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Dr. Bimal B Shah

Cardiologist, Mumbai

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Dr. Bimal B Shah Cardiologist, Mumbai
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Dr. Bimal B Shah is a trusted Cardiologist in Goregaon West, Mumbai. You can visit him at Bimal B Shah Clinic in Goregaon West, Mumbai. Don’t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. Bimal B Shah on Lybrate.com.

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My lipid profile is very high. Ldl 200, total cholesterol is 300, vldl is 52, hdl is 55 what can I do?

BAMS
Ayurveda, Ambala
My lipid profile is very high.
Ldl 200, total cholesterol is 300, vldl is 52, hdl is 55 what can I do?
Your total cholesterol level is high. To reduce cholesterol in body : * Avoid Butter , Ghee & cream in your diet . * Eat five leaves of Kari patta and five leaves of neem once in a day . * Avoid non veg( chicken, fish) food because it contain high fat content. * Do running and jogging daily for 15 minutes . Start with 5 minutes then increase time period slowly.Do morning and evening walk daily . * Do not drink alcohol it harmful to your liver and disturb your metabolism causes increase in cholesterol. * Add Kali mirch( black pepper ) in your breakfast . * Drink 6 to 7 glass of water daily . * Take sound sleep in night of 6 to 7 hrs .Do not take stress . *Take one tablet of GUGGALU of HIMALAYA company once a day. You can consult me privately for more medicine treatment & doubts.
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Nutritional benefits of coriander or cilantro

M.Sc -Food and Nutrition, B.Sc. - Dietitics / Nutrition
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Pune
Nutritional benefits of coriander or cilantro
NUTRITIONAL BENEFITS OF CORIANDER OR CILANTRO

Coriander is full of an unusual array of healing phytonutrients and anti-oxidants. Its leaves and seeds contain some amount of various essential oils that makes this herb useful for use in traditional medicines. It is anti-septic, analgesic, aphrodisiac, helps with digestion, fungicidal and a natural stimulant.
It is a very good source of vitamins A, C, K and traces of the B vitamins. In the minerals department, it provides high amount of calcium and potassium. Both of these would have already been helpful for relieving various ailments. Then there are iron, manganese and sodium.

HEALTH BENEFITS

Cilantro has such a wide variety of goodness in the little leaves, making it a very useful herb for relieving many ailments. Include a bunch into your juice regularly for its life-giving properties.

Antibiotic properties: An antibiotic compound, dodecenal, was isolated from cilantro and tested in the laboratory. The impressive result showed that it is twice as effective as the commonly used antibiotic drug gentamicin at killing the food-borne bacteria, salmonella.

Anti-cancer: The anti-oxidant properties from cilantro include beta carotene, vitamin C and E, ferulic, caffeic acid, kaempferol, and quercetin. This broad spectrum of anti-oxidant helps to lower the risk of oxidative stress in the cells that are carcinogenic (cancer-causing).

Anti-microbial properties: Cilantro contains volatile oils that have antimicrobial properties, making it a very useful herb that can be used for fungal, bacterial or yeast infections.

Anti-inflammatory properties: Cilantro is an excellent source of omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids. Omega 3 fatty acids is the building block for several of the body?s most widely used families of anti-inflammatory messaging molecules and many other uses.

Blood sugar: A study that was done on mice confirmed that this herb has an anti-diabetic effect and can control blood sugar. When juiced and consumed regularly, cilantro can help stimulate the secretion of insulin, thereby lowering blood sugar.

Bone Health: Cilantro is an excellent source of calcium. Calcium is a vital nutrient that is required for formation and maintenance of strong bones.

Cholesterol lowering ability: Cilantro when juiced and consumed on a regular basis can help reduce the amount of damaged fats (lipid peroxides) in the cell membranes. Studies have shown that cilantro can lower bad cholesterol level and increase the good cholesterol level.

Eyesight: The high beta-carotene and anti-oxidants in cilantro make it one of the best herbs that helps alleviate eye problems thus improving eyesight. In addition, it also help reduce the threat posed by age; associated with vision disorders such as macular degeneration, and cataract.

Heavy metal detox: Cilantro is one of the very few herbs that is used as a heavy metal detox agent, to detoxify mercury, aluminium and lead among others. Make a small bottle of neat, concentrated cilantro juice and mix with chlorella powder. Drink an ounce of the mixture every day and feel the improvement to your brain power. Store the potion in the fridge. Read more about heavy metal poisoning here.

Immune booster: The presence of anti-oxidants, rich phytonutrients, minerals and vitamins in cilantro all work syngergistically to boost the body?s overall immunity system against infection.

