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Dr. Prakash Chand is a trusted Cardiologist in Paschim Vihar, Delhi. You can visit him at Bhatia Global Hospital and Endosurhery Institute in Paschim Vihar, Delhi. Book an appointment online with Dr. Prakash Chand and consult privately on Lybrate.com.

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My heart beats more n more than a simple heartbeat and my windpipe gets problem while taking air. Soo now wat can I do?

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
My heart beats more n more than a simple heartbeat and my windpipe gets problem while taking air. Soo now wat can I do?
Heart palpitations are a feeling that your heart is beating too hard or too fast, skipping a beat, or fluttering. You may notice heart palpitations in your chest, throat, or neck. Heart palpitations can be bothersome or frightening. They usually aren't serious or harmful, though, and often go away on their own. Most of the time, they're related to stress and anxiety or to consumption of stimulants such as caffeine, nicotine, or alcohol. Palpitations also often occur during pregnancy. In rare cases, palpitations can be a sign of a more serious heart condition. Therefore, if you have heart palpitations, make arrangements to see your doctor. And seek immediate medical attention if along with palpitations, you experience shortness of breath, dizziness, chest pain, or fainting. A thorough physical examination and Medical History of your problem is required to rule out for any underlying cause. If an underlying cause is found, the right treatment can reduce or eliminate palpitations. If your palpitations are not related to an underlying cause, lifestyle changes, including stress management and the avoidance of common triggers, can help prevent them. Causes of Heart Palpitations Many things can cause heart palpitations. In majority of cases, the cause is either related to your heart or is unknown. Non-heart-related causes of palpitations include: • Strong emotions such as anxiety, fear, or stress; palpitations often occur during panic attacks. • Vigorous physical activity • Caffeine, nicotine, alcohol, or illegal street drugs such as cocaine and amphetamines • Medical conditions, including thyroid disease, a low blood sugar level, anemia, low blood pressure, fever, and dehydration • Hormonal changes during menstruation, pregnancy, or the perimenopausal period; sometimes, palpitations during pregnancy are signs of anemia. • Medications, including diet pills, decongestants, asthma inhalers, and some drugs used to prevent arrhythmias (a serious heart rhythm problem) or treat an underactive thyroid • Certain herbal and nutritional supplements • Abnormal electrolyte levels Some people experience palpitations after eating heavy meals that are rich in carbohydrates, sugar, or fat. Sometimes, eating foods with high levels of monosodium glutamate (MSG), nitrates, or sodium can bring them on. If you have heart palpitations after eating certain foods, the problem could be food sensitivity. Keeping a food diary can help you identify which foods to avoid. Palpitations can also be related to underlying heart disease. When they are, palpitations are more likely to represent arrhythmia. Heart conditions associated with palpitations include: • Prior heart attack • Coronary artery disease • Other heart problems such as congestive heart failure, heart valve problems, or heart muscle problems In you case and at your age there is a strong possibility that yours is a stressv related problem and start doing stress management exercises especially BRAMARI PRANAYAM daily for 10 minutes and avoid habit of over eating and control on your weight but again I will suggest you to consult your doctor or with me in person as I can only come to a correct diagnosis after physical examination. Being a Homoeopath I will advise you to take following medicine alongwith which will surely help you . ACONITE NAP 30 ( Dr Reckeweg) Drink 5 drops every 5-10 minutes during increased heart beat .Take it till your heart beat is normal.
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How we can stop the medicine of hypertension. It is possible or not. Or is it a life time medicine.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
How we can stop the medicine of hypertension. It is possible or not. Or is it a life time medicine.
Myself is a homoeopath and according to me everybody should be aware and consious about his health and harmful effects of long term medication on our body.Medicines are always for the time being and should be discontinued once our condition is normal with certain exceptions like diabetes,chronic heart diseases,etc to name a few.Hypertension is a symptom of an underlying problem and instead of treating underlined cause we start taking BP medicines thus suppressing it daily and our underlying problem either remains the same or start increasing unknowingly .We go on increasing the dose of BP without knowing that our BP increases not due to exhaustion of effect of previous BP medicine but the underlying problem had increased and one day it proves fatal for life.But who cares,this is the problem of indian medicinal system,no regulation,no doctor-Patient interactions.Just see your own example,at 35 you are taking medicines for BP and this is just the middle of second phase of your life.Just adopt natiropathy in your life.Our kitchen is full of natural ingridients.The question is who will guide .Myself is a homoeopathand I advise you to start homoeopathic medicines along with for your BP problem and slowly start reducing the allopathic dose of BP medicine while taking homoeo medicine and once allopathic medicine is out of your life,we can slowly reduce dose of homoeo medicine and ultimately stop it.I mean to say that rather than taking the prescribed medicines blindly,start using natural resources that God has gifted us.It will be beneficial for our future generations also,
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I have been suffering for headache for the pass 4 months now sometime severe and sometimes mild almost everyday for relief I am taking tab sumo or tab combiflam 1 tab morning and evening to get relief what will be the course of my headache. I don't usually sleep at night until morning am an IT student and completed my MCA what should I take to stop this frustrated headache pls help.

