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Dr. Sreenivasan

Cardiologist, Chennai

Dr. Sreenivasan Cardiologist, Chennai
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Dr. Sreenivasan is an experienced Cardiologist in West Mambalam, Chennai. Doctor is currently practising at Sri Meenakshi Nursing Home in West Mambalam, Chennai. You can book an instant appointment online with Dr. Sreenivasan on Lybrate.com.

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Angina Care

M.B.B.S. , PG Diploma In Clinical Cardiology
Cardiologist, Delhi
Angina Care

Angina is a term used for chest pain caused by reduced blood flow to the heart muscle. Angina is a symptom of coronary artery disease. Angina is typically described as squeezing, pressure, heaviness, tightness or pain in your chest.

Symptoms associated with angina include:


    Chest pain or discomfort
    Pain in your arms, neck, jaw, shoulder or back accompanying chest pain
    Nausea
    Fatigue
    Shortness of breath
    Sweating
    Dizziness


The chest pain and discomfort common with angina may be described as pressure, squeezing, fullness or pain in the center of your chest. Some people with angina symptoms describe angina as feeling like a vise is squeezing their chest or feeling like a heavy weight has been placed on their chest. For others, it may feel like indigestion.

The severity, duration and type of angina can vary. It's important to recognize if you have new or changing chest discomfort. New or different symptoms may signal a more dangerous form of angina (unstable angina) or a heart attack.

Stable angina is the most common form of angina, and it typically occurs with exertion and goes away with rest. If chest discomfort is a new symptom for you, it's important to see your doctor to find out what's causing your chest pain and to get proper treatment. If your stable angina gets worse or changes, seek medical attention immediately.

Characteristics of stable angina


    Develops when your heart works harder, such as when you exercise or climb stairs
    Can usually be predicted and the pain is usually similar to previous types of chest pain you've had
    Lasts a short time, perhaps five minutes or less
    Disappears sooner if you rest or use your angina medication


Characteristics of unstable angina 


    Occurs even at rest
    Is a change in your usual pattern of angina
    Is unexpected
    Is usually more severe and lasts longer than stable angina, maybe as long as 30 minutes
    May not disappear with rest or use of angina medication
    Might signal a heart attack
    Thanks

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I have high pressure and take medicine telsartan i am active but it take life long?

MBBS, DNB (General Medicine)
Endocrinologist, Delhi
I have high pressure and take medicine telsartan i am active but it take life long?
Blood pressure is a tendency - not a disease. It gives rise to diseases- heart diseases, kidney diseases, stroke - can all happen with high blood pressure. The medicine is to control your bp and please remember that once your tendency of high bp has developed then it will remain for life. Hence to curb this tendency - the medicine is to be taken for life.
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I am heart patient and I have undergone post PTCA .My question to you is the stents inserted in my arteries will stay for ever or later it can removed?

BHMS, MD - Alternate Medicine
Homeopath, Nagpur
Once put stent may not be removed. It depends on what type of stents are used by your surgeon. Kindly talk to him once.
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My husband of age 29 years is experiencing a pain in the chest part towards right when he coughs or when he takes deep breath what could the reason and when he coughs the sputum is appearing black traces reasons for it.

MBBS, MD - Medicine
Internal Medicine Specialist, Gurgaon
My husband of age 29 years is experiencing a pain in the chest part towards right when he coughs or when he takes dee...
Hi Get a chest xray, Ecg,cbc, esr sputum for afb done. If he is a smoker needs to stop immidiately. Do steam inhalation and warm saline gargles!
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I have fluctuating high blood pressure, varies mostly around 150-130/95-80, have been taking nebistar 5 mg from last 5 years, any other alternative be it allopathic, ayurvedic or homeopathic that could stabilize blood pressure.

BAMS, MD Ayurveda
Sexologist, Lonavala
I have fluctuating high blood pressure, varies mostly around 150-130/95-80, have been taking nebistar 5 mg from last ...
As per your concern I would suggest you to do following remedy 1. Take 1 tsp of dried watermelon seeds 2. Add 1 tsp of cuscus powder 3. Crush the mixture 4. Have this once in the morning and the evening 5. Consume for 3-4 weeks Causes: • Obesity • High salt intake • Alcohol consumption • Mental or physical stress it will surely help you.
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My mother suffered from high level (160/100) of bp and sugar please guide a good diet and treatment.

