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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 am a female 31 years old. I experience occasional tinnitus with ear fullness which lasts for a few seconds and once after cold once I had tinnitus for a week about 6 months back which was not troublesome after taking medicines it went away. My hearing is proper but I get anxious and stressed very soon. And I have low BP 90/60 most of the times. Should I be concerned.

BAMS, MD Ayurveda
Sexologist, Lonavala
I am a female 31 years old. I experience occasional tinnitus with ear fullness which lasts for a few seconds and once...
As per your concern I would suggest you to do following remedy 1. Crush 15 thoroughly washed basil leaves 2. Place it on a sieve and extract its juice 3. Add 1 tsp of honey to this juice 4. Mix well 5. Drink 2 times a day Causes: • Stress • Faulty diet or malnutrition • Loss of blood due to any injury or during the menstruation cycle • Slow bleeding in the gastrointestinal tract, kidneys or bladder It will surely help you.
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I Am 56 yrs male. I Had angioplasty on 2009 Nov. stunned 3 No's. Having review checkup every six months. In last check up lipid profile total cholesterol 148. Triglyceride 152. Hdl 36 ldl 87. And sugar value is 102 fasting. Walking 6 km. Five days in a week, minimum. But weight is 90 kg? Please advice.

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine Specialist, Faridabad
I Am 56 yrs male. I Had angioplasty on 2009 Nov. stunned 3 No's. Having review checkup every six months. In last chec...
do not worry Change you life style .do meditation,yoga, Go walk daily, do any one physically activity daily i.e.play any game., Avoid fast foods,oily foods,junk foods,alcohol,smoking,fatty foods, non-veg.,avoid stress,take plenty of water in day time. use flax oil, omega-3 fatty meal or cap., take .green veg., whole grain foods, Use GARLIC in foods daily ,. Cod liver oil. Take anti cholesterol medicines . one important that is take 1 glass of water before bed at night. Because it protect from heart fail during sleep at night.
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serum LDL is 149 and c/h ratio 5.83 .Should I take any precaution for this or its normal please help me.

MD(EH)/AM/Accupressure
Acupressurist, Chandigarh
serum LDL is 149 and c/h ratio 5.83 .Should I take any precaution for this or its normal please help me.
Dear Lybrate User Your LDL is higher. You should take precautions. For homeo treatment I can suggest medicine but due to lack of details it is very difficult. So call back for details.
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I am having Chest pain on Top middle part from last 3 months. I had consulted to many Doctors and they did X-Ray's and in report hazziness found only and then accordingly someone gives pain killer some gives Calcium tabs but still it happening. Specially when on stretching or pressing on that part with little force also. please advice.

LCPS, BAM&S
General Physician, Pune
I am having Chest pain on Top middle part from last 3 months. I had consulted to many Doctors and they did X-Ray's an...
This could be GERD. Not a serious problem. See a good doctor for treatment. In the meantime, take home remedy of cold milk. Avoid spicy food and tea coffee.
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As I take eritel ln for high blood pressure it contains salt like telmisartan and cilnidipine . While cilnidipine salt leads to impotence which I am facing wants solution for it or what other medicine can be taken with it to curb impotence.

PG Diploma in Emergency Medicine Services (PGDEMS), Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), MD - Alternate Medicine
Ayurveda, Ghaziabad
As I take eritel ln for high blood pressure it contains salt like telmisartan and cilnidipine . While cilnidipine sal...
you can take ayurvedic medicines for impotency...apply pranacharya gopal oil on your penis....and take pranacharya heman capsule and syrup twice a day
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I am 52 years old male & insulin dependent diabetic from last 15 years and suffering from pressure sole which takes 7-10 months to heal. What should I do to prevent myself from pressure sole ?

