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Dr. Rahul Bhate

Cardiologist, Mumbai

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Dr. Rahul Bhate Cardiologist, Mumbai
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Dr. Rahul Bhate is a renowned Cardiologist in Mumbai, Mumbai. You can visit him at S.R Mehta Hospital in Mumbai, Mumbai. Don’t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. Rahul Bhate on Lybrate.com.

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Why You Must Not Dismiss Chest Pain as a Minor Affair!

DM - Cardiology, MD
Cardiologist, Ghaziabad
Why You Must Not Dismiss Chest Pain as a Minor Affair!
Things to do in case of chest pain or angina pain

Unlike yesteryears chest pain or heart related problems aren’t just age related anymore. Many young people under 30 are experiencing chest pain. It seems to be directly proportional to the increasing stress levels.The medical term for mild chest pain is angina pectoris and it happens when your heart is not getting its usual requirement for blood. Such a situation occurs when one or more arteries are blocked. Angina Pectoris is experienced usually while doing physical activities or experiencing strong emotions. At such times, the heart doesn't get as much blood as it requires for normal functioning.

Broadly speaking, discomfort in the upper part of the body is the symptom of angina, the symptoms typically include:

1. It may feel like you are suffering from indigestion or gas or fullness and pressure.

2. It may also feel like chest pain spreading to the neck, back, arms, shoulder or jaw.

3. You feel better after a little rest or some medication.

4. It doesn't last for too long, at the most five minutes.

5. Shortness of breath, anxiety, dizziness, sweating, fatigue and nausea and also symptoms of angina.

Physical conditions and habits which put you at the high risk zone for angina are:
1. When you don't get enough exercise.
2. If you are a smoker
3. If you are overweight
4. If you have a history of heart diseases
5. If you are diabetic
6. If you suffer from blood pressure of high cholesterol

Steps You Must Do To Manage the Pain and Resultant Effects

1. Calm Down - The first thing to do to counter angina pains is to rest and calm down. If you are doing physical activity, stop doing it. And if you are under emotional turbulence, you need to find ways to calm down immediately. Meditate, if needed.

2. Get Professional Help - Do not delay in consulting the doctor and ensure that you take the prescribed medication diligently. In situations where the damage is much more and medications cannot clear the problem, surgery is resorted to.

3. Change Of Lifestyle - In the long run, lifestyle change is a good idea. Staying fit, a clean medical report and keeping a healthy lifestyle will keep enough blood pumping into your heart.

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My bp reading is170/102. I need to low my bp. Without medicine.

Certified Diabetes Educator, Registered Dietitian (RD), PGDD, Bachelor of Unani Medicine and Surgery (B.U.M.S), General Physician
Dietitian/Nutritionist,
My bp reading is170/102. I need to low my bp. Without medicine.
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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I have a pain in my chest and in back and my bones are getting unbalance it moves from its position. please sir give me some tips?

BPTh/BPT, MPTh/MPT
Physiotherapist, Noida
I have a pain in my chest and in back and my bones are getting unbalance it moves from its position. please sir give ...
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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My daughter has one heart hole of 3 point. She is 40 days old. I want to know this is major or minor problem?

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
My daughter has one heart hole of 3 point. She is 40 days old. I want to know this is major or minor problem?
Dear Lybrateuser, - The condition has to be monitored as she grows - a hole can gradually close itself on its own as she grows, if not then can be closed by implant device or surgery - if closure is not there then symptoms like breathlessness, tiredness, turning blue on exertion, activity can occur - condition has to be monitored by a cardiologist.
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I am ShIlpa Aggarwal I am from dehradun, my father has a heart problem he got bypass surgery 4years ago, now I want to ask is good supplements good for my father like salmon omega of Amway goods tell me should my father eat daily or not mam/sir.

MD - Consultant Physician, Doctor of Medicine, MD
General Physician, Ahmedabad
I am ShIlpa Aggarwal I am from dehradun, my father has a heart problem he got bypass surgery 4years ago, now I want t...
Fish salmon is good 2_3 helping in week walnuts almonds broccoli onion garlic diet mostly veg. Whole grains high fibre low sat fats and no trans fats. Poly and mono fats good. Salt bad vinegar good. Walking pranyama.
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I am 28 years old and having high blood pressure problem in last 5 days. I haven't experienced this problem in past whole of my life. How to low my blood pressure and solutions for future for preventing this.

