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Dr. P.G Kamath

Cardiologist, Mumbai

Dr. P.G Kamath Cardiologist, Mumbai
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I am 33 years old I am suffering from AF with CVR. However my BP and heart rate are normal only. Now I am looking forward to change my job. During pre- employment medical check up ECG is one of the parameter. I am getting improper graphical pattern with ECG due to AF. Is it acceptable or it is impact may medical fitness. Pl advice me.

MBBS, MD-General Medicine, DM - Cardiology
Cardiologist, Secunderabad
I am 33 years old I am suffering from AF with CVR. However my BP and heart rate are normal only. Now I am looking for...
Fitness for employment depends upon type of employment. But the question is why you have af in the first place. Is there any structural heart problem or simply af. Your af may possibly be eleminated. Please consult a good electrophysiologist if you have only af.
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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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How cholesterol control without medicine?

MD - Internal Medicine, MBBS
Endocrinologist,
How cholesterol control without medicine?
Seven Tips to Fix Your Cholesterol and Reverse Metabolic Syndrome without Medication Luckily, this doesn’t mean you are doomed, even if you are already suffering from metabolic syndrome and heart problems. High cholesterol and pre-diabetes, or metabolic syndrome, can be successfully diagnosed and treated. I have reviewed this in previous blogs but here are 7 tips to help you get large, fluffy cholesterol particles and reverse metabolic syndrome. Get the right cholesterol tests. Check NMR particle sizes for cholesterol by asking your doctor for this test at Labcorp or LipoScience. You want to know if you have safe, light, and fluffy cholesterol particles, or small, dense, artery damaging cholesterol particles. A regular cholesterol test won’t tell you this. Check for metabolic syndrome. Do you have a fat belly? Measure you waist at the belly button and your hips at the widest point—if your waist/hip is greater than 0.8 if you are a woman or 0.9 if you are man, then you have a problem If you have small LDL and HDL particles, you have metabolic syndrome. If your triglycerides are greater than 100 and your HDL is less than 50, or the ratio of triglycerides to HDL is greater than 4, then you have metabolic syndrome. Do a glucose insulin challenge test. This is very important and most physicians do not test for insulin and glucose. Check your hemoglobin A1c, which measures blood sugar over the last 6 weeks. If it is greater than 5.5, you may have metabolic syndrome Eat a healthy diet. Eat a diet with a low glycemic load, high in fiber, and phytonutrient and omega-3 rich. It should be plant based, and you should consume plenty of good quality protein such as beans, nuts, seeds, and lean animal protein (ideally organic or grass fed). I have described specific diets that abide by these parameters in my book UltraMetabolism. Exercise. Enough said. Get good quality sleep. Sleep is essential for healing your body, maintaining balanced blood sugar, and your overall health. Use supplements to support healthy cholesterol particle size. These include: A multivitamin including at least 500 mcg of chromium, 2 mg of biotin, and 400 mg of lipoic acid. For most you will take 3 capsules twice a day. 1000 mg of omega-3 fats (EPA/DHA) twice a day. 2000 IU of vitamin D3 twice a day. 1200 mg of red rice yeast twice a day. 2-4 capsules of glucomannan 15 minutes before meals with a glass of water. Broad-range, balanced concentration of plant sterols. You will usually take 1 capsule with each meal. Consider using high dose niacin or vitamin B3. This can only be done with a doctor’s prescription. It is useful to help raise HDL cholesterol, lower LDL cholesterol and triglycerides, and increase particle size. Use low-dose statins ONLY if you have had heart disease or are a male with multiple risk factors, while carefully monitoring for muscle and liver damage. For the vast majority of people this approach is better than simply taking a cholesterol medication. To reduce your risk of heart disease you need to address metabolic syndrome, and that can ONLY be done effectively with a comprehensive diet and lifestyle approach like the one outlined above. Now I’d like to hear from you … Have you taken statins? What has been the effect and do you have muscle pain or any neurologic side effects? Do you think metabolic syndrome is an important factor to address to reduce the risk of heart disease? Why or why not? Has your doctor ever said, your sugar is a little high and we will watch it? Watch for what — until it is so bad you are eligible to take diabetes medication? What do you think of conventional medicine’s tendency to prescribe medications over dietary and lifestyle change for chronic health conditions?
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My wife is 47 years old having chronic problem of low blood pressure, low pulses and sometimes, subsequent depression. Can you suggest some minimal medication to cure this problem. Thanks.

