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Dr. Lekha Pathak

Cardiologist, Mumbai

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Dr. Lekha Pathak Cardiologist, Mumbai
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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
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.
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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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Hello Sir, I am a diabetes and ht patient for past 10 years. I am taking following medicines. Ilet trio 2 - 2 tab daily for diabetes and telpres ct 40/6.25 daily one tab for ht. Diabetes and ht under control. But for past few days I am feeling pain on my right arm elbow joint. Please advise. (m) age 60 year.

Dip. SICOT (Belgium), MNAMS, DNB (Orthopedics), MBBS
Orthopedist, Delhi
Hello Sir, I am a diabetes and ht patient for past 10 years. I am taking following medicines. Ilet trio 2 - 2 tab dai...
Hi thanks for your query and welcome to lybrate. I am Dr. Akshay from fortis hospital, new delhi. Get your esr, crp, vitamin d and serum uric acid levels and also a fresh elbow (ap & lateral) x ray so that I can see and advise you accordingly. Do not hesitate to contact me if you need any further assistance. You can also discuss your case and treatment plans with me in a greater detail in a private consultation.
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Which exercise will help me to control my high blood pressure ? My blood pressure stays 140 / 90.

BAMS, MD Ayurveda
Sexologist, Lonavala
Which exercise will help me to control my high blood pressure ? My blood pressure stays 140 / 90.
You can go for following remedy it will help you 1. Take 1 tsp of dried watermelon seeds 2. Add 1 tsp of cuscus powder 3. Crush the mixture 4. Have this once in the morning and the evening 5. Consume for 3-4 weeks Causes: • Obesity • High salt intake • Alcohol consumption • Mental or physical stress This remedy will be helpful.
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Men and Heart Disease- International Men's Health

Partners in Health
Multi Speciality, Gurgaon
Men and Heart Disease- International Men's Health

Various studies and researches have been able to prove that women outlive men. In fact they are expected to live at least 7 years more than men. More men are living with and dying of Coronary Heart Disease (CHD) than women and have more hospital discharges for Cardiovascular disease (CVD) and CHD. The prevalence of CHD is higher in men within each age stratum until after 75 years of age, which may contribute to the perception that heart disease is a man's disease.

The classic risk factors for CVD are the same in women and men, but there are gender differences in the prevalence of risk factors. Dr Bernadine Healy first introduced the concept of the Yentl syndrome in 1991, suggesting gender bias in the management of CHD.

HEART DISEASE AND SEX DIFFERENCES

Reasons for Cardiovascular Disease:

There are a number of risk factors that affect the men more than women. The following are few aspects that are reasons for the rising incidences of heart disease in men:

  • Diabetes mellitus

  • High blood pressure

  • High cholesterol level

  • Smoking

  • Sedentary life style

  • Stress

  • Obesity

  • Social isolation

  • Unhealthy food habit

  • Lack of exercise

  • It is important that men take control of their health. Opt for regular cardiac screenings tests, yoga, stress management and ensure that they live a heart healthy life.

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I am 35 years old and I have high bp medicine given by doctor of 20 mg what should I do.

DNB Cardiology, MD - Internal Medicine, MBBS
Cardiologist, Delhi
I am 35 years old and I have high bp medicine given by doctor of 20 mg what should I do.
Maintain normal body weight, exercise regularly, take low amount of salt, reduce stress. If bp is still high, take medicines to control it under supervision of a physician/cardiologist.
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I am 55 yr old man and Am getting chest conjunction /pain. While taking abrisk walk in the morning am not feeling cmoletely all right. Kindly suggest me to which medicine to be taken / to be consulted

DM Cardiology
Cardiologist, Delhi
Dear , pain in chest while walking is angina, and is due to blockage of heart's arteries. I would advise you to consult cardiologist.
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My son is 32 years old and doing job in corporate sector.Their nature of job is fraught with lot of anxiety. On 18 .03 2015 he measured his BP which showed 130/80 in morning 9 o,clock.There after at 12 noon the physician measured it and told that it is 150/90. I understand high BP at this age is very very damaging.Please advise how to control the BP without resorting to medication.Please note that his cholesterol level is 218.

