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Dr. Onkar Tarnekar

Cardiologist, Mumbai

1600 at clinic
Dr. Onkar Tarnekar Cardiologist, Mumbai
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My experience is coupled with genuine concern for my patients. All of my staff is dedicated to your comfort and prompt attention as well....more
My experience is coupled with genuine concern for my patients. All of my staff is dedicated to your comfort and prompt attention as well.
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Dr. Onkar Tarnekar is one of the best Cardiologists in Malad West, Mumbai. You can visit him at Nirman Diagnostic Imaging Centre in Malad West, Mumbai. Save your time and book an appointment online with Dr. Onkar Tarnekar on Lybrate.com.

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82 years my father suffer with backach and low backach since last 10 years and he takes number of medicines prescribed by expert doctors. Present now he can' t walk strightly, different parts legs and finger bones grown up (gouts) very fast, chest pain, serious pain in abdominal stomach. What to do?

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Hi , he' s taking too many medicines which will give him abdominal pain. I would suggest for a home physiotherapist who can make him to do some active assisted exercises and help him to walk. After looking at you dad and assessing him the physio will be able to suggest you whether cold or hot fomentation will help for his back. In case of disc bulge and any tear then cold pack works well and in case of muscle spasm hot works well Dr. Avanthiprabhakar

Is camel milk is good for heart and diabetic patient who have suffered from open heart surgery and I read on internet that camel milk is good for kidney.

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Is camel milk is good for heart and diabetic patient who have suffered from open heart surgery and I read on internet...
Camel. Milk is good for people who. Live in location where camels are common. In grasslands, goats milk is considered excellent. All India, Cow milk is considered most healthy. All milks have different grades of minerals. If you general health is ok. A small amount of any milk is good. Regards.

Hai I am smoker wat should I eat to maintain my breast and body fit and avoid heart prblm in future.

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Hai I am smoker wat should I eat to maintain my breast and body fit and avoid heart prblm in future.
first stop smoking ... exercise daily for 30 min to prevent heart problems consume less of salt in your diet eat sprouts daily in breakfast with milk avoid fast foods

I just have pain at the left side of my chest. The pain is not too high but it occurs suddenly at anytime. What should I do for this.

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I just have pain at the left side of my chest. The pain is not too high but it occurs suddenly at anytime. What shoul...
Hello, CHEST PAIN in your case may be due to 1.acidity. 2. severe anxiety 3. muscular problem A.You can take Tablet Pantocid 40 mg one tablet before food for 3 days B. Local application of Volini gel 1% twice a day for 2-3 day you should go for BP check along with Base line ECG and review with report I am giving you some health tips to avoid acidity 1.Take small frequent meal kindly take 5-6 small meal in whole day 2.Take 6-8 glass of water in a day 4. Moderate physical activity regularly 5.avoid excessive tea, coffee 6. Do Not postpone Breakfast consult physician for further management

I have high blood pressure. I feel dizzeness sometimes. What should I do to cure this.

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I have high blood pressure. I feel dizzeness sometimes. What should I do to cure this.
Dear, To control or maintan BP normal there are some instructions are given below: •Do not take salt in high amount or try to avoid it because high sodium level increase BP. • Eat less amount of pickle and fast food, fast food contain high sodium. • Avoid drinking alcohol and smoking. • Take less amount of coffee and tea both increase BP. • Drink 8 to 10 glass of water daily • Do exercise daily, running and long walk. • Take 6 to 8 hrs of sleep daily. Do not take too much stress. • Do long breathing pranayams daily for 10 - 15 minutes. It will reduce your stress level in your body. • Avoid taking too much fat foods such as butter, cheese, ghee. • Eat healthy diet such as green leafy vegetables, fruits. Eat an apple daily.

My mother having problem of high blood pressure. When b. P. Is high she get headache. So what can she d0?

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My mother having problem of high blood pressure. When b. P. Is high she get headache. So what can she d0?
Dear, To control & maintan BP normal these are best methods to follow:.• Do physical exercise like jogging, running or brisk walk for atleast 20-30 minutes. • Maintain your cholesterol level to normal & eat least amount of butter, cream or fatty things. • Eat less amount of pickle, salt and fast food as they contain high sodium levels. • Avoid drinking alcohol and smoking. • Take less amount of caffine containing coffee, tea or cold drinks because caffine causes increase BP. • Drink 8 to 10 glass of water daily • Take 6 to 8 hrs of sleep daily. Do not take too much stress. • Do long breathing pranayams (Anulom- Vilom, Bhramari) daily for 10 - 15 minutes. It will reduce your stress level in your body. • Eat healthy diet such as green leafy vegetables, fruits. • Take 5 ml of GULAB Jal added in a glass of water daily once a day.

I have a condition called chordae I heard that this can be cured by surgery! I wanted to know how much would it cost me? And is it safe for me to go ahead with the surgery?

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I have a condition called chordae I heard that this can be cured by surgery! I wanted to know how much would it cost ...
Chordee is a condition in which the head of the penis curves downwards or upward. The curvature is most obvious during erection also associated with hypospadiasis. Can be treated by surgery.

