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Dr. Suma Malini Victor

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Cardiologist, Chennai

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What is the immediate remedy to control the high blood pressure when we are away from home. This question is a general one which includes both Men and Women irrespective of age. One of my office met has suffered suddenly due to HBP that's what I thought of knowing such information. It might help someone until they reach hospital.

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
What is the immediate remedy to control the high blood pressure when we are away from home.
This question is a genera...
Dear Please take him to nearby hospital. BP is a sensitive delicate issue. Advise like this is not possible not advisable. Vm.
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After many many years I hv started jogging from 2 days to reduce tummy, I cannot jog more than 1 min. I feel discomfort in heart like it squeeze a bit. I hv acidity issue, my weight is 85 n height is 5'8" please help.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
After many many years I hv started jogging from 2 days to reduce tummy, I cannot jog more than 1 min. I feel discomfo...
Dear Lybrateuser, -Start with walking then do brisk walking for about 10 days if you can't jog, gradually increase your pace & then time after a week, when you are comfortable with with brisk walking for 30-40 min then try slow jogging -do warm up & stretching for 10 min before the main exercise, also cool down for 5-10 min after exercise -try to reduce your weight by dieting, eat more of fibrous foods like fruits & vegetables, beans, nuts, avoid fried, processed & junk foods -do yoga for 10-20 min as it will also help in reducing weight & building stamina -consult a dietitian on forum for dietary requirements as per your constitution.
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Hi, I am having pain in left side chest and arm, ECG and Echo test are normal. So please suggest some medicine for pain relief. Thanks.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
Hi, I am having pain in left side chest and arm, ECG and Echo test are normal. So please suggest some medicine for pa...
Dear lybrateuser, -Do hot water fomentation 3 times a day -apply pain relief gel 3-4 times a day on affected area -take pain relief tablet like Brufen , 1 tab three times a day after meals -avoid exercise & strenuous movement.
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Control Blood Pressure With Ayurveda

MD, Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Pune
Control Blood Pressure With Ayurveda

Hypertension is a condition where the blood has to exert extra pressure to flow through the blood vessels. While there is a genetic component to it, the more strong contributing factors are modified lifestyle and dietary changes. There are also a lot of environmental changes that have contributed to this new epidemic. While earlier people in their 50s and 60s would be diagnosed with hypertension, now there are people in 30s and 40s taking hypertension pills. Excess fat accumulation is the major cause of hypertension in younger patients.

There begins the complexity of the issue. Hypertension which requires medications to control it, they lead to side effects and bring in a host of other diseases like diabetes, and obesity which in turn bring in a whole lot of complications. A more easy way to manage would be to prevent and of course, after onset, look at how naturally it can be managed.

Ayurveda has numerous substances that have been proven to have beneficial effects in controlling blood pressure over the past 1000s of years.

  1. Celery or ajwain helps blood vessels to dilate and reduces concentration of stress hormones in the blood.
  2. Ashwagandha has a wide range of actions and improves the body's ability to handle physical and mental stress. This in turn improves blood pressure, obesity, and depression.
  3. Citrus fruits contain Vitamin C which prevents fragility of the capillaries (thinner blood vessels).
  4. Cow's urine prevents hardening of blood vessels and is of curative value in those who have blood pressure due to hardening of blood vessels. 
  5. Triphala which is a combination of amla, haritaki, and bibhitaki helps reduce inflammation that leads to blood pressure, thereby helping to control it.
  6. Jatamansi - By helping the free radical damage on the arteries, it protects the arteries and prevents cholesterol accumulation. It also is a very well-proven stress reliever and has additional benefits on hypertension.
  7. Arjuna - By helping the metabolism of the bad cholesterol in the liver, this protects the inner lining of the heart and thereby helps control hypertension.
  8. Calcium and potassium containing substances help remove sodium and thereby improve blood pressure.
  9. Natural herbs like Brahmi, Sarpagandha, Shankhpushpi, and Chandana are effective Ayurvedic cure and treatment for hypertension.
  10. Rasayana treatment from ayurveda is having excellent results, however everyone requires unique rasayan as per their body types.
  11. Watermelon helps in dilation of the blood vessels.
  12. Aloe gel, barberry, calamus, valerian, skullcap, gotu kola cayenne, myrrh, motherwort, hawthorn and jatamansi have all been shown to help manage hypertension over thousands of years.
  13. A glass of warm milk mixed with saraswat powder is also helpful for patients with high blood pressure.

