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Dr. B V Agte

Cardiologist, Mumbai

700 at clinic
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Dr. B V Agte is one of the best Cardiologists in Malad West, Mumbai. You can consult Dr. B V Agte at Marve Nursing Home in Malad West, Mumbai. Don’t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. B V Agte on Lybrate.com.

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I feel severe burning sensation in chest also I have go toilet but the burning sensation will not go please said how to stop.

MD - Homeopathy, BHMS
Homeopath, Vadodara
I feel severe burning sensation in chest also I have go toilet but the burning sensation will not go please said how ...
Avoid eating spicy food Do not lie down immediately after eating. Rather take a 15-20 minutes walk Do not overeat. And you may take homoeoapthic medicine by proper consultation. Till then you may take Nat Phos 6X tds.
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Sir I have pin in my heart some time and I feel very nervous what should I do please.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
Sir I have pin in my heart some time and I feel very nervous what should I do please.
For pain take tablet paracetamol 650 mg with rantac and get your vital parameters of the body checked
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MD PULMONARY, DTCD
Pulmonologist, Faridabad
Non communicable diseases (NCD) are major health challenge in South Asian,which encompass residents of India,Bangladesh,Pakistan,Sri lanka,Nepal,Bhutan and Maldives,constituting 24%0f world population.According to WHO, NCDs including type 2 diabetes mellitus,cardiovasculal disease,COPD,cancer,injuries and mental disorders are the cause of 52% mortality and are going to account 72% mortality by 2030 in South Asia.
Globly OBESITY has doubled in the last two decades.About 44%of the diabetic burden and23%of CVD burden is attributable to OBESITY and OWERWEIGHT.
Obesity isassociated with several co-morbid conditions: dyslipidemia,hypertension,hyperglycaemia,non alcoholic fatty liver disease and a conglomeration of conditions known as metabolic syndrome.
For Asians BMI cut off as between 23- 24.9kg/m2 and more than 25/kg/m2 is called overweight and obesity respectively.
Determinants of obesity are ,nutritional transition,rural to urban migration,physical inactivity,socio-economic and cultural factors and genetics.
Evidence is available for effective intervention programs with emphasis on nutrition,physical activity and lifestyle changes in childrens and also in adults for prevention of OBESITY, TYPE2 DIABETES AND DYSLIPIDAEMIA.
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I am suffering from toe and knee pain and I check uric acid level is 11 how can I reduce the uric acid and cholesterol level by naturopathy.Please tell.

BHMS
Homeopath, Ludhiana
I am suffering from toe and knee pain and I check uric acid level is 11 how can I reduce the uric acid and cholestero...
Take homoeopathic medicine:- 1. Urtica urens 30 (5 drops three times a day) 2. Chelidonium majus q (10 drops three times a day in half cup water) make a gap of 15 mins between both medicines. Take them for one month. Revert me back with feedback. For any other help consult me.
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I am 25 year old, I am patient for cushing syndrome last 2 year at aiims delhi and I operated 2010, sir month sep 2014 increase my bp and sugar and weight also so please any suggestion else.

General Physician (AM)
Alternative Medicine Specialist, Chandigarh
Symptoms include rapid weight gain, particularly of the trunk and face with sparing of the limbs (central obesity). Common signs include the growth of fat pads along the collarbone, on the back of the neck or" buffalo hump, and on the face -" moon face. Other symptoms include excess sweating, dilation of capillaries, thinning of the skin (which causes easy bruising and dryness, particularly the hands). Requires detailed questioning so as to ascertain your personality and to treat you symptomatically. Treatment is available, safe and without side effects in biochemic system of medication. Consult me in private.
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What is the heart attack about to me in full details and how many people dead by the heart attack?

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
What is the heart attack about to me in full details and how many people dead by the heart attack?
Pain in left side of chest with pain radiating to the left arm with irregular heartbeat and sweating is a typical symptom of heart attack.
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I have depression anxiety cholesterol hiatal hernia acidity. Im really getting tension about this. please suggest a treatment for me.

MBBS, DPM
Psychiatrist, Bangalore
I have depression anxiety cholesterol hiatal hernia acidity. Im really getting tension about this. please suggest a t...
Dear lybrate-user, Depression, anxiety, acidity all go together as Mixed Anxiety Depressive Disorder. It will be treated by any psychiatrist with appropriate medicines and talk therapy. I would like to know your weight, BMI and abdominal girth. Your cholesterol and hiatus hernia may be related to them. You need to reduce your weight and eat frequent small meals.
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I have problem in breathing my lungs pain when I breath and also there is pain in my heart while taking bath I am unable to breath.

