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Dr. Thirumalai

Cardiologist, Chennai

Dr. Thirumalai Cardiologist, Chennai
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Dr. Thirumalai is a trusted Cardiologist in Tambaram, Chennai. You can meet Dr. Thirumalai personally at Gajanan Hospitals Pvt Ltd in Tambaram, Chennai. You can book an instant appointment online with Dr. Thirumalai on Lybrate.com.

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Sometimes I have more heartbeat than normal. And some uncomfortable feeling in the chest. And pain in back shoulder.

DNB Cardiology
Cardiologist, Bangalore
Sometimes I have more heartbeat than normal.
And some uncomfortable feeling in the chest.
And pain in back shoulder.
these are called palpitations... if more troubling for u then do one ecg while such heart beats.... so we can detect rhythm.. other treat also can be done to note heart rh ythm
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I have taken up a preventive test and few items are inbred, please help interpret the report Cardiac Risk Makers:- apolipoprotein -A1 (APO-A1)-97mg/DL apolipoprotein -B (APO-A1)-97mg/DL High Sensitivity C Reactive Protein (hs-CRP)- 8.81mg/L APO B/APO A1 Ratio: 1 Liver apart amino transferase (SGOT)-38.5U/l Alanine Transaminase (SGPT)-52.7U/l Please note I have diabetes 2 and its avg of 140 I am on no medication from past 1 year.

Diploma in Obstetrics & Gynaecology, MBBS
General Physician, Delhi
I have taken up a preventive test and few items are inbred, please help interpret the report
Cardiac Risk Makers:-
ap...
Liver enzymes are normal, c reactive protein is high -it can be due to infection/inflammation anywhere in the body, need not be due to heart or only due to heart in absence of specific symptoms of other organs, apo-1 is normal it is a fat+protein combo in blood that is water soluble and keeps circulating in the blood, in a way it reflects the good cholesterol which should be at a higher level to prevent blockages in the blood vessels, apo-b is very high -means it is a precursor of bad cholesterol in the blood that is responsible for blockages and plaque formation. Your dm-2 is under control with medication. You have to bring down apo-b by cutting down bad fats like transfats, oily food, etc which I am sure you are doing to control your dm. By increasing good cholesterol precursors like apo-1 & other apos except b (remember b for bad) your chances of getting bad fats on higher levels will get reduced. Take water with a spoon of honey (allowed for dm) with juice of a lemon every morning on empty stomach -it does burn bad fats, eat a spoon of good fats like desighee/ butter + a katori of assorted nuts every day (allowed for dm) cut down extra carbs in place of good calories gained.
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I am 26 years old male having pain in my chest bone middle, it occurs when I do some moments e. G like moving, bowing, or pulling some sought of things. I have some sought of cough also, sometime there is shortness of breath too. What should I do?

MBBS, MBA (Healthcare)
General Physician, Delhi
I am 26 years old male having pain in my chest bone middle, it occurs when I do some moments e. G like moving, bowing...
take sinarest one tab at night for 3 days. take honitus 2 tsf 2 times a day for 5 days. do gargle, take steam. consult physician if not ok.
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She is a heart patient. Please tell me healthy diet for her. She is of the age 70.

BHMS
Homeopath, Delhi
She is a heart patient. Please tell me healthy diet for her. She is of the age 70.
If you have one or more forms of heart disease now there are many things you can do, in addition to using medication that's likely been recommended for you, to improve your health. Either way, be sure to eat well (choosing food from a variety of groups, high in fiber and low in saturated fat andcholesterol) and get plenty of exercise. Exercise does not have to be strenuous—a regular habit of brisk walkingmost days of the week for 30 to 60 minutes, and ideally, once a day, is all you need to do to reduce your risk of heart problems.
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I was tested my cholesterol in free office camp. The result is 222.77 mg/dL. Please tell me it is high? And advice me what I should take precautions. My age is 37.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
I was tested my cholesterol in free office camp. The result is 222.77 mg/dL. Please tell me it is high? And advice me...
Hello, yes it is on high level so you should take the below medication. Take Allium sativa Q. 10 drops with water twice daily. Take Arborium plus , 2 tsp twice daily. Revert after1 month. Take care.
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I want to know about bp. The bp of my dad is always up nd down so what should he do remain it constant ?