Dear Sir, (Female age 41 yrs),I am having severe gastric problem causing severe headache very ofte. Today I am suffering from mild pain & heaviness in chest?

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Try to use buttermilk, after meal use jeera, after food use of acupressure point will help u to treat disease permanently. You can come to learn from me. For headacha you can applly lemon peel pack for relief.

Hello doctor My grand father has high blood pressure. He uses telma-h in the morning and concor am 5 in the night Accidentally he took telma h and concor am 5 both with half an hour gap in the night. How serious is this?

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My grand father has high blood pressure.
He uses telma-h in the morning and concor am 5 in the night
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Yes, it can be dangerous. It can drop the blood pressure. Keep a bp monitoring machine at home to prevent such mishaps. If bp gets low then make him lie down with feet raised and make him drink salt drinks /ors solution, till the blood pressure normalise.

My mother is suffering from sugar and blood pressure problems please advice me what to do to cure this problem?

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My mother is suffering from sugar and blood pressure problems please advice me what to do to cure this problem?
Mr Vipul, Diabetes mellitus and hypertension both conditions can only be controlled by appropriate treatment with drugs, die,t exercise.and weight control. There is no cure for these conditions.Treatment has to be for life time. Drug selection and dosage will depend on individual patient, sugar and BP level. Similarly dietary advise also has to be very specific and induvidualised. So you may come in a private conversation with all the details like fasating and Pp sugar levels, HbA1c%, BP reading, dietary pattern, weight and height. There I will be able to give specific advice .

I am a 23 years old guy, suffering from low blood pressure from past 2 years.

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Need to take extra salt in diet and get yourself checked for cause, could be related to some underlying disease. Some time it may be normal for your body,

I am very worry about my blood pressure. What diet should I do? Also suggest some exercise.

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I am very worry about my blood pressure. What diet should I do? Also suggest some exercise.
Pranayam and anuloma - viloma are very helpful in maintaining blood pressure. Avoid stress, take good sleep.

What Causes High Cholesterol? 6 Factors That Put You at Risk

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Cholesterol is a vital component, which helps the body to make healthy cells. This wax like component is found in the lipid of the blood. An increased cholesterol count elevates the risk of heart diseases in a person. It thickens the vessels of the arteries resulting in less oxygen flow in the heart. This, in turn, increases the chances of a stroke. High cholesterol can happen from lifestyle habits and inheritance. It is completely treatable and preventable.

What causes high cholesterol?
The blood carries the cholesterol which is attached to the proteins. The combination of cholesterol and protein is known as the lipoprotein. Primarily there are two different kinds of cholesterol that the lipoprotein carries:

Low-density lipoprotein: LDL is the bad guy that carries all kinds of cholesterol present in the body. It eventually rests on the walls of the arteries, making it narrow and hard.
High-density lipoprotein: This is the good guy which scans the excess cholesterol and take them back to the liver.

Ideally, the body should have low LDL and high HDL. But often the reverse happens, resulting in high cholesterol and cardiac diseases. Factors such as unhealthy diet, inactivity for most of the day and obesity is responsible for the same. Even the genetic set up can play a hand in a high count of LDL in the body. There is nothing that can be done in this case except to seek medical help.

6 factors that put you at risk:

Poor diet: Cholesterol levels are dramatically increased when baked products and saturated fats are consumed in an excess amount. Other high cholesterol food products include dairy products, processed fats and red meat. Refraining from this food items will drastically reduce the chances of getting high cholesterol in the body.
Obesity: Obesity results from too much of fat storage in the body. It not only fatigues a person faster, but puts a person at high risk of getting cholesterol. The body mass index should be always lesser than 30 to abstain the risk of cholesterol.
Waist circumference: A waist circumference of more than 40 inches in men and 35 inches in women can increase the risk of cholesterol.
Diabetes: This is one of the major causes of high cholesterol. It not only damages the artery lining, but results in higher LDL and lower HDL.
Less workout: Leading a life which is devoid of exercise and jogging can increase the chances of getting high cholesterol. Exercise boost HDL count in the body and mitigates the risk of low HDL.
Smoking: The blood vessel walls get damaged with smoking. The blood vessels start accumulating fatty acids thereby increasing the chances of getting high cholesterol.
What Causes High Cholesterol? 6 Factors That Put You at Risk

I have heart blockage 80%.i am taking rozucor 40 croprlet metaguard. It is continued from last 1 year should I continue lifelong. I have high bp also.

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I have heart blockage 80%.i am taking rozucor 40 croprlet metaguard. It is continued from last 1 year should I contin...
Dear Lybrateuser, -As you have heart blockage & BP problem you have to take medication regularly & may be lifelong for which you have to be regularly monitored by doing investigations & then your cardiologist will decide whether to alter dose or change medication as per the investigation results -you have to lead a healthy lifestyle with proper well balanced diet & regular exercise.

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Alfala helps lower bad cholesterol and blood sugar levels.
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My pulse is 84 since one month. Temperature is normal. What is the possible reason. I feel body pain.

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My pulse is 84 since one month. Temperature is normal. What is the possible reason. I feel body pain.
Thyroid function (tsh) and an ecg should be checked. Sometimes worry alone may be the cause. Pain sensations may be more in both of these conditions.

