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Dr. Pratap J Nathani

MBBS, MD , DM

Cardiologist, Mumbai

32 Years Experience
Dr. Pratap J Nathani MBBS, MD , DM Cardiologist, Mumbai
32 Years Experience
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Dr. Pratap J Nathani is a renowned Cardiologist in Sion, Mumbai. He has over 32 years of experience as a Cardiologist. He is a MBBS, MD , DM . He is currently practising at Lokmanya Tilak Municipal Medical College, Mumbai in Sion, Mumbai. Don’t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. Pratap J Nathani on Lybrate.com.

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MBBS - Government Medical College, Aurangabad - 1985
MD - Government Medical College, Aurangabad - 1989
DM - Grant Medical College and JJ Group of Hospital - 1996
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One of my friend age is 35. And he is suffering from heart problem. His heart is pump only 25/min. So please can you suggest for pace maker is only the option or something else.?

FESC, FACC, DM, MD, MBBS
Cardiologist, Delhi
We need to know the reason for his heart pumping so slow, get echo done and ecg also. Pacemaker may ultimately be required
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One non medicated stent was fixed in one of the arteries leading to heart nine years ago. Now there is no problem. Everything is all right. What is the life span of a non medicated stent? Whether let it remain inside or it should be removed out or it should be replaced? Please advise.

MBBS, MD-General Medicine, DM - Cardiology
Cardiologist, Secunderabad
One non medicated stent was fixed in one of the arteries leading to heart nine years ago. Now there is no problem. Ev...
Dear sir, once a metallic stent is implanted inside your artery of heart it remains there for ever whether medicated or nonmedicated. How ever they do develop blockage over time. Which varies from person to person and other parameters such as diabetes, high bp, cholesterol, smoking etc. Some develop over a year some take 10 years but some never develop any significant blockage. It's less common with medicated stents. Once a stent is implanted it can't be and need not be taken out. It becomes part of your blood vessel. In the event of blockage repeat stenting or bypass can be done. If you are alright then you can carry on with your life and take your medicines regularly. Thank you.
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For last three days my blood pressure is too high, I cant even walk. How can reduce blood pressure?

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
For last three days my blood pressure is too high, I cant even walk. How can reduce blood pressure?
Hi, Take Rauvolfia 1x, 2 tabs daily morning empty stomach. Drink plenty of liquids and cut down your fat, salt and sugar intake. go for a morning walk daily at least for 30 minutes. Take a sound sleep and try to avoid anger. Revert after 15 days with feedback.
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I want suffering with chest pain for last 2 months and my cholesterol level is also high, I want to lose my weight also and my age is just 29.

PGFCP, PGDEMS, Bachelor Of Ayurvedic Medicine And Surgery
Ayurveda, Satara
I want suffering with chest pain for last 2 months and my cholesterol level is also high, I want to lose my weight al...
1) Take 10 ml of fresh lemon juice and ginger juice along with 1 tsf of jaggery along with 60 ml of water early in morning on empty stomach and after meals, 2) do regularly BHUJANGASANA, UTTANPADASANA and PAVANMUKTASAN regularly early in the morning on empty stomach for 15 minutes…. Do this for 30 days…it gives you good result…THANKS.
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I have pain on the middle of chest while there is stress or pressure on the chest like when I sleep facing my chest up and then rise up my chest there is pain on the middle of the chest.

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
I have pain on the middle of chest while there is stress or pressure on the chest like when I sleep facing my chest u...
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 am 58 year with 172 cm height and 84 kg weight, headache and bp from last few days 180/100 please advice should I go for bp medicine ?

