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Dr. K.H. Ayyer

Cardiologist, Mumbai

Dr. K.H. Ayyer Cardiologist, Mumbai
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My mother has cholesterol problem. What is the appropriate diet to reduce cholesterol? Please suggest as soon as possible.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
My mother has cholesterol problem. What is the appropriate diet to reduce cholesterol? Please suggest as soon as poss...
cholesterol can usually be lowered by eating less LDL cholesterol-increasing foods and more LDL cholesterol-lowering foods, and by adopting a healthy lifestyle. The most important steps to following a healthy lifestyle are: 1. decreasing the amount of fat in your diet 2. paying special attention to the quality of fat that you eat 3. maintaining a healthy weight 4. quitting smoking 5. getting adequate exercise 6. reducing stress. All of these factors, taken together, can dramatically decrease your risk of heart disease and stroke by lowering your LDL cholesterol level and your blood pressure, and raising your HDL cholesterol.  Foods to avoid  Limit saturated fats and oils, such as butter, palm oil, and coconut oil. Instead, use soft vegetable oils, such as olive or canola oil.  Avoid trans fats or partially hydrogenated vegetable oils. These oils go through a process that makes them solid. They're found in some hard margarines, snack crackers, cookies,and chips.  Limit fatty meats such as corned beef, , ribs, steak, ground meat, hot dogs, sausage, bacon, and processed meats . Also limit organ meats like liver and kidney. Replace with skinless chicken or turkey, lean beef, pork, lamb, and fish. Try some meatless main dishes, like beans, peas, pasta, or rice.  Limit meat, poultry, and fish to no more than two servings, or 140 g, a day. Remember that a serving is about the size of a deck of playing cards.  Limit egg yolks.  Limit milk products that contain more than 1% milk fat. This includes cream, most cheeses, and nondairy coffee creamers or whipped topping (which often contain coconut or palm oils). Instead try fat-free or low-fat milk (0% to 1% fat) and low-fat cheeses.  Limit snack crackers, muffins, quick breads, croissants, and cakes made with saturated or hydrogenated fat, whole eggs, or whole milk. Try low-fat baked goods, and use any spreads or toppings lightly.  Instead of using butter or margarine on bread, try dipping it in olive oil.  Avoid fast foods like hamburgers, fries, fried chicken, and tacos. They are high in both total fat and saturated fat. When you eat out, choose broiled sandwiches or chicken without skin, salads with low-fat dressing, and foods that aren't fried. Ask the server to leave off the cheese and high-fat dressings like mayonnaise. Foods that decreasse CHOLESTROL 1. Oatmeal, oat bran and high-fiber foods Oatmeal contains soluble fiber, which reduces your low-density lipoprotein (LDL), the "bad," cholesterol. Soluble fiber is also found in such foods as kidney beans, apples, pears, barley and prunes.Soluble fiber can reduce the absorption of cholesterol into your bloodstream. Five to 10 grams or more of soluble fiber a day decreases your total and LDL cholesterol. Eating 1 1/2 cups of cooked oatmeal provides 6 grams of fiber. If you add fruit, such as bananas, you'll add about 4 more grams of fiber. To mix it up a little, try steel-cut oatmeal or cold cereal made with oatmeal or oat bran. 2. Fish and omega-3 fatty acids Eating fatty fish can be heart healthy because of its high levels of omega-3 fatty acids, which can reduce your blood pressure and risk of developing blood clots. In people who have already had heart attacks, fish oil — or omega-3 fatty acids — reduces the risk of sudden death. I recommend eating at least two servings of fish a week. The highest levels of omega-3 fatty acids are in: • Mackerel • Lake trout • Herring • Sardines • Albacore tuna • Salmon • Halibut You should bake or grill the fish to avoid adding unhealthy fats. If you don't like fish, you can also get small amounts of omega-3 fatty acids from foods like ground flaxseed or canola oil. You can take an omega-3 or fish oil supplement to get some of the benefits, but you won't get other nutrients in fish, such as selenium. If you decide to take a supplement, just remember to watch your diet and eat lean meat or vegetables in place of fish. 3. Walnuts, almonds and other nuts Walnuts, almonds and other nuts can reduce blood cholesterol. Rich in polyunsaturated fatty acids, walnuts also help keep blood vessels healthy. Eating about a handful (1.5 ounces, or 42.5 grams) a day of most nuts, such as almonds, hazelnuts, peanuts, pecans, some pine nuts, pistachio nuts and walnuts, may reduce your risk of heart disease. Just make sure the nuts you eat aren't salted or coated with sugar. All nuts are high in calories, so a handful will do. To avoid eating too many nuts and gaining weight, replace foods high in saturated fat with nuts. For example, instead of using cheese, meat or croutons in your salad, add a handful of walnuts or almonds.
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Hypertension and Diabetes - How They are Related?

