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Dr. Aswin Sanghavi

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My mom will be going for an laser operation for kidney stone. She is having 2 stones, one in each kidney, 1 of 13 mm and other of 14, My question is will laser operation remove stones from the root ?

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
My mom will be going for an laser operation for kidney stone. She is having 2 stones, one in each kidney, 1 of 13 mm ...
Dear lybrate user, -The kidney stones will be removed from the roots by laser but if she doesn't take precautions after that they can again form -she should have plenty of fluids including8-10 glasses of water per day to flush out the toxins & to keep the kidneys healthy, also avoid spicy, fried food & intake of calcium substitutes for a long period if she consumes them -get regular checkups & investigations done to avoid recurrence.
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I am 63 year, diabetic with 104, 200 in fasting and pp. Cholesterol (T) 190. I am taking Glimestar 1M at morning with neurobian tbs 2 nos and glycomet 500 SR at night. Please advice me to control pp sugar level and cholesterol level.

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine Specialist, Faridabad
I am 63 year, diabetic with 104, 200 in fasting and pp. Cholesterol (T) 190.
 I am taking Glimestar 1M at morning wit...
take tab. glimstar pm 2 before meal in morning. and other same. and you can take diet for diabetes. low sugar breakfast cereal oats., low sugar bran flakes,peas or leafy green. brown rice .whole grain foods. whole grain pasta. Avoid stress. Alcohol, sweet foods, oily and spicy foods, fast foods, cold drinks, Go for walk. You can join zym. By meditation and medication You can control diabetes / sugar level. DO tests HBA1C every 6 months. and You can control cholesterol / hdl / ldl/t.g. and obesity by using following flax oil, omega-3 fatty meal or cap., take . green veg., whole grain foods, spicy foods, Use GARLIC in foods daily ,. Cod liver oil. Low sugar foods, low calories foods. Change own life style . do meditation,yoga, Go walk daily in morning and evening, do any one physically activity daily i.e. play any game., Avoid fast foods, oily foods, alcohol,smoking, fatty foods, non-veg., avoid stress, take plenty of water in day time. one important that is take 1 glass of water before bed at night. Because it protect from heart fail during sleep at night. welcome in lybrate
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Nosal blockage ki problem hai. Mujhe nasal drops lena hota hai. Sath hi sardi or chik bar bar hoti hai. So in sab se mai kaise bahar aa sakta hu.

Diploma in Obstetrics & Gynaecology, MBBS
General Physician, Delhi
Nosal blockage ki problem hai. Mujhe nasal drops lena hota hai. Sath hi sardi or  chik bar bar hoti hai. So in  sab s...
Avoid pollution and second hand smoke, breathe fresh oxygen through fresh green plants, inhale steam to clear nasal passages, take a spoon of honey with juice of fresh lemon in warm water on empty stomach every day morning on empty stomach -this will boost your immunity to fight disease and give moisture to dry nasal tact.
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My mother has high blood pressure, please should she take regular medicines of Blood Pressure , or just when it is required. Her Blood Pressure is 160.please advice

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Ayurveda,
My mother has high blood pressure, please should she take regular medicines of Blood Pressure , or just when it is re...
Hi lybrate-user. We should not take bp medicine to control it, we should take bp medicine to avoid or to prevent the hazards caused by high blood pressure like, eye problem /kidney problem /brain problems. So I request you too please give her bp medicine regular and always chek bp regular. Thanks.
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My brother aged 70 bifascicular block-- rbbb and labb. He wants cardiologist advice if this alarming or a common problem because of age factor? No symptom. No medicine prescribed.

MBBS
General Physician, Bangalore
My brother aged 70 bifascicular block-- rbbb and labb. He wants cardiologist advice if this alarming or a common prob...
Sir, Given the advanced age, it is recommended that you approach a cardiologist as early as possible. Having said, bifascicular blocks can be maintained with regular follow up and or with medications. But the decision must be taken after careful and detailed examination and after perusal of latest reports and investigations. Please see a cardiologist personally along with the patient.
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How to prevent diabetes as my family's track record favour for it. I have made a valve replacement Surgery 4.5 years ago. Now I m quite healthy.

