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Dr. Shashi Kanth

Cardiologist, Mumbai

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Hello and thank you for visiting my Lybrate profile! I want to let you know that here at my office my staff and I will do our best to make you comfortable. I strongly believe in ethics; a......more
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Dr. Shashi Kanth is an experienced Cardiologist in Sion, Mumbai. She is currently practising at Life Care Hospital - Dharavi in Sion, Mumbai. Don’t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. Shashi Kanth on Lybrate.com.

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Age is 49 years is alcoholic since 30 years drinks 180 to 300 ml of hard liquor daily now is facing high sugar ,cholesterol problems creatinine level is also high how can we solve this issue please guide.

MBBS, DPM
Psychiatrist, Bangalore
Age is 49 years is alcoholic since 30 years drinks 180 to 300 ml of hard liquor daily now is facing high sugar ,chole...
Dear lybrate-user, you are dependent on alcohol. Alcohol is a ready made sugar/glucose, fully digested. It will difficult for you to control your blood sugar level if you continue drinking. Cholesterol is produced in the body by liver. Probably your liver is damaged causing cholesterol problems. High creatinine level shows your kidneys are under protest. They may give up if you don't get treated. It is better for you to give up alcohol completely. It can not be done by yourself at home. It will have withdrawal symptoms which needs treatment in a hospital for at least 10-14 days. During detoxification itself your sugar, cholesterol and kidneys can be repaired with appropriate drips and tablets. You are still young. I think your children may be still dependent on you. Probably your parents may not be able to support. So there is an urgent need for you give up alcohol in a hospital and get treated for other medical problems. All the best.
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I am 76 years old. 5years ago pta stent has placed in blood vein to the heart and I am taking ranozex 5oo; cardio plus, and pinomh20 after breakfast, deplatt cv after lunch and after dinner one tablet ranozex 500 though I am comfortable, should I perform angiogram once more to ascertain whether the stent is in right position and whether there is any blockages elsewhere etc. Plesae advice.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
You should consult your doctor first. I can advise you to take a very good homoeopathic medicine along with. I am sure that this will surely help you in due courses of time diacard ( madaaus lab germany ) 10 drops in 20 ml fresh water twice daily. Report after 2 years.
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I am 60 year old running with bad cholestrol contolled by medecine consume tablet daily. My recent problem last 10months even more, my morning get up before brushing teeth, ifeel exteremly bad foul smell. I am afraid my urine spill over and mix anywhere. But I have gas problem also. Could you please advice my treatment & medicine. I am from chennai, tamilnadu.

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine Specialist, Faridabad
I am 60 year old running with bad cholestrol contolled by medecine consume tablet daily. My recent problem last 10mon...
Hello dear High 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,. Take anti cholesterol medicines .
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Sir I have a very heavy pain in my chest. It can't sleep with it. Please send me the best cure.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
Sir I have a very heavy pain in my chest. It can't sleep with it. Please send me the best cure.
For pain take tablet paracetamol 650 mg with rantac and Avoid spicy food in your diet and Also avoid peanuts and potatoes in your diet
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My heart beat is getting faster and I feel fear and sleepy when I used to be alone. I lost my appetite ,and stool is not Clear and is black I'm colour.

BAMS, MD, Panchakrma
Ayurveda, Nashik
My heart beat is getting faster and I feel fear and sleepy when I used to be alone. I lost my appetite ,and stool is ...
hi this can be due indigestion as well hyper acidity & anxiety . consult with me privately for ayurvedcic medicines & guidance
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My mother, aged 78, has been diagnosed with ca pancreas with liver and peritoneal metastasis. She has gross ascites, which is presumed to be due to the malignancy. She had developed jaundice about 2 months ago and underwent ERCP / MRCP with introduction of stent in the CBD, which was blocked due to a growth. Doctors have advised against chemotherapy and suggested a palliative approach with symptom management. Considering this, is there any way the quality of life can be improved by home care etc.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
My mother, aged 78, has been diagnosed with ca pancreas with liver and peritoneal metastasis. She has gross ascites, ...
Dear lybrateuser, -to take care of your mother is very important for which you can employ a professional nurse, but she will require your support as well as other family members & friends support as managing such a patient all alone is a difficult task -start by making a list of the tasks & dividing the tasks among you, other members, friends, professional help -you should be proactive that means taking charge & planning to prevent last minute emergency -on your part communicate with her, check on her stock of medication, arrange appointments with the doctor, accompany her there -focus on her emotional, physical, spiritual needs -be positive, set a routine for her & encourage her to follow it as far as possible -keep her involved in activity in whatever way you can.
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Dear sir, myra BP flakchuat karta hai (betaloc 5mg, synocal, khata hun) sarmy chakar atta hai, patmy gass banta h. DHANKAR ANYPAR TIK RHTA HUN, MYNE CHANCH KARWAY COLESTRAL, DAEBITEAS KUCH NHI H,(MY ROJ 180 ML WAEN wishki BHI PITA HUN, fild wark ky karan sirf ratmysopata hun (matar 5ganta) kybadh nind khlul jati h,

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
Dear sir, myra BP flakchuat karta hai (betaloc 5mg, synocal, khata hun) sarmy chakar atta hai, patmy gass banta h. DH...
Limit your daily Whisky intake to 30 ml.Stop eating fried food .Daily early morning BRAMARI PRANAYAM for 10 minutes.Report me after 30 days.
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I am suffering of dry cough from last 2 week and my heart is very pain please suggest me for this.

