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Dr. Chetan Gandhi

MBBS, MRCP

Cardiologist, Kolkata

26 Years Experience
Dr. Chetan Gandhi MBBS, MRCP Cardiologist, Kolkata
26 Years Experience
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Dr. Chetan Gandhi is a popular Cardiologist in Bakulbagan Road, Kolkata. He has been a practicing Cardiologist for 26 years. He has done MBBS, MRCP . He is currently associated with Dr Chetan Gandhi Clinic in Bakulbagan Road, Kolkata. Save your time and book an appointment online with Dr. Chetan Gandhi on Lybrate.com.

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MBBS - Medical College Kolkata - 1991
MRCP - Royal Society For Public Health (London) - 1998
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I got Myocardial infection please tel me What is precaution in MI patient Thanks.

PDDM, MHA, MBBS
General Physician, Nashik
I got Myocardial infection please tel me What is precaution in MI patient 
Thanks.
Make these changes to help reduce your risk of heart attack and heart disease: stop smoking. Treat high blood pressure and high cholesterol. Manage diabetes and obesity. Eat a heart-healthy diet. Become more active.
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I have low bp sometimes. Can I use ghee in my diet. My cholesterol is 142. My weight is 53 and age 28. I feel sometime that my heart is weak.Please tell.

PDDM, MHA, MBBS
General Physician, Nashik
I have low bp sometimes. Can I use ghee in my diet. My cholesterol is 142. My weight is 53 and age 28. I feel sometim...
Yes, you can eat ghee in moderation. 1. Eat well – Take a balanced Diet comprising of 45% carbohydrate, 30% protein and 25% protein, plenty of green leafy vegetables, fruits. Don’t over eat. Avoid junk, spicy, oily, high calorie, cholesterol rich diet, don’t skip your breakfast. Take warm, homemade food. Avoid food and drink from outside. Don’t skip or postpone your meal. Minimize consumption of refined grains like white rice, white bread, sugary or refined food. 2. Keep hydrated- Drink 2 liters /6-8 glasses of water daily 3. Do regular exercise for one hour daily like brisk walking/Jugging etc 4. Take adequate rest- 7-8 hours of sound sleep in the night is required to remain healthy 5. Avoid stress, anxiety, depression, agitation etc 6. Find time for relaxation and enjoyments with friends and family 7. Practice yoga, meditation and deep breathing exercise to calm your mind, control emotion, improve concentration and relieve stress 8. Develop hobby, Learn new skill 9. Go for detail Annual Health check up.
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I have query regarding. Does medicines remove blockage in heart arteries which cause heart failure in future.

DM - Cardiology, MD-Internal Medicine , MBBS
Cardiologist, Delhi
I have query regarding. Does medicines remove blockage in heart arteries which cause heart failure in future.
Hi lybrate-user, medicines can cause stabilization and even slight regression of blockages but can not totally remove it. If the blockage is so severe that it can cause heart failure in future, then it should be treated with angioplasty or bypass surgery before it causes damage to the heart.
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My HDL cholesterol level is 32 & triglycerides serum is 199 & Surge fasting 179 for which I have taken tonact 10 mg once daily and Glycigon M twice daily could you please tell me the dose correct or I will have to change the medicine. Expecting early reply.

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General Physician, Ahmedabad
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Consult with blood sugars f and pp hba1c ecg bp. Please pay rs180. Prepaid for consult. Diabetic diet no sugar whole grains high fibre methi karela jamun saragwa kankora.
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My wife is AB- and I am AB+. She suddenly started the bleeding during 5th week and doctor gave her NTD injection and then HCG5000 fertigyn injection and bleeding got stopped My wife is now 6th week pregnant and she is still facing the blood clot issue. Fetal got the heartbeat. Guide whether we are given the right treatment and also want to know the chances of pregnancy survival? Please Give the proper and detailed answer.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
My wife is AB- and I am AB+. She suddenly started the bleeding during 5th week and doctor gave her NTD injection and ...
Dear lybrateuser -Yes the treatment given is proper & in such cases a normal pregnancy can take place with regular monitoring & check up by the treating doctor, she should take proper rest, diet & mild exercise like walk, have sufficient fluids & take medicines on time.
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Hi, My mother is suffering from low blood pressure please tell me something to bring her blood pressure in level.

