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Dr. Pankaj Bajpai  - Cardiologist, Gurgaon

Dr. Pankaj Bajpai

Fellowship, M.B.B.S., M.D. (Paediatrics)

Cardiologist, Gurgaon

21 Years Experience  ·  800 at clinic
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Dr. Pankaj Bajpai Fellowship, M.B.B.S., M.D. (Paediatrics) Cardiologist, Gurgaon
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My experience is coupled with genuine concern for my patients. All of my staff is dedicated to your comfort and prompt attention as well.
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Dr. Pankaj Bajpai is a trusted Cardiologist in Sector-38, Gurgaon. He has been a practicing Cardiologist for 21 years. He has done Fellowship, M.B.B.S., M.D. (Paediatrics) . He is currently practising at Dr. Pankaj Bajpai@Medanta-The Medicity in Sector-38, Gurgaon. You can book an instant appointment online with Dr. Pankaj Bajpai on Lybrate.com.

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Fellowship - Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Science - 2009
M.B.B.S. - Govt. Medical College - 1997
M.D. (Paediatrics) - Mahatma Gandhi Medical College - 2001
Languages spoken
English
Hindi
Professional Memberships
Indian Academy of Paediatrics (IAP)

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Can HEPA filters lower the risk of cardiovascular disease? How serious are peanut allergies?

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Can HEPA filters lower the risk of cardiovascular disease? How serious are peanut allergies?
Hepa filters do prevent spread of airborne disease by trapping the germs, killing them by ultraviolet rays transmitted through them, indirectly these filters will help prevent heart disease as lungs and heart is one unit, if respiratory infections/ allergies / low levels of oxygen because of these does trigger a heart attack. Peanut allergies can be as serious as any other type of allergies but not deadly like sulfa / penicillin.
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I am suffering from low blood pressure measured 90/60. I have ache in backside of head, weakness, chest pain, confusion. What should i do?

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Homeopath, Chennai
Low blood pressure is an abnormal condition where a person’s blood pressure (the pressure of the blood against the walls of the blood vessels during and after each beat of the heart) is much lower than usual, which can cause symptoms such as dizziness or vertigo. Conditions that reduce the volume of blood, reduce cardiac output (the amount of blood pumped by the heart), and medications are frequent causes of low blood pressure. Homeopathy is one of the most popular holistic systems of medicine. The selection of remedy is based upon the theory of individualization and symptoms similarity by using holistic approach. This is the only way through which a state of complete health can be regained by removing all the sign and symptoms from which the patient is suffering. The aim of homeopathy is not only to treat low blood pressure symptoms but to address its underlying cause and individual susceptibility. As far as therapeutic medication is concerned, several well-proved medicines are available for the treatment of low blood pressure symptoms that can be selected on the basis of cause, condition, sensation and modalities of the complaints. For individualized remedy selection and treatment you can easily take an online consultation for further treatment guidance. Medicines will reach you via courier services.
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I have a discomfort, pain on my chest. When I turn my neck I get a piercing pain. My very recent Ecg, Echo and Chest Xray says it is all normal. Suffering with this problem for past 3weeks.

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I have a discomfort, pain on my chest. When I turn my neck I get a piercing pain. My very recent Ecg, Echo and Chest ...
Hello, CHEST PAIN in your case may be due to 1.acidity. 2. severe anxiety 3. muscular problem A. You can take Tablet Pantocid 40 mg (if no drug allergy) one tablet before food for 3 days B. Local application of Volini gel 1% twice a day for 2-3 days Consult Physician for Further Management
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Hi, I am 32 years old. From one years I am feeling palpitation problem. I have done test echo, tmt and holter before one year ago. All the test were normal. And I am also taking tablet Embeta xr 12.5 tab daily for palpitation. Now I feel relax from palpitation. And I am taking this tablet from one year. I do not have thyroid and diabetes. Now I want to leave this tablet. please guide me how can I leave. Is there will be side effect after leaving this tab immediately or not? please tell me.

