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Dr. Prakash Kher

Cardiologist, Mumbai

1200 at clinic
Dr. Prakash Kher Cardiologist, Mumbai
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My favorite part of being a doctor is the opportunity to directly improve the health and wellbeing of my patients and to develop professional and personal relationships with them....more
My favorite part of being a doctor is the opportunity to directly improve the health and wellbeing of my patients and to develop professional and personal relationships with them.
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Dr. Prakash Kher is a trusted Cardiologist in Chembur West, Mumbai. You can visit him at Rane Hospital in Chembur West, Mumbai. Save your time and book an appointment online with Dr. Prakash Kher on Lybrate.com.

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My aunt is suffering from high blood pressure what are the measures to be taken to reduce it.

MBBS, M.S, M. Ch, F.I.A.C.S
Cardiologist, Chennai
My aunt is suffering from high blood pressure what are the measures to be taken to reduce it.
Low salt diet. Less then 2 grams salt per day. Plenty of fruits and vegetables. Avoid junk food. Keep diabetes under control. Check blood lipids. ----keep them at normal levels. Exercise. Meditation. Take medicines regularly. Make regular visits to your doctor.
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C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician,
Consuming artificial sweeteners can cause heart disease
Consumption of non-caloric, artificially sweetened beverages is associated with an increased risk for chronic lifestyle diseases according to Susan E. Swithers, PhD, a professor of behavioral neuroscience at Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana, published online July 10 in Trends in Endocrinology & Metabolism.

Frequent consumers of these sugar substitutes may be at increased risk of excessive weight gain, metabolic syndrome, type 2 diabetes, hypertension and cardiovascular disease.

This risk is independent of baseline body mass indexes.

Another earlier study found that children of normal weight who consume artificially sweetened beverages may have decreased weight gain compared with those who consume sweetened beverages.

In another study, overweight and obese adults who substituted water or artificially sweetened beverages for sweetened beverages had no greater weight loss at 6 months than an attention control group.

Artificially sweetened beverages intake was not associated with improved fasting glucose, but water intake was
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My friends mother died recently. It all started early in the morning. She forgot to take her high BP tablet the night before. Early morning she started vomiting with severe headache, nausea and her lower body below vest was sort of paralysed. My friend gave her two 25 mg tablets Enam-25 and she was rushed to the nearby hospital. There ECG did not show any heart attack. Later they checked sugar, electrolyte, lipid profile. All reports were normal. An echo test was done showing normal valve functioning but 40% LV diastolic contraction. The heart specialist said it's with in the normal range but suggested that treatment be started. She was injected and a tablet was given. After taking tablet she vomited and then collapsed. Nothing worked out and she was declared dead. Now my friend is worried that was it a mistake to give two 25 mg tablets to control BP? Did that dose mislead the heart specialist? The doctors were informed that she had been given two tablets. Was one tablet enough and would that have given true information in echo test or ECG? Could anybody explain. Please tell.

MBBS, DNB (General Medicine)
Endocrinologist, Delhi
My friends mother died recently. It all started early in the morning. She forgot to take her high BP tablet the night...
Two tablets of enam 25 (enalapril) would not cause death of a patient- moreover, your friend's mother wasn't told to have low blood pressure when she reached the hospital. The sudden collapse that you have detailed was perhaps an episode of arrhythmia (irregular heart rate) - which causes sudden cardiac deaths. Its very difficult to come to terms with such a tragedy in life - but I can tell you only one thing out of my own experience - its never anybody's fault! she was in the hospital and still she died - make your friend accept this.
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I suffer from high blood pressure sometimes I feel my blood flow increasing, what should I do to control it?

PG Diploma in Emergency Medicine Services (PGDEMS), Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), MD - Alternate Medicine
Ayurveda, Ghaziabad
I suffer from high blood pressure sometimes I feel my blood flow increasing, what should I do to control it?
In ayurveda, Hypertension is referred to as Rakta Capa Vriddhi and it sees the vitiation of vata and pitta doshas as the main cause...take sarpgandha vati twice a day...yogendra ras...akik bhasm works very good in case of hypertension....avoid salty diet...oily food...lower your stress...do pranayama early morning...
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Hi Sex female, age -43, blood pressure last 10 days 150/100, slightly headache also,

General Physician (AM)
Alternative Medicine Specialist, Chandigarh
Tonicard (homeo, kali iod 12x (biochemic. 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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As in morning I go for running everyday but while running I feel exhaust chest pains for little while what is the reason. I asked everybody they said because of empty stomach. What should I eat before running and after running or jogging.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
As in morning I go for running everyday but while running I feel exhaust chest pains for little while what is the rea...
Dear lybrateuser, -Eat a fruit like banana or an apple, a whole wheat & non-veg sandwich, yogurt, nuts before running -after a run or workout the body requires protein to repair the tissues, you can have eggs, beans, cheese, milk, cottage cheese, sprouts.
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Sir, I suffer some gastric problem. And in sometime a little pain under the right chest or middle of my both chest. What can I do? few week before I was consulted a doctor and he suggest esmoparozole 40 mg for 5 days.

