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Dr. Socrates

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Cardiologist, Chennai

11 Years Experience
Dr. Socrates MD Cardiologist, Chennai
11 Years Experience
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Hello and thank you for visiting my Lybrate profile! I want to let you know that here at my office my staff and I will do our best to make you comfortable. I strongly believe in ethics; a......more
Hello and thank you for visiting my Lybrate profile! I want to let you know that here at my office my staff and I will do our best to make you comfortable. I strongly believe in ethics; as a health provider being ethical is not just a remembered value, but a strongly observed one.
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Dr. Socrates is a popular Cardiologist in Chromepet, Chennai. He has had many happy patients in his 11 years of journey as a Cardiologist. He has completed MD . You can meet Dr. Socrates personally at Shrii Heart And Diabetes Care Clinics in Chromepet, Chennai. Book an appointment online with Dr. Socrates and consult privately on Lybrate.com.

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MD - Starling Medical College - 2006
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I am suffering from dry cough last two weeks and I have chest pain what I am doing?

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Navi Mumbai
I am suffering from dry cough last two weeks and I have chest pain what I am doing?
Take following remedies 1. Pomegrnate juice 1 cup + gud [juggerry] 1 tsp + sunth 1/4th table spoon after lunch and dinner 2. Have mung dal and rice for 3 days.
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I am a forty five year old man. I have cholesterol from last year. I tried exercising, dieting, stopped eating fatty foods and many more things. But my cholesterol is not becoming low. Please give me a solution for this.

BHMS
Homeopath,
I am a forty five year old man. I have cholesterol from last year. I tried exercising, dieting, stopped eating fatty ...
Dear lybrate-user, cholesterol is naturally produced inside the body of every living animal. Human beings are no exception to that. But when we take mutton, chicken, yellow part of a boiled egg, ghee, butter etc we intake cholesterol from external source. This extra cholesterol from external sources increase the total cholesterol content of human body. You should always keep your cholesterol level within normal limits as high cholesterol serves as a precursor to various cardiac diseases. Avoid the aforesaid food. Walk at least 1 hour in a day without any interval. Also you can take homoeopathic mother tincture fucus vesiculosus q, 30 drops, thrice daily, after meals, in a cup of water.
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I have negative thoughts of heart attack. I am referring a psychiatrist, so I don't get these negative thoughts. I just wanted to ask you, if I think about it. It doesn't impact my health. Because I am very worried. I have anxiety disorder as consulted by doctor.

BASM, MD, MS (Counseling & Psychotherapy), MSc - Psychology, Certificate in Clinical psychology of children and Young People, Certificate in Psychological First Aid, Certificate in Positive Psychology
Psychologist, Palakkad
I have negative thoughts of heart attack. I am referring a psychiatrist, so I don't get these negative thoughts. I ju...
Dear Lybrate user, Anxiety disorders are a category of mental disorders characterized by feelings of anxiety and fear, where anxiety is a worry about future events and fear is a reaction to current events. These feelings may cause physical symptoms, such as a racing heart and shakiness. There are a number of anxiety disorders: including generalized anxiety disorder, a specific phobia, social anxiety disorder, separation anxiety disorder, agoraphobia, and panic disorder among others. While each has its own characteristics and symptoms, they all include symptoms of anxiety. Anxiety medicines alone cannot cure anxiety disorders mainly because medicines do not alter behavior. Behavior change and Continuous practice of the changed behavior cure anxiety. I suggest anxiety education, progressive counseling and progressive psychotherapy. I assure you complete cure. I need to know more about your anxiety so that I will be able to diagnose it properly and provide you tips to overcome and manage your anxiety. Take care.
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I'm 28 yrs old and my good n bad cholesterol both are high so what should I do is it normal to have cholesterol at this age. Even my periods are very irregular so is it related to cholesterol.

