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Dr. Hitesh Shah

Cardiologist, Mumbai

Dr. Hitesh Shah Cardiologist, Mumbai
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Dr. Hitesh Shah is one of the best Cardiologists in Parel, Mumbai. He is currently practising at Maru Hospital in Parel, Mumbai. Book an appointment online with Dr. Hitesh Shah and consult privately on Lybrate.com.

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I am suffering from chest pain from last 2 week and I am phasing problem in respiration So please suggest me proper medicine.

MBBS
General Physician, Chandigarh
I am suffering from chest pain from last 2 week and I am phasing problem in respiration So please suggest me proper m...
Take steam inhalation regularly twice a day and consult a chest specialist to rule out any pathology.
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My son is 3.7 years old and having large vsd. And doctor said he is not opera-table so tell me what I have to do?

MD - Paediatrics
Pediatrician, Ranchi
Hello large vsd can lead to pulmonary hypertension. In case of even large vsd with pulmonary hypertension I recommend to go for surgery till 9 months to 1 year of age. Till this age the pulmonary hypertension is usually reversible and improves over a period of time. After that one should go for o2 study or cath study before labelling the vsd as inoperable. I have seen many a case in which surgeons have refused to operate even when operability is there. I shall be better able to help you out if you send me the echo report or cath study if done. Regards.
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C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician,
Low Vitamin D Linked to Heart Risk
Low blood levels of vitamin D are associated with an increased risk of cardiovascular problems such as heart attack and stroke.
The 5-year research with participants in the Framingham Heart Study was published in the journal Circulation. The study, which included 1,739 people, average age 59 years, found that those with the lowest levels of vitamin D had a 62 percent greater risk of a cardiovascular event than those with the next highest levels.
An hour or so of sunlight on the skin each week allows the skin to produce blood levels of about 30 nanograms of vitamin D per liter of blood, more than enough to prevent a deficiency such as rickets.
Food sources of vitamin D include fortified milk and oily fishes such as salmon.
Recommendations from the Institute of Medicine in the United States call for a daily intake of vitamin D ranging from 200 International Units (IU) for young people, to 400 IU for the middle-aged, to 600 IU for older people. But getting that amount from food and sunlight may not be easy. A glass of fortified milk contains only about 100 IU of vitamin D. The suggested recommendation is 1,000 - 2,000 IU.
The cardiovascular risk associated with low vitamin D levels was especially greater for people who also had high blood pressure. Their incidence of cardiovascular events was double that of people with higher blood levels of vitamin D.
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Mujhe saans ki problm hai khaskar upstairs jane ke baad ya after walking. Aisa lagta jaise nose me kuch fassa hua balgam type and raat ko kharrate bhi kafi leti hun. Dakaar bhi kabhi nhi aata. Migraine ki kafi problm rehti. Week me 3 times attack aata migraine ka. Kabhi kabhi chest me bhi jalan rehti and fingers and arms me shivering and sleeping time ya bed pe lete time legs apne aap move krti ya baar bar move krni padti. Shivering bhi hoti. please help me.

MBBS
General Physician, Jalgaon
Mujhe saans ki problm hai khaskar upstairs jane ke baad ya after walking. Aisa lagta jaise nose me kuch fassa hua bal...
Please Avoid lethargic life style Wake up early go for morning walk in greenery daily with relaxed mind Do pranayam and yoga daily Take salads and fruits more Avoid oily spicy and fast food, non veg food, processed food Put SHADBINDU OIL drops in both nostrils regularly Take Sy Kankasav 15 ml twice a day for 7 days Somasav 15 ml twice a day for 7 days Reconsult after 7 days for further advice.
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My mother: she is actually 50years and suffering from heart running and got high blood pressure doctor has advised her to take telma it has controlled her but how far she has to take this medicine is there no solution to become properly good health.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
My mother: she is actually 50years and suffering from heart running and got high blood pressure doctor has advised he...
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.
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My heart is beating little fast I feel. I strained myself Sunday evening playing a sport after long time and some time feel burning in my heart. What do I do?

