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Dr. Ajay Churasia

Cardiologist, Mumbai

Dr. Ajay Churasia Cardiologist, Mumbai
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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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Hypertension and the Salt connection

M.Sc - Dietitics / Nutrition, B.Sc. - Dietitics / Nutrition, Post Graduate Diploma in Health and Family Welfare
Dietitian/Nutritionist
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Have You Been Told to Reduce Your Salt Intake to Reduce Bp?
Yes, you must have been but you probably have not been told how to reduce salt intake the right way.

The fact is that when we eat too much salt (sodium), our bodies will hold on to more water. This increases the amount of blood flowing through our veins and arteries which increases blood pressure.

So How to Reduce Salt Intake Properly?
- Roughly 80% of the salt we eat is hiding in processed foods like bread, biscuits and breakfast cereals, and prepared ready meals or takeaways. Only 20% comes from the salt we add while cooking or at the table.
- Salt used in daily cooking is a must. It contains sodium which is needed to retain our body's water, enable our cell walls to draw in nutrients and most importantly control our heartbeat . Sodium is needed to maintain BP. So continue using table salt for cooking. Keep the biscuits, maggi and farsans out.
- Skip the salty snacks, baked goodies, and eat out less often.
- Choose to eat more fresh foods more often.
- Use the mineral rich 'kala namak' for one of the meals through the day. It is unprocessed and rich in iodine and also sodium, potassium, and iron.

Some Super Foods to Fight with Hypertension
-Banana alternate days
-Walnut 2 soaked with breakfast
-Spinach beetroot juice once in a day
-Poppy seed water early morning or 1 tsp. poppy seeds.
-Watermelon seeds with salad 1 tsp.
-2 garlic cloves
Hypertension and the Salt connection
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I have headaches for last 3 days cause of my low bp what can I do?

MBBS
General Physician
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I have headaches for last 3 days cause of my low bp what can I do?
Take rest till your bp stabilises and drink ors solution regularly and for headache take tablet paracetamol.

I have 180/140 blood pressure doctor give me a injection I am 34 age please someone tell me can I admit in hospital?

PG Diploma in Emergency Medicine Services (PGDEMS), Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), MD - Alternate Medicine
Ayurveda
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I have 180/140 blood pressure doctor give me a injection I am 34 age please someone tell me can I admit in hospital?
In ayurveda, Hypertension is referred to as Rakta Capa Vriddhi and it sees the vitiation of vata and pitta doshas as the main cause..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....take sarpgandha vati twice a day...yogendra ras...akik bhasm works very good in case of hypertension....avoid salty diet...oily food...lower your stress...do pranayama early morning.......

I am 38 yrs old male, recently my triglyceride has come high (477) rest of the blood test ok though liver is found fatty gr ii. Can I reduce it using exercise, diet and omega supplements?

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I am 38 yrs old male, recently my triglyceride has come high (477) rest of the blood test ok though liver is found fa...
Hello dear High 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,. Take anti cholesterol medicines .
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Recently I have been operated colon cancer stage 2 and oncologist advised me chemo therapy is not required. I am also having blood pressure and cholesterol problems which I am controlling thru medication. Please advise me what type of food I can eat? I used to take liquor rarely say once in two months but very much controlled before my surgery. Can I continue my liquor rarely or to be stopped permanently?

M.Ch - Surgical Oncology, MS - General Surgery, MBBS
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Recently I have been operated colon cancer stage 2 and oncologist advised me chemo therapy is not required. I am also...
Please share detailed reports. Better to avoid alcohol completely, but can take occasionally. Eat soft, easily digestible food for now, can gradually progress later.

I am taking Losartan 50 for BP my reading are 89/139 my lower side goes to 99 if I missed dose. My weight is 100 kg. I am not diabetic But have sedentary lifestyle and worried about my health do you think I should change drug Losartan 50 to something else.

M.Ch - Cardio Thoracic and Vascular Surgery, DNB (CTS), MS (Gen. Surgery), MBBS
Cardiologist
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I am taking Losartan 50 for BP my reading are 89/139 my lower side goes to 99 if I missed dose. My weight is 100 kg. ...
Please reduce weight. Do brisk walking. 30 minuts morning and evening. Eat lot of green vegetable and fruits before each meal. If smoking please stop it. Although you are not diabetic. Even though you cut down sugar in your diet. This will help in reduceing weight. Take minimum of oil/ ghee.

