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Dr. Rajiv Agarwal

MBBS, MD - Medicine, DM - Cardiology

Cardiologist, Delhi

32 Years Experience  ·  700 at clinic
Dr. Rajiv Agarwal MBBS, MD - Medicine, DM - Cardiology Cardiologist, Delhi
32 Years Experience  ·  700 at clinic
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I want all my patients to be informed and knowledgeable about their health care, from treatment plans and services, to insurance coverage....more
I want all my patients to be informed and knowledgeable about their health care, from treatment plans and services, to insurance coverage.
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Dr. Rajiv Agarwal is one of the best Cardiologists in Mehrauli, Delhi. He has helped numerous patients in his 32 years of experience as a Cardiologist. He has done MBBS, MD - Medicine, DM - Cardiology . You can meet Dr. Rajiv Agarwal personally at Batra Hospital & Medical Research Centre in Mehrauli, Delhi. Book an appointment online with Dr. Rajiv Agarwal and consult privately on Lybrate.com.

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Education
MBBS - All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi - 1985
MD - Medicine - All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi - 1988
DM - Cardiology - All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi - 1990
Awards and Recognitions
Commonwealth Scholarship
Professional Memberships
Cardiology Society of India
Fellow of the American College of Cardiology

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My mom is now having sleeping problem. She is not being able to sleep more than 3/4 hours at night. It started after when she caught up with low pressure. The doctor also gave her some sleeping pills, but it also doesn't work. So please suggest.

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Homeopath, Muzaffarpur
My mom is now having sleeping problem. She is not being able to sleep more than 3/4 hours at night. It started after ...
Hello, you are suggested to give the following homoeopathic medicine as per direction--------------- 1. Nux vom 1m one drop once at bed time at night. 2. Kali phos 6x 4 tablet 03 times in a day with worm water. Medicine continue for one week, and report.
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My age 25 I am male my problem cholesterol trigelies 194 And vldl 200 I am unmarried boy my age 25 I am tobacco use and 3 to 4 month I taking beer and wine gape of 3 month I treat under pshiciatry last 2 year problem of fear agoraphobia and panic attack please help me.

DHMS (Hons.)
Homeopath, Patna
My age 25 I am male my problem cholesterol trigelies 194
And vldl 200 I am unmarried boy my age 25 I am tobacco use a...
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I am suffering from toe and knee pain and I check uric acid level is 11 how can I reduce the uric acid and cholesterol level by naturopathy.Please tell.

BHMS
Homeopath, Ludhiana
I am suffering from toe and knee pain and I check uric acid level is 11 how can I reduce the uric acid and cholestero...
Take homoeopathic medicine:- 1. Urtica urens 30 (5 drops three times a day) 2. Chelidonium majus q (10 drops three times a day in half cup water) make a gap of 15 mins between both medicines. Take them for one month. Revert me back with feedback. For any other help consult me.
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I am not able to do sex properly .some times in good but sum times not able to do .I have high blood pressure is high blood pressure effect on sex.

PG Diploma in Emergency Medicine Services (PGDEMS), Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), MD - Alternate Medicine
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I am not able to do sex properly .some times in good but sum times not able to do .I have high blood pressure is high...
Hi Soak 10 almonds over night in water. On the next day, peel off the skin, and blend the almonds in a blender with 1 cup of cow hot milk (or crush them in hot cow milk) and add a little bit of saffron, ginger and cardamon to it. Drink this every morning. Take pranacharya heman syrup 2-2 tsf twice a day. Take pranacharya heman capsule 1-1 twice a day.
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Hi I am 42 years as i am suffering with chest pain. I want to rule out whether it is chest pain or muscular pain. Some time it is paining some times not. I am also a asthma patient. Please advise me what precautions should I take.

Certified Diabetes Educator, Registered Dietitian (RD), PGDD, Bachelor of Unani Medicine and Surgery (B.U.M.S), General Physician
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Mumbai
There is evidence that certain dietary supplements and vitamins can help with certain types of pain. Fish oil is often used to reduce pain associated with swelling. Topical capsaicin, derived from chili peppers, may help with arthritis, diabetic nerve pain, and other conditions. There's evidence that glucosamine can help relieve moderate to severe pain from osteoarthritis in the knee. Do reply back for private consultation. And detailed treatment plan.
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My weight was increasing day by day and please give me some suggestion to control my increasing weight it may also leading to high blood pressure.

