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Dr. Srikanth Thunga

Cardiologist, Chennai

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Dr. Srikanth Thunga is a popular Cardiologist in Kilpauk, Chennai. He is currently practising at New Hope Medical Centre in Kilpauk, Chennai. Don’t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. Srikanth Thunga on Lybrate.com.

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I am Suffering from Blood pressure. What the same time as a result of the most part of a sudden I have to chek kar dunga I will have to do it for you to.

BAMS
Ayurveda, Ambala
I am Suffering from Blood pressure. What the same time as a result of the most part of a sudden I have to chek kar du...
To control & maintain Blood pressure to normal these are best methods to follow:.• Do physical exercise like jogging, running or brisk walk for atleast 20-30 minutes. • Maintain your cholesterol level to normal & eat least amount of butter, cream or fatty things. • Eat less amount of pickle, salt and fast food as they contain high sodium levels. • Avoid drinking alcohol and smoking. • Take less amount of caffine containing coffee, tea or cold drinks because caffine causes increase BP. • Drink 8 to 10 glass of water daily • Take 6 to 8 hrs of sleep daily. Do not take too much stress. • Do long breathing pranayams (Anulom- Vilom, Bhramari) daily for 10 - 15 minutes. It will reduce your stress level in your body. • Eat healthy diet such as green leafy vegetables, fruits. • Take 5 ml of GULAB Jal added in a glass of water daily once a day.
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Whenever I cause or inflict pain /hurt to a person or whenever I get depressed, my left side of chest pains and a hollowness ensues. What is the solution of this?

L L. B..,, M.Sc psychy,, N L P, P.G.D.G.C, M.S psychotherapy,, M.A child care, M A, clinical psy, M.A,social psychiatry,, M.Phil., psychology., Ph.D .,psychology
Psychologist, Vijayawada
Whenever I cause or inflict pain /hurt to a person or whenever I get depressed, my left side of chest pains and a hol...
You are hurting persons then going to depression status. You are unable to control your moods properly. Because of your psychological problems it affects on physical aspects also. You need behaviour therapy. There is need of change your behaviour. Better to consult psychologist in bangalore. You have to change your behaviour. Anger management techniques are helpful when anger comes divert it towards other aspects. Take anything or talk to your friends. Change the place or move from the place. Walk when you feel anger. Take new things when anybody hurt to you. Smile when anybody hurt to you. Maintain calmness is also good. Do not argue do not react the situations. Feel always comfortable. Control mouth movements. Eat chicklets when mood spoils. Take any fruit juice or ice cream. Take rest. Sleep properly. If you follow these techniques no need to consult any psychologist. If you unable then consult. Practice yoga and meditation. Ok best of luck.
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My blood pressure is always above 125 and 85 and my heartbeat is 53-79 I drink whisky 3 days a week quater of whiskey. Please advice.

MD PHYSICIAN
General Physician, Delhi
My blood pressure is always above 125 and 85 and my heartbeat is 53-79 I drink whisky 3 days a week quater of whiskey...
Your blood pressure and heart beat is ok for now. But being an alcohol it will definately effect your health in future. It can increase your anxiety, stress level, behavioral changes, dependency which will effect your social, economical, physical and physiological wellbeing.
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How to decrease my cholesterol level in my blood while I am very anxious about this and feeling unwell?

BAMS, MD Ayurveda
Sexologist, Lonavala
How to decrease my cholesterol level in my blood while I am very anxious about this and feeling unwell?
you can go for following remedy it will help you Natural home remedy using coriander seeds: 1. Take 1 glass water 2. Add 2 tbsp of coriander seeds 3. Boil it for 15 min 4. Strain the mixture 5. Allow it to cool 6. Drink 3 times a day This will help with your concern.
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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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I am twenty year old. My blood pressure is seriously low. What can I do? I am sleep long time. Some time 10 hours plus.

DHMS (Hons.)
Homeopath, Patna
I am twenty year old.
My blood pressure is seriously low. What can I do?
I am sleep long time. Some time 10 hours plus.
Hello, lybrate user, you are under weight & low pressured causing litharzicity, weakness, slippy attitude. Gain height, weight & energy you need to follow the under noted tips. * you should take, 1200-1600 calories through dietary regulation * tk, apples, carrots, cheese, ripened mangoes, soya been, peas, potatoes, rajma, papaya, bananas, milk, pumpkins, tomatoes, spinach, almonds, walnuts, chicken soup, to provide amino acid, omega-3 to feel healthy. * tk, banana with hot milk and butter in d breakfast. - * add, ghee in lunch with sprouts, salad, & fruits, providing adequate nutrition. - - * go for aerobics for 30 mnts. - * go for meditation, yoga to reduce your stress and to nourish cells, tissues to enshape your body & to restore your energy, lost. - *go for cycling, jogging, skipping, hanging on a bar in a garden, either. - * tk, plenty of water free from contaminants to eliminate toxins &'regulate your metabolism to absorb protein, vitamins, minerals, energy & other important substance essential to upkeep, repair & energise the body, preventing constipation. - *tk, your diet b easily digestible, simple, non - irritant, on time. - *tk, homoeo medicine which r gentle in use, acts rapidly without any adverse effect, thereof @ five phos6x-4 tbs, with little lukewarm water, thrice. @ alfalfaq-10'drops, thrice with little water. Ensure, sound sleep, for 7 hrs, at least in d night. * your feedback will highly b appreciated for further, follow up, please. Tk care.
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I am a house wife and a patient of high blood pressure. My age is 56 years. How many hours should I sleep a day?

