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Dr. Rao Sheila B

Cardiologist, Mumbai

Dr. Rao Sheila B Cardiologist, Mumbai
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Hi I want to know the reason for uneven breast size. My lest side breast size is larger than right side. If right is 30 than left is 35 I can say. I have done mammography and chest x ray but doc said it is normal. I am 27 years old single girl.

MBBS, cc USG
General Physician, Gurgaon
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I want to know the reason for uneven breast size. My lest side breast size is larger than right side. If right is ...
Minor change in size may be normal, it is quite common for each breast to be slightly different in size, and if Mammography is normal than nothing to worry
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From last 10days I m suffering from pain at chest nearby shoulder. ECG has been normal what should I do.

MBBS, cc USG
General Physician, Gurgaon
From last 10days I m suffering from pain at chest nearby shoulder. ECG has been normal 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 (if no drug allergy) 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 checked 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/me for Further Management
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I have bp problem and also I feel giddy when I do lots of work nd I have also oily skin which have very pimples problem. So please suggest some treatment or precautions.

B.Sc. - Dietitics / Nutrition, Nutrition Certification,Registered Dietitian
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Delhi
I have bp problem and also I feel giddy when I do lots of work nd I have also oily skin which have very pimples probl...
Use tea tree face wash and toner twice daily. Use sunscreen with spf 30 daily. Use natural face pack of multani mitti and lemon 2 times a week. You can also use apple cider vinegar for 5 minutes after washing your face and splash it clean with water. Most important is diet- do not eat junk, eat more vegetables and fruits especially with vitamin c.
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Iam 50 yr old male with high trigleceride count of 533. No chronic diseases, not on medicines. Grade 2 prostrate enlargement and mild fatty liver. Glyco hba1c is at 5.8. So they are saying pre diabetic. Dont smoke - occasional light drinking is there any medicine in ayurveda for me? thankyou.

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine Specialist, Faridabad
Iam 50 yr old male with high trigleceride count of 533. No chronic diseases, not on medicines. Grade 2 prostrate enla...
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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Hello sir, I am 25 year old girl, from last 3 years I am having anxiety problem. Whenever some tense situation occur I started thinking something wrong is going to happen with me. When situation become normal then also I feel little pain in my heart. Sometime in shoulder and exactly back side of heart. I usually started thinking this at night. I have done ecg in march but it appears normal and x ray is also ok. And whenever I saw something tense in tv also I started feeling fearful. I was not at all like this before this. Really I am very confused what is wrong with me. Please tell me solution to overcome this?

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
Hello sir, I am 25 year old girl, from last 3 years I am having anxiety problem. Whenever some tense situation occur ...
Dear lybrate user. Welcome to lybrate. Yes. The symptoms points to anxiety disorder. 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. When a person fears about something now (which may or may not happen in the future) and if he do it repeatedly, it is called anxiety disorder. These fear provoking feelings are called anxiety and it may cause variety of physical symptoms, such as a racing heart, restlessness, helplessness 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 counseling and psychotherapy to overcome and manage your anxiety. Take care.
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From last 4 yrs, my stomach feel start anxious about something and it heads towards my heart and I feel like I can die at any moment because of heart attack or loss of breath. I always suffered back ache and neck ache. When I do certain exercises of breathing, I always feel breathlessness with shivering of hands and legs. When I rolled down my head exercise, I started feeling fainting and also fainting normally. I always fear of heights, snakes etc and when I heard a sound, my mind alerted me very fast and heartbeats started rapidly. Due to this, I also feel to commit suicide as no way of getting out of this. Excitement also leads me into rapid heartbeat. All the time, I feel tired and lonely. Also I feel difficulty in removing negativity and memory loss is quite regular. Is their any medication or some test or any special concern. Kindly help me out.