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
I have been suffering for headache for the pass 4 months now sometime severe and sometimes mild almost everyday for r...
1.Take paracetamol 500mg,1 tablet sos after food up to a maximum of 3 tablets daily, 2.Drink plenty of water 3.Take rest If you have recurrent attack of headache 1.It could be a tension headache due to stress, strain,depression,agitation, Hypertension or migraine. 2.Avoid stress, physical and mental exertion, take adequate sleep for 7-8 hours daily 3.Go for regular exercise 4.Practice yoga, meditation and deep breathing exercise to calm your mind, control your emotion and relieve stress 5.Check for refractive error, sinusitis Hemoglobin, BP 6. Consult Neurologist to rule out other causes of headache 7.consult me for further advice
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I am using rosuvastatin 10 mg and having normal cholesterol levels now. Can I try ayurveda medicines for cholesterol or cod liver supplements to maintain healthy cholesterol levels as I don't want to continue statins.

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine Specialist, Faridabad
I am using rosuvastatin 10 mg and having normal cholesterol levels now. Can I try ayurveda medicines for cholesterol ...
Hello dear 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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M.Sc. in Dietetics and Food Service Management , Post Graduate Diploma In Computer Application, P.G.Diploma in Clinical Nutrition & Dietetics , B.Sc.Clinical Nutrition & Dietetics
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Mumbai
7 Tips to Fix Your Cholesterol Without Medication :

1. 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.

2. 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 four, then you have metabolic syndrome.
• Do a glucose insulin challenge test.

3. 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).

4. Exercise.

5. Get Good Quality Sleep. Sleep is essential for healing your body, maintaining balanced blood sugar, and your overall health.

6. 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 three capsules twice a day.
• 1000 mg of omega-3 fats (EPA/DHA) twice a day.
• 2000 IU of vitamin D3 a day at maximum. (Some people recommend less -- consult your doctor.)
• 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 one capsule with each meal.

7. 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.

8. 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.

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Getting pain in heart, in night time the pain starting from left side below chest area and it is coming up into heart.

DHMS (Hons.)
Homeopath, Patna
Getting pain in heart, in night time the pain starting from left side below chest area and it is coming up into heart.
Hello, Lybrate user, It so happens in obesity with high cholesterol levels being threatening to heart. Go for meditation to reduce stress and load on heart. Go for a walk in the morning to combat fats cells. Your diet be of low calorie, easily digestible on time to avoid gastric disorder. Tk, Homoeopathic medicine: @ Phyto berry Q-10 drops, thrice with little water. Tk, care.
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I am 47 years old male weighing 102 kgs with 5 feet 8 inch height. I also have associated issues like high cholesterol, triglycerides, etc. Kindly suggest ways to reduce my weight?

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine Specialist, Faridabad
I am 47 years old male weighing 102 kgs with 5 feet 8 inch height. I also have associated issues like high cholestero...
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. Take anti cholesterol medicines .
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How to reduce LDL cholesterol and increase HDL cholesterol? What must be the diet to avoid high cholesterol?

AUTLS, CCEDM, MD - Internal Medicine, MBBS
General Physician, Faridabad
How to reduce LDL cholesterol and increase HDL cholesterol?
What must be the diet to avoid high cholesterol?
Diet devoid of ghee ..junk food is necessary to decrease cholesterol... Drink skimmed milk...to increase hdl u can take seven seas cod liver oil daily with milk
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Last 4 or 5 months I feel pinpoint pain right side in chest. 5 baar x ray karwa chuka hu. Alag 2 doctors se. Kuch detect nhi hota. please suggest me.

