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Dr. Rakesh Sood

MBBS, MD - Medicine

Cardiologist, Delhi

36 Years Experience  ·  0 - 700 at clinic
Dr. Rakesh Sood MBBS, MD - Medicine Cardiologist, Delhi
36 Years Experience  ·  0 - 700 at clinic
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Dr. Rakesh Sood is a popular Cardiologist in Shalimar Bagh, Delhi. He has been a practicing Cardiologist for 36 years. He has done MBBS, MD - Medicine . He is currently practising at Dr. Rakesh Sood Clinic in Shalimar Bagh, Delhi. You can book an instant appointment online with Dr. Rakesh Sood on Lybrate.com.

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MBBS - Mahatama Gandhi institute of Medical Sciences - 1981
MD - Medicine - Mahatama Gandhi Institute of Medical college - 1985
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I have very pain in my chest over 6month. When I go to sleep the pain is go to laoud. So could I do.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
I have very pain in my chest over 6month. When I go to sleep the pain is go to laoud. So could I do.
For pain take tablet paracetamol 650 mg with rantac and get your vital parameters of the body checked
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Hello Doctor, I was diagnosed high b. P of 150/96. I am taking hypertension medicines (doctor's advise) for past 8 months (metpure xl 50 for first 3 months and metpure xl 25 for last 5 months). My bp at this moment stands normal at 122/80. I have not any past record of heart disease or anything. Is it safe to take these medicines at this age? And how long should I continue? Kindly advice.

CLINICAL CARDIOLOGY, MD - Consultant Physician
Cardiologist, Surat
Hello Doctor,
I was diagnosed high b. P of 150/96. I am taking hypertension medicines (doctor's advise) for past 8 mo...
Hi. It is good that your bp is now normal. For anybody who has raised bp at a lesser age, thorough investigations have to done to look for cause of raised bp and then medicines are to be started as per the reports. So hope you had also underwent such investigations. There are other group of bp medicines, which are more suitable in your age group rather than metpure. So, you should ask your doctor regarding its bad effects (like weakness, erection problems, etc) and discuss and decide weather a change in medicine is required or not. Take care.
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BLOOD SUGAR FASTING 315 my age 26 Sir, am I in serious condition what type of food should I consume. TRIGLYCERIDE 1040 according the report.

Dip.Diab, Fellowship Diabetology (Gold Medallist), MBBS
Diabetologist, Thane
BLOOD SUGAR FASTING 315 my age 26 Sir, am I in serious condition what type of food should I consume.
TRIGLYCERIDE 104...
You should definitely avoid all sugars. You should also immediately start treatment for both diabetes and triglycerides.
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How to decrease my cholesterol level in my blood while I am very anxious about this and feeling unwell?

BAMS, MD Ayurveda
Sexologist, Lonavala
How to decrease my cholesterol level in my blood while I am very anxious about this and feeling unwell?
you can go for following remedy it will help you Natural home remedy using coriander seeds: 1. Take 1 glass water 2. Add 2 tbsp of coriander seeds 3. Boil it for 15 min 4. Strain the mixture 5. Allow it to cool 6. Drink 3 times a day This will help with your concern.
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Blood was clotted in his of of the brain the report is saying large hyper acute middle cerebral artery territory infarct. Is there any surgery for this? A surgery had already been done for his heart attack 8 years ago. Is the any way to escape from his problem? Tell me the probability of the percentage for his live.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Noida
Blood was clotted in his of of the brain the report is saying large hyper acute middle cerebral artery territory infa...
I would like to suggest you for shirodhara treatment at any ayurveda panchkarma center near by your residence for 10 days. It may be helpful for decreasing blood pressure and move the blood clotting wherever in the brain.
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My age is 30.I have more emotionally attach with my husband so when he hurt me at that time i m totally being negative.And i feel that i m so alone and my mind become so stressful at that time i think about suicide or want to go very far from my family.So i want to know is there a problem in my mind? I have BP problem also.And i m under treatment.

