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Female of 80 years have suffered a heart veins blockage. Please suggest what care and exercise to be done to reduce chances of reoccurring?

Homeopathy Doctor, Hooghly
Female of 80 years have suffered a heart veins blockage. Please suggest what care and exercise to be done to reduce c...
Start doing yoga, regular walking, avoid fatty foods, take more green veggies, you have to do proper homeopathic treatment which can be helpful, soo you can contact me through Lybrate in private consultation where you can upload your report also.
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Things To Know About EECP!

MBBS, MD - Medicine, SR(Cardiology), PGDHA
General Physician, Delhi
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Mein Dr. S.K. Tyagi. EECP ke bare mein kuch tathya, facts main public ko batana chahunga. Pahli cheez ye external therapy hai, ismein koi cut, wiring, injection, glucose, operation wagaira kuchh nahin hota hai, pressure based mechanism hai, US FDA approved method hai, aur iske jo benefits hai ke bina operation, bina dard ham apna goal achieve kar sakte hain. Number two jo small vessels hain, jo branches hain, jo badi arteries hai, god ne arteries 3 badi main arteries hai unki ko branches hai, unki disease ko ballooning, stenting ya bypass surgery take care nahin kar sakti hain.

To ye EECP therapy small vessel disease ke liye bhi important hai. Hamen proper results angioplasty ya bypass se nahi mil paate hai kyunki distal branches jo small vessels hain unme bhi problem hoti hai, to desired results nahin milte isliye kuch patients ko CABG operation ke baad bhi angina rehta hai ya stent ke baad bhi angina rehta hai ya koi complications ajaati hai after surgery or angioplasty. Uska main reason small vessel disease hai jisko EECP control karti hai small vessels ko bhi dilate karke collateral vessels develop karti hai.

Dusra EECP therapy un patients main bhi ki ja sakti hai jo high risk cases hai, jinki heart ka ejection fraction ya pumping power bohot kam hai, jinko operation mein bohot risk hai, unko heart transplant ki bhi salah di jaati hai. Jo cases iske layak nahi hai ki wo kara paye kyunki high risk hai, apni life khona nahi chahte hain unke liye bhi ham EECP aaram se successfully kar paa rahe hain kyunki iski koi complications nahi hai. To iska main purpose small vessel disease, new vessel formation aur un patients ko laabh dena hai jinka ham operation nahi kar paate hain high risk ki vajah se ya patient nahi karana chahta dar ki vajah se ya high risk wo nahi lena chahta unke liye bohot hi kargar therapy ha.

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My father 75 years old. Problem related to endovascular surgery (50 to 80% veins blocked by colour doppler test) operation is must sir.

MD - Homeopathy, BHMS
Homeopath, Vadodara
My father 75 years old. Problem related to endovascular surgery (50 to 80% veins blocked by colour doppler test) oper...
50 to 80% blockage case surgery is advisable. You can consult me through Lybrate for homoeopathic treatment till you decide.
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What Are The Common Symptoms Of A Brain Stroke?

DM - Neurology, MBBS, MD - Medicine
Neurologist, Bhubaneswar
What Are The Common Symptoms Of A Brain Stroke?
A brain stroke can affect anyone at any point of time when the supply of blood to the brain is interrupted. It can threaten major physical functions and can prove to be fatally dangerous at times. The brain stem which is placed right above the spinal cord controls the breathing, heartbeat and levels of blood pressure. It is also in charge of controlling some elementary functions such as swallowing, hearing, speech and eye movements.

What are the different types of strokes?
There are three main kinds of stroke: ischemic strokes, hemorrhagic strokes and transient ischemic attacks. The most common type of brain stroke is the ischemic stroke is caused by narrowing or blocking of arteries to the brain, which prevents the proper supply of blood to the brain. Sometimes it so happens that the blood clot that has formed elsewhere in the body have travelled via the blood vessels and has been trapped in the blood vessel which provides blood to the brain. When the supply of blood to a part of the brain is hindered, the tissue in that area dies off owing to lack of oxygen. The other variant of brain stroke is termed as hemorrhagic stroke is caused when the blood vessels in and around the brain burst or leak. Strokes need to be diagnosed and treated as quickly as possible in order to minimize brain damage. Remembering the F.A.S.T. acronym can help with recognizing the onset of stroke (Face, Arms, Speed, Time - explained below).