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Ayurveda, Ambala
I am 28 years old and having high blood pressure problem in last 5 days. I haven't experienced this problem in past w...
To control & maintain Blood pressure to normal these are best methods to follow:.• Do physical exercise like jogging, running or brisk walk for atleast 20-30 minutes. • Maintain your cholesterol level to normal & eat least amount of butter, cream or fatty things. • Eat less amount of pickle, salt and fast food as they contain high sodium levels. • Avoid drinking alcohol and smoking. • Take less amount of caffine containing coffee, tea or cold drinks because caffine causes increase BP. • Drink 8 to 10 glass of water daily • Take 6 to 8 hrs of sleep daily. Do not take too much stress. • Do long breathing pranayams (Anulom- Vilom, Bhramari) daily for 10 - 15 minutes. It will reduce your stress level in your body. • Eat healthy diet such as green leafy vegetables, fruits. • Take 5 ml of GULAB Jal added in a glass of water daily once a day.
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My husband 54yrs latest ECG says left atrial abnormality and incomplete RBBB. What it means, is it serious, can it be treated completely. He is diabetic (5.7) which is usually under control with little high BP.

MBBS
General Physician,
Keep a track on your blood pressure daily. Review with Medicine Specialist. You will need an ECHO test to confirm any heart changes. Do not delay it.
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I got head ache from 1 month and its not high slowly, in summer how to manage pls explain of this disease, pls suggest me less dose.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
I got head ache  from 1 month and  its not high slowly, in summer how to manage pls explain of this disease, pls sugg...
Take a flow of steam (of plain water only ) over the forehead through a crescent steam inhaler, eight hourly and For headache take tablet paracetamol and Check your eye sight for refractive error and we also have to rule out sinusitis or migrane as the cause of headache after clinical examination
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Sir/Madam I am suffering from chest pain Pain is raising from the upper side and left side of my stomach. I done all test as angeography, x ray, ultrasound, tmt,eco, blood test urin test cholestrol rest, ecg,uric acid test all test are normal but yet I am not well please advise me thanks

MBBS, MD - Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
Rheumatologist, Jaipur
It could be a case of costosternal syndrome or GERD. Consult nearby doctor. He will prescribe you medication or injection procedure.
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I am 53 years physically fit and active all reports are normal but lipid profile shows tryglysorite at 180 and serium cholestrol 220. I am on statin & ecosprin for last 4 years when I take medicine the counnts are normal when I stop medicine the counts increase after 3 months or so. Whats the way out is there any side effect of prolong use of statin. Please advice. I am on regular exercise and physical fitness. My weight is 92 kgs I have a muscular build. My hight is 178 cms.

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine Specialist, Faridabad
I am 53 years physically fit and active all reports are normal but lipid profile shows tryglysorite at 180 and serium...
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. 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. Take anti cholesterol medicines . Cap. Ecosprin gold-10 at night daily.
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I am getting Chest pain (left side) while walk little fast. Until stop the walk or run I feel the pain. This problem is continuing from the last one year. Now a days pain is getting increased. Is there any issues in my heart function? I am 40 years old.

MBBS
General Physician, Jalgaon
I am getting Chest pain (left side) while walk little fast. Until stop the walk or run I feel the pain. This problem ...
It is not good Pl Consult nearby cardiologist as early as possible Do all necessary investigation and take appropriate treatment
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My wife suffering from B. P low and depression. She is pregnant now. please tell me treatment.

Doctor of Medicine, DGO
Gynaecologist,
My wife suffering from B. P low and depression. She is pregnant now. please tell me treatment.
Mood fluctuations and lowered bp is normal during pregnancy so need not worry. And if there are any other problens please discuss in details.
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Hello, I am 31 years oId. I am suffering from headache since 2 years. My blood pressure is 155. Is it abnormal? What should I do?

General Physician, Mumbai
Hello, I am 31 years oId. I am suffering from headache since 2 years. My blood pressure is 155. Is it abnormal? What ...
Hii bp of 155 is defintly high and it needs to be fixed early get your bp checked on 3 days at diff times and inform this will make things clear and then we can proceed further for headache you can just take crocin or ultracet 1 tab sos till further advice.
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Hi I have been suffering from osteoarthritis with high BP and Blood sugar can you suggest any medicine which have no side effect. For Bp she has been taking elisa 20 mg and for blood sugar gluconorm g2 and Tengliya in the bedtime.

