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Dr. Srikumar S  - Cardiologist, Chennai

Dr. Srikumar S

DM - Cardiology

Cardiologist, Chennai

5 Years Experience  ·  300 - 500 at clinic  ·  ₹300 online
Dr. Srikumar S DM - Cardiology Cardiologist, Chennai
5 Years Experience  ·  300 - 500 at clinic  ·  ₹300 online
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I'm dedicated to providing optimal health care in a relaxed environment where I treat every patients as if they were my own family....more
I'm dedicated to providing optimal health care in a relaxed environment where I treat every patients as if they were my own family.
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Dr. Srikumar S is a renowned Cardiologist in Anna Nagar, Chennai. He has over 5 years of experience as a Cardiologist. He has completed DM - Cardiology . He is currently practising at Dr.Srikumar@SS Multispeciality Clinic in Anna Nagar, Chennai. Book an appointment online with Dr. Srikumar S and consult privately on Lybrate.com.

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Education
DM - Cardiology - Madras Medical College - 2013
Past Experience
Associate Consultant at Global Health City, Chennai
Languages spoken
English

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I want know information about heart attack. Is there any symptoms to find in earlier stage.

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
I want know information about heart attack. Is there any symptoms to find in earlier stage.
Symptoms Of Heart Attack Pain chest or feeling of Tightness or Squeezing in chest Pain radiating to Jaw ,Back or Left arm Shortness of Breath Nausea, Vomiting Sweating Heart Burn and indigestion Causes of Heart attack 1. Stress 2. obesity (over weight) 3. Lack of Exercise 4.sedentary Life Style 5. Smoking, Alcohol and Tobacco consumption 6, Taking excess oily, Fatty, high calorie and cholesterol rich Diet 7. Diseases like Hypertension,Diabetes, Hypercholesterlemia etc 8. Genetics& Family History Prevention 1.Avoid stress, anxiety, physical and mental strain 2. Reduce your weight if over weight 3. Go for regular exercise 4. Control your Diet, take plenty of green leafy vegetables, Fruits and drink plenty of water (8-10 glasses of water daily) 5. Avoid spicy, oily, fatty, cholesterol rich diet and Junk food 6. Take adequate rest. 7-8 hours of sleep is required to remain healthy 7. Practice yoga, meditation and deep breathing exercise like pranayama to calm your mind, control your emotion and relieve stress 8. Stop smoking, alcohol and tobacco intake 9. Avoid sedentary life style
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My wife aged 60 Yrs suffers from mental disorder of emotional outbursts. It seems she is also a patient of high BP, but no medicines are used for it so far. So far controlled only through diet control. Can U please suggest suitably?

M.S. Counselling and Psychotherapy
Psychologist, Bangalore
My wife  aged 60 Yrs suffers from mental disorder of emotional outbursts. It seems she is also a patient of high BP, ...
Dear lybrate user, since your wife is 60 years old, it is advisable to take her to a doctor and get all routine physical tests done. You need to know if all her body functions like thyroid, hormone levels etc are normal or not. Treating her bp with only diet control may also be harmful. Please take doctor's advise. If all her organs are functioning normally, then you may consult a counsellor. Because, then the emotional outbursts may be because of suppressed feelings like anger, sadness, shame, guilt etc. The counselling sessions will help her to relieve her of her stress and help her in modifying her reactions to different situations. This will help her in expressing her feelings in socially acceptable way.
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He is having few pain in chest have done his ECG today where doctor reported st-t changes in anterior leads is this normal?

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
He is having few pain in chest have done his ECG today where doctor reported st-t changes in anterior leads is this n...
It means that there is decreased blood supply to the heart and hence I will suggest you to go for coronary angiogram and follow up with reports.
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Non Communicable Disease

MBBS, D.P.H
General Physician, Gurgaon
Non Communicable Disease

NCD's are emerging as a major global problem which can controlled by taking certain measures. It's a non infectious disease resulted from hereditary factors, lifestyle factors (diseases of affluence) e. g. Hypertension, Diabetes, Cardiovascular diseases, Cancer and mental health problems, Asthma, Atherosclerosis allergy. It is responsible for almost 60% of World deaths and constitute 43% of the Global burden of diseases.

If we see Rising Chronic Disease Burdens of following Diseases in India, the data are alarming and requires urgent intervention in policy matter.

Disease

Year 2007

Year 2025

Hypertension

125 Million

214 Million

Diabetes

41 Million

69 Million+

Tobacco

1 Million

2 Million+

Can I prevent CVD? Yes by evaluating overself

Risk Factors Associated With Heart Disease

 

 

 

 

S. No

Risk Factors

High Risk

Low Risk

No Risk

1

Walk(Minimum 35 Minutes)

Nil

3-4 days/week

5-7 days / week

2

Obesity(BMI)

>26

<25

<24

3

Smoking(Tobacco)

>1 / day

1/ day

Nil

4

Yoga

Nil

3 -4 days/ week

5-7 days/week

5

Stress

150%

100%

50%

6

Meditation

Nil

3 -4 days/week

5-7 days/week

7

Zero Oil

70%

90%

100%

8

Vegetarianism

>6 days

<6 days

100%

9

Fruits, Salad and Vegetable Intake

Nil

15%

>50%

10

Milk and Dairy(Double Toned Milk)

