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Dr. Handa S R

MBBS, MD - Medicine, Fellowship in Cardiology (FIC)

Cardiologist, Mumbai

37 Years Experience  ·  1100 at clinic
Dr. Handa S R MBBS, MD - Medicine, Fellowship in Cardiology (FIC) Cardiologist, Mumbai
37 Years Experience  ·  1100 at clinic
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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
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; as a health provider being ethical is not just a remembered value, but a strongly observed one.
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Dr. Handa S R is a trusted Cardiologist in Mumbai, Mumbai. She has over 37 years of experience as a Cardiologist. She has completed MBBS, MD - Medicine, Fellowship in Cardiology (FIC) . She is currently practising at Jaslok Hospital & Research Centre in Mumbai, Mumbai. Save your time and book an appointment online with Dr. Handa S R on Lybrate.com.

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MBBS - Government Medical College Aurangabad - 1980
MD - Medicine - Government Medical College Aurangabad - 1984
Fellowship in Cardiology (FIC) - Bombay hospital - 1987

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I am a 24 year old female. I have hypertension problems. I feel anxious, sad all the time. I am not able to sleep properly.

PhD, Human Energy Fields, Diploma in PIP, EFI, Aura scanning for Health evaluation; Energy field assessment, Fellowship Cardiac Rehabilitation, Cardiac Rehabilitation, MD (Ayur - Mind Body Med), Mind Body Medicine
Non-Invasive Conservative Cardiac Care Specialist, Pune
I am a 24 year old female. I have hypertension problems. I feel anxious, sad all the time. I am not able to sleep pro...
You are very young with your whole life ahead. Make friends, go visit social gatherings, start a good hobby that will help you meet new people and mix with others who have same interests like yourself. Doing some exercise, even walking, will help in removing the body toxins that cause fatigue and depression. If you are able to, join some sport of your choice. Try to make it group activity. In ayurved, un-necessary Vaata cases depression and also disturbs BP. Please try this. Take castor oil (abut 35 to 50 ml). It will flush your stomach and reduce the Vaata burden in the whole body. Take care that you do not get dehydrated when you have to run to the bathroom at least 3 to 6 times. It may seem difficult, but this really helps. When the Vaata disturbance reduces, you will feel fresh, in mind and body. Stay positive. Nature is beautiful. Keep finding reasons to see the wonderful things around you. Feel thankful for all the good moments in life.
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I have cold! Pain in chest! Running eyes & noes! Feeling lack of energy in my body! What should I do?

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
I have cold! Pain in chest! Running eyes & noes! Feeling lack of energy in my body! What should I do?
For cold take tablet cetrizine at night and For pain take tablet paracetamol 650 mg and Eat nutritious food and have adequate fluid intake and take physical rest
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Hi I have chest pain from last 3 months. I have done ecg and its normal but my pain is still the same what should I do know.

MBBS, cc USG
General Physician, Gurgaon
Hi I have chest pain from last 3 months. I have done ecg and its normal but my pain is still the same what should I d...
Your brother 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 me privately with ECG reports
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My wife age is 33 years and weight is 42 kg. She have a low blood pressure problem one week before her periods. She feel weakness.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Mandi
Ashwagandha capsules 2 be for 1 month Dashmoolaarisht 4tsf + equal water /twice a day after 1 hr of meal For one month Punarnava mandur 2 tab daily Beet root use daily Fruits n plenty of fluids For any more details n follow up U can contact me on my person chat.
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My name is chakri. I have a one problem that is bp means blood pressure how to redusude it and what is the restrictions.

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Homeopath, Faridabad
My name is chakri. I have a one problem that is bp means blood pressure how to redusude it and what is the restrictions.
Hello, Few lifestyle changes can help you in controlling and preventing 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 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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Hello doctors, its 34th week pregnancy of my wife, urine albumin has been occurs in analysis, and b.p. 150/100, what are the best precautions have to b followed to lowering b.p. And how to reduce urine albumin.

MBBS, MD - Obstetrtics & Gynaecology, FMAS, DMAS
Gynaecologist, Noida
Hello doctors, its 34th week pregnancy of my wife, urine albumin has been occurs in analysis, and b.p. 150/100, what ...
Hello, she has to be on antihypertensives and strict blood pressure monitoring and foetal growth parameters should be checked two weekly to prevent IUGR.
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I am suffering from dry cough for the last two weeks and I have chest pain whenever I cough hard. Can you suggest what should be done?

PG Diploma in Emergency Medicine Services (PGDEMS), Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), MD - Alternate Medicine
Ayurveda, Ghaziabad
I am suffering from dry cough for the last two weeks and I have chest pain whenever I cough hard. Can you suggest wha...
Take pranacharya kasantak syrup 2-2 tsf in hot water twice a day...Take sitopaladi..praval and tankan bhasm churna with honey 3-4 times a day...take ginger black pepper and basil leaves tea.. ..gargle with hot water(salted) avoid milk...cold drinks....take hot water steam.......
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Hello my age 25 male and height 5.4 weight 66kg last year. I was diagnosed with high bp arround 160/90. Dr. Gives me amcard at. I am taking it half tab daily and my bp goes to normal 118/70. But I am feeling now tired. Racing and pounding heart beat. Restless some time. So what to do. Should I stop one of drug amlodipine or atenolol.

