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Dr. Shahid

Cardiologist, Mumbai

Dr. Shahid Cardiologist, Mumbai
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My experience is coupled with genuine concern for my patients. All of my staff is dedicated to your comfort and prompt attention as well....more
My experience is coupled with genuine concern for my patients. All of my staff is dedicated to your comfort and prompt attention as well.
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My grandmother aged 60yrs, is having high sugar level it is never going down to 180. please give some suggestions and suggest diet and some better medicines.

AUTLS, CCEDM, MD - Internal Medicine, MBBS
General Physician, Faridabad
My grandmother aged 60yrs, is having high sugar level it is never going down to 180. please give some suggestions and...
●Eat regular meals throughout the day at same time everyday..Avoid skipping meals ●Include high fibre foods at each meal e.g. legumes(beans/lentils ),nuts(almonds,walnut),eggs etc ●Take fruit as a healthy snack e.g. apples,pears,papaya,mausami,jamun,guava ●Try to avoid –grapes,mango,bananas,jackfruit(cheeku) ●Vegetables to be included in plenty-at least 2 servings per meal ●Reduce the fat intake,fried foods,cakes,pastries and foods containing palm oil and coconut oil  ●Include healthy foods like daliya,oats ●Reduce salt intake in the diet to 1 tsp or less per day ●stay away from especially labelled diabetic foods(they are of no benefit),and saturated fats  ●Limit intake of sugar and sugary foods like sweets ●If so desire can take sugarfree as sugar substitute for sweetening purposes DIABETIC DIET CHART: Morning: 4-5 Almonds soaked overnight in water or 1-2 walnuts 6:30 a.m.: Tea + 2 mariegold biscuits(only for those who can’t skip their morning tea) 8:00-9:00 a.m. : 2 Roti + subzi + daliya /upma/poha/raw cheese/sprouts + 1 glass skimmed milk 11:00-12:00 a.m.: Fruits (only those permitted), salads, guava, papaya, pomegranate, cucumber, carrot, sprouts etc 1:00-2:00 p.m.: 2 roti +dal + salads+curd/raita/buttermilk 4:00-5:00 p.m : tea + roasted chana/bhelpuri(only if hungry) 7:00 p.m : salads/coconut water/lemon water(without sugar) 8:00-9:00 p.m: 2 roti +dal/khicdi + skimmed milk Try to sleep daily on sametime till 11:00 p.m. SPECIAL PRECAUTIONS:  Avoid potato/sweet potato/arbi banana/cheeku/grapes/mango/litchi papads/ chatni/pickles/fried foods groundnuts/cashew/pista/raisins sweets/honey/cold drinks/jaggery Note: For preparing chapatis, use whole wheat flour mixed with chana flour or besan in 3:1 proportion alongwith small amounts of soyabean
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Dear Sir, My left hand is getting pain, and when I sit for some time I'm suffering from chest pain and back side. One day I suddenly wake up from sleep due to breath. So I'm practicing breathing (taking breath and releasing after few seconds .) So by practicing this daily I'm not getting hand pain. I want to know the reason. Requesting you Sir please help me.

MD(EH)/AM/Accupressure
Acupressurist, Chandigarh
Dear Sir, My left hand is getting pain, and when I sit for some time I'm suffering from chest pain and back side. One...
Dear lybrate-user, You may continue your breathing exercise daily. It will give you relief. As you have mentioned about your hand and chest ps in, it seems these are gastric pain. Take care of your diet. You may also call back with more symtoms for homeo treatment.
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I am suffering from high blood pressure 140/90 since long. Please suggest any medicine. Feel very tired whole day.

DNB Cardiology, MD - Internal Medicine, MBBS
Cardiologist, Delhi
I am suffering from high blood pressure 140/90 since long. Please suggest any medicine. Feel very tired whole day.
Maintain normal body weight, exercise regularly, take low amount of salt, reduce stress. If bp is still high, take medicines to control it under supervision of a physician/cardiologist.
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Having problem in breathing and feeling tightness in the chest and back area

MBBS, DGO (cal)
General Physician,
May be you are having Bronchospasm / Allergic Bronchitis. Please consult a senior physician of your area. You might need some treatment and prevention. Avoid dust as much possible. Keep your Bed linen, pillow cover cleaned frequently.
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I am 18 year girl and I have my period problem, my period is not come on time. My health is not good because some day later I have stomach infection and my b. P also low so what should I do please tell me.

