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Dr. Venketesh

Cardiologist, Chennai

Dr. Venketesh Cardiologist, Chennai
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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
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I am having high bp and taking continuous medicine from last one month but my bp is not coming down much, I am having 160/90.

General Physician (AM)
Alternative Medicine Specialist, Chandigarh
Try eatng lots of garlic. If you cant have it get it homeopathically allium sativum,(biochemic) nat phos. Avoid all types of fats and red meat and excessive salt consumption 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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I am 43 years, Male. I got Cardiac basic Health checkup. Everything is ok. But our doctor suggested use Rosuvas 5 mg daily. My cholesterol levels or normal. Why can I use this tablet?

Homeopath, Secunderabad
There is no need to take Statins if the Lipid profile is normal. You should also check your weight , BP and go for yearly check up. Keep yourself active by exercising for 1 hr every day. Avoid all junk food or restrict it to once in a while. If there is a family history of cardiac problems then go for regular check-up.
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When I used to eat food my heart pains like someone is bitting pin from inside the heart.

Homeopath, Faridabad
Hi, It seems to be more of gastric pain and not heart pain. To rule out any heart diseases, please do visit some good hospital. Medication: Take Schwabe's Alpha-Liv and Alpha-DP, both thrice a day for 1 week.
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My heart is painful and heartbeat of it decrease to 63 from 72 sir please suggest what should I do , what should I eat, which exercise I should do please suggest me.

Diploma in Obstetrics & Gynaecology, MBBS
General Physician, Delhi
In athletic persons, heart beat is on lower side & it is normal in your case. 63 or 72, depends on conditions in which the reading was taken. Eat everything healthy suting your constitution and do exercise as per schedule of school/ college/ job. Simple walk is the best exercise.
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My husband's blood is more thick. He has cholesterol problem. Please tell me about this.

Ayurveda, Ambala
Dear, these are methods and instructions to reduce cholesterol in body: * avoid butter, ghee & cream in your diet. * eat five leaves of kari patta and five leaves of neem once in a day. * avoid non veg food because it contain high fat content. * do not eat fast food and avoid cold drink. * do running and jogging daily for 15 minutes. Start with 5 minutes then increase time period slowly. Do morning and evening walk daily. * do not drink alcohol it harmful to your liver and disturb your metabolism causes increase in cholesterol. * add kali mirch (black pepper) in your breakfast. * drink 6 to 7 glass of water daily. * take sound sleep in night of 6 to 7 hrs. Do not take stress.
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I am suffering from high blood pressure kindly prescribe me the best possible medicines and and preventive measures,

DM Cardiology
Cardiologist, Delhi
Dear, I would advise you to consult a cardiologist in person for the correct advice. For bp you can take tab telma 40 mg once a day.
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I am 19 years old. I suffered from chest pain when I go for run . High in the right side . And stop after I stop running . A little remains full day.

BAMS, MD Ayurveda
Sexologist, Lonavala
I am recommending you an following remedy which will surely help you 1. Take 1 tsp of dried watermelon seeds 2. Add 1 tsp of cuscus powder 3. Crush the mixture 4. Have this once in the morning and the evening 5. Consume for 3-4 weeks Causes: • Obesity • High salt intake • Alcohol consumption • Mental or physical stress This will help with your concern.
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Hello doctor what I am feeling I dont know exactly but now a days I cant fall asleep because of my pounding heart beat.

AUTLS, CCEDM, MD - Internal Medicine, MBBS
General Physician, Faridabad
Give ur symptoms in detail ...bcoz u might need to get ur thyroid tests ...ECG test. done rule out any medical rather than psychological cause of ur disease
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I am 27 years old. In recent blood test my CHOLESTEROL levels are not good. LDL CHOLESTEROL - DIRECT is 184 mg/dl. NON-HDL CHOLESTEROL is 207.37 mg/dl. Please suggest best way to overcome this.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
Homoeopathic medicine ALLIUM SATIVA Q ( Dr Reckeweg) Drink 10 drop in 20 ml freh water twice daily CHOLESTRINUM 3X ( Dr Reckeweg) Chew 2 tabs twice daily Report after 3months with latest blood reports of your lipid profile.
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My heart beats faster whenever I do heavy works. Or when I get afraid. I need to know the reasons behind it.

