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Dr. Vinayak Varak

Cardiologist, Mumbai

Dr. Vinayak Varak Cardiologist, Mumbai
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My experience is coupled with genuine concern for my patients. All of my staff is dedicated to your comfort and prompt attention as well....more
My experience is coupled with genuine concern for my patients. All of my staff is dedicated to your comfort and prompt attention as well.
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Dr. Vinayak Varak is an experienced Cardiologist in Borivali West, Mumbai. He is currently practising at Spandan Heart Care Center in Borivali West, Mumbai. You can book an instant appointment online with Dr. Vinayak Varak on Lybrate.com.

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Please help me if there Is any way to cure" RT upper lobe vascular calcification" shown in my chest x-ray (temporarily/permanently)

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
Please help me if there Is any way to cure" RT upper lobe vascular calcification" shown in my chest x-ray (temporaril...
It seems to be going to remain life long and if you have any symptoms than we should look into it otherwise forget it
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SIR MY TRIGLYCERIDES IS TESTED BY PHOTOMETRY 272 mg/dl. VLDC CHOLESTROL TESTED BY CALCULATED 54.34 mg/dl. TC/HDL CHOLESTROL RATIO 5.3 mg/DL. NON HDL CHOLESTROL 160.5 mg/DL. IS IT ANY SERIOUS PROBLEM.

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine Specialist, Faridabad
SIR MY TRIGLYCERIDES IS TESTED BY PHOTOMETRY 272 mg/dl.
VLDC CHOLESTROL TESTED BY CALCULATED 54.34 mg/dl.
TC/HDL CHOL...
yes sir it is bad for your heart. High cholesterol is a major risk factor for coronary heart disease, a cause of heart attacks, and reducing blood lipid levels lowers the cardiovascular risk.4 High levels of LDL lead to a build-up of cholesterol in the arteries, whereas HDL carries cholesterol to the liver for removal from the body.2 A build-up of cholesterol is part of the process that narrows arteries, called atherosclerosis, in which plaques form and cause restriction of blood flow.2 High cholesterol levels are a result of modifiable and non-modifiable risk factors. Two major risk factors, diet and exercise, are highly modifiable, meaning that something can be done to change these risk factors and reduce the likelihood of having high cholesterol.2 Limiting intake of fat in the diet helps manage cholesterol levels. In particular, it is helpful to limit foods that contain:2 Food sources of cholesterol Meat, cheese and egg yolks are sources of cholesterol. Cholesterol (from animal foods, such as egg yolks, meat and cheese) Saturated fat (found in some meats, dairy products, chocolate, baked goods, and deep-fried and processed foods) Trans fat (found in some fried and processed foods). Being overweight or obese can also lead to higher blood LDL levels, with regular exercise helpful in managing this risk factor.2 The primary causes of high cholesterol are genetic - very high LDL levels are found in the inherited condition familial hypercholesterolemia.5 Abnormal cholesterol levels may also be secondary to the following:5,6 Diabetes Liver or kidney disease Polycystic ovary syndrome Pregnancy and other conditions that increase levels of female hormones Underactive thyroid gland. Drugs that increase LDL cholesterol and decrease HDL cholesterol (progestins, anabolic steroids and corticosteroids).
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My mother having problem of high blood pressure. When b. P. Is high she get headache. So what can she d0?

BAMS
Ayurveda, Ambala
My mother having problem of high blood pressure. When b. P. Is high she get headache. So what can she d0?
Dear, To control & maintan BP normal these are best methods to follow:.• Do physical exercise like jogging, running or brisk walk for atleast 20-30 minutes. • Maintain your cholesterol level to normal & eat least amount of butter, cream or fatty things. • Eat less amount of pickle, salt and fast food as they contain high sodium levels. • Avoid drinking alcohol and smoking. • Take less amount of caffine containing coffee, tea or cold drinks because caffine causes increase BP. • Drink 8 to 10 glass of water daily • Take 6 to 8 hrs of sleep daily. Do not take too much stress. • Do long breathing pranayams (Anulom- Vilom, Bhramari) daily for 10 - 15 minutes. It will reduce your stress level in your body. • Eat healthy diet such as green leafy vegetables, fruits. • Take 5 ml of GULAB Jal added in a glass of