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Dr. Vaidyanathan

Cardiologist, Chennai

600 at clinic
Dr. Vaidyanathan Cardiologist, Chennai
600 at clinic
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Hello and thank you for visiting my Lybrate profile! I want to let you know that here at my office my staff and I will do our best to make you comfortable. I strongly believe in ethics; a......more
Hello and thank you for visiting my Lybrate profile! I want to let you know that here at my office my staff and I will do our best to make you comfortable. I strongly believe in ethics; as a health provider being ethical is not just a remembered value, but a strongly observed one.
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Dr. Vaidyanathan is an experienced Cardiologist in Egmore, Chennai. You can meet Dr. Vaidyanathan personally at Santosham Chest Hospital in Egmore, Chennai. Book an appointment online with Dr. Vaidyanathan on Lybrate.com.

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I am a high bp patient taking medicine from 8 years. Now a days I am feeling anxiety. Please help.

BASM, MD, MS (Counseling & Psychotherapy), MSc - Psychology, Certificate in Clinical psychology of children and Young People, Certificate in Psychological First Aid, Certificate in Positive Psychology
Psychologist, Palakkad
I am a high bp patient taking medicine from 8 years. Now a days I am feeling anxiety. Please help.
Dear , anxiety and related symptoms are body's defense mechanism against stress and fear and therefore you cannot fully eliminate it. When the symptoms become more frequent and prominent, it is called anxiety disorder. It is a disorder and not a disease. Understanding anxiety helps you manage it properly. Education, awareness, cbt, ret etc are the therapeutical areas with which anxiety disorder is managed effectively. Please post a detailed private question to me and I am sure I will be able to help and cure your problem. Take care.
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5 Medical Tests Women Should Never Ignore

MBBS, DGO, MD - Obstetrics & Gynaecology, MRCOG
Gynaecologist, Delhi
5 Medical Tests Women Should Never Ignore

Remember the old saying that prevention is better than cure. Women are often bombarded with information that includes many tests but there are a few which should never be ignored.

1)breast cancer screening: this should start when a woman is in her 20's and 30's by breast self examination done once in three months after periods. If you feel any lump, follow it up with your gynecologist. A mammography is recommended after 40 every year till 50 and every alternate year after that till 75 years of age. A person may require more frequent testing if she at high risk due to her personal or family history.

2) cervical cancer screening: cervix is the entry to the uterus where a baby grows. Cervical cancer is still the no. One cancer in sexually active women in india. It is important to have regular screening by doing pap smear tests after starting sexual activity and then if normal, once every 3 years till 65 years of age. The main reason this cancer occurs is due to hpv infection and after the age of 30 years every woman should have a hpv- dna test done once in her lifetime to assess her risk of getting this cancer.

3) osteoporosis screening: osteoporosis means weak and porous bones that are more likely to get fractured with smallest of falls and injuries. Bones start to lose their density after menopause in women. There are many high risk factors due to which the bones can start to weaken early but if none exist then at least a base line dexa scan which is an x-ray based test should be done at 65 years of age.

4) high blood pressure and cholesterol screening: high blood pressure is known to be a silent killer and it is important to get your blood pressure once a year after 30. But if you are overweight or have other high risk factors in your history, you can get it checked early to suit your lifestyle. Any blood pressure reading of more than 140 by 90 on two occasions means that you need to start treatment. High cholesterol is responsible for clogging our arteries and may lead to heart damage. Lipid profile should be done once in 5 years after the age of 25 years if normal.

5) blood sugar: if you are normal then a sugar testing should be done once every 3 years after 40 years. If there are risk factors like overweight, sedentary lifestyle or family history, one has to suit your individual needs. A fasting value of more than 125 or hba1c value of more than 6.5% suggests diabetes.

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Lifestyle choices in controlling blood pressure

C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician,
• Try lifestyle management for up to 6 months. It can alone control the high blood pressure if initial BP is <160/100 mmHg.

• Lifestyle interventions have effects similar to single drug therapy.

• Combinations of two (or more) lifestyle modifications can achieve even better results.

• Maintain normal body weight. A reduction of 5–20 mmHg of BP can be achieved for every 10 kg weight loss.

• Consume a diet rich in fruits, vegetables and low fat dairy products with a reduced content of saturated and total fat. It can reduce a blood pressure of 8–14 mmHg.

• Reduce dietary sodium intake to no more than 100 mmol per day (2.4 g sodium or 6 g sodium chloride). It can alone reduce blood pressure by 2–8 mmHg.

• Do regular aerobic physical activity such as brisk walking (at least 30 min per day, most days of the week). It can alone reduce blood pressure by 4–9 mmHg.

