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Dr. Siva Kumar

Cardiologist, Chennai

Dr. Siva Kumar Cardiologist, Chennai
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Dr. Siva Kumar is a renowned Cardiologist in Triplicane, Chennai. You can visit her at Shakthi Hospital in Triplicane, Chennai. You can book an instant appointment online with Dr. Siva Kumar on Lybrate.com.

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Sir, I am 40 yrs old. When I wake up in the morning I feel tired. I don't feel fresh. My full day seems to be too lazy and tiresome. I got my blood reports which say deficiency of vitamin D and LDL chlorestrol at 130. Please suggest my ahead.

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine Specialist, Faridabad
Sir, I am 40 yrs old. When I wake up in the morning I feel tired. I don't feel fresh. My full day seems to be too laz...
you can take..tab.vit.D..OD. AND CAP.ZEVIT FOR MORNING TIREDNESS . Symptoms and Health Risks of Vitamin D Deficiency Symptoms of bone pain and muscle weakness can mean you have a vitamin D deficiency. However, for many people, the symptoms are subtle. Yet, even without symptoms, too little vitamin D can pose health risks. Low blood levels of the vitamin have been associated with the following: Increased risk of death from cardiovascular disease Cognitive impairment in older adults Severe asthma in children Cancer Research suggests that vitamin D could play a role in the prevention and treatment of a number of different conditions, including type1 and type 2 diabetes, hypertension, glucose intolerance, and multiple sclerosis. Causes of Vitamin D Deficiency Vitamin D deficiency can occur for a number of reasons: You don't consume the recommended levels of the vitamin over time. This is likely if you follow a strict vegan diet, because most of the natural sources are animal-based, including fish and fish oils, egg yolks, cheese, fortified milk, and beef liver. Your exposure to sunlight is limited. Because the body makes vitamin D when your skin is exposed to sunlight, you may be at risk of deficiency if you are homebound, live in northern latitudes, wear long robes or head coverings for religious reasons, or have an occupation that prevents sun exposure. You have dark skin. The pigment melanin reduces the skin's ability to make vitamin D in response to sunlight exposure. Some studies show that older adults with darker skin are at high risk of vitamin D deficiency.
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I am 37 year old male. My weight is 56kg. I have bp problem but down side of bp is higher normly. I do not use any kind Nasha. Whats problem?

B.E (Computer Sc. & Engg.), Advanced Strategic Management (APSM), Ayurveda (I) Cert., Doctor of Natural Medicine (N.D/ N.M.D), Integrative Oncology for Physicians (MSKCC, N.Y, USA), Clinically Relevant Herb-Drug Interactions (CME) (Cine-Med Inc. USA), Post Doctoral Research (PhD) (Alternative Medicines)
Alternative Medicine Specialist, Bhubaneswar
I am 37 year old male. My weight is 56kg. I have bp problem but down side of bp is higher normly. I do not use any ki...
Hi, I advise you to get yourself checked by a competent cardiologist. He/ she may require you to undergo certain diagnostics with respect to kidney function, liver function, cardiac side etc all and refer you appropriately to specialists in the above-mentioned areas for understanding the secondary underlying cause, if any. Simultaneously, you will have to check your dietary habits, especially cut down on salt, and other greesy/ oily & fatty foods. Ensure that you streamline your lifestyle, with adequate room for relaxation and de-stressing. See how you can streamline your occupational aspect as well to reduce stress at work. This shall systemically help you normalize your bp, unless there is a secondary cause behind. At the same time, any transient fluctuations in bp owing to stress/ anxiety or dietary factors could be arrested as well. Hope this helps. Take care and all the very best.
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I'm having pain around my eyes (forehead) since four days and not able to study. Please help. Also, I'm a hypertension patient.

PG Diploma in Emergency Medicine Services (PGDEMS), Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), MD - Alternate Medicine
Ayurveda, Ghaziabad
I'm having pain around my eyes (forehead) since four days and not able to study. Please help. Also, I'm a hypertensio...
Hi Take ½ glass of carrot juice + Add ½ glass of spinach juice + Mix well + Drink this juice to cure headache 1-1 drop of cow ghee in both nostrils at night time before sleep.
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I get chest pains and cough many times and I do smoke and I am not able to quit smoking.Please tell.

MBBS, DNB (General Medicine)
Endocrinologist, Delhi
I get chest pains and cough many times and I do smoke and I am not able to quit smoking.Please tell.
Dear Lybrate user, smoking is a choice and all choices are made by us. You can quit smoking only if you tell yourself that you can do it. Not when you accept in your mind that "you are not able to quit". You must have taken many challenges in your life - I am sure you don't want to be called a loser at this as well. You have detailed about having cough and chest pains- Its possible that you may develop infection like tuberculosis or later if you don't quit - the risk of lung cancer is also very high. Make the right choice- quit today.
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I'm a dibatic patient and today early morning my sugar was very low it's 48 can u tell me what sd I do and what are d effects

BHMS
Homeopath, Delhi
If your sugar level is very low then you have to take some sugar instantly and then take controlled doses of your medicines ; your physician will help you in that
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He is 44 year old male and suffers from high cholesterol and a fatty liver. He lives on hong kong and in sales job, travelling in asia. Works late and smokes a bit. He is quite fit looking and walks a lot. What would you advice?