MBBS
General Physician, Delhi
How to prevent diabetes as my family's track record favour for it. I have made a valve replacement Surgery 4.5 years ...
Important points to control diabetes: a) daily 30 min walk twice in a day b) eat right, no fast food, no oily food, no spicy food c) no rice, no potatoes d) add more vegetables and salad e) no alcohol, no smoking f) weekly monitoring of weight and bp g) blood investigations like lipid profile
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I HAVE B.P. AND SUGAR. I AM GETTING NOSE BLEED OFTEN. I TAKE B.P. MEDICINES AND CLOPITORVA. PL ADVISE.

MBBS, CCEBDM, Diploma in Diabetology
Endocrinologist, Hubli-Dharwad
I HAVE B.P. AND SUGAR. I AM GETTING NOSE BLEED OFTEN. I TAKE B.P. MEDICINES AND CLOPITORVA. PL ADVISE.
Mr Somasundaram, You have not mentioned what medications you are on, for high blood pressure and for controlling blood glucose. Plus there is no mention about either blood glucose levels or BP readings. It is very difficult to comment without any of these details. Nose bleeds at times do occur with out any serious cause. Please come back with full details thanks.
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7 Risk Factors For Heart Disease And Ways To Manage Them

PGDCC (Cardiology ), CCEBDM (Diabetes), CCGDM (Gestational Diabetes), CCMTD (Thyroid), MBBS
Cardiologist, Udaipur
7 Risk Factors For Heart Disease And Ways To Manage Them

Heart diseases also called as cardiovascular diseases include a wide spectrum of conditions which affect your heart. The diseases include blood vessel diseases, heart attack, rhythm problems, and angina. Heart diseases are currently the most common cause of death worldwide.

There are a large number of risk factors which predispose you to increased risk of heart diseases. Some of those risk factors cannot be modified (non-modifiable) and are not under our control while there are others that you can modify (modifiable) to prevent heart diseases.

While you cannot do much about non-modifiable risk factors (like age and family history) you can reduce your chances of heart disease by working on the modifiable risk factors. This include:

1. Smoking

Smokers have more than twice the risk of heart attack as compared to nonsmokers. In fact, even nonsmokers who are exposed to constant smoke (such as living with a spouse who smokes) also have an increased risk.

What you can do: Quit smoking or never start smoking at all. If you find it hard to quit on your own, consult an expert who can walk you through the entire process.

2. Obesity and physical inactivity

You are at increased risk of heart disease if your body weight is more than 20% of the ideal weight or if you are fat and obese. The most common reason for this is physical inactivity or sedentary lifestyle.

What you can do: start exercising regularly. You should exercise for 30-45 minutes for at least 5 days/week. Even leisure activities like walking or gardening can lower the risk. You can also set a pedometer goal of 10, 000 steps a day.

3. Unhealthy diet

Taking a diet rich in saturated fats, salt, and refined sugars can significantly increase the risk of heart diseases.

Things you can do: Include a lot of fruits, vegetables, nuts, whole grains in your diet. Avoid taking fried food which is rich in saturated fats.

4. High blood pressure

Hypertension or high blood pressure is one of the most common heart diseases risk factor in the western countries and adequate measures should be taken to keep it under control.

What you can do: you should keep the blood pressure under control through diet, exercise, and medications.

5. Diabetes

Diabetes itself can cause significant damage to the heart and along with other risk factors, it can have a synergistic effect.

What you can do: keep your diabetes under control by making some lifestyle changes like healthy diet, exercise, taking medicines as prescribed by your doctor and going for routine blood tests and health check-ups.

6. High cholesterol

The risk of heart disease increases as the total amount of fat or lipids in your blood increases.

What you can do: have a diet low in fat and rich in fruits and vegetables. Start exercising regularly. Get a lipid profile test done regularly to know your lipid status. Consult a doctor if the levels are too high for lipid lowering drugs.

7. Stress

People who take are prone to getting stressed easily and who cannot manage their stress effectively are at much higher risk.

What you can do: de-stress yourself by indulging in hobbies or activities which you like. Try yoga or meditation or join a club or class for the company.