DM Cardiology
Cardiologist, Delhi
High blood pressure: secondary hypertension what is secondary hypertension? high blood pressure caused by a disease or another known medical problem is called secondary hypertension. Most cases of secondary hypertension are caused by kidney or hormonal problems. Normal blood pressures average 120/80 (" 120 over 80") but can rise and fall with exercise or rest. The pressures are measured in millimeters of mercury, with the upper number (120) being the pressure at the end of the heartbeat (systolic pressure). The lower number (80) is the pressure at the beginning of the heartbeat (diastolic pressure). If repeated checks of your blood pressure show that it is higher than 140/90, you have hypertension. If your blood pressure is between 120/80 and 140/90, you may need treatment for high blood pressure if you have other health problems, such as diabetes. How does it occur? many medical conditions, diseases, and medicines can cause secondary hypertension, including? narrowing of the arteries in the kidneys? narrowing of the aorta, a large blood vessel that supplies blood to the lower body? several types of kidney disease? excess secretion of a hormone called aldosterone from the adrenal gland? tumor of the adrenal gland? cushing's syndrome, a disorder in which there is too much corticosteroid hormone in the blood? medicines such as estrogen and oral contraceptives? abuse of drugs such as amphetamines, alcohol, or diet pills? pregnancy. What are the symptoms? high blood pressure may not cause any symptoms. Even secondary hypertension may have few symptoms. Symptoms are usually general and may include? headaches? dizziness? fatigue? restlessness and sleeplessness? nosebleeds? palpitations or an awareness of your heartbeat? general feeling of ill health? the need to urinate often? round or" moon" face, excess body and facial hair, and weight gain if the high blood pressure is caused by cushing's syndrome. How is it diagnosed? your health care provider will ask about your symptoms and will do a physical exam. Blood tests, chest x-rays, and an electrocardiogram may be done. Your provider will want to measure your blood pressure on three different days when you are relaxed and not in a hurry and have not had alcohol for 72 hours. Your medical history is an important part of diagnosis. Your health care provider will ask about your personal and family history of high blood pressure and heart or kidney disease. How is it treated? secondary hypertension is treated by treating the condition causing the high blood pressure. For example, if you have high blood pressure caused by cushing's syndrome, treatment for cushing's will lower your blood pressure. Your health care provider may recommend additional treatments to lower your blood pressure, such as diuretics or other medicines that reduce blood pressure. How long will the effects last? if the cause can be diagnosed and treated, your blood pressure should improve. If you are taking medicine to reduce your blood pressure and your underlying condition is treated, you may be able to cut down or stop taking the blood pressure medicine. How can I take care of myself? always follow your health care provider's instructions for taking medicines. Don't take less medicine or stop taking medicine without talking to your provider first. It can be dangerous to suddenly stop taking blood pressure medicine. Also, do not increase your dosage of any medicine without first talking with your provider? check your blood pressure (or have it checked) as often as your health care provider advises. Keep a chart of the readings? don't smoke? reduce the salt in your diet according to your health care provider's advice? with your provider's approval, start an exercise program that you can do regularly (such as biking or walking)? lose weight if you need to? limit the amount of alcohol you drink? try to reduce the stress in your life or learn how to deal better with situations that make you feel anxious? see your health care provider as often as he or she recommends. What can be done to help prevent secondary hypertension? most of the conditions that cause secondary hypertension cannot be prevented. However, regular checkups can help detect many conditions before they become serious, including those that can result in high blood pressure.
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Sir sometimes I feel heart pain when I sleep flat or during sitting what does it mean as like my heart is touching to my chest I feel. And also sometimes I feel problem during breathing on high temperature my nose also blocks what does it mean, what should I do, is this any disease I am suffering from? What's it's remedy.

