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Dr. R.G. Goyal

Cardiologist, Mumbai

Dr. R.G. Goyal Cardiologist, Mumbai
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Dr. R.G. Goyal is an experienced Cardiologist in Mumbai, Mumbai. He is currently practising at Bombay Hospital & Medical Research Centre in Mumbai, Mumbai. Save your time and book an appointment online with Dr. R.G. Goyal on Lybrate.com.

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Hello doctor, my friend HB is 12.4. So he take merifor plus syrup, that syrup create stool dark blackness. What is solution for this side effect. Please tell me.

MD ayurveda
Ayurveda, Navi Mumbai
Hello doctor, my friend HB is 12.4. So he take merifor plus syrup, that syrup create stool dark blackness. What is so...
Hello haematinic syp induces black stool it is absolutely normal. Don't worry. It is not a problem so no solutions is required.
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Pulmonary Hypertension - 10 Ways to Treat it

MD - Internal Medicine, FUPDA, FICP, FIACM
Internal Medicine Specialist, Faizabad
Pulmonary Hypertension - 10 Ways to Treat it

Pulmonary hypertension is a medical condition that arises when the blood pressure remains consistently high in the vessels of the lungs. This condition can develop from a completely unrelated medical condition and is more prevalent among women. 

Pulmonary Hypertension can be a hard disease to diagnose. While it has no permanent cure, the medication depends on how far the disease has advanced. From group 1 PAH to group 5 PAH, pulmonary hypertension has 5 stages of advancement. 

Here is a list of 10 ways by which this disease can be kept under control along with the prescribed medication:

  1. Quit smoking: Smoking aggravates pulmonary hypertension. It has adverse effects on both the heart and the lung. It is therefore of utmost importance to quit smoking. If you fail to control your urge of smoking, contact your doctor who can suggest a quitting plan.
  2. Avoid high altitude: Patients suffering from pulmonary hypertension should avoid flying and living at high altitude. An altitude of 8000 feet and above can worsen the symptoms. It is therefore suggested that you do not take flights for travelling or come down below the altitude of 2428 meters if you are living in hilly areas.
  3. A healthy diet: A healthy diet consisting of fresh fruit and vegetables, lean meat and whole grains should be consumed on a daily basis. A nutritious diet goes a long way in keeping pulmonary hypertension in check.
  4. Adequate rest: A minimum of 8 hours of sleep is recommended for patients suffering from pulmonary hypertension. A good night’s sleep and frequent naps keeps fatigue at bay. 
  5. Pregnancy and birth control pills: Avoiding pregnancy is a must for patients suffering from this disease. Pregnancy can be life threatening for the both the baby and the mother. Birth control pills should be avoided as well. It greatly increases the chance of blood clots. 
  6. Maintain a steady blood pressure: Any activities that lower the blood pressure should be avoided by all means. Spending too much time in a bathtub or prolonged stress increases the chances fainting.
  7. Become more active: Patients of pulmonary hypertension often run out of breath with little to no activity. While activities such as weight lifting should be strictly avoided, some exercise or daily jogging can fetch good result in keeping a patient healthy.
  8. Get vaccine on time: Doctors often suggest vaccines if the patient suffers from pneumonia or influenza. It should be ensured that such vaccines are taken on time. For patients suffering from pulmonary hypertension, prolonged exposure to diseases such as pneumonia can wreak havoc.
  9. Regular checkup: Regular follow up with the doctor is of prime importance. Any possible side effects or deterioration can be arrested with constant supervision.
  10. On time medication: Patients of pulmonary hypertension should ensure that all the medicines suggested by the doctor are taken at regular intervals as per prescribed dosage. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a pulmonologist.
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My 4 years old son is currently taking Colonodine for hyperactivity, he takes a half of 1 mg, twice a day. The pharmacist mistakingly gave him someone else's medication, Lisinopril 20 mg. I saw it was wrong and did not give it to him. My question is, What would have happened to my son had I given it to him? I'm furious with the pharmacy and plan to discuss this with them.

MBBS, MD - Community Medicine, diploma clinical cardiology
Cardiologist, Jaipur
My 4 years old son is currently taking Colonodine for hyperactivity, he takes a half of 1 mg, twice a day. The pharma...
Dear friend lisinopril is used for high bp and for cardiac diseases. After giving this medicine he might be having low bp for a day or two but rarely fatal. My suggestion is you should surely warn him for the mistake but taking legal action will not serve anything. As he is also a human being and mistakes are bound to happen if you do something. It does carry legal liability only if it is done deliberately to harm your child.
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Sir, m 21 years old. In ECG my first degree av block (PR 228). And echo cardiograph and lipik profile are normal. Many time my heart beat more then 110/ minute. And in night many time slow less 65. Im very upset. Many time heart beats missing. please what can I do? And it is serious problem or not. Thanks.

