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Dr. L.K.C Sinha

MBBS

Cardiologist, Delhi

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My favorite part of being a doctor is the opportunity to directly improve the health and wellbeing of my patients and to develop professional and personal relationships with them....more
My favorite part of being a doctor is the opportunity to directly improve the health and wellbeing of my patients and to develop professional and personal relationships with them.
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Dr. L.K.C Sinha is a popular Cardiologist in Apex Citi Hospital, Delhi. He is a MBBS . You can consult Dr. L.K.C Sinha at Dr. L.K.C Sinha@Apex Citi Hospital in Apex Citi Hospital, Delhi. Save your time and book an appointment online with Dr. L.K.C Sinha on Lybrate.com.

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Heart health

M. Sc. Foods, Nutrition & Dietetics, B.Sc-Home Science
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Visakhapatnam
Heart health
Vegetables and fruits are good sources of vitamins and minerals. Vegetables and fruits are also low in calories and rich in dietary fiber. Vegetables and fruits contain substances found in plants that may help prevent cardiovascular disease.
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I have high bp and I usually take medicines but I want to control my bp without taking any medicines. Can you as suggest me precautions for it?

MBBS, PG Diploma in Clinical Cardiology
Cardiologist, Gurgaon
I have high bp and I usually take medicines but I want to control my bp without taking any medicines. Can you as sugg...
yes there is way to control BP like lifestyle modifications , daily 30 min excercise , low salt and spices intake . weight control and eat less fat , sugars , sweets , fried and junk food.
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Hi. My sister suffers from a very strange problem. Her heart beat increases, jaws tighten up, she gets flashes of cold throbbing pain on right side of head and current spark on head and forhead and so many other small small things at one go like an attack. Please suggest. Thanks.

MD Homoeopathy
Homeopath, Pune
Sadaf, your sister needs to visit a clinic and undergo thorugh checkup & case taking. You can contact me through my cell phone number. Take care,
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Live to walk, walk to live

MBBS, MD - General Medicine, DM - Endocrinology, DNB Endocrinology, MNAMS, Speciality Certificate (Endo. & Diab.) (MRCP, UK), Fellow of American College of Endocrinology (FACE)
Endocrinologist, Delhi
Live to walk, walk to live

Daily 60 minutes of brisk walk can reduce blood glucose by 20mg/dl and reduce bloos pressue by 10/6 mm of mercury. Walking is an excellent mood elevating activity, keeps away depression, lowers cholesterol also

Dr deep dutta was awarded by research society for the study of diabetes in india (rssdi) on 18th nov 2016 at hyderabad for being the best researcher in diabetes and for prevention of diabetes in india for the year 2016

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I have diabetes and hypertension what type of exercises I have to do and frequency of exercises for one month.

MBBS, M.S, M. Ch, F.I.A.C.S
Cardiologist, Chennai
I have diabetes and hypertension what type of exercises I have to do and frequency of exercises for one month.
Walk, go to the gym, yoga is good. Ellipticals are fine. Muscle strengthening exercises. Swimming, and running. Not advisable to lift weights.
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What diet should be followed for cholesterol patients?

MD - Internal Medicine, MBBS
Endocrinologist,
What diet should be  followed for cholesterol patients?
high 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. Avoid fast foods,oily foods,junk foods,alcohol,smoking,fatty foods, non-veg.,avoid stress, take green veg., whole grain.garlic,. Take anti cholesterol medicines .
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Dr. I am suffering frm high cholesterol. I am already taking Rosulip 20mg on daily basis Total cholesterol 248 Triglycerides 263 HDL cholesterol 34 Non HDL 213 LDL cholesterol 180 VLDL Cholesterol 34 Total cholesterol 7.3 LDL/HDL 5.3.