MBBS, cc USG
General Physician, Gurgaon
I have problem in breathing my lungs pain when I breath and also there is pain in my heart while taking bath I am una...
You may be having chest pain due to 1.acidity. 2. severe anxiety 3. muscular problem Local application of Volini gel 1% twice a day for 2-3 day Consult Physician/me for Further Management
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I am a 53 years old female having hypothyroid and hypertension. I am under medication. Pl suggest me diet to reduce weight as I am 68 kgs. I crave for white rice. As per nutritionist I use coconut oil for cooking.

B.Sc.- Food & Nutrition, M.Sc- Food Science & Nutrition, NET (LS)
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Kolkata
I am a 53 years old female having hypothyroid and hypertension. I am under medication. Pl suggest me diet to reduce w...
Coconut oil is high in saturated fats. So not to eb used on a regular basis. Instaed an oil combination of mustard oil, sesame seed/rice bran oil is helpful in achieveing the desired fatty acid ratio. 1. Have small frequent meals at 2-3 hrs interval instead of 3-4 large meals only 2. Drink 2-3 litres water daily 3. Avoid table salt, junk, fried, processed, preserved, sugary foods & drinks, alcohol. 4. Replace simple carbs (sugar, jaggery, honey, maida, sago, cornflour, arrowroot flour, potato, biscuit, cake, white rice, white bread) with complex carbs (whole fruits, vegetables, salads, whole grains-atta, dalia, suji, oats, millets, barley, brown rice, atta bread, quinoa, whole legumes-sprouts, soyabean, pseudo cereals-rajgira, makhana, & nuts, oilseeds). 5. Avoid skipping meals 6. Have early & light dinner. 7. Sleep & wake up early. Have a sound sleep 8. Brisk walk daily for 1 hr. 9. Walk/ cycle instead of taking transport, take stairs instead of lift/ escalator. 10. Cut down on total oil consumption. 11. Avoid sleeping in afternoon 12. Take 15 mins light walk post main meals. Avoid sitting for an hr at a stretch continuously. 13. If you can not do without white rice in meals, then make it once a day & reduce the quantity. Use a combination of other cereals in same meal-ex: multigrain atta roti/ bajra roti. Include salads/stew & vegetables in large quantity in all main meals. Have low fat curd, sprouts/soyabean/nutrella, /fish/chicken/egg (not fried) in the same meal. This way you can bring down the GI of the meal. 14. Have a coconut water (w/o cream) daily. 15. Replace cooking salt with rock salt & cut salt in cooking to half. Use lemon, vinegar, herbs to enhance the flavor of your foods instead.
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Dear Sir/madam, in angiography which liquid are uses? And how many percentage are effective to our heart or body, it's harmful or not? Please know me for that subject. Thank You manish patel.

MBBS, D.P.H
General Physician, Gurgaon
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in angiography which liquid are uses? And how many percentage are effective to our heart or body, it'...
A special contrast dye like gadolinium or iodine is used in angiography etc. It is not harmful but some may be hypersensitive to dye used in required quantity decided by concern person involved with procedure.
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High Fibre Diet - How It Can Help Your Heart?

Multi Speciality
Cardiologist, Delhi
High Fibre Diet - How It Can Help Your Heart?

Most people associate fibre to be good for the digestive system. It helps to add roughage and therefore helps in avoiding constipation. When we dig deeper, the fibre seems to do good not just to the stomach but to the heart as well. Those who are prone to develop heart disease should make an attempt to include more fibre in their diet and reap the rich benefits it offers.

There are two classifications of fibres

  1. Dietary
  2. Functional 

Dietary are found in diet products and functional being added fibre through various food supplements. Soluble and insoluble fibre, based on their solubility in water. Most foods contain some amounts of both. The insoluble one has more digestive benefits, as it adds to the roughage. Both types have cardiac benefits.

Read on to know some of the cardiac benefits of fibres.