PG Hom, London, BHMS
Homeopath, Mumbai
Hello, you must use soft sole chappals or shoes. Dr. Scholl has got good options for soft inner soles. You must use it everyday inside your shoes or chappals. Also avoid standing for long time.
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How can o reduce cholesterol without medicine. Latest result is total 267, HDL 52, VLDL 54, LDL 161.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Navi Mumbai
How can o reduce cholesterol without medicine. Latest result is total 267, HDL 52, VLDL 54, LDL 161.
Maintain input out put ratio. Whatever you eat calculate calories that called input calories after that do exercise and burn some calories that is out put calories. Eat less exercise more weight will loos have a barley soup at dinner have a dinner at 8.00pm and sleep at 10---11.00pm. Avoid rice at night. Calories calculator you will get on google download it. 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 nght sleep 5 punarnava mandur 1 tab before lunchand dinner 2. Abhayarishata 4 tsp before lunch and dinner.
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Which vegetables can be give to a person who went through by pass surgery a month ago. And he is non diabetic and no bp.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
Which vegetables can be give to a person who went through by pass surgery a month ago. And he is non diabetic and no bp.
Dear Lybrateuser, -All vegetables are good to consume but those with high fibre, vit B & fibre are asparagus, bell peppers, broccoli & leafy greens, try to include moe of these in your diet.
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I am a student. I had been suffered from heart attack two time in my life. I become afraid for third time. What action should I taken against them.

Diploma in Obstetrics & Gynaecology, MBBS
General Physician, Delhi
I am a student. I had been suffered from heart attack two time in my life. I become afraid for third time. What actio...
After 2 heart attacks at age 23, preventive measures must have been taught to you, eat well but moderately, exercise but within limits, no smoking or exposure to pollution, no stress, keep bp and blood sugars under control, if high, no stress or fear of another heart attack, keep occupied with fruitful activities, be with positive people. Good luck.
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I am 39 years old suffering in high cholesterol. Please advise steps to be taken care to control.

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine Specialist, Faridabad
I am 39 years old suffering in high cholesterol. Please advise steps to be taken care to control.
Hello dear High triglycerides and cholesterol can cause atherosclerotic heart disease or narrowed coronary arteries in the heart can cause the symptoms of angina, when theheart muscle is not provided with enough oxygen to function. Decreased blood supply to the brain may be due to narrowed small arteries in the brain or because the larger carotidarteries in the neck may become blocked. This can result in a transient ischmic attack or stroke. Peripheral artery disease describes gradual narrowing of the arteries that supply the legs. During exercise , if the legs do not get enough blood supply, they can develop pain , called claudication . Other arteries in the body may also be affected by plaque buildup causing them to narrow, including the mesenteric arteries to the intestine and the renal arteries to the kidney. Change life style .do meditation,yoga, Go walk daily, do any one physically activity daily i.e.play any game., Avoid fast foods,oily foods,junk foods,alcohol,smoking,fatty foods, non-veg.,avoid stress,take plenty of water in day time. And 1 glass of water before bed at night. use flax oil, omega-3 fatty meal or cap., take .green veg., whole grain. Garlic,. Cod liver oil. Take anti cholesterol medicines .
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I am male 73 years having had blood pressure since 1993. Was taking Amlong 5 mg. Daily one tab. Since last two weeks, my b. P is 90/60 and at times even below than that. So, I stopped taking medicine. Now even without medicine it is below 120/80. Please advise whether I should stop medicine or reduce the dosage. Blood sugar is under control with medicine.

fellowship in diabetes, Professional Training in Mind Body Medicine, MS, MBBS
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Ahmedabad
I am male 73 years having had blood pressure since 1993. Was taking Amlong 5 mg. Daily one tab. Since last two weeks,...
If your bp is 120/80 without medicine in multiple measurement, you may stop medicine. Make sure to get it measured by qualified doctor after few days of stopping medicine. Best wish.
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From last few month, there is chest pain. I want to some medicine for this can you help me pls.

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
From last few month, there is chest pain. I want to some medicine for this can you help me pls.
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 and relieve stress 4.Take paracetamol 500mg one tablet sos after food upto 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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Hello doctor, I have a question for my father, i. E. 52 years, has blood pressure 155/110 from last 2 months, my father has already consult many doctors but having no benefit. Please reply. Thanks you.