MBBS
General Physician,
Sir, I suffer some gastric problem. And in sometime  a little pain under the right chest or middle of my both chest. ...
You are having acid reflux from your stomach to your food pipe. Apart from the medicine prescribed you need to follow certain diet recommendations: 1. Avoid spicy and fatty foods. 2. Avoid alcohol, smoking, pain killer medicines (nsaids) 3. Avoid coffee especially during night. 4. Take diet rich in fibers like raw leafy vegetables, fruits hope this will provide you relief.
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My father had Bypass surgery before three years and not its take a proper medicine as per doctor require and he is well but some time he suffer minor pen in chest please advice what precaution after surgery and minor pen. ECG taken last month it's ok.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
My father had Bypass surgery before three years and not its take a proper medicine as per doctor require and he is we...
diet as follows:- Eat a variety of healthy foods. Choose foods low in fat and cholesterol. Eat less salt or sodium. Cut back on sugar and sweets. Eat more carbohydrates (potatoes, rice, pasta, vegetables) and fiber ("roughage"). Limit portion sizes. along with this give him Essentia Aurea (gold Drops), (schwabe), 15 drops with water twice a day.
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Hello. I am 24 years old. My periods have always been regular. However since last nine months my periods became scanty. Lasting 3 days instead of 5 and some spotting on 4th day. But they where always regular. However, this month I dint get my period. I went to a gynecologist who said this is pcod and the only treatment is changing life style. Absolute healthy diet. exercise and stress free life. She examined my breasts by squeezing them and checking with a stethoscope. I now noticed that Had a super healthy diet and never missed my dance and yoga I would get my period perfectly. And this month due to some work I dint have time for yoga or dance and my diet also went for a toss. The doctor also said that I am over weight by 5 kgs and it would greatly benefit me if I reduced weight. Now my question is that m I having these menstrual abnormalities becoz I dint follow a good life style for a month. Or is it due to prolactin? I read on the internet that high prolactin causes this problem and the reason for high prolactin is tumor. My doctor dint do any pro Lactin test. She is a very Gud gyneac and her diagnosis is awesome but I am worried if she missed out on checking this pro Lactin. Should I insist for a test? Or should I start my exercise and healthy diet again would it suffice? I have no other health problems. I don't smoke or drink. Not sexually active. I do feel a little dizzy but doctor said it's cuz of low bp. (110/80). Thank you.

MBBS, MS - Obstetrics & Gynecology, Fellowship in Infertility (IVF Specialist)
Gynaecologist, Aurangabad
Hello. I am 24 years old. My periods have always been regular. However since last nine months my periods became scant...
Hi Lybrate user, I would suggest you to continue healthy lifestyle, you should also check for thyroid and Prolactin levels too. Please share your ultrasound images and other reports to guide you further.
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Is gerd curable maybe I injured my osphageous while inhaling a tablet it caused pain near my mid chest left side bone twice but it was 3 months ago while I was not facing chest burn but after one month I M getting continues chest burn n pain like feeling I don't feel nauseous only my chest burns is it gerd or something related to my osphageous n is it curable with meds.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
Is gerd curable maybe I injured my osphageous while inhaling a tablet it caused pain near my mid chest left side bone...
Dear lybrateuser, - Yes, gerd is curable with proper medication & following dietary precautions - follow some dietary precautions, do not skip meals, have meals on time, chew your food well, have 4-5 small meals rather than three large meals, do not lye down for at least 1-2 hrs after meals, raise the pillow end 4-6 inches at night while sleeping, have dinner 2-3 hrs before bedtime - take tablet Pan D, 1 tab half an hour before breakfast - have 7-8 glasses of water for proper digestion - if not much improvement then you may require investigations, consult a doctor.
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My age is 62 years. My bones are getting weaker. My LDL cholesterol is also around 120. Can these be corrected by ayurvedic or unani medicines.

