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Dr. Shahid

Cardiologist, Mumbai

Dr. Shahid Cardiologist, Mumbai
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I' m 55 year of age and suffering from high blood pressure since 8 years and have medicines, but not fully cured. Waiting for your reply. Regards, manas biswas.

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
Blood pressure can never be 100%" cured, rather it can be kept within target range by lifestyle modifications and necessary medicines. You may need to change the dose of your current medicines. Send me your current blood pressure, lipid profile, current medicined and their dose. I will get back to u.
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My baby is 7 months old. On the time of birth pediatric cardiologist told he had small asd and vsd in heart and after some dys automatically closed. My baby is healthy and active and how to know is that holes are closed please help me. Any symptoms.

MBBS, MD-General Medicine, DM - Cardiology
Cardiologist, Secunderabad
My baby  is 7 months old. On the time of birth pediatric cardiologist told he had small asd and vsd in heart and afte...
Small vsd indeed gets closed with time. To confirm that its closed you have to get 2d echo done. Although clinically also it can be confirmed by your doctor.
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I am feeling pain in middle of the chest nd on a particular point when I make movement. How I can cure it?

MD
General Physician, Delhi
I am feeling pain in middle of the chest nd on a particular point when I make movement. How I can cure it?
Dear patient, the pain is a common symptom it can be of serious and non serious type, ignoring can make things worse, and middle of chest pain can be having lot of significance: can be due to any nerval, muscular or cardiac cause and also can be due to gastritis. Please go for an prophylactic ECG and chest X-ray. You can use any medication for gastritis, but donot use any pain killer (analgesic), as may harm you if the pain is not muscular. If not relieved, please consult physically to a physician.
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I have chest pain from 10-12 day and also tightness in chest sometimes. I eat practin decadan and bicasule tablets from last 3 months. I stopped it then this problem happened. What should I do for recovery from side effect of these tablets. Please tell me immediately.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
I have chest pain from 10-12 day and also tightness in chest sometimes.
I eat practin decadan and bicasule tablets fr...
For pain take tablet paracetamol 650 mg and I will suggest you to eat nutritious home made food with adequate fluid intake and take physical rest.
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What precautions can be taken for high blood pressure. And what can be done for glowing skin tone.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
What precautions can be taken for high blood pressure. And what can be done for glowing skin tone.
1. Lose extra pounds and watch your waistline Blood pressure often increases as weight increases. Being overweight also can cause disrupted breathing while you sleep (sleep apnea), which further raises your blood pressure. Weight loss is one of the most effective lifestyle changes for controlling blood pressure. Losing just 4.5 kilograms can help reduce your blood pressure. Besides shedding weight, you generally should also keep an eye on your waistline. Carrying too much weight around your waist can put you at greater risk of high blood pressure. In general: ? Men are at risk if their waist measurement is greater than 40 inches (102 centimeters). ? Women are at risk if their waist measurement is greater than 35 inches (89 centimeters). These numbers vary among ethnic groups. Ask your doctor about a healthy waist measurement for you. 2. Exercise regularly Regular physical activity ? at least 30 minutes most days of the week ? can lower your blood pressure by 4 to 9 millimeters of mercury (mm Hg). It's important to be consistent because if you stop exercising, your blood pressure can rise again. If you have slightly high blood pressure (prehypertension), exercise can help you avoid developing full-blown hypertension. If you already have hypertension, regular physical activity can bring your blood pressure down to safer levels. The best types of exercise for lowering blood pressure include walking, jogging, cycling, swimming or dancing. Strength training also can help reduce blood pressure. Talk to your doctor about developing an exercise program. 3. Eat a healthy diet Eating a diet that is rich in whole grains, fruits, vegetables and low-fat dairy products and skimps on saturated fat and cholesterol can lower your blood pressure by up to 14 mm Hg. It isn't easy to change your eating habits, but with these tips, you can adopt a healthy diet: ? Keep a food diary. Writing down what you eat, even for just a week, can shed surprising light on your true eating habits. Monitor what you eat, how much, when and why. ? Consider boosting potassium. Potassium can lessen the effects of sodium on blood pressure. The best source of potassium is food, such as fruits and vegetables, rather than supplements. Talk to your doctor about the potassium level that's best for you. ? Be a smart shopper. Read food labels when you shop and stick to your healthy-eating plan when you're dining out, too. 4. Reduce sodium in your diet Even a small reduction in the sodium in your diet can reduce blood pressure by 2 to 8 mm Hg. The effect of sodium intake on blood pressure varies among groups of people. In general, limit sodium to less than 2,300 milligrams (mg) a day or less. However, a lower sodium intake ? 1,500 mg a day or less ? is appropriate for people with greater salt sensitivity, including: Anyone age 51 or older Anyone diagnosed with high blood pressure, diabetes or chronic kidney disease To decrease sodium in your diet, consider these tips: ? Read food labels. If possible, choose low-sodium alternatives of the foods and beverages you normally buy. ? Eat fewer processed foods. Only a small amount of sodium occurs naturally in foods. Most sodium is added during processing. ? Don't add salt. Just 1 level teaspoon of salt has 2,300 mg of sodium. Use herbs or spices to add flavor to your food. ? Ease into it. If you don't feel you can drastically reduce the sodium in your diet suddenly, cut back gradually. Your palate will adjust over time. 5. Limit the amount of alcohol you drink Alcohol can be both good and bad for your health. In small amounts, it can potentially lower your blood pressure by 2 to 4 mm Hg. But that protective effect is lost if you drink too much alcohol ? generally more than one drink a day for women and for men older than age 65, or more than two a day for men age 65 and younger. One drink equals 12 ounces of beer, five ounces of wine or 1.5 ounces of 80-proof liquor. Drinking more than moderate amounts of alcohol can actually raise blood pressure by several points. It can also reduce the effectiveness of blood pressure medications.
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My mother age is 74 year. She feel shortness of breath when she walk a few distance. Pls suggest what to do.