MBBS, DNB (General Medicine)
General Physician, Delhi
Hypertension and Diabetes - How They are Related?

Hypertension or High Blood Pressure can trigger as well as worsen complications related to diabetes. Most people suffering from diabetes tend to develop hypertension later in their lives. Diabetes tends to increase one’s blood pressure, making him/her even more vulnerable to other heart diseases and cardio-vascular disorders. Diabetes often leads to a condition known as atherosclerosis, which is the hardening of the arteries. A combination of diabetes and hypertension drastically increases the risk of suffering from a heart disease. The risks of kidney diseases and retinopathy (damage to the tiny blood vessels present in the retina) also go up, resulting in blindness. With age, chronic hypertension can also result in numerous cognitive disorders such as dementia or Alzheimer’s disease (degenerative mental disorder).

How to prevent Diabetes and Hypertension?
1. Walking for about 40 minutes each day or engaging in any type of aerobic exercise can better one’s heart health. Chalk out an exercise plan upon consulting the doctor
2. Limit drinking and abstain from smoking
3. Go for regular kidney check-ups
4. Eat food rich in fiber such as vegetables, fruits, breads or whole grain cereals
5. Examine blood pressure as well as blood sugar levels regularly at home
6. Practice relaxation techniques such as meditation or yoga to cut down on stress level; as stress is one of the major contributors to diabetes and the subsequent hypertension
7. Shed off your extra pounds as blood pressure escalates with weight

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Hi I am 32 years old male, which foods will help me reduce my ldl leels of cholesterol? Do note I am pure vegetarian.

MD ayurveda
Ayurveda, Navi Mumbai
Hi I am 32 years old male, which foods will help me reduce my ldl leels of cholesterol? Do note I am pure vegetarian.
Hello high level of ldl increases risk of heart diseases. Tablet lasuna himalaya company 2 tablet 3 times a day after food tablet shuddh gugulu himalaya company 1 tds after food along with have garlic more in food. Restrict 400 ml oil per person per month avoid deep fried, salted, processed, preserved food.
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I was in shok due to sudden death of my mother in law after successful double bypass within 15 days, Dr. said reason was may b thombroysis or heart fail, she never stood up on her feet after operation, I WS searching for reason of her death restlessly, she was recovering n sudden collapsed, thanx Dr. chetan.

CLINICAL CARDIOLOGY, MD - Consultant Physician
Cardiologist, Surat
I was in shok due to sudden death of my mother in law after successful double bypass within 15 days, Dr. said reason ...
Hi. Sad to hear about the incidence. Here I would like to say that bypass surgery is a very big and serious surgery. Yes, it is performed on many many patients everyday, and most of the patients recover from the surgery very well. But like any other major surgery, there is around 1% risk of serious outcomes of this surgery, like death or paralysis. To find out the exact cause of sudden demise when one is recovering well from the surgery is very difficult to comment. But the most common reasons are thromboembolism of lungs artery, serious cardiac rhythm abnormality (arrythmias), and unknown cause. Take care.
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What should be the blood pressure of a person have age of around forty to forty five years.

BAMS
Ayurveda, Ambala
What should be the blood pressure of a person have age of around forty to forty five years.
The normal blood pressure for this age is upto 130/90 mm Hg. Above this range , hypertension starts.
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I am Suffering From Drycough and little chest pain. Can you Suggest what medicine I have to take?

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
I am Suffering From Drycough and little chest pain. Can you Suggest what medicine I have to take?
Dear lybrateuser, -Do salt water gargles 2-3 times a day with warm water -avoid cold water & other drinks, have warm fluids ,tea, coffee, milk with teaspoon of turmeric, soup - take tablet okacet-c, 1 tab three times a day -do steam inhalation 2-3 times a day - have a teaspoon of honey in the morning -avoid dusty areas
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I am 70 yrs male. In 2001 may I had myocardial infraction under medical management only. Six months back I had pottacium in blood 5. 8 please the range suggested here (chennai) india is 4. 8--5. 8. What kind of /names of fruits, vegetables and other food please I should please avoid.

B.Sc(hons), Physics, B.H.M.S., PGDIT (software Engg)
Homeopath, Delhi
Take silicea 6x / 6 tabs daily 3 times / 3 weeks only/ boiled foood ( rice dal boiled potato with tomato & onion) in lunch and inner. Mineral water mixed fruit juice daily will help u
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M.B.S.(HOMEO), MD - Homeopathy
Homeopath, Visakhapatnam
Eat Bananas

People whose diets are rich in potassium may be less prone to high blood pressure. Besides reducing sodium and taking other heart-healthy steps, eat potassium-packed picks such as bananas, cantaloupe, and oranges.
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What should I do to lose my weight and to be fit and fine What is the solution for blood pressure.

