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Dr. Sri Kumar

Cardiologist, Chennai

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Dr. Sri Kumar is one of the best Cardiologists in Mogappair, Chennai. She is currently practising at Frontier Lifeline Pvt Ltd in Mogappair, Chennai. Don’t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. Sri Kumar on Lybrate.com.

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I have cough for five days and also feel low fever and chest pain. How do I cure it?

MBBS, Diploma In Dermatology And Venerology And Leprosy (DDVL)
Dermatologist, Raigarh
I have cough for five days and also feel low fever and chest pain. How do I cure it?
As of now take one tablet of paracetamol and take physical rest with adequate water and food intake. If there are any associated symptoms feel free to contact us.
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Chest paining because of smoking I smoke regular. And after smoke always I get headache. Seems so weakness in body. Now leaving smoke but some thing not gud in body.

MBBS, MD - Psychiatry
Sexologist, Mumbai
Chest paining because of smoking I smoke regular. And after smoke always I get headache. Seems so weakness in body. N...
Hello lybrate user.....This is good that you can relate your problems to smoking cigarettes and the good news is that you definitely can quit it completely. The bad news is that smoking cigarettes for long time is nicotine addiction which causes structural changes in our brain due to which quitting it becomes difficult. Usually people start smoking with friends just for experimentation and later for enjoyment and still later to relieve stress in life, but what they forget is that gradually smoking becomes a compulsion in their life and then whenever a stressful situation arises they smoke. Nicotine hijacks the pleasure seeking center in our brain and this hence the previously pleasure giving food items or activities are no more pleasurable to the same extent. You start spending more and more time in obtaining and enjoying smoking cigarettes. We have medications which decreases craving and helps in quitting smoking completely. Along with medications making simple changes in lifestyle and bringing about stress management in life can have miraculous help in quitting smoking addiction. I hope that you quit smoking in the near future and resume a healthy life. Take care
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10 Best Foods for Your Heart

MBBS, DGO, MD - Obstetrics & Gynaecology, MRCOG
Gynaecologist, Delhi
10 Best Foods for Your Heart

You only have one heart, and it works for 24 hrs a day. It never sleeps, so you have to treat it right if you want to keep it pumping for years to come. For a healthy heart, you have to boost nutrition, flavor and color in your meals and snacks. A variety of fruits and vegetables are good for your heart. Always try to eat foods that are in their natural form, as they come from the ground.

Find out how these 10 foods may help lower your risk of heart disease.

1) Fresh Herbs like oregano, basil, rosemary and thyme are full of antioxidants. They are full of flavor and use them liberally to replace extra salt, oil and sugar in your food.

2) Red Wine: before you read on, a caution is that too much alcohol actually is bad for your heart. Sipping a unit of red wine a day may be good by giving you two very powerful antioxidants in restorative and catechist. These can help you to increase your HDL cholesterol while lowering your risk of damage to arterial walls and subsequent clot formation. However, alcohol may be a problem when you are already on aspirin or other medications. Check with your doctor first if you have had a history of heart disease.

3) Salmon: The american heart association calls it a super food and recommends at least two servings of salmon in a week. You can have it baked in a foil with herbs or add with veggies in your salad. It is rich in omega-3 fatty acids and helps to correct rhythm disorders of the heart and reduce triglycerides and blood pressure. These properties also hold good for tuna fish and one must choose canned tuna in water or brine instead of oil.

4) Extra Virgin Olive Oil: though any kind of extra oil is bad for your heart, if you need to take in some oil, then extra virgin olive oil has a lot of heart saving properties. Only one should not use it for frying or over heating the veggies. It is good when tossed over salads or used sparingly over boiled or cooked vegetables.

5) Walnuts: a handful of walnuts, say 50 grams a day are full of antioxidants and fiber. They reduce inflammation of the arteries and reduce cholesterol. However, they also have high calorie content so one must be careful about the quantities consumed.

6) Almonds: Almonds are full of plant sterols and reduce the blood ldl and are good for diabetics. One must eat them raw for full benefits as cooking or roasting them may kill some of their beneficial properties.

7) Tofu is a high source of soy protein and can be added to soups or marinated or sauteed with vegetables for its goodness. It has a lot of heart healthy minerals and polyunsaturated fats.

