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Dr. Rajiv Karnik

Cardiologist, Mumbai

560 - 1200 at clinic
Dr. Rajiv Karnik Cardiologist, Mumbai
560 - 1200 at clinic
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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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My heart beats more n more than a simple heartbeat and my windpipe gets problem while taking air. Soo now wat can I do?

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
My heart beats more n more than a simple heartbeat and my windpipe gets problem while taking air. Soo now wat can I do?
Heart palpitations are a feeling that your heart is beating too hard or too fast, skipping a beat, or fluttering. You may notice heart palpitations in your chest, throat, or neck. Heart palpitations can be bothersome or frightening. They usually aren't serious or harmful, though, and often go away on their own. Most of the time, they're related to stress and anxiety or to consumption of stimulants such as caffeine, nicotine, or alcohol. Palpitations also often occur during pregnancy. In rare cases, palpitations can be a sign of a more serious heart condition. Therefore, if you have heart palpitations, make arrangements to see your doctor. And seek immediate medical attention if along with palpitations, you experience shortness of breath, dizziness, chest pain, or fainting. A thorough physical examination and Medical History of your problem is required to rule out for any underlying cause. If an underlying cause is found, the right treatment can reduce or eliminate palpitations. If your palpitations are not related to an underlying cause, lifestyle changes, including stress management and the avoidance of common triggers, can help prevent them. Causes of Heart Palpitations Many things can cause heart palpitations. In majority of cases, the cause is either related to your heart or is unknown. Non-heart-related causes of palpitations include: • Strong emotions such as anxiety, fear, or stress; palpitations often occur during panic attacks. • Vigorous physical activity • Caffeine, nicotine, alcohol, or illegal street drugs such as cocaine and amphetamines • Medical conditions, including thyroid disease, a low blood sugar level, anemia, low blood pressure, fever, and dehydration • Hormonal changes during menstruation, pregnancy, or the perimenopausal period; sometimes, palpitations during pregnancy are signs of anemia. • Medications, including diet pills, decongestants, asthma inhalers, and some drugs used to prevent arrhythmias (a serious heart rhythm problem) or treat an underactive thyroid • Certain herbal and nutritional supplements • Abnormal electrolyte levels Some people experience palpitations after eating heavy meals that are rich in carbohydrates, sugar, or fat. Sometimes, eating foods with high levels of monosodium glutamate (MSG), nitrates, or sodium can bring them on. If you have heart palpitations after eating certain foods, the problem could be food sensitivity. Keeping a food diary can help you identify which foods to avoid. Palpitations can also be related to underlying heart disease. When they are, palpitations are more likely to represent arrhythmia. Heart conditions associated with palpitations include: • Prior heart attack • Coronary artery disease • Other heart problems such as congestive heart failure, heart valve problems, or heart muscle problems In you case and at your age there is a strong possibility that yours is a stressv related problem and start doing stress management exercises especially BRAMARI PRANAYAM daily for 10 minutes and avoid habit of over eating and control on your weight but again I will suggest you to consult your doctor or with me in person as I can only come to a correct diagnosis after physical examination. Being a Homoeopath I will advise you to take following medicine alongwith which will surely help you . ACONITE NAP 30 ( Dr Reckeweg) Drink 5 drops every 5-10 minutes during increased heart beat .Take it till your heart beat is normal.
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I am 33 years old Male. Several times I feel fear, nervousness, anxiety and symptoms of heart attack like high heart beat, sweating, pain and it happens any time of the day. What is this issue ?

MD - Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Chennai
I am 33 years old Male. Several times I feel fear, nervousness, anxiety and symptoms of heart attack like high heart ...
You are suffering from anxiety disorder with panic attacks. It is due to changes in serotonergic pathways in the mind. Kindly consult a psychiatrist for evaluation and treatment.
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I am 55 years old I am diabetic type 2 since from last 4 years I work in office the whole day will pass in office I don't get time to do any physical exercise as I get tire when I return home the only exercise I do in the morning taking deep breath &some physical exercise my rbs is around 160/170 please guide.

