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Dr. Asif Bojani

Cardiologist, Mumbai

Dr. Asif Bojani 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. Asif Bojani is a popular Cardiologist in S V Road, Mumbai. You can meet Dr. Asif Bojani personally at Patel Polyclinic in S V Road, Mumbai. Don’t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. Asif Bojani on Lybrate.com.

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Do cashew nuts give rise to high cholesterol? It's common belief that cashew nuts are not healthy for BP and heart patients.

BHMS
Homeopath, Chennai
Do cashew nuts give rise to high cholesterol? It's common belief that cashew nuts are not healthy for BP and heart pa...
Every cholesterol is bad, if it get exceed beyond the limit, but the cashew has the capability to confuse a mind and make incapable to make decision during critical moments.
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I have mild chest pain oftenly! I am only living in my room. Some times I get fear. Which tablet is very useful in emergency? Please give advice!

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
I have mild chest pain oftenly! I am only living in my room. Some times I get fear. Which tablet is very useful in em...
Dear Lybrateuser, your chest pain could be due to acidity, anxiety - follow some precautions, avoid spicy, fried & junk food, also not more than 1-2 cups of tea, coffee in a day, chew your food well, do not skip meals, have meals on time - take syrup Gelusil 2 teaspoonful half an hour after meals three times a day - take a tablet of Paracetamol 500 mg if pain is more - do regular exercise like walking, jogging for 20-30 min, also do yoga, deep breathing & meditation for 10-15 min daily in the morning to keep your mind & body fit if not much relief then do x- ray chest, ECG & consult a doctor.
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I am on medication for diabetes, hypertension and cholestrol control. Immediately after brushing my teeth I have bad breath. My teeth and gums are in perfect condition .What causes this and how can I prevent it?

Practical Course in Diabetology, POST GRADUATE COURSE IN DIABETOLOGY, MBBS
Endocrinologist, Srinagar
Usually high blood sugar causes bad breath.It can be due to medication also.You can try pre n probiotics to overcome it.
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I am 56 years old male. No diabetes, slight bp 140/90; taking no medicines. For a couple of weeks I have a jaw pain & ache @ molar and other teeth. Jaw opening restricted. Slight throbbing sensation. Physically active. Can you help?

M.D.S, B.D.S.
Dentist, Katihar
It might be never related problem I guess. Visit to some dental college and ask advice in the oral surgery department with some senior faculty member. Take yr mother with u. Than u.
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What is first aid treatment of heart attack victim n what cure for it, any medicine for in emergency?

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda,
What is first aid treatment of heart attack victim n what cure for it, any medicine for in emergency?
For this, 1. Patient should in left lateral position 2. Artificial breathing exercise 3. Chest massage/pumping chest.
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What to do for chest pain?

MD-Physician, PGDCC
Cardiologist, Jaipur
What to do for chest pain?
If you or your nearby person suddenly gets a chest pain.
Follow below given steps-

1) make the patient comfortable, lie him down and prevent any falls.
2) check whether he is breathing well and conscious.
3) give him tablet disprin as soon as possible
4) give an antacid also like- pantocid d or anyone.
4) give a tablet sorbitrate- if available to put below tongue and not to swallow.
5) if blood pressure can be measured and comes low, elevate his legs and let
Him lie flat.
5) call a medical help as soon as possible.

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Hi Docs, My elder brother (41 yrs) is struggling with heart problem and his kidneys are affected. When checked up with docs thy said that his heart is functioning only 25% at the same time he is fighting with jaundice which is 5 as per report. Kidneys are also not helping due to these all weaknesses. Pl advice I am so much worried about my brother. Also JFYKI. He was serious yesterday in the hospital. I hope you experts give us your valued solution. Thank you.

DHMS (Hons.)
Homeopath, Patna
Hi Docs, My elder brother (41 yrs) is struggling with heart problem and his kidneys are affected. When checked up wit...
Hello, Lybrate user, It's a multi orgons sickness, your brother is suffering from. He needs proper care in a hospital. Moreover, give him the underlying homoeopathic medicine to smoothen his condition. @ Arjuna Q- 15 ml @ CheledoniumQ.-15 ml @ Berb vulgar Q-15 ml mix all above medicines together and give him 10 drops of mixture, thrice a day with little water. All the instruction of treating doctor be followed strictly, please. Report, wkly. Your feedback matters to follow up your case, further, please. Tk, care.
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I am 21 years and have been diagnosed with low bp after complaining about constant tiredness and body ache, how should I deal with it?

