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Dr. Prretam Gupta

Cardiologist, Delhi

400 at clinic
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Dr. Prretam Gupta is a popular Cardiologist in New Delhi, Delhi. He is currently associated with sunderlal hospital in New Delhi, Delhi. You can book an instant appointment online with Dr. Prretam Gupta on Lybrate.com.

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How to reduce cholesterol?

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How to reduce cholesterol?
Avoid bad habits i.e. Avoid fast food/fat/oily,salty foods. Coffee, smoking, alcohol intake. Non-veg., take whole grain,oats,green veg.,plenty of water in day time, 1 glass of water at night before bed. take cap. ecosprin gold -10 at tab. atorvas-10 at night. for 30 days and repeat tests.

Hello Doctor! My age is 32. I have cervical pain and bp problem. I take cardace am 5 whenever my bp rises I have monitor at home. Since morning I am feeling very uneasy and restless I am feeling like lying down. I am having dizzy feeling and frequent urination. I am having some discomfort near my liver also I was detected with fatty lever grade 1 in June 16. Why I am feeling so restless today. I am also having pain in my left front shoulder nr caller bone feel like some muscle is pulled will chiropractor help in shoulder pain. I tried all pain medicines and physiotherapy nothing worked. should I check my sugar level test. Kindly reply.

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Hello Doctor! My age is 32. I have cervical pain and bp problem. I take cardace am 5 whenever my bp rises I have moni...
Yes lybrate-user, you should do all the standard investigations of chest X ray, abdominal sonography, blood test, Hb1aC, ECG. Liver function, renal function and BP tests to determine what is the root of the problem. It is better to know the issue before experimenting with treatments. If you have cervical pain, you need to correct your back muscle strength and bone strength with posture correction.
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I fell down a couple of days back and hit my head on the floor. Since then I have chest burn. What should I do?

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I fell down a couple of days back and hit my head on the floor. Since then I have chest burn. What should I do?
tell me in detail, i can not understand your question. chest burn is not related to chest burn .chest burn is hyperacidity or gastritis, for this you can take tab rantac 150 1tab bd for few days, it will get you relief

Hi my moms age is 58 years she is suffering from PSVT heart from past 5 or 6 years and taking Seloken Xl 50 mg every day now on recent check up the doctors says the Heart has become week Operation has to be done with in 6 months this is Angiography and Rf Ablation my question is. Is operation the only way out or can be cured by medicines also please advice. And a CT angiogram can also be done please advice the cost and centers in delhi NCR.

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Hi my moms age is 58 years she is suffering from PSVT heart from past 5 or 6 years and taking Seloken Xl 50 mg every ...
For paroxysmal supraventricular tachycardia you need to consult a cardiologist who have is an ep specialist. So far as angiography goes conventional angiography gives the final answer. Ct angiography is more of a screening test. If the heart is'weakening' better to go for conventional angiography to check if any vessels are blocked. In delhi all good centres like medanta, fortis escorts and aiims have the required facilities.
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I am 33 year old my heart is not strong due to this air pollution what should I do?

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I am 33 year old my heart is not strong due to this air pollution what should I do?
You should take Essentia aurea from schwabe, 15 drops, with half cup of water, daily morning. morning walk is necessary for a ovre all good health.

I have heart problem. Please suggest me suitable diet so cholesterol level maintain in control.

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I have heart problem. Please suggest me suitable diet so cholesterol level maintain in control.
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 .

My age is 80 yrs. My Blood Pressure is 145-150/70. I am taking amlopres tablet 2.5 mg. Daily. Pl. Advise.

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My age is 80 yrs. My Blood Pressure is 145-150/70. I am taking amlopres tablet 2.5 mg. Daily. Pl. Advise.
To control or maintan BP normal there are some instructions are given below: •Do not take salt in high amount or try to avoid it because high sodium level increase BP. • Eat less amount of pickle and fast food, fast food contain high sodium. • Avoid drinking alcohol and smoking. • Take less amount of coffee and tea both increase BP. • Drink 8 to 10 glass of water daily. • Do exercise daily such as long walk. • Take 6 to 8 hrs of sleep daily. Do not take too much stress. • Do long breathing pranayams, anulom vilom pranayams daily for 10 - 15 minutes. It will reduce your stress level in your body. • Avoid taking too much fat foods such as butter, cheese, ghee. • Eat healthy diet such as green leafy vegetables, fruits. Eat an apple daily.
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Hi, I am 29 years old and have weight of 90 kg and height is 5 feet 10 inches. I want to lose weight. Can you suggest any ayurvedic medicine for this. I also want ot know if vrikshamala will help me to lose weight and regulate my cholesterol levels. Thanks.

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Hi, I am 29 years old and have weight of 90 kg and height is 5 feet 10 inches. I want to lose weight. Can you suggest...
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 .

I am 21 year male and I am having high blood pressure i. E. 160/80 I do not have any kind of tension, But yes I do heavy weight exercises at the gym, is gym is the reason of high blood pressure or some thing ele. Please answer my question its important.