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine Specialist, Faridabad
Dr. I am suffering frm high cholesterol. I am already taking Rosulip 20mg on daily basis

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hi good medicines you are taking . you can also take cap.ecosprin gold 20 1hs. for 30 days. Seven Tips to Fix Your Cholesterol and Reverse Metabolic Syndrome without Medication Luckily, this doesn’t mean you are doomed, even if you are already suffering from metabolic syndrome and heart problems. High cholesterol and pre-diabetes, or metabolic syndrome, can be successfully diagnosed and treated. I have reviewed this in previous blogs but here are 7 tips to help you get large, fluffy cholesterol particles and reverse metabolic syndrome. Get the right cholesterol tests. Check NMR particle sizes for cholesterol by asking your doctor for this test at Labcorp or LipoScience. You want to know if you have safe, light, and fluffy cholesterol particles, or small, dense, artery damaging cholesterol particles. A regular cholesterol test won’t tell you this. Check for metabolic syndrome. Do you have a fat belly? Measure you waist at the belly button and your hips at the widest point—if your waist/hip is greater than 0.8 if you are a woman or 0.9 if you are man, then you have a problem If you have small LDL and HDL particles, you have metabolic syndrome. If your triglycerides are greater than 100 and your HDL is less than 50, or the ratio of triglycerides to HDL is greater than 4, then you have metabolic syndrome. Do a glucose insulin challenge test. This is very important and most physicians do not test for insulin and glucose. Check your hemoglobin A1c, which measures blood sugar over the last 6 weeks. If it is greater than 5.5, you may have metabolic syndrome Eat a healthy diet. Eat a diet with a low glycemic load, high in fiber, and phytonutrient and omega-3 rich. It should be plant based, and you should consume plenty of good quality protein such as beans, nuts, seeds, and lean animal protein (ideally organic or grass fed). I have described specific diets that abide by these parameters in my book UltraMetabolism. Exercise. Enough said. Get good quality sleep. Sleep is essential for healing your body, maintaining balanced blood sugar, and your overall health. Use supplements to support healthy cholesterol particle size. These include: A multivitamin including at least 500 mcg of chromium, 2 mg of biotin, and 400 mg of lipoic acid. For most you will take 3 capsules twice a day. 1000 mg of omega-3 fats (EPA/DHA) twice a day. 2000 IU of vitamin D3 twice a day. 1200 mg of red rice yeast twice a day. 2-4 capsules of glucomannan 15 minutes before meals with a glass of water. Broad-range, balanced concentration of plant sterols. You will usually take 1 capsule with each meal. Consider using high dose niacin or vitamin B3. This can only be done with a doctor’s prescription. It is useful to help raise HDL cholesterol, lower LDL cholesterol and triglycerides, and increase particle size. Use low-dose statins ONLY if you have had heart disease or are a male with multiple risk factors, while carefully monitoring for muscle and liver damage. For the vast majority of people this approach is better than simply taking a cholesterol medication. To reduce your risk of heart disease you need to address metabolic syndrome, and that can ONLY be done effectively with a comprehensive diet and lifestyle approach like the one outlined above. Now I’d like to hear from you … Have you taken statins? What has been the effect and do you have muscle pain or any neurologic side effects? Do you think metabolic syndrome is an important factor to address to reduce the risk of heart disease? Why or why not? Has your doctor ever said, your sugar is a little high and we will watch it? Watch for what — until it is so bad you are eligible to take diabetes medication? What do you think of conventional medicine’s tendency to prescribe medications over dietary and lifestyle change for chronic health conditions?
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Sir, I m suffering from chest pain at the middle of my chest about 2 years. Without having any injury. I m tensed about it. please help.

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
Sir, I m suffering from chest pain at the middle of my chest about 2 years. Without having any injury. I m tensed abo...
1. For your age pain chest could be due to anxiety, stress, depression, physical and mental strain, hyper acidity, muscular problem 2. Avoid stress and strain 3. Do regular exercise, reduce your weight if over weight. 4. Control your diet. Avoid oily/spicy/fried and junk food, high calorie and cholesterol rich diet. Take small frequent meals (5-6 meals/day instead of three heavy meals. If you have hyper acidity take one tablet of pan 40 in the morning before breakfast daily for few days 5. Do yoga, meditation, deep breathing exercise like pranayama etc. It will calm your mind, control your emotion and relieve stress. 6. Have sound sleep for 7-8 hours daily. 7. Avoid smoking, alcohol, excess tea/coffee, if you are having 8. Drink plenty of water and take rest 9. Take paracetamol 500mg one tablet sos after food up to a maximum of three tablets per day at the time of chest pain 10. If you have recurrent attack of chest pain check your bp, take ecg and consult cardiologist.
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My mother is 57 year old she is having hypertension, high b. P taking allopathic medicines for B. P and thyoroid. She is short tempered, worries too much. Please suggest meditation or medicine for her.?

