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Dr. Sumeet Sethi

MBBS, DNB - General Medicine, DM - Cardiology

Cardiologist, Delhi

26 Years Experience  ·  0 - 1000 at clinic
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Dr. Sumeet Sethi is a trusted Cardiologist in Saket, Delhi. He has been a successful Cardiologist for the last 26 years. He has completed MBBS, DNB - General Medicine, DM - Cardiology . You can consult Dr. Sumeet Sethi at Max Super Specialty Hospital-Saket in Saket, Delhi. You can book an instant appointment online with Dr. Sumeet Sethi on Lybrate.com.

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Education
MBBS - Armed Forces Medical College (AFMC), Pune - 1991
DNB - General Medicine - Army Hospital (Research & Referral), New Delhi - 1999
DM - Cardiology - GSVM medical college Kanpur - 2005
Awards and Recognitions
Guest Lecture: Metabolic Syndrome,Indian Scenario. Uttaranchal State Annual Medical Conference, Roorkee. Apr 2007.
Guest Lecture at 2nd AMI Course and Complex Bifurcation Stenting Live Workshop. New Delhi, Feb 2006.
Co,investigator: EXCEL Study
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Investigator: MAXIMUS Trial, SPIRIT?II Trial, REMEDY Study.
Senior Research Fellowship, granted by Indian Council of Medical Research, for the project:
Co,investigator: PLATO Trial.
Guest Lecture: LLRM Medical College, on World Diabetes Day. Nov 2007
Faculty Lecture at International Congress of Geriatric Society of India. Nov 2007.
Primary Investigator: IMPROVE,IT Trial, SIGNIFY Trial.
Co,investigator: EARLY,ACS Trial.
Best Challenging Case Award. TCT Asia,Pacific. Seoul, South Korea. Apr 2006
Professional Memberships
Asia-Pacific Society of Interventional Cardiology.
Cardiological Society of India (National / Delhi Branch).
Association of Physicians of India (API).

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Doctor I am suffering from bone deficiency and also am suffering from chest pain, gas problem so how can I solve my problems.

PG Diploma in Emergency Medicine Services (PGDEMS), Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), MD - Alternate Medicine
Ayurveda, Ghaziabad
Bone deficiency or calcium deficiency? for gas you can take pranacharya udar bhaskar kshar churn with warm water two times a day. And tell me your problem in detail.
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Hello doctor, My concern is, whenever I takes heavy meals and lay down to bed or get after sleep in fast way, or lay down in fast way, My heart beats goes up more. I had consult with doctor, he checked my was BP-150/100. Checked cholesterol and other also from laboratory. These day I am taking BP and cholesterol medicine. Till now I am not feeling too confirm. Please suggest what should I do to resolve this and which type precaution should do?

BHMS
Homeopath, Kolkata
Hello doctor,
My concern is, whenever I takes heavy meals and lay down to bed or get after sleep in fast way, or lay ...
Your b. P is very high. You have to careful. Avoid eating oily things, excessive salt or salt contain things like pickle, papad, etc. Take regular meals, plenty of water and proper sleep for 7 - 8 hrs. Check your b. P. Regularly. Avoid taking heavy meals at a time. Take frequent meals and in small quantity. Take some walk after meals then go for sleep.
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I am 47 year old man, From 15 days I have high bp do to high cholesterol. please advice.

Post Doctoral Research (Ph.D.) (A.M) (Oncology), Integrative Oncology for Physicians (MSKCC, N.Y, USA), Doctor of Natural Medicine (N.D/ N.M.D), Ayurveda (I) Cert., Advanced Strategic Management (APSM), B.E (Computer Sc. & Engg.), Clinically Relevant Herb-Drug Interactions (CME) - (Cine-Med Inc. USA)
Alternative Medicine Specialist, Bhubaneswar
I am 47 year old man, From 15 days I have high bp do to high cholesterol. please advice.
Hi, first and foremost, you will require bringing down your high bp through medication while making an effort to systemically bring down your cholesterol levels. I would advise you to first meet up a medicine specialist or a cardiologist who shall evaluate you clinically and prescribe the needful medication to arrest your high bp and also cholesterol levels. At the same time, you will require to streamline your diet and avoid sweets, oily and fried stuff. I would advise you to consume more of whole grain cereals, bread, fresh & fibrous fruits (especially apples) & vegetables and stay hydrated, drinking at least 8 - 10 glasses of water daily. Especially, coriander water is also known to help bring down cholesterol levels. Additionally, omega-3s, vegetable oils with pufa, garlic, amla, cayenne, green tea, vitamin d, fenugreek (methi), isabgol, flaxseed et al help bring down high cholesterol levels too. It is also important that you streamline your lifestyle, exercise daily for at least 30 to 45 minutes, and try reducing your stress levels at work and also at home. Certain yogasana (especially vajrasana) & pranayams also help control cholesterol & obesity both. Remember that relaxation too is equally important for your heath. Hope this helps address your problems of both high cholesterol & bp. You may connect with me in private to discuss and come up with a well-researched, integrated & holistic natural treatment plan/ prescription that suits you in particular and one that provides you a sustainable relief from your chronic issues. All the very best.
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Nutritional benefits of coriander or cilantro

