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Dr. Ashok J.Thawani

DM, MD

Cardiologist, Mumbai

37 Years Experience  ·  1500 at clinic
Dr. Ashok J.Thawani DM, MD Cardiologist, Mumbai
37 Years Experience  ·  1500 at clinic
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Dr. Ashok J.Thawani is one of the best Cardiologists in Sion, Mumbai. He has been a practicing Cardiologist for 37 years. He studied and completed DM, MD . You can visit him at Kalajot Hospital in Sion, Mumbai. You can book an instant appointment online with Dr. Ashok J.Thawani on Lybrate.com.

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DM - School of Physiotherapy, Orthopedic Center, KEM Hospital, Parel, Mumbai - 1983
MD - School of Physiotherapy, Orthopedic Center, KEM Hospital, Parel, Mumbai - 1980
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How to control cholesterol? And I have diabetes too and pls help to find my problems!

BAMS, MD Ayurveda
Sexologist, Lonavala
The best remedy I can recommend you is as follows natural home remedy using bitter gourds: 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 this remedy will be helpful, if it dosent work then you must consult ayurvedic doctor.
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BPTh/BPT, MPT - Orthopedic Physiotherapy
Physiotherapist, Rajkot
daily swimming prevent the shoulder and heart problem

Gud evening sir / madam I posted many times this question regarding HIGH BLOOD CHOLESTEROL but I did not get the satisfied answer. please let me know which fruits and foods I should eat as I am having high blood cholesterol. Are bananas ,cashewnuts, coconut suitable or I should avoid them.

C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician,
YOu have to give specific details like cholesterol levels and need to consult if you want any specific answer and in general, take no red meat and less fatty diets. YOu can eat all fruits ,Coconut is really god by one study and of course you can take bananas and a little of cashews.
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Sir meri age 21 h mere 2 month se left side chest me pain hora h ECG normal our cheast ka x_ray and hath ka bhi normal aaya hai aaya hai our hath pero me dard kabhi kabhi hota h fir teek ho jata hai our kabhi kabhi hath pero me vibretion hoti hai kahi heart problem to nhi plzzz help me which test better echo or TMT help me.

MBBS, MD - Anaesthesiology, FIPM, Fellowship in palliative medicine, certificate in interventional pain management
Pain Management Specialist, Pune
Heart problems are uncommon at your age. ECG is normal but to be on safer side get ECHO and TMT done. As per your other symptoms you could be suffering from myofascial pain syndromes or Fibromyalgia. I would suggest you to undergo ECHO and TMT first. If they are normal consult a pain specialist. Don't worry these pain conditions can be managed easily with medicines and nerve blocks if needed. For further queries consult again.
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I am having CHOL-202 mg/dl TGL 192-/mg/dl GLU-F 92 mg/dl strict teetotaler UREA 0.9 mg/dl UA -6.5 mg/dl I am male age 69 years BP REMAIN 140/81 BY TAKING METLOR 25 mg daily along with B complex.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
It's better to start atorlipf after clinical examination and exercise regularly and eat a low fat content in your diet.
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Is it necessary to do bypass surgery for 2blockage and can a person live long and healthy live after surgery.

BAMS
Ayurveda, Bangalore
Hi, If the blockage in both the vessels is more than 80%, then it is better to undergo bypass surgery which is quite successful now a days and enable a patient lead a better quality of life.
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How to control high blood pressure and blood sugar in case of fat body? tell some simple home based methods.

MBBS, CCEBDM, Diploma in Diabetology
Endocrinologist, Hubli-Dharwad
to control high blood pressure and high blood sugar specific drug treatment is essential. Other remedies are additional support. No" simple home remedy" can control these conditions. If some one is over weight, then weight reduction has to be done by exercise and diet restriction, avoiding deep fried foods, junk food, pastries, alcohol, red meat, egg yolk etc.
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Link Between Heart Diseases and High Blood Pressure

PhD, Human Energy Fields, Diploma in PIP, EFI, Aura scanning for Health evaluation; Energy field assessment, Fellowship Cardiac Rehabilitation, Cardiac Rehabilitation, MD (Ayur - Mind Body Med), Mind Body Medicine
Non-Invasive Conservative Cardiac Care Specialist, Pune
Link Between Heart Diseases and High Blood Pressure

Blood pressure is the measure of the resistance to the natural flow of blood in the blood vessels. The major, minor and few smaller blood vessels themselves have a thin muscular lining that keeps the vessel supple and aids the flow of nutritious blood within its tube-like structure. The vessel walls resist the free flow causing a reverse pressure that is referred to as Blood Pressure. This pressure strains the heart muscles (Left Ventricle more) to contract strongly to push the nutritious blood into the body circulation system.

Due to numerous factors, there is an increase of resistance within the blood vessels that leads to an increase in blood pressure. At a later stage, this results in lack of adequate blood flow to the end tissues and an accumulation of fluids in the various tissues/organs and a mismanagement of the nutrition-detoxification rhythmic cycle of the body. This takes a long time to develop and unless the last stage hampers body functions, it is not detected. Hence, blood pressure is known as a silent disease.