>300 ml

300 ml

200 ml

11

Serum Cholesterol

180 ml/dll

150 ml/dll

130 ml/dll

12

Serum Triglycerides

160 ml/dll

130 ml/dll

100 ml/dll

13

HDL

<40 mg/ dll

<50 mg/dll

>60 mg/dll

14

LDL

>190 mg/dll

>130 mg/dll

<100 mg/dll

15

Cholesterol HDL Ratio

>6:1

> 5:1

<4:1

16

BP Systolic/ Diastolic

>140/ >100mm/hg

>130/ >190 mm/hg

120 / 80 mm/hg

17

Blood Sugar Fasting / PP

>110/ >200

<110/ <160

<100/ <140

Regular blood tests are recommended for people who are at higher risk of developing high cholesterol. Routine cholesterol testing may be necessary if you:

  1. Are a man over 40
  2. Are a woman over 50
  3. Are a postmenopausal woman
  4. Have heart disease or have had a stroke
  5. Have diabetes
  6. Have a close relative (mother, father, sister, brother) with heart disease or high cholesterol
  7. Are overweight, physically inactive, smoke and/or drink excessively
  8. Have physical signs of high cholesterol such as fatty deposits on your skin or tendons
  9. Have high blood pressure
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When I have this prob I mostly feel sleepy but when I try to sleep do not get sleep, dreams come Do not feel like doing anything nethr want to eat, heartbeat is fast Too many thinking rule my mind a bit of headache is also there please help me.

DHMS (Hons.)
Homeopath, Patna
When I have this prob I mostly feel sleepy but when I try to sleep do not get sleep, dreams come
Do not feel like doi...
Hello, stress, anxiety ,loss  of memory or lack of concentration cause due to irregular life- style, over medication, dementia and other psychological threats ,now a days. It ,has been noticed that acidity  & indigestion generate some negative feelings to cause stress ,depression due to irregular life style, improper dietary habits, inedequate sleep.         •Tk, plenty of water to eliminate toxins and to regulate metabolism to avoid indigestion.  *Go for meditation to reduce your stress, anxiety and to nourish  nerve to ease your problem, & to inculcate a strong -confident person, restoring your concentration/ memory, enabling U to plan your future with peace of mind avoiding irregular thought. ● Ensure sound sleep for at least 7/8 hrs in d night to ease your stress.         • Tk, easily digestible  simple, diet on time.         •Tk, apples,carrots, cheese,milk, papaya,almonds. Walnuts,spinach, regularly •  Tk, homoeo medicine, gentle,rapid in action with no adverse effect: @ Ignatia 30-6 pills, thrice a day. @ Five phos 6x-4 tbs, thrice a day with lukewarm water. Avoid, caffeine, nicotine,alcohol, junk food, polluted atmosphere, watching Tv, sitting on computer in d late night.    •  You will definitely b back to normalcy with flying colours     • Report ,fortnightly. ●Your feedback is solicited, please. Tk care.
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I Love eggs but a person at a medical lab asked to limit my intake on knowing that I have cholesterol. Is lean meat like chicken, lamb and Turkey good for me. I love fish which also I understand is good for me. Please advise. Thanks

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), MD (AM), PGDPPHC, ACLS
Alternative Medicine Specialist, Chandigarh
I Love eggs but a person at a medical lab asked to limit my intake on knowing that I have cholesterol. Is lean meat l...
You can have eggs without the yellow yolk & the lean meat also in moderation if you want but in roasted or grilled form. Stay blessed & Live Life More!
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15 Reasons Why Banana is Healthier Than Apple

M.Sc - Dietitics / Nutrition
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Delhi
15 Reasons Why Banana is Healthier Than Apple

The humble, easily available banana is not as humble when it comes to its contribution to your health. And once you learn how much good it can do to your body, you will be compelled to add it to your daily diet. This god of a fruit protects you from innumerable diseases, keeps your hair, heart and head well as well as fights chronic diseases - and the list has just begun.

Here are just 15 reasons for you to have a banana every day -

1) This fruit is high in potassium and low in salt, it is your protective shield against blood pressure, heart attack, and stroke.
2) Iron rich banana is extremely good for anemic people.
3) The calcium-rich bananas are excellent for your bones and help in increasing bone density.
4) For people who exercise, bananas are an energy booster and sustain your blood sugar as well as protect against muscle cramps post workouts or leg cramps.
5) Bananas help beat depression due to high levels of tryptophan, which is converted into serotonin: the feel-good brain neurotransmitter.
6) It also enhances your moods and relieves PMS symptoms as well as stress levels in body and mind.
7) Due to high levels of vitamin B-6, bananas produce white blood cells and help in building immunity as well as strengthen nervous systems.
8) Weightloss - If you swap your junk foods with bananas, you might be inching towards losing weight. As an added bonus your energy will be become more steady and consistent.
9) Improve your mood and reduce PMS symptoms by eating a banana, which regulates blood sugar and produces stress-relieving relaxation.
10) Bananas reduce swelling, protect against type II diabetes, aid weight loss, strengthen the nervous system, and help with the production of white blood cells, all due to high levels of vitamin B-6.
11) Extremely caring about your stomach, Banana not only soothes your digestive tract to restore lost electrolytes after diarrhoea, it also helps in relieving constipation due to ts high fibre content.
12) Rich in pectin, bananas aid digestion and gently chelate toxins and heavy metals from the body.
13) Fever too? A banana can bring down your body temperature to cool your temperature off.
14) Bananas make you smarter! It makes you very alert. The high levels of potassium help your memory as well. Think about it before an exam.
15) Smoke? High levels of B-vitamins as well as potassium and magnesium in the fruit, help in speedy recovery from the effects of withdrawal.

