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Dr. Ramakanthan Gautama

Cardiologist, Mumbai

Dr. Ramakanthan Gautama Cardiologist, Mumbai
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I'm dedicated to providing optimal health care in a relaxed environment where I treat every patients as if they were my own family....more
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Dr. Ramakanthan Gautama is a popular Cardiologist in Mulund West, Mumbai. You can meet Dr. Ramakanthan Gautama personally at Ashwini Hospital in Mulund West, Mumbai. Don’t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. Ramakanthan Gautama on Lybrate.com.

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I am using daily this tablet (coveram5mg) my age 46 yeas old my job is driving 12 hours & cholesterol have 8.5 using tablet lorvast total start 2 month finish this tablet using permanent for life.

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine Specialist, Faridabad
I am using daily this tablet  (coveram5mg) my age 46 yeas old  my job is driving 12 hours & cholesterol have  8.5 usi...
yes.. these medicines for life time. Avoid bad habits .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.
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I feel breathing problem and I almost did every test but the reports are ok please will you help me out and my height is 6.2 inches and weight is 100 age 25.

BHMS, PhD Arthritis
Homeopath, Chennai
Dear user, Try to reduce your weight.. do simple yoga like pranayama.. avoid cold items.. brisk walking at least 15 min.. Take homeopathic medicine Pothos foetidus Q mixed with 1/4 cup water twice daily.. take care
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I am 34 years old and am 65kg by weight. I am a teacher. My problem is that I have a slight pain in left side of my chest. Its not pain always its something like feeling weighty on this side. Need advice?

M.B.B.S., Diploma in Family Medicine, Fellowship in Diabetes (Liverpool), Advanced Clinical Course in Cardiology (USA), Certified Diabetologist from USA, CCEBDM, MD - Consultant Physician
General Physician, Hooghly
First thing u need to do is an ecg. Chest pain may be due to heart problems, lungs problems, anxiety etc. U may upload the ecg strip and send me private message. I will get back to u.
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My father have chest pain past 2 days. But. Till now no pain relif So what should I do?

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
My father have chest pain past 2 days.
But. Till now no pain relif
So what should I do?
For pain take tablet paracetamol 650 mg and Get his vital parameters of the body checked from a nearby doctor and revert back with findings
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Non evasive method of getting your heart bolckage checked for perfect results ? Please do not suggest angiography.

MD - Medicine, MBBS
Cardiologist, Panchkula
Non invasive method for checking blockage in the heart is CT- Angio. And the accuracy of this procedure is more than 95%.This is a CT scan like any other cotrast CT scan.
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Control Blood Pressure With Ayurveda

MD, Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Pune
Control Blood Pressure With Ayurveda

Hypertension is a condition where the blood has to exert extra pressure to flow through the blood vessels. While there is a genetic component to it, the more strong contributing factors are modified lifestyle and dietary changes. There are also a lot of environmental changes that have contributed to this new epidemic. While earlier people in their 50s and 60s would be diagnosed with hypertension, now there are people in 30s and 40s taking hypertension pills. Excess fat accumulation is the major cause of hypertension in younger patients.

There begins the complexity of the issue. Hypertension which requires medications to control it, they lead to side effects and bring in a host of other diseases like diabetes, and obesity which in turn bring in a whole lot of complications. A more easy way to manage would be to prevent and of course, after onset, look at how naturally it can be managed.

Ayurveda has numerous substances that have been proven to have beneficial effects in controlling blood pressure over the past 1000s of years.

  1. Celery or ajwain helps blood vessels to dilate and reduces concentration of stress hormones in the blood.
  2. Ashwagandha has a wide range of actions and improves the body's ability to handle physical and mental stress. This in turn improves blood pressure, obesity, and depression.
  3. Citrus fruits contain Vitamin C which prevents fragility of the capillaries (thinner blood vessels).
  4. Cow's urine prevents hardening of blood vessels and is of curative value in those who have blood pressure due to hardening of blood vessels. 
  5. Triphala which is a combination of amla, haritaki, and bibhitaki helps reduce inflammation that leads to blood pressure, thereby helping to control it.
  6. Jatamansi - By helping the free radical damage on the arteries, it protects the arteries and prevents cholesterol accumulation. It also is a very well-proven stress reliever and has additional benefits on hypertension.
  7. Arjuna - By helping the metabolism of the bad cholesterol in the liver, this protects the inner lining of the heart and thereby helps control hypertension.
  8. Calcium and potassium containing substances help remove sodium and thereby improve blood pressure.
  9. Natural herbs like Brahmi, Sarpagandha, Shankhpushpi, and Chandana are effective Ayurvedic cure and treatment for hypertension.
  10. Rasayana treatment from ayurveda is having excellent results, however everyone requires unique rasayan as per their body types.
  11. Watermelon helps in dilation of the blood vessels.
  12. Aloe gel, barberry, calamus, valerian, skullcap, gotu kola cayenne, myrrh, motherwort, hawthorn and jatamansi have all been shown to help manage hypertension over thousands of years.
  13. A glass of warm milk mixed with saraswat powder is also helpful for patients with high blood pressure.

