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I am sixtyfive years old having blood pressure and suffering from knee pain due to osteoarthritis. I will like to take homeopathy treatment only. Please advise. R S Wadhwa.
I was prescribed propranolol hydro chloride for psvt. Ciplar 40 mg. Around 20 years back. Now I have developed high b.p. As well. Does ciplar 40 mg also act as a medicine to reduce high b.p. In the long run? Or other medicines are required? Regards.
Hi Sir, I am from bangalor 23 years old averagebody but i have some tummy grown fat and cholesrtrol please suggest me some medicine or healthly food to get rid from fat and Cholesrtrol. Thanks
What are the causes of BP? How to know sign of BP? How to recover bp at normal stage with home remedies? I have just 30 years. But I do not have sign of pain in chest. Sweat sign. But I have sign of hypertension and eating too much food and also non veg. Is this problem dangerous? I have just married. I have 145/95 bp, some time 135/90. How to cure problem. Please.
I am 22 years old male student suffering from pain in right chest while eating drinking and weakness of right face and neck muscles and I am on the medication for same as taking antianxiety drug.
I have pain in my chest I consult a doctor in patna he chek many but nothing but pain is continuing than help me what have to do.
I am 48 years old and suddenly since early morning 4 am have severe pain in the left shoulder. Could it be heart attack ?
I have pain in both side of chest from oct 2015 and have visit to cardiologist and got xray and get many test from every thing is ok sone time in left side some time in right side. Now iam worried what to do.
If you are facing difficulties in breathing, especially in the process of exhaling, you are suffering from emphysema. Emphysema is a condition in which the air sacs of the lungs are damaged and enlarged, causing breathlessness. It occurs as a result of several triggers, smoking being the most common one. Emphysema is a type of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. People with this condition struggle to exhale, which implies that there is some obstruction in the air flow. This disease has no permanent cure but by quitting smoking, you can stop it from getting worse.
The progression and severity of emphysema occurs with the staging systems. The staging of the condition can help in developing a prognosis.
The Gold emphysema staging system
Gold is a major emphysema staging system created by a group known as the Global Initiative for Chronic Obstructive Lung Disease. The amount of air a patient can exhale forcefully in one second is determined during this stage. It is also referred to as the forced expiratory volume or FEV1.
The staging is as follows:
- Stage 1: Mild emphysema (FEV1 greater than 80% of normal)
- Stage 2: Moderate emphysema (FEV less than 80%, but more than 50% normal)
- Stage 3: Severe emphysema (FEV lesser than 50%, but more than 30% normal)
- Stage 4: Extremely severe emphysema. (FEV lesser than 30% of normal or lesser than 50% normal, with low levels of oxygen in the blood.
The BODE emphysema staging system
The condition affects several abilities. The BODE index, an acronym for BMI (body mass index), obstruction, dyspnea (breathlessness), exercise capacity (health index) is another staging system for emphysema in which the emphysema’s impact on several areas of life are measured. They include the following:
- Body mass index (B)
- Airflow limitation or obstruction (O), which is measured by pulmonary function tests
- Breathless or dyspnea (D), which is assessed thoroughly via a questionnaire
- Exercise capacity (E), which is measured to check how long a person with emphysema can walk in a span of six minutes
The prognosis of emphysema is impossible to be determined in any person individually. The staging system helps to identify the severity of the condition, but the future cannot be predicted. Not many studies have been undertaken for the determination of the effects of emphysema on life expectancy. The best research that has been carried out included around 100 people, which is very less. The condition varies largely among people, even if they are in the same stage.
The statistics available on emphysema are not reliable enough for individuals who wish to know their life expectancy. It is considered that if a patient falls in a higher stage, his/her long-term life expectancy is less.
My ldl cholesterol is 148, my hdl is 39, total cholesterol is 228, triglycerides is 216. Blood urea nitrogen is low level at 6.79 and bun/sr. creatinine is 6.59 My vitamin d is 6.06. What do you suggest? Is my kidney at danger? Can I get heart attack?
I have acidity problem in my daily life give me some advise to get rid from this problem. I had lots of problem from acidity. I feel burning section on my chest. It's very serious problem help me out form this?
I am a forty two year old man. I have cholesterol from last year. I tried exercising, dieting, stopped eating fatty foods and many more things. But my cholesterol is not becoming low. Please give me a solution for this.
Have Total Cholesterol of 256, LDL - 170, HDL - 56, Triglycerides - 156. AST -20, ALT - 18, Bilirubin - 0.5, Total Protein - 7.4. Ultrasound - Grade 1 fatty liver with foci of benign calcification (? Granulomatous) in the right lobe Got these results as part of fully body checkup. Other tests are normal. Should I take cholesterol lowering medication? And be worried about the fatty liver? Other tests like your.
Is consuming egg whites in a vast quantity can increase your body mechanism and can lead to heart attack and rise in pressure as I feel some extra pressure after my gym session which makes me un comfortable for consuming egg white and yolk?
I'm 22 years old. I'm experiencing shortness of breath from 3 days and palpitations. Its taking all my attention I got my bp checked today and it is 100/70. I'm not anemic. I recently started taking minocycline for acne and not using any other oral medication.I Am I to worry or its just stress.
What are symptoms of low blood pressure? Last time when I went for blood donation, I was not permitted to donate blood since my BP was low.
My bp is 145 by 97 avg I have done all test like tnt ecg thyroid but nothing happen what can I do now please help my family and friends worries about my hyper tension.
I am suffering with CVD with multiple blockages. I am taking non invasive treatment at pune. Dr. Vikranth latte telling that I will be okay after 2 months with his treatment. 15 days over. Slight recovery is there. Can you suggest me whether I am following correct way or not?
This is a question that is asked very often. Both these condition Hypertension and Diabetes are not like cold or fever where we take medications and stop them when it subsides. They are not diseases but rather conditions that develop in the body. By conditions i mean that they can be controlled but never really eliminated. The means of controlling is by medications. There are some exceptions such as obesity high grade and pregnancy where in diabetes and hypertension occur but are lost once significant weight is reduced or after child is delivered. However, otherwise they go out of control if medication is not taken after the condition is under control especially during periods of stress and excessive eating. Even in obesity and pregnancy the drugs are only stopped under medical supervision and monitoring periodically (weekly or biweekly) and it is never advisabale for patients to stop medications on their own.
Many people think at least for once if they can eliminate all allopathic medicines and try some other form of treatment from another system of medicine to get rid of diabetes and hypertension completely. If this was possible then there would be a documented or known case of such a thing happening but unfortunately there is none. Therefore do not stop or discontinue medications without medical supervision and periodic monitoring of both conditions or else it may have serious consequences.