It is not necessary that if you have these risk factors, you will definitely develop cardiovascular disease. But, the more risk factors you have, the greater is the likelihood that you might develop these diseases. Therefore, it is important that you adopt a healthy lifestyle and take appropriate preventive measures.

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I suddenly feel pain in my heart, it occurs in every 2 months. Please suggest me what can I do to relief from this pain?

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
I suddenly feel pain in my heart, it occurs in every 2 months. Please suggest me what can I do to relief from this pain?
The sudden pains only in your age are not suggestive of any heart problem. For heart linked problems we must also keep other factors related to heart in our mind. It can be either a nervous or muscular pain and in your case the chances are of for a nervous pain as these pains are intermittent every 2 months. Homoeopathic medicine hypericum 30 (dr reckeweg) drink 5 drops in 1 spoon fresh water 3 times daily for 2 months.
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Hello sir humko ko heart attack aya tha 2014 me meri age abhi 36 saal he mene stunt dalwaye he kya stunt safe he or mujhe dawa kya hamesa khani hogi iske alawa blokage remove karne ki bhi koi therapy ayi he kya yadi he to kripya uski jankari bataye .

Diploma in Obstetrics & Gynaecology, MBBS
General Physician, Delhi
Hello sir  humko ko heart attack aya tha 2014 me meri age abhi 36 saal he mene stunt dalwaye he kya stunt safe he or ...
At 36 if you had a heart attack followed by stent therapy , take it as a warning to make lifestyle changes , yes you have to take some medicines for life like If BP/ Sugar is high , control with help of medicines , if you are given blood thinners like Aspirin & medicines to reduce cholestrol like statins- doctors are divided on this , My own suggestion is take nature in your stride and do not take above medicines for life due to side effects on liver/ kidney/ tendency to bleed more from any site from brain to stomach. Reduce cholesterol by eating less of diet rich in bad fats like fried items, do take good fats like a katori of nuts , all variety like few soaked and peeled almonds . cashew nuts , wallnuts , pistachios , peanuts or even just peanuts. eat more seasonal fruits & vegetables both raw and cooked with very little fat. Remember no oil is Zero cholesterol as advertised on TV, use mustered oil and thick based iron karahi with cover to cook food through steam, not through frying. Use tomato puree to thicken the gravies. Walk a lot , this is the simplest exercise , Avoid smoke and pollution as low levels of oxygen in air can trigger a heart attack. Remain stress free , get Lipid profile and Echo test done at least once in a year and If you are Symptom free , Do not Remind yourself again and again that You are a Cardiac patient .
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Having acidic feeling in chest which is causing headache. Morning having acidic water coming out through mouth. Through day, feeling chest burn.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
Having acidic feeling in chest which is causing headache. Morning having acidic water coming out through mouth. Throu...
I will suggest you to take tablet pan-d before breakfast and avoid spicy food items and not to eat junk food and we also need to avoid peanuts and potatoes in our daily diet.
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My father is 60 years old. Since last few days, he was having problem in breathing, specially in nights. So he want to doctor and took medicines, Ct scan also done. Let me paste report points here. 1. B/l ling fields shows normal air attenuation with few bronchovascular markings. 2. Bilateral bronchovasculature is otherwise normal. 3. Tracheobronchial tree is normal. Trachea slightly on right side. 4. Mediastinal shadows are within normal limits. Great vessels are normally opacified. 5. Oesophagus is collapsed and normal. 6. Cardiac silhouette is normal. 7. Bilateral pleural cavities are clear and chest wall is within normal limits. 8. No evidence of any lytic lesion seen in the vertebrae. Please can you explain these. Also doc says that there is some in lungs. Is there anything serious in this. He had little fever and chest pain also. Thanks.

