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Dr. Deepak Turakhia

Cardiologist, Mumbai

560 at clinic
Dr. Deepak Turakhia Cardiologist, Mumbai
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I am 59 years, fit, do exercise 5 days a week, morning yoga, do not smoke, occasional drinks. Since last 2-3 years, my cholesterol level is going up. What I should do?

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine Specialist, Faridabad
I am 59 years, fit, do exercise 5 days a week, morning yoga, do not smoke, occasional drinks.
Since last 2-3 years, m...
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 green veg., whole grain. Take anti cholesterol medicines .
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My hearts starts breathing fast automatically for 10 to, 15 seconds because of which my lungs stop working for 5 to 8 seconds.

MBBS
General Physician, Trivandrum
My hearts starts breathing fast automatically for 10 to, 15 seconds because of which my lungs stop working for 5 to 8...
It seems to be an attack of anxiety that you are experiencing. Tips to reduce anxiety and stress 1. Sleep well and regular. Irregular sleep can have some serious consequences. It affects both our physical health and also contributes to anxiety and stress. Anxiety as such also leads to disruptions in sleep. When feeling anxious, always try to get a full 7 to 9 hours of uninterrupted sleep and it can work wonders to improve your condition. 2. Always keep smiling. Take a quick break in between your hectic work to get some laughs with your friends. Laughter can reduce depression and anxiety and has proven benefits. 3. Tidy up your living space or workspace. Keep your things clean and clutter-free. That helps us think clear and thus reducing levels of anxiety. 4. Say thank you often. Expressing your thanks for something helps reduce anxiety. 5. Eat smart. Eating more of foods which are rich in vitamin b and omega-3 fatty acids and also healthy whole grain carbs. Vitamin b contributes to good mental health. While omega 3 fatty acids help with both depression and anxiety. Whole grain foods boost serotonin and helps us remain poised. Eating high-sugar content food and processed foods can increase levels of anxiety. 6. Learn to breathe well and relax. Short, shallow breaths arise when you are tensed. So consciously breathing deeply, plus increasing the duration and depth of breathing helps relax the body and mind to a great extent. 7. Meditate. Meditation has so many positive effects on stress, mood, and anxiety. Club meditation with positive thinking to improve your general well-being and overall health. Yoga is also very effective to take off stress from the body and mind by deep relaxation and breathing techniques. 8. Chill and be silent. Reduce the noise and clutter talk that contributes to anxiety. Find time for yourself and be alone to muse upon your own matters without anyone disturbing you. 9. Worry. Yes, we can cause ourselves to freak out, but only for a certain amount of time. When something weighs heavily on your mind, or you believe something terrible is most definitely going to occur, commit to only creating that worry for 20 minutes. Think of all the possible outcomes of the scenario, figure out some game plans, and then quit thinking about it after 20 minutes go by. Have a friend call after the allotted time has passed to avoid the temptation of going over the time limit. Or schedule some of that playtime right afterward. 10. Plan for the future but do not worry about it. Make time tables and to-do lists so that you will not be worried about finishing stuff and so that you can increase your productivity. 11. Be positive. When you feel anxious, train your mind to think and feel positive and give reinforcement to yourself that you can handle any situation. This will significantly reduce your stress and anxiety symptoms. 12. Smell relaxing stuff. Go out to your garden. Smell a fresh rose. Take a deep breathe and allow the relaxation to course through your whole body. You can also use relaxing aroma therapy and use it indoors. 13. Go out and spend time with your friends and family. Spend time with your pets social support reduces anxiety and stress to such a great extent that it is almost always bearable. So next time you get on your nerves, go out with your friends, chat with them, watch a movie, spend some time watching the waves in the beach with your partner, talk to your siblings. If you have tried all these and still have problems, please consult me for prescription medication.
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What are the reasons for high BP early in the morning on awaking from bed around 6.00am. I have BP measuring between 162/105 to 142/88 and taking two medicines daily; Erital H40 in the morning before breakfast and amlodipin 0.5 mg( Amlopress) in the evening at 9.00pm

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), Health Administration
Ayurveda,
Blood pressure is the measure of the force of blood pushing against blood vessel walls. The heart pumps blood into the arteries (blood vessels), which carry the blood throughout the body. High blood pressure, also called hypertension, is dangerous because it makes the heart work harder to pump blood to the body and contributes to hardening of the arteries, or atherosclerosis, and to the development of heart failure. Reason or cause of High Blood Pressure: The exact reason or causes of high blood pressure are not known, but several factors and conditions may play a role in its development, including: Smoking Being overweight or obese Lack of physical activity Too much salt in the diet Too much alcohol consumption (more than 1 to 2 drinks per day) Stress Older age Genetics Family history of high blood pressure Chronic kidney disease Adrenal and thyroid disorders The current medication for High B. P. Is appropriate. Please consult time to time with your cardiologist for further evaluation.
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I am cardio patient, change my avr valv 1996 continue medicine actrom 2mg.Please suggest further

