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Dr. Ripen Gupta - Cardiologist, Delhi

Dr. Ripen Gupta

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MBBS, MD - Medicine, DM - Cardiology, Fellowship In Interventional Cardiology...

Cardiologist, Delhi

26 Years Experience  ·  800 - 1200 at clinic  ·  ₹200 online
Dr. Ripen Gupta 88% (177 ratings) MBBS, MD - Medicine, DM - Cardiology, Fellowship In Inter... Cardiologist, Delhi
26 Years Experience  ·  800 - 1200 at clinic  ·  ₹200 online
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Practicing in New Delhi, Dr. Ripen Gupta is a well-known cardiologist and has over 18 years of experience in the field. Holding an MBBS from the Punjab University, he went on to get his MD - General Medicine from the same institution. Further to that Dr. Ripen Gupta completed his DM- cardiology from the University of Lucknow. He currently practices at the renowned FORTIS hospital in Vasant Kunj, Delhi. Dr. Ripen Gupta holds prestigious memberships at the Delhi Medical Council and at the Medical Council Of India. Further to that, he is also a gold medalist - 1st Rank in Obstetrics & Gynaecology during MBBS course and a Silver Medalist: 2nd Rank in aggregate in second and final year MBBS. He is one of the most reputed cardiologists of Delhi and his specializations include Treatment of arrhythmia, Carotid Artery Disease and Dyslipidemia etc. He has huge positive reviews among his patients and his knowledge and expertise are always sought upon by his peers. He is comfortable with the languages Hindi and English and his fees come to INR 800 at the Clinic in New Delhi. If you are in the region an appointment with him can be easily booked online.

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Education
MBBS - Government Medical College Patiala - 1992
MD - Medicine - Government Medical College, Patiala - 1996
DM - Cardiology - King George's Medical College, Lucknow - 1999
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Fellowship In Interventional Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology & Cardiac Electrophysiology - National Board of Examinations, New Delhi - 2003
Languages spoken
English
Hindi
Awards and Recognitions
Bronze Medal For Standing Second In Surgery During Final Professional
Bronze Medal For Standing Second In Forensic Medicine During Second Professional MBBS Course
Bronze Medal for standing second in aggregate during final professional MBBS cours
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Bronze Medal For Standing Second In Community Medicine During Second Professional MBBS Course
Bronze Medal For Standing Second In Anatomy During First Professional MBBS Course
Silver Medal For Standing First In ENT During Final Professional MBBS Course
Distinction in ENT during final professional MBBS Course
Silver Medal For Standing First In Obs & Gynae During Final Professional MBBS Course
Professional Memberships
Delhi Medical Council
Medical Council of India (MCI)
Cardiological Society of India (CSI)
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Indian Heart Rhythm Society Life Member
Indian Society of Cardiology Life Member
Indian Medical Association Life Member

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The Many Myths About Blood Pressure And Heart Rate!

MBBS, MD - Medicine, DM - Cardiology, Fellowship In Interventional Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology & Cardiac Electrophysiology
Cardiologist, Delhi
The Many Myths About Blood Pressure And Heart Rate!

It is natural to consider whether your heart is beating right and your blood pressure is normal. Also, many tend to think that the blood pressure and heart rate are related to each other. Admit it or not, you must have heard a lot about your heart rate and blood pressure, some of which are outright false. This is the time to debunk them and know what actually the reality is.

Myth #1: Having an erratic heart rate indicates that you will have a heart attack soon.
When the heart beats at an abnormal rate, it means you have a condition called palpitation. It may give you feeling as if you have skipped a beat or your heart is racing up. You may also experience a brief flutter or pounding feeling in the chest. The good news is that these sensations are not life-threatening and are generally caused by caffeine, alcohol, medication, stress or exercise.

Myth#2: When the pulse rate is fast, it means you are overstressed
Stress is a condition which may raise the pulse rate. But your heart rate can rise when you feel excited or feel anxious or exercise hard. Even high temperature and high humidity can raise your pulse.

Myth #3: Normal heart rate denotes normal blood pressure
At times, blood pressure and heart rate go hand in hand. For instance, when you feel angry or scared or exercise hard, both of them can go up. But you should note here that they are not always linked. Even if the heart rate is normal, your blood pressure may not be so. It could be too high or too low, but you wouldn’t be able to understand it.

Myth #4: Blood pressure and heart rate are same things
It is important to understand the difference between pulse rate and heart rate. Blood pressure is the term denoting the force of blood moving through the blood vessel. On the other hand, heart rate is the number of times the heart beats in a minute. They are two absolutely separate indicators of health. This means if you have high blood pressure or hypertension, there is no substitute for measuring blood pressure.

Myth #5: Heart rate and blood pressure rise and fall at the same rate
As indicated above, a rising heart rate may not be able to cause the blood pressure to surge at the same rate. Even though the heart is beating more than normal, the healthy blood vessels may dilate to allow easy blood flow. When we exercise, the heart speeds up in order to pump an adequate amount of the blood to the muscles. It could be that your heart rate is doubled, but it is safe since your blood pressure has increased only at a modest rate.