PG Diploma in Emergency Medicine Services (PGDEMS), Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), MD - Alternate Medicine
Ayurveda, Ghaziabad
I am a house wife and a patient of high blood pressure. My age is 56 years. How many hours should I sleep a day?
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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Im 21 years old. I have a lot of chest pain when im on a walk. I drink water regularly but still every time it happens, can you please tell me what to do?

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
Im 21 years old. I have a lot of chest pain when im on a walk. I drink water regularly but still every time it happen...
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.
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Hi. As I have high anxiety disorder and my b.p never reads normal in a clinic. It shoots up from 115/75 to 170/110. Is there any s.o.s. Medicine which I can take before taking the bp as I have a heart condition and want to know my actual b.p sans anxiety. Presently taking clonazepam, but it is not helping in this case. Rgds.

Diploma in Obstetrics & Gynaecology, MBBS
General Physician, Delhi
Hi. As I have high anxiety disorder and my b.p never reads normal in a clinic. It shoots up from 115/75 to 170/110. I...
You are taking right medicines - beta blockers for anxiety disorder. Yes you can take an extra dose when needed but try to remain calm through yoga and meditation.
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I have dry cough & chest pain. What should I do? I have breathing problem at night.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
I have dry cough & chest pain. What should I do? I have breathing problem at night.
Dear lybrateuser, - Do steam inhalation twice a day - avoid cold fluids, have more of warm fluids, water, tea, coffee milk, soup - have a teaspoon of honey in a warm glass of lime water on rising in the morning - take tablet levocetrizine, 5 mg once daily in the evening - take syrup Chericof, 2 teaspoonful three times a day - avoid exposure to cold weather, dust & smoke.
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I take amlokind at for high bp what it is safe for long term daily use or any other medicine for high bp who has no side effects and use it for long time.

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
I take amlokind at for high bp what it is safe for long term daily use or any other medicine for high bp who has no s...
Dear Any thing which has action will have counter reaction. All such medicines when used long term have side effects. You need proper two time meal, light exercise, pranayam, yoga. This will help in long run Add beet root in diet Stress management will help you
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Hi I am 30 year old and I am getting pain in right waits upper whenever I sit down and 150 blood pressure and I am suffering acidity from two three days, let me know it will harm to kidney or other any problems. Pls get me out of this.

MBBS
General Physician, Jalgaon
Hi I am 30 year old and I am getting pain in right waits upper whenever I sit down and 150 blood pressure and I am su...
Please Take very simple and light food for 5 days Take Tab Dompan SR 5 1 on empty stomach Tab yastimadhu by Himalaya 10 1 1 Sy mucaine 1 2 tsf three times a day Re Consult me on Lybrate after 5 days.
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I am 28 year old male when I check my sugar then always my sugar level is between 110 to 120, am i diabetic ? My liver is fatty and also cholesterol problem.

MD - Medicine, MBBS
Cardiologist, Panchkula
It is a prediabetic state. Try to reduce your weight if overweight. Do exercise daily. Avoid oily and carbohydrate rich food.
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Emphysema - Know The Life Expectancy and Stages!

MD, MBBS
Pulmonologist, Delhi
Emphysema - Know The Life Expectancy and Stages!

If you are facing difficulties in breathing, especially in the process of exhaling, you are suffering from emphysema. Emphysema is a condition in which the air sacs of the lungs are damaged and enlarged, causing breathlessness. It occurs as a result of several triggers, smoking being the most common one. Emphysema is a type of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. People with this condition struggle to exhale, which implies that there is some obstruction in the air flow. This disease has no permanent cure but by quitting smoking, you can stop it from getting worse.

Stages
The progression and severity of emphysema occurs with the staging systems. The staging of the condition can help in developing a prognosis.

The Gold emphysema staging system
Gold is a major emphysema staging system created by a group known as the Global Initiative for Chronic Obstructive Lung Disease. The amount of air a patient can exhale forcefully in one second is determined during this stage. It is also referred to as the forced expiratory volume or FEV1.