MBBS, CCEBDM, Diploma in Diabetology
Endocrinologist, Hubli-Dharwad
Hi I have been suffering from osteoarthritis with high BP and Blood sugar can you suggest any medicine which have no ...
Hello, The medicines mentioned are good enough, continue those. For good control fasting should be closer to 100 mg, PP 160 to 170 mg & HbA1c<6.8. Akmost all the currently used drugs to treat diabetes and high BP are quite safe. There are NO DRUGS which are absolutely free from side effects.
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I am 35 years old. My cholesterol and suger level is high. what can i do?

MD - Internal Medicine, MBBS
Endocrinologist,
I am 35 years old. My cholesterol and suger level is high. what can i do?
Hello dear 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. 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,. Take anti cholesterol medicines . avoid sweet meal.tea,coffee.
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I have with blood test there hdl cholesterol 36, LDL cholesterol 120, SGPT 59, MCHC 31.4 come. Pls advice.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
I have with blood test there hdl cholesterol 36, LDL cholesterol 120, SGPT 59, MCHC 31.4 come.
Pls advice.
These reports suggests that time he come to be alert and try to control your oily diet although your good cholesterol is in normal range but it is low borderline range and simultaneously your bad cholestrol is increasing in your body saturated fat and cholesterol in the food you eat make your blood cholesterol level go up. Saturated fat is the main culprit, but cholesterol in foods also matters. Reducing the amount of saturated fat and cholesterol in your diet helps lower your blood cholesterol level. So from today onwards use only olive oil and mustard oil in home and say bye bye to outside food in all forms and by doing this you can also control your weight to below 72 kg and your sgpt will come down a your digestion will improve by eating home made easily digestable food.
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Dr.In my detailed Diagnostic investigation my LDL-167 mg/dl,HDL-38 mg/dl & LDL/HDL-4.40 ,NON-HDL-197 mg/dl.Pls advice my COLOESTROL status & home/ayur remidies for the same.?

MD, BHMS
Homeopath, Bhilai
Please do take care of your lipids causeing blockage in ur heart so please take lots of fibrous food and drink lot of water and shift your cooking oil to filtered and ricebran.
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Doctor sir, I am suffering from sugar and high bp last 5 yr now a days my urine I saw white colour jhag (phena) I am 65 years old man kindly suggest me medicine.

Diploma in Gastroenterology, Diploma In Pulmonary Medicine , MSCP, BHMS, SVD( skin and veneral diseases)
Homeopath, Hyderabad
Doctor sir,
I am suffering from sugar and high bp last 5 yr
now a days my urine I saw white colour jhag (phena)
I am ...
You don't have high blood pressure at the moment, but it is slightly above optimal. Single readings are not diagnostic. Optimal BP is <120/80. It would be wise to adopt a healthy lifestyle, such as eating healthily, reduce salt in your diet, exercise, lose weight if overweight, limit alcohol consumption and stop smoking if you smoke. The good thing about exercise is that it reduces the strain on the heart and also raises your HDL (good cholesterol) as well as improving circulation. Now with regards to exercise, the best type of exercise for the heart is aerobic activity which ensures the large groups of muscles in the body get a good work out. Swimming is good, as is brisk walking, dancing and cycling, etc. With regards to diet, as I mentioned before, limit salt consumption and the amount of saturated fats you eat. Also limit the amount of complex carbs you eat. Try and eat 5 portions of fruit and vegetables per day * and also try and eat 3 portions of oily fish per week. Try and avoid frying your food, grill it instead. Switch to olive oil. The key is moderation, you can eat anything you like providing you don't go OTT. * A recent study showed that eating your "5 a day" fruit and vegetables may not cut the cancer risk. Many people have interpreted this study into meaning that eating your "5 a day" fruit and vegetables isn't beneficial at all and that what Doctors and Nurses have been advising patients is incorrect. This isn't accurate. The study just looked at the diet-cancer link (which we already knew wasn't very strong anyway), it didn't look at the other health benefits that eating fruit and vegetables has. But that study has certainly given the alties and their "special cancer curing diet" food for thought! There are various causes of high blood pressure, but proper diet and regular exercise are definitely the biggest part of the equation. “ Actually there are two types, essential and secondary, the latter accounts for about 5% of cases and can be caused by kidney and/or hormone issues. Most people have “essential” hypertension where the cause is less than clear. We know that a poor diet, obesity, excess alcohol, smoking and lack of exercise are major risk factors. Diet and lifestyle changes often helps and is sometimes enough to keep patients off anti-hypertensive medication.
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I'm a woman of 35 years old. Eating lady's finger as raw increases the cholesterol level. Is this true?

