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Dr. Shekhar S Ambardekar  - Cardiologist, Mumbai

Dr. Shekhar S Ambardekar

MBBS - DM - Cardiology

Cardiologist, Mumbai

39 Years Experience  ·  1300 at clinic
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Dr. Shekhar S Ambardekar MBBS - DM - Cardiology Cardiologist, Mumbai
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Dr. Ambadekar is a very senior specilaist with enormous expertisee in various non invasive cardiac procedures Also Dr. Shekhar Ambardekar is a senior interventional cardiologist, with a......more
Dr. Ambadekar is a very senior specilaist with enormous expertisee in various non invasive cardiac procedures Also Dr. Shekhar Ambardekar is a senior interventional cardiologist, with a special interest in preventive cardiology. Dr. Ambardekar brings to S.L Raheja (A Fortis Associate) Hospital more than 25 yrs of experience in interventional cardiology. Dr. Ambardekar has extensive experience in teaching, having worked as a lecturer in Cardiology in Grant Medical College and J.J group of Hospitals, Mumbai where he has mentored many graduate and post graduate students.
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MBBS - DM - Cardiology - BOMBAY UNIVERSITY - 1978

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My mother has survived after heart attack on 5 June 2016 due to high blood sugar, cardiologists conducted echo test which shows hypokinesia apex, apicolateral wall, apicosept Final diagnosis CAD, RWMA CAD. Mod. CV,systolic dyst ,need explanation and expert opinion.

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine, DM - Cardiology, Cardiac Device Specialist (CCDS - Physician )
Cardiologist, Delhi
My mother has survived after heart attack on 5 June 2016 due to high blood sugar, cardiologists conducted echo test w...
Your mother has had an heart attack according to this report. You should get an angiography done to see which artery is blocked and has led to the attack. And the get her treated. The result of angiogram will decide what type of treatment she will require.
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I have severe pain in my chest. N it is hard to sleep on bed n I lost 7 kg in a month n hv dry cough since 20 days. What is the problem?

PG Diploma in Emergency Medicine Services (PGDEMS), Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), MD - Alternate Medicine
Ayurveda, Ghaziabad
I have severe pain in my chest. N it is hard to sleep on bed n I lost 7 kg in a month n hv dry cough since 20 days. W...
Hello there, for cough, take 2-2 teaspoonful of pranacharya kasantak by mixing it in hot water twice daily. Sitopaladi, praval and tankan bhasm churna taken with honey can also bring relief. Consume this 3 to 4 times a day for relief from dry cough; you can also drink tea with basil leaves or add ginger and black pepper in it. Salted hot water gargling also helps. And stay away from cold drinks and don't take milk when having cough.
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My mom is diabetic from past 15 yrs, now she's displaying symptoms like major weakness, difficulty in breathing, minor pain in left side of chest. Her ECG report & x-ray reports are normal but in blood gas test ,acid level is high and oxygen level is low. What should I do? Please suggest something.

MBBS, CCEBDM, Diploma in Diabetology
Endocrinologist, Hubli-Dharwad
My mom is diabetic from past 15 yrs, now she's displaying symptoms like major weakness, difficulty in breathing, mino...
Hello, Thanks for the query. Symptoms like weakness, breathing difficulty and chest pain can be due to heart problem or there could be conditions like anemia, improper nutrition etc. First and foremost is she should achieve a strict blood glucose control with FBG <100 mg, PP 160 to 180 mg & HbA1c%<7. If this is not achieved then excess loss of glucose through urine itself can lead to weakness and tired feeling. In your communication there is absolutely no mention about her diabetes treatment, drugs and dosage or her fasting, PP glucose levels and HbA1c%. Hence it is very difficult to understand the situation. Thanks.
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My body pressure is too low. Now how can I increase my body blood pressure. Please cooperate me.

BAMS
Ayurveda, Ambala
My body pressure is too low. Now how can I increase my body blood pressure. Please cooperate me.
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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I am 63 year old male no sugar BP normal with medicine. My problem is 20 year back operate on my right leg hip joint with nailing. 3 year back remove nails. My right leg short about half inch. I walk limb. And due to that full body load come on left side leg. Now days my left side leg pain in knee. For that pl. Suggest medicine or treatment.

