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Dr. Lekha Pathak

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My favorite part of being a doctor is the opportunity to directly improve the health and wellbeing of my patients and to develop professional and personal relationships with them....more
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Dr. Lekha Pathak is a popular Cardiologist in Powai, Mumbai. You can consult Dr. Lekha Pathak at Dr L H Hiranandani Hospital in Powai, Mumbai. Book an appointment online with Dr. Lekha Pathak on Lybrate.com.

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I am suffering from acidity for the last 2 one and I have chest pain whenever, can you suggest what can I do.

MS - General Surgery, MBBS
General Surgeon, Delhi
I am suffering from acidity for the last 2 one and I have chest pain whenever, can you suggest what can I do.
Avoid tea/coffee alcohol, smoking spicy food. Life style changes and food habbits can solve your problem easily. Chew your food properly. Avoid outside food. Walk about 3-5 kms daily. There should be gap of 2hrs after dinner and sleep. Small and frequent meals is of help. Keep your blood sugar controlled. Raise your bed about 4" from headend side. Get your gastroendoscopy done. Tab nexpro-l 1 tab empty stomach. Consult doctor.
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I high blood pressure diabetes sugar hypertension how to get rid off it how can live life like normal people.

MD-Physician, PGDCC
Cardiologist, Jaipur
I high blood pressure diabetes sugar hypertension how to get rid off it how can live life like normal people.
Weight reduction is the main treatment in our case. The weight above 100 can be now cured by bariatric surgery. So think for it and you can plan accordingly.
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My problem is acidity, heart burn, belching, feels like wait in chest, burning inside stomach etc.. it started more than 3-4 years. i had undergone lots medication . but still i am not recovered from this problem. i had drinking & smoking habits. but i stopped this before 1 year. i have a problem of over anxiety also. please help me to recover from this proble. thank you

MD - Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Indore
Hurry worry and curry leads to problems like you.take ranitidine 150 mg twice in a day. frequent small bland food.helps. look in to your life style. the culprit will be there. identify it and remove it. reduce stress in life by going slow , cutting down and stress busting activity like yoga meditation , pranayam and 30 minutes light excersice. good luck
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I have yellow spot under eyes. Xanthelasma ke medicine bataiye sir please. Bad cholesterol ke lakshan h.please.

MD - Homeopathy, BHMS
Homeopath, Vadodara
I have yellow spot under eyes. Xanthelasma ke medicine bataiye sir please. Bad cholesterol ke lakshan h.please.
There are few homoeopathic medicine like Crataegus.. Aurum Met, Thiocynaminum, Calc Carb, Cholesterinum, etc... But the best is selected after proper detailed study of the case....
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For reversing LVH whether telmisartan or amlodipine which is best. If ramipril also to be taken along with telmisartan. What is the dosage for bp 160/10 morning and night before or after food. If any patients consult you what is your reply ? Please. Give details.

MBBS, Dip.Cardiology, Fellowship in Clinical Cardiology(FICC), Fellowship in Echocardiology
Cardiologist, Ghaziabad
For reversing LVH whether telmisartan or amlodipine which is best. If ramipril also to be taken along with telmisarta...
You need to understand about high blood pressure.  Normal range of blood pressure is between 90/60 to 140/90, anything above or below is is abnormal. Many factors can affect blood pressure, including: 1) The amount of water and salt you have in your body 2) The condition of your kidneys, nervous system, or blood vessels 3) Your hormone levels 4) your lifestyle - smoking, drinking, exercise  Stress, less sleep, smoking, alcohol, overweight, heart, kidney problems, lack of physical exercise. All of these can cause High blood pressure. You are more likely to be told your blood pressure is too high as you get older. This is because your blood vessels become stiffer as you age. When that happens, your blood pressure goes up.  Highblood pressure increases your chance of having a stroke, heart attack, heart failure, kidney disease, or early death. DASH stands for Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension. DASH lowers high blood pressure and improves levels of cholesterol. This reduces your risk of getting heart disease.  The DASH Diet Emphasizes vegetables, fruits, and fat-free or low-fat dairy products. Includes whole grains, fish, poultry, beans, seeds, nuts, and vegetable oils. Limits sodium, sweets, sugary beverages, and red meats. Along with this, other lifestyle changes can help lower your blood pressure. They include staying at a healthy weight, exercising, and not smoking. My advice to you would be 1) Keep a BP daily record for at least one week & Every time you need to measure BP twice with a gap of 15 mins 2) Basic tests should be one to rule out cardiac / kidney issues 3) unless any recent evaluation has been done I would advice these test ECG ECHO Lipid Profile TSH KFT  Renal doppler  Get back to me with a detailed history and  old / new records for a better individualized advice. r
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Yesterday in the evening was sitting in the office and all of a sudden I started having anxious thoughts and fear. I was shaking and got panicked. Since today morning o am having pain on my right side arms and right chest near armpit. I am feeling nausea too. I did ecg and echo test last month and consulted cardiologist and he said it is normal. Why do I get this symptoms and start getting anxious.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
Yesterday in the evening was sitting in the office and all of a sudden I started having anxious thoughts and fear. I ...
Dear lybrateuser, -you appear to be quite anxious & disturbed -to reduce your anxiety & fear you should practice yoga, listen to music or learn some relaxation techniques, basically to take some time out from your work & any problem -eat well balanced meals, do not skip meals, if feel hungary then keep energy boosting snacks at hand -limit intake of tea or coffee to 2-3 cups/day -get sufficient sleep about 7-8 hrs a night -take deep breaths to relax your mind -if your chest & arm pain are recurring & disturb you then consult a doctor as investigation like an x-ray may be required.
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When I breathing. Sometime I feel strong pain in my chest. It is happened with me for 1 month probably. It is happened with irregularly regular.

