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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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Hello. Most respectfully give me some idea about how to decrease belly fat? My lower portion is very bad. My weight is okay near 57 kg. I'm 5 ft 3 inch also. I can push up 50 at a time but I want to be a strong man, now a days I'm getting wk too. BP is 160/80. Thanks.

B.Sc. - Dietitics / Nutrition, Nutrition Certification,Registered Dietitian
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Delhi
Hello. Most respectfully give me some idea about how to decrease belly fat? My lower portion is very bad. My weight i...
It will take some effort for you to flatten your tummy. I am outlining a 21 day plan for you. If you follow this plan sincerely then you will see a noticeable difference in just 21 days. There are 5 things that you need to do: 1. Eliminate all refined sugars from your diet. This means no sugar in your tea/coffee/milk, no consumption of sugary beverages like coke, pepsi and total elimination of all snacks like biscuits, cakes, sweet dishes. I know it is difficult but remember that you just have to adhere to this for 21 days. If you wish to snack you can have unsalted peanuts, dry fruits, seeds or yogurt. 2. When you get up in the morning, put your pillow aside and lie with your back straight. Put both your legs together and lift them so your legs are at a 30 degree angle with the bed. Maintain this pose of 5 minutes. Keep breathing while your legs are in the air. 3. Eliminate dinner altogether. In place of dinner have a bowl of papaya. You can have a small bowl of yogurt with black salt if you are not able to control your urge. 4. Keep hydrated through out the day. You need to drink at least 10 glasses of water every day. Tea/coffee are not substitutes of water. Minimize consumption of milk. Add raw vegetables to each meal. 5. One 500 mg tablet of calcium d-glucarate and one tablet of b-complex every day. If you miss even one of the steps mentioned above during your 21 day regime then you have to start all over again from day 1. Please bear in mind that it takes 21 consecutive days of performing all the above mentioned steps for the stomach muscles to start toning up.
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I hv mitral valve prolapse no Mr. My Dr. Said there is no need of medicine. Bt I hv palpitations I heard and read on internet that magnesium help in regulating heart rhythm so can you advice m some magnesium tablet. please help.

Diploma in Obstetrics & Gynaecology, MBBS
General Physician, Delhi
I hv mitral valve prolapse no Mr. My Dr. Said there is no need of medicine. Bt I hv palpitations I heard and read on ...
Mitral valve prolapse will need surgical intervention. I have not heard of any tablet of magnesium. Most of the greens have it, and every multivitamin tablet has this vital mineral and bananas is a good source besides giving potassium, another mineral good for heart and entire body.
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Before 2 months ago when I go to Arunachal Pradesh there are so many ice still and also spend 4 months there then l was illness, when I forcelly breath my right side chest started pain, so pls suggest me what can I do.

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
Before 2 months ago when I go to Arunachal Pradesh there are so many ice still and also spend 4 months there then l w...
It could be due to pleuricy of lung or some chest infection. 1. You have to take plain x ray chest and do blood test like esr, cbc to find out the reason 2. Consult chest physician with report.
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My uncle recently been for by pass heart surgery. Now after surgery what the careful steps he should follow and how often he should visit hospital for checkup, are there any chances of heartattack again in future. Are there any other health issues after the surgery?

Diploma in Obstetrics & Gynaecology, MBBS
General Physician, Delhi
My uncle recently been for by pass heart surgery. Now after surgery what the careful steps he should follow and how o...
Bypass surgery gives a new life. Person has to be careful about food, exercise and other factors that lead to heart attack like smoking and pollution and stress. You know about heart surgery and someone after surgery must have explained about aftercare about diet and exercise. If not do get back here for guidance. Yes person leads a normal life 3 months after surgery, may be it works like a shock treatment because people contribute more to self and society.
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I had a breakup with a girl whom I loved from deep of my heart. Now as she is not with me I feel depressed. I also had an instant weight loss of about 20kgs in just 2 months. What should I do?

MD - Ayurveda, Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Jammu
I had a breakup with a girl whom I loved from deep of my heart. Now as she is not with me I feel depressed. I also ha...
Chill and don't take tension. Nothing is permanent in this world. Try to make new friends and concentrate on your studies.
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My father is 56 years of age and he is suffering from ckd hand also has heart problem with ef: 30. He is a diabetic. He is a high bp patient but now he has low bp. He is undergoing dialysis alternate days. Distinction of stomach is frequently occuring which is diagnosed using acetic tapping. He is suffering alot. Please help me.