Insomnia: Due to the various phytonutrients and medicinal values of cilantro, it helps rebalance the internal chemicals, providing a calming effect to the nerves that enable sleep to come easier.

Kidney stones: Cilantro has a diuretic and detoxifying effect that can help lower the risk for kidney stones.
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Hello sir/mam. My question is for my mom she is 48 years old and her weight is 65 kg. Actually nowadays she is having a lot of pain in her left hand which is increasing day by day. She is high bp patient also. Please suggest me something for her.

Dip. SICOT (Belgium), MNAMS, DNB (Orthopedics), MBBS
Orthopedist, Delhi
Hi thanks for your query and welcome to lybrate. I am dr akshay from fortis hospital, new delhi. I want to know your mother' s detailed clinical history, her relevant investigations, treatment records till now. It helps me to better understand her condition and prescribe accordingly. I wanted to understand by hand you mean from shoulder to fingers or something else? what about any neck pain? numbness/weakness/paraesthesias in upper limb region. Please also mention your co-morbid conditions and drug allergy. Do not hesitate to contact me if you need any further assistance. Thanks & regards dr akshay kumar saxena consultant orthopaedics fortis hospital, new delhi
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Sir/mam I am 36 years old. last Saturday I was bruise my chest in right side. What will you suggest me.

Certified Diabetes Educator, Registered Dietitian (RD), PGDD, Bachelor of Unani Medicine and Surgery (B.U.M.S), General Physician
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Mumbai
There is evidence that certain dietary supplements and vitamins can help with certain types of pain. Fish oil is often used to reduce pain associated with swelling. Topical capsaicin, derived from chili peppers, may help with arthritis, diabetic nerve pain, and other conditions. There's evidence that glucosamine can help relieve moderate to severe pain from osteoarthritis in the knee. Do reply back for private consultation. And detailed treatment plan.
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Hi dear Dr, My age is 49 male, Hight 175 cm, weight is 86 kg, my cholesterol levels is not good could you help me for that? What should I have to do, which medicine is suitable for me? lipid profile Cholesterol serum is 266.4-H Serum HDL Cholesterol 28.6-L Triglycerides serum 593.8 - H Method: Enzymatic colorimetric method ------------- Serum LDL Cholesterol 126.3 Method: Enzymatic colorimetric method Chol / HDL Chol Ratio 9.3-MR Method: Cluculated LDL Chol/HDL Chol Ratio 4.4 M-R Protein Total Total protein serum 7.12 Method: Biuret Albumin serum 4.98 - H Method: Bromo Cresol Green Globulin 2.1 Method: calculated Albumin / Globulin Ratio 2.4 - H Globulin 2.1 Thanks

BHMS
Homeopath,
Hi dear Dr, My age is 49 male, Hight 175 cm, weight is 86 kg, my cholesterol levels is not good could you help me for...
Dear lybrate user, cholesterol is naturally produced inside the body of every living animal. Human beings are no exception to that. But when we take mutton, chicken, yellow part of a boiled egg, ghee, butter etc we intake cholesterol from external source. This extra cholesterol from external sources increase the total cholesterol content of human body. You should always keep your cholesterol level within normal limits as high cholesterol serves as a precursor to various cardiac diseases. Avoid the aforesaid food. Walk at least 1 hour in a day without any interval. Also you can take homoeopathic mother tincture fucus vesiculosus q, 30 drops, thrice daily, after meals, in a cup of water.
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I have continuous pain in heart from top and having tightness in chest. And also having severe pain at the place of heart frm back to front and top to bottom of the chest. Suddenly having lost of breathing at night time if the temperature decreases. Suggest me could I consult doctor?

C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician,
I have continuous pain in heart from top and having tightness in chest. And also having severe pain at the place of h...
YOu do not have heart problem and this is anxiety related . Calm mind and do meditation and yoga . If not going , do a checkup to make sure it is normal
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How Can I Avoid Cholesterol In My Diet?

Partners in Health
Multi Speciality, Gurgaon
How Can I Avoid Cholesterol In My Diet?

Cholesterol is either ingested in the food (about 25% ) we eat and some of it is produced by our body (remaining 75%). Cholesterol is needed by the body to produce steroid hormones and bile acids. It is an aspect that is required by the body and if in too much quantity, the same can cause havoc in the body. The best is to maintain the right balance of cholesterol in our diet. The same requires life style and dietary modifications.

The first step in creating your low cholesterol diet plan is to eliminate foods high in saturated fat and bad cholesterol.

Low cholesterol foods diet mainly includes:

High-Fiber Diet- Soluble fiber reduces bad cholesterol. Good food sources are oatmeal, fruits and vegetables.

