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Dr. Khadija Challawala

MD

Cardiologist, Mumbai

14 Years Experience
Dr. Khadija Challawala MD Cardiologist, Mumbai
14 Years Experience
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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 pain in my chest since 2-3 months I have shown to doctor he said according to reports low calcium and vitamin D.

PGDHHM, MBBS
General Physician, Delhi
I have pain in my chest since 2-3 months I have shown to doctor he said according to reports low calcium and vitamin D.
U need calcium suppliments. And vit d supplimentation too. Take vitamin d rich food eg fish, codliver oil, meat liver, egg yolk. Vitamin d is also naturally made by your body when you expose your skin to the sunlight for 30 min everyday. Hope this helps u. If required, consult.
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Doctor I am 30 years old married women. Suffering with high bp and thyroid. I am taking medicines thyrox 25 for thyroid and tazloc 40 for bp. I just want to know ki kya above mention tablet ki karan red discharge ho sakta hai. Mere period 13th of aug ko aaye thi lekin aaj mujhe small amount me discharge ke sath red cell aaye . I was also suffer with uti infection earlier near about a month back . I am worried kya ye red discharge normal hai . Ya mujhe fir se uti infection ho gya hai. Red discharge aane se phele we had intercourse without protection . I am also felling pain during intercourse. Waiting for reply. :-(

M.D. (Ayurveda )
Ayurveda, Patiala
Doctor I am 30 years old married women. Suffering with high bp and thyroid. I am taking medicines thyrox 25 for thyro...
Respected mam, hypothyroidism makes you prone to recurrent UTI. and irregulalar mensus can be due to this reason also. Kindly reduce your sugar and salt intake. Take varanadi kshayam, 3 tsf in half a glass of wam water before meals. Take pradarantka luaha tabs, 2 tabs twice a day with ayaskruti , 3 tsf in half a glass of warm water after meals, twice a day. Stop curd, cold water, spicy food, dairy products in your routine. Stop eating after 8 pm at night. Get an USg done for any cyst and to rule out PCOS. Kindly dotn panic. this regime will solve all of your problems and will manage your thyroid profile as well as your BP. Stay in touch. continue the regime for 45 days. good luck.
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Sir I have pin in my heart some time. And I feel very nervous. What should I do please suggest me.

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
Sir I have pin in my heart some time. And I feel very nervous. What should I do please suggest me.
1.For your age,chest pain could be due to stress,anxiety,physical and mental strain 2.Avoid stress and strain 3.Do regular exercise,yoga,meditation and deep breathing exercise.It will calm your mind, control your emotion and relieve stress 4.Take one tablet of paracetamol 500mg sos after food up to a maximum of three tablets daily after food 5.Drink plenty of water and take rest 6.If you have recurrent attack of chest pain ,take ECG and consult physi
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Dear ,s How to stop Heartpalpication? If I shout do I get a panic attacks, I am tensed some times I manage, still worries, Do j get any attach like heart attacks and all. I may think much in this! Due to ACidity I feel heart burns and palpitations is that am thinking right / Any other route cause around! Please suggest me the best. Thanks a lot!

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
Dear ,s How to stop Heartpalpication? If I shout do I get a panic attacks, I am tensed some times I manage, still wor...
Dear Lybrateuser, - Your problem is due to acidity & anxiety - avoid spicy, fried & junk food, also restrict tea/ coffee intake to 1-2 cups/ day - have more of fruits & vegetables, whole grains, low fat dairy products, lean meats, nuts in your diet - chew your food well, do not skip meals, have meals on time, have 4-5 small meals rather than three large meals, have dinner 2-3 hrs before bedtime have 7-8 glasses of water per day - do regular exercise like walking, yoga, meditation & deep breathing daily morning - keep yourself busy so that you do not keep thinking of the problem.
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Always feeling tiredness , always checkingy blood sugar it's showing 53,62 etc.But I'm not feeling guidnes or any other symptoms. .Why ths happening

Doctor of Homeopathic Medicine (H.M.D.)
Homeopath, Pune
Good morning, always tired of sleep isn't the only thing sapping your energy. Little things you do (and don't do) can exhaust you both mentally and physically, which can make getting through your day a chore 1)You don't drink enough water 2)You're not consuming enough iron.An iron deficiency can leave you feeling sluggish, irritable, weak, and unable to focus. 3)skip breakfast .The food you eat fuels your body, and when you sleep, your body continues using what you consumed at dinner the night before to keep your blood pumping and oxygen flowing. So, when you wake up in the morning, you need to refuel with breakfast 3)You live on junk food Foods loaded with sugar and simple carbs rank high on the glycemic index (GI), an indicator of how rapidly carbohydrates increase blood sugar. Constant blood sugar spikes followed by sharp drops cause fatigue over the course of the day.
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Congestion on chest since yesterday morning. Visited an emergency nearby and they gave medicines, injections and got a little relief, but today congestion still persists. Hypertension and gastric problem is what doctor said is the issue, but my stomach is clear today and still heaviness is there in my chest.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
Congestion on chest since yesterday morning. Visited an emergency nearby and they gave medicines, injections and got ...
Dear Lybrateuser, - If you have cough do steam inhalation three times a day - avoid cold fluids, have more of warm fluids like water, tea, coffee, milk, soup - do an x- ray chest, consult a doctor as you may require a course of antibiotics.
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When blood pressure increases (high bp) heartbeat increase occurs or not? And in high bp problem in breathing occurs?