M.Sc -Food and Nutrition, B.Sc. - Dietitics / Nutrition
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Pune
Nutritional benefits of coriander or cilantro
NUTRITIONAL BENEFITS OF CORIANDER OR CILANTRO

Coriander is full of an unusual array of healing phytonutrients and anti-oxidants. Its leaves and seeds contain some amount of various essential oils that makes this herb useful for use in traditional medicines. It is anti-septic, analgesic, aphrodisiac, helps with digestion, fungicidal and a natural stimulant.
It is a very good source of vitamins A, C, K and traces of the B vitamins. In the minerals department, it provides high amount of calcium and potassium. Both of these would have already been helpful for relieving various ailments. Then there are iron, manganese and sodium.

HEALTH BENEFITS

Cilantro has such a wide variety of goodness in the little leaves, making it a very useful herb for relieving many ailments. Include a bunch into your juice regularly for its life-giving properties.

Antibiotic properties: An antibiotic compound, dodecenal, was isolated from cilantro and tested in the laboratory. The impressive result showed that it is twice as effective as the commonly used antibiotic drug gentamicin at killing the food-borne bacteria, salmonella.

Anti-cancer: The anti-oxidant properties from cilantro include beta carotene, vitamin C and E, ferulic, caffeic acid, kaempferol, and quercetin. This broad spectrum of anti-oxidant helps to lower the risk of oxidative stress in the cells that are carcinogenic (cancer-causing).

Anti-microbial properties: Cilantro contains volatile oils that have antimicrobial properties, making it a very useful herb that can be used for fungal, bacterial or yeast infections.

Anti-inflammatory properties: Cilantro is an excellent source of omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids. Omega 3 fatty acids is the building block for several of the body?s most widely used families of anti-inflammatory messaging molecules and many other uses.

Blood sugar: A study that was done on mice confirmed that this herb has an anti-diabetic effect and can control blood sugar. When juiced and consumed regularly, cilantro can help stimulate the secretion of insulin, thereby lowering blood sugar.

Bone Health: Cilantro is an excellent source of calcium. Calcium is a vital nutrient that is required for formation and maintenance of strong bones.

Cholesterol lowering ability: Cilantro when juiced and consumed on a regular basis can help reduce the amount of damaged fats (lipid peroxides) in the cell membranes. Studies have shown that cilantro can lower bad cholesterol level and increase the good cholesterol level.

Eyesight: The high beta-carotene and anti-oxidants in cilantro make it one of the best herbs that helps alleviate eye problems thus improving eyesight. In addition, it also help reduce the threat posed by age; associated with vision disorders such as macular degeneration, and cataract.

Heavy metal detox: Cilantro is one of the very few herbs that is used as a heavy metal detox agent, to detoxify mercury, aluminium and lead among others. Make a small bottle of neat, concentrated cilantro juice and mix with chlorella powder. Drink an ounce of the mixture every day and feel the improvement to your brain power. Store the potion in the fridge. Read more about heavy metal poisoning here.

Immune booster: The presence of anti-oxidants, rich phytonutrients, minerals and vitamins in cilantro all work syngergistically to boost the body?s overall immunity system against infection.

Insomnia: Due to the various phytonutrients and medicinal values of cilantro, it helps rebalance the internal chemicals, providing a calming effect to the nerves that enable sleep to come easier.

Kidney stones: Cilantro has a diuretic and detoxifying effect that can help lower the risk for kidney stones.
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I'm 16years old. Sometimes I've pain in my heart for 5min. Nd it hurts a lot. But after 5min everything is alright. Wat is the reason? Is it serious? Wat should I do?