BHARAT JYOTI, MRACGP, INCEPTOR, MD-PhD, MD - Psychiatry, FIPS, Fellow of Academy of General Education (FAGE), DPM, MBBS
Psychiatrist, Bangalore
Cholesterol is borderline high. Otherwise his BP appears to be on upper limit and anxious. Cut down cholesterol and Saturated fat. Let him try meditation and relaxation and investigate thoroughlly if he has essential Hypertension and hen need to control diet and exercise and organize a stress managed lifestyle. Yoga and meditation are advisable along with pranayama, If there is dyslipaedemia needs to take medication/ alternative medication available. Check out all investigations /or check HBA!C too and get back to me. There is no medication at this stage. He can follow natural methods and lets see and also reduce weight and take fruit diet/ alongwith.
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I am having diagonised blood pressure high. It around 95 and I am taking medicine gblock 50 but pressure come high always. Should I change the medicine.?

BHMS
Homeopath, Ajmer
I am having diagonised blood pressure high. It around 95 and I am taking medicine gblock 50 but pressure come high al...
Take low sodium diet, avoid all kind of fatty preparations. Do proper exercise. & after that check your bp after 4 days. If your bp is yet not undercontrol you should change the medicines.
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Hello Everyone I'm Kiran. My mother was obese of having 118 kg with 5.7in height. Recently, She was suffering from heart problem. Then the cardiologist advices to lose weight. Can anyone suggest me how to reduce her weight?

Diploma in Naturopathy & Yogic Science (DNYS), M.Sc - Dietitics / Nutrition
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Vadodara
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I'm Kiran. My mother was obese of having 118 kg with 5.7in height. Recently, She was suffering from he...
your mother ideal weight is 65 kg.to decrease weight one has to consume fewer calories then his/her requirements.as your mother is cardiac patient she need a proper diet management to reduce weight and decrease blood cholesterol level.with proper diet and exercise schedule she can easily reduce weight.feel free to take my consultation.
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General Physician, Kakinada
Having an active sex life is beneficial for your heart. It not only raises your heart rate in a good way, but it also sex helps keep your oestrogen and testosterone levels in balance. When either one of those is low you begin to get problems, like osteoporosis and even heart disease. During one study, men who had sex at least twice a week were half as likely to die of heart disease as men who had sex rarely.

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I had done bypass surgery from hyderabad and taking ecosprin gold 10 and my sugar is also very high (almost 250 anytime) can you suggest me any medicine I take insulin and glycomet 500 too.

DNB Cardiology
Cardiologist, Bangalore
I had done bypass surgery from hyderabad and taking ecosprin gold 10 and my sugar is also very high (almost 250 anyti...
hello dear.. bad suger is definitely not good thing post cabg. good thing Ur not shy of taking insulin ...this is not good platform to advise medication...just stick to Ur diabetologist ...and let him experiment with medication ...diabetes control need Ur strong will good diet and regular followup...I will not advise u to change doctor after doctor...and don't experiment itself with medication....take care
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Dear/madam please give me solution for my chest pain and acidity have a long time problem please give solution.

Ph.D - Ayurveda, MD - Ayurveda, Diploma in Diet and Nutrition, Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), Diploma Yoga
Ayurveda, Jaipur
Dear/madam please give me solution for my chest pain and acidity have a long time problem please give solution.
it may gas-distention trouble due to indigestion. have simple bland food (Khichadi) for next few days avoiding junk, oily, spicy fried and deep-fried food items. drink lot of water. Add Jeera, Ajwain, Sonth in ur food items – these herbs prevent gas formation. Reduce intake of tea – coffee. Instead u can have green tea. dont lye-down or sit immediately after having meals. have a walk instead. maintain good bowel habits. Have more of Coconut Water, Gulkand etc to relieve acidity, Avoid too much of Cauliflower, Peas, Brinjals, Namkeens as snacks etc. Do regular walking and mild exercises. You may also do a weekly fast – just to relax and calm down ur system. Fasting also helps in cleansing of the system. for gas some herbal medicines might also help you but after proper history taking. For that u may consult me privately over Lyberate. Please update with ur valuable feedback.
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I am facing a major problem im a patients of bp my bp is any time low and any time go to high how to control,