BAMS
Ayurveda, Ambala
When blood pressure increases (high bp) heartbeat increase occurs or not? And in high bp problem in breathing occurs?
Heart beat & blood pressure are independent. But heart beat may or may not increase with increase in blood pressure. But high blood pressure can cause difficulty in breathing.
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What is the symptoms of sugar diabetes, what is symptoms of blood pressure can you explain remedies sir.

Diploma in Cardiology
Cardiologist, Kathua
What is the symptoms of sugar diabetes, what is symptoms of blood pressure can you explain remedies sir.
1. Is hereditary 2. Sedentary lifestyle 3. Lack of exercise 4. Unhealthy diet habits 5. Day to day stress treatment only after evaluation for the reason.
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MD - Consultant Physician
General Physician, Jaipur
Tips To Help You Control Your High Blood Pressure
Make sure your blood pressure is under 140/90 mm Hg. If your systolic pressure (the top number) is over 140, ask your doctor what you can do to lower it.

Take your high blood pressure medicine, if prescribed, every day. If you have questions, talk to your doctor.

Aim for a healthy weight. If you are overweight or obese, carrying this extra weight increases your risk of high blood pressure. One way to determine if you need to lose weight is to find out your body mass index or BMI. If your BMI is above the healthy range (i.E, 25 or greater), or if your waist measurement is greater than 35 inches (women) or 40 inches (men) you probably have excess abdominal weight and you may benefit from weight loss especially if you have other risk factors. Talk to your doctor to see if you are at increased risk for high blood pressure and need to lose weight.

Increase your physical activity. Do at least 30 minutes of moderate activity, such as walking, most days of the week. You can do 30 minutes in three 10-minute segments.

Choose foods low in salt and sodium.

Read nutrition labels. Almost all packaged foods contain sodium. Every time you prepare or eat a packaged food, know how much sodium is in one serving.
Keep a sodium diary. You may be surprised at how much sodium you consume each day and the diary will help you decide which foods to decrease or eliminate.

Use spices and herbs instead of salt to season the food you prepare at home.

Eat more fruits, vegetables, grains, and low-fat dairy foods.

If you consume alcohol at all, consume moderate amounts.
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Some time in Acidity my chest feeling like burning or some time vomiting was occurred. Most after dinner I am walking for 30 - 40 mints, than its feeling like good. This problem generally occurring in early morning and mid night, some time in mid days. Please do needful

Diploma in Cardiology, Diploma in Diabetology, MD
Cardiologist, Coimbatore
Some time in Acidity my chest feeling like burning or some time vomiting was occurred.
Most after dinner I am walking...
It seems it is acid peptic disease. Take food at regular intervals. Avoid spicy, oily food, excessive intake of coffee & tea. If it still persists you need take medicines.
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Hi Doctors! Sir/Madam After Every Meal I Take, I Feel Burning Sensation On My Chest! Sometimes On Right Side Of The Chest Or Left Is It GERD Or Gastritis? And How To Prevent This?

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine, DM - Cardiology, Cardiac Device Specialist (CCDS - Physician )
Cardiologist, Delhi
Hi Doctors!
Sir/Madam After Every Meal I Take, I Feel Burning Sensation On My Chest!
Sometimes On Right Side Of The C...
Most likely this is gastritis. Avoid fried and very spicy food. Quit smoking and alcohol. And consult a gastroeneterologist.
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I am facing foot heat, what is the shine of blood pressure? for normal. Please advise.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), diploma in anorectal disease
Ayurveda, Kolhapur
I am facing foot heat, what is the shine of blood pressure? for normal. Please advise.
Check your sugar level apply shatdhout ghrit ayurvedic medicine to your palm at bed time with massage.
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Sir I am 45 years male, I am htn and on 5mg amlodopine, but I am having headache on back side every time. My bp is between 120 to 150 and 80 to 95. Can I increase my dose up to 10 mg.

MD - Consultant Physician
General Physician, Jaipur
Considering your age your bp should be <=140/90. If it is above this you can increase your amlodipine dose to 10mg per day or better to keep it 5 mg and add another antihypertensive.
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My systolic blood pressure remains between 127-135. The diastolic is always below 80. I do not drink but have 3-5 cigarettes. I walk for 45 mins everyday and do not have any kind of oily food. Can you suggest what I can do. Also the high systolic is generally during the afternoon. By the evening it is back to normal.