DM - Cardiology, MD - Internal Medicine, MBBS
Cardiologist, Delhi
My father is 56 years of age and he is suffering from ckd hand also has heart problem with ef: 30. He is a diabetic. ...
Consult your nephrologist . CAPD type of dialysis would be a better option than hemodialysis in patients who have low EF
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Hello, I m 25 yrs old and hv frequent low bp problems, wat shud I do. Last detected 90/60. I m facing frequent head spins as a result.

MBBS
General Physician, Faridabad
There is no medicine for low bp. Increase salt intake, coffee, drink 3-4 litre of water daily. Thanku you.
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My blood pressure is very much unstable while I am normally working. What is the reason behind these problems.

MD - Alternate Medicine, BHMS
Homeopath, Surat
My blood pressure is very much unstable while I am normally working. What is the reason behind these problems.
You need to reduce your stress for it. Blood pressure fluctuates only under stress. So please try to control by yoga and meditation. And also try to have very simple food, avoid outside junk food.
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I m 30 yr old women. Sometimes I feel mild pain around chest and heart. What should I do. I take pan 40 on empty stomach. Having hypothyroidism. Also nose is blocked when wake up with lot sneezing n breathlessness. Pls help.

AUTLS, CCEDM, MD - Internal Medicine, MBBS
General Physician, Faridabad
I m 30 yr old women. Sometimes I feel mild pain around chest and heart. What should I do. I take pan 40 on empty stom...
get your ecg done first...most likely its due to muscular pain or acidity burt still get ecg done to rule out any cardiac cause -Tablet nasorest-p twice daily may ease breathing by decongesting nose. -Do steam inhalation once or twice daily. -for frequent sneezing episodes u can take tablet odimont-lc once daily -plz get the thyroid test done and provide your latest thyroid reports...
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I am 32 years male I had frequent chest pain when I took echo scan it shows grade 1 of mvp is it serious issue.

MD - Medicine, MBBS
Cardiologist, Panchkula
Grade 1 mvp is not serious. But it should be followed up frequently with echo. Say every 3 years initially.
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There are active people and there are proactive people. Who is more liable to blood pressure? Is blood pressure related to how we feel? Is blood pressure related to suppression of your desires and hence to anger within and hence your mental health? We keep giving medicines to the physiological system and never look into the cause of problem. Doctor, please advise as to synchronize psychological and physiological processes within our body system? B.

B.Sc(Hons) Mumbai Univ., ND, MD - Alternate Medicine, Aroma Therap., Bach Flower Rem, Mental Health Cert.
Alternative Medicine Specialist, Mumbai
There are active people and there are proactive people. Who is more liable to blood pressure?
Is blood pressure relat...
Hi blood pressure is caused by obstruction of arteries by deposition of fat in the side walls. Because of this heart has to exert more pressure to circulate the blood. Take your medicines prescribed by your doctor for bp. Hi I will prescribe some harmless but effective flower remedy available in homoeopathy shops to keep your mind calm. Try to buy original medicines. Mix 3 drops of agrimony + 3 drops of water violet + 3 drops of mimulus. Mix these with 100 ml water and drink it every morning and night.(same dose).
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My son is 2 years old, he have 5 mm hole on his heart. What I do please give me best advice?

MD - Consultant Physician
Cardiologist, Kolkata
My son is 2 years old, he have 5 mm hole on his heart. What I do please give me best advice?
Attend cardiac centre for investigation & most likely needs closureof hole operation. Bnothing to be worried.
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I have been suffering with high blood pressure problem. My age is 55 and weight is 85. Last time when I check my blood pressure it is 160. What can I do?

PDDM, MHA, MBBS
General Physician, Nashik
I have been suffering with high blood pressure problem. My age is 55 and weight is 85. Last time when I check my bloo...
Take salt restricted diet and exercise daily for at least 30 minutes. You should also start medications. Kindly revert for detailed information and prescription.
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How can I quit smoking at the earliest. I've also read that quitting it suddenly can fetch heart freeze and other heart related issues. Is that correct? Please help me quit smoking. Tq.