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Physiotherapist, Kota
I am 63 year old male no sugar BP normal with medicine. My problem is 20 year back operate on my right leg hip joint ...
Leg & Hip pain k liye ap exercise kijiye I hope you feel well. Hip Strengthening – Basic Exercises To begin with, the following basic hip strengthening exercises should be performed approximately 10 times, 3 times daily. As your hip strength improves, the exercises can be progressed by gradually increasing the repetitions and strength of contraction provided they do not cause or increase pain. Bridging Begin this exercise lying on your back in the position demonstrated (figure 1). Slowly lift your bottom pushing through your feet, until your knee, hip and shoulder are in a straight line. Tighten your bottom muscles (gluteals) as you do this. Hold for 2 seconds and repeat 10 times. Hip Extension in Lying Begin this exercise lying on your stomach in the position demonstrated (figure 2). Keeping your knee straight, slowly lift your leg tightening your bottom muscles (gluteals). Hold for 2 seconds and repeat 10 times. Adductor Squeeze Begin this exercise lying in the position demonstrated with a rolled towel or ball between your knees (figure 3). Slowly squeeze the ball between your knees tightening your inner thigh muscles (adductors). Hold for 5 seconds and repeat 10 times as hard as possible pain free. Figure 3 – Adductor Squeeze Hip Abduction Sidelying Begin this exercise lying on your side in the position demonstrated (figure 4). Keeping your back and knee straight and foot facing forwards, slowly take your leg to the side tightening the muscles at the side of your thigh / hip (abductors). Hold for 2 seconds and repeat 10 times as far as possible pain free. Hip Abduction Standing Begin this exercise standing at a bench or table for balance (figure 5). Keeping your back and knee straight and foot facing forwards, slowly take your leg to the side tightening the muscles at the side of your thigh / hip (abductors). Hold for 2 seconds and repeat 10 times as far as possible pain free. Straight Leg Raise Begin this exercise lying on your back with one leg straight and one leg bent (figure 6). Slowly lift your straight leg to approximately 45 degrees keeping your knee and toes facing the ceiling. Hold for 2 seconds and repeat 10 times provided it is pain free. Hip Flexion Begin this exercise standing at a bench or table for balance (figure 7). Slowly lift your knee up as high as you can while keeping your back straight and tightening the muscles at the front of your hip (hip flexors). Hold for 2 seconds and repeat 10 times as far as possible pain free.
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Hello. For the past 10 days. My mom's blood pressure is more than the normal. 140/90. Her age is 42. What steps are to be taken to get it to the normal. Please help.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
Hello. For the past 10 days. My mom's blood pressure is more than the normal. 140/90. Her age is 42. What steps are t...
Hi, Take Rauvolfia 1x, 2 tabs daily morning empty stomach. Drink plenty of liquids and cut down your fat, salt and sugar intake. go for a morning walk daily at least for 30 minutes. Take a sound sleep and try to avoid anger. Revert after 15 days with feedback.
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My age is 20. I am feeling severe pain in my heart when I am sad. I use to think and act positively but now I am ending up with negative thinking and it is making me feel very sad. I am not able to bear that pain in heart. Is there any solution to solve this pain. Please help me out.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Navi Mumbai
My age is 20. I am feeling severe pain in my heart when I am sad. I use to think and act positively but now I am endi...
First of all you should follow some basic thing 1. Avoid=hot and cold at time 2. Less the sugar as much as possible if you want to eat sweet take juggery which is black 3. Do not drink water after meal drink at the time of meal sip by sip up to 150 ml 4. Avoid late night sleep 5. Triphala kadha 4 tsp before lunch and dinner 6. Amala juice 4 tsp + 2tsp sugar + 2tsp honey in the morning empty stomach.
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My self Dhaval trivedi age is 31 I'm suffering from high BP since July I take medicine regularly but it's not controller my BP range is 170/110 what should I do? I consulted two MD doctors in my area.