PDDM, MHA, MBBS
General Physician, Nashik
I understand your concern and would explain that low blood pressure could be related to different causes: - chronic anemia - dehydration - electrolytes imbalances from malnutrition - orthostatic hypotension, etc. I would recommend performing some tests to investigate for the possible cause: - a resting ECG - blood lab tests (complete blood count, blood electrolytes, kidney and liver function tests) A head up tilt test would be necessary to exclude possible orthostatic hypotension. If all these tests result normal there is nothing to worry about. Meanwhile, I would recommend avoiding prolonged standing up position and take plenty of fluids (water, juices) to stay well hydrates. An increase in the salt and caffeine intake could help in raising blood pressure. Hope to have been helpful! Greetings!
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I have a left the side pain from last 2 months. I went to doctor but they tell its due to gas problem but till now it is not cured. From top to bottom fully left side I have a pain in chest. Leg and brain but only on the left side. Can you suggest me the best cure to for that.

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
I have a left the side pain from last 2 months. I went to doctor but they tell its due to gas problem but till now it...
1. For your age pain chest could be due to anxiety, stress, physical and mental strain, hyper acidity, muscular problem 2. Avoid stress and strain 3. Do regular exercise, reduce your weight if over weight. 4. Control your diet. Avoid oily/spicy/fried and junk food, high calorie and cholesterol rich diet. Take small frequent meals (5-6 meals/day instead of three heavy meals. If you have hyper acidity take one tablet of pan 40 in the morning before breakfast daily for few days 5. Do yoga, meditation, deep breathing exercise like pranayama etc. It will calm your mind, control your emotion and relieve stress. 6. Have sound sleep for 7-8 hours daily. 7. Avoid smoking, alcohol, excess tea/coffee, if you are having 8. Drink plenty of water and take rest 9. Take paracetamol 500mg one tablet sos after food up to a maximum of three tablets per day at the time of chest pain 10. If you have recurrent attack of chest pain check your bp, take ecg and consult cardiologist 11. Consult me for further advice.
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I have been suffering from chest pain from 8 months. Its pain when I stretch my right hand up. A doc told me that you have just a muscle pain. But he don't gave me a medicine to treat that. He said that it would be alright itself but its already too late. please suggest me how can I get rid from this pain.

MD - Alternate Medicine, BHMS
Homeopath, Surat
I have been suffering from chest pain from 8 months. Its pain when I stretch my right hand up. A doc told me that you...
Take Mag Phos 6X (homeopathic tablets) 3 pills once in a day when the pain is more. It will help you decrease the pain.
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I am 43 yrs old, ckd my cholesterol in nov was ldl 183 n hdl 39, was prescribed modlip 10 mg per day, and regular exercise. Chkd again in march after doing yoga 5 times a week n modlip 10 mg, cholesterol was ldl 143 n hdl 38, chkd again in may same routine yoga 5 times a week n modlip 10 mg it was now ldl 95 n hdl 38. How to increase hdl is my query?

