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Dr. Praful Vijay Kulkarni

DM - Cardiology

Cardiologist, Mumbai

22 Years Experience
Dr. Praful Vijay Kulkarni DM - Cardiology Cardiologist, Mumbai
22 Years Experience
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I'm dedicated to providing optimal health care in a relaxed environment where I treat every patients as if they were my own family....more
I'm dedicated to providing optimal health care in a relaxed environment where I treat every patients as if they were my own family.
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Dr. Praful Vijay Kulkarni is a renowned Cardiologist in Jogeshwari East, Mumbai. He has been a successful Cardiologist for the last 22 years. He has completed DM - Cardiology . He is currently practising at Dr Kulkarni Hospital & ICU in Jogeshwari East, Mumbai. Book an appointment online with Dr. Praful Vijay Kulkarni and consult privately on Lybrate.com.

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DM - Cardiology - Mumbai University - 1995
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Yesterday in the evening was sitting in the office and all of a sudden I started having anxious thoughts and fear. I was shaking and got panicked. Since today morning o am having pain on my right side arms and right chest near armpit. I am feeling nausea too. I did ecg and echo test last month and consulted cardiologist and he said it is normal. Why do I get this symptoms and start getting anxious.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
Yesterday in the evening was sitting in the office and all of a sudden I started having anxious thoughts and fear. I ...
Dear lybrateuser, -you appear to be quite anxious & disturbed -to reduce your anxiety & fear you should practice yoga, listen to music or learn some relaxation techniques, basically to take some time out from your work & any problem -eat well balanced meals, do not skip meals, if feel hungary then keep energy boosting snacks at hand -limit intake of tea or coffee to 2-3 cups/day -get sufficient sleep about 7-8 hrs a night -take deep breaths to relax your mind -if your chest & arm pain are recurring & disturb you then consult a doctor as investigation like an x-ray may be required.
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I have major pain in legs and my heart beats fast ....head heavy ....... Bp high .......

MBBS, MD - General Medicine
General Physician, Delhi
Hi Rohit Need lot more history , on this from you..... I hope i will be able to resolve all your issues and make you in better health..
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My father have heart problem for the past 4 years what to eat to improve heart health?

Certificate in Laparoscopic and Thoracoscopic Surgery, Fellowship in Paediatric Cardiac Surgery, M. Ch. (CVTS), MS, MBBS
Cardiologist, Bangalore Rural
My father have heart problem for the past 4 years what to eat to improve heart health?
I am sure overall change in lifestyle and diet will be advised by your cardiologist based on your cultural requirements.
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What is home remedy for lowering blood pressure from 150/100 to normal range 120/80?

BAMS, MD Ayurveda
Sexologist, Lonavala
What is home remedy for lowering blood pressure from 150/100 to normal range 120/80?
The best remedy I can recommend you is as follows 1. Crush 15 thoroughly washed basil leaves 2. Place it on a sieve and extract its juice 3. Add 1 tsp of honey to this juice 4. Mix well 5. Drink 2 times a day Causes: • Stress • Faulty diet or malnutrition • Loss of blood due to any injury or during the menstruation cycle • Slow bleeding in the gastrointestinal tract, kidneys or bladder It will surely help you.
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I am having cholesterol I like to eat anything cold. The time when I eat cold I feel good. And too much pain remains on my neck, headache. And at back what should I do.

General Physician (AM)
Alternative Medicine Specialist, Chandigarh
I am having cholesterol I like to eat anything cold.
The time when I eat cold I feel good.
And too much pain remains ...
Eat lots of garlic. If you cant have it get it homeopathically allium sativum,(biochemic) nat phos, avoid all types of fats and red meat. Requires detailed questioning so as to ascertain your personality and to treat you symptomatically. Treatment is available, safe and without side effects in biochemic system of medication. Consult me in private.
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I am a female 31 years old. I experience occasional tinnitus with ear fullness which lasts for a few seconds and once after cold once I had tinnitus for a week about 6 months back which was not troublesome after taking medicines it went away. My hearing is proper but I get anxious and stressed very soon. And I have low BP 90/60 most of the times. Should I be concerned.