What are the common symptoms of a brain stroke?
The symptoms of the brain stroke are largely dependent on the area of the brain that has been affected. It can interfere with normal functioning, such as breathing and talking and other functions which human beings can perform without thinking such as eye movements or swallowing. Since all the signals from the brain as well as other parts of the body traverse through the brain stem, the interruption of blood flow often leads to numbness or paralysis in different parts of the body.

Who is likely to have a stroke?
Anyone is at a risk of developing brain stroke although ageing is directly proportional to the risk of having a stroke. Not only that an individual with a family history of brain stroke or transient ischemic attack is at a higher risk of developing stroke. People who have aged over 65 accounts for about 33 percent of all brain strokes. It is important to point here that individuals with high blood pressure, high blood sugar, cholesterol, cancer, autoimmune diseases and some blood disorders are at a higher risk of developing brain stroke.

There are a few factors which can increase the risk of developing stroke beyond any control. But there are certain lifestyle choices as well which aids in controlling the chances of being affected by stroke. It is crucial to refrain from long-term hormone replacement therapies as well as birth control pills, smoking, lack of physical activity, excessive use of alcohol and drug addiction. A brain stroke is a life-threatening medical condition, and when an individual has symptoms that resemble that of stroke, it is crucial to seek immediate medical help.

Treatment for stroke

Treatment depends on the type of stroke.
Ischemic strokes can be treated with 'clot-busting' drugs.
Hemorrhagic strokes can be treated with surgery to repair or block blood vessel weaknesses.
The most effective way to prevent strokes is through maintaining a healthy lifestyle.
What is TPA?
TPA is a thrombolytic or a Clot Buster drug. This clot buster is used to break-up the clot that is causing a blockage or disruption in the flow of blood to the brain and helps restore the blood flow to the area of the brain. It is given by intravenous (IV). This can be given only within 4.5 hrs of the onset of symptoms

Time is brain

Remember Every second Loss means brain cells die.
Rush to the nearest Stroke Centre whenever you experience such symptoms.
U can save the brain cells dying if you reach within 4.5 hrs by the CLOT BUSTER.
Endovascular procedures
Another treatment option is an endovascular procedure* called mechanical thrombectomy, strongly recommended, in which trained doctors try removing a large blood clot by sending a wired-caged device called a stent retriever, to the site of the blocked blood vessel in the brain

Stroke prevention
The good news is that 80 percent of all strokes are preventable. It starts with managing key risk factors, including

High blood pressure,
Cigarette smoking,
Atrial fibrillation and
Physical inactivity.
More than half of all strokes are caused by uncontrolled hypertension or high blood pressure, making it the most important risk factor to control.
The best way to get better after a stroke is to start stroke rehabilitation ("rehab"). In stroke rehab, a team of health professionals works with you to regain skills you lost as the result of a stroke.
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What are reasons for narrow blood vessels? How can it be overcomed if it is from smoking?

General Physician, Mumbai
What are reasons for narrow blood vessels? How can it be overcomed if it is from smoking?
Take tablet folvite 5mg once a day and tablet vitaminD (60000iu) once a week for six months and I will suggest you to do suryanamaskar daily as per your capacity for a minimum of six months
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Diabetes And Heart Disease - What Is The Connection?

M.D. Internal Medicine
Endocrinologist, Mumbai
Diabetes And Heart Disease - What Is The Connection?
Our body cells are responsible for the essential breakdown of food into energy, as it is vital for our body functioning. Cells break down food into glucose and then convert glucose into energy through insulin, which is an important hormone in the body. Diabetes is associated with the inappropriate functioning of insulin and can be classified into two types: Type I and Type 2 Diabetes. In type I Diabetes, the body does not make enough insulin. In type 2 diabetes, the cell do not use insulin properly.