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Hi, I am 32 years old.
From one years I am feeling palpitation problem. I have done test echo, tmt and holter before ...
Mr. lybrate-user, Thanks for the query. Your palpitations are well controlled because of taking Metoprolol 12.5 mg. Hence, if stop that it is most likely that the palpitations will come back. So it is better to continue the same medication. Thanks.
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I am 39 yrs old always having negative thinking I would die of heart attack sometimes think my heart is beating fast always remain in tension and my ECG result is av abnormal what to do.

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I am 39 yrs old always having negative thinking I would die of heart attack sometimes think my heart is beating fast ...
Get your following test done and review with reports 2 D ECHO TMT Along with i advise you to do meditation, i can give you address of rajyoga meditation center near your house (this is free of cost) Consult me for further management
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I am facing problem of breathlessness for the last 15 days while sleeping at night. It happens approx after 3 hours after I sleep. I ve changed my dinner time from 7.30 pm to 5.30-6.00 pm. I usually sleep at 10. 30 pm. For the last ten days, I have started taking Rablet20 before breakfast (empty stomach). But there's no improvement. Is there a serious problem?

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Hello, It may be due to increase pressure over the diaphragm. Reduction of weight is must. Avoid heavy and rich meal at night. Consult cardiologist. Lipid profile should be checked. Start mild to moderate exercise regularly.
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Say No To Cholesterol

Diploma in Cardiology, MBBS
Cardiologist, Delhi
Say No To Cholesterol

1. Eat heart-healthy foods

Even if you have years of unhealthy eating under your belt, making a few changes in your diet can reduce cholesterol and improve your heart health.

Choose healthier fats. Saturated fats, found primarily in red meat and dairy products, raise your total cholesterol and low-density lipoprotein (ldl) cholesterol, the" bad" cholesterol. As a rule, you should get less than 7 percent of your daily calories from saturated fat. Choose leaner cuts of meat, low-fat dairy and monounsaturated fats — found in olive and canola oils — for healthier options.

Eliminate trans fats. Trans fats affect cholesterol levels by increasing the" bad" cholesterol and lowering the" good" cholesterol. This bad combination increases the risk of heart attacks. Trans fats can be found in fried foods and many commercial products, such as cookies, crackers and snack cakes. But don't rely on packages that are labeled" trans fat-free" in the united states, if a food contains less than 0.5 grams of trans fat in a serving, it can be labeled" trans fat-free"

Even small amounts of trans fat can add up if you eat foods that contain small amounts of trans fat. Read the ingredient list, and avoid foods with partially hydrogenated oils.

Eat foods rich in omega-3 fatty acids. Omega-3 fatty acids don't affect ldl cholesterol. They have other heart benefits, such as helping to increase high-density lipoprotein (hdl, or" good") cholesterol, reducing your triglycerides, a type of fat in your blood, and reducing blood pressure. Some types of fish — such as salmon, mackerel and herring — are rich in omega-3 fatty acids. Other good sources of omega-3 fatty acids include walnuts, almonds and ground flaxseeds. Increase soluble fiber. There are two types of fiber — soluble and insoluble. Both have heart-health benefits, but soluble fiber also helps lower your ldl levels. You can add soluble fiber to your diet by eating oats and oat bran, fruits, beans, lentils, and vegetables.

Add whey protein. Whey protein is one of two proteins in dairy products — the other is casein. Whey protein may account for many of the health benefits attributed to dairy. Studies have shown that whey protein given as a supplement lowers both ldl and total cholesterol.

You can find whey protein powders in health food stores and some grocery stores. Follow the package directions for how to use them.

2. Exercise on most days of the week and increase your physical activity

Exercise can improve cholesterol. Moderate physical activity can help raise high-density lipoprotein (hdl) cholesterol, the" good" cholesterol. With your doctor's ok, work up to at least 30 minutes of exercise a day.

