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Dr. Ratna Mallik is an experienced Cardiologist in Saket, Delhi. You can consult Dr. Ratna Mallik at Max Super Specialty Hospital-Saket in Saket, Delhi. Book an appointment online with Dr. Ratna Mallik on Lybrate.com.

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Sir, I have been suffering from high b.p. For the last 9 years, now I feel erectile dysfunction during sexual intercourse. So if I consult u, can you prescribe me the medicines online for the same. My b.p. Is 150/95. Age is 30 yrs. And please also tell me weather medicines are allopathic or homeopathic or Ayurvedic.

BHMS
Homeopath, Bangalore
Sir, I have been suffering from high b.p. For the last 9 years, now I feel erectile dysfunction during sexual interco...
Take homoeopathic medicine Caladium 1M 4Pills 4Times 4days n give a gap of 1week again repeat 4 days n in such way take 6 courses n try to take more of protein rich products n for bp continue ur same tablets as it is..no issues...
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How does Ayurveda help heart patients?

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Delhi
How does Ayurveda help heart patients?

In Ayurveda, the heart or Hridaya is most vital since it is the organ that is responsible for enabling proper circulation of blood all over the body while governing your emotions so as to keep you fit and energetic. When it comes to the development of heart ailments, a highly stressful lifestyle, and poor eating habits are considered to be the main culprits of heart diseases or Hrudroga. As a consequence, these causes bring about the hardening of the arteries, leading to problems like angina (ruja) and angio-obstruction (vata dosa). Factors like high blood pressure, heredity, diabetes, smoking and high cholesterol make you predispose to developing problems of the heart.

How does Ayurveda help?

Ayurveda offers safe and innovative preparations for the handling of heart diseases. Plants like garlic, Arjuna, cinnamon and their preparations are used for treating heart ailments. Depending on individual cases, certain very effective natural preparations are recommended by a practitioner of Ayurveda along with lifestyle changes like:

1. Getting rid of stress - When it comes to the heart, Ayurveda propounds a holistic approach in the treatment of this organ, which encompasses both physical and emotional considerations. Herbal formulations that contain ingredient like Ashwagandha are known to reduce tension in the mind as well as the body while strengthening the heart muscle.

2. Eating right - Developing the habit of correct eating is vital for improving heart health. According to Ayurveda, the ideal food portion should be one that fits into the cups of your palms. Having meals three times a day at fixed timings can help in training your digestive system to not only anticipate but also digest the food consumed. For stimulating a slow digestion salt, ginger and lime can be consumed.

3. Removing Ama (arterial plaque) from your body - For enabling a proper functioning of the heart regular cleaning of the internals is recommended as per Ayurvedic teaching so as to flush out the arterial plaque that gets accumulated in your blood vessel. From eating a high fiber diet and drinking lukewarm water to going to sleep by 10pm, Ayurvedic treatment of the heart consists of these recommendations.

4. Exercising regularly - The key to a good heart health is exercising regularly but in moderation. In this context, Ayurveda believes in the concept of Balaardh, which is exercising to about 50% of your capacity. This reduces instances of strains and injuries received due to exercising. Walking for about half an hour every day is considered to be a great metabolism booster as well and it brings about an improvement of the heart.

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Related Tip: How to Control Hair Loss Through Ayurveda?

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Is the pain of the left side of the chest relate to heart problem or heart attack?

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
Is the pain of the left side of the chest relate to heart problem or heart attack?
Left side chest pains with pain radiating to left hand with sweating and irregular heartbeat are related to heart attack
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I am diabetes patient my age 24 any problems how to control my blood pressure please help me I wanna talk to you.

Diploma in Diabetology, MBBS
General Physician, Warangal
I am diabetes patient my age 24 any problems how to control my blood pressure please help me I wanna talk to you.
maintain ibw take balance d diet walk daily avoid sugary items fat food lead stress free life take plenty vegetables and fruits in 2 / 3 servings take high fibre low calorie food use less salt for bp
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My blood pressure is 154/60. Khana khane ke bad pat bhari ho jata h.or gas ban ne lagti h.khana khane ke 1 ghante bad hi pressure ban ne lagta h or 1 din me 3 bar fresh hona pdta h.kya pat ki problem se blood pressure badta h .or kitna badta.

MD - Ayurveda
Ayurveda, Davanagere
My blood pressure is 154/60. Khana khane ke bad pat bhari ho jata h.or gas ban ne lagti h.khana khane ke 1 ghante bad...
Change your life style drink hot water every two jour eat small food night before nine finish your dinner don't leave empty stomach.
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I had angioplasty 7 years back and plqnted one stent. I am regularly taking prescribed medicines for the last 7 years. Is occasionally smoking is harmful?

