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My wife is pregnant now she is in her twenty first week. Her bp was regularly 110/70 now it gradually reducing as 100/70; 95/65; and now she has reached 95/60, what are its effect on her and baby and what she should do.
My mother has high blood pressure and its fluctuating all the time. Is it necessary to checkup from heart specialist?
My husband is having pain to the left side of the chest. It feels usually in the morning. Should consult a doctor? He is 37 years.
I have couple of problems going from last one year. Please guide me for better way 1. I go for gym and spend 1 hour (around 6 days a week), performing thread mill or cross trainer and burning 400 calories per day. 2. Also, I walk for 3-4 kms every day from home 2 office and vice-versa 3. I will have normal diet and non-smoker and drink occasionally (once in three months). Earlier, I am 35 age and 81 kgs and after going to gym and having good diet, reduced to 70 kgs. Illness i am facing:- 1. When I spend much time on walking or having strong emotions or even ideal time as well, my left arm will have pain with OUT Chest pain and after some time, ideally it will go off. 2. During that pain, I was scared to fall asleep some nights in case I would feel some negative things will happen. 3. During that pain, when I raise my left arm towards UP for minutes, I feel better and relax 4. But due to these, lot of negativity has created in my life and I fear for every night. I have consulted 5-6 cardio doctors and performed multiple check ups and all results looks good from last 12 months. Again, I am thinking need to visit cardio specialist and health check-up Please let me know how to get off these.
I am 39 year old, my triglycerides are 121, LDL is 49 and HDL is 37, doctor has prescribed my rosuvas F5, i am suffering from joint pain, what should I do? Please advice.,
I am a forty two year old man. I have cholesterol from last year. I tried exercising, dieting, stopped eating fatty foods and many more things. But my cholesterol is not becoming low. Please give me a solution for this.
I have high cholesterol level. 241. And have high BP also around 100-140 I m taking telvas h40. What should I take for lowering cholesterol level. I do not smoke but I take alcohol thrice a week. please suggest proper medication and diet.
Hi doc I feel like there is something wrong with my heart in the beat. I feel like its beating more. When I do a brisk walk in treadmill it's going around 125-127. When I do trivial physical task it's going upto 100. How can I assess my heart health. No bad habits I have.
Over the last few decades, the word cholesterol has assumed a different connotation. It has come to be known as a silent killer that spells doom for health. However, what we need to realize is that a certain amount of cholesterol is essential for the proper functioning of the body. The liver produces about 85% of the cholesterol that is required by the body normally. The ever changing food habits have introduced a lot of processed foods that are loaded with saturated fats. Along with this, reduced physical activity has led to accumulation of cholesterol in the blood.
The types of cholesterol are based on the density and we have 2 types of density that is Low Density Lipoprotein (LDL) and High Density Lipoprotein (HDL). LDL is more dangerous than HDL, called as bad and good cholesterol respectively. In addition, the triglycerides and lipoprotein are also critical indicators of overall cholesterol levels. Depending on a person's age, height and weight, normal levels are derived for each of these four.
Because of their density of the cholesterol molecules, as they are circulating in the blood stream, they tend to get sluggish and settle down along the walls of the blood vessels, referred to as plaque. This plaque attracts more and more cholesterol from the blood and the layer gets gradually thicker. This reduces the thickness of the blood vessels and in severe cases even completely blocks blood flow to important organs like the brain and heart, leading to severe conditions like stroke and heart attack respectively.
However, it is not always that all cholesterol is bad. It is one of the essential things for the proper body functions with the main functions listed below:
- Each cell in the body requires it to form the cell membrane, the protective layer around the cells
- Synthesis of vitamin D is done with the help of cholesterol, which is very essential for skin health
- It also helps in hormone formation. In addition to steroids, other hormones like testosterone, estrogen, cortisol require cholesterol as a main ingredient
- Formation of neurotransmitters and overall nerve function requires cholesterol. This ensures optimal neurological functioning.
So, as noted above, there are, both good and bad aspects to cholesterol. It is not all that dangerous a thing that it is made out to be. The trick is to maintain a good level of cholesterol so that the body's requirements are met, and at the same time, the harmful effects are kept at bay. Some important parameters to manage, include the percentage of bad cholesterol in the blood and the ratio of triglycerides to HDL in the blood. These are considered fair indicators of heart health and if need be, lifestyle changes and/or medications can be undertaken to manage overall health and reduce risk of heart disease and stroke.
My sister is 20years old. She has low bp. What are the causes of low blood pressure. How she can increase her bp. Suggest me.
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Pears are excellent source of fibre and a good source of vitamin c for only 100 calories per serving further research is needed to confirm the antihypertensive effects of fresh pears as well as to assess their impact on vascular function