These are natural remedies which were a part of diet since times immemorial. Including them in the diet, reducing processed foods, regular exercise, avoiding alcohol and smoking can be some natural ways to prevent and if required control hypertension. Stress is here to stay, but can definitely be managed with a little conscious effort.

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Hi My mother is patient of diabetes and high BP. She is feeling that aunts and monkeys are walking around near by. But is not im actual. She is feeling. So please tell what is thi?

Clinical Cardiology, MD - Consultant Physician
Cardiologist, Surat
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My mother is patient of diabetes and high BP. She is feeling that aunts and monkeys are walking around near by. Bu...
Hi. The problem could be related to diabetes related ear nerve damage or could be a brain or thinking related problem. Household remedies don't work good in this situation. The care.
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Good evening dear doctors. Im a 20 year old student of engineering . I am a mechanical engineer .so having said that. Im obese I way 100 pound and my hight is 5" 9 inch.now I eat a hell lot of junk food exercise less. And also remain quite depressed most of the times. Now sir/man. The thing that happened was that I experienced a sudden chest pain so bad that I fell from mh bed clutching my chest. But thought that it might be caused due to some nerve damage or something but that pain in chest has not gone in even 3 month now. I have had an ecg and blood test only. Blood test shows cholesterol of 240 .i have gone to 8 doctors. And all are just dismiising my claims. And say its probably an inflammation. Even mg Y family now is not siding with my pain and say that im faking it. Please doctors I need some advise .i do not know what to do. Should I go to a hospital. Or a cardiologist. I have shown one but all diss me due to young age. What must I do please advise step wise.

Certificate in Basic Course on Diabetes Management, CCEBDM Certificate in Diabetes, MBBS
General Physician, Pune
Good evening dear doctors. Im a 20 year old student of engineering . I am a mechanical engineer
.so having said that....
No details about various test reports. You should see a Consulting Physician for a detail one time check up to explore all possibilities. TMT Stress test will also to be done. There could be many different causes. If everything turns out to be normal you must adopt strict life style changes like regular exercise, strict diet, avoid sugar and oily food. And periodical check up from same physician as a follow up. Your ideal body weight should be 78 Kg Maximum.
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I am 21 years old and smoking till 5 year I want to quit smoking and having slight of pain in the upper chest part of lungs and also some headache and loss of memory problem please suggest me.

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist, Bangalore
I am 21 years old and smoking till 5 year I want to quit smoking and having slight of pain in the upper chest part of...
You have to stop smoking. These are all signs of developing problems primarily due to tobacco use. To quit do the following: When quitting, you must take one day at a time. If you look too far ahead you will get discouraged and will give up. If you sit and count the number of days you have given up, that will also focus too much on achievement. You must focus on the here and now, on that day to be precise. After all quitting is not that easy due to many factors. So even if you fail one day, you must try and try again. Very few people succeed in their first attempt. Your persistence will eventually pay off. The urge to discontinue is hampered by many factors but the worst of them is the conditioning. In fact these conditions can exist all through the day unlike other addictions. But your desire to want to stop is the most important factor. It is important to find out about the ill-effects of smoking to have a reason that alarms you about continuing in the habit. The information is really scary but true and you must remind yourself about this every day. The nicotine in tobacco smoke stimulates the heart beat to raise the blood pressure in no time at all. So you must avoid it like the plague: it is just very bad medicine for you. In fact it is highly toxic too. You will need to stop smoking or consuming any tobacco related items with immediate effect. You should start vigorous exercises, gradually increasing it over a period of time. Do deep breathing exercises every time you feel like smoking (try Yoga), and replace the oral urge with some healthy food substitute to satiate the need. You may also take hard candy or chewing gum. If the urge is too strong, then use nicotine chewing gum or nicotine patches, for a little while until the smoking drive reduces, substantially. You may also join Smokers Anonymous in your city where the support is really extraordinary for like-minded people who are also in the same situation. Keep yourself occupied or engaged with interesting activities during the times when it is most tempting. Keep the company of non-smokers for some time i.e. at least for the first 21 days. Above all announce it to everyone that you have quit smoking. Here’s a piece of very good advice: even if you accidentally/willfully take a cigarette, it is not the end of the world – you can start the cessation all over again. You must persevere with the best support until you defeat this addiction. Counseling is very useful in the initial stages and when temptations are at their highest.
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I Am having a small pain in chest. I also getting tired very often and also knee pain. Kindly help me.