Cooking oil- Fats makes about 30 % of your days in take. A combination of oils work the best. Foods rich in saturated fats are butter, ghee, cream, and cheese. These need to be taken in moderation or avoided. Avoid fried foods. Not more than 10% of total calories should be from Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids (PUFA) and the remaining should be from Monounsaturated Fatty Acids (MUFA). The best sources of PUFA are plant based oils , sunflower, corn, soybean, cottonseed and safflower. MUFA are found in the largest amounts in olive, canola, mustard, almond and peanut oils.

Avoid Trans fats- Read labels carefully and do not re use oil used for frying.

Go lean- Choose lean meat and fish. Fish is a good source of omega-3 fatty acids. Foods high in omega 3 help you lower down the risk of cardio-vascular disease. Tuna and salmon are a good source of omega-3 to name a few.

Eat a wide range of fruits and vegetables- This will help ensure that your body meets all the vitamins and nutrient requirement. Fruits and vegetables are relatively low in calories. Apples and pears are known for soluble fiber, which reduces bad cholesterol levels. It is best that you eat good quantities of the same.

Include low fat dairy products-Avoid ghee, cheese, cream, paneer and butter. Opt for lighter and healthier options.

Exercise well - Exercise at least 30 mins per day. Workout will help you burn extra fat resulting in lowering cholesterol levels.

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I am suffering from dry cough for the last 2 week and I have chest pain whenever I cough hard can you suggest what should be done?

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
I am suffering from dry cough for the last 2 week and I have chest pain whenever I cough hard can you suggest what sh...
1. Do warm saline gurgling 3-4 times daily 2. Take viscodyne d syrup 2tsf thrice daily 3. You may have to take antibiotic along with it and carry out investigations including x ray chest after consulting physician, if no relief4. Avoid smoking if you smoke 5. Consult me for further advice.
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My sister has 100/65 low blood pressure. What should we do or what does it mean to be such low blood pressure. Thank you.

MBBS
General Physician, Faridabad
its normal bp in girls, you can there is no medicine for low bp. increase salt intake, coffee,drink 3-4 litre of water daily. thanku you
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I am 48 years old. FOR LAST 3 YEARS I AM REGULARLY TAKING ONE TABLET DAILY AT MORNING DUE TO HIGH PRESSURE TILL NOW. NOW MY PRESSURE STAND STILL AT 80-120. MAY I STOP TAKING PRESSURE TABLET IN FUTURE.

BHMS
Homeopath, Delhi
I am 48 years old. FOR LAST 3 YEARS I AM REGULARLY TAKING ONE TABLET DAILY AT MORNING DUE TO HIGH PRESSURE TILL NOW. ...
for get rid by hypertension first do exercise regularly.the best types of exercise for lowering blood pressure include walking, jogging, cycling, swimming or dancing. Strength training also can help reduce blood pressure. 2.reduce sodium in your diet.decrease sodium in your diet, consider these tips: read food labels. If possible, choose low-sodium alternatives of the foods and beverages you normally buy. eat fewer processed foods. Only a small amount of sodium occurs naturally in foods. Most sodium is added during processing. don't add salt. Just 1 level teaspoon of salt has 2,300 mg of sodium. Use herbs or spices to add flavor to your food. Ease into it. If you don't feel you can drastically reduce the sodium in your diet suddenly, cut back gradually. Your palate will adjust over time. 3.limit the amount of alcohol you drink 4. Eat a healthy diet:-diet that is rich in whole grains, fruits, vegetables and low-fat dairy products and skimps on saturated fat and cholesterol can lower your blood pressure by up to 14 mm Hg. these tips, you can adopt a healthy diet: Keep a food diary. Writing down what you eat, even for just a week, can shed surprising light on your true eating habits. Monitor what you eat, how much, when and why. consider boosting potassium. Potassium can lessen the effects of sodium on blood pressure. The best source of potassium is food, such as fruits and vegetables, rather than supplements. Talk to your doctor about the potassium level that's best for you. Be a smart shopper. Read food labels when you shop and stick to your healthy-eating plan when you're dining out, too.
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Hi I have triglycerides level of 4981 and cholestrol level of 203. Kindly advise.

General Physician (AM)
Alternative Medicine Specialist, Chandigarh
Tg levels mentioned wrong. 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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When I go for cycling or brisk walking my heart beats faster and tightness in the test. I went hospital ECG echo tmt done in November all are normal and my lipid is hdl 47 ldl is 57 tgl is 182 and total cholesterol is 140. Can igo again tests or what?

