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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 am 58 years old. I am deibietc patient. I got kidney problem. My blood urea is 49.3. Sr. Creatinineis1.42. Sr. Vldl. Cholesterol 53.9and sr. Tiglyceride 269.7. How to decrease the same.

DM Cardiology
Cardiologist, Delhi
Dear, your triglycerides level are very high. They should be less than 150. For reducing them, change your diet. Reduce fat intake. Take tab crestor 20 mg once a day after dinner. Repeat the lipid profile after 3 months. And let me know.
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I am suffering from dry cough from last 1 week & have chest pain when I cough. What should I do?

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), Post Graduate Certficate in Ksharsutra & Ano-Rectal Diseases, MD - Medicine
Ayurveda, Mumbai
Dear lybrate-user, dry cough may be simple allergic cough due irritation of allergens or may be symptom of some other underlying complicated disease. I will advise for systematic investigation at good reputed lab and rule out causes. Cbc, esr, blood sugar fasting-post lunch, x-ray chest pa view, usg of whole abdomen-pelvis. Consult good physician after investigations are done. Avoid cold, pickles, sour, oily, heavy, packed food. Take warm water, light, fresh food, pomegranate twice a day.
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I am 24 years old and I have developed high BP (140/100) and high cholesterol (220 with more LDL than required) problem, this is genetic (hereditary). I want to get rid of these without medication, what changes should I make in my lifestyle for the same. Please advise.

MBBS, PGDCC
Cardiologist, Delhi
Hi, Diet & exercise are sometimes sufficient to control bp & high cholesterol. These should include: - Avoid Fat Rich Diet - If required use Olive oil. - Avoid junk food - Exercise regularly for at least 30min for 5 days a week. - Avoid Smoking & Alcohol. - Don't eat heavy meals especially at night. - Take seasonal fruits - Decrease salt intake to minimum - Avoid Stress. Thanks
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I am 35 year old last year had angioplasty. No have slightly pain in back and fronts chest. Like. Stretching lipid profile in almost normal. Triglycerides is little bit higher side. Do I need to worry or its life mussels streach.

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine Specialist, Faridabad
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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My mother has been heart problem I gave treatment from Pun angioplasty. There doctor say the medicine given life time and they suggest walking 1 hours initially the routine tell about that's is actual initial.

Diploma in Obstetrics & Gynaecology, MBBS
General Physician, Delhi
Please follow the instructions of your doctor ,medicines are for life so that another block in blood vessel of heart or a heart attack does not happen Prevention is always better and 1 stent to clear block can be taken as a warning. 1 hour walk is not a lot but if she gets tired , reduce time or make it 1/2 hr . morning & evening.
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I have lot of mucus in chest, which irritates me a lot, I am unable to work properly, will anyone suggest me best medicine for me which can reduce mucus from my chest.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
Dear lybrateuser, - Do steam inhalation 2-3 times a day - avoid all cold fluids & refrigerated foods, have more of warm water, tea, coffee, milk & soup - also avoid fried, spicy, sour & junk food - take a teaspoon of honey with a glass of warm water daily morning - take an expectorant cough syrup, 2 teaspoonful three times a day - have 7-8 glasses of water per day to keep well hydrated - have a well balanced diet with more of fruits & vegetables, whole grains & protein foods to boost your immunity.
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Dear Sir/madam, In 2010 I had an mitral valve replacement surgery. My one valve has changed and I always have doubt that. Do I need any other surgery in future?

MD - General Medicine, DTM & H
Internal Medicine Specialist, Motihari
Rheumatic heart disease is most common cause of mitral valve replacement. Rhd involves more than one valve too. Also there is chances of involvement of replaced valve again. So it is mandatory to be under followup of treating cardiologist or any nearby physician for time to time cardiac evaluation clinically and with echocardiography.
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I am having diabetics fasting 105 and post 130. I am taking Glimstar M1 once in a day. Also i have cholestrol 205. I am taking medicine genovast 10. What food I should follow to have control for both diabetics and cholestrol

MBBS, Diploma in Diabetology, DDM, CCACCD
Diabetologist, Mumbai
Reduce your oil/ghee intake, reduce fried items and non-veg foods. Avoid starchy foods like potato, rice, etc. Increase your fiber intake by increasing your green leafy vegetables. Fish, flax seeds, citrus fruits, sprouts will all help in reducing your cholesterol.
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Hi sir what should be important for health my body and food for all season in the tamilnadu what kind of manly vitamins to heart health of conditions tell your answers for my questions.

MBBS, cc USG
General Physician, Gurgaon
I recommend you to take Tablet Daily(Nutrilite) after personal consultation this supplement has shown wonderful result, Daily is a multivitamin and multimineral tablet, provides 13 essential vitamins & 11 minerals Also contains organically grown exclusive NUTRILITE plant concentrate which provide additional advantage of phytonutrients Consult privately
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I have problems related to cholesterol. Bad cholesterol is increasing. What should I do to control my bad cholesterol. Please advise.