8) Sweet potato is a good substitute for white potatoes especially useful for people with diabetes and heart disease. It has a low glycemic index and prevents sharp rise in blood sugar after meals. One can bake it and sprinkle with cinnamon and lime juice to make it super effective.

9) Oranges have potassium and antioxidants to lower the blood pressure and improve the vessel wall function.

10) Carrots are full of fiber and are one of the top heart saving foods by controlling cholesterol. Add them liberally in your salad or munch them raw for their power packed action.

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I am diabetic last 5yrs. I take medicine regularly but my bp blood sugar are fluctuate.

BHMS
Homeopath, Ahmedabad
Hello, Diabetes and blood pressure are again attributes of underlying emotinal/intellectuall turmoil. this are on rise globally due to the lifestyle we are following. first hand focus on having a healthy balanced diest, include exercise in your daily routine, and engross in some activity you like to do - hobby activities to handle the stress. Above all you should start with Homoeopathic medication after proper consultation. it helps in restoring the self-regulatory powers of body and thus naturally mangaing sugar and blood pressure levels without any medication and side-effects. Enjoy Health With Homoeoapthy! Dr Anand Joshi +91 8866877070
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Today morning when I take deep breath I feel pain near breastbone and in chest area. I feel very fear of that. From 3 to 4 I have cold and body pain.

MBBS, M.D - General Medicne , Diplomate of N.B - Cardiology , DM - Cardiology
Cardiologist, Mumbai
Today morning when I take deep breath I feel pain near breastbone and in chest area. I feel very fear of that. From 3...
its muscular pain. take any pain killer to relieve the pain. local ointment like violin gel may help.
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Hello sir humko ko heart attack aya tha 2014 me meri age abhi 36 saal he mene stunt dalwaye he kya stunt safe he or mujhe dawa kya hamesa khani hogi iske alawa blokage remove karne ki bhi koi therapy ayi he kya yadi he to kripya uski jankari bataye .

Diploma in Obstetrics & Gynaecology, MBBS
General Physician, Delhi
Hello sir  humko ko heart attack aya tha 2014 me meri age abhi 36 saal he mene stunt dalwaye he kya stunt safe he or ...
At 36 if you had a heart attack followed by stent therapy , take it as a warning to make lifestyle changes , yes you have to take some medicines for life like If BP/ Sugar is high , control with help of medicines , if you are given blood thinners like Aspirin & medicines to reduce cholestrol like statins- doctors are divided on this , My own suggestion is take nature in your stride and do not take above medicines for life due to side effects on liver/ kidney/ tendency to bleed more from any site from brain to stomach. Reduce cholesterol by eating less of diet rich in bad fats like fried items, do take good fats like a katori of nuts , all variety like few soaked and peeled almonds . cashew nuts , wallnuts , pistachios , peanuts or even just peanuts. eat more seasonal fruits & vegetables both raw and cooked with very little fat. Remember no oil is Zero cholesterol as advertised on TV, use mustered oil and thick based iron karahi with cover to cook food through steam, not through frying. Use tomato puree to thicken the gravies. Walk a lot , this is the simplest exercise , Avoid smoke and pollution as low levels of oxygen in air can trigger a heart attack. Remain stress free , get Lipid profile and Echo test done at least once in a year and If you are Symptom free , Do not Remind yourself again and again that You are a Cardiac patient .
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Hello any one can help me I have some of questions my report. S. G. P. T level today 52 triglycerides 213.8 and cholesterol level 42.7.

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine Specialist, Faridabad
Hello any one can help me I have some of questions my report.

S. G. P. T level today 52
triglycerides 213.8

and cho...
you have high T.G. level..avoid fat diet,junk foods,alcohol intake, take plenty of water , your digestive enzyme is very low .so you should be take syp. aristozyme 10 ml thrice a day. for reducing T.G. you can take tab. ecosprin gold 10 1hs. for 30 days.
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I am a smoker and I smoke 5 to 6 cigarettes I n a day and there is pain in the center of my chest and when I stretch my chest sometimes the clicking sound came. Can you tell me the reason. I already did my medical check up they said everything is normal.

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 am a smoker and I smoke 5 to 6 cigarettes I n a day and there is pain in the center of my chest and when I stretch ...
Dear lybrate-user, if the medical check up says everything is fine, you have nothing to worry. The pain could be your imagination. Just ignore it.
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Sometimes my heart beat gets on the higher side while sitting and my whole body shake for some time and I feel week at that time. What could be the cause?

