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Dr. Srikumar Swaminathan

MBBS, MD - General Medicine, DM - Cardiology

Cardiologist, Chennai

21 Years Experience  ·  0 - 600 at clinic
Dr. Srikumar Swaminathan MBBS, MD - General Medicine, DM - Cardiology Cardiologist, Chennai
21 Years Experience  ·  0 - 600 at clinic
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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 Swaminathan is a trusted Cardiologist in Mogappair, Chennai. Doctor has over 21 years of experience as a Cardiologist. Doctor has done MBBS, MD - General Medicine, DM - Cardiology . Doctor is currently practising at Frontier Lifeline Hospital in Mogappair, Chennai. Book an appointment online with Dr. Srikumar Swaminathan and consult privately on Lybrate.com.

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Education
MBBS - PSGIMS&R - 1996
MD - General Medicine - Madurai Medical College - 2007
DM - Cardiology - Madras Medical College, Chennai - 2010
Professional Memberships
Cardiological Society of India (CSI)
Indian society of Cardiology

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My chest is paining when Sometimes I breath faster. Is that a serious issue? I smoke 1cigarette daily. Is it happens due to smoking or some another reason? Please tell me the solution. It is also effects on my sexual relation, that I can't satisfies my partner. I m facing too much issue due to this problem. Is there any solution.

General Physician, Hyderabad
My chest is paining when Sometimes I breath faster. Is that a serious issue? I smoke 1cigarette daily. Is it happens ...
Please quit smoking. Smoking is more dangerous then we think. Please see doctor to examine you and do some test. Smoking can also cause sexual problems. There are some nicotine chewing gums available in market to help you with quitting smoking. Take care.
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I have cherry angiomas on my chest and arms. How to get rid of this. Please help me. Is there any solution?

PDDM, MHA, MBBS
General Physician, Nashik
I have cherry angiomas on my chest and arms. How to get rid of this. Please help me. Is there any solution?
You probably won’t need to have the cherry angioma treated, but you do have options if you want it removed for cosmetic reasons, or if you need it removed because it is in an area that is easily bumped, which can lead to regular bleeding.
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After leaving I am suffering from some pain in my sides back chest. May me its a muscles pain aur something else. Dr. advice me any medicine to overcome DAT pain. Earlier I was on diet but now I eat properly. Also not able to sleep at night my hands and legs go to sleep sometimes.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
After leaving    I am suffering from some pain in my sides back chest. May me its a muscles pain aur something else. ...
For pain take tablet paracetamol 650 mg eight hourly and Eat nutritious food and have adequate fluid intake and take physical rest and do some basic exercises
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My son is 31 years old he has got his angioplasty done in jan 20th 2017 with 2 stent successfully. What precautions he has to take to live happy married life?

MBBS
General Physician, Jalgaon
My son is 31 years old he has got his angioplasty done in jan 20th 2017 with 2 stent successfully. What precautions h...
Please Go for morning and evening walk daily for good digestion, easy defication, good circulation Avoid oily spicy and fast food, outside food totally Take salads and fruits more Take vegetables juices and soups more regularly Avoid mental stress, excessive physical stress Avoid gutkha etc Take medicines regularly.
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C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician,
Exercise and the Heart
Getting regular exercise is very important to your heart health, whether you are currently healthy, or already have a heart condition. Fortunately, getting "enough" exercise, and getting it safely, can be relatively easy to do for most people. These articles will tell you what you need to know about getting the right amount of exercise for your heart.
Why Is Exercise So Beneficial?
Regular exercise does a lot more than merely strengthen the heart.
Regular exercise can improve the function of your musculoskeletal system, your cardiovascular system, your respiratory system, your metabolism, and even your brain. And as a result, exercise can help you live longer, remain vigorous well into your old age, and to be more productive.
Read about the benefits of exercise.
Heart Healthy Exercise Guidelines
Reaping the rewards of regular exercise does not require you to completely change your lifestyle, or neglect your work or your family. In fact, you can gain most of the benefits of exercise with relatively small changes in your daily routine.
Read about the simple guidelines for heart-healthy exercise.
How Can I Begin An Exercise Program?