Certified Diabetes Educator, Registered Dietitian (RD), PGDD, Bachelor of Unani Medicine and Surgery (B.U.M.S), General Physician
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Mumbai
too much cholesterol in the blood can lead to cardiovascular disease. What you eat has a direct impact on your cholesterol level. In fact, a diet rich in fiber and other cholesterol-lowering foods may help lower cholesterol as much as statin medication for some people. Working with a registered dietitian and doctor is the key to develop and maintain a successful health program to manage it. I will inform you on how to make diet, lifestyle changes, make you understand instructions for taking medication because it won't work if you don't take it as directed. Consult privately for a holistic dietary therapy to solve your problems.
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Just help me with the tips to maintain balance cholesterol & diabetes I am 40 years of age. What should i do for that?

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine Specialist, Faridabad
you can take diet for diabetes. low sugar breakfast cereal oats., low sugar bran flakes,peas or leafy green. brown rice .whole grain foods. whole grain pasta. for cholesterol---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. use flax oil, omega-3 fatty meal or cap., take .green veg., whole grain foods, Use GARLIC in foods daily ,. Cod liver oil.
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My student has extosis (Excess cholesterol in joints) since from 2000. We have consult the doctor. But of no use. We will be looking for the better treatment from you.

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine Specialist, Faridabad
For control high cholesterol level eat whole grain foods, green veg., juice, plenty of water at least 8 glass of water in a day. Avoid high cholesterol foods, oily, fatty, junk, fast foods, foods from out sided, Go for walk daily, do yoga, cycling, any good exercise, avoid stress, try to take good sleep at night. Checkup your body by blood tests and physical examination at regular time. take cap. ecosprin gold 10 once at night after meal for 30 days.
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I am 56 years old what type of food I should take to avoid diabetes and blood pressure ?

MBBS, CCEBDM, Diploma in Diabetology
Endocrinologist, Hubli-Dharwad
Hello to avoid or prevent bp and diabetes one has to follow a very regulated life style. Your bmi should be 23 kg per square meter. Waist has to be below 90 cms. Have to exercise at least one hour every day. Avoid deep fried foods. Take less common salt daily. No smoking and very little alcohol.
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Recently I have gone through general health check up, I have high blood pressure, how I can maintain normal blood pressure, suggest me the good health tips.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
Hi,Drink plenty of liquids and cut down your fat, salt and sugar intake. go for a morning walk daily at least for 30 minutes. Take a sound sleep and try to avoid anger. Home remedies to Control high BP:-1. Bananas are one fruit that people with high blood pressure can eat regularly to control it. Bananas are a rich source of potassium, which lessens the effect of sodium.So, try to eat one or two bananas daily. Along with bananas, you can try dried apricots, raisins, orange juice, spinach, baked sweet potatoes.
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I was feeling restless feeling in heart from few days. So today I do ECG test which is ok. Then I do kft test, lft, lipid profile in which triglycerides is 181mg/dl and LDL cholesterol is 111mg/dl and sodium is 135mEq/l. Otherwise all report is ok. Suggest me what should I do.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Bundi
First of all start using triphala n cinnamon strain every night and morning and medohar guggul 2 bd. Triphala powder (coarsely groound) may be soaked in water 2 tsp powder in a glass of water. Keep for 7-8 hrs or, mash a bit, filter, drink. In this water add one stick of ceylone cinnamon also. (cinnamon stick to be used only one time either morning or at night)
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I have bilateral tubal block. Now I wan pregnancy then what are the home remedies for this. Pls help me.

MBBS, DNB (Obstetrics and Gyneacology), FNB Reproductive Medicine
Gynaecologist, Hyderabad
Hello Ms. Lybrate-user, if there is a complete tubal block ivf would be the ideal option for conception. There are no home remedies which clear tubes, few may even worsen the status. Please do not try such and consult a good infertility consultant. All the best.
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I have been having wheezing problems from childhood. Presently I am taking seroflo rotohaler and montair fx but it's only temporary relief. Any other medicine that could help me completely eradicate the problem sir? Also I am having bp for which I am taking amloz 5 and dapsone for cicatricial pemphigoid problem. The dapsone tabs am taking for more than two years, whether I should continue further or can I stop this tab as the skin problems have considerably reduced. Sorry I am asking too many questions. Regards/Subramanian.

BHMS
Homeopath,
A detailed case taking along with some blood test results are required to diagnose the proper underlying cause behind your respiratory problem. Please conduct a laboratory test of your blood for tc, dc, esr & ige. Revert back with the results & consult me privately via lybrate. In the mean-time you can take homoeopathic mother tincture yerba sancta q, 30 drops, thrice daily, after meals, in a cup of water.
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I am a 19 year old boy! I don't know what to do but when someone comes and checks my blood pressure it suddenly becomes high as I feel anxiety suddenly. Please tell me what to do. I don't have any problem as such. I can run long distances without any problem.