In case you have a concern or query you can always consult an expert & get answers to your questions!

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Peripheral Arterial Disease- A Serious Threat To Life Worth Being Concerned About!

MBBS, MD - Medicine, DM - Cardiology, Fellowship in Interventional Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology and Cardiac Electrophysiology
Cardiologist, Delhi
Peripheral Arterial Disease- A Serious Threat To Life Worth Being Concerned About!

Peripheral arterial disease or commonly known as PAD is a common cardiovascular disease. Despite having the power to cause painful symptoms and severe health risks, it is overlooked by many. This particular arterial disease may lead to life-threatening consequences if left untreated for long. Read on to know more about the condition.

What is PAD?
PAD refers to the situation where in the peripheral arteries to the arms, head, stomach, and legs become narrow. Often referred to as the peripheral vascular disease, here, the arteries start to grow narrower due to the slow but constant buildup of fatty deposits on the artery walls. Though it can affect all the arteries in a person’s body, except those that supply blood to the heart, in the majority of cases, it affects the arteries in the leg.

What are the threats it poses?
PAD is indeed a life-threatening disease, as the blockages, it creates in the peripheral arteries prevent normal blood circulation to the different organs, legs, and brain. And when the blood flow is restricted, or the vital organs of the body fail to receive necessary blood flow, then the legs, brain and all the vital organs suffer severe damage. And when PAD continues to harm the blood flow for a long time, then it leads to tissue infection or tissue death, which is known as gangrene.

Additional health issues it causes
PAD also creates various other health concerns, such as atherosclerosis. Atherosclerosis is a chronic disease of fatty materials’ build up. In the case of atherosclerosis, the entire blood circulatory system gets damaged, including the arteries leading to the heart. The risk of blood clot build ups and vascular inflammation are also common additional threats posed by the fatty deposits.

Probable symptoms
Depending on the part of the body that is affected, the PAD symptoms vary from one to another. However, painful cramping in the muscles of one’s legs is the most common symptom of this condition. The pain, originating in the legs often goes up to the muscles in the thighs or hips too. Except this, weakness or numbness in the legs, ulcers or open sores on the feet or legs, skin color changing into bluish or pale are some of the other symptoms of PAD.

Possible treatments
The peripheral arterial disease can be diagnosed easily, painlessly and straightforwardly under proper medical attention. Both prescribed medications and a lifestyle change are considered to be the best treatment for controlling PAD. Including a healthy diet and adopting a healthy lifestyle have often been successful in preventing PAD in its early stage.

The moment any signs or symptoms of PAD is noticed one should not be late in seeking immediate medical attention.

In case you have a concern or query you can always consult an expert & get answers to your questions!

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I am 47 Year old & working in Private co in Accounts Department from last one year I am facing heart pain. Some time due to some fear related to pressure in Job. I am taking Ecosprin 75 MG daily. Hence I want to meet you & take correct guidance. I Have also taken checkup from Apollo & Max. As per Apollo doctor says do not ignore Ecosprin. Also I have stooped to eat butter/ oily items. In spite of this I have pain in my chest.

MBBS, MD - Medicine, DM - Cardiology, Fellowship in Interventional Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology and Cardiac Electrophysiology
Cardiologist, Delhi
I am 47 Year old & working in Private co in Accounts Department from last one year I am facing heart pain. Some time ...
Chest pain which increases on effort and is relieved on rest is more likely to be due to blockages in heart and needs further evaluation with tests like exercise stress test. I feel you should get evaluation done and clear your doubts.
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What Is The Best Diet For Quick Recovery After A Heart Attack?

MBBS, MD - Medicine, DM - Cardiology, Fellowship in Interventional Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology and Cardiac Electrophysiology
Cardiologist, Delhi
What Is The Best Diet For Quick Recovery After A Heart Attack?

If you had suffered a heart attack recently, it is quite natural to for a patient to feel weak as the heart goes through a tremendous amount of stress during the condition. So, it is very important for a heart patient to know the things that will help you them recover from it. A healthy diet is the first step towards the recovery. A proper diet can not only help you recover quickly, but you won’t suffer from a second attack too. If people had followed this dietary habits beforehand, then they wouldn’t have to face a heart attack in the first place. So, to recover and get back to your daily lifestyle, you must keep these foods in your daily diet.

  1. Fruits and Vegetables: Fruits and vegetables are a must and are of paramount importance when it comes to recovering from a heart attack. The most significant advantage is that they have lower calories and at the same time they provide sufficient nutrition. They will keep your blood pressure at a standard level and thus promote the health of your heart. Fruits and vegetables that are rich in potassium can also combat and balance the counter-effects that result from sodium. So, avoid your oily snacks and have fruits instead.
  2. Green Tea: Green tea is highly recommended by doctors for patients that have recently suffered a heart attack. They have been proven to be at risk of heart attack and other health problems related to the heart by 20%. Green tea does not contain any calories and is rich in anti-oxidants which are the main constituents responsible for the recovery.
  3. Nuts: You must have already been aware of the several advantages of consuming almonds. Another addition to its advantages is aiding the process of recovery after a heart attack. However, it is to be noted that nuts are good for a person who has suffered a heart attack only if they are not salted.
  4. Whole Grains: The refined grains tend to lose their nutrients while on the other hand whole grains are rich in fiber and nutrients. They will keep your blood pressure in check and promote the well-being of your heart.