General Physician (AM)
Alternative Medicine Specialist, Chandigarh
I'm 28 yrs old and my good n bad cholesterol both are high so what should I do is it normal to have cholesterol at th...
You have not specified readings! and its not related to irregular periods. Eat 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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I am 29 years old, hair loss problem and gastric problem gas is chock in my heart & brain so senses less some minute, but my parents said your heart bit is stopped. Mri scanning to brain and heart scanning is normal.

International Academy of Classical Homeopathy, BHMS
Homeopath,
Hi, you need proper homeopathic case taking followed by constitutional remedy. Read carefully you have come here to get well. We are here to select the possible medicine for you. In order to do that, we depend on your co-operation. Homoeopathic medicine is mainly selected on the symptoms you give us. If we are to make a successful prescription, we must know all the details of your sickness. Thnks.
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High blood pressure (hypertension) rarely has noticeable symptoms, but if untreated it increases your risk of heart attack, heart failure, kidney disease, stroke or dementia. Sir is that true?

Master in Psychology, MD - Ayurveda, Dems, Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda,
High blood pressure (hypertension) rarely has noticeable symptoms, but if untreated it increases your risk of heart a...
Yes, this is true. Hypertension is a silent killer and may be one of the cause for multi organ failure. Intially symptoms may be headache, nsusea, body ache, vertigo, insomnia etc.
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I am having a very bad cough with pain in the throat. My chest is paining. I had had cetrizine and azithromycin 3 days back and it was ok. But now its become severe. I also have stomach ache. What to do?

MBBS
General Physician, Faridabad
I am having a very bad cough with pain in the throat. My chest is paining. I had had cetrizine and azithromycin 3 day...
take tab pan 40 1 tab bd and repeat these medicines for 5 day, saline gargles, steam inhalation. it will help. thanks
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I am 33 year old male from pune. Recently I had gone through brain attack although all reports are normal except bp. Can you help me.

MD - Medicine, DM - Cardiology
Cardiologist, Nashik
I am 33 year old male from pune. Recently I had gone through brain attack although all reports are normal except bp. ...
You need to take treatment for your bp (hypertension) and work up for risk factors for vascular disease and preventive treatment for that accordingly.
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I am suffering from headache. My bp gets low very frequently. And I have a dry cough. I feel tired and dizzy. Please cure me.

BAMS
Ayurveda, Ambala
I am suffering from headache. My bp gets low very frequently. And I have a dry cough. I feel tired and dizzy. Please ...
Dear, 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. You can consult me privately for complete treatment.
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Hi sir I am 28 years old, from Lucknow I am having some breathing problem, feels laziness ,sleep more eat more Is this a case of depression ,I have seen all above as a symptom in one of hospital. Is there any physical testing for depression Pulse advise thanks.

MBBS, MD - Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Delhi
Common symptoms of depression includes pervasive sadness of mood, easy fatigue, decreased interest insurroundings ,irritability, forgetfulness, disturbed sleep, increased or decreased appetite. There are no physical test for depression.
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Hi My father is 63 years old now. From last week he suffers from High blood pressure 180 to 190. He took Medicine from MD. Phigisioin but still not getting better please suggest Best medicine for him.

MBBS, MD - Medicine, DM - Cardiology, Fellowship in Interventional Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology and Cardiac Electrophysiology
Cardiologist, Delhi
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My father is 63 years old now. From last week he suffers from High blood pressure 180 to 190. He took Medicine fro...
Need to increase the dose of medication, sometimes it take more than one week to control high blood pressure.
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This is for my dad. He recently had a minor heart attack and a stent was put via angioplasty in the vein which was blocked. I want to know the diet that he should follow now to be safe for future.