I am 36 year man and suffering with high blood pressure, taking pills as per my doctor suggested but I want to know how to lower my blood pressure naturally.

MBBS, PG Diploma in Clinical Cardiology
Cardiologist
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I am 36 year man and suffering with high blood pressure, taking pills as per my doctor suggested but I want to know h...
Please Follow four steps: 1.LOW SALT IN FOOD 2.DAILY MORNING WALKING OR Excercise 3.TAKE MEDICINE IF PRESCRIBED BY DOCTORS 4.NO SMOKING AND REDUCED ALCOHOL INTAKE TO 30 ML TWICE A WEEK.

I am 20 year old, much chest pains by sleeping chest downside the pillow, it also feels like burning.

MBBS
General Physician
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I am 20 year old, much chest pains by sleeping chest downside the pillow, it also feels like burning.
If there is burning sensation with pain in the chest while sleeping with face downwards than we should strength your chest muscles by doing regular exercises.

M suffering from high blood pressure from last 5-6years. M taking amlosafe at one at morning n half in evening. Doreme50 n clonafit. 5 at night. Hw safe r dese medicines n hw safe I m to hv such disease at dis young age. please suggest me to hw shud I lead my lyf further.

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Homeopath
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M suffering from high blood pressure from last 5-6years. M taking amlosafe at one at morning n half in evening. Dorem...
Hello, go for natural medication for diabetes and hypertension: * take, plenty of water, to eliminate. Toxins. * go for a walk in the morning for an hr. * go for meditation to reduce stress, anxiety. * take balanced, easily digestible, diet. Forward your level of bp to take, homo-medication, please all d best, stay healthy.
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Hi doctor a very good morning 2 months before I was having a feeling that I will die and after that I got an attack on the evening while I was on gym I got dizziness and my heart was beating very fast and headache and I was breathing very fast and confusion and after that after 3 day I got same attack in evening when I investigate doc said that there is nothing its normal and after that I had done ct brain which is report to be normal and my ct pns shows mild deviated nasal septum towards left and right maxillary sinusitus I had taken medicine from last two months but now also iam having headache and iam feeling that I will die iam having confusion I am feeling worry and totally lost now iam taking antidepressant pill for last 5 days but then also iam having headache. Is it due to my thinking am I depressed. Pls help iam going crazy because of this.

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Hi doctor a very good morning  2 months before I was having a feeling that I will die and after that I got an attack ...
Hello, relax! * you need to b punctual towards your diet as your intake is less. You need, 1200-2000 calories if you go to gym. Or otherwise 1200-1600, normally. You also suffer from gastric disorder, causing, negative feelings. *take, easily digestible, diet, avoiding junk food. *take. Plenty of water to dilute your blood and to eliminate toxins. *reduce, your exercise. Which might raise your pressure. * go for meditation, it will yield energy, while exercise, consume energy & oxygen. **homoeo- medicine** @ ignatia 30-6 pills, take, thrice/day. @ arsenic 30-6 pills, thrice a day=15 days. Report, wkly. Stay fit.
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Hi, i'm a smoker for the past 3 years, just started running from last week. I need to improve my stamina. I kind of exceed my limit while running, can such a fast heartbeat cause a stroke or something? Thank you.

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Ayurveda
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Hi, i'm a smoker for the past 3 years, just started running from last week. I need to improve my stamina. I kind of e...
I would recommend you to stop smoking since it affects your lungs a lot. While running run as much your body allows you, dont exceed the limit.
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Can you reduce cut your bad cholesterol (LDL) by taking White Pumpkin juice. Some one told me it reducescut bad cholesterol.

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General Physician
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Can you reduce cut your bad cholesterol (LDL) by taking White Pumpkin juice. Some one told me it reducescut bad chole...
For reducing bad LDL cholesterol few tips on diet say no to maida items like toast, khaari ,naan ,white bread. Can drink tea but without sugar say no to Buffalo milk and can drink cows milk can eat brown bread can eat sprout's can eat green vegetables, can eat chappati ,bajra ka rotla can eat one katori of rice twice a day with dal to avoid farsan food items can eat fruits say no to coconut water.
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How to eliminate bad cholestrol through ayurveda?