Systolic and diastolic are the two rhythms corresponding to the expansion and contraction of the heart chambers during pumping of blood into the body. This rhythm creates two distinct pressures within the blood vessels. Systolic is when the heart ventricular chamber contract to pump blood into the body, so the pressure is higher. This indicated the force or strain on the heart to push blood into the circulatory system. Hence, this count is considered significant in evaluating health parameters.

High BP as a disease is declared when three or more readings taken at different times of a day or on consecutive days shows increase in BP. Higher the BP, more strain is exerted by the heart. Since the heart is essentially a muscular organ, the muscles of the heart get affected. Sometimes, the heart muscles increase in mass and size making the heart chambers smaller in volume. This further deteriorates the circulation capability leading to numerous diseases. The strain of pumping nutrition to different body organs is also felt by the heart itself. Lack of nutrition can lead to death of cardiac tissue leading to heart failure. High blood pressure makes the heart walls thicken and becomes stiffer which makes it even more difficult to pump blood. Thickening of the heart muscles is also known as left ventricular hypertrophy and cause heart failure.

A systolic blood pressure reading that is higher than 140 mm Hg or a diastolic blood pressure higher than 90 mm Hg characterizes by high blood pressure. High blood pressure is said to be responsible for 50% of the recorded cases of ischemic strokes and also increases the risk of hemorrhagic strokes.

When heart cannot pump with enough force, there is a mismanagement in the intra-cellular and tissue fluid restoration. This puts a great strain on the kidney function. In due course of time, numerous organs of the body suffer and depending on the body constitution, immunity for rejuvenation and restoration of order, the person suffer from numerous diseases.

Diabetes worsens the situation of BP and adds to the deterioration of heart health, blood vessel health. Poor heart functioning leads to different symptoms like:

  1. Shortness of breath
  2. Swollen ankles or feet
  3. Difficulty lying flat on your back
  4. Bloating and nausea
  5. Irregular pulse
  6. Frequent urge to urinate at night
  7. Fatigue

Due to disturbances in BP and other factors leading to lacking of nutrition to the heart tissue. Heart Disease complications are commonly seen with symptoms as follows:

Radiating or dull pain, especially in the chest, radiating in the arms, especially left arm, neck, back and in the stomach especially in women.

  1. Shortness of breath; change in breathing patterns and heaviness in chest
  2. Dizziness and fainting sometimes
  3. Irregular pulse and palpitations
  4. Sudden onset of excessive sweating
  5. Unexplained fatigue, weakness and depression

Heart Disease can be treated with natural ayurvedic medicaments successfully in more than 80% of patients. Numerous ayurvedic medicines have been clinically evaluated to show positive changes supported with clinical investigation. Since ayurvedic medicines are targeted to reaching the root cause of the disturbances and to reduce the burden of the disease they go beyond the relief of symptoms.

Natural Ayurvedic medicines also participate in the rejuvenation of the heart muscles, the blood vessels, the detoxification of the body and re-balancing of health parameters, Ayurvedic treatment options are gaining great relevance and patient opt for such treatment in greater numbers from all over the world. These treatments are non-invasive and very cost effective. They are good to be taken from prevention to after angioplasty, stent or bye-pass to treat the cause of disease.

Ayurveda is a health science that takes into consideration lifestyle modifications, adequate detoxification, re-balancing body element and strengthening the system from all aspects. Ayurvedic medicines have proved useful in the treatment of Blood Pressure, Diabetes, Vascular disease (leading to atherosclerosis, blockages, wear-tear of blood vessels) and Heart disease. Today, these treatment options are gaining importance and acceptance in our society. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult an ayurveda and ask a free question.

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My mother is around 75 yrs old and her one of the right side valve in heart has severe leakage and also she has irregular heart beats. What is the best treatment for this in this age? also she has copd problem. Please advice.

M. sc Psychology, BHMS
Homeopath, Hyderabad
In this age, better to keep under supervision of a cardilogist to avoid any major n sudden risk. Parallally she may use homeopathy.
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I am 34 years male staying in hill area and suffering from high blood pressure and I am taking amlong a as a medicine bt I am facing swelling in legs. Is it ok to take amlong or if I take other medicine .i m 85 kg and 5 ft. 7 inches height .plz suggest.

PhD, Human Energy Fields, Diploma in PIP, EFI, Aura scanning for Health evaluation; Energy field assessment, Fellowship Cardiac Rehabilitation, Cardiac Rehabilitation, MD (Ayur - Mind Body Med), Mind Body Medicine
Non-Invasive Conservative Cardiac Care Specialist, Pune
Dear lybrate-user. You need to evaluate why your legs are swelling before you can change or add any medication. Do not take any new medicines without doctors recommendations. Regards.
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My BP is constantly low. Its usually 100/70 or 110/60. And my blood sugar fasting is 77 .is it normal.

