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Dr. Srinivasan

Cardiologist, Chennai

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Dr. Srinivasan is a popular Cardiologist in Nandanam, Chennai. You can consult Dr. Srinivasan at Vijai Nursing Home in Nandanam, Chennai. You can book an instant appointment online with Dr. Srinivasan on Lybrate.com.

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Dear sir, I am last 2 month suffering of chest pain in my left side and some time right side. And I have already taken medicine .nearest doctor's but I have not got relief I coudhnt understand Wht I do so please suggest me what is this problem.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
Dear sir, I am last 2 month suffering of chest pain in my left side and some time right side. And I have already take...
Dear lybrateuser, - Your problem could be due to acidity - avoid fried, spicy & junk food, also restrict intake of tea, coffee to 1-2 cups per day - take tablet Pan-40, 1 tablet half an hour before breakfast daily morning - chew your food well, do not skip meals, have meals on time, have dinner 2-3 hrs before bedtime .
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High Cholesterol - 6 Ayurvedic Remedies That Can Help You Lower It!

Non-invasive Cardiology
Cardiologist, Thane
High Cholesterol - 6 Ayurvedic Remedies That Can Help You  Lower It!

Cholesterol is a type of fatty acid that is produced by the liver. The body uses cholesterol to perform various activities such as synthesizing of hormones, bile acid and vitamin D. Ayurveda views it as an important component of the body in terms of lubrication. The Ayurvedic approach of balancing cholesterol is not only to curb the cholesterol amount, but also to strictly control diet so that the secretion of cholesterol can be curtailed. Here are a few Ayurvedic hat-tips that can help to lower cholesterol and restore normal body function of the body:

  1. Medicago satina: They are better known as Alfalfa and is famous for their ability to deal with artery-related diseases. They are capable of clearing arteries that are congested with cholesterol. They can be consumed daily as a whole or by mixing them in juice.
  2. Arjuna: Arjuna is yet another powerful Ayurvedic herb that is mighty powerful in dealing with cardiac conditions such as heart blockages, heart attacks etc. The bark of the Arjuna tree can be taken and consumed in the form of powder. They have the capability to dissolve cholesterol and prevent heart blockages. This should be consumed earlier in the morning, before breakfast with lukewarm water.
  3. Coriander: Coriander is considered to be one of the best herbal diuretic agents. It can revitalize the kidneys and help them perform better in terms of excretion of waste. The kidney, therefore, can flush the excess cholesterol from the body. Coriander can be consumed along with food on a daily basis.
  4. Garlic: Garlic again has been known to mankind for centuries and is extremely beneficial for people suffering from high cholesterol. Two cloves of garlic on a daily basis can completely neutralize the effect of high cholesterol in the blood. Apart from freeing up arteries, garlic has multiple other health benefits.
  5. Guggulu: This herb is one of the popular herbs among ayurvedic practitioners for treating high blood pressure and high cholesterol in the blood. They contain guggulsterones, which is known to be an active blocker of bad cholesterol in the blood. Consumption of 25 mg of this substance can make a person totally free from high cholesterol. They can be taken after any meals.
  6. Holy basil or tulsi: Holy basil is another popular and traditional Indian hub that is extensively used by ayurvedic practitioners to treat high cholesterol in the bloodstream. They can eliminate excess cholesterol through the kidneys. It is used for preparing multiple medicines. It is a proven medicinal herb that is very efficient in dealing with excess cholesterol in the blood. They have the ability to disintegrate cholesterol from the body. 2-3 leaves of tulsi can be consumed on a daily basis. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult an ayurveda.
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My mother is 43 years old and her weight is also more and her legs are swollen And her bp is also high so could you provide some solution for this?

