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Dr. Dharmendra

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine

Cardiologist, Delhi

17 Years Experience  ·  100 - 600 at clinic
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Dr. Dharmendra is one of the best Cardiologists in New Ashok Nagar, Delhi. Doctor has been a practicing Cardiologist for 17 years. Doctor has done MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine . You can meet Dr. Dharmendra personally at Hope Clinic in New Ashok Nagar, Delhi. Don’t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. Dharmendra on Lybrate.com.

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MBBS - University Of Allahabad - 2001
MD - Internal Medicine - Bundelkhand Medical College - 2005
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Delhi Medical Council
Delhi Medical Association (DMA)
Indian Medical Association (IMA)

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Sir I am 19 year old I have pain in my abdomen acute pain in my chest and I did not sleep properly please help me sir what I have to do.

BAMS
Ayurveda, Ambala
Sir I am 19 year old I have pain in my abdomen acute pain in my chest and I did not sleep properly please help me sir...
Follow these best tips to get relief from stomach pain - *take 10 gms powder of carom seeds (ajwain, 10 gm powder of cumin (jeera), 10 gm of rock salt. Mix them well and take 1/2 teaspoon (3-5 gm) of mixture daily after meal. *take 1/2 teaspoon of black pepper (kali mirch), 1/ 2 tea spoon of jeera (cumin), 2-3 slice of ginger. Boil it in one glass of water for 2-3 minutes. Drink 5-10 teaspoons (15-20 ml) in morning and evening. * take 1 tea spoon of liv-52 syrup daily one time. * walk for atleast 15-20 minutes daily and avoid long duration continuos sitting. * avoid taking nonveg at night & in day time after taking food, do not sleep in day.
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What Tests Can Be Done To Identify The Stroke?

MCH, MS- Surgery, MBBS
Endocrinologist, Guwahati
What Tests Can Be Done To Identify The Stroke?

Strokes occur when blood to the brain gets interrupted or reduced. When this occurs, brain cells begin to die as they don't get enough nutrients and oxygen. Such life-threatening episodes can strike you anytime.

There are certain signs that can help you to clearly recognise an occurrence of stroke:

  • Face drooping on one side
  • Weakness or numbness on one side of the body, usually a leg or an arm
  • You're unable to think or say anything clearly
  • You experience slurred speech
  • Difficulty in moving your tongue
  • You get a sudden and severe headache

Causes

A stroke occurs when the blood supply to your brain is interrupted or reduced. This deprives your brain of oxygen and nutrients, which can cause your brain cells to die. A stroke may be caused by a blocked artery (ischemic stroke) or the leaking or bursting of a blood vessel (hemorrhagic stroke). Some people may experience only a temporary disruption of blood flow to their brain (transient ischemic attack, or TIA).

What Tests can be Done to Identify the Stroke?

There are certain tests that you can do to identify these warning signs.

  • To identify facial weakness, the smile test is used wherein you're simply asked to show your teeth to check for any changes in this facial expression - a lopsided smile.
  • To check for weakness in the body, the arm test is performed in which you raise both your arms to the same height. In case you're unable to do so, you may be experiencing arm weakness, a sign of stroke.
  • For slurring of speech, you may be asked to repeat sentences such as 'Don't cry over spilt milk' or 'The pen is mightier than the sword'.
  • Stroke can also be identified through the walk test wherein with the help of another person, you walk across the room to check for changes in your step.

If not treated in time, strokes can cause permanent brain damage. More importantly, unlike heart attacks, anxiety may not always be the cause of your stroke symptoms. That's why, being aware of these symptoms and recognising them on time can help you to quickly seek medical assistance.

Endocrine causes of hypertension leading to stroke frequently go undiagnosed in cases such as Pheochromocytoma, Conn's syndrome, Cushing's syndrome, etc. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult an Endocrinologist.

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My mother suffering from mental disorders like lack of sleep, heart beat speed is very high because of that she feels, where to go and whom to beat. And gastric problems also troubles her.

