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Dr. Santhosh Kumar

Cardiologist, Coimbatore

300 at clinic
Dr. Santhosh Kumar Cardiologist, Coimbatore
300 at clinic
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I have had 2 miscarriages in 2009 n 2011 in the past before that I had a daughter who is 11 now. Both the miscarriagestook placebetween thhe 13-17 weeks n the foetus had no heart best. What is the reason for this ? Should I try to conceive again ?

MBBS, DGO, MD, Fellowship in Gynae Oncology
Gynaecologist, Delhi
I have had 2 miscarriages in 2009 n 2011 in the past before that I had a daughter who is 11 now. Both the miscarriage...
Hello, before conception, you need to rule out the reasons behind miscarriage. So consult a gynecologist and get a couple of tests done such as tsh prolactin, anti-phospholipid, anti-body and lupus antibody.
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Hyy I'm 27 year old I have heart pain from past 3-4 months, I had done all tests they are normal, but still I have suffocation problem. What should I do?

Diploma in Obstetrics & Gynaecology, MBBS
General Physician, Delhi
Hyy I'm 27 year old I have heart pain from past 3-4 months, I had done all tests they are normal, but still I have su...
If heart reports are normal, may be suffocation is due to lungs /pollution or gastric problems. Write other symptoms if any.
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Hello Doctor, Age 28. Weight 50 Suddenly morning I got pain in middle of the chest, something radiation type, and after some 5 mins pain went to my back in left side. Sometimes feels shortness of breath, sometimes feels worry. Whats the reason behind this? Shall I do any tests? Is it normal pain Doctor? Please suggest me. And which food is good for healthy chest. Is there any oxygen problem or anxiety problem? Thanks.

Masters in Clinical Psychology
Psychologist, Lucknow
Hello Doctor,
 Age 28. Weight 50
Suddenly morning I got pain in middle of the chest, something radiation type, and af...
Yes its clear cut anxiety disorder, please consult a psychiatrist and get all the possible tests done and start with medication for anxiety. You will be relieved from it completely. For stress you can consult a psychologist. All the best.
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BSc Home Science, M.Sc - Dietitics / Nutrition
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Bangalore
Beans play a vital role in lowering cholesterol:
They really are good for your heart. Researchers at Arizona State University Polytechnic found that adding ½ cup of beans to soup lowers total cholesterol, including LDL, by up to 8%. The key to this heart-healthy food is its abundance of fiber, which has been shown to slow the rate and amount of absorption of cholesterol in certain foods and binding the excess cholesterol from diet and excreting it. All the whole lentils like Bengal gram, green gram, black, kidney, or pinto beans; each supplies about one-third of your daily fiber needs.
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Good morning sir, I am 50 years old diabetic since 2012 april. But without medicine just with regular brisk waking for 6, kms a day my post meal blood sugar is 180 so with your kind permission may I take just 30 ml of RUM twice a, week if you say then only I will consume it or I won't I am hypertensive also but it is, well controlled with Telma 40 H .sir please guide me.

Certification in Diabetes Educators Program, Post Graduate Diploma in Sports Nutrition
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Mumbai
Good morning sir, I am 50 years old diabetic since 2012 april. But without medicine just with regular brisk waking fo...
Alcohol consumption is absolutely not recommended when one is diabetic. But of course once in a while it is fine. Rum by itself does not contain sugar but if taken with coke can be hazardous to a diabetic. It has 38 to 60 % alcohol and alcohol is empty calories.
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I have suddenly got a low blood pressure what precautions should I done to avoid it?

DHMS (Hons.)
Homeopath, Patna
Dear lybrate user, take your breakfast, lunch & dinner on time. Add, little salt, more in your regular, diet. Take, less water,* friuts, salad with little salt b consumed. Homoeo medicine* @ lycopod 30-6 pills, thrice report, fotnightly.
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My psychiatrist once given me lorazepam 2 mg in night to reduce anxiety 0-0-1 (heart palpitation etc.) For a month then stop.(Although I am prescribed lithium carbonate 300 mg 1-1-1). After 2 years again I felt heart palpitation. Bt now this time lorazepam not giving results. What to do?