These are natural remedies which were a part of diet since times immemorial. Including them in the diet, reducing processed foods, regular exercise, avoiding alcohol and smoking can be some natural ways to prevent and if required control hypertension. Stress is here to stay, but can definitely be managed with a little conscious effort.

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C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician,
Symptoms of High Blood Pressure
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High blood pressure can remain undiagnosed for years, because most people don't experience significant symptoms. Occasionally, some people with hypertension may have headaches, dizziness, or nosebleeds, but in most cases, hypertension goes undetected. This is why hypertension is known as “the Silent Killer.” When blood is flowing to body organs at elevated pressures, changes occur in your blood vessels that can result in damage to the eyes, kidneys, and other organs.
What Is Hypertension
If hypertension remains unrecognized, medical complications occur that could often be prevented with early treatment and good blood pressure control.

Measuring Your Blood Pressure

The only accurate way to determine whether or not you have hypertension is by measurement of your blood pressure. The diagnosis of hypertension is usually made after three elevated readings have been obtained, so when you measure your blood pressure, you should be aware of things that can cause a temporary rise in your numbers. Some things that can elevate your blood pressure include:

Smoking
Exercise
Caffeine
Stress
Cold temperatures
Some medications
“White Coat Hypertension”

“White Coat Hypertension” refers to the increase in blood pressure you may experience when visiting your doctor. Often, your doctor will wait until you’ve settled into your visit to repeat measurement of an initially high blood pressure reading. Smoking and caffeine constrict your arteries, which results in elevated blood pressure measurement.
Your sympathetic nervous system reacts to exercise and stress by redistributing blood flow, which can also alter your blood pressure. You should measure your blood pressure at the same time each day, to get a consistent reading.
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My son is 1 month old. He has bicuspid aortic valve, Mild AS with normal biventricular function. Actually what is the reason for the cause of this? My mom said If one fail to take prescribed medicines during pregnancy. Is that the reason? For BAV.

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine, DM - Cardiology, Cardiac Device Specialist (CCDS - Physician )
Cardiologist, Delhi
My son is 1 month old. He has bicuspid aortic valve, Mild AS with normal biventricular function. Actually what is the...
No this is not the reason. It is a very common congenital disease that is found in children. So don't blame yourself for it.
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My triglycerides are 1340, I am diabetic and have thyroid for that I am taking metformin 500mg, and thyroxine 50 mcg, what should you do.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Bangalore
It' s better you go for one more test in another lab for accurate result cause the level is very high.
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Hello. I am gony. I suffered from 3 years in high pressure. Many doctors treat me. But not appropriate I think. . Any doctor help me by a right treatment . Any price. Give you.

BHMS
Homeopath,
Hello. I am gony. I suffered from 3 years in high pressure. Many doctors treat me. But not appropriate I think.
. Any...
Dear lybrate user, take homoeopathic mother tincture rauwolfia q, 30 drops, thrice daily, after meals, in a cup of water for your problem of high blood pressure. Also avoid mutton, beef, chicken, ghee, butter etc. Kindly remember that medication to control high blood pressure will affect your sexual performance & it will diminish your sexual power.
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I feel chest pain two to there time in a day. This pain is short time but sometimes take long. So suggest me something good for my health.

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
I feel chest pain two to there time in a day. This pain is short time but sometimes take long. So suggest me somethin...
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
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My LDL is135/how to reduce it? By eating what type of foods/fruits I can reduce my LDL?

FESC, FSCAI, DM - Cardiology, MD - Internal Medicine, MBBS
Cardiologist, Delhi
My LDL is135/how to reduce it? By eating what type of foods/fruits I can reduce my LDL?
Ldl 135 is ok if you do not have ny risk factors involved like diabetes /hypertension/cad/smoking. Do regular exercise and keep control on your dietary habbits.
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सर मुझे bp की शिकायत हे bp की गोली वि लिया हु पर मेरे दिल की धड़कन बड़ जाती हे नार्मल रहे मुझे क्या करना चाहिए