Diploma in Obstetrics & Gynaecology, MBBS
General Physician, Delhi
Sir, m 21 years old. In ECG my first degree av block (PR 228). And echo cardiograph and lipik profile are normal. Man...
Echo tells about % age of heart functions and lipids are responsible for causing heart attacks by blocking the blood supply, good to know that both reports are normal, there is electrical circuit in our hearts that sends signals to beat regularly, if the signals are weak due to any reason, may be a pacemaker is needed to regularize the heart beat (very important as both, fast or too slow are danger signs leading to sudden stoppage of heart beat) get thoroughly checked again and treated accordingly.
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Sir. I am suffering from anxiety and vibration in heart region form long time. From past 1 and half year my treatment is going frm apollo delhi.And i am a student so it not financially viable to afford apollo. So i want some suggestions wat to do now.

BASM, MD, MS (Counseling & Psychotherapy), MSc - Psychology, Certificate in Clinical psychology of children and Young People, Certificate in Psychological First Aid, Certificate in Positive Psychology
Psychologist, Palakkad
Anxiety disorders are a category of mental disorders characterized by feelings of anxiety and fear, where anxiety is a worry about future events and fear is a reaction to current events. These feelings may cause physical symptoms, such as a racing heart and shakiness. There are a number of anxiety disorders: including generalized anxiety disorder, a specific phobia, social anxiety disorder, separation anxiety disorder, agoraphobia, and panic disorder among others. While each has its own characteristics and symptoms, they all include symptoms of anxiety. I need to know more about your anxiety so that I will be able to diagnose it properly and provide you tips to overcome and manage your anxiety. Take care.
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I am 36 year old diagnosed with high vitamin deficiency and high cholesterol levels. I am 5.10 having weight of 75 kg. Kindly advise best way to overcome vitamin deficiency and how to low cholesterol. I workout regularly and try to eat balanced diet. Kindly advise.

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine Specialist, Faridabad
I am 36 year old diagnosed with high vitamin deficiency and high cholesterol levels. I am 5.10 having weight of 75 kg...
dear sir you can take cap. ecosprin gold-10 at night. tab. thyronorm 75 mcg before meal in morning. pouch of vit.D once a week for 8 weeks. Avoid bad habits i.e. Avoid fast food/fat/oily,salty foods. Coffee, smoking, alcohol intake. Non-veg., take whole grain,oats,green veg.,plenty of water in day time, 1 glass of water at night before bed. take protein diet, milk products, iodized food.
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I am a male 45 years old diagnosed bp and sugar. What should I do to keep my bp n sugar in control.

MBBS, CCEBDM, Diploma in Diabetology
Endocrinologist, Hubli-Dharwad
I am a male 45 years old diagnosed bp and sugar. What should I do to keep my bp n sugar in control.
you have to take proper treatment with appropriate drugs, which I am sure you are doing. Along with that exercise regularly, take a restricted diet and maintain near normal weight.
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I went for the medical of airforce but the doctor told me that you are unfit for ecg abnormality (rbbb) what I do for fit in ecg the re medical will be on 16 august please help sir.

Diploma in Obstetrics & Gynaecology, MBBS
General Physician, Delhi
I went for the medical of airforce but the doctor told me that you are unfit for ecg abnormality (rbbb) what I do for...
Not possible to get it corrected in such a short time. Medical tests are done to favor you, do get examined and treated first and then think about a suitable job.
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I am a software engineer. Most of the time I use to sit and do the work. Due to that, my hips are deposited with fat. Please advise some tips to reduce hip cholesterol.

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine Specialist, Faridabad
I am a software engineer. Most of the time I use to sit and do the work. Due to that, my hips are deposited with fat....
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. Avoid fast foods,oily foods,junk foods,alcohol,smoking,fatty foods, non-veg.,avoid stress, take green veg., whole grain.garlic,. Take anti cholesterol medicines .
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Which type of Angioplasty system is better making hole in Radial /wrist access or in right upper thigh/ femoral access in view of a heart patient aged 65 years or please intimate the benefit/harm, Radial versus Femoral Access for Coronary Intervention.

Diploma in Obstetrics & Gynaecology, MBBS
General Physician, Delhi
Which type of Angioplasty system is better making hole in Radial /wrist access or in right upper thigh/ femoral acces...
Radial requires skill and is less traumatic compared to femoral which too requires skill but it has been there for a lot more years, the side effects of femoral are 1) bleeding through a malor vessel, there fore the leg has to be kept at a higher level with head side low for at least 6 hours & post procedure care takes longer to heal though in both the vessels it is just a puncture caused by a thick needle to inject dye to reach the heart vessels. If one is sure about the cardiologist (some places do give exagerrated opinions about their doctors on call) get it through radial. Regarding other conditions like constipation, make sure that the system is clean & person takes adequate semisoild food as nourishment, no ga is reguired but there is slight risk of vomiting due to pain reflex.
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I have chest pain after playing, doing exercise or climbing stairs, what may be the reason?