Certificate in Basic Course on Diabetes Management, CCEBDM Certificate in Diabetes, MBBS
General Physician, Pune
Sir sometimes I feel heart pain when I sleep flat or during sitting what does it mean as like my heart is touching to...
Looks like Anxiety Neurosis. Try Paracetamol Tablets for 2-3 days. If no relief see a Physician for clinical check up, Investigations if necessary and advice
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I have chest pain from someday and I have a difficulty in breathing what can I do?

PG Diploma in Emergency Medicine Services (PGDEMS), Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), MD - Alternate Medicine
Ayurveda, Ghaziabad
I have chest pain from someday and I have a difficulty in breathing what can I do?
Hi take shwas kuthar ras twice a day....pranacharya asthamin capsule 1-1 twice a day...and pranacharya shwas vikarasav 2-2 tsf twice a day...1-1 drop of cow ghee in both nostrils at night time before sleep....take hot water steam....take pranacharya allergin capsule 1-1 cap twice a day with warm water...
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I am 45, how to control blood pressure, b'cose some time my BP is showing 150/100 what shall I do? Please guide me. Thanks.

BHMS
Homeopath,
I am 45, how to control blood pressure, b'cose some time my BP is showing 150/100 what shall I do? Please guide me. T...
Dear lybrate user, take homoeopathic mother tincture rauwolfia q, 30 drops, thrice daily, after meals, in a cup of water for your problem of high blood pressure. Also avoid mutton, beef, chicken, ghee, butter etc. Kindly remember that medication to control high blood pressure will affect your sexual performance & it will diminish your sexual power.
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I am coughing for last 2 days on a continuous note. What should I do as its giving me pain in my chest.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
I am coughing for last 2 days on a continuous note. What should I do as its giving me pain in my chest.
Dear lybrateuser, -Do steam inhalation 2-3 times a day -do warm salt water gargles 3 times a day -avoid cold fluids, have more of warm fluids, water, tea, milk, coffee, soup -have a teaspoon of honey with breakfast -take syrup chericoff, 2 teaspoonful three times a day -have fresh warm homemade food with more of green leafy vegetables & fruits.
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My daughter is 17 months old and her weight is 7 kgs, her birth weight was 2.43 kg. She is suffering from congenial heart disease VSDL. Kindly suggest a better homoeopathic medicine or tonic for her weight gain.

Diploma in Obstetrics & Gynaecology, MBBS
General Physician, Delhi
My daughter is 17 months old and her weight is 7 kgs, her birth weight was 2.43 kg. She is suffering from congenial h...
You have to get her checked and treated for congenital heart disease, there are no miracles in any system of medicine and your daughter is quite underweight for her weight though her birth weight was just okay according to indian standards.
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HI, I often get pains in my chest. And its from like a decade. Every two months I go through chest pain for 2-3 days. Please Advice

MBBS, M.S, M. Ch, F.I.A.C.S
Cardiologist, Chennai
HI, I often get pains in my chest. And its from like a decade. Every two months I go through chest pain for 2-3 days....
Ultrasound of uterus and ovaries. General health check. Thyroid disease to be ruled out see a gynaecologist.
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My name is chitra 34 years old since 5to6 years I am suffering from Upper stomach nd down of chest part sometime chest pain also I went to doctor he asked me to take some blood test nd ECG nd ECHO also everything I have down but report was normal but BP was hight 180,100 doctor said because of acidity so he give me table sompraz 40 mg morning in empty stomach for 1 month but still I am taking this is 3rd month no use day by day increasing pls help me.

BHMS
Homeopath, Hyderabad
My name is chitra 34 years old since 5to6 years I am suffering from Upper stomach nd down of chest part sometime ches...
Hi Chitra, you seem to have severe acidity and heart burn because of which you are having the pain. You might be having GERD (Gastro-esophageal reflux disease) hence this needs to be treated to reduce your pain and acidity. Regarding your BP also you needs medication. There are very good medicines in Homeopathy which can cure these problems without side effects hence please write back to me in detail if you need good medicines.
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Hi I am 34 years old, since few days I am suffering from chest pain on right side, could you please advise me what would be the reason and 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
There is evidence that certain dietary supplements and vitamins can help with certain types of pain. Fish oil is often used to reduce pain associated with swelling. Topical capsaicin, derived from chili peppers, may help with arthritis, diabetic nerve pain, and other conditions. There's evidence that glucosamine can help relieve moderate to severe pain from osteoarthritis in the knee. Do reply back for private consultation. And detailed treatment plan.
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I'm 24 years old. My stomach doesn't work properly. When I take some food, I feel burden on my heart. How does I digest my food?

