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Dr. M.g Desai

Cardiologist, Mumbai

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Hello and thank you for visiting my Lybrate profile! I want to let you know that here at my office my staff and I will do our best to make you comfortable. I strongly believe in ethics; a......more
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Dr. M.g Desai is a trusted Cardiologist in Borivali East, Mumbai. He is currently practising at Navjivan Hospital & Global Heart Centre in Borivali East, Mumbai. Don’t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. M.g Desai on Lybrate.com.

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17/20,Swagat Society, Sgi Road, Rajendra Nagar, Borivali East,Landmark: Near Railway Flyover, MumbaiMumbai Get Directions
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I'm getting chest pain while I'm eating food will you are able to help me for that pain why that pain coming.

PGDHHM, MBBS
General Physician, Delhi
I'm getting chest pain while I'm eating food will you are able to help me for that pain why that pain coming.
It seems to be due to the gastritis / hyperacidity. Take antacid tablet 1 before breakfast . Eat smaller meals frequently than heavy food. Avoid carbonated drinks and spicy food. Chew your food properly. Eat 3-4 servings of fruits everyday. Avoid constipation. Hope this helps u.
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Predictable Chest Pain Pattern - What Does It Indicate?

MBBS, DM - Cardiology, MD
Cardiologist, Hyderabad
Predictable Chest Pain Pattern - What Does It Indicate?

In addition to pumping blood to various organs, the heart also has its own blood supply, through which it receives its oxygen and nutrient supply. In patients with coronary artery disease and atherosclerosis, there is a narrowing of the blood vessels which reduces the amount of blood flow to the target organs, including the heart.

When this happens in the heart, there is chest pain due to overexertion of the heart muscles. There could be two patterns to this chest pain. With regular exertion like exercise, there would be chest pain, and most patients are familiar with this pattern.

This is known as angina pectoris or stable angina. In some people or in some instances, chest pain occurs which is sudden and not of a predictable pattern. It could be related to extreme exertion or stress. This is known as unstable angina and can lead to heart attack and be life-threatening.

Stable angina or angina pectoris has a stable, predictable pattern which most patients get familiar with over a period of time and learn to manage. Read on to know more about the signs and symptoms and management techniques.

Signs and symptoms: Stable angina usually occurs after a round of physical exertion. The patient feels a feeling of tightness in the chest which feels like the chest being squeezed. The pain can gradually spread to the shoulder, arms and even the neck. The pain can also be induced by eating, exposure to cold, emotional stress. It lasts for about 15 minutes and is relieved by rest and sublingual nitroglycerin. The pain intensity does not change with position or coughing. In addition, the patient may also experience shortness of breath, fatigue, profuse sweating, nausea, and dizziness.
The patient may be able to detect signs on further testing including ECG, echocardiography and stress testing. Features like cardiomegaly, altered ejection fraction would be detected based on the severity of the disease.

Treatment: Immediate treatment to relieve the pain includes resting and sublingual nitroglycerin. On an ongoing basis, the treatment would include 3 approaches – lifestyle changes, medications, and surgery.

  1. Lifestyle changes: Regular exercise, smoking cessation, reduced fat intake, reduced alcohol consumption, weight loss, and stress management are some lifestyle changes to be made to improve symptoms.
  2. Medications: A number of medications would be used depending on patient’s symptoms. Aspirin to prevent clotting, medications to control blood pressure and cholesterol and diabetes.
  3. Surgery: In patients with advanced coronary artery disease, revascularization methods may be required, which includes angioplasty and coronary bypass.

In a person with known risk factors, it is advisable to have regular checkups so that the disease progression can be controlled and symptoms managed with minimal intervention. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a Cardiologist.

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I am Neelam. I am 22 years old BT my weight is only 35 kg. Please suggest me what I have to do for increase my weight and my bp is also always low.

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Homeopath, Faridabad
I am Neelam. I am 22 years old BT my weight is only 35 kg. Please suggest me what I have to do for increase my weight...
Hello, Homoeopathic medicines are less invasive and have more herbal approach towards gaining the weight. There are a number of homoeopathic medicines, which treat the root cause behind the body’s inability to gain weight or bulk up. 1. Take alfalfa tonic (wsi), 2 – 2 tsp. Thrice a day, half an hour before meals. 2. Calcarea phos 200, 5 drops, once in aweek, morning empty stomach for 2 weeks. 3. Take eggs, milk, butter, bananas, potatoes, mangoes, figs, oats, soyabean and dry fruits. 4. Do light exercises regularly to keep your body active. These homoeopathic medicines and dietary addition will increase your appetite and give your metabolism a healthy boost.
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My husband is having bp 180/150. After giving the medication of bronchospasm it came to 150/100. Doctor gave the cetanil tablet. .after using this it came to 130/100. Tell me how this is correct.

