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Dr. Ashok Punjabi

Cardiologist, Mumbai

Dr. Ashok Punjabi Cardiologist, Mumbai
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My favorite part of being a doctor is the opportunity to directly improve the health and wellbeing of my patients and to develop professional and personal relationships with them....more
My favorite part of being a doctor is the opportunity to directly improve the health and wellbeing of my patients and to develop professional and personal relationships with them.
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Dr. Ashok Punjabi is one of the best Cardiologists in Mumbai, Mumbai. You can consult Dr. Ashok Punjabi at Krishna Cardiac Care Center in Mumbai, Mumbai. Book an appointment online with Dr. Ashok Punjabi on Lybrate.com.

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Hi my mom is 50 years old she has bp and there is some kind of problem in her teeth they bleed tried medicine no use. Recently started using vicco powder to brush teeth bleeding is fine but the dirty smell from mouth is not stopping what to use to get rid of mouth dirty smell even after tongue cleaning there is smell please suggest something to get rid of the smell from mouth.

DHMS (Hons.)
Homeopath, Patna
Hi my mom is 50 years old she has bp and there is some kind of problem in her teeth they bleed tried medicine no use....
Dear lybrate user, she should consult a dentist, first to assess the problem. She might b suffering from pyorrhoea. Causing bleeding gums and foul smell. Her bowel movement be regular, hence she should take, plenty of water to eliminate toxins and to activate metabolic action, as well. Homoeo medicine. @ merc sole 1000-6 pills, wkly.@ echinaceaq -20 drops, mixed with 1/2 cup of water, rinse mouth, thrice a days, just after, intake take, tomatoes, orange, amla, cheese, curds along with easily digestible diet on time. Please, report, wkly. Take care.
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Could diet helps in minimizing bifascular heart block. please mention the proper diet to be taken if so. Thanks.

MD - Consultant Physician
General Physician, Jharsuguda
Could diet helps in minimizing bifascular heart block. please mention the proper diet to be taken if so. Thanks.
I don't think any diet can change a block. first do an echo to rule out any heart disease and treat it.
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I am 30 Years old and I am felling pan in my chest always. please give me a sensation. Thank.

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
I am 30 Years old and I am felling pan in my chest always. please give me a sensation. Thank.
) chest pain causes 1. Heart disease 2. Stress, anxiety 3. Lack of exercise 4. Sedentary life style 5. Obesity (over weight) 6. Smoking, tobacco and alcohol consumption, excess tea/coffee 7. Excess oily, fatty, cholesterol rich diet, junk food 8. Hyperacidity, musculr pain 9. Heredity and genetic factor prevention follow the advice given below 1. Avoid stress and strain 2. Do regular exercise, yoga, meditation, deep breathing exercise like pranayama etc. It will calm your mind, control your emotion and relieve stress 3 avoid alcohol, smoking and tobacco consumptio, excess tea/coffee. 4. Take bland diet, avoid spicy, oily, fatty and junk food 5. Take paracetamol 500mg one tablet sos after food up to a maximum of three tablets daily, at the time of chest pain 6. Drink plenty of water and take rest. 7. If you have recurrent attack of chest pain take ecg and consult cardiologist.
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Home Remedy for Acid Reflux (Heart Burn)

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Faridabad
Home Remedy for Acid Reflux (Heart Burn)
For heart burn:

Make a powdered mixture of equal parts of rock candy (mishri), fennel, and green cardamom. Whenever you experience heartburn, mix 1 teaspoon of the mixture in a glass of cold milk and drink.

I am 48 years old. I am a little bit fat. I will do so much work. I am house wife real estate agent. I have so much stress and I have diabetes a few days onwards my left knee is hurting and sometimes my heart is palpitating. Is it because of stress. Is it normal. Please help me.

