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Dr. Ashok J.Thawani

DM, MD

Cardiologist, Mumbai

38 Years Experience  ·  1500 at clinic
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Dr. Ashok J.Thawani DM, MD Cardiologist, Mumbai
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I want all my patients to be informed and knowledgeable about their health care, from treatment plans and services, to insurance coverage....more
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Dr. Ashok J.Thawani is one of the best Cardiologists in Sion, Mumbai. He has been a practicing Cardiologist for 38 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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Is high cholesterol with controlled BP is dangerous? I have been taking medicine for BP. TOTAL CHOLESTEROL - 214 HDL CHOLESTEROL - DIRECT -79 LDL CHOLESTEROL - DIRECT -121 TRIGLYCERIDES-272 TC/ HDL CHOLESTEROL RATIO-2.7 LDL / HDL RATIO -1.5 VLDL CHOLESTEROL 54.38 NON-HDL CHOLESTEROL PHOTOMETRY -135.8.

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine, DM - Cardiology, Cardiac Device Specialist (CCDS - Physician )
Cardiologist, Delhi
Is high cholesterol with controlled BP is dangerous? I have been taking medicine for BP.
TOTAL CHOLESTEROL - 214
HDL ...
Your Cholesterol is mildly deranged. Given that you have BP controlled on medication and your cholesterol is deranged, you do have a risk of developing heart problem at some stage in future. So it will be advisable for u to take precautions and keep your cholesterol level controlled. Start exercising, target to 45 mins daily, Eat healthy, avoid fried or sugar loaded food stuff. Quit smoking and drinking if you do.
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Want to know symptoms for diabetes and how can I control it from beginning so as I can have precautions for my future Also suggest for blood pressure.

Diploma In Diet & Nutrition
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Nagpur
Want to know symptoms for diabetes and how can I control it from beginning so as I can have precautions for my future...
Frequent urination ,feeling hungry and feeling thirstu and sometimes unexplained weight loss but these symptoms are not seen So I suggest you better to go a diabetologist and check your sugar levels. A daily walk and good diet will help you.You must cut all sugar,packed foods and table salt in your diet
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I am 43, male, feel extremely exhausted all the time, have smoking habit with bp and diabetis, on medication. What could be wrong?

M.D,Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Amritsar
Quit smoking. Start tab bupropionxl150 mg at night. Chew nicotex tab when there is craving for smoking.
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What are the possible treatments for low blood pressure and what is a good diet for it?

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General Physician, Cuttack
1. Drink plenty of water/ Nimbu pani/electral powder with water 2.Increase salt intake 3.Take plenty of fresh green leafy vegetables, Fruits. Fish, chicken etc 4.Avoid alcohol 5, Go for regular exercise 6. Drink Tea/ coffee 7. Avoid prolonged standing 8. Avoid stress, anxiety, depression 9.Take.adequate rest and have 7-8 hours of sound sleep in the night 10. Do yoga, meditation and deep breathing exercise to calm your mind, control your emotion and relieve stress 11. Check your hemoglobin, monitor BP and consult physician for advice and treatment.
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I had chest pain and placed a stern , now I am discharged and on blood thinning medication . Can I take 10 mg of sildnaphil for my sexual desire ?

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Sexologist, Nashik
If you are on nitrates, coronary vasodilator , can't take it. Ask your physician, he will asses your heart condition, as a safe drug you can take cavenor granules daily one sachets for 45 days.
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Coronary Artery Disease

MD - Internal Medicine, MBBS
Internal Medicine Specialist, Mumbai
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Here are Causes, Symptoms, Tests and Precautions of Coronary Artery Disease.

A big Hi to all the viewers. I am Dr. Hardik Thakkar an MB physician practicing in Mumbai. I would like to take this opportunity to talk to you about coronary artery disease.

As the word suggests coronary artery disease is a lifestyle disorder which affects the blood vessels of the heart. What happens in you is there are these cholesterol throbey blocks as we call them in layman’s term which deposit in the arteries and then they cause blockage to your micro circulation in the heart. So because of this what happens is the patient complains of pain in the chest, breathlessness, leg swelling, and sometimes even palpitations and a lot of diabetic patients may just get asymptomatic MIs which is these blocks will be there but they may not have any symptoms as I mentioned before.

Now this disease is dreadful because a lot of times these episodes come suddenly in the middle of the night and you may not have enough time to respond and a lot of these patients if they have a very significant amount of block like more than 90 or may be a 100 percent block. They may even die within hours of reaching the hospital. This is the gravity of the situation and hence one has to act very very fast if it all you get a chest pain.