PG Diploma In Clinical Cosmetology (PGDCC), MBBS
Cardiologist, Mumbai
Hello. This is called white coat hypertension. This does not mean that you have hypertension. Since you are active and no symptoms, you need not worry, relax.
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Kindly suggest my husband having cholesterol n thyroid, levels r TSH 14.52, HDL 33, LDL 142, Cholesterol total 221, VLDL 45, Triglycerides225,Wat care shud I take, any precautions to take? His age is 30.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
• Try to keep your consumption of saturated fats to a minimum. • Aim to replace saturated fats, with moderate amounts of ‘good’ fats also known as monounsaturated and polyunsaturated fats. • Grill, steam, boil and bake foods instead of frying and roasting. • Eat plenty of fibre-rich foods. • Enjoy healthy snacks such as fruit, nuts and seeds, olives etc. • Eat at least two portions of fish per week, one of which should be oily (Choose from salmon, mackerel, sardines, pilchards or herring). • Include foods enriched with plant stanols/sterols, which are clinically proven to lower ‘bad’ LDL cholesterol as part of a healthy diet and lifestyle. • Stay physically active. at least 30 minutes of moderate intensity exercise on five or more days of the week. • Avoid smoking. • Try and manage your stress levels.  Foods to avoid  Limit saturated fats and oils, such as butter, palm oil, and coconut oil. Instead, use soft vegetable oils, such as olive or canola oil.  Avoid trans fats or partially hydrogenated vegetable oils. These oils go through a process that makes them solid. They're found in some hard margarines, snack crackers, cookies,and chips.  Limit fatty meats such as corned beef, , ribs, steak, ground meat, hot dogs, sausage, bacon, and processed meats . Also limit organ meats like liver and kidney. Replace with skinless chicken or turkey, lean beef, pork, lamb, and fish. Try some meatless main dishes, like beans, peas, pasta, or rice.  Limit meat, poultry, and fish to no more than two servings, or 140 g, a day. Remember that a serving is about the size of a deck of playing cards.  Limit egg yolks.  Limit milk products that contain more than 1% milk fat. This includes cream, most cheeses, and nondairy coffee creamers or whipped topping (which often contain coconut or palm oils). Instead try fat-free or low-fat milk (0% to 1% fat) and low-fat cheeses.  Limit snack crackers, muffins, quick breads, croissants, and cakes made with saturated or hydrogenated fat, whole eggs, or whole milk. Try low-fat baked goods, and use any spreads or toppings lightly.  Instead of using butter or margarine on bread, try dipping it in olive oil.  Avoid fast foods like hamburgers, fries, fried chicken, and tacos. They are high in both total fat and saturated fat. When you eat out, choose broiled sandwiches or chicken without skin, salads with low-fat dressing, and foods that aren't fried. Ask the server to leave off the cheese and high-fat dressings like mayonnaise. Foods that decreasse CHOLESTROL 1. Oatmeal, oat bran and high-fiber foods Oatmeal contains soluble fiber, which reduces your low-density lipoprotein (LDL), the "bad," cholesterol. Soluble fiber is also found in such foods as kidney beans, apples, pears, barley and prunes.Soluble fiber can reduce the absorption of cholesterol into your bloodstream. Five to 10 grams or more of soluble fiber a day decreases your total and LDL cholesterol. Eating 1 1/2 cups of cooked oatmeal provides 6 grams of fiber. If you add fruit, such as bananas, you'll add about 4 more grams of fiber. To mix it up a little, try steel-cut oatmeal or cold cereal made with oatmeal or oat bran. 2. Fish and omega-3 fatty acids Eating fatty fish can be heart healthy because of its high levels of omega-3 fatty acids, which can reduce your blood pressure and risk of developing blood clots. In people who have already had heart attacks, fish oil — or omega-3 fatty acids — reduces the risk of sudden death. I recommend eating at least two servings of fish a week. The highest levels of omega-3 fatty acids are in: • Mackerel • Lake trout • Herring • Sardines • Albacore tuna • Salmon • Halibut You should bake or grill the fish to avoid adding unhealthy fats. If you don't like fish, you can also get small amounts of omega-3 fatty acids from foods like ground flaxseed or canola oil. You can take an omega-3 or fish oil supplement to get some of the benefits, but you won't get other nutrients in fish, such as selenium. If you decide to take a supplement, just remember to watch your diet and eat lean meat or vegetables in place of fish. 3. Walnuts, almonds and other nuts Walnuts, almonds and other nuts can reduce blood cholesterol. Rich in polyunsaturated fatty acids, walnuts also help keep blood vessels healthy. Eating about a handful (1.5 ounces, or 42.5 grams) a day of most nuts, such as almonds, hazelnuts, peanuts, pecans, some pine nuts, pistachio nuts and walnuts, may reduce your risk of heart disease. Just make sure the nuts you eat aren't salted or coated with sugar. All nuts are high in calories, so a handful will do. To avoid eating too many nuts and gaining weight, replace foods high in saturated fat with nuts. For example, instead of using cheese, meat or croutons in your salad, add a handful of walnuts or almonds. Homoeopathic medicines Homoeopathic medicine ALLIUM SATIVA Q ( Dr Reckeweg) Drink 10 drop in 20 ml freh water twice daily CHOLESTRINUM 3X ( Dr Reckeweg) Chew 2 tabs twice daily THYROIDINUM 3X ( DR Reckeweg) Chew 2 tab twice daily KAPALBHATI pranayam daily for 20 minutes If weight is more then take precautions to control weight.
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