DRCH, BHMS
Homeopath, Bareilly
I am 48 years old. I am a little bit fat. I will do so much work. I am house wife real estate agent. I have so much s...
Palpitation may be due to stress. Actually stress is the main cause of emergence of so many disease. Take sleep of at least 8 hours and do meditation daily for peaceful mind. Take homeopathic kali phos 6x, 4 tablet four times daily. Have a brisk walk daily in morning to burn extra calories, that help you in managing your diabetes also. For knee problem consult orthopedic. Take calcium rich diet.
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I'm having intermittent problem with Heart palpitations with a stress on my forehead causing frequent Faintness and Weakness and sometimes head spinning as well. Can you please advise what might be causing this?

MBBS
General Physician, Delhi
This is due to anxiety. Take fresh fruits ,juices,dairy products. Avoid cola,coffee,junk foods. Do exercise regularly. Take sound sleep. Take help of yoga/meditation. Dr B M GUPTA.

Homeopathic Remedies for High Blood Pressure

BHMS
Homeopath, Kolkata
Homeopathic Remedies for High Blood Pressure

Hypertension or high blood pressure in common parlance is caused by irregular blood circulation in the blood vessels. High blood pressure has been an established cause for several fatal and critical heart diseases. Middle aged individuals are more prone to heart diseases caused by high blood pressure. Doctors also caution those with stressful lifestyles to keep the blood pressure levels in control. While there are prescribed drugs aimed at curing high blood pressure troubles, a large number of people are reposing their trust in homeopathy for treating high blood pressure.

Among a long drawn process of cures, homeopathic treatments are extremely effective and trustworthy methods:

  1. Aconitum: Certain high blood pressure conditions have sudden outbursts. It inflicts a fear of dying and acute anxiety disorder. Aconitum abates such situations.
  2. Argentum Nitricum: At times high blood pressure occurs due to anxiety and mental agitations. Argentum Nitricum is an effective remedy in curing such conditions.
  3. Natrum Muriaticum: Certain high blood pressure conditions arise due to suppressed anger and stress. Harrowing events of the past and unsolved issues can induce heightened blood pressure levels. Natrum Muriaticum is a perfect solution for such troubles.
  4. Veratum Viride: Veratum Viride helps in reducing arterial tension and normalizing cardiac palpitations.
  5. Natural Supplements: For a variety of ailments caused by high blood pressure, homeopathy offers certain natural supplements like Co enzyme, Hawthorne, Omega-3, Vitamin E for remedying blood pressure concerns. It improves heart function and prevents blood clotting.
  6. Ignatia: To heal high blood pressure caused by emotional upsurges, grief and trauma, Ignatia can be perceived as a useful remedy.
  7. Belladonna: This is an emergency medical condition caused by vigorous throbbing of arteries which may progress to haemorrhaging. Belladonna goes a long way in taming such untoward medical emergencies.
  8. Lachesis: Certain bodily changes result in high blood pressure, especially in the cases of women. During the onset of menopause, high blood pressure becomes a common concomitant. Lachesis is used to treat such issues.
  9. Glonoinum: On certain occasions blood pressure level shoots up due to heat and excess exposure to the sun. Glonoinum is aimed at controlling the blood pressure levels in those situations.
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I am suffering from dry cough for last 2 weeks and I have chest pain whenever I cough hard can you suggest what should be done?

BHMS, PGDEMS, FCR
Homeopath, Pune
I am suffering from dry cough for last 2 weeks and I have chest pain whenever I cough hard can you suggest what shoul...
BRYONIA 30 , 5 pills, thrice a day for 3 days. Take steam inhalation twice a day. Drink warm water.
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My relative 75 years old Type II diabetic ,bp normal under medications (Allopathy) my question is the person has to be without medicine both BP and diabetic for some days say 20 days. Is it advisable to remain without medication for 20 days (The circumstances compulsion) advise us on this ,any other alternative precaution can be taken? Until we use the medicines-no other generic also possible. If it is dangerous what is the alternative.

