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Dr. Ambardekar Shekhar Shriram

Cardiologist, Mumbai

Dr. Ambardekar Shekhar Shriram Cardiologist, Mumbai
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I pride myself in attending local and statewide seminars to stay current with the latest techniques, and treatment planning....more
I pride myself in attending local and statewide seminars to stay current with the latest techniques, and treatment planning.
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Dr. Ambardekar Shekhar Shriram is one of the best Cardiologists in Andheri East, Mumbai. You can visit him at Girishekhar Clinic in Andheri East, Mumbai. Book an appointment online with Dr. Ambardekar Shekhar Shriram on Lybrate.com.

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My mother age is 74 year. She feel shortness of breath when she walk a few distance. Pls suggest what to do.

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine, DM - Cardiology, Cardiac Device Specialist (CCDS - Physician )
Cardiologist, Delhi
Take her for consultation to a cardiologist, she will require ECG, chest x-Ray, echo and rest will be decided based on these reports.
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Hello, I am high BP problem since last 2 years and I am taking BETACARD 25 mg tablet for it. Now I want to stop this tablet as it may have side effects also. Is there any medicines in ayurveda or homeopathy which will not have any side effect and cure BP problem. Now since last 1 years I am feeling better and did not experience any BP problem but still taking tab. Please suggest.

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine, DM - Cardiology, Cardiac Device Specialist (CCDS - Physician )
Cardiologist, Delhi
Hello, I am high BP problem since last 2 years and I am taking BETACARD 25 mg tablet for it. Now I want to stop this ...
Your BP is in control because of the medication. If this medication is leading to side effects, you can request your treating doctor to change it. There are other medications available as well. Also follow diet precautions and exercise daily for 40-45 mins. Prescribing medication online without seeing your records, as well as Blood pressure trend, will not be a good idea, so consult a cardiologist locally and stay connected with them, because BP medication require titration from time to time.
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Hi. My sister suffers from a very strange problem. Her heart beat increases, jaws tighten up, she gets flashes of cold throbbing pain on right side of head and current spark on head and forhead and so many other small small things at one go like an attack. Please suggest. Thanks.

MD Homoeopathy
Homeopath, Pune
Sadaf, your sister needs to visit a clinic and undergo thorugh checkup & case taking. You can contact me through my cell phone number. Take care,
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Understanding Silent Heart Attacks

FSCAI (Int Card), FACC (Card), FACP (Int Medicine), MBBS
Cardiologist, Delhi
Understanding Silent Heart Attacks

A heart attack does not always have obvious symptoms, such as pain in your chest, shortness of breath and cold sweats. In fact, a heart attack can actually happen without a person knowing it. This condition is known as a ‘silent heart attack’, medically known as ‘silent ischemia’, occurring due to the shortage of oxygen supply to the heart muscle.

The causes of a silent heart attack are similar to that of a heart attack. They include-

  1. Obesity or excess weight

  2. Lack of exercise

  3. Disorders such as diabetes

  4. High blood pressure

  5. High cholesterol

  6. Age, usually above 65

  7. Heart diseases

  8. Consumption of tobacco or smoking

A silent cardiac arrest makes one more vulnerable to another heart attack that could be fatal.

Diagnosis:

The only method to diagnose if you had a silent heart attack is through imaging tests, such as echocardiogram, electrocardiogram or others. These tests can show certain changes which might be indicative of a heart attack.

An analysis of one’s overall health and the symptoms can aid in deciding whether few more tests are required.

How would you prevent a silent heart attack?

  1. Get your cholesterol and blood pressure count tested regularly.

  2. Refrain from smoking.

  3. Be aware of your body and call on a doctor if you feel there’s anything which is bothering you. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a doctor and ask a free question.
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I have been having wheezing problems from childhood. Presently I am taking seroflo rotohaler and montair fx but it's only temporary relief. Any other medicine that could help me completely eradicate the problem sir? Also I am having bp for which I am taking amloz 5 and dapsone for cicatricial pemphigoid problem. The dapsone tabs am taking for more than two years, whether I should continue further or can I stop this tab as the skin problems have considerably reduced. Sorry I am asking too many questions. Regards/Subramanian.