BAMS, D.S.Naik Ayurved Mahavidhyalaya, Dhule
Ayurveda, Surat
My mother suffering from mental disorders like lack of sleep, heart beat speed is very high because of that she feels...
Mr. lybrate-user please give me detailed history of gastric problems. Consult any ayurvedic practitioner for panchkarm treatment. N start medicines for her. Tab. Smritisagar ras 1 at night Tab. Sutshekhar ras 2 - 0 - 2 Syp. Sarswatarishta 2 - 2 - 2 Tab. Gandharvharitaki 1 at night. Use badam oil for hair massage daily.
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Hi Dr. I am suffering from high BP since last 17 years I am taking Telma H80' prolomet AM50 ,Vitagreate in the morning and Minipress xl 5 mg at night weight is 125 kg Pl pl suggest me all remedies.

PDDM, MHA, MBBS
General Physician, Nashik
Hi Dr. I am suffering from high BP since last 17 years I am taking Telma H80' prolomet AM50 ,Vitagreate in the mornin...
Lifestyle changes can help you control and prevent high blood pressure, even if you're taking blood pressure medication. Here's what you can do: Eat healthy foods. Eat a healthy diet. Try the Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension (DASH) diet, which emphasizes fruits, vegetables, whole grains, poultry, fish and low-fat dairy foods. Get plenty of potassium, which can help prevent and control high blood pressure. Eat less saturated fat and trans fat. Decrease the salt in your diet. A lower sodium level — 1,500 milligrams (mg) a day — is appropriate for people 51 years of age or older, and individuals of any age who are black or who have hypertension, diabetes or chronic kidney disease. Otherwise healthy people can aim for 2,300 mg a day or less. While you can reduce the amount of salt you eat by putting down the saltshaker, you generally should also pay attention to the amount of salt that's in the processed foods you eat, such as canned soups or frozen dinners. Maintain a healthy weight. Keeping a healthy weight, or losing weight if you're overweight or obese, can help you control your high blood pressure and lower your risk of related health problems. If you're overweight, losing even 5 pounds (2.3 kilograms) can lower your blood pressure. Increase physical activity. Regular physical activity can help lower your blood pressure, manage stress, reduce your risk of several health problems and keep your weight under control. For most healthy adults, the Department of Health and Human Services recommends that you get at least 150 minutes a week of moderate aerobic activity or 75 minutes a week of vigorous aerobic activity, or a combination or moderate and vigorous activity. Aim to do muscle-strengthening exercises at least two days a week. Limit alcohol. Even if you're healthy, alcohol can raise your blood pressure. If you choose to drink alcohol, do so in moderation. For healthy adults, that means up to one drink a day for women of all ages and men older than age 65, and up to two drinks a day for men age 65 and younger. One drink equals 12 ounces of beer, 5 ounces of wine or 1.5 ounces of 80-proof liquor. Don't smoke. Tobacco injures blood vessel walls and speeds up the process of hardening of the arteries. If you smoke, ask your doctor to help you quit. Manage stress. Reduce stress as much as possible. Practice healthy coping techniques, such as muscle relaxation, deep breathing or meditation. Getting regular physical activity and plenty of sleep can help, too. Monitor your blood pressure at home. Home blood pressure monitoring can help you keep closer tabs on your blood pressure, show if medication is working, and even alert you and your doctor to potential complications. Home blood pressure monitoring isn't a substitute for visits to your doctor, and home blood pressure monitors may have some limitations. Even if you get normal readings, don't stop or change your medications or alter your diet without talking to your doctor first. If your blood pressure is under control, you may be able to make fewer visits to your doctor if you monitor your blood pressure at home. Practice relaxation or slow, deep breathing. Practice taking deep, slow breaths to help relax. There are some devices available that promote slow, deep breathing. However, it's questionable whether these devices have a significant effect on lowering your blood pressure.
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I had lot of stress and blood pressure dropped suddenly and was unconcious for 2-3 minutes. Felt chest pain. Some of the tests related to heart. Hscrp is very high. High sensitive c - reactive protein (hscrp) nephelometry - 5.58 mg/l total cholesterol photometry - 137 mg/dl hdl cholesterol - direct photometry - 31 mg/dl ldl cholesterol - direct photometry - 92 mg/dl triglycerides photometry - 65 mg/dl tc/ hdl cholesterol ratio calculated - 4.4 ratio ldl / hdl ratio calculated - 3 ratio vldl cholesterol calculated - 13 mg/dl non-hdl cholesterol calculated - 105.7 mg/dl I am non-smoker and do brisk walking of 2-3 km sometimes average 4 times a week.

