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Dr. Hedge

Cardiologist, Mumbai

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Dr. Hedge is an experienced Cardiologist in Worli, Mumbai. Doctor is currently practising at J C Diagnostic Center in Worli, Mumbai. Book an appointment online with Dr. Hedge and consult privately on Lybrate.com.

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Hello, Kindly help me. I am taking Seven Seas cord liver oil. Will it help in controlling/lowering cholesterol level. Or is there any daily tonic apart from diet that could be taken in our daily routine for the same.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
Hello, Kindly help me. I am taking Seven Seas cord liver oil. Will it help in controlling/lowering cholesterol level....
Get your blood checked for Lipid profile and follow up with reports 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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How much heart beat required in normal man according to his weight please explain it.

PGDHHM, MBBS
General Physician, Delhi
How much heart beat required in normal man according to his weight please explain it.
A normal adult resting heart beat is between 60-100 heartbeats per minute. If you r overweight and have excess fat and have sedentary lifestyle, heart beats may increase to meet your body's oxygen demands. Hope I answered your query.
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My left chest is paining from couple of days what is a solution for to overcome chest pain. Is there any serious problem when there is pain in chest.

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
My left chest is paining from couple of days what is a solution for to overcome chest pain. Is there any serious prob...
1. For your age pain chest could be due to anxiety, stress, physical and mental strain, hyper acidity, muscular problem 2. Avoid stress and strain 3. Do regular exercise, reduce your weight if over weight. 4. Control your diet. Avoid oily/spicy/fried and junk food, high calorie and cholesterol rich diet. Take small frequent meals (5-6 meals/day instead of three heavy meals. If you have hyper acidity take one tablet of pan 40 in the morning before breakfast daily for few days 5. Do yoga, meditation, deep breathing exercise like pranayama etc. It will calm your mind, control your emotion and relieve stress. 6. Have sound sleep for 7-8 hours daily. 7. Avoid smoking, alcohol, excess tea/coffee, if you are having 8. Drink plenty of water and take rest 9. Take paracetamol 500mg one tablet sos after food up to a maximum of three tablets per day at the time of chest pain 10. If you have recurrent attack of chest pain check your bp, take ecg and consult cardiologist
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I am 57 years old (male) can you please tell me what should be my blood pressure at this age.

BHMS
Homeopath, Ajmer
Ideal 120/80 acceptable below 140/90 if it is above 140/90 you need consultancy with me at private question.
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Types, Causes and Treatment For Cardiomyopathy

MD - Cardiology, PG Diploma In Clinical Cardoology
Cardiologist, Rudrapur
Types, Causes and Treatment For Cardiomyopathy

Our heart is basically a muscle. So when this muscle weakens the heart is unable to do its function i.e., to pump blood throughout our body and keep us alive.

The heart muscle gets progressively weak due to a disease called cardiomyopathy.

There are different types of cardiomyopathy caused by different causes. Untreated cardiomyopathy can lead to heart failure or early death. Treatment can’t cure the condition but can give you extra healthy years of life and prevent serious complications.

Cardiomyopathy has 4 main types, they are:

  1. Dilated Cardiomyopathy: This is the most common form and its principal cause is that your heart muscle becomes too weak to pump blood. The heart muscles stretch and become thinner in this case leading to the four chambers of the heart to expand causing a pathology called an enlarged heart.

  2. Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy: This happens due to genetics. It occurs when the walls of your heart thicken and prevent the flow of blood through this natural pump.

  3. Arrhythmogenic Right Ventricular Dysplasia: This is a rare form of cardiomyopathy. It causes sudden deaths of athletes and is caused when fat and fibrous tissues replace muscle in the right ventricle of the heart.

  4. Restrictive Cardiomyopathy: This is the least common form of the disease. The cause is the stiffening of the ventricles, the part of the blood which receives blood. When these stiffen, the heart doesn’t get enough blood to oxygenate. Scarring of the heart due to heart disease and a heart transplant operation can be a cause of this stiffening.

