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Dr. Chander Shekhar

Cardiologist, Delhi

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Dr. Chander Shekhar is one of the best Cardiologists in New Delhi, Delhi. He is currently practising at Sunder Lal Jain Hospital - Ashok Vihar in New Delhi, Delhi. Book an appointment online with Dr. Chander Shekhar and consult privately on Lybrate.com.

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I am 52 years , RETIRED, 88 kgs, 175 cms, total cholesterol is 200, triglycerides only 98, Also, thyroid functions, liver, pancreas, kidney, Homocysteine, and high sensitive C reactive protein, apolipoprotein A1 &B -- ALL ARE NORMAL ! I am not diabetic ! But my BP is around 145/95 whenever I check ! Kindly advise suitable medication for my BP ! THANKS DOCTOR.

BAMS, MD Ayurveda
Sexologist, Lonavala
I am 52 years , RETIRED, 88 kgs, 175 cms, total cholesterol is 200, triglycerides only 98, Also, thyroid functions, l...
The following remedy would help you 1. Take 1 tsp of dried watermelon seeds 2. Add 1 tsp of cuscus powder 3. Crush the mixture 4. Have this once in the morning and the evening 5. Consume for 3-4 weeks Causes: • Obesity • High salt intake • Alcohol consumption • Mental or physical stress surely you will get results.
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I am 28 years old man. My weight is 82. please help me for losing my weight and my feet also gives very pain and when i am walk 1 km my heartbeat beating very fast. please tell me solution.

Diploma in Obstetrics & Gynaecology, MBBS
General Physician, Delhi
I am 28 years old man. My weight is 82. please help me for losing my weight and my feet also gives very pain and when...
Walking is a safe exercise but due to you being overweight, your feet are unable to take strain of extra load. Try cycling insted & swimming if facility is available or do other exercises which involve the entire body instead of just lower limbs. At 28 you should start dieting & eating healthy without being conscious about tough diet charts & making healthy eating will become a way of life, not a punishment. No sugar or sweets or bad fats through street food and burgers etc. Lots of seasonal vegetables and fruits which will give you enough minerals and vitamins to live healthy, but no juices, have fiber through these, because it is filling and does cleanse the food pipe. Drink lots of water, preferrably the home made ors variety with juice of a lemon with warm water with a pinch of salt added along with a spoon of sugar/honey. Good proteins are filling and nourashing too- boiled egg/ toned milk/ curd/ chhachh/a katori of assorted nuts for good fats & proteins/ dry roasted chane/ 2-3 dates. Apple or orange or banana as a snack but no packed foods to munch. Eat regularly & eat nourishment. No smoking or exposure to pollution. One full meal of daal-roti-chawal-sabji during evenings only for satiety only as by now your food pipe has had good nutrients, lose weight @ 5 kg only & slowly your heart beat will stabalise too.
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I am 25 years old yesterday I checked my blood pressure it was 150/95. So is it an alarming situation. I eat lot of food from outside.

PhD, Human Energy Fields, Diploma in PIP, EFI, Aura scanning for Health evaluation; Energy field assessment, Fellowship Cardiac Rehabilitation, Cardiac Rehabilitation, MD (Ayur - Mind Body Med), Mind Body Medicine
Non-Invasive Conservative Cardiac Care Specialist, Pune
I am 25 years old yesterday I checked my blood pressure it was 150/95. So is it an alarming situation. I eat lot of f...
At your age, the best advice is to be strict about your eating habits, proper exercise. No tobacco and restricted non vegetarian. If the BP increases just once. It is a warning to change your lifestyle. Remember, what you do today will affect your future life. Do not take eating out so casually.
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Can you please suggest any detoxification programs for a smoker who has quit smoking after smoking for 4 years considering a rate of 3-4 cigarettes a day. Reason of quitting is increase in blood pressure I am following diet to control blood pressure, I have quit smoking but I want to detoxicate my body as well. Also suggest if any check up I should go through once I complete at least 1 year of quitting smoking.