DHMS (Hons.)
Homeopath, Patna
When I breathing. Sometime I feel strong pain in my chest.
It is happened with me for 1 month probably.
It is happene...
Hello, Lybrate user, Go. For meditations to reduce your stress and to strengthen your lungs. Drink, lukewarm water. Tk, steam twice. Avoid, cold intake, smoke, dust, alcohol, nicotine, please. Tk, homoeopathic medicines@ Bryonia alb 30-6 pills, thrice. @ Heper sulph 30-6 pills, thrice. Tk, care.
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Hi. My cholesterol level is high. What type of diet I should prefer to avoid high cholesterol. I am 36 year old

MBBS, PG Diploma In Clinical Cosmetology (PGDCC)
Cardiologist, Purba
Hi. My cholesterol level is high. What type of diet I should prefer to avoid high cholesterol. I am 36 year old
Avoid fatty /spicy /fried foot and do 45 minute strenous exercise rechek after 8 week TSH FBS PPBS LIPID PROFILE
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I have chest pain. It happens once in a day. Am I going through any disease. What should I do?

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
I have chest pain. It happens once in a day. Am I going through any disease. What should I do?
Dear lybraateuser, -If your pain happens when you feel hungary then it may be due to acidity -have your meals on time & should also have a snack in between meals like fruit or yogurt or wholegrain cracker -have plenty of fluids especially water for proper digestion -avoid spicy , fried & junk food take more of fruits & vegetables in your diet. -can take an over the counter antacid tablet after meals.
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I am a 2nd stage diabetic patient having average 125 blood sugar, bp 90/140, cholesterol levels 200.

DM Cardiology
Cardiologist, Delhi
Dear,you need to reduce the cholesterol levels. High cholesterol (hypercholesterolemia) what is hypercholesterolemia? hypercholesterolemia is a condition in which the level of cholesterol in your blood is high. When you have too much cholesterol, deposits of fat in the blood called plaque form inside blood vessel walls. The blood vessel walls thicken and become narrower (a condition called atherosclerosis). This change in the blood vessels reduces blood flow through the blood vessels, increasing your risk of heart disease and possibly leading to heart attacks or strokes. Cholesterol is a naturally occurring fatty substance. Your body needs small amounts of cholesterol to make and maintain nerve cells and to produce hormones. Most of the cholesterol in your blood is made by your liver from the fats, carbohydrates, and proteins you eat. You also get cholesterol by eating animal products such as meat, eggs, and dairy products. The two most important components of cholesterol are ldl (low-density lipoprotein) and hdl (high-density lipoprotein). Ldl and hdl carry cholesterol through your blood. Ldls carry a lot of cholesterol, leave behind fatty deposits on your artery walls, and contribute to heart disease. Hdls do the opposite. They clean the artery walls and remove extra cholesterol from the body, thus lowering the risk of heart disease. Ldl is called" bad" cholesterol. (you can think of" l" for" lousy" cholesterol.) hdl is called" good" cholesterol (think of" h" for" healthy" cholesterol). It is good to have low levels of ldl and high levels of hdl. How does high cholesterol occur? the main cause of high cholesterol is eating foods that are high in saturated fat or cholesterol. Other possible causes are? an inherited problem with the way your body processes cholesterol? a disease that raises the cholesterol level (for example, diabetes mellitus, kidney disease, liver disease, or hypothyroidism). What are the symptoms? high cholesterol is a silent disease. There are no symptoms until problems have already developed, such as the chest pain of a heart attack or calf pain with walking, caused by narrowed or blocked arteries to the legs. How is it diagnosed? you will have blood tests to check your cholesterol level. These lab tests usually measure your total cholesterol level as well as the levels of low-density lipoprotein (ldl), high-density lipoprotein (hdl), and triglycerides. You may need to fast before your blood test. This means you do not eat or drink anything except water for 12 hours before the test. Your health care provider may give you a physical exam. He or she may ask about your diet and diseases and health problems in your family. How is it treated? the goal of most cholesterol treatment is to decrease the ldl in your blood and to raise the hdl. For every 1% decrease in cholesterol level, your risk of heart disease is reduced 2%. A diet high in fiber and low in total fat, saturated fat, and cholesterol can help to lower cholesterol levels. For more information on changes you can make in your diet, see health maintenance: controlling cholesterol. You will need to lose weight if you are overweight. You should also exercise as recommended by your health care provider. If diet and exercise are not enough to reduce your cholesterol level, your health care provider may prescribe drugs. Among the drugs commonly used are cholestyramine, niacin, gemfibrozil, atorvastatin, fluvastatin, lovastatin, pravastatin, and simvastatin. Each medicine has slightly different effects. Sometimes you will need to take more than one medicine to decrease your total cholesterol. Your health care provider will choose the best medicines for you. How can I take care of myself and prevent high cholesterol? in addition to changing your diet, you can help lower your cholesterol by the following? get more exercise, especially aerobic exercise. Ask your health care provider about an exercise prescription. Start slowly to avoid injury. Exercise helps raise hdl levels, improve circulation, decrease body fat, and tone muscles? don't smoke? maintain a normal weight? have your cholesterol levels and weight checked by your health care provider.
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