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
My heart is beating little fast I feel. I strained myself Sunday evening playing a sport after long time and some tim...
Hello, take Belladonna 200 c , 3 drops thrice a day. Take Natrum phos 6x , 5 tabs twice daily and please get your blood pressure checked. Take care.
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My wife is 45 years old her BP is remained low 100/65. As I know its hereditary problem. She is not taking any kind medicine. There is no other problem she had. Please advise.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
My wife is 45 years old her BP is remained low 100/65. As I know its hereditary problem. She is not taking any kind m...
Hello, this is good that she doesn't has any problem but there is need to take one medicine only named Angioton. 15 drops with water once daily.
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I have low bp n hemoglobin is also 8.7 I have also migraine problem? My age is 26. Pls give suggestion n pls tell what medicine I have to take to cure all?

MBBS, MD Psychiatry, DNB Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Nagpur
Hemoglobin of 8.7 in a male suggests anemia. Consult a physician to rule out causes of anemia before you start any treatment. Migraine is common in your age group but is more common in females than males. Treatment includes - medicines to control acute attacks of headache - treatment for prevention of future attacks - treatment of associated symptoms of anxiety, stress, calcium deficiency, sleep problems etc treatments are decided after a thorough history of complaints. Consult online for further queries and assistance take care.
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I am 18 years old and i'm suffring from sudden increase of rate of heartbeat, why?

BHMS
Homeopath, Surat
It is difficult to answer only on symptom that why your heartbeat increase suddenly. There are number of reason 1. Anxiety 2. Hyperthyroidism 3. Sympathetic over activity 4. Heart beat irregularities etc. Please ask your question in detail. What other symptom do you have along with sudden increase of heart beat.
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I started suffering from high blood pressure at the age of 19. Is only and only because of alcohol and cigrts?

BAMS
Ayurveda, Ambala
I started suffering from high blood pressure at the age of 19. Is only and only because of alcohol and cigrts?
Dear, To control & maintan BP normal these are best methods to follow:.• Do physical exercise like jogging, running or brisk walk for atleast 20-30 minutes. • Maintain your cholesterol level to normal & eat least amount of butter, cream or fatty things. • Eat less amount of pickle, salt and fast food as they contain high sodium levels. • Avoid drinking alcohol and smoking. • Take less amount of caffine containing coffee, tea or cold drinks because caffine causes increase BP. • Drink 8 to 10 glass of water daily • Take 6 to 8 hrs of sleep daily. Do not take too much stress. • Do long breathing pranayams (Anulom- Vilom, Bhramari) daily for 10 - 15 minutes. It will reduce your stress level in your body. • Eat healthy diet such as green leafy vegetables, fruits. • Take 5 ml of GULAB Jal added in a glass of water daily once a day.
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Hi doc I feel like there is something wrong with my heart in the beat. I feel like its beating more. When I do a brisk walk in treadmill it's going around 125-127. When I do trivial physical task it's going upto 100. How can I assess my heart health. No bad habits I have.

MB, BS. M.D
General Physician, Hyderabad
Hi doc I feel like there is something wrong with my heart in the beat. I feel like its beating more. When I do a bris...
I think you are young, healthy adult. It is common to have pulse 100 if you get exerted. Any how if you still need to check your heart get one ecg, x- chest, etc.
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Hi, I am a 29 years old man suffering from high blood pressure problem. My BP doesn't remains high always but some times lower BP increases upto 95 and maximum BP goes upto 145. Can anyone please let me know the reason behind it and also my BP increases significantly after consuming alcohol. Please help with a solution and answer.

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
Hi, I am a 29 years old man suffering from high blood pressure problem. My BP doesn't remains high always but some ti...
Dear BP is a range and changes with stress. If your BP increases with alcohol then stop it. Your body doesnot enjoy it. Meditations mild exercise will help you.
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What is symptoms of heart attack what should we do when we have a sudden heart pain?

MD - Homeopathy, BHMS
Homeopath, Vadodara
What is symptoms of heart attack what should we do when we have a sudden heart pain?
The symptoms are various and sometimes it is silent. As a general findings you will feel Chest pain which may extend to your arms. Or even jaw. Feeling of breathing difficulty Common feeling described is gabharahat. Severe perspiration. Etc. First is to always call for help Do not strain at all. Lie down or sit. And don't wait.
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1.mucus near post nasal felling irritation and chest burning some times ? 2.Everyday morning I am trying to keep the mucus out from my mouth but unable. 3.Feeling difficulties while pronouncing words. Please suggest.