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Navi Mumbai
I'm 24 years old. My stomach doesn't work properly. When I take some food, I feel burden on my heart. How does I dige...
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 night sleep 5. Panchamrut parpati 1 tab before lunch and dinner 6. Audumbaravleha 2 tsp before lunch and dinner.
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Hi I am 28 year old my problem started since 10 days when I eat or drink any one I face some pain jellies in my chest so please help me.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
Hi I am 28 year old my problem started since 10 days when I eat or drink any one I face some pain jellies in my chest...
I think you are suffering from gas, acidity, take Natrum phos 6x, 5 tabs thrice daily after meals. Revert after 5 days.
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My heart is blocked 60%. My medicines is for whole life or any other advice to clear this blocking.

Diploma in Obstetrics & Gynaecology, MBBS
General Physician, Delhi
My heart is blocked 60%. My medicines is for whole life or any other advice to clear this blocking.
Medicine is for life but you can use pomegranade juice/ apple cider vinegar / honey and fresh lemon juice everyday -all of the above or any 1 or 2, because some studies have claimed the benefits about reducing blockages / not making fresh blockages and these are harmless home remedies.
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My father is a heart patient he takes medicines daily instead of this he feels some pain in heart what should we do. please help us.

BAMS, MD Ayurveda
Sexologist, Lonavala
My father is a heart patient he takes medicines daily instead of this he feels some pain in heart what should we do. ...
Try the following remedy it will surely help you 2. Turmeric is another spice that can help treat clogged arteries and make your heart healthy and more functional. Curcumin, the main component of turmeric, has anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties that help prevent blood platelets from forming clots. Moreover, turmeric extracts can lower the level of low-density lipoproteins (LDL), or ‘bad’ cholesterol, to reduce buildup in the arteries. It can also relax blood vessels and reduce the risk of a heart attack or stroke. Add 1 teaspoon of turmeric powder and a little honey to a glass of warm milk. Drink it 1 or 2 times daily. Take turmeric supplements. The usual recommended dosage is 400 to 600 mg 3 times daily. However, consult a doctor before taking any supplements. Also, include turmeric powder in your cooking. Causes: Low levels of magnesium in the blood (hypomagnesemia) Low levels of potassium in the blood (hypokalaemia) Myocarditis – inflammation of the heart muscle This is very helpful.
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He is suffering from heart disease and blockage in nerve of 60% so is it necessary to do BY PASS SURGERY?

Diploma in Obstetrics & Gynaecology, MBBS
General Physician, Delhi
He is suffering from heart disease and blockage in nerve of 60% so is it necessary to do BY PASS SURGERY?
If it is only one blood vessel, there is no need, other collateral vessels lying low so far will take over the role of this blocked vessel, but one should keep trying home remedies to dissolve the clot - lemon juice + spoon of honey in warm water does help, people are writing a lot about benefits of apple cider vinegar -no harm or side effects, if there are no symptoms due to blocked vessel, simple walks do wonders in opening up collateral blood vessels of the heart.
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Hello Doctor, I always feel my body getting heated up and anyone touching me can feel the same. Also, my B. P is always high beyond the normal levels. Does it sign any symptoms for any disease. I am worried and please advice.

PG Diploma in Emergency Medicine Services (PGDEMS), Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), MD - Alternate Medicine
Ayurveda, Ghaziabad
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I always feel my body getting heated up and anyone touching me can feel the same. Also, my B. P is alwa...
In ayurveda, Hypertension is referred to as Rakta Capa Vriddhi and it sees the vitiation of vata and pitta doshas as the main cause...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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