Adding physical activity, even in 10-minute intervals several times a day, can help you begin to lose weight. Just be sure that you can keep up the changes you decide to make. Consider:

Taking a brisk daily walk during your lunch hourriding your bike to workswimming lapsplaying a favorite sport

To stay motivated, find an exercise buddy or join an exercise group. And remember, any activity is helpful. Even taking the stairs instead of the elevator or doing a few situps while watching television can make a difference.

3. Quit smoking

If you smoke, stop. Quitting might improve your hdl cholesterol level. And the benefits don't end there.

Within 20 minutes of quitting, your blood pressure and heart rate decrease. Within one year, your risk of heart disease is half that of a smoker. Within 15 years, your risk of heart disease is similar to someone who never smoked.

4. Lose weight

Carrying even a few extra pounds contributes to high cholesterol. Losing as little as 5 to 10 percent of your weight can improve cholesterol levels.
Start by evaluating your eating habits and daily routine. Consider your challenges to weight loss and ways to overcome them.
Small changes add up. If you eat when you're bored or frustrated, take a walk instead. If you pick up fast food for lunch every day, pack something healthier from home. For snacks, munch on carrot sticks or air-popped popcorn instead of potato chips. Don't eat mindlessly.

And look for ways to incorporate more activity into your daily routine, such as using the stairs instead of taking the elevator or parking farther from your office.

5. Drink alcohol only in moderation

Moderate use of alcohol has been linked with higher levels of hdl cholesterol — but the benefits aren't strong enough to recommend alcohol for anyone who doesn't already drink. If you drink alcohol, do so in moderation. For healthy adults, that means up to one drink a day for women of all ages and men older than age 65, and up to two drinks a day for men age 65 and younger.

Too much alcohol can lead to serious health problems, including high blood pressure, heart failure and stroke.

If lifestyle changes aren't enough.

Sometimes healthy lifestyle changes aren't enough to lower cholesterol levels. Make sure the changes you make are ones you can continue to do, and don't be disappointed if you don't see results immediately. If your doctor recommends medication to help lower your cholesterol, take it as prescribed, but continue your lifestyle changes. Lifestyle changes can help you keep your medication dose low.

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Shortness of Breath Treatment - साँसों की कमी और उपचार

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Lakhimpur Kheri
Shortness of Breath Treatment - साँसों की कमी और उपचार

साँसों की कमी की बिमारी को हाइपोजेमिया या हाइपोक्सिया कहते हैं. इसमें हमारे शरीर में ऑक्सीजन की खतरनाक रूप से कमी हो जाती है. जाहिर है बिना ऑक्सीजन के हमारा ज़िंदा रहना नामुमकिन है. बिना ऑक्सीजन  के हमारे शरीर को कोई भी अंग अपना काम नहीं कर पाएगा. ऑक्सीजन हमारे लिए प्राण वायु है. यानी ये है तो हम हैं ये नहीं तो हम नहीं. हमारे शरीर के सभी कामों के लिए प्रत्यक्ष या अप्रत्यक्ष रूप से ऑक्सीजन जिम्मेदार है. हमारे शरीर के उतकों और कोशिकाओं में ऑक्सीजन रक्त के माष्यम से पहुंचता है. रक्त में मौजूद आयरन से क्रिया करके हिमोग्लोबिन सभी जरूरतमंद अंगों तक पहुंचता है. हमारे शरीर में ये प्रक्रिया लगातार चलती रहती है. जब हम सो रहे होते हैं तब भी ये प्रक्रिया चलती ही रहती है. लेकिन जब किसी कारणवश ऑक्सीजन का स्तर नीचे आ जाता है तब इसे हाइपोजेमिया या हाइपोक्सिया कहा जाता है. इसका मुख्य लक्षण है साँस लेने में तकलीफ होना.

कैसी होती है हाइपोजेमिया की जांच?
हाइपोजेमिया की जांच डॉक्टर आपके शरीर में नजर आने वाले लक्षणों के आधार पर करता है. ऑक्सीजन के स्तर रक्त की जाँच करने के लिए आपके किसी भी आर्टरी से रक्त का नमूना लिया जाता है और फिर उसमें ऑक्सीजन के स्तर की जाँच की जाती है. इसके अलावा, ऑक्सीमीटर के द्वारा भी, शरीर में ऑक्सीजन के स्तर की जाँच की जा सकती है. ये बहुत आसान प्रक्रिया है जिसमें एक छोटी सी क्लिप को आपकी ऊँगली पर लगाकर रक्त में ऑक्सीजन की मात्रा को छोटी सी स्क्रीन पर दिखाया जाता है.