Masters in Clinical Psychology
Psychologist, Lucknow
From last 4 yrs, my stomach feel start anxious about something and it heads towards my heart and I feel like I can di...
Hi lybrate-user, it seems you are suffering from panic anxiety. There are not tests for this since its entirely due to brain acitvity and no deformity. Its an anxiety disorder and sure shot curable. It has two modes of treatment first is medication for which you should visit a good psychiatrist second in case of anxiety and dissociation ((fainting)) psychotherapy helps a lot where in you will be taught to manage your anxiety through exercises and be master of your mind for which you can consult with me or any other psychologist. Do not worry suicide is not option, when medical attention is available to you. All the best. Seek treatment asap.
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I am 27 year old man, I have some problem in my heart, sometimes I feeling scrd in, but no reason for this.PLease do help

B.H.M.S., Senior Homeopath Consultant
Homeopath, Delhi
Please do one latest ecg and ultrasonography of whole abdomen, send me final impression of the reports.
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Mujhe saans lene me bahut problem hoti hai. Bahut koshish karta hu lekin acche SE saans nahi le pata hu. 3-4 mahine se doctor ke pas ja raha hu lekin kuch fayada nahi hua main kya karu.

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
1.It could be due to anxiety,stress, obesity, anemia,blocked nose, DNS, Nasal polyp, Adenoid,sinusitis, asthma, COPD(emphysema/chronic Bronchitis), pneumonia,TB,lung Cancer,pleural effusion, chest wall injury,allergy.heart problem 2.Get yourself medically examined by doctor and follow the advice and treatment accordingly
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I am 56 years old and have high cholestrol and tri-gliceroiid levels which are being controlled by taking atorva t/g tablet once at night daily. I have been taking this medication for last two years. What are it's side effects and whether I can continue it's use regularly? is there any other way to control cholestrol and trigliceroid levels which does not have any side effects. Thanks.

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine Specialist, Faridabad
I am 56 years old and have high cholestrol and tri-gliceroiid levels which are being controlled by taking atorva t/g ...
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.
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Hi Dr, I have suffered from mild cardiac stroke in Feb'15 & since then continue using Aspirin 75 mg & atorvastatin 80 mg on daily basis. Recently I have got my complete body check-up and every thing is normal. Further I had the ECG, 2D ECO & TMT done in march16 and every thing was fine. Recently I have got my ECG done last month & have no issues. In view of this I have planned to visit Tirupati Balaji by climbing the steps. Need your help is it suggest able to go by walk or not. Also Im an daily walker of around 5 kms. Need your valuable suggestions.

BHMS
Homeopath, Mumbai
Hi Dr, I have suffered from mild cardiac stroke in Feb'15 & since then continue using Aspirin 75 mg & atorvastatin 80...
Hello Considering you had minor heart attack around 2 years back, you should avoid it. If you still want to climb stairs then you should climb them slowly and stopping regularly in between. Your cardiologist may prescribe nitrates medicines which will be helpful before climbing. You are advised to consult him.
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He has a breathing problem he can not take breath in winter season this problem becomes more serious and this throat problem.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), Post Graduate Certficate in Ksharsutra & Ano-Rectal Diseases, MD - Medicine
Ayurveda, Mumbai
Hello There, Probable causes of breathing problem may be:- 1) Bronchitis 2) Allergy 3) Infection 4) Asthma 5) Aggravated Kaph Dosha & Vat Dosha 6) Poor Immunity 7) Acidity-Gas-Gastritis 8) Constipation *Correct diagnosis and accordingly proper Comprehensive treatment is ultimate solution. *Consult Privately online-Telephone-Video OR Visit personally for proper management. *Avoid above mentioned causes. * Protect against cold, cold air, Fried, oily.
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I just got my blood tests dne my cholesterol is borderline uric acid and ldl cholesterol on higher sides potassium high vitamin d low and haemoglobin high its 16 rbc count is also high is thre something to wry abt and wt shud I do.

MD
Yoga & Naturopathy Specialist, Delhi
I just got my blood tests dne my cholesterol is borderline uric acid and ldl cholesterol on higher sides potassium hi...
What you really need is a regular exercise. Go for a walk for 40 minutes. Do not eat fried foods. Expose yourself to sun for 30 minutes with minimum clothes.
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I am 42 and my Serum cholesterol shows my levels are 25 units above the the reference range. description result units reference interval Cholesterol - Total: 225 mg/dL 0 - 200 Method: Enzymatic, Cholesterol Oxidase- Peroxidase. Please suggest medication to bring this down.