Homeopath, Noida
Hello, when go afraid your body release adrenaline hormone due to which heart beat faster. When you work heavly your body need lot of oxygen so heart beat faster to carry those oxygen through blood to different parts of body. These are all physiological nothing to worry abt.
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High Cholesterol - 6 Ayurvedic Remedies That Can Help You Lower It!

Non-invasive Cardiology
Cardiologist, Thane
High Cholesterol - 6 Ayurvedic Remedies That Can Help You  Lower It!

Cholesterol is a type of fatty acid that is produced by the liver. The body uses cholesterol to perform various activities such as synthesizing of hormones, bile acid and vitamin D. Ayurveda views it as an important component of the body in terms of lubrication. The Ayurvedic approach of balancing cholesterol is not only to curb the cholesterol amount, but also to strictly control diet so that the secretion of cholesterol can be curtailed. Here are a few Ayurvedic hat-tips that can help to lower cholesterol and restore normal body function of the body:

  1. Medicago satina: They are better known as Alfalfa and is famous for their ability to deal with artery-related diseases. They are capable of clearing arteries that are congested with cholesterol. They can be consumed daily as a whole or by mixing them in juice.
  2. Arjuna: Arjuna is yet another powerful Ayurvedic herb that is mighty powerful in dealing with cardiac conditions such as heart blockages, heart attacks etc. The bark of the Arjuna tree can be taken and consumed in the form of powder. They have the capability to dissolve cholesterol and prevent heart blockages. This should be consumed earlier in the morning, before breakfast with lukewarm water.
  3. Coriander: Coriander is considered to be one of the best herbal diuretic agents. It can revitalize the kidneys and help them perform better in terms of excretion of waste. The kidney, therefore, can flush the excess cholesterol from the body. Coriander can be consumed along with food on a daily basis.
  4. Garlic: Garlic again has been known to mankind for centuries and is extremely beneficial for people suffering from high cholesterol. Two cloves of garlic on a daily basis can completely neutralize the effect of high cholesterol in the blood. Apart from freeing up arteries, garlic has multiple other health benefits.
  5. Guggulu: This herb is one of the popular herbs among ayurvedic practitioners for treating high blood pressure and high cholesterol in the blood. They contain guggulsterones, which is known to be an active blocker of bad cholesterol in the blood. Consumption of 25 mg of this substance can make a person totally free from high cholesterol. They can be taken after any meals.
  6. Holy basil or tulsi: Holy basil is another popular and traditional Indian hub that is extensively used by ayurvedic practitioners to treat high cholesterol in the bloodstream. They can eliminate excess cholesterol through the kidneys. It is used for preparing multiple medicines. It is a proven medicinal herb that is very efficient in dealing with excess cholesterol in the blood. They have the ability to disintegrate cholesterol from the body. 2-3 leaves of tulsi can be consumed on a daily basis. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult an ayurveda.
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I am high bp patient. Last few days I am suffering from dizziness on moving of back.

ECFMU, MS - ENT, MBBS, Certificate in Pediatric Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery, Robotic Surgery Familiarization (France)
Ear-Nose-Throat (ENT) Specialist, Gurgaon
Hypertension can cause dizziness and also there are several other causes. Keep checking your bp and start anti hypertensive medication.
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Sleep Apnea and Its Link to Heart Failure

DM - Cardiology, MD-Internal Medicine , MBBS
Cardiologist, Delhi
Sleep Apnea and Its Link to Heart Failure

We're all guilty of making fun of snorers, but sometimes this snoring can be a symptom of sleep apnea. Sleep apnea is a condition where breathing is not continuous and may start and stop many times while asleep. This affects the quality of your sleep and in turn can affect many aspects of your health including your cardiovascular health. Here's how:

High Blood Pressure: When a sleep apnea patient's breathing stops, the oxygen levels in the blood also suddenly fall. This can increase your blood pressure. High blood pressure means that the heart muscles need to work harder to pump blood through the body.

Cardiomyopathy: As a result of high blood pressure, the heart walls may become thicker and the heart muscles become stiffer. This is known as Cardiomyopathy. As this condition worsens, the heart becomes weaker and is unable to maintain a regular rhythm. This can eventually lead to heart failure.

