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Dr. Harminder Singh

Cardiologist, Mumbai

500 at clinic
Dr. Harminder Singh Cardiologist, Mumbai
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Dear Doctor, As per the latest blood test report, my Triglycerides, and HDL were very high. I was advised by a medico in Unani medicine to stop eating cashews, eggs, and mutton. But, after reading your article, I am confused. Could you please advice whether I should continue eating cashews or stop it?

Diploma in Obstetrics & Gynaecology, MBBS
General Physician, Delhi
Dear Doctor, As per the latest blood test report, my Triglycerides, and HDL were very high. I was advised by a medico...
Triglycerides are total fats in blood which includes both hood fats and bad fats. Our body is like an engine which needs good fats to run properly and you are lucky to have good fats in high amounts though you have not written about reports of lipid profile that includes both bad and good fats. You can continue to eat cashews as some amount of these nuts give good fats, proteins and are antidepressants too. I can't comment on intake of animal fats before looking at total lipid profile but you can take in little amounts of steamed varieties of non veg food, not the fried ones. You can eat eggs also, one a day, boiled variety. Do eat lots of seasonal vegetables and fruits, besides giving vitamins and minerals. These work like cotton that absorb the bad fats in food pipe. Take pudding first and an apple or salad later.
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At the age of 15 he got open heart surgery becoz his unclean blood mix with clean blood. I want to know detailed information about this operate. Can he live a normal life? Will their b any problem in marital life? Please tell.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
At the age of 15 he got open heart surgery becoz his unclean blood mix with clean blood. I want to know detailed info...
Dear lybrateuser, - When the blood between the two heart chambers mixes due to a hole in between them it can lead to reduced oxygen supply to various organs - this defect if large is closed by surgery - the individual can lead a normal life , there should not be any problem in marital life if the defect is repaired properly.
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Sir, Low EF of 30%, he had angioplasty done 2 years back. What should be done? Please advise.

Diploma in Obstetrics & Gynaecology, MBBS
General Physician, Delhi
Sir, Low EF of 30%, he had angioplasty done 2 years back. What should be done? Please advise.
Please get checked by your doctor and do tell us about associated symptoms and medicines most probably a pace maker needs to be fitted and with new technology , there are pacemakers as tiny as a capsule, fitted like angioplasty operation. good luck.
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Hello doctor, I am 38 now, married with three kids from past 3 months I notice that my penis is not having a hard on its become very difficult to perform and from past six months I have a back pain, I notice some cyst in my upper back and the chest area on my biceps, totally if I notice I can find some 10 cysts all over is this the reason for my erections & I am having a very low speed in my sperm when I ejaculate not able to masturbate also how do I do it please help with some medicine or pls advice.

BHMS
Homeopath, Pune
Hello doctor, I am 38 now, married with three kids from past 3 months I notice that my penis is not having a hard on ...
Take thuja1m 1dose in morning and repeat it in every week upto 4 doses. Avena sativa q /per day 10 drops in half cup water two times. One thing always keep in your mind sexual performance much depends upon your mental status. Avoid any kind of stress and must forget your last poor performance. Medicines help in your physical conditions and it help you in great way, but your confidence also required.
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Hello doctor, I have more triglycerides. What is your advaise in order to keep them in control. Presently the reading is 199 mg/dl. My ldl& hdl are normal. Best regards,

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine Specialist, Faridabad
Hello doctor, I have more triglycerides. What is your advaise in order to keep them in control. Presently the reading...
Hello dear 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. Change life style .do meditation,yoga, Go walk daily, do any one physically activity daily i.e.play any game., Avoid fast foods,oily foods,junk foods,alcohol,smoking,fatty foods, non-veg.,avoid stress,take plenty of water in day time. And 1 glass of water before bed at night. use flax oil, omega-3 fatty meal or cap., take .green veg., whole grain. garlic,. Take anti cholesterol medicines .
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I have done lipid profile. My T. Cholesterol is 210. Tg is244, hdl is 44.3. Should I take medicine for it or walk and diet pls suggest.

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Homeopath,
I have done lipid profile. My
T. Cholesterol is 210. Tg is244, hdl is 44.3. Should I take medicine for it or walk and...
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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How can we control the cholesterol level to prevent from heart disease? What r the things should be avoided & what should we eat to control cholesterol?