PG Diploma in Emergency Medicine Services (PGDEMS), Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), MD - Alternate Medicine
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I am 21 year male and I am having high blood pressure i. E. 160/80 I do not have any kind of tension, But yes I do he...
In ayurveda, Hypertension is referred to as Rakta Capa Vriddhi and it sees the vitiation of vata and pitta doshas as the main cause...take sarpgandha vati twice a day...yogendra ras...akik bhasm works very good in case of hypertension....avoid salty diet...oily food...lower your stress...do pranayama early morning...

I'm fed up with life. Life is not worth living for me. I'm not living life but just passing it. I'm worthy of nothing. There is a lack of happiness lack of confidence lack of concentration. There is no hope no enlightenment no dream no aim in life. I'm very much disinterested, very much disheartened. I'm sailing in a boat without the sailor in the stormy sea. I'm just like the kite which strings are cutoff. I'm skipping my drugs for the high blood pressure. My blood pressure shoots up to 200/130 without any symptoms. I have cutoff myself from my inner and outer self. I'm unable to cope up with it. I Pass nights together without sleep. There is a complete break down. There is no way out. I'm very much depressed.

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I'm fed up with life. Life is not worth living for me. I'm not living life but just passing it. I'm worthy of nothing...
Depression is very common in today's life but breaking down in stress is not the solution, think about those people who are sleeping in the footpaths who don't even know whether they will get today's bread or not, life is very important, help someone needy bring smile in face of helpless people, you will get internal peace and you will forget your tensions, also don't ignore your high bp, have medicines regularly but don't make it as habit better go for homoeopathic constitutional treatment which will cure you permanently since homoeopathic medicines act very nicely on brain and mind also.
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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 and urgency for nature's call intermittently. Is it matter of worry? Please suggest.

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My 70-year-old mom admitted to hospital with hypertension and high blood sugar last week. She got discharged from hos...
Hello. It seems she had accelerated hypertension because of which she was hospitalised. To control accelerated bp, give injectables including diuretics, which cause reduction in bp soon and frequent urination. On discharge injectable drugs are shifted to oral. Do check her bp at home even, because diuretics tend to cause dehydration and fall in blood preesure more during summers. If this is so, do consult your physician. Some orthopedic medicines include analgesics which cause gastritis, do take it after meals and antacids along.
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I feel chest pain with intervals some time left side and sometime right side. What may be the reason? Do I need further check up?

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I feel chest pain with intervals some time left side and sometime right side. What may be the reason? Do I need furth...
Chest pain causes 1. Heart disease 2. Stress, anxiety 3. Lack of exercise 4. Sedentary life style 5. Obesity (over weight) 6. Smoking, tobacco and alcohol consumption 7. Excess oily, fatty, cholesterol rich diet, junk food 8. Hyperacidity, musculr pain 9. Heredity and genetic factor prevention follow the advice given below 1. Avoid stress and strain 2. Do regular exercise, yoga, meditation, deep breathing exercise like pranayama etc. It will calm your mind, control your emotion and relieve stress 3 avoid alcohol, smoking and tobacco consumption. 4. Take bland diet, avoid spicy, oily, fatty and junk food 5. Take paracetamol 500mg one tablet sos after food up to a maximum of three tablets daily, at the time of chest pain 6. Drink plenty of water and take rest. 7. If you have recurrent attack of chest pain take ecg and consult cardiologist.

My dad is 57 years old got chest pain 6 days back we have done with enghoghram in that we found two blocks in that. In same his creatinine is 5.4 so what's solution sr/mam please suggest me.

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My dad is 57 years old got chest pain 6 days back we have done with enghoghram in that we found two blocks in that. I...
He has got coronary artery disease along with compromised kidney function. May be he is a diabetic and hypertensive too. Under expert guidance and treatment, once his clinical and biochemical parameters are brought to normal, angioplasty may be done by multiple stenting.
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How can I get rid from mucus? Whether I eat dairy products or not. I always suffer from mucus. My chest is always blocked. Dr. Said that I suffer from mucus because of dust or pollution. Still I avoid polluted areas or where there is dust but still no solution of mucus. Even I am taking hot water steam 2 or 3 times a day :-Anyone knows the permanent solution of mucus. Thankyou.

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How can I get rid from mucus? Whether I eat dairy products or not. I always suffer from mucus. My chest is always blo...
You may be having allergic bronchitis which may be viral do warm saline gargle regularly, have homemade freshly prepared lemon juices regularly which is very rich in vitamin c thereby increasing your body autoimmune system which prevents infections including viral infection. Go for morning walk followed by free hand exercise. It will be alright.

I am 34 years old & I have the chest pain in left, middle & right of the chest as well as in the back pain is like burning of pinching some part of the chest last & half month. Pains come & go not always although I have done the egc but there is nothing. Kindly suggest what should I do? today I am constant pain just center to left side of the chest & below the neck in morning I do yoga pranyam (lom and welom and surya namskar) push up & walk in the park after doing these things I am getting pain from 7: 30 am to 10: 30 am today also feeling anxiety. I am doing these exercise last 10 day. But only today I am getting pain continuously. Normally pain comes & go. I am taking the medicine pentop 40mg for gastric in the morning without taking breakfast. Please help me on this matter asap.

