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Dr. Somasundaram

Cardiologist, Chennai

300 at clinic
Dr. Somasundaram Cardiologist, Chennai
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Dr. Somasundaram is a popular Cardiologist in Anna Nagar East, Chennai. You can consult Dr. Somasundaram at Meenam Hospital in Anna Nagar East, Chennai. You can book an instant appointment online with Dr. Somasundaram on Lybrate.com.

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Can you tell me the reason off getting pain in right side of chest when I run for few minutes?

MBBS, cc USG
General Physician, Gurgaon
Can you tell me the reason off getting pain in right side of chest when I run for few minutes?
Hello, CHEST PAIN in your case may be due to 1.acidity. 2. severe anxiety 3. muscular problem Is history of any trauma / breathing difficulty also is pain only at one point? is burning chest also + i need to take detail history for further management consult Physician/me for further management
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Since last few days I am having burning sensation in the stomach in the morning. And I get nausea in the morning. It stops for few hours and then again it cones back and then it stops but in the morning its the most. I have pain on the left side of the chest. Burning like sensation in throat too. If I feel any symptoms I start feeling anxious and panic. And keep thinking that I have heart attack. What should I do?

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Hyderabad
Since last few days I am having burning sensation in the stomach in the morning. And I get nausea in the morning. It ...
Homoeopathy has good treatment for stomach pain acidity and flatulence without adverse effects. Take nux vomica 200 in the morning and in the evening for 4 days and give feedback.
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Sir o have been checking my bp its normal all the time only sometimes it becomes low that also the range is near to the normal.

PhD, Human Energy Fields, Diploma in PIP, EFI, Aura scanning for Health evaluation; Energy field assessment, Fellowship Cardiac Rehabilitation, Cardiac Rehabilitation, MD (Ayur - Mind Body Med), Mind Body Medicine
Non-Invasive Conservative Cardiac Care Specialist, Pune
Sir o have been checking my bp its normal all the time only sometimes it becomes low that also the range is near to t...
Dear lybrate-user, at your young age, it is most likely that you do not have any BP problem. You should spend more time in eating well, exercising properly and outdoor activities. This will help reduce your restlessness about BP and you will enjoy your life more. Y are obviously suffering from acidity, so monitoring your digestion is important. Eat slowly, fresh foods and drink plenty of water to keep the acidity away. Do not onsume any food that is difficult to digest, spicy, old, cold and chillie. Improve your immunity and gut health. Call us for details. We have good medicines like cow colostrum Reimmugen that will help you.
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Dear cardiologist sir yesterday I met cardio doctor and he prescribed 01 tab. Prolomet xl 50 in a morning after meal Sir this tablet side effect or any other issue please solve the problem.

DHMS (Hons.)
Homeopath, Patna
Dear cardiologist sir
yesterday I met cardio doctor and he prescribed 01 tab. Prolomet xl 50 in a morning after meal
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Hello,lybrate user, so fat as I know, Promoat xl-50 is a safe medicine for cardiac problem. Tk care.
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Recently I found my total cholesterol level is 262 during a blood test (Random). All other factors are normal. What I can avoid and what kind of food I can take? My bp and sugar levels are normal. I am a 63 year old man. My BMI is 23.

MD
Yoga & Naturopathy Specialist, Delhi
Recently I found my total cholesterol level is 262 during a blood test (Random). All other factors are normal. What I...
Reduce wight by a few kgs. Do not eat any food items containing hydrogenated vegetable oil. Also reduce fats if you are eating them in excess. Go out for a walk or do yoga. Be active so that whtever you eat is converted into energy and used up.
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34 age Mujhe negative thinking aati hai blood pressure badh jaata hai 150/90 tak ho jata hai. Har waqt ek drr rehta hai. Kamzori bht lagti hai mann karta hai ekant jagah let jaye. please help me.

MD - Ayurveda
Ayurveda, Bangalore
34 age Mujhe negative thinking aati hai blood  pressure badh jaata hai 150/90 tak ho jata hai. Har waqt ek drr rehta ...
Better to follow these: 1. Make yourself busy in one or the other productive things 2. Take support of your family members & share possible max things with them & get their opinion for your difficult situation 3. Take wholesome food 4. Proper sleep.
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I am 67 years old. 5 months back, I underwent cabg bypass open heart surgery. Still there is pain in the wall of the chest in the areas of stitch and bones/ribs. There is no problem in the heart.

Diploma in Family Medicine, Fellowship in Diabetology, Diploma in Diabetology, FCCP, MBBS
General Physician,
I am 67 years old. 5 months back, I underwent cabg bypass open heart surgery. Still there is pain in the wall of the ...
This pain in the chest will be for 8-12 months. It is due to the approximation of the bones by metal stitch. You need not worry. It will slowly settle down.
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I have had 2 miscarriages in 2009 n 2011 in the past before that I had a daughter who is 11 now. Both the miscarriagestook placebetween thhe 13-17 weeks n the foetus had no heart best. What is the reason for this ? Should I try to conceive again ?

