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Dr. Rajiv Karnik

Cardiologist, Mumbai

560 - 1200 at clinic
Dr. Rajiv Karnik Cardiologist, Mumbai
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Dr. Rajiv Karnik is a trusted Cardiologist in Mulund West, Mumbai. He is currently practising at Dr Karnik Clinic in Mulund West, Mumbai. Save your time and book an appointment online with Dr. Rajiv Karnik on Lybrate.com.

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#96, Road # 31, King's Circle, sion (E). Landmark: Near Gandhi Market, MumbaiMumbai Get Directions
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Office No 306, 3rd Floor, Marathon Chambers P K Road, Paanch Rasta,Mulund West,Landmark:Above Manoranjan Sadi Shop, MumbaiMumbai Get Directions
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I am 40 years of age doing marketing, my tests revealed that I had TSH-10.69, VLDL cholesterol -24.00, Globulin-4.52, SGPT-54.20, Serum Albumin-2.31, sugar, KFT,Blood analysis was Normal, My BP is around 145/90, feeling lethargic, but weight has not increased, 64 KG around. What should I do to control my BP and TSH, should I start thyroxine 10 mg immediately? What should I take for diet.Please suggest.

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I am 40 years of age doing marketing, my tests revealed that I had TSH-10.69, VLDL cholesterol -24.00, Globulin-4.52,...
Mr. Lybrate-user, it appears you have fairly severe hypothyroidism. You have not mentioned what is the t4 and t3 level. Other parameters look with in the range. To treat hypothyroidism you have to start on thyroxine tablets. 10 mcg is too low a dose. It has to be begin with 50 to 75 mcg, then check tsh level after 6 weeks and then if level has come down to the expected extent continue the same dose. Thanks.

I am 21 here sometimes i am getting pain near chest. What should I do?

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I am 21 here sometimes i am getting pain near chest. What should I do?
Hello, CHEST PAIN in your case may be due to 1.acidity. 2. severe anxiety 3. muscular problem A. You can take Tablet Pantocid 40 mg one tablet before food for 3 days B. Local application of Volini gel 1% twice a day for 2-3 day you should go for BP check along with Base line ECG and review with report I am giving you some health tips to avoid acidity 1.Take small frequent meal kindly take 5-6 small meal in whole day 2.Take 6-8 glass of water in a day 4. Moderate physical activity regularly 5.avoid excessive tea, coffee 6. Do Not postpone Breakfast Consult Physician for further management

FOR CARDIOVASCULAR HEALTH

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FOR CARDIOVASCULAR HEALTH

For having good cardiovascular health there are 4 behaviours and 3 factors that matter.

Behaviour:

1. No smoking

2. BMI 23

3. Optimum activities/exercise 4 heart friendly diet.

Factors:

1. BP 120/80 without medicine

2. Total cholesterol less than 200 mg

3. Normal blood sugar without medicine.
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I am 20 year old. My father had a heart attack when he was pretty young. Should I be worried about having one?

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I am 20 year old. My father had a heart attack when he was pretty young. Should I be worried about having one?
Heart attack has got genetic predisposition and you are at risk unless you take adequate precaution causes of heart attack 1. Stress, anxiety 2. Lack of exercise 3. Sedentary life style 4. Obesity (over weight)/hypertension/diabetis 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.

I have tachycardia for some years with headache. And high blood pressure 140/90. What should i do?

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I have tachycardia for some years with headache. And high blood pressure 140/90. What should i do?
St your age your blood pressure is on thehigher side. It should be around 120/70 mg of hg. For tachycardia or papitation ou should consult a medical specialist.

My father is 51 year old. He is suffering from gastric and high bp. He is welder by profession. He has left that on my insistence. Now he complains about heaviness in chest, stomach. He always feels that his head is heavy. I consulted doctors earlier but problem is not resolved. He got check ups earlier but I don' t know what' s wrong. Please suggest me doctor to whom I can consult and get him checked and cured. I put up in rohini 20. Please reply soon.

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Hormonal imbalance is there due to age which leads to delay in empty the stomach & accordingly intestinal movement.& he is suffering from bp also. Both harmone imbalance & disturbed bp aggravate the symptoms. Please take cap duphalac twice daily. That will help & inform me. He will be better within week. I wish him speedy recovery.

I have acute pain in left side of my chest. is it symptom of heart attack.?