MD (Medicine), BHMS, CGO
Homeopath, Mumbai
My weight was increasing day by day and please give me some suggestion to control my increasing weight it may also le...
Hello lybrate user thanks for writing. First we hv to find out cause of your weight gain. Than aaccordingly we can plan line of treatment. Your right over weight is risk for high blood pressure, strok, diabetes, high cholestrol, varicose vein, and 5 types of cancer. Tips for weight loss. 1. You can try our holistic natural medicines for weight loss for assure result with out surgery, without gym, without crush dieting, without sideeffect. Many pt losing 2-10 kg body weight per month 2. Early morning take 1glass warm water with lemon. 3. Eat planty of vegetables and fruits. 4. Eat 5-6 servings per day. 6. Avoid deep fried, alcohol, cold drinks. 7. Avoid steroid, harmonal treatment. 8. Avoid mental stress. 9. Drink 9-10 glass of water per day. 10. Take proper sound sleep.
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Is the headrush, and fatigue a cause of low blood, blood pressure? How to increase the blood pressure naturally.

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Homeopath, Faridabad
Is the headrush, and fatigue a cause of low blood, blood pressure? How to increase the blood pressure naturally.
Hello. First get your blood pressure checked daily at the same time for 2 weeks.as the symptoms in high or low blood pressure is almost the same. Revert me back with the chart of blood pressure, will guide you for iit's treatment and management.
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I am 18 years old. My Blood pressure sometimes reaches to 130/85, it's pretty high. But when I check my blood pressure I have nervousness of the result of my bp. Do anxiety of the result affect systolic pressure? Why is my blood pressure high? Height: 174 cm Weight: 90 kg.

MBBS, MS (Gen. Surgery), M.Ch - Cardio Thoracic and Vascular Surgery, DNB (CTS)
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Please try to reduce your weight. Eat lot of green vegetables and fresh fruits. Do regular exercise.
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I am suffering from the numbness of my toes and ankle. I am a bit diabetic and also BP but they are under control. I am 65 years old. I walk about 2 kms in the morning and i. I/2 kms in the evening. I also feel wetness in my feet and some times cramps in by right feet. Is there any remedy?

MBBS, MS - Orthopaedics, DNB (Orthopedics)
Orthopedist, Mumbai
I am suffering from the numbness of my toes and ankle. I am a bit diabetic and also BP but they are under control. I ...
You might be suffering from an entity called lumbar canal stenosis, for the confirmation of which we might need to do an mri. Thank you.
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Ifeel severe burning sensation in my food pipe and pain in my chest for the last few days

MD - Consultant Physician, MBBS
Cardiologist, Ludhiana
Acid Peptic Disease or Angina or both are likely. Angina is more likely as there is pain chest also. Other common possibilities are gall bladder disease, gastro-oesophageal reflux disease,
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Chest Pain - How to Identify If It Is Related to a Heart Problem?

MBBS, MD - Medicine, DM - Cardiology, Fellowship in Interventional Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology and Cardiac Electrophysiology
Cardiologist, Delhi
Chest Pain - How to Identify If It Is Related to a Heart Problem?

The term 'chest pain’ is a very common term and is usually used in day to day life. Basically, chest pain refers to the pain that may generate in your chest, shoulder and can travel to your ribs, jaws and towards your arms. The feeling of the pain can be sharp or dull, depending on the severity of your condition and cause.

There can be several reasons behind chest pain. You need to conduct a few tests to examine the real cause of the chest pain. It is always advised by health experts to take the symptoms of chest pain very seriously in order to avoid any serious problem in the future. Most of the severe and life-threatening diseases behind chest pain involve lung and heart problems. People having serious heart problems often feel discomfort, followed by pain in their chest area.

Symptoms
Chest pain which is related to any heart disease such as heart attack usually has symptoms like:

  1. Feeling of fullness and tightness in the chest region
  2. Vomiting
  3. Nausea
  4. Burning or crushing pain, which travels from the chest to jaw, hands and back region.
  5. Weakness
  6. Breathing problem

Usually, it is very tough to distinguish whether the pain is associated with a heart problem or not. But generally chest pains which are not related to heart problems involves symptoms like

  1. Sensation in your mouth
  2. Problem in swallowing food
  3. Pain that worsens when you cough
  4. Burning sensation in your chest

Common causes of chest pain

  1. Angina: Angina is a medical condition described as a feeling of discomfort or pain in the chest region. This situation occurs when your heart muscles don't receive blood, which contains rich oxygen. Angina is a symptom of Coronary Heart Disease (CHD). The pain can take place in your shoulder, jaw, neck and arms also.
  2. Lung problems: People with lung disorders can encounter various types of chest pains. But some common causes are:
    • Pleurisy: It is a type of medical condition, which occurs due to inflammation of the lining of chest and lungs. Due to this, you feel a sharp pain at the time of breathing, coughing or sneezing.
    • Pneumonia: It is a type of lung infection, which causes chest pain.
    • Pneumothorax: It is a type of lung disorder, which occurs when a portion of your chest gets collapsed.
    • Asthma: It is a type of condition, which occurs due to shortness of breath and causes chest pain while coughing, sneezing and breathing.
  3. Gastrointestinal problem: Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) is also a common reason for chest pain such as burning sensation in your heart.
  4. Other causes of chest pain: There are several other reasons of chest pain such as muscle strain, ribs injury, shingles, anxiety and panic attacks. It is always important to consult a physician whenever you encounter any of such chest pain symptoms.
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Hello Dr. I got fever from 15 days. Its typhoid. But their is lots of pain in my neck and middle chest. What should I do?