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
Non-Invasive Conservative Cardiac Care Specialist, Pune
My self Dhaval trivedi age is 31 I'm suffering from high BP since July I take medicine regularly but it's not control...
Please ask doctor's to change medication. Make changes in your lifestyle to monitor your BP in the most natural way. Remember, increased BP is an un-natural occurrence. Only when our lifestyle is disturbed and we do incorrect things, the BP goes out of control. Medicines keep BP in check, but do not bring it to normal. Ideally, regulate Diet, exercise, mind control, proper hydration, rest and timely sleep and food These will surely help. Have a healthy diwali.
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My BP remains 100/150 at the age of 45, should I treat it with homoeo or allopathy.

MBBS
General Physician, Delhi
My BP remains 100/150 at the age of 45, should I treat it with homoeo or allopathy.
I would advice to start medication which is best suited for your body, as per my knowledge I would like to advice you to start Allopathic medication.
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I am suffering from dry cough for the last 2weeks and I have chest pain whenever I cough hard can you suggest what should be done?

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
I am suffering from dry cough for the last 2weeks and I have chest pain whenever I cough hard can you suggest what sh...
1. Do warm saline gurgling 3-4 times daily 2. Take viscodyne d syrup 2tsf thrice daily 3. You may have to take antibiotic along with it and carry out investigations including x ray of chest after consulting physician, if no relief4. Avoid smoking if you smoke.
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I am 28 years old I am suffering high BP now 140/94 till not using any medicine how to getting normal please suggest me I have heavy body pains and chest pain also.

BHMS
Homeopath, Mumbai
I am 28 years old I am suffering high BP now 140/94 till not using any medicine how to getting normal please suggest ...
Hello lybrate-user! Your BP levels are very high I suggest to consult a doctor an start treatment! Or else give whole history will prescribe medication!
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I have a problem for my chest in their body the pain will be increases in day by day.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
I have a problem for my chest in their body the pain will be increases in day by day.
For pain take tablet paracetamol 650 mg with rantac and get your vital parameters of the body checked
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Dr, I have most of the problems that you have mentioned for the past 3, 4 years. I am frequently taking blood test to check sugar, cholesterol and Thyroid. As my mom and dad has diabetes. My TSH level is around 8-9. My reports don't show any changes in Sugar levels.

MD - Alternate Medicine, BHMS
Homeopath, Surat
Dr, I have most of the problems that you have mentioned for the past 3, 4 years. I am frequently taking blood test to...
Take Arsenic 0/4 one dose and Cosmos 30C daily for 2 weeks. It will be alright. Still if you have any queries, please let me know. Take care. :)
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How to control depression and blood pressure (now 170) pl take an immediate action.

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
Non-Invasive Conservative Cardiac Care Specialist, Pune
How to control depression and blood pressure (now 170) pl take an immediate action.
Doing regular exercise which will make you sweat is a wonderful and healthy manner to get rid of depression. Along with overcoming depression, you will find your BP coming under control, your personality improving, your digestion and sleep improving. And all this without depending on any medicines. Wish you a happy prosperous and healthy Diwali.
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I am experiencing gas problem since last 6 month, due to this stomach got heavy and heart burn problem occur 1. Is heart burn is this dangerous to heart? 2. Please suggest what I do for this, I have also consult too many doctors but problem is still same.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Hyderabad
I am experiencing gas problem since last 6 month, due to this stomach got heavy and heart burn problem occur
1. Is he...
Homoeopathy has good treatment for stomach pain acidity and flatulence without adverse effects. Take nux vomica 200 in the morning and in the evening for 6 days and give feedback.
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Holter Monitor - What Exactly It Is?

Multi Speciality
Cardiologist, Delhi
Holter Monitor - What Exactly It Is?

A holter is a a 24-48 hour hour ECG that is used to evaluate disturbances in the rhythm of your heart. A holter monitor is a little, battery controlled therapeutic gadget that measures your heart's actions, for example, rate and cadence. Your specialist may request that you utilize one, in case that they require more data about how your heart functions, that a normal electrocardiogram (EKG) cannot give them. Twenty four hour holter monitoring is an important test to record your heart's rate and cadence for twenty four hours. 

