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Dr. Sreenivasan

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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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I am jay panchal I am 17 years old and I am suffering for fever around 100Fand I also got 160/100 blood pressure so I wanna know that does fever increase blood pressure please give me answer of this question. And also give me remedies for thatthank you.

PG Diploma in Emergency Medicine Services (PGDEMS), Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), MD - Alternate Medicine
Ayurveda, Ghaziabad
I am jay panchal I am 17 years old and I am suffering for fever around 100Fand I also got 160/100 blood pressure so I...
In ayurveda, Hypertension is referred to as Rakta Capa Vriddhi and it sees the vitiation of vata and pitta doshas as the main cause. Mix 1 teaspoon of onion juice with an equal amount of honey. Take once a day for 1 week. Upon noticing improvement, continue for several more days. 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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I feel much pain in heart and sometime I have problem of headache. I have problem in breathing please give me advise what can I do.

MBBS
General Physician, Hyderabad
I feel much pain in heart and sometime I have problem of headache. I have problem in breathing please give me advise ...
Hi! All that is acidity or gas trouble Avoid outside foods Eat more fruits Sleep well Don't study late nights Start yoga for 30 min daily Don't watch TV a lot Don't be over the phone for many hrs Cut down coffee and tea. Thank u.
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I am having chest pain and I am a chain smoker, xray report was normal, is it a gas problem or I should again do the xray test.

Clinical Cardiology, MD - Consultant Physician
Cardiologist, Surat
I am having chest pain and I am a chain smoker, xray report was normal, is it a gas problem or I should again do the ...
Hi. For your age, smoking related stomach irritation is the most common cause of chest pain. Heart related chest pain is rarer in your age group. So the remedy is to quit smoking strictly. You may get an ecg and 2d echo done at any good heart center if you want to check heart status. Take care.
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Hi After angioplasty, how many days one can not do exercises like walking, pranayam, yoga etc.

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine, DM - Cardiology, Cardiac Device Specialist (CCDS - Physician )
Cardiologist, Delhi
Hi After angioplasty, how many days one can not do exercises like walking, pranayam, yoga etc.
If your procedure was elective, You can gradually begin after 10 days. Start with 5 -10 mins and then increase every week.
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I am 30 year old male with a heart rate ranging from 117 bpm-132bpm without in physical activity. When I checked my blood pressure on a digital measuring machine I got the following readings: 126/80 heart rate 116 bpm 130/78 heart rate 119 bpm 130/79 hear rate 117 bpm is the a matter for concern?

BAMS
Ayurveda, Bangalore
I am 30 year old male with a heart rate ranging from 117 bpm-132bpm without in physical activity. When I checked my b...
Hi, Your BP readings are OK; but your heart rate is quite high (normal 70-80 per minute). Therefore, I would advise you to undergo an ECG and 2D ECHO test to know the exact cause of the increased heart rate.
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Dear sir I have cold cough and headache, also I have fever chest pain so which medicine I take please tell.

BHMS
Homeopath, Thane
Dear sir I have cold cough and headache, also I have fever chest pain so which medicine I take please tell.
Hi, cold is always followed by cough. And if cold settles in the sinuses then it leads to headache and fever. For this take spongia tosta 200 4pills to be taken thrice a day. Kali bich 200.4pills thrice a day for 15 days avoid fried food, curd, pickles, citrus fruits oranges, sweet lime, green skin bananas, pineapple. Till your problem is not solved.
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My father's age is 53 had undergone heart surgery last year what all the tests he need to do every year. He is still smoking. Can you tell the health tips he need to follow sir. Please answer sir.

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist, Bangalore
My father's age is 53 had undergone heart surgery last year what all the tests he need to do every year. He is still ...
You should get your father a book written by Dr. Dean Ornish entitled, 'Reversing the Heart Disease'. It will give you all the guidance and more about dealing with heart disease. As for smoking I am sure he would have been told strictly to avoid consumption of tobacco smoke by the heart surgeons. Here are the things you can do for your father to quit smoking: Ideally you must spend a lot of time convincing him to stop the smoking. Of course he will agree sometimes and sometimes he will change his mind. Giving up is difficult but if you highlight the dangers of smoking regularly he may one day decide to quit. Never give up on him. Because of his age and quantity of cigarettes smoked and the length of abuse, he will find is even harder. When quitting, he must take one day at a time. If he looks too far ahead he will get discouraged and will give up. If he sits and counts the number of days he has given up, that will also focus too much on achievement. He must focus on the here and now, on that day to be precise. After all quitting is not that easy due to many factors. So even if he fails one day, he must try and try again. Very few people succeed in their first attempt. His persistence and yours will eventually pay off. The urge to discontinue is hampered by many factors but the worst of them is the conditioning. In fact these conditions can exist all through the day unlike other addictions. But his desire to want to stop is the most important factor. It is important to find out about the ill-effects of smoking to have a reason that alarms him about continuing in the habit. The information is really scary but true and he must remind himself about this every day. The nicotine in tobacco smoke stimulates the heart beat to raise the blood pressure in no time at all. Having had a heart surgery can you imagine the extent of damage he still doing to his heart?! So he must avoid it like the plague: it is just very bad medicine for him. In fact it is highly toxic too. He will need to stop smoking or consuming any tobacco related items with immediate effect. He should start exercises, gradually increasing it over a period of time. Do deep breathing exercises every time he feels like smoking (try Yoga), and replace the oral urge with some healthy food substitute to satiate the need. He may also take hard candy or chewing gum. If the urge is too strong, then use nicotine chewing gum or nicotine patches, for a little while until the smoking drive reduces, substantially. He may also join Smokers Anonymous in your city where the support is really extraordinary for like-minded people who are also in the same situation. Keep him occupied or engaged with interesting activities during the times when it is most tempting. Keep the company of non-smokers for some time i.e. at least for the first 21 days. Above all announce it to everyone that he has quit smoking. Here’s a piece of very good advice: even if he accidentally/willfully takes a cigarette, it is not the end of the world – he can start the cessation all over again. He must persevere with the best support until he defeats this addiction. Counseling is very useful in the initial stages and when temptations are at their highest. Everyone who can help him should be involved until he succeeds. If all this does not work, you can admit him into a rehabilitation center and let him stay there until he has completely quit the habit.
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I was addicted to cigar and alcohol since last five years. I was suffering from heart stroke and lungs disease. So tell me the precautions?