CLINICAL CARDIOLOGY, MD - Consultant Physician
Cardiologist, Surat
I'm a woman of 35 years old. Eating lady's finger as raw increases the cholesterol level. Is this true?
Hi. Our body has good mechanisms to control the internal environment in good range irrespective to what we eat (upto some extent) so don't worry.
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I am 40 years old I am having blood pressure what I do ?

DM Cardiology
Cardiologist,
I am 40 years old I am having blood pressure what I do ?
Dear, High Blood Pressure What is hypertension? High blood pressure caused by a disease or another known medical problem is called secondary hypertension. Most cases of secondary hypertension are caused by kidney or hormonal problems. Normal blood pressures average 120/80 ("120 over 80") but can rise and fall with exercise or rest. The pressures are measured in millimeters of mercury, with the upper number (120) being the pressure at the end of the heartbeat (systolic pressure). The lower number (80) is the pressure at the beginning of the heartbeat (diastolic pressure). If repeated checks of your blood pressure show that it is higher than 140/90, you have hypertension. If your blood pressure is between 120/80 and 140/90, you may need treatment for high blood pressure if you have other health problems, such as diabetes. How does it occur? Many medical conditions, diseases, and medicines can cause secondary hypertension, including: ? narrowing of the arteries in the kidneys ? narrowing of the aorta, a large blood vessel that supplies blood to the lower body ? several types of kidney disease ? excess secretion of a hormone called aldosterone from the adrenal gland ? tumor of the adrenal gland ? Cushing's syndrome, a disorder in which there is too much corticosteroid hormone in the blood ? medicines such as estrogen and oral contraceptives ? abuse of drugs such as amphetamines, alcohol, or diet pills ? pregnancy. What are the symptoms? High blood pressure may not cause any symptoms. Even secondary hypertension may have few symptoms. Symptoms are usually general and may include: ? headaches ? dizziness ? fatigue ? restlessness and sleeplessness ? nosebleeds ? palpitations or an awareness of your heartbeat ? general feeling of ill health ? the need to urinate often ? round or "moon" face, excess body and facial hair, and weight gain if the high blood pressure is caused by Cushing's syndrome. How is it diagnosed? Your health care provider will ask about your symptoms and will do a physical exam. Blood tests, chest x-rays, and an electrocardiogram may be done. Your provider will want to measure your blood pressure on three different days when you are relaxed and not in a hurry and have not had alcohol for 72 hours. Your medical history is an important part of diagnosis. Your health care provider will ask about your personal and family history of high blood pressure and heart or kidney disease. How is it treated? Secondary hypertension is treated by treating the condition causing the high blood pressure. For example, if you have high blood pressure caused by Cushing's syndrome, treatment for Cushing's will lower your blood pressure. Your health care provider may recommend additional treatments to lower your blood pressure, such as diuretics or other medicines that reduce blood pressure. How long will the effects last? If the cause can be diagnosed and treated, your blood pressure should improve. If you are taking medicine to reduce your blood pressure and your underlying condition is treated, you may be able to cut down or stop taking the blood pressure medicine. How can I take care of myself? ? Always follow your health care provider's instructions for taking medicines. Don't take less medicine or stop taking medicine without talking to your provider first. It can be dangerous to suddenly stop taking blood pressure medicine. Also, do not increase your dosage of any medicine without first talking with your provider. ? Check your blood pressure (or have it checked) as often as your health care provider advises. Keep a chart of the readings. ? Don't smoke. ? Reduce the salt in your diet according to your health care provider's advice. ? With your provider's approval, start an exercise program that you can do regularly (such as biking or walking). ? Lose weight if you need to. ? Limit the amount of alcohol you drink. ? Try to reduce the stress in your life or learn how to deal better with situations that make you feel anxious. ? See your health care provider as often as he or she recommends. What can be done to help prevent secondary hypertension? Most of the conditions that cause secondary hypertension cannot be prevented. However, regular checkups can help detect many conditions before they become serious, including those that can result in high blood pressure.
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