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine Specialist, Faridabad
He is 44 year old male and suffers from high cholesterol and a fatty liver. He lives on hong kong and in sales job, t...
High cholesterol can cause atherosclerotic heart disease or narrowed coronary arteries in the heart can cause the symptoms of angina, when theheart muscle is not provided with enough oxygen to function. Decreased blood supply to the brain may be due to narrowed small arteries in the brain or because the larger carotidarteries in the neck may become blocked. This can result in a transient ischmic attack or stroke. Peripheral artery disease describes gradual narrowing of the arteries that supply the legs. During exercise , if the legs do not get enough blood supply, they can develop pain , called claudication . Other arteries in the body may also be affected by plaque buildup causing them to narrow, including the mesenteric arteries to the intestine and the renal arteries to the kidney. Avoid fast foods,oily foods,junk foods,alcohol,smoking,fatty foods, non-veg.,avoid stress, take green veg., whole grain.garlic,. Take anti cholesterol medicines .
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I have a chest tightness so where could be the the cause for that? I have CT scan report for chest it says followings Patchy fibrosis strands are noted in apical and posterior segments of right upper lobe with minimal traction of bronchiectasis and right apical pleural thickening Small patchy subpleural fibrosis strands r noted in apicoposterior segment of left upper lobe Thickening of bilateral inferior pulmonary ligaments with focal pleurodiaphragmatic adhesions.

Diploma in Tuberculosis and Chest Diseases (DTCD), MBBS
Pulmonologist, Delhi
I have a chest tightness so where could be the the cause for that?
I have CT scan report for chest it says followings...
You previously had Tuberculosis which is healed now but left residual scarring. It has made your lungs weak and may be the cause of tightness. Otherwise there could be fresh infection or inflammation
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How soon can a patient undergo angiography/ angioplasty after a heart attack?

Critical Care Training, MD - Internal Medicine, MBBS
General Physician,
As soon as possible. Ideally primary pci (within 24 hours) if it is myocardial infarction and not resolved with medical treatment or shock.
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My baby is four year old and he is always suffering from chest congestion he is away from cold intakes like ice cream etc. But still from past three years he is been given cough syrup and antibiotics am worrieabout its side effect. Otherwise he has no other issues he is healthy has no complaints but am tired giving medicine all the time for cheat congestion and cough.

MBBS
General Physician, Chandigarh
My baby is four year old and he is always suffering from chest congestion he is away from cold intakes like ice cream...
Unless the cough and cold is infectious you don't need to give antibiotics and medicines children develop their maximum immunity in the initial three four years yiu can give him honey mixed with ginger juice to lick a tsf three four times a day and give him steam inhalation regularly everyday don't jump to the medicines unless the problem is very much.
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I am suffering from high blood pressure. So what to eat? Please advice.

Cardiologist,
I am suffering from high blood pressure. So what to eat? Please advice.
Avoid foods in high salt like pickle papad canned food. Avoid oily and fried food have plenty of great leafy veg. Fresh fruits.
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Hello doctor my age is just 23 and I have different BP in my both hand right one higher nearly 150 and also I checked my bpm which is above 95 from last one year, and always feel tired and it's really hard to sleep at night please help me.

MBBS, DMRD, MD - Radio Diagnosis, FIIM(Ayurved), D.SC, Post Doctoral Fellowship of Institute of Indian Medicine, Ph.D
Non-Invasive Conservative Cardiac Care Specialist, Ahmednagar
Hello doctor my age is just 23 and I have different BP in my both hand right one higher nearly 150 and also I checked...
Dear Please get BP in both arms checked by doctor at same time. Let us know figures. Then we will guide you. Vm.
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Sir. Today my blood results are like this. Blood sugar fasting. 116 PP. 140 Creatinine 1.2 Uric acid 6.0 Total cholesterol 164 Triglyceride 291 HDL 46 LDL 50. Is there any problem with the triglycerides figure? Or starting of diabetic? I don't have any physical problem as of now. Playing badminton daily around 90 minutes. So, from now onwards, in which part I need to control my lifestyle to avoid starting medicines?

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Delhi
Sir. Today my blood results are like this. Blood sugar fasting. 116
PP. 140
Creatinine 1.2
Uric acid 6.0
Total choles...
Your triglycerides and fasting glucose level is increase but you are not diabetic. But it is a risk in future to be diabetic. U should avoid suger specially in liquid form and strictly avoid intake of oily food. U can use olive oil or canola oil in food. Take gugglu tea in morning.
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Hello I am 23 years old my problem is that I feel anxiety with loud noise & shouting my heart beat increases when ever I hear any shouting, I try to control my self but its difficult to avoid it.

PGP In Diabetologist, Fellowship in non-invasive Cardiology, MD - Medicine, MBBS
Endocrinologist, Delhi
Hello I am 23 years old my problem is that I feel anxiety with loud noise & shouting my heart beat increases when eve...
in my experience ,the symptoms you suggested are related to anxiety disorder. visit a good psychiatrist for more evaluation and treatment. you, definitely will get results
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I am 49 years old and have had a surgery for myxoma in the left atrium of my heart almost 10 years back. What are the chances of the myxoma re-growing? thank you!