DHMS (Hons.)
Homeopath, Patna
I'm 16years old. Sometimes I've pain in my heart for 5min. Nd it hurts a lot. But after 5min everything is alright. W...
Hello, * you are suffering from gastric disorder causing pain in hypochondriac region. * if you feel * breathlessness, cold - sweating, pain in left arm, speaking-difficulty, blurred vision, you should consult a cardiologist for differential diagnosis. * take, easily digestible diet in time. * take, plenty of water, to eliminate toxins. **home-care** @ nux vom 30-6 pills, thrice a day. @ china 200 -6 pills, thrice a day. * avoid, fried, irritant, junk food. Report weekly, all the best.
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I am 49 years old. I am taking Telma 40 mg and stamilo beta for bp from past 2 years. Last time when I got my tests done I had high cholesterol for which I am taking Atrovas From past two months I have burning sensation in my feet Also I have lost my erection I am not able to have normal life which I am upset and also feel embarrassed Kindly help me.

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine Specialist, Faridabad
I am 49 years old. I am taking Telma 40 mg and stamilo beta for bp from past 2 years. Last time when I got my tests d...
Cholesterol level should be measured at least once every five years in everyone over age 20. The screening test that is usually performed is a blood test called a lipid profile. Experts recommend that men ages 35 and older and women ages 45 and older be more frequently screened for lipid disorders. The lipoprotein profile includes: Total cholesetrol LDL (low-density lipoprotein CHOLESETROL also called "bad"CHOLESTETROL HDL (high-density lipoprotein cholesterol, also called "good" cholesterol) TRIGLYCERIDES (fats carried in the BLOOD from the food we eat. Excess calories, alcohol, or sugar in the body are converted into TRIGLYCERIDES and stored in fat cells throughout the body. 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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I am 67 years old, wt 57 kg, ht 5'4" suffering with B. P. H. Gr 1 since years 2000 taking Urimax-D hs every day due to this I am suffering with Erectile Dysfunction since 2 yr. I can not use Viagra medicins due to my Angioplasty/ Stent fitting in LAD artery of Heart had done in August 2013. Pl advice me that how I can remove mg Erectile Dysfunction of penis.

MD-Physician, PGDCC
Cardiologist, Jaipur
I am 67 years old, wt 57 kg, ht 5'4" suffering with B. P. H. Gr 1 since years 2000 taking Urimax-D hs every day due t...
Hello. For errection. There is a best method for you. Use penis vaccume pump. It is safe and without side effects. Perfect for you. Find it on the internet.
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C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician,
Exercise and Your Blood Pressure
Another benefit of exercise is lower blood pressure.
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Exercise is beneficial to many health conditions, and hypertension is one condition that improves with exercise. The National Institutes of Health, the Centers for Disease Control, and the American Heart Association have promoted the benefits of exercise for individuals with high blood pressure. A meta-analysis, or a large study of 54 smaller clinical trials of aerobic exercise, found that systolic blood pressure, the top number, is reduced an average of 3.84 mmHg in individuals who exercise regularly.Diastolic blood pressure across these studies was reduced an average 2.58 mmHg. A meta-analysis of the effects of resistance training showed reductions of 3.2 mmHg systolic blood pressure, and 3.5 mmHg for diastolic blood pressure.

What Type of Exercise is Best?

Although both resistance activity and aerobic activity have shown benefits, there is an apparent link between resistance training and reduced compliance of the arteries. Compliance in the arteries means that the arteries expand when there is increased blood flow. If the arteries don?t readily expand in areas of high blood flow, it can cause blood pressure to increase. It appears that performing aerobic exercises with strength training negates this effect, and the overall effect of performing both resistance and aerobic exercise is a healthy blood pressure reduction.

Find An Exercise Activity You Enjoy!

You are more likely to exercise if you find something you enjoy. For some people, time alone while walking or running can be a rare moment for reflection.

Others may enjoy bicycling or rowing. These activities can be enjoyed alone or you can enjoy sharing your exercise time with a friend or neighbor. Team sports are good physical exercise, and like other forms of activity, they usually relieve stress. Fitness classes can help you lower your blood pressure and provide a wonderful social outlet.

Take It Easy!

When you begin a new exercise program, particularly if you haven?t been active, gradually increase your activity level. Listen to your body, as unusual aches and pains associated with exercise may indicate something is going on. Most people benefit from physical activity, but if you have a chronic illness, including high blood pressure or heart disease, you may want to check with your doctor before you increase your activity dramatically.

What About A Warm Up?