BHMS
Homeopath,
I have been having wheezing problems from childhood. Presently I am taking seroflo rotohaler and montair fx but it's ...
A detailed case taking along with some blood test results are required to diagnose the proper underlying cause behind your respiratory problem. Please conduct a laboratory test of your blood for tc, dc, esr & ige. Revert back with the results & consult me privately via lybrate. In the mean-time you can take homoeopathic mother tincture yerba sancta q, 30 drops, thrice daily, after meals, in a cup of water.
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I am 53 years male . I was affected by left hemiplegia (stroke ) one year before . Now I am getting recovered . Whether the stroke will affect again ? What is the possibility and what are the symptoms?

MBBS
General Physician, Jalgaon
I am 53 years male . I was affected by left hemiplegia (stroke ) one year before . Now I am getting recovered . Wheth...
Please keep your circulation healthy please keep your mind relaxed keep your blood pressure, lipid profile under control learn yoga and pranayam and do them regularly.
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Symptoms Of Heart Attack!

MBBS, Master of Surgery - General Surgery, Magistrar Chirurgiae (Cardio-Thoracic Surgery)
Cardiologist, Faridabad
Symptoms Of Heart Attack!

Heart attack or myocardial infarction mostly occurs when the flow of blood to the heart is blocked due to one or more reasons. The most prominent reason could be high fat or cholesterol that results in plaque build up in the coronary artery. The restricted blood flow has the potential to damage or even destroy the heart muscle. Some of the symptoms that can be helpful when it comes to the identification of a heart attack are listed below.

1. Discomfort in the Chest - Your chest may feel tight and pressured when you are about to be hit by a heart attack. Pain or discomfort in the chest is usually central typically felt behind the sternum, the central bone of chest. It may not be pain, it may be only discomfort, it may only be in upper part of tummy, very commonly confused with a gas problem. It is often accompanied by a painful sensation in the chest or arms. If a chest pain lasts more than 15-20 min it can be assumed to be a heart attack. This aching sensation may even spread to your back, neck or jaw.

2. Feeling of inconvenience - Often before the heart attack, the person may have feelings of nausea, ingestion, abdominal pain or a heartburn.

3. Breathing problems - Another prominent symptom of heart attack is shortness of breath which is accompanied by cold sweat and fatigue.

Emergency Measure:

If you think you are getting a heart attack, you should immediately take one tablet of Aspirin (preferably chew aspirin if possible), 4 tablets of a drug called Clopidogrel, and one tablet of Atorvastatin 80 mg and rush to the nearest possible medical facility as time is very important in the treatment of an acute heart attack. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a Cardiologist.

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Dear sir, I am suffering from anxiety since 6 months, I am using beta locker tablet and depression tablet, now am looking ok, but I am getting some times chest pain. Would you suggest me how I long have to use these tablets. Does anxiety will stay for long. I am worried about that.

MD - General Medicine, MBBS
General Physician, Faridabad
Dear sir,
I am suffering from anxiety since 6 months, I am using beta locker tablet and depression tablet, now am loo...
Chest pain can be a symptom of anxiety itself. You need to tell your age and other risk of heart disease like diabetes, high blood pressure etc. If you are above 40 years age then you should get a ECG done to rule out angina I.e. Heart disease.
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I have B.P and sugar for which I have been taking medicine. Is taking "Manjap DS 0.25" one day is harmful? I am feeling vacuum in heart due to anxiety and stress. All reports of heart blood test are ok. Now after taking this tablet I am is feeling pain in lower back of head.

MBBS, CCEBDM, Diploma in Diabetology
Endocrinologist, Hubli-Dharwad
I have B.P and sugar for which I have been taking medicine.
Is taking "Manjap DS 0.25" one day is harmful?
I am feeli...
Mr. lybrate-user, Thanks for the query. As you are a patient of diabetes & hypertension, it is essential to control both those very effectively. Since there is no mention of either blood glucose levels, HbA1c% or BP readings, it is difficult to comment. Plus the tablet name that you have mentioned, there is clarity about the ingredient it has. It could an anti-anxiety drug. My suggestion is please mention the actual ingredient that is there in that tablet. Plus give full details about fasting, Pp glucose levels, HbA1c% and BP readings to understand your condition. Thanks.
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I have some acidity in my heart side it feels like something is burning inside whenever I eat spicy foods. Please advise.

