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My reports showing eosinophilia, iron and calcium deficiency and high cholesterol. Please give me diet chart to reduce cholesterol.
What is the main function of heart to make a person healthy. What it important. And tell about the working of heart.
Dear sir. My son is 6.5 year old. He is suffering breathing problem at night and in a day allergic cough problem. I have consulted many ENT doctor and pediatrician at my location from last 2 year but till no improvement found. As my observations problem is increased. At night my son doing breathing through mouth and some time missed of breath and again do whole night not sleep well. Snor also. Due to above problem in a day he is so tidy and moodless. Also throttle infection observed. Cough problem facing frequently. Kindly suggest for this.
I have low bp n hemoglobin is also 8.7 I have also migraine problem? My age is 26. Pls give suggestion n pls tell what medicine I have to take to cure all?
Doctors have struggled for several years now over whether to tell their patients about the potential cardiac benefits of alcohol. Over 60 clinical studies have suggested that light to moderate alcohol consumption (the equivalent of one or two 1 � oz. drinks of alcohol per day) can increase HDL cholesterol levels (the ?good? cholesterol,) can reduce the incidence of myocardial infarction (heart attack), and may have other cardiovascular benefits.
However, excessive alcohol consumption reliably causes a number of severe and often fatal medical problems, not to mention the destructive social pathologies associated with alcoholism itself.
For all these reasons, a special advisory panel of the American Heart Association issued a formal statement urging doctors not to recommend alcohol to their non-drinking patients as a means of reducing the risk of heart disease. This makes perfect sense. If doctors were seen to be encouraging alcohol, that would not only be politically incorrect, but might also lead to a significant increase in alcohol-related medical and social problems. Still, the apparent cardiac benefits of alcohol creates something of a dilemma for doctors.
The Evidence in Favor of Alcohol
Numerous prospective studies now suggest that people who engage in light to moderate alcohol consumption have a substantially reduced risk of coronary artery disease (CAD) - by as much as 40 - 70% - compared to those who drink either no alcohol, or those who drink more heavily.
And in a large meta-analysis that included over 80 observational studies, those with light to moderate alcohol intake had a 25% reduction in death from cardiovascular causes.
People who engage in light alcohol consumption appear to have a significantly reduced risk of developing heart failure.
Light to moderate alcohol consumption may help to prevent type II diabetes and metabolic syndrome. And in people who have diabetes, it may help to protect against CAD.
Up to two drinks per day may help to protect against stroke.
How Can Alcohol Protect the Heart?
Theories as to how light to moderate alcohol consumption can benefit cardiovascular health include the following:
Alcohol increases HDL cholesterol levels
Alcohol has antioxidant activity
Alcohol increases insulin sensitivity
Alcohol may help prevent abnormal blood clotting
Alcohol in low doses has anti-inflammatory properties
While it is widely believed that red wine may have special protective properties (largely stemming from the antioxidant properties of red grapes), in fact the overall data strongly suggests that it is the alcohol itself that is cardioprotective in small doses - regardless of the particular type of alcoholic beverage consumed.
The Evidence Against Alcohol
It is noteworthy that in all the studies assessing the effect of alcohol on the heart, women who consumed more than two drinks a day, and men who consumed more than three, had a substantial increase in overall cardiovascular mortality, including sudden death. Furthermore, several studies show that binge drinking (abstaining for several days, but drinking heavily on the days when alcohol is consumed) is associated with a substantially increased risk of CAD and of cardiovascular death.
In addition, drinking large amounts of alcohol is a well-recognized cause of cardiomyopathy and heart failure. People who have more than two drinks per day have a significantly increased risk of developing hypertension. And consuming more than two drinks per day appears to significantly increase the risk of stroke.
Both heavy drinking and binge drinking increase the risk of atrial fibrillation.
The Bottom Line
It appears quite evident that the relationship between alcohol and cardiac risk follows a "J-shaped" curve. Cardiac risk is lower when low to moderate alcohol is consumed than if either no alcohol is consumed, or if higher amounts of alcohol are consumed.
The problem for professional bodies and guideline-writers, obviously, is that many, many people find it difficult or impossible to limit their alcohol to one or two drinks per day. If guidelines actively promoted light alcohol consumption for the population, there is every reason to believe that the overall result would be a negative one, rather than a positive one. So, despite all the evidence regarding the cardiovascular benefits of light alcohol consumption, you should not hold your breath waiting for guidelines (or your doctor) to recommend such a thing.