BAMS
Ayurveda, Ambala
What should I do to lose my weight and to be fit and fine
What is the solution for blood pressure.
First you should follow low calories food for weight loss. * in morning, take 1-2 chapattis with a bowl of cooked green vegetables. You can take a glass of lemon water with it *in lunch you can take a bowl of raw vegetables like carrot, radish, tomatoes, turnip or beetroot. *in evening, you can take a cup of green tea only with some pieces of friuts like apple, pineapple, pear. Avoid taking banana or mango. *in dinner, you can take vegetable soup or a bowl of cooked vegetables. But do not take potato, sweet potatoes. * you can take a cup skimmed milk 4 times a week only during day time. * work out for atleast 1 hour in morning, you can try skipping for 15minutes with a walk of 30 minutes and 5-10 minutes running. Follow these exercises in the morning - * lie down on flat surface, raise your legs without bending your knees, do it for 3-5 times daily * do not eat fastfoods and soft drinks, as they have high calories and the calories deposit in body in the form of weight if not utilised. * you can take medohar guggalu 1 tablet daily for quick weight loss but only under the guidance of ayurveda expert.
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I have hypertention last 7years & diabities last 2years. I want reduce my weight by 70 k. G. Current my weight is 84 k g. And also my heartbeat is goes fast. Give me perfect idear for care my health. My current dosses. 1)in morning after breakfast. Cardac -5(1), ivabrid(1), cilacare(20), arkamin. 2)janumet half before lunch. 3)after lunch -olmetrac -40, ecosprin 150 4)night-celacare 20, arkamin & glycomate 500 s. R.-half.

General Physician (AM)
Alternative Medicine Specialist, Chandigarh
1. Whole-grain bread. Research shows that people who follow a weight-loss program incorporating whole-grain breads, cereals, and other foods lose more body fat from the abdominal area than those who eat only refined-grain foods, like white bread and rice. 2. Low-fat milk and yogurt. Scientists have found that the more calcium in fat cells, the more fat those cells will burn. In one study, two groups of overweight mice were put on a restricted-calorie diet, but one also got calcium supplements. The no-calcium mice lost 8 percent of their body fat, compared to 42 percent among the mice that did get calcium. 3. Lean protein. Good sources of protein, such as lean meats, eggs, and beans, help keep your blood sugar stable. The result you will feel full longer and get a boost in energy and that will help you burn more belly fat. 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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I am Ramlal, male, 51 years old and have some pressure problem. Sometimes it is 140/80. Can I consume Milk and egg every day. If the answer is no then what type of food will I eat?

MBBS, Fellowship From the College of General Practioners
General Physician, Mumbai
I am Ramlal, male, 51 years old and have some pressure problem. Sometimes it is 140/80. Can I consume Milk and egg ev...
If you are used to having milk & egg every day without having any digestive problems, then go ahead and have it. They are good for your health. A bp of 104/80 (occasionally) is not alarming for a 51 years old like you. Try meditation, 30 mins daily & get your bp checked in the evenings, once in a month. If it is bothering you. Or else, you are fine & be relaxed!
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Overall cholesterol 221. Creatinine 0.92 Is it alarming? My sister had a kidney transplant. Fasting sugar 94. Pls advise.

Staged Diabetes Management, MD - Medicine, MBBS
Internal Medicine Specialist, Delhi
Overall cholesterol 221. Creatinine 0.92 Is it alarming? My sister had a kidney transplant. Fasting sugar 94.
Pls adv...
Cholesterol is slightly high. Please reduce fats in diet. Minimise the use of butter cheese and ghee. Fish/ chicken twice a week. Red meat infrequently. Whole eggs 3 in a week, egg whites can be had on other days. Most importantly exercise for 30 mins daily.
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Hello, In the month of July 2016 I had my coronary heart bypass surgery but after a month I am constantly facing bloated stomach problem on daily basis. The duration of this problem takes whole day to overcome it. Kindly guide me the reasons behind and way of healing this problem.

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine, DM - Cardiology, Cardiac Device Specialist (CCDS - Physician )
Cardiologist, Delhi
Hello, In the month of July 2016 I had my coronary heart bypass surgery but after a month I am constantly facing bloa...
1) please get a stress Echo done under the supervision of a cardiologist to see how you have responded put surgery. 2) if your heart function (EF) is normal drink lot of water. 3) Increase the fibre content in your diet and do daily exercise. 4) You can try taking mild laxatives like Isabhgol 1- 2 tsp daily or Syrup Cremaffin 30 ml daily. 5) if after all these measures you continue to remain bloated please consult a gastroenterologist.
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My mother always have high BP & sugar. What can be done to control it? Please help me.