Everyone should incorporate a warm-up period and a cool-down period into their exercise routine. A warm up allows you to gradually increase your heart rate from rest. Try to warm up at least ten minutes when you begin to exercise. A warm up will also help you avoid injury to your muscles. It?s also important to cool down, so your blood pressure doesn?t drop too quickly when you stop your exercise. Stretching at the beginning and end of your exercise will help you avoid sore muscles and will increase your flexibility.

What Is My Target Heart Rate?

When you are exercising, you should monitor your heart rate by measuring your pulse during exercise. Your resting heart rate means your average heart rate when you are resting, and it is usually between 60 and 100 beats per minute. You can determine your resting heart rate by checking your pulse when you get up in the morning.

Athletes may have a lower heart rate. Some blood pressure medications can keep your heart rate low. If you are taking a medication for blood pressure, ask your doctor what your maximum heart rate should be.

To check your pulse, use the tip of your first two fingers, and press lightly on the blood vessels on the inside of your wrist near your thumb. Count the number of beats in ten seconds ? you will have to look at a clock ? and multiply this number by 6 to find out how many times your heart is beating each minute.

To determine your maximum heart rate, subtract your age from 220. Your target heart rate should be somewhere between 50% and 85% of your maximum heart rate. When you are exercising moderately, your heart rate will usually be between 50 and 69% of your maximum heart rate. With high intensity exercise, your heart rate can range from 70% to 90% of your maximum heart rate.

Checking Your Workout Intensity

When you are exercising, you should try to reach a moderate intensity to achieve maximum health benefits from your workout. If you are able to carry on a conversation when you are exercising, you are probably not working hard enough. You should be able to speak in short sentences while you are exercising, but if you are having a lengthy conversation, you probably aren?t working hard enough. If you have to stop to catch your breath while you are exercising, your exercise intensity may be too high. When you are in doubt, don?t forget to check your heart rate.
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I am 19 years old male, I have pain in left side of my chest for total 10-15 min per day and backache. I smoke 8-9 cigarettes per day. So what should I do?

FRHS, Ph.D Neuro , MPT - Neurology Physiotherapy, D.Sp.Med, DPHM (Health Management ), BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist, Chennai
I am 19 years old male, I have pain in left side of my chest for total 10-15 min per day and backache. I smoke 8-9 ci...
Do avoid cigarette for better health overall do take ift and laser therapy for pain relief for 10 days followed by strengthening exercise from neuro physiotherapist for back pain or do revert with much report details for further assistance best wishes.
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Before 20 days back I have suffered from vomiting for 2 days and after my doctor doctor has say me about less oxygen in body and I have trouble in breathing. So I admit in private hospital and Dr. Analysis and taking various report I have passed from heart attack. After 4 days I am relive from hospital. So what I have to do for further treatment any remedies in ayurveda about heart and breathing improvement.

Diploma in Obstetrics & Gynaecology, MBBS
General Physician, Delhi
Before 20 days back I have suffered from vomiting for 2 days and after my doctor doctor has say me about less oxygen ...
You will get fresh oxygen through clean plants kept in your home. Do go to garden but make sure that leaves are not dust coated and plants are watered well. You can buy an oxygen concentration device this device is simple. Needs no maintenance. Can be kept from one room to another. It concentrates the oxygen that is present in the air. This device is also given on rent to young people recovering from pneumonia and burns like conditions.
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He is suffering from unstable angina. Recently angiogram was done to him reports are normal. He has asthma. He is using lar-h, clopidogrel. Will you please suggest which medicine can be used to reduce it?

DAA, DNB
Pulmonologist, Bangalore
He is suffering from unstable angina. Recently angiogram was done to him reports are normal. He has asthma. He is usi...
Hi. I understand your concerns. Asthma is chronic and a common problem causing symptoms. He will need to pulmonary function test which is needed for diagnosis and also to assess severity of asthma based on which treatment can be started. Consult a pulmonologist for the same. Hope your questions were answered. Thanks.
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I have a medium type chest pain from last six months, this pain pressure after lunch at every night? Please suggest me how can l relief from it?

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
I have a medium type chest pain from last six months, this pain pressure after lunch at every night? Please suggest m...
For pain take tablet paracetamol 650 mg with rantac and Get your vital parameters of the body checked from a nearby doctor and revert back with findings
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I were a smoker for 2 years nd now I left the habit. I got pain in my right chest nd cough with yellow and blood mucus in it .am so afraid that because of smoking .is there any serious problem pls reply me.