  5. Ischemic Cardiomyopathy: Ischemic cardiomyopathy is caused due to coronary artery disease which causes blood vessels supplying blood to the heart to become narrow. The heart doesn’t get enough oxygen and a person can die due to a heart attack.

  6. Other types of cardiomyopathy are grouped into this category and can include:

    • Left ventricular noncompaction happens when the left ventricle has trabeculations, projections of muscle inside the ventricle.

    • Peripartum cardiomyopathy, another form of the disease can occur during or after pregnancy. This is a form of dilated cardiomyopathy and can be fatal. There’s no documented cause.

    • Alcoholic cardiomyopathy is caused due to alcoholism causing an enlargement of the heart.

    • Takotsubo cardiomyopathy, or broken heart syndrome, happens when extreme stress leads to heart muscle failure. Though rare, this condition is more common in post-menopausal women.

Treatment

Doctors will decide the treatment after finding out the extent of damage due to cardiomyopathy.

Few people will not require treatment till symptoms like chest pain, dizziness, shortness of breath and edema appear.

Others whose life is affected due to symptoms are treated with lifestyle changes and medicines. The bad news is that cardiomyopathy can’t be cured but can only be managed and controlled by doing the following:

  1. Heart-healthy lifestyle changes are key. You will be advised to maintain a healthy weight, eat a modified diet, get enough sleep, manage stress, and quit smoking.

  2. Exercise is also crucial to keep the heart healthy and maintain a healthy weight through regular bouts of low-intensity exercise.

  3. Medications for high blood pressure will be prescribed to prevent water retention, keep the heart beating normally, prevent blood clots and reduce inflammation.

  4. Pacemakers and defibrillators can be implanted.

  5. Surgery like heart transplant can be done as a last resort.

In case you have a concern or query you can always consult an expert & get answers to your questions!

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Hello doctors my name is wajid and I wanna know that if someone has problem of blood pressure then what is the best thing that he/she can do for his good health and also how to get rid of this disease or problem?

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Bijapur
Hello doctors my name is wajid and I wanna know that if someone has problem of blood pressure then what is the best t...
Hello lybrate-user inorder to control high blood pressure salt free diet should be adopted. Regular exercise with good amount of sleep is needed. Practice pranayam and suryanamaskar which strengthnes heart muscles.
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10 Ways to Deal With Hereditary Heart Diseases

FSCAI (Int Card), FACC (Card), FACP (Int Medicine), MBBS
Cardiologist, Delhi
10 Ways to Deal With Hereditary Heart Diseases

While you may be worried about being affected with coronary diseases just because your forefathers suffered from it, there are various factors that are absolutely in your sole control. With a little change in lifestyle and following a well-regulated routine, you can easily keep your hereditary cardiac diseases at bay.

  1. Take a Healthy Diet Regularly: Increase the amount of green leafy vegetables and colourful fruits in your regular diet as they are rich in phytonutrients and other anti-oxidants, vitamins, fibres, minerals as well as anti-inflammatory molecules that would increase your immunity.
  2. Regulate Your Blood-Sugar Level: Studies show that blood sugar is a great contributor to cardiac diseases. So try to replace your high-carb diet with loads of fibre, protein and healthy fats to keep your blood-sugar level in control.
  3. Increase the Intake of Fibre: Try to increase the amount of fibre in your food chart by having lots of fresh fruits and vegetables, nuts and soya so that it amounts up to at least 50 grams a day. You may even include fibre supplements in your diet.
  4. Stay Away From Processed and Junk Food: We know you are crazy about fast food, but you must also include sodas, processed jams, fruit juices and soft drinks as well, which are the greatest contributors to diabetes and in turn lead to heart diseases.
  5. Increase the Intake of Omega-3 Fatty Acids: Try to include cold-water fish like sardine, salmon and herring along with flax seeds and sea weeds. This 'good' fat would keep your cholesterol level in check and lower down the amount of malicious LDL levels and transform them into harmless LDL particles.
  6. Get Rid of all Hydrogenated Food: This implies that you should abstain from having cookies, margarine, baked stuff and crackers. Don't be fooled by the label saying, "no trans-fat" and instead look for healthy coconut, olive or sesame oil.
  7. Abstain from Consuming Alcohol: Alcohol can do no good to any organ of your body. Instead, it triggers the amount of triglycerides, causes fatty liver and creates sugar imbalance in your body. By reducing alcohol consumption you can reduce inflammation, which causes various chronic diseases.
  8. Have good quality supplements: Along with having a healthy diet and workout, you must try to take in multivitamin and mineral supplements regularly to keep fit and active all around the year.
  9. Exercise Regularly: Researches report that a minimum of half an hour's exercise is required by our body regularly. After all, the heart is a muscle, and you must work out regularly to keep it healthy for a longer span.
  10. Manage your Stress Levels: Stress alone can lead to a fatal heart attack without prior signal. Take the time out to indulge in yoga, meditation, tai chi or anything that would keep your stress levels under control and help you to lead a happier, healthier life.

