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Dr. D Kahali  - Cardiologist, Kolkata

Dr. D Kahali

Cardiologist, Kolkata

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Hello and thank you for visiting my Lybrate profile! I want to let you know that here at my office my staff and I will do our best to make you comfortable. I strongly believe in ethics; a......more
Hello and thank you for visiting my Lybrate profile! I want to let you know that here at my office my staff and I will do our best to make you comfortable. I strongly believe in ethics; as a health provider being ethical is not just a remembered value, but a strongly observed one.
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Dr. D Kahali is a renowned Cardiologist in Alipore, Kolkata. You can visit him at B M. Birla Heart Research Centre in Alipore, Kolkata. Book an appointment online with Dr. D Kahali and consult privately on Lybrate.com.

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English
Hindi
Awards and Recognitions
Gold Medal and First in Pharmacology
Awarded National Science Talent Search Scholarship
Gold Medal in Honors in Ophthalmology
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First in Diploma in Cardiology, Kolkata University
1st Certificate in Honors in Forensic medicine
Nandulal Goopta University Scholarship in Pharmacology
Professional Memberships
Life Member of Cardiological Socity Of India (CSI)
Executive Committee Member, CSI, 2004 - 2006
FRSTM (Fellow Of Royal Socity Of Tropical Medicine)
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Life Member of API (Association of physician of India)
Life member of Indian medical Association
Member (ICF)International Cardiology Forum

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I am 17 year old and I'm smoking from last 2 year's but know I'm having pain in my chest from last 2 days but know I do not smoke and I have left smoking. What is it. Will I die or suffer a lung cancer please answer me.

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
I am 17 year old and I'm smoking from last 2 year's but know I'm having pain in my chest from last 2 days but know I ...
Don't worry. You are not having lung cancer.stop smoking.Take paracetamol for chest pain.If no relief take ECG and x ray of chest after consulting doctor
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Hello doctor I am 9 month 4 days pregnant I want to know the signs of labour how would I know that I am going into labour from last few days my vagina is leaking some yellowish discharge without any smell. Sometimes I feel little discharge of water also and thr is pain in left side of vagina pain occur while I walk and change any movement. Doctor said this is a pressure symptom pls suggest something.

DGO, MBBS
General Physician, Delhi
Hello doctor I am 9 month 4 days pregnant I want to know the signs of labour how would I know that I am going into la...
Hello. As you told that you are having some discharge from vagina. Labour starts with varied symptoms such as leaking watery per vaginum or pain in back or lower abdomen radiating till genitals. Some times slight spotting or bleeding can also be the onset of labour.
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Clogged Arteries - What Should You Know?

MBBS, MS (Gen. Surgery), M.Ch - Cardio Thoracic & Vascular Surgery, DNB (CTS)
Cardiologist, Noida
Clogged Arteries - What Should You Know?

Blockage in heart is a common term used for narrowing of coronary arteries. Coronary arteries are vessels, which supply blood and thus oxygen and food) to continuously working heart muscles. Heart muscles which are not tired working from the birth till death, however, cannot sustain long without blood supply.

A reduction in blood supply gives rise to ischemia of heart muscles commonly manifested as chest discomfort or angina. A sudden complete shutdown of blood supply leads to heart attack leading to permanent damage to heart (if blood flow not reestablished promptly).

But what causes these arteries to block? Deposition of LDL cholesterol (low density cholesterol) in inner surface of coronary arteries is the primary reason of these blockages. LDL a normal component of blood (upto certain limit) starts depositing in arteries as early as 10 years of age!

Deposition of billions of LDL molecules over several years on inner surface of arteries gives rise to visible narrowings in these arteries. Flow ahead of these narrowings is reduced in proportion to the narrowing. At a level of 70 % narrowing the flow is reduced to give ischemia (and angina) during exercise. Gradually increasing degree of narrowing reduces the exercise needed for ischemia and angina; a narrowing of more than 90 % can give symptoms at rest. A sudden clot formation at any of these stages can block the flow suddenly giving a heart attack.

Regular use of 750 mgs of vitamin c helps to prevent deposition of LDL in blood vessels

If LDL is a normal component of blood, why it is deposited in the arteries at first place?

LDL above a certain limit in blood starts depositing in the arteries. Diabetes, Hypertension, smoking, less exercise and genetics makes it more sticky thus making narrowing faster. This is why these risk elements need to be properly attended for prevention from heart disease. For treatment medicines are important for stopping the progression of narrowings; angioplasty is a method of fast resolution of blockage; and bypass surgery is the method of creating a whole new blood supply for the affected part of the heart. In case you have a concern or query you can always consult an expert & get answers to your questions!