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine, DM - Cardiology, Cardiac Device Specialist (CCDS - Physician )
Cardiologist, Delhi
Take her for consultation to a cardiologist, she will require ECG, chest x-Ray, echo and rest will be decided based on these reports.
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Dear Doctor, I am a gross diabetic and hypertensive and have undergone cabg heart bypass ten years back. I am a professional working in a nationalized bank in supervisor cadre as officer. Since three months my feet and upper feet are burning and I feel that blood may shootout any time in that intensity of pain. There are frequent swellings in the ankles and feet, and unbearable pains in the entire day and more in the nights. I am using mixtard40 insulin 30am 16pm units, metformin, and silica-t and metyxyl for Blood pressure and also one nurokind one in the morn I in the evening. Yet no relief. Please advice for correction.

DHMS (Hons.)
Homeopath, Patna
Dear Doctor, I am a gross diabetic and hypertensive and have undergone cabg heart bypass ten years back. I am a profe...
Hello, U should maintain all sort of anti -diabetics norms. * Go for a walk in the morning. * Go for meditation to reduce your stress. certain information required: * Do u suffer from varicose vein. * U Hv under gone CABG surgery, still blood is being blocked in vein near by ankle joints. * R U taking any blood diluter . ** Homoeo-medicines** @ Cal fluor 6x-4 tabs,thrice a day. @ Crategus ox Q-10 drops,thrice a day with little water. Report your cholesterol -level to suggest ,further, medication. Take, care.
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I am 30 years old. I am suffering from high bp from last few days. Yesterday it was 100/160. What should I do to get this to normal range?