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist, Bangalore
Can you please suggest any detoxification programs for a smoker who has quit smoking after smoking for 4 years consid...
Always go for a complete medical check-up to find out that all body functions are normal. You can adopt the following measures for a general recovery and the measures you ae taking for your BP will also help this process: The tobacco tar in cigarette smoke lines your lung with huge patches that make that portion dysfunctional. Your oxygen carrying capacity is jeopardized, and breathing is impinged on. But don’t be discouraged because it is not too late even now to reverse all the ill-effects of smoking. I don’t know what other organs could be damaged but do go for a thorough medical check-up to assess the effects of your abuse. Regarding improving your lungs, do a lot of aerobic exercise breathing through your nostrils only. Then there are a lot of deep breathing exercises in Yoga which you can learn too. Deep breathing cleanses your system and lungs and restores it to good health. Deep breathing uses the 80% of the lungs which are not normally used in normal breathing and even when exerting yourself. The greatest effect is in the lungs because this substance is processed through the respiratory system directly through the lung surface. When quitting, you must take one day at a time; though you must give up all smoking at once, and promptly. If you look too far ahead you will get discouraged and will give up. If you sit and count the number of days you have given up, that will also focus too much on achievement. You must focus on the here and now, on that day to be precise. After all quitting is not that easy due to many factors. So even if you fail one day, you must try and try again. Very few people succeed in their first attempt. Your persistence will eventually pay off. The urge to discontinue is hampered by many factors but the worst of them is the conditioning. In fact, these conditions can exist all through the day, unlike other addictions. But your desire to want to stop is the most important factor. It is important to find out about the ill-effects of smoking to have a reason that alarms you about continuing the habit. The information is really scary but true and you must remind yourself about this every day. The nicotine in tobacco smoke stimulates the heartbeat to raise the blood pressure in no time at all. So you must avoid it like the plague: it is just very bad medicine for you. In fact, it is highly toxic too. You will need to stop smoking or consuming any tobacco related items with immediate effect. You should start vigorous exercises, gradually increasing it over a period of time. Do deep breathing exercises every time you feel like smoking (try Yoga), and replace the oral urge with some healthy food substitute to satiate the need. You may also take hard candy or chew gum. If the urge is too strong, then use nicotine gums and nicotine patches, for a little while until the smoking drive reduces, substantially. You may also join Smokers Anonymous in your city where the support is really extraordinary for like-minded people who are also in the same situation. Keep yourself occupied or engaged with interesting activities during the times when it is most tempting. Keep the company of non-smokers for some time i.e. At least for the first 21 days. Above all announce it to everyone that you have quit smoking. Here’s a piece of very good advice: even if you accidentally/willfully take a cigarette, it is not the end of the world – you can start the cessation all over again. You must persevere with the best support until you defeat this addiction. Counseling is very useful in the initial stages and when temptations are at their highest. You could also join twitter2quit program and enjoy its success to give up smoking.
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Precautions for high blood pressures, diet required. And other proactive measures, thank you.

BAMS
Ayurveda, Ambala
Precautions for high blood pressures, diet required. And other proactive measures, thank you.
To control & maintain BP normal these are best methods to follow:.• Do physical exercise like jogging, running or brisk walk for atleast 20-30 minutes. • Maintain your cholesterol level to normal & eat least amount of butter, cream or fatty things. • Eat less amount of pickle, salt and fast food as they contain high sodium levels. • Avoid drinking alcohol and smoking. • Take less amount of caffine containing coffee, tea or cold drinks because caffine causes increase BP. • Drink 8 to 10 glass of water daily • Take 6 to 8 hrs of sleep daily. Do not take too much stress. • Do long breathing pranayams (Anulom- Vilom, Bhramari) daily for 10 - 15 minutes. It will reduce your stress level in your body. • Eat healthy diet such as green leafy vegetables, fruits. • Take 5 ml of GULAB Jal added in a glass of water daily once a day. You can consult me privately for more medicine treatment and doubts.
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I m a 25 year old male and I m feeling a pain in left syd chest goes through left shoulder. And feeling that there is nothing left in my left hand sometimes. What should you do?

MD - Clinica Biodicity, MBBS
Cardiologist, Delhi
I m a 25 year old male and I m feeling a pain in left syd chest goes through left shoulder. And feeling that there is...
Lybrate-user get a physical examination done from your local doctor. Keep in mind bad posture and spondylitis. Also get your bp checked.
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I am suffering from cold since 2 weeks .when I come from theatre it was severe with chest pain.

M.B.B.S. , PG Diploma In Clinical Cardiology
Cardiologist, Delhi
I am suffering from cold since 2 weeks .when I come from theatre it was severe with chest pain.
You are 18 you have not mentioned your smoking habits in case you are a smoker you can bne at cardiac risk otherwise chances of cardiac origin of pain is highly unlikely at a age of 18 severe chest pain can be because of the lung infection lower respiratory tract infections can cause chest pain you would be given antibiotic therapy with deciongestants and expectornts you can get a prescription in pvt query as per Lybrate rules thank you.

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.