• Limit consumption of alcohol to no more than 2 drinks (1 oz or 30 mL ethanol; e.g., 24 oz beer, 10 oz wine, or 3 oz 80–proof whiskey) per day in most men and to no more than 1 drink per day in women and lighter weight persons. It can alone reduce blood pressure by 2–4 mmHg.
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Can we control the blood pressure without medicine. I am having stationary blood pressure 140 from last 15 years. Should I take medicine.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), Diploma in Naturopathy & Yogic Science (DNYS)
Ayurveda,
Can we control the blood pressure without medicine. I am having stationary blood pressure 140 from last 15 years. Sho...
Do regular transcendental meditation for 10 mins. Now who decided. 140/ 90mmhg is normal. So take it easy. Ok.
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Sir, I am smoking continuously since last 4 and a half year, I had suffered breathing blockage sometime, I struggled extremely to breathe during those period. My heart pains also sometime. What can be the cure except quiting smoking? And suggest me few ideas to refine my lungs and remove tar. It would be great help for me. Thanks.

AUTLS, CCEDM, MD - Internal Medicine, MBBS
General Physician, Faridabad
Sir, I am smoking continuously since last 4 and a half year, I had suffered breathing blockage sometime, I struggled ...
First of all uve to quit smoking before even thinking of removing tar as quitting smoking is the only way to remove accumulated tar... U can take help of nicorrette chewing gum to quit smoking Drink plenty of fluids daily and consume more of fruits in diet
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I'm aged 40 years a govt employee, I'm experiencing a strange thing while writing I start feeling scariness by this speed of my writing has reduced drastically, it is effecting my self confidence, I shown to the doctors, they diagnosed as hypertension and right now on pills advised to take one pill in the morning. Pls suggest.

BHMS
Homeopath, Moradabad
I'm aged 40 years a govt employee, I'm experiencing a strange thing while writing I start feeling scariness by this s...
Take 4 litres water per day. Take a gourd peel it boil it in two glasses of water after boiling wen one glass water left .then take it daily. Granteed your bp vill maintain. Avoid oily and heavy meals. Relax your mind from worries. Stress is also a cause.
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How to increase height of owr body? How to increase weight of owr body? How we should take care of own heart?

MD(Ayu), Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Bhavnagar
How to increase height of owr body? How to increase weight of owr body?
How we should take care of own heart?
Ayurveda believes in digestion not into giving heavy food for weight gain. According to ayurveda, food which are easy to digest but nutrient can gain weight. But I need detait history for perfact solution. Like your appetite? bowel habits sleeping habits kind of your work or job life style diet etc. But till you can do following: take daal rice more. Use cow ghee n milk. Avoid over eating start massage with til oil in morning, after that, do exercise whatever you want then bath focus in yourself avoid stress anger fear take ajvayan 1 tsp after meal. Start chyavanprash in morning. These are also helps in height increase. After 20, process of increasing height becomes slow. However healthy diets will help you. Do exercise & yoga. Esp. Tadashana, suryanamaskar, chakrasahana.
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How can I cure high blood pressure, sugar and high cholesterol levels simultaneously? what should i do ?

LCPS, BAM&S
General Physician, Pune
How can I cure high blood pressure, sugar and high cholesterol levels simultaneously? what should i do ?
This is a typical high stress disease pattern. If you exercise, walk or jog for 60 m. , do yogasans, control diet, you can overcome all the three problems. See a good physician who can advise correctly.
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Minimally Invasive Coronary Artery Surgery

M.B.B.S. , PG Diploma In Clinical Cardiology
Cardiologist, Delhi
Minimally Invasive Coronary Artery Surgery

Mics cabg or micas stands for minimally invasive coronary artery surgery. It is a relatively new and advanced technique of performing coronary bypass for coronary artery disease. In this technique the heart is approached through the side of the left chest via a small 4cm incision. This cut is placed just under the nipple. The chest is entered between the ribs without cutting any bones and by splitting the muscle.

Similar to a regular&nbsp;heart surgery&nbsp;the operation is performed using all arteries or a combination of arteries and veins removed from the leg. The vessel from the leg in these operations is also removed endoscopically without cutting the skin over the leg. Highly advanced instrumentation and advanced techniques allow for the operation to be performed very safely.

Mics cabg has several advantages over the traditional technique:


    First and foremost is the fact that no bones are cut. This has several advantages in reducing pain, retaining function and having a positive effect on breathing. Unlike traditional heart surgery return to normal life including driving or other activities is not disrupted and can be started almost immediately.
    Second, blood loss is almost negligible eliminating blood transfusion in most and eliminating blood borne infection.
    Third, all infections are reduced whether it be wound infections or post surgical lung infection. This makes the procedure ideal in diabetics and older patients who have poor resistance to infection.
    Fourth, the incision is so cosmetic and measures just 2 – 3 inches that it's practically impossible to tell that a heart operation has been done.
    Fifth, the procedure lasts only 4 days unlike the conventional heart surgery that takes 9 days.


All these benefits put together make for ultra short hospitalization and recovery. The best part is that all the blocks irrespective of their location in the heart can be bypassed in a safe and predictable manner.

