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Dr. Shripal M. Doshi

Cardiologist, Mumbai

560 at clinic
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Tips To Control Your High Blood Pressure

M.Sc. in Dietetics and Food Service Management , Post Graduate Diploma In Computer Application, P.G.Diploma in Clinical Nutrition & Dietetics , B.Sc.Clinical Nutrition & Dietetics
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Mumbai

1. Make sure your blood pressure is under 140/90 mm Hg. If your systolic pressure (the top number) is over 140, ask your doctor what you can do to lower it.

2. Take your high blood pressure medicine, if prescribed, every day. If you have questions, talk to your doctor.

3. Aim for a healthy weight. If you are overweight or obese, carrying this extra weight increases your risk of high blood pressure. One way to determine if you need to lose weight is to find out your body mass index or BMI. If your BMI is above the healthy range (i.e., 25 or greater), or if your waist measurement is greater than 35 inches (women) or 40 inches (men) you probably have excess abdominal weight and you may benefit from weight loss especially if you have other risk factors. Talk to your doctor to see if you are at increased risk for high blood pressure and need to lose weight.

4. Increase your physical activity. Do at least 30 minutes of moderate activity, such as walking, most days of the week. You can do 30 minutes in three 10-minute segments.

5. Choose foods low in salt and sodium. Most Americans should consume no more than 2.4 grams (2,400 milligrams) of sodium a day. That equals 6 grams, about one teaspoon of table salt a day. For someone with high blood pressure, the doctor may advise less.

6. Read nutrition labels. Almost all packaged foods contain sodium. Every time you prepare or eat a packaged food, know how much sodium is in one serving.

7. Keep a sodium diary. You may be surprised at how much sodium you consume each day and the diary will help you decide which foods to decrease or eliminate.

8. Use spices and herbs instead of salt to season the food you prepare at home.

9. Eat more fruits, vegetables, grains, and low-fat dairy foods.

10. If you consume alcohol at all, consume moderate amounts. For men, this is less than two 12 oz servings of beer, or two 5 oz glasses of wine, or two 1 1/2 oz servings of "hard" alcohol a day. Women or lighter weight people should have not more than a single serving of any one of these beverages in a given day.

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I have sudden pain in my heart I do not know why and its paining from since last 2 years what should I do?

BAMS, MD Ayurveda
Sexologist, Lonavala
I have sudden pain in my heart I do not know why and its paining from since last 2 years what should I do?
Try the following remedy it will surely help you 1. Take 1 tsp of dried watermelon seeds 2. Add 1 tsp of cuscus powder 3. Crush the mixture 4. Have this once in the morning and the evening 5. Consume for 3-4 weeks Causes: • Obesity • High salt intake • Alcohol consumption • Mental or physical stress it will surely help you.
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Hello I am sameer I am 21 year old when I walk short time my heart beats gets very fast.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
Hello I am sameer I am 21 year old when I walk short time my heart beats gets very fast.
Dear Lybrateuser, -Your problem is due to anxiety & stress -do regular exercise like walking, jogging, swimming for 20-30 min, also do yoga, meditation & deep breathing for 10-15 min in the morning to relax your mind & keep your body fit -to destress read, listen to music, play games, follow a hobby -avoid more than 1-2 cups of tea, coffee, alcohol, tobacco if you take -sleep well for at least 7-8 hrs at night as it is the best destressor.
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What can I do to lower BP, cholesterol and for a healthy heart. Also advice on preventing diabetes. How to have stronger knees or to reduce pain.

Bachelor in Physiotherapy (BPT)
Physiotherapist, Hyderabad
What can I do to lower BP, cholesterol and for a healthy heart. Also advice on preventing diabetes. How to have stron...
Good Evening Do regular exercises, and take proper nutrition. Actually according to research cardiac vascular system takes 75 years to get damage. But it's getting damage in our early 30 because of our negligence. Basic structural and functional unit of life is cell. We are not providing proper nutrition to our cells. That's the reason we are suffering from hypertension, coronary artery diseases, diabetes etc. We need to provide proper nutrition to our cells as cell is the structural and functional unit of life. All the cells compact together and form tissue, tissue compact together to form an organ, organs connected to form system. Cell ⬇ Tissue ⬇ Organ ⬇ System. If we take proper nutrition to cells by taking health diet. And what ever is getting absorb in our digestive system will be taken by our blood and we have to send that nutritive blood to our cellular level. By working out daily. If the cell is strong ⬇ Tissue strong, if the tissue is strong ⬇ Organ strong, if the organ is strong ⬇ System strong, if the system strong, ⬇ Where will be the diseases. If we workout daily it will help to consume more amount of oxygen and nutrition to our cells. Hence their will not be any disease. By this you can prevent yourself from many diseases. For further exercises to cure hypertension, coronary artery diseases, cardiac rehabilitation, and preventive exercise for many diseases you can consult me.
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My Angioplasty/ bmstenting was done on 29-8-13, since then I am taking Atorvastatin10 mg, Ramipril 2.5mg daily. My heart condition is quite well & my all labs reports of blood sugar, lipid profile, blood pressure are normal. Now I do not want to take these medicines further more. As per cardiologist these medicines will have to take life long period, but I am not interested to take these further more due to side effect of these in form of heavy constipation & back skin dryness & itching whole day. Please advice me regarding stopping above medicines.