BHMS, MD - Homeopathy
Homeopath, Vellore
My mother is 43 years old and her weight is also more and her legs are swollen And her bp is also high so could you p...
Dear lybrate user! greetings the leg swollen is common in bp and over weight person. Ask you mother to keep her legs above the hip level while sleeping and sitting with help of pillows to leg. Ask her to control salt in food ask her avoid salty food like dry fish, papad, pickles, chips, etc ask her to go for walking 30 min daily. Ask her to take the medication regularly.
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My mom is suffering from varicose veins and mild angina too does varicose veins with angina cause any serious heart problem? She is getting chest pain when having large meals which is lasting for at least two days. Is this due to Acidity or else an heart issue. Kindly let me know. Thank you.

M.B.B.S. , PG Diploma In Clinical Cardiology
Cardiologist, Delhi
My mom is suffering from varicose veins and mild angina too does varicose veins with angina cause any serious heart p...
Yes angina means that blood supply to heart is not proper, and there is critical narrowing in coronary arteries. She sshould be started on medications klike betablocker, amlodipine,noitrate, asprin and stain and 2d echo and tread mill tests should be done. Angina is a prior stage it can lead to heart attack in future. For detailed presciption contact me.
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I am suffering from dry cough and I have chest pain. Can you suggest me what should do.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
I am suffering from dry cough and I have chest pain. Can you suggest me what should do.
Hello. Take homoeopathic medicine - Schwabe's Alpha-Coff and Glyzyrrhiza Glabra 1x - both thrice a day daily for 4 days. Management: - Avoid cold drinks and fried food, take healthy food. -Avoid exposure to Air-conditioner or cold air (wrap a warm stole or muffler around neck). -Avoid excessive or rough use of your voice/ shouting. -Gargle with warm water and salt 3 times a day and take steam-inhalation once before going to bed. Home Remedies for Cough: -Stir some into some hot tea for comforting cough relief. You can also eat a spoonful of honey before bed to help calm coughs. -Warm saltwater gargles help moisturize your throat, which can quiet coughs. -Drink peppermint tea to help relieve coughs.
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Heart Health: Ayurveda to Reduce High Cholesterol

M.Sc - Psychology, PGDEMS, Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Delhi
Heart Health: Ayurveda to Reduce High Cholesterol

Ayurveda has remedies that can help you control cholesterol and improve heart health.

Cholesterol is something that the body needs to build and maintain cellular health. Technically it is known as a lipid and is a fatty or wax-like material that circulates in the bloodstream.
There are two kinds of cholesterol, and you have probably already heard about them, but they are:
LDL - this is the "bad" cholesterol that can cling to arterial walls and create blockages that result in strokes and heart attacks.
HDL - this is the good type that is going to actually protect you from heart disease.
We get cholesterol from our foods, but our bodies can also make it too. Hence this leads to high levels of cholesterol in the arteries.
In ayurveda- certain herbs, ayurvedic treatments and remedies can lower high cholesterol. These are:

- Garlic: Garlic is the most common herb that is used in Indian cooking and no dish tastes the same without it. Having two to three garlic cloves a day can break down bad cholesterol and free it from the arterial walls.
- Coriander: This green herb adds freshness, flavour and colour to any meal. Coriander is a diuretic that will flush out waste and even excess cholesterol.
- Tulsi: Tulsi disintegrates cholesterol from the arteries and washes it from the body.
- Guggul : Guggul is a sap from the Mukul myrrh tree. There are several products made from Guggul that helps to reduce high cholesterol.
- Arjuna or Terminalia Arjuna: Arjuna’s white bark has medicinal properties that dissolve cholesterol from the arteries.
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I having a chest pen thats time I am rest. And thats time I run chest pen is increase so what I do. And I having vomiting after 2days ya 3 days and having a fever.

BHMS
Homeopath, Amritsar
I having a chest pen thats time I am rest. And thats time I run chest pen is increase so what I do. And I having vomi...
Go for proper investigations and gives us some more sign and symptoms. One food suppliment will help you alot. Take suppliment lasa spiruline 1-1 tablet twice daily
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Good morning sir. please tell me the medicine which is helpful for high blood pressure. My father has disease of higj blood pressure.