MBBS
General Physician, Bangalore
Hello Dr. I got fever from 15 days. Its typhoid. But their is lots of pain in my neck and middle chest. What should I...
Hi lybrate-user, You dint mention if you took treatment for typhoid. If you dint send the Widal test reports. After checking the levels, we cAn start you on treatment. Till then take healthy nutritious diet. Avoid too much oil n spice in food. Hydrate yourself more. Take adequate water. Have good sleep. your pain in neck n chest cud b becos of myalgia. Take an analgesic for your pain.
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Hi, I am 39 year old and suffering from chest burning for last 6 to 7 years. I am using rebiprazole regularly for relief. Can you suggest some cure.

AUTLS, CCEDM, MD - Internal Medicine, MBBS
General Physician, Faridabad
Hi,  I am 39 year old and suffering from chest burning for last 6 to 7 years. I am using rebiprazole regularly for re...
Here are tips to prevent Acidity/chest burning: -Relax and eat food slowly;Take time to eat- don't rush. Avoid skipping breakfast. - Eat smaller meals;Don't overeat  -Limit fluids intake during meals. As it increases stomach distension.  -Avoid foods and drinks that trigger acidity (e.g. Fatty ,Spicy foods, onions, garlic, peppermint, chocolate, coffee,tea, citrus fruits or juices, tomatoes, cola or alcohol) -Stop smoking. & Avoid alcohol;Stress may increase stomach acids -Wear loose-fitting clothes.Tight clothes or belts can constrict your stomach. -Lose weight; Extra fat places pressure on abdomen, pushing gastric juices up  -Do daily exercise.like walking;It keeps you upright, allowing gravity to aid digestion -Don't lie down after eating.Wait at least 2-3 hours after meal before sleeping. Avoid late night snacks .Elevate the head end of bed by 6-8 inches. Sleep in left lateral position. -Review the medications;that cause acidity: like pain relievers/ antibiotics/Iron tablets HOME REMEDIES:.Dried ginger ,dried fennel or Ripened guava can speed up digestion of food  -Juices-Citrus drinks such as orange, tomato juice ,grapefruit, and pineapple juice are very acidic and can cause acid reflux. Other juices like apple,carrot,aloe vera,-are less acidic and thus safe..  -TREATMENT: -Antacids: for mild symptoms, like SUCRAMAL/DIGENE/Mucaine gel, may give relief.  -For severe cases,tablet Pantocid –DSR/Sompraz-D/Rabicip-D.These are taken once/twice daily before meals as these reduce acid production in the stomach.
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I am 57years old. I am suffering from diabetes and bp. Please inform me perfect remedy.

MD - Medicine
Endocrinologist, Ahmedabad
I am 57years old. I am suffering from diabetes and bp. Please inform me perfect remedy.
Diet restriction, daily exercise like walking for 40 min and various medicines - oral - according to your levels of fbs and ppbs with hba1c is ideal remedy. There is no treatment to cure permanently but one can control level of diabetes mellitus. Consult doctor at your city in person.
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I am 52 years old man. I have diabetes and high blood pressure. Having pain in left side half head. Is this due to diabetes or high blood pressure.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Bangalore
I am 52 years old man. I have diabetes and high blood pressure. Having pain in left side half head. Is this due to di...
It could be due to high blood pressure. if nasal bleeding is there, then u have to think about high blood pressure. if it is migrane then take tab Noxdom 500 mg twice a day for 1 wk.
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How can I reduce my weight? Now I am 56 years of age, weight 70 kg. I have hypertension, no blood sugar, cholesterol is slight high, to maintain it I am taking 2 pieces of garlic.

