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Dr. Shekar Shriram

MBBS

Cardiologist, Mumbai

1100 at clinic
Dr. Shekar Shriram MBBS Cardiologist, Mumbai
1100 at clinic
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Dr. Shekar Shriram is a trusted Cardiologist in Bandra East, Mumbai. He studied and completed MBBS . He is currently associated with Dr. Shekar Shriram@Asian Heart Hospital in Bandra East, Mumbai. Save your time and book an appointment online with Dr. Shekar Shriram on Lybrate.com.

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I am suffering from dry cough for the last 1 week and I have chest pain whenever I coughed hard. Can you suggest what should be done?

BHMS
Homeopath, Delhi
I am suffering from dry cough for the last 1 week and I have chest pain whenever I coughed hard. Can you suggest what...
Hello, you can take homoeopathic medicine bryonia 30 (4 drops in little water) thrice a day for 4 days and update. Avoid cold and sour things.
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I am 20 years old boy weight 58 kg. I am suffering from chest pain while I breathe in. And feel difficulty in breathing. So please suggest me the check up related to this problem and after this I will consult with recommended doctor.

Master in Psychology, MD - Ayurveda, Dems, Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda,
I am 20 years old boy weight 58 kg. I am suffering from chest pain while I breathe in. And feel difficulty in breathi...
u need to go for chest xray and ecg to find out the cause. It may be infective or due to cardiac insufficiency.Avoid cold spicy and oily food items.
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Hello, I am 43 years old, recently I found in my reports that I have LDL Cholesterol 145. Pls suggest how to control and reduce it.

BHMS
Homeopath,
Hello, I am 43 years old, recently I found in my reports that I have LDL Cholesterol 145. Pls suggest how to control ...
Dear Lybrate User, Cholesterol is naturally produced inside the body of every living animal. Human beings are no exception to that. But when we take mutton, chicken, yellow part of a boiled egg, ghee, butter etc we intake cholesterol from external source. This extra cholesterol from external sources increase the total cholesterol content of human body. You should always keep your cholesterol level within normal limits as high cholesterol serves as a precursor to various cardiac diseases. Avoid the aforesaid food. Walk at least 1 hour in a day without any interval. Also you can take Homoeopathic Mother Tincture FUCUS VESICULOSUS Q, 30 drops, thrice daily, after meals, in a cup of water.
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Last night my mother have sudden rapid heart beat, Is there any big health issue or not. Kindly reply with cause & prescription. Thank you.

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
Last night my mother have sudden rapid heart beat,
Is there any big health issue or not.
Kindly reply with cause & pr...
1.Get her BP checked and ECG done 2.consult physician 3. Sometimes it could be due to stress and anxiety
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I am having gastric and some times filling pain in heart with vitamin b12&d deficiency. While workout getting pain in my heel. Need suggestion whether to continue workout or not ?

LCPS, BAM&S
General Physician, Pune
I am having gastric and some times filling pain in heart  with vitamin b12&d deficiency. While workout getting pain i...
Vitamin b 12 and d deficiencies do not have any effect on day to day activites and pain associated with it. The deficiencies are rare and are not a cause of worry. Your gastric pain and pain in heel seem to be unconnected. Gastric pain could be peptic in origin and your family doctor can treat it without much investigations. Pain in heel needs a closer look. It may require an orthopaedic consultancy, but let it be decided by your family doctor. So see a physician.
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Sir I have high blood pressure about 150/110 normally. What should I do to control. I am doing regular exercise and controlling my diet also. Which specialist I have to consult. Kindly assist me.

PhD, Human Energy Fields, Diploma in PIP, EFI, Aura scanning for Health evaluation; Energy field assessment, Fellowship Cardiac Rehabilitation, Cardiac Rehabilitation, MD (Ayur - Mind Body Med), Mind Body Medicine
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Sir I have high blood pressure about 150/110 normally. What should I do to control. I am doing regular exercise and c...
Dear lybrate-user, A good GP can help you plan the medication and treatment you need. Do not self medicate. Continue with your exercise and diet. This will help you all your life. Regards.
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Hello sir Last week normally I checked my ecg report that is normal. I had normal BP And I had no diabetes And no cholesterol So Need Not To Worry? My Age Is 50 Yrs Male. And I am smoker.