You wear the holter small monitor for twelve to forty-eight hours as you continue with your usual everyday routine. This gadget has cathodes and electrical leads like a standard ECG. It can get your heart's rate and beat as well as when you feel neck pains or display indications of an unpredictable pulse or arrhythmia. 

Here is how it usually works:

  1. The holter monitor is very small. It is marginally bigger than a deck of playing cards. A few leads or wires, are attached to your body like an ECG. The leads connect with cathodes that are put on the skin of your chest with a paste like gel. The metal anodes direct your heart's movement through the wires and into the holter screen. 
  2. You wear a little pocket around your neck that holds the recorder. It is important to keep the monitor near your body during the testing time frame to ensure the readings are precise. 
  3. You will get guidelines that disclose how to deal with your monitor and what not to do while you are wearing it. It is vital to abstain from activities, such as washing, exercising, or running, while you are wearing the screen.
  4. You are urged to take an interest in your typical routine during the holter twenty-four-hour test. You will be coordinated to record your routine in a journal. 
  5. A 24-hour holter test is effortless. Make sure to record any pain, fast pulse, or other cardiovascular symptoms you have during the testing period. Keep the Holter dry to guarantee it works properly. Scrub down or shower before your arrangement to have the screen fitted and do not apply any moisturizers or creams. Stay away from exercises that may lead to the screen getting wet.
  6. Electrical fields may meddle with the capacity of the holter screen. Keep away from zones of high voltage while wearing the screen. 

The results can somewhat be determined as follows: 

  1. After the suggested testing time allotment has passed, you will come back to your specialist's office to have the holter monitor removed. Your specialist will read your movement and examine the aftereffects of the screen. Depending upon the results of the test, you may need to experience additional testing before a conclusion is made.
  2. The holter monitor may uncover underlying disturbances in your heart rate that may go unnoticed and will help your doctor in treatment of the condition. This is an a very informative and useful tests specially if you have irregular heart beats, fast heart beats, unexplained dizziness or fainting.

In case you have a concern or query you can always consult an expert & get answers to your questions!

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Few step for keep your heart healthy? I like to eat spice food but I do regular exercise about 1 hour. But I need to now few more things which help me to keep heart healthy because most of my family members have heart problems.

MB, BS. M.D
General Physician, Hyderabad
Few step for keep your heart healthy? I like to eat spice food but I do regular exercise about 1 hour. But I need to ...
First check up with a doctor whether you got any heart disease or not then you can do lot of things to maintain yourhealth. Eat less. Work hard, miatain your wt, take plenty of water, keep yourself busy by doing something (helping if you can) they all help in maitaining your health not to get any heart disease.
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Hello doctor I am 42 year old married woman I have low blood pressure problem last two years what should I do please tell me doctor.

BHMS
Homeopath, Pune
For low bp proper diet is best medicine. Keep salted biscuits in your purse always. Interval between two meal should not too long. Thanks.
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MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine Specialist, Faridabad

Tachycardia means a rapid heart rate of more than 100 beats per minute. Supraventricular means the problem starts in the upper part of your heart, above your ventricles (the lower chambers of your heart). If you have SVT, your heart may beat at a rate of about 140 to 250 beats per minute.

SVT episodes usually don't last long and go away on their own without any treatment. They often happen in young, healthy people. You will usually get fewer episodes of SVT as you get older, but you may find that the symptoms get worse. How long an episode lasts can vary from a few seconds or minutes, to several hours.

Supraventricular tachycardia (SVT) doesn't always cause symptoms but you’re more likely to have symptoms if you already have heart disease.
Symptoms you may get during an episode of SVT include:
being aware of your heart suddenly beating faster (heart palpitations)
feeling dizzy
feeling short of breath
chest pain
fainting 
These symptoms may be caused by problems other than SVT.
You may need to have a test called an ECG. An ECG records the electrical activity in your heart to see how well it's working. 
ECHO - This test uses ultrasound to provide a clear image of your heart muscles and valves and can show how well your heart is working. 
you can take antiarrhythmic medicines by doctor.
These include beta-blockers, calcium-channel blockers and antiarrhythmic medicines. You can also take them to prevent further SVT episodes. 
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