DHMS (Hons.)
Homeopath, Patna
Last 4 or 5 months I feel pinpoint pain right side in chest. 5 baar x ray karwa chuka hu. Alag 2 doctors se. Kuch det...
Hello, you are suffering from gastric disorder. Tk, plenty of water, Go for meditation. Your diet be regular, easily digestible on time. Tk, homoeopathic medicine:@.Kali bichrome 200-6 pills, thrice. @ Ran. Balb 2006 pills, thrice. Avoid, junkood, ,alcohol, nicotine. Tk care.
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Sir, please inform me which type of disease I have. If my left upper back pain, some time chest pain, left shoulder pain, some time short breathing and feeling uncomfortable at night while sleeping.

MPT - Orthopedic Physiotherapy, BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist, Noida
Sir, please inform me which type of disease I have. If my left upper back pain, some time chest pain, left shoulder p...
Gastric problem seems. Do stretching exercises and core strength exercises. 14 glass water per day. Tk gastric medicine. Avoid spicy food.
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My mother age 35 years, have severe chest pain ,sometimes it will be through out the day.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
My mother age 35 years, have severe chest pain ,sometimes it will be through out the day.
Dear lybrateuser, - Her chest pain could be due to hyperacidity/ GERD - she should avoid spicy, fried, processed, sour & junk food, also restrict intake of tea, coffee to 1-2 cups per day - chew food well, do not skip meals, have meals on time, have 4-5 small meals including snacks rather than three large meals, lye down after about an hour of taking food, have dinner 2-3 hrs before bedtime, raise head end by 4-6 inches while sleeping at night - have 7-8 glasses of water for proper hydration - reduce weight by diet & exercise - take tablet Pan 40, 1 tablet half an hour before breakfast daily morning - do regular exercise like walking, yoga & deep breathing to reduce pain & keep your body fit - check BP, blood CBC, sugar cholesterol, x- ray chest, ECG to rule out any other problem, consult a doctor.
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I am having continuous feet pain problems which I developed recently mostly in heal area, I am on high blood pressure medication for the past 3 to 4 years, I feel this is caused by my medication, I am overweight as well.

BHMS
Homeopath,
I am having continuous feet pain problems which I developed recently mostly in heal area, I am on high blood pressure...
Dear lybrate user, you may be suffering from high uric acid level in your blood. To confirm you should conduct a blood test for uric acid. Protein is one of the most vital nutritional substances which are required for human body. Almost every high protein diet contains purine. This purine produces uric acid on oxidation. Excess uric acid is accumulated at the joints of human beings as urate salts. This accumulation of urate salts lead to pain & swelling of those affected joints & this condition is clinically known as gout. You should avoid high protein rich diet like mutton, chicken, beef, eggs, sea fish, spinach, garden pea, tomato, lentils etc. Also you need to take homoeopathic mother tincture urtica urens q, 30 drops, thrice daily, after meals, in a cup of water. This medicine will help to dissolve the accumulated excess urate salts from the joints.
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My wife. having hight 5.4, age 28 mother of 2 years old baby. Now weight only 35. Feeling tired, feel small chest pain, reported weakness and loss of weight since last 1 month. Whats may occur? Kindly suggest.