Certified Diabetes Educator, Registered Dietitian (RD), PGDD, Bachelor of Unani Medicine and Surgery (B.U.M.S), General Physician
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Mumbai
You'll need to make many lifestyle and dietary changes to manage your blood pressure. I will recommend several lifestyle changes, including: eating a healthier diet as prescribed by a registered dietitian exercising regularly with workouts prescribed by me quitting smoking losing weight I being a both a registered dietitian (rd) and doctor have been successfully helping patients with their problems through a holistic approach using customized therapeutic diet and medications. I will also suggest home remedies. Do reply back for private consultation for rx. Do reply back for medication prescriptions. Being also a general physician and registered dietitian, I prescribe both evidence based herbal as well as allopathic medicines complementing with dietary guidelines and home remedies carefully personalized for each individual patient.
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Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), M.D.(Ayu.)
Ayurveda, Bangalore
Poor sleep can lead to high blood pressure.
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Sir, I am 67 years old heart patient and was operated for cabg from escorts heart institute and research centre, new delhi in 2002. After this heart by-pass operation, I am perfectly fine in health. I am doing morning walk 6 km and evening 4 km without any rest regularly and also doing physical exercise, as and when needed and not having any sort of addiction habits, with no any breathing problem. I am diabetic since about 2 years back for which I wanted to have nature cure treatment, for which concerned nature cure hospital, desired my 2d echo report and the same was done on 19.03. 2015 from hero dmc heart institute, ludhiana. From the observations of 2d echo report, my lvef was observed 45% (50-80%) (mod. Simpson) which has put my mind on full tension due to some abnormal report. I visited fortis escorts heart institute, new delhi on 9.5. 2015 and had dobutamine- stress echo test, my particulars are as under: name of patient devinder kumar age 67 years. Gender male date of birth 20/12/1947. Height 5 ft 8 inch. Weight 83 kg. Blood group b + positive current medical problem as regards heart, I have no physical problem but since the observation of 2d echo report my lvef is below the normal range, which is causing full tension/feeling risk for life. Other diagnosed medical problems. 2nd problem is diabetic for which I am taking treatment. My main anxiety is:- whether my lvef will improve with medicines, or will remain as is and the medicines so prescribed will continue permanently and in this case the medicines may kindly be preslvef is below the normal range,cribed, earlier medicines taken by me are not reliable. Whether morning/evening walk/exercise is permitted or to be avoided? any risk/precautions? as mentioned in escorts heart institute dobutamine- stress ehco report: ------- lvef 45% at baseline and lvef 52% at peak dose needs clarification. Impression: dobutamine stress echo test is negative for reversible myocardial ischaemia may kindly be clarified please. Any surgery or other procedure recommended. In view of latest dobutamine-stress echo I want to seek fresh prescription from your side, which will improve my lvef, for which I fully hope that I will be fully helped and I convey my thanks for this act of kindness. Present medicines taken by me are not reliable. With deepest regards, yours sincerely.

M.B.S.(HOMEO), MD - Homeopathy
Homeopath, Visakhapatnam
In some cases, repeated examination and screening yield no positive results, yet the patient still complains of vaginal discharge. It is then appropriate to explore with the patient the nature of the discharge and relate this to normal physiological discharge, to review personal hygiene habits (advise to avoid douches, perfumed products and tight synthetic clothing) and to explore the possibility of the hidden complaint, such as depression, anxiety or psychosexual dysfunction. Graphotes - profuse, thin, white mucous discharge which comes in gushes with associated back and lower abdominal pain, discharge is more profuse in the morning on rising, constantly cold.
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My uncle has started taking alcohol from 2 weeks before that to 2-3 bottles at a time. He takes sleeping pills for sleeping. He has diabetes, blood pressure, thyroid (i do not know the correct spelling, half of the pancreas had been cut off. My main ques is what can we do so that he stops taking alcohol and sleeping pills. It would be very helpful if you answer my ques.

