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Dr. T.G.Jaganathan

Cardiologist, Chennai

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Dr. T.G.Jaganathan Cardiologist, Chennai
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Dr. T.G.Jaganathan is a trusted Cardiologist in Arani, Chennai. You can visit him/her at Vasantha Hospital in Arani, Chennai. Don’t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. T.G.Jaganathan on Lybrate.com.

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I have too much headache. I feel dizziness. I had chest pain. After doing x ray and blood test my reports are normal. But I feel too scared like I have a big disease. Doctor has checked me thoroughly and nothing is there. Doctor told me that it is due to anxiety and I must show a neuro-pshycatrist. So doctor what should I do. Can you give me some suggestions. He has told me to do Breathing exercises. So doctor what should I do. How to cure my headache.

DHMS (Hons.)
Homeopath, Patna
I have too much headache. I feel dizziness. I had chest pain. After doing x ray and blood test my reports are normal....
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Dr, I am having severe burping problem. Due to this I have chest pain in the middle. Kindly give herbal remedy.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
Dr, I am having severe burping problem. Due to this I have chest pain in the middle. Kindly give herbal remedy.
Avoid spicy food in your diet and Also avoid peanuts and potatoes in your diet and we have to first rule out oesophagitis after upper GISCOPY
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I'm 28. I have high bp 135 /88. Seems I have hight bp. Should I use medicine from now or can I control it naturally?

BHMS
Homeopath, Howrah
I'm 28. I have high bp 135 /88. Seems I have hight bp. Should I use medicine from now or can I control it naturally?
It is slight on higher side, it may cause breathlessness, tiredness after walking, going upstairs. If you didn't developed any problem then try to control it naturally like reducing salt, oily fatty food etc. But I would advise to once consult doctor and get your lipid profile (cholesterol) done along with short course of medicine.
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I am 37 female having weight 62 height 5.4 I have started walking in evening fr an hour but when I start walking fast my heart pain little pain in palm is due tu my cholesterol level high or I have heart problem.

MBBS
General Physician, Chandigarh
I am 37 female having weight 62 height 5.4 I have started walking in evening fr an hour but when I start walking fast...
It can be dimple muscular pain also from walking fast but it is better of you get checked from a physician once to rule out any other pathology.
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What is the sudden precaution to be taken when we suffer from cardiac arrest? Please tell me.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
What is the sudden precaution to be taken when we suffer from cardiac arrest? Please tell me.
If possible keep a tablet of sorbitrate and ecospirin below tongue and arrange to get him hospitalised.
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What is the normal blood pressure measure. I'm having 135/98. What is cure of high BP.

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
What is the normal blood pressure measure. I'm having 135/98. What is cure of high BP.
For your age ideal blood pressure should be 110/70. Your Blood pressure is raised 1. Do regular aerobic exercise like brisk walk for 30 minutes every day 2.reduce your weight if overweight 3.Reduce salt intake 4. Drink plenty of water 5. Take bland diet, avoid spicy, oily, junk saturated fat and cholesterol rich diet. Take plenty of green leafy vegetables, Fruits, 6.Stop smoking and consumption of alcohol, Tobacco, 7.Avoid stress, anxiety, physical and mental exertion 8.Do Yoga, Meditation, and deep breathing exercise 9. Monitor your Bp regularly and consult Physician for treatment 10. Have adequate sleep for 7-8 hours daily.
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Sir, my heart has been enlarged recently 5 months back. I am diabetic n my ef is 40% n I got stroke twice in this period. Sir, I request your valuable suggestions regd diet, medications, n precautionary measures to be taken at the time of heart attack.

