its not in control. I also get pain in sides of stomach. I am worried about heart attach and kidney failure. Diabetic from 1.5 year. Please advice how much time will it take for a kidney to fail if sugar is not in control. I take insulin everyday. Thanks.

General Physician, Nashik
First of all. Please dont worry as stress will worsen your condition. Please let me know your recent bsl reports and l will assist you in a better way.
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Mere seene m kabhi-2 dard or chuban hoti hai khas tor par rat ko sote samay hi mahsus hoti hai or samay par nahi hoti hai iske liye kya karu.

PG Diploma in Emergency Medicine Services (PGDEMS), Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), MD - Alternate Medicine
Ayurveda, Ghaziabad
Generally ye gas or acidity ki wajah se ye problem hoti h. Iske liye aap 1-1 tab chitrakadi vati dono time khana khane k bad le. And pranacharya udar bhaskar kshar churna 2 bar pani se le.
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I'm a 50 year old married woman. I keep getting swelling in my legs. I have mild high bp and am taking one tazlok 40 tab every morning. My work lso entails standing for long hours. Please help me and suggest remedies measures.

Certified Diabetes Educator, Registered Dietitian (RD), PGDD, Bachelor of Unani Medicine and Surgery (B.U.M.S), General Physician
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Mumbai
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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My friend is suffering from severe chest pain after holding her pee for long plus she is a bit drunk on rum.

General Physician, Ahmednagar
chest pain may be due to alcohol that causes injury to stomach and causes chest pain. Holding pee will not cause chest pain.
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My husband's blood is more thick. He has cholesterol problem. Please tell me about this.

Ayurveda, Ambala
Dear, these are methods and instructions to reduce cholesterol in body: * avoid butter, ghee & cream in your diet. * eat five leaves of kari patta and five leaves of neem once in a day. * avoid non veg food because it contain high fat content. * do not eat fast food and avoid cold drink. * do running and jogging daily for 15 minutes. Start with 5 minutes then increase time period slowly. Do morning and evening walk daily. * do not drink alcohol it harmful to your liver and disturb your metabolism causes increase in cholesterol. * add kali mirch (black pepper) in your breakfast. * drink 6 to 7 glass of water daily. * take sound sleep in night of 6 to 7 hrs. Do not take stress.
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