MBBS, DM - Cardiology, MD
Cardiologist, Hyderabad
My relative 75 years old Type II diabetic ,bp normal under medications (Allopathy) my question is the person has to b...
In principle, either BP or Diabetic medication must not be stopped even for a day, unless doctor advocates same due to sudden changes in health status.In case of" compulsions" one must religiously check BP and blood sugar and (it's exceptional that they remain normal despite stopping medicines) and be under care of physician to control the parameters by alternative ways.
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My skin start itching after shower with cold water. I need to take bath with hot water always. I am having BP 140/90. Can you suggest some treatment.

BHMS
Homeopath, Raebareli
My skin start itching after shower with cold water.
I need to take bath with hot water always. I am having BP 140/90....
You should always bath in normal room temperature water - no cold water It can make your skin dry and itching due to the effect of cold. Take Antim crud 30 - once daily for few days and revert back.
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FRHS, Ph.D Neuro , MPT - Neurology Physiotherapy, D.Sp.Med, DPHM (Health Management ), BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist, Chennai
Exercise and heart
Regular exercise helps to lower the build up of plaque in arteries by increasing the concentration of high density lipoprotein (hdl) the good cholesterol and by decreasing the concentration of low density lipoprotein (ldl) the bad cholesterol in the blood
Improved physical activity helps delay the spike in blood cholesterol level that commonly occurs with ageing
Exercise also prevents the onset of high blood pressure and lower it if one is already suffering from it
And enables the heart to work more efficiently

I AM 42 YRS IM 120 KG I WANT TO REDUCE WEIGHT CAN YOU HELP ME WITH ANY SOLUTION. I AM ALSO A DIABETIC AND HAD A MILD HEART ATTACK LAST YEAR.

MD - Homeopathy, BHMS
Homeopath, Kolkata
I AM 42 YRS IM 120 KG I WANT TO REDUCE WEIGHT CAN YOU HELP ME WITH ANY SOLUTION. I AM ALSO A DIABETIC AND HAD A MILD ...
Mam, You are from chennai, but I am here for your care. Primaryly you should take 5/6 peices of single seeded garlic twice daily with atleast 1/2 litre drinkable hot water and walk for 30 minutes morning and evening. Also you should take 6 liter warm water per day. Your problem is due to gross metabolic disorder. If you trust me it is curable but along period will be taken for this provide you should go through proper Characterized Homeopathic case recording for your individualized treatment else your problem will persist. So you may contant through Lybrate.
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Does using minoxidil for growing beard has any side effects And if I start using it Should I want to use it completely throughout Does it causes any side effects like increased heart beat etc And what is the cost of it generally.

MBBS
General Physician, Jalgaon
Does using minoxidil for growing beard has any side effects And if I start using it Should I want to use it completel...
Minoxidil is generally well tolerated, but common side effects include burning or irritation of the eye, itching, redness or irritation at the treated area, as well as unwanted hair growth elsewhere on the body. Exacerbation of hair loss/alopecia has been reported. Severe allergic reactions may include rash, hives, itching, difficulty breathing, tightness in the chest, swelling of the mouth, face, lips, or tongue, chest pain, dizziness, fainting, tachycardia, sudden and unexplained weight gain, or swelling of the hands and feet. Temporary hair loss is a common side effect of minoxidil treatment. Alcohol and propylene glycol present in some topical preparations may dry the scalp, resulting in dandruff and contact dermatitis.[13] some formulations of minoxidil substitute lipid nanosomes in order to reduce contact dermatitis from the alcohol and propylene glycol vehicle. Side effects of oral minoxidil may include swelling of the face and extremities, rapid and irregular heartbeat, lightheadedness, cardiac lesions, and focal necrosis of the papillary muscle and subendocardial areas of the left ventricle.[10] there have been cases of allergic reactions to minoxidil or the non-active ingredient propylene glycol, which is found in some topical minoxidil formulations. Pseudoacromegaly is an extremely rare side effect reported with large doses of oral minoxidil. Please consult nearby physician before taking this medicine.
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What different between heart attack and myocardial infarction can tell details to me and angina Pectoris.