P.G.Diploma in dietetics and applied nutrition
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Mumbai
Hi diabetes is a condition in which the carbohydrates are not getting used by body and so the rise in levels to keep a check on it one has to have a well balanced diet spaced out at regular intervals, but walks are very essential part which will help you digest your food well and keep the sugar levels from rising for a detailed food plan kindly get in touch through private consult and will guide you thanks.
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1. I checked echo. My pumping efficiency was 50%. Age 56 years old. I am taking treatments. Now what will be average pumping efficiency for a 56 years old normal healthy man. 2. My friend is 25 years old. In amron bp meter his bp shows as 121/66. His pulse rate shows between 55 to 63 on continuous few days. Is it serious. If pulse rate is 55 what it indicates? he is active, doing regular duties.

Certified Diabetes Educator, Registered Dietitian (RD), PGDD, Bachelor of Unani Medicine and Surgery (B.U.M.S), General Physician
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Mumbai
you'll need to make many lifestyle and dietary changes to manage your blood pressure. I will recommend several lifestyle changes, including: Eating a healthier diet as prescribed by a Registered Dietitian Exercising regularly with workouts prescribed by me Quitting smoking Losing weight 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. Do reply back for medication prescriptions.Being also a General Physician, 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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I was just doing little diet by controlling my break fast but after some months I was feeling tired n I was feeling my heart beats were heavy n I was not able walk fast also n I was having pain in my chest n upper abdomen please suggest me.

M.B.B.S. , PG Diploma In Clinical Cardiology
Cardiologist, Delhi
I was just doing little diet by controlling my break fast but after some months I was feeling tired n I was feeling m...
Hi most likely it because of gastritis or acid peptic reflux disease. Due to diet control acid secretion has increased in your body leading to severe gastritis. Take cap rablet l once daily for 7 days syrup belly cool 2 tsf daily for 6 days thanks.
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I am feeling from chest pain since last 3 days and I am unable to take breath normally. What should i do?

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
I am feeling from chest pain since last 3 days and I am unable to take breath normally. What should i do?
For pain take tablet paracetamol 650 mg and get your vital parameters of the body checked by a nearby doctor
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I have dry cough since last night and have pain in tonsils. Chest pain when I caught. Pl advice.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Hamirpur
I have dry cough since last night and have pain in tonsils. Chest pain when I caught. Pl advice.
Stop mouth breathing stop eating sour and spicy items have vocal rest as much possible have steam inhalation at bed time by adding tulsi leaves 2 or 3 and haldi to it take tab septilline two tablets twice a day for 15 days. It will increase your immunity as well also relive you from cough and sore throat.
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My husband is having problem of diabetes (juvenile), high blood pressure, thyroid problem n heart problem also. 60 to 70 percent of blockage is there n hus age is 37. Is it better to go for stunt or under medicine treatment.

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine
General Physician, Delhi
Dear, getting a stent or a bypass is no guarantee that it will not happen again. Moreover you did not mention which of his coronary arteries are blocked? is he having any symptoms? He has multiple co morbidity which must be well controlled. Assuming that he is asymptomatic and single artery is involved proper medications would be the choice.
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I am suffering from gas problem. I have pain also at centre of chest since 2 month pls suggest cure.

DNB Gastroenterology, DNB (General Medicine), Doctor of Medicine, Fellow Advance Endoscopy & EUS
Gastroenterologist, Ahmedabad
I am suffering from gas problem. I have pain also at centre of chest since 2 month pls suggest cure.
This gas problems are multifactorial like related diet, sedentary lifestyle, stress, gastritis, indigestion. So low calorie high fibre diet, exercise, yoga, leaving addiction apart from medicine can cure it.
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I am suffering from chest pain left side it's paining a lot from night when ever I take a deep breath or shake my body it pain like someone is pinching their.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
I am suffering from chest pain left side it's paining a lot from night when ever I take a deep breath or shake my bod...
Dear lybrateuser, - Your chest pain is due to muscular or bony problem - do not bend, lift weight, exercise till pain subsides - do hot fomentation on affected area - apply pain relief gel three times a day lightly on the painful area - take pain relief tablet three times a day after meals - if not much relief then consult a doctor as you may require an x- ray to be done.
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Kiwi- A Complete Fruit

BSc - Food Science & Nutrition, PGD in Sports Nutrition and Dietitics
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Mumbai
Kiwi- A Complete Fruit

A kiwi looks like a fuzzy brown egg, on the inside its bright green pulp is sprinkled with a ring structured small and black seeds are superheated with important nutrients. 
Once an exotic fruit, kiwis have now are plentiful. 
Kiwis provide potassium in abundance, which help lower blood pressure and contain soluble fiber, pectin which help in cholesterol management. 
Being high in soluble fiber, it plays a vital role in weight loss and management. 
It contains powerful antioxidants lutein and zeaxanthin, which are boon for eye health.