MBA (Healthcare), CCH, PGDEMS, BHMS
General Physician, Mumbai
Sir, my heart has been enlarged recently 5 months back. I am diabetic n my ef is 40% n I got stroke twice in this per...
restrict your liquid intake to 1.5 liter per day Liquid in any form sugar should be strictly under control take medicines regularly to screen your self and see doctor on regular basis for more details and medicines see me in private thanks
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I am getting Chest pain (left side) while walk little fast. Until stop the walk or run I feel the pain. This problem is continuing from the last one year. Now a days pain is getting increased. Is there any issues in my heart function? I am 40 years old.

MBBS
General Physician, Jalgaon
I am getting Chest pain (left side) while walk little fast. Until stop the walk or run I feel the pain. This problem ...
It is not good Pl Consult nearby cardiologist as early as possible Do all necessary investigation and take appropriate treatment
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I am 41 years old housewife. I have sometime pain in left arm, sometime pain in right arm, sometime in chest. As I have thyroid and some overweight. Please tell me why this pain occurs after some few intervals, is their any problem with me, and to whom does I consult too.

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
I am 41 years old housewife. I have sometime pain in left arm, sometime pain in right arm, sometime in chest. As I ha...
Do some regular exercise like brisk walking, control your diet and reduce weight. Get your lipid profile , blood sugar tested, take ECG and consult doctor
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Dr. I have problem of chest pain many day I take medicine but does not any response.

MBBS
General Physician, Chandigarh
Dr. I have problem of chest pain many day I take medicine but does not any response.
There could be many reasons for chest pain you need to consult a good physician and get clinically investigated
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I am on medication for hypertension for last 10 years and take losar 50 mg and ctd 12.5 daily. My bp ranges between 140/83. Also I am taking medicine for hypothyroidism for last couple of years thyronorm 75. The values of t3, t4 and tsh are within normal range. I do daily morning walk for 40 min for 6 days a week. What precautions I need to take to keep things under control.

DM - Cardiology, MD - Medicine
Cardiologist, Gurgaon
I am on medication for hypertension for last 10 years and take losar 50 mg and ctd 12.5 daily. My bp ranges between 1...
Lifestyle modification - normalize weight as per BMI,stop smoking, physical exercise, salt restricted diet,mental relaxation etc, Continue your medicines and ensure regular followup with your treating doctor. Also one needs to rule out secondary hypertension
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Hello i'm 21 years old and on my last checkup I got to know that my bp is high. It was 120/150. Is it serious to have high bp at this age.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
Hello i'm 21 years old and on my last checkup I got to know that my bp is high. It was 120/150. Is it serious to have...
Hello, don't worry , it is not serious but need to take medicine and make some life style changes.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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Valvular Heart Disease - 5 Reasons Behind it

DHMS
Homeopath, Mumbai
Valvular Heart Disease - 5 Reasons Behind it

There are valves in the each of the four chambers of the heart. These valves make sure that blood flows in one direction only. The blood flows from the atria into the ventricles through the mitral and the tricuspid valves. The pulmonic and the aortic valves allow the blood to flow out of the ventricles. Valve problems occur when the normal functioning of the valve is impaired. 

Impaired valve function leads to blood flow obstruction, which in turn can lead to stenosis of the valve. This puts lot of strain on the heart muscles, forcing it to work harder. It may also lead to the blood flowing backwards through the valve and back into the heart.

The various causes of valvular heart disease are:

  1. Valvular heart disease: If you are suffering from rheumatic fever, it may lead to valvular heart disease
  2. Congenital heart disease: Congenital heart disease refers to various defects in the heart which are present since birth. In some cases, these defects may include being born with abnormal valves.
  3. Heart attack: If you have suffered a heart attack, your heart muscles may be damaged or impaired.
  4. Cardiomyopathy: This is a genetic disorder that is characterized by an inability of the heart to pump blood efficiently.
  5. Age: Ageing may cause certain changes in the body that lead to valvular heart disease. 