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine Specialist, Faridabad
I had lot of stress and blood pressure dropped suddenly and was unconcious for 2-3 minutes. Felt chest pain. Some of ...
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 .
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Sir I am suffering from chest pain which attacks rarely. It will be a few seconds but the pain is severe. May I know wt should I do. My age group is 22.

DIPLOMA IN DIABETES (U.K), M.D INTERNAL MEDICINE, MBBS
General Physician, Chennai
Sir I am suffering from chest pain which attacks rarely. It will be a few seconds but the pain is severe. May I know ...
Young lady with chest pain. It can be of many reasons. One of the common problem is mitral valve prolapse. Others are acidity. Better to have a ecg done at the earliest.
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My father is 51 year old. He is suffering from gastric and high bp. He is welder by profession. He has left that on my insistence. Now he complains about heaviness in chest, stomach. He always feels that his head is heavy. I consulted doctors earlier but problem is not resolved. He got check ups earlier but I don' t know what' s wrong. Please suggest me doctor to whom I can consult and get him checked and cured. I put up in rohini 20. Please reply soon.

BAMS
General Physician, Delhi
Hormonal imbalance is there due to age which leads to delay in empty the stomach & accordingly intestinal movement.& he is suffering from bp also. Both harmone imbalance & disturbed bp aggravate the symptoms. Please take cap duphalac twice daily. That will help & inform me. He will be better within week. I wish him speedy recovery.
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I am suffering chest pain due to accident case fell down from tree in childhood in this situation I consultant more doctors but they cannot did anything better as well as I did lot of tests but report is coming normal doctor says its my birth fault that you have pigeon chest type but I'm not agree with them I said one of them for surgery but he ignored now what should to do.

MB, BS. M.D
General Physician, Hyderabad
I am suffering chest pain due to accident case fell down from tree in childhood in this situation I consultant more d...
pigeon chest nothing to do with your complaint, any how u have tried by all means,now you go for alternate medicine try some homeao,and ayurveda etc,or else you try sincerely practice YOGA,PRANAYAMA brearhing practices regularly without fail Iam sure you will be benifitted taking on and off DOLO 650Mg
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Dear doctor my sister is 37 years married. She is suffering from high BP ,plz suggest home made remedies for her.

Bachelor of Ayurvedic Medicines and Surgery(BAMS), Post Graduation Diploma in Emergency Medicines And Services(PGDEMS), MD - Alternate Medicine
Ayurveda, Ghaziabad
Dear doctor my sister is 37 years married. She is suffering from high BP ,plz suggest home made remedies for her.
Hello Lybrate user according to ayurveda, Hypertension is referred to as Rakta Capa Vriddhi and it sees the vitiation of vata and pitta doshas as the main cause.. Home Remedy- Mix 1 teaspoon of onion juice with an equal amount of honey. Take once a day for 1 week. Upon noticing improvement, continue for several more days.... Treatment- 1-take sarpgandha vati twice a day... 2-yogendra ras...akik bhasm works very good in case of hypertension.... 3-Take pranacharya no tens capsule twice a day Diet-avoid salty diet...oily food...lower your stress...do pranayama early morning.......
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C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician, Alappuzha
Omega-3 in fish:Eating fish helps your heart

The omega-3 fatty acids in fish are good for your heart. Find out why the heart-healthy benefits of eating fish usually outweigh any risks.

If you're worried about heart disease, eating one to two servings of fish a week could reduce your risk of dying of a heart attack.

For many years, the American Heart Association has recommended that people eat fish rich in omega-3 fatty acids at least twice a week. Doctors have long believed that the unsaturated fats in fish, called omega-3 fatty acids, are the nutrients that reduce the risk of dying of heart disease. However, more recent research suggests that other nutrients in fish or a combination of omega-3 fatty acids and other nutrients in fish may actually be responsible for the health benefits from fish.

Some people are concerned that mercury or other contaminants in fish may outweigh its heart-healthy benefits. However, when it comes to a healthier heart, the benefits of eating fish usually outweigh the possible risks of exposure to contaminants. Find out how to balance these concerns with adding a healthy amount of fish to your diet.

What are omega-3 fatty acids, and why are they good for your heart?

