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Dr. Prafulla Kerkar

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Cardiologist, Mumbai

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Dr. Prafulla Kerkar is one of the best Cardiologists in Bandra East, Mumbai. He is a MBBS . You can visit him at Dr. Prafulla Kerkar@Asian Heart Hospital in Bandra East, Mumbai. Don’t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. Prafulla Kerkar on Lybrate.com.

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Hello my mother BP is146-103 Now what food she take and precautions please tell me And now some fever and pain in head.

MBBS, DMRD, MD - Radio Diagnosis, FIIM(Ayurved), D.SC, Post Doctoral Fellowship of Institute of Indian Medicine, Ph.D
Non-Invasive Conservative Cardiac Care Specialist, Ahmednagar
Hello my mother BP is146-103 Now what food she take and precautions please tell me
And now some fever and pain in head.
Dear Beet root in food daily will help in BP Please get her boold tests done to know cause of temp. Mild exercise Meditations help in BP and over all good health Vm.
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I am a diabetic and hypertensive. Using tablets for diabetes for 15 years. My sugar levels in recent days are fluctuating. No change in food habits and daily routine.

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Ayurveda, Gulbarga
I am a diabetic and hypertensive. Using tablets for diabetes for 15 years. My sugar levels in recent days are fluctua...
The effectiveness of Ayurvedic medicine in treating diabetes is well documented. The efficacy of herbs widely recommended in Ayurvedic texts for normalizing the blood sugar level has been validated in several clinical trials. In Ayurveda, diabetes mellitus is known as Madhu meha. Owing to the adverse effect of high blood sugar on nearly every vital organ of the body, diabetes is referred to as ?maharoga? or the major disease in Ayurveda.Ayurvedic medicine for diabetes contain herbs that help to lower the blood sugar level by regulating metabolism of carbohydrates, regulating sugar absorption, stimulating insulin secretion and improving sensitivity to the hormone insulin. Gymnema Sylvestre (Gurmar) Gymnema sylvestre is an effective hypoglycemic component in Ayurvedic medicines for diabetes. The common name of the herb is Gurmar, which means the sugar crusher. The efficacy of Gymnema sylvestre leaves in reducing the blood sugar level has been demonstrated in experimental and clinical studies. Treatment with the herb helps to lower the fasting blood sugar level. By assisting regeneration of the residual pancreatic beta cells, it reduces dependence on insulin medications. Coccinia Indica Coccinia indica is a powerful anti-diabetic agent. By regulating breakdown of starch, it helps to prevent sudden surge of blood sugar after consuming carbohydrates. It could also protect the vital organs from the adverse effect of high blood sugar level.
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What are the steps to follow to prevent the heart attack due to the above causes. I have serum cholesterol 232, how I will control it. SerumLDLc 156 direct homogeneous spectrometer.

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
What are the steps to follow to prevent the heart attack due to the above causes. I have serum cholesterol 232, how I...
Causes of heart attack 1. Stress, anxiety 2. Lack of exercise 3. Sedentary life style 4. Obesity (over weight)/hypertension/diabetis/ hyper cholesterolemia 5. Smoking, tobacco and alcohol consumption 6. Excess oily, fatty, cholesterol rich diet, junk food 7. Heredity and genetic factor prevention of heart disease 1. Avoid stress, anxiety 2. Go for regular aerobic exercise like running/jogging/swimming/cycling/brisk walk for 1 hour daily exercise 3. Avoid sedentary life style 4. Control obesity (over weight)/hypertension/diabetis 5. Avoid smoking, tobacco and alcohol consumption 6. Avoid excess oily, fatty, cholesterol rich diet, junk food 7. Have adequate sound sleep for 7-8 hours daily 8. Do yoga, pranayama, deep breathing exercise to calm your mind, control your emotion and relieve stress 9. Lead a healthy and positive living style.
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My mothers ecg says borderline, widespread ST-T abnormality is non specific, what does it mean and bp 140/80.

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine
General Physician, Ghaziabad
My mothers ecg says borderline, widespread ST-T abnormality is non specific, what does it mean and bp 140/80.
ST T changes suggest some degree of blockege in the heart vessels but you have to understand that what report is written on the ECG is just what a preset command in the machine. It has to correlated clinically with the patients symptoms. Also there can be various degrees of those changes and they connote different diseases. Please upload the ECG to be interpreted.
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I am having low blood pressure. It is 90-45 to 85-40 sometime. Symptoms are headache, excessive yawning, fatigue. please help.

MBBS, Diplomate, American Board of Internal Medicine , Diplomate, American Board of Cardiology , Diplomate, American Board of Interventional Cardiology , Diplomate, American Board of Endovascular Intervention
Cardiologist, Delhi
Hi lybrate-user, the average normal blood pressure is 120/80. However young people can have a lower number that is usually well tolerated. It is important to see if there is a correlation of your symptoms with low blood pressure. Increase the intake of your salt and please visit your doctor to get yourself tested.
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My grandmother is a blood pressure patient about 30 years. He take medicines tablet-Ozotel-h. But 1years ago she also suffering heart diseases he is take medicine Tab-Acitrom 2 mg 5days a week and 2 days a week in break fastEmbetta-25and50 in lunchLupicare 10 is take But she is not feeling well she up set.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
My grandmother is a blood pressure patient about 30 years. He take medicines tablet-Ozotel-h. But 1years ago she also...
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 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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Sir what is triglycerides. And what is effect in our body. I. And what is precaution we should take.

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine Specialist, Faridabad
Sir what is triglycerides. And what is effect in our body. I. And what is precaution we should take.
TRIGLYCERIDES are fats carried in the BLOOD from the food we eat. Excess calories, alcohol, or sugar in the body are converted into TRIGLYCERIDES and stored in fat cells throughout the body. 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. use flax oil, omega-3 fatty meal or cap., take .green veg., whole grain foods, Use GARLIC in foods daily ,. Cod liver oil. Take anti cholesterol medicines . one important that is take 1 glass of water before bed at night. Because it protact from heart fail during sleep at night.
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Well I have three meals a day. 1) Breakfast - 2 Roti, jam with milk cream, Oats, a slice of bread. 2) Lunch - Again 2 Roti, any dish 3) Rice I don't smoke or drink, and no addiction of anything. Only heredity problem of high cholesterol. Please advise.

BHMS
Homeopath, Delhi
Well I have three meals a day.
1) Breakfast - 2 Roti, jam with milk cream, Oats, a slice of bread.
2) Lunch - Again 2...
U should go in for a proper diet to reduce cholesterol. Diet plays a very important role on reducing cholesterol. Inculcate oat bran in your diet. This will help you to reduce cholesterol.
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