MBBS, MD-General Medicine, DM - Cardiology
Cardiologist, Secunderabad
Hello doctor, I have a question for my father, i. E. 52 years, has blood pressure 155/110 from last 2 months, my fath...
Dear madam, treatment of lifestyle diseases like high bp, diabetes, high cholesterol etc needs long term commitment in terms of lifestyle modification along with drug therapy. You need to be patient with the outcome. Changing doctors does not help, since treatment is same. If bp is not contolled your doctor can increase the dose or add another. But that has to be done gradually but systematically. So just relax and follow your doctors advice.
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I am 50 years and my bp is around 90/130. Sometimes it fluctuares to 98/135 do I need to start medication

Critical Care Training, MD - Internal Medicine, MBBS
General Physician, Delhi
Nope. Check every monthly and in between if any symptoms. And start diet (salt restricted and low fat) with exercise (30min brisk walking daily)
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I am suffering from dry cough with 2- 3 weeks, and I have so much pain in my chest when I breath so can you suggest some specialist doctor.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
I am suffering from dry cough with 2- 3 weeks, and I have so much pain in my chest when I breath so can you suggest s...
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I am 40 years old diabetic patient from 8 years, last 1 year I also have high pressure and my last reading was 138/88, now please tell me how to control my blood pressure with healthy diet? Also give diet chart?

C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician,
I am 40 years old diabetic patient from 8 years, last 1 year I also have high pressure and my last reading was 138/88...
For BP you need tablets and healthy lifestyle like exercise and less salt. Diabetes, often referred to by doctors as diabetes mellitus, describes a group of metabolic diseases in which the person has high blood glucose (blood sugar), either because insulin production is inadequate, or because the body's cells do not respond properly to insulin, or both. It is a difficult task to control blood sugar in the desired normal range. Whatever we eat is metabolised to sugar in the body to provide energy for our daily activities. For the absolute control, one has to monitor his / her blood sugar at regular intervals (Self-Monitoring of Blood glucose – SMBG). Though difficult, this can be done by a glucometer and keep a record. Get an idea of Fasting sugar (FBS) and 2 hours after food (PPBS), & HbA1C (inform me) and check before dinner and after every major food. The basic idea is to reduce the food intake to 1/3 of what you take now. The dictum of sugar control is diet, exercise, diet + medicine and at later stage medicine+ Insulin will be needed. There are different diet plans of varying calories for each person depending on his activity & life style. For diabetes, hypertension (high BP) and many long-term illness control there is the need for regular advice and follow up. Just one time consultation or advice is not enough to guide a diabetic in scientifically & medically correct manner. For giving you regular follow up you ask me with all details like your daily eating pattern and medicines you take. I assure you a proper guidance. If you keep in touch personally. Diet Plan For Diabetes FOOD ITEMAmountPROTEIN (gm)CALORIE (Kcal) EARLY MORNING Fenugreek seeds with 1 cup of water--- Tea (without sugar)1 cup435 Marie Biscuits2156 Breakfast Stuffed methi/palak /lauki paratha2 small7200 Curd50 gm (1 cup)330 OR Egg white / Paneer Bhurji1 medium bowl6130 Plain roti (no oil)2 small3150 OR Vegetable poha/upama/oats/daliya1 soup bowl4.5230 MID MORNING Apple /guava/orange1-40 LUNCH Salad (10 mins before lunch)1 Medium bowl130 Capsicum + gobhi veg1 medium bowl185 Dal1 soup bowl6130 Phulka (no ghee)26175 EVENING Milk / green tea / herbal tea / lemon water1 cup235 Roasted chana + Muri1 cup585 DINNER Salad (10 mins before dinner)Phulka (no ghee24.5150 Lauki veg1 cup285 Curd1 cup330 LATE NIGHT Skim Milk (no sugar)1 glass4120 Total-49.51286.
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Pacemaker For Heart Failure And Its Implications

DM (CARDIOLOGY), MD (MEDICINE), MBBS
Cardiologist, Gurgaon
Pacemaker For Heart Failure And Its Implications

The treatment of heart disease has come a long way and one of the more important and fairly common devices used to correct rhythmic problems of the heart is a pacemaker. A pacemaker is a device which is put inside the chest or sometimes even the abdomen to send electrical pulses to the heart to keep it beating at a normal rate.