CCEBDM, PG Diploma In Clinical cardiology, MBBS
General Physician, Ghaziabad
How can we control the cholesterol level to prevent from heart disease? What r the things should be avoided & what sh...
1.no alcohol 2. Reduce body wt 3. No smoking/ tobacco 4. Diet - no ghee/ butter, have mix of vegetable oils - mustard, til, ground nut, olive oil, have more green vegetables and fruits, have whole grain atta, no fried. Fast. Spicy / processed/ junk food. Less sugar, potato, rice 5. 30 mts brisk walk daily 6. Deep breathing exercise for 10 mts daily 7. Meditation daily for 10 mts. 6-8 hrs of sleep at night 8. Expose your body to sun for 15-20 mts daily after some oil massage to get vit d. 9. Take more water for medicine contact on private chat.
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I am 25 years old. I am having chest pain at left side this problem from last 6 months. Also feeling heart beat (dhak- dhak) when I hard work out I before take high protein Dr. Did ecg echo twice, blood test n chest x Ray all are normal. Still have pain even now. Could you please assist me?

MBBS
General Physician,
I am 25 years old. I am having chest pain at left side this problem from last 6 months. Also feeling heart beat (dhak...
What you are describing are called palpitations. You should undergo a complete evaluation to find the cause of chest pain. Evaluate food pipe for any acid reflux, ribs/sternum (chest skeleton) for any inflammation, hormonal assay (for pheochromocytoma), thyroid tests. However there may be no underlying disease and your symptoms may be due to anxiety during exercise. Hope this helps.
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My bood pressure is increasing what I should do to decrease my blood pressure can you give me some medicine so that I can decrease ny blood pressure.

BHMS
Homeopath,
My bood pressure is increasing what I should do to decrease my blood pressure can you give me some medicine so that I...
Dear lybrate user, take homoeopathic mother tincture rawuolfia q, 30 drops, thrice daily, after meals, in a cup of water for your problem of high blood pressure. Also avoid mutton, beef, chicken, ghee, butter etc. Kindly remember that medication to control high blood pressure will affect your sexual performance & it will diminish your sexual power.
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I am 49 years old and suffering from hypertension for the last 10 years. I am taking prolomet am 50 after breakfast and amlong 5mg at 5 in the evening. Feeling weakness fatigue. What to do. I am from amritsar.

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Alternative Medicine Specialist, Chandigarh
(Biochemic) biocombination no 28. 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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My RBC count is more and it is. 5.87. Is this any severe issue? I don't smoke and am a vegetarian as well. My haemoglobin is 16.7.please advice. I have little tiredness but no hard breathing. No chest pain and no any other problems.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
My RBC count is more and it is. 5.87. Is this any severe issue? I don't smoke and am a vegetarian as well. My haemogl...
Dear Lybrateuser, - Your hemoglobin level is OK - your tiredness could be due to lack of proper sleep, sedentary habit - also get your blood sugar & TSH, T3, T 4 tests done.
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My father at the age of 68 diagnosed with pancreatic cancer on august15. As some blood veins involved wibul not done. To remove the obstruction in deodanam bypass surgery done. 9 cycles of palliative chemo administered. Now past one month he suffering by fever. When we gave paracetamol fever raised 2 points then decreased. He taking 3 tablets daily.

M.Ch - Surgical Oncology, MS - General Surgery, MBBS
Oncologist, Delhi
My father at the age of 68 diagnosed with pancreatic cancer on august15. As some blood veins involved wibul not done....
Sorry for your father, but not much can be done in this state. See your doctor for the fever, he may be able to give supportive treatment.
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I am 61 years male. I have bypass surgery in 2010 and angioplasty in 2011. Is it possible another bypass surgery? Why my artery was blocked after bypass within a year? Please help me answering me. With thanks Arunava Hazra.

Diploma in Obstetrics & Gynaecology, MBBS
General Physician, Delhi
I am 61 years male. I have bypass surgery in 2010 and angioplasty in 2011. Is it possible another bypass surgery? Why...
Please take care of your heart by eating well, moderate exercise, no smoking or exposure to pollution, no negative stress, healthy fats only that too in limited amounts. I have seen people living guilt free for more than 15 years + without another heart surgery. You can reduce the risks of blockages by taking lemon juice plus honey, apple cider vinegar, pomegranate juice or whole fruit. Take care and do not worry about next heart attack or surgery.
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I am 37years old and my daily run is 100 k. M. By bike and now I am suffering from B. P. And back pain hence which health supplement is better for my health?

BPTh/BPT, MPTh/MPT
Physiotherapist, Noida
I am 37years old and my daily run is 100 k. M. By bike and now I am suffering from B. P. And back pain hence which he...
Apply Hot Fomentation twice daily. Avoid bending in front. Postural Correction- Sit Tall, Walk Tall. Extension Exercises x 15 times x twice daily - lying on tummy, take left arm up for 3 seconds, then bring it down, right arm up for 3 seconds, bring down. Bring right leg up, hold for 3 seconds, bring it down. Then right leg up and hold for 3 seconds and bring it down. Repeat twice a day- 10 times. Bhujang Asana – Lie flat on your stomach, keeping the palms out, bend the neck backward, take a deep breath and while holding it for 6 seconds, raise the chest up. Release breath and relax your body. Repeat the exercise 15 times twice daily. Core Strengthening Exercises- Straight Leg Raised With Toes Turned Outward, repeat 10 times, twice a day. Back Stretching- lie flat, pull one of the knee forward to chest, hold for 3 seconds, then bring the other knee forward to the chest and again hold for 3 seconds. Then pull both knees towards the chest and hold for 3 seconds. Repeat 10 times each exercise twice a day. Do the cat/cow stretch. Get on all fours, with your arms straight and your hands directly under your shoulders; your knees hip-width apart.
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I am suffering from chest pain for 2 days what should I do to get off it, is there is any serious problem, and I have acidity.

