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Dr. Chiraksha

MBBS

Cardiologist, Mumbai

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Dr. Chiraksha MBBS Cardiologist, Mumbai
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Hello and thank you for visiting my Lybrate profile! I want to let you know that here at my office my staff and I will do our best to make you comfortable. I strongly believe in ethics; a......more
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Dr. Chiraksha is a renowned Cardiologist in Borivali West, Mumbai. She studied and completed MBBS . She is currently practising at Sai Lee Hospital in Borivali West, Mumbai. Don’t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. Chiraksha on Lybrate.com.

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My Hdl level is 17, is it ok or how we can increase?

MD - Internal Medicine, MBBS
Endocrinologist,
My Hdl level is 17, is it ok or how we can increase?
Hello dear patient. High cholesterol can cause atherosclerotic heart disease or narrowed coronary arteries in the heart can cause the symptoms of angina, when theheart muscle is not provided with enough oxygen to function. Decreased blood supply to the brain may be due to narrowed small arteries in the brain or because the larger carotidarteries in the neck may become blocked. This can result in a transient ischmic attack or stroke. Peripheral artery disease describes gradual narrowing of the arteries that supply the legs. During exercise , if the legs do not get enough blood supply, they can develop pain , called claudication . Other arteries in the body may also be affected by plaque buildup causing them to narrow, including the mesenteric arteries to the intestine and the renal arteries to the kidney. Avoid fast foods,oily foods,junk foods,alcohol,smoking,fatty foods, non-veg.,avoid stress, take flax oil, omega-3 fatty meal or cap., take .green veg., whole grain.garlic,. Take anti cholesterol medicines .
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If being vegetarian helps in controlling the cholesterol. Benefits in uplifting the mood, keeps your heart good then why every gym person is suggested to take chicken and fish. Why doctors advise to a patient who is weak to start taking near soup, eggs and also to ear chicken. I am asking this question because I just read an article on encouraging people to ear only vegetarian food. No body builder, athlete, boxer, actors can survive without non vegetarian food. So much do, in West you hardly see vegetarian people. It is strange to see the quiz where they emphasized to being vegetarian.Please tell.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
If being vegetarian helps in controlling the cholesterol. Benefits in uplifting the mood, keeps your heart good then ...
Hi, being vegetarian doesn't means you are sparing yourself from nutrients! there are so many people in this earth who are purely vegetarian but still are in good shape and health both! they also do have strong immunity and stamina. Except one vitamin - vitamin b12 which is found in animal products or non-vegetarian food, each and every nutrient can be obtained from a vegan diet! the motto should be having a healthy, nutritious and a balanced diet throughout the day which contains all the nutrients in a right proportion. Remember one thing - without a vegan diet which is rich in vitamins and minerals (micro-nutrients), our digestive system wouldn't be able to absorb all the major nutrients (protein, fat and carbohydrate) from the non-vegetarian diet and it would be useless to take non-veg. Food alone. All the green vegetables, fruits and salads are rich in anti-oxidants which protects us from any infections or diseases, helps in delaying aging signs, maintains glow natural and even prevents cancer as per the study!
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I am a 30yr old male and have left chest-pain from last 6 months what should I do?

MBBS, cc USG
General Physician, Noida
I am a 30yr old male and have left chest-pain from last 6 months what should I do?
Hello, CHEST PAIN in your case may be due to 1.acidity. 2. severe anxiety 3. muscular problem A. You can take Tablet Pantocid 40 mg (if no drug allergy) one tablet before food for 3 days B. Local application of Volini gel 1% twice a day for 2-3 day 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 consult Physician for Further Management
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Since last 2-3 days I am having a constant fear of death. The thought revolves around heart attack. Though I did ecg last month which came out fine. Just sinus tachycardia. For sometime I feel fine and again the thought comes and feel anxious. The heart rate is 110 to 115. What could be reason for this. I am very scared.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Noida
Since last 2-3 days I am having a constant fear of death. The thought revolves around heart attack. Though I did ecg ...
Follow regular routines of getting all dietary measures and daily behaviours as well as exercise and yoga and morning walk every day. You need to learn meditation and practice two times daily. After regular practice of meditation your inner intelligence will be better and consciousness get awakened as well as your fears go away from anything and thus you feel better result.
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Hello Doctor, I am having an Blood Pressure problem, My BP is 140/120. I am taking daily one tablet of WIN BP-40 as directed by my doctor. I want to stop that tablet. Please advice?

