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Dr. Rakesh Sood

MBBS, MD - Medicine

Cardiologist, Delhi

35 Years Experience  ·  0 - 700 at clinic
Dr. Rakesh Sood MBBS, MD - Medicine Cardiologist, Delhi
35 Years Experience  ·  0 - 700 at clinic  ·  ₹ online
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Dr. Rakesh Sood is a popular Cardiologist in Shalimar Bagh, Delhi. He has been a practicing Cardiologist for 35 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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Hi, I'm Dhanraj, My Mother is 46 years old lady, Check up suggests that her Vitamin D level is - 22.60 ng/ml and B-12 is 209.0 pg/ml. ECG report says, her heart rate is - 61. CBC suggests everything fine. She often has high blood pressure problem, since my father died a year ago. Should she take vitamin supplements? Which medicine for Blood pressure will be great?

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Hi, I'm Dhanraj, My Mother is 46 years old lady, Check up suggests that her Vitamin D level is - 22.60 ng/ml and B-12...
Homoeopathic medicine------------------- vitamin-d plus (bakson) chew 1 tab daily for 3 months----------------- calc-phos 6x (bakson) chew 6 tabs twice daily-------------------- bee-pee-aid- plus (bakson) drink 20 drops in 20 ml fresh water twice daily--------------------------------- tonicard drops (sbl) drink 20 drops in 20 ml fresh water once daily ----------------- drink 2 glass milk daily--------------- a 30 minutes sun bath is a must during the day--------------------- report after 3 months with latest blood vitamin-d reports---------

How can we control cholesterol without taking any medicine?

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How can we control cholesterol without taking any medicine?
Eat lots of garlic. If you cant have it get it homeopathically allium sativum,(biochemic) nat phos, avoid all types of fats and red meat. Requires detailed questioning so as to ascertain your personality and to treat you symptomatically. Treatment is available, safe and without side effects in biochemic system of medication. Consult me in private.

What are the chances of a 24 year old that's 5'10 and 140 pounds having a heart attack? Also are the chances much smaller if the person above doesn't smoke.

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What are the chances of a 24 year old that's 5'10 and 140 pounds having a heart attack? Also are the chances much sma...
Weigh if in pounds is normal. Chances are as much as in a careless person who smokes, is exposed to pollution on road, eats bad fats, does not eat fruits and vegetables, takes every stress to heart and has high bp and blood sugar levels. Take care. Instead of having anxiety disorders, it is better to learn about heart, practice the precautions to prevent and teach others also.

My brother has a 2 inch hole in a heart is there any treatment or we can do operation?

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My brother has a 2 inch hole in a heart is there any treatment or we can do operation?
Yes, it can be done depending upon the location whether it is vsd or asd. In vsd whether it is muscular or membranous ventricular septal defect and in case of atrial septal defect whether it is primary septal defect or not. There are many closure devices which can be used to close these defects by non operative way but in your brother's case, the defect is little large to be closed by a closure devices. The treatment also depends upon the whether patient has developed eissenmenger's complex or not.

What all I should do to reduce my cholesterol levels.?

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What all I should do to reduce my cholesterol levels.?
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 .

Iàm taking two time rice but no fatty things and green tea, is it good, while having cholesterol tg level 244.

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Iàm taking two time rice but no fatty things and green tea, is it good, while having cholesterol tg level 244.
Hye. There is no problem in having green tea, but on it's own it can't help bring down triglycerides. Also rice is not a problem if it's unpolished or single pounded and it's not eaten in excess. Your overall diet plays an important role. It's not about just restricting fat but eating the right fats and sensibly.

What is the normal pulse rate for a diabetic patient with BP my pulse rate is 95 per second.

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What is the normal pulse rate for a diabetic patient with BP my pulse rate is 95 per second.
If on medication for bp, the pulse is lower. 95 at resting? is on higher side. Do get bp checked and controlled again with medicines. Yoga & meditation also reduce the pulse, so does walking and other exercises according to constitution.

Can I take OMEGA 3 tablets? Empty stomach of after food? Which time, its better during dinner or breakfast? Its beneficial to heart, is it true?

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Can I take OMEGA 3 tablets? Empty stomach of after food? Which time, its better during dinner or breakfast? Its benef...
Yes it is beneficial for heart diseases bcoz it contains dha and epa. You can take it any time but for avoid fishy burps and bleches you should take it just before meals.

Hi doctor. Since 2 weeks when am taking food am feeling like its got jam on my chest and am feeling chest burn and un digestion. yesterday I tuk tab rantac then I got some relief. Pls advice me some home remedies for digestion. Thnx.