MBBS, Dip.Cardiology, Fellowship in Clinical Cardiology(FICC), Fellowship in Echocardiology
Cardiologist, Ghaziabad
I had angioplasty 7 years back and plqnted one stent. I am regularly taking prescribed medicines for the last 7 years...
Yes. Smoking decrease the elasticity of your blood vessels and increase deposition of cholesterol causing blockage. Even one cigarette is enough to do the trick. Eat a healthy diet. Choosing healthful meal and snack options can help you avoid heart disease and its complications. Be sure to eat plenty of fresh fruits and vegetables. Eating foods low in saturated fat and cholesterol and high in fiber can help prevent high blood cholesterol. Limiting salt or sodium in your diet can also lower your blood pressure. Maintain a healthy weight. Being overweight or obese can increase your risk for heart disease. To determine whether your weight is in a healthy range, doctors often calculate a number called the body mass index (BMI).  Exercise regularly. Physical activity can help you maintain a healthy weight and lower cholesterol and blood pressure. Don't smoke. Cigarette smoking greatly increases your risk for heart disease. So, if you don't smoke, don't start. If you do smoke, quitting will lower your risk for heart disease. Your doctor can suggest ways to help you quit. Limit alcohol use. Avoid drinking too much alcohol, which causes high blood pressure.  If you have high cholesterol, high blood pressure, or diabetes, there are steps you can take to lower your risk for heart disease. Have your cholesterol checked. Your health care provider should test your cholesterol levels at least once every five years. Talk with your doctor about this simple blood test. Monitor your blood pressure. High blood pressure has no symptoms, so be sure to have it checked on a regular basis. Manage your diabetes. If you have diabetes, closely monitor your blood sugar levels. Talk with your health care provider about treatment options. Take your medicine. If you're taking medication to treat high cholesterol, high blood pressure, or diabetes, follow your doctor's instructions carefully. Always ask questions if you don't understand something. Talk with your health care provider. You and your doctor can work together to prevent or treat the medical conditions that lead to heart disease. Discuss your treatment plan regularly and bring a list of questions to your appointments.
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Cardiomyopathy - Types, Causes and Treatment

DM Cardiology
Cardiologist, Delhi
Cardiomyopathy - Types, Causes and Treatment

Our heart is basically a muscle. So when this muscle weakens the heart is unable to do its function i.e., to pump blood throughout our body and keep us alive.

The heart muscle gets progressively weak due to a disease called cardiomyopathy.

There are different types of cardiomyopathy caused by different causes. Untreated cardiomyopathy can lead to heart failure or early death. Treatment can’t cure the condition but can give you extra healthy years of life and prevent serious complications.

Cardiomyopathy has 4 main types, they are:

  1. Dilated Cardiomyopathy: This is the most common form and its principal cause is that your heart muscle becomes too weak to pump blood. The heart muscles stretch and become thinner in this case leading to the four chambers of the heart to expand causing a pathology called an enlarged heart.

  2. Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy: This happens due to genetics. It occurs when the walls of your heart thicken and prevent the flow of blood through this natural pump.

  3. Arrhythmogenic Right Ventricular Dysplasia: This is a rare form of cardiomyopathy. It causes sudden deaths of athletes and is caused when fat and fibrous tissues replace muscle in the right ventricle of the heart.

  4. Restrictive Cardiomyopathy: This is the least common form of the disease. The cause is the stiffening of the ventricles, the part of the blood which receives blood. When these stiffen, the heart doesn’t get enough blood to oxygenate. Scarring of the heart due to heart disease and a heart transplant operation can be a cause of this stiffening.

  5. Ischemic Cardiomyopathy: Ischemic cardiomyopathy is caused due to coronary artery disease which causes blood vessels supplying blood to the heart to become narrow. The heart doesn’t get enough oxygen and a person can die due to a heart attack.

  6. Other types of cardiomyopathy are grouped into this category and can include:

    • Left ventricular noncompaction happens when the left ventricle has trabeculations, projections of muscle inside the ventricle.

    • Peripartum cardiomyopathy, another form of the disease can occur during or after pregnancy. This is a form of dilated cardiomyopathy and can be fatal. There’s no documented cause.

    • Alcoholic cardiomyopathy is caused due to alcoholism causing an enlargement of the heart.

    • Takotsubo cardiomyopathy, or broken heart syndrome, happens when extreme stress leads to heart muscle failure. Though rare, this condition is more common in post-menopausal women.

Treatment

Doctors will decide the treatment after finding out the extent of damage due to cardiomyopathy.

Few people will not require treatment till symptoms like chest pain, dizziness, shortness of breath and edema appear.

Others whose life is affected due to symptoms are treated with lifestyle changes and medicines. The bad news is that cardiomyopathy can’t be cured but can only be managed and controlled by doing the following:

  1. Heart-healthy lifestyle changes are key. You will be advised to maintain a healthy weight, eat a modified diet, get enough sleep, manage stress, and quit smoking.