Diploma in Obstetrics & Gynaecology, MBBS
General Physician, Delhi
My Angioplasty/ bmstenting was done on 29-8-13, since then I am taking Atorvastatin10 mg, Ramipril 2.5mg daily. My he...
You are right , these are side effects of medicines, Atovastin is to lower cholesterol but it does lead to cognitive dysfunction , strain on kidneys and heart. Some doctors are giving it twice a week, others are asking to eat less fats and keep good fats in the blood on higher side. Ramipril is ACE inhibitor with its own side effects , it is given to bring down BP. You can try Safe Beta Blockers like Metoprolol which is protective for heart also, Monitor the dose accordingly. Take more fruits and vegetables to protect heart and to add bulk to diet.
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How to control our BP in critical condition like in conflict, in risky condition, or in nervous condition?

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
How to control our BP in critical condition like in conflict, in risky condition, or in nervous condition?
Homoeopathic medicine---------------- aconite nap 1m (dr reckeweg) during emergency situations like sudden shocks immediately pour 3-5 drops direct on tongue every 3-5 minutes for 2-3 times,------you will feel immensely relaxed--------------------
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I am a male of 29 years age. I was normal until only two years ago, I unintentionally measured by B.P and it came a little bit on higher side. Then I went to doctor and he also checked my B.P and it came a little on higher side. Then the doctor advised me to go for 24 hours ambulatory blood pressure monitoring and it came out to be normal but initial readings were high. Then doctor told me that you have white coat effect. I become nervous whenever someone else checks my b.p whether at home or in a clinical setting and my b.p comes out on higher side. But whenever I am alone and I record my B.P on automatic B.P monitor, it comes out to be normal and most of the times below 120/80. But from the last one year I feeling slight tinges near my heart and I feel that that my heart is beating against my chest but not to that extent but when I put my hand near hand, I can feel my heat beating sharply and like against my chest. I did an ECG and it showed left ventricular hypertrophy but showed that it might be some voltage criteria. Then I did an ECHO and it came out to be perfectly normal. But still I feel that there is something wrong with my heart and I continuously feel some tinges in my heart. Doctors first put me on petril beta and then other put me on concor 5 mg along with some anti depressants. Currently the cardiologist has put me on stalopam 5 mg and clonazepam 0.25 mg. That is all. But still I feel that I am not healthy and I always fear that there is something wrong with my heart and that might be due to high bp. Please help me and please tell me that whether automatic bp monitors from which I measure bp at home are accurate or not. Please help me.

C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician,
I am a male of 29 years age. I was normal until only two years ago, I unintentionally measured by B.P and it came a l...
White coat hypertension means only have anxiety related BP and automatic BP monitoring device is only for a screening The term “white coat” comes from references to the white coats traditionally worn by doctors. The white coat effect means that your blood pressure is higher when it is taken in a medical setting than it is when taken at home. On average, when your blood pressure is taken at home the top (systolic) number can be around 10 mmHg lower than it would be if taken by a doctor and 5 mmHg lower on the bottom (diastolic) number. For some people this difference can be even greater.
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Which medicine should I take for my chest and back pain. Or would you recommend me doing some exercises for back and chest.

BPTh/BPT, MPTh/MPT
Physiotherapist, Noida
Which medicine should I take for my chest and back pain. Or would you recommend me doing some exercises for back and ...
Avoid bending in front. Postural correction- sit tall, walk tall. Apply hot fomentation twice daily. Extension exercises x 15 times x twice daily. Bhujang asana. Core strengthening exercises. Back stretching. Do the cat/cow stretch.
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I am 40yrs old. Total cholesterol are 125, HDL is 33 & LDL is 87, Trigi is 106, what will be the medical suggestions for me.