BAMS, MD Ayurveda
Sexologist, Lonavala
I am a female 31 years old. I experience occasional tinnitus with ear fullness which lasts for a few seconds and once...
As per your concern I would suggest you to do following remedy 1. Crush 15 thoroughly washed basil leaves 2. Place it on a sieve and extract its juice 3. Add 1 tsp of honey to this juice 4. Mix well 5. Drink 2 times a day Causes: • Stress • Faulty diet or malnutrition • Loss of blood due to any injury or during the menstruation cycle • Slow bleeding in the gastrointestinal tract, kidneys or bladder It will surely help you.
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How can I keep a check on low blood pressure? I sleep for 6 hours a day. I eat a lot.

Certificate in Basic Course on Diabetes Management, CCEBDM Certificate in Diabetes, MBBS
General Physician, Pune
Low blood pressure does not have quick and sure shot medication. You may see a consulting Physician for examination and investigations to see whether there is underlying cause, which can be treated. Otherwise regular BP check up, Good food and rest.
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I am 44 years old. For last 4 years I am taking High BP medicines. I want to get rid of these medicines. Can is it possible?

General Physician (AM)
Alternative Medicine Specialist, Chandigarh
Yes it is very much possible, maintain strict diet regime and abstain from sedentary life habits try CRAETEGUS Q (Homeo) 8-10 drops in little water twice a day, KALI IOD 12X (BIOCHEMIC) 4 pills 4 times a day.
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Some people say that peanuts are good for health and that it do not raise cholesterol level. But the other school of thought is just the opposite! What is the truth?

Fellowship in Cardiology, MD, MBBS
General Physician, Delhi
Some people say that peanuts are good for health and that it do not raise cholesterol level. But the other school of ...
No worries. Pent is good for health. You can use peanut butter it's perfectly safe. Don't follow the old myths.
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Heart Blockage & Blood Pressure - How Ayurveda Can Help You Prevent It?

B.A.M.S, MD - Ayurveda
Ayurveda, Ajmer
Heart Blockage & Blood Pressure - How Ayurveda Can Help You Prevent It?

Are you looking for effective and natural ways to prevent heart blockage and blood pressure management? You should consider taking Ayurvedic measures, which have been proven to be quite effective in dealing with various issues of the heart. Usually, heart blockages are difficult to deal with and a surgery has to be carried out for recovery. With Ayurvedic remedies, you can solve such issues without the concern of harmful side effects on your body.

Ayurvedic management of heart blockage
For effective prevention and management of heart blockages, you need to create a certain Ayurvedic medicine using basic ingredients.

  1. Mix lemon, ginger, apple vinegar and garlic together and boil on a light flame.
  2. After the quantity gets reduced, leave the mixture to cool.
  3. After this, add some honey in the solution, and store it in a bottle for use. You have to take this medicine every morning after waking up.
  4. Note all the ingredients are chosen for their unique and beneficial features.
  5. Lemon contains more than 19 qualities, and garlic and ginger are good for dealing with gastric issues. Apple cider vinegar is given great importance in Ayurveda, and honey is good for your blood. Hence, this medicine is ideal for treating heart blockages effectively.

Ayurvedic management of blood pressure
High blood pressure or Rakta Gata Vata refers to an elevation in the pressure of blood in your arteries. The increase in pressure is based upon your age, activities, diet, and medical history.

The Ayurvedic remedies for the prevention and control of blood pressure include the following:

  1. Avoid consuming eggs, meat, tea, coffee, pickles and table salt.
  2. Abstain from smoking.
  3. Increase your intake of food items such as lemon, garlic, parsley, grapefruit, cottage cheese, Indian gooseberry, and watermelon.
  4. Engage in regular exercise as it is important for lowering and preventing your chances of high blood pressure.
  5. Laugh a lot and keep away from anxiety and stress factors.
  6. Make a juice of garlic cloves, wheat grass and basil leaves. Have this regularly for reduced chances of high blood pressure.
  7. Mix onion juice with honey and have the mixture every day.
  8. Make a paste using garlic and buttermilk, and drink it regularly.
  9. Grind roasted watermelon seeds, add water to the powder, strain the liquid, and have it twice every day.

It is important for you to consult an Ayurvedic practitioner before starting to take Ayurvedic measures for heart blockage or high blood pressure on your own. This will ensure that you are prescribed the best measures by a qualified and experienced doctor.