PG Diploma in Emergency Medicine Services (PGDEMS), Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), MD - Alternate Medicine
Ayurveda, Ghaziabad
My mother suffered from high level (160/100) of bp and sugar please guide a good diet and treatment.
In ayurveda, Hypertension is referred to as Rakta Capa Vriddhi and it sees the vitiation of vata and pitta doshas as the main cause...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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My uncle(48) have blood pressure problem usually its high blood pressure ,he have problem from 3 years.And taking reguar medicine from hospital. I wanna know how can he cure this problem. Or he has to take medicine his whole life? Thanks

General Physician (AM)
Alternative Medicine Specialist, Chandigarh
Try having CRAETEGUS Q (Homeo) 8-10 drops in little water twice a day , KALI IOD 12X (BIOCHEMIC) 4 pills 4 times a day for considerably longer period of time and he wont have to take medicine for lifetime. God bless.
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How to forgot someone who had left and made me depressed my heart beat faster when I think about her.

Diploma in Obstetrics & Gynaecology, MBBS
General Physician, Delhi
How to forgot someone who had left and made me depressed my heart beat faster when I think about her.
Keep yourself occupied, time is a great healer, no medicines or smoking to get over the ditch, may be she has moved on for a reason and you should learn to accept it. Do not remind yourself again and again, it will be keeping wounds raw and you will be rubbing salt on them by talking about it to people. Write everything in a diary and do not read again.
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Sir I am somnath. My age is 21+old. My blood pressure is high. 140/92 Now what sell I do,

BAMS
Ayurveda, Ambala
Sir I am somnath. My age is 21+old. My blood pressure is high. 140/92
Now what sell I do,
To control or maintain BP normal there are some instructions are given below: •Do not take salt in high amount or try to avoid it because high sodium level increase BP. • Eat less amount of pickle and fast food, fast food contain high sodium. • Avoid drinking alcohol and smoking. • Take less amount of coffee and tea both increase BP. • Drink 8 to 10 glass of water daily • Do exercise daily, running and long walk. • Take 6 to 8 hrs of sleep daily. Do not take too much stress. • Do long breathing pranayams daily for 10 - 15 minutes. It will reduce your stress level in your body. • Avoid taking too much fat foods such as butter, cheese, ghee. • Eat healthy diet such as green leafy vegetables, fruits. Eat an apple daily. You can take Mukta Vati Of Divya Pharmacy of Baba Ramdev one tablet daily but only under the guidance of Ayurveda Doctor.
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I am 42 years old male, My weight is 95 kg suffering from high cholesterol. Please advise.

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine Specialist, Faridabad
I am 42 years old male, My weight is 95 kg suffering from high cholesterol. Please advise.
avoid fat diet,junk foods,alcohol intake, take plenty of water ,whole grain food, join zym or go for morning walk.
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Im having chest pain for last 3 days. Thought it may be acidity. Took antacids and pain killer but no effect. What should I do? please help.

MBBS,DNB
General Physician, Kolkata
Im having chest pain for last 3 days. Thought it may be acidity. Took antacids and pain killer but no effect. What sh...
How can you take pain killers if you expect acidity. Stop these fancy treatments and immediately see a doctor. You may have pleuritis, pneumonitis, pancreatitis, costochondritis, oesophagitis and yes acidity.
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I had High BP problem diagnosed 3 mnts ago Dr. gave me BP pills along with beta blockers 7 days after having medicines I noticed i'm having erectile Dysfunction. It has been three months and I can not figure out what has actually happened Consulted more than 3 Dr. but no med cured it yet. It feels like something at heart stopping excitement to occur and I have lost my Desire to have sex also. Hence having no erections. Shall I stop trying and move on or there is a treatment for it.

