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Dr. Khadija Challawala

MD

Cardiologist, Mumbai

14 Years Experience  ·  500 at clinic
Dr. Khadija Challawala MD Cardiologist, Mumbai
14 Years Experience  ·  500 at clinic
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Dr. Khadija Challawala is a popular Cardiologist in Santacruz, Mumbai. He has had many happy patients in his 14 years of journey as a Cardiologist. He has done MD . You can consult Dr. Khadija Challawala at R.K Hospital in Santacruz, Mumbai. You can book an instant appointment online with Dr. Khadija Challawala on Lybrate.com.

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MD - Grand Medical College - 2003
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I have high blood pressure. I feel dizzeness sometimes. What should I do to cure this.

BAMS
Ayurveda, Ambala
Dear, To control or maintan 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.
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Nosal blockage ki problem hai. Mujhe nasal drops lena hota hai. Sath hi sardi or chik bar bar hoti hai. So in sab se mai kaise bahar aa sakta hu.

Diploma in Obstetrics & Gynaecology, MBBS
General Physician, Delhi
Avoid pollution and second hand smoke, breathe fresh oxygen through fresh green plants, inhale steam to clear nasal passages, take a spoon of honey with juice of fresh lemon in warm water on empty stomach every day morning on empty stomach -this will boost your immunity to fight disease and give moisture to dry nasal tact.
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My husband has diabetes since about 20years and takes glucophage.He also has blood pressure of the similar duration of time and takes 25 mg of blood pressure medicine.Please do help

General Physician (AM)
Alternative Medicine Specialist, Chandigarh
,(biochemic) nat phos 30x 4 pills 4 times a day, avoid all types of fats and red meat. For diabetes ; (homeo) gymnema sylvestere q 7- drops n little water thrice a day.
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Whenever I think of some diseases the same symptoms come in my body. I become really worried about my health and also my heart stars beating fast. It started when I read some of the article related to disease online.

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
Helllo please do not panic google or health article are there to help your understanding about a particular disease. These things cannot diagnose a disease so do not trust google etc consult a doctor whenever you feel any problem in your body.
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I am currently residing in kuwait and am from mumbai. I am 51 years old. My weight is 85 kgs. I have high bp 180/190 for which I take 1 tablet a day zestril (contents: astrazeneca) 20 mg. I have cholestrol in liver for which I take lipanthyl (contents: recipharm fontaine) 145 mg. I have high blood sugar too around 200. I have high tg in blood for which I take proton (contents: pantoprazole) 40 mg. I have slip disk problem in l4 and l5 which causes lot of pain. Please suggest me what to eat and what to do to improve my condition. Thank you so much for the help.

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine Specialist, Faridabad
high cholesterol can cause atherosclerotic heart disease or narrowed coronary arteries in the heart can cause the symptoms of angina, when theheart muscle is not provided with enough oxygen to function. Decreased blood supply to the brain may be due to narrowed small arteries in the brain or because the larger carotidarteries in the neck may become blocked. This can result in a transient ischmic attack or stroke. Peripheral artery disease describes gradual narrowing of the arteries that supply the legs. During exercise , if the legs do not get enough blood supply, they can develop pain , called claudication . Other arteries in the body may also be affected by plaque buildup causing them to narrow, including the mesenteric arteries to the intestine and the renal arteries to the kidney. Avoid fast foods,oily foods,junk foods,alcohol,smoking,fatty foods, non-veg.,avoid stress, take green veg., whole grain.garlic,. Take anti cholesterol medicines .
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How do you define FDC in Diabetes medicine like Trimetaday 1, prolomet xl 50 for BP and in Heart medicine like Novastat 20 which I had been taking after heart stent 2 years back. Kindly elaborate and help. Regards.

C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician,
The drugs are needed to bring down your sugar level to normal and keep[ the pressure normal.FDC s used to avoid multiple drugs and they come in one tablet
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Hi, my mother age 50 is having Ldl: 289, which is high bad cholesterol levels and high triglycerides level. Pls share some immediate remedies to reduce Ldl and triglycerides. We have taken measures of reducing oil intake and using suffola gold oil.

