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Dr. Jitesh Desai

MBBS, MD - Paediatrics, DM - Cardiology

Cardiologist, Mumbai

37 Years Experience  ·  0 - 700 at clinic
Dr. Jitesh Desai MBBS, MD - Paediatrics, DM - Cardiology Cardiologist, Mumbai
37 Years Experience  ·  0 - 700 at clinic
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Dr. Jitesh Desai is an experienced Cardiologist in Ghatkopar East, Mumbai. He has been a practicing Cardiologist for 37 years. He is a MBBS, MD - Paediatrics, DM - Cardiology . He is currently associated with Parakh Hospital in Ghatkopar East, Mumbai. Don’t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. Jitesh Desai on Lybrate.com.

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Education
MBBS - Lokmanya Tilak Municipal Medical College - 1980
MD - Paediatrics - Lokmanya Tilak Municipal Medical College - 1984
DM - Cardiology - Lokmanya Tilak Municipal Medical College - 1988
Professional Memberships
Cardiological Society of India (CSI)

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I had a minor heart attack in jan 2002, my age is 42, i am doing regular blood chekup for the same, i also consume liquor occasionally, will that be repeated after taking precautions?

BHMS, MD - Alternate Medicine
Homeopath, Nagpur
before understanding i need to understand other pre-morbidities.. pl send your history on private conversation then answering it will be easy & perfect
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What Are Blockages in Heart Arteries

MBBS, MD - Medicine, DM - Cardiology
Cardiologist, Gurgaon
What Are Blockages in Heart Arteries

Blockage in heart is a common term used for narrowing of coronary arteries. Coronary arteries are vessels, which supply blood and thus oxygen and food to continuously working heart muscles. Heart muscles, which are not tired working from the birth till death, however, cannot sustain long without blood supply.

A reduction in blood supply gives rise to ischemia of heart muscles commonly manifested as chest discomfort or angina. A sudden complete shutdown of blood supply leads to heart attack leading to permanent damage to heart (if blood flow not reestablished promptly).

But what causes these arteries to block? Deposition of LDL cholesterol (low density cholesterol) in inner surface of coronary arteries is the primary reason of these blockages. LDL a normal component of blood (upto certain limit) starts depositing in arteries as early as 10 years of age!

Deposition of billions of LDL molecules over several years on inner surface of arteries gives rise to visible narrowings in these arteries. Flow ahead of these narrowings is reduced in proportion to the narrowing. At a level of 70 % narrowing the flow is reduced to give ischemia (and angina) during exercise. Gradually increasing degree of narrowing reduces the exercise needed for ischemia and angina; a narrowing of more than 90 % can give symptoms at rest. A sudden clot formation at any of these stages can block the flow suddenly giving a heart attack.

If LDL is a normal component of blood, why it is deposited in the arteries at first place?
LDL above a certain limit in blood starts depositing in the arteries. Diabetes, Hypertension, smoking, less exercise and genetics makes it more sticky thus making narrowing faster. This is why these risk elements need to be properly attended for prevention from heart disease. For treatment medicines are important for stopping the progression of narrowings; angioplasty is a method of fast resolution of blockage; and bypass surgery is the method of creating a whole new blood supply for the affected part of the heart.

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Please give me advice for my teeth problem and blood pressure high from a few days in my life.

BAMS
Ayurveda, Ambala
To control & maintain Blood pressure to 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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From heart point of view, using which oil (rice brine, mustard, refined sunflower, refined soybean) is the safest while cooking food? Moreover, does using single toned milk make a huge difference than double toned milk?

CCEBDM, PG Diploma In Clinical cardiology, MBBS
Cardiologist, Ghaziabad
Do not use one type of oil use mix of oils. Use single tonned milk after separating cream- malai for further advise and medicine contact on private chat.
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Hello, I am a 18 year old boy suffering from problem of less amount of vitamin D3 and vitamin B12. Along with it I have deficiency of serum cholesterol So, please tell me how could I increase this vitamins.

MBBS
General Physician, Davanagere
See looking at your explanation you might have pancreatic insufficiency. Jus get test done for pancreatic function.
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I am 24 years old, from past 3 weeks I started smoking everyday, slight chest and throat pain started, what should I do? What's the reason behind it?