MD-Ayurveda, Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
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Hello sir Last week normally I checked my ecg report that is normal. I had normal BP And I had no diabetes And no cho...
Hello- your vitals are normal as per your report, so be tension free you are healthy. >to maintain this health in near future you should follow some tips- 1. Take your meals at fixed timinings and it should contain all the things (dal. Sabji etc) in a proportionate amount. 2. Practice yoga and pranayam daily instead of gym & cardio. 3. Drink sufficient amount of water daily. 4. Have a habit of oil massage with sesame oil daily, it will prevent your bones from osteoporosis and delay ageing process. 5. Have some ayurvedic health supplements like arogya wardhini vati, chandra prabha vati, ashwagandharistha etc along with your diet, instead of chemical supplements like omega 3, vitamin d, or chemical calcium supplements etc.
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Sir, I'm 21 years old. In ECG my first degree av block (PR 228). And echo cardiograph and lipik profile are normal. Many time my heart beat more then 110/ minute. And in night many time slow less 65. I'm very upset. Many time heart beats missing. please what can I do? And it is serious problem or not. Thanks.

Diploma in Obstetrics & Gynaecology, MBBS
General Physician, Delhi
Sir, I'm 21 years old. In ECG my first degree av block (PR 228). And echo cardiograph and lipik profile are normal. M...
You need to be evaluated for av block and get treated for it. There is an electric circuit in our hearts that send signals for heart beat, echo test is % age of heart function and lipid profile is fats in bad that blocks the vessels causing heart attacks, it is good to know that both tests are normal but there has to be a reason for erratic heart beat rates and your doctor will assess and guide you, you can give a feed back and share it with all of us here.
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My father had a heart attack when he was pretty young. Should I be worried about having one?