MD - Homeopathy
Homeopath, Aurangabad
1.mucus near post nasal felling irritation and chest burning some times ?
2.Everyday morning I am trying to keep the ...
Allim cepa 30 take 1 drop 3 times x 7 day above is homeopathic medicine and available in homeopathic store also safe to take and no side effects for future management contact me courier med available from me for just rs 500 per month includes 9 consultations (4 text 4 audio 1 video)
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Sir/ madam My wife having chest pain and also back pain at left side from few days and also problem in breathing then we consulted the doctor her ECG, chest x-ray and 2d echo. ECG is normal and doctor said x-ray showed increase size of heart then he suggested 2d echo then he said results of echo is EARLY DIASTOLIC DYSFUNCTION PRESENT. She take medicine but no relief in pain. Please any cardiologist suggest me what we do and also suggest medicine for pain. Her BP is normal 120/80 every time. Doctor says consulate to destroy but the pain is occurring in chest and going through left arm We already had done CT CORONARY ANGIOGRAPHY the result is zero calcium Please suggest.

MBBS, M.D.(Gen.Medicine)
General Physician, Chennai
Sir/ madam My wife having chest pain and also back pain at left side from few days and also problem in breathing then...
I presume your wife is of similar age like you, in her twenties. At this age structural heart disease causing chest pain is highly unlikely. Most likely it should be anxiety or stress related. Check with a psychiatrist regarding this. One structural heart disease that can cause similar symptom in this age is Mitral Valve Prolapse Syndrome but that should be picked up by 2D Echo.
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I am 26 year old female. My HDL level is 41 and other lipids level are normal. How can I increase my HDL level. What may be the reason behind all this as I used to take low fat diet.

DHMS (Hons.)
Homeopath, Patna
I am 26 year old female. My HDL level is 41 and other lipids level are normal. How can I increase my HDL level. What ...
Hello, please, go for a brisk walk in d morning, it will increase hdl & reduce ldl. # by regulating dietary habits- cholesterol level can b checked & maintained. # opt olive oil which reduces ldl, soluble fibres, oats # fruits: pears, apples, strawberries, grapes. #vegetables: carrots, tomatoes, beens zinger, green leafy veg. # green tea - 3/4 cups. # spices: garlic, cadman, cinnamon, brown rice, cereals. # dry fruits: almonds, walnuts in small qty without salt. * cholesterol level b curbed down to tone up your body, please go for the under noted norms: * go for a brisk walk to restore blood circulation to nourish your body to reduce your cholesterol level. * go for meditation to reduce stress to save from heart threatening cholesterol. * tk, plenty of water to eliminate toxins to regulate metabolism to reduce cholesterol level. * tk, simple, non- fried, spicy easily digestible diet on time. * calorie value required: women: 1000-1200 & men: 1200-1600 to check obesity in order to check cholesterol. * avoid, junk food, saturated fats, cookies, pizza, burger, non veg. Caffiene, alcohol, # tk, homoeo medicines gentle in use, rapid in action with no adverse effects, thereof. @ phyto berry q- 10'drops, thrice a day with little water tk care.
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My BP as measured by digital BP meter is 100, 150. My age is 47 Height 163 cm and weight id 85 kg. Pl comment.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
My BP as measured by digital BP meter is 100, 150. My age is 47 Height 163 cm and weight id 85 kg. Pl comment.
I will suggest you to keep a record of bp at different times and for three days and treatment depends on the symptoms you have.
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Dear Sir/Madam, I have chest pain in right side since from one month. All test reports are normal like Blood test, Chest Xray. ECG etc. I have also done CT SCAN is also normal but stil pain is there. Please suggest what to do?

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
Dear Sir/Madam,
I have chest pain in right side since from one month. All test reports are normal like Blood test, Ch...
Dear Lybrateuser, - Your pain could be due to acidity, GERD - avoid spicy, fried junk food, tea, coffee, chocolate, sour foods, mint, alcohol & tobacco - chew your food well, do not skip meals, have meals on time, have 4-5 small meals including snacks rather than three large meals, do not lye down for about 1-2 hrs after meals - take tablet Pan 40, 1 tab daily half an hour before breakfast - have 8-10 glasses of water for proper digestion - do regular exercise for proper digestion, include yoga& deep breathing for 10-15 min daily in the morning.
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I am 18 years old and i'm suffring from sudden increase of rate of heartbeat, why? and what precautions I should take before.