M.B.B.S. , PG Diploma In Clinical Cardiology
Cardiologist, Delhi
I were a smoker for 2 years nd now I left the habit. I got pain in my right chest nd cough with yellow and blood mucu...
Yes it is serious problem called as chronic bronchitis Give up smoking Take analgesic fir few days A bronchodilator cough ecprctoramt can be taken.

I am a small business man. My blood pressure has suddenly gone high. What should l do?

BAMS
Ayurveda, Bangalore
I am a small business man. My blood pressure has suddenly gone high. What should l do?
Hi, First and foremost thing is, avoid excess intake of salt like pickles, pappads, adding salt to curd rice, namkeens, oil fried food, etc. Get rid of mental tensions and worries. Good sleep for 7-8 hours. Start anti hypertensive medication as per the advise of your physician. Walk daily for 1 hour. Perform yoga and meditation to ease out your body and mind. Avoid smoking and alcohol intake.
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HELLO, I am asking this for my mom, she is having an issue in her uterus, the query is that will she get any future issues if she removes her uterus, she is having a fear of having heart attack. She has gastric issue she gets pain in her chest so she has this feeling that something may happen. Kindly let me know is this possible, or there is nothing to worry.

Diploma in Obstetrics & Gynaecology, MBBS
General Physician, Delhi
HELLO,
I am asking this for my mom, she is having an issue in her uterus, the query is that will she get any future i...
Removal of the uterus is done under anesthesia and doctors give a thorough check up of entire body and blood tests done for sugar and lipids and ecg and halter tests plus basic tests done like hb and for infections and routine urine test. Regarding aftercare post surgery, it's like any other major abdominal surgery where internal healing takes 2 months plus but one does start walking around and doing basics for self plus simple walks after a week. After surgery she is like any other woman at time of menopausal phase, prone to heart attacks and walk bones and tendency to put on weight @half a kg per year and some amount of mental changes like feelings of neglected, as children are busy with their own lives. But no hormones are needed to cope with this phase, it's better to be prepared and get some involvement in hobbies and other fruitful activities. Regarding her risk to heart don't worry, doctors will do a thorough check up before surgery. Do write back if need be.
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I am suffering from depression from 6 month I always think that I will get heart attack I am fully upset n stressed I have done test if tmt n its positive because of my high bp so please suggest.

Diploma in Obstetrics & Gynaecology, MBBS
General Physician, Delhi
I am suffering from depression from 6 month I always think that I will get heart attack I am fully upset n stressed I...
High bp does lead to heart attack and stroke. Why is your bp not controlled, no doctor can infuse medicines for bp or for depression, you have to be answerable to yourself only about whether you want to live or not or live with heavy doses of antidepressants which will impair cognitive functions at age 32, the most productive phase of life. Do monitor bp, take some safe medicines for bp, reduce salt to bare minimum. Go for walks, a simple exercise and meditation. Get yourself involved in productivity, to help self and society. Good luck.
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Coronary Artery Disease

MBBS, DM - Cardiology, MD
Cardiologist, Hyderabad
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Risk factors associated with heart attack

So when do we get the heart attack? What kind of people gets the heart attack? Previously people used to think heart attack belongs to the elderly people, post-retirement people. No, the heart attacks are happening, like 20% of the heart attacks are happening in the 40s. Alarmingly we have seen last one week, the 30s, that is, the 30s are the new 40s. From age 30 onwards the heart attack incidents are increasing. So now we see that age is no longer a criteria or factor for heart attack, although overall we have seen that the elderly people are supposedly more prone to heart stroke more frequently than the younger people. The people with diabetes or sugar, with hypertension, people with high cholesterol, people who are obese, the people who are more than the normal weight, people whose family members had a heart attack at any age. For example, somebody’s ancestors or father or mother, or elder brother or younger, or elder sister had a heart attack, at 60 or at any age, then the chances of a heart attack are more in the person.

And of course, cigarette smoking. Cigarette smoking is an important cause of heart attack in any people. Cigarette smoking is one of the worst habits anybody can have, and it is killing many of the young people. Cigarette smoking is an important cause of heart attack and you must quit smoking altogether. Also, lack of exercise, and stress, physical or mental stress, anxiety- These are some of the risk factors that can be getting you a heart attack. If you are diabetic, have a tight control of your diabetes, if you have hypertension, you will regularly check your BP, check your sugar, take control of both of them. You should check your cholesterol, from age 20 onwards. If your cholesterol is high, control your cholesterol with a change in lifestyle and if a doctor prescribes you a tablet. Regularly check your cholesterol and keep it in control. Regular exercise is important, at least 30-40 minutes regularly, is must for everybody. If you are smoking, please quit smoking. Smoking is the commonest cause of death in any people. Young heart attack victims, most of them are smokers. If they quit smoking, the incidence comes down significantly. Take a balanced, healthy diet. Take small portions and see that your physical activities, not only the 30-40 minutes of exercise but all through the day you are physically active.

