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Dr. Khadija Challawala

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Cardiologist, Mumbai

14 Years Experience  ·  500 at clinic
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Dr. Khadija Challawala MD Cardiologist, Mumbai
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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 a problem of bad cholesterol. How should I tackle it. Please help. Thank you.

BHMS
Homeopath,
I have a problem of bad cholesterol. How should I tackle it. Please help. Thank you.
Dear Mr. Lybrate-user. Cholesterol is produced in every animal body including human. However, when we take non-veg dishes cholesterol from outer sources enter our system which in turn increases the total level of cholesterol in our system. Kindly avoid mutton, beef, yolk of the egg, ghee, butter. Try to walk for at least 1 hour daily. Also you can talk homoeopathic mother tincture fucus ves q, 30 drops, thrice daily, in a cup of water to decrease your cholesterol.
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What is initial stage of high blood pressure and blood sugar? And how we protected our self from those diseases?

lybrate
General Physician, Mumbai
What is initial stage of high blood pressure and blood sugar? And how we protected our self from those diseases?
Dear lybrate user, the initial stages of type 2 diabetes & blood pressure are known as pre-diabetes and pre-hypertension. The most important fact one needs to keep in mind is that these are predominantly lifestyle disorders hence one needs to lead a healthy lifestyle in order to prevent these. The following tips could be useful: - Sleep well for at least 6-7 hrs everyday - Eat small meals at regular timings everyday, eat well balanced meals. Do not skip your meals. - Avoid eating outside food very frequently (once a week should be fine) - Reduce the amount of salt you take in a day, and preserved/ processed foods (pickles, papad, ready to eat meals, etc) - Avoid too much of coffee, tea, alcohol and stop smoking or taking tobacco - Exercise everyday starting with 20 mins and increasing it to 1 hr (any form like walking, running, swimming, weight training, or even a mix if fine as long as you do it consistently everyday) - Do not take stress about issues, be positive and try to be happy - In case you have a family history, regular check-ups wih your family physician is preferable Though many of these might seem difficult to follow in one go, but slowly you could adopt these measures, which will help you remain healthy and reduce the likelihood of you developing these cardiovascular disorders. Take care!

What are the symptoms for asthma? Heart beat is growing up. Can not breath properly and cough is coming. Please give me some health advice to cure.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), DYA (DIPLOMA IN YOG & AYURVED), D.I.H.M (DIPLOMA IN INDUSTRIAL HEALTH MANAGEMENT)
Ayurveda, Nashik
What are the symptoms for asthma? Heart beat is growing up. Can not breath properly and cough is coming. Please give ...
Do's 1) close windows at night to avoid pollens 2) take regular medicines 3) do exercise and pranayama daily 4) diet should be healthy 5) keep bedroom clean and dust free 6) regular checkup at clinic 7) use a light color to wall as well curtains.(especially bedroom) 8) dinner should be taken before sunset. 9) Use mask while going out or apply coconut oil to nostrils 10) carry inhaler all the time (emergency) 11) massage to the chest and back warm with oil, afterward take hot fomentation. DON'TS 1) smoking -active or passive 2) exposure to allergens air pollution 3) avoid visit to gardens 4) stop the self medication. Paracetamol also increases the risk of asthma by 27 %. 5) Avoid outside food 6) avoid preserved packed food 7) oily food should be avoided 8) cold drinks and ice-creams. for complete cure u can consult
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I am 38 yrs old and I have high cholesterol and have some swelling near my eyes what to do please help.

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine Specialist, Faridabad
I am 38 yrs old and I have high cholesterol and have some swelling near my eyes what to do please help.
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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My dad was hospitalized for having blood vomiting, they have given him blood. They told that he has very low bp 50/30. How bad is it? Please tell me what is the lowest bp?