Diploma in Cardiology
Cardiologist, Hyderabad
When I go for cycling or brisk walking my heart beats faster and tightness in the test. I went hospital ECG echo tmt ...
Hi Mr. Actually after any excercise anyone can fast heartbeat but how much your heart beating going up once you have to check check your pulse at that time. If its 180 to 200 then you have to worry.
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I understand that psyllium husk (Sat Isabgol) reduces bad cholesterol. Is this true? If true, is there any scientific backup on this.

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine Specialist, Faridabad
I understand that psyllium husk (Sat Isabgol)  reduces bad cholesterol. Is this true? If true, is there any scientifi...
Isabgol also helps to prevent heart attacks by regulating the serum cholesterol. Isabgol forms a thin layer on the intestines and prevents the absorption of cholesterol in to the arteries. Thus the cholesterol levels in the body is maintained.
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When am lay down on bed then after my all back stiff. And to much stiff even then cough that time also hurt. Otherwise walking time other time no stiffness. Only when am lay down. My age is 60 am having high blood pressure and diabetic 2.Please tell.

MBBS, CCEBDM, Diploma in Diabetology
Endocrinologist, Hubli-Dharwad
When am lay down on bed then after my all back stiff. And to much stiff even then cough that time also hurt. Otherwis...
Mr. Lybrate-user, since you have hypertension and diabetes, it is essential that both these conditions are well in control. Plus you should do regular exercise so as to keep both upper and lower back muscles well toned and relaxed. There are specific exercises for upper and lower back muscles, which should help in overcoming the stiffness in these muscles. Your weight is shown as 91 kgs, but height is not mentioned. It appears you are having excess weight, which can be a mean reason for stiffness in the back.
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How to control heart attacks and taking precautions against heart attacks and taking first aid precautions?

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Bangalore
How to control heart attacks and taking precautions against heart attacks and taking first aid precautions?
Improving your diet is an important step toward preventing heart disease, but you may feel unsure where to begin. Take a look at the big picture: your overall eating patterns are more important than obsessing over individual foods. No single food can make you magically healthy, so your goal can be to incorporate a variety of healthy foods prepared in healthy ways into your diet, and make these habits your new lifestyle. Eat More: Healthy fats: raw nuts, olive oil, fish oils, flax seeds, or avocados Eat less: Trans fats from partially hydrogenated or deep-fried foods; saturated fats from whole-fat dairy or red meat Eat more: Nutrients: colorful fruits and vegetables?fresh or frozen, prepared without butter Eat less: Packaged foods, especially those high in sodium and sugar Eat more: Fiber: cereals, breads, and pasta made from whole grains or legumes Eat less: White or egg breads, sugary cereals, refined pastas or rice Eat more: Omega 3 and protein: fish and shellfish, poultry Eat less: Red meat, bacon, sausage, fried chicken Eat more: Calcium and protein: Egg whites, skim or 1% milk, low-fat or nonfat cheeses or unsweetened yogurt Eat less: Whole or 2 percent milk, whole milk products like cheese or yogurt, or yogurt with added sugar.
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I have got a small pain in my chest should I consult a doctor or leave it as a small problem.

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
I have got a small pain in my chest should I consult a doctor or leave it as a small problem.
1.For your age pain chest could be due to anxiety, stress,Physical and mental strain, hyper acidity or muscle pull 2. Avoid stress and strain 3.Do regular exercise, Yoga, Meditation, deep breathing exercise like pranayama etc. It will calm your mind, control your emotion and relieve stress 4 Avoid Alcohol, smoking and tobacco consumption. 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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Dear respected doctors. What are the symptoms if any baby have hole in heart? Is it shows any symptoms?

M.B.S.(HOMEO), MD - Homeopathy
Homeopath, Visakhapatnam
Dear respected doctors. What are the symptoms if any baby have hole in heart? Is it shows any symptoms?
Common symptoms of adult congenital heart defects include: Shortness of breath, especially during exercise. Tiredness. Cyanosis (a blue tint to the lips, skin, or fingernails caused by a lack of oxygen) A heart murmur. Abnormal heart rhythms (arrhythmias) Swelling of the extremities.
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Hi I am using Farah Oil since 10 days but I feel heaviness in head after use and some different feeling in chest. It is due to reaction or some other reason. Kindly guide me. Although I have pblm of anxiety.

MBBS
General Physician, Jalgaon
Hi I am using Farah Oil since 10 days but I feel heaviness in head after use and some different feeling in chest. It ...
Please It's not due to oil Please do meditation regularly Go for morning and evening walk regularly Take Cap tagara by Himalaya 2 per day for 3 months
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