MBBS, CCEBDM, Diploma in Diabetology
Endocrinologist, Hubli-Dharwad
My mother is 57 year old she is having hypertension, high b. P taking allopathic medicines for B. P and thyoroid. She...
Please let me know the bp readings, treatment being taken and is she on thyroxine tablets for hypothyroidism? meditation and pranayama will always be helpful. The seven pranayams such as bhastrika, kapalbhati, bahya, agnisar, anulom vilom, bhramari & udgit done in this sequence along with medication will be highly beneficial.
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I am 38 years old female with two kids. Just giving in to wine and smoke due to stress related issues, being a single mother. Just got my routine blood tests done. Cholesterol is borderline high. Kindly suggest a good diet to lower the cholesterol and help me lead a stress free life.

Fellowship in Cardiology, MD, MBBS
General Physician, Delhi
I am 38 years old female with two kids. Just giving in to wine and smoke due to stress related issues, being a single...
Just do regular pranayam. Eat whatever you think is good for your kids. There is never a special diet. Dont get stressed if you cant give up your habits. One day you will.
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My father is a loud snorer. He takes medicines for High BP. What could be the reason behind this & what are the solutions?

MBBS, M.S, M. Ch, F.I.A.C.S
Cardiologist, Chennai
My father is a loud snorer.
He takes medicines for High BP.
What could be the reason behind this & what are the solut...
Snoring is quite common. However something could be done to reduce snoring. Please consult an ent surgeon.
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Screening for Prehypertension

MD - General Medicine, MBBS
General Physician, Karimnagar
Screening for Prehypertension

Guidelines for vary from time to time, but generally accepted classification of hypertension ( JNC7)is

Average of two or more properly measured readings at each of two or more visits after an initial screen:

Normal                  < 120 mm Hg SBP             AND   DBP < 90 mm Hg

Prehypertension    120 -139 mm Hg SBP     OR      DBP 80 to 89 mm Hg

Stage 1 HTN            140 -159 mm Hg SBP     OR      DBP 90 to 99 mm Hg

Stage 2 HTN            >/= 160 mm of Hg SBP   OR     DBP >/= 100 mm Hg.

Prevalence of prehypertension among adults in United States is approximately 37 percent.

Study done by Yadhav S et al showed prevalence of prehypetension was 32.3 percent in India with highest  36% among 30-39 yrs age group, indicates that awareness is necessary for regular blood pressure check up.

People diagnosed with hypertension represents “tip  of an iceberg”.

Many patients get to know about their raised blood pressures at the time of diagnosis, heart attack, stroke or kidney disease( end organ failures) which would have been preventable  if treated at an early stage.

Why hypertension should be diagnosed and treated ?

Hypertension currently causes  2/3rd s of all strokes and half of all cases of ischemic heart disease.

Reduction in high blood pressure leads to large reduction in stroke, heart failure, renal failure, aortic dissection, coronary events and death.

Prehypertension: It is an entity where SBP >120 -139 mm Hg or DBP 80-89 mm Hg.

Multiple epidemiological studies demonstrated increased cardiovascular risk in patients with prehypertension.People with prehypertension have increased risk of progression to sustained hypertension, the prevalence of hypertension increases from approximately 10 percent at age of 30 yrs to as high as 90 percent after age of 65 yrs.

Framinham hypertension risk prediction score, may help identification of prehypertensive patients who are at gretest risk for pregression to hypertension. Risk calculator includes variables like age, sex, family history of hypertension, body mass index and smoking.  Most important predictors of these were higher baseline blood pressure and older age.

Screening for hypertension: optimal interval for screening is not known.

2007 USPSTF( United States Preventive Services Task Force) guidelines recommend

Screening every    two years for persons with SBP <120 mm Hg and DBP < 80 mm Hg     

                                 Yearly for persons with SBP 120-139 mm Hg or a DBP 80 -89 mm Hg

How to manage Prehypertension:

TROPHY stydy( TRial Of preventing Hypertension)  results showed that there is no role for pharmacotherapy in prehypertension except in special conditions like diabetes, chronic kidney disease etc.

Treatment:As per JNC 7 reccomendations patients with prehypertension who do not have diabetes, chronic kidney disease , end organ damage , or clinical evidence of cardiovascular disease are generally treated with non pharmacological therapies.

