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Dr. Sanjay Desai

Cardiologist, Mumbai

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7 Tips for a Healthy Heart

Diploma In Nutrition & Health Education
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Ahmedabad
7 Tips for a Healthy Heart

If you are concerned about your heart’s health, it is important for you to make some dietary modifications. Simple changes in your everyday diet may offer benefits, which help in preventing future heart problems. If you suffer from high blood pressure or high cholesterol or have atrial fibrillation.

Here are some tips regarding the best diet for protecting your heart:

  1. Believe in the food hype: Having healthy meals is certainly beneficial and makes a big difference to your heart health. Consuming meals which contain vegetables, grains, low fat dairy and lean meat will allow you to live a longer and healthier life.
  2. Avoid crash diets: A crash diet may be effective, if you want to fit in a dress within one month. However, for improving your heart health, undertaking different fad diets is not useful. Meals in which a certain type of nutrients such as carbohydrates or fats are ruled out are not beneficial as well. You should have a sensible approach towards your diet and focus on food products such as vegetables, whole grains and lean meat.
  3. Do not overeat: Overeating will lead to weight gain and commonly, many people get heart attack after taking a big meal.
  4. Eat less salt: You should consume less amount of salt in your diet and do not eat more than one teaspoon of salt a day. Avoid any food item which contains high amounts of sodium. Salt is responsible for increasing blood pressure.
  5. Limit your intake of alcohol and caffeine: In case you suffer from atrial fibrillation, you should avoid caffeine and any other stimulant as they tend to trigger the symptoms. You must drink moderately as consuming more than one drink a day increases your risks of having heart problems.
  6. Choose meat wisely: You should avoid red meat, which contains large amount of saturated fats as these are not good for the heart. You should choose the leanest cuts of meats and trim all fat from it. You should opt for cuts such as flank, rump roast, tenderloin and sirloin. Pork tenderloin, chicken and turkey breast are other alternatives.
  7. Add fish to your diet: Fish is essential for improving your heart health. Try to avoid having deep fried fish and choose grilled fish or roasted fish, which are rich in Omega-3 fatty acids. Consume fishes like tuna, salmon, trout and sardines.

You should also add whole grains to your diet. They are effective in controlling blood sugar and lower the chances of diabetes. Hence, the risks of heart diseases are less if you do not have diabetes. Whole grains also help with weight loss, which is beneficial for the heart. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a doctor and ask a free question.

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Hi I am 36 year old. Main high bp se pareshan hu main daily talvas h80, ciladue 5, rosyday f10 leta hu ab bp nrml hai. Mujhe ab sex ke time na to ling me tanav aata hai or na hi man krta hai. Maine sex se pahle teblat bhi use ki lekin koi fayda nahi hua. please koi permanent ilaz bataye.

Diploma In Dermatology And Venereology And Leprosy (DDVL), MBBS
Dermatologist, Jodhpur
Hi I am 36 year old. Main high bp se pareshan hu main daily talvas h80, ciladue 5, rosyday f10 leta hu ab bp nrml hai...
It's all due to medical depression buddy take good food morning exercise and fruits be stress free all will be good no need any drug it's all about our willpower so stay calm and love happy.
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Can Heart Attack Damage Be Reversed?

DM - Cardiology, MD - General Medicine, MBBS
Cardiologist, Jaipur
Can Heart Attack Damage Be Reversed?

A heart attack occurs when the flow of blood to the heart is blocked, often by a buildup of fat, cholesterol, and other substances, forming a plaque in the arteries. If blood flow is not restored quickly, the section of heart muscle begins to die, starving for oxygen. This causes a heart attack. A heart attack can also be caused by the rupture of the coronary artery. During a coronary rupture, the coronary arteries get restricted, reducing blood supply to the heart muscle.

Each coronary artery supplies blood to a region of the heart muscle.

Extent of damage to the heart muscle depends on the area supplied by the blocked artery and time between injury and treatment. Making some changes in your diet; how consistently you exercise; how much you weigh and how you manage stress can help you to recover from a heart disease quickly.