MD - Alternate Medicine, PGDIP.IN GERIATRIC CARE, Post Graduate Diploma in Holistic Healthcare
Ayurveda, Balasore
My age is 62 years. My bones are getting weaker. My LDL cholesterol is also around 120. Can these be corrected by ayu...
Hi, try to control your cholesterol level by natural ayurveda medicines. Low-density lipoprotein (ldl) cholesterol also known as bad cholesterol. Ldl cholesterol causes a buildup of cholesterol in the arteries while hdl cholesterol carries the cholesterol from other parts of the body to the liver which removes it. Higher ldl levels increases chances of getting heart disease while higher hdl levels lower them. Ldl above 100 mg/dl is too high. Try to take ayurveda medicines like abana tab 2 tab thrice, amritadi gugul 5oo mg twice, have alovera juice 30ml twice.
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I am having chest pain while stretching since months. What should I do? What it can be?

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
I am having chest pain while stretching since months. What should I do? What it can be?
1.For your age pain chest could be due to anxiety, stress,Physical and mental strain, hyper acidity or muscle pull 2. Avoid stress and strain 3.Do regular exercise, Yoga, Meditation, deep breathing exercise like pranayama etc. It will calm your mind, control your emotion and relieve stress 4 Avoid Alcohol, smoking and tobacco consumption. 5. Take bland diet, avoid spicy, oily, fatty and junk food 6..Take paracetamol 500mg one tablet sos after food up to a maximum of three tablets daily, at the time of chest pain. 7. Drink plenty of water and take rest .8.if you have recurrent attack of chest pain take ECG and consult cardiologist
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I want to known that i am a smoker when i am smoking my cheat is paining what I have to do to take relax? please advise.

Certified Diabetes Educator, Registered Dietitian (RD), PGDD, Bachelor of Unani Medicine and Surgery (B.U.M.S), General Physician
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Mumbai
It is a statistically proven fact that smokers and other tobacco users are more likely to develop disease, suffer miserably later in life and die earlier than are people who dont use tobacco. I have experience in successfully making people quit smoking through a customized smoking cessation program which includes counseling medications and support do reply back for medication prescriptions. Being also a general physician and registered dietitian, I prescribe both evidence based herbal as well as allopathic medicines complementing with dietary guidelines and home remedies carefully personalized for each individual patient.
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If your ECG, BP and cholesterol levels are normal can you still have a heart problem ??

MD - Consultant Physician, MBBS
Cardiologist, Ludhiana
Yes, Persons with normal ECG, Blood pressure and Cholesterol can have heart problem. Other tests should be done to rule out heart disease if there is: 1. Shortness of breath : Breathlessness or shortness of breath is commonly encountered in patients with heart disease or heart failure. It is also a warning sign of heart attack. Breathing difficulty while exercising or any other physical exertion may indicate a problem with the heart valves. But it can also be due to inflammation and weakening of the heart muscle (cardiomyopathy) which results in improper contraction. 2. Chest pain: Chest pain (angina) is a classic symptom of heart attack and coronary artery disease (CAD). In some cases, chest pain is associated with inflammation of the tissue covering the heart (pericardium). The type and duration of chest pain is also indicative of the underlying heart disease. Pain may be described as short-term, constant, stabbing or sharp. It can last for a few seconds or for hours together. 3. Swelling of feet: Swelling in the feet and ankles is seen in people with congestive heart failure where the blood pumping capacity of the heart reduces. This affects the kidneys which respond by retaining more fluid in body. The fluid then accumulates in the feet and other parts of the body. 4. Cold sweat: A person who is likely to get a heart attack sooner may start sweating profusely without any physical exertion. Heart failure results in over-activation of the sympathetic nervous system that causes sweating. 5. Tiredness or fatigue: Symptoms of heart disease also vary in men and women. One of the common symptoms of heart failure and heart attack in women is unexplained overall weakness and fatigue. Fatigue is also common in the elderly population or people with diabetes who suffer from heart disease. 6. Irregular pulse rate/palpitations: Strong heart beat or rapid pulse rate is a common complaint of people visiting a cardiologist. Most of the times, palpitations do not result from a heart abnormality but could indicate a heart problem when associated with other symptoms like shortness of breath, weakness and sweating. 7. Pain in the limbs: Apart from chest pain, some people may experience intermittent or constant pain in the shoulder that extends to the entire arm and even the back. 8. Loss of consciousness: Sudden unconsciousness (syncope) is an emergency that requires immediate medical attention. In several cases it is a sign that leads to diagnosis of heart disease.
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What is tha symptoms of brain cancer and I feel a pain in my chest tell me any medicine about it?