Valvular heart disease is treated by various homeopathic remedies that do not have any side effect. It takes a holistic approach to healing the body as it gets to the root of the disease. The various homeopathic remedies for valvular heart disease are:

  1. Cactus grandiflorus: This remedy is used in a number of heart complications such as stenosis of the valve. It helps in getting rid of the inflammation in the heart muscles, so that the heart can pump blood efficiently.
  2. Digitalis: Digitalis is another remedy that helps in healing the muscles of the heart by regulating the pulse. 
  3. Kalmia latifolia: Kalmia latifolia is a homeopathic remedy that is used in treating various complications of the heart. It also helps in symptoms of rheumatic fever that may lead to valvular heart disease. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a homeopath.
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I have social phobia. So when I am attending for an interview or for a presentation l am too much afraid my throat get dry, heart beat increases & sometimes legs shivering. My performance level & confidence decreases. How can l solve this problem?

BHMS
Homeopath, Raebareli
I have social phobia. So when I am attending for an interview or for a presentation l am too much afraid my throat ge...
Please do meditation to relieve stress/anxiety. Also take aconite nap 30 - thrice daily for next 7 days and get back to me.
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Cholesterol - Lifestyle Habits That Help Control it!

MBBS, MD - Medicine, DM - Cardiology, Fellowship in Interventional Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology and Cardiac Electrophysiology
Cardiologist, Delhi
Cholesterol - Lifestyle Habits That Help Control it!

Cholesterol is one of those terminologies that need a clear and fresh understanding, right from scratch. It is nothing but obvious and common for you to primarily know about the ill effects of cholesterol and what it does to your body; from increasing the risks of cardio-vascular diseases to adding to your waistline. However, it is time we all got a fresh perspective on what cholesterol is.

So, to start off, what is actually cholesterol?
It is waxy substance produced by the liver which plays an important role in the proper functioning of the cells, digestive process and synthesis of Vitamin D in the body. As cholesterol is a fat based substance that does not dissolve in blood, it is transported, throughout the body, by a protein called the ‘lipoprotein’. The lipoproteins that carry cholesterol are of two types: Low-Density

Lipoprotein (LDL) and High Density Lipoprotein (HDL)

Why is LDL ‘bad’?
LDL is known as ‘bad’ cholesterol as it is responsible for plaque formation that reduces flexibility of the arteries and tends to clog them.

Why is HDL ‘good’?
HDL is known as the ‘good’ cholesterol because it gets rid of excessive LDL from the arteries and transports them to the liver where they can be broken down. Too much of bad cholesterol in the body can lead to clogged arteries that may result in stroke or a heart attack. Now that you know that too much LDL cholesterol is bad for you, you need to keep it under control while raising the good cholesterol (HDL) levels.

In order to do that, you need to make certain modifications in your lifestyle.

Some of them can be:

  1. Eat foods that are good for the heart: Avoid eating saturated fats and trans-fats as they raise LDL levels in the body. Instead, choose foods that are rich in the heart healthy monounsaturated fats such as almonds and olive oil. Also, include foods that are rich in Omega-3 fatty acids such as fish oil; these fatty acids increase HDL levels in the blood.
  2. Exercise regularly: Exercise not only helps you to lose calories but also increases the good cholesterol levels in the body. Aim for 20-30 minutes of cardiovascular exercises in the form of brisk walking, running or cycling to keep your heart muscles healthy.
  3. Stop smoking: Smoking can cause the blood vessels to narrow down, thus increasing blood pressure, owing to the constriction of the blood vessels. Quit smoking right away and your ticker will thank you for it. Remember to limit alcohol consumption as well.
  4. Maintain optimal weight levels: It’s time to get rid of all the excess fat from the body, especially the visceral fat (abdominal fat). Obesity increases the risk of heart diseases and also has a negative effect on the cholesterol levels. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a cardiologist.
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Sir, My report about cholesterol as follows: Total cholesterol: 260 mg/DL HDL :34 LDL: 167 Triglycerides: 362 VLDL: 73 Non HDL: 226 How to control this?