PDDM, MHA, MBBS
General Physician, Nashik
How can I quit smoking at the earliest. I've also read that quitting it suddenly can fetch heart freeze and other hea...
1. Start your stop smoking plan with =? s t a r t? s- set a date for quitting smoking. Choose a date within next two weeks, so that you have enough time to prepare without losing your motivation to quit t- tell your family, friends and co-workers that you want to quit so that they can give support and encouragement a-anticipate and plan for the challenge you will face while quitting like crave for cigarettes and nicotine withdrawal symptoms r- remove cigarettes, lighter, ash tray, matches etc from home, car or work place t- talk to your doctor about getting help to quit and to deal with nicotine withdrawal symptoms 2. Distract yourself to keep your mind off smoking like concentrate on some work, watching tv, playing games, reading books/magazines, listen to music, cross word puzzle or playing online games etc 3. Remind yourself why you want to quit. Focus on your reasons for quitting like health benefits, improved appearance, financial effect and enhancement of self esteem 4. Get out of tempting situations like someone smoking close by 5. Reward yourself- reinforce your victories whenever you triumph over a craving. Give yourself a reward to keep yourself motivated 6. Find an oral substitute like mint, nicotine lozenges, nicotine patch, chewing gums etc 7. Keep your hands busy like squeezing balls, handling pencils, paper clips to satisfy the need for tactile stimulation 8. Brush your teeth-the just brushed clean feeling can motivate you to get rid of craving 9. Slowly drink a large cold glass of water to help the craving pass and keep you hydrated. It also minimizes the symptoms of nicotine withdrawal 10. Go for regular exercise, play some games 11. Practice yoga, meditation and deep breathing exercise to calm your mind, control emotion and relive stress 12. Avoid stress, anxiety, depression, excess work load, severe physical and mental exertion.
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HER AGE 72, DIABIETES FROM 15 YEARS, TAKES ORAL MEDICINE SINCE 14 YEARS, RECENTLY STARTED INSULIEN 8/6 UNITS AS SUGGESTED BY DOCTOR, NOW SUFFERING FROM CHEST BURNING AND VOMITING PROBLEM CONTINUE AFTER STARTING INSULEINE, EATING AND DIGESTING IS MAIN PROBLEM. KINDLY SUGGEST.

MBBS
General Physician, Delhi
Check your diet. Take fresh fruits. Avoid smoking,alcohol,cola,coffee,junk foods, consult your doctor for tablet domperidon + rabeprazole -daily 1/2 hour after food. Dr B M GUPTA BP, SUGAR & THYROID CLINIC DELHI
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C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician,
Are chicken eggs good or bad for my cholesterol?

Chicken eggs are high in cholesterol, but the effect of egg consumption on blood cholesterol is minimal when compared with the effect of trans fats and saturated fats.

The risk of heart disease may be more closely tied to the foods that accompany the eggs in a traditional American breakfast ? such as the sodium in the bacon, sausages and ham, and the saturated fat or oils with trans fats used to fry the eggs and the hash browns.

Most healthy people can eat up to seven eggs a week with no increase in their risk of heart disease. Some studies have shown that this level of egg consumption may actually prevent some types of strokes.

But the story is different for people who have diabetes. In this ever-growing population, eating seven eggs a week significantly increases the risk of heart disease.

According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, one large egg has about 186 mg milligrams (mg) of cholesterol ? all of which is found in the yolk.

When deciding whether to include eggs in your diet, consider the recommended daily limits on cholesterol in your food:

If you are healthy, consume no more than 300 mg of cholesterol a day.
If you have diabetes, high cholesterol or heart disease, limit the daily cholesterol intake to no more than 200 mg a day.
If you like eggs but don't want the extra cholesterol, use only the egg whites. Egg whites contain no cholesterol. You may also use cholesterol-free egg substitutes, which are made with egg whites.
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Mere papa ka heart 75% damage ho gaya hai after 2 heart attack only 25% heart working is conditions main mere pass or koi options hai papa ko thik karne ka Unki age 62 hai.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
Mere papa ka heart 75% damage ho gaya hai after 2 heart attack only 25% heart working is conditions main mere pass or...
Homoeopathicmedicine DIACARD ( MADAUS) Drink20 drops in 20 ml freh water 3 times daily SPARTUM SCOP Q( DRREckeweg) Drink10drop in 20 ml freah water once daily. Rep[ort bacch after 3 months.
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I am having severe gas problems that also causes stomach ache several times and happens more after I drink beer or have some heavy meal, also causes fart issues and pain below chest. Please help me resolve my gas problem. Though I use eno at these times or some home Indian remedies. But the make only temporary effects.