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), PG Dip Panchakarma, PG Dip Ksharsutra for piles,pilonidal sinus and fistula management , Post Graduate Diploma In Hospital Administration (PGDHA), Certificate in Diabetes update
Ayurveda, Navi Mumbai
Hi, at your age every consultant would surely suggest for medicine. N all selflessly very correct. And those are trained to detect, track, n add medicines. To postpone little your. Health crises what about progressive n reforming regenerative recharging health n fitness. I. E. Transformation from anti aging to holding age to regressing your age. To enjoy life as whole. Sure u' ll add all these qualities just by ayurveda detox rasayana yoga. To the extent to your will to achieve.
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Iam 25 years old. What is essential hypertension and it's causes and effects and it's range.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
Iam 25 years old. What is essential hypertension and it's causes and effects and it's range.
Hi, essential hypertension (also called primary hypertension or idiopathic hypertension) is the form of hypertension that by definition has no identifiable cause. It is the most common type of hypertension, affecting 95% of hypertensive patients, it tends to be familial and is likely to be the consequence of an interaction between environmental and genetic factors. Prevalence of essential hypertension increases with age, and individuals with relatively high blood pressure at younger ages are at increased risk for the subsequent development of hypertension. Hypertension can increase the risk of cerebral, cardiac, and renal events. High blood pressure has many risk factors, including: age race family history being overweight or obese not being physically active using tobacco use of too much of salt in o little potassium in diet too little vitamin d drinking too much alcohol stress certain chronic conditions also may increase your risk of high blood pressure, such as kidney disease, diabetes and sleep apnea. T.
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when i saw any sexual news my heart beats very fast and nerves are very unhealthy.

M.D. (Ayurveda )
Ayurveda, Patiala
when i saw  any sexual news my heart beats  very fast  and nerves are very unhealthy.
kindly take gokshura powder, 1 tsf in half a glass of warm milk, 1 hr after meals, twice a day. Avoid cold water and other cold eatables. continue the regime for 2 months.
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Sir hello My aunt is having a cholesterol of 207. Could you please give any advice how to reduce it. Her age is 41.

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine Specialist, Faridabad
Sir hello My aunt is having a cholesterol of 207. Could you please give any advice how to reduce it. Her age is 41.
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.
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Sir my bp is 140/90 .My age 47.PLease do help.

MD - Alternative Medicine
Alternative Medicine,
Vita -c15 general homoeopathic tonic 3 times in a day before meal along with all medicine prescribed by your doctor.
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Why some doctors suggest to eat a little amount of afeem if you are a heart patient?

PDDM, MHA, MBBS
General Physician, Nashik
Why some doctors suggest to eat a little amount of afeem if you are a heart patient?
For a heart attack, morphine is used in the emergency setting to relieve pain. Its not advisable to eat afeem.
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My 20 days baby had large perimberence vsd, doctors done 2d echo and advised to do surgery after 3 months and they have given furoped drops daily. 3ml dose for 6 weeks, actually I have heard about this medicine usage and side effects, I am confused about this medicine please suggest me is these medicine useful to prevent vsd.

Pediatrician, Pune
it is used to prevent overloading the workload on heart , not related to closure of vsd , will help in better functioning of heart depending on the echo report , till the time definitive surgery is done
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I have pain in rib cage bone in front for last 2 months. Please tell me probable reason for this and what should I do to get rid of it.

MBBS
General Physician, Delhi
Take tablet brufen sos in acute pain. Get yourself screened up for chest x Ray to rule out costochondritis
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I have got my cholesterol level at 250 what should I do.

MD - Internal Medicine, MBBS
Endocrinologist,
I have got my cholesterol level at 250 what should I do.
hi your cholesterol level is very high i.e. 250 ...pl. following steps.use flax oil, omega-3 fatty meal or cap., take . green veg., whole grain foods, spicy foods, Use GARLIC in foods daily ,. Cod liver oil. Low sugar foods, low calories foods. Change own life style . do meditation,yoga, Go walk daily in morning and evening, do any one physically activity daily i.e. play any game., Avoid fast foods, oily foods, alcohol,smoking, fatty foods, non-veg., avoid stress, take plenty of water in day time. one important that is take 1 glass of water before bed at night. Because it protect from heart fail during sleep at night. Take anti cholesterol medicines .
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I'm getting pain near my heart I've consulted many doctors. But there's no correct solution for my problem.

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
I'm getting pain near my heart I've consulted many doctors. But there's no correct solution for my problem.
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 am 33 years old. Men, I had heart problem angioplasty has been done 3 years ago. I am looks slim ht 5'11, wt 68 lbs . I want to build my body as well as I want to do more physical exercises like treadmill . Is there any problem, if I do any workouts as well as treadmill. Please advice me.