BHARAT JYOTI, MRACGP, INCEPTOR, MD-PhD, MD - Psychiatry, FIPS, Fellow of Academy of General Education (FAGE), DPM, MBBS
Psychiatrist, Bangalore
Continue treatment for BP. Try to stabilize your mood with exercise/ meditation/ prayers at home/ walking with your husband. Try to figure out with your husband as to why he is hurting you. No point in getting stressful or running away. Face it and be prepared for the worse. You cannot change anyone as you did not cause it/ you cant control it/ and you cant cure it/ only you change your attitude find some hobbies when lonely.
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But allopathy ask BP patients to stop consuming cashewnuts and even weight gain is also there?

PhD, Human Energy Fields, Diploma in PIP, EFI, Aura scanning for Health evaluation; Energy field assessment, Fellowship Cardiac Rehabilitation, Cardiac Rehabilitation, MD (Ayur - Mind Body Med), Mind Body Medicine
Non-Invasive Conservative Cardiac Care Specialist, Pune
But allopathy ask BP patients to stop consuming cashewnuts and even weight gain is also there?
Too much of cashews are not good. But a few chashew, almonds, Manuka. All will help. Chew them well and drink plenty of water.
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I am surfing from chest paining problem shall you suggest me what m do? I'm having soo much pain.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
I am surfing from chest paining problem shall you suggest me what m do? I'm having soo much pain.
Dear lybrateuser, -Take rest, donot do any strenuous activity -apply pain relieving gel, 2-3 times in a day -can do hotwater fomentation over the area which is paining. -
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What food should be eaten if a person is suffering from 156 mg/ dl LDL cholesterol? IS THIS RANGE OF cholesterol OF HIGH RISK?

MBBS, MD-General Medicine, DM - Cardiology
Cardiologist, Secunderabad
What food should be eaten if a person is suffering from 156 mg/ dl LDL cholesterol?
IS THIS RANGE OF cholesterol OF H...
For any person irrespective of cholesterol one should eat healthy. Avoid junk foods, avoid fried and fatty foods, avoid too much of sweets and sugars/salts. Fruits, vegetables, fish are good. But remember one should eat healthy not stop eating.
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I have acidity problem and due to that it seems my left hand and chest pains at times Please suggest measures on how to avoid acidic issues.

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
I have acidity problem and due to that it seems my left hand and chest pains at times
Please suggest measures on how ...
1.Take bland diet, Avoid foods which cause acidity like spicy, oily, fatty and junk foods, onion, garlic, citrus fruit, tomato etc 2..Have proper Breakfast, Don’t skip or postpone your meal, Take home made food, Avoid food and water from outside, 3.Eat smaller meals at frequent intervals like 5-6 meals per day, and don't overeat. 4.Drink plenty of water. Take your meal regularly and timely. Avoid fasting, Don’t skip your breakfast. 5. Stop smoking, consumption of alcohol and tobacco, excess tea or coffee if you are having, 7. Avoid stress 8. Take one tablet of pan40 in the morning before breakfast daily for few days 9 Consult for further advice
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What are the causes of BP? How to know sign of BP? How to recover bp at normal stage with home remedies? I have just 30 years. But I do not have sign of pain in chest. Sweat sign. But I have sign of hypertension and eating too much food and also non veg. Is this problem dangerous? I have just married. I have 145/95 bp, some time 135/90. How to cure problem. Please.

CCEBDM, PG Diploma In Clinical cardiology, MBBS
Cardiologist, Ghaziabad
What are the causes of BP? How to know sign of BP? How to recover bp at normal stage with home remedies? I have just ...
1.no alcohol 2. Reduce body wt 3. No smoking/ tobacco 4. Diet - no ghee/ butter, have mix of vegetable oils - mustard, til, ground nut, olive oil, have more green vegetables and fruits, have whole grain atta, no fried. Fast. Spicy / processed/ junk food. Less sugar, potato, rice 5. 30 mts brisk walk daily 6. Deep breathing exercise for 10 mts daily 7. Meditation daily for 10 mts. 6-8 hrs of sleep at night 8. Expose your body to sun for 15-20 mts daily after some oil massage to get vit d. 9. Take more water for medicine and further advise contact on private chat.
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Brain Stroke - Things You Must Know!