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Angina Care

M.B.B.S. , PG Diploma In Clinical Cardiology
Cardiologist, Delhi
Angina Care

Angina is a term used for chest pain caused by reduced blood flow to the heart muscle. Angina is a symptom of coronary artery disease. Angina is typically described as squeezing, pressure, heaviness, tightness or pain in your chest.

Symptoms associated with angina include:


    Chest pain or discomfort
    Pain in your arms, neck, jaw, shoulder or back accompanying chest pain
    Nausea
    Fatigue
    Shortness of breath
    Sweating
    Dizziness


The chest pain and discomfort common with angina may be described as pressure, squeezing, fullness or pain in the center of your chest. Some people with angina symptoms describe angina as feeling like a vise is squeezing their chest or feeling like a heavy weight has been placed on their chest. For others, it may feel like indigestion.

The severity, duration and type of angina can vary. It's important to recognize if you have new or changing chest discomfort. New or different symptoms may signal a more dangerous form of angina (unstable angina) or a heart attack.

Stable angina is the most common form of angina, and it typically occurs with exertion and goes away with rest. If chest discomfort is a new symptom for you, it's important to see your doctor to find out what's causing your chest pain and to get proper treatment. If your stable angina gets worse or changes, seek medical attention immediately.

Characteristics of stable angina


    Develops when your heart works harder, such as when you exercise or climb stairs
    Can usually be predicted and the pain is usually similar to previous types of chest pain you've had
    Lasts a short time, perhaps five minutes or less
    Disappears sooner if you rest or use your angina medication


Characteristics of unstable angina 


    Occurs even at rest
    Is a change in your usual pattern of angina
    Is unexpected
    Is usually more severe and lasts longer than stable angina, maybe as long as 30 minutes
    May not disappear with rest or use of angina medication
    Might signal a heart attack
    Thanks

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I am 39 years old, my cholesterol level is around 270 and ldl is little high. Also body weight is 88 kgs with 167 cms. I like to reduce my weight and also control cholesterol level. Daily 5 km walk and other activities is my daily routine.

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine Specialist, Faridabad
I am 39 years old, my cholesterol level is around 270 and ldl is little high. Also body weight is 88 kgs with 167 cms...
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 .
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My wife is 4 months pregnant. Doctors checked for fetus heart beat. It showed 190 bom. Is it high or normal. Is there any problem if the heartbeat is 190 bom.

Diploma in Obstetrics & Gynaecology, MBBS
General Physician, Delhi
My wife is 4 months pregnant. Doctors checked for fetus heart beat. It showed 190 bom. Is it high or normal. Is there...
It is normal, remember that the fetus is rapidly developing at earlier stages, compared to 7 months and beyond when heart beat is around 120-140. But a fast growing fetus will have a faster beating heart, not to worry.
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I am 28 yrs male and i am facing problem that my heart was beating very lastly upto 88 beats per minute and it was so disturbing me while day time and i am unable to concentrate on any work and I was facing from last 3 yrs and I' met so many doctors but not controlled till date so please suggest in this.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
I am 28 yrs male and i am facing problem that my heart was beating very lastly upto 88 beats per minute and it was so...
Heart palpitations are a feeling that your heart is beating too hard or too fast, skipping a beat, or fluttering. You may notice heart palpitations in your chest, throat, or neck. Heart palpitations can be bothersome or frightening. They usually aren't serious or harmful, though, and often go away on their own. Most of the time, they're related to stress and anxiety or to consumption of stimulants such as caffeine, nicotine, or alcohol. Palpitations also often occur during pregnancy. In rare cases, palpitations can be a sign of a more serious heart condition. Therefore, if you have heart palpitations, make arrangements to see your doctor. And seek immediate medical attention if along with palpitations, you experience shortness of breath, dizziness, chest pain, or fainting. A thorough physical examination and Medical History of your problem is required to rule out for any underlying cause. If an underlying cause is found, the right treatment can reduce or eliminate palpitations. If your palpitations are not related to an underlying cause, lifestyle changes, including stress management and the avoidance of common triggers, can help prevent them. Being a Homoeopath I will advise you to take following medicine alongwith which will surely help you . ACONITE NAP 30 ( Dr Reckeweg) Drink 5 drops every 5-10 minutes during increased heart beat .Take it till your heart beat is normal.
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