MBBS, cc USG
General Physician, Gurgaon
My wife. having hight 5.4, age 28 mother of 2 years old baby. Now weight only 35. Feeling tired, feel small chest pai...
Get following test done and review with reports 1. CBC 2. S calcium and Vit D3 3. S. B12 4.Fasting Blood sugar 5. TSH Consult for further management.
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I am 28 year old. Yesterday I checked my cholesterol it is 239 is it normal? Is there and diet for me.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
I am 28 year old. Yesterday I checked my cholesterol it is 239 is it normal? Is there and diet for me.
A few changes could help protect you from this hidden condition: • Try to keep your consumption of saturated fats to a minimum. • Aim to replace saturated fats, with moderate amounts of ‘good’ fats also known as monounsaturated and polyunsaturated fats. • Grill, steam, boil and bake foods instead of frying and roasting. • Eat plenty of fibre-rich foods. • Enjoy healthy snacks such as fruit, nuts and seeds, olives etc. • Eat at least two portions of fish per week, one of which should be oily (Choose from salmon, mackerel, sardines, pilchards or herring). • Include foods enriched with plant stanols/sterols, which are clinically proven to lower ‘bad’ LDL cholesterol as part of a healthy diet and lifestyle. • Stay physically active. at least 30 minutes of moderate intensity exercise on five or more days of the week. • Avoid smoking. • Try and manage your stress levels.  Foods to avoid  Limit saturated fats and oils, such as butter, palm oil, and coconut oil. Instead, use soft vegetable oils, such as olive or canola oil.  Avoid trans fats or partially hydrogenated vegetable oils. These oils go through a process that makes them solid. They're found in some hard margarines, snack crackers, cookies,and chips.  Limit fatty meats such as corned beef, , ribs, steak, ground meat, hot dogs, sausage, bacon, and processed meats . Also limit organ meats like liver and kidney. Replace with skinless chicken or turkey, lean beef, pork, lamb, and fish. Try some meatless main dishes, like beans, peas, pasta, or rice.  Limit meat, poultry, and fish to no more than two servings, or 140 g, a day. Remember that a serving is about the size of a deck of playing cards.  Limit egg yolks.  Limit milk products that contain more than 1% milk fat. This includes cream, most cheeses, and nondairy coffee creamers or whipped topping (which often contain coconut or palm oils). Instead try fat-free or low-fat milk (0% to 1% fat) and low-fat cheeses.  Limit snack crackers, muffins, quick breads, croissants, and cakes made with saturated or hydrogenated fat, whole eggs, or whole milk. Try low-fat baked goods, and use any spreads or toppings lightly.  Instead of using butter or margarine on bread, try dipping it in olive oil.  Avoid fast foods like hamburgers, fries, fried chicken, and tacos. They are high in both total fat and saturated fat. When you eat out, choose broiled sandwiches or chicken without skin, salads with low-fat dressing, and foods that aren't fried. Ask the server to leave off the cheese and high-fat dressings like mayonnaise.
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I am taking amlodipine-10mg for the last 10 years along with atenolol-50mg. Of late I find that there is a sudden swelling of feet and ankles and there is pain on walking. A local doctor suggested that I should stop amlodipine and take olmesartan-40mg. Would this help? kindly advise

Critical Care Training, MD - Internal Medicine, MBBS
General Physician, Delhi
Swelling of both feet? does it put on pressure? amlodipine can cause swelling but not painful and unlikely now as u r taking it since a long time. Any complain of breathlessness on doing regular activities than before? show me your ecg & 2d echo.
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Im 23 year old girl, recently my mother got mild heart attack so she is bit tensed. Doc told one nerve blockage is there. Is it she will be perfectly fine in some days?

Diploma in Obstetrics & Gynaecology, MBBS
General Physician, Delhi
Im 23 year old girl, recently my mother got mild heart attack so she is bit tensed. Doc told one nerve blockage is th...
You mean to say that one blood vessel is blocked (not nerve blocked?) that was the reason for heart attack recently? may be your doctor will suggest angioplasty which is different from open heart surgery. Recovery is good provided patients take care of health by eating right food, doing moderate exercises, keeping bp and blood sugar in control. Good luck.
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How to check my blood pressure is normally or high but not available blood pressure machine please tell me. Thanks.

MD - Consultant Physician
Cardiologist, Kolkata
How to check my blood pressure is normally or high but not available blood pressure machine please tell me.
Thanks.
Once go doctor if high then take his advise & once in fortnight check up bp. If normal then once in a year.

I have been suffering from shortness of breath, chest pain, anxiety and increased pulse rate. What should I do?

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Mumbai
DearLybrate user, A number of conditions can cause a rapid heart rate, anxiety and chestpain symptoms. It's important to get a prompt, accurate diagnosis and appropriate care. I would suggest please get a Normal ECG and Cardiac stress test done to rule out heart condition first. For checkup you can visit nearest Madhavbaug Ayurvedic Cardiac clinics in Maharashtra, where we offer expert checkup and herbal Ayruvedic Cardiac treatment and care to handle such conditions.

I was stented twice. But scan indicates that i have only one on asking the dr he says he has put the stent within stent. Is there any way of confirming the truth.

MBBS, DNB (General Medicine)
General Physician, Delhi
Yes you can go for radioscan of heart or get an echo test done for your heart or ct angio of heart it will the truth.
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When I do exercise I feel breathlessness ecg and chest xray are ok. What are the reason and what is the treatment for breathing problems.

MBBS
General Physician, Chandigarh
When I do exercise I feel breathlessness ecg and chest xray are ok. What are the reason and what is the treatment for...
It is normal to feel heavy breathing during exercising once you get used to it it will improve in the meantime do breathing exercises to improve your lung capacity.
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