MD - Homeopathy, BHMS
Homeopath, Ghaziabad
I have chest pain after playing, doing exercise or climbing stairs, what may be the reason?
Weakness is the most probable reason for such complaints in your age. Have meals regularly, do not stay empty stomach for long, in case of acidity or gas problem, give the complete information. Have cocconut, apple, pine apple, oranges, almonds, rasins, milk, egg etc. If it is a regular thing then get yourself checked with a doctor.
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I have pain in my heart for 2 to 3 days but when I drink eno it's not and over and also have pain in my stomach and drinking eno is wad over and over.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Faridabad
I have pain in my heart for 2 to 3 days but when I drink eno it's not and over and also have pain in my stomach and d...
1.Take pudin hara instead of Eno it is more helpful. Get an ECG done. and follow a few tips to get rid of pain..:: 2.Make a powdered mixture of equal parts of rock candy (or unrefined sugar), fennel, and green cardamom. Whenever you feel heartburn, mix 1 teaspoon of the mixture in a glass of cold milk and drink. 3.Avoid tea, coffee, and carbonated or alcoholic beverages.Especially stop drinking bed tea. 4.Avoid using garlic, ginger, onions, tomatoes, and vinegar in cooking. 5.Curd should be strictly avoided at night. 6. Practice Yoga and Pranayama such as Vajrasana, Bhujangasana, Salabhasana, Bhastrika Pranayama,Shitali Pranayama and Shitkari Pranayama. 7.Drink plenty of fluids and water. 8. Avoid constipation.
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How can we avoid Blocking our Heart Arteries and What are the foods which are good for Lowering the Bad Cholesterol level in our blood.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Greater Noida
How can we avoid Blocking our Heart Arteries and What are the foods which are good for Lowering the Bad Cholesterol l...
Dear Mr. Lybrate-user ji, you can take green leafy vegetables, fibrous and vitamin c containing fruits and avoid junk/fast food.
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My Mother blood pressure is high dis time. It is 175-100. What should I do. Pls tell me.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
My Mother blood pressure is high dis time. It is 175-100. What should I do. Pls tell me.
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. Thanks.
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I am taking medicine for hypertension for the last 20 years (Aten and later Amlodipin) Is there any side effects for long time usage of this medicine?

MD - Consultant Physician
Cardiologist, Kolkata
I am taking medicine for hypertension for the last 20 years (Aten and later Amlodipin) Is there any side effects for ...
Every drug has its side effects, aten is betabloker reduce pulse rate, sometimes cause heart block respiatory distress, amlodepine causes swelling of feet. Sex distress.
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He is suffering from chest pain. Then we went to one doctor and we took X-ray. Doctor said muscle pain. And we exactly donno what is the reason for his chest pain.

MPT - Orthopedic Physiotherapy, BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist, Noida
He is suffering from chest pain. Then we went to one doctor and we took X-ray. Doctor said muscle pain. And we exactl...
due to neck ya shoulder strain if chest X-Ray is normal. avoid strain full activity like gym heavy Weight. bad posture. tk muscle relaxant medicine and do hot fermentation
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I am already habituates to Ciggrate and I feel pain in chest every morning I wake up. I tried my level best to avoid it but that won't last for more than 2 days. So I was thinking of taking e-cigrate as replacement of actual cigrate. So doctors can you please tell me whether e-cigrate have same effect over my health! Or is there any side effect of it? Please help me doctor.

MBBS, Diploma in Psychological Medicine, M.D Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Kolkata
I am already habituates to Ciggrate and I feel pain in chest every morning I wake up. I tried my level best to avoid ...
U can try for NICOTINE REPLACEMENT THERAPY. Now a days Nicotine Patches are available. I think it will be a better option for you.
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I am using tablet Serolem 50 /5 for BP management but there are two type of medicines in market, one with Ramipril another without Ramipril....what to use and why.

Fellowship in Advanced Coronary Intervention, DM - Cardiology, MD - Internal Medicine, MBBS
Cardiologist, Gurgaon
Seloram is a combination of Ramipril and metoprolol. You can take any brand as long as the salts are same
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My blood is very high 170 -120 then I took medicines from Doctor. Can you pla tell me that does urine infection increase blood pressure.

M.Ch - Urology, MS, MBBS
Urologist, Dehradun
My blood is very high 170 -120 then I took medicines from Doctor.
Can you pla tell me that does urine infection incre...
No. Urine infction can lead to kidney danage in long term which can cause high bp. So get kidneys checked up.
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