But to begin with since we are talking about lifestyle modification we want to know what is in the lifestyle which leads to the coronary artery disease. As we all know a lot of people from the urban areas who are having sedentary who are not eating right. They are not sleeping right and they are not even working out so all this puts a huge oxidant stress and the wrong diet along with high fi diet which leads to cholesterol deposition and the plagues in the coronary arteries. So what should be done? I mean we need to start at a young age because it is not as we have to wait till 40 and start acting because this plague starts developing as early as 15 years of age. To begin with to prevent the coronary artery disease you have to start early, eat healthy right from your young age. Workout regularly and have an active lifestyle and avoid smoking and alcohol. Smoking is one of the major confounding factors which predisposes to lot of damage to endothelium of your arteries.

So leading a good lifestyle right from the beginning is very very important to you know take care of your coronary artery disease and diabetics as a matter of fact are at a very high risk of having coronary artery disease as compared to the general population. And I would also recommend the public I mean the regular people at least above 40 years to have a stresses done at least once a year along with your lipid profile sugar. This is just to make sure you are on a right track and you are not missing a coronary artery disease. I would like to talk a little bit in brief on this stress test which is you know a test which used to diagnose Angina.

So what we do we make a patient run on treadmill for ten minutes and we record ECGs of all the ten minutes along with the BP changes and if it all if a person has a hidden heart disease not reflected on his symptoms we pick it up and this is followed by the angiography. Once the angiography is done depending on the amount if blocks that are found we treat the patient either medically or with stents or by bypass. This is dictated by the number of arteries the location of plague and the extent of the block. So that’s about it for coronary artery disease at the moment.

If you wish to have more private consultation with me you can reach me through my website which is www.drhardikthakkar.com or also through the lybrate website which is www.lybrate.com. Thank you very much for your time.

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My lipid profile, liver profile, urea, creatinine, tsh are normal but I had bp raise 160/100 last week and I started taking telma 40 but after one week on low salt diet and medicine still my bp is around 130/95 so I am confused what to do and I am overweight and I am managing through exercise and food life style modification so please do let me know what can be done.

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine, DM - Cardiology, Fellowship in EP
Cardiologist, Delhi
My lipid profile, liver profile, urea, creatinine, tsh are normal but I had bp raise 160/100 last week and I started ...
It will gradually improve further with same medicine. You should control your alcohol sugar and jaggery intake. Salt reduction is popular, but it works in people who have severe kidney disease, not for you. Best wishes.
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Hello Dr. My blood pressure 143 and pulse rate is high also. My age is 27 year and my weight is 55 kg so please tel me what I should do.

Bachelor of Ayurvedic Medicines and Surgery(BAMS), Post Graduation Diploma in Emergency Medicines And Services(PGDEMS), MD - Alternate Medicine
Ayurveda, Ghaziabad
Hello Dr. My blood pressure 143 and pulse rate is high also. My age is 27 year and my weight is 55 kg so please tel m...
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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From last few years I was having BP medicine for high BP. BP medicine that I am taking is Olsar 20 (Olmesartan medoxomil Tablets 20 mg) Daily one. Is it ok if I stopped as I have started exercise (gym) and also I quit smoking and alcohol. Earlier I was feeling problems, but now I feel refresh. Pls. Advise me should I continue to take the medicine.

M.B.B.S. , PG Diploma In Clinical Cardiology
Cardiologist, Delhi
From last few years I was having BP medicine for high BP. BP medicine that I am taking is Olsar 20 (Olmesartan medoxo...
No if your bp is less then 140/90 stop medicines and try exercise daily for 45 minutes a day brisk walk daily at a speed not less then 5.1 km /hr daily for 15 minutes eat low salt food add fibres to you diet reduce your weight don't take ghee or butter use saffola or olive oil instead. Take low fat food avoid dairy produ1. No alcohol 2. Reduce body wt 3. No smoking/ tobacco 4. Diet - no ghee/ butter, have mix of vegetable oils - mustard, til, ground nut, olive oil, have more green vegetables and fruits, have whole grain atta, no fried. Fast. Spicy / processed/ junk food. Less sugar, potato, rice 5. 30 mts brisk walk daily 6. Deep breathing exercise for 10 mts daily 7. Meditation daily for 10 mts. 6-8 hrs of sleep at night 8. Expose your body to sun for 15-20 mts daily after some oil massage to get vit d. 9. Take more watercts.
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Sir, My age is 45 years. I am suffering from sugar for last 15 years. Now I am suffering from very high blood sugar. Fasting 275 and pp 375. I am taken glymet and piosis 30 mg twice a day. What can I do now. Thanks.

BPTh/BPT, weight management specialist, Diploma in Nutrition and Health Education (DNHE)
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Kolkata
Sir, My age is 45 years. I am suffering from sugar for last 15 years. Now I am suffering from very high blood sugar. ...
Well, rightly said you should go for a walk atleast 30 min daily or do exercises everyday, besides have a proper diet as per your body type, eat at regular intervals 3-4 hours gap, don't skip any meals, you can have methi water in the morning. Have food rich in fiber like fruits/whole grains (brown rice/whole wheat flour) instead of white rice/maida etc.
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