The hardest part about regular exercise is beginning it. It is easy to become bored if you start too slowly, or to become injured if you start too quickly. Fortunately, About.com's Exercise Guide has some very helpful information that will help you begin your exercise in a way that is safe and helps to maintains your interest.
Read about beginning an exercise program.
What About Exercise After A Heart Attack?
Exercise is not only okay after a heart attack, it is necessary. Studies show that heart attack survivors who participate in regular exercise have a significantly lower risk of mortality, and a lower risk of recurrent heart attacks.
Read about exercise, and other forms of cardiac rehabilitation, after a heart attack.
After a heart attack, it is natural to wonder when it is safe to resume sexual activity (which turns out to be a favorite form of "exercise" for many). Fortunately, the answer is usually pretty straightforward.

Sudden death in apparently healthy young athletes is a rare but tragic event. Most of these sudden deaths are due to underlying heart conditions that were undiagnosed prior to the fatal event. For this reason, some experts have advocated screening young people for heart disease before they participate in athletic activities. But because these heart conditions are relatively uncommon, and because screening can be expensive, how and when to do such screening has been a controversial question.
Exercise Recommendations For Specific Cardiac Conditions
If you have heart disease, regular exercise is as important -- and likely more important -- than it is for a person without heart disease. However, you may need to pay attention to guidelines designed for your specific type of cardiac condition.

MD PULMONARY, DTCD
Pulmonologist, Faridabad
If you working long hours sitting, then walk for few meters per hour which will decrease all cause morbidity for diabetes,blood pressure.
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My father went to a function in the night and he started sweating suddenly and he took two doses of sorbitrate (isosorbide dinitrate) and in a minute he fainted. He was rushed to hospital and the ECG reports were normal. We are not able to understand the causes of sudden sweetness and faintness.

LCPS, BAM&S
General Physician, Pune
My father went to a function in the night and he started sweating suddenly and he took two doses of sorbitrate (isoso...
Normal ecg doesn't rule out heart disease. Real test is coronary angiography. I strongly feel that there is coronary ischemia. Please see a good cardiologist, get admitted, get checked thoroughly. Always take heart complaints very seriously, we which you are doing. Now take it to logical end.
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I am 45 years old and having problem of high blood pressure what should I do to control it. Please help me.

BHMS
Homeopath,
I am 45 years old and having problem of high blood pressure what should I do to control it. Please help me.
Dear Mr. Lybrate-user. As you are suffering from high blood pressure you must be taking some medicines for your problem. If you are not taking any medicines I would advise you to walk for at least 1 hour daily. Abstain from high cholesterol rich foods like red meat, eggs. Don't over-exert yourself. Your high blood pressure will make you to sweat much than normal persons, so don't forget to drink plenty of water. Try to have at least 8 hours sleep. Last but surely not the least, try to avoid any type of mental stress.
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Hello sir. I m 30 yrs old male. I m suffering from high bp. I walk at least 3 to 4 days a week. Bt its not lowering. Till now I m not taking any bp medicine. please suggest me sir.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
Hello sir. I m 30 yrs old male. I m suffering from high bp. I walk at least 3 to 4 days a week. Bt its not lowering. ...
Hello, Good! Continue with the brisk walk everyday. Share every blood report with me (to rule out any underlying cause). Medication: Schwabe's Essentia Aurea/ thrice daily for a month. (Maintain daily diary of monitering your B.P. at the same time)
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Around 10 days ago my mother developed breathing problem, cough, burps and doctor told that she has weak heart and bp problem. Please tell what we can do to strengthen the heart function and also in what way she should sleep at night? what care she should take?