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Delhi
Smoking and cold exposing may be its reason. You should avoid smoking and gargle with leuke warm saline water. Take lavangadi bati thrwice in day.
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Hi Doctor my mom is having bp high every time after taking medicine also what we need to do for control.

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
Dear lybrate-user, It will be proper to take her to the same doctor who prescribed the first medicines. Maybe the medicine dose needs to be adjusted. Make sure she is taking the proper precautions to keep her BP under check with proper exercise, diet and rest. Regards.
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Dear Dr. Myself aged 33. I have high BP problem since last many years. I do consume proper medication. But some time I feel giddy. What should I do?

BAMS
Ayurveda, Ambala
To control or maintain BP normal there are some instructions are given below: •Do not take salt in high amount or try to avoid it because high sodium level increase BP. • Eat less amount of pickle and fast food, fast food contain high sodium. • Avoid drinking alcohol and smoking. • Take less amount of coffee and tea both increase BP. • Drink 8 to 10 glass of water daily • Do exercise daily, running and long walk. • Take 6 to 8 hrs of sleep daily. Do not take too much stress. • Do long breathing pranayams daily for 10 - 15 minutes. It will reduce your stress level in your body. • Avoid taking too much fat foods such as butter, cheese, ghee. • Eat healthy diet such as green leafy vegetables, fruits. Eat an apple daily. You can take Mukta Vati Of Divya Pharmacy of Baba Ramdev one tablet daily but only under the guidance of Ayurveda Doctor.
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I am 52 years old having hyper tension since last 4-5 years, I have under gobe angiography in 2013 in forties hospital new delhi, which has normal study. I was advised some precautionary treatment and continued. My BP is running average 136/84 mmhg with electronic instrument. I found it increased to 160/88 yesterday evening after my post meal walking.

MD - Medicine, MBBS
General Physician, Kangra
nothing to worry...monitor your b.p daily for 7 days if on higher side then antihypertensives will be started..in the meantime follow lifestyle measures in the form of reduced salt and fat diet.. brisk walk for 30 min of the day
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Which variant of olive oil is good for heart? I am using extra virgin olive oil past 5 months but of no use instead my normal range triglycerides have gone to borderline high levels I use olive oil in making paratha and sabzi but my normal triglycerides have double. Pls advice.

Diploma in Diet and Nutrition
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Hyderabad
1. In one day you can take only 4 teaspoons of oil. 2. Whichever oil you use. But only 4 teaspoons. Please measure and use. 3. There is no 'Good for heart' oil. 4. All oils in excess are bad - be it Olive or Sunflower etc. 5. You need to STOP all fried stuff like Parathas etc. 6. Reduction of Cholesterol needs a complete shift /reduction in fats- carbs - sugars - everything. 7. Daily exercise of one hour is needed. 7. Please consult a dietician who can help you with a lower calories diet plan.
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I posted this quesSUBJECT- Regarding transmission of hiv via mosquitoes Res. Sir, I had gone through details given in your ask science. Com site regarding above subject. There are following two versions reg. Mechanical transmission of hiv via mosquitoes in respect of Number of various required to initiate infection- 1. In one answer it is given that usually hiv requires few thousand of various. 2. In other answer reg. Number of mosquitoes required to initiate infection, it is Given that taking average 5 various per mosquito you need 20, 000 mosquito so it Comes as 100, 000 various. So there is variation from 10, 000 to 100, 000. Kindly clarify this with details. Regards A. C. MISHRA Tion early but could not get convincing reply so putting again.

C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician,
There are some important factors which have proven that AIDS is not transmitted by mosquito bite. These factors are: (1) AIDS virus can not replicate inside the mosquito, bed bug, flea, or other blood sucking insect and the lack of replication of HIV in arthropod cells due to lack of T4 antigen on cell surface, and (2) it is unlikely that HIV is transmitted by insects, given the low infectivity of HIV and the short survival of the virus in the mosquito. HIV appears to be much less easily transmitted probably due to lower titres of virus in body fluids. So, on the basis of experimental evidence and probability estimates, it has been concluded that the likelihood of mechanical or biological transmission of HIV by insects is virtually non existent.
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I am 26 years old male. I am suffering pain in chest after exertion from 1 year. I have a gastric problem also. What should I do?