MBBS, DGO, MD, Fellowship in Gynae Oncology
Gynaecologist, Delhi
I have had 2 miscarriages in 2009 n 2011 in the past before that I had a daughter who is 11 now. Both the miscarriage...
Hello, before conception, you need to rule out the reasons behind miscarriage. So consult a gynecologist and get a couple of tests done such as tsh prolactin, anti-phospholipid, anti-body and lupus antibody.
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I am 40 years old, having diabetes for last 8 years and I got to know today tht m having blockage in my heart. My doctor suggest me for having angiography. Does there any other solution except angiography. And what precautions I should take to come over with this heart blockage. And also tht how much did angiography costs to me in india.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Pune
I am 40 years old, having diabetes for last 8 years and I got to know today tht m having blockage in my heart. My doc...
Total panchakarma is the best for your problems. Ie. Vaman, virechan, nasya, raktamokshan & mustadiyapanbasti. Angiography costs up to rs. 15000/- to 25000.
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I am a 47 year old male, non-diabetic, non-hypertensive with generally good health. I am on anti-depressant therapy for pd and anxiety for the past 12-14 years. I have this feeling of skipped heart beats now and then since 2009 and have got myself examined by 2-3 cardiologists. All tests like echo, tmt are fine with no abnormalities. Is there any remedy for the same? I have slightly raised cholesterol and triglycerides.

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine Specialist, Faridabad
I am a 47 year old male, non-diabetic, non-hypertensive with generally good health. I am on anti-depressant therapy f...
High triglycerides and 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. Change life style .do meditation,yoga, Go walk daily, do any one physically activity daily i.e.play any game., Avoid fast foods,oily foods,junk foods,alcohol,smoking,fatty foods, non-veg.,avoid stress,take plenty of water in day time. And 1 glass of water before bed at night. use flax oil, omega-3 fatty meal or cap., take .green veg., whole grain. Garlic,. Cod liver oil. Take anti cholesterol medicines . Cap. Ecosprin gold-10 at night daily.
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Sometime I feel pain at under of my chest at that time when I takes breath its getting too much pain so, tell me about it is there any problem in present or in my future?

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
Sometime I feel pain at under of my chest at that time when I takes breath its getting too much pain so, tell me abou...
) chest pain causes 1. Heart disease 2. Stress, anxiety 3. Lack of exercise 4. Sedentary life style 5. Obesity (over weight) 6. Smoking, tobacco and alcohol consumption, excess tea/coffee 7. Excess oily, fatty, cholesterol rich diet, junk food 8. Hyperacidity, musculr pain 9. Heredity and genetic factor prevention follow the advice given below 1. Avoid stress and strain 2. Do regular exercise, yoga, meditation, deep breathing exercise like pranayama etc. It will calm your mind, control your emotion and relieve stress 3 avoid alcohol, smoking and tobacco consumptio, excess tea/coffee. 4. Take bland diet, avoid spicy, oily, fatty and junk food 5. Take paracetamol 500 mg one tablet sos after food up to a maximum of three tablets daily, at the time of chest pain 6. Drink plenty of water and take rest. 7. If you have recurrent attack of chest pain take ecg and consult cardiologist.
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Hello. I am 48 years few days back I went for lipid profile test. Total cholesterol was 267. Tricychilde-200, LDL-130, HDL-45 should I take medicine? Fasting blood sugar 85, TSH 6.0. Please advise.

PGP In Diabetologist, Fellowship in non-invasive Cardiology, MD - Medicine, MBBS
Endocrinologist, Delhi
Hello. I am 48 years few days back I went for lipid profile test. Total cholesterol was 267. Tricychilde-200, LDL-130...
no, try to control it with diet and exercise first for 2-3 months. if no results, then only start medicines
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Chest Pain - Reasons Behind It!

MD - Consultant Physician
General Physician, Jharsuguda
Chest Pain - Reasons Behind It!

A sensation of pain in the chest is almost automatically associated with having a heart attack. While it is true that it is one of the best indicators of a heart attack, there are quite a few other things which can cause one’s chest to pain and not all need to necessarily be as time critical as a heart attack. So, what are the various things one should be aware of when it comes to pain in the chest? In order to understand chest pain better, it is first very important to understand the various types of chest pain better! So, there is a sharp pain, its opposite which happens to be a dull pain, burning, aching, stabbing pain, as well as a crushing sensation.

Let’s start with the elephant in the room, which is medically known as myocardial infarction or referred to as the infamous heart attack. This occurs when the muscle cells, which are located in the heart die on account of not enough blood flowing through the heart. In simple terms, the best way to get to know that one is having a heart attack is when the person feels a seriously crushing pain in the centre or the left side of the chest. What could be said to be unique about this type of pain is that resting does not make it better.