PG Diploma in Emergency Medicine Services (PGDEMS), Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), MD - Alternate Medicine
Ayurveda, Ghaziabad
Good morning sir. please tell me the medicine which is helpful for high blood pressure. My father has disease of higj...
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.
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. I'm a hypothyroid patient and started taking 50mcg of thyroxine, I feel like burden on my heart. Pulse rate is always is above 90 even in rest position sometimes it is reaching 120b/min Could you please advise?

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine Specialist, Faridabad
. I'm a hypothyroid patient and started taking 50mcg of thyroxine, I feel like burden on my heart. Pulse rate is alwa...
in hypothyroidism heart beat may be increases suddenly . do not worry about that it is only for while . Take diet for hypothyroidism:- high-carbohydrate foods such as potatoes, rice, pasta and bread, Nutrient-rich foods that improve your health may also benefit your thyroid gland, antioxidant-rich fruits and vegetables more plenty of water: Blueberries, tomatoes, bell peppers, and other foods rich in antioxidants can improve overall health and benefit the thyroid gland. Eating foods high in B vitamins, like whole grains, may also help. flax oil, Selenium: Tiny amounts of selenium are needed for enzymes that make thyroid hormones to work properly. Eating selenium-rich foods, such as sunflower seeds or Brazil nuts, can be beneficial. Tyrosine: This amino acid is used by the thyroid gland to produce T3 and T4. Taking a supplement may help, Avoid few foods in hypothroidism i.e. caffeine products tea,coffee, tabcco, alcohol / wine , kale, broccoli, spinach, mustard green, cabbage, turnip, millet, cassava, linseeds, pine nuts, soy products as soy milk, tofu, soybeans, soy souce, also avoid stress. Take Some Relax during work. Proper follow up you can feel better and reduce weight also. send your reports of thyroid profile for best help. welcome in lybrate.
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What is blood pressure. Why it is increased and decrease. How I measure it. How I normal range again.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
What is blood pressure. Why it is increased and decrease. How I measure it. How I normal range again.
Hello Blood pressure:- When your heart beats, it pumps blood round your body to give it the energy and oxygen it needs. As the blood moves, it pushes against the sides of the blood vessels. The strength of this pushing is called blood pressure. Hypertension is a medical term for high blood pressure. It is a health condition, but not exactly a disease, in which the blood pressure rises above the normal range. This is just the opposite of Hypotension or low blood pressure in which the blood pressure falls below the normal range. Blood pressure reading below 120/80 is considered normal. borderline low BP is 90/ 60 mm Hg. High borderline BP is 130/85 mm Hg. Hypotension is when someones blood pressure is below normal levels than are expected (low blood pressure). If you have either of above then please mention it for the proper treatment. Thank you.
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Hello. Most respectfully give me some idea about how to decrease belly fat? My lower portion is very bad. My weight is okay near 57 kg. I'm 5 ft 3 inch also. I can push up 50 at a time but I want to be a strong man, now a days I'm getting wk too. BP is 160/80. Thanks.

B.Sc. - Dietitics / Nutrition, Nutrition Certification,Registered Dietitian
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Delhi
Hello. Most respectfully give me some idea about how to decrease belly fat? My lower portion is very bad. My weight i...
It will take some effort for you to flatten your tummy. I am outlining a 21 day plan for you. If you follow this plan sincerely then you will see a noticeable difference in just 21 days. There are 5 things that you need to do: 1. Eliminate all refined sugars from your diet. This means no sugar in your tea/coffee/milk, no consumption of sugary beverages like coke, pepsi and total elimination of all snacks like biscuits, cakes, sweet dishes. I know it is difficult but remember that you just have to adhere to this for 21 days. If you wish to snack you can have unsalted peanuts, dry fruits, seeds or yogurt. 2. When you get up in the morning, put your pillow aside and lie with your back straight. Put both your legs together and lift them so your legs are at a 30 degree angle with the bed. Maintain this pose of 5 minutes. Keep breathing while your legs are in the air. 3. Eliminate dinner altogether. In place of dinner have a bowl of papaya. You can have a small bowl of yogurt with black salt if you are not able to control your urge. 4. Keep hydrated through out the day. You need to drink at least 10 glasses of water every day. Tea/coffee are not substitutes of water. Minimize consumption of milk. Add raw vegetables to each meal. 5. One 500 mg tablet of calcium d-glucarate and one tablet of b-complex every day. If you miss even one of the steps mentioned above during your 21 day regime then you have to start all over again from day 1. Please bear in mind that it takes 21 consecutive days of performing all the above mentioned steps for the stomach muscles to start toning up.
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I am 26 year old male and I feel unusual pain above my chest area. What should I do ?