BAMS
Ayurveda, Bangalore
Hi, Follow these tips to increase your blood pressure: 1. Increase intake of salt by adding salt to curds rice and taking pickles along with curds rice. 2. Drink plenty of fluids like Nimbu pani, tender coconut, water, buttermilk, fresh fruit juices,etc. 3.Drink hot coffee or tea when you feel dizzy. 4. Take sound sleep for 7-8 hours at night. 5. Avoid standing for too long hours. 6. Do yoga and meditation which helps to relieve mental stress and control emotions. 7. Avoid anxiety, stress and depression. 8. Perform regular exercises. 9. Consume lots of fresh green leafy vegatables, fruits, sprouts, high protein diet, etc. 10. Check your Hb% and BP with your family doctor and take their advise for further management.
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My cholesterol level is very high. Which food can I eat to reduce cholesterol level. Please tell me.

Cardiologist, Chennai
My cholesterol level is very high. Which food can I eat to reduce cholesterol level. Please tell me.
Avoid eating junk foods eat healthy foods like green leafy vegetables and fruits avoid alcohol exercise daily regards
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Lower cholesterol without drugs,,,

M. Sc. Foods, Nutrition & Dietetics, B.Sc-Home Science
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Visakhapatnam
Lower cholesterol without drugs,,,
10 ways to Lower Cholesterol without Drugs

Studies suggest that cholesterol problems can be addressed with simple dietary changes. And aerobic exercises further enhance the cholesterol lowering effects of a healthy diet.

Here are some quick tips to lower cholesterol without drugs :

1 . Say no to trans fats

Food manufacturers use trans fats because they extend the shelf life of packaged baked goods. They raise LDL (bad cholesterol), lower HDL (good cholesterol), and increase risk of developing heart disease and stroke. They’re found in fried foods, baked goods (cakes, pie crusts, frozen pizza, and cookies). Follow this rule: choose fats and oils with 2 grams or less saturated fat per tablespoon.

2 . Switch to olive oil

Substituting olive oil for ghee or butter may reduce LDL cholesterol by as much as 15%, which is similar to the effect of a low dose of medication The “good” fats in olive oil benefit your heart. Choose extra-virgin olive oil.

3 . Add lots of fiber to your diet

Research suggests that increasing soluble fiber intake by 5 to 10 grams each day may result in a 5% drop in LDL cholesterol. Foods like oatmeal, apples, prunes, and beans are high in soluble fiber, which keeps your body from absorbing cholesterol.

4 . Choose colorful fruits and veggies

Fruits and vegetables are loaded with ingredients that lower cholesterol—including fiber, cholesterol-blocking molecules called sterols and stanols, and eye-appealing pigments. These include leafy greens, yellow squashes, carrots, tomatoes, strawberries, plums, blueberries.

5 . Add spices to your cooking

Spices like garlic, curcumin, ginger, black pepper, coriander, and cinnamon can improve cholesterol. Research shows that eating half to one clove of garlic each day could lower cholesterol up to 9%. Find more cholesterol reducing foods here.

6 . Lose those extra kilos

If you’re overweight, drop of just 4-5 Kg will reduce your LDL by up to 8%. Having 1,000 to 1,200 calories a day (for women) and 1200-1600 calories/day (for men) will help in losing weight safely.

7 . Exercise regularly

Exercising at least 2 1/2 hours a week (around 20 minutes per day) is enough to raise HDL (good cholesterol) and improve LDL and triglycerides. Start with a 20 minute brisk walk daily!

8 . Have a handful of nuts

Almonds and walnuts contain sterols, which, like fiber, keep the body from absorbing cholesterol. Go for unsalted ones and keep the quantity in check.

9 . Quit smoking

Smoking can raise LDL and lower HDL, and quitting often improves those numbers. Breathing secondhand smoke every day can also raise levels of bad cholesterol.

10 . Stay happy

Studies suggest that when you are stressed, your cholesterol levels rise in the body. Engage in hobby like gardening, join a book club or try meditation or yoga classes to keep your spirits high.
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What is initial stage of high blood pressure and blood sugar? And how we protected our self from those diseases?

lybrate
General Physician, Mumbai
What is initial stage of high blood pressure and blood sugar? And how we protected our self from those diseases?
Dear lybrate user, the initial stages of type 2 diabetes & blood pressure are known as pre-diabetes and pre-hypertension. The most important fact one needs to keep in mind is that these are predominantly lifestyle disorders hence one needs to lead a healthy lifestyle in order to prevent these. The following tips could be useful: - Sleep well for at least 6-7 hrs everyday - Eat small meals at regular timings everyday, eat well balanced meals. Do not skip your meals. - Avoid eating outside food very frequently (once a week should be fine) - Reduce the amount of salt you take in a day, and preserved/ processed foods (pickles, papad, ready to eat meals, etc) - Avoid too much of coffee, tea, alcohol and stop smoking or taking tobacco - Exercise everyday starting with 20 mins and increasing it to 1 hr (any form like walking, running, swimming, weight training, or even a mix if fine as long as you do it consistently everyday) - Do not take stress about issues, be positive and try to be happy - In case you have a family history, regular check-ups wih your family physician is preferable Though many of these might seem difficult to follow in one go, but slowly you could adopt these measures, which will help you remain healthy and reduce the likelihood of you developing these cardiovascular disorders. Take care!
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What is blood pressure? What is high blood pressure (hypertension)? What is low blood pressure (hypotension)? How can we control on blood pressure? What is the main causes of blood pressure? Which parts mainly effected by blood pressure problem?