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Navi Mumbai
My dad was hospitalized for having blood vomiting, they have given him blood. They told that he has very low bp 50/30...
50/30 mm of hg its a very low bp. Due to blood loss bp get low. It can happens due to varicosity of esophageal vein. Or some time some other cause also. Where your dad is admitted follow there doctors advise properly.
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Hi doc my mom is 55 yrs old. C has high blood pressure. C s taking medicines. Additionally wat type of food to take.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
Hi doc my mom is 55 yrs old. C has high blood pressure. C s taking medicines. Additionally wat type of food to take.
Hello,Drink plenty of liquids and cut down her 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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Do You Have Atrial Fibrillation - All You Need To Know?

MBBS, Master of Surgery - General Surgery, Magistrar Chirurgiae (Cardio-Thoracic Surgery)
Cardiologist, Faridabad
Do You Have Atrial Fibrillation - All You Need To Know?

Atrial fibrillation is a condition that results in rapid heartbeat leading to heart failure, stroke, and other cardiac complications. In this condition, the upper valves of the heart beat irregularly. Some of the common symptoms of this condition include weakness, heart palpitations and shortness of breath. There could be several episodes of Atrial fibrillation. Although it is not life threatening, there could be serious complications owing to the nature of the condition. Atrial fibrillation can also lead to a condition known as the ischemia.

What are the different types of Atrial fibrillation?

  1. Occasional- This condition is also known as paroxysmal fibrillation. Here the symptoms come and go. For few patients, the symptoms might stay for a few minutes, for others, it can stay up to hours before everything becomes normal again.
  2. Persistent- The beat of the heart does not go back to normal. Medication along with electric shocks might be required to amend the condition.
  3. Long-standing persistent- This is the kind of Atrial fibrillation that can last up to 12 months at stretch.
  4. Permanent- This is the type where the erratic rhythm of the heartbeat can’t be restored. Long term medication is required to fix the condition.

What are the possible causes of Atrial fibrillation?
Some of the possible causes of Atrial fibrillation include Coronary artery disease, sleep apnea, viral infection, lung diseases, exposure to tobacco, caffeine, etc, metabolic imbalance, hyperactive thyroid gland, viral infections, congenital heart defects, stress due to illness, pneumonia and surgery, history of heart surgeries etc.

What are the risk factors for Atrial fibrillation?
Here are some of the common risk factors for this condition:

  1. Age plays a critical role in any cardiac related disorder. The older a person is, the greater are the chances of Atrial fibrillation
  2. High blood pressure along with unhealthy lifestyle can increase the risk of Atrial fibrillation
  3. People with a history of obesity can get this disease
  4. Chronic conditions such as kidney disease, metabolic syndrome, thyroid problems can lead to Atrial fibrillation
  5. People with an existing heart condition such as heart problem, heart palpitation, valve failure, coronary artery disease etc have an increased risk of suffering from Atrial fibrillation.

How is Atrial fibrillation diagnosed?
A doctor might use one of the many tests or diagnostic technique that are available to diagnose this condition:

  1. ECG- This is first but an important test to fathom whether there are any irregularities in the heart beat. The sensor presents in the ECG machine throws heart bit diagram in the form of graphs.
  2. Echocardiogram- This is a technique wherein sound waves are passed through the heart and an image is taken to understand about any possible irregularities. This is a fine test that can readily detect underlying and structural heart diseases.
  3. Blood tests- Blood tests can help to identify any thyroid irregularity or other condition that might lead to Atrial fibrillation. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a Cardiologist.
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I am getting pain in the front rib cage region I. E middle portion of chest from the last 3 months. But the pain is not permanent. It is happening for some time and some days i am not getting pain. Till now I didn't consult any doctor. What I have to do.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
I am getting pain in the front rib cage region I. E middle portion of chest from the last 3 months. But the pain is n...
Homoeopathic medicine RANUNCULUS BULBOSUS 30 ( SBL ) Drink 2 drops direct on tongue 3 times daily for 15 days.
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I had bypass surgery last year in april month. Shall I stop taking medicine like ecosprin gold 10? this medicine is for thinnig the blood. Also, suggest me some exercise to improve my stamina.

