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Dr. Vignesh Thanikgaivasan

Cardiologist, Chennai

Dr. Vignesh Thanikgaivasan Cardiologist, Chennai
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My experience is coupled with genuine concern for my patients. All of my staff is dedicated to your comfort and prompt attention as well....more
My experience is coupled with genuine concern for my patients. All of my staff is dedicated to your comfort and prompt attention as well.
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Dr. Vignesh Thanikgaivasan is an experienced Cardiologist in Chetpet, Chennai. You can consult Dr. Vignesh Thanikgaivasan at Prasanth multispeciality hospital in Chetpet, Chennai. You can book an instant appointment online with Dr. Vignesh Thanikgaivasan on Lybrate.com.

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How can I reduce my high blood pressure by controlling my daily diet or what is the easiest way to reduce blood pressure.

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Homeopath, Faridabad
How can I reduce my high blood pressure by controlling my daily diet or what is the easiest way to reduce blood press...
Hello, Few lifestyle changes can help you in controlling and preventing the high blood pressure, even if you're taking blood pressure medication. Eat healthy foods. Consume more fruits, vegetables, whole grains, poultry, fish and low-fat dairy foods. Eat less saturated fat and trans fat. Decrease the salt in your diet. So, avoid eating processed foods, such as canned soups or frozen dinners which contains extra salt in it. Keeping a healthy weight, or losing weight if you're overweight or obese, can help you control your high blood pressure and lower your risk of related health problems. Increase physical activity which can help lowering your blood pressure, manage stress, reduce your risk of several health problems. Get indulged in regular exercising (if your doctor allows you). Limit alcohol. Even if you're healthy, alcohol can raise your blood pressure. If you choose to drink alcohol, do so in moderation. Don't smoke. Tobacco injures blood vessel walls and speeds up the process of hardening of the arteries. Reduce stress as much as possible. Practice healthy coping techniques, such as muscle relaxation, deep breathing or meditation. Getting regular physical activity and plenty of sleep can help, too. Monitor your blood pressure at home. Medication: Take Schwabe’s Essentia Aurea/ thrice daily which is a cardio-tonic which helps in maintaining blood pressure, improves muscle tone of the heart and narrowing of blood vessels.
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When I sleep I fall in dream like my all body is being paralyzed n suddenly I woke up n my heart beats get faster n faster amd full body shivers. Many times this thing happened to me. I got admitted many times.. ECG REPORTS all time are normal but do not knw the reason why this is happening to me. Last time I was admitted doctor told due to gas problem this is happening to you.

Diploma in Obstetrics & Gynaecology, MBBS
General Physician, Delhi
When I sleep I fall in dream like my all body is being paralyzed n suddenly I woke up n my heart beats get faster n f...
Your doctor is right, eat right food at regular intervals, through your constitution you will know about the foods causing gas e g cabbage, chane, beans, too much spices and oils. Get de worming done-3 tabs of nemocid together+ 200mg metrogyl twice daily after food for 3 days. Take antacids in the form of food like toned milk, curd, banana, cucumbers, dry biscuits and say no to maida, noodles, white bread, take less of sugar and salt.
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What are the common symptoms of heart break? Sometimes I feel minute pain is it dangerous or not.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
What are the common symptoms of heart break? Sometimes I feel minute pain is it dangerous or not.
Left side chest pain with pain radiating to the left arm with sweating and irregular heartbeat are few symptoms of heart attack
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Hi My blood report, vldl is 28 mg/dl, ldl cholesterol direct 60. 7, tsh 6. 83, hba 1c 5. 9%, what is your opinion ?

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
It means that you r in the pre diabetic phase and also yr tsh levels increased. I will not suggest you to start any medicine but I will recommend you certain changes you should follow in your life style for 2 months and then gets yr tests done again and report me. Eat little at a time every 2-3 hourly. Don? t eat too much at a time brisk morning walk for 30 minutes regularly dinner 2 hours before going to sleep 10 minutes evening walk after dinner avoid sweets, mango, grapes, cold drinks in particular exercise kapal bhati pranayam for abdomen under expert guidance daily for 5 minutes reaching to daily 15 minutes in 2 months procedure o sit in a comfortable crossed leg posture, sukasana (using padmasana or vajrasanais the best) and keep your back straight. Rest your hands on the knees using gyana mudra or chin mudra. O inhale deeply trough your nose, this will expand you abdomen. O exhale using a great force so that your abdominal muscles contract to the maximum o these exhalations are similar to your breath outs, but they should be forceful o make sure while exhaling, the air should be pushed out of your lungs by contracting the diaphragm o after exhalation again do inhalation, but this time with out any effort. To do this just relax your lungs, they will automatically expand and fill with air o one cycle of kapalabhati pranayama include one deep inhalation, then forceful exhalation and an effortless inhalation. O a learner can practice up to three rounds, each with 15 exhalations. Small breaks between each round are allowed.
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I suffer from chest pain sometimes and I have to face lots of problem with my body tell me please what to do?