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine Specialist, Faridabad
I am 43 yrs old, ckd my cholesterol in nov was ldl 183 n hdl 39, was prescribed modlip 10 mg per day, and regular exe...
Hello dear High triglycerides and cholesterol can cause atherosclerotic heart disease or narrowed coronary arteries in the heart can cause the symptoms of angina, when theheart muscle is not provided with enough oxygen to function. Decreased blood supply to the brain may be due to narrowed small arteries in the brain or because the larger carotidarteries in the neck may become blocked. This can result in a transient ischmic attack or stroke. Peripheral artery disease describes gradual narrowing of the arteries that supply the legs. During exercise , if the legs do not get enough blood supply, they can develop pain , called claudication . Other arteries in the body may also be affected by plaque buildup causing them to narrow, including the mesenteric arteries to the intestine and the renal arteries to the kidney. Change life style .do meditation,yoga, Go walk daily, do any one physically activity daily i.e.play any game., Avoid fast foods,oily foods,junk foods,alcohol,smoking,fatty foods, non-veg.,avoid stress,take plenty of water in day time. And 1 glass of water before bed at night. use flax oil, omega-3 fatty meal or cap., take .green veg., whole grain. Garlic,. Cod liver oil. Take anti cholesterol medicines . Cap. Ecosprin gold-10 at night daily.
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How do I take cure with my blood pressure problem ? Which gets low many of times.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
How do I take cure with my blood pressure problem ? Which gets low many of times.
Hello, Few lifestyle changes can help you in controlling and preventing the high blood pressure, even if you're taking blood pressure medication. Eat healthy foods. Consume more fruits, vegetables, whole grains, poultry, fish and low-fat dairy foods. Eat less saturated fat and trans fat. Decrease the salt in your diet. So, avoid eating processed foods, such as canned soups or frozen dinners which contains extra salt in it. Keeping a healthy weight, or losing weight if you're overweight or obese, can help you control your high blood pressure and lower your risk of related health problems. Increase physical activity which can help lowering your blood pressure, manage stress, reduce your risk of several health problems. Get indulged in regular exercising (if your doctor allows you). Limit alcohol. Even if you're healthy, alcohol can raise your blood pressure. If you choose to drink alcohol, do so in moderation. Don't smoke. Tobacco injures blood vessel walls and speeds up the process of hardening of the arteries. Reduce stress as much as possible. Practice healthy coping techniques, such as muscle relaxation, deep breathing or meditation. Getting regular physical activity and plenty of sleep can help, too. Monitor your blood pressure at home. Medication: Take homoeopathic medicine - Schwabe’s Essentia Aurea/ thrice daily which is a cardio-tonic which helps in maintaining blood pressure, improves muscle tone of the heart and narrowing of blood vessels.
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Stress and headache. Necessary pathological tests and found higher cholesterol and less vitamin D3. Please suggest remedy.

Hypnotherapist, DCS, BSIC, Advanced Trainee of Transactional Analysis, Advanced Skills in Counselling
Psychologist,
Get medication for cholesterol. Please get your sugar and BP checked too. Regarding the stress, you need to learn stress management, which means learning skills to manage and cope with stress better, avoid some activities which are of no consequence to you, looking at stress in different way so that it doesn't stress you out. A counselling psychologist in your city can help you with this. Take care.
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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.

MBBS, DM - Cardiology, MD
Cardiologist, Hyderabad
Have Total Cholesterol of 256, LDL - 170, HDL - 56, Triglycerides - 156.
AST -20, ALT - 18, Bilirubin - 0.5, Total Pr...
if you are a Diabetic,certainly yes...if you have high BP probably yes....if you have neither your risk of heart attack in next 10 years will determine if you need a cholesterol pill or not
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I am 65 years old. I have 2 blocks in my heart .Please advice.

Diploma in Family Medicine, Fellowship in Diabetology, Diploma in Diabetology, FCCP, MBBS
General Physician,
Since you have a shooting pain down the arm it is unstable angina. You need to consult a cardiologist and proceed on to bypass surgery. Medications will not help for a long time. Do not be afraid of surgery.
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How tp be in shape without going gym? I have heart problems too. Please help me doctor. Im waiting for your reply.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
How tp be in shape without going gym? I have heart problems too.
Please help me doctor. Im waiting for your reply.
Just follow basic aerobics exercise which you are comfortable doing it and eat low fat content in your diet.
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From heart point of view, using which oil (rice brine, mustard, refined sunflower, refined soybean) is the safest while cooking food? Moreover, does using single toned milk make a huge difference than double toned milk?

