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Dr. Srinivasan

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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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Hello doctor, I was diagnosed high b. P of 160/92 l am taking hypertension medicines please.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
Hello doctor, I was diagnosed high b. P of 160/92 l am taking hypertension medicines please.
Hello, along with your medication take Rauvolfia 1x, 2 tabs daily morning empty stomach. Drink plenty of liquids and cut down your fat, salt and sugar intake. go for a morning walk daily at least for 30 minutes. Take a sound sleep and try to avoid anger. Revert after 15 days with feedback.
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I am suffering from cold fever from last 4 to 5 day. All report are normal what I do please sugest me what bets for me.

Diploma in Obstetrics & Gynaecology, MBBS
General Physician, Delhi
I am suffering from cold fever from last 4 to 5 day. All report are normal what I do please sugest me what bets for me.
Since reports are normal, why not wait and watch taking some rest along with good diet, get thyroid tested if not done yet.
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I recently had my bp check, it's normal but the Dr. Say my heartbeat misses so times, does it serious issue.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
I recently had my bp check, it's normal but the Dr. Say my heartbeat misses so times, does it serious issue.
Hi, ectopic heartbeats are small changes in a heartbeat that is otherwise normal. These changes lead to extra or skipped heartbeats. Often there is not a clear cause for these changes. They are mostly harmless. Ectopic beats may be caused or made worse by smoking, alcohol use, caffeine, stimulant medicines, and some street drugs. In adults, ectopic heartbeats are common and no treatment is needed most of the time.
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I am VSD patient, I have to go for operation (open surgery. After surgery can I go to gym, how many months I have to take rest.

Clinical Cardiology, MD - Consultant Physician
Cardiologist, Surat
I am VSD patient, I have to go for operation (open surgery. After surgery can I go to gym, how many months I have to ...
Hi. Like after any other open heart surgery, you can start physical exercise in about 2-3 months time. But weight lifting and push-ups are advised atleast after 4-5 months as per your would health status.
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What should one avoid when suffering from high bad cholesterol? Is there any exercise as well?

MBBS, MS (Gen. Surgery), M.Ch - Cardio Thoracic and Vascular Surgery, DNB (CTS)
Cardiologist, Noida
What should one avoid when suffering from high bad cholesterol? Is there any exercise as well?
Please avoid taking fatty food. If want to take oil. Use only. Olive oil. Please do brisk walking 30-45 minutes every day.
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What is the basic reasons my chest muscle not growth. I need six pack in my belly. Which food can make six pack. Please help me. Its urgent.

BHMS
Homeopath,
What is the basic reasons my chest muscle not growth. I need six pack in my belly. Which food can make six pack. Plea...
Need a diet which is fat free oil free..take only boiled veg soup,,boiled chicken soup..boiled mashroom...take lots of fruits...walnuts,,almonds,,dates..and do proper exercise..consult with a gym trainer...
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I am 56 years old male. No diabetes, slight bp 140/90; taking no medicines. For a couple of weeks I have a jaw pain & ache @ molar and other teeth. Jaw opening restricted. Slight throbbing sensation. Physically active. Can you help?

M.D.S, B.D.S.
Dentist, Katihar
It might be never related problem I guess. Visit to some dental college and ask advice in the oral surgery department with some senior faculty member. Take yr mother with u. Than u.
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I am suffering from dry cough for the last 2 weeks and I have chest pain whenever I would hard. Can you suggest what should be done?

MBBS
General Physician, Hyderabad
I am suffering from dry cough for the last 2 weeks and I have chest pain whenever I would hard. Can you suggest what ...
Hi lybrate-user, take syrup. Ambrodil 10ml thrice daily and tab. Montelucast lc one in night time only for three days. Take only warm water and avoid cold food stuff. Avoid dust too.
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Total cholesterol 235 HDL 54 LDL 148 Triglycerides 242 VLDL 483 Sir /madam herbal medicine tell me Pls help me.