Related Tip: Are Bananas Really Your Ticket to Weight Loss?

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I am getting pain in the chest very often after eating, feels like pain in the esophagus tract, after eating during lunch or dinner. Due to my very busy schedule always, I forget to show it to the doctor or do not get time to visit doctor. Is it because of my routine, excessive driving to.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
I am getting pain in the chest very often after eating, feels like pain in the esophagus tract, after eating during l...
Dear lybrateuser, - Your problem could be due to GERD -avoid spicy, fried, junk food, restrict tea, coffee to 1-2 cups per day, alcohol, tobacco if you take, sour foods, chocolate mint - chew your food well, do not skip meals, have meals on time, have 5-6 small meals including snacks rather than having three large meals, do not lye down for 1-2 hrs after meals, have dinner 2-3 hrs before bedtime, raise the pillow end by 5-6 inches when sleeping at night - take tablet Pan 40, 1 tab half an hour before breakfast daily - do regular exercise like walking whenever you get time, also do yoga & deep breathing for proper digestion.
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Hypertension - Why Should You Cut Back On Salt & Oil?

M.Sc Dietetics and Food Service Management, B.Sc. - Dietitics / Nutrition
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Hubli-Dharwad
Hypertension - Why Should You Cut Back On Salt & Oil?

Blood Pressure is nothing but a measure of force of blood pushing against your blood vessel walls.  High blood pressure or hypertension is caused due to a diet rich in saturated oils and high in salt, along with lifestyle factors like obesity and sedentary habits. Basically, any activity or diet that leads to the constriction of your blood vessels can lead to hypertension. Hypertension is called the “silent killer’’ because it has no symptoms unless you get your BP checked regularly. 

If left undiagnosed, hypertension leads to

  1. Strokes
  2. Kidney disease
  3. Heart failure
  4. Atherosclerosis or the clogging or hardening of arteries or blood vessels
  5. Aneurysms which means abnormal blood- filled swelling of an artery or vein


People who are at risk for hypertension are

  1. People with a family history of high BP
  2. Smokers
  3. Pregnant women
  4. Women on birth control pills
  5. People over 35 yrs
  6. People who are overweight
  7. Sedentary people
  8. Alcoholics
  9. People with a diet rich in oils and salty foods


Hypertension is a major lifestyle issue in the world today. But, it can be controlled by making lifestyle and dietary changes. 

  • Walking is very good for hypertensives and so is controlling the quantities of salt and saturated oils in your diet.
  • The most common means of managing High BP is using something called DASH which means ‘Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension’.
  • This means, as someone with high BP you should cut back on saturated oils or the oils that are solids at room temperature, as well as cholesterol and trans-fats.

All three can cause constrictions in your blood vessels by narrowing the lumen due to fat deposits on blood vessel walls putting more pressure on the blood vessels and causing hypertension. This effectively means that you have to cut back on oily foods of all kinds, fast foods and also fried foods. 

  • Red meats are associated with higher risks of cholesterol, so they should be avoided too. 
  • You should eat more whole-grain foods, fish, poultry, and nuts
  • Low salt preparations should be preferred
  • Avoid sweets, sugary drinks, and red meats.

The salt hypertension connection
Eating salt raises the amount of sodium in your blood and this puts a lot of strain on your kidneys whose work it is to remove excess water from your blood. This imbalance causes high BP due to the extra fluid.
This high BP puts extra strain on the insides of your arteries as well, and to cope with it the tiny muscles in the artery walls become stronger and thicker. This makes the space within arteries narrower and raises your BP.

So, do cut out extra salt, snack on unsalted stuff like pretzels and raw vegetables to keep a check on sodium levels. Also, do remember to read food labels very carefully to choose products that are low in sodium to keep your BP under control. If you wish to discuss any specific problem, you can consult a dietitian-nutritionist.

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My chest keeps paining suddenly sometimes, if I drink some water or eat some food my chest keeps paining a lot, what should I do?

PGDCC, MD(Chest), PG Dip.Clin.Cardiology
Pulmonologist, Ghaziabad
My chest keeps paining suddenly sometimes, if I drink some water or eat some food my chest keeps paining a lot, what ...
It is probably due to oesophagitis which can be confirmed with endoscopy. It is often due to acidity, tea, coffee hot food or fungal infection. Antacid may help you. Avoid hot foods. Pain killers may increase your problem.
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