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Dr. Dhiraj Kumar Giri

Cardiologist, Kolkata

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I pride myself in attending local and statewide seminars to stay current with the latest techniques, and treatment planning....more
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Dr. Dhiraj Kumar Giri is one of the best Cardiologists in Behala, Kolkata. He is currently practising at Dr Dhiraj Kumar Giri Chamber in Behala, Kolkata. Book an appointment online with Dr. Dhiraj Kumar Giri and consult privately on Lybrate.com.

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What kind of exercise is beneficial in case of gas problem. I am having chest and back pain due to gas problem. How much time it takes to remove gas problem in general.

B.H.M.S
Homeopath, Lucknow
What kind of exercise is beneficial in case of gas problem. I am having chest and back pain due to gas problem. How m...
Mr Ramiz lets get it clear that gas causes pain mostly in abdomen not generally in chest or back.second thing exersises are not going to help u much in gas problem instead medicins n precaution might help u. Avoid spices n tea and drink water after 30 mint aftet food For back pain do backward extension exercises.
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My heart beat above 100bpm I test ecg nd blood test thyroid all r normal only but y it's beating fast.

BAMS, MD Ayurveda
Sexologist, Lonavala
My heart beat above 100bpm I test ecg nd blood test thyroid all r normal only but y it's beating fast.
I am recommending you an following remedy which will surely help you 1. Crush 15 thoroughly washed basil leaves 2. Place it on a sieve and extract its juice 3. Add 1 tsp of honey to this juice 4. Mix well 5. Drink 2 times a day it will surely help you. Your problem is permanently cure by ayurvedic treatment.
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My heart beats at the faster rate than normal rate. What might be the reason behind this? And suggest me some precautions.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
My heart beats at the faster rate than normal rate. What might be the reason behind this? And suggest me some precaut...
Dear lybrateuser, -if you exert or do some exercise your heart rate normally increases & comes down to normal after sometime as you rest -if your heartrate is fast even at rest then you may have anxiety or nervousness, for this do deep breathing daily morning for 10-15 min, do yogasan, do brisk walking or jogging &then take rest -get blood checkup for anemia, thyroid.
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I am tendency to have high bp as says by my doctor. I some time feel mild headache and sweating. Is it symptom of high bp?

BHMS
Homeopath, Howrah
It can be. Just to make sure check bp. If it is increased you might need mild antihypertensive medicine on regular basis just to keep it normal. Consult doctor.
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Know Your Cholesterol: Good Vs Bad

General Physician (AM)
Alternative Medicine Specialist, Chandigarh
Know Your Cholesterol: Good Vs Bad
Know Your Cholesterol

Cholesterol is a waxy, fat-like substance that’s found in all cells of the body. The term cholesterol is often directly related to a heart condition. But the truth is that not all types of cholesterols are harmful for your body. It is important that one knows about the different types of cholesterol, having healthy levels of both types of lipoproteins is important, deal with them appropriately and lower the chances of having a stroke or getting a heart disease. Bad cholesterol levels can be high in people irrespective of them being thin, if it is genetic or if they are smokers.

Types of Cholesterol.

The Bad One:

LDL cholesterol sometimes is called “bad” cholesterol. A high LDL level leads to a buildup of cholesterol in your arteries. Lowering your cholesterol may slow down, reduce, or even stop the buildup of plaque in your arteries. It also may reduce the risk of plaque rupturing and causing dangerous blood clots.

The Good One:

HDL cholesterol sometimes is called “good” cholesterol. This is because it carries cholesterol from other parts of your body back to your liver. Your liver removes the cholesterol from your body and is important for the body as it reduces the risk of heart attack, disease and strokes.

Cholesterol count of the body is counted by adding the two types of cholesterols (LDL and HDL) along with body's triglyceride level. Triglycerides are a type of fat found in your blood. Too much of this type of fat may raise the risk of coronary artery disease.

The level of your cholesterol shows the level of risk your body is in, to have a stroke or a heart condition. Other factors which determine the risk are whether the person is a smoker, diabetic, has high blood pressure along with their age, sex and race.