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
Since you are suffering from pain chest since one year with gastritis, you have to get yourself thoroughly examined by doctor. If required you may have to take ECG and Upper GI endoscopy
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I am 74 years old. Suffering from diabetis, thyroid, artirial philberation and sleep apnea and using machine while sleeping. My main problem is how to control irregular heartbeet. At present I am ok but in future problems may arise. I have already undergone electric shocks thrice to set right the heartbeet. The last 4 years back. Now I am using flavadon Mr. Once a day. Kindly advice me.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), MD - Ayurveda
Ayurveda, Mumbai
You are taking trimetazine which is typically given in the management of angina or ischemic heart disease. Either your af is due to an ischemic episode some time back or due to thyroid. Please consult with all your reports as well as medications and ecg with ii long lead. Atrial fibrillation has some other problems too mainly pertaining to clots getting formed in the atria. Ideally there are drugs available for the management of the af which can be given and there are some minimal invasive surgical procedures too. Best of luck.
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What should we have to eat a women of above 35 age and suffering from high urea and high bp and high sugar?

BHMS
Homeopath, Ahmedabad
Hello lybrate-user you should avoid pulses & lentils (dal) and avoid carbohydrates & fat, fried food. We provide homeopathic medicines to control urea & sugar with homeopathy. We provide 100% assured result. Regards.
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What are the precautions to be taken when low bp. What food have to be taken when low bp.

PDDM, MHA, MBBS
General Physician, Nashik
When dealing with low blood pressure, it is usually suggested to increase your salt and fluid intake. Before increasing your salt consumption, do check with your doctor. Also, cut down on alcoholic beverages and high-carbohydrate foods such as bread, rice, pasta, and potatoes.
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I do marble fitting job and I don't have asthma But when I reach home after doing my job I feel irritated when breathing I feel chest pain sometimes as well.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
For pain take tablet paracetamol 650 mg and Get your vital parameters of the body checked from a nearby doctor and revert back with findings
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I am 74 yrs, Blood pr. !50 &85 Take daily Remister H 5mg, Is It OK to control BP? S.Chander

M D (A M)
Ayurveda, Mumbai
The medicine you are taking at present will definitely help you to keep control in b.P. But you can switch over you to pure & sure ayurvedic medicines. I am in Goregaon west, Mumbai.
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Hello. I am 34 years old. After walking my left arm and back pains. What should I do. Is that a gastritis or heart prob. And yes I gone through with my tmt two months back and it came positive. I did angiogram and found I have mild cad. I am on medications. Want to know does mild cad goes away after taking medications properly or anything serious gonna happen in future. Pls advise.

Diploma in Obstetrics & Gynaecology, MBBS
General Physician, Delhi
Well I have seen unstable angina and mild heart attacks getting controlled through lifestyle modifications like food, exercise and reducing exposure to pollution. No stress, no smoking. But you have symptoms of pain on left arm with tmt positive and angiography showing blockages, you have asthma also. Remember heart and lungs is one unit and fall in levels of oxygen in blood due to asthma can trigger a heart attack. Get help from a specialist asap, there is no need to fear a cardiac procedure to remove blockages, or a bypass surgery if needed when blockages are diffuse or more than 2 regarding gerd, you have to alter your food habits.
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I am suffering from dry cough and I have chest pain. Can you suggest me what should do.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
Hello. Take homoeopathic medicine - Schwabe's Alpha-Coff and Glyzyrrhiza Glabra 1x - both thrice a day daily for 4 days. Management: - Avoid cold drinks and fried food, take healthy food. -Avoid exposure to Air-conditioner or cold air (wrap a warm stole or muffler around neck). -Avoid excessive or rough use of your voice/ shouting. -Gargle with warm water and salt 3 times a day and take steam-inhalation once before going to bed. Home Remedies for Cough: -Stir some into some hot tea for comforting cough relief. You can also eat a spoonful of honey before bed to help calm coughs. -Warm saltwater gargles help moisturize your throat, which can quiet coughs. -Drink peppermint tea to help relieve coughs.
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