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Dr. Akula Siva Prasad

Cardiologist, Hyderabad

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Dr. Akula Siva Prasad Cardiologist, Hyderabad
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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....more
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. Akula Siva Prasad is a renowned Cardiologist in Punjagutta, Hyderabad. You can visit her at Nizam's Institute Of Medical Sciences in Punjagutta, Hyderabad. You can book an instant appointment online with Dr. Akula Siva Prasad on Lybrate.com.

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I am 34 years old. unfortunately I got high BP, SINCE 1 and half year I am using the medicine, now its normal (metoprolol succinate 25 mg). I am checking my bp monthly once. But not consulted again the M. D. CAN I STOP THE USAGE OF MEDICINE.

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I am 34 years old. unfortunately I got high BP, SINCE 1 and half year I am using the medicine, now its normal (metopr...
In ayurveda, Hypertension is referred to as Rakta Capa Vriddhi and it sees the vitiation of vata and pitta doshas as the main cause. Mix 1 teaspoon of onion juice with an equal amount of honey. Take once a day for 1 week. Upon noticing improvement, continue for several more days. Take sarpgandha vati twice a day. Yogendra ras. Akik bhasm works very good in case of hypertension. Avoid salty diet. Oily food. Lower your stress. Do pranayama early morning.
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Hello, My mother is diabetic and having problem of high blood pressure and her blood is not thin so the doctor prescribed her anticoagulants. She had paralysis attack in last four year. And she had also vascular disease in left hand that was operated at sir Gangaram hospital. Please advise.

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Hello, My mother is diabetic and having problem of high blood pressure and her blood is not thin so the doctor prescr...
Dear she need homeopathy medicine you should give her homeopathy medicine causticum 10 m singal dose and update me after 7 days.

Her triglyceride level is high and the cholesterol level is also in just higher range. What medicine is required?

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Her triglyceride level is high and the cholesterol level is also in just higher range. What medicine is required?
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 .
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I have low blood pressure (110/50) since last 6 months. I wish to take the proper treatment now so that I do not have problem later. What tests should I get done to diagnose the problem properly?

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Drink plenty of water and take little extra salt in diet. Get your Bp checked by doctor and if it is still low get your complete blood examination done including Hemoglobin. Consult doctor for advice

I have slight chest pain, it happens suddenly, but not too frequently, what must be causing it?

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There are numerous causes of chest pain like muscular pain, cardiac pain, dyspeptic burning like pain. A proper history is needed to rule out any on of this. If pain is like burning sensation then take tablet rantac empty stomach for 7 days. Otherwise get yourself screened up for ecg and muscular pain.

M dad had a heart attack few days earlier n dis was the first time. In ECG one of his atrey found blocked. Give some tips so that he can stay healthier.

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M dad had a heart attack few days earlier n dis was the first time. In ECG one of his atrey found blocked. Give some ...
One artery was blocked and he suffered from a heart attack, why some kind of intervention like baloon therapy was not done along with medicines, get the tests repeated like écho, cardiac CT scan to reassess blockages and treatment will be suggested later accordingly.
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I am 19 years old, and I have a problem with my girlfriend, she is also 19 years old, she has chest pain, she consulted several doctors, but almost everyone told her for E. C. G and several blood test, she did everything but no negative report found. So one of them told her that she had lack of blood. She also consult a gynecologist but nothing happened. So I am worried a little, could you help me. What it can be?

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I am 19 years old, and I have a problem with my girlfriend, she is also 19 years old, she has chest pain, she consult...
Her chest pain can be a muscular pain or breast pain at the time of periods and I will suggest her to take tablet evion 400 mg once a day for three months and if Hb is low than to start with iron tablet
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I am a 53 years old male having high blood pressure from last 25-30 years and also suffering from restless legs syndrome. I am taking medicines - tab. Metosarton 50mg and tab amlong 2. 5mg for hypertension and tab. Premipex 0. 5mg and tab melzap md 0. 5mg for rls, although all my tests are ok. However, I normally feel chest pain many times at different areas of chest. Also, I have undergone ct angio 3 times and it' s been always on negative side. Recently before 5 days, I again felt moderate chest pain with shortness of breathing which was then extended to my left jaw, right jaw and backside of the neck. I immediately went to a cardiologist and he noticed some changes in my ecg but eco was perfectly fine. He then suggested me to get admitted in a hospital. I was admitted in hospital' s icu for a day. After thorough checks, fresh ecg, eco, tmt and troponin-i test, doctor declared that pain was not a cardiac reason. Even after 4 days of discharge from hospital, the chest pain is still persisting multiple times in a day. Request doctor to please advise me on why the pain is persisting continuously and advise on what possibly be a cause behind this pain.

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If cardiac cause has been ruled out, pain could be due to weakening of bone ie ribs in the chest, get your vitamin d levels done- could be low and start calcium supplements. Revert back with reports. Also get serum electrophoresis for m band( blood test).
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What is vldl cholesterol, My vldl cholesterol is 21.6 mgdl I want to know is it normal or above d normal range ldl is71 mgdl hdl is 45.2mgdl.

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What is vldl cholesterol, My vldl cholesterol is 21.6 mgdl I want to know is it normal or above d normal range ldl is...
Any HDL level above more than 60 mg/dL (1.56 mmol/L) is considered high. A high HDL level is considered very healthy, since it has a protective role in guarding against heart disease. An acceptable HDL range is between 40- 60 mg/dL (1.04–1.56 mmol/L). An undesirable level of HDL is any level below 40 mg/dL (1.04 mmol/L). In this case, low HDL levels may help to contribute to heart disease. Very Low Density Lipoproteins Very low density lipoproteins, or VLDL, are lipoproteins that carry cholesterol from the liver to organs and tissues in the body. They are formed by a combination of cholesterol and triglycerides. VLDLs are heavier than low density lipoproteins, and are also associated with atherosclerosis and heart disease. This number is obtained by dividing your triglyceride levels by 5.
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Hi sir I am getting chest pain.Please do help.