Fish contain unsaturated fatty acids, which, when substituted for saturated fatty acids such as those in meat, may lower your cholesterol. But the main beneficial nutrient appears to be omega-3 fatty acids in fatty fish. Omega-3 fatty acids are a type of unsaturated fatty acid that may reduce inflammation throughout the body. Inflammation in the body can damage your blood vessels and lead to heart disease.

Omega-3 fatty acids may decrease triglycerides, lower blood pressure, reduce blood clotting, decrease stroke and heart failure risk, reduce irregular heartbeats, and in children may improve learning ability. Eating at least one to two servings a week of fish, particularly fish that's rich in omega-3 fatty acids, appears to reduce the risk of heart disease, particularly sudden cardiac death.

Does it matter what kind of fish you eat?

Fatty fish, such as salmon, lake trout, herring, sardines and tuna, contain the most omega-3 fatty acids and therefore the most benefit, but many types of seafood contain small amounts of omega-3 fatty acids.

Are there any kinds of fish you should avoid?

Some fish, such as tilapia and catfish, don't appear to be as heart healthy because they contain higher levels of unhealthy fatty acids. Keep in mind that any fish can be unhealthy depending on how it's prepared. For example, broiling or baking fish is a healthier option than is deep-frying.

Some researchers are concerned about eating fish produced on farms as opposed to wild-caught fish. Researchers think antibiotics, pesticides and other chemicals used in raising farmed fish may cause harmful effects to people who eat the fish.

How much fish should you eat?

For adults, at least two servings of omega-3-rich fish a week are recommended. A serving size is 3.5 ounces (99 grams), or about the size of a deck of cards. Women who are pregnant or plan to become pregnant and young children should limit the amount of fish they eat because they're most susceptible to the potential effects of toxins in fish.

The risk of getting too much mercury or other contaminants from fish is generally outweighed by the health benefits that omega-3 fatty acids have. The main types of toxins in fish are mercury, dioxins and polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs). The amount of toxins depends on the type of fish and where it's caught.

Mercury occurs naturally in small amounts in the environment. But industrial pollution can produce mercury that accumulates in lakes, rivers and oceans, which turns up in the food fish eat. When fish eat this food, mercury builds up in the bodies of the fish.

Large fish that are higher in the food chain ? such as shark, tilefish, swordfish and king mackerel ? tend to have higher levels of mercury than do smaller fish. Larger fish eat the smaller fish, gaining higher concentrations of the toxin. The longer a fish lives, the larger it grows and the more mercury it can collect.

Pay attention to the type of fish you eat, how much you eat and other information such as state advisories. Each state issues advisories regarding the safe amount of locally caught fish that can be consumed.

Should anyone avoid eating fish because of the concerns over mercury or other contaminants?

If you eat enough fish containing mercury, the toxin can accumulate in your body. It can take as long as a year or more for your body to remove these toxins. Mercury is particularly harmful to the development of the brain and nervous system of unborn children and young children. For most adults, however, it's unlikely that mercury would cause any health concerns.

Still, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recommend that these groups limit the amount of fish they eat:

Women who are pregnant or trying to become pregnant
Breast-feeding mothers
Young children
Pregnant women, breast-feeding mothers and children can still get the heart-healthy benefits of fish by eating fish that's typically low in mercury, such as salmon, and limiting the amount they eat to:

No more than 12 ounces (340 grams) of fish in total a week
No more than 6 ounces (170 grams) of canned tuna a week
No amount of any fish that's typically high in mercury (shark, swordfish, king mackerel and tilefish)
Are there any other concerns related to eating fish?

Several recent studies have linked high levels of omega-3 fatty acids in the blood to an increased risk of prostate cancer. But, these studies weren't conclusive, and more research needs to be done to confirm this link. Talk with your doctor about what this potential risk might mean to you.

Can you get the same heart-health benefits by eating other foods that contain omega-3 fatty acids, or by taking omega-3 fatty acid supplements?

Eating fish rich in omega-3 fatty acids and other nutrients appears to provide more heart-healthy benefits than does using supplements. Other non fish food options that do contain some omega-3 fatty acids include flaxseed, flaxseed oil, walnuts, canola oil, soybeans and soybean oil. However, similar to supplements, the evidence of heart-healthy benefits from eating these foods isn't as strong as it is from eating fish.
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