MD - Homeopathy
Homeopath, Pune
Hello sir, you have undergone major heart surgery and that too in early age, that means your body has tendency to accumulate fat/cholesterol in arteries. The medicines like ecosprin gold is blood thinner which helps to prevent tendency to form thrombus/clot in vessels, so you must need to continue that tablet forever. Regarding exercise please go through cardiac rehabilitation program which is mostly there in more than 100 beded hospitals. Also you can start homoeopathy along with above medicines for better quality of health and life. Thanks.
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My brother is 13 yrs old, he is facing problem with heart enlarge since when he is of 2 yrs and now his heart pumping is 20, can you suggest how he should recover, please tell and suggest any treatment regarding this problem.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
My brother is 13 yrs old, he is facing problem with heart enlarge since when he is of 2 yrs and now his heart pumping...
We will be able to comment on this only after physically examining him so please take treatment only from a cardiologist
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Hi Doctor I am 29 years old from age of 21 I got many problems like high blood pressure and stomach problem please give me some suggestion to get rid from these diseases Thanks.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
Hi Doctor I am 29 years old from age of 21 I got many problems like high blood pressure and stomach problem please gi...
Hi, Take Rauvolfia 1x, 2 tabs daily morning empty stomach. 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. Home remedies to Control high BP:-1. Bananas are one fruit that people with high blood pressure can eat regularly to control it. Bananas are a rich source of potassium, which lessens the effect of sodium.So, try to eat one or two bananas daily. Along with bananas, you can try dried apricots, raisins, orange juice, spinach, baked sweet potatoes. 2. Eat one or two crushed garlic cloves daily. You can simply crush them with your hands. Crushing garlic cloves creates hydrogen sulfide, a compound that promotes good blood flow, removes gas and reduces the pressure on the heart.If you do not like eating raw garlic or if it causes a burning sensation, then take it along with a cup of milk. You can also mix five or six drops of garlic juice in four teaspoons of water and take it twice a day.
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I am suffering from dry couching from 2 weeks n chest pain what would be your suggestions.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
I am suffering from dry couching from 2 weeks n chest pain what would be your suggestions.
Hello, take senega pentarken, 2 tabs thrice daily. Alpha cc, 2 tabs twice daily. Alpha coff, 2 tsp, with hot water, thrice daily. Revert me after 7 days.
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Do pains in heart attack occur pointedly at certain area or they occur in wide area. And can they individually occur at shoulders or muscles without having chest pain.

PGDHHM, MBBS
General Physician, Delhi
Do pains in heart attack occur pointedly at certain area or they occur in wide area. And can they individually occur ...
Main symptoms of heartattack are Pain or discomfort in the jaw, neck, or back. Feeling weak or faint. Chest pain or discomfort. Pain or discomfort in arms or shoulder. Shortness of breath. Cold sweats. Pain radiating to left hand /shoulders.
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I am sufferring from bp (160, blood sugar (fasting 189, pp283) and bilateral sn loss 60%, my age is 60+

MBBS, CCEBDM, Diploma in Diabetology
Endocrinologist, Hubli-Dharwad
Hello it appears that your diabetes is not in control. If diabetes is severe and uncontrolled, lot of complications can occur related nervous system, blood vessels and heart. Please get your lower limbs for extent of neuropathy then treatment can be planned. Also check your hba1c periodically.
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My wife doesn't get mood in sex even in foreplay she says that she isn't getting mood for many times. For each and every small situation she thinks much and gets worried. She too has a migraine headache. Doesn't show much interest in sex. Low BP. Sometimes she uses sleeping pills. Suggest some tips. Her age is 23.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Sexologist, Faridabad
My wife doesn't get mood in sex even in foreplay she says that she isn't getting mood for many times. For each and ev...
I think your partner take too much stress that's why she is not getting mood and some other reason now follow some tips you will get better improvement 1.do yoga exercises regularly which increase your blood in body particular to those organs involved in sex.in addition 2-eat healthy nutritious diet like fresh green salad with meal 1 tomato 1 onion 1 cucumber daily use.
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I am 29 years old. I am suffering from improper breathing problems. I tend to hold breath unconsciously. I also experience poor posture and anxiety stress. My body is imbalanced especially while driving. This problem exists from childhood and I ignored it fr long time. My bone xray were normal as said by ortho. Any advice.