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine Specialist, Faridabad
high cholesterol can cause atherosclerotic heart disease or narrowed coronary arteries in the heart can cause the symptoms of angina, when theheart muscle is not provided with enough oxygen to function. Decreased blood supply to the brain may be due to narrowed small arteries in the brain or because the larger carotidarteries in the neck may become blocked. This can result in a transient ischmic attack or stroke. Peripheral artery disease describes gradual narrowing of the arteries that supply the legs. During exercise , if the legs do not get enough blood supply, they can develop pain , called claudication . Other arteries in the body may also be affected by plaque buildup causing them to narrow, including the mesenteric arteries to the intestine and the renal arteries to the kidney. Avoid fast foods,oily foods,junk foods,alcohol,smoking,fatty foods, non-veg.,avoid stress, take green veg., whole grain. Take anti cholesterol medicines .
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I have full of cough and nonstop cold, and in cough time I am getting a chest pain like some pain. What is the solution.

BHMS
Homeopath, Sindhudurg
Homoeopathic treatment-bry 30 4 pills 3 times. Kofheal pills-4 pills 3 times stodal cough syrup 2 spoonful 3 time. For 8 days and revert back.
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Sir she is my sister 27 years old feeling pain in heart and feeling sick for few days please suggest me about dis prblm please sir.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
For pain take tablet paracetamol 650 mg and Get her vital parameters of the body checked from a nearby doctor and revert back with findings and also get an xray chest with ecg done to rule out any pathology
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I am suffering from gastric ulcer. And also feel chest pain when I stretches my body.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Navi Mumbai
First of all you should follow some basic thing 1. Avoid=hot and cold at time 2. Less the sugar as much as possible if you want to eat sweet take juggery which is black 3. Do not drink water after meal drink at the time of meal sip by sip up to 150 ml 4. Avoid late night sleep 5. Panchamrut parpati 1 tab before lunch and dinner 6. Audumbaravleha 2 tsp before lunch and dinner.
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Hello And my both chest are dissimilar in shape. Means to say right side is good but not left side. I think there is problem in my rib cage. What may I do now. Help me out!

M. Ch. (Plastic Surgery), MS - General Surgery, MBBS
Cosmetic/Plastic Surgeon, Delhi
Hi the condition of asymmetry of chest can be due to varies causes. You need to be evaluated thoroughly by a plastic surgeon.

From last few month, there is chest pain. I want to some medicine for this can you help me pls.

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
1.For your age pain chest could be due to anxiety, stress, Physical and mental strain 2. Avoid stress and strain 3.Do regular exercise,Yoga, Meditation, deep breathing exercise like pranayama etc. It will calm your mind and relieve stress 4.Take paracetamol 500mg one tablet sos after food upto a maximum of three tablets daily, 5. Drink plenty of water and take rest. 6.if you have recurrent attack of chest pain take ECG and consult cardiologist
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I m 19 years old. Without any anxiety, 3 times my blood pressure was recorded in previous week on different days. Each time it was about 134/84. Is it the symptoms of hypertension? If it is so what precautions should I take?

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
Hi, yes this is symptom of hypertension but don't worry this manageable with few life style changes.Drink plenty of liquids and cut down your fat, salt and sugar intake. go for a morning walk daily at least for 30 minutes. Take a sound sleep and try to avoid anger. Revert after 15 days with feedback.
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Hello sir, I have high blood pressure. Please tell me how would I treat to self.

MD - Alternative Medicine
Alternative Medicine Specialist, Mumbai
Hello, not to worry, we care first you have to control stress by stress management /meditation along with your current medicine, if any cap. Stress guard -! morning & 1 evening with milk drink grapes, orange, cucumber, carrot, beet home made juice 1/2 times stay healthy
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Good vs. Bad Cholesterol: What's the Difference?

MBBS
Diabetologist, Jabalpur
Good vs. Bad Cholesterol: What's the Difference?

For a long time cholesterol in totality was seen as a bad thing for your body although the truth was a little more complicated than that. Cholesterol primarily is divided into two types, one of which can be categorized as bad cholesterol and the other as good cholesterol. Let's have an in-depth look at both the categories.