I have a chest problem i.e, some times breath is so hard. And some times pain. Please give me suggestion.
I want to increase my weight upto 50 kg. My diet is not proper and BP is also low due to stress. So pls guide me.
I am 46 years male. I have pain in my knees. Often feel pain on both sides of chest. What should i do?
I am suffering from dry cough for the last 2 week and I have chest pain whenever I cough hard can you suggest what should be done?
Hi, I want to know is there any treatment for high bp and hypertension with heavy weight, is there any treatment or like ayurveda or any such treatment which can bring person to normal life, age of person is 33 yrs above 90+ weight.
Hi my mother is suffering from cold and fever especially in the night it is increase temperature and bp in normal stage. Please give me some suggestion.
Yesterday I had 103F fever during fever I felt that my heart beat was very fast. When I checked my heart beat I found that it was around 125/minute. Is it normal to have such fast heart beat during fever?
My question to nutrition.in our family we are 4 person there is 62,53,30&22 year. Pl advice which cooking oil to use for avoid diabetic BP and cholesterol etc. Pl.suggest.
Cholesterol total 222, HDL 39, LDL 160, n onhdl cholesterol 183 Uric acid 7.5 what is medicine for this.
I am 55 years of age and 86 kgs in weight. For the past over a year I am not able to enjoy good sexual life. I suffer from high BP for the last 10 years or so. Presently I take Nebistar 5 mg one tablet in the morning and Telmikind 40 one tablet in the night daily. I have also suffered from acute acidity, reflux and gastric related problems over past 5/6 years for which I have been frequently on medications such as Omeprazole, Pantpoprazole and various antacids tablets. This I guess has taken a heavy toll on my health and also affected my sexual life. All my other reports are well within normal limits and I don't suffer from diabetes. Basically the sexual drive seems to have reduced. Taking into account my above condition, can you please advise how can I overcome these problems where I can reduce my weight, don't have acidity reflux related problems which helps increase my sexual drive to enjoy good sexual life. I am looking for a combination of exercises, food diet plan and medication for increased sexual drive and vitality. Thanks in advance.
The neurologist has prescribed aten-50, cilacar-10. Rebiprazole-20, revortril0. 5 & rejunex cd3 for me for shaking of body and hypertension. Please Advise me are these medicines appropriate?
My blood pressure reading is 140/100 n feeling mild pain in chest. Suggest some easy solution. Plzzzx.
The modern age is full of tensions and stress, expecting peaceful mind and unhealthy lifestyle is just impossible. To prevent common diseases and living a healthy life requires keen knowledge of the main organ of the body, that is the Heart. The heart is a muscular organ which works like an engine and provides fuel to run human body by pumping blood. Our heart has two chambers which separates the oxygen rich blood from oxygen poor blood and each time you breathe the valves of heart opens and closes. There are many cardiovascular diseases that are caused due to the blood vessel and heart issues like lack of flexibility, blockage, fatty plaques of the arteries or lack of strength of the parties.
The modern medical systems suggest surgical treatment for the cure of the heart problems but on another hand, Ayurveda targets the deep root cause of the disease. The best cure for heart diseases is to adopt a holistic approach named Ayurveda the part of the great Indian heritage. This is not only based upon the ancient principle but many researchers worked and proofed that heart issues are reversible with the help of Ayurvedic treatment.
As Ayurveda believes in the natural ingredients for treatment, many remedies are available in our surrounding. Here are some commonly recommended remedies to prevent and cure heart diseases by Ayurveda.
- Triphala: To reduce the blood fat level and high cholesterol Triphala- the mixture of three herbs named Amalaki, Bibhitaki, and Haritaki. This handles the causative issues of blood fat and cholesterol and keeps the heart healthy.
- Ashwagandha: This is a wonder herb to reduce tension from mind and body and provide strength to the heart muscles.
- Chaywanprash: this is the mixture of various herbs like sugar, honey, ghee, Indian Gooseberry (amla), jam, sesame oil, berries, herbs and various spices. Chaywanprash is an herbal jam which strengthens the heart muscles and boosts up the immune system as well.
These three are the most common and easily available remedies for heart problems. Other than these three garlic, ginger, turmeric, saffron, arjuna, guggul, etc. herbs which are good for heart diseases and provides a complete cure. I would suggest consulting an expert Ayurvedic physician for the better results and proper guidance instant of trying self treatment.