MBBS, cc USG
General Physician, Gurgaon
I Am having a small pain in chest. I also getting tired very often and also knee pain. Kindly help me.
You may be having chest pain due to 1. Acidity. 2. Severe anxiety 3. Muscular problem local application of volini gel 1%on chest and knee twice a day for 2-3 day consult physician/me for further management.
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I am 24 years old, height 6 ft, weight 80 kg, male, suffering from high blood pressure some time 160/100, some time 136/88, I am not taking any medicine, what should I do? what type of yoga is suitable for me?

General Physician (AM)
Alternative Medicine Specialist, Chandigarh
Tonicard (homeo, kali iod 12x (biochemic) requires detailed questioning so as to ascertain your personality and to treat you symptomatically. Treatment is available, safe and without side effects in biochemic system of medication. Consult me in private.
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Hi, I am housewife suffering from high blood pressure (95-165 hg. Many time at night I feel heat on my head and anxious even after AC is on. Also I want to kill myself at that stage. My age is 47 and my monopose is in progress. Could you please suggest some ayurvedic solution.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), MD - Ayurveda
Ayurveda, Pune
Hi, I am housewife suffering from high blood pressure (95-165 hg. Many time at night I feel heat on my head and anxio...
This symptoms are due to menopausal condition. Just relax. Avoid oily, spicy foods, keep cows ghee in your diet. Walking in the morning for 30-45 minutes, Yoga, Pranayam. Fruits, stressfree living. Consult online. Best luck.
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Hi doctor actually I want to ask a question about my Wife 's Heath. We Both r going to a hill and suddenly she slipped and she rolled up and got a impact on ribcage she have breathing problem also so can you prescribe any pain reliever tablet which effectively strong and instant results.

B.P.O, M.P.O, M.R.C.I
Orthopedist, Surat
Hello I would like to know first since how long this incident occurred and your wife is complaining. Second thing we need to do X-RAY of the chest first to find out is there any fracture in the ribs which may affect the breathing. Once proper diagnosis confirm then treatment should be given.
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I am having low bp of 96/56 mmhg. I feel very weak and drowsy because of this. I do not take any medications. Please help.

MBBS
General Physician, Jalgaon
Please Reduce your weight Wake up early go for morning walk in greenery Do pranayam and yoga daily Sarvangasan will help you a lot Take Dates beet root apples kiwis cheeku jaggery green leafy vegetables regularly Avoid oily spicy and fast food Can take Tab geriforte by Himalaya 2 2.
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My father had a heart attack when he was pretty young. Should I be worried about having one?

PGDHHM, MBBS
General Physician, Delhi
My father had a heart attack when he was pretty young. Should I be worried about having one?
Family members share genes, behaviors, lifestyles, and environments that can influence their health and their risk for disease. Have a healthy lifestyle to prevent the risk of heart diseases as the development of cardiovascular disease involves many different factors, not just your family history. Hope this helps you.
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Can eat cashew nuts who is got cholesterol high? Some guys are saying cashew nuts are help to decrease your cholesterol level is that true?

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
Can eat cashew nuts who is got cholesterol high? Some guys are saying cashew nuts are help to decrease your cholester...
Dear Cholesterol is made in liver as per body needs. Food does not alter these levels. Enjoy food which you can digest. Excess of any thing is bad for health
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I am a 30 yrs old male and have diabetes and high bp and I am mentally very weak. So what should I do please suggest. Thanks.

MD - Alternative Medicine
Alternative Medicine Specialist, Mumbai
Correct yr diet n life style first you also needed natural nutrition n vitamin to boost yr energy best wishes.
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Shortness Of Breath - 4 Most Common Reasons Of It!

MBBS, MD -Pulmonary Medicine-Tuberculosis ,Respiratory Disease Medicine , Diploma in Tuberculosis and Chest Diseases (DTCD), European Diploma in Respiratory Medicine
Pulmonologist, Delhi
Shortness Of Breath - 4 Most Common Reasons Of It!

Shortness of breath, medically known as dyspnea, is the sensation of tightening of chest accompanied by a feeling of suffocation. Most of us would have experienced this while doing intensive exercise, while in extreme temperature or high altitude to a certain extent. But when the breathlessness is severe, it is due to a lung or heart ailment. The lungs and the heart play the most important role in transporting oxygen to our tissues and removes carbon dioxide. And so, any kind of problem in either of the organs can affect our breathing.