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General Physician, Jaipur
What is your blood sugar levels. Have your doctor searched for a cause of high bp at this young age. You may be suffering from pheochromocytoma and getting racing and pounding heart beat. Consult me privately.
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How To Live After A Heart Attack

DM Cardiology
Cardiologist, Delhi
How To Live After A Heart Attack

A heart attack makes you rethink and get a double take on life. Once you survive it, you tend to realize how close your brush with death has been and how important your lifestyle choices can be. Most people go on to live a productive life after a heart attack provided they can adhere to making healthy choices. Here's what you can do if you have experienced your first attack and want to change for the better:

  1. Start at the hospital: A person usually stays in the hospital for 3 days after an attack to monitor their condition. This duration increases if you have complications that involve procedures like a bypass surgery. Your first significant change will come in the form of your medication routine. Your existing dosage may be adjusted and you'll possibly be prescribed newer medicines that will treat and control your symptoms. You'll not only need to know the names of all your medicines, but when you have to take them. It's best you know exactly why you are taking each one of them, if there are other more economic alternatives since this may last a lifetime and what side effects they may have.
  2. Maintaining your mental health: Once bitten, twice shy applies for heart attack victims too. Not only do they live in a constant worry about another attack, every small symptom like a harmless muscle pull can trigger the fear factor. You also get into the "heart patient" dependent mode based on how much help you need to recover. Check for support groups and other heart attack survivors in your locality to see how they are coping. Read more about your recovery and try to keep a positive frame of mind.
  3. Go to a cardiac rehab: Many hospitals have a rehabilitation program that you can participate in as an outpatient or you can go to a clinic that specializes in it. Such programs help speed up your recovery. It is run by people who will hand hold you in bringing positive changes in your life to protect and strengthen your heart. You'll learn activities that positively improve heart functions and reduce your chances of developing complications or dying from heart disease. You'll also get benefit from exercises that'll be taught by a certified exercise specialist.
  4. Make a change in your lifestyle: Quit smoking that is an obvious one. You'll now have to lead a more active lifestyle with daily exercise. You'll also need to actively manage your diabetes and obesity. None of these changes can happen in a day. In fact, behavioral scientists suggest that you need to practice a new activity continuously for twenty one days for it to become a habit.
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My father us around 67 and he has slight bp. But now its in control as he use bp tablet. But for the past few weeks he is facing breathing problem and he is unable to sleep at night. I know he is more worried about family. He always thinks about family. Please suggest me what shall I do. Which method will make him relief from that problem. Can you suggest any medicen please

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Psychiatrist, Salem
Hello sir, the complaint mentioned by you is age and familial related one. But still you need to see a respiratory physicain. If he gives clearence and still the problem persists then consult psychiatrist.
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I am, suffering from dry cough for the last 2 weeks and I have chest pain whenever I cough hard. Can you suggest what should be done?

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Homeopath, Hyderabad
I am, suffering from dry cough for the last 2 weeks and I have chest pain whenever I cough hard. Can you suggest what...
Dry cough- Avoid fried and oily foods. This can be treated by homoeopathy without adverse effects. Take Bryonia 200 –once in the morning and once in the evening.
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Foods That Help You Maintain Healthy Heart

M.Sc. in Dietetics and Food Service Management , Post Graduate Diploma In Computer Application, P.G.Diploma in Clinical Nutrition & Dietetics , B.Sc.Clinical Nutrition & Dietetics
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Mumbai
Foods That Help You Maintain Healthy Heart

Here is a list of foods that keeps your heart healthy:

Salmon: omega-3 fatty acids are very important for your heart to function optimally. Fishes such as salmon and sardines are rich in omega-3 fatty acids which lower the risk of heart diseases such as arrhythmia (irregular heartbeat) and atherosclerosis (accumulation of plaque in the arterial walls).

Oats: like oats and milk for breakfast? congratulations! you are in luck; oatmeal has soluble fibers which help in lowering bad cholesterol levels. Just make sure that there is no added sugar in your oatmeal, as it will defeat the entire purpose.

Blueberries: blueberries are rich in antioxidants that reduce the risks of heart attack and also decrease your blood pressure. So go ahead! toss some blueberries in your oatmeal to get your daily dose of antioxidants which are such pre-requisites for supreme health.

Dark chocolate: this will probably bring a smile to your lips. Dark chocolates contain polyphenols, a type of flavonoid, which is very good for your heart. Dark chocolate is known to reduce the risks of strokes and heart attacks. Watch the portion size as no matter what its benefits are, dark chocolates are still rich in calories.