C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician,
Sir, My report about cholesterol as follows:
Total cholesterol: 260 mg/DL
HDL :34
LDL: 167
Triglycerides: 362
VLDL: 7...
You have a slight increase only and need to reduce diet and do exercises. You have to check again after one month and if not normal you may need medicines.
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Sir my bp charting for two days is like this 137-86 and 150-90 and having pain on left side of the chest and back and also headache .feeling of dizziness is also there.

MBBS, PGDCC
Cardiologist, Delhi
Sir my bp charting for two days is like this 137-86 and 150-90 and having pain on left side of the chest and back and...
Hi, Welcome. Considering your age of 20 yrs, your bp of 150/90 is definitely high. But a single value of raised bp is not important & I'll recommend you to monitor it daily & if it is still high, you will need medication. Their are specific causes of high bp at your age. So you need to check them which can also rule out cause of your dizziness. I'll recommend for a Thyroid function test, Vit D level, hemoglobin, Kidney function test. Any abnormality in these will be treated accordingly. Thanks.
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Since last 3-4 days I was feeling uncomfortable so I went for blood pressure checkup and it was 140/100. Is it severe problem or can be treat easily? I do not want to take medicinal dependence so how can I manage it effectively by normal therapy?

PG Diploma in Emergency Medicine Services (PGDEMS), Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), MD - Alternate Medicine
Ayurveda, Ghaziabad
Since last 3-4 days I was feeling uncomfortable so I went for blood pressure checkup and it was 140/100. Is it severe...
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. Yogendra ras. Akik bhasm works very good in case of hypertension. Avoid salty diet. Oily food. Lower your stress. Do pranayama early morning.
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Congestive Heart Failure - Factors that Make it Fatal

Fellowship in Electrophysiology, Fellowship in Interventional Cardiology, DM - Cardiology, MD - Medicine, MBBS
Cardiologist, Delhi
Congestive Heart Failure - Factors that Make it Fatal

Our survival is solely reliant on the working of the heart. It is this that makes the prospect of a heart failure so fatal and so terrifying. Notwithstanding what the heart evokes, a heart failure is not indicative of a defunct heart; but only a situation when the heart pumps weaker than what is generally deemed as natural. Consequently, the blood flows at a slower rate to the heart and the body that in turn increases pressure in the heart. The oxygen that is produced by the heart in such a scenario is scanty and insufficient for the body.

body responds with its own defense mechanism, as the heart, in an attempt to hold more blood, stretches its chambers. Though this strenuous effort may keep the blood moving, it would gradually and inevitably weary the heart with all the effort. Subsequently, the kidney responds by retaining more salt and fluid in the body. These fluids may accumulate in different parts of the body, mainly in the legs, feet, ankles leading to congestion in the body. This very condition in medical terminology is referred to as congestive heart failure. 

Different causes can contribute to the onset of such a fatal condition. Some of them are

  1. Coronary artery disease: In such a condition, the arteries supply insufficient amount of oxygen and blood to the heart. Subsequently, the heart receives scanty amount of nutrients and oxygen.
  2. Heart attack: The sudden, unanticipated blockage of the coronary artery and the ensuing stoppage of the flow of the blood lead to a heart attack. The heart muscles are damaged in such a case and prevent the proper functioning.
  3. Diseases: Though the term may be generic and over expansive, most of the ailments which people suffer from tend to manifest themselves by posing a potential threat to the functioning of the heart. A high blood pressure, kidney disease, even a thyroid disease can cause congestive heart failure.

Every disorder is preceded by certain symptoms, and congestive heart failure is no different. Some of them are

  1. Fatigue: This is one of the most perceptible symptoms of congestive heart failure. One of the earliest premonitions of an impending heart failure is a nagging sense of weariness and lethargy.
  2. Swelling: As the condition is characterized by accumulation and build-up of fluids in various part of the body, swelling is an inevitable symptom of this condition and a clear indication of the ailment.

If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult the doctor and ask a free question.

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