These 10 easy ways will help you to prevent cardiac diseases; but you must consult a responsive cardiologist at the earliest.

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I use to get chest pain. Its not always but when I will lay down or m doing some work. Most of time it use to pain at left chest. I use to get a pinch from last 2 years its happening but now its increasing day by day. before it use to pain fr seconds but now it is paining for continue 10 minutes or more then that.

PGD Maternal Child Health, MBBS
General Physician, Akola
I use to get chest pain. Its not always but when I will lay down or m doing some work. Most of time it use to pain at...
For your age and height you seem to be very slim and thin built person. May be your muscle mass is not well developed. Your intercostal muscles and costochondral junctions are sensitive to any type of stretch while working and cause such pains. Do regular exercises, and have a good balanced diet rich in proteins. After a while your pains should disappear.
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I am 55 years old, and have suffering from high blood pressure and my heartbeat is getting fast. Please consult me what to do.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Kolkata
I am 55 years old, and have suffering from high blood pressure and my heartbeat is getting fast. Please consult me wh...
Take tab lasun (Himalaya )2 tab once daily for three months. Take arjunarist 3tsf bdpc for six months.
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I took medicine of Cifran ct and Adine plus (pain killer) for 14 days (2 times in a day) and before taking these medicine my cholesterol (Triglycerides) level was 250 and after that I tested my LIPID profile again and I got result on 15/11/2017 and my cholesterol (Triglycerides) level has come now at > 800 level. (But I eat Ghee at very low level and I do not eat butter) 1) Was cholesterol increased due to eating medicine? 2) Would cholesterol be normal automatically again because I have left to take these medicines from 12/Nov/2017? 3) Is there need to consult to Doctor to take medicine to cure cholesterol?(if I do not take any medicine to cure cholesterol then would it be danger to my life or health ?)

MBBS, Craniosacral Balancing, Quantum Touch, Visceral manipulation
Pain Management Specialist, Panchkula
I took medicine of Cifran ct and Adine plus (pain killer) for 14 days (2 times in a day) and before taking these medi...
The report seems to be incorrect. If it's there, it is due to some kind of stress in any fields of life. Treatment as below- It is a fact that all the effects/above mentioned effects in your case on body are due to stress/ tension may be known to you or unknown related to family, professional, student, non achievements etc in any field of life. We know that when we are totally, really happy i.e internally and externally remain always happy there can't be any disease that is why the disease once starts not cured with medicine because the reason for the origin of stress remains there & stress goes on increasing & also changes effects in one form or the other. So there is need of mind management a type of counselling -(After a research on lacking facts why in spite of so much knowledge on mind disease & stress is theres) why tension/stress in your particular case has effects in the form of above mentioned effects and how to get rid of it. So there is a need 2 to 3 hr discussion why these occur in this form & no reoccuence in future. One session of 30 min. Online. Rest of the details about services for incurable diseases & for mind problems, SUPER MIND are also there on website / Lybrate profile/personal statement column.
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