DNB Cardiology, MD - General Medicine, MBBS
Cardiologist, Mumbai
My father is 60 years old. Since last few days, he was having problem in breathing, specially in nights. So he want t...
Hello lybrate-user, the x ray report you have mentioned is grossly withen nomral limits and just based on the report attached, I don't forsee anything serious. Now the two most common cause of breathlessness at night is lung related, particularly asthama like or copd if he was a smoker, another is heart related, which should be ruled out if he has similar breathlessness when he is exerting like climbing stairs, lastly get his blood pressure checked ad it might be on the higher side. Do send me more details so I can help narrow down the diagnosis for you. Hoping I could help. Regards
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C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician,
Can High Cholesterol Lead To Diabetes?
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When was the last time you checked your cholesterol levels?
Are you one of the many who do not get a regular health check up unless a medical condition necessitates it?
Well, if you are, you may be putting you are jeopardising your own health. This is because some diseases do not have overt physical signs or symptoms to warn you in time. One such condition is high cholesterol.
High cholesterol implies high level of bad LDL cholesterol in your body. It does not cause any physical symptoms. So, you are less likely to identify it till you get yourself tested for it.
Having high LDL cholesterol puts at risk for developing many other ailments. It is basically a silent killer disease.
What are the complications of high LDL cholesterol?
Well, high amounts of LDL cholesterol in your arteries can result in a number of complications. This happens because the plaque deposits inside your arteries and narrows them down. It makes less amount of blood to pass through these blocked arteries which may cause:
-Strokes
-Heart attack
-High blood pressure
-Chest pain or angina
-Chronic kidney disease
Can high cholesterol cause diabetes?
Diabetes is often associated with high cholesterol condition. High LDL cholesterol does not cause diabetes. In fact it’s the diabetes or insulin resistance that hikes up bad cholesterol in your body. High levels of insulin in your blood increase triglycerides and cholesterol.
High cholesterol happens when the sugar sticks onto the low density lipoprotein and it stays in our bloodstream for longer. These sticky plaques are very hard to remove and block your arteries. This leads to even greater damage from LDL cholesterol in comparison to LDL cholesterol without diabetes.
People with diabetes are more prone to high cholesterol. This is because diabetes lowers your good cholesterol known as HDL or high density lipoprotein and increases triglycerides as well as bad LDL cholesterol levels. This gets really dangerous for your health as it hikes your risk for getting a heart attack or a stroke. So, though diabetes and high cholesterol are inter-related, high cholesterol is the effect of diabetes.
If you are diabetic or pre diabetic, make sure your blood sugar levels are under check. It will prevent the further complication of having high cholesterol levels.
How to manage high cholesterol?
-The best way to manage high cholesterol is by taking appropriate medicines and improving your lifestyle by consuming a healthy diet full of fibre and nutrients and exercising daily.
-Keeping your blood sugar levels in check will also prevent LDL cholesterol levels from rising.
-Elevate good HDL cholesterol levels. Your bad cholesterol and triglycerides will automatically come down.
Consult and follow your doctor’s advice diligently.ASK ME PRIVATELY
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My mother suffered from a major heart attack last weak. Doctor gave her rs. 5000/- injection and by night she was well. All her test came back to normal after that. 2d echo says her heart is working 50%. How much %age does a normal persons heart work? What are the chances of heart surgery? Doctor has suggested to conduct angiography after a week but within 3 weeks.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
My mother suffered from a major heart attack last weak. Doctor gave her rs. 5000/- injection and by night she was wel...
Dear lybrateuser, -the normal ejection fraction of heart is 55-65% -go as per the cardiologists advice as whether to do surgery or not will depend on the angiography result also -till then she should follow a heart healthy diet with more of fruits & vegetables including green leafy & seasonal ones, wholegrains, low fat dairy products, nuts - almonds, walnuts, pistachios, cashews, peanuts, flax seeds. -mild exercise like walking if she can.
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Good and bad cholesterol.

MBBS, PGC IN FAMILY WELFARE &HEALTH MANAGEMENT, DHA, PGD IN MEDICAL LAWS ÐICS
General Physician, Kolkata
Good and bad cholesterol.
Good and bad cholesterol.
Cholesterol within normal limits is required for normal functioning of human body.
It is transported by lipoproteins, known asldl or bad cholesterol and hdl or good cholesterol.
Ldl is so termed because it narrows vessel wall by deposition of fat whereas hdl scavenges ldl.
Normal range
Ldl-60-130mg/dl

Hdl-60-65mg,/dl
Cholesterol/hdl 4

I have high BP for which I take. Modlip Am Past few month 2 times it happened I felt breathing issue and went to casualty they did ecg and all was ok. They said it seems I get anxiety attack. How do I make myself believe all is ok, how do I calm myself as that worry anxiety results in BP going to 160/100.