MBBS, PG Diploma In Emergency Trauma Care, Fellowship in Diabetology
General Physician, Bangalore
My husband is having bp 180/150. After giving the medication of bronchospasm it came to 150/100. Doctor gave the ceta...
Hello thanks for your Query. it is normal 130/100. So you may have to continue cetanil or other hypertensive drug.
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I have heart problem from last 6months I Chek my bp it always high. But after that I djt able to sleep at night. I have controlled every thing. But still I feels there is any burden on me. Bp is normal now. So pls can you sugest me for good sleep at night.

BAMS
Ayurveda, Bangalore
I have heart problem from last 6months
I Chek my bp it always high.
But after that I djt able to sleep at night.
I ha...
Hi, Please follow these tips: Don't get too worried and anxious. Relax well. Avoid drinking coffee or tea after 7 PM, Take hot water bath before going to bed. Have light food and drink a glass of warm milk at night. Listen to soothing music or read some magazines while you are on bed. Keep your mobile in silent mode at night. Do not work on your laptop on the bed or watch TV till late night. Sleep in a dark and silent room. Perform meditation and yoga to keep your mind calm.
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I have query regarding. Does medicines remove blockage in heart arteries which cause heart failure in future.

DM - Cardiology, MD-Internal Medicine , MBBS
Cardiologist, Delhi
I have query regarding. Does medicines remove blockage in heart arteries which cause heart failure in future.
Hi lybrate-user, medicines can cause stabilization and even slight regression of blockages but can not totally remove it. If the blockage is so severe that it can cause heart failure in future, then it should be treated with angioplasty or bypass surgery before it causes damage to the heart.
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Now a days a continuously felt some pain near by by heart or heart burnt I not recognized that. What should I do. Please help.

Diploma in Obstetrics & Gynaecology, MBBS
General Physician, Delhi
Now a days a continuously felt some pain near by by heart or heart burnt I not recognized that. What should I do. Ple...
You had dengue a month ago. May be your food pipe is still weak. Eat nourishing but non bulky diet like diluted milk and curds, less fats and spices and soft vegetables and fruits. If worried about heart, do get checked for ecg, echo, stress test if you can tolerate it, cbc (reassure you about platelets, total counts, infections and anemia) blood sugar. Get back here with reports.
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My sugar levels were ok before I started taking mango shake banana shake and bread with peanut butter as advised by my gym Trainer. I am a heart patient as well. Will it be ok know If I stop taking this.

MBBS, MD
Endocrinologist, Delhi
My sugar levels were ok before I started taking mango shake banana shake and bread with peanut butter as advised by m...
Banana, mangoes are high glycemic food means after eating them your blood sugar level will rise rapidly. I advice my diabetic patients to avoid them. As you have mentioned taht you are a heart patient, please decide your level of exercise and type of food after discussing with your cardiologist and not only with gym trainer.
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Hi I want to ask about my husband's LDL cholesterol. When we checked in March it was 600 mg/dl. So doctor prescribed tablet called crestor (10 mg. Then after 3 months we repeated the test it was 420 mg/dl. So we stopped the medicine and tried home remedies and ayurvedic drug called arjunarishta. Yesterday we repeated the test it is 915 mg/dl. Can you please suggest the medicine and proper diet? His age is 32 years. Weight 80. Height 5 feet 7 inches. And what fruits can be taken please help me out. As I have heard it leads to heart attack. Please please help me out. Thanks.

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine, DM - Cardiology, Cardiac Device Specialist (CCDS - Physician )
Cardiologist, Delhi
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I want to ask about my husband's LDL cholesterol. When we checked in March it was 600 mg/dl. So doctor prescribed ...
If LDL cholesterol has been as high as you have mentioned and it is now 900 mg/dl then you need to understand a few things - 1) In indian scenario safe limit of LDL is 110 mg/dl or less a value more than this increases the risk of heart attack and the higher it gets the higher the risk. 2) This value is too high and according to the weight and height you have mentioned he is overweight also, so your husband's full lipid profile as well as medical work up should be done to understand why is he having such a high value. So please consult a cardiologist for tests like ecg, echo, liver function test, Kidney function test, TMT etc risk factor evaluation etc and starting of treatment 3) The dose of crestor given in march was inadequate for such a high LDL value. Maximum dose should have been started. And you should start it now without any delay. 4) In addition to medicines You should also begin with lifestyle changes like - eating a healthy diet both for weight loss and cholesterol control (Take a dietician consult for a diet chart), daily brisk walking, start slowly and increase to 40-45 mins per day, quit smoking and alcohol. But it is very important that you get your husband evaluated and treatment started by a cardiologist as early as possible. So please don't delay in seeking medical help and treatment. Take care.
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