  2. Exercise is also crucial to keep the heart healthy and maintain a healthy weight through regular bouts of low-intensity exercise.

  3. Medications for high blood pressure will be prescribed to prevent water retention, keep the heart beating normally, prevent blood clots and reduce inflammation.

  4. Pacemakers and defibrillators can be implanted.

  5. Surgery like heart transplant can be done as a last resort. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a homeopath.

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MD - Internal Medicine, CCMD(Diabetology), PG Course in Diabetology
Diabetologist, Dehradun
Intake of food rich in Omega 3 Fatty acids like Cod liver oil,Flax seeds,Broccoli,Walnuts,canola oil helps in controlling bad cholesterol and increasing good cholestrol.

Dear doctor, This is my medical history. In year 2012, my creatine level increased suddenly up to 7.0. At that time urine flow also stopped. Doctors diagnosed that urine flow block is reason and BNI (Bladder Ncek incision) surgery done. With that urine flow problem solved and creatine level gradually came down to 3.0. It is maintained at this level till now. Every three months I am consulting nephrologist. As per his suggestion, I am using following medicines. Statics 10 mg one at night and nephro caps capsule one at night. Four months back I felt sudden occasional giddiness in brain, as if some thing was happening / flowing in it. I consulted physician He found my BP increased to 158 and recommended cilnidipine- 10 mg once a day at bed time, prolomet xl 25 mg - one in morning. Even with BP medicine BP controlled, giddiness didn't reduce. CAT scan and ECG were done and report found normal. I consulted neurologist. He prescribed zevert PVG tablets - 2 times a day and petril beta 20 tablets daily once before bed. As per his advice, I used Zevert for 20 days and petril for 40 days along with BP medicines. No my giddiness problem is almost solved. When I get occasional doubt, I am using zevert PVG tablets - 1 times a day and petril beta 20 tablets for 2 to 3 days. Currently medicines used by me, as per nephrologist advice are Prolomet xl 25 mg - 1 in morning Cilnidipine- 10 mg - 1 at night bed time Statics - 10 mg - 1 at night bed time Nephrocaps - 1 daily My query - I have a 11 year boy. For last, five years, I am dependent on viewing of soft porn movies and masturbation only for sexual satisfaction. Now a days, after masturbation, I am feeling as if some thing flowing in my body, feeling of lightness in my heart. I am getting a sense of fear, nervousness at that time. Is it because of any BP fluctuation at that time? Can I continue masturbation in this condition or I should stop. I need your kind advice.

BHMS
Homeopath, Sindhudurg
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This is my medical history.
In year 2012, my creatine level increased suddenly up to 7.0. At that time u...
Hello you have to reduce frequency of masturbation. I advise you to start homoepathic treatment for your complaints.
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I have my operation on 2008 for small hole on heart. Now it is slightly pain. Now I am not taking any medicines. What the precaution will I take. Srikanta.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
I have my operation on 2008 for small hole on heart. Now it is slightly pain. Now I am not taking any medicines. What...
Dear lybrateuser, -take a heart healthy diet which includes more of fruits & vegetables, whole grain foods like, whole wheat bread, chapati, brown rice, low fat dairy products, pulses, legumes -do moderate exercise like walking, jogging, swimming daily for 20-30 min -get yourself checked up to rule out any problem in future.
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I have chest pain and many more time cough out for over 3 month what should I do?

BHMS
Homeopath, Raebareli
I have chest pain and many more time cough out for over 3 month what should I do?
I advise you the followings for your condition: Drink plenty of warm fluids. Drinking warm fluids helps to loosen the secretions in your sinuses so that your mucus flows more freely, making you feel better faster. Studies show that drinking warm fluids relieves cold symptoms such as runny nose, cough, sneezing, sore throat, and fatigue.
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What should I do if my blood pressure is high or low. What should I eat for that?