BSc
Ayurveda, Ujjain
Check your bp. When you feel that time check it, bp normally 2 times in 7 days i think your bp is high.
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I am 22 years old man. I was in a relation with a grl who deceived me jus 2 months ago. Now I am experiencing short term heart pain. I want to know cause of it? What should I do?

MD - Consultant Physician
General Physician, Jharsuguda
I am 22 years old man. I was in a relation with a grl who deceived me jus 2 months ago. Now I am experiencing short t...
It is probably not due to heart issues. It is probably due to psychological break down. Wait 4 sometime. It will be getting healed.
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I have done lipid profile test fasting for first time and my age is 29. Results are. S. Cholesterol 125.9 S.triglycerides 180.8 HDL Cholesterol 48.6 LDL cholesterol 41.14 Vldl cholesterol 36.16 S. Cholesterol/HDLC ratio 2.59 And blood sugar fasting is 79.6 I want to know that there are anything to worry in this reports and should I consult any doctor for this reports.

M.B.B.S. , PG Diploma In Clinical Cardiology
Cardiologist, Delhi
I have done lipid profile test fasting for first time and my age is 29.
Results are.
S. Cholesterol 125.9
S.triglycer...
Hi lybrate-user your reports are perfectly normal. I would advise you following thinks to prevent future cardiac risks exercise daily for 45 minutes a day brisk walk daily at a speed not less then 5.1 km /hr daily for 15 minutes eat low salt food add fibres to you diet reduce your weight don't take ghee or butter use saffola or olive oil instead. Take low fat food avoid dairy products 7 hours of sleep daily.
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I am a 41 years old man. My BP almost always remains 140/100. I do not have alcohol nor have I any junk food though I sometimes have smoke. I take STAMLO-5 as per my doctors advise. But cannot get the BP under control. I am ready to stop smoking but how can I get relief from such an issue. Advise urgently required.

Post Doctoral Research (Ph.D.) (A.M) (Oncology), Integrative Oncology for Physicians (MSKCC, N.Y, USA), Doctor of Natural Medicine (N.D/ N.M.D), Ayurveda (I) Cert., Advanced Strategic Management (APSM), B.E (Computer Sc. & Engg.), Clinically Relevant Herb-Drug Interactions (CME) - (Cine-Med Inc. USA)
Alternative Medicine Specialist, Bhubaneswar
I am a 41 years old man. My BP almost always remains 140/100. I do not have alcohol nor have I any junk food though I...
Hi, smoking does have an impact on bp but occasional smoking may not. It is nevertheless in your best interest that you quit smoking. Its not unusual for people of your age to get bp. The reasons could be either one, many or none at all. Sometimes, its simply essential (idiopathic) hypertension with no known cause. On the other hand, mostly, it is because of lifestyle issues and can also be attributed to stress at work/ home. It may also be owing to some underlying physical problem in your body that raises your bp. I would advise you first to consult your medicine specialist / cardiologist at the earliest. He/ she may review progress and either increase dosage or replace or add more of medications to control your bp. He/ she may also appropriately advise further diagnostics to understand the underlying cause, if any, and may also require referring you to other specialists including a nephrologist consultation. Simultaneously, you will have to check your dietary habits, especially cut down on salt, and ensure that you have a balanced diet along with fresh fruits like watermelon, mango, pineapple, apple etc which are especially beneficial for people with high bp. Bananas be best avoided. Similarly, garlic & amla too help reduce bp. However, ginger is best avoided if you are taking bp medication stamlo, as it is likely to potentiate the effect of stamlo and reduce bp considerably leading to hypotension. Ensure that you streamline your lifestyle too, with adequate room for exercise, relaxation and de-stressing. Yoga, pranayam & meditation too help relax deeply and de-stress. Ensure that you get at least 8 hours of restful sleep daily. See how you can streamline your occupational aspect as well to reduce stress at work. Hope this helps. You may still connect with me in private to discuss.
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I am 36 years old and my HDL report stands at 28 and triglycerides at 166. I would like to know how to improve this. Please help!