Causes:
Numerous underlying conditions can lead to a shortness of breath. An insight into the most common causes are enumerated below.

  1. Asthma: One of the common reason for shortness of breath is asthma. It is a serious condition in which the passage of air becomes narrow and swells up and produces extra mucus. This can result in shortness of breath, triggers wheezing, coughing and also makes breathing difficult. It cannot be cured but the symptoms can be controlled, and it is also necessary to consult with the doctor to track the symptoms and adjust the treatment.
  2. Carbon monoxide poisoningAnother leading cause of shortness of breath is carbon monoxide poisoning. It is caused when carbon monoxide builds up in our blood stream. When there is excessive carbon monoxide in the surrounding air, our body replaces the oxygen in our red blood cells or RBCs with the carbon monoxide in the air. Appliances that are improperly ventilated and engines, especially in a sealed or tightly enclosed space might allow carbon monoxide to accumulate in our blood stream to a dangerous level.
  3. A hiatal herniaThis is caused when part of our stomach pushes upward through your diaphragm. Our diaphragm usually has a small opening through which our esophagus or food pipe passes and connects the stomach. The stomach pushes up through this opening in case of a hiatal hernia and results in shortness of breath. In most of the cases it can be cured by medications, but in some situations, surgery is required.
  4. Pulmonary embolism: It is a blockage in one of the pulmonary arteries in the lungs. In 95% of the cases of pulmonary embolism, it is caused due to blood clots that travel to the lungs from the legs or some other parts of the body. As the clot blocks the flow of blood to the lungs, it can also be life threatening besides causing a shortage of breath.

Apart from these conditions, others such as bronchitis, pneumonia, lung cancer, COPD, arrhythmia, hypertension, and many other lung and heart ailments can result in shortness of breath and can lead to dire consequences in certain cases. Thus, it becomes paramount to consult a pulmonologist when you frequently experience such breathing difficulty.

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9 Homeopathic Remedies For Chest Pain!

BHMS
Homeopath, Mumbai
9 Homeopathic Remedies For Chest Pain!

Chest pain is a common problem that most people experience. Chest pain can signal anything from a muscle cramp to even an impending heart attack. You should never ignore symptoms of chest pain as it can signal a serious underlying disorder. The details about chest pain are not described here as it is beyond the scope of this article. The focus is on various homeopathic remedies to treat symptoms of chest pain.

Why homeopathy?
Homeopathy is an alternative system of medicine that was started in the year 1796, by Samuel Hahnemann. It is based on the premise that the substance that causes a disorder, if introduced in the right quantity in the body, will cure the same disease. Compared to mainstream medicine, homeopathy products are not synthetic and are free from any side effect.
Homeopathic remedies for chest pain:

The homeopathic remedies that are given below not only treat pain effectively, but also get rid of the actual cause of the pain. The best thing about these remedies is that they are completely free from any side effect, whatsoever. The various homeopathic remedies for chest pain are:

  1. Rhus Tox: This remedy is effective in treating pain that spreads to the shoulders from the chest; these symptoms tend to worsen in damp and cold weather.
  2. Arnica Mont: If you experience chest pain along with soreness in the body, this remedy is prescribed.
  3. Ranunculus B: In case of intercostal rheumatism wherein you experience pain in the muscle between the ribs, this remedy is usually recommended by the practitioner.
  4. Kali carb: Kali carb is used to treat stitching pain in the chest that worsens during the early hours of the morning.
  5. Rumex C: This remedy is used to treat pain that develops in the left lung, followed by coughing.
  6. Bryonia: For a stabbing or a burning chest pain that worsens when you move, Bryonia is considered to be the appropriate remedy.
  7. Phosphorus: This remedy is recommended when you experience heavy coughing and chest pain caused by pneumonia or tuberculosis.
  8. Carbo-veg: Carbo-veg is used to treat chest pain resulting from acidity, gas and indigestion.
  9. Robinia: This remedy is used to treat symptoms of chest pain that originates from behind the sternum (breastbone) as a result of acidity. If you wish to discuss any specific problem, you can consult a homeopath.
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Hi, I have some problem in my right eye there is no vision and the pressure is also high there are some white spots like cloudy in my eye doctor gave me some medicine but I'm not satisfied with his check up he is saying that I have to put medicine long life he also told that I have ulcer in my eye.

MBBS, MS - Ophthalmology
Ophthalmologist, Delhi
It seems that you had Corneal opacity in your eye. You should better consult Corneal ophthalmologist in your vicinity.
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