M.PHIL - CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGY, MA - CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGY
Psychologist, Delhi
My psychiatrist once given me lorazepam 2 mg in night to reduce anxiety 0-0-1 (heart palpitation etc.) For a month th...
Dear, psychiatric medications are not meant to get dependent on them. You may have got relief the first time in a month period and that is a good sign that your body had ability to recover fast. May be your anxiety was not complicated by factors which may be present now. This time if your anxiety is not getting controlled, its better either you visit another doctor or simply ask him to change medicines. If he doesn't do that, then its better you should try Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT) this time. It is a form of psychotherapy and targets symptoms of anxiety very well. There are several techniques in this form of therapy and step by step, in a short period of time, you may easily regulate your symptoms. That means, CBT is a form of therapy which makes you the master of your symptoms, rather than medicines. Medicinal treatment assumes that all symptoms of anxiety (or any other disorder) are due to changes in brain chemistry but ignores several other psychological factors which can be dealt only with psychotherapy. Your psychiatrist has put you on medical treatment which is generally the first line treatment for any patient but good psychiatrists always ask to get psychotherapy too. Relapse of symptoms that has happened with you may be dealt better with CBT rather than medicines. This time you MUST consider taking CBT from a good psychotherapist. Psychotherapists are Clinical Psychologists who are trained to provide different forms of psychotherapy. As I can read here, you are able to realize that your palpitations are triggered by stress or other things. This awareness is sufficient to work on cognitive and behavioral aspects of your anxiety. If anxiety gets controlled by medicines, its good, but it is always recommended to take CBT.
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Hi, my blood pressure is high what is the best way to lower my blood pressure without medication. Please suggest. Thanks.

DM Cardiology
Cardiologist, Delhi
Hi, my blood pressure is high what is the best way to lower my blood pressure without medication. Please suggest. Tha...
Dear High Blood Pressure What is 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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Before two weeks my mother fell on wet tiled floor with the weight on chest. At that time she did not felt the pain but after few hours she started pain in chest two three days later it got mild but again started. Please suggest what we should do. She is doing all her works but still feeling the pain.

LCPS, BAM&S
General Physician, Pune
Before two weeks my mother fell on wet tiled floor with the weight on chest.  At that time she did not felt the pain ...
It could be related to heart. Best thing is to get her heart checked by a cardiologist. Once heart is ruled out, then damage to ribs and joints could be looked into. Best thing is to take her to doctor.
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Hi doctor. Sometimes little pain in my chest's left side in heart from last 5-6 months. What is this please help me.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
Hi doctor. Sometimes little pain in my chest's left side in heart from last 5-6 months. What is this please help me.
Dear Lybrateuser, - At your age chest pain could be due to acidity, anxiety or sedentary habits - follow some dietary precautions: - avoid spicy, fried, sour & junk food - chew your food well, do not skip meals, have meals on time, have 4-5 small meals rather than three large meals, do not lye down for about an hour after meals, have dinner 2-3 hrs before bedtime - take syrup Gelusil 2 teaspoonful three times a day half an hour after meals - have 7-8 glasses of water for proper hydration - do regular exercises like walking, jogging, swimming, playing games for 20-30 min, also do yoga, deep breathing for 5-10 min daily in the morning to keep your mind & body fit.
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When I jogging my heartbeat increase very high then I can't walk very long time what is reason for that?