M. sc Psychology, BHMS
Homeopath, Hyderabad
What is your wt? do you have any respiratory asthma type of c/os. If situationally like sudden shocking news, sound or tension about anything, physical strain are the causative factors, then need not to worry, which is common in such conditions. But if without any reason, there is a sudden onset of rise in heartbeat, better to get checked by a gen. Physician r cardiologist, precautionarily.
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What is symptoms of heart disease? How can we identify any heart related disease?

PDDM, MHA, MBBS
General Physician, Nashik
What is symptoms of heart disease? How can we identify any heart related disease?
You can save time during a cardiac emergency by planning ahead. Here are some ways to prepare for a heart attack and possibly increase your chances of survival. 1. Know the warning signs Not everyone who has a heart attack experiences the same symptoms, and some people have no symptoms at all. There are, however, some common ones you should know: Chest discomfort (pressure, squeezing, fullness or pain) Pain radiating to the arms, back, neck, jaw or stomach Shortness of breath Other symptoms, for example, sweating, nausea, vomiting or lightheadedness 2. Know what to do If you experience symptoms of a heart attack: Call 911 immediately. Because emergency personnel can begin treatment before you reach the hospital, transport to the hospital in an ambulance is the best way to receive prompt care. If calling 911 is not possible, have someone drive you to the hospital. Do not drive yourself to the hospital unless you have absolutely no other alternative. While waiting for help to arrive, chew a regular-dose aspirin to help prevent blood clots. Take with a glass of water. If you have been prescribed nitroglycerin tablets or spray for angina, take one to three doses to see whether symptoms are relieved. Lie down, breathe deeply and slowly, and try to stay calm. 3. Develop an action plan If you are at high risk for a heart attack, consider some of the following suggestions: Think what you would do if you had a heart attack in various situations, such as at home or while driving. Decide who would take care of any dependents. Make sure these backup people are willing to help out in an emergency. Write down a list of medications you are currently taking, medications you are allergic to, your doctors' phone numbers (both during and after office hours) and contact information for a friend or relative. Keep copies of this information in several places, such as at home, at work, in your car and in your wallet or purse. Give instructions to your family and friends. Tell them the warning signs of a heart attack and what to do if you experience these signs. Encourage them to take a cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) class so that they can provide assistance if your breathing or heart stops before the ambulance arrives. Keep a bottle of aspirin in your home, car, office and toiletry bag. Always have your cell phone with you in case you need to call for help. You can save time during a cardiac emergency by planning ahead. Here are some ways to prepare for a heart attack and possibly increase your chances of survival. 1. Know the warning signs Not everyone who has a heart attack experiences the same symptoms, and some people have no symptoms at all. There are, however, some common ones you should know: Chest discomfort (pressure, squeezing, fullness or pain) Pain radiating to the arms, back, neck, jaw or stomach Shortness of breath Other symptoms, for example, sweating, nausea, vomiting or lightheadedness 2. Know what to do If you experience symptoms of a heart attack: Call 911 immediately. Because emergency personnel can begin treatment before you reach the hospital, transport to the hospital in an ambulance is the best way to receive prompt care. If calling 911 is not possible, have someone drive you to the hospital. Do not drive yourself to the hospital unless you have absolutely no other alternative. While waiting for help to arrive, chew a regular-dose aspirin to help prevent blood clots. Take with a glass of water. If you have been prescribed nitroglycerin tablets or spray for angina, take one to three doses to see whether symptoms are relieved. Lie down, breathe deeply and slowly, and try to stay calm. 3. Develop an action plan If you are at high risk for a heart attack, consider some of the following suggestions: Think what you would do if you had a heart attack in various situations, such as at home or while driving. Decide who would take care of any dependents. Make sure these backup people are willing to help out in an emergency. Write down a list of medications you are currently taking, medications you are allergic to, your doctors' phone numbers (both during and after office hours) and contact information for a friend or relative. Keep copies of this information in several places, such as at home, at work, in your car and in your wallet or purse. Give instructions to your family and friends. Tell them the warning signs of a heart attack and what to do if you experience these signs. Encourage them to take a cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) class so that they can provide assistance if your breathing or heart stops before the ambulance arrives. Keep a bottle of aspirin in your home, car, office and toiletry bag. Always have your cell phone with you in case you need to call for help.
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