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I have acute pain in left side of my chest. is it symptom of heart attack.?
Can be. See a medical specialist. Take rest, take tablet pantop d. But you must go to a medical specialist urgently.

Hello doctor my husband is getting fatty day by day. And he is having a very low bp also. He feels very weak .his sugar level is 75 (fasting) so I can not decide a healthy diet for him to make him fit. Please if you can suggest me one to follow. M very tensed about that. Waiting for your response.

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my husband is getting fatty day by day. And he is having a very low bp also. He feels very weak .his sug...
Hello, For your problem exercise is the best solution. Ask him to start doing physical activity like walking. Start with 10 min and can continue it to an hour. This helps with his fatigue and low B.P. Regarding diet, make sure he is taking 7 -8 servings of fruits and vegetable. Give him only brown rice or millets for main meals. Snack on fruits and nuts. Avoid non veg, and wheat . This should help him. Stay healthy stay fit☺

Age 75. He got paralytic attack 3 days before in left side. Because of immediate treatment he survived. Can not stand but has movement in all organs. He has high b. P. Sugar is on little higher side but controlled. Please advise how to care also suggest diet according to his condition. He is very week. thanks all.

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Age 75. He got paralytic attack 3 days before in left side. Because of immediate treatment he survived. Can not stand...
He has to undergo physiotherapy and get his bp and sugars checked regularly. Diet should be balanced with more protiens and less fat specially foods containing oil, butter and sugars. Depending on the type of stroke, he may require blood thinners.

Hlo, I am suffering stomach problem since last 6-7 month. My stomach is pumping like heart, feeling very hard above navel area and feeling pain where I press my stomach. Also heavy constipation last 6-7 month. Otherwise no pain and I am eating properly as before.

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Hlo, I am suffering stomach problem since last 6-7 month. My stomach is pumping like heart, feeling very hard above n...
Hello, Drink 3 lts water along with fruit juice n green vegetable soup daily avoid oily, spicy n fried foods PHUDINHARA 5 DROPS 3 TIMES A DAY KAYAMCHURAN 1 TSP AT BED TIME REPORT AFTER 10 DAYS Stay healthy - naturally.

I'm suffering from heavy chest from 2 year's can you please suggest me any tablets or ointments.

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I'm suffering from heavy chest from 2 year's can you please suggest me any tablets or ointments.
At your age what do you mean by heavy chest, any how try to have good dietic habits, timely eating, small quantiity more times, use curds in the end, lastly bettter to sea a docter.

Need suggestions to improve energy levels and mental alertness without increasing Blood pressure for my 87 years old mother.

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Need suggestions to improve energy levels and mental alertness without increasing Blood pressure for my 87 years old ...
Be energetic Never skip breakfast Have a balanced diet Exercise Drink more water Don’t be stressed Cut down the vices Surround yourself with cheerful people 1 Brown Rice Rich in manganese, the mineral that helps produce energy from protein and carbs, it will help you maintain high energy all day. A versatile ingredient, brown rice can be served as a side dish with your favorite lean proteins (along with nutrient-packed veggies!) for a powerhouse lunch or dinner. 2.Sweet Potato High in carbohydrates and loaded with beta-carotene (vitamin A) and vitamin C, these will help fight off midday fatigue. Bonus: Kids will love this sweet treat at mealtime. Try them mashed or cut into strips, tossed with a little oil and and baked for a healthier alternative to french fries. 3 Honey A spoonful of honey is nature's equivalent of an energy drink. Low on the glycemic index, this natural sweetener acts as a time-released muscle fuel during exercise and helps replenish muscles post-workout. Add a sweet drizzle to anything from breakfast yogurt to afternoon tea. 4.Bananas Because they are composed mostly of sugars (glucose, fructose and sucrose) and fiber, bananas are a foolproof energy food. Top them with peanut or almond butter for a well-rounded snack, or slice one into your morning cereal for an extra boost that will keep you going until lunchtime. 5.apples Not only will an apple a day keep the doctor away, it'll also give you a powerful jolt of energy. High in fiber, apples take longer to digest, so they'll give you a more prolonged lift than many other fruit picks. Snack on apples with cheese for an especially effective pick-me-up. 6 Oranges High in vitamin C, potassium and folate, this citrus fruit rations out energy steadily over time instead of giving you a quick sugar rush. Peel and eat an orange whole to benefit from the pectin and fiber in the fruit's membranes. 7 Spinach An excellent source of iron, a key component of energy production in the body. Eat a spinach salad for lunch and you probably won't experience that afternoon energy slump. 8 Beans Both a protein and a complex carb, they're a must for both carnivores and vegetarians. Toss a cup into of a spinach salad or enjoy a bean burrito. 9 Almonds Packed with protein, manganese, copper and riboflavin, almonds are a handy snack to keep at your desk or in your bag. Copper and manganese play an essential role in keeping energy flowing throughout the body by neutralizing toxins within cells. Riboflavin aids oxygen-based energy production. 10 Salmon Salmon has been receiving a lot of hype lately for its high content of omega-3 fatty acids, which can lower cholesterol and reduce your risk of heart disease. But this pink fish also contains protein and vitamin B6, niacin and riboflavin—all of which help convert the food you eat into energy. Top a spinach salad with salmon, or serve it with a side of brown rice and veggies for a power-packed lunch or dinner.