Can heart attack happen in women? Many people think that heart attack is a disease of men. Contrary to that popular belief, a heart attack is a number 1 killer in women as well. It is not breast cancer, ovarian cancer, cervical cancer; it is not any other illnesses, that we think women suffer from. It is the heart attack, which is number 1 killer in women as well. So women beware, it is not just men’s disease, it is your disease as well. And whatever I said about control, it applies to you all as well. Actually after age 50 onwards, after attaining menopause, women are more prone to heart attack than men. They have less prognosis, fewer survival rates, the chances of coming out of the hospital healthy is not equal to that of men. So women beware, you are more prone to heart attack than men, after age 50 than men. So as you see here, here is the evaluation; less than 30 years of age, heart attack rates are slowly increasing from 8.3 to 10.7, and as the year's progress, a number of young people are suffering a heart attack. It used to be a disease of the elderly more than 50 years of age, and now we are seeing the disease in the young people. And this is very, very alarming. Any victim, any heart attack victim, in families, small children fall prey to this disease, which is very, very alarming. You should have good knowledge of this condition and healthy lifestyle, and also, keep checking your parameters, your BP, and must keep checking or conducting tests, so that if something is happening (symptoms of heart attack) you can diagnose at an early age and prevent it.

What happens inside the heart when you get a heart attack? See, the cholesterol is here. There is no blood flow to the heart muscle. See this is a normal healthy heart, the heart muscles are reddish, but here it has become black when the heart attack is happening. That’s the inside story of what is happening. So inside the blood vessels, that is the blood vessels of the heart, the cholesterol is building up, the cholesterol blocks and captures, it causes blood clots. The blood clots for a few minutes, that is why the heart attack comes all of a sudden. The build up cholesterol takes weeks or months, but the heart attack comes very fast. So how do we treat? We can give medicines, do an angioplasty stenting. We all know about the stent. When the vessel is blocked, we put a stent, and then the vessel here is normal, it is flowing well now. Or we can do a bypass surgery.

When blocks are there in different places (of the heart), we can take a new pipe from the leg or from the chest and stitch it here, so that the blood flows to the new pipe, as the old pipes are blocked. So friends, today we have briefly discussed what is chest pain? All chest pains we found out do not heart pains. What is heart pain? What are the symptoms of heart pain? What it looks like? How to differentiate it? May it be the day, night, any kind of circumstances, you need to transport the patient to the nearest hospital. After getting treated for heart disease, it is a lifelong discipline that you need to maintain, the drugs are for lifelong, the medicines etc are all lifelong. You need to continue following the doctor’s advice and attend the doctor at periodic intervals. You have to quit smoking, you must take a healthier diet, you need to have an ideal body weight, you should exercise properly. And this knowledge, if you have gained anything, from my talk, then please spread to everybody; see that everybody is aware of this condition. As we discussed just now, that it is alarmingly true that the heart attack is happening in the 40s and the 30s, and that is an alarming situation.

You should make sure that everybody gets this knowledge and ultimately this knowledge will prevent this heart attack. Thank You very much- Dr. Balaji Rajamagiri, Cardiologist.
 

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I am confused with the usage of ghee in meals. According to Ayurveda doctors, ghee is good for health. But the Allopathy doctors saying ghee is saturated fat and it will increase cholesterol content in the body. Which is correct to follow​?

MBBS, D.Card(PGDCC)
Cardiologist, Greater Noida
I am confused with the usage of ghee in meals. According to Ayurveda doctors, ghee is good for health. But the Allopa...
Dear lybrate-user, anything in excess will create problem. Ghee can be taken but in moderation, provided you r neither having very high cholsterol problem or disease like Diabetes or coronary artey disease.
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I have a head ache and also some back pain and high blood pressure so please suggest me some best advice.

BHMS
Homeopath,
I have a head ache and also some back pain and high blood pressure so please suggest me some best advice.
Dear lybrate user, take homoeopathic mother tincture rauwolfia q, 30 drops, thrice daily, after meals, in a cup of water for your problem of high blood pressure. Also avoid mutton, beef, chicken, ghee, butter etc.
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