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
My father had a heart attack when he was pretty young. Should I be worried about having one?
Heart attack sometimes is hereditary and runs in family. You should be careful follow the advice given below 1.Avoid stress, anxiety, physical and mental strain 2. Reduce your weight if over weight 3. Go for regular exercise 4. Control your Diet, take plenty of green leafy vegetables, Fruits and drink plenty of water (8-10 glasses of water daily) 5. Avoid spicy, oily,junk, saturated fat and cholesterol rich diet 6. Take adequate rest. 7-8 hours of sleep is required to remain healthy 7. Practice yoga, meditation and deep breathing exercise like pranayama to calm your mind, control your emotion and relieve stress 8. Stop smoking, alcohol and tobacco intake 9. Avoid sedentary life style 10.Consult me for further advice.
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How to reduce the cholesterol grade. 1, it is observed in my health check up. Please advise me.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
How to reduce the cholesterol grade. 1, it is observed in my health check up. Please advise me.
Factors that can lead to high cholesterol: A diet high in saturated fat – Saturated fats are found in animal products such as dairy, meats and also in cakes, biscuits and pies. Sedentary lifestyle – Lack of exercise may increase ‘bad’ LDL cholesterol and decrease ‘good’ HDL cholesterol. A family history of high cholesterol – One in every 500 people also has a gene which means that they have abnormally high levels of cholesterol. Overweight – If you have too much body fat, especially in your waist area, you are at a higher risk of health problems. However you cannot see if you have raised cholesterol and it can affect both those that are normal and overweight. Age – Cholesterol generally rises slightly with increasing age. Smoking – Smoking lowers HDL cholesterol levels and increases the tendency for blood to clot. Excess alcohol consumption – Moderate use of alcohol can increase ‘good’ HDL cholesterol. However, increased alcohol consumption brings other health dangers, such as alcoholism, high blood pressure, obesity, stroke and cancer. A few changes could help protect you from this hidden condition: • Try to keep your consumption of saturated fats to a minimum. • Aim to replace saturated fats, with moderate amounts of ‘good’ fats also known as monounsaturated and polyunsaturated fats. • Grill, steam, boil and bake foods instead of frying and roasting. • Eat plenty of fibre-rich foods. • Enjoy healthy snacks such as fruit, nuts and seeds, olives etc. • Eat at least two portions of fish per week, one of which should be oily (Choose from salmon, mackerel, sardines, pilchards or herring). • Include foods enriched with plant stanols/sterols, which are clinically proven to lower ‘bad’ LDL cholesterol as part of a healthy diet and lifestyle. • Stay physically active. at least 30 minutes of moderate intensity exercise on five or more days of the week. • Avoid smoking. • Try and manage your stress levels.  Foods to avoid  Limit saturated fats and oils, such as butter, palm oil, and coconut oil. Instead, use soft vegetable oils, such as olive or canola oil.  Avoid trans fats or partially hydrogenated vegetable oils. These oils go through a process that makes them solid. They're found in some hard margarines, snack crackers, cookies,and chips.  Limit fatty meats such as corned beef, , ribs, steak, ground meat, hot dogs, sausage, bacon, and processed meats . Also limit organ meats like liver and kidney. Replace with skinless chicken or turkey, lean beef, pork, lamb, and fish. Try some meatless main dishes, like beans, peas, pasta, or rice.  Limit meat, poultry, and fish to no more than two servings, or 140 g, a day. Remember that a serving is about the size of a deck of playing cards.  Limit egg yolks.  Limit milk products that contain more than 1% milk fat. This includes cream, most cheeses, and nondairy coffee creamers or whipped topping (which often contain coconut or palm oils). Instead try fat-free or low-fat milk (0% to 1% fat) and low-fat cheeses.  Limit snack crackers, muffins, quick breads, croissants, and cakes made with saturated or hydrogenated fat, whole eggs, or whole milk. Try low-fat baked goods, and use any spreads or toppings lightly.  Instead of using butter or margarine on bread, try dipping it in olive oil.  Avoid fast foods like hamburgers, fries, fried chicken, and tacos. They are high in both total fat and saturated fat. When you eat out, choose broiled sandwiches or chicken without skin, salads with low-fat dressing, and foods that aren't fried. Ask the server to leave off the cheese and high-fat dressings like mayonnaise. Foods that decreasse CHOLESTROL 1. Oatmeal, oat bran and high-fiber foods Oatmeal contains soluble fiber, which reduces your low-density lipoprotein (LDL), the "bad," cholesterol. Soluble fiber is also found in such foods as kidney beans, apples, pears, barley and prunes.Soluble fiber can reduce the absorption of cholesterol into your bloodstream. Five to 10 grams or more of soluble fiber a day decreases your total and LDL cholesterol. Eating 1 1/2 cups of cooked oatmeal provides 6 grams of fiber. If you add fruit, such as bananas, you'll add about 4 more grams of fiber. To mix it up a little, try steel-cut oatmeal or cold cereal made with oatmeal or oat bran. 2. Fish and omega-3 fatty acids Eating fatty fish can be heart healthy because of its high levels of omega-3 fatty acids, which can reduce your blood pressure and risk of developing blood clots. In people who have already had heart attacks, fish oil — or omega-3 fatty acids — reduces the risk of sudden death. I recommend eating at least two servings of fish a week. The highest levels of omega-3 fatty acids are in: • Mackerel • Lake trout • Herring • Sardines • Albacore tuna • Salmon • Halibut You should bake or grill the fish to avoid adding unhealthy fats. If you don't like fish, you can also get small amounts of omega-3 fatty acids from foods like ground flaxseed or canola oil. You can take an omega-3 or fish oil supplement to get some of the benefits, but you won't get other nutrients in fish, such as selenium. If you decide to take a supplement, just remember to watch your diet and eat lean meat or vegetables in place of fish. 3. Walnuts, almonds and other nuts Walnuts, almonds and other nuts can reduce blood cholesterol. Rich in polyunsaturated fatty acids, walnuts also help keep blood vessels healthy. Eating about a handful (1.5 ounces, or 42.5 grams) a day of most nuts, such as almonds, hazelnuts, peanuts, pecans, some pine nuts, pistachio nuts and walnuts, may reduce your risk of heart disease. Just make sure the nuts you eat aren't salted or coated with sugar. All nuts are high in calories, so a handful will do. To avoid eating too many nuts and gaining weight, replace foods high in saturated fat with nuts. For example, instead of using cheese, meat or croutons in your salad, add a handful of walnuts or almonds.
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I am 20 years old. When I am sad. I am getting severe pain in heart. I can't bear this pain. I feel lonely because of my love issues. I am not able to become mentally strong. How to stop this severe pain.

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
I am 20 years old. When I am sad. I am getting severe pain in heart. I can't bear this pain. I feel lonely because of...
1. For your age pain chest could be due to anxiety, stress, depression, physical and mental strain, hyper acidity, muscular problem 2. Avoid stress and strain 3. Do regular exercise, reduce your weight if over weight. 4. Control your diet. Avoid oily/spicy/fried and junk food, high calorie and cholesterol rich diet. Take small frequent meals (5-6 meals/day instead of three heavy meals. If you have hyper acidity take one tablet of pan 40 in the morning before breakfast daily for few days 5. Do yoga, meditation, deep breathing exercise like pranayama etc. It will calm your mind, control your emotion and relieve stress. 6. Have sound sleep for 7-8 hours daily. 7. Avoid smoking, alcohol, excess tea/coffee, if you are having 8. Drink plenty of water and take rest 9. Take paracetamol 500mg one tablet sos after food up to a maximum of three tablets per day at the time of chest pain 10. If you have recurrent attack of chest pain check your bp, take ecg and consult cardiologist
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I am 46 years old after my blood test I find tryglyciders level is 307 where as limit is less than 200. Please suggest homeopathic / Ayurvedic tabs.