Certificate in Laparoscopic and Thoracoscopic Surgery, Fellowship in Paediatric Cardiac Surgery, M. Ch. (CVTS), MS, MBBS
Cardiologist, Bangalore Rural
Around 10 days ago my mother developed breathing problem, cough, burps and doctor told that she has weak heart and bp...
Your mother is very young at 50. I would suggest you see a good physician who will examine you and get some tests done. I can help you when you share the reports with me, please dont waste time,
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Exercise

MD PULMONARY, DTCD
Pulmonologist, Faridabad
Exercise
Regular exercise increases good cholesterol hdl levels.
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She is pregnant from 6 week, having high blood pressure 134/85. Is this serious? What to do please suggest.

MBBS, MD - Obstetrics & Gynaecology
Gynaecologist, Pune
She is pregnant from 6 week, having high blood pressure 134/85.
Is this serious? What to do please suggest.
Dear Sir, 134/85 is not very hogh bp. If it c]reaches 140/90 its worrisome. Kindly check BP every week. Ask her to lie down on left side as much as possible.
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I am 20 year boy. Sometime have instant pain in my chest. What I do? please tell me.

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
I am 20 year boy. Sometime have instant pain in my chest. What I do? please tell me.
1.For your age pain chest could be due to anxiety, stress, Physical and mental strain 2. Avoid stress and strain 3.Do regular exercise, Yoga, Meditation, deep breathing exercise like pranayama etc. It will calm your mind, control your emotion and relieve stress 4.Take paracetamol 500mg one tablet sos after food up to a maximum of three tablets daily, 5. Drink plenty of water and take rest.6.if you have recurrent attack of chest pain take ECG and consult cardiologist.
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Can a person who takes BP tablet of 40 mg daily take garlic along with this tablet simultaneously.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
Can a person who takes BP tablet of 40 mg daily take garlic along with this tablet simultaneously.
Dear lybrateuser, - Taking garlic after eating something is better as on an empty stomach it can cause acidity - take it about an hour after or before taking your tablet for proper absorption - you can also cut it & mix it with food & have it - avoid fried, salty & junk food to control your BP .
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My father have high Bp problem can you tell me some good medicines that work properly and save. My father age upto 50.

BHMS
Homeopath, Delhi
My father have high Bp problem can you tell me some good medicines that work properly and save. My father age upto 50.
You may monitor your b. P daily. Avoid fats and carbohydrates in your diet. Walk daily in morning at least for 30 minutes. You may take beepee aid available in homoeopathic store. Take 10-12 drops in 1/4th cup of water daily thrice. Consult me back after 10 days.
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I'm 24 years old. My stomach doesn't work properly. When I take some food, I feel burden on my heart. How does I digest my food?

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Navi Mumbai
I'm 24 years old. My stomach doesn't work properly. When I take some food, I feel burden on my heart. How does I dige...
First of all you should follow some basic thing 1. Avoid=hot and cold at time 2. Less the sugar as much as possible if you want to eat sweet take juggery which is black 3. Do not drink water after meal drink at the time of meal sip by sip up to 150 ml 4. Avoid late night sleep 5. Panchamrut parpati 1 tab before lunch and dinner 6. Audumbaravleha 2 tsp before lunch and dinner.
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I am 56 years old man. I have low blood pressure problem sometimes I have no breathe what should I do.

PDDM, MHA, MBBS
General Physician, Nashik
When dealing with low blood pressure, it is usually suggested to increase your salt and fluid intake. Before increasing your salt consumption, do check with your doctor. Also, cut down on alcoholic beverages and high-carbohydrate foods such as bread, rice, pasta, and potatoes.
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I suffered a heart attack few months back thereafter undergone angioplasty. My age is 50yrs. Can you please clarify, whether I should avoid Cow Ghee, cashew nut completely. Some people says Cow Ghee is good in small quantity (half a spoon daily).

Diploma in Obstetrics & Gynaecology, MBBS
General Physician, Delhi
I suffered a heart attack few months back thereafter undergone angioplasty. My age is 50yrs. Can you please clarify, ...
Yes you can have good fats and cow ghee is one of the good fats, do take only a spoon per day, other good fats are nuts including cashew nuts which uplift the mood too, these cashew nuts are anti depressents also! take only few per day, but never fry any nuts or sprinkle salt on them for taste.
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