Arrhythmia: An irregular heartbeat is also known as Arrhythmia. This may also be related to the changes in the heart's structure that follow the drop in blood oxygen levels. In many cases, Arrhythmia has no visible symptoms and can often go undiagnosed. This can result in the formation of blood clots in the atria which can lead to a stroke.

Sleep apnea is easy to diagnose. If the doctor feels that you show symptoms of sleep apnea, you may be asked to stay on the hospital overnight and undergo a sleep evaluation. This tests a variety of body functions including brain activity, eye movements, heart rate, breathing patterns and blood oxygen levels.

Treatment for sleep apnea depends on the causes for this condition. If you are overweight, regular exercise and a change in diet can help you lose the excess weight and cure sleep apnea. Similarly, if your sleep apnea is triggered by an allergy, treating the allergy can help cure the sleep apnea. Other forms of treatment for sleep apnea may include:

Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP): This is a machine which pumps air into the body through a nasal mask. By keeping the pressure in the machine higher than normal air pressure the upper airway passages are kept open and hence the quality of your sleep is improved. An auto CPAP machine can modulate the air pressure such that it is higher when you inhale and lower when you exhale.;

Oral devices: Your doctor may suggest oral devices that allow you to keep your mouth open while you sleep. This is easier to use than CPAP machine but less effective. Surgery is the last resort when it comes to treatment for sleep apnea.

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I am 86+ suffering from erratic heart beat. Morning high 100+ evening as low 110/68 heart rate below 60.

DM - Cardiology, MD - Medicine
Cardiologist, Gurgaon
You may be having" atrial fibrillation. To confirm an ecg is required at the outset. Based on the ecg findings further course of management will be decided.
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Hello sir Last week normally I checked my ecg report that is normal. I had normal BP And I had no diabetes And no cholesterol So Need Not To Worry? My Age Is 50 Yrs Male. And I am smoker.

MD-Ayurveda, Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Sexologist, Haldwani
Hello- your vitals are normal as per your report, so be tension free you are healthy. >to maintain this health in near future you should follow some tips- 1. Take your meals at fixed timinings and it should contain all the things (dal. Sabji etc) in a proportionate amount. 2. Practice yoga and pranayam daily instead of gym & cardio. 3. Drink sufficient amount of water daily. 4. Have a habit of oil massage with sesame oil daily, it will prevent your bones from osteoporosis and delay ageing process. 5. Have some ayurvedic health supplements like arogya wardhini vati, chandra prabha vati, ashwagandharistha etc along with your diet, instead of chemical supplements like omega 3, vitamin d, or chemical calcium supplements etc.
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Doctor my tc-157; hdl 38;ldl 91; tgl118;tc/hdl ratio 4.1;ldl/hdl-2.4 ;vldl ratio23. 6 ;i have bp, and I smoke 3 cigarettes a day. Whether I hav the risk of heart attack, my uric acid level is 8 it will be a problem for my kidney.

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine, DM - Cardiology, Cardiac Device Specialist (CCDS - Physician )
Cardiologist, Delhi
Smoking is the biggest risk factor for heart attack, so quit smoking, it will also help reduce your BP.
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Sir My father suffering from high BP last one year his legs and hand getting pains feel like JUM JUM knee pains also now he is taking tablets of preva-75 and amlokind AT every one hour or 1/2 hour between he going for urine so please suggest.

Erasmus Mundus Master in Adapted Physical Activity, MPT, BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist, Chennai
This is a general strain due to excessive walking or standing and for this you can follow these measures: one keep a pillow right under the knee while sleeping, next is you can keep ice in the painful area for about 5--10 minutes. One time you can do hot water fermentation that would help to reduce the muscle strain.
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Hi I am 55 and with blood pressure,hearblockagege and I am on blood thinner tablets Pl advise how long I can continue on this basis without side effect

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Bundi
The best answer may be given by your attending doctor. But in general you may opt for parallel Ayurveda treatment for betterment. You may chose to visit any Ayurveda Institution near you.
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I am suffering from hypertension since last 5yrs. My BP150/100. Pse intimate how to pressure me.

Homeopath, Faridabad
Hi, Take Rauvolfia 1x, 2 tabs daily morning and evening 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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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
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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