Major non pharmacological therapies that aid to decrease blood pressure are: 

Weight reduction:  Maintain normal body weight ( BMI 18.5 to 24.9 kg/m2)  this can reduce BP by 5 to 20 mm hg per 10kg weight loss.

Adopt DASH eating plan : (DASH- Dietary Approach To Stop Hypertension) consists of fruits, vegetables, legumes, low-fat dairy products with reduced saturated and total fat.This can reduce BP by 8 to 14 mm Hg.

Dietary sodium Restriction: Reduce dietary sodium intake to no more than 100meq/day(2.4 gm sodium or 6 gm of sodium chloride). This can reduce BP by 2 to 8 mm Hg.

Physical activity: Engage in a regular aerobic physical activity such as brisk walking (at least 30 min per day, most days of the week). This can reduce BP by 4 to 9 mm Hg.

Moderation of alcohol: Limit consumption of alcohol to no more than 2 drinks per day in most men and no more than 1 drink in women and lighter weight persons. This can reduce BP by 2 to 4 mm Hg.

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My friend Ravi has some time get a problem in his chest, because alway pain left side in chest? What a problem we are not conform.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
My friend Ravi has some time get a problem in his chest, because alway pain left side in chest? What a problem we are...
It could be a muscular pain and ask him to check his vital parameters of the body from a nearby doctor
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My husband have high BP problem. His age is 31 year. And weight is 94 kg .he is taking medicine seloken xl 50 but still BP is 140/90 some time 150. What should we do for this.

M.B.B.S. , PG Diploma In Clinical Cardiology
Cardiologist, Delhi
My husband have high BP problem. His age is 31 year. And weight is 94 kg .he is taking medicine seloken xl 50 but sti...
Hi lybrate-user betablockers are not the first line medicines for hypertension, shift him from beta blockers to calcium channel blockers or at 1 antagonist like losartan. After taking seloken xl if bp is 140/90 its a matter of concern, as his age is just 31. A 2 d echo can also be done to rule out any associated left ventricle hypertrophy. You have not mentione his smoking and alcoholic habits severe life style modifications should be tried for 3 months you can read about it in my health tips thanks.
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Recently I faced chest pain, however all the reports are normal. Less blood and low bp. Can I take paya soup now?

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
Recently I faced chest pain, however all the reports are normal. Less blood and low bp. Can I take paya soup now?
Dear Lybrateuser, -Your chest pain could be due to acidity -have meals on time, do not skip meals, chew your food well, avoid spicy, fried & junk food, too much tea/coffee -sprinkle a pinch of salt on your meals & have 8-10 glasses of water to bring up your BP, also do regular exercise to keep fit -have more of green leafy vegetables, non-veg, fruits, eggs to raise your hemoglobin & blood count, you can take paya soup.
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My Age 69 healthy 5kg/overweight able to do one hour of physical exercise aerobic like swimming. No other prob like bp or blood sugar. Arrhythmic heart beat. Pulse rate ard 60. Treadmill test normal. Prob. Through out the day feelg short of breath. Except sitting n sleeping.

Certificate in Laparoscopic and Thoracoscopic Surgery, Fellowship in Paediatric cardiac Surgery, M. Ch. (CVTS), MS, MBBS
Cardiologist, Calicut
My Age 69 healthy 5kg/overweight able to do one hour of physical exercise aerobic like swimming. No other prob like b...
I find your health condition difficult to understand, I would like to suggest you see a physician who will examine you, do some tests and give you an opinion. I can give you a second opinion based on the results of your tests.
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I have hdl 31.6 Ldl 105 Total cholesterol 158 Triglycerides 107 I have xanthelasma. Does this due to cholesterol? Do I have more cholesterol level? Does this cause heart attack?

Diploma in Obstetrics & Gynaecology, MBBS
General Physician, Delhi
I have hdl 31.6
Ldl 105
Total cholesterol 158
Triglycerides 107 I have xanthelasma.
Does this due to cholesterol? Do ...
Yes it is due to high cholesterol. Keep your cholesterol levels on lower side to prevent this disease and also for prevention of heart attack.
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Hello My son is 19 years old n during exams he gets blackout strokes. What could be the possible reason? What should I do?

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
Hello, this is called exam phobia . Give him kali phos 6x , 5 tabs thrice daily and Picric acid 30 Ch , 3 drops once daily. Revert me after 7 days.
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