Good evening I am suffering from blood pressure kindly suggest some thing Thanks and regards Batliwala.

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Good evening
I am suffering from blood pressure kindly suggest some thing Thanks and regards
Batliwala.
Hypertension Diet Drugs do not remove the cause, nor do they cure the condition. All drugs against hypertension without exception, are toxic and have distressing side-effects. The fast way to cure hypertension is to eliminate the poisons from the system, which cause it. Persons with high blood pressure should always follow a well-balanced routine of proper diet, exercise and rest. Meat and eggs cause blood pressure to rise more than any other food. The pressure is lowered and blood clotting diminished by taking a diet with a higher fruit content, lower protein and non-flesh diet. A natural diet consisting of fresh fruits and vegetables, instead of a traditional diet, is helpful in getting rid of the poisons from the body. A hypertension patient should start the process of healing by living on an all¬ fruit diet for at least a week, and take fruits at five-hourly intervals, thrice a day. He should take juicy fruits such as oranges, apples, pears, mangoes, guavas, pineapples and grapes. Milk may be taken after a week of a diet of fruits only. The milk should be fresh and boiled only once. The patient can be permitted cereals in the diet after two weeks. Vegetables are also good for a patient of hypertension. They should preferably be taken raw. If they are cooked, it could be ensured that their natural goodness is not destroyed in the process of cooking. Vegetables like cucumber, carrot, tomato, onion, radish, cabbage and spinach are best taken in their raw form. They may be cut into small pieces and sprinkled with a little salt and the juice of a lemon added to them so as to make them more palatable. The intake of salt should be restricted; in any case it should not be taken more than four grams or half a teaspoon per day. Baking powder containing sodium carbonate should also be avoided. Garlic is regarded as one of the most effective remedies to lower blood pressure. The pressure and tension are reduced because it has the power to ease the spasm of the small arteries. Garlic also slows the pulse and modifies the heart rhythm besides relieving the symptoms of dizziness Numbness shortness of breath and the formation of gas within the digestive tract. The average dosage •should be two to three capsules a day to make a dent in the blood pressure. There I an important relation between dietary calcium and potassium and hypertension. It is found that people who take potassium rich diets have a low incidence of hypertension even it they do not control their salt-intake. They have also found that people with hypertension do not seem to get much calcium in the form of dairy products. The two essentia1 nutrients seem to' help the body throw off excess sodium and are involved in important functions which control the working of the vascular system. Potassium is found in abundance in fruits and vegetables and calcium in dairy products. The patient of hypertension should follow a plan of a well-balanced diet in which the constituents of food should be approximately in the following proportion: carbohydrate twenty per cent protein ten to fifteen percent fat five per cent and fruits and vegetables sixty to sixty-five per cent. In this plan one main meal should be based on raw foods while the second main meal may consist of cooked foods. Meals should be taken slowly and in a relaxed atmosphere. Food should be well masticated as the process of digestion begins in the mouth. The dinner should not normally be taken late. TREATMENT CHART FOR HYPERTENSION A - DIET I. Juice diet for 5 days. Use warm water enema daily during this period. II. All-fruit diet for further 5 days, with three meals a day at five-hourly intervals. III. Thereafter, adopt the following diet: - 1. Early Morning: A glass of lukewarm water mixed with the juice of half a lime. 2. Breakfast: Fruits and skimmed milk. 3. Mid-morning: Coconut water. 4. Lunch: Steamed vegetables, whole-wheat wheat tortilla or brown rice and a glass of buttermilk. 5. Mid-afternoon: A glass of carrot juice or orange juice. 6. Dinner: Salad of raw vegetables, green gram sprouts and vegetable soup. AVOID: Meats, sugar, white flour, tea, coffee, condiments, pickles fried foods, and products made from sugar and white flour. Important: Restrict the intake of salt and use liberally garlic and indian gooseberry. B - OTHER MEASURES 1. Exercise, especially brisk walking and yoga asanas like pavanmuktasana, uttanpadasana and shavasana. 2. Hot foot immersion in case of high blood pressure accompanied with headache.

Why I am panic some time and my heartbeat goes high?

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Why I am panic some time and my heartbeat goes high?
Hi . Please take a note of any conditions which bring about the fear. Anxiety or panic. Like narrow places. Exams. Appearing in public etc. Do you also have increased sweating. Breathlessness etc along with it. Any stress etc? if a same stimulus brings about fear. Eg narrow places. It can be phobia pertaining to that particular stressor psychological conditions can be treated miraculously with homoeopathy revert back for further guidance.

My mother is a patient of high cholesterol and also had suffered a mild heart attack as shown in ECG tests. She doubts that she may suffer from heart related problems in future. Please suggest some home remedies and ayurvedic medicines to keep away any further problems especially blocks in veins. Thank You in advance.

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My mother is a patient of high cholesterol and also had suffered a mild heart attack as shown in ECG tests. She doubt...
She must exercise daily for at least 30 minutes, maintain ideal body weight, follow a good diet, sleep properly, drink water throughout the day to keep body hydrated, take regular medications.
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