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine, Fellow in Pain Management, DM - Neurology
Neurologist, Delhi
Brain Stroke - Things You Must Know!

A brain stroke can affect anyone at any point of time when the supply of blood to the brain is interrupted. It can threaten major physical functions and can prove to be fatally dangerous at times. The brain stem which is placed right above the spinal cord controls the breathing, heartbeat and levels of blood pressure. It is also in charge of controlling some elementary functions such as swallowing, hearing, speech and eye movements

What are the different types of strokes?
There are three main kinds of stroke: ischemic strokes, hemorrhagic strokes and transient ischemic attacks. The The most common type of brain stroke is the ischemic stroke is caused by narrowing or blocking of arteries to the brain, which prevents the proper supplyof of blood to the brain. Sometimes it so happens that the blood clot that has formed elsewhere in the body have travelled via the blood vessels and has been trapped in the blood vessel which provides blood to the brain. When the supply of blood to a part of the brain is hindered, the tissue in that area dies off owing to lack of oxygen. The other variant of brain stroke is termed as hemorrhagic stroke is caused when the blood vessels in and around the brain burstor or leak. Strokes need to be diagnosed and treated as quickly as possible in order to minimize brain damage.

What are the common symptoms of a brain stroke?
The symptoms of the brain stroke are largely dependent on the area of the brain that has been affected. It can interfere with normal functioning, such as breathing and talking and other functions which human beings can perform without thinking such as eye movements or swallowing. Since all the signals from the brain as well as other parts of the body traverse through the brain stem, the interruption of blood flow often leads to numbness or paralysis in different parts of the body.

Who is likely to have a stroke?
Anyone is at a risk of developing brain stroke although ageing is directly proportional to the risk of having a stroke. Not only that an individual with a family history of brain stroke or transient ischemic attack is at a higher risk of developing stroke. People who have aged over 65 accounts for about 33 percent of all brain strokes. It is important to point here that individuals with high blood pressure, high blood sugar, cholesterol, cancer, autoimmune diseases and some blood disorders are at a higher risk of developing brain stroke.

There are a few factors which can increase the risk of developing stroke beyond any control. But there are certain lifestyle choices as well which aids in controlling the chances of being affected by stroke. It is crucial to refrain from long-term hormone replacement therapies as well as birth control pills, smoking, lack of physical activity, excessive use of alcohol and drug addiction. A brain stroke is a life-threatening medical condition, and when an individual has symptoms that resemble that of stroke, it is crucial to seek immediate medical help.

Treatment for stroke:

  • Treatment depends on the type of stroke.
  • Ischemic strokes can be treated with 'clot-busting' drugs.
  • Hemorrhagic strokes can be treated with surgery to repair or block blood vessel weaknesses.
  • The most effective way to prevent strokes is through maintaining a healthy lifestyle.

What is TPA?
TPA is a thrombolytic or a “Clot Buster” drug. This clot buster is used to break-up the clot that is causing a blockage or disruption in the flow of blood to the brain and helps restore the blood flow to the area of the brain. It is given by intravenous (IV). This can be given only within 45.5 hrs of the onset of symptoms

Time is brain

Remember Every second Loss means brain cells die.

Rush to the nearest Stroke Centre whenever you experience such symptoms.

You can save the brain cells dying if you reach within 45.5 hrs by the CLOT BUSTER. 

Endovascular procedures:
Another treatment option is an endovascular procedure called mechanical thrombectomy, strongly recommended, in whichtrained  trained doctors try  removing a large blood clot bysending sending a wired-caged device called a stent retriever, to the site of the blocked blood vessel in the brain

Stroke prevention:
The good news is that 80 percent of all strokes are preventable. It startswith with managing keyrisk risk factors, including 

  • High blood pressure,
  • Cigarette smoking,
  • Diabetes Atrial fibrillation and
  • Physical inactivity.