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist, Bangalore
This anxiety stress that you mention is related to fear. If you deal with the fear, even your body skewing will get rectified with some help with physical exercises. Since this has been there from childhood, talk to your parents to identify what fearful situation you may have experienced inadvertently. Armed with that information do meet up with a counselor and take care of that for gradual relief.
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I am suffering from LVH. Echo shows LVH. Tmt négative. 32/M, 120/80, 83 kg.lipid profile is Cholestérol 273 HDL 37 LDL 194 triglyceride 210. Taking roseday 10 mg, omega3. What shud I do for medicines. I am doing exercise approx 7 km running in morning in 60 minutes. Please guide me. Rib pain nd sometimes chest pain occurs.

D.A.M.S( A. M.), D.AC/B.E.M.S
Acupressurist, Mumbai
I am suffering from LVH. Echo shows LVH. Tmt négative.
32/M, 120/80, 83 kg.lipid profile is Cholestérol 273
HDL 37
LD...
You should take acupressure treatment and take biochemic mag phos200x + Calc flour 200x 4 tab each thrice a day with warm water and take it 5 day's and consult private online.
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I am 48 yrs and reduced 10 kg wt by exercises in last 3 months. Everything is fine including my lft kft blood urine thyroid tests but my bp is constantly 105/155-160. Why so. Does exercises have some correlation with this increased bp.

Certified Diabetes Educator, Registered Dietitian (RD), PGDD, Bachelor of Unani Medicine and Surgery (B.U.M.S), General Physician
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Mumbai
Thyroid gland affects nearly every organ in the body. Many nutritional factors play a role in optimizing thyroid function. However, both nutrient deficiencies and excesses can trigger or exacerbate symptoms. Working in collaboration with a both a physician and a registered dietitian is essential to determine nutritional status for optimal thyroid health. Improper thyroid function causes undesired weight changes, significant cardiovascular risks, and symptoms such as fatigue, mood changes, and gastrointestinal upset, which can hinder the development of healthful behaviors. I focus on setting realistic goals for healthy changes and regular exercise when counseling clients. There many potential nutrient deficiencies and interactions with medications and supplements. Hence diligent care is to be taken while designing a holistic treatment plan. I being a both a registered dietitian and doctor have been successfully helping patients with their problems through a holistic approach using customized therapeutic diet and medications. Do reply back for private consultation.
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My uric acid level is high i.e 8.01. Can I consume Remylin-D which is prescribed by doctor.

DM - Rheumatology, MD - General Medicine
Rheumatologist, Mumbai
My uric acid level is high i.e 8.01. Can I consume Remylin-D which is prescribed by doctor.
You don't need to treat uric acid if it's not Gout. Avoid junk food and doingvexercise should be enough. Remylin d is vitamin d which is good for bones and joints especially if you have low levels. It has got nothing to do with uric acid.
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Hii whenever I hear any sound my heartbeat increase and I feel fear why this happened pls tell me I feel so much problem due to this in my life and this specially in night when I am very tired. Thanks.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
Hii whenever I hear any sound my heartbeat increase and I feel fear why this happened pls tell me I feel so much prob...
Dear Lybrateuser, -Your problem could be due to anxiety, stress & fear -do regular exercise like walking, jogging, swimming for 20-30 min -do yoga, deep breathing & meditation for 10-15 min daily as it will calm your mind -also divert your mind by reading, listening to music, following a hobby, try to sleep well for at least 7-8 hrs at night, its the most important for reducing stress.
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