MCh HPB Surgery, Fellow, European Board of Surgery, MS - General Surgery, MBBS
Gastroenterologist, Guwahati
I am suffering from chest pain for 2 days what should I do to get off it, is there is any serious problem, and I have...
Drink plenty of water. Avoid chillies in any form. Eat small frequent meals. Please get liver function test and ultrasound whole abdomen done and upload the reports.
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C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician,
Exercise and Your Blood Pressure
Another benefit of exercise is lower blood pressure.
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Exercise is beneficial to many health conditions, and hypertension is one condition that improves with exercise. The National Institutes of Health, the Centers for Disease Control, and the American Heart Association have promoted the benefits of exercise for individuals with high blood pressure. A meta-analysis, or a large study of 54 smaller clinical trials of aerobic exercise, found that systolic blood pressure, the top number, is reduced an average of 3.84 mmHg in individuals who exercise regularly.Diastolic blood pressure across these studies was reduced an average 2.58 mmHg. A meta-analysis of the effects of resistance training showed reductions of 3.2 mmHg systolic blood pressure, and 3.5 mmHg for diastolic blood pressure.

What Type of Exercise is Best?

Although both resistance activity and aerobic activity have shown benefits, there is an apparent link between resistance training and reduced compliance of the arteries. Compliance in the arteries means that the arteries expand when there is increased blood flow. If the arteries don?t readily expand in areas of high blood flow, it can cause blood pressure to increase. It appears that performing aerobic exercises with strength training negates this effect, and the overall effect of performing both resistance and aerobic exercise is a healthy blood pressure reduction.

Find An Exercise Activity You Enjoy!

You are more likely to exercise if you find something you enjoy. For some people, time alone while walking or running can be a rare moment for reflection.

Others may enjoy bicycling or rowing. These activities can be enjoyed alone or you can enjoy sharing your exercise time with a friend or neighbor. Team sports are good physical exercise, and like other forms of activity, they usually relieve stress. Fitness classes can help you lower your blood pressure and provide a wonderful social outlet.

Take It Easy!

When you begin a new exercise program, particularly if you haven?t been active, gradually increase your activity level. Listen to your body, as unusual aches and pains associated with exercise may indicate something is going on. Most people benefit from physical activity, but if you have a chronic illness, including high blood pressure or heart disease, you may want to check with your doctor before you increase your activity dramatically.

What About A Warm Up?

Everyone should incorporate a warm-up period and a cool-down period into their exercise routine. A warm up allows you to gradually increase your heart rate from rest. Try to warm up at least ten minutes when you begin to exercise. A warm up will also help you avoid injury to your muscles. It?s also important to cool down, so your blood pressure doesn?t drop too quickly when you stop your exercise. Stretching at the beginning and end of your exercise will help you avoid sore muscles and will increase your flexibility.

What Is My Target Heart Rate?

When you are exercising, you should monitor your heart rate by measuring your pulse during exercise. Your resting heart rate means your average heart rate when you are resting, and it is usually between 60 and 100 beats per minute. You can determine your resting heart rate by checking your pulse when you get up in the morning.

Athletes may have a lower heart rate. Some blood pressure medications can keep your heart rate low. If you are taking a medication for blood pressure, ask your doctor what your maximum heart rate should be.

To check your pulse, use the tip of your first two fingers, and press lightly on the blood vessels on the inside of your wrist near your thumb. Count the number of beats in ten seconds ? you will have to look at a clock ? and multiply this number by 6 to find out how many times your heart is beating each minute.

To determine your maximum heart rate, subtract your age from 220. Your target heart rate should be somewhere between 50% and 85% of your maximum heart rate. When you are exercising moderately, your heart rate will usually be between 50 and 69% of your maximum heart rate. With high intensity exercise, your heart rate can range from 70% to 90% of your maximum heart rate.

