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Dr. Shekhar Ambardekar  - Cardiologist, Mumbai

Dr. Shekhar Ambardekar

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Dr. Shekhar Ambardekar is a renowned Cardiologist in Bandra East, Mumbai. He is currently practising at Dr. Shekhar Ambardekar@Asian Heart Hospital in Bandra East, Mumbai. Save your time and book an appointment online with Dr. Shekhar Ambardekar on Lybrate.com.

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As per 2decho 1) Lv and rv appears normal in size with normal systolic function (LVEF-55-60%), e/o diastolic dysfunction. 2) No obvious significant valvular pathology. 3) IVC normal. 4) No obvious pericardial effusion. In the first statement that dysfunction part is not letting me sleep. Please help m I suffering from heart disease. My cholesterol is 192. triglycerides is 157. Hdl is 50.2 Ldl is 111.00 Vldl is 31 Ldl/hdl is 4. Please help me on first statement. Also is it due to my ecg shiw abnormal twave.

MBBS
General Physician, Ahmednagar
As per 2decho
1) Lv and rv appears normal in size with normal systolic function (LVEF-55-60%), e/o diastolic dysfunct...
There are two parts to the pumping action of the heart. The first part is called diastole, when blood collects in the lower heart chambers (right and left ventricles) as it is pushed through the tricuspid and mitral valves. Once the ventricles are filled with blood, the second part of the pumping action begins. The ventricles contract and blood is pushed from the right ventricle into the pulmonary artery and from the left ventricle into the aortic valves. This part is called systole. Diastolic dysfunction refers to when the diastole part of this action is abnormal. The ventricles do not properly relax and become stiff meaning they cannot fill with blood properly. The main causes of diastolic dysfunction are: Chronic hypertension Coronary heart disease Aging Aortic stenosis – the narrowing of a heart valve Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy – thickened and stiffness in walls of the heart Restrictive cardiomyopathy – where scars or deposits have led to stiff heart muscles your doctor will find out the cause.
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I masturbate Everyday even twice a day I can not control myself. I don't have stamina when I run a small distance I have pain in my chest and it seems like my skin from the ribcage is decreasing what should I do to control my habit.

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Ayurveda, Ambala
I masturbate Everyday even twice a day I can not control myself. I don't have stamina when I run a small distance I h...
To control the excitement & masturbation problem you have to follow these methods- * first you have to make your mind relaxed & free from the thought of sexual desire. For that practice anulom-vilom pranayam in the morning for atleast 5-8 minutes daily. * do yogasana namely padmasana & gorakshasana daily for 8-10 minutes. * completely avoid all addiction of alcohol & smoking. * avoid intake of peanuts, gur, til, garam masalas, almonds, wallnuts, kaju, pista. * avoid watching any type of adult movies, books & any pictures. * make goals in the life to achieve as soon as poosible. Sex is not the main part of life but it is only natural desire so focus more on studies & profession. * work out in the morning daily such as a long walk, running or exercises in gym or home to get focus on yourself.
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congenital Bicuspid Aortic Valve Mild AS Normal Biventricular function This is the impression of my son's echo test report He is 1 Month old. Pls explain what is this? Is this a serious issue or completely curable?

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
congenital Bicuspid Aortic Valve
Mild AS
Normal Biventricular function
This is the impression of my son's echo test r...
Dear lybrate user, - In this congenital disorder the aortic valve has two cusps instead of the normal four from birth - the progress in life depends on if some problem develops due to the valve & the child becomes symptomatic, there may not be any problem till adulthood - later on can be corrected by surgery.
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If someone have BP high and he got heart attack then what can a simple treatment we have to give until before to go in the hospital.

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Sexologist, Lonavala
If someone have BP high and he got heart attack then what can a simple treatment we have to give until before to go i...
Try the following remedy it will surely help you Natural home remedy using mango, cumin seeds, salt, sugar and mint leaves: 1. Take 6 raw mangoes 2. Boil them in 1 L water for 15 min 3. Peel and de-seed them 3. Separate the mango pulp 4. Mix the pulp in 250 ml water 5. Add 1 tsp cumin seed powder 6. Add 1 tsp salt 7. Add 2 tbsp sugar 8. Add 2 tsp crushed mint leaves 8. Mix well 9. Store this in the refrigerator 10. Have this cold drink 2 times a day This is very helpful for you.
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I am having triglycerides at 499 and other cholesterol parameters are within healthy range. I have also got vitamin b12 at 144 which is very low. What to do ?