What to avoid?
Apart from the items mentioned above, there are several foods that you must avoid at all costs. The first one that comes in this list is the food items that are rich in sugar content. This will lead to an increase in weight and thus aggravate heart problems. You must also avoid salty foods as they will increase your blood pressure. Avoid meats and eggs as much as you can as they are highly rich in cholesterol which is another factor that must be avoided.

Follow a diet chart that incorporates the do’s and don’ts to have a speedy recovery and get back to normal routine. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a Cardiologist.

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Warning Signs Of Heart Blockage!

MBBS, MD - Medicine, DM - Cardiology, Fellowship in Interventional Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology and Cardiac Electrophysiology
Cardiologist, Delhi
Warning Signs Of Heart Blockage!

Heart Blocks are a result of plaque buildup in your arteries, which blocks blood flow and circulation to the heart, causing heart muscle damage and heightens the risk for heart attack and stroke.
Arteries which have smooth and elastic walls become thick and restrict blood flow from the cholesterol deposits over the years. Blood clots can also block the arteries that supply oxygen rich blood to the heart. These can eventually lead to strokes and heart attacks.

Some warning signs that you may be at risk of heart blockage:

  1. Have you had a mild stroke: Plaque that accumulates in the carotid artery supplying oxygen rich blood to the brain can cause a stroke. People who have had strokes are more prone to heart attacks.
  2. Do you often feel fatigue and dizziness: Reduced oxygen from poor circulation and blood flow can result in fatigue and tiredness as well as dizziness.
  3. Experiencing shortness of breath: Poor blood flow can lead to shortness of breath from even mild forms of exercise or even from carrying out daily chores or walking.
  4. Sudden chest pain: Chest pain or angina result from reduced supply of blood to the heart. It can be felt as pressure, tightness in the chest, squeezing in the chest, numbness or burning.
  5. Unexplained lower back pain: This can result from pressure in the spine as a result of pinched nerves due to compressed vertebrae discs as a result of poor blood flow.
  6. Erectile dysfunction in men: If an erection becomes difficult or impossible, it could be a warning sign of clogged arteries. These arteries supply blood to the pelvis area and help achieve an erection.
  7. Calf pain: Blocked leg arteries can cause calf pain, especially in smokers . THis is an early sign of possible heart blocks.
  8. Painful, numb and cold hands and feet: Plaque build up in the arteries of the extremities can cause numbness and coldness in the hands and feet. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a Cardiologist.
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Blockage in all arteries upto 90% for 7 years. Should I go through angiography again?

MBBS, MD - Medicine, DM - Cardiology, Fellowship in Interventional Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology and Cardiac Electrophysiology
Cardiologist, Delhi
Blockage in all arteries upto 90% for 7 years. Should I go through angiography again?
If you have symptoms of angina which has worsened than should go for angiography again otherwise continue medical therapy.
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My cholesterol is higher as 230 instead of normal as 200. Is I need complete treatment or suggest some home remedies.

MBBS, MD - Medicine, DM - Cardiology, Fellowship in Interventional Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology and Cardiac Electrophysiology
Cardiologist, Delhi
My cholesterol is higher as 230 instead of normal as 200.
Is I need complete treatment or suggest some home remedies.
First try lifestyle modification which include low fat, low cholesterol diet and 45 min brisk walk/ exercise everyday.
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I have triglycerides 234.8 which is high. I was under homeopathic treatment but discontinued due to little allergic effect. Please suggest any treatment whether it is allopathic or homeopathic or ayurvedic. Medicine suggestion would be good.

MBBS, MD - Medicine, DM - Cardiology, Fellowship in Interventional Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology and Cardiac Electrophysiology
Cardiologist, Delhi
I have triglycerides 234.8 which is high.
I was under homeopathic treatment but discontinued due to little allergic e...
Your triglycerides are marginally high, cut down on fat and sugar in your diet and regular exercise should bring the levels down. Repeat test after 3 months and see the effect of lifestyle modification.
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My BP reaches to 130/86 & pulse 89, I am suffering from multiple Sclerosis, do I've to take hypertension medicine, my mom had diabetes as well as hypertension.

MBBS, MD - Medicine, DM - Cardiology, Fellowship in Interventional Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology and Cardiac Electrophysiology
Cardiologist, Delhi
My BP reaches to 130/86 & pulse 89, I am suffering from multiple Sclerosis, do I've to take hypertension medicine, my...
No medication for blood pressure below 140/90, decrease salt intake in your diet to decrease future chances of high blood pressure.
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