MD - Obstetrtics & Gynaecology
Gynaecologist, Mumbai
I am 18 year girl and I have my period problem, my period is not come on time. My health is not good because some day...
If menses r irregular since long then it should be investigated properly. Ultrasound, fsh, lh, tsh and prolactin blood tests should be done asap to find out the exact cause for irregular menses. You may to be suffering from pcod, which can be confirmed on ultrasound.
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Is the pain in the jaw or throat leading to pain in the back of the ear related to the Heart in any way? What are other symptoms if it is related to heart problem?

MBBS, MD - Community Medicine, diploma clinical cardiology
Cardiologist, Jaipur
Is the pain in the jaw or throat leading to pain in the back of the ear related to the Heart in any way? What are oth...
Ya it can be a heart pain espacially if it occur during exertion. If you get relief after taking sublingual nitrates again it is more suggestive of heart ailment. Needs further informations and investigations to reach at conclusion.
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What should be done if BP is 70 what home remedy should be given to patient if patient is having low bp.

BAMS
Ayurveda, Ambala
For Recovering from low BP follow these best methods: • Anaemia is a cause of low BP so check your hemoglobin level (Hb) if this is low so eat green leafy vegetables, beetroot and fruits like pomegranate. • Eat an apple daily it maintain your BP normal. • Take your meal daily do not skip meal. • Drink 8 - 9 glass of water daily. Hydrate your body well with drinking proper amount of water because dehydration is also cause fall of BP. • When you feel that your BP is low then take 2 teaspoons of Glucon D and add a pinch of salt mix it in one glass of water and drink it. You can repeat it after 2 hours. This will maintain electrolyte balance and your BP. You can drink a cup of tea. • Drink a glass of milk daily. It maintain your stamina. • Take a multivitamin capsule daily for 15 days. • Eat a teaspoon of gulkand daily and maintain your blood sugar level. • Do long breathing pranayams daily and do not take stress.
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MD - Consultant Physician, Doctor of Medicine, MD
General Physician, Ahmedabad
5 heart healthy and cardiac reversal tips for post ptca and cabg pts.maintain ideal wt. Sleep well 6-8 hrs.eat light at night.brisk walking 30-40 MTS mor eve.low salt low cho diet rich in veg fruits fibre soya lean meat fish flack seeds olive oil.red purple fruits and veg almond nuts brocolli turmeric cinnamon.garlic and onion.for diabetics take methi Karelia jamun saragwa and mamuju.
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I am 51 male I have diabetes, blood pressure and cervical from 2 years. Now i'm facing pain in joints and I don't get proper sleep as well. I feel my body is not flexible for doing work.

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Physiotherapist, Hyderabad
I am 51 male I have diabetes, blood pressure and cervical from 2 years. Now i'm facing pain in joints and I don't get...
Hi do some stretching exercises and strengthening exercises to get relief from joints pain. And you will b flexible too. To do you r works.
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Hi, my husband's cardiac risk report, carries below values Apoliporotein a1- 105 Apo - 1.2 Lipase - 68.4 Liver Alkaline phosphate - 41 Bilirubin - 1.28 Lipid Hdl - 32 Ldl - 165 Ldl /hdl ratio - 5.1 Non hdl cholesterol - 192.6 Could you help me to understand this?

DM - Cardiology -, MD - General Medicine - , MBBS
Cardiologist, Delhi
Hi, my husband's cardiac risk report, carries below values
Apoliporotein a1- 105
Apo - 1.2
Lipase - 68.4
Liver
Alkali...
He needs life style modification, as the lipid profile is abnormal. Start with regular exercises cut down fat and total daily calorie intake. Get a blood sugar tested. Do these modifications and repeat lipid profile after 3 months, if values still abnormal then he will need some medicines.
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Do You Know a Flu Shot Can Prevent a Heart Attack?