MD PULMONARY, DTCD
Pulmonologist, Faridabad
What different between heart attack and myocardial infarction can tell details to me and angina Pectoris.
Heart attack and myocardial inf. Is same. Angine pectoris is chest pain due to cad, usualy on exertion and subside on rest.
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Dear doctor, pls tell me the correct answer. Pls pls If one's weight is reduced due to chronic anxiety, what cholesterol will be reduced in his blood too? I'm male, age- 29.

MD
Yoga & Naturopathy Specialist, Delhi
Dear doctor, pls tell me the correct answer. Pls pls If one's weight is reduced due to chronic anxiety, what choleste...
Perhaps not. Anxiety can cause strange things and finally result in deterioration of all physical data.
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My blood pressure frequently goes up every evening After 4: 00 pm. It crosses 160/100. I am taking some pill still it doesn't work after 4: 00 pm it rises frequently. Here are the medicines I take: Stamlo 5 mg. 1---0----1 Betacap tr 40 1----------- Losar 25 1----0---1 Ecosprin 75. 0----1---0.

DM - Cardiology
Cardiologist, Navi Mumbai
My blood pressure frequently goes up every evening After 4: 00 pm. It crosses 160/100. I am taking some pill still it...
Dear sir, your prescription is missing essential medicines for your kind of patients. You are taking 3 medicines, still your bp is not controlled. You also need diet modification and regular morning walk. Timing of medicines is also important. You consult a cardiologist. All the best.
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I am facing problem in my left side of chest due to having a gulti above the bone of chest. While sleeping curve left size, when it get pressed and start paining.

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine Specialist, Faridabad
I am facing problem in my left side of chest due to having a gulti above the bone of chest. While sleeping curve left...
Take OTC MEDICINE TAB. Naprosyn 500 mg . Cap.pan – D 40mg once a day. Avoid stress,oily foods. After these tests consult again.To confirm cause of it you should be do tests i.e.:- ECHO , cbc, lipid profile, blood sugar, x-ray chest P A view.
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Having chest pain Pain in backside of head Feeling of vomiting Feeling weakness What to do now. Mother age 61 Weight 41.

Diploma in Child Health (DCH), MBBS
General Physician, Bangalore
Having chest pain
Pain in backside of head
Feeling of vomiting Feeling weakness
What to do now. Mother age 61 Weight 41.
Sir, If Chest pain is radiating to back, arms, neck, rush to close by hospital. Check BP. Do you have cold, eye pain, vision problems. Get back to me with details for further advice.
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Sometime My heart beat fast at night . Around 20 days gap. I consult Dr. . ECG normal Echo normal . Is it due to stress ? It do not happen whole day . Only at sleeping time .

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
Sometime My heart beat fast at night . Around 20 days gap. I consult Dr. . ECG normal Echo normal . Is it due to stre...
Dear lybrateuser, -the fast heart beat is due to stress & anxiety -to reduce stress do regular exercise like walking, jogging, swimming, outdoor games for 20-30 min a day, also do yoga, meditation & deep breathing for 10-15 min in the morning, you don't have to do these at a stretch, even short periods of 10-15 min spread over the day is beneficial -other than work occupy your mind by reading, listening to music, following a hobby, socializing with friends as these have a calming effect on the mind -eat well balanced, nutritious, home made food, avoid spicy, fried & junk food, more than 2-3 cups of tea, coffee if you take, also avoid alcohol & tobacco -have a good restful sleep for 7-8 hrs at night, for this eat your dinner 2-3 hrs before bedtime, avoid watching tv & other gadgets 1-2 hrs before bedtime, read a book or listen to music before going to bed -if still not much improvement then consult a doctor as you may require medication.
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