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine Specialist, Faridabad
I am 42 and my Serum cholesterol shows my levels are 25 units above the the reference range.
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hi you can take..cap.ecosprin gold- 20 1hs. tab.atorvas -10 1hs. and take low fat diet.. ..Even if you have years of unhealthy eating under your belt, making a few changes in your diet can reduce cholesterol and improve your heart health. Choose healthier fats. Saturated fats, found primarily in red meat and dairy products, raise your total cholesterol and low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol, the "bad" cholesterol. As a rule, you should get less than 7 percent of your daily calories from saturated fat. Choose leaner cuts of meat, low-fat dairy and monounsaturated fats — found in olive and canola oils — for healthier options. Eliminate trans fats. Trans fats affect cholesterol levels by increasing the "bad" cholesterol and lowering the "good" cholesterol. This bad combination increases the risk of heart attacks. Trans fats can be found in fried foods and many commercial products, such as cookies, crackers and snack cakes. But don't rely on packages that are labeled "trans fat-free." In the United States, if a food contains less than 0.5 grams of trans fat in a serving, it can be labeled "trans fat-free." Even small amounts of trans fat can add up if you eat foods that contain small amounts of trans fat. Read the ingredient list, and avoid foods with partially hydrogenated oils. Eat foods rich in omega-3 fatty acids. Omega-3 fatty acids don't affect LDL cholesterol. They have other heart benefits, such as helping to increase high-density lipoprotein (HDL, or "good") cholesterol, reducing your triglycerides, a type of fat in your blood, and reducing blood pressure. Some types of fish — such as salmon, mackerel and herring — are rich in omega-3 fatty acids. Other good sources of omega-3 fatty acids include walnuts, almonds and ground flaxseeds. Increase soluble fiber. There are two types of fiber — soluble and insoluble. Both have heart-health benefits, but soluble fiber also helps lower your LDL levels. You can add soluble fiber to your diet by eating oats and oat bran, fruits, beans, lentils, and vegetables. Add whey protein. Whey protein is one of two proteins in dairy products — the other is casein. Whey protein may account for many of the health benefits attributed to dairy. Studies have shown that whey protein given as a supplement lowers both LDL and total cholesterol. You can find whey protein powders in health food stores and some grocery stores. Follow the package directions for how to use them.
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Preventive Measures for Sudden Cardiac Arrest

FSCAI (Int Card), FACC (Card), FACP (Int Medicine), MBBS
Cardiologist, Delhi
Preventive Measures for Sudden Cardiac Arrest

The most common reason to succumb to death in case of males is a sudden cardiac arrest. Though females also get affected, but the main victims are males over the age of 40. Reasons for the cardiac arrest are many, and the top one is a prevalent heart disease caused by several factors. Factors include high blood pressure, smoking, alcohol, stress, depression, work life imbalance, anxiety, high cholesterol, obesity, hereditary traits, etc.

If you also fall in the same age group or are nearing it, then you must get conscious right now that you don’t fall prey to a sudden cardiac arrest. If you get one, chances of survival depend on how soon you get a treatment and the potential in the body to receive treatment. However, prevention is always better than cure, and here are some measures that you can follow to prevent a cardiac arrest.

How to prevent getting a sudden cardiac arrest?

Prevention of a cardiac arrest starts right from the alteration of lifestyle. Diet and stress need to be monitored, and regular health checkups give you the confidence to stay better. Try following the steps below:

  1. Quit smoking totally as it really kills. The carbon particles block the filters in the lungs gradually and permanently, and limit the lungs' capacities to inhale and filter and absorb oxygen.

  2. If you drink, then do it socially and rarely. Long term alcohol consumption increases obesity and fat, and is another blood diluting agent. However, a low consumption helps by melting some LDL cholesterol and fat too.

  3. Exercise everyday. You need not do a strength training essentially. Simple, brisk walking, free hand exercising, etc. will do, but the body must get a warm up everyday.

  4. Go for a regular heart checkup in intervals of 6 months or 1 year. This will tell you the condition, the cholesterol deposition, the blood pressure and the overall blood circulation.