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I am 62 years old male diabetic on insulin,and hypertensive on T.Atenolol 100mg in morning,T.Ramipiril 10mg BD andT.Losortan 50mg BD . Now my bp ranges from 140/88 to148/ 90 mm of mercury. Can i further reduce my bp? if so what drug should i add?

MBBS
General Physician, Delhi
No,B P IS CONTROLLED .CONTINUE ALL THE MEDICINES. Thanks Dr B M GUPTA BP SUGAR & THYROID CLINIC -DELHI
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I have congestion in chest for long time. A green colour rubber type substance comes out when in breathe or sneeze? While hanging upside down I feel something flowing down my nose water with green colour. Will nebulizer help in melting the same? Which nebulizer and medication to use for treatment.

PGDCC, MD(Chest), PG Dip.Clin.Cardiology
Pulmonologist, Ghaziabad
I have congestion in chest for long time. A green colour rubber type substance comes out when in breathe or sneeze? W...
Dear lybrate-user, green color sputum usually indicates infection. There is a definite possibility of sinus infection persisting for sometime which may be trickling down into the windpipe leading to chest congestion. It is a common problem through which chest congestion continues. Your mosquito repellants or perfumes too sometimes initiate this problem. Steam inhalation or saline nebulization can liquify the sticky mucus and give some relief.
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I have high cholesterol for last 3 months please choose a remedy for clarifying it?

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine Specialist, Faridabad
I have high cholesterol for last 3 months please choose a remedy for clarifying it?
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. 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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How much heart beat required in normal man according to his weight please explain it.

PGDHHM, MBBS
General Physician, Delhi
How much heart beat required in normal man according to his weight please explain it.
A normal adult resting heart beat is between 60-100 heartbeats per minute. If you r overweight and have excess fat and have sedentary lifestyle, heart beats may increase to meet your body's oxygen demands. Hope I answered your query.
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I am a 24 year old male. I get tired easily. My blood tests reveal that my Vitamin B12 Levels are at 222 pg/ml, Vitamin D3 at 20.65 ng/ml, Total Cholesterol at 206 mg/dl, Triglycerides at 313 mg/dl, and VLDL Cholesterol at 62.6 mg/dl. What should I do?

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
I am a 24 year old male. I get tired easily. My blood tests reveal that my Vitamin B12 Levels are at 222 pg/ml, Vitam...
Dear Your Vit D levels are low. Get supplement for this. Eat well. Exercise well. You will be happy Bm.
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My father has high bp (150/90 )n sugar (169) random. Sometimes blood comes out from his nostrils mostly from left one .plz. Advise medicine to cure it n d cause of problem. What should he eat etc. Is anything serious? Suggest what should we do?

MBBS, CCEBDM, Diploma in Diabetology
Endocrinologist, Hubli-Dharwad
My father has high bp (150/90 )n sugar (169) random. Sometimes blood comes out from his nostrils mostly from left one...
Mr. lybrate-user, Thanks for your query. I have gone through the details, and understand your concern. Looking at his BP and blood glucose, both are fairly high. Ideally BP should be maintained between 130 to 140 /70 to 80 mmHg. Similarly blood glucose should be :FBG :<100 mg, PP 160 to 170 mg & HbA1c %<7. Since there is no mention of other relevant glucose values, no comment can be made. As regards the bleeding from nose, this can happen some times if BP is too high. Or some times there could be other reasons too. He should be on proper medication so that both blood glucose and BP are maintained with in specified range. In this communication we are supposed to give only general guidelines, no prescriptions. Therefore, no drugs change can be recommended. If you have any doubts please come in a private conversation with all the necessary details, then I will be able to help. Thanks.
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I am 62 years male having cabg now I am using melmerby sr 1000 mg half morning n half at lunch and finally one tab at night after using this treatment my fbs 120 mg and plus 180mg. I want to know is it the correct treatment or I have to change?

DM Cardiology
Cardiologist, Delhi
Dear , you can continue your present treatment. Get a hbaic checked, it should be less than 6.5. If it is not, then you need to change the medicines.
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Hoping someone can put my mind at rest. In January, I had a nasty virus which led to chest pains, feeling terrible, palpitations, went to doctors, had ECG and bloods, all normal. Was taking Cerazette mini pill at time, stopped taking it. Started feeling a little better but again started. please advise.

MBBS
General Physician, Chandigarh
Hoping someone can put my mind at rest. In January, I had a nasty virus which led to chest pains, feeling terrible, p...
It's almost two months if problems have reoccurred you need to consult the doctor again and get thoroughly investigated again.
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My haemoglobin, mcv, mch, haematocrit levels are low and rdw level is high. Do I have iron deficiency anemia. Also my eosinophils level is 1550/cumm. Do I also have hes. If yes what should I do to cure it.My total cholestrol level is 101mg/dl. Is this good or bad.

MD - Alternative Medicine
Alternative Medicine Specialist, Mumbai
First you required to boost your energy n immune system by using non side effect remedy. Best wishes.
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