Cholesterol levels are affected by:

1. Genetics: Genetics have a direct effect on your cholesterol level. If the levels have been high in the previous generations, you are automatically at higher risk of this condition.An inherited condition called familial hypercholesterolemia causes very high LDL cholesterol.

2. Age and Weight: Once we cross the age of 20, our cholesterol level starts to rise. Being overweight however is also a high risk factor of increased levels of bad cholesterol in the body as well as developing heart disease.

3. Lifestyle: Less or no exercise is another reason which reduces the good cholesterol in the body, as does being overweight. Regular exercise however reduces LDL and increases HDL in the body. Also a diet rich in saturated fats makes your LDL levels shoot up and puts you to higher risk.

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1) Can brain stroke patients take rock salt in food.(After cooked. If they feel table salt amount in food is very less) 2) optimum amount of salt intake per day in food?

C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician,
Daily intake should be limited to maximum of 3- 4 grams and rock salt is the common name for halite. It is a rock, rather than a mineral, and this is what makes it different to the salt you might find on your table, although it does share many characteristics.
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I smoke 10-13 cigarettes a day. I dont want to quit it. But I fear of getting heart attack one day. N the best way to minimize the effect if smoking is a good diet plan. Please help me with my diet chart. I am 20 years old.

MD - Clinica Biodicity, MBBS
Cardiologist, Delhi
I smoke 10-13 cigarettes a day. I dont want to quit it. But I fear of getting heart attack one day. N the best way to...
First thing, quit smoking, by throwing your cigarette pack. Get your bp, lipid profile checked. We need to know your exact weight. A good nutritious diet cannot negate the ill effects of smoking.
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What is main cause for under chest burning after having food like bad cholesterol and What is cure n precaution to be taken?

MBBS, DNB (General Medicine)
Endocrinologist, Delhi
What is main cause for under chest burning after having food like bad cholesterol and What is cure n precaution to be...
Hi lybrate user, your question is excellent and interesting. Foods that have got bad cholesterol or you can call them trans-fatty acids require more water for there digestion. Our stomach is like a vessel and it has got limited capacity. Fatty foods attract a lot of liquids and also require a lot of liquids to be drunk after the food taken. Our stomach bloats up because it is overcapacitated with so much of liquid and food. There is regergitation or reflux back of this liquid-food mixture which causes a lot of discomfort in food pipe and chest. Precautions to be taken is that we should take fatty food in moderation, not drink a lot of liquids with this kind of food, not lie down immediately after this kind of food and most importantly try to walk after food.
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My mouth become dry when I am tense and and my hard beats increases so what is the reason behind it and it can overcome.

BHMS
Homeopath, Delhi
It seems to be anxiety that you have let me know any particular reason or any other significant complaint for better advice.
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Few days earlier I got gastrological prblm and at mid ngt suddenly my whole body starts shivering and my through young got dry heart bits fell like blown away So I went to a emergency and they gave me injections then I got fine. Bt what should I do to avoid these type of problems.

B.Sc(hons), Physics, B.H.M.S., PGDIT (software Engg)
Homeopath, Delhi
Few days earlier I got gastrological prblm and at mid ngt suddenly my whole body starts shivering and my through youn...
At night take light meal medicine german lycopodium 200 4-5 drops orally single dose morn mixed fruit juice daily evening will solve your problem.
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Dear Doctor, I am 55 years old male. Having diabetics. Last month my BP was 160/100 and doctor advised medicines. I have reduced intake of salts and also walking 30 minutes. What else i can do keep BP in check . Like anybody my wish is to avoid medicines

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
First now make it a point to check your bp daily with and without medicine And try to know the cause of your high bp.
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I am 18 years old and I have been working out for a while. But suddenly one day a severe pain in my centre of the chest. Also it is same with my back at the exactly opposite side of the pain. Its been more than three months and the pain is still the same. I have got the x ray but it says that its good. I have consulted doctors and have tried too many medicines. please help.

