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Dr. Arunkumar Ulaganathan

M.Ch - Cardio Thoracic and Vascular Surgery, MS - General Surgery

Cardiologist, Coimbatore

12 Years Experience
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Dr. Arunkumar Ulaganathan is a trusted Cardiologist in Arts College Road, Coimbatore. He has helped numerous patients in his 12 years of experience as a Cardiologist. He has done M.Ch - Cardio Thoracic and Vascular Surgery, MS - General Surgery . He is currently associated with KG Hospital in Arts College Road, Coimbatore. Don’t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. Arunkumar Ulaganathan on Lybrate.com.

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M.Ch - Cardio Thoracic and Vascular Surgery - Madras Medical College, Chennai - 2012
MS - General Surgery - Adichunchanagiri Institute of Medical Sciences Bellur - 2005
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My father's age is 70 years. .he doesn't feel hunger. .BP sugar everything is normal. .but no feeling of hungry .what is the reason? ?any medicine. .ayurvedic or homeopathic? ? Pls suggest.

BHMS
Homeopath, Raebareli
My father's age is 70 years. .he doesn't feel hunger. .BP sugar everything is normal. .but no feeling of hungry .what...
Please give him nux vom 30 - twice daily he should be doing morning walk he must keep himself busy in house-hold works - so as to perform body movements give him tasty food which he likes one food according to his desire and see the results.
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Last 8 months I have been suffering from heart palpitations problem. My age 27. Bp is 70/120. Is it serious health issue? Should I do an ecg? What is the main cause behind heart palpitations? Anxiety ,stress or thyroid, or low blood pressure or high blood pressure or hormonal imbalance? I have anxiety problem also. Anxiety is the main reason or anything else? please help. Me.

DHMS (Hons.)
Homeopath, Patna
Last 8 months I have been suffering from heart palpitations problem. My age 27. Bp is 70/120. Is it serious health is...
Hello, Stress, anxiety, insomnia result in gastric disorder causing in heart palpitation. Tk, plenty of water to hydrate your body to eliminate toxins. Go for meditation to reduce stress, anxiety to feed heart to ease your palpitation. Your diet be easily digestible on time to ease gastric disorder to check palpitation. Tk, homoeopathic medicine: @ China 200-6 pills. Avoid, junk food, alcohol, ,nicotine & caffeine. Tk, care.
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I am suffering from dry cough for last two weeks and have chest pain whenever I cough hardly. Can you give suggestion for my recovery.

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
I am suffering from dry cough for last two weeks and have chest pain whenever I cough hardly. Can you give suggestion...
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 including x ray of chest after consulting physician, if no relief4 consult me for further advice.
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I have chest pain in left side not in regular basis. When I am at stress it is feel more. Please advice me.

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
I have chest pain in left side not in regular basis. When I am at stress it is feel more. Please advice me.
Causes 1.Heart disease 2.Stress, anxiety 3..Lack of exercise 4.sedentary life style 5.Obesity(over weight) 6.Smoking,tobacco and alcohol consumption 7. Excess oily,fatty, cholesterol rich diet,junk food 8. Hyperacidity, musculr pain 9.Heredity and genetic factor Prevention Follow the advice given below 1. Avoid stress and strain 2.Do regular exercise, Yoga, Meditation, deep breathing exercise like pranayama etc. It will calm your mind, control your emotion and relieve stress 3 Avoid Alcohol, smoking and tobacco consumption. 4. Take bland diet, avoid spicy, oily, fatty and junk food 5..Take paracetamol 500mg one tablet sos after food up to a maximum of three tablets daily, at the time of chest pain 6. Drink plenty of water and take rest. 7.if you have recurrent attack of chest pain take ECG and consult cardiologist 8.Consult me for further advice
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I'm a woman of 35 years old. Eating lady's finger as raw increases the cholesterol level. Is this true?

Clinical Cardiology, MD - Consultant Physician
Cardiologist, Surat
I'm a woman of 35 years old. Eating lady's finger as raw increases the cholesterol level. Is this true?
Hi. Our body has good mechanisms to control the internal environment in good range irrespective to what we eat (upto some extent) so don't worry.
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My father age 72 is suffering from high blood pressure from last week. His cholesterol are ok. What should I do His BP is not coming down from 180/120.