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Hi thanks for your query and welcome to lybrate. I am Dr. Akshay from fortis hospital, new delhi. If you can please get an mri done of the affected region of spine and send images and reports across to me, because as you are saying if there is a pinched nerve, specific medications need to be started. Do not hesitate to contact me if you need any further assistance.
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Palpitations - Everything You Need to Know

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What is Palpitation?
Palpitation is a feeling of awareness of your own heart beat. It is usually described as heart rate being either too fast (racing), too slow or a sensation of missing a beat.

Types of palpitations?
Normal (Benign)
- These palpitations occur as a response to physical or mental stress like exercise, fever, pain, fear, anxiety etc.
- They are harmless and settle on their own once the precipitating factors disappear. They do not require any medical treatment.

Abnormal
- These palpitations occur due to some underlying abnormality in either the structure of heart or the beating of heart.
- These can be dangerous and at times life threatening. They may or may not settle on their own and require some medical treatment.

Warning signs that suggest palpitations are abnormal?
Palpitations are abnormal, if they are associated with chest heaviness, chest pain, uneasiness, sweating, weakness, giddiness, feeling of black out, fainting, nausea, vomiting, seizures. Palpitations are more likely to be abnormal in people who have some existing heart disease and these patients should report to their doctor at the earliest.

What to do during palpitations?
1. Stay calm.
2. Call for help. If u are alone avoid driving, use a taxi or auto, go to your nearest hospital/doctor and try to get an ECG during the palpitations. If you are helping someone having palpitations, if they faint, call for help, start CPR if they remain unresponsive and take them to the nearest hospital.

Which doctor can treat palpitations?
Doctors who specialise in the treatment of palpitations are called Electrophysiologists. They specialise in heart rhythm and are capable of performing a variety of complex tests to identify and treat different types of palpitations.

Which investigations are used to diagnose palpitations?
ECG: Taken during palpitations and when the patient is normal is a very helpful tool.
Holter: Externally applied recorder, which continuously records heart rhythm for 24 hrs.
ELR: Extended loop recorder, is like holter, but it records rhythm for longer durations.
ILR: Internal loop recorder is attached within the body for recording rhythm for long duration.
EPS: Electrophysiology study, is the most sure shot test to diagnose, identify and treat
Palpitations.

What is EPS?
EPS stands for Electrophysiology study. By this test a trained Electrophysiologist studies the conduction and formation system of heart beat, to understand the source, cause and type of palpitation. It is a simple and safe procedure of 2 to 3 hours and can be done as a day care procedure (by admitting the patient for a few hours in hospital, with discharge on same day).

It requires fasting for 4 hrs, some standard blood investigations and is done with local anaesthesia and if required it can be combined with treatment like ablation in the same sitting.In the procedure Electrophysiologist take catheters into your heart to study and stimulate the palpitations and understand them. Once found they can use various techniques to stop the palpitations, the techniques are called Ablation.

What are the treatment options available for palpitations?
There are many options depending upon the nature of palpitations and condition of the patient:
- Drug therapy
- Cardioversion where either a drug or electric shock is given to stop palpitations immediately.

Ablations using many sophisticated computer softwares
Device Therapy like ICD (Internal cardiac defibrillator)
Combination of all the above therapies.

Your Electrophysiologist and you as a team can make a choice about the options that will be best for you.
Palpitations - Everything You Need to Know
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I live in delhi I am working professional, I am a 32 year old male and have a chest pain for last 3 months. What should I do?

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We need more details of your case. Exact site of the pain and factors aggravating it need to be known. Any associated symptoms like breathlessness, cough, etc. Need to be known.

In the gym , during cycling or treadmill my heart rate is at 185 . Is it good or bad ? How can I reduce it ? How can I gain more stamina . Please help me in this.

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In the gym , during cycling or treadmill my heart rate is at 185 . Is it good or bad ? How can I reduce it ? How can ...
Dear lybrateuser, -your heart rate is within the range of 50-88% of your target heart rate when you are exercising, since you achieve the target heart rate it is beneficial for your heart & overall health, if you feel tired after exercise then reduce your pace & the rate will come down -along with aerobic exercise you should do moderate weight lifting at least two days in a week, also do stretching & yoga -have a well balanced, nutritious diet with fruits & vegetables & proteins, eggs, milk, yogurt, paneer, cheese, beans, soyaproducts, nuts-almonds, walnuts, pistachios, cashews, peanuts -have 8-10 glasses of water in a day or more if you exert & sweat a lot.
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Hello sir, I am 39 Yrs old suffering from thyroid & high BP, and many please advise taking 75 mcg daily.

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Hello sir, I am 39 Yrs old suffering from thyroid & high BP, and many please advise taking 75 mcg daily.
Hello, continue with your ongoing thyroid treatment nd take the below treatment for high BP:-Take Rauvolfia 1x, 2 tabs daily morning empty stomach. Drink plenty of liquids and cut down your salt and sugar intake. go for a morning walk daily at least for 30 minutes. Take a sound sleep and try to avoid anger. Revert after 15 days with feedback.
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