  1. Another condition of the heart which is often mistaken by the layman for a heart attack happens to be myocarditis. Inflammation of the heart muscle leads to fatigue and a fast beating of the heart. The person would also experience some difficulty breathing.
  2. Heart disease can come in multiple forms and one of those is known as CAD or Coronary Artery Disease. When there is a blockage in the blood vessels of the heart, the pain [which is known as angina] is caused by this blockage. The probably solitary source of good news is that permanent damage to the heart is not caused by CAD!
  3. That being said, a heart attack is a greater possibility. The pain in the chest could spread to the jaw or the back, or even the arm. The sensation is that of the body part being squeezed. The first thing to be done when angina occurs is to rest in order to lower the pain.
  4. While these conditions have focused on the heart, pneumonia affecting the lungs can cause deep chest ache. It causes a cough and chills. There is also likely to be pus from the respiratory tract which is coughed up!
  5. Asthma is yet another respiratory issue which could cause chest pain! If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a general physician.
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Dear respected doctors. What are the symptoms if any baby have hole in heart? Is it shows any symptoms?

M.B.S.(HOMEO), MD - Homeopathy
Homeopath, Visakhapatnam
Dear respected doctors. What are the symptoms if any baby have hole in heart? Is it shows any symptoms?
Common symptoms of adult congenital heart defects include: Shortness of breath, especially during exercise. Tiredness. Cyanosis (a blue tint to the lips, skin, or fingernails caused by a lack of oxygen) A heart murmur. Abnormal heart rhythms (arrhythmias) Swelling of the extremities.
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I have no symptoms, but my HDL 65, TOTAL CHOLESTEROL 234, TGL 240, LDL 134, CREATININE 0. 9, URIC ACID 8, BUN 25, FBS 12 HR 103, PPS 97.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
I have no symptoms, but my HDL 65, TOTAL CHOLESTEROL 234, TGL 240, LDL 134, CREATININE 0. 9, URIC ACID 8, BUN 25, FBS...
I will suggest you to do suryanamaskar daily as per your capacity for a minimum of six months and few tips on diet say no to maida items like toast, khaari ,naan ,white bread. Can drink tea but without sugar say no to Buffalo milk and can drink cows milk can eat brown bread can eat sprout's can eat green vegetables, can eat chappati ,bajra ka rotla can eat one katori of rice twice a day with dal to avoid farsan food items can eat fruits say no to coconut water and review with reports after six months.
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Hi I am 38 yrs old lady, gaining weight continuously and having high blood pressure in right hand 170/110 and normal 130/70 in left hand. Swelling in face. Please guide.

Advanced Aesthetics
Ayurveda, Gulbarga
Visit to good cardiologist and start blood pressure medicines. Dont take stress. Your bp is high and start meditation and meditation also and morning walk. Any queries msg me.
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My hearts starts breathing fast automatically for 10 to, 15 seconds because of which my lungs stop working for 5 to 8 seconds.