DM Cardiology
Cardiologist, Delhi
Dear , upper limit of triglycerides is 150, your's is very high. You should consult a cardiologist and a dietician, to prescribe you proper medicines and diet to reduce tg levels.
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I am having high cholesterol level (196 is value. My LDL is 130. I want to know how to reduce my cholesterol and whether there is any medication for it? I am 22 yrs old female. Height 151cms and weight 76 kgs. I am hypothyroid and taking Thyronom 25 mcg.

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine Specialist, Faridabad
I am having high cholesterol level (196 is value. My LDL is 130. I want to know how to reduce my cholesterol and whet...
Avoid bad habits .Avoid fast food/fat/oily,salty foods. Coffee, smoking, alcohol intake. Non-veg., take whole grain,oats,green veg.,plenty of water in day time, 1 glass of water at night before bed. tou can take cap. ecosprin gold-10 once at night for 30 days. continue thyroid medicines.
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Dear sir, From 1 year I am facing more acidity problem when I get up morning then come dirty water in mouth and sex erectile dysfunction, chest pain, up side free my body And any where push on the body then feel pain And my head hot /cold, not free feel and when round the neck more pain. I am taking medicines but not benefits. So please help. Me medicines. And best advice thanks.

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Homeopath,
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From 1 year I am facing more acidity problem when I get up morning then come dirty water in mouth and sex e...
Dear lybrate user, digestive problem always leads to sexual disturbance. First of all you need to get rid of your acidity. Dear lybrate user, you need to take homoeopathic carbo veg 200, 5 drops, thrice daily, in empty stomach. You can also try homoeopathic liver tonic liv-t (sbl company). Take 20 ml of the aforesaid liver tonic, thrice daily, after meals. Try to drink as much water as you can drink daily. Try to get an uninterrupted sleep of minimum 8 hours.
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I have chest pain. I had an xray but nothing was dere. Wat can be d possible problem?

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
I have chest pain. I had an xray but nothing was dere. Wat can be d possible problem?
Dear Lybrateuser, - At your age chest pain could be due to acidity, anxiety or sedentary habit - avoid spicy, fried & junk food, have more of fruits & vegetables, chew your food well, do not skip meals, have meals on time, avoid more than 1-2 cups of tea, coffee in a day, have dinner 2-3 hrs before bed time - have 7-8 glasses of water for proper digestion - avoid alcohol, tobacco, aerated drinks if you take - do regular exercise like walking, jogging, also do yoga & deep breathing exercise for 10-15 min in the morning, it will relax your mind & keep your body fit - take syrup Gelusil, 2 teaspoonful half an hour after every meal three times a day.
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I am 55 years old male and prediabetes. My ldl cholesterol is 57 and hdl cholesterol is 35. Triglycerides is 226. What should I eat to reduce triglycerides and to increase hdl. Fasting sugar is 115 and pp is 130.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
I am 55 years old male and prediabetes. My ldl cholesterol is 57 and hdl cholesterol is 35. Triglycerides is 226. Wha...
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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I am 32 years male I had my echo scan it states that I have mvp grade 1 Is it serious issue?

Diploma in Family Medicine, Fellowship in Diabetology, Diploma in Diabetology, FCCP, MBBS
General Physician,
Mvp is not a serious issue. It is just like having extra sixth finger in the hand. So need not worry.
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Hi irritation (jalan) below heart, while sitting for a short time not paining only irritation.

MBBS
General Physician, Jalgaon
Hi irritation (jalan) below heart, while sitting for a short time not paining only irritation.
Please Take Tab Dompan SR 5 1 on empty stomach Tab yastimadhu by Himalaya 10 1 1 Sy ulgel A 2 tsf two times a day Go for morning and evening walk daily for good digestion and easy defication Take milk regularly Take salads and fruits more Avoid oily spicy and fast food, non veg food, processed food for few days.
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Sir I am suffering from chest pain which attacks rarely. It will be a few seconds but the pain is severe. May I know wt should I do. My age group is 22.