BAMS, MD Ayurveda
Sexologist, Lonavala
I am facing a major problem im a patients of bp my bp is any time low and any time go to high how to control,
you can go for following remedy it will help you Natural home remedy using Indian gooseberries: 1. Crush 4-5 Indian gooseberries 2. Place the paste on a sieve 3. Press the paste to extract the juice 4. Take 2 tsp of this juice 5. Add 1 tsp of honey 6. Mix well 7. Drink every morning Surely you will get results.
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I am 70 years. I am diagnosed as COPD, RLL Bronchiectasis and Emphysema. Now ECHO suggests Grade 1 LVDD. Bronchodilator and cortisone nebulisation prescribed along with theophylline oral. My normal pulse rate at rest was 85 to 90. Now it will go upto 130 for some time in a day and later settles at 90. What steps I should take live with minimum comfort as long as I live, say one or two years.

MD PULMONARY, DTCD
Pulmonologist, Faridabad
I am 70 years. I am diagnosed as COPD, RLL Bronchiectasis and Emphysema. Now ECHO suggests Grade 1 LVDD. Bronchodilat...
Tachycardia may be due to levolin nebulization. Get adult vaccination for pneumoccocal pneumonia invassive and flu, join a pulmonary rehabilitation programme, consering bronchictasis avoid contisone nebulization as it will increase chances of infection and use ultra short laba and lama combination in place of foracort.
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Hai, I'm Sathish I have a pair when I press near my heart and its paining when I bend or move So tell me the reason why its paining and also how to control it.

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
Hai, I'm Sathish I have a pair when I press near my heart and its paining when I bend or move So tell me the reason w...
It could be a muscular pain 1. Take one tablet of crocin pain relief sos after food upto a maximum of 3 tablets daily 2. Apply volini gel twice daily 3. Give warm compress locally 4. Take rest 5. If no relief, take xray chest and consult physician, for advice and treatment.
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I have my operation on 2008 for small hole on heart. Now it is slightly pain. Now I am not taking any medicines. What the precaution will I take. Srikanta.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
I have my operation on 2008 for small hole on heart. Now it is slightly pain. Now I am not taking any medicines. What...
Dear lybrateuser, -take a heart healthy diet which includes more of fruits & vegetables, whole grain foods like, whole wheat bread, chapati, brown rice, low fat dairy products, pulses, legumes -do moderate exercise like walking, jogging, swimming daily for 20-30 min -get yourself checked up to rule out any problem in future.
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Helo sir I am lokesh I am 30 yrs old man n I have suffering from chest pain problem so what should I do.

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
Helo sir I am lokesh I am 30 yrs old man n I have suffering from chest pain problem so what should I do.
For your age pain chest could be due to anxiety and stress. avoid stress. do regular exercise, Yoga, Meditation, deep breathing exercise like pranayama etc. It will calm your mind. Take paracetamol 500mg one tablet sos after food, drink plenty of water and take rest. if you have recurrent attack of chest pain take ECG and consult doctor. check your BP and hemoglobin
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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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My mother is suffering with Large ASD (4.3 CMS) She is 55 years old. All the tests are done (Anjo, Cath study and TEE). Finally doctor is said need surgery. So pls kindly suggest which Surgery is best (Surgery or Device)

DM Cardiology
Cardiologist, Delhi
My mother is suffering with Large ASD (4.3 CMS)
She is 55 years old. All the tests are done (Anjo, Cath study and TEE...
Since the size of ASD is 4.3 cm, device would not be suitable. Go for open heart surgery. It is very safe.
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I am 34 years old I am suffering with back pain since 2 years and chest pain since 6 months. What can I do.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
I am 34 years old I am suffering with back pain since 2 years and chest pain since 6 months. What can I do.
For pain take tablet paracetamol 650 mg with rantac and start with Tablet folvite 5mg once a day for six months and tablet vitamin D3 60000iu once a week for six months
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I am 61 years male. Some times while I go for sleep in the evening at around 11'Clock I feel some sort of suffocation (Breathibg problem) I am not obese my height is 164 cms weight is 78 Kgsprevious heart checkup in March 2012 every declared normal.

FNB, MS - General Surgery, MBBS
Bariatrician, Delhi
I am 61 years male. Some times while I go for sleep in the evening at around 11'Clock I feel some sort of suffocation...
You are overweight by around 15 kg. Please get a sleep study, echocardiogram and pulmonary function tests done asap.
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