MD , MBBS
General Physician, Aligarh
Dear, take pantocid 40 1 tab half hour b4 breakfast. For 7 days and beside it get your ecg done and then consult.
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Which specialist to be consulted for low blood pressure. What precautions to be taken for low b.p.

MD - Internal Medicine, MBBS, DM - Cardiology
Cardiologist, Delhi
Low bp is not a problem by itself unless you have giddiness while sitting or standing from lying down position. No need of any medication. Have plenty of fluids.
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I am Moideen, my mother was died 3 weeks ago by heart attack. Now I am also feared about heart attack. What type of pf symptoms are expressed during heart attack?

BAMS, MD Ayurveda
Sexologist, Lonavala
I am Moideen, my mother was died 3 weeks ago by heart attack. Now I am also feared about heart attack. What type of p...
Try the following remedy it will surely help you Natural home remedy using milk, almonds and rose petals: 1. Take 1 glass cold milk 2. Crush 4-5 almonds 3. Crush 5-7 dried rose petals 4. Add 2 tsp of crushed almonds to the milk 5. Add 2 tsp crushed rose petals 6. Mix well 7. Drink this when thirsty This is very helpful for you.
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Hello sir I am a patient of heart disease. There was a operation in October 2015, a stent fitted in my one veins because of blockage, so now its suitable to my health if I drink whisky. Actually I drink whisky a month ago so I am asking this question please help me out.

MBBS, DMCH, DEM
General Physician, Jaipur
Hello sir I am a patient of heart disease. There was a operation in October 2015, a stent fitted in my one veins beca...
As per your question, your Angioplasty was done in 2015, at 29 yrs. of age, Now to remain healthy & fit through out your life , Life style modifition is recmmonded, whisky has no nutrition value. usally derange liver functions.So never good for anyone, specially for a patient Take nutrious balanced diet as suggested by your doctor.
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Heart Care In Your Hands: World Heart Day Special Tips

DNB Cardiology, MD - Internal Medicine, MBBS
Cardiologist, Delhi
Heart Care In Your Hands: World Heart Day Special Tips
Heart Care Tips For a Heart Patient

A heart patient has to always live with caution. This World Heart Day, let us understand what it takes to keep our heart in good health. In fact, by following certain rules, one can lead a smooth life despite being a heart patient.
The major risk factors of heart diseases are smoking, high blood pressure, diabetes, physical inactivity, obesity, and high cholesterol. In addition to these, there are factors which add to the heart condition. They are stress, alcohol, sleep apnea and C - reactive protein.

Food and exercise play a major role in the well-being of a heart patient. It is important to engage in exercises as prescribed by your heart specialist. Follow these dos and don’ts with respect to food.

Say YES To:

1. Poultry and fish for the requirement Omega 3 and Protein
2. Raw nuts, flax seeds, avocados, olive oil, fish oils etc which make up the body's need of healthy fats.
3. Fruits and vegetables for the body's nutrient needs.
4. Whole grains and legumes which provide energy and fiber to the body.
5. Protein and calcium which come from unsweetened yoghurt, egg whites, low-fat/non-fat cheese and skimmed or double toned milk.

Say NO To:

1. Fried foods, cakes and pastries, since they have trans-fats or other harmful fats.
2. Foods high in sodium and sugar, especially packaged goods.
3. Rice, pasta, white breads, sugary foods.
4. Sausage, bacon and red meat.
5. Full cream milk, whole milk cheese and sweetened yoghurt.