BHMS
Homeopath, Navi Mumbai
My systolic blood pressure remains between 127-135. The diastolic is always below 80. I do not drink but have 3-5 cig...
Normal blood pressure is different for different age groups. For your age, systolic 135 is quite normal. But we should not take good health for granted. I am indicating towards your habit of smoking. Stop it soon. You deserve healthier life.
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Dear sir, I am 49 year old my blood sugar is 250pp 200 fasting bp 140 /80 any good titement for your side sir.

BHMS
Homeopath,
Dear sir, I am 49 year old my blood sugar is 250pp 200 fasting bp 140 /80 any good titement for your side sir.
Dear lybrate user, one of the major nutritional substance required for human body is carbohydrate. We take carbohydrate in the form of rice, wheat, sugar etc. The complex molecules of carbohydrate are broken down into simple glucose molecules during digestion & released in the blood stream to be absorbed by the muscle cells. Muscle cells utilise the glucose molecules to release energy by breaking down those glucose molecules. Insulin hormone plays a vital role in the absorption of the glucose molecules by the muscle cells. In abnormal conditions, either due to less production of insulin or due to resistance to insulin, the process of absorption of glucose by the muscles comes to a stand still. The glucose molecules remains in the bloodstream which results in the increase in the blood sugar level. The failure of utilisation of the glucose molecules by the muscle cells results in production of less energy than normal condition. This is externally manifested as the fatigue & tiredness of the patient. This excess amount of blood sugar compels the kidney to function more than normal level in order to excrete the blood sugar molecules through urine. As a result the patient suffers from frequent urination. This abnormal condition is clinically known as diabetes mellitus. Once a patient is diagnosed with diabetes he has to take regular medicine to keep his blood sugar level within normal limits. Take homoeopathic mother tincture gymnema sylvestra q, 30 drops, thrice daily, after meals, in a cup of water. Also you need to walk at least 1 hour daily without any interval. Also you need to take a low carbohydrate rich diet. Avoid rice, sweet dishes, fruits, cold drinks, fast foods, alcoholic beverages, potato etc.
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Hi! Since a year I am getting pain in random places from chest to abdomen. I am 31 now. I don't have any health problems other than this. I don't have diabetes too. Pain is mild to moderate. Can you please tell me about possible reasons. Thank you in adv.

LCPS, BAM&S
General Physician, Pune
Hi!
Since a year I am getting pain in random places from chest to abdomen. I am 31 now. I don't have any health probl...
If all other parameters are normal, then possible cause is worry, stress and emotional issues. Join a friends group, a club where you can relax, laugh and make new friends. Take a break and spend time with close people around you. Join a gym. Listen to music, read, learn a new hobby.
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Is it true that hot / short tempered people are at high risk of getting and having high blood pressure? Or is it just temporary (at the moment that you are angry)? Can you explain the basis of this? What's the best advice to someone who has short temper. How to curb it?

Hypnotherapist, DCS, BSIC, Advanced Trainee of Transactional Analysis, Advanced Skills in Counselling
Psychologist,
Is it true that hot / short tempered people are at high risk of getting and having high blood pressure? Or is it just...
Hot temper could be one of the reasons for high bp but not the only one. With high negative emotionality like anger, stress and sadness, the circulatory, muscular, nervous and digestive system face continuous pressure to help dissipate the excess energy build up. Hence, the immune system gets compromised often and the person is open to falling ill often. 2. The person might also behave without thinking through his actions and may end up doing something that they regret later. 3. They are more susceptible to consuming drugs and alcohol as their immediate coping mechanism to relieve the stress that they are unable to face otherwise. 4. Anger held for long term can lead to rage converted into antisocial behavior leading to social adjustment issues and self esteem issues. Depression is another outcome of anger turned inwards or outwards. It is best to learn how to tame your anger and use it to articulate what you are experiencing or wanting from the other person. Assertive communication and" self and other" awareness are some of the best tools to manage anger.
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I am 37 years old with hypothyroidism and taking 100 mg thyronorm. My cholesterol levels are 240 total HDL 48 triglycerides 150 ldl 190 I am not using any medicine for cholesterol. I don't want to use statins because of their proved side effects. I read that ldl receptors will be decreased in hypothyroid patients which is the cause for increased ldl. I follow healthy diet and do brisk walk 45 min a day. Are there any alternatives to lower ldl cholesterol alone.

MBBS, MD-General Medicine, DM - Cardiology
Cardiologist, Secunderabad
I am 37 years old with hypothyroidism and taking 100 mg thyronorm. My cholesterol levels are 240 total HDL 48 triglyc...
LDL of 190 is unacceptable. If with your current regimen it's not coming down then do start cholesterol reducing med. The side effects of statins are over exaggerated by ill informed press. But still if you have any reservations for statin, then you can start Ezetemibe, which though not as effective but may be a stating point.
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