MBBS, DNB, Diploma Dyslipidemia, CCEBDM, CCMTD
General Physician, Gurgaon
I am having severe gas problems that also causes stomach ache several times and happens more after I drink beer or ha...
Dear lybrate user with the limited amount of information provided it appears that you are having gastritis. The first and foremost treatment of which is life style modification like regular exercise, diet modification as advised and liberal fluid intake. Try having small frequent meals, avoid tea/coffee/carbonated drinks, avoid chilli, stop smoking and consuming alcohol if you do. Hope this solves your query. Try with these life style measures first. If any concern then feel free to contact we will then discuss and start you on medication if needed as every one has a different requirement of medicine.
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Hi I have chest pain in left side (lower part) of chest I have breathing problem also which make mee feel discomfort neck part I can not travel now a days make me feel dizziness al the time im always stress out feel really low I stay in hostel please tell me what to do ECG is normal so whats the problem I feel pain and breathing problem. I can not sleep at night properly wakes me up due to suffocating please help me:(i do not smoke nor drinks I do not do such stupid things.

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
Hi I have chest pain in left side (lower part) of chest I have breathing problem also which make mee feel discomfort ...
1.For your age pain chest could be due to anxiety, stress, 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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High Blood Pressure: Does It Lead To Diabetes?

MBBS, MD, FAIIDR
Diabetologist, Vadodara
High Blood Pressure: Does It Lead To Diabetes?

What is High Blood Pressure?

High blood pressure or hypertension is a condition caused when the force of the blood against the arterial walls exceeds drastically than what it normally is. A blood pressure reading exceeding 140/90 over a prolonged period of time is considered to be ‘high blood pressure’ or diagnosed as ‘hypertension’.

What is Diabetes?

Diabetes is characterized by extremely high levels of blood glucose (blood sugar) in the body, either due to the insufficient secretion of insulin by the pancreas or reduced sensitivity of the body to insulin. This makes your body unable to break down the sugars. At first glance, these two conditions seem completely unrelated, but, according to certain studies, the two conditions do have similar outcomes and could be inter-dependent.

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According to the American Diabetes Association, the combination of hypertension and type 2 diabetes is particularly lethal and can significantly raise a person's risk of having a heart attack or stroke. Having type 2 diabetes and high blood pressure also increases your chances of developing other diabetes-related diseases, such as kidney disease, and retinopathy (eye blood vessels), which may cause blindness. There is substantial overlap between diabetes and hypertension, reflecting substantial overlap in their etiology and disease mechanisms. Genetic structure, Obesity, inflammation, oxidative stress, and insulin resistance are thought to be the common pathways. A prospective cohort study in the United States reported that type 2 diabetes mellitus was almost 2.5 times as likely to develop in subjects with hypertension as in subjects with normal blood pressure.

In the Hong Kong Cardiovascular Risk Factor Prevalence Study, only 42% of people with diabetes had normal blood pressure and only 56% of people with hypertension had normal glucose tolerance. There are many minor lifestyle changes that can lower your blood pressure and blood sugar. A brisk walk for 30 to 40 minutes every day, or any aerobic activity can make your heart healthier. In addition to lowering blood pressure and blood sugar, physical activity can strengthen the heart muscle and may reduce arterial stiffness. You may need minor modifications in your diet like, cutting out sugar salt, high-fat meats etc. You can take several servings of vegetables, low-fat dairy products, leans meats and fish or meat substitutes, fruits, whole (not processed) foods, whole-grain pastas, breads, and brown rice etc. While some people can improve their type 2 diabetes and hypertension with lifestyle changes, most require medication.

Depending on their overall health, some people may need more than one medication to reduce their risk. Consult your doctor to choose best possible medicines for your diabetes and / or blood pressure control.

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