PGDHHM, MBBS
General Physician, Delhi
I am suffering of dry cough from last 2 week and my heart is very pain please suggest me for this.
Take syrp honitus 2tsf thrice daily. Do lukewarm water gargles twice a day. Drink plenty of liquids. Eat healthy diet. If symptoms persists, consult as u may need antibiotics too and further evaluation depending on complete history.
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I am suffering too much in my heart. I am worried. It may be a serious heart disease. Please tell me what should I do. Please help me.

MBBS, cc USG
General Physician, Gurgaon
I am suffering too much in my heart. I am worried. It may be a serious heart disease. Please tell me what should I do...
Hello, do you mean pain in chest? (kindly clear your question) I am giving you some idea of chest pain chest pain in your case may be due to 1. Acidity. 2. Severe anxiety 3. Muscular problem you should go for bp check along with base line ecg and review with report 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 for further management.
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I am suffering from BP problem. Some I get pain in right side of chest when I walk a distance with speed that is why I have to take sorbitrate 05 under the tongue. Will you suggest me medicine which will make myself as no pain in chest.

MBBS
General Physician, Gurgaon
I am suffering from BP problem. Some I get pain in right side of chest when I walk a distance with speed that is why ...
Pain in chest especially on exertion is indicator of ischaemic heart disease. Visit a physician and get your ecg and tmt done asap.
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Hii I have a blood pressure 145/95 taking telasartrsn 40 since one year is this need to be taken life long? My bw is 98 height 5'8" family history of diabetes. Thank you.

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine, DM - Cardiology, Cardiac Device Specialist (CCDS - Physician )
Cardiologist, Delhi
Hii
I have a blood pressure 145/95 taking telasartrsn 40 since one year is this need to be taken life long? My bw is ...
Even with telmisartan your BP is still slightly higher, so 1) please ensure than along with medicines you are take lifestyle measures like daily 40 mins of exercise like brisk walking, no smoking or drinking, eating a salt controlled diet high in fruits, fibres and vegetables and low in sugar, carbohydrate and saturated fats. 2) You at present need to continue the medicine, infact you may need an increase in medication 3) regarding the decision to stop it that needs to be taken by a doctor based on your long term BP trends, so remain in close follow up with your treating doctor.
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Hi I have recently diagnosed thyroid and blood pressure I am using Levo thyroxine 50 and rami April 2.5 everyday morning. As doctor suggested me to reduce weight I started going to gym I am loosing weight very slowly. Can you people suggest me what kind of food I can eat every day. How many calories I should eat. I am from netherlands , Amsterdam, can you suggest me according to amsterdam food availability what kind of protein should I take? For fitness training?

Diploma in Diet and Nutrition, B.Pharma, MD - Alternate Medicine
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Gurgaon
Hi I have recently diagnosed thyroid and blood pressure I am using Levo thyroxine 50 and rami April 2.5 everyday morn...
Hi Syam You are having very slow metabolism due to weak thyroid gland, you need to improve metabolism by changing your diet plan, avoid sugar, alcohol, processed juices, junk food. Take more vegetables, fats and proteins in your diet. Take LipoQuick Bullets tab. Early morning empty stomach with warm mineral salt added water. Take 25ml virgin coconut oil daily before sleeping. For further discussion please opt for telephonic consultation.
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Sir I have high blood pressure problem my age is just 23 years what should I do doctor advised me to take medicines regular but I don't want to take medicines regularly in this age. What should I do please advise me My bp is around 140/80.

Bachelor of Unani Medicine and Surgery (B.U.M.S)
Ayurveda, Kanpur
Sir I have high blood pressure problem my age is just 23 years what should I do doctor advised me to take medicines r...
yogendra ras 125 mg twice a day hridyarnav avleh 5 gm twice a day for 60 days only to get completely cured
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A doctor prescribed Ramipril (Generic name: Altace) to my mom as she is suffering from B. P. There are so many adverse reactions when it is administrated. Can you say me what is the reason behind why the patient will suffer from adverse reactions like vertigo, renal impairment. Will the adverse reactions of the drug differs from a patient to patient like their age, diet, personality?