AUTLS, CCEDM, MD - Internal Medicine, MBBS
General Physician, Faridabad
My mother always have high BP & sugar. What can be done to control it? Please help me.
DIABETIC DIET ADVICE: ?Eat regular meals throughout the day at same time everyday..Avoid skipping meals ?Include high fibre foods at each meal e.g. legumes(beans/lentils ),nuts(almonds,walnut),eggs etc ?Take fruit as a healthy snack e.g. apples,pears,papaya,mausami,jamun,guava ?Try to avoid ?grapes,mango,bananas,jackfruit(cheeku) ?Vegetables to be included in plenty-at least 2 servings per meal ?Reduce the fat intake,fried foods,cakes,pastries and foods containing palm oil and coconut oil ?Include healthy foods like daliya,oats ?Reduce salt intake in the diet to 1 tsp or less per day ?stay away from especially labelled diabetic foods(they are of no benefit),and saturated fats ?Limit intake of sugar and sugary foods like sweets ?If so desire can take sugarfree as sugar substitute for sweetening purposes
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What does it mean by" dil pheljana" heart get bigger, how it's happens and why it's happens in human.

AUTLS, CCEDM, MD - Internal Medicine, MBBS
General Physician, Faridabad
What does it mean by" dil pheljana" heart get bigger, how it's happens and why it's happens in human.
its seen in condition called dilated cardiomyopathy or pericardial effusions etc it may occur due to genetic reason or due to heart attack
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I am getting pain in between chest at evening timings from last week days is any thing to fear please advice me.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
I am getting pain in between chest at evening timings from last week days is any thing to fear please advice me.
Dear lybrateuser, -Your chest pain could be due to acidity -avoid spicy, fried & junk food -chew food well, have 4-5 small meals including snacks rather than three large meals, do not skip meals ,have meals on time, do not lye down for at least an hour after meals, have dinner 2-3 hrs before bedtime -have 7-8 glasses of water per day -take syrup gelusil, 2 teaspoonful half an hour after every main meal -try to reduce weight by dieting & regular exercise.
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7th April patient having heart attack 21st April she is having angiography and its report showing 85% block so question is there any other solution without angioplasty?

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
7th April patient having heart attack 21st April she is having angiography and its report showing 85% block so questi...
Such issues are critical questions requiring very meticulous judgement which is possible only after getting to know entire case history of the patient. It will not be prudent to give any affirmative response to your query as I can guess the cardiologist in charge has probably advised for angioplasty and based on that you are seeking second or third opinion. That is very essential and you are doing exactly what I would have done for my own family. But no doctor will be able to opine without having all relevant details of the case. Medicine is not a prefect science like mathematics and that's why there is no formula. Only we get guidelines and protocols based on evidences. To follow protocols the doctor has to see that his judgement is based on criteria as laid down and those criteria are to be obtained from patient' case history.
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Hi My mother is patient of diabetes and high BP. She is feeling that aunts and monkeys are walking around near by. But is not im actual. She is feeling. So please tell what is thi?

CLINICAL CARDIOLOGY, MD - Consultant Physician
Cardiologist, Surat
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My mother is patient of diabetes and high BP. She is feeling that aunts and monkeys are walking around near by. Bu...
Hi. The problem could be related to diabetes related ear nerve damage or could be a brain or thinking related problem. Household remedies don't work good in this situation. The care.
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I am 27 year man and I am having chest pain whenever I sneeze, is it because iam a smoker, but I do not smoke too much I only smoke 2 to 4 cigrates a day, please answer back.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
I am 27 year man and I am having chest pain whenever I sneeze, is it because iam a smoker, but I do not smoke too muc...
Hi. Pain in chest can be of muscular, bony, lungs or heart origin! Will have to get yourself examined for proper diagnosis and thus proper treatment. Share more details related to your problem and do tell me any other medical condition is there. For giving up habit of smoking, take homoeopathic medicine which will help you to get rid of your habit of smoking. Schwabe's Daphne Indica/ thrice daily for a month. After a month, report back to me.
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What is the cure for high cholesterol and Uris acid. I also have medicine for high BP. I would like to know which foods to avoid and what to include. My weight is 74 Kgs for my height of 5' 10"

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
What is the cure for high cholesterol and Uris acid. I also have medicine for high BP.
I would like to know which foo...
Dear It appears you are stressed. Blood cholesterol is not related to food and heart attack, a recent study has proved this. Stress management courses will help. Curtail your intake of proteins. Thus may help in managing uric acid levels. Efforts to improve inner strength are important. Vm.
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