MD - Medicine, MBBS
Cardiologist, Panchkula
You have to continue acitrom life long. The dose has to be adjusted according to the result of inr which must be kept between 2 and 3. If more than 3 dose must be reduced. If less than 2 dose must be increased.
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I have suffering from anemia and I suffering from weight gain and I have suffering from blood pressure low problem what can I do? I can not sleep and I am also suffering from food poisoning also what can I do?

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
Eat nutritious food and have adequate fluid intake and take physical rest and For loosemotions drink ors solution and to stop the frequency of motions take capsule roko and Avoid spicy food in your diet and eat only curd rice or khichdi and if necessary we should take prescribed antibiotics and Get your vital parameters of the body checked from a nearby doctor and revert back with findings
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Hi friend is 25 he is suffering from edema and facial abnormalities and his bp is normal and heart rate is also normal can you please suggest a solution.

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
Hi friend is 25 he is suffering from edema and facial abnormalities and his bp is normal and heart rate is also norma...
1.Get his urine tested for albumin and blood for hemoglobin. 2.He may be having anemia or kidney problem. 3.consult physician with reeport.
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My father is 72 years old. He has a healthy heart as per his recent tmt test. He can take stress up to 82%. His chest x-ray report is also fine but when ever he walks he feels an heaviness on his chest which is becoming unbearable day by day. He has constipation, diabetes, high bp, spondylitis, and also arthritis please suggest what to do.

MD Internal Medicine, MBBS
General Physician, Delhi
My father is 72 years old. He has a healthy heart as per his recent tmt test. He can take stress up to 82%. His chest...
Tmt is not a gold standard test for ruling out if there are any blockages to the coronary vessels. Ideal test would be an angiography, if he is symptomatic as described, it is advisable to have him evaluated for the heaviness in the chest on exertion.
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My heartbeat very fast when I am little bit frightened, is it a symptom of blood pressure?

BHMS
Homeopath, Pune
My heartbeat very fast when I am little bit frightened, is it a symptom of blood pressure?
No. This is not a symptom of blood pressure. Whenever we are emotionally high. Our heartbeat increases which is very normal.
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I had a sever chest pain for sometime before one and half months ,is it in anyway related to a heart attack?

Diploma in Obstetrics & Gynaecology, MBBS
General Physician, Delhi
I had a sever chest pain for sometime before one and half months ,is it in anyway related to a heart attack?
If worried, get basic tests for heart done-ecg, echo, stress test, blood for sugar and total lipids and get back here with reports.
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He fainted , took MRI scan it's normal , doctor taking cardio and neuro scan , seems low BP but not sure ,

PGD Maternal Child Health, MBBS
General Physician, Akola
He fainted , took MRI scan it's normal , doctor taking cardio and neuro scan , seems low BP but not sure ,
May be sudden cerebral ischaemia due to vertebro basilar insufficiency which may be demonstrated in a carotid angiogram. Wait for reports. Then something may be possible to comment upon.
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What should we do for a lady suffering from low & high blood pressure every alternate days?/ what is the precaution for such problems.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Navi Mumbai
What should we do for a lady suffering from low & high blood pressure every alternate days?/ what is the precaution f...
For low blood pressur take following remedies 1. Triphala kadha 4tsp before lunch nad dinner 2. Amla juice 4tsp+2tsp sugar powder+honey 2 tsp for high blood pressure she should take good sleep avoid anger avoid spicy food and in ayurveda they mention shirodhara procedure she should take it from ayurvedic doctor s.
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Dear doctor, This is my medical history. In year 2012, my creatine level increased suddenly up to 7.0. At that time urine flow also stopped. Doctors diagnosed that urine flow block is reason and BNI (Bladder Ncek incision) surgery done. With that urine flow problem solved and creatine level gradually came down to 3.0. It is maintained at this level till now. Every three months I am consulting nephrologist. As per his suggestion, I am using following medicines. Statics 10 mg one at night and nephro caps capsule one at night. Four months back I felt sudden occasional giddiness in brain, as if some thing was happening / flowing in it. I consulted physician He found my BP increased to 158 and recommended cilnidipine- 10 mg once a day at bed time, prolomet xl 25 mg - one in morning. Even with BP medicine BP controlled, giddiness didn't reduce. CAT scan and ECG were done and report found normal. I consulted neurologist. He prescribed zevert PVG tablets - 2 times a day and petril beta 20 tablets daily once before bed. As per his advice, I used Zevert for 20 days and petril for 40 days along with BP medicines. No my giddiness problem is almost solved. When I get occasional doubt, I am using zevert PVG tablets - 1 times a day and petril beta 20 tablets for 2 to 3 days. Currently medicines used by me, as per nephrologist advice are Prolomet xl 25 mg - 1 in morning Cilnidipine- 10 mg - 1 at night bed time Statics - 10 mg - 1 at night bed time Nephrocaps - 1 daily My query - I have a 11 year boy. For last, five years, I am dependent on viewing of soft porn movies and masturbation only for sexual satisfaction. Now a days, after masturbation, I am feeling as if some thing flowing in my body, feeling of lightness in my heart. I am getting a sense of fear, nervousness at that time. Is it because of any BP fluctuation at that time? Can I continue masturbation in this condition or I should stop. I need your kind advice.