CCEBDM, PG Diploma In Clinical cardiology, MBBS
Cardiologist, Ghaziabad
From heart point of view, using which oil (rice brine, mustard, refined sunflower, refined soybean) is the safest whi...
Do not use one type of oil use mix of oils. Use single tonned milk after separating cream- malai for further advise and medicine contact on private chat.
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What are severe side effects of propranolol hydrochloride on heart? I took the medicine non stop for 2 months. I took it for migraine pain. The dosage was 2 times a day daily. The medicine concentration was 40 mg.

MBBS, MD - Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Mumbai
What are severe side effects of propranolol hydrochloride on heart? I took the medicine non stop for 2 months. I took...
Dear Lybrate user...Propranolol is a beta blocker and is commonly used for migraine prophylaxis. Its recommended dose for migraine prophylaxis can be as high as 120 to 160 mg per day. Its normal action on heart is to decrease the heart rate, but at a dose of 80 mg it is less likely to cause a significant damage. Rest differs from patient to patient and the clinical decision has to be individualized. Take care
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I am suffering frm fever last 5 days. Tried multiple home remedies. Doctor told that it is viral infection. He told me for checkup but all reports are normal. So what should I do. please help me.

MD Microbiology
General Physician,
I am suffering frm fever last 5 days. Tried multiple home remedies. Doctor told that it is viral infection. He told m...
Hi. Viral infection takes time to settle. Does not respond to antibiotics either. And as you said your investigations are also normal. Please take healthy diet to boost up your immunity.
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Acute pain in outer thigh, pain in finger joints. Her weight is 80 kg and is 47 years old with slightly high blood pressure and cholesterol problem and pain in foot thumb joint. Please suggest me best medication?

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine Specialist, Faridabad
Acute pain in outer thigh, pain in finger joints. Her weight is 80 kg and is 47 years old with slightly high blood pr...
high cholesterol can cause atherosclerotic heart disease or narrowed coronary arteries in the heart can cause the symptoms of angina, when theheart muscle is not provided with enough oxygen to function. Decreased blood supply to the brain may be due to narrowed small arteries in the brain or because the larger carotidarteries in the neck may become blocked. This can result in a transient ischmic attack or stroke. Peripheral artery disease describes gradual narrowing of the arteries that supply the legs. During exercise , if the legs do not get enough blood supply, they can develop pain , called claudication . Other arteries in the body may also be affected by plaque buildup causing them to narrow, including the mesenteric arteries to the intestine and the renal arteries to the kidney. you should be avoid bad habits ,fatty meal/oily foods/junk/fast foods/alcohol/smoking/noo-veg. take whole grain meal/oats/dalia/green veg./fruits/juice/ use garlic . you can take also cap. ecosprin gold-10 at night. and consult cardiologist.
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I am 30 years old. I got married last year and now planning for my first baby, but I have calcium deficiency and my cholesterol ratio is also high. What should I do, should I wait till my health becomes good? Please suggest what I have to do and also guide me what food should I take?

B.Sc. - Dietitics / Nutrition, msc in dietetics & food service management
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Indore
I am 30 years old. I got married last year and now planning for my first baby, but I have calcium deficiency and my c...
u take high protein diet .... milk n milk products soyabean n it's products. .. if u eat egg u can take it .... don't take oily food ...
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I have a pain in center on chests. Exactly after through. I started gym one month before. All body pain now gone. But this pain is not going.

MBBS
General Physician, Faridabad
I have a pain in center on chests.  Exactly after through. I started gym one month before. All body pain now gone. Bu...
try to improve your habit, take lunch and dinner at proper time, dinner should be taken at least 2-3 hr before going to bed, take tab flagyl 400 1tab tds, tab lan 30 empty stomack in morning for 1 5 day.drink 3-4 liter of water dailytake isabgol in water at night. welcome for further help.
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My pulse rating too high near about 120/minute. What to do her body temperature remains normal?

MD PULMONARY, DTCD
Pulmonologist, Faridabad
High pulse rate can be due to thyroid dis.,cardiac problem, fever and anxiety. For pursistent high pulse rate ,it better to cosult a cardiologist.
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