General Physician (AM)
Alternative Medicine Specialist, Chandigarh
CRAETEGUS Q (Homeo) 8-10 drops in little water twice a day , KALI IOD 12X (BIOCHEMIC) 4 pills 4 times a day. For considerable period slowly your allopathic medication will stop as my medication prescribed to you cures from cellular level within.
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Hi I am a patient of hypertension since 12-15 yrs and may age is 63 male, recently due to bp I had a brain stroke 15 days back on the left side of head, please help me in providing a good diet to control my bp, even I am diabetic.

Certificate in Laparoscopic and Thoracoscopic Surgery, Fellowship in Paediatric cardiac Surgery, M. Ch. (CVTS), MS, MBBS
Cardiologist, Calicut
Hi I am a patient of hypertension since 12-15 yrs and may age is 63 male, recently due to bp I had a brain stroke 15 ...
Dear sir, I am sure you are under the care of good doctors. Please continue their advice until 6 months after the stroke. If you are not happy with their treatment, I would suggest you see a new locally available neurophysician who will examine you and get some tests done.
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C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician,
Alternative Therapies Lower BP
A group of experts has reviewed all the existing studies and concluded that indeed there are alternative treatments for lowering blood pressure, with aerobic exercise leading the pack as far as strong evidence goes.
Other alternative treatments ? namely isometric handgrip and dynamic resistance exercises and guided breathing ?? also got high grades when it came to reducing high blood pressure in some patients, according to a scientific statement from the American Heart Association published online in the journal Hypertension.
"The evidence is not as strong for transcendental meditation and acupuncture, but they may help as well," said co?senior author Sanjay Rajagopalan, MD, professor of cardiovascular medicine at Ohio State University School of Medicine in Columbus.
For the report, an expert panel headed by the University of Michigan?s Robert D. Brook, MD, reviewed 1,000 studies published from 2006 to 2011. They divided the studies into three major classes of alternative treatments: behavioral therapies, noninvasive procedures and devices, and exercise. The panel did not review dietary and herbal treatments. Based on the level of evidence, they gave each an "A," "B," or "C" recommendation ?? with "A" being the highest ?? for implementation into clinical practice.
The panel found:
Exercise?based regimens did the best overall, with dynamic aerobic exercises getting an "A" class of recommendation, with a level of evidence of I, the highest possible.
Dynamic resistance exercises got a "B" and isometric handgrip exercises got a "C" grade, with levels of evidence of IIA and IIB, respectively.
Still, 4 weeks of isometric hand grip exercises resulted in some of the most impressive improvements in several studies ?? a 10% drop in systolic and diastolic BP. However, isometric exercise should be avoided among people with severely uncontrolled hypertension (180/110 mm Hg or higher).
In Noninvasive procedures or devices, device?guided breathing got a "B" with a level of evidence of II. Device?guided slow breathing proved most effective in lowering blood pressure when performed for 15?minute sessions three to four times a week.
Acupuncture also got a "B," but its level of evidence was III, meaning no benefit.
Among behavioral techniques, transcendental meditation and biofeedback both received "B" grades, with IIBs for levels of evidence. Yoga got a C, with level of evidence of III, or no benefit, as did other meditation techniques.
The alternative approaches that work reduce systolic blood pressure by only 2 to 10 mm Hg; whereas standard doses of a blood pressure?lowering drug reduce systolic blood pressure by about 10 to 15 mm Hg.
Alternative approaches are best for patients with blood pressure levels over 120/80 mm Hg who can?t tolerate or don?t respond well to standard medications.
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Hi I am 64 years. Old. My 2d echo colour doppler study indicates mitral flow: e: 100 m/sec, a: 40 m/sec. Is it normal? or indicates any heart problem?