Diploma in Obstetrics & Gynaecology, MBBS
General Physician, Delhi
I am 33 years old. Men, I had heart problem angioplasty has been done 3 years ago. I am looks slim ht 5'11, wt 68 lbs...
Moderation should be the mantra. Doing more exercises can harm the body. A balance has to be created between good diet with more proteins, heart friendly diet & exercise, workouts, treadmill or simple walks which are meditative also. Listen to your body, as it sends signals when body is over tired. All the best.
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He has undergone bypass surgery 2 years ago. And now he is alright. But his Hb fluctuates sometimes. And LDL cholesterol levels are increasing. What should he do? & what diet he should take?

MD - Consultant Physician
Cardiologist, Kolkata
He has undergone bypass surgery 2 years ago. And now he is alright. But his Hb fluctuates sometimes. And LDL choleste...
Avoid fry, fatty, fast food, and also banana. Light diet more vegetable & fruits, iron cap & statin for ldl are tobe taken regularly.
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My friend recently had a angioplasty done around 1 month back (01st Aug 2016) with 100% blockage (thrombosis) on RCA. He is on medication for blood thinner & Cholesterol ie Brilinta, Ecosprin & Storvas/Reva. He neither has diabetic nor hs hypertension. Also Dr. says he does not hv cholesterol. My Questions 1) Since angioplasty is done as such young age, will there be any cardio risk/problem in long run. Will he be able to live a normal life as he is a sports person 2) After the angioplasty, he has breathlessness & heaviness in his chest. Are these the side effects of the medicine that he take. Will he hv to continue for the medicine in entire life. 3) He hs started drinking Garlic & Ginger juice in the morning 1 teaspoon empty stomach, cut down on red meat & started consuming low fats oil. Will this reduce the medication 4) he hs started brisk walking (around 5k steps) exercise in morning & night (after dinner). Is this length of walk enough or should he increase his steps. Is that enough for losing weight n fat/ cholesterol? Detailed response against each point will be highly appreciated. Thanx -SQ-

MD - Homeopathy, BHMS
Homeopath, Kolkata
My friend recently had a angioplasty done around 1 month back (01st Aug 2016) with 100% blockage (thrombosis) on RCA....
Hello, I am giving your reply point wise in short. 1. There has a risk throughout the life even with medication. 2. Yes, this chemicals to be taken throughout life. 3. No juices, Please take 5/6 single cloved raw Garlic and 10gm raw Ginger with drinkable warm Water. 4. Walking for 45 minutes for 3 km is sufficient presently. Also go with pranayam morning and evening daily. Try to reduce the LDL n increase the HDL. Basically weight is the main reason for dysfunction of liver which causes production of bad cholesterol. Though it is not so much but instead of going to circulation it deposited to RCA or LCA. If agreed with, I will advise to take Homoeo medicine along with those chemicals as it will help you to be healthy by reducing the chemicals.
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I am suffering from high blood pressure. 95/170. What should I do?

Certified Diabetes Educator, Registered Dietitian (RD), PGDD, Bachelor of Unani Medicine and Surgery (B.U.M.S), General Physician
Dietitian/Nutritionist,
I am suffering from high blood pressure. 95/170. What should I do?
Dietary and other lifestyle changes can help you control and prevent high blood pressure. Eating a diet that is rich in whole grains, fruits, vegetables and low-fat dairy products and skimps on saturated fat and cholesterol can lower your blood pressure by up to 14 mm hg. This eating plan is known as the dietary approaches to stop hypertension (dash) diet. Get plenty of potassium, which can help prevent and control high blood pressure. Eat less saturated fat and total fat. If you're overweight, losing even 3 kgs can lower your blood pressure. Strive for at least 30 minutes of physical activity a day. I being a both a registered dietitian (rd) and doctor have been successfully helping patients with their problems through a holistic approach using customized therapeutic diet and medications. I will also suggest home remedies. Do reply back for private consultation for rx.
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