Citrus fruits: citrus fruits such as lemons and indian gooseberry are rich in compounds that lower cholesterol levels in the body. Tip start your day with a lemon juice and warm water. This betters your metabolism and also keeps your heart in fine shape.

Soy: lo behold vegetarians! (and non-vegetarians as well). Soy is a protein rich food that is so good for your heart. It also contains heart-healthy fats and fibers that help bring down and normalize cholesterol levels.

Tomatoes: tomatoes are rich in an antioxidant called lycopene, which is very effective in getting rid of bad cholesterol. It thus helps in keeping your arteries healthy and reduces the risks of heart attacks.

Nuts: nuts such as almonds and walnuts are rich in vitamin e which helps in lowering bad cholesterol in the body. Avoid nuts that come with added salt.

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For the last one year my HBA1c levels were high from 8.0 to 9.4. Last 3 months I am on severe diet and would like to check the readings shortly. My glucose reading were between fasting 130 - 230 and PP 188 - 330 in this period. What is the best lifestyle method to decrease HBA1c levels. I work in night shifts, could it be because of this !

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
For the last one year my HBA1c levels were high from 8.0 to 9.4. Last 3 months I am on severe diet and would like to ...
In a known case of diabetic we need to control sugar levels with medication, aerobic exercise and following a diabetic diet and few tips on diet say no to maida items like toast, khaari, naan, white bread. Can drink tea but without sugar say no to buffalo milk and can drink cows milk can eat brown bread can eat sprout's can eat green vegetables, can eat chappati, bajra ka rotla can eat one katori of rice twice a day with dal to avoid farsan food items can eat fruits say no to coconut water.
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I am 70 years and on medication for Diabetic, Hypertension and prostate enlargement. I am having disturbed sleep due to cramps below the knee during every night 3 to 4 times for the past about one and half years. Is it due to what reason? Does calcium deficiency is also a reason?

MD - Consultant Physician, Doctor of Medicine, MD
General Physician, Ahmedabad
I am 70 years and on medication for Diabetic, Hypertension and prostate enlargement. I am having disturbed sleep due ...
take vital d and calcium.daily at breakfast. take pregader m one daily at night apply relaxyl ointment locally before bead. control of diabetes most important.
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I am suffering for fever from the past 3 day and I have chest pain due to cough, so how can I get well soon?

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
I am suffering for fever from the past 3 day and I have chest pain due to cough, so how can I get well soon?
Hello, first of all you should take rest for 1-2 days so that your body can fight with underlying infection with its full immunity and start the below medication:- take gelesemium 200, twice daily. Take eupatrium perf 200, 5 drops thrice daily. Take antifebrinum 3x, 2 tabs, thrice daily. Take alfavena malt, 1 tsf, thrice daily. Drink lots of water and take light homemade food like dalia and khichdi, avoid oily, spicy, fried, junk and cold drinks. In case of high uncontrollable fever, don't panic you should do cold sponging to lower down the temperature. If fever does not goes then go for a set of blood tests. Revert me with feedback. Take care of your health. Good day.
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I am 20 year old male. From few days I am suffering a kind of intense chest pain. My heart aches badly. What can be the cause. What is to be recommended. P.S I am a moderate smoker. I puff few times a day.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
I am 20 year old male. From few days I am suffering a kind of intense chest pain. My heart aches badly.
What can be t...
Dear Lybrateuser, - You have to stop smoking - get your BP, blood CBC, cholesterol, sugar, ECG checked - avoid fried, spicy, junk food, do not have tea/ coffee more than 1-2 cups a day, avoid alcohol, aerated beverages - do regular exercise like walking, jogging for 20-30 min, also do yoga, deep breathing for 5-10 min daily, it will help reduce your chest pain.
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I am 22 years old it's about a month suffering a pain in center of my chest what should it be?

BAMS
Ayurveda, Bangalore
I am 22 years old it's about a month suffering a pain in center of my chest what should it be?
HI, It may be due to acidity. Take cap. Stomotone 1-1-1 after food for 2-3 weeks and Himcocid syrup 2tsf 3 times daily before food to control burning sensation in the stomach and chest Take. Madiphala Rasayana 2tsf 3 times a day to stop vomitting. Avoid hot and spicy food. Eat small quantities frequently. Drink plenty of water. Never miss your breakfast. Avoid excess intake of coffee and tea. Follow these regime for 2-3 weeks. If you don't find relief, then consult a physician and get examined.
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My uncle just suffered from cardiac surgery. Now doctor saying to installed Pacemaker machine I do not know much about it. Any one help regarding cost and how does it work.

PDDM, MHA, MBBS
General Physician, Nashik
My uncle just suffered from cardiac surgery.
Now doctor saying to installed Pacemaker machine I do not know much abou...
Pacemakers are used in patients whose cardiac rhythm is abnormal" this device costs anything between rs 45, 000 and rs 1.5 lakh.
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