Diploma in Obstetrics & Gynaecology, MBBS
General Physician, Delhi
सर मुझे bp की शिकायत हे bp की गोली वि लिया हु पर मेरे दिल की धड़कन बड़ जाती हे नार्मल रहे मुझे क्या करना चाहिए
Reduce salt to minimum. Reduce fats like transfats. Take some good fats like a spoon of desi ghee or butter and a katori of assorted nuts everyday to get protein and good fats. Take medicine but do exercise in moderation. Eat lots of seasonal vegetables and fruits plus eating according to constitution. Take more proteins like milk and curds. If no relief with the group of medicines you are taking your doctor might change the medicines and give you a trial with another group of medicine.
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I am 29 years old unmarried got bp of 180/110 three months back Dr. advice medicines now his bp is normal around 130/80 Dr. stopped medicines but in the evening times it rises to 140/90 again at night around 8 o clock my bp level falls to 120/80 is it normal condition.

BAMS
Ayurveda, Ambala
I am 29 years old unmarried got bp of 180/110 three months back Dr. advice medicines now his bp is normal around 130/...
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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I had by pass surgery in Dec.2010 and since then I am continuing Drug - Betacol 25 mg. 1/2 BD and Ecospirn Gold 20 -one in night ---- How long I have to take or some other low power and/or low cost drug can be replaced ---- Anil G Bhandari Indore

MD-Homeopathy, BHMS
Homeopath, Chikhli
After by pass this medicine should contained life long , there may be change according your body response. for that you have to cantact your physician . If you want alternative there is medicine in homoeopathy which will take care what these medicine dose . some time both medicine will be contained for once time ,once homoeoaptic medicine start work theses will be discontented . homoeoapthc will be bring in normal state of well being then this also stop .
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My wife is having high bp problem and she is taking muktavati from 5 months but now sometimes her bp goes down even without taking medicine, what should we do? she should continue with same medicine or she can take any other medicine.

DM Cardiology
Cardiologist, Delhi
Dear , skip the medicine for sometime, and keep a record of bp for a week. If bp remains normal, no need to take medicines. If bp increases, then consult a cardiologist.
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My mother age 40 and she is a heart patient. She has pain in her left arm right now. What to do? Please help.

Diploma in Family Medicine, Fellowship in Diabetology, Diploma in Diabetology, FCCP, MBBS
General Physician,
My mother age 40 and she is a heart patient. She has pain in her left arm right now. What to do? Please help.
1 if she is taking heart tablets let her continue. 2. If she is having continous pain inspite of taking drugs then you should consult your doctor - because blood flow may be intermitent to the heart.
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How I can reduce cholesterol?

MD - Internal Medicine, MBBS
Endocrinologist,
How I can reduce cholesterol?
272 level of cholesterol ..you have to take cap.ecosprin gold-20 1hs. tab. atorvas 10 1od. for 30 days. and take low fat meal.low salt diet ,green veg., go morningwalk.
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From last 3month having acute back pain doctor suggested for a ap, lat xray image of d-l spine and found L3-L4 erosion and checked serum PSA-151, acid phosphatase 260 creatinine-9.97, normal BP, sugar level normal, usg abdomen mentions that prostatomegaly and biopsy result is adenocarcinoma of prostrate with PNI and gleason score of 7 (3+4, suggested for orchiectomy but with the help of nuclear medicine they diagnosed that multiple myeloma. Rightnow I am having chest infection, cough, fever, body pain, shall I confirm it as a c/o multiple myeloma? What are the proper diagnostic to confirm it? If it is multiple myeloma what will be the better treatment for it?

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Physiotherapist, Noida
From last 3month having acute back pain doctor suggested for a ap, lat xray image of d-l spine and found L3-L4 erosio...
Apply Hot Fomentation twice daily. Avoid bending in front. Postural Correction- Sit Tall, Walk Tall. Extension Exercises x 15 times x twice daily - lying on tummy, take left arm up for 3 seconds, then bring it down, right arm up for 3 seconds, bring down. Bring right leg up, hold for 3 seconds, bring it down. Then right leg up and hold for 3 seconds and bring it down. Repeat twice a day- 10 times. Bhujang Asana – Lie flat on your stomach, keeping the palms out, bend the neck backward, take a deep breath and while holding it for 6 seconds, raise the chest up. Release breath and relax your body. Repeat the exercise 15 times twice daily. Core Strengthening Exercises- Straight Leg Raised With Toes Turned Outward, repeat 10 times, twice a day. Back Stretching- lie flat, pull one of the knee forward to chest, hold for 3 seconds, then bring the other knee forward to the chest and again hold for 3 seconds. Then pull both knees towards the chest and hold for 3 seconds. Repeat 10 times each exercise twice a day. Do the cat/cow stretch. Get on all fours, with your arms straight and your hands directly under your shoulders; your knees hip-width apart.
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