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
I suffer from chest pain sometimes and I have to face lots of problem with my body tell me please what to do?
For pain take tablet paracetamol 650 mg and Get your vital parameters of the body checked from a nearby doctor and revert back with findings
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Some times my heart beat raises suddenly faster. I m affaired. Kindly give me solution, because if these cause any major problem in heart. Already done thread mill test, ecg test and eco test doctor nothing don't worry. I'm not getting clear solution.

BHMS
Homeopath, Sindhudurg
Some times my heart beat raises suddenly faster. I m affaired. Kindly give me solution, because if these cause any ma...
Hello, no need to worry if all your reports are normal. You need to take iron tonic to increase the hemoglobin and please take worm medicine before taking iron tonic.
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Hi I am 22 years old. I have a acidity/gas problem due to which my stomach become large and burning. Last few days I got a pain/ache on my left breast/chest upper. But not in a constant part. The pain moves to hand shoulder. Please suggest what it would be. It pains like someone is pinching.

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine Specialist, Faridabad
Hi I am 22 years old. I have a acidity/gas problem due to which my stomach become large and burning. Last few days I ...
you have acidity and feel discomfort in abdomen..your pain moves to your hand it may be pain in heart. To confirm it you can do test CP_MB, till then you should be take pouch ENO or tab. pan-40 mg sos.
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My pulse rate is to high like 130 and bp is 110 /90 and also constipation and gas problem please give some tips ?

MD - Consultant Physician
Cardiologist, Kolkata
My pulse rate is to high  like 130 and bp  is 110 /90 and also constipation and gas problem please give some tips ?
High pulse rate for long time is not desirable, you take beta blocker tab will definitely you get relief as you have high diastolic pressure, let me know if you do not get relief.
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My father had a heart attack when he was pretty young. Should I be worried about having one?

MBBS
General Physician, Allahabad
My father had a heart attack when he was pretty young. Should I be worried about having one?
You should not worry but keep checking your bp and blood sugar and also lipid profile if high take proper treatment. Now a days in stressful life even 50% of doctors are also following the same path.
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I have frequent pains in my chest and I'm not able digest food what I should do to prevent this? I want medicine and treatments for this?

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
I have frequent pains in my chest and I'm not able digest food what I should do to prevent this? I want medicine and ...
It could be psychological and may be due to anxiety and tension. Reduce your tension.Take digestive enzyme to improve your tension m consult doctor
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I have pain in between left chest and stomach. When I had more food or masala item .I done scanning, xray, took so many medicines still not cure, kindly guide me what to do or give suggestions.

MBBS, MD, Fellowship in Intergrative medicine
Integrated Medicine Specialist, Kochi
I have pain in between left chest and stomach. When I had more food or masala item .I done scanning, xray, took so ma...
Detailed history and results of the tests done to be seen. Diet history, your job, your daily routine needs to be evaluated. Stop dairy products eat proper food more of veggies and fruits drink plenty of fluids change your cooking oil do not skip meals with just diet and life style changes with minimal medicines.
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I m suffering from dry cough for the last two weak nd I have chest pain whenever I cough hard can you suggest what should be done.

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
I m suffering from dry cough for the last two weak nd I have chest pain whenever I cough hard can you suggest what sh...
1. Do warm saline gurgling 3-4 times daily 2. Take Viscodyne D syrup 2tsf thrice daily 3. You may have to take antibiotic along with it and carry out investigations if no relief after consulting physician 4.Avoid smoking if you smoke 5. consult me for further advice
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My father is suffering from Hypertension problem but at afternoon time 11 to 2 pm his heart beat increases and he start sweating and shivering also. Also in echo test his EF is 60% which might be low. So please advice me what should I do now.