You can undo some, but probably not all of the damage, if you're willing to make big and lasting changes to your lifestyle. To reverse the impairments caused by a heart attack/disease you can become a vegetarian. Filling your platter with fruits and vegetables, whole grains, soy products, non-fat dairy and egg whites while avoiding fat, refined sugar and processed carbs is a sure-shot way of keeping your heart healthy and preventing future attacks. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a Cardiologist.

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I am 68 years old and my bypass surgery held in Jan 2014. Some medicines are still continue but I am feeling much side effects of the same. I am diabetic also I want to reduce the medicines. How it is possible? AMARYL 1 MG1 Before BreakfastGLUCONORM SR 850 MG Twice after Lunch/DinnerNEBISTAR 5 MG1 Daily After Breakfast OLMIN CH 20 MG 1 Daily After BreakfastULTRANURON1 Daily After DinnerRAZEL GOLD 10 MG 1 Daily After Dinner ANCAL FORTE1 Daily After dinner RISE 60K Twice in a Month. Please advise me

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
I am 68 years old and my bypass surgery held in Jan 2014. Some medicines are still continue but I am feeling much sid...
We will have to control your sugar levels with medication exercise and diet and Get your blood checked for CBC Fbs ppbs lipid profile HbA1c creatine and follow up with reports and few tips on diet say no to maida items like toast, khaari ,naan ,white bread. Can drink tea but without sugar say no to Buffalo milk and can drink cows milk can eat brown bread can eat sprout’s can eat green vegetables, can eat chappati ,bajra ka rotla can eat one katori of rice twice a day with dal to avoid farsan food items can eat fruits say no to coconut water.
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My all arteries are of hands showing from skin. My weight is 52 Kg but my height is 173 cm. What will be cure for me show that my arteries are not shown.

BAMS
Ayurveda, Ambala
My all arteries are of hands showing from skin. My weight is 52 Kg but my height is 173 cm. What will be cure for me ...
You have to gain weight as your skin is so thin. By gaining weight your veins or arteries will not be seen on skin. Follow these best methods to easily gain weight and get a healthy body - * to gain weight, first take a diet rich with proteins and fats. You should take high calories food that increase your muscle mass and induce growth in bones. Follow the diet chart in your daily life to fastly gain weight * in morning, take a glass of milk added with 2 teaspoons of bournvita or complan powder with breakfast. * after 2 hours of breakfast, take 2 bananas or a bowl of boiled soyabeans. To increase your hunger & proper digestion of food - take 10 gms powder of carom seeds (ajwain, 10 gm powder of cumin (jeera), 10 gm of rock salt. Mix them well and take 1/2 teaspoon (3-5 gm) of mixture daily after lunch * in lunch time, take 1 bowl of curd or 100 gm of cheese, a bowl of vegetable, with chapattis. You can take 2 bowl of careals (moong/chana daal) on the place of curd or cheese. * in evening, take 1 glass of milk (300 ml) with 10-12 pieces of dry fruits or 3-4 pieces of dates (khajoor). * in night, take a bowl of careals (daal, a bowl of salad with chapattis. 3. In morning, get up early and take awalk for 10-15 minutes and exercise light weight exercises for at least 30 minutes at home or gym. Exercise is very important so that muscles gain mass from the heathy diet. 4. For proper weight, proper sleep is very important. So you should sleep for 6-8 hours daily. 5. Avoid smoking & alcohol drinkg completely. I assure you that you definitely gain weight fastly by following them. Be healthy
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I am having high bp 150 since 1 month. I am taking the medicine given by Dr. But still it is not comming down. What food should I take or what to do to to normal it.

General Physician (AM)
Alternative Medicine Specialist, Chandigarh
Try eatng lots of garlic. If you cant have it get it homeopathically allium sativum q,(biochemic) nat phos 30x, kali dichrom, avoid all types of fats and red meat. Treatment is available, safe and without side effects in biochemic system of medication. Consult me in private.
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I am suffering from dry cough and l had chest pain so can you suggest me medicine.

Bachelor of Ayurveda Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), M.D (Ayu)
Ayurveda,
I am suffering from dry cough and l had chest pain so can you suggest me medicine.
Take Sitopladi churna with ghee 3 times a day and drink Luke warm water. Avoid cold things like ice cream etc.
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