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Dr. Prretam Gupta

Cardiologist, Delhi

400 at clinic
Dr. Prretam Gupta Cardiologist, Delhi
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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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What to do control high BP as my BP is 129/100 and my age is 27 years my height is 175 Cm. And weight is 89 Kg Please suggest me weather any thing is there to worry. Please help. Thank you.

BAMS
Ayurveda, Ambala
What to do control high BP as my BP is 129/100 and my age is 27 years my height is 175 Cm. And weight is 89 Kg Please...
Dear, To control & maintan 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.
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Hello Doctor! Is having karela juice good for weight loss Is it ok to have when your cholesterol level is little high and borderline diabetes is there.

MD - Alternate Medicine, PGDIP.IN GERIATRIC CARE, Post Graduate Diploma in Holistic Healthcare
Ayurveda, Balasore
Hello Doctor! Is having karela juice good for weight loss Is it ok to have when your cholesterol level is little high...
Hi, only karela juice will not be able for your weight loss correct your lipid profile where cholesterol level a little bit high. Try to take karela-jamun juice which is a formulation juice of key anti-diabetic cholesterol free herbs, take aloevera juice with lasun daily to improve.
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My husband is an diabetics patience he can drink milk at night before sleep and he also suffering with bloodpressure as well as cholesterol problem.

MBBS, MD, FAIIDR
Diabetologist, Vadodara
My husband is an diabetics patience he can drink milk at night before sleep and he also suffering with bloodpressure ...
Yes, diabetic person can definitely drink milk at bedtime. But remove cream portion from milk after boiling it.
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What is the Connection Between Diabetes and Heart Disease?

MBBS, DNB (General Medicine)
Endocrinologist, Delhi
What is the Connection Between Diabetes and Heart Disease?

Our body cells are responsible for the essential breakdown of food into energy, as it is vital for our body functioning. Cells break down food into glucose and then convert glucose into energy through insulin, which is an important hormone in the body. Diabetes is associated with the inappropriate functioning of insulin and can be classified into two types: Type I and Type 2 Diabetes. In type I Diabetes, the body does not make enough insulin. In type 2 diabetes, the cell do not use insulin properly.

Both conditions cause blood glucose levels to rise in the body. Diabetes is more than one disease as it poses serious health risks. People with diabetes are at risk of developing a host of problems such as stroke, hypertension, nerve damage, skin, eyes and kidney problems. High amount of blood sugar level can cause damage to the blood vessels leading to blocked arteries restricting blood flow to the heart. Poor blood glucose control can lead to high blood pressure and other blood lipid abnormalities including high levels of HDL (good cholesterol) and triglycerides.

The link between cardiovascular disease and diabetes is well established by medical science. It is estimated that 65% of people with diabetes die of heart disease, which makes it a leading cause of all deaths among diabetic patients. Doctors refer to this connection as DHD- Diabetic Heart Disease. The term Diabetic Heart Disease covers coronary heart disease; narrowing of the arteries, heart failure; minimising heart’s capacity to pump enough blood and diabetic cardiomyopathy; alteration in the structure and function of the heart.

A sedentary lifestyle with little or no physical activity, smoking, stressful life and unhealthy eating habits all contribute to weight gain, high cholesterol, high blood pressure, heart diseases and diabetes. Thus, weight and lifestyle issues management is the best way to prevent and control such health risks.

Let’s look at some simple but effective ways towards a healthy lifestyle:

  1. Physical exercise: Adopt a 30 minute exercise rule to remain healthy and fit. For diabetic patients, a morning and evening walk is highly recommended. You could walk, run, gym, climb stairs, do yoga, aerobics or other physical activity that interests you.
  2. Eat healthy: Avoid fried and packaged foods as they are full of fats, salt and sugar. Include seasonal vegetables and fruits in your diet and drink plenty of water. Dieticians recommend eating a heart-healthy diet including superfoods like broccoli, spinach, berries and fibre rich meal.
  3. Weight management: Keeping weight under check is an effective way to prevent the risk of heart diseases. Consult a dietician for a customised diet plan as per your medical condition.
  4. Be positive: Stress is a silent killer and a major contributor to all lifestyle diseases. Remain calm and manage your negative thoughts to overcome stress.

Health is the ultimate treasure you have! Preserve it. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a doctor and ask a free question.

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I am 30 years old man, I always getting angry very quickly and rapid heart beat, how can I control this.

