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Dr. Jitesh Desai

MBBS, MD - Paediatrics, DM - Cardiology

Cardiologist, Mumbai

38 Years Experience  ·  0 at clinic
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Dr. Jitesh Desai is an experienced Cardiologist in Ghatkopar East, Mumbai. He has been a practicing Cardiologist for 38 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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Parakh Hospital

Near Railway Station, Khokhani Lane, Ghatkopar East, Landmark: Above Samarth Hotel, MumbaiMumbai Get Directions
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Parakh Hospital

1st Floor, Khokhani Lane, Saibaba Nagar, Pant Nagar Landmark: Opposite Ghatkopar Railway Station, Near Police Quarters, Next to Parekh HospitalMumbai Get Directions
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Harshil Heart Hospital

#101/102, B Wing, Doshi Wadi, LBS MArg, Ghatkopar West. Landmark: Opposite Sarvodaya Hospital, MumbaiMumbai Get Directions
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I am 45 year old lady. Recently I have chest pain and Dr. Required 2D Echo Report. Report Impression: (1) Normal Study (2) No RWMA (3) No pul Hypertension (4) Advised Clinical correlation to arrive at a diagnosis. Please advise what does it means and what to do?

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ECHO report seems to be normal Kindly consult Physician/cardiologist as you are saying that you are having chest pain
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I undergone open heart surgery. I am diabetic since 20 years. I am not using ayurvedic medicines. Hence requested necessary medicine with guidance.

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I undergone open heart surgery. I am diabetic since 20 years. I am not using ayurvedic medicines. Hence requested nec...
Diabetes, often referred to by doctors as diabetes mellitus, describes a group of metabolic diseases in which the person has high blood glucose (blood sugar), either because insulin production is inadequate, or because the body's cells do not respond properly to insulin, or both. It is a difficult task to control blood sugar in the desired normal range. Whatever we eat is metabolised to sugar in the body to provide energy for our daily activities. For the absolute control, one has to monitor his / her blood sugar at regular intervals (Self-Monitoring of Blood glucose – SMBG). Though difficult, this can be done by a glucometer and keep a record. Get an idea of Fasting sugar (FBS) and 2 hours after food (PPBS), & HbA1C (inform me) and check before dinner and after every major food. The basic idea is to reduce the food intake to 1/3 of what you take now. The dictum of sugar control is diet, exercise, diet + medicine and at later stage medicine+ Insulin will be needed. There are different diet plans of varying calories for each person depending on his activity & life style. For diabetes, hypertension (high BP) and many long-term illness control there is the need for regular advice and follow up. Just one time consultation or advice is not enough to guide a diabetic in scientifically & medically correct manner. For giving you regular follow up you ask me with all details like your daily eating pattern and medicines you take. I assure you a proper guidance... if you keep in touch personally.
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I have been taking 5 mg Amlodipine and 25 mg of atenolol (amlopres AT25). My BP has been normal/slightly low for around 2 months now, around 110/70. How should I taper off the meds?

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How to have control on heart problem. What what measure should we take to keep control on heart problems. Thank you in advance.

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How to have control on heart problem. What what measure should we take to keep control on heart problems. Thank you i...
1. Stop smoking, tobacco and alcohol consumption 3. Reduce your weight if overweight to desired level 4. Avoid sedentary life style, Go for regular exercise and play some games 5. Do yoga, meditation, and deep breathing exercise like pranayama to calm your mind, control your emotions and relieve stress 6. Sleep for 7-8 hours daily to remain healthy 6. Take good nourishing diet, plenty of green leafy vege tables, fruits. 7. Avoid spicy, oily, fatty and junk foods and drink plenty of water
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Sir I have bp problem now this tym it has 160/70. Which tblt I should take regularly which have no side effect.

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Sir I have bp problem now this tym it has 160/70. Which tblt I should take regularly which have no side effect.
In ayurveda, Hypertension is referred to as Rakta Capa Vriddhi and it sees the vitiation of vata and pitta doshas as the main cause...take sarpgandha vati twice a day...yogendra ras...akik bhasm works very good in case of hypertension....avoid salty diet...oily food...lower your stress...do pranayama early morning...
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My brother have conjunction in chest. Dr. Gave injection for 5 days. But after 5 days he not feel well.please help

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My brother have conjunction in chest. Dr. Gave injection for 5 days. But after 5 days he not feel well.please help
Conjunction in chest or congestion of chest due to some lung infection or bronchitis, pharyngitis. Pneumonia etc or a allergic asthma. Get a xray chest done ap lateral view. And consult medical specialists. He will guide and solve your problem.
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Just 2 months back I have undergone angeo plenty and stent where kept, but I i can not quit smoking a day am smoking around 6 cigrrates , what will happen if I smoke like this to heart and life.

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Dear lybrate-user, your cardiologist must have told about the risk of another heart attack and stent if you continue smoking. They would have advised also how much of further risk comes down if you quit smoking. Quitting nicotine is under your control - modifiable risk factor. You can take your decision on it. If you have decided to quit, please take the help of nicotine replacement as gum or patch fro decreasing dose of gum or patch. This is mainly to reduce the craving by controlling the withdrawal symptoms. You can also take buproprion 150 mg twice a day to reduce the craving for nicotine for 7 12 weeks. Both are available over the counter without doctor's prescription. If you are not motivated enough, please consult a psychiatrist who will do motivational enhancement therapy weekly for 12 weeks or so. All the best. All the best. You have many years of quality life ahead.
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My age is 23 years. Height is 6 feet. weight is 76 kg. My blood cholesterol morning is 234 ng/ml. Is it too high?

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My age is 23 years. Height is 6 feet. weight is 76 kg. My blood cholesterol morning is 234 ng/ml. Is it too high?
Your blood cholestrol is high but not too high. You need to work on your diet and lifestyle. No need for any medications. But you should have less of saturated fats and carbohydrates in your diet. Increase your intake of fruits and water. Do regular exercise for atleast 1 hour daily. Get your blood pressure and blood sugar monitored regularly. Also get your thyroid profile done very soon.
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