  1. Reduces cholesterol: There is good cholesterol which is essential for the body, and there is bad cholesterol causes heart disease. What fibres do is reduce the amount of bad and overall cholesterol in circulation. The fibre binds to the cholesterol and removes it from the body, which otherwise would get into circulation and lead to plaque formation and heart disease.
  2. Reduces blood pressure: Because the cholesterol does not circulate in the blood stream, the blood is not as viscous and therefore the vessels exert much less pressure to allow for free flow. A diet change to whole grains can show a marked difference in people with hypertension.
  3. Weight management: Eating fibre means more bulk and fewer calories so that a person feels full after eating smaller amounts. This is a great way to lose weight and bring preexisting heart disease under control.
  4. Stroke prevention: The circulating cholesterol usually gets sluggish and settles down along the walls of the blood vessels. This attracts more cholesterol, which eventually forms what is knowns as plaque. When this plaque attains a considerable size, it gets dislodged, circulates in the blood stream, and can reach any of the vital organs. When it reaches the heart or brain, it can lead to heart attack or stroke. By removing the cholesterol which leads to all these complications, fibre reduces the incidence of stroke and heart attacks.
  5. Management of diabetes: Blood pressure, increased weight, and heart disease all are predisposing factors and have common contributing factors as does diabetes. Controlling all these helps in prolonging the onset of diabetes and reducing its severity too.

High-fiber diet mainly reduces cholesterol which helps in multiple ways to maintain not just a healthy body but also improves the overall quality of life. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a cardiologist.

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I am having problem of acid re flux symptoms every night whenever I eat some thing I have a feeling that there is burning sensation in my chest.Any remedy and which type of doctor should I consult ?

MBBS
General Physician, Delhi
Take fresh fruits,milk products, avoid,alcohol,smoking,cola,coffee,junk foods. Take ant acid (Digen gel ) consult your family doctor for pantaprazome.

My father aged 91 is suffering from pain in the chest and body place suggest to get treatment for time being treatment.

DM - Cardiology
Cardiologist, Chennai
At this age he will be getting pain take ecg if its normal then can take either dolo650 or ultracet.
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Dear Doctor, I had written to you earlier regarding me taking Gluconorm SR for my high Blood/Sugar level. My last two recent readings are 123/177 and 128/203.My doctor had earlier recommended me taking Glucorm after breakfast. Do you think that I should increase the frequency of taking this medicine. I also want to know, when is the best time to Take Glucorm. Should it be after or before meals.

MD - Consultant Physician
General Physician, Mumbai
An increase in the dose of Gluconorm is probably required provided you have been taking care of your diet and exercise. A good way to see if your DM is under control is to do the HBA1C level. Gluconorm can be taken after food.
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Palpitations - Everything You Need to Know

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine, DM - Cardiology, Cardiac Device Specialist (CCDS - Physician )
Cardiologist, Delhi
Palpitations - Everything You Need to Know

What is Palpitation?
Palpitation is a feeling of awareness of your own heart beat. It is usually described as heart rate being either too fast (racing), too slow or a sensation of missing a beat.

Types of palpitations?

Normal (Benign)

  1. These palpitations occur as a response to physical or mental stress like exercise, fever, pain, fear, anxiety etc. 
  2. They are harmless and settle on their own once the precipitating factors disappear. They do not require any medical treatment.

Abnormal

  1. These palpitations occur due to some underlying abnormality in either the structure of heart or the beating of heart. 
  2. These can be dangerous and at times life threatening. They may or may not settle on their own and require some medical treatment.

Warning signs that suggest palpitations are abnormal?
Palpitations are abnormal, if they are associated with chest heaviness, chest pain, uneasiness, sweating, weakness, giddiness, feeling of black out, fainting, nausea, vomiting, seizures. Palpitations are more likely to be abnormal in people who have some existing heart disease and these patients should report to their doctor at the earliest.

What to do during palpitations?

  1. Stay calm. 
  2. Call for help. If u are alone avoid driving, use a taxi or auto, go to your nearest hospital/doctor and try to get an ECG during the palpitations. If you are helping someone having palpitations, if they faint, call for help, start CPR if they remain unresponsive and take them to the nearest hospital. 

Which doctor can treat palpitations?
Doctors who specialise in the treatment of palpitations are called Electrophysiologists. They specialise in heart rhythm and are capable of performing a variety of complex tests to identify and treat different types of palpitations.

Which investigations are used to diagnose palpitations?