MBBS
General Physician, Trivandrum
My hearts starts breathing fast automatically for 10 to, 15 seconds because of which my lungs stop working for 5 to 8...
It seems to be an attack of anxiety that you are experiencing. Tips to reduce anxiety and stress 1. Sleep well and regular. Irregular sleep can have some serious consequences. It affects both our physical health and also contributes to anxiety and stress. Anxiety as such also leads to disruptions in sleep. When feeling anxious, always try to get a full 7 to 9 hours of uninterrupted sleep and it can work wonders to improve your condition. 2. Always keep smiling. Take a quick break in between your hectic work to get some laughs with your friends. Laughter can reduce depression and anxiety and has proven benefits. 3. Tidy up your living space or workspace. Keep your things clean and clutter-free. That helps us think clear and thus reducing levels of anxiety. 4. Say thank you often. Expressing your thanks for something helps reduce anxiety. 5. Eat smart. Eating more of foods which are rich in vitamin b and omega-3 fatty acids and also healthy whole grain carbs. Vitamin b contributes to good mental health. While omega 3 fatty acids help with both depression and anxiety. Whole grain foods boost serotonin and helps us remain poised. Eating high-sugar content food and processed foods can increase levels of anxiety. 6. Learn to breathe well and relax. Short, shallow breaths arise when you are tensed. So consciously breathing deeply, plus increasing the duration and depth of breathing helps relax the body and mind to a great extent. 7. Meditate. Meditation has so many positive effects on stress, mood, and anxiety. Club meditation with positive thinking to improve your general well-being and overall health. Yoga is also very effective to take off stress from the body and mind by deep relaxation and breathing techniques. 8. Chill and be silent. Reduce the noise and clutter talk that contributes to anxiety. Find time for yourself and be alone to muse upon your own matters without anyone disturbing you. 9. Worry. Yes, we can cause ourselves to freak out, but only for a certain amount of time. When something weighs heavily on your mind, or you believe something terrible is most definitely going to occur, commit to only creating that worry for 20 minutes. Think of all the possible outcomes of the scenario, figure out some game plans, and then quit thinking about it after 20 minutes go by. Have a friend call after the allotted time has passed to avoid the temptation of going over the time limit. Or schedule some of that playtime right afterward. 10. Plan for the future but do not worry about it. Make time tables and to-do lists so that you will not be worried about finishing stuff and so that you can increase your productivity. 11. Be positive. When you feel anxious, train your mind to think and feel positive and give reinforcement to yourself that you can handle any situation. This will significantly reduce your stress and anxiety symptoms. 12. Smell relaxing stuff. Go out to your garden. Smell a fresh rose. Take a deep breathe and allow the relaxation to course through your whole body. You can also use relaxing aroma therapy and use it indoors. 13. Go out and spend time with your friends and family. Spend time with your pets social support reduces anxiety and stress to such a great extent that it is almost always bearable. So next time you get on your nerves, go out with your friends, chat with them, watch a movie, spend some time watching the waves in the beach with your partner, talk to your siblings. If you have tried all these and still have problems, please consult me for prescription medication.
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Hello doctor. My mother is diabetic and having problem of high bp. She is taking ziglim m2 (glimepiride 2 mg and metformin 500 mg) and for bp she is talking amloz 5 mg But neither sugar is controlled nor bp. Sugar level stays between 200-300 and bp 130-150 after taking these medicine. Please prescribe any effective medicine.

BHMS
Homeopath,
Hello doctor. My mother is diabetic and having problem of high bp. She is taking ziglim m2 (glimepiride 2 mg and metf...
Dear lybrate user, one of the major nutritional substance required for human body is carbohydrate. We take carbohydrate in the form of rice, wheat, sugar etc. The complex molecules of carbohydrate are broken down into simple glucose molecules during digestion & released in the blood stream to be absorbed by the muscle cells. Muscle cells utilise the glucose molecules to release energy by breaking down those glucose molecules. Insulin hormone plays a vital role in the absorption of the glucose molecules by the muscle cells. In abnormal conditions, either due to less production of insulin or due to resistance to insulin, the process of absorption of glucose by the muscles comes to a stand still. The glucose molecules remains in the bloodstream which results in the increase in the blood sugar level. The failure of utilisation of the glucose molecules by the muscle cells results in production of less energy than normal condition. This is externally manifested as the fatigue & tiredness of the patient. This excess amount of blood sugar compels the kidney to function more than normal level in order to excrete the blood sugar molecules through urine. As a result the patient suffers from frequent urination. This abnormal condition is clinically known as diabetes mellitus. Once a patient is diagnosed with diabetes he has to take regular medicine to keep his blood sugar level within normal limits. However, the patient does not need to take medicine unless his/her post. Prandial blood sugar level reaches 200. If post. Prandial blood sugar level reaches 200 then patient can take homoeopathic mother tincture gymnema sylvestra q, 30 drops, thrice daily, after meals, in a cup of water. Along with intake of medicines the patient need to walk at least 1 hour daily without any interval. In order to decrease the intake of carbohydrate in diet the patient should avoid rice, sweet dishes, fruits, cold drinks, fast foods, alcoholic beverages, potato etc.
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I started my gym 2 days ago. I am having body pain. Its too painful. What should I do to get rid of pain. My chest, hands, abs all are paining. What should I do?

MNAMS (CTVS), DNB (Cardiothoracic & Vascular Surgery), MS, MBBS
Cardiologist, Guwahati
I started my gym 2 days ago. I am having body pain. Its too painful. What should I do to get rid of pain. My chest, h...
Do it properly. Consult the gym instructor for a proper routine. Little bit of pain initially may be there.
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She is a heart patient. What is the reason of heart attack? And how can a person prevent it.

BAMS
Ayurveda, Bangalore
She is a heart patient. What is the reason of heart attack? And how can a person prevent it.
Hi, When the blood supply is cut off to the cardiac muscles due to blockage in the coronary vessels, heart attack occurs. Please follow these tips to avoid heart attacks: - Work out everyday (yoga or gym) or walk for 1 hour daily. -Avoid excessive intake of sweets, oil fried food, excessive intake of carbohydrates. - Take high fibre diet. - Check your lipid profile once in 6 months and sugar levels once in 3 months. - Undergo stress test (TMT) once in a year - Avoid sedentary life style and be active. - Do not put on weight - Use heart friendly cooking oil like rice bran oil, olive oil, etc - Avoid mental tension and worries.
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