C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician,
Do You Know a Flu Shot Can Prevent a Heart Attack?

A flu shot can prevent a heart attack! Here’s how.

Every year, heart diseases become a major reason of death all over the world.  But did you know that a simple vaccine like a flu shot can be instrumental in saving you from a heart attack?

Read on to find how this simple vaccine can save your life...

Influenza or flu has been linked with heart diseases for long and patients suffering from these diseases are always advised to be cautious in the flu season to reduce the risk of heart attacks. The ‘Journal of the American Medical Association’ recently published a study, which revealed that people who have already observed symptoms of heart diseases in them, can diminish their chances of getting a heart attack and stroke by opting to get a flu shot. Among the 6735 participants of the study, 50% were given flu shots. The results observed declared that there was 36% less chance of heart diseases and stroke resulting in death in people who had received this vaccine. Moreover, recent sufferers of a heart attack were proved to be at 55% reduced threat of experiencing another major heart problem after taking the shot.

How can the flu vaccine reduce the risk of a heart attack?

The flu vaccine  works towards strengthening your immune system, and thereby decreasing the risks of a potential stroke.

One theory suggests that if a person is suffering from flu, he/she experiences an increased heart rate, elevated body temperature and augmented oxygen content of the blood, besides an alteration in the consistency in blood, which can give rise to a blood clot. Now, heart attack is mostly caused when an artery of a person is 85-90 per cent blocked by plaque, but a person having flu may be at a risk of getting it merely with 40 per cent artery blockage. The function of the flu shot is to prevent flu, which in turn prevents plaque build up in your body, thereby reducing chances of a heart attack.

Another hypothesis is that the flu shot intervenes with the functioning of the immune system of your body, and helps in developing antibodies, which provide better protection against different types of infections, thus preventing heart attacks and strokes.


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Doctor sahib, I am 60 year old and my weight is about 100 kgs and having blood pressure problem and for bp, I am taking medicine. I want want to reduce my weight to 70/75 kg. I am taking one time meal at about 8 p.m. Please guide me, so I can change my life , so no other illness will come in my life. Harish dhawan.

CME Course in Diabetes for Family Physicians, Certificate in Child Health , BHMS
Homeopath, Gurgaon
Doctor sahib, I am 60 year old and my weight is about 100 kgs and having blood pressure problem and for bp, I am taki...
Rather than skipping meals, have small meals.Add more of salads, fruits in between meal times so that you don't stay hungry.Reduce oily, fried food, sweets, cold drinks.Have instead sprouts, almonds, raisins, walnuts, roasted chana when hungry.Do brisk walking for 45 mins everyday.
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What is the symptoms of Peri-Menopause stage? I get heart palpitation during night times. Feeling depressed. How to control them.

MBBS
General Physician, Malappuram
What is the symptoms of Peri-Menopause stage? I get heart palpitation during night times. Feeling depressed. How to c...
Heart Palpitations May Get Their Start in Perimenopause While there are no hard statistics on how many menopausal women experience heart palpitations, Portman estimates that 25 to 40 percent of women going through menopause will develop them. They tend to be even more common in women going throughperimenopause, the four years or so preceding menopause. “That’s when hormones seem to fluctuate the most,” Portman says. However, it’s unclear whether the hormonal changes that come with menopause are directly related to the development of heart palpitations. Portman says studies have shown that epinephrine and norepinephrine, the neurotransmitters that regulate heart rate and blood pressure, tend to fluctuate in menopausal women. These neurotransmitters might one day be a target for specific treatment of heart palpitations associated with menopause.
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I am 46 years male I am karate instructor today morning I did practice well that time no problem of my chest pain after bathing I felt little dizziness and pain on chest tell me what I have to do ?