I lost my father 10 years ago and since then my mother has been working. Her office timings are from 10 am-6 pm. Firstly she complained about excessive bleeding and like something is shivering within the ankles. She also felt as if something hair-like substance is always present below her tongue in her mouth. Sought several medication (both allopathic and homeopathic) but none of them helped. Since her childhood, allopathic medicines always posed problems for her as it never suited her (feels like burning within). In 2013, she underwent a surgery and got her uterus removed. But after her operation when she was given allopathic medicines in abundance, problem of acidity began. Doctors said she is suffering from depression. Right now she is taking homeopathic medicine. She also sees a lot of dreams in her sleep at night and a results she wakes up 2 to 3 times during the night. And the moment she wakes up. Her heartbeat increases tremendously. And feels as if whole body is burning.help me on this

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I lost my father 10 years ago and since then my mother has been working. Her office timings are from 10 am-6 pm. Firs...
Hi lybrate-user, whatever history you have mentioned about your mother it's really in psychological issue. Its not mean she is psyche but she got deep hurt. Now whether this depression is because of sudden shock after closenone s death or anxiety, stress tension. That we have to rule out. Again what she think that matter a lot to treat her. What kind of dreams she has. All her history. She need counselling too. Whatever medicine she is consuming and medical history also required. Still that olive bach flowers medicine 5 drops in 1/2 glass of water you can start for her. After consultation we can give her counselling n proper homoeopathic medicine. Thank you surely she will get well soon.

What are the symptoms for a heart attack? I have constant pain in my heart since a week. Please help.

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What are the symptoms for a heart attack? I have constant pain in my heart since a week. Please help.
Pain chest or feeling of Tightness or Squeezing in chest Pain radiating to Jaw ,Back or Left arm Shortness of Breath Nausea, Vomiting Sweating Heart Burn and indigestion for your age,It could be due to anxiety and stress. Avoid anxiety. Take one tablet of crocin 500mg sos, one tablet of rantac 150mg twice daily before food, drink plenty of water and take rest. If you have recurrent chest pain, take ECG after consulting Doctor

I am avinash 37 years old. From dec-14 I am taking tab stator 10mg for chalestrol and I have also diabetic. I want to know I have to take stator tab life time.

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I am avinash 37 years old. From dec-14 I am taking tab stator 10mg for chalestrol and I have also diabetic. I want to...
Hello dear 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. continue diabetic medicines.

Is hair transplant is permanent solution for baldness. Is there any medical condition like people with bp, cholesterol should not do hair transplant.

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Is hair transplant is permanent solution for baldness. Is there any medical condition like people with bp, cholestero...
hair transplant should be considered when all other options have failed for you. People with high bp and cholestrol can also go for hair transplant

Sir my father has done by pass surgery in year 2001. Last year we have done angiography for regular course, Dr. Has told again all veins are block except lima I .e ok. Now what you suggest that again we should go for by pass or it should by medical treatment drugs. Pls suggest your best views on same, he is 67 at present. Regards.

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Sir my father has done by pass surgery in year 2001. Last year we have done angiography for regular course, Dr. Has t...
After 15 years of surgery, getting blockages again means he was not careful about diet and exercise and exposure to pollution and smoke. Get another opinion, if 2 blockages, stents, if diffuse blockages, bypass surgery again but make sure to avoid every factors responsible for heat attacks and blockages in blood vessels.

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REGULAR PRACTICE OF SLOW AND DEEP BREATHING WILL DECREASE YOUR BLOOD PRESSURE.
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