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I am 75 year old. I have no chronic problem except mild bp. Augmentin 650 was prescribed and swolleness of the leg was somewhat normalised about two years ago, my right leg was swollen. All tests including doppler's test were carried but nothing specific could be found. On surgeon of the same renowned hospital diagnosed as mild-varicose. I feel heaviness of the leg and tend to drag while walking. No treatment was prescribed and I am under none. Could you please advise -
Respected sir/madam, I am 22 years old male, I'm suffering from chest problems and weakness in chest since September last year. I had my tests done and found out that I have a small hiatus hernia and thyroid of tsh 18. I have been taking medications since three months now which is esomeprazole and sucral syrup and rantac since 4 days. feel very weak in my chest area and have been feeling dizzy since a week. What should I do? Please advice.
Lifestyle factors such as having high blood pressure increase the risk. I don't know what to do. So please help me?
I am a patient of bp since 1998 and diabetes since 2008, taking medicine. Tab coversyl 4 mg and azulix 2 mf.
My all arteries are of hands showing from skin. My weight is 52 Kg but my height is 173 cm. What will be cure for me show that my arteries are not shown.
I have got 3 scents fitted at narayana health care at bangalore kindly advice what precautions I should take to live healthy I am 71 years.
I have a problem in my teeth and also in my chest pain and last time is very problem hai so what I'm do.
I am cholesterol person and vegetarian. Please suggest what I will eat in my breakfast, Lunch and Dinner. I am not doing any exercise because of late woke up in morning. Please suggest. My Cholesterol is approx 230 total.
I am 68 years old taking treatment for type 2 diabetes and bp. I had undergone prostate enlargement operation, bye pass surgery and operation for stones in kidney in the year 2009. Now my sugar level is less than 200 and bp is130/80. The problem is I go for twice in a week for bowls and it is hard please advice.
After a Bypass operation what are the precautions, medication or check up needed for a man at the age of 70 yrs.
Here are Causes, Symptoms, Tests and Precautions of Coronary Artery Disease.
A big Hi to all the viewers. I am Dr. Hardik Thakkar an MB physician practicing in Mumbai. I would like to take this opportunity to talk to you about coronary artery disease.
As the word suggests coronary artery disease is a lifestyle disorder which affects the blood vessels of the heart. What happens in you is there are these cholesterol throbey blocks as we call them in layman’s term which deposit in the arteries and then they cause blockage to your micro circulation in the heart. So because of this what happens is the patient complains of pain in the chest, breathlessness, leg swelling, and sometimes even palpitations and a lot of diabetic patients may just get asymptomatic MIs which is these blocks will be there but they may not have any symptoms as I mentioned before.
Now this disease is dreadful because a lot of times these episodes come suddenly in the middle of the night and you may not have enough time to respond and a lot of these patients if they have a very significant amount of block like more than 90 or may be a 100 percent block. They may even die within hours of reaching the hospital. This is the gravity of the situation and hence one has to act very very fast if it all you get a chest pain.
But to begin with since we are talking about lifestyle modification we want to know what is in the lifestyle which leads to the coronary artery disease. As we all know a lot of people from the urban areas who are having sedentary who are not eating right. They are not sleeping right and they are not even working out so all this puts a huge oxidant stress and the wrong diet along with high fi diet which leads to cholesterol deposition and the plagues in the coronary arteries. So what should be done? I mean we need to start at a young age because it is not as we have to wait till 40 and start acting because this plague starts developing as early as 15 years of age. To begin with to prevent the coronary artery disease you have to start early, eat healthy right from your young age. Workout regularly and have an active lifestyle and avoid smoking and alcohol. Smoking is one of the major confounding factors which predisposes to lot of damage to endothelium of your arteries.
So leading a good lifestyle right from the beginning is very very important to you know take care of your coronary artery disease and diabetics as a matter of fact are at a very high risk of having coronary artery disease as compared to the general population. And I would also recommend the public I mean the regular people at least above 40 years to have a stresses done at least once a year along with your lipid profile sugar. This is just to make sure you are on a right track and you are not missing a coronary artery disease. I would like to talk a little bit in brief on this stress test which is you know a test which used to diagnose Angina.
So what we do we make a patient run on treadmill for ten minutes and we record ECGs of all the ten minutes along with the BP changes and if it all if a person has a hidden heart disease not reflected on his symptoms we pick it up and this is followed by the angiography. Once the angiography is done depending on the amount if blocks that are found we treat the patient either medically or with stents or by bypass. This is dictated by the number of arteries the location of plague and the extent of the block. So that’s about it for coronary artery disease at the moment.