MD - Homeopathy, BHMS
Homeopath, Vadodara
My father age 72 is suffering from high blood pressure from last week. His cholesterol are ok. What should I do
His B...
Give him homoeopathic medicine Rauwolfia Q 5 drops TDs And veratrum viride 30 TDs ... Consultation is advisable for accurate treatment.
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Cholesterol. Hdl or ldl is good? my ldl rate is 4.6 mmol /l, normal range (0-3.87) checked in ksa hdl 0.81 mmol /l normal <1.04 normal range total cholesterol is 6.48 mmol /l normal. (1.3-5.2), I need to take any medical treatment?

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine Specialist, Faridabad
Cholesterol. Hdl or ldl is good? my ldl rate is 4.6 mmol /l, normal range (0-3.87) checked in ksa hdl 0.81 mmol /l no...
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 . Cap. Ecosprin gold-10 at night daily.
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My heart beats very fast in the night just after going for sleep sugar and calastrol. Is slightly high also sleep disorders advise Sanjiv thanks.

Clinical Cardiology, MD - Consultant Physician
Cardiologist, Surat
My heart beats very fast in the night just after going for sleep sugar and calastrol. Is slightly high also sleep dis...
Hi. At night, when you are about to sleep, you tend to appreciate the sounds of your heart beats and also can feel the pulsations in your chest. This is because the surroundings are so quite and you are calm and free. Sometimes, due to this sensations, people think wether they are having some heart problem! so if this is your case, then do not worry. Otherwise having fast heart rate could be due to tensions, stress etc. As you said, you have sleep problem also. Then, solve the overall stressors of your life and you should be fine. Take care.
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C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician,
Cholesterol tips
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Blood lipid levels may exhibit mild seasonal variation with a drop in the summer and total cholesterol levels peaking in the winter. The variation can be up to 5 mg/dL,
Serum total and HDL-cholesterol can be measured in fasting or non-fasting individuals. There are only small clinically insignificant differences in these values when measured in the fasting or non-fasting state.

The total cholesterol can vary by 4 to 11 percent within an individual due to multiple factors including stress, minor illness and posture. Values may also vary between different laboratories, with data suggesting that a single measurement of serum cholesterol can vary as much as 14 percent. Therefore in an individual with “true” serum cholesterol concentration of 200 mg/dL, the range of expected values is 172 to 228 mg/dL.

More than one measurement of total cholesterol should therefore be obtained when treatment considerations demand a precise determination. Measurement of serum HDL-C and triglycerides may demonstrate even greater variability.

A standard serum lipid profile consists of total cholesterol, triglycerides, and HDL-cholesterol. Lipid profile should be performed after 12 to 14 hours of fasting to minimize the influence of postprandial hyperlipidemia. One can use either plasma or serum specimen. The serum cholesterol is approximately 3 percent lower than the plasma value.For MORE DOUBTS YOU CAN ASK ME PERSONALLY/
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My sister age 17 years have low blood pressure problem not so much low it's 5-10points down but becoz of this she have headache problem or little bit dizziness problem please suggest any home remedy or coffee help in low blood pressure problem.

CCEBDM, PG Diploma In Clinical cardiology, MBBS
General Physician, Ghaziabad
My sister age 17 years have low blood pressure problem not so much low it's 5-10points down but becoz of this she hav...
1.Take more salt. 2.No alcohol 3.Take More fluids 4.Regular exercise and walk for 30 mts if can do comfortably 5.Do not get up suddenly from lying down position- first move your feet and ankle while lying down, then sit up on the edge of the bed for few mts and then stand up slowly 6.Raise head end of bed at night by putting blocks/ bricks 7.No heavy wt lifting 8.Avoid constipation and straining at stool 9.Take small frequent meals may be 5 times a day 10.Take less sugar and rice and potato 11.Rest for 10 mts after eating U need some medication also ,For medicine contact on private chat..
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Sir, I have acidity prob regularly. And have low blood pressure. And my hemoglobin ratio is between always 7 to 8%, what to do ?