PG Diploma in Emergency Medicine Services (PGDEMS), Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), MD - Alternate Medicine
Ayurveda, Ghaziabad
I am 46 years old after my blood test I find tryglyciders level is 307 where as limit is less than 200. Please sugges...
Take pranacharya medohar rasayn twice a day. Medohar guggul 2-2 twice a day. And pranacharya slim capsule 1-1 twice a day. Avoid junk food. Oily food. Fermented food. Alcohol consumption. Sugar. Milk products and sweets. Take oats and cereals more. And do pranayama early in the morning and walk for atleast 45 minutes a day. And do exercises. Do not sleep immediately after taking meal.
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Dear Doctors, My wife have a pain in her heart. In cold season it increases and then she feels big difficulty in breathing. In summer season she feels better a little. What does she have the real problem? Give a proper advice please.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
Dear Doctors, My wife have a pain in her heart. In cold season it increases and then she feels big difficulty in brea...
For pain take tablet paracetamol 650 mg and Get her vital parameters of the body checked from a nearby doctor and revert back with findings
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How to cure high blood pressure amd whar are the remedoesto prevent hough blood pressure please suggest some ways to cure high blood pressure.

BHMS
Homeopath,
How to cure high blood pressure amd whar are the remedoesto prevent hough blood pressure please suggest some ways to ...
Dear lybrate user, take homoeopathic mother tincture rauwolfia q, 30 drops, thrice daily, after meals, in a cup of water for your problem of high blood pressure. Also avoid mutton, beef, chicken, ghee, butter etc. Kindly remember that medication to control high blood pressure will affect your sexual performance & it will diminish your sexual power.
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Hi Docs, My elder brother (41 yrs) is struggling with heart problem and his kidneys are affected. When checked up with docs thy said that his heart is functioning only 25% at the same time he is fighting with jaundice which is 5 as per report. Kidneys are also not helping due to these all weaknesses. Pl advice I am so much worried about my brother. Also JFYKI. He was serious yesterday in the hospital. I hope you experts give us your valued solution. Thank you.

DHMS (Hons.)
Homeopath, Patna
Hi Docs, My elder brother (41 yrs) is struggling with heart problem and his kidneys are affected. When checked up wit...
Hello, Lybrate user, It's a multi orgons sickness, your brother is suffering from. He needs proper care in a hospital. Moreover, give him the underlying homoeopathic medicine to smoothen his condition. @ Arjuna Q- 15 ml @ CheledoniumQ.-15 ml @ Berb vulgar Q-15 ml mix all above medicines together and give him 10 drops of mixture, thrice a day with little water. All the instruction of treating doctor be followed strictly, please. Report, wkly. Your feedback matters to follow up your case, further, please. Tk, care.
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I am 20 now I have chest pain regularly even if I walk a little it makes me feel tired.what to do

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
I am 20 now I have chest pain regularly even if I walk a little it makes me feel tired.what to do
it could be because of low hemoglobin.check your hemoglobin and consult doctor for advice and treatment
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I am a working lady, my work is in field mostly. I am anemic and also my blood pressure keeps on increasing, so I want to ask weather this blood pressure is because of anemia or there may be some other reason. And also what I should do to control my blood pressure.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
I am a working lady, my work is in field mostly. I am anemic and also my blood pressure keeps on increasing, so I wan...
Bp is not because of anaemia and for bp control we have to first get your blood checked for cbc creatine sgpt fbs.
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Having H, BP for last 20 yrs. But I take amlopres L-50 mg. Daily and doing daily walk with exercises, But addict towards medicine. Wt.is 90 kg with ht. 5.5F .Ofcourse H.wt.pl advice to free from medicine and want to loose 15 kg. Wt. Rajeev.

DNB Cardiology
Cardiologist, Bangalore
Having H, BP for last 20 yrs. But I take amlopres L-50 mg. Daily and doing daily walk with exercises, But addict towa...
difficult to take out medication as age progress but definitely can reduce dose ... low salt diet ... regular eating habit less carbohydrates and fatty food....consult dietician for further details...
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