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Dr. Ravi Chavan

ACMDC, CCEBDM, MD - Cardiology

Cardiologist, MUMBAI

14 Years Experience  ·  1500 at clinic
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Dr. Ravi Chavan ACMDC, CCEBDM, MD - Cardiology Cardiologist, MUMBAI
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I pride myself in attending local and statewide seminars to stay current with the latest techniques, and treatment planning....more
I pride myself in attending local and statewide seminars to stay current with the latest techniques, and treatment planning.
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Dr. Ravi Chavan is one of the best Cardiologists in Lokhandwala, Mumbai. He has over 14 years of experience as a Cardiologist. He is a ACMDC, CCEBDM, MD - Cardiology . You can meet Dr. Ravi Chavan personally at AACAAR HEALTHCARE in Lokhandwala, Mumbai. You can book an instant appointment online with Dr. Ravi Chavan on Lybrate.com.

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Education
ACMDC - Advanced Certification in Prevention and Management of Diabetes and Cardiovascular Disease ( World Heart Federation, PHFI) - 2004
CCEBDM - Certificate in Evidence Based Management of Diabetes (PHFI) - 2012
MD - Cardiology - The Asian Heart Institute Research Center - 2011
Professional Memberships
Indian Association of Clinical Cardiologists
Maharashtra Medical Council
American Society of Preventive Cardiology

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B-107, 1st Floor, Twin Towers, 2nd Cross Road, Lokhandwala, Andheri West Landmark : Behind Rajput DairyMumbai Get Directions
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My cholesterol values Total -319 Good cholesterol (HDL)- 45 Bad (LDL)-244 Triglycerides-205 I workout at least 4 days a week including cardio and strength training. No or minimal junk or fried food. My thyroid is in range from last 1.5 years with 75 mcg thyronorm. vegetarian. Eating habits- homemade food includes veggies and chapati, curd etc. Could you please suggest any habits I need to inculcate in my lifestyle or medicine I should take? And Am I at any risk?

MD-Ayurveda, Basic Life Support (B.L.S), Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Ahmednagar
My cholesterol values Total -319
Good cholesterol (HDL)- 45
Bad (LDL)-244
Triglycerides-205
I workout at least 4 days...
Reduce weight to reduce cholesterol. Changes in daily diet will b helpful. Avoid sugar milk and it's products. Avoid wheat atta. Insted use jowar or bajra. Eat all types of fruits and green vegetables. You can also add our herbal medicine.
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When standing or walking my blood pressure goes down. If I sit down or lie down blood presssure recovers and comes back to normal. How to remedy this situation?

MBBS
General Physician, Ahmedabad
This is called orthostatic low bp//hypotension. Common in old age//with some medicines and hypovolemia. R you taking medicine for bp or enlarged prostate? meanwhile while getting up from bed -rest on bed few minutes in sitting position this will prevent low bp. Take adequate food--liquids.
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In a fever, can we bath with a cold water? chest pain is a most harmful to our body?

PG Hom, London, BHMS
Homeopath, Mumbai
In a fever, can we bath with a cold water? chest pain is a most harmful to our body?
Hello lybrate-user, never bath with cold water when you have fever. If you are running high fever, then you can even avoid taking the bath altogether.
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Im 21 years old and I got my blood pressure checked 2 times and it showed 130 over 90 the doctor scares me saying that I shouldn't walk at all or I might get a heart attack. I sometimes have a bit of heart pain but it confuses me. Can my blood pressure be totally cured after a while if I follow certain medications and life style changes yes or no?

MBBB, MD - General Medicine, DM - Cardiology
Cardiologist, Delhi
Im 21 years old and I got my blood pressure checked 2 times and it showed 130 over 90 the doctor scares me saying tha...
No need to worry so much. Regular exercises, low salt will help you lower your bp. Smoking is to be avoided. No reason for you to et a heart attack! Get your bp taken regularly. No drugs at present.
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Congenital Heart Disease - Signs Your Kid is Suffering from It!

MBBS, DM - Cardiology, MD
Cardiologist, Hyderabad
Congenital Heart Disease - Signs Your Kid is Suffering from It!

Most families refer to their newborn baby as their 'bundle of joy'. The news of a child being born brings immense joy to the entire family. However, due to various reasons, a child could be born with some medical abnormalities, which would be known as congenital abnormalities. There are several different types of heart defects that can be congenital. These usually manifest themselves either immediately after birth or in the early years of life. In some cases, the abnormality could be detected on prenatal ultrasounds. In others, it may not be and the family could be caught off guard about the condition. This causes a lot of stress, both for the child, who does not receive regular postnatal care and for the parents immediately after the delivery process.

If the baby has the following symptoms within the first few hours of life, there could be a serious underlying condition, which requires medical attention. The presence and severity of the symptoms would depend on the actual abnormality.

  1. The skin is pale gray or blue in color due to excessive venous flow in the system
  2. Excessive sweating
  3. The child is exerting to breathe regularly
  4. Rapid breathing causes added load on the heart accompanied by a grunting noise
  5. Flared nostrils i.e. the baby attempts to take in more oxygen with each breath causes flared nostrils
  6. Swollen legs, eyes, and abdomen: Fluid retention in the legs and abdomen is quite common, and this could be characteristic of newborns with congenital heart disease
  7. Shortness of breath, even during feeding
  8. Clubbed fingernails
  9. Lethargy and low energy, even with feeding, therefore very poor feeding pattern
  10. Chest pain, which may cause the newborn to cry incessantly
  11. Low weight gain, as they feed less

In some children, symptoms manifest only during the teenage years or early adulthood. These conditions are not very severe and the symptoms include:

  1. Swelling of the hands, feet, and ankles due to fluid accumulation
  2. Lowered energy levels, leading to easy fatigue
  3. Shortness of breath with even minimal physical activity
  4. Inability to exercise
  5. Developmental delays and changes in growth milestones
  6. Recurrent respiratory tract infections including sinus infections, bronchitis, and pneumonia
  7. Endocarditis
  8. Pulmonary hypertension
  9. Heart failure, where the heart is not able to effectively function and pump blood to all parts of the body.