Diploma in Obstetrics & Gynaecology, MBBS
General Physician, Delhi
This is for my dad. He recently had a minor heart attack and a stent was put via angioplasty in the vein which was bl...
Only 1 sent should work like a shock treatment so that blockages are removed from rest of body including heart and brain. Give him minimum fats, no transfats, some good fats like a spoon of desi ghee or butter and a katori of assorted nuts everyday. Lots of seasonal vegetables and fruits plus eating according to constitution. Take more proteins like milk and curds. All of these items are available in the market. Simple walks as exercise. People do vouch for apple cider vinegar and lemon juice plus a spoon of honey added to it -it does remove the blockages, so does pomegranate, no harm or side effects.
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Doctor I have skipped my pulse many time a day.(for the last 6 month) I am not sugar patient. Bp medicine taken Arbitel-Mt-20. For the last one year. Suggest me what to do. Fear of missed pulse in my mind.

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
Doctor I have skipped my pulse many time a day.(for the last 6 month) I am not sugar patient. Bp medicine taken Arbit...
Dear Please get Holter monitoring test done. This will help pinpoint the findings and possibly cause. This will help in treatment Vm.
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Hello Doctor I'm 30 year old male. I had recently experienced chest pain. Undergone treatment and ecg but the results were normal. How can I know that the pain is due to angina or gastric problem.

MD - Anaesthesiology, MBBS
Anesthesiologist, Bangalore
Hello Doctor I'm 30 year old male. I had recently experienced chest pain. Undergone treatment  and ecg but the result...
1. Your age is one factor that you r unlikely to have an angina unless you have risk factors like smoking alcoholism high cholesterol hypertension obesity etc 2. The angina usually felt like a tightness in centre of chest with radiating pain to left arm. 3. Gastritis pain is relieved by taking antacids or other home remedy for acidity. 4. Always consult near by centre with an ecg facility in case you have doubt. 5. Live healthy and stop worrying.

My age is 42. I have a bp 90 and 140 from last five years. Some doctor says it is ok and some says it is on the higher side. I took many precautions to make it down as I walk 30-40 min daily. I drink maximum fluids. I avoid salt. But still it remains the same. Is it harmful. Pls suggest how I can take it down if it is high. Thanks.

MBBS, CCEBDM, Diploma in Diabetology
Endocrinologist, Hubli-Dharwad
My age is 42. I have a bp 90 and 140 from last five years. Some doctor says it is ok and some says it is on the highe...
Mr. Lybrate-user, ideally bp should be systolic 120 to 130 (when heart is contracting), diastolic 60 to 80 mm hg, (when heart is relaxing. At your age it good to have bp as 130 / 80.131 to 139 and 81 to 89 is considered as prehypertension. So you will have to see that it is closer to 130 / 80 mm hg. One of the most important aspect is to reduce salt intake to just about 3 g a day. Avoid processed foods, deep fried foods and high fat foods.
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Last month, 18th Jan 2015. One stent is transplant in my main arteries. Will it always appear in ECG chart. I am asking because there are many organization who are taking pre employment checkup.

MD
General Physician, Mumbai
Your stent will not cause ecg changes. However the changes from an old heart attack or fibrosis will always be seen.
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Sir my father recently got stent implantation even though after a week he got expired what is the reason for it?

M.S. Genral
General Surgeon, Pune
Hi, dear-,-thanks for your query.. My diagnosis of your fathers death-post-stent-acute mi-pos-stent-which is a possibility in few of such cases, which is due to post-stent-embolism of coronaries-with acute mi causing death. Treatment-to avoid stents would be advised for you under doctors observation-on my- virtual-on-line lybrate clinic. Report me as you could avoid the disease - with 3-6 mths of corrective treatment on online-virual-clinic-under my advise. Contact-later for more maintenance-health tips for your heart death familial history. Thanks for using lybrate services. Have a good day.
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For the last 5 months, I have been suffering from High B P problem and taking medication. side by side allopathic medicine, what other measures I can take so that I can live happily.

MD - Consultant Physician
Cardiologist, Kolkata
For the last 5 months, I have been suffering from High B P problem and taking medication. side by side allopathic med...
Control diet, if over weight control bw, trasdental meditation or yoga & freehand exercise are needed.
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