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Hi doctor. Since 2 weeks when am taking food am feeling like its got jam on my chest and am feeling chest burn and un...
Hello, drink minimum 3 lts plain water daily drink fruit juice n green vegetable soup twice a day along with steam vegetable avoid milk, oily n spicy foods daily walk for 2 kms. Do not eat after 7.30 p. M. Alpha-liv 1 tsp 3 times a day stay healthy - naturally.

I'm 50 yrs, male, suffering from high BP (160/90) since last one year. I've taking medicines but not improve. Pl. Help.

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I'm 50 yrs, male, suffering from high BP (160/90) since last one year. I've taking medicines but not improve. Pl. Help.
Hi, take rauvolfia 1x, 2 tabs daily morning empty stomach. Drink plenty of liquids and cut down your fat, 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.

Whenever I indulge in sexual activity my pulse rate goes upto 130 and bp 140/90 and sometimes even more plus I also sweat alot . Is this normal or something is serious?

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Whenever I indulge in sexual activity my pulse rate goes upto 130 and bp 140/90 and sometimes even more plus I also s...
Sexual activities are a type of physical activity which needs lots of energy so it is normal of high pulse rate & inrease in blood pressure during it.

I am 67 years old suffering from knee pain left leg. Took diacerin 50mg twice daily but my bp shot up from 120/80 to 165/95 within 3 days of taking the drug. I monitored my bp but it didn't came down. Ultimately stopped taking it and my bp came back to 125/85 in 7 days. My knee pain still persists but is controlled by hot water foment action. Can I still start diecerin. I am female.

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I am 67 years old suffering from knee pain left leg. Took diacerin 50mg twice daily but my bp shot up from 120/80 to ...
Joint pain can be caused by a number of issues, such as osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, gout, bursitis, tendinitis or a strain, sprain or other injury affecting the ligaments, bursae or tendons surrounding a joint. It can occur in any part of the body but is most common in the knees, shoulders and hips. The pain can range from mild to severe and may be accompanied by swelling and stiffness in one or more joints. Severe joint pain, especially when caused by degenerative conditions like arthritis, needs proper diagnosis and treatment. You should also consult your doctor if your joint pain is accompanied by swelling, redness and tenderness, or lasts for more than three days. But, you can get rid of mild joint pain with the help of natural home remedies. Cayenne cayenne pepper contains a compound called capsaicin with natural analgesic or pain-relieving properties. In a 2010 study published in the journal of the medical association of thailand, researchers found that applying gel containing 0.0125 percent capsaicin helped relieve mild to moderate pain in women suffering from knee osteoarthritis? slightly heat one-half cup of coconut oil. Mix in two tablespoons of cayenne pepper powder. Apply it on the affected area, leave it on for 20 minutes and then rinse it off. Do this a few times a day until you get relief from the pain? alternatively, you can use a capsaicin cream topically on the affected area daily. Note: cayenne may initially cause a burning sensation. Do not apply it on open skin or wounds. Garlic being rich in sulfur and selenium, garlic is beneficial for those suffering from arthritis and joint pain. Sulfur helps relieve joint pain and inflammation and, according to research, selenium may have an antirheumatic effect. Also, arthritic patients tend to have low levels of selenium in the blood? include raw or cooked garlic in your diet. You can safely consume two or three garlic cloves daily. If you are deterred by the smell or taste of garlic, consider taking garlic supplements (follow the directions on the label). You can also fry two garlic cloves in two tablespoons of mustard or sesame oil. When the garlic cloves turn black, turn off the heat and strain the oil. Allow the oil to cool until it is comfortably warm, and then massage it into the skin around affected area. Leave it on for about three hours before washing it off. Do this twice daily until you see improvement for treatment consult privately any queries inform me.

I am suffering from heart pain while I am in sleep so please give the suggestion regarding heart stroke I am so scared about that.

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I am suffering from heart pain while I am in sleep so please give the suggestion regarding heart stroke I am so scare...
Hi. Please get your cardiac status checked. If you are above 35 years of age. Chest pain is not to be ignored.

What are the symptoms of rheumatic heart disease because recently I felt a chest pain.

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What are the symptoms of rheumatic heart disease because recently I felt a chest pain.
Dear lybrateuser, - Symptoms of RHD include pain in chest & joints, rapid heart beat, murmur, heart tissue inflammation, heartbeat irregularity, skin swelling & lumps, sorethroat & joint pain.

Hi, My name Gurmeet. I have a problem as increasing of heart beat in case when some one shout on me or when I do interact with unknown person. Please advice me, what is it? and how can I get recovery from it. Thanks.

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My name Gurmeet. I have a problem as increasing of heart beat in case when some one shout on me or when I do inte...
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. According to my knowledge you are suffering from LACK of SELF CONFIDENCE and it is usual in this case that heart palpate at a faster rate when to interact with an unknown person .So for this I will advise you to go for counselling sessions along with homoeopathic treatment recommended by me for better results.