The staging is as follows:

  • Stage 1: Mild emphysema (FEV1 greater than 80% of normal)
  • Stage 2: Moderate emphysema (FEV less than 80%, but more than 50% normal)
  • Stage 3: Severe emphysema (FEV lesser than 50%, but more than 30% normal)
  • Stage 4: Extremely severe emphysema. (FEV lesser than 30% of normal or lesser than 50% normal, with low levels of oxygen in the blood.

The BODE emphysema staging system
The condition affects several abilities. The BODE index, an acronym for BMI (body mass index), obstruction, dyspnea (breathlessness), exercise capacity (health index) is another staging system for emphysema in which the emphysema’s impact on several areas of life are measured. They include the following:

  1. Body mass index (B)
  2. Airflow limitation or obstruction (O), which is measured by pulmonary function tests
  3. Breathless or dyspnea (D), which is assessed thoroughly via a questionnaire
  4. Exercise capacity (E), which is measured to check how long a person with emphysema can walk in a span of six minutes

Life expectancy
The prognosis of emphysema is impossible to be determined in any person individually. The staging system helps to identify the severity of the condition, but the future cannot be predicted. Not many studies have been undertaken for the determination of the effects of emphysema on life expectancy. The best research that has been carried out included around 100 people, which is very less. The condition varies largely among people, even if they are in the same stage.

The statistics available on emphysema are not reliable enough for individuals who wish to know their life expectancy. It is considered that if a patient falls in a higher stage, his/her long-term life expectancy is less. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a Pulmonologist.

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I have low bp so wht are thing I eat or wht r thing I do so that I control my bp.

BAMS
Ayurveda, Bangalore
Hi Please follow these tips: 1. Increase intake of salt by adding salt to curds rice and taking pickles along with curds rice. 2. Drink plenty of fluids like Nimbu pani, tender coconut, water, buttermilk, fresh fruit juices,etc. 3.Drink hot coffee or tea when you feel dizzy. 4. Consume lots of fresh green leafy vegatables, fruits, sprouts, high protein diet, etc.
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Doctor, I am suffering from severe gastric problem and becoming worst day by day. Nose burning, pain in my throat and chest and burning in my stomach. When I pass motion it burns like fire. Feeling difficult to breath. At mid night I wake up suddenly with acid reflux in my chest and nose blockage. I am getting allergy phlegm which is not stopping since from 3 months. My throat has become sore and painful. Chest tightness. What is the best and immediate remedy for this. Please suggest. I am 44 years old Female.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Hyderabad
Doctor, I am suffering from severe gastric problem and becoming worst day by day. Nose burning, pain in my throat and...
First you have to drink lots of water& juices more for your acidity along with this take avipatti churnam 1spn with warm water once in a day. Sukumaram kashayam 15 ml twice with warm water for 2-3 months. Use anutailam 2-3 drops as nasal drops for 1 week continously. Eat leafy vegetables more.
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Hello Doctor, my age is 21. Last month suddenly due to gastric problem I got breathing problem and I went for liver function test and endoscope Ecg and heart function test ultra sound everything is normal. But when I am walking suddenly I breathe is getting slow and heart beating is getting fast. My throat and upper part and in the middle of chest I can feel tight sensation. Please advice me what to do.

BHMS
Homeopath, Sindhudurg
Avoid all types of fast food, non-vegetarian food and oily/spicy food. Take as much fruit as possible. This will help to increase alkaline in the body, neutralizing the acidity affects. Banana, Water Melon and cucumber are few recommended fruits which are proved helpful in acidity. Drink sufficient water (At least 3 ltr). Take water more frequently. Almond helps in quick control over heart burn. Whenever you feel like heart burn, take few pieces of Almonds. Jaggery(gur) is a proven home remedy for acidity. Put one piece in mouth and suck it slowly. Green coconut water is very helpful in acidity. Sleep sufficient. Do not work till late night. Fresh mint juice helps in reducing the side effects of acidity. You can have a glass of mint juice after food for a fast relief. Take a small piece of raw garlic; this is a very good digestive element. But don’t take overdose, or else it will have negative effect on acidity.
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Dear sir My BP reading is showing lesser than right arm Which arm we have to consider Is digital monitor show + or - readings.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
Dear sir
My BP reading is showing lesser than right arm
Which arm we have to consider
Is digital monitor show + or - ...
Hello It's best to take blood pressure from the left arm, if possible. There may be little difference in readings of digital monitor.
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I am feeling slight pain in at the place of heart sometimes. Is that serious issue or it happens sometimes to everybody?

Diploma in Obstetrics & Gynaecology, MBBS
General Physician, Delhi
I am feeling slight pain in at the place of heart sometimes. Is that serious issue or it happens sometimes to everybody?
Every pain on chest need not b due to heart. Get checked for basic tests like ecg, echo, stress test, blood test for sugar and total lipids. You can apply calapure on chicken pox marks but do maintain basic hygiene. Do writ back with symptoms if any.
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