If you would like to consult with me privately, please click on 'Consult'.
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I am 32 years old. March 2016 I found my hb is 4.5g and feritin 7.2.I was admit at hospital took 4 unit blood. After that doctor found iron deficiency anemia. She prescribed iron tablets for three months. I feel good and hb goto 11.3. After 8 months again hb level 9.4 and feritin 10.7.I am having meat ,chicken, fish. Why my feritin level goes down. Now last two months taking iron tablet hb 12.2 g and feritin 56.7. One thing before March 2016 I have been suffering jaundice. After that I was taking very little amount of food for long time.

C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician,
I am 32 years old. March 2016 I found my hb is 4.5g and feritin 7.2.I was admit at hospital took 4 unit blood. After ...
Addition of L-lysine to iron supplementation resulted in a significant increase in serum ferritin concentration in some women with chronic hair loss (telogen effluvium) who failed to respond to iron supplementation alone.Other than anemia, low ferritin may also indicate hypothyroidism, vitamin C deficient Chronic intestinal bleeding in inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) may exceed the amount of iron that can be absorbed from the diet, resulting in a negative iron balance . So also have to check thyroid levels and take all vitamins along with iron
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What diets must be taken to reduce cholesterol, triglycerides and LDL cholesterol and to improve HDL cholesterol. Is toned milk also increases triglycerides and cholesterol?

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
What diets must be taken to reduce cholesterol, triglycerides and LDL cholesterol and to improve HDL cholesterol. Is ...
1. Limit intake of food rich in saturated fat/Trans fat/dietary cholesterol. Avoid saturated fat like red meat, diary product, cakes/cookies, egg yolk, butter, ghee, coconut oil. Use olive oil. 2. Take food rich in omega 3 fatty acid like fish (Salmon/mackerel/Trout/sardins). 3. Take handful of dry fruits like walnut/ almond 4.increase soluble fibers in diet by eating oat/oat bran/barley 5. Take green leafy vegetables/legumes (lentil/bean/peas) fruits. 5. Go for regular exercise like brisk walking/swiiming/cycling/ going to gym 6. Quit smoking/alcohol/excess tea/coffee 7. Reduce weight 8. Take medicine after consulting physician.
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Symptoms Of Heart Attack!

MBBS, Master of Surgery - General Surgery, Magistrar Chirurgiae (Cardio-Thoracic Surgery)
Cardiologist, Faridabad
Symptoms Of Heart Attack!

Heart attack or myocardial infarction mostly occurs when the flow of blood to the heart is blocked due to one or more reasons. The most prominent reason could be high fat or cholesterol that results in plaque build up in the coronary artery. The restricted blood flow has the potential to damage or even destroy the heart muscle. Some of the symptoms that can be helpful when it comes to the identification of a heart attack are listed below.

1. Discomfort in the Chest - Your chest may feel tight and pressured when you are about to be hit by a heart attack. Pain or discomfort in the chest is usually central typically felt behind the sternum, the central bone of chest. It may not be pain, it may be only discomfort, it may only be in upper part of tummy, very commonly confused with a gas problem. It is often accompanied by a painful sensation in the chest or arms. If a chest pain lasts more than 15-20 min it can be assumed to be a heart attack. This aching sensation may even spread to your back, neck or jaw.

2. Feeling of inconvenience - Often before the heart attack, the person may have feelings of nausea, ingestion, abdominal pain or a heartburn.

3. Breathing problems - Another prominent symptom of heart attack is shortness of breath which is accompanied by cold sweat and fatigue.

Emergency Measure:

If you think you are getting a heart attack, you should immediately take one tablet of Aspirin (preferably chew aspirin if possible), 4 tablets of a drug called Clopidogrel, and one tablet of Atorvastatin 80 mg and rush to the nearest possible medical facility as time is very important in the treatment of an acute heart attack. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a Cardiologist.

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