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine Specialist, Faridabad
I am 40yrs old. Total cholesterol are 125, HDL is 33 & LDL is 87, Trigi is 106, what will be the medical suggestions ...
do not worry .. take tab. atorvas 10 mg at night. and hi... You can control cholesterol / hdl / ldl/t.g. and obesity by using following flax oil, omega-3 fatty meal or cap., take . green veg., whole grain foods, spicy foods, Use GARLIC in foods daily ,. Cod liver oil. Low sugar foods, low calories foods. Change own life style . do meditation,yoga, Go walk daily in morning and evening, do any one physically activity daily i.e. play any game., Avoid fast foods, oily foods, alcohol,smoking, fatty foods, non-veg., avoid stress, take plenty of water in day time. These are helful also reduced obesity. one important that is take 1 glass of water before bed at night. Because it protect from heart fail during sleep at night. Welcome in lybrate.
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I'm having pain in chest due to gym, may be muscle tearing is the reason. What should I do? Increase intake or?

BHMS
Homeopath, Sindhudurg
I'm having pain in chest due to gym, may be muscle tearing is the reason. What should I do? Increase intake or?
Take homoeopathic treatment as follow- arnica montana q 10 drops 2 times rhus tox 200 - 3 times for 2 days.
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Why hypertension and diabetes are not permanently curable. When we have lot many doctors in this world, why we cannot prepared the medicine for this, is that a curse for humankind coz I have seen many people who are suffering with these disease.

MBBS, CCEBDM, Diploma in Diabetology
Endocrinologist, Hubli-Dharwad
Why hypertension and diabetes are not permanently curable. When we have lot many doctors in this world, why we cannot...
Mr. Lybrate-user. Diabetes is occurring either due to lack of insulin or resistance to its action, mainly because of being over weight and secondly due inactivity and junk foods. This true incase of t2 dm. In t1 insulin producing beta cells in pancreas are destroyed due antibodies. T1 is an autoimmune disease. These are two main types of diabetes. In both types insulin has to be provided (t1 by injections of insulin) in t2 stimulating insulin secretion. Since this hormone is required every single moment in our body, there is no way of curing the condition. It can only be controlled. Similarly in high bp also there are multiple triggers involved, each can not exactly identified and removed. So cure is not possible. Here too over weight, obesity, inactivity, high fat, excess salt plus various other triggers are active, and the process continues for lifetime, hence only control is possible. Similarly there a host of diseases where ther is no cure available in spite of great advances in medicine. I understand your concern, but that is the fact. May some time later science will be able to find a cure for all diseases, let us hope. Thanks.
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My mother is in hospital right now her brains nerve broke due to high blood pressure and some bleeding spreads from it what to do now?

MD - Alternative Medicine
Alternative Medicine Specialist, Mumbai
Nothing but only as advice by your consultant, abnormal issue & hence no online advice pl best wishes.
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I'm 48yrs old man. Having the following ailments such as ESR 42, SGOT 46, SGPT 81, GAMMA GT 663, HDL 63, LDL 194, TRIGLYCERIDES 181, TOTAL CHOLESTEROL 272. URIC ACID 7.7, LIVER ENLARGE., PANCREAS IS ECHOGENIC BULKY. GALL BLADDER IS SEEN IN CONTRACTED STATE WITH DIFFUSE WALL THIKENING 5.6MM. POST VOID RESIDUAL URINE VOLUME IS 41.3ML.

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine Specialist, Faridabad
I'm 48yrs old man. Having the following ailments such as 
ESR 42, SGOT 46, SGPT 81, GAMMA GT 663, HDL 63, LDL 194, TR...
oh..you are suffering from cardio,liver,kidney,pancrease disease , and prostate enlargement .. you are taking medicines for it.. you can take..medicines for it..tab. pantop dsr bbf. tab.levazeo-sr 75 mg 1od, cap. ecosprin gold-20 1hs. cap.urimax 0.4 mg 1od. tab.bencid 500 mg 1od.
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Sir I have problem related to low hemoglobin and blood pressure l want to tell about cause and solution about this problems.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
Sir I have problem related to low hemoglobin and blood pressure l want to tell about cause and solution about this pr...
To increase your Heamoglobin value apart from medication eat green vegetables, jaggery, carrots , beet etc and Eat nutritious food and have adequate fluid intake and take physical rest
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I am suffering from dry cough for the last 2 days and I have a chest pain whenever I cough hard. Can you suggest what should be done.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
I am suffering from dry cough for the last 2 days and I have a chest pain whenever I cough hard. Can you suggest what...
Hello, take Senega pentarken , 2 tabs thrice daily. Alpha CC , 2 tabs twice daily . Alpha COff , 2 tsp ,with hot water,thrice daily. Revert me after 7 days.
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Dear Sir, My left hand is getting pain, and when I sit for some time I'm suffering from chest pain and back side. One day I suddenly wake up from sleep due to breath. So I'm practicing breathing (taking breath and releasing after few seconds .) So by practicing this daily I'm not getting hand pain. I want to know the reason. Requesting you Sir please help me.