MBBS
General Physician, Ahmedabad
I am 46 years male I am karate instructor today morning I did practice well that time no problem of my chest pain aft...
If you have constant pain--not related/increased by work or exercise than likely to b muscular. Take rest and musle relaxant. If it is increased by exertion you need ecg. Ask privately with details//ecg report.
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Hi doc. I have a heart beat of 120 at sleeping time or normal time. And about near 140 at the time of exercise. So what should I do? Is this a thing to worry about. Please suggest. I am also diabetic. Thank you.

fellowship in diabetes, Professional Training in Mind Body Medicine, MS, MBBS
Bariatrician, Ahmedabad
Hi doc. I have a heart beat of 120 at sleeping time or normal time. And about near 140 at the time of exercise. So wh...
I understand your concern because, this kind of extra weight is breeding ground for many diseases (blood pressure, diabetes, heart disease, certain kind of cancers, arthritis etc), which can affect the quality of your life ahead. This is a lifestyle related issue and it can be surely treated with intensive lifestyle modification program. Most people who are fat are made to feel that it is because you lack will power, you are lethargic and a weak person. But that is definitely not true. It is your your hormones which have made you fat and keeping you fat. Unless we make correct diagnosis and and create a diet and lifestyle plan to correct that hormonal abnormalities you will not be able to lose weight for long term. Avoid all junk food and all sweet food. Low fat diet does not work for majority of people. Eat wholesome nutritious food full of fibres, good quality fat like ghee and coconut etc. Don't focus on calories but on nutritional density and diversity. Simultaneously working on exercise and diet will surely help. Best rate to lose weight is 1/2 kg per week. If that happens, it is least likely to go high again in future. You do not have to do rigorous exercise to lose weight but start with something small. Let us say 8 minute workout. Go to you tube and type 8 minute workout and you will see many options. Pick one which you like and can do. Trying to lose weight in very short time will need some form of crash diet. Even if you lose weight doing this kind of crash diet, you will get it all back within no time and all the gain will be mainly fat. Not good for your health. Be gentle and patient with yourself. Demonstrate commitment in your persistent efforts. Make comprehensive change in diet, exercise, sleep and stress in your routine. This is called lifestyle medicine. If you can not do it on your own, find some expert who can help you in this over extended period of time. Best wishes.
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My father have brain stroke and he was hospitalized for 3month and now he came home but his right side of body does not work and also he have chest infection so what treatment best for him.

MBBS
General Physician, Chandigarh
It's important to consult a physiotherapist to learn exercises ti help him to recover his lost body functions and activities and give him steam inhalation for clearing his chest and to get any medicine prescribed for it you will have to consult his doctor only whi has treated him.
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I am 51 years old male. I have b. P. Of 170/100. What should I do?

DBCM (AM) General Physician
Alternative Medicine,
I am 51 years old male. I have b. P. Of 170/100. What should I do?
Try eatng lots of garlic. If you cant have it get it homeopathically allium sativum,(biochemic) nat phos. Avoid all types of fats and red meat and excessive salt consumption. Treatment is available, safe and without side effects in biochemic system of medication. Consult me in private.
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I am 25 years old man. I think I have a serious problem whenever I used to laugh I feel pain in my heart area. Sometimes while stretching in doing exercises I also fell the pain. Rest I am fit and don't have any other problem. Please suggest me what to do. I have not gone to any doctor till now. But as days are passing the pain is increasing. So please help me.

MD - Medicine, MBBS
General Physician, Delhi
I am 25 years old man. I think I have a serious problem whenever I used to laugh I feel pain in my heart area.
Someti...
I think you have the muscular pain as it increaseses on any chest pain movements. It could be relieved with hot fomentation, local pain relieving ointments&may be some pain killers&antiinflammatory medication.
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Can a person who has gone through a triple bypass surgery use a hot water bag if having persistent cough on chest? (phlegm+cold) Also if there is water retention in both legs, what can be done to solve this issue?

MBBS
General Physician,
Can a person who has gone through a triple bypass surgery use a hot water bag if having persistent cough on chest? (p...
Direct hot water bag in the chest should be avoided instead you can have hot fomentations. Have plenty of homemade freshly prepared lemon juice which is rich in vitamin c thereby increasing your body autoimmune system which prevent infection. Have warm saline gargle twice daily. Thatbwill take care of cogh and cold. Regarding swelling of keg there may be some kidney problem. For that you can consult nephrologists.
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