BHMS
Homeopath, Sindhudurg
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This is my medical history.
In year 2012, my creatine level increased suddenly up to 7.0. At that time u...
Hello you have to reduce frequency of masturbation. I advise you to start homoepathic treatment for your complaints.
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Control Sugar, Prevent Dental Problems

BDS (GOLD MEDALIST)
Dentist, Jamshedpur
Control Sugar, Prevent Dental Problems
Keep your blood sugar level in control to prevent dental problem.
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Hello doctor my mom is having high blood sugar for last few years and high bp also. We have been to several doctors and also checking her diet. She takes a dose of insulin overnight b4 meal. And takes rice only once in a day. Yet her sugar level is more than 280 (pp) most of the time. What should we do further and if you can suggest any diet for her. Would be thankful.

MBBS, MD
General Physician, Bangalore
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my mom is having high blood sugar for last few years and high bp also. We have been to several doctors a...
susmita your mother can take rice. We have to understand that we indians luve on rice. But please mix chapati with rice. her sugars are high and needs further control. please get HbA1C URINE routine and microscopy. creatinine and reconnect
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My mother is suffering from high B.P problem for many days. It is not coming in control from many days and even a small thing increase HER B.P pls suggest something.

PG Diploma in Emergency Medicine Services (PGDEMS), Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), MD - Alternate Medicine
Ayurveda, Ghaziabad
My mother is suffering from high B.P problem for many days. It is not coming in control from many days and even a sma...
In ayurveda, Hypertension is referred to as Rakta Capa Vriddhi and it sees the vitiation of vata and pitta doshas as the main cause. Mix 1 teaspoon of onion juice with an equal amount of honey. Take once a day for 1 week. Upon noticing improvement, continue for several more days. Take sarpgandha vati twice a day. Yogendra ras. Akik bhasm works very good in case of hypertension. Avoid salty diet. Oily food. Lower your stress. Do pranayama early morning.
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I had a problem I can't breath easy, my sputum from nose comes with blood and a terrible cough. And I had a pain in my left chest, I went to hospital and treatment they checked my pulse and pressure then said everything is fine but you have a huge sputum in chest. Then they gave me some medicines tab maxim 400 mg and syrup dextrokuf. Now I feel good cough is cleared and the blood comes in my sputum are stopped. Now my problem is chest pain and I can't breathe normal. I afraid Is I still have a symptom of cancer.

MBBS, MD
Pulmonologist, Delhi
I had a problem I can't breath easy, my sputum from nose comes with blood and a terrible cough. And I had a pain in m...
Do not think of extreme conditions. Every time you fall sick it does not mean that you have cancer. You could still be having some residual infection in the chest or some times cough takes little longer to settle down. Consult your doctor again and if required a chest x ray and a blood test can be done and a corse of antibiotics should be given.
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I am 52 years old I have lots of health issues I underwent a ASD closure in 1993 I suffer from diabetic hypertension vitiam d deficiency went into menopause at the age of 46 I am on medication gemer 1 rancil 5 rozavel 5 telma 40 mg bio 3 but still I suffer from server body and get a lots of cramps in my hands will sleeping even in my sleeping I csn feel this terrible pain in my whole body can you suggest for any treatment.

MBBS, DMRD, MD - Radio Diagnosis, FIIM(Ayurved), D.SC, Post Doctoral Fellowship of Institute of Indian Medicine, Ph.D
Non-Invasive Conservative Cardiac Care Specialist, Ahmednagar
I am 52 years old I have lots of health issues I underwent a ASD closure in 1993 I suffer from diabetic hypertension ...
Dear Please stop statin medicines. Rosavel. Your pains are mostly due to side effects. Pl take Vit D injection as supplement. This will help better than oral supplementation. Low dose HRT will bring you back to good health and mood. Vm.
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