MD - Alternative Medicine
Alternative Medicine Specialist, Mumbai
I had High BP problem diagnosed 3 mnts ago Dr. gave me BP pills along with beta blockers 7 days after having medicine...
Hello Pl note While high blood pressure in itself can lead to sexual dysfunction, studies show that many of the drugs used to treat this condition also can cause sexual difficulties. In men, the decreased blood flow can reduce desire and interfere with erections and ejaculation. In women, it can lead to vaginal dryness, a decrease in desire, and difficulties achieving orgasm. Three types of blood-pressure medications — diuretics (or “water pills”), beta-blockers and alpha-blockers — have been found to have the highest incidence of sexual side effects. Some diuretics, for example, not only interfere with blood flow to the sex organs but increase the body’s excretion of zinc, which is needed to produce testosterone. And beta-blockers can sabotage a satisfying sex life at least three ways — by making you feel sedated and depressed, by interfering with nerve impulses associated with arousal and by reducing testosterone levels. Options: Talk with your doctor or other health care provider about switching to another type of blood pressure medication. Stay healthy.
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when i take deep breath my chest is paining and i am getting some red spots in my cough also i got ex-hosted soon like climbing stairs long walking what could be the problem please suggest me i am feared of something terrible wrong with me

Diploma in Diabetology, CCT (Rheumatology & Internal Medicine), MD - Internal Medicine
General Physician, Noida
Either cardiac problem or chest problem.. so you go get a ecg done a complete blood cell counts hemogram done and a x ray chestpa view done with all these meet a good physician
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My mother in law is 82 years of age and her heart shrink we show her to heart specialist he is saying that now surgery can, t be done so please do anyone have medicine for that.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
My mother in law is 82 years of age and her heart shrink we show her to heart specialist he is saying that now surger...
Hello, you can give her Arnica 30 Ch , 3 drops twice daily. Essentia aurea , 20 drops with water twice daily and Crataegus oxy. Q, 15 drops with water twice daily. These are Homoeopathic medicines and work without any side effects. Revert me after 15 days. Take care.
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My mother age is 60 her heartbeat is running very fast 140 what is treatment for the same.

Diploma in Obstetrics & Gynaecology, MBBS
General Physician, Delhi
My mother age is 60 her heartbeat is running very fast 140 what is treatment for the same.
Get her thyroid profile, cbc, blood sugar & total lipids tested (total cost less than 1500/- in a standard lab) get her bp checked, get back here with reports, weight & height and periods history as 40-50 years is time for periods to stop, time for menopause & associated changes.
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Hi sir my friend have cholesterol problem and in last month he had pain in chest. Now he will try to decrease level of cholesterol from his body. What is your suggestions in this regards.

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine Specialist, Faridabad
Hi sir my friend have cholesterol problem and in last month he had pain in chest. Now he will try to decrease level o...
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 omega-3 fatty meal or cap., take .green veg., whole grain.garlic,. Take anti cholesterol medicines .
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Doctor, even underweight person can get heart attack? When the person takes chronic Anxiety which increases stress hormones in body.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
Doctor, even underweight person can get heart attack? When the person takes chronic Anxiety which increases stress ho...
Dear lybrateuser, - Yes, any person who undergoes chronic stress & anxiety is prone to heart disease & a heart attack - also an unhealthy diet with more of fried, fatty, processed, junk food with sedentary habits is prone to heart attack, also drinking excess alcohol & tobacco contribute in a major way - have more of fruits & vegetables, less of fats & processed foods & do regular exercise , sleep well for 7-8 hrs in the night to keep your heart healthy.
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I am 50 yrs old. My latest HBA1C result is 6.4. Also triglycerides is 307 though cholesterol is 178. Please advice regarding corrective.

BAMS
Ayurveda, Bangalore
I am 50 yrs old. My latest HBA1C result is 6.4. Also triglycerides is 307 though cholesterol is 178. Please advice re...
Your hba1c result tells that your sugar levels are not well under control. Please bring it under control with strict diet and regular intake of medicines in adequate dose. Your triglycerides are also very high. So avoid deep oil fried items, coconut gratings and even copra. Go for 1 hr walk everyday either in the morning or evening.
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Is there is relation between Blood pressure and Pulse rate? Is high pulse rate is an indication of rising Blood pressure? Suppose my PR is 65-70 ps, if it goes to 95-90 ps, should I think that my BP has risen?

BAMS
Ayurveda, Ambala
Is there is relation between Blood pressure and Pulse rate? Is high pulse rate is an indication of rising Blood press...
Pulse rate & blood pressure are independent. If the pulse increase, it does not mean that your blood pressure increased. Blood pressure is the pressure of blood on vessels wall & pulse is the number of times the heart beats.
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Recently, by looking at my report my local physician told me that, my good cholesterol is reducing, what does he mean by that? what are the suggested remedies for this?

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine Specialist, Faridabad
Recently, by looking at my report my local physician told me that, my good cholesterol is reducing, what does he mean...
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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