FMAS, MS
General Surgeon, Gandhinagar
I am 68 years old taking treatment for type 2 diabetes and bp. I had undergone prostate enlargement operation, bye pa...
Respected lybrate-user hi have more liquids green leafy veg fiber curd. Isabgul 3 teaspoonful at night with glass of leuk warm water at night for 15 days. Morning walk of 30 minutes & yoga for 20 minutes will help tremendously dear thanks regards.
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My chest and right side of my back shoulder in paining from my last sleep. What should I do?

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
My chest and right side of my back shoulder in paining from my last sleep. What should I do?
It could be a muscular pain 1.Take crocin 500mg one tablet sos after food upto a maximum of 3 tablets daily 2.Apply volini gel twice daily 3.Give warm compress locally 4. Take rest 5. consult doctor if no relief
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Cholesterol - Lifestyle Habits That Help Control it!

MBBS, MD - Medicine, DM - Cardiology, Fellowship in Interventional Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology and Cardiac Electrophysiology
Cardiologist, Delhi
Cholesterol - Lifestyle Habits That Help Control it!

Cholesterol is one of those terminologies that need a clear and fresh understanding, right from scratch. It is nothing but obvious and common for you to primarily know about the ill effects of cholesterol and what it does to your body; from increasing the risks of cardio-vascular diseases to adding to your waistline. However, it is time we all got a fresh perspective on what cholesterol is.

So, to start off, what is actually cholesterol?
It is waxy substance produced by the liver which plays an important role in the proper functioning of the cells, digestive process and synthesis of Vitamin D in the body. As cholesterol is a fat based substance that does not dissolve in blood, it is transported, throughout the body, by a protein called the ‘lipoprotein’. The lipoproteins that carry cholesterol are of two types: Low-Density

Lipoprotein (LDL) and High Density Lipoprotein (HDL)

Why is LDL ‘bad’?
LDL is known as ‘bad’ cholesterol as it is responsible for plaque formation that reduces flexibility of the arteries and tends to clog them.

Why is HDL ‘good’?
HDL is known as the ‘good’ cholesterol because it gets rid of excessive LDL from the arteries and transports them to the liver where they can be broken down. Too much of bad cholesterol in the body can lead to clogged arteries that may result in stroke or a heart attack. Now that you know that too much LDL cholesterol is bad for you, you need to keep it under control while raising the good cholesterol (HDL) levels.

In order to do that, you need to make certain modifications in your lifestyle.

Some of them can be:

  1. Eat foods that are good for the heart: Avoid eating saturated fats and trans-fats as they raise LDL levels in the body. Instead, choose foods that are rich in the heart healthy monounsaturated fats such as almonds and olive oil. Also, include foods that are rich in Omega-3 fatty acids such as fish oil; these fatty acids increase HDL levels in the blood.
  2. Exercise regularly: Exercise not only helps you to lose calories but also increases the good cholesterol levels in the body. Aim for 20-30 minutes of cardiovascular exercises in the form of brisk walking, running or cycling to keep your heart muscles healthy.
  3. Stop smoking: Smoking can cause the blood vessels to narrow down, thus increasing blood pressure, owing to the constriction of the blood vessels. Quit smoking right away and your ticker will thank you for it. Remember to limit alcohol consumption as well.
  4. Maintain optimal weight levels: It’s time to get rid of all the excess fat from the body, especially the visceral fat (abdominal fat). Obesity increases the risk of heart diseases and also has a negative effect on the cholesterol levels. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a cardiologist.
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My mom age 57 years old. She has high BP and is on medication since 3-4 years for high BP. Dr. had prescribed Telsartan active later changed to Tazloc beta 2-3 months ago as she had breathing problem while walking climbing stairs. But from 2-3 weeks she has swelling in her ankle, foot & hands areas so Dr. prescribed Torsemide 5 mg. But swelling did not subside. How long will it take for this swelling to subside? Is it time to be worried? Is it symptoms for problems related to kidney? Kindly guide me.

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine, DM - Cardiology, Cardiac Device Specialist (CCDS - Physician )
Cardiologist, Delhi
My mom age 57 years old. She has high BP and is on medication since 3-4 years for high BP. Dr. had prescribed Telsart...
Yes it is time that you should be concerned about what is the actual problem that is causing all these symptoms for your mom. These symptoms can be either due to heart or kidney, but for that we need to get her investigated. You should get the following tests done - RFT, Lipid Profle, LFT, ECG and a good Echo and the consult a cardiologist near you or you can take her to cardiologist and then get a proper evaluation done.
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Mom is dietetic plus she has cardiac issue. She is on bed. From last 3-4 days getting burning sensation at the time of passing urine. Need your advise on this issue.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
Mom is dietetic plus she has cardiac issue. She is on bed. From last 3-4 days getting burning sensation at the time o...
Dear lybrateuser, -give plenty of water atleast 8-10 glasses a day -get urine re/me, culture done -consult doctor with reports as she may require antibiotics.
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I'm 24 years old. My stomach doesn't work properly. When I take some food, I feel burden on my heart. How does I digest my food?