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General Physician,
What is blood pressure? What is high blood pressure (hypertension)? What is low blood pressure (hypotension)? How can...
Your blood pressure rises with each heartbeat and falls when your heart relaxes between beats. While BP can change from minute to minute with changes in posture, exercise, stress or sleep, it should normally be less than 120/80 mm Hg (less than 120 systolic AND less than 80 diastolic) for an adult age 20 or over.Typically more attention is given to the top number (the systolic blood pressure) as a major risk factor for cardiovascular disease for people over 50 years old. In most people, systolic blood pressure rises steadily with age due to increasing stiffness of large arteries, long-term build-up of plaque, and increased incidence of cardiac and vascular disease.
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My father is approx 42 years old. He has problem of high blood pressure. Suggest me some ways so that he may keep his bp normal. I shall be thankful to you for this act sir. Thanks.

BAMS
Ayurveda, Ambala
My father is approx 42 years old. He has problem of high blood pressure. Suggest me some ways so that he may keep his...
Dear, To control or maintan BP normal there are some instructions are given below: •Do not take salt in high amount or try to avoid it because high sodium level increase BP. • Eat less amount of pickle and fast food, fast food contain high sodium. • Avoid drinking alcohol and smoking. • Take less amount of coffee and tea both increase BP. • Drink 8 to 10 glass of water daily • Do exercise daily, running and long walk. • Take 6 to 8 hrs of sleep daily. Do not take too much stress. • Do long breathing pranayams daily for 10 - 15 minutes. It will reduce your stress level in your body. • Avoid taking too much fat foods such as butter, cheese, ghee. • Eat healthy diet such as green leafy vegetables, fruits. Eat an apple daily.
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I'm suffering from severe ctvs problem my heart is working just 20% my aorta has been expanding doctors refused to undergo operation what's my best treatment now ?

CCP, MBA, Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Karnal
I'm suffering from severe ctvs problem my heart is working just 20% my aorta has been expanding doctors refused to un...
It is very important that you undergo hridaya vasti immediately at a good panchakarma centre near u.
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My chest pain from few months so what I do sir? When I running fast then my chest pain suddenly.

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
My chest pain from few months so what I do sir? When I running fast then my chest pain suddenly.
For your age it could be due to stress and anxiety.Avoid stress.Take one tablet of crocin 500mg sos after food upto a maximum three times daily at the time of chest pain.Sometimes it could be due to costochondritis.Get your self examined by doctor
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I am suffering from dry cough for the last 2 weeks and I have chest pain whenever I cough hard. Can you suggest what should be done?

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
I am suffering from dry cough for the last 2 weeks and I have chest pain whenever I cough hard. Can you suggest what ...
Dear lybrateuser, - Avoid cold fluids, have warm water, tea, coffee, soup - mix 1/4 teaspoonful of turmeric powder in a cup of warm milk, take twice a day - avoid exposure to cold weather & dust - take syrup chericof, 2 teaspoonful three times a day - do steam inhalation twice a day - take tablet Sinarest, 1 tablet three times a day after meals with water or milk - have 7-8 glasses of water daily for proper hydration.
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Hi. I am suffering from pain in the rib cage bones. Mainly the back lower last bones are paining. Sometimes chest bone pains severely. Can you please tell me what can be the problem. Thanks in advance.

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine Specialist, Faridabad
Hi.  I am suffering from pain in the rib cage bones. Mainly the back lower last bones are paining. Sometimes chest bo...
hi. there are many causes of chest pain. heart problems, high B.P., acidity, any injury in chest/ ribs. infection in lungs, for pain take tab. dolo 650 mg sos after meal for pain. take syp. diagene 15 ml before meal or sos when acidity occurs. inhale steam if breathing problems or cough occurs. to confirm do few CHECKUP B.P., cbc. blood sugar, x-ray chest P.A. view, avoid high cholesterol foods/oily foods. junk foods. after tests consult again to physician. welcome in lybrate.
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