B.H.M.S., Senior Homeopath Consultant
Homeopath, Delhi
Please take following medicine:- Dr. Reckeweg? s r? 3 / 10 drops in little water thrice a day for one month. Revert back after one month with feedback.
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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?

PGDHHM, MBBS
General Physician, Delhi
I am suffering from dry cough for the last 2 week and I have chest pain whenever I cough hard. Can you suggest what s...
Antitussive cough syrp will be helpful for dry cough. Do lukewarm water gargles twice a day Keep Lozenges in mouth. Hope this helps u. If required, consult with details
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I noticed that my heart is pumping so fast regularly. And I see it on my chest means I see my chest to move according to heart beat but I don't have any problem like chest pain and all what is the reason behind this can you please tell me. Thanks.

DNB Cardiology, MD - Internal Medicine, MBBS
Cardiologist, Delhi
I noticed that my heart is pumping so fast regularly. And I see it on my chest means I see my chest to move according...
Dear , fast heart beats are due to abnormal electrical circuits inside heart. You needs to see an arrhythmia specialist (electrophysiologist). We can investigate you by ecg, holter monitoring, and if necessary by ep study for palpitations. Such fast heartbeats can sometimes be dangerous, so it is necessary to investigate further.
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Take control of your Cholestrol

CGO, BHMS (Silver Medalist)
Homeopath, Noida
Take control of your Cholestrol
Cholesterol is a waxy substance that's found in the fats in your blood. While your body needs cholesterol to continue building healthy cells, having high cholesterol can increase your risk of heart disease.
Cholesterol is carried through your blood, attached to proteins. This combination of proteins and cholesterol is called a lipoprotein. There are different types of Lipoprotein in your blood:
• Low-density lipoprotein (LDL). LDL, or "bad," cholesterol transports cholesterol particles throughout your body. LDL cholesterol builds up in the walls of your arteries, making them hard and narrow causing Atherosclerosis..
• Very-low-density lipoprotein (VLDL). This type of lipoprotein contains the most triglycerides, a type of fat, attached to the proteins in your blood. VLDL cholesterol makes LDL cholesterol larger in size, causing your blood vessels to narrow
• High-density lipoprotein (HDL). HDL, or "good," cholesterol picks up excess cholesterol and takes it back to your liver from where it is excreted.
How to know if you are at risk of High Cholestrol:
• Obesity. Having a body mass index (BMI) of 30 or greater puts you at risk of high cholesterol.
• Large waist circumference. Your risk increases if you are a man with a waist circumference of at least 40 inches (102 centimeters) or a woman with a waist circumference of at least 35 inches (89 centimeters).
• Poor diet. Foods that are high in cholesterol, such as red meat, egg yolk, full-fat dairy products, trans fats, found in some commercially baked cookies, will increase your total cholesterol.
• Lack of exercise. Exercise helps boost your body's HDL "good" cholesterol while lowering your LDL "bad" cholesterol. Not getting enough exercise puts you at risk of high cholesterol.
• Diabetes. High blood sugar contributes to higher LDL cholesterol and lower HDL cholesterol. High blood sugar also damages the lining of your arteries.
• Smoking: Smoking damages the walls of your arteries and also decreases your good cholesterol.
Prevention:
1) Diet: Top foods to lower your cholesterol and protect your heart are:
a) Oats: Oats contain soluble fibre which decreases your LDL (Bad cholesterol)
b) Fatty Fish: Fish has no effect on LDL but eating fatty fish can be heart healthy because of its high levels of omega-3 fatty acids, which can reduce your blood pressure and risk of developing blood clots ,thus preventing Heart attacks.
c) Flaxseed
d) Walnuts, almonds and other tree nuts can improve blood cholesterol. Rich in mono- and polyunsaturated fatty acids, walnuts also help keep blood vessels healthy.
e) Cook in Monounsaturated fat — found in olive, peanut and canola oils .
f) Eat whole grain breads and whole fruits to add fibre to your diet.
2) Exercise: Brisk walk for 30-60 minutes daily.
3) Reduce your weight.
4) Limit your alcohol intake.
5) Quit smoking.
6) Follow a Mediterranean diet which is Heart healthy.