MD - Paediatrics
Pediatrician, Ranchi
Hi thanks for the query don't get overly worried as chances of recurrence after four year of surgery is very minimal. The main postop complication is arrhythmia which occurs immediately and recurrence later on. If there is incomplete removal of myxoma the recurrence rate in first three years is 1-2.5% only. I would recommend you to get an echocardiography done to see the recurrence if it is there. Regards.
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I have bp 160 counts after delivery. I got baby by cesarean. What to do normal bp?

BAMS
Ayurveda, Ambala
I have bp 160 counts after delivery. I got baby by cesarean. What to do normal bp?
Dear, To control & maintan BP normal these are best methods to follow:. • 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. * Do physical exercise daily for 20 minutes such as jogging or brisk walk. • 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.
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Took steroids 8 months back then onwards severe head aches and chest or heart pains. Took medicines but not cured. Current test results are triglycerides 376, HDL 38, VLDL 75.2, INR is 1.20.what to do?

MBBS, DMRD, MD - Radio Diagnosis, FIIM(Ayurved), D.SC, Post Doctoral Fellowship of Institute of Indian Medicine, Ph.D
Non-Invasive Conservative Cardiac Care Specialist, Ahmednagar
Took steroids 8 months back then onwards severe head aches and chest or heart pains. Took medicines but not cured. Cu...
Dear Cholesterol is made in liver Food does not alter this. Light exercise meditations pranayam will help you correct all. Vm.
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Foods That Can Be Used To Reduce Blood Sugar Level

M.Sc. in Dietetics and Food Service Management , Post Graduate Diploma In Computer Application, P.G.Diploma in Clinical Nutrition & Dietetics , B.Sc.Clinical Nutrition & Dietetics
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Mumbai
Foods That Can Be Used To Reduce Blood Sugar Level

High blood sugar occurs when the insulin in the body fails to metabolize the sugar from the food, which raises the amount of glucose in your blood. It is a metabolic disorder which can be managed effectively with the help of lifestyle modifications such as exercise and food. This article is going to focus on the foods that you can eat to lower your blood sugar levels.

Here are 9 foods that you can use to reduce blood sugar levels:

Cinnamon: cinnamon is a herb which is very effective in getting your blood sugar down to manageable levels. You can simply sprinkle cinnamon on your food before eating it.

Fenugreek (methi): fenugreek is a common spice which is used in almost all indian cuisines. It has a number of health benefits, one of which is reducing blood sugar levels. Soaking fenugreek in water and then drinking it the next day is a very effective remedy in combating sugar problems.

Garlic: not just for sending away the vampires, it is also very effective in blood sugar control. Extracts of garlic have been shown to increase insulin in the body which is required to metabolize the sugar in the body.

Heart healthy fats: heart healthy fat based foods such as nuts and seeds are good for increasing the good cholesterol levels (hdl) in the body. Avocadoes contain nutrients which lower the risks of various diseases such as diabetes. In a nutshell, these fats make the cells of the body less resistant to insulin.

Blueberries: blueberries contain anthocyanin (water soluble pigments) which is very good for your health. They also contain fiber in large amounts which make you feel fuller faster. This fruit has also been shown to improve insulin sensitivity in the body.

Vinegar: vinegar is an age old remedy to control blood sugar levels; it contains acetic acid which causes a reduction in certain harmful enzymes in the stomach. Vinegar is also known to prevent blood sugar spikes when consumed with food.

Complex carbohydrates: complex carbohydrates raise your blood sugar but not like its cousin, simple carbohydrates. Simple carbohydrates cause an immediate spike in your blood sugar levels where as complex carbs provide a steady stream of energy. So drop that packet of refined flour and get that whole wheat variant.

Cherries: cherries, especially tart cherries and dark sweet cherries, are full of anthrocyanins. Insulin resistance prevents insulin from working properly to control blood sugar in normal ranges. Eating a diet high in anthrocyanins can mean improved use of insulin and lower blood sugars.

Nuts: people who eat nuts regularly have lower rates of heart disease than people who don't eat them.

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Hi I am 35 years old suffering with pcod and weight gain my cholesterol level has also increased please suggest me food which I should eat or lifestyle changes so that I can lead a healthy life. I am having severe hair fall also. I have problem of fatty liver also.

MBBS
General Physician, Bangalore
Hi I am 35 years old suffering with pcod and weight gain my cholesterol level has also increased please suggest me fo...
You should eat in moderation which should mainly include healthy food. Exercise for at least 30 minutes to 1 hour every day. For a diet chart, consult me.
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A few days back I have started to go for brisk walk. But from last two three days I feel like palpitations, is it something wrong with me.

BAMS
Ayurveda,
A few days back I have started to go for brisk walk. But from last two three days I feel like palpitations, is it som...
You may have dehydration and digestive disorder, so smells comes out from your mouth. You need to aplly liver cleansing therapy to get rid of from it. Or follow few natural tips to overcome from it.
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