If you wish to have more private consultation with me you can reach me through my website which is www.drhardikthakkar.com or also through the lybrate website which is www.lybrate.com. Thank you very much for your time.
There's a different type of pain in my heart. There's no specific place for it. Its just as needles are pitching in my heart. Also that moment I face difficulty in exhaling and inhaling. This problem is since last 3-4 years. There are no more effect on my body. As this pain starts I stop respiration and that time no pain can be felt and so soon I start inhaling and exhaling pain starts. What's the problem can you please tell me. I'm 19 years old.
Hello Doctor Few days I was having high blood pressure then doctor prescribe me MEDICINE ERITEL - H FROM PAST FEW DAYS BACK NOW MY PULSE RATE IS MORE THEN 103 THEN DOCTOR PRESCRIBED ME METPURE, DOMPAN TOO after EATING YESTERDAY MY BP SHOOT AT 90/60 I WANNA ASK WHICH MEDICINE I CONTINUE KNW FOR controlling MY BP. AND plus PRESCRIBED ME RELEVANT DIET FOR MY HEALTH.
As I take eritel ln for high blood pressure it contains salt like telmisartan and cilnidipine . While cilnidipine salt leads to impotence which I am facing wants solution for it or what other medicine can be taken with it to curb impotence.
My 70-year-old mom admitted to hospital with hypertension and high blood sugar last week. She got discharged from hospital after three days with normal BP and blood sugar with medications for BP and Blood Sugar. But now she is feeling nauseatic, having loss of appetite and urgency for nature's call intermittently. She is on following medications post-admission: tab glyciphage 850 mg twice a day, tab envas 2.5 twice a day, tab statix 10 mg at night, tab vertin 8 mg twice a day, tab ecosprin 75 mg once a day, tab shelcal once a day, cap darolac twice a day, tab Pan40 twice a day. Is it matter of worry? Please suggest.
Dear doctor, pls tell me the correct answer. Pls pls If one's weight is reduced due to chronic anxiety, what cholesterol will be reduced in his blood too? I'm male, age- 29.
Sir, I am 37 years old, I have undergone openheart surgery, aortic valve replace done on january 10, 2002, now I am leading a normal life like others.Please suggest further
Sir, I am 29 years old male and having problem with my chest. Sometimes I feel pain in left side chest and also gets short breathing and balance disorder of body.
Menopause is the loss of a woman's natural ability to conceive as she approaches the age of 50. The levels of the female sex hormones estrogen and progesterone begin to drop disrupting the ovulation and menstruation cycles. There are also associated symptoms of menopause, such as weigh gain, low sex drive and hot flashes. You can also take the package for Living Healthy - Woman.
Here are 5 other problems you may experience after menopause:
- Increased level of cholesterol: The human body comprises two types of cholesterol primarily: High Density Lipoprotein (HDL) and Low Density Lipoprotein (LDL). The former is known as "good cholesterol". Estrogen helps to keep your HDL high and LDL low. After menopause, the levels of LDL or "bad cholesterol" naturally go up even if HDL levels remain unaltered. Regular physical exercise can prevent the rise in the levels of LDL.
- Dry skin: Estrogen is responsible for controlling the production of oil in your body. As estrogen levels fall, the oil secretion falls too. This leads to dry and scaly skin, especially skin of the face and arms. You can use moisturizers and creams to prevent flaking of the skin.
- Hair fall: This is also a result of dry skin. The skin of the scalp dries up and cannot provide nourishment to the hair. This causes hair fall. The variability in the levels of the hormones also causes deficiency of certain proteins that are essential for the nails and hair. Use mild herbal shampoos to deal with the problem. Chemical treatment procedures often do more harm than good.
- Unsocial tendencies: The irregularities in the production of the female hormones have an impact on your emotional and social behavior. You may want to spend more and more time by yourself instead of socializing with friends and relatives. These are not symptoms of depression or any other psychological condition. It is simply an emotional transference period.
- Drowsiness: While insomnia is one of the most symptoms of menopause, the situation somewhat reverses after some time. Menopause causes changes in the body weight, hormone cycles and metabolism. All of these, in turn, affect your energy levels. You feel extremely sleepy during the day, especially in the afternoon. However, sleeping during the day can cause sleeping problems at night. So, do not take a nap for more than half an hour during the day.
If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a specilized gynaecologist and ask a free question.