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Navi Mumbai
I'm 24 years old. My stomach doesn't work properly. When I take some food, I feel burden on my heart. How does I dige...
First of all you should follow some basic thing 1. Avoid=hot and cold at time 2. Less the sugar as much as possible if you want to eat sweet take juggery which is black 3. Do not drink water after meal drink at the time of meal sip by sip up to 150 ml 4. Avoid late night sleep 5. Panchamrut parpati 1 tab before lunch and dinner 6. Audumbaravleha 2 tsp before lunch and dinner.
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Hi I am 25 years old and I have chest pain from last month. Pain is like stretch in the lower neck but above the chest. What should I do? sometimes I also have a gastro problem.

MBBS, DGO (cal)
General Physician,
You are invisible to me. I don't know your health status. In present days chest pain at your age even, may be due to serious reason so please consult a doctor who can say whether to bother or not.
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I am suffering from cough from 2 weeks and I have chest pain. Can you suggest me a treatment?

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
I am suffering from cough from 2 weeks and I have chest pain. Can you suggest me a treatment?
1. Do warm saline gurgling 3-4 times daily 2. Take viscodyne d syrup 2tsf thrice daily if it is a dry cough or viscodyne syrup if cough is associated with sputum 3. You may have to take antibiotic along with and carry out investigations including x ray chest after consulting physician, it if no relief4. Avoid smoking if you smoke.
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I'm 23 years old girl and I'm suffering from pcos. I'm on medication from the month of April. Since last one month my heart palpitates very hard sometimes whenever I lay down to sleep especially when I turn to my left. It's so hard that It felt like as if my whole body is beating. Is it something to worry about?

M.B.B.S. , PG Diploma In Clinical Cardiology
Cardiologist, Delhi
I'm 23 years old girl and I'm suffering from pcos. I'm on medication from the month of April. Since last one month my...
Hello dear flushing palpitation high heart rate ghabhrahat are very common side effect of tablet harmoni f which you are taking for pcos message me the doses of all the medicines you are on if you are on higher doses we can shift you on lower doses and will gradually increase the dose when we are playing with hormones we need to know the doses as slight variation of doses can cuse problem thanks feel free to ask.

I have chest pain and I contacted to a doctor and he tested my ECG and echo test. My ECG test and echo test are normal, then which disease may I have?

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
I have chest pain and I contacted to a doctor and he tested my ECG and echo test. My ECG test and echo test are norma...
Dear Lybrateuser, - At your age your chest pain could be due to acidity, anxiety or sedentary habit - avoid spicy, fried & junk foods, restrict intake of tea/ coffee to 1-2 cups per day, also avoid alcohol & tobacco if you take - do not skip meals, have meals on time, chew your food well, 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 - have 7-8 glasses of water for proper digestion - do regular exercise, play games, also do yoga, deep breathing & meditation for 10-15 min daily morning - take syrup Gelucil, 2 teaspoonful three times a day half an hour after meals.
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I suffer from following ailments: 1. Hypertension for last 30 years. My lipid profile always shows higher value of bad chlostral inspite of my consuming very very low fat diet. 2. Knee pain for last 12 years. Cartage of left leg got broken 12 years back , which under went minicus operation in year 2003. Now I started medicines for lowering chlostral (Rosvas F) for last two months in addition to my regular BP medicine. 3. I also take medicine for Prostate. 4. After starting medicine for chlostral, I now find very severe pain has started in my knees. My age is now 63 years.

DNHE, BPTh/BPT, weight management specialist
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Kolkata
Whats your weight? You need to get a personalised diet plan as per your body type and health problems, which will help you in lowering your bad cholestrol and raising the good one and also to keep BP under control. And about the knee pain you could be having degenerative changes in the knee joint,get a x-ray done.
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My bood pressure is increasing what I should do to decrease my blood pressure can you give me some medicine so that I can decrease ny blood pressure.

BHMS
Homeopath,
My bood pressure is increasing what I should do to decrease my blood pressure can you give me some medicine so that I...
Dear lybrate user, take homoeopathic mother tincture rawuolfia q, 30 drops, thrice daily, after meals, in a cup of water for your problem of high blood pressure. Also avoid mutton, beef, chicken, ghee, butter etc. Kindly remember that medication to control high blood pressure will affect your sexual performance & it will diminish your sexual power.
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