MD - Internal Medicine, MBBS
Endocrinologist
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How to eliminate bad cholestrol through ayurveda?
Hello dear High 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, use flax oil, omega-3 fatty meal or cap., take .green veg., whole grain. garlic,. Take anti cholesterol medicines .

My father is diabetic and hypertension patient 67 years old. Recently diagnosed with kidney level 2 failure and keratin level is 3.3. Prescribed with aminos. Please tell me natural ways to improve amino acids with fruits and vegetables.

BAMS, MD Ayurveda
Ayurveda
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My father is diabetic and hypertension patient 67 years old. Recently diagnosed with kidney level 2 failure and kerat...
You can go for following remedy it will help you 1. Remove the skin and seeds of 4-5 bitter gourds 2. Crush them to a make a paste 3. Press this paste on a sieve an extract the juice 4. Drink this juice on an empty stomach every morning causes: insulin is a hormone produced by the pancreas. It facilitates the movement of glucose from the blood to the liver, muscles and fat cells. This is very helpful.
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Dear sir, I am 48 yrs (male). I have multiple problems. I am diabetic. Recent measurement is ff: 160 & pp: 186. Have cholesterol of 247. Taking gluconom g2 morning & evening before meals/dinner. But the main issue I am going discuss is my shoulder pain. Having pain at neck and left shoulder which results my left arm. Its feel like pins in the left arm just below the joint and its seems the less blood circulation to left arm. I am also taking some homeo medicine (don't know the medicine) please advise.

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine Specialist
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Dear sir, I am 48 yrs (male). I have multiple problems. I am diabetic. Recent measurement is ff: 160 & pp: 186. Have ...
high 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. Avoid fast foods,oily foods,junk foods,alcohol,smoking,fatty foods, non-veg.,avoid stress, take green veg., whole grain.garlic,. Take anti cholesterol medicines .

Chest congestion all time tmt teat done result negative seem rib injured or fracture. Please advice.

Diploma in Cardiology
General Physician
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Chest congestion all time tmt teat done result negative seem rib injured or fracture. Please advice.
Take care of your rib injury, put crape bandage of good quality over the affected area, take calcium tablets daily, avoid cold as cough aggravates it. If don't feel well then come back to me.
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Hello. I am 40 years old women from the last 5 year I got a sugar and bp I am taking medicine frm last 4 year but now my bp is getting down every day and my sugar level also increase at450 to normal my sugar and bp tell me something plz.

BHMS
Homeopath
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Hello. I am 40 years old women from the last 5 year I got a sugar and bp I am taking medicine frm last 4 year but now...
Dear lybrate user, you should immediately stop the medication for blood pressure. Regarding your problem of diabetes I fear that you may have become insulin dependant diabetic patient. In that case you should go for insulin injection. However, you could try homoeopathic uranium nit q, 30 drops, thrice daily, after meals, in a cup of water for one month. Check your blood sugar level after one month of medication. If you do not observe any decrease in your blood sugar level then you should go for insulin injection.
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Hello, I am suffering from a chest wall deformity 'pectus excavatum Is their any chance to reduce this by the help of some exercises. Is their any army doctor who can tell me whether it is an obstacle to join armed forces.

PDDM, MHA, MBBS
General Physician
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I am suffering from a chest wall deformity 'pectus excavatum Is their any chance to reduce this by the help of...
Pectus excavatum can be surgically repaired, but surgery is usually reserved for people who have moderate to severe signs and symptoms. People who have mild signs and symptoms may be helped by physical therapy. Certain exercises can improve posture and increase the degree to which the chest can expand.

In my backside near to ribs I am having small round node type and having pain when touched in that particular area and this is there from past 3 years, please suggest either I need to go for operation.

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General Physician
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In my backside near to ribs I am having small round node type and having pain when touched in that particular area an...
Dear lybrateuser, - you should definitely get it checked up as it pains - also do try to reduce your weight with a weight loss diet & regular exercise.
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