Both conditions cause blood glucose levels to rise in the body. Diabetes is more than one disease as it poses serious health risks. People with diabetes are at risk of developing a host of problems such as stroke, hypertension, nerve damage, skin, eyes and kidney problems. High amount of blood sugar level can cause damage to the blood vessels leading to blocked arteries restricting blood flow to the heart. Poor blood glucose control can lead to high blood pressure and other blood lipid abnormalities including high levels of HDL (good cholesterol) and triglycerides.

The link between cardiovascular disease and diabetes is well established by medical science. It is estimated that 65% of people with diabetes die of heart disease, which makes it a leading cause of all deaths among diabetic patients. Doctors refer to this connection as DHD- Diabetic Heart Disease. The term Diabetic Heart Disease covers coronary heart disease; narrowing of the arteries, heart failure; minimising heart s capacity to pump enough blood and diabetic cardiomyopathy; alteration in the structure and function of the heart.

A sedentary lifestyle with little or no physical activity, smoking, stressful life and unhealthy eating habits all contribute to weight gain, high cholesterol, high blood pressure, heart diseases and diabetes. Thus, weight and lifestyle issues management is the best way to prevent and control such health risks.

Let s look at some simple but effective ways towards a healthy lifestyle:

Physical exercise: Adopt a 30 minute exercise rule to remain healthy and fit. For diabetic patients, a morning and evening walk is highly recommended. You could walk, run, gym, climb stairs, do yoga, aerobics or other physical activity that interests you.
Eat healthy: Avoid fried and packaged foods as they are full of fats, salt and sugar. Include seasonal vegetables and fruits in your diet and drink plenty of water. Dieticians recommend eating a heart-healthy diet including superfoods like broccoli, spinach, berries and fibre rich meal.
Weight management: Keeping weight under check is an effective way to prevent the risk of heart diseases. Consult a dietician for a customised diet plan as per your medical condition.
Be positive: Stress is a silent killer and a major contributor to all lifestyle diseases. Remain calm and manage your negative thoughts to overcome stress.
Health is the ultimate treasure you have! Preserve it.
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Blood is bleeding from umbilicus. How serious is this problem can be, will it be okay if I ignore this for 2 days.

Homeopath, Hooghly
Blood is bleeding from umbilicus. How serious is this problem can be, will it be okay if I ignore this for 2 days.
Bleeding from infection in umbellicus,, complication of portal hyper tension, primary umbelical endometriosis etc are the cause of bleeding,,u should consult with ur doctor for this purpose don't neglect
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Shall we take another tablet penegra 25 mg after 2 hours? It will take any side effect? If we take 2nd tablet in 2 hours? We will use this tablet for one month once only.

MS - General Surgery, FMAS.Laparoscopy
General Surgeon, Gandhinagar
Shall we take another tablet penegra 25 mg after 2 hours? It will take any side effect? If we take 2nd tablet in 2 ho...
Respected Karthik hi not recommended to repeat within 2 hours it can affect your heart rate dear thanks regards
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Mere veins k bech bech mai kuch fool sa gaya hai and still 3 years hai or ya ab bad raha veins k har jagah gol gol type sa fool gaya hai I feel also low blood circlation bahut jaldi mere blood flow ruk jata hai please help me tell me treatment please.

M.D. Consultant Pathologist, CCEBDM Diabetes, PGDS Sexology USA, CCMTD Thyroid, ACDMC Heart Disease, CCMH Hypertension, ECG
Sexologist, Sri Ganganagar
This is mostly varicose .Varicose veins are caused by weakened valves and veins in your legs. Normally, one-way valves in your veins keep blood flowing from your legs up toward your heart. When these valves do not work as they should, blood collects in your legs, and pressure builds up. The veins become weak, large, and twisted.
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