MBBS, MBA - Health Care Administration
General Physician, Gurgaon
What is tha symptoms of brain cancer and I feel a pain in my chest tell me any medicine about it?
The symptoms of brain cancer can vary from simple headache to severe pain, disturbances in vision. Hearing depending upon the area of involvement. Chest pain can be due to a number of reasons like infection, heart problem. Only after detailed history and examination, investigations one can come to a conclusion.
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Hello doctor. Just before one week I did my lipid profile test and results were Hdl. 45.ldl. 113.triglycerides 258. Vldl.52. Total cholesterol. 211. Ratio 4: 1.I am talking atorvastatin 10 mg daily from last 6 months. From past six to seven months my blood pressure is sometimes 115/75.128/80.(at home digital monitor. And whenever I go to doctor I find it around 140/80. Sometimes 160/80. At once it was 180/100. My family doctor suggested only lifestyle changes and reduce weight. My problem is that when ever I go to doctor I get anxious and my heartbeat increases a lot and I get high BP readings Please doctor help me to find way out. Right now I'm taking atorvastatin 10 mg for cholesterol and NO other medicines.

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine, DM - Cardiology, Cardiac Device Specialist (CCDS - Physician )
Cardiologist, Delhi
Hello doctor. Just before one week I did my lipid profile test and results were Hdl. 45.ldl. 113.triglycerides 258. V...
1) Regarding your BP, the discrepancy can be due to 2 reasons, one that your machine is not caliberated, so get it checked once or that you have white coat hypertension, which happens due to anxiety of being in a hospital or with a doctor. If your machine is fine and you only have BP on visiting a doctor or hospital, you need not be on any medication. 2) despite being on Atorvastatin, your lipid profile is still deranged, so you need to be on diet, exercise as well as lifestyle precautions for sure. 3) Reduced sugar, carbohydrate and fatty, fried food from diet, change your eating habits. Consult a dietician for details. 4) start exercising or yoga. The target needs to be 30-40 mins of brisk walk daily, to be built up gradually. 5) Quit smoking and drinking if you do. Get yourself evaluated for Diabetes and thyroid. Repeat your lipid profile after 4-6 weeks again.
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I have acidity problem. Due to this have feel irritate and uncomfortable. And feel like someone burn and fire in my chest so please solve my problem immediately thanks.

BHMS
Homeopath, Delhi
I have acidity problem. Due to this have feel irritate and uncomfortable. And feel like someone burn and fire in my c...
Hello, you can take homoeopathic medicines 1. Robinia 30 (4 drops in little water) thrice a day for a week. 2. Carbo veg 30 (4 drops in little water) thrice a day for a week and update. Keep a gap of 15 - 20 minutes in both the medicines. *include fruits, raw vegetables and fresh vegetable juices in your diet. *drink lot of water. *tea/ coffee should not be taken in excess. *meals should be taken regularly and on time. *stress should be avoided by doing yoga and exercise. *avoid fried and spicy food.
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My father was detected with localized prostate cancer last year and was followed by a heart attack later. His age is 61 years. He then have to undergo angioplasty with a non-drug eluting stent. Over one year has passed and his Stress test reports are excellent now as per cardiologist. Can he undergo a radical prostatectomy (prostate cancer surgery ) now or it will be risky for him to undergo surgery? Thank you.

MS - General Surgery, MBBS
General Surgeon, Delhi
My father was detected with localized prostate cancer last year and was followed by a heart attack later. His age is ...
Well one thing needs to be ruled out after one year gap is metastasis. So needs to undergo cect and bone scan if he is operable and pac fit then he can undergo the procedure otherwise hormonal/chemotherapy and performance status of patient is important it is slow growing tumour, if performance status is not good then hormonal therapy is advisable.
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I m a 40 years old diabetic patient. My recent blood report is fasting-138 mg/dl, pp is 186 mg/dl, Hba1c is 5.9, creatinine-1.2, cholesterol-152mg/dl, Hdl-30mg/dl, triglycerides-210, Microalbumin -10.4, uric acid-7.2mg/dl, SGPT-136, SGOT-43 my bp is 70/110 and weight is 60 kg, can I take medicine Mebiz SR and Rifagut 400 mg for SGPT and SGOT? Also please say about my blood reports and also give some suggestion to control it.

PG Diploma in Emergency Medicine Services (PGDEMS), Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), MD - Alternate Medicine
Ayurveda, Ghaziabad
I m a 40 years old diabetic patient. My  recent blood report is fasting-138 mg/dl, pp is 186 mg/dl, Hba1c is 5.9, cre...
Your blood sugar level is high so avoid sweets as more as possible. Take pranacharya diabeto capsule and shilajeet capsule twice a day. Instead of these tablets in my opinion you should go for ayurvedic medicines for sgot & sgpt.
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