MSc
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Chandigarh
How can I reduce my weight? Now I am 56 years of age, weight 70 kg. I have hypertension, no blood sugar, cholesterol ...
Being a dietitian my views: there is no single diet chart for everyone. To plan a specific diet we do collect lot of information like height, weight, food frequency, digestive history, medical history, likes, dislike, lifestyle, eating habits. Remember one thing to follow a diet it should be personalized according to person's body type and not generalized. Starting with there is no pills or powder or shake which can help you to lose weight in a healthy way. To lose weight eat an hour within walking up and dinner at least 2 hours before you sleep. Avoiding eating anything after dinner. Breakfast should be your king size have good complex carbohydrates and protein rich. Eat every 2 hours small frequent meal do help in weight loss. And do not overeat. One can come to ideal body weight with few lifestyle modification. Have green tea only 2 cups a day. For exercise I would say diet plays 80 % role and exercise plays 20 % role in losing weight. Personal advise on gym. You should not make your body habituated with machines rather do simple walk or surya namaskar or planks. So only with healthy eating one can lose weight.
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Abnormal Heart Rhythm - How It Can Be Treated?

MBBS, DM - Cardiology, MD
Cardiologist, Hyderabad
Abnormal Heart Rhythm - How It Can Be Treated?

Are you experiencing irregular and fluctuating heartbeats? Is your heartbeat too fast or too slow? If yes, then it signifies that you are suffering from arrhythmias or abnormal heart rhythms. This is a disorder which affects the heart rate or heart rhythm and the heartbeat becomes irregular.

Causes of abnormal heart rhythms
Arrhythmias occurs due to problems with the electrical conduction system of the heart. In this case, abnormal signals might occur; the electrical signals might get blocked or slowed down, or the electric signals may travel in different paths throughout the heart. Abnormal heartbeats are commonly caused by the following:

  1. Abnormal potassium levels in the body
  2. Heart attacks or due to a damaged heart muscle, owing to a previous heart attack
  3. Inborn heart diseases
  4. Cases of an enlarged heart and heart failure
  5. Overreaction of the thyroid gland
  6. Several other substances or medicines may lead to arrhythmias, such as alcohol, stimulant drugs, caffeine, nicotine, and antidepressant medicines or blood pressure medicines.

Common symptoms of this condition apart from irregular heartbeat patterns include chest pain, fainting, dizziness and light-headedness, trouble in breathing and paleness.

Diagnosis of abnormal heart rhythms
For the diagnosis of arrhythmias, your doctor will use a stethoscope to listen to your heartbeat. Several health monitoring devices are used to detect abnormal heart rhythms. These include the Holter monitor and the event monitor, or a loop recorder.

Other diagnosis tests which are required to be carried out include coronary angiography, ECG or electrocardiogram, and an echocardiogram. A test known as an electrophysiology can be undertaken for getting a closer look at the electrical system of the heart.

Treatment for abnormal heart rhythms
When a case of arrhythmias is severe, urgent treatment is required for restoring the heart’s rhythm to normal. The different forms of treatment are as follows:

  1. Electrical shock therapy such as defibrillation or cardioversion
  2. Implanting of a heart pacemaker for a short term
  3. Certain medications which are given through the veins or orally
  4. A group of medicines known as anti-arrhythmic drugs is used for the prevention of recurrence of the condition and to keep the heart rate from fluctuating continually.
  5. Cardiac ablation may be carried out for destroying some areas in the heart from where the rhythm problems are caused.
  6. An implantable cardiac defibrillator is used in people who are at a risk of facing cardiac death.

In case you experience abnormal heart rhythm, you must consult a doctor immediately. You should only start taking medicines and follow a treatment after it has been recommended by a doctor.

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I had diabetes, simultaneously my blood pressure remains high. So neither I can eat much of sweet and nor of much salty. Do guide me in my eating habits.

M.Sc - Dietitics / Nutrition
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Ghaziabad
I had diabetes, simultaneously my blood pressure remains high. So neither I can eat much of sweet and nor of much sal...
Hi first of all you need not to worry. 1. There are certain things you have to keep in mind and your life will b easier. 2. Avoid simple carbs like maida and its products, sugar, sweets, white bread etc. 3. Avoid raw salt. 4. Avoid fried foods. 5. Avoid canned foods and bakery products. 6. You will be having a wide range of food products which you can have that will improve your sugar level, control your b. P as well as reduce your weight. 7. So do not take tension because tension is also a cause for high b. P and fluctuation of your sugar levels too. ***for a detailed diet chart you can take a private consultation which will surely help you.
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Hypertesion-High BP

MD - Internal Medicine, CCMD(Diabetology), PG Course in Diabetology
Diabetologist, Dehradun
Hypertesion-High BP
High BP - Few ways to keep your blood pressure in check:-
1- Eat less salt.
2- Eat a healthy, well-balanced diet: increase intake of fruits, vegetables, potassium, and fiber
3- Exercise regularly and maintain a healthy weight
4- Manage your stress level: do something that helps you to relax when you feel stressed,
5-Stop smoking
6- Limit alcohol intake: no more than two drinks per day.
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