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Can you tell me duration, any other associated symptoms like abdominal bloating sensation. It might be due to cardiac cause. If recurrent get yourself screened up for ECG

I am 29 years old. Sometimes I feel chest pain in the middle like something is piercing and chest becomes hot. I used to smoke but stopped couple of days back. Kindly suggest.

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I am 29 years old. Sometimes I feel chest pain in the middle like something is piercing and chest becomes hot. I used...
1.For your age pain chest could be due to anxiety, stress,, Physical and mental strain 2. Avoid stress and strain 3.Do regular exercise, Yoga, Meditation, deep breathing exercise like pranayama etc. It will calm your mind, control your emotion and relieve stress 4 Avoid Alcohol, smoking and tobacco consumption. 5.Take paracetamol 500mg one tablet sos after food up to a maximum of three tablets daily,6. Drink plenty of water and take rest at the time of chest pain 7if you have recurrent attack of chest pain take ECG and consult cardiologist
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Iddm 18 years. Levemir 65 u bbf, 55 before dinner. Fatty liver. Ldl- high. Sgot, sgpt increased by 25% than highest permitted range. Weak digestion. Ascitis 2 years back. Please suggest.

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Requires detailed questioning so as to ascertain your personality and to treat you symptomatically. Treatment is available, safe and without side effects in biochemic system of medication. Consult me in private

I have diagnose with angina. Should I go for angiography? I am taking atorvas and monotrate 10 mg both and aspirin for last two years.

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I have diagnose with angina. Should I go for angiography? I am taking atorvas and monotrate 10 mg both and aspirin fo...
Dear if you are having angina, it is better to undergo coronary angiography, so we can prevent any future heart attacks.
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Sir I am having a problem in chest suddenly it looks like it someone is pinching on my chest.

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Sir I am having a problem in chest suddenly it looks like it someone is pinching on my chest.
For pain take tablet paracetamol 650 mg and Get your vital parameters of the body checked from a nearby doctor and revert back with findings

Hi, my mom is have high cholesterol of LDL value of 165. How to control this? Some doctors are saying to meet cardiologist. Why?

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Hi, my mom is have high cholesterol of LDL value of 165. How to control this? Some doctors are saying to meet cardiol...
Hello lybrate user, high levels of cholesterol may lead to some cardiac problems so better to take advice from cardiologist. - there are many natural ways to reduce cholesterol levels by food habits and physical exercises. - like daily brisk walk and some exercises - have less fried food, oil and easy digestible foods - thank you.
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My wife is 23 years old & she is pregnant. Everything in all the tests is normal but her heartbeat is 124. Her ecg report is also normal. So what could be the reason for such high heartbeat? will it affect the baby?

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What is the exact timeperiod of pregnancy and whether her heart rate is up in pregnancy or before pregnancy also. Any other ailments or complications before your wife got conceived

Hi, My SGPT is 94 and Cholesterol, Trig, HDL and LDL are 248, 273, 36 and 166. I need advice on what do I need to do to bring this parameters down. I am really concerned with this as I am a vegetarian and non alcoholic.

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Hi, My SGPT is 94 and Cholesterol, Trig, HDL and LDL are 248, 273, 36 and 166. I need advice on what do I need to do ...
Dear lybrate user. There are no short cuts. Physical exercise is the key. Quit smoking and alcohol consumption, cut sugar intake, to bring down total cholesterol, triglycerides etc you have to increase good cholesterol. Good cholesterol is available in plums, grapes, purple cabbage, eggplant, and raspberries to your diet. Plus eating more fruits and veggies (in addition to whole grains) will increase your fiber, which has been shown to help control overall cholesterol levels. Take care.
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I am 64 years male. I have been on hypertensive drug since 1990. Recently ( 3months ago) I was asked to add on a tab concor 2. 5 mg (half in morning half at night)since there was palpitations noticed daily. The palpitations have stopped, the heart rate has dropped to 60 or 66 per minute from 72 or 90 per minute. Since last 6 or 7 weeks I have erectile dysfunction. Please guide.

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I am 64 years male. I have been on hypertensive drug since 1990. Recently ( 3months ago) I was asked to add on a tab ...
Concor contains bisoprolol which is a beta - blocker. They are known to cause erectile dysfunction. You can stop concor and start Tab Nevy 5mg once a day .It is also a beta -blocker but doesn't cause erectile dysfunction. Keep monitoring your BP and heart rate and give me feedback.
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Hello sir, My name is hiren pithva and I am 18 years old. I study mechanical engineering and I am affecting a higher than low And my problem is I am a very angry when any talk with mand I am a heart pressure and heart attack student please cconder my application and solve it.

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Hello sir,
My name is hiren pithva and I am 18 years old. I study mechanical engineering and I am affecting a higher ...
Dear lybrate-user, welcome to lybrate. Anger and aggression are emotions. Anger comes when you become irritated. Irritation happens when you don't like something, or when something is repeated. As anger is an emotion, it should be vent out. You should be able to throw anger out instead of controlling it. But more perfect will be, know the frustrating situations and stop being emotional. If practiced properly, you will not get irritated at those circumstances at all. Those techniques are much easier to understand. I suggest anger management therapy. Take care.
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