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
I was addicted to cigar and alcohol since last five years. I was suffering from heart stroke and lungs disease. So te...
Dear lybrate-user, Give up tobacco in any form asap. Spend more time in physical activities like Yoga, trekking, cycling. Where mind and body co-ordination will help circulation, detoxification and regain health. Regards.
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Does Calcimax Forte cause elevation in blood pressure? My father is hypertensive and on AMTAS AT 50 and telmikind 40 and has been prescribed Calcimax Forte. Is it okay?

MBBS
General Physician,
Does Calcimax Forte cause elevation in blood pressure? My father is hypertensive and on AMTAS AT 50 and telmikind 40 ...
Thanks for your query. Calcimax Forte Tablet contains Calcium Carbonate, Magnesium Hydroxide, Vitamin D3, and Zinc Sulphate as active ingredients. Calcimax Forte Tablet is used for Calcium supplementation, Bones weakening, Vitamin d deficiency, Dietary supplement, Skin infection, Stomach acid and other conditions. Calcimax forte does not have any kind of effect on blood pressure. Your father can take this tablet without worrying about its effect on bloop pressure.
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I have a question stuck in my mind from 3 months and its not going I seriously want help it started when I was appearing for my exam and realised I have not written my seat no so I started calling university for my query he gave me answer but my mind did not accept it and again and again I started calling he stopped giving me answer now I become very curious and wanted answer for it but he told wait for result to be out now my result is out and I am passed but why I am still worried and my mind keeps on repeating the same question and I am unable to concentrate on anything I do not like to talk to people I have pounding heart in morning and have pANIC attacks I am restless thinking will go mad I am not the same person I use to be I am lost and very scared about my future how one thought can make you slave and does not feel like doing anything I keep myself busy but still I do not know what to do should I consult a psychiatrist please help me to get rid of all these things going in my mind want to forgot this it is possible.

MBBS, MD Psychiatry, DNB Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Nagpur
I have a question stuck in my mind from 3 months and its not going I seriously want help it started when I was appear...
Being worried for the possibility of not having entered your roll number correctly could just be the time when you started to notice an anxiety state in yourself. From the complaints that you mentioned I do not have even a reasonable; e amount of doubt that you do have an anxiety disorder. However a diagnosis and form of treatment is better done after a complete evaluation and history taking.
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My husband sometimes feel ghabrahat. Chest palpitation. He has taken echo ECG lipid test and blood tests. All were fine. He also has acidity problem. He consume alcohol also. So may be risk of any heart disease? If echo ECG is normal then what is the risk of heart problem.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Hyderabad
My husband sometimes feel ghabrahat. Chest palpitation. He has taken echo ECG lipid test and blood tests. All were fi...
For your husband--- Observe the following to improve your digestive system---*Diet –Avoid fried, spicy and sour foods. *Maintain food timings-neither stomach should be empty nor heavy, frequent small helpings may be ok. *Prefer – whole grains, milk, curd, greens, fruits and such items which suit you. *Have timely and adequate sleep. *. Drinking lots of water is good.*Be relaxed and avoid tension *. Daily jogging or such exercise to ensure good blood circulation which helps digestion, dissipation of gases and nutrients reaching the body *Increased blood circulation, in turn, takes away toxins from the system making you more active agile and fit. Digestive disorder and flatulence bloats your abdomen causing pressure on other adjacent organs. 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 6 days and give feedback.
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My father has heart problem is angioplasty is necessary how can I know it he has lot of cough every second he split what to do his age is 62 now.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
My father has heart problem is angioplasty is necessary how can I know it he has lot of cough every second he split w...
If possible get a stress test done or you will have to do a angiography and For cough take syp ascoril-D 2.5 ml twice a day
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7 foods for a healthy heart

MSPT (Master of Physical Therapy)
Physiotherapist, Indore
7 foods for a healthy heart
7 foods for a healthy heart


Heart diseases are emerging as an increasing health concern due to our unhealthy lifestyle. A balanced diet and regular exercise helps in keeping heart diseases away. Here are some of the foods that you should add to your diet for a healthy heart

Green leafy vegetables: vegetables like spinach, methi (fenugreek), radish leaves and lettuce are extremely low in fat, calories and high in dietary fiber. They also contain folic acid, magnesium, calcium and potassium. These minerals are beneficial for the optimum functioning of the heart.