DIPLOMA IN DIABETES (U.K), M.D INTERNAL MEDICINE, MBBS
Endocrinologist, Chennai
Sir I am suffering from chest pain which attacks rarely. It will be a few seconds but the pain is severe. May I know ...
Young lady with chest pain. It can be of many reasons. One of the common problem is mitral valve prolapse. Others are acidity. Better to have a ecg done at the earliest.
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What is the symptoms of heart attack and what is the primary treatment to save lives?

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
What is the symptoms of heart attack and what is the primary treatment to save lives?
Left side chest pain with pain radiating to the left arm with irregular heartbeat and sweating are few symptoms of heart attack and can give tablet sorbitrate sublingually
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I am 20. I started smoking when I was in 2nd semester. Now I am in 6th sem. I was smoking since 18. Now I finally quit smoking after 2 years. Now a days I am facing many problems like short of breathing (SOB) and Chest Tightness. It has been 25 days I quit smoking but I am facing these problems. What should I do? Is this any symptoms of any diseases?

Masters in Clinical Psychology
Psychologist, Lucknow
I am 20. I started smoking when I was in 2nd semester. Now I am in 6th sem. I was smoking since 18. Now I finally qui...
congratulations on your succesful effort. these are withdrawl symptoms of nicotine for withdrawal symptoms go away completely isn’t possible, but there are ways to minimize them. How often and how badly the symptoms affect you varies from person to person. It partially depends on how you quit. For example, if you choose the “cold turkey” method without the use of any smoking cessation aids (such as nicotine patches or gum), you’ll probably notice symptoms within as little as two hours. People who use smoking cessation aids such as patches, gums, and inhalers usually experience less severe withdrawal symptoms. That’s because this method slowly cuts back on their levels of nicotine use rather than pulling the plug all at once. In this method, the physical symptoms should reach their climax approximately 72 hours after your last cigarette. Advertisement The withdrawal symptoms, both physical and mental, will make it tough to stick it out and not start smoking again. But there are things you can do to make sure you stick with it. Below are some helpful and practical tips for managing your nicotine withdrawal symptoms. Healthy Diet Quitting smoking can cause an increase in appetite. If you find yourself wanting to eat more, take advantage of your newfound appetite to eat a healthy array of vegetables, fruits, and lean proteins. Following a healthy diet can reduce the severity and length of your withdrawal symptoms. Exercise Part of nicotine’s addictive power is that it elevates your mood. It’s common for people who quit smoking to fall into a mild depression. One way to counteract this problem is to exercise. Physical activity triggers the release of mood- raising endorphins in your body that will naturally help you feel better both physically and mentally.
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How to control high blood pressure if it occurs immediately and no medical facility is available.

Clinical Cardiology, MD - Consultant Physician
Cardiologist, Surat
How to control high blood pressure if it occurs immediately and no medical facility is available.
Hi. Sudden rise in blood pressure, if no medical facility is available, you should calm down first. Be relaxed and silent and avoid any king of physical activity. Ask for someone to come and help you, arrange ambulance or other means and transfer to nearest hospital or clinic. This is best. Avoid smoking, smoke, coffee tea or any other food till you see a doctor. Take care.
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My heart suddenly starts pumping faster randomly and I feel like Its going to stop at one point, but after sometime it calms down and starts pumping normally and I am 23 years old

BHMS
Homeopath, Mumbai
Once consult with cardiologist. And if everything is normal go for psychiatrist . Even in homeopathy good medicines are there but only after case taking
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Dear sir good afternoon I just want to know that in my lipid profile test my s. Triglyceride is 349 mg% and s cholesterol is 200 mg% now I want to know how to control it and what are the risk factors ?

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine Specialist, Faridabad
Dear sir good afternoon I just want to know that in my lipid profile test my s. Triglyceride is 349 mg% and s cholest...
Hello dear High triglycerides and 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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What Are The Difference Between Multivessel Stenting and Bypass Surgery?

MBBS, MD - Cardiology, DM
Cardiologist, Mumbai
What Are The Difference Between Multivessel Stenting and Bypass Surgery?

The results of a study conducted by the Department of Medicine, University of Ulsan, Korea, show that multivessel coronary stenting can be performed with a high success rate along with an acceptable clinical outcome. Coronary stenting has proven itself to be an accepted means for treating of obstructed coronary arteries. The need for multivessel coronary stenting has been inflated because of the larger number of patients with unfavourable cardiac profiles. Conventionally, bypass surgery is regarded as a standard means for relieving angina in cardiac patients with multivessel coronary disease as it could lead to a downright revascularization. Further, it also allows a prolongation of lifespan in a specified subgroup of patients.