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I am degree student, some times my heart beat increase than normal makes tired, my body starts to sweating normally. Sometimes feel breathing problem, very rare. What should I do.

Diploma in Obstetrics & Gynaecology, MBBS
General Physician, Delhi
I am degree student, some times my heart beat increase than normal makes tired, my body starts to sweating normally. ...
Growing up problems with lots of stress of studies. Get thyroid tested, ecg & halter for heart, x ray chest blood for hb & sugar & eat a protein rich diet like milk, eggs, nuts, soy & lots of fruits and vegetables to give you vitamins & minerals. Regarding breathing problem, it can be pollution related or due to general weakness, the reports will confirm about the reason.
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I am hypertensive but recently I noticed that after acute exertion for several days when I felt restless and tired, the bp was on lower side. 114/79. Why? Causes?

PG Diploma in Emergency Medicine Services (PGDEMS), Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), MD - Alternate Medicine
Ayurveda, Ghaziabad
I am hypertensive but recently I noticed that after acute exertion for several days when I felt restless and tired, t...
Hello Lybrate user according to ayurveda, Hypertension is referred to as Rakta Capa Vriddhi and it sees the vitiation of vata and pitta doshas as the main cause. Home Remedy- 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. Treatment- 1-take sarpgandha vati twice a day. 2-yogendra ras. Akik bhasm works very good in case of hypertension. 3-Take pranacharya no tens capsule twice a day Diet-avoid salty diet. Oily food. Lower your stress. Do pranayama early morning.
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Dr. on Lybrate asked me for some tests Reports are as follows Lipid profile triglycerides 175 Cholesterol 210 Hdl 39 Ldl 136 Vldl 35 Vitamin b12 259pg/ml Vitamin d 6.1ng/ml.

PG Diploma In Clinical Cosmetology (PGDCC), MBBS
Cardiologist, Mumbai
Dr. on Lybrate asked me for some tests Reports are as follows
Lipid profile
triglycerides 175
Cholesterol 210
Hdl 39
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Hello. Hdl and vit. D are low. Need to start vit d3 and calcium supplements. To raise hdl which is a good cholesterol by diet and exercise.
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Sir, I'm suffering from chest pain from last 6 months. Pain in the middle of chest. Can you please suggest me what I have to do?

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
Sir, I'm suffering from chest pain from last 6 months. Pain in the middle of chest. Can you please suggest me what I ...
1. For your age pain chest could be due to anxiety, stress, depression, physical and mental strain, hyper acidity, muscular problem 2. Avoid stress and strain 3. Do regular exercise, reduce your weight if over weight. 4. Control your diet. Avoid oily/spicy/fried and junk food, high calorie and cholesterol rich diet. Take small frequent meals (5-6 meals/day instead of three heavy meals. If you have hyper acidity take one tablet of pan 40 in the morning before breakfast daily for few days 5. Do yoga, meditation, deep breathing exercise like pranayama etc. It will calm your mind, control your emotion and relieve stress. 6. Have sound sleep for 7-8 hours daily. 7. Avoid smoking, alcohol, excess tea/coffee, if you are having 8. Drink plenty of water and take rest 9. Take paracetamol 500mg one tablet sos after food up to a maximum of three tablets per day at the time of chest pain 10. If you have recurrent attack of chest pain check your bp, take ecg and consult cardiologist 11. Consult me for further advice.
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My heart was paining past 1 weeks and im feeling sleepy all the time and unconscious. It start from last week when im travelling in the bus.

BHMS
Homeopath, Raebareli
My heart was paining past 1 weeks and im feeling sleepy all the time and unconscious. It start from last week when im...
Please measure your blood pressure Also your blood test - routine needs to be done Take balance diet (foods that do not cause acidity/gas) Take proper sleep/sound sleep.
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I am 60 years old with bypass heart surgery and diabetic for 30yrs. At present my two kidneys have failed and taking dialysis treatment weekly thrice in hospital. My creatine level is 5.3 and urea is 79 and other electrolytes are normal. please suggest me medicines so as to forgo the dialysis. With regards, k. Subbarao 8971694254.

Interventional Nephrology, DM - Nephrology, MD - General Medicine, MBBS
Nephrologist, Bangalore
I am 60 years old with bypass heart surgery and diabetic for 30yrs. At present my two kidneys have failed and taking ...
Our Kidneys work 24×7 and They ensure harmony in the whole body by regulating lot of vital metabolic, Excretory, and harmonal functions. So It's essential to undergo dialysis to substitute for the lost kidney function. The only way to forgo dialysis is to go for a renal transplantation. But we need to assess whether you are fit for renal transplantation and whether there are willing donors in your family.
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