Pacemaker for heart failure

However, the implications in case of heart failure make the usage of the pacemaker much more complicated. In such cases, the device used is a special type of pacemaker which is also called a bi-ventricular pacemaker. This device sends electrical signals to pump the ventricles of the heart so that they can pump at the same time.

There are many factors to be aware of before undergoing this treatment. Some of the factors to consider are mentioned below.

  • Requirement for a pacemaker in case of heart failure - When a patient has heart failure, their ventricles or lower chambers of the heart aren't able to pump enough blood into it. This could be due to physical problems with the heart or problems with the electrical system within it which cannot function normally. The doctor will perform multiple tests to determine whether a patient is the right candidate for a pacemaker for heart failure.
  • The procedure - In most cases the device is fitted into the chest and it is done without an open heart surgery. Precautions and post operative care for a minor surgery should be followed. The doctor makes a minor incision on the chest and then inserts the device along with three leads which are connected to the ventricles to ensure they keep pumping properly. Sometimes another device known as the ICD or the implantable cardioverter-defibrillator may be put in to shock the heart back to a normal rhythm in extreme cases where the change of sudden death from high heart rate is a possibility.
  • Immediate post operative care - As mentioned above, the surgery involved in putting a pacemaker is a minor one and the patient is usually discharged in next 2-3 days or may be more depending on the comorbidities & complexity of the scenario. However, in most cases, people can go home the next day fairly easily although some monitoring is done for the next few days with daily reporting.
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I am having sleepless days. I have a BP of 150/86. I hardly sleep for 6 hours in almost 2 days. I feel lazy snd uninterested in any work.

MD, MBBS
General Physician, Bangalore
I am having sleepless days. I have a BP of 150/86. I hardly sleep for 6 hours in almost 2 days. I feel lazy snd unint...
Reduce your stress and avoid gadgets at bedtime and go to bed early create a atmosphere for sleep also avoid coffee at night and do meditation and yoga.
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Total cholesterol is 230, HDL is 33, Triglycerides is 211, LDL is 157, VLDL is 42.2, TC/HDL is 6.9,LDL/HDL is 4.7 and VOV-HDL is 196.6. Please advice me what I should do. And medicine I should take. I have no BP, SUGAR. ECG IS ALSO NORMAL.

Diploma in Cardiology, MBBS
Cardiologist, Delhi
Total cholesterol is 230, HDL is 33, Triglycerides is 211, LDL is 157, VLDL is 42.2, TC/HDL is 6.9,LDL/HDL is 4.7 and...
Keep your ldl below 100. Exercise daily. It will increase your hdl also no any medications required. Just lifestyle modifications.
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I am 50 years old male with very hi triglycerides. To a tune of 393 even after medication. How do I reduce them?

B.Sc.- Food & Nutrition, M.Sc- Food Science & Nutrition, NET (LS)
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Kolkata
I am 50 years old male with very hi triglycerides. To a tune of 393 even after medication. How do I reduce them?
In order to reduce blood triglycerides level you need to lose weight (19 Kg), Exercise daily for 1 hr, reduce quantity of cereal (ex rice/ roti/ bread) in your meal, instead include a dairy item, plenty of vegetables, fruits, pulse/ meat in the meal, replace simple carbs like sugar, poatato, maida, rice, bread, noodles, macaroni with complex carbs like atta, bajra, ragi, barley, oats, jowar, dalia, suji, salads, whole fruits, avoid junk/ fast/ street/ processed/ packaged/ fried/ sugary foods/ soft drinks/ alcohol.
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