MPT - Orthopedic Physiotherapy, BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist, Noida
I am 18 years old and I have been working out for a while. But suddenly one day a severe pain in my centre of the che...
If your chest x-ray is normal then its muscular problem of spine avoid firstly toward bending and computer work, long sitting, hot and cold pack for 20 minutes and apply pain relief ointment.
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Hello sir I have tachycardia. I want to join indian army. So please tell me solution.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
Hello sir I have tachycardia. I want to join indian army. So please tell me solution.
Dear lybrateuser, if you get anxious & tense your heartbeat will increase, so do some exercises like walking, light jogging, yoga, meditation, deep breathing which build your confidence & relax your mind. Have a balanced & nutritious diet & proper sleep for atleast 7-8 hrs daily.
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I am a 15 year old boy and whenever I take rest after playing I usually get lots of pain in my chest and lower abdomen. And I also get coughing which continues till about 45 minutes. I have consulted round about 5-6 doctors for treatment but till now I haven't got any relief. Help!

MBBS
General Physician,
I am a 15 year old boy and whenever I take rest after playing I usually get lots of pain in my chest and lower abdome...
Do warm saline gargle regularly. Twice or thrice daily have homemade freshly prepared lemon juices which is rich in vitamic therby increasing your body autoimmune system which prevents infection including viral infecdtion. Take plenty of water by mouth go for regular morning walk followed by free hand exercise. It will be alright.

I am having mitral valve stenosis. No trouble in regular life. But one of d cardiovascular expiry says that. In future I may go for surgery. Is it true? Wt to do if I dont want to go for surgery. And how the surgery will be. Safe or complicated.

MBBS
General Physician, Hyderabad
I am having mitral valve stenosis. No trouble in regular life. But one of d cardiovascular expiry says that. In futur...
Hi! Depending on the extent of stenosis and your symptoms they decide surgery It is not a complicated surgery unlike olden days Don't worry First let the cardiologist assess you thoroughly. Thank you.
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I am 40 years old male and have high bp (110/ 204) for last 1 yr. What should I do.

MD - Alternative Medicine
Alternative Medicine Specialist, Mumbai
Hyperton syrup: 2 t/s 3 times a day with little water best wishes available at homoeopathic pharmacy.
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As per blood test report on 04/04/2015, sgot- 21, sgpt -18, total cholestrol 234, hdl 60, ldl 152, triglycerides 119. Please suggest.

Critical Care Training, MD - Internal Medicine, MBBS
General Physician, Delhi
Don't tell just lab values. Tell us your symptoms and complaints. Cholesterol is on a bit higher side. But provide first history and if any comorbid illness do u have like hypertension diabetes etc.
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If neurobion forte/ Revital can be used daily as a supplement for Vitamin D3/Folic Acid deficiency. A recent report of mine showing the same to be deficient with very high LDL cholesterol/Lipo-proteins. Please suggest.

BSc - Food Science & Nutrition, PGD in Sports Nutrition and Dietitics
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Mumbai
If neurobion forte/ Revital can be used daily as a supplement for Vitamin D3/Folic Acid deficiency. A recent report o...
Hello, first and foremost reduce your cholesterol levels by reducing your weight and exercising regularly. Multivitamin supplements should not be without recommendations,as few of them can aggrevate heart related issues,especially calcium supplements.
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Suffering from ckd and high blood pressure. In 2010 I was fallen in cerebral attack resulted me unable to move on due to MND. More over my 3 veins in heart found on angiography to be operated as advised. But I don't want to operate bypass surgery. I am 73years old creatinine 3.5 sugar levels normal.

Diploma in Obstetrics & Gynaecology, MBBS
General Physician, Delhi
Suffering from ckd and high blood pressure. In 2010 I was fallen in cerebral attack resulted me unable to move on due...
Bypass surgery is the only hope for you to lead a symptom free life, caused by heart vessel blocks which is equal to due to same reasons for stroke, a condition blood vessels of brain gets blocked -factors causing are same for brain and heart. Do talk to your doctor about operation considering risk if any due to ckd vs. Your symptoms of heart disease.
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