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
What should I do if my blood pressure is high or low. What should I eat for that?
Meat and eggs cause blood pressure to rise more than any other food. The pressure is lowered and blood clotting diminished by taking a diet with a higher fruit content, lower protein and non-flesh diet. A natural diet consisting of fresh fruits and vegetables, instead of a traditional diet, is helpful in getting rid of the poisons from the body. A hypertension patient should start the process of healing by living on an all¬ fruit diet for at least a week, and take fruits at five-hourly intervals, thrice a day. He should take juicy fruits such as oranges, apples, pears, mangoes, guavas, pineapples and grapes. Milk may be taken after a week of a diet of fruits only. The milk should be fresh and boiled only once. The patient can be permitted cereals in the diet after two weeks. Vegetables are also good for a patient of hypertension. They should preferably be taken raw. If they are cooked, it could be ensured that their natural goodness is not destroyed in the process of cooking. Vegetables like cucumber, carrot, tomato, onion, radish, cabbage and spinach are best taken in their raw form. They may be cut into small pieces and sprinkled with a little salt and the juice of a lemon added to them so as to make them more palatable. The intake of salt should be restricted; in any case it should not be taken more than four grams or half a teaspoon per day. Baking powder containing sodium carbonate should also be avoided. Garlic is regarded as one of the most effective remedies to lower blood pressure. The pressure and tension are reduced because it has the power to ease the spasm of the small arteries. Garlic also slows the pulse and modifies the heart rhythm besides relieving the symptoms of dizziness Numbness shortness of breath and the formation of gas within the digestive tract. The average dosage •should be two to three capsules a day to make a dent in the blood pressure. There I an important relation between dietary calcium and potassium and hypertension. It is found that people who take potassium rich diets have a low incidence of hypertension even it they do not control their salt-intake. They have also found that people with hypertension do not seem to get much calcium in the form of dairy products. The two essentia1 nutrients seem to' help the body throw off excess sodium and are involved in important functions which control the working of the vascular system. Potassium is found in abundance in fruits and vegetables and calcium in dairy products. The patient of hypertension should follow a plan of a well-balanced diet in which the constituents of food should be approximately in the following proportion: carbohydrate twenty per cent protein ten to fifteen percent fat five per cent and fruits and vegetables sixty to sixty-five per cent. In this plan one main meal should be based on raw foods while the second main meal may consist of cooked foods. Meals should be taken slowly and in a relaxed atmosphere. Food should be well masticated as the process of digestion begins in the mouth. The dinner should not normally be taken late.
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I am 35 years male. I am a serving Defense personal. My total cholesterol is 294 and triglyceride is 360. My BP often remains near 150/100. What is my problem. I am serving at a height above 9000 feet. What precautions I should take and what is my disease. Also I get tired very easily and sometimes feel breathlessness.

MD - Consultant Physician
Cardiologist, Kolkata
I am 35 years male. I am a serving Defense personal. My total cholesterol is 294 and triglyceride is 360.  My BP ofte...
Defence personal work hard & does exercise. Take care of your food avoid fry, fatty, &fast foods. Take plenty of fruits & vegetables.
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My lipid profile- cholesterol- 164 mg/dl Triglycerides- 107 mg HDL- 22 mg/dl LDL- 121 mg/dl VLDL-21 mg/dl ** I feal my left side are more weight than right side. So please tell me it is good or bad.?

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
My lipid profile-
cholesterol- 164 mg/dl
Triglycerides- 107 mg
HDL- 22 mg/dl
LDL- 121 mg/dl
VLDL-21 mg/dl
** I feal m...
Get your vital parameters of the body checked from a nearby doctor and follow up with findings and few tips on diet say no to maida items like toast , khaari ,naan ,white bread . can drink tea but without sugar say no to Buffalo milk and can drink cows milk can eat brown bread can eat sprout's can eat green vegetables, can eat chappati ,bajra ka rotla can eat one katori of rice twice a day with dal to avoid farsan food items can eat fruits say no to coconut water
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I'm 25 year old male I have cholesterol. How long can I take medicine? What are the side effects? Is long term harmful? Please doctor help me I need help.

B.A.M.S
Ayurveda, Banaskantha
I'm 25 year old male I have cholesterol. How long can I take medicine? What are the side effects? Is long term harmfu...
In case of cholesterol better to modify life style and start regular early morning exercise instead of medication. Indian bread desi cow ghee traditional made also helps to improve good kind of cholesterol.
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A heart attack happens when the flow of oxygen-rich blood to a section of heart muscle suddenly becomes blocked and the heart can't get oxygen. If blood flow.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
A heart attack happens when the flow of oxygen-rich blood to a section of heart muscle suddenly becomes blocked and t...
Whenever there is obstruction to the coronary arteries due to atherosclerosis plague we get heart attack
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I am 54 year old. Bp is 130/80. But cholotrol is high - lipids 780, trigly. 437, toal cholost 263, hdl 43, free colot 79, ldl 133 vldl 87. Other no problem. No diabetic. Faaty body 100 kg. Lenght 5 fut 8 inch.

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine Specialist, Faridabad
I am 54 year old. Bp is 130/80. But cholotrol is high -
lipids 780, trigly. 437, toal cholost 263, hdl 43, free colot...
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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My mother chest pain. But ECG check OK. But chest area more heat & back pain. Feel un easy. Not in normal. Doctor says better angiogram test. More acidity issue. Also. Kindly at kind of treatment need.

Diploma in Obstetrics & Gynaecology, MBBS
General Physician, Delhi
My mother chest pain. But ECG check OK. But chest area more heat & back pain. Feel un easy. Not in normal. Doctor say...
Your doctor is right, get angiogram to rule out blockages in blood vessels supplying blood to heart muscles.
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