हमारे शरीर में ऑक्सीजन का सामान्य स्तर?
हमारे शरीर में ऑक्सीजन का सामान्य स्तर 95 से 100 तक होता है. लेकिन जब ये 90% से नीचे जाने लगता है तो इसे ऑक्सीजन का कम स्तर माना जाता है. ऑक्सीजन के स्तर को बना कर रखने का एक तरीका यह भी है कि अस्थमा जैसी बीमारी को नियंत्रण में रखा जाए. इस बीमारी के कारण, बहुत से हो सकते हैं, जिनमें से फेंफड़ों के रोग जैसे अस्थमा, न्यूमोनिया यानी (सी.ओ.पी.डी) की सभी बीमारियां शामिल हैं. इसके अलावा शरीर में ऑक्सीजन की कमी का सबसे प्रमुख कारण आयरन की कमी होता है. इस बीमारी के लक्षण, साँसों में तकलीफ, हृदय गति बढ़ जाना, साँसे तेज हो जाना, त्वचा का रंग नीला हो जाना, अकारण ही पसीना निकलना, मानसिक भ्रम हो जाना के रूप में सामने आते हैं.

हाइपोजेमिया के कारण
आमतौर पर तो ये किसी को भी हो सकता है लेकिन बीमारीग्रस्त इंसान को होने की संभावना ज्यादा रहती है. ये उन लोगों में ज्यादा हो सकता है जिन्हें साँसों से संबंधित अन्य परेशानी जैसे अस्थमा, निमोनिया आदि बीमारियां होती हैं. इसका कारण हमारे शरीर में होने वाली आयरन की कमी है.

हाइपोजेमिया के लक्षण

  • हृदय गति बढ़ जाना.
  • त्वचा का नीला पड़ना.
  • सीने में दर्द होना.
  • सांस लेने में तकलीफ होना.
  • साँसे तेज हो जाना.
  • बिना शारीरिक मेहनत के पसीना आना.
  • त्वचा की नमी खोना.
  •  मानसिक भ्रम.

कैसे बचा जा सकता है हाइपोजेमिया से
जैसा कि आमतौर पर कुछ सावधानियां बरतकर हम किसी भी बिमारी की संभावना को कुछ हद तक कम कर सकते हैं. ठीक उसी तरह हाइपोजेमिया से से बचने के लिए भी कुछ प्राथमिक उपाय कर सकते हैं. हलांकि इस तरह की गंभीर बीमारियों को बेहतर इलाज के द्वारा ही ठीक किया जा सकता है. फिर भी निम्लिखित सावधानियां बरतकर हम इसकी संभावना को जरुर कम कर सकते हैं.

  • रोजाना पांच से दस मिनट एक्सरसाइज जरूर करें.
  • आयरन से भरपूर भोजन करें.
  • कमरा बंद ना रखें, सबुह के समय खिड़कियां जरूर खोलें.
  • पानी पर्याप्त मात्रा में पीयें, रोज 8 से 10 गिलास पानी पीयें.
  • अपने घर में पेड़-पौधे जरूर लगायें जिससे हरियाली बनी रहे.

नोट :- यदि आपको इस तरह की कोई समस्या होती है तो प्राथमिक तौर पर आप इन्हें आजमा सकते हैं लेकिन चिकित्सकीय परामर्श आवश्यक है.
 

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What can I do to prevent this from getting worse or having a heart problem again?

MD Microbiology
General Physician,
What can I do to prevent this from getting worse or having a heart problem again?
Hi. Please follow a healthy life style. Timely medications. Srtict diet as advised. Stress free life. These can help you feel better.
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