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
I am 30 years old man, I always getting angry very quickly and rapid heart beat, how can I control this.
1. Do yoga, meditation, deep breathing exercise like pranayama to calm your mind, control emotion and relieve stress 2. Consult a psychological counselor for further advice.
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5 Healthy Heart Cues: V-Day Special

MD - Consultant Physician, MBBS
Cardiologist, Ludhiana
5 Healthy Heart Cues: V-Day Special
Research has shown that over more than 78 per cent of men between 30 and 34 in urban India, run the risk of a heart attack and their hearts are ageing faster than their real age.
Following Simple Healthy Heart Ways can help you keep heart disease at bay:

1. Drink at least 8-12 glasses of water a day, depending on your body weight.
2. Get your fill of essential fatty acids - raw nuts and/or seeds are a good source of Omega-3 and Omega-6. These are essential because humans can’t manufacture them within the body.
3. Eat high-quality proteins. Seafood, eggs, beans, chicken, mutton etc are excellent sources. Vegetarians can and obtain Proteins from grains, sprouted grains, raw nuts and raw seeds esp. soya.
4. Walk at least 30 minutes every day. Exercise is good, but walking is amazing.
5. Keep body weight, blood pressure, blood sugar and lipids under control.

However, if you are already facing heart problem, consider non-invasive and non-surgical treatments such as Artery Clearance Therapy (ACT) / Chelation therapy and External Counter Pulsation (ECP) options, before stents or bypass surgery.

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I am 30 year old female unmarried. Now a days I am feeling too weak. Not willing to eat anything if I tried to eat I feel like vomit. Can't sleep all night. My bp became low. Please suggest me any energetic medicine. What to do?

MD - Clinica Biodicity, MBBS
Cardiologist, Delhi
I am 30 year old female unmarried. Now a days I am feeling too weak. Not willing to eat anything if I tried to eat I ...
It would be better if you consulted a doctor who can make a proper diagnosis for your condition. Do not neglect yourself. No medication will be prescribed online.
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My Total Cholesterol is 196 mg/dl, HDL - 45, LDL - 142, Triglycerides - 137, TC/HDL Ratio - 4.4, LDL/HDL Ratio - 3.2, VLDL - 27.3, NON-HDL - 151.2. Report on 13-02-2017 from Thyrocare. Please advise how can I minimize the LDL.

BHMS
Homeopath, Secunderabad
My Total Cholesterol is 196 mg/dl, HDL - 45, LDL - 142, Triglycerides - 137, TC/HDL Ratio - 4.4, LDL/HDL Ratio - 3.2,...
Stop eating unhealthy food. Avoid all junk food and eat more of fruits and vegetables on a daily basis. Exercise everyday for minimum 30 mins. You can also do Yoga which will help regularize your metabolism and also relax you. Drink 8-10 glasses of water and sleep on time (7-8 hrs). Avoid alcohol and smoking.
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I have a medium type chest pain from last six months, this pain pressure after lunch at every night? Please suggest me how can l relief from it?

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
I have a medium type chest pain from last six months, this pain pressure after lunch at every night? Please suggest m...
For pain take tablet paracetamol 650 mg with rantac and Get your vital parameters of the body checked from a nearby doctor and revert back with findings
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Respected sir I am getting chest pain at right side is there is any problem whom I have to consult.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
Respected sir I am getting chest pain at right side is there is any problem whom I have to consult.
Dear lybratuser, -Your chest pain is due to acidity or sedentary habit & overweight - avoid spicy, fried & junk food, have more of fibrous food to reduce weght like fruits & vegetables, beans, legumes, sprouts, whole grains & nuts -avoid processed food, sweets, aerated drinks, not more than 1-2 cups of tea/coffee -do regular aerobic exercises for at least 1 hour like walking, jogging, swimming -get your BP checked, blood sugar, cholesterol, ecg, x-ray chest done to rule out any problem.
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Res. Aim suffering from severe gastritis last 10 yr take tab veloz 20 last 8 yr per day presently have chest pain with others related problems please suggest.

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine Specialist, Faridabad
Res. Aim suffering from severe gastritis last 10 yr take tab veloz 20 last 8 yr per day presently have chest pain wit...
THERE ARE MANY REASON OF CHEST PAIN. PL. CHECKUP CBC, BLOOD SUGAR, LFT, TAKE TAB. PAN- 40 MG FOR ACIDITY. TAB. CROCIN FOR PAIN. AVOID OILY FOODS, NO-VEG., TAKE WHOLE GRAIN FOODS, FIBER FOODS.
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Sir I got bypass surgery in sept 2014 & I get check my lab & my hb is 13.10 S. Creatinine 0.8 lipid profile total cholesterol 84 S. triglycerides 76 hdl chol. 22 ldl 46.8 whether it is good or not if not suggest what to eat to increase hdl I am taking met xl 25 ecosprin 10 & also started nurokind d3.

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine Specialist, Faridabad
Sir I got bypass surgery in sept 2014  & I get check my lab & my hb is 13.10 S. Creatinine 0.8 lipid profile total ch...
dear sir continue your medicines... Avoid bad habits .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.
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Sir, My report about cholesterol as follows: Total cholesterol: 260 mg/DL HDL :34 LDL: 167 Triglycerides: 362 VLDL: 73 Non HDL: 226 How to control this?