MD(EH)/AM/Accupressure
Acupressurist, Chandigarh
Dear Sir, My left hand is getting pain, and when I sit for some time I'm suffering from chest pain and back side. One...
Dear lybrate-user, You may continue your breathing exercise daily. It will give you relief. As you have mentioned about your hand and chest ps in, it seems these are gastric pain. Take care of your diet. You may also call back with more symtoms for homeo treatment.
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Heart Ablation - Things We All Must Know!

DM Cardiology
Cardiologist, Delhi
Heart Ablation - Things We All Must Know!

Heart ablation or cardiac ablation is a procedure done to treat irregular heartbeats or arrhythmias. It is performed by an interventional cardiologist, a doctor who specialises in doing procedures for heart problems and it involves threading long wires called catheters through a blood vessel into your heart. The irregular heartbeats is treated by delivering an electrical pulse using electrodes to specific areas of your heart.

Arrhythmias
A normal heart beats at a steady rate, but sometimes, your heart may beat too quickly, too slowly, or unevenly. These heart rhythm problems are called arrhythmias and one of the treatments for this heart problem is cardiac ablation. Other treatment modalities are medications and changes in lifestyle. Heart ablation is prescribed when the other treatments fail. Arrhythmias mostly happen in older people and in people who suffer from other heart problems like cardiomyopathy.

Here are answers to most frequently asked questions related to ablation

Who will benefit from heart ablation?
The beneficiaries include people who

  • Suffer from arrhythmias that don’t respond to medicines
  • Suffer from side effects from arrhythmia medicines
  • Suffer from a specific kind of arrhythmia that respond very well to cardiac ablation
  • Are at a high risk for cardiac arrest or other complications which can be fatal

Cardiac ablation is very helpful for patients who have certain kinds of arrhythmias like atrial fibrillation and ventricular tachycardia, which cause fast heartbeats.

How to prepare for cardiac ablation?
You will have to undergo extensive tests to record your heart’s electrical activity and rhythm. Your doctor will ask and record whether you have any other disease like high BP and diabetes.
If you are a woman and pregnant, you must not get this procedure done as it involves radiation. You will not be allowed to eat or drink anything after midnight, the night before the procedure.

How is heart ablation done?

Heart ablations are done in a special room known as an electrophysiology laboratory. It usually takes three to six hours and is usually done under general anaesthesia or local anaesthesia with sedation.
The catheters are threaded either from your neck, groyne or arm into your heart. Your cardiologist also injects a special contrast dye to help him see areas of abnormal muscle in your heart. He then uses a catheter with an electrode at the tip to give radiofrequency energy to the weak heart muscle to correct your irregular heartbeat.
You may have to stay overnight after the procedure.

Risks associated

  1. Bleeding
  2. Blood clots
  3. Damage to heart valves or arteries
  4. The build-up of fluid around your heart
  5. Heart attack
  6. Infection

Inflammation of sac surrounding your heart or pericarditis You will have to be monitored regularly after ablation to check for problems in your heart beats. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a Cardiologist.

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I have consulted to a doctor in my city. He checked my lipid profile. Each and everything is normal but my triglyceride level is 284. What is the bad effect of high triglyceride and what should I do to control its level.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
I have consulted to a doctor in my city. He checked my lipid profile. Each and everything is normal but my triglyceri...
In near future it can be the cause for a stroke or a heart attack and I will suggest you to take tablet atorlipf once a day for a year after clinical examination.
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My son whose age 22 month is getting over sweat. For example in a cloudy day is also getting sweat at the time of sleeping. My son had a open heart surgery at the age of 5 months (VSD. Is this a cause for this.

Diploma in Obstetrics & Gynaecology, MBBS
General Physician, Delhi
My son whose age 22 month is getting over sweat. For example in a cloudy day is also getting sweat at the time of sle...
No, the season is hot and humid with lots of droplets in air which trap allergy giving elemts plus evaporation is less. Keep the fan on or use ac which regulates humidity. Restore water by ors type drinks & give him less fats. You must be already aware of diet after vsd operation. No creams or ointments. Only antiseptic powders or deo with spirit.
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I am 43 years old, female. I have fatty liver and ischemic heart problem and high cholesterol. I take regular ceruvin 75 What food is perfect for me?

Diploma in Obstetrics & Gynaecology, MBBS
General Physician, Delhi
I am 43 years old, female. I have fatty liver and ischemic heart problem and high cholesterol. I take regular ceruvin...
No fats. Lots of lemon juices or oranges plus other citrus fruits. Do exercise as it burns the fat. Apple cider vinegar plus a spoon of honey with water taken several times in a day does help few people. You can try. Reduce your weight by simple diet of no fats and no sugars and lots of salads plus just one simple meal per day. Do write back after a month.
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