  5. Avoid junk and oily food, and things that build up cholesterol and fat in the body.

When you have just experienced a cardiac arrest-

When you have just experienced a cardiac arrest, you should seek help from a family member using the CPR technique, or a defibrillator. In both cases, the know-how to use the techniques and instruments is a must. Hence, if you know that you have a coronary heart disease and are prone to a sudden cardiac arrest, you must train a member in the family to use these immediate treatments, while they call the doctor.

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Cashews are told to contain high cholesterol and hence consumption is not good for heart. Please clarify.

M.Sc - Dietitics / Nutrition
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Mumbai
Cashews are told to contain high cholesterol and hence consumption is not good for heart. Please clarify.
No plant foods contain cholesterol by itself. It is present only in animal products besides the liver itself produces cholesterol for the vital functions in the body.chol is important in the manufacture of steroid hormones.cashew consists of little saturated fats in it,so you need to be cautious while consuming it. Moderation is the key word here ..
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How many in a week whisky can be taken and how much quantity can be taken to keep heart healthy. What type of food should be consumed along with it. Can you please let me know about this.

MBBS
General Physician, Ahmednagar
How many in a week whisky can be taken and how much quantity can be taken to keep heart healthy. What type of food sh...
Alcohol is poisonous to the body. Diet: it is always important to watch your diet. You are what you eat. Eat what your body needs, reduce refined foods, processed foods and increase the amount of whole grains and fruits and vegetables. Eating small frequent meals goes a long way. Reduce intake of saturated fats; include more lean meats. Choose grilling and steaming over frying and roasting. Recommended foods - Healthy carbohydrates, Fiber-rich foods, Heart-healthy fish and Good fats. Foods to avoid - Saturated fats, Trans fats, Cholesterol and Sodium Exercise: Every week, make sure about 2 hours is dedicated to physical activity. This could include any exercise of your choice, brisk walking, swimming, cycling, aerobics, hiking, jogging, skipping, gymnastics, or playing games like football or basketball. While in most cases, the person can do these on their own, in some people, supervision may be required. Watch your weight: controlling weight to a desirable level of BMI of 18 and 23 is very important. Obesity is one of the predisposing factors for diabetes heart diseases, and reducing weight controls the onset of diabetes and helps the progression of symptoms in diabetics. Smoking: Another risk factor for diabetes onset, palpitation, sleeplessness.Quitting is the best option. If not feasible, reducing smoking and gradually quitting should be aimed at. Not just diabetes, the effects on overall health will be evident almost immediately after quitting. Stress management: there is no getting away from stress. Everybody has their stresses but the trick is to manage it well. Whether it is music or meditation or medication or counselling, make sure stress levels are managed. This also helps prevent complications like heart disease and stroke and promotes well-being.
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I'm suffering from heart and left arm pain I undergone 2d echo and ecg 1 month back do I need to worry I'm suffering from severe acidity problem my pain is very severe please help me out suggest me any Medicine for instant relief from heart pain and left arm pain please.

D.A.M.S( A. M.), D.AC/B.E.M.S
Acupressurist, Mumbai
I'm suffering from heart and left arm pain I undergone 2d echo and ecg 1 month back do I need to worry I'm suffering ...
You should take acupressure therapy and take biochemic nat phos 200x 4 tab thrice a day with warm water and take it 5 days than consult private online.
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i am suffering from resistant hypertension, so how to stay healthy, and to keep my b.p in control.

DNB Cardiology, MD
General Physician, Hyderabad
Its important to stay on medication and not default. Low salt diet lots if fruits and vegetables. Regular bp and weight check. Creatinine and electrolyte check every 3 months!
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Sir I am 45 years male, I am htn and on 5mg amlodopine, but I am having headache on back side every time. My bp is between 120 to 150 and 80 to 95. Can I increase my dose up to 10 mg.

MD - Consultant Physician
General Physician, Jaipur
Considering your age your bp should be <=140/90. If it is above this you can increase your amlodipine dose to 10mg per day or better to keep it 5 mg and add another antihypertensive.
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