MD, MBBS
General Physician, Faridabad
Sir, I have acidity prob regularly. And have low blood pressure. And my hemoglobin ratio is between always 7 to 8%, w...
Your hemoglobin is very low because of that bp remain low it will affect heart. Consult Dr. So hemoglobin come up
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I am having hypertension. Last 3 years I am taking Telma 40 at early morning. Now it is raising to 130/93 despite using the tablet. I do no have diabetes and hypothyroidism. Kindly advise me.

Diploma in Diabetology, Pregnancy & Diabetes, Hypertension, Cardiovascular Prevention in Diabetes ,Thyroid
Sexologist, Sri Ganganagar
I am having  hypertension. Last 3 years I am taking Telma 40 at early morning. Now it is raising to 130/93 despite us...
The tablet is right take it after morning breakfast. Also do brisk walking at least 30 min per day. Salt resricted diet and avoid ghee, butter and oil. Tension free life also help.
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Sir, My mother is diabetic and high blood pressure patient .My mother age is 55 yrs. My mother take medicine Gluconorm G3 forte (glimepiride 3 mg, metformin 1000 mg) before breakfast for sugar and Telzzy Am 40 (telmisartan 40 mg, Amlodipine 5 mg) after breakfast for high pressure. My mother current sugar level Fasting 188 mg and PP 113. Tomorrow my mother consulted a doctor (Auriom Kar, MD) for sugar. My mother forgot to take Telzzy Am tomorrow which was not told to doctor and the doctor checked my mother blood pressure is 150/100. My mother has some other health problem like whole body itching, vibrate of hand, which was told to doctor. The Doctor now prescribed some medicine Gluconorm g3 forte (which is taken daily) 30 min before breakfast, Betacap TR 80 (propranolol hydrochloride 80 mg) at 8 a.m (it is confused that before or after breakfast), Telzzy Am at 8 p.m (which is taken daily after breakfast, Montek LC (montelukast sodium 10 mg, levocetirizine hydrochloride 5 mg) at 8 p.m,tryptometer 10 mg at 9 p.m, Pregeb M OD 75 (pregabalin 75 mg, Mecobalamin 1500 mcg) at 9 p.m. And Galvus Met 50/1000 (vildagliptin 50 mg, metformin HCl ph. Eur 1000 mg) before half min dinner. I am confused for betacap TR medicine, I search for this medicine that it is a high blood pressure medicine, we are forgot to tell doctor that tomorrow my mother was forgot to take medicine of pressure, it is possible to my mother blood pressure reading high that time for not taken medicine. Pls advised me that the doctor prescribe me right prescription or not? The doctor has not get any mobile number so we can not contact the doctor. Next review date is given 01 /10/2016. Pls advised me your valuable opinion. Thanks & Regards PRANABESH BANERJEE.

MBBS, DM - Cardiology, MD
Cardiologist, Hyderabad
Sir, My mother is diabetic and high blood pressure patient .My mother age is 55 yrs. My mother take medicine Gluconor...
Betacap TR is given for hand tremors (vibration) not for BP. So let her continue it. Check BP regularly ,as you said it can decrease BP aswell.
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I am 60 years old/Height-5 ft 4 Inches/Weight 68 kgs and suffering from high BP of 160. As per doctor's advice, I took 'Telmekind' tablet for 2 months but no development observed. Pl advise suitably.

BHMS
Homeopath, Moradabad
I am 60 years old/Height-5 ft 4 Inches/Weight 68 kgs and suffering from high BP of 160. As per doctor's advice, I too...
Firstly you maintain your diet (light diet) avoid oily food and high calories and used lona salt for bp patients. Secondly drink water atleast 3 litres. Thirdly take gourd peel it and boiled it in 2 glasses of water for 20 minutes after cooling it drink it daily for 1 week regulate your bp definitely it vill improve for medicine take an appointment. Thirdly take walnut.
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I'm hypertensive on 5mg amlodipine once a day. But my blood pressure is above 140 for the last three years. 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
I'm hypertensive on 5mg amlodipine once a day. But my blood pressure is above 140 for the last three years. What shou...
Dietary and other lifestyle changes can help you control and prevent high blood pressure. Eating a diet that is rich in whole grains, fruits, vegetables and low-fat dairy products and skimps on saturated fat and cholesterol can lower your blood pressure by up to 14 mm hg. This eating plan is known as the dietary approaches to stop hypertension (dash) diet. Get plenty of potassium, which can help prevent and control high blood pressure. Eat less saturated fat and total fat. If you're overweight, losing even 3 kgs can lower your blood pressure. Strive for at least 30 minutes of physical activity a day. Plenty of fluids orally. I suggest brisk walking for 40 mins, 5 days a week. Remain stress free as much as possible. Take your medicines regularly. I being a both a registered dietitian (rd) and doctor have been successfully helping patients with their problems through a holistic approach using customized therapeutic diet and medications. I will also suggest home remedies. Do reply back for private consultation for rx.
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My brother has a chest pain. He feels it when he wake up from sleep. What should we do? What may be the problem?