  • ECG: Taken during palpitations and when the patient is normal is a very helpful tool. 
  • Holter: Externally applied recorder, which continuously records heart rhythm for 24 hrs. 
  • ELR: Extended loop recorder, is like holter, but it records rhythm for longer durations. 
  • ILR:  Internal loop recorder is attached within the body for recording rhythm for long duration. 
  • EPS: Electrophysiology study, is the most sure shot test to diagnose, identify and treat Palpitations.

What is EPS?
EPS stands for Electrophysiology study. By this test a trained Electrophysiologist studies the conduction and formation system of heart beat, to understand the source, cause and type of palpitation. It is a simple and safe procedure of 2 to 3 hours and can be done as a day care procedure (by admitting the patient for a few hours in hospital, with discharge on same day).

It requires fasting for 4 hrs, some standard blood investigations and is done with local anaesthesia and if required it can be combined with treatment like ablation in the same sitting.In the procedure Electrophysiologist take catheters into your heart to study and stimulate the palpitations and understand them. Once found they can use various techniques to stop the palpitations, the techniques are called Ablation.

What are the treatment options available for palpitations?
There are many options depending upon the nature of palpitations and condition of the patient: 

  1. Drug therapy 
  2. Cardioversion where either a drug or electric shock is given to stop palpitations immediately. 

Ablations using many sophisticated computer softwares 
Device Therapy like ICD (Internal cardiac defibrillator) 
Combination of all the above therapies.

Your Electrophysiologist and you as a team can make a choice about the options that will be best for you.

Related Tip: "Why Do You Get Palpitations? How to Get Immediate Relief?"

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C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician,
Important Differences Between High Blood Pressure Staging & Classing
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There are two different �typing� schemes doctors use when describing high blood pressure. The first, classification, conveys information about the underlying cause of the high blood pressure. The second, staging, refers to the severity of the high blood pressure itself.

The Staging System:

The system used to stage high blood pressure is very simple. Blood pressure has essentially two varieties; Stage I and Stage II.
The qualifications for staging high blood pressure as either Stage I or Stage II are based simply on numbers. If average measured blood pressure is above a certain numerical cutoff point, it is staged accordingly.

Stage I Hypertension:
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Stage I Hypertension refers to blood pressure with average readings that are above 140/90 but below the criteria for Stage II Hypertension. Stage I Hypertension is an early, but still important form of high blood pressure. Depending on certain lifestyle factors, doctors may choose to either begin treatment with medicine or to allow for a �grace period� during which the patient is instructed to make certain diet and activity changes in an attempt to reduce the blood pressure.

Stage II Hypertension:
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Stage II Hypertension can be diagnosed via either of two numbers. A measurement of either
systolic blood pressure >160
diastolic pressure >100
qualifies as Stage II Hypertension.

Treatment guidelines allow for much less flexibility in the initial approach to Stage II Hypertension, and those diagnosed at this stage are almost universally started on antihypertensive medicines immediately.
Stage II Hypertension also requires more frequent blood pressure checks and more careful monitoring.

I am suffering from high bp after my baby birth. She is now 3 month old. I am taking eslo 5 mg daily. Is it possible to bring my pressure normal without medicine. How long time it will take.

Ph. D - Cardiology, FACC, DM - Cardiology, FRCP, MD - Medicine
Cardiologist, Kanpur
I am suffering from high bp after my baby birth. She is now 3 month old. I am taking eslo 5 mg daily. Is it possible ...
usually pregnancy related high BP becomes normal in a few months time you can stop eslo and see. if it remains normal you can discontinue it
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I am 22, years old and I hv right sided rib pain since 1year. On long sitting or standing position tenderness occurs. Wat is d cause? I have history of gastritis.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
I am 22, years old and I hv right sided rib pain since 1year. On long sitting or standing position tenderness occurs....
It seems to be due to muscular in origin and apart from taking symptomatic treatment do ice fomentation.
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I feel tinges in the heart and below it and also sometimes I feel that my heart is beating against my chest. Please help me.

DHMS (Hons.)
Homeopath, Patna
I feel tinges in the heart and below it and also sometimes I feel that my heart is beating against my chest. Please h...
Hi, you r over wt by by 15 kg. Try to reduce your weight, this is one of the reasons of heart palpitation. It's may b due to gastric disorder, too. You should consult a cardiologist to assess d exact cause of palpitation. Take, plenty of water to eliminate toxins. Go for meditation to nourish your cells & tissues. Take, easily digestible, simple, non- irritant diet on time. Homoeo medicine: @ china 200-6 pills, thrice a day. Take, care.
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