MBBS, D.Card(PGDCC)
Cardiologist, Greater Noida
My father is suffering from Hypertension problem but at afternoon time 11 to 2 pm his heart beat increases and he sta...
Dear lybrate-user 60% EF is considered to be normal provided there is no segmental weakness. Furtehermore sudden symptoms may be a cause of sudden increase in BP or sudden abnormal heart rhythm & both of them should be investigated. 24 hr ECG Monitor (Holter) or 24 hr ambulatory BP may give you the answer if it happen frequently. As of now you should consult a cardiologist & evaluate the likly complication of high BP.
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I am years old male and have high blood pleasure and pain chest for last months. I have used tablets like Nicardia retard 20 mg, telmisartan,metxl 50 mg. I took all necessary test. The reports show all results within range .I am unable to concentrate on my studies .please give me solution for my problem,

Certificate in Basic Course on Diabetes Management, CCEBDM Certificate in Diabetes, MBBS
General Physician, Pune
I am years old male and have high blood pleasure and pain chest for last months. I have used tablets like Nicardia re...
It appears you have been diagnosed and are being treated as a case of High B.P. Hope you have been properly investigated for primary cause of High B.P. If any. You should keep your BP checked regularly and should see your physician. Proper diet, rest, light exercise and relaxing techniques help. Once you get over anxiety etc. You should do well in mental upset. Keep BP in normal range all the time and follow advice of your doctor.
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Sir I am 22 yr. My height is 155 cm. Can I improve height? How to increase cholesterol? Please help me.

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine Specialist, Faridabad
Sir I am 22 yr. My height is 155 cm. Can I improve height? How to increase cholesterol? Please help me.
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 have been suffering from gastritis from last one year BT still I feel pain after eating food and get chest pains at night. I am just having a rabiwok DSR capsule every morning do I need to see a doctor.

MD-Homeopathy
Homeopath, Kolkata
I have been suffering from gastritis from last one year BT still I feel pain after eating food and get chest pains at...
This is going to be a chronic problem. Suggest to visit a good homeopath near you, and get treatment min for 6months.
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I am from kolkata.My age is 50 yrs .My Blood pressure 140/100. I donot want to start blood pressure medicine. Please advise.

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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Hello sir, I am 38year old, my problem is, cholesterol level is 208, tryglycerydses 215.0, vldl, cholesterol is 43.0 what should I follow, please Suggest me.?

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine Specialist, Faridabad
Hello sir, I am 38year old, my problem is, cholesterol level is 208, tryglycerydses 215.0, vldl, cholesterol is 43.0 ...
Hello dear patient. High 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. Avoid fast foods,oily foods,junk foods,alcohol,smoking,fatty foods, non-veg.,avoid stress, take flax oil, omega-3 fatty meal or cap., take .green veg., whole grain.garlic,. Take anti cholesterol medicines .
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Bypass surgery - Don't be afraid, best treatment for heart attack.

Cardiologist, Mumbai
Bypass surgery - Don't be afraid, best treatment for heart attack.
If you are patient of coronary artery disease (heart attack /chest pain) patient, don't get afraid. In modern era bypass surgery provides best available option for its treatment.
Now we do bypass on beating heart complication rate is very low and death rate is less than 1%.
Now total arterial bypass surgery is there so patients are symptom free for 20 to 25 yrs post bypass surgery which can not be achieved by angioplasty or other modes of treatment.
So if your more than two artery are blocked you should go for bypass surgery which is always superior to angioplasty (stent).
Cost of surgery and angioplasty are same. So its better to go for bypass surgery in above mentioned cases.
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I am 23 year old. I am having a problem of headache. I can not able to sleep at night. Sir I am also suffering from hypertension and stressed too much while thinking of my future. I used to take disprin too much from two month. Kindly advice me what should I do.

PGP In Diabetologist, Fellowship in non-invasive Cardiology, MD - Medicine, MBBS
Endocrinologist, Delhi
I am 23 year old. I am having a problem of headache. I can not able to sleep at night. Sir I am also suffering from h...
Headache may be due to hypertension. Try avoiding high salt intake and too much of tea, coffee. Follow good lifestyle in the form of diet and exercise. Check your blood pressure regul; arly. If that doesn't help, then you can start antihypertensive medicine such as beta blockers. It may help. Do not take too much disprin, as it can be dangerous by causing gastric ulcers.
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