BHMS, PGD PPHC, BMCP, TRAINING IN USG
Homeopath, Kolkata
it is normal if you dont have any problem. you can take china 200 in gloubles,4-6 pills twice daily for 30 days .
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I am diabetic patients last seven years Hb1ac 7%.pressure 130/80. I suffering from heart side. When ever I eat stomach is full of small meal. ECG and 2d eco digital also done but nothing comes on report. I am afraid of when pain at heart side. My question is what to do whom I consult. What is treatments?

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Noida
Hello lybrate user as you asked about your problems related to diabetes and bp as well as gastric discomfort, I would like to advise you that your metabolism isn't pretty and toxins are accumulated in the form of acid and gaseous flatulence with upcoming acidic belching and cause of gaseous pressure to upward on your chest and heart. It gives you heart pain and sometimes located at your under chest. You have low hb about 7% so it is very low. You had not mentioned about your sugar levels as fasting and pp. You should have consult with ayurveda doctor who will help you for your problems.
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Do pains in heart attack occur pointedly at certain area or they occur in wide area. And can they individually occur at shoulders or muscles without having chest pain.

PGDHHM, MBBS
General Physician, Delhi
Main symptoms of heartattack are Pain or discomfort in the jaw, neck, or back. Feeling weak or faint. Chest pain or discomfort. Pain or discomfort in arms or shoulder. Shortness of breath. Cold sweats. Pain radiating to left hand /shoulders.
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If a person has stopped breathing but her heart is still warm, and after confirming with a doctor, she is declared as dead, after that her body is sent to the freezer, the next day when we arrived for collecting her, at that point her mouth was wide open. So when did she died? At home or im the freezer? Please I beg you, give me the correct answer.

M.B.B.S. , PG Diploma In Clinical Cardiology
Cardiologist, Delhi
Opening of the mouth is a post death event after deatrh many muscles loosens up, thiis loosening can cause relaxation of muscles of jaws, this relaxation can lead to opening of the mouth.

My father had a heart attack when he was pretty young. Should I be worried about having one?

MBBS
General Physician, Allahabad
You should not worry but keep checking your bp and blood sugar and also lipid profile if high take proper treatment. Now a days in stressful life even 50% of doctors are also following the same path.
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My father 72 years old. His heart best is near about 37. What is cost of pacemaker surgery. Tell me all the detail.

Diploma in Obstetrics & Gynaecology, MBBS
General Physician, Delhi
get him tested for echo asap. cost of pacemaker depends from hospitals with ratings range is between 2 to 3 lakhs.
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My cholesterol count is 273. Creatinine is 1.3. No BP, No Sugar. What kind of diet I should take. Thanks.

BHMS
Homeopath,
Dear lybrate user, cholesterol is naturally produced inside the body of every living animal. Human beings are no exception to that. But when we take mutton, chicken, yellow part of a boiled egg, ghee, butter etc we intake cholesterol from external source. This extra cholesterol from external sources increase the total cholesterol content of human body. You should always keep your cholesterol level within normal limits as high cholesterol serves as a precursor to various cardiac diseases. Avoid the aforesaid food. Walk at least 1 hour in a day without any interval. Also you can take homoeopathic mother tincture fucus vesiculosus q, 30 drops, thrice daily, after meals, in a cup of water.
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I have been told by a doctor that I have some heart problem. Since then I have becom very conscious a little pain weather it is muscle pull or shoulder pain makes me very much upset and often I rush to doctor for minor things it has even disturbed my routine work.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
Dear Lybrateuser, - To clear your doubts get yourself checked up & thoroughly investigated by a cardiologist so that you stop worrying over little pain - have a well balanced diet including more of fibre, fruits, vegetables, whole grains, beans, legumes, have milk & milk products, lean meats, nuts such as almonds, walnuts, pistachios, cashews, peanuts - avoid fried, spicy, processed & junk food - do regular exercise like walking, jogging for 30 min, yoga, deep breathing for 10-15 min daily in the morning to keep your body fit.
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My mom in hypertension patient. She is not agree to accept this and refuse to take medicines. Is it safe to give med with mixing in orange juice.

PG Diploma in Emergency Medicine Services (PGDEMS), Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), MD - Alternate Medicine
Ayurveda, Ghaziabad
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.
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My periods has stopped about 4 years ago. But recently my periods has started. So I made my U. S. G. The report says that - uterus is bulky and anteverted showing a rounded hypoechoic solid SOL (measuring 2.58 Cm X 2.33 cm) in fundus anteriorly and to the left. Endometrial echopattern is central and of normal thickness (5.1 mm). Uterus measures 9.09cmX4.48cm. Can I have to go through operation or medical treatment will clear the problem?

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
Dear lybrateuser, -since there is a mass in the uterus it is causing you problems -the mass has to reduce in size which can be done by some non -invasive techniques nowadays combined with medication -if it does not show improvement then may have to be removed by surgery -consult a gynecologist on the forum.
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