Certificate in Laparoscopic and Thoracoscopic Surgery, Fellowship in Paediatric cardiac Surgery, M. Ch. (CVTS), MS, MBBS
Cardiologist, Calicut
When I jogging my heartbeat increase very high then I can't walk very long time what is reason for that?
How long have you been jogging, if recently started, as you are a young growing man, I recommend you slowly increase your activities. You should take short rests until your heart beat settles and then start jogging again. If this continues beyond one month, you should get a cardiologist to check you.
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Doctor I am 30 years old married women. Suffering with high bp and thyroid. I am taking medicines thyrox 25 for thyroid and tazloc 40 for bp. I just want to know ki kya above mention tablet ki karan red discharge ho sakta hai. Mere period 13th of aug ko aaye thi lekin aaj mujhe small amount me discharge ke sath red cell aaye . I was also suffer with uti infection earlier near about a month back . I am worried kya ye red discharge normal hai . Ya mujhe fir se uti infection ho gya hai. Red discharge aane se phele we had intercourse without protection . I am also felling pain during intercourse. Waiting for reply. :-(

M.D. (Ayurveda )
Ayurveda, Patiala
Doctor I am 30 years old married women. Suffering with high bp and thyroid. I am taking medicines thyrox 25 for thyro...
Respected mam, hypothyroidism makes you prone to recurrent UTI. and irregulalar mensus can be due to this reason also. Kindly reduce your sugar and salt intake. Take varanadi kshayam, 3 tsf in half a glass of wam water before meals. Take pradarantka luaha tabs, 2 tabs twice a day with ayaskruti , 3 tsf in half a glass of warm water after meals, twice a day. Stop curd, cold water, spicy food, dairy products in your routine. Stop eating after 8 pm at night. Get an USg done for any cyst and to rule out PCOS. Kindly dotn panic. this regime will solve all of your problems and will manage your thyroid profile as well as your BP. Stay in touch. continue the regime for 45 days. good luck.
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How to have control on heart problem. What what measure should we take to keep control on heart problems. Thank you in advance.

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
How to have control on heart problem. What what measure should we take to keep control on heart problems. Thank you i...
1. Stop smoking, tobacco and alcohol consumption 3. Reduce your weight if overweight to desired level 4. Avoid sedentary life style, Go for regular exercise and play some games 5. Do yoga, meditation, and deep breathing exercise like pranayama to calm your mind, control your emotions and relieve stress 6. Sleep for 7-8 hours daily to remain healthy 6. Take good nourishing diet, plenty of green leafy vege tables, fruits. 7. Avoid spicy, oily, fatty and junk foods and drink plenty of water
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Hello sir l am 26 year old girl. I want to know that the fear of heart attack can produce symptom like heart pain, shoulder back pain and difficulties in digestion? I am having this fear since two years. And unable to concentrate on daily activities. Sometime whenever I got emotional this fear and symptoms come simultaneously. I have done ecg, lipid test and xray 8 months ago. And reports are normal. So is everything is alright with me.

MBBS, M.D.(Gen.Medicine)
General Physician, Chennai
Hello sir l am 26 year old girl. I want to know that the fear of heart attack can produce symptom like heart pain, sh...
Anxiety and stress are common causes of chest pain that mimics pain due to structural heart disease. You need to relax. Yoga and meditation can help. Anxiety if persistent needs psychiatrist's counselling.
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Does radiation therapy to the neck and hypothyroidism cause the blood pressure to rise? After my RT last Dec, my blood pressure has elevated. Now after every meal (chewing and swallowing), my blood pressure elevates to 150/110. I am on Diovan but it does not help.

DHMS (Hons.)
Homeopath, Patna
Does radiation therapy to the neck and hypothyroidism cause the blood pressure to rise? After my RT last Dec, my bloo...
Hello ,It may happen so,hypothyroidism may cause, Hypertension but after mastication and swallowing, if your BP is raised, u need to consult some cardiologist, soon.
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My friend is having fast heart beats than normal whenever he had fever or even sometimes he is normal he had fast beats. Whenever he goes for ecg by name itself his beats goes fast.

BHMS
Homeopath, Raebareli
My friend is having fast heart beats than normal whenever he had fever or even sometimes he is normal he had fast bea...
Dear lybrate-user it's seems he has developed psychic disease and fear he needs serious medication for permanent health. For now use Aconite 30 once daily for 5 days only and consult thereafter for proper treatment. And do not continue the medicine further unless guided.
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