BAMS
Ayurveda, Ambala
Total cholesterol 235
HDL 54
LDL 148
Triglycerides 242
VLDL 483
Sir /madam herbal medicine tell me Pls help me.
To reduce cholesterol& triglycerides in body : * Avoid Butter , Ghee & cream in your diet . * Eat five leaves of Kari patta and five leaves of neem once in a day . * Avoid non veg( chicken, fish) food because it contain high fat content. * Do running and jogging daily for 15 minutes . Start with 5 minutes then increase time period slowly.Do morning and evening walk daily . * Do not drink alcohol it harmful to your liver and disturb your metabolism causes increase in cholesterol. * Add Kali mirch( black pepper ) in your breakfast . * Drink 6 to 7 glass of water daily . * Take sound sleep in night of 6 to 7 hrs .Do not take stress . *Take one tablet of GUGGALU of HIMALAYA company once a day. You can consult me privately for more medicine treatment & doubts.
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I have a female friend. She has low bp problem. She takes medicine regularly. But even that she has many problems daily. She got chest pain, her hands nd feet also got cold, and panic. Is it coz of low bp or something else ? How can this problem be solve. She's so worried about it.

BSc
Ayurveda, Ujjain
I have a female friend. She has low bp problem. She takes medicine regularly. But even that she has many problems dai...
Give her hemol syrup 1 to 2spoon after lunch end dinner for life time gift her. Add more soalt in her food. Take any multivitamine capsule 1 daily stop bp comes normal end continue syrup.
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I am 45 years male with high BP 130/90 and blood sugar 234 random. Presently I am taking 5 mg amlodipine tab.

MBBS, M.S, M. Ch, F.I.A.C.S
Cardiologist, Chennai
I am 45 years male with high BP 130/90 and blood sugar 234 random. Presently I am taking 5 mg amlodipine tab.
Your diabetes is not under control. You need to see a diabetilogist and change of snti diabetic medicines advised. Hba1c must be 6.5 to 7. Salt less than 2 g / day. Exercise. Check lipids too.
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My heart was recently coming a low heart pain in chest so why its coming and do not smoke and drink I am so please tell reasons and write best tablets.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
My heart was recently coming a low heart pain in chest so why its coming and do not smoke and drink I am so please te...
Dear Lybrate user, -At your age pain could be due to acidity, anxiety or sedentary habit -avoid spicy, fried & junk food, have fresh homemade food, do not skip meals, have meals on time, chew your food well, have dinner 2-3 hrs before bedtime, do not lye down immediately after food -do regular exercise, also do yoga & deep breathing for 10-15 min in the morning for good digestion -drink 7-8 glasses of water a day -take tablet digene, 1 tab 20 min after each meal.
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My mom is suffering form high pressure and sugar and became very unhealthy so what should she do to get rid from all above disease and get back healthy again?

PhD, Human Energy Fields, Diploma in PIP, EFI, Aura scanning for Health evaluation; Energy field assessment, Fellowship Cardiac Rehabilitation, Cardiac Rehabilitation, MD (Ayur - Mind Body Med), Mind Body Medicine
Non-Invasive Conservative Cardiac Care Specialist, Pune
My mom is suffering form high pressure and sugar and became very unhealthy so what should she do to get rid from all ...
Dear lybrate-user, Take your mother for a full, formal panchakarms treatment. This will help reduce/remove the toxins from her systems, so natural foods can nurture her back to health. First detox. Then improve health with adequate nutritional supplements and few medicine based balancing meds. Regards.
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We need to keep distance with my husband or not. It can spread to my husband is it create any problem in my pregnancy due to TB in ovary and chest infectionplease suggest me and I am also taking medicine akurit 4.

DNB Anaesthesiology, MBBS
Pain Management Specialist, Delhi
We need to keep distance with my husband or not. It can spread to my husband is it create any problem in my pregnancy...
Get your sputum examination done. If its still showing afb positive bacteria, keep mask applied on your face and avoid direct touching. If its negative, just complete the remaining treatment. It will not spread to close contacts. If have completed your family, just relax. If not, you need to get urself examined for ovarain tb if you will face difficulty conceiving.
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I at times have chest pain that makes me feel short of breath.Kindly suggest something.

MD - Consultant Physician
General Physician, Mumbai
It depends a great deal on your age and the presence or absence of co-morbidities like smoking, hypertension, diabetes, high cholesterol levels, etc. If there are doubts, it is better to consult your doctor.
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What is ectopic heart beat? Is it dangerous? I feel suffocating when heartbeat stops.

MD - General Medicine
Internal Medicine Specialist, Jaipur
What is ectopic heart beat? Is it dangerous? I feel suffocating when heartbeat stops.
Dear lybrate user few ectopic beats are not dangerous if there is no heart disease. It may give gives a feeling. In presence of structural or coronary disease than it needs to be seen. These are benign and if not paid attention will not cause any disability.
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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'm hypertensive on 5mg amlodipine once a day. But my blood pressure is above 140 for the last three years. What should I do.