C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician,
Sir, My report about cholesterol as follows:
Total cholesterol: 260 mg/DL
HDL :34
LDL: 167
Triglycerides: 362
VLDL: 7...
You have a slight increase only and need to reduce diet and do exercises. You have to check again after one month and if not normal you may need medicines.
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Sir I am 28 year old last 2 year I feel lots of weakness and low BP. So please tell me why I do?

M.Sc - Dietitics / Nutrition (Delhi University)
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Panipat
Weakness can be due to many reasons such as hormonal imbalance, disturbed lipid profile, improper sleep, certain deficiencies in the body and many more, get your tsh, t3, t4 and lipid profile profile test and take proper sleep and drink lots of water and take balanced diet.
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good cholesterol

MD PULMONARY, DTCD
Pulmonologist, Faridabad
good cholesterol
Dry fruits increases HDL, a good cholesterol.
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Please analyse my report and suggest. My report says Creatinine and cholesterol is bit in excess. Please suggest.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
Please analyse my report and suggest. My report says Creatinine and cholesterol is bit in excess. Please suggest.
Treatment depends on the symptoms and urine output and Few tips on Diet for kidney disease - have a low protein diet (decrease in milk and its products and also decrease in the intake of pulses and nuts etc)- can use corn oil, sunflower oil, olive oil for cooking -decrease the intake of butter, ghee, cream,coconut etc - avoid farsan food items - whole grain cereals are best for carbohydrate intake - get your blood checked for electrolyte levels regularly and adjust salt in diet as per the report values.
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Hand shivering at the age of 70 does it relate to blood pressure. Will it be a side effect of bp medication of aten 25 or 50?

MBBS, PG Diploma In Clinical Cosmetology (PGDCC)
Cardiologist, Purba
Hand shivering at the age of 70 does it relate to blood pressure. Will it be a side effect of bp medication of aten 2...
mostly no by direct effect but chronic hypertension stiff the brain blood vessel and reduce brain blood flow which cause degenerative changes and may result in trebling
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I have been taking Roseday 20 for last 6 years. Problem is that both my HDL as well as LDL is down. HDL 35 LDL 65. How do I increase my HDL ?Please tell.

PG Diploma in Emergency Medicine Services (PGDEMS), Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), MD - Alternate Medicine
Ayurveda, Ghaziabad
I have been taking Roseday 20 for last 6 years. Problem is that both my HDL as well as LDL is down. HDL 35 LDL 65. Ho...
rosuvastatin is given in case of high ldl and low hdl...if it is not increasing your hdl then you can go for ayurvedic options also..start taking olive oil..whole grains etc...and you can also take dalcheeni powder early morning empty stomach
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My cholesterols lipid profile level is june 15 total cholestrol ldl hdl triglycerides vldl total cholestrol/ hdl cholestrol ratio. Total cholestrol ldl hdl triglycerides vldl total cholestrol/ hdl cholestrol ratio. 208 101 35 392 78.4 6 kindly suggest me treatment to reduce it. My edge is 54.

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine Specialist, Faridabad
My cholesterols lipid profile level is june 15 total cholestrol
ldl
hdl
triglycerides
vldl
total cholestrol/ hdl chol...
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,. Take anti cholesterol medicines . cap. ecosprin gold-20 at night.
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I am suffering from high blood pressure and I am just 20 years now how to control it.

MBBS
General Physician, Ahmednagar
I am suffering from high blood pressure and I am just 20 years now how to control it.
Your doctor's advice, medicines and lifestyle changes will help u. Diet: it is always important to watch your diet. You are what you eat. Eat what your body needs, reduce refined foods, processed foods and increase the amount of whole grains and fruits and vegetables. Eating small frequent meals goes a long way. Reduce intake of saturated fats; include more lean meats. Choose grilling and steaming over frying and roasting. Recommended foods - Healthy carbohydrates, Fiber-rich foods, Heart-healthy fish and Good fats. Foods to avoid - Saturated fats, Trans fats, Cholesterol and Sodium Exercise: Every week, make sure about 2 hours is dedicated to physical activity. This could include any exercise of your choice, brisk walking, swimming, cycling, aerobics, hiking, jogging, skipping, gymnastics, or playing games like football or basketball. While in most cases, the person can do these on their own, in some people, supervision may be required. Watch your weight: controlling weight to a desirable level of BMI of 18 and 23 is very important. Obesity is one of the predisposing factors for diabetes heart diseases, and reducing weight controls the onset of diabetes and helps the progression of symptoms in diabetics. Smoking: Another risk factor for diabetes onset, palpitation, sleeplessness. Quitting is the best option. If not feasible, reducing smoking and gradually quitting should be aimed at. Not just diabetes, the effects on overall health will be evident almost immediately after quitting. Stress management: there is no getting away from stress. Everybody has their stresses but the trick is to manage it well. Whether it is music or meditation or medication or counselling, make sure stress levels are managed. This also helps prevent complications like heart disease and stroke and promotes well-being.
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