B.H.M.S,
Homeopath, Muzaffarpur
My brother has a chest pain. He feels it when he wake up from sleep. What should we do? What may be the problem?
Hello lybrate-user, you are suggested to go to any local good doctor for check up the chest, and causes of chest pain. Do not start any medicine without check up.
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I want to reduce tension and I want to be always happy sometimes fear inside my heart and while in sleeping, I want to also reduce fat, I am obesity, I want to have a perfect relationship with my wife.

M.S. Counselling and Psychotherapy
Psychologist, Bangalore
I want to reduce tension and I want to be always happy sometimes fear inside my heart and while in sleeping, I want t...
Dear lybrate user, to reduce stress in your life, start some exercise, meditation or pick up any hobby. Try to understand the source of this stress, analyse it and find the best options to get rid of this. Stress might cause overeating, so please learn" stress management techniques" to lose weight, concentrate on food having lesser calories and more of proteins and nutrients. Have plenty of water. Go for regular exercise, yoga, cycling, jogging whatever you like. To have perfect relations with your wife, understand what she needs from you. Encourage her to express her feelings and needs and you also express your feelings and needs to her. Open communication, individual freedom of choice, faith, care and love make a healthy married relationship. Also, please understand that if you want to have an" ideal" life, which will have less stress, no sadness and excellent relationships, then you are sure to be disappointed. Every other person in this world would like to have this. But this is not possible. We all will have some stress in life, we cannot be always happy, there will be sad moments in our life. Our relationships also will never be perfect, because each person in this world is unique and hence it is difficult to get along with other people. Because of all this, it is important to have" rational expectations" from life and even from people around us. If you try to be a perfectionist, you might not be satisfied in life. Take care.
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I had been having heartburn continuously for the past ten-twelve days and nights. Upon eating or drinking, I would also have pain in my upper mid-back while swallowing. I would slowly sip small amounts but even then it would pain. I was taking a very bland food almost no spices, oil or anything hot, even then there was heartburn. Because of heartburn, I kept sipping cold milk, curd or water every half hour or so throughout the day. I took all precautions available on net on do’s and don’ts but nothing helped. Then suddenly I felt cramp-like pain in the centre of my left palm. I exercised my fingers thinking it will improve but within half an hour of exercising, I was unable to use my hand because of unbearable excruciating pain. Application of Volini spray, Moov, or diclofenac, nothing helped. Finally I got crepe bandage tied and tried to go off to sleep. Next morning, I was perfectly fine and my heartburn and upper mid-back pain upon swallowing also disappeared. What was the connection? What caused this? Any answers. Was it pressure points? Please put some light on this issue. Thanks in advance.

BHMS
Homeopath,
I had been having heartburn continuously for the past ten-twelve days and nights. Upon eating or drinking, I would al...
It's very hard to tell. Because your pain in palm and your heart-burn in now way connected. According to accupressure there may be some pressure point. Or it just a normal thing which co inside. Bt be careful whenever your feeling this kind of heart-burn must visit your doctor. As it may be alarming symptom of heart-disease also. Keep it in mind.
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My husband have a week heart. .now to cure it as home remedies. .N I hear da milk is good for heart patients. .is it true.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Ahmedabad
My husband have a week heart. .now to cure it as home remedies. .N I hear da milk is good for heart patients. .is it ...
Hello For your husband heart problem, 1. He should have to take medicines regularly if he has advised. 2. Milk is good or not it depends on condition of heart but mostly pure desi cow milk is good for him. 3. It needed to consult any reputed Ayurveda doctor for your husband and there are very miracle remedies in Ayurveda for heart issues.
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