LDL or Low Density Lipoprotein aka bad cholesterol - Cholesterol is a wax like chemical which is found all over the body and it has important functions to perform. Cholesterol is carried all over the body by Lipoproteins. The low density lipoproteins are denoted as bad cholesterol as they can accumulate on the walls of the blood vessels and cause blockages resulting in many ailments. LDL levels of 190 and above are considered dangerous. 

Some of the risks associated with it are:

  1. Heart disease
  2. Stroke
  3. Atherosclerosis
  4. peripheral artery disease among many others

HDL or High Density Lipoprotein aka good cholesterol - This is a form of cholesterol which is usually desired in higher quantities as it removes LDL from the system by dislodging it from the arteries and then carrying it through the blood stream into the liver. The liver then breaks it down and removes it from the body. Thus, higher number of HDL cholesterol is always desirable. 

Some of the ideal numbers for HDL cholesterol within the body are:

  1. Women - Ideal: 60 mg/dl, dangerous: 50 mg/dl or lower
  2. Men - Ideal: 60 mg/dl, dangerous: 50 mg/dl lower

The role of triglycerides

Good and bad cholesterol levels also depend on the levels of triglycerides within the body and not just LDL or HDL cholesterol. Triglycerides are another type of fat which are used to store energy within the body but can also affect your health. It is most associated with atherosclerosis when the levels of triglycerides are high within the body. 

Some habits that contribute to high levels of it are

  1. Lack of physical activity
  2. Obesity or being overweight
  3. Excesses in alcohol consumption
  4. Smoking
  5. Bad diet and others

Thus, the good cholesterol versus bad cholesterol war also includes other factors, most of which can be easily changed by making subtle changes in life style and incorporating healthier habits. This will increase the good cholesterol and the other relevant elements and reduce the bad. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a doctor.

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I am suffering from fever and dry cough for the one month and I have chest pain whenever I cough hard. Can you suggest what should be done.

MD-Ayurveda, Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Sexologist, Haldwani
Hello- cough at start is wet in nature but later due to the use of modern drugs it get dry and due to that it gets deposited in the lungs and hence causes chest congestion. Try these ayurvedic tips- a) inhale steam of water (mix with few drops of eucalyptus oil in it) to relieve your chest congestion and for expectorating the stuffed cough. B) massage your chest region with luke warm sesame oil daily at evening time. C) use eladi vati 1 tab thrice daily as lozenges. D) use kankasav 2 tsp twice daily with water.
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Dear Sir/madam, I am 48 years female. Recently I had LDL cholesterol test and it's range is 141. Kindly suggest what medication has to be taken as imy LDL cholesterol ranging high than the limit. Thanks in advance.

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine, DM - Cardiology, Cardiac Device Specialist (CCDS - Physician )
Cardiologist, Delhi
Start with lifestyle change in the form of diet modification (take a detailed diet consult) and start exercising daily, begin gradually and increase to 45 mins everyday. Repeat the levels after 6 weeks of these precautions, if levels are still deranged you will need medications. Also because of your age get a thorough cardiac evaluation done under a cardiologist.
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I am 64 years and diabetic. My sugar level is under control due to intake of insulin. I have knee problems. I find it very difficult to ascend or descend stair cases. Is this problem due to me being diabetic. I have no cholesterol or bp problems. I do have ed problem. Please suggest as to what I should do. Thanks

Critical Care Training, MD - Internal Medicine, MBBS
General Physician, Delhi
As u told you are 64 years old, age related degenerative changes occurs in joints and diabetic patients are affected faster. You might be having osteoarthritis age related. Get your calcium & vitamin d levels done also and of severe knee problem, I would like to examine u and refer to orthopedic surgeon if necessary.
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I get chest pains and cough many times and I do smoke and I am not able to quit smoking.Please tell.

MBBS, DNB (General Medicine)
Endocrinologist, Delhi
Dear Lybrate user, smoking is a choice and all choices are made by us. You can quit smoking only if you tell yourself that you can do it. Not when you accept in your mind that "you are not able to quit". You must have taken many challenges in your life - I am sure you don't want to be called a loser at this as well. You have detailed about having cough and chest pains- Its possible that you may develop infection like tuberculosis or later if you don't quit - the risk of lung cancer is also very high. Make the right choice- quit today.
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