Hello sir, I have a deep pain in the right side of chest while eating ,breathing also it is soo paining I can't eat and drink also I want to know the problem.

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I have a deep pain in the right side of chest while eating ,breathing also it is soo paining I can't eat a...
Hi, it maybe due to hyperacidity. Take cap. Stomotone 1-1-1 after food for 2-3 weeks and himcocid syrup 2tsf 3 times daily before food to control burning sensation and pain in the stomach and chest. Avoid hot and spicy food. Eat small quantities frequently. Drink plenty of water. Never miss your breakfast. Avoid excess intake of coffee and tea.

Mere sir me small funsi Ho rha he bar bar jaha se mere Baal nikalo he ,meri age 50 hai high blood pressure ka tab leta hu aur kuchh nhi achhi health he meri . Mujhe bataye ki kya karu ? Hair transplant kar ke 185 days huye he . Please tell.

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Mere sir me small  funsi Ho rha he bar bar jaha se mere Baal nikalo he ,meri age 50 hai  high blood pressure ka tab l...
Apply ketoconazole lotion on your scalp once in a week. Apply bhringraj oil on your scalp then give hot water fomentation. 1-1 drop of cow ghee in both nostrils at night time before sleep. Take pranacharya allergin capsule 1-1 twice a day. Take lots of proteins like soyabean. Egg white. Etc. Avoid tea. Coffee. Spicy food. Fermented food. Junk food. Apply only ayurvedic shampoo on your scalp. Do pranayama early morning.

How to differentiate between heart problem and gastric problem ? As it occurs on the same side of chest and have same symptoms.

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How to differentiate between heart problem and gastric problem ?
As it occurs on the same side of chest and have same...
You are right, even doctors get confused & perform test like ecg (not very definite though) and a troponin test (cost 200- 1000/- in best place) which is specific only when damage to muscles of heart has occurred- heart attack.

My bp is 190/150 and sugar fasting is 100-120 and post meal is 150-170, I am taking glynase MF tablet twice daily, I am also having a stone 34 mm in my right kidney, which medicine should I take for my bp? And can the Stone in my kidney be removed without surgery?

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Homeopath
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My bp is 190/150 and sugar fasting is 100-120 and post meal is 150-170, I am taking glynase MF tablet twice daily, I ...
Hello, Few lifestyle changes can help you in controlling and preventing the high blood pressure, even if you're taking blood pressure medication. Eat healthy foods. Consume more fruits, vegetables, whole grains, poultry, fish and low-fat dairy foods. Eat less saturated fat and trans fat. Decrease the salt in your diet. So, avoid eating processed foods, such as canned soups or frozen dinners which contains extra salt in it. Keeping a healthy weight, or losing weight if you're overweight or obese, can help you control your high blood pressure and lower your risk of related health problems. Increase physical activity which can help lowering your blood pressure, manage stress, reduce your risk of several health problems. Get indulged in regular exercising (if your doctor allows you). Limit alcohol. Even if you're healthy, alcohol can raise your blood pressure. If you choose to drink alcohol, do so in moderation. Don't smoke. Tobacco injures blood vessel walls and speeds up the process of hardening of the arteries. Reduce stress as much as possible. Practice healthy coping techniques, such as muscle relaxation, deep breathing or meditation. Getting regular physical activity and plenty of sleep can help, too. Monitor your blood pressure at home. Medication: Take Schwabe’s Essentia Aurea/ thrice daily which is a cardio-tonic which helps in maintaining blood pressure, improves muscle tone of the heart and narrowing of blood vessels. For Kidney-Stone: You may reduce your risk of kidney stones if you: Drink water throughout the day. For people with a history of kidney stones, drink 12-14 glasses of water everyday. If you live in a hot, dry climate or you exercise frequently, you may need to drink even more water to produce enough urine. If your urine is light and clear, you're likely drinking enough water. Eat fewer oxalate-rich foods. If you tend to form calcium oxalate stones, your doctor may recommend restricting foods rich in oxalates. These include rhubarb, beets, okra, spinach, Swiss chard, sweet potatoes, nuts, tea, chocolate and soy products. Choose a diet low in salt and animal protein. Reduce the amount of salt you eat and choose non animal protein sources, such as legumes. Consider using a salt substitute. Continue eating calcium-rich foods, but use caution with calcium supplements. Calcium in food doesn't have an effect on your risk of kidney stones. Continue eating calcium-rich foods unless your doctor advises otherwise. Ask your doctor before taking calcium supplements, as these have been linked to increased risk of kidney stones. You may reduce the risk by taking supplements with meals. Diets low in calcium can increase kidney stone formation in some people. Medication: Take homoeopathic medicine - Berberis Vulgaris Q/ 10 drops in 1/2 cup of water/ thrice daily for 4 weeks.
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