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Hello sir, My weight is more and I have also high blood pressure. How I can control my body weight and high blood pressure. Please help me.

MD, MBBS
Dermatologist, Delhi
Hello sir, My weight is more and I have also high blood pressure. How I can control my body weight and high blood pre...
You need to reduce salt in your diet. Cut down on pickles, chutneys & sauces. For weight, you need to exercise daily. Do yoga also.
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My grandfather has undergone bypass surgery 15 years back. N has undergone stent operation recently. He is a diabetic n hypertensive. He became weak. What diet should he follow? N many ppl say that mutton bones soup should be given for bone strength. Is it good? Bcoz I heard mutton contains more fat.

MBBS, PGDCC
Cardiologist, Delhi
My grandfather has undergone bypass surgery 15 years back. N has undergone stent operation recently. He is a diabetic...
Hi, Fat should be taken to lowest possible limit by a heart patient. Their is no role of mutton bone soup & you should avoid it. To increase bone strength check Vit D level & if low take supplement along with calcium. Diet should include minimum fat, avoid alcohol & smoking, control of blood sugar (which is most important). Thanks.
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I am 46 years old male. My weight is 91 kgs and my height is 5ft 11 inches. Over the past 16 years I have suffered from hyperacidity (heartburn) and sleep apnea (snoring). But somebody suggested me to have antacid pills like pantocid. I started taking them since 2004 until 5-6 years back when I limited them to 1-2 tabs a week because of my knee problem. In due course I took to a habbit of 4-5 sachets of rajnigandha sadha paan masaala per day as a stimulant to stay alert during the day. And lately replaced (about 1.5 yrs now) it with sweety pan supaari (15-20 sachets a day). Though having supaari has brought tremendous relief to acidity (now I only take pantocid a tab a week) and also snoring but ever since made urinate quite often during the night. Whenever I try to sleep (even during the day) I get a full bladder feeling frequently and get a disturbed or no sleep (virtually) because of it. I have got my blood sugar checked 2-3 times but they were normal. Sometimes I sweat during the sleep for initial hours. I have a low heamoglobin count 8-10 (varying depending upon the efforts to grow them back). I also have the high tri-glycerides level but my good-bad cholestrol ratio is under control. I try to have omega3 capsules (amway) 2 times a week to counter the cholestrol. I am a regular weekend (fri-sun) alcohol drinker (90 to 150 mls during the drinking day). Currently worried about my sleepless nights due to irritating urine bouts. I got a ultrsound done in feb 14 to check if I have any enlarged prostate but it came out to be -ve with all vital organs working fine. Please suggest what to do.

B.H.M.S., Senior Homeopath Consultant
Homeopath, Delhi
You can take carbo veg. - 1m / 5 drops in little water twice a day for one week. Revert back after one week with feedbackk.
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Always my heart beat was very fast and my bp 140 I'm just 20 age I don't no why heart beat fast can I know why this happening what's the reason.

M.Ch. CVTS
Cardiologist, Ahmedabad
Always my heart beat was very fast and my bp 140 I'm just 20 age I don't no why heart beat fast can I know why this h...
Abnormal awareness of own heart beat is called palpitation. There could various reasons for palpitation. It could be because of anxiety or tension. It could be because of various cardiac reasons like valve disease, increase in heart size (hypertrophy) etc and also because of hormone disorders like thyroid hormone, adrenal hormones etc. You should consult a cardiologist in person for further diagnosis and treatment.
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Hi I am 38 yrs old lady, gaining weight continuously and having high blood pressure in right hand 170/110 and normal 130/70 in left hand. Swelling in face. Please guide.

Advanced Aesthetics
Ayurveda, Gulbarga
Visit to good cardiologist and start blood pressure medicines. Dont take stress. Your bp is high and start meditation and meditation also and morning walk. Any queries msg me.
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I have pain in heart upper side back side and lower side so thats way I am going to take Metoprolol succinate Extended Release in one tablet in a day and have a any problem to take this medicine please favourable reply.

BPTh/BPT, MPTh/MPT
Physiotherapist, Noida
I have pain in heart upper side back side and lower side so thats way I am going to take Metoprolol succinate Extende...
Postural correction- sit tall, walk tall. Extension exercises x 15 times x twice daily. Apply hot fomentation twice daily. Avoid bending in front.
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