How are they performed: Despite the coming of modern generation of stents, patients with multiple stringent arteries in the heart receiving coronary after bypass have recovered better than those whose arteries were grafted with balloon angioplasty or stenting. This report is presented in the 64th Annual Scientific Session in the American College of Cardiology. This report echoes past studies which shows that patients afflicted with multiple narrowed arteries receive better results with coronary artery bypass grafting, which is also known as CABG or bypass heart surgery. In case of multivessel stenting, which is known as angioplasty or percutaneous coronary intervention or PCI, a stent is put within the arteries to hold it wide open and facilitate the flow of blood.

Which one is better: In a new study, it is reported that patients with new stents are susceptible to 47% higher risk of any of the outcomes like death or cardiac arrest as compared to patients who undergo bypass surgery. In CABG, a vein or artery from other parts of the body is grafted on the constricted coronary artery for allowing easy blood flow to and from heart. This study reinforces present regulations that recommend CABG to treat patients with substantial constrictions in various arteries, a condition often termed as multivessel coronary artery ailment.

Renowned cardiologist Seung Jung Park from Asan Medical Centre in Seoul, South Korea opines that CABG is still a much preferred option on the basis of their medical data. Another study known as Bypass Surgery Versus Everolimus - Eluting Stent Implantation for Multivessel Coronary Artery Disease or BEST trial deserves mention. It is one of the two randomly controlled trials for comparing bypass to angioplasty since the introduction of modernised stents that emits medication, which would prevent blood clot.

This study was implemented on 880 patients at 27 healthcare centres in four countries. Each patient had multivessel coronary artery disease and were determined to be equally eligible to go through either of the methods. Half of these patients were randomly chosen to be given angioplasty with everolimus-eluting stents, and the other half received bypass surgery.

All the patients were tracked for about five years and during this prolonged follow up, angioplasty was related to a considerable upsurge in the incidence of myocardial infarction, target vessel revascularization and often death. Because, it is a more invasive process, bypass surgery is normally recommended only for patients afflicted with higher-risk constrictions in more than one artery.

If you are one of these patients and this concern plagues you, it is recommended to talk to your cardiologist without much delay. If you wish to discuss any specific problem, you can consult a cardiologist.

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How Does The Heart's Electrical Conduction System Work?

M.B.B.S. , PG Diploma In Clinical Cardiology
Cardiologist, Delhi
How Does The Heart's Electrical Conduction System Work?

The heart's electrical conduction system plays a very important role in cardiovascular functioning. Also known as the atrioventricular (AV) conduction system, it regulates and controls the timing of the heartbeat.

How does the heart's electrical conduction system work?

There is a collection of electrical cells in the upper right atrium of the heart known as the sinoatrial (SA) node which acts as a natural pacemaker and generates electrical signals. These signals travel through specialized electrical pathways and stimulate the muscular walls of the heart to contract in a rhythmic manner. This gives rise to the heartbeat that pulses at a specific frequency every minute.

What is the effect of fluctuations in electrical activity on the heart?

The standard heart rate in human being ranges from 60 to 100 beats per minute. It slows down when a person sleeps and speeds up when one experiences physical or emotional heightening. These fluctuations are triggered by the brain or other systems of the body and signal the SA node to generate charges more rapidly or slowly. This leads to spikes and drops in the heart rate, depending on the nature of the situation.

What happens when there is dysfunction in the heart's electrical activity?

When the heart's electrical conduction system does not function properly, it leads to the occurrence of a condition known as arrhythmia or abnormal heart rhythm. This happens when electrical impulses are generated in an irregular manner and causes tachycardia (rapid heartbeats) or bradycardia (slow heartbeats) which takes place in jarring infrequent tempos.

What causes fluctuations in the heart's electrical activity?

There are various kinds of triggers that cause the heart rate to fluctuate. The exact nature of fluctuation also depends on the type of trigger. A few everyday examples of these causes are as follows:

  • Exercise and strenuous physical activity increases electrical activity as the heart is required to beat faster so as to increase the supply of blood and oxygen to the muscles.
  • Sleep and rest reduce heart rate as the body is not needed to exert itself.
  • Release of adrenaline into the bloodstream causes the heart rate to spike up. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a cardiologist.
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