Certified Diabetes Educator, Registered Dietitian (RD), PGDD, Bachelor of Unani Medicine and Surgery (B.U.M.S), General Physician
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Mumbai
I'm hypertensive on 5mg amlodipine once a day. But my blood pressure is above 140 for the last three years. What shou...
Dietary and other lifestyle changes can help you control and prevent high blood pressure. Eating a diet that is rich in whole grains, fruits, vegetables and low-fat dairy products and skimps on saturated fat and cholesterol can lower your blood pressure by up to 14 mm hg. This eating plan is known as the dietary approaches to stop hypertension (dash) diet. Get plenty of potassium, which can help prevent and control high blood pressure. Eat less saturated fat and total fat. If you're overweight, losing even 3 kgs can lower your blood pressure. Strive for at least 30 minutes of physical activity a day. Plenty of fluids orally. I suggest brisk walking for 40 mins, 5 days a week. Remain stress free as much as possible. Take your medicines regularly. I being a both a registered dietitian (rd) and doctor have been successfully helping patients with their problems through a holistic approach using customized therapeutic diet and medications. I will also suggest home remedies. Do reply back for private consultation for rx.
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While relaxing or sleeping time, I am feeling tightness in chest and feeling like increase heart beat. Its occurs sometime for a short period of time and some time for an hour. What is the solution of this problem?

MBBS, Dip.Cardiology, Fellowship in Clinical Cardiology(FICC), Fellowship in Echocardiology
Cardiologist, Ghaziabad
While relaxing or sleeping time, I am feeling tightness in chest and feeling like increase heart beat. Its occurs som...
You need to get yourself checked what you are having is called is intermittent arrhythmia which means that intermittently your heart rate increases or the heart Rhythm changes which can be dangerous if it does not get corrected on its own. Or it can be an early sign of impending heart attack but to diagnose it you need to get an ECG done while you are having the rhythm problem or you can get holter monitoring for 24 hours during which if you have this episode it will get registered and documented. Also you need to get a complete lipid profile done as well as a echocardiogram and blood sugar levels to look for risk factors. Consult a nearby cardiologist with the reports.
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Health Tip to Stay Healthy

M.B.B.S,C.C.A,D.C.A,AASECT,FPA,AAD,M.I.M.S
General Physician,
Health Tip to Stay Healthy

What are the different symptoms of heart attack, cardiac arrest and stroke?

Many people put cardiac arrest, heart attack and a stroke in the same category. But all these conditions differ in symptoms, severity and background. Making a difference between these three health issues is really important, in order to know how to help a patient and how to prevent any of the conditions becoming more severe. To learn and educate yourselves more, read the full explanation of these conditions below:

1. Heart attack

This represents a circulation disorder. In case a person's blood flow is blocked or oxygen deprived, the blood does not get to the heart muscle and if left untreated immediately, could kill the organ. It is important to know that the heart is still working, when someone suffers a heart attack.

2. Cardiac arrest

This condition is known as an electrical disorder. When someone's electrical activity in the heart is disrupted, tachycardia happens and the blood flow immediately stops moving thought the body. When this happens, the heart stops working altogether.

3. Stroke

This is also known as a brain disorder. Strokes are divided into three types:

Ischemic stroke- when the artery carrying blood and oxygen to the brain is blockedtransient ischemic attack (tia)  also familiar as a mini stroke; it occurs when there is a short artery blood flow to the brainhemorrhagic stroke- this represents a ruptured artery inside the brain

Heart attack symptoms:

Here are the most common symptoms that can indicate heart attacks:

(angina) burden inside the chest, mistaken for indigestion. It repeats every few minutes. body pain- especially in the neck, back, abdomen, jaw, arms (particularly the left one) wheezing and shallow breathingcold sweatingdizziness and fatigue episodesanxietycoughingnausea

Treatment for these symptoms is usually via medication and incorporating a healthy diet.


Cardiac arrest symptoms:

These symptoms often occur minutes before cardiac arrest happens. Here they are:

Weakness black out fainting shallow breaths chest pain excessive palpitation

In some cases the person can also identify the following symptoms:

Sudden collapse shortage of breath weak or no pulse little or no responsiveness

Cardiac arrests are dangerous, because the symptoms occur rapidly and are usually lethal.


Stroke symptoms:

Nausea blurred speech face, arm or leg numbness or paralysis (especially on one side) headaches and vomiting mental disorientation, forgetfulness of names and places, distraction and loss of concentration impaired vision and double vision excessive sweating walking issues and dizziness transient ischaemic attack (tia)

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