Tomatoes: tomatoes are a good source of vitamins and acts as a blood purifier. Regular consumption of tomatoes is known to reduce the risk of heart diseases. Add tomatoes to your salads and sandwiches or have them cooked.

Apples: apples contain quercetin a plant pigment with anti-oxidant and anti-inflammatory properties. It also helps in prevention of blood clots. Add sliced apple to your breakfast cereal or have it as a snack.

Almonds: almonds when eaten in moderation are known to lower cholesterol levels in the body and thus prevent heart diseases. They also contain vitamin b17, e and minerals like magnesium, iron, and zinc and are a good source of monounsaturated fats. Add almonds to your cereals or have 7-8 almonds a day to keep your heart healthy.

Walnuts: walnuts are packed with mono-saturated fats and help lower bad cholesterol (ldl) and increase the good cholesterol (hdl) these are also rich in omega-3 fats. Munch on a handful of walnuts daily to give your heart a boost of good health.

Garlic: consuming raw garlic every day can help to reduce the production of bad cholesterol (ldl), increase the production of good cholesterol (hdl) and also keep blood pressure within normal limits. Have 1-2 cloves of raw garlic daily to reap the benefits.

Ginger: ginger is believed to be capable of preventing formation of clots, improving blood circulation and lowering ldl cholesterol levels. Make ginger a part of your daily cooking. You can add it to tea or lemonade also.
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The result of tsh= 5.170 (range. 550-4.780) but t3 and t4 are within the range mentioned. Wht does this mean. Do I have hypothyroidism and is there any need to take medicine. Also, wanted to know does this mean I have to take it lifelong. Pls guide.

Diploma in Diabetology, MBBS
General Physician, Warangal
The result of tsh= 5.170 (range. 550-4.780) but t3 and t4 are within the range mentioned. Wht does this mean. Do I ha...
Maintain ibw take balance d diet walk daily avoid sugary items fat food take plenty vegetables and fruits in 2 / 3 servings lead stress free life avoid calliflower cabbage vegetables now no need of treatment.
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Hi I am 28 year young.In winters I suffer with chest congestion. Please suggest possible solutions for this.

MS, FAIS, MBBS
General Physician, Patna
Hi I am 28 year young.In winters I suffer with chest congestion.
Please suggest possible solutions for this.
We should know the exact cause. .this is only possible by clinical examination .for best result, please consult earliest with all previous reports and drug details.
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I am 52 ,having bp silent taking pills regularly doctor10, from last week I feel pain in my upper back to waist while laying on bed, sometimes walk time ,I never take med till now ,is it for air conditioner or some bad posture in sleep or whatever pls guide or give remedy?

BHMS
Homeopath, Secunderabad
I am 52 ,having bp silent taking pills regularly doctor10, from last week I feel pain in my upper back to waist while...
It is difficult to pinpoint the reason. Please go for a routine medical examination with your doctor and let the doctor decide based on clinical examination and some important tests. Take care of your health by adapting a healthy lifestyle. If the problem persists for more time then you can also try Homeopathy which is safe and effective. Homeopathy being holistic in nature helps overall health promotion. You can contact me if interested.
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Is there any herbal / ayurvedic product, which reduces 'cholesterol' deposits in the heart arteries, which could be taken regularly as" precautionary-measure. Please Advise.

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine Specialist, Faridabad
Is there any herbal / ayurvedic product, which reduces 'cholesterol' deposits in the heart arteries, which could be t...
Hello dear 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 .
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My father is 70 years . For last 10 years If he shout too much with some body or fell too much stress / Anxiety he felt that his heart is palpable but NO PAIN in any where in the chest . After 5-10 min it become normal. His Heart Rate is 62 and his BP is 125/70 mmHg. Will he take statin ?

MBBS
General Physician, Trivandrum
My father is 70 years . For last 10 years If he shout too much with some body or fell too much stress / Anxiety he fe...
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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I want to know for my father that how can we control BP when its high. What type of food they eat to control and what are things to avoid?

MD-Ayurveda, Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Sexologist, Haldwani
I want to know for my father that how can we control BP when its high. What type of food they eat to control and what...
Hello- follow these tips to control high bp- 1. Maintain a healthy weight 2. Take bmi measurements 3. Exercise regularly 4. Reduce sodium intake (use saindha namak) 5. Reduce and manage stress 6. Use mukta vati 1 tab twice daily.
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