Some or more of these symptoms should trigger a warning to get the child tested for congenital heart disease. While some would just require a monitoring until severe symptoms develop, severe conditions like holes, abnormal valves, narrowed arteries, and blood vessel abnormalities might require immediate intervention. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a cardiologist.

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What is symptoms of cough and what is effect on human health and what is symptoms of heart stroke.

MD PULMONARY, DTCD
Pulmonologist, Faridabad
What is symptoms of cough and what is effect on human health and what is symptoms of heart stroke.
Cough itself a symtom of some disease. Heat strok is a medical emergency where temperature may shoot to 107f with dehydration and loss on consciousness. After exposure to sun.
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Good Cholesterol Vs Bad Cholesterol and Factor involved in It

MD - General Medicine, MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
Good Cholesterol Vs Bad Cholesterol and Factor involved in It

For a long time cholesterol in totality was seen as a bad thing for your body although the truth was a little more complicated than that. Cholesterol primarily is divided into two types, one of which can be categorized as bad cholesterol and the other as good cholesterol. Let's have an in-depth look at both the categories.

LDL or Low Density Lipoprotein aka bad cholesterol: Cholesterol is a wax like chemical, which is found all over the body and it has important functions to perform. Cholesterol is carried all over the body by Lipoproteins. The low density lipoproteins are denoted as bad cholesterol as they can accumulate on the walls of the blood vessels and cause blockages in heart arteries, resulting in many ailments. LDL levels of 190 and above are considered dangerous. 

Some of the risks associated with it are:
1. Heart disease
2. Stroke
3. Atherosclerosis
4. Peripheral artery disease among many others

HDL or High Density Lipoprotein aka good cholesterol: This is a form of cholesterol which is usually desired in higher quantities as it removes LDL from the system by dislodging it from the arteries and then carrying it through the blood stream into the liver. The liver then breaks it down and removes it from the body. Thus, higher number of HDL cholesterol is always desirable. 

Some of the ideal numbers for HDL cholesterol within the body are:

Women - Ideal: 60 mg/dl, dangerous: 50 mg/dl or lower
Men - Ideal: 60 mg/dl, dangerous: 50 mg/dl lower

The role of triglycerides
Good and bad cholesterol levels also depend on the levels of triglycerides within the body and not just LDL or HDL cholesterol. Triglycerides are another type of fat which are used to store energy within the body but can also affect your health. It is most associated with atherosclerosis when the levels of triglycerides are high within the body. 

Some habits that contribute to high levels of it are:
a. Lack of physical activity
b. Obesity or being overweight
c. Excesses in alcohol consumption
d. Smoking
e. Bad diet and others

Thus the good cholesterol versus bad cholesterol war also includes other factors, most of which can be easily changed by making subtle changes in lifestyle and incorporating healthier habits. This will increase the good cholesterol and the other relevant elements and reduce the bad. You can consult a cardiologist for more details.

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My brother age 49 yrs. He has problem of blood pressure. His pressure always 180/90. Tell me which drug for pressure he take to down pressure in normal conditions. All blood report are normal.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
My brother age 49 yrs. He has problem of blood pressure. His pressure always 180/90. Tell me which drug for pressure ...
Hello, Few lifestyle changes can help you in controlling and preventing the high blood pressure, even if you're taking blood pressure medication. Eat healthy foods. Consume more fruits, vegetables, whole grains, poultry, fish and low-fat dairy foods. Eat less saturated fat and trans fat. Decrease the salt in your diet. So, avoid eating processed foods, such as canned soups or frozen dinners which contains extra salt in it. Keeping a healthy weight, or losing weight if you're overweight or obese, can help you control your high blood pressure and lower your risk of related health problems. Increase physical activity which can help lowering your blood pressure, manage stress, reduce your risk of several health problems. Get indulged in regular exercising (if your doctor allows you). Limit alcohol. Even if you're healthy, alcohol can raise your blood pressure. If you choose to drink alcohol, do so in moderation. Don't smoke. Tobacco injures blood vessel walls and speeds up the process of hardening of the arteries. Reduce stress as much as possible. Practice healthy coping techniques, such as muscle relaxation, deep breathing or meditation. Getting regular physical activity and plenty of sleep can help, too. Monitor your blood pressure at home. Medication: Take homoeopathic medicine - Schwabe’s Essentia Aurea/ thrice daily which is a cardio-tonic which helps in maintaining blood pressure, improves muscle tone of the heart and narrowing of blood vessels.
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Hi, I am 38 years old, because of the acidity I am getting small chest burning sensation and due to fear of that I am getting increasing my BP. Last time it was 170/100. Please suggest what can I do please?

Hi, I am 38 years old, because of the acidity I am getting small chest burning sensation and due to fear of that I am...
Lybrate-user, you are having acidity, so take food regularly, keep your bowel clean, sleep in time, do not take fast food. Take badishep after food.
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I am 63 years male I am taking medicine from last 8 years now when yesterday I gone for my check up my bp showing 70/120 is it OK I am taking amlokind 5 and lostat h for my bp please suggest is it OK.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
I am 63 years male I am taking medicine from last 8 years now when yesterday I gone for my check up my bp showing 70/...
Yes your bp is ok but slightly towards lower side-------try to monitor your bp daily -----------------
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