More than half of all strokes are caused by uncontrolled hypertension or high blood pressure, making it the most important risk factor to control. 

Rehabilitation:
The best way to get better after a stroke is to start stroke rehabilitation ("rehab"). In stroke rehab, a team of health professionals works with you to regain skills you lost as the result of a stroke. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a neurologist.

  

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I get dizziness when I walk for a while in sunlight and I feel chest pain while running, what could be the possible solution?

MD-Ayurveda, Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Sexologist, Haldwani
I get dizziness when I walk for a while in sunlight and I feel chest pain while running, what could be the possible s...
Hello, your problem suggests that you have pitta prakruti (body type). Pitta is responsible for vertigo and dizziness specially when you are exposed to direct sunlight. It also causes palpitations (loud heart beat) which you are experiencing as chest pain. Try this ayurvedic treatment which will definitely help the cause. A) usheerasava 2 tsp twice a day with water b) dadimadi ghrita 1 tsp twice daily. D) avipattikar churna 1 tsp twice a day e) tab tapyadi loha 1 tab twice f) go to bed early before 10 pm, and avoid spicy diet, curd, non-veg, and green leafy vegetable.
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Hi I'm 27 years old male. My echocardiogram shows. IVS VSD (sub aortic peri membranous) 5 mm in size left to right shunt. PPG 100 mm of mm hg. What is this is it a serious issues?

MBBS, M.D.(Gen.Medicine)
General Physician, Chennai
Hi I'm 27 years old male. My echocardiogram shows. IVS VSD (sub aortic peri membranous) 5 mm in size left to right sh...
There is abnormal flow of blood through a persistent defect in the inter-ventricular septum. Without surgery this 5 mm size defect is likely to persist. The shunt may increase and cause increasing breathlessness. It can lead to infection of heart tissue. Strenuous exertion to be avoided. Even minor surgical procedure like tooth extraction needs prior antibiotic to avoid infection of heart tissue. Thus it is a potentially serious issue.
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I started jump rope week back. But now my chest pains when I take deep breath. I have neither asthma problem nor smoke.

Md ayurveda
Ayurveda, Bangalore
I started jump rope week back. But now my chest pains when I take deep breath. I have neither asthma problem nor smoke.
Hello, there might be chest muscles constricted. 1. Apply ksheerabala taila before bath for. 7days 2. Do your exercises gradually increasing rate.
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I have a acidity and gas is stay on my chest and my chest is paining so what can I do.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Navi Mumbai
I have a acidity and gas is stay on my chest and my chest is paining so what can I do.
take following remedies 1.triphala kadha 4 tsp before lunch and dinner 2.amala juice 4 tsp + 2tsp sugar + 2tsp honey in the morning empty stomach
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I am feeling a little pain near to my heart at d upper side of top left and feeling very uncort. What I have to do?

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
I am feeling a little pain near to my heart at d upper side of top left and feeling very uncort. What I have to do?
You should immediately consult your doctor for a physical examination although the pain can be of muscular or nervous origin other than any heart linked problem but if the pain is consistent and you are feeling uncomfortable then you should take an expert advise rather than to sit at home and wait for pain to subside on its own. A proper diagnosis is surely required to rule out number of questions going on in your mind---------------
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I have high blood pressure of 150/100. Even I got two heart stroke, so kindly help me.

Diploma - Diploma - OLO - Rhino-Laryngology
Acupuncturist, Indore
I have high blood pressure of 150/100. Even I got two heart stroke, so kindly help me.
Take half lemon juice in warm water daily eat raw 2 to 3 garlic clove daily include one raw onion daily in your diet dont use salt inspite use black salt in diet learn acupressure for best result.
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Hi i am having Cholesterol total 112 trig 168 hdl 40 ldl 38 vldl33 is this right or need some care sugar is 109.

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine Specialist, Faridabad
Hi i am having Cholesterol total 112 trig 168 hdl 40 ldl 38 vldl33 is this right or need some care sugar is 109.
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 . Cap. Ecosprin gold-10 at night daily.
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