Checking Your Workout Intensity

When you are exercising, you should try to reach a moderate intensity to achieve maximum health benefits from your workout. If you are able to carry on a conversation when you are exercising, you are probably not working hard enough. You should be able to speak in short sentences while you are exercising, but if you are having a lengthy conversation, you probably aren?t working hard enough. If you have to stop to catch your breath while you are exercising, your exercise intensity may be too high. When you are in doubt, don?t forget to check your heart rate.
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My cholesterol level are (report on 16 Apr-16 from Dr. Lal path) 1) Serum Cholesterol = 227 2) Triglycerides 166 3) HDL =58 4) LDL =136 5) VLDL =33 6) CHOL/HDL =3.91 7) LDL/HDL =2.34 I am avoiding much oil in food and taking tone milk. Now I have started morning banana shake. My height is 156 cm and weight is 55 kg, age 35. I am thin but cholesterol still increase. Kindly suggest what I have to do. Please suggest me homeopathic medicine which don’t have side effect. I already posted same thing but did not get satisfactory answer.

Diploma in Diet and Nutrition
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Hyderabad
My cholesterol level are (report on 16 Apr-16 from Dr. Lal path) 1) Serum Cholesterol = 227 2) Triglycerides 166 3) H...
Hi, You cholesterol level are just a bit above normal. You don't need to worry. You have not mentioned whether you are a Veg or a Non Veg. Anyways ... no need to take any Homeo meds. Take two spoons of flaxseeds everyday. Your health is fine. Nothing to be alarmed about.
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Dear sir I want to know how to decrease our body pressure during high blood pressure and sugar.

PGDD, RD, Bachelor of Home Science
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Mumbai
Dear sir I want to know how to decrease our body pressure during high blood pressure and sugar.
Hye, Thanks for the query. For a diabetic with hypertension it is best advised to have a diet planned as per the sugar levels, lifestyle and history. Though you can follow some guidelines - The sugar levels will fluctuate depending on what you ate or did not eat, stress levels and activity levels. You have to try and manage a balanced carb intake. Have small frequent meals. Do not fast for long hours. You have to eat 3 main and 3 mid meals. Your diet must include whole grains, seasonal fruits, vegetables, small amounts of nuts and dairy and pulses or dals or lean meats like chicken or fish and egg. Starchy vegetables need to be planned into the diet. Avoid excess salt in foods. Avoid packeted, processed foods. Avoid a very heavy meal at one time. Avoid fruit juices, aerated drinks or sugarcane juice, honey, jaggery or sugar. Avoid junk foods. Avoid foods that say fat free or sugar free. They are not as healthy as they are made out to be. Exercise and stay active. Avoid exercise if sugar levels are above 250mg/dl. Do not attempt to try out too many remedies as you could go into hypoglycaemia. Sleep well.            It's all a matter of discipline.
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On night of 7-April-2016, I had taken Combiflam tablet along with dinner as I was having sever headache. After around 1 hour, I started having severe pain and burning sensation in chest area. Also, I started feeling difficulty in breathing. I immediately rushed to emergency room at a leading hospital. They did ECG and Troponin I tests (both were normal according to duty doctor) and then gave me Pantoprazole injection. Next day, I started feeling discomfort again after taking breakfast, so I went to emergency room of another major hospital. They did ECG, Troponin I, and 2D Echo, and then they also gave me Pantoprazole injection and sent me home. After that, I consulted a GP who advised me TMT and Endoscopy. Both were normal and he prescribed me Ganaton Total capsules. Since the problem didn't completely go away, I consulted another GP who told me it is Non-ulcer Dyspepsia triggered by Ibuprofen and advised me Cintodac capsules, Anxit Tablet. I started taking these medicines as per his advice and felt great relief. However, yesterday, I consumed some fried items and also had snacks containing gram flour. I again started feeling heaviness in chest, difficulty breathing and extreme nervousness. Again I went to emergency room and after ECG and Pantoprazole, they sent me home. I had never experienced this kind of discomfort earlier in my life. Though the doctors are telling its non-ulcer dyspepsia and that's causing all symptoms, I would like to know if any additional tests and required to rule out other types of problems (my TMT and Endoscopy reports were normal earlier, showing no problems with heart or stomach ulcers etc.) I usually suffer from lot of gas problems that don't result in burping and cause headaches. But this time, its creating lot of pain in chest area. I am 41 years old, Male.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), DYA (DIPLOMA IN YOG & AYURVED), D.I.H.M (DIPLOMA IN INDUSTRIAL HEALTH MANAGEMENT)
Ayurveda, Nashik
On night of 7-April-2016, I had taken Combiflam tablet along with dinner as I was having sever headache. After around...
Start ayurvedic treatment to avoid this in future. Virechan is best therapy in ayurveda to deal with such problems from root. You also need to follow diet & maintain healthy lifestyle.
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I am a 40 yr old. I have rhd, I already take penidure 12 lac every 21 days, instead of injection if any tab is there please refer.

Critical Care Training, MD - Internal Medicine, MBBS
General Physician, Delhi
Since how long r you taking it? rhd in which form? which valvular lesion? revert back with exact reports and proper history and I will discuss accordingly. We. Prescribe oral tablet if patient is intolerant or allergic to penicillin.
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