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
My uncle has started taking alcohol from 2 weeks before that to 2-3 bottles at a time. He takes sleeping pills for sl...
Since he has already suffered from pancreatitis and half of the pancreas is already removed, he should stop taking alcohol totally other wise he will have serious problem. Let him attend alcoholic anonymous programme near to your locality, where they conduct various counselling sessions with a group of alcoholic to get rid of alcohol. Many people have benefited by attending the programme. Consult physician for further advice.
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I'm 22years old, male, I want to make my body better what's should I do? And sometime my mom she is 45 she is physically so week and heart is also very week as well as mine too what's to do?

BHMS
Homeopath, Thane
I'm 22years old, male, I want to make my body better what's should I do? And sometime my mom she is 45 she is physica...
Hi, both of you take this medicine alfagin malt (wheezal) 1tablespoon to be taken twice a day during meals for 1mth revert back this increases resistance power and removes fatigue.
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I feel very uneasy, for last 4 days that after lunch or dinner the pain arises from chest to belly and feeling week, what shall I do.

MBBS, cc USG
General Physician, Gurgaon
I feel very uneasy, for last 4 days that after lunch or dinner the pain arises from chest to belly and feeling week, ...
Hello, You can take(if no drug allergy) Tablet Pantocid 40 Mg before food once a day for 2-3 days.. I am giving you some health tips to avoid acidity 1.Take small frequent meal kindly take 5-6 small meal in whole day 2.Take 6-8 glass of water in a day 4. Moderate physical activity regularly 5.avoid excessive tea, coffee 6. Do Not postpone Breakfast 7. Avoid excess citrous fruit 8. Avoid smoking and Alcohol 9. Regular Physical activities 10. Meditation Consult Physician/me for further Management
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Sir I am 28 years old so in my stomach pain problem -guess, acidity, jalan in chest so please treat ment advised by you.

Diploma in Cardiology
Cardiologist, Kathua
Sir I am 28 years old so in my stomach pain problem -guess, acidity, jalan in chest so please treat ment advised by you.
Avoid fried / fat / spicy meals take 2 - 3 ltr of water daily start taking tab. Rablet - d before breakfast daily.
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I am a 21 year old male and I have a high blood pressure of 170/85 and I am obese too. Please tell me the best diet plans and exercise.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Kolkata
I am a 21 year old male and I have a high blood pressure of 170/85 and I am obese too. Please tell me the best diet p...
Do some exercise. 1st of all walk out daily 2 hours early in the morning and 2 hours after dinner. It is better for high blood pressure and obesity both. Totally avoid any spicy junk foods, oilly foods. Do not take any salty food and raw salt. Most urgent for your counselling for your constitutional drug. You eat ots. Thank you.
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My - SYS - 155 Dia - 92 Hypertension Pulse - 74 Checked with - omron HEm-7120 Is it OK. Pls inform.

MBBS, DM - Cardiology, MD
Cardiologist, Hyderabad
My - SYS - 155
Dia - 92
Hypertension
Pulse - 74
Checked with - omron HEm-7120
Is it OK. Pls inform.
Any BP consistently and regularly above 140/90 is hypertension.before confirmation, most of the values checked over a period of 6 weeks should be higher than that despite following low salt diet,excecise and weight loss
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I am fell very chest pain during some days. What is this reason can you sloov this.

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
I am fell very chest pain during some days. What is this reason can you sloov this.
) 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 500 mg 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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My Friend has chest pain and shortness in breath, its first time and no one has this problem in his family. He doesn't have smoking and drinking habit s. Thank you sir.

Master in Psychology, MD - Ayurveda, Dems, Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda,
My Friend has chest pain and shortness in breath, its first time and no one has this problem in his family. He doesn'...
It may be due to exposure to cold or he may be suffering from lower respiratory tract infection. Needs investigation to reach final diagnosis. Check for other symptoms if any. Meanwhile you may go for medicated oil massage followed by fomentation.
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I want to lose my weight and reduce my cholesterol. Brain pain also and breathing problem alsi when runs.