DHMS (Hons.)
Homeopath, Patna
I have high BP for which I take. Modlip Am
Past few month 2 times it happened I felt breathing issue and went to casu...
Hello, You should reduce your weight, first, please. You need to follow certain natural norms to lower down your BP apart from medication. Go for a walk in the morning to regulate blood circulation to combat your BP. Go for meditation to reduce stress in order to nourish your body conditioning the heart. Tk, plenty of water ro hydrate your body. Your diet be easily digestible on time to avoid gastric disorder that triggers BP. All sorts of anti hypertensive medication be monitored. Avoid, additional salt,  junkfood,  alcohol & nicotine. Tk, care.
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I am patient of Low BP, it remains around 50-60 in lower side. Pls suggest what to do?

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine Specialist, Faridabad
Doctors often use the drug midodrine (orvaten) to raise standing blood pressure levels in people with chronic orthostatic hypotension. It works by restricting the ability of your blood vessels to expand, which raises blood pressure. Please Confirm cause for low bp you should do test echo, lipid profile,
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My total cholesterol 387 mg/dl triglycerides 1767 mg/dl which is very high, pls. Advise me how to manage .

MBBS, DNB (General Medicine), Certified in Evidence Based Diabetes Management, MNAMS, MRCP (UK)
Internal Medicine Specialist, Kolkata
My total cholesterol 387 mg/dl
triglycerides 1767 mg/dl
which is very high, pls. Advise me how to manage .
Thank you for the query firstly I would like to know whether you have any comorbidities like diabetes, hypertension or thyroid problems. I shall answer your question in points. 1. A total cholesterol of 387 mg% is very high. It should preferably be below 200 mg%, if not lesser. The ldl component should be ideally below 100 mg% (though 120 mg% is acceptable). You need to start on the statin group of drugs as soon as possible. 2. A tg level of the 1767 mg% is risky not only for the cardiovascular system but also for the pancreas. Fenofibrate drugs can help in reducing tg. 3. You need to adopt the following lifestyle measure - avoid alcohol (can lead to raised tg level), avoid refined carbohydrate and saturated fats (ghee and butter). Do not take carbonated beverages. Adopt a daily exercise regime, and target for weight reduction. 4. Some precautions you need to take. Get some basic tests done like blood sugar profile (uncontrolled diabetes can cause deranged lipid profile), liver function test, thyroid profile, usg upper abdomen (to check for fatty liver or pancreatic abnormalities) and 12 lead ecg. 5. It is important to know the family history. Such high levels of cholesterol and lipid profile can occur due to familial dyelipiedemia. Sure that next time when you check the lipid profile, remain on a strict 12 hours fasting. Regards.
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My bp last week was 140/93. For last one week I am taking enapril 2.5 mg (enam 2.5 mg)but still my bp is 135/88 average. So should I increase dosage to maintain bp at 120/80.

M.B.B.S. , PG Diploma In Clinical Cardiology
Cardiologist, Delhi
My bp last week was 140/93. For last one week I am taking enapril 2.5 mg (enam 2.5 mg)but still my bp is 135/88 avera...
Continue taking the same dose and maintain life style modification. 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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My chest pain like cutting from in till I do not wake up this is going since 2 yrs.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
My chest pain like cutting from in till I do not wake up this is going since 2 yrs.
Dear lybrateuser, -since your pain is of longstanding it could be due to acidity, anxiety or sedentary life -avoid spicy, fried & junk foods, have more of fruits & vegetables for proper digestion, have homemade food, donot skip meals -exercise regularly, walking, jogging, cycling, outdoor games for at least 30 min, do yoga, deep breathing as it will help in relieving the pain -if not much relief then take an x-ray chest & consult a doctor with report.
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