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My moms age is 45 and she is having diabetes she is also suffering from cholesterol and also problem of blood pressure what should she do to control all this things?

MBBS
General Physician, Jaipur
My moms age is 45 and she is having diabetes she is also suffering from cholesterol and also problem of blood pressur...
Indian Diet Plan For Diabetes Food ItemAmountProtein (g)Calories (kcal) EARLY MORNING Fenugreek seeds with 1 cup of water––– Tea (without sugar)1 cup435 Marie Biscuits2156 Breakfast Stuffed methi/palak /lauki paratha2 small7200 Curd50 gm (1 cup)330 OR Egg white / Paneer Bhurji1 medium bowl6130 Plain roti (no oil)2 small3150 OR Vegetable poha/upama/oats/daliya1 soup bowl4.5230 MID MORNING Apple /guava/orange1–40 LUNCH Salad (10 mins before lunch)1 Medium bowl130 Capsicum + gobhi veg1 medium bowl185 Dal1 soup bowl6130 Phulka (no ghee)26175 EVENING Milk / green tea / herbal tea / lemon water1 cup235 Roasted chana + Muri1 cup585 DINNER Salad (10 mins before dinner)Phulka (no ghee24.5150 Lauki veg1 cup285 Curd1 cup330 LATE NIGHT Skim Milk (no sugar)1 glass4120 Total–49.51286 How is an Ideal Indian Diet Plan for Diabetes made? An Ideal 1200 Calorie Indian Diet Plan For Diabetes can be designed keeping in mind the person’s individual requirements and other medical conditions. Every person has different caloric requirement. The calorie requirement is based on various factors like age, sex, medical conditions, activity levels, metabolism etc. To lose weight in a healthy manner, calculate your BMR (Basal Metabolic Rate). This will help you understand the minimum calories your body requires in order to function properly. This sample 1200 Calorie Indian Diet Plan For Diabetes, will provide you with an idea of what an ideal 1200 Calorie Indian Diet Plan For Diabetes looks like. Although you must understand that this is just a generalized 1200 calorie Indian diet plan for diabetes, it may or may not suit your goal as there are chances your body requirements will be different. So do consult your dietician in person to know if you can use this 1200 Calorie Indian Diet Plan For Diabetes.
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I am a male aged about 44 years suffering from hypertension for last ten years please advice accordingly.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
I am a male aged about 44 years suffering from hypertension for last ten years please advice accordingly.
Hello, Few lifestyle changes can help you in controlling the high blood pressure, even if you're taking blood pressure medication. Eat healthy foods. Consume more fruits, vegetables, whole grains, poultry, fish and low-fat dairy foods. Eat less saturated fat and trans fat. Decrease the salt in your diet. So, avoid eating processed foods, such as canned soups or frozen dinners which contains extra salt in it. Keeping a healthy weight, or losing weight if you're overweight or obese, can help you control your high blood pressure and lower your risk of related health problems. Increase physical activity which can help lowering your blood pressure, manage stress, reduce your risk of several health problems. Get indulged in regular exercising (if your doctor allows you). Limit alcohol. Even if you're healthy, alcohol can raise your blood pressure. If you choose to drink alcohol, do so in moderation. Don't smoke. Tobacco injures blood vessel walls and speeds up the process of hardening of the arteries. Reduce stress as much as possible. Practice healthy coping techniques, such as muscle relaxation, deep breathing or meditation. Getting regular physical activity and plenty of sleep can help, too. Monitor your blood pressure at home. Medication: Take homoeopathic medicine - Schwabe’s Essentia Aurea/ thrice daily which is a cardio-tonic which helps in maintaining blood pressure, improves muscle tone of the heart and narrowing of blood vessels.
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I have chest pain since last one week what should I do to get relief soon. Please answer my query soon.