DM - Cardiology, MD - General Medicine
Cardiologist, Mohali
I am 30 years old. I am suffering from high bp from last few days. Yesterday it was 100/160. What should I do to get ...
Please get your complete blood biochemistry results. Meanwhile cut down on salt intake and xtra calories. Stop alcohol and smoking if applicable. Take out time to exercise about 150min a week. Do let me know the follow up. You may take 4-6 weeks of healthy lifestyle changes before embarking on medicines.
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Hello sir. I m 30 yrs old male. I m suffering from high bp. I walk at least 3 to 4 days a week. Bt its not lowering. Till now I m not taking any bp medicine. please suggest me sir.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
Hello sir. I m 30 yrs old male. I m suffering from high bp. I walk at least 3 to 4 days a week. Bt its not lowering. ...
Hello, Good! Continue with the brisk walk everyday. Share every blood report with me (to rule out any underlying cause). Medication: Schwabe's Essentia Aurea/ thrice daily for a month. (Maintain daily diary of monitering your B.P. at the same time)
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Worried ness, heart beats abnormal but no blood pressure and sugar complaint. Sleeping sickness, lower back pain since one year. Age 50 years, weight 78kgs. What can I do sir. I am employee in an industry having little bit of dust and gas pollution.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
Worried ness, heart beats abnormal but no blood pressure and sugar complaint. Sleeping sickness, lower back pain sinc...
Hi, First, get thorough check of your whole body annually (once every year) from a reliable hospital to rule out any medical condition. Otherwise for staying fit: We need make few changes in our life to stay fit and healthy (if there is no medical condition): - Just walking alone is a very beneficial exercise which can help you stay in shape, feel more energetic, and get healthy. Always take stairs rather than taking an elevator. -Standing while you work can help your body get more activity than if you were just sitting down. Spend at least some of your work day standing instead of sitting in order to help your blood flow and maintain your muscles. -Do more chores. Lots of household chores actually involve a lot of exercise and being better about doing chores can be a great way for you to fit activity and exercise into your day. -Aim to exercise for a total of 30 minutes per day and you’ll easily be able to maintain your fitness level. -Some exercises will be more efficient than others, and choosing these more efficient exercises means that the small amount of time that you do spend exercising will really count. Try to choose exercises that focus on your core muscles, since your legs and arms can get activity through daily activities like lifting bags of groceries and walking a longer distance from your car. Try squats, planks, burpees. -Get indulge into some activity at home like riding a bicycle, swimming, playing active games with your kids. -Eating right. Cut out unhealthy fats and take in healthy fats. The easiest way to identify unhealthy fats is to look for “solid” fats, or fats that are solid at room temperature. Get plenty of protein. Protein will help you maintain your muscles and also give you the energetic feeling that you may be missing now that you’re getting less exercise. Good protein sources include skinless chicken, salmon, sardines, almonds, walnuts, peanuts and peas. Eat properly portioned, balanced meals. Generally, about ⅓ of your plate should be fruits and vegetables and ⅓ of your plate should be grains. The final third should be a mix of protein and low-fat dairy (cottage cheese, eggs, non-fat milk, etc). -Drinking enough water also has the added bonus of keeping your hunger level down, helping you to maintain the lower calorie count that you’ll be getting now that you’re not exercising as much.
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Sir am a medical student now am doing my internship. I have mild mitral valve prolapse. Was diagnosed by echo. Physician ask to me take propranolol 10 mg. Sir my problem is I want to play volleyball daily is any problem to playing volleyball. I want to know if I play regular volleyball is there is any chance to increase severity of proposed valve. Please answer me.

MBBS, PGDCC
Cardiologist, Delhi
Sir am a medical student now am doing my internship. I have mild mitral valve prolapse. Was diagnosed by echo. Physic...
Hi, Mitral valve prolapse is a congenital disorder having myxomatous degeneration of mitral valve. It does not progress & you can play safely. But don't over exert yourself which will increase the heart rate & thus the valve regurgitation & thereafter the symptoms may develop. So to summarize, you can play whatever you like. Thanks
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I am 19 years old my heart pains sometimes a lot mostly 4 or 5 times in a month for 2 to 3 minutes. I had a test ECG but Dr. suggest not to worry. What should I do now.