DORL, MBBS
ENT Specialist, Faridabad
Any medicine which taken for long in high doses this leads to side effects, but here in your case I am not finding high doses you need to get your ear checked and get audiological report, humming sound, whistling and giddiness are the problems which are getting in people are very common these days, these get complicated when they are not taken care of at proper time whistling or buzzing in the ear is getting commoner these days in people of all ages. Most common causes is wax or any object in the ear, after getting your ears clean these gets over. But if ears are already clean than this is worrisome. Common causes which are responsible are high cholesterol diet, alcohol, smoking, loud noises, cervical spondylosis, trauma (self or inflicted) over the ears. If this is the situation than report to your ent doctor immediately tinnitus is basically due to hampered blood supply to ears due to which ears start dying. As this process starts a person starts hearing noises. When a person starts hearing noises then it is already late diagnosis as these noises gets heard by someone when they are of 40 db intensity, below that threshold these noises are not heard. So it is already to late and the damage has become permanent. Problem with these noises are that we can control at what level person goes to his specialist otherwise these noises keep on increasing and can give you headache frustration and depression. Now a days tinnitus maskers are available which help you to lead your life peacefully.
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I have stomach pain most of the time and also have low bp problem can you suggest some home remedy?

BHMS
Homeopath, Sindhudurg
I have stomach pain most of the time and also have low bp problem can you suggest some home remedy?
Homoeopathic treatment- digestone syrup 1 spoonful 3 times bio combination no 25 acidity- 4 pills 3 times for 8 days and revert back.
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Heart Stroke - Ways You Can Prevent It!

MD - Internal Medicine, MBBS
Internal Medicine Specialist, Mumbai
Heart Stroke - Ways You Can Prevent It!

A heart attack is usually characterised by the rupture of a plaque which can cause the spread of the cholesterol into the blood stream. Cardiovascular diseases are a major cause of pain, suffering and death around the world, today. Heart attacks are caused by coronary heart disease.

This is caused by the narrowing of the coronary artery when substances like cholesterol block it. If not treated and revived on time, a patient suffering from a heart attack can meet a fatal result. So how can you prevent a heart attack?

  1. Cholesterol: We are all affected to some extent by what we eat. It is important to keep a check on your cholesterol, especially if it is on the higher side, so as to prevent a heart attack. Cholesterol is known to directly cause a heart attacks, because if applies layer upon layer to the walls of the artery, and chokes them until they cannot handle the pressure any longer. So watch your food intake and bring down the blood lipid or fat levels with proper diet and exercise to alleviate the risk of a heart attack.
  2. Assess your Risk Factors: So are you at risk of heart disease and possible heart attack? This will very much depend on your medical history and allied ailments. If you are suffering from high cholesterol or even diabetes, your chances of having clogged arteries and a subsequent heart attack may increase manifold. Also, you may have a family history of heart diseases which can increase the risk of such ailments in your case. So, it is wise to assess your risk factors and take measures like regular checkups, medication where required and even other measures like diet and exercise.
  3. Blood Pressure: To prevent a heart attack, you can also keep your blood pressure in check. Constant spikes and dips can lead to a malfunctioning heart which can weaken the heart muscles and lead to a fatal result like a heart attack. Further, high blood pressure can lead to wear and tear of the inner lining of your blood vessels, which makes it that much more difficult for blood flow and circulation. So keep a blood pressure measuring machine or cuff at home, or visit your doctor regularly to keep tabs on your blood pressure.

While these basic measures can help take care of the immediate and most direct causes of heart attacks, you can also avoid passive and active smoking, and indulge in a good diet with plenty of exercise to keep your heart healthy. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a doctor.

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I'm a, 18 year old guy. I have heart palpitations nd anxiety problem what at to do.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
I'm a, 18 year old guy. I have heart palpitations nd anxiety problem what at to do.
Take Tablet folvite 5mg once a day for six months and tablet vitamin D3 60000iu once a week for six months
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I am 26 year old male person. I have pain in my chest suddenly in a morning time. What should do?

AUTLS, CCEDM, MD - Internal Medicine, MBBS
General Physician, Faridabad
I am 26 year old male person. I have pain in my chest suddenly in a morning time. What should do?
get your ecg done.. and bp checked ..if its normal then probably its muscular chest pain..u can take muscle relaxants like nucoxia -mr once daily to relieve the pain if the investigations come out to be normal
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I am 60 years old with bypass heart surgery and diabetic for 30yrs. At present my two kidneys have failed and taking dialysis treatment weekly thrice in hospital. My creatine level is 5.3 and urea is 79 and other electrolytes are normal. please suggest me medicines so as to forgo the dialysis. With regards, k. Subbarao 8971694254.

Interventional Nephrology, DM - Nephrology, MD - General Medicine, MBBS
Nephrologist, Bangalore
I am 60 years old with bypass heart surgery and diabetic for 30yrs. At present my two kidneys have failed and taking ...
Our Kidneys work 24×7 and They ensure harmony in the whole body by regulating lot of vital metabolic, Excretory, and harmonal functions. So It's essential to undergo dialysis to substitute for the lost kidney function. The only way to forgo dialysis is to go for a renal transplantation. But we need to assess whether you are fit for renal transplantation and whether there are willing donors in your family.
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