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
I have chest pain since last one week what should I do to  get relief soon.  Please answer my query soon.
It could be due to stress, anxiety and physical strain. Take paracetamol, plenty of water and restm if no relief consult doctor
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My cousin have severe chest pain and when he consulted a doctor he diagnosed and asked to take a echo cardio gram. And when the echo cardio gram results says that there was a left ventricle diastolic dysfunction. Actually what it means. Can yo explain this.

MBBS, MBA (Healthcare)
General Physician, Delhi
My cousin have severe chest pain and when he consulted a doctor he diagnosed and asked to take a echo cardio gram. An...
it indicates that filling of blood in left ventricle is less. and ejrction fraction ie pumping is low.
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Hello sir I got a habit of smoking now my body has been changed and I have pain my chest so what should I do to stop smoking?

BHMS
Homeopath,
Hello sir I got a habit of smoking now my body has been changed and I have pain my chest so what should I do to stop ...
Dear Lalit.....You should stop smoking immediately. You are just 18 years old....Quitting smoking only may not be sufficient for you.....Take 1 single bulb garlic every morning for at least 1 month....It will help to minimise the bad effects of smoking
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My uncle is suffering from stroke due to high blood pressure. His left side hand and leg has been paralyzed. He's undergoing treatment now in a Govt. Hospital at Imphal. What other things can we do beside the treatments/medication given by Doctors. I also want to know about the dietary restrictions etc.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Bundi
My uncle is suffering from stroke due to high blood pressure. His left side hand and leg has been paralyzed. He's und...
Low cholesterol, low salt, light diet, lukewarm water drinking and I would suggest to take few herbal medicine and procedures parallel to your current treatment. Med of herbal nature won't interact with allopathy, no side effects. For example steaming of paralyzed part with water boiled with some herbs. Similarly light massage by herbal 'Vaatnashak' oils, seasame oil use for light massage and oral use etc. Pl send details of current regime and reports etc. There will definitely be faster improvement.
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A am suffering dry cough for the last 2 weeks and I have chest pain whenever I cough hard can you suggest what should be done?

MBBS
General Physician, Greater Noida
A am suffering dry cough for the last 2 weeks and I have chest pain whenever I cough hard can you suggest what should...
Hi lybrate-user. It is important to find out underlying cause. Causes of cough are many like. Cold, pneumonia, bronchitis, sinusitis. Whooping cough. Post nasal drip. Allergy. Asthma copd smoking. Laryngitis. Bronchiectasis. Aspirations. Medication like ace inhibitors for bp. Interstitial lung disease. Heart failure. Rarely lung cancer. Cough may be aggravated by breathing cold dry air, air pollution, inhalation of dust and smoke, excessive use of voice. To findout underlying cause sputum culture, ekg, lung function test, xray of chest and sinuses are done. Dry cough may be relieved by 1. Demulcents that treat dry cough by coating and soothing pharynx and relieve irritation that triggers dry cough. Cough syrup containing sucrose and glycerol. 2. Honey with warm water and lemon. 3. Steam inhalation. 4. Gargling with warm salty water. 5. Cough suppressant containing dextromethorpan or codeine or dihydrocodeine. 6. Sucking lozenges. For chest pain you can take pcm and warm compression at pain site.
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