Vaidya Visharad
Ayurveda, Narnaul
I want to lose my weight and reduce my cholesterol. Brain pain also and breathing problem alsi when runs.
Jujube is loaded with a lot of nutrients like calcium, phosphorus and iron. It is also a rich source of Vitamin C, B2 and A. • Soak a handful of jujube leaves in a bowl of plain water overnight. • Strain the water and drink it every day in the morning before having your breakfast. • You will see visible results of weight loss on regular consumption.
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Respected Doctors, I am seeking for a great support from all of you. My husband age about 31 yrs, Height 5.6 inches, Weight 86 kgs, he consumes alcohol every day around 360 ml and meet (Chicken, beef and other oily junk foods like bhaji, Gobi Manchurians etc.) as well. Tried advising him by me and family members and taken him to de-addiction center still he is very determined not to stop. And tried giving him de-addiction powder of 3 tins without knowing still no development in his habits. Some more health issues he is facing details given below: # He is having BP – 140/105 pulse & cholesterol around 400, no sugar. # His legs are getting swollen by evening (His working style is sitting on chair at one place around 8 hrs), Lots of leg, neck, back pain is too much every day massage is required to legs at least to sleep. # His tummy also very big like a pot. Face and other body parts are also looks bulky even though he wont do any exercise and sit’s at one place after reaching home immediately starts drinking and sitting in one place he wont move little as well. There will no movement at all to the body. # he will not like to go to hospitals as well if we try to ask him, then we are unable to face his scoldings and not able to take as well to hospital. My request is to advise any medicine which will stop carving to consume alcohol, since he is very determined not to stop so that I can mix in his food consumption or any other source. Due to his addiction family happiness is drained out and relations between family members are also slowly vanishing. Request you to kindly advice the best solution I will be very thankful to you.

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist, Bangalore
Respected Doctors,

I am seeking for a great support from all of you.
My husband age about 31 yrs, Height 5.6 inches,...
You have all my sympathies and I am very concerned that your husband has not reached what we call, ‘Hitting Rock Bottom’ as yet. To me his Rock Bottom seems to be death i.e. only death can stop his addiction! Anyway do not despair as yet and you may attempt the following and see how it works: I know you have tried a de-addiction center but he should not have been released if he was not ready. So in this attempt, he may be taken to another de-addiction center that are stricter and will also have follow up treatment and AA meetings for him to compulsorily attend. There is a medicine called disulfiram, which only the doctor can prescribe and it is very powerful that even if he attempts to drink a small quantity, he can have serious reactions that may sometimes entail hospitalization. You have to monitor his intake of the medicine and keep a close watch on him. He also has to go for regular counseling for at least three years! Apart from his health he will also affect the family and all his children will carry genetic factors for alcoholism. If he is into business or working, he will soon not be able to continue and he will go into financial ruin. He will lose all his friends and become ostracized by his society. He will lose his dignity, self-esteem, self-confidence, and become a misfit. He will also lose his sexual capacity, liver function, heart function, kidney etc. Now it is difficult to give up because he has become addicted to alcohol and has a lot to do. Under such circumstances it is best that when you admit him into a de-addiction center that you let him stay there for at least 6 months and after that attend counseling with a professional. The consumption of antabuse has to be carefully monitored to see that he not only consumes the medication but is also avoiding alcohol. Ultimately, it is his will power and the support that he receives from the medical fraternity and his close and dear ones. He must also learn to substitute and deal with the oral need, a rigid value system, the script issue, and of course take a look at all the genetic factors to plan a strategy not to get into what is called ‘cross addictions’ i.e. another form of addiction that may appear alright but is in fact as bad as the primary addiction. The center or hospital and the counselor will advise and guide him on several measures and precautions he will need to take to stay with his resolve. Even after the rehabilitation he must attend AA meetings and continue this support for a long time. The family will also need to attend some sessions and go for Al-anon meetings for their co-dependency issues. He cannot be treated in isolation because the family has gotten used to his drinking and have made some unhealthy adaptations to somehow cope. The children will also have to attend meetings to work out their issues because of the father’s habit. In fact, they are all suffering from the Adult Children Of Alcoholics Syndrome (ACOAs), which in effect means that they are genetically predisposed to alcoholism or can have cross addiction problems and that they will have similar traits of the abusing alcoholic but in a milder form. There are special support groups for them all over the world. Should they touch or indulge in alcohol or any addictive substances or behaviors, they could also become full-fledged addicts themselves. Now you should not give up on him but neither should you harass him. Be continuously after him and in the end you will succeed. His medical condition warrants a very strict course of action. In case he is not cooperative, then there are some centers that will come and pick him up when he is totally drunk and take him by force. They will however need to get written permission from you and the family.
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