DNB, MBBS
Oncologist, Faridabad
I am 19 years old my heart pains sometimes a lot mostly 4 or 5 times in a month for 2 to 3 minutes. I had a test ECG ...
You may be having gastritis, are you not eating your meals at proper intervals. Eat bland and home cooked food and remain calm. U have already consulted cardiologist but get one 2d echo done.
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I am 52 years of age, while washing utensils my right side of my body is in pain, especially chest, but when sweep the floor, clean no pain, please advice.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
I am 52 years of age, while washing utensils my right side of my body is in pain, especially chest, but when sweep th...
For pain take tablet paracetamol 650 mg and start with Tablet folvite 5mg once a day for six months and tablet vitamin D3 60000iu once a week for six months
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My bp remains 130/100 even after I take metolar 25 mg bd. What medicines should I change to normalize my bp.

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine, DM - Cardiology, Cardiac Device Specialist (CCDS - Physician )
Cardiologist, Delhi
My bp remains 130/100 even after I take metolar 25 mg bd. What medicines should I change to normalize my bp.
Metolar is a beta blocker and it has mild anti-hypertensive properties and is not a first line recommendation for controlling BP, so you need a change in medication. Kindly consult a cardiologist for the change in medication. And also start exercising daily, begin gradually and increase to 40-45 mins, ensure that you are not taking too much salt rich foods like chips, pickles, chutneys, papads etc, if you smoke quit it, eat a healthy diet (take a detailed diet consult for the same)
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I am 58 years old with 74 Kg (approx.) and suffering from Hypertension since six years and taking ramistar - H 2.5 mg daily before break fast as per the advise of the physician. I am going for walk 3 or 2 days in a week nearly 40 minutes and some times skipping from regular walk due to my laziness or some other problems. Immediately after returning from walk, I will take one cup of milk tea with two or three biscuits regularly. For morning break fast normally I will eat one Ragi ball only with little pomegranate fruits daily. After noon I will take food with pomegranate fruits. In between I will take two or three times black tea/milk tea. During night also I will take Rice/Chappatis or so. I am unable reduce the weight. Kindly suggest me suitable diet to be adopted in the Morning/Noon and Night for which I shall be grateful to you Doctor.

MSc
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Hyderabad
I am 58 years old with 74 Kg (approx.) and suffering from Hypertension since six years and taking ramistar - H 2.5 mg...
Hi incorporate more fruits, vegetables, and whole grains into your diet while eliminating unhealthy foods. - if you are working or studying away from home, try to pack healthy lunch and snacks for yourself to avoid eating unhealthy food daily. - don't eat straight from the packet - use a plate or bowl to control how much you eat. - don't delay or skip meals. - cut down your consumption of aerated drinks and sodas. - drink at least 8 glasses of water every day. Drink water after waking up and before sleeping. Being dehydrated may make you feel like you're hungry, so it is important to stay hydrated. - have homemade fruit and vegetable juices - eat 5-6 small healthy meals every 2-3 hours, every day, instead of having a few big ones. This regulates your blood sugar level and your metabolism. - don't skip breakfast, instead, make it rich with complex carbohydrates and proteins, so it can provide you with energy to get through the day. Try to include the following as your morning breakfast, oats porridge, eggs on multigrain toast or daliya with sprouts. - avoid artificial sweeteners in processed foods. - eat slowly as it takes about 20 minutes for your brain to register if you're full or not. Eating too fast leads to overeating, so chew slowly to digest your food better and control how much you eat. - use a smaller plate to control your portion sizes and avoid overeating. - know your cravings and do not snack when you're emotional. It is said that you crave crunchy and savory food when you're stressed, frustrated or lonely. Figure out what you crave and replace them with healthier alternatives. - do not eat mindlessly; concentrate on your food instead of watching tv or playing with your phone to avoid overeating.
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My fasting blood sugar level is 100 (glucose meter). If I take 1 date, 3/4 almonds, few raisins as dietary fiber regularly - should it increase my sugar level?

BHMS
Homeopath,
Your bsl is normal don't worry about it. Your are not hypoglycaemia patient ok. The normal bsl is between 80-100mg/dl.
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Is there any Ayurvedic remedy for mild hypertension and cardio-vascular disease viz. Aneurism of coronary artery?

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
Is there any Ayurvedic remedy for  mild hypertension and cardio-vascular disease viz. Aneurism of coronary artery?
Homoeeopathic treatment tonicard (sbl) drink 20 drops in 20 ml fresh water twice daily. Report after 2 months.
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Hi, I am 32 years I feel my heartbeat sometimes and I feel that my heart beats very fast Why it is please reply.

MBBS
General Physician, Trivandrum
Hi, I am 32 years I feel my heartbeat sometimes and I feel that my heart beats very fast Why it is please reply.
You maybe suffering from anxiety, anemia or other causes. First we have to verify if it is really increased heart rate, then have to do some tests like complete blood count and ecg. Then we can treat according to the cause. For now try to reduce your anxiety. Tips to reduce anxiety and stress 1. Sleep well and regular. Irregular sleep can have some serious consequences. It affects both our physical health and also contributes to anxiety and stress. Anxiety as such also leads to disruptions in sleep. When feeling anxious, always try to get a full 7 to 9 hours of uninterrupted sleep and it can work wonders to improve your condition. 2. Always keep smiling. Take a quick break in between your hectic work to get some laughs with your friends. Laughter can reduce depression and anxiety and has proven benefits. 3. Tidy up your living space or workspace. Keep your things clean and clutter-free. That helps us think clear and thus reducing levels of anxiety. 4. Say thank you often. Expressing your thanks for something helps reduce anxiety. 5. Eat smart. Eating more of foods which are rich in vitamin b and omega-3 fatty acids and also healthy whole grain carbs. Vitamin b contributes to good mental health. While omega 3 fatty acids help with both depression and anxiety. Whole grain foods boost serotonin and helps us remain poised. Eating high-sugar content food and processed foods can increase levels of anxiety. 6. Learn to breathe well and relax. Short, shallow breaths arise when you are tensed. So consciously breathing deeply, plus increasing the duration and depth of breathing helps relax the body and mind to a great extent. 7. Meditate. Meditation has so many positive effects on stress, mood, and anxiety. Club meditation with positive thinking to improve your general well-being and overall health. Yoga is also very effective to take off stress from the body and mind by deep relaxation and breathing techniques. 8. Chill and be silent. Reduce the noise and clutter talk that contributes to anxiety. Find time for yourself and be alone to muse upon your own matters without anyone disturbing you. 9. Worry. Yes, we can cause ourselves to freak out, but only for a certain amount of time. When something weighs heavily on your mind, or you believe something terrible is most definitely going to occur, commit to only creating that worry for 20 minutes. Think of all the possible outcomes of the scenario, figure out some game plans, and then quit thinking about it after 20 minutes go by. Have a friend call after the allotted time has passed to avoid the temptation of going over the time limit. Or schedule some of that playtime right afterward. 10. Plan for the future but do not worry about it. Make time tables and to-do lists so that you will not be worried about finishing stuff and so that you can increase your productivity. 11. Be positive. When you feel anxious, train your mind to think and feel positive and give reinforcement to yourself that you can handle any situation. This will significantly reduce your stress and anxiety symptoms. 12. Smell relaxing stuff. Go out to your garden. Smell a fresh rose. Take a deep breathe and allow the relaxation to course through your whole body. You can also use relaxing aroma therapy and use it indoors. 13. Go out and spend time with your friends and family. Spend time with your pets social support reduces anxiety and stress to such a great extent that it is almost always bearable. So next time you get on your nerves, go out with your friends, chat with them, watch a movie, spend some time watching the waves in the beach with your partner, talk to your siblings.
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