MD - Alternate Medicine, BHMS
Homeopath, Surat
I am 36 years old and my HDL report stands at 28 and triglycerides at 166. I would like to know how to improve this. ...
Have star fruit daily in morning empty stomach. This dissolve triglycerides and fatty tissues. For further proper plan of treatment...need to consult properly and show me reports... Treatment for it will last for 6-7 months.
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I am 25 years old girl. I have chest pain (exactly in center, which was mild 3-4 days back and is paining very hard since yesterday. I can't change positions while sleeping, and can't do anything as I am getting pain strokes in seconds. Can't breathe properly, because it gives a hitting pain in chest. Please help!

B.Sc, Bachelor of Unani Medicine and Surgery (B.U.M.S), M.D General Medicine
Unani Specialist, Hyderabad
I am 25 years old girl. I have chest pain (exactly in center, which was mild 3-4 days back and is paining very hard s...
Do Breathing excercises regularly. Checkup your Blood Profiles. Take ECG Take advice of Cardiologist.
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I have sever head ache, I consult doctor. My bp is 180/110. Doctor prescribe me among 5mg for morning and night, and atenol 50. Is it right.

MBBS, M.S, M. Ch, F.I.A.C.S
Cardiologist, Chennai
I have sever head ache, I consult doctor. My bp is 180/110. Doctor prescribe me among 5mg for morning and night, and ...
Good to combine hydrochlorthiazide after consulting doctor. Salt less than 2 grams per day, plenty of vegetables, exercise walking.
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how to reduce LDL cholesterol? If it is 160 to 165? Is it possible with exercise?

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine Specialist, Faridabad
how to reduce LDL cholesterol? If it is 160 to 165? Is it possible with exercise?
dear sir medicines also required with exercise to reduced LDL cholesterol. take cap. ecosprin gold -10 at night daily. go morning walk. eat whole grain foods. avoid alcohol intake,fat food,junk food. avoid stress.
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Regularly my body heat so how to decrease the heat? And how to less the cholesterol?

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine Specialist, Faridabad
Regularly my body heat so how to decrease the heat? And how to less the cholesterol?
pl.give details about that your body is heating. and You can control cholesterol / hdl / ldl/t.g. and obesity by using following flax oil, omega-3 fatty meal or cap., take . green veg., whole grain foods, spicy foods, Use GARLIC in foods daily ,. Cod liver oil. Low sugar foods, low calories foods. Change own life style . do meditation,yoga, Go walk daily in morning and evening, do any one physically activity daily i.e. play any game., Avoid fast foods, oily foods, alcohol,smoking, fatty foods, non-veg., avoid stress, take plenty of water in day time. one important that is take 1 glass of water before bed at night. Because it protect from heart fail during sleep at night.
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I'm 68 yrs male, height: 5' 4, weight: ~75kg, taking medicine (one tab telma40) for hypertension for the last 10 yrs or so (amlopres 5 was added for the last 4-5 yrs). Bp used to be in the vicinity of 140/85 (with above medication). Since a month or so, my bp shot up to: 160-175/90-105 (on an average). I an feel little heaviness in my head and eyes. What should I do? pleas advise.

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine Specialist, Faridabad
I'm 68 yrs male, height: 5' 4, weight: ~75kg, taking medicine (one tab telma40) for hypertension for the last 10 yrs ...
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 am suffering from chest pain from last two weeks then to get relif from my pain what should I do? And totally cure.

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
I am suffering from chest pain from last two weeks then to get relif from my pain what should I do? And totally cure.
1. For your age pain chest could be due to anxiety, stress, depression, physical and mental strain, hyper acidity, muscular problem 2. Avoid stress and strain 3. Do regular exercise, reduce your weight if over weight. 4. Control your diet. Avoid oily/spicy/fried and junk food, high calorie and cholesterol rich diet. Take small frequent meals (5-6 meals/day instead of three heavy meals. If you have hyper acidity take one tablet of pan 40 in the morning before breakfast daily for few days 5. Do yoga, meditation, deep breathing exercise like pranayama etc. It will calm your mind, control your emotion and relieve stress. 6. Have sound sleep for 7-8 hours daily. 7. Avoid smoking, alcohol, excess tea/coffee, if you are having 8. Drink plenty of water and take rest 9. Takecrocin advance one tablet sos after food up to a maximum of three tablets per day at the time of chest pain 10. If you have recurrent attack of chest pain check your bp, take ecg, x ray chest and consult physician for advice and treatment 11. Consult me for further advice.
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