BHMS
Homeopath, Bhiwadi
I have some acidity in my heart side it feels like something is burning inside whenever I eat spicy foods. Please adv...
Take homoeopathy medicine acid sulphur 30 potency 6 globules 15 min before meal for 2 weeks and avoid spicy food and drink atleast 1 glass of water before your every meal.
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What is pleural effusion, why water gets in chest? Why I have fever? Health problems And many.

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
What is pleural effusion, why water gets in chest? Why I have fever?
Health problems
And many.
1. Pleural effusion is due to accumulation of fluid in the pleural sac (covering of lung) 2. It is mostly due to tuberculosis. 3. Get your blood examined for esr, cbc, sputum for afb (3 samples, mantoux test, x ray chest. 4. Consult chest physician with report for advice and treatment.
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Dear sir, I have got hypertension 138/97 average, I am having dizziness and eyes blurriness rarely not daily. Dizziness will be there almost daily. Do I need to take treatment or I can reduce it by exercise and by walking and yoga. Please suggest valuable respond to my question. Thanks and regards chandrashekar.

MD - General Medicine, PG Diploma Clinical Cardiology
Cardiologist, Mohali
Dear sir,
I have got hypertension 138/97 average, I am having dizziness and eyes blurriness rarely not daily. Dizzine...
You should start daily walk for at least 30 min. Follow low fat and low salt diet. Avoid junk food, cut in sugars. Check BP regularly. If after doing all this for a month BP is more then 140/ 90 mmhg then start medicine.
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I am a patient of hypertension and diabetes 2. I am also taking meds for my anxiety disorder since 2005. Hence I am worried about my kidney n liver. How can I take care of them.

M.sc - Nutrition Science
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Delhi
I am a patient of hypertension and diabetes 2. I am also taking meds for my anxiety disorder since 2005. Hence I am w...
Hello Mr. Lybrate-user, first of all I would like to tell you don't be disappointed, there are so many people who are living with diabetes life long but it is under controlled with the help of medicine & diet planning. Had you done your hba1c? it should be in the range of 6-6.5% for good control of diabetes. There are some dietary changes that will help you. Take small & frequent meal. Take more & more green leafy vegetables. Avoid simple sugar & simple carbs in your diet. Avoid table salt in meal. Do not take chips, papad, pickel or any other salty products. Avoid oily/ fried / outside food. Take whole wheat products or fiber rich diet like daliya/ oats/ multigrain flour etc. Do regular walk/ exercise/ swimming/ jogging whatever you like atleast for 30 minutes. Take a consultation with the dietician. One most important thing regarding your kidney & liver, discuss with your treating doctor for lft (liver function test) & kft (kidney function test) test. I think you should go through complete annual/ half yearly health check-up.
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Cardiomyopathy - Decoding the Types + Treatment

DHMS
Homeopath, Mumbai
Cardiomyopathy -  Decoding the Types + Treatment

The heart muscle is the central pumping machine that ensures that blood flow throughout the body is maintained and all other organs have a regular supply. One of the conditions that can cause this organ to malfunction is cardiomyopathy, wherein the heart is unable to pump the blood to all parts of the body. This condition can even lead to heart failure and is something that needs to be addressed and diagnosed quickly.

Symptoms of Cardiomyopathy
Early stages of cardiomyopathy may be difficult to detect externally, although it may be slowly reducing your heart’s capacity. Symptoms that start showing in later stages may include:

  1. Constant fatigue, even without physical activity
  2. Fluid may build up and thus cause bloating within the body
  3. Persistent coughing while lying down
  4. You may have irregular heartbeats that may sometimes be quite rapid
  5. Due to the lack of blood supply, you may feel lightheaded, dizzy and might even cause you to faint
  6. Even the slightest of exertions will cause breathlessness and exhaustion and you may even feel this symptom while at rest
  7. Intermittent chest pain

Causes of Cardiomyopathy
Causes of this condition may vary from patient to patient, although certain common factors include:

  1. Genetic reasons where one or both parents are susceptible to this condition
  2. Metabolic problems such as obesity, diabetes or thyroid problems
  3. Substance abuse such as anabolic steroids, amphetamines cocaine or even the consumption of excessive alcohol
  4. High blood pressure for prolonged periods
  5. Nutritional deficiencies
  6. Side effects of drug treatments such as the use of certain chemicals in chemotherapy

Types of Cardiomyopathy
Cardiomyopathy has multiple types; depending on what causes them and also certain specific symptoms. These are:

  1. Restrictive cardiomyopathy
  2. Dilated cardiomyopathy
  3. Arrhythmogenic right ventricular dysplasia
  4. Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy
  5. Unclassified cardiomyopathies

Treatment for cardiomyopathy
The treatment of these various forms of cardiomyopathy will vary depending on the type and also the stage and condition of the heart. Some of these treatments include:

  1. Medications
  2. Lifestyle changes
  3. Surgeries such as Septal myectomy, Septal ablation and Radiofrequency ablation
  4. Implantable devices such as Implantable cardioverter-defibrillator or ICD
  5. Ventricular assist devices
  6. Heart transplant in the worst case scenarios. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a Homeopath.
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I am having pain at the centre of the chest portion every time while ingesting food. And It has become regular now a days. I want to know the reasons which could be behind it.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
I am having pain at the centre of the chest portion every time while ingesting food. And It has become regular now a ...
Dear lybrateuser, - The pain in your chest could be due to inflammation, injury to the esophagus(the foodpipe which connects the oral cavity to the stomach) due to acid reflux or heartburn, there may be othercauses also like narrowing, infection by virus, bacteria - take some precautions - chew your food well, have semisolid food like dal, khichdi, kanji, soup, milk for a few days, avoid solid foods, do not skip meals, have meals on time, do not lye down for at least 2 hrs after meals, have dinner 2-3 hrs before bedtime - avoid tea, coffee, alcohol, tobacco, if you take, also spicy, fried, acidic food, peppermint to be avoided - take syrup Gelusil, 2 teaspoonful half an hour after every meal three times a day - if not much improvement then get upper GI endoscopy done to find out exact cause, consult a doctor.
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My Cholesterol is 163 mg/DL but my triglyceride is 210 mg/dl. What should I do to Make my triglyceride levels became lower?

BHMS, MD - Homoeopathy
Homeopath, Lucknow
My Cholesterol is 163 mg/DL but my triglyceride is 210 mg/dl. What should I do to Make my triglyceride levels became ...
High cholesterol levels can be easily controlled by controlled diet. Avoid junk and fast foods (like, burger, pizza, samosa, chowmin, maggi, etc.), Oily and fatty foods (like, Poori, Kachouri, Maida, Chawal, Ghee, dalda, etc.) and also take less sugar. Along with avoiding it, do physical exercises and brisk walking atleast 20 min daily in morning and drink Lauki and karele ka juise. Do this regular for 2 months and then go for cholesterol checkup, you will feel major difference.
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Heart attack kyun hota hai. Agar heart attack hota hai toh home remedies se kaise thik kiya jata hai.

BAMS
Ayurveda,
Heart attack kyun hota hai. Agar heart attack hota hai toh home remedies se kaise thik kiya jata hai.
It may due to irregular life style and food habit. Its call life style deseas. Daily exercise and simple food habit may help you better.
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My blood pressure is High. My age is 42. How can I control my blood pressure? What is the solution to make it normal?

BAMS
Ayurveda, Ambala
My blood pressure is High. My age is 42. How can I control my blood pressure? What is the solution to make it normal?
To control or maintan BP lybrate-user there are some instructions are given below: •Do not take salt in high amount or try to avoid it because high sodium level increase BP. • Eat less amount of pickle and fast food, fast food contain high sodium. • Avoid drinking alcohol and smoking. • Take less amount of coffee and tea both increase BP. • Drink 8 to 10 glass of water daily. • Do exercise daily, jogging and long walk. Start exercise daily 5 to 10 minutes, increase time of exercise slowly. • Take 6 to 8 hrs of sleep daily. Do not take too much stress. • Do long breathing pranayams daily for 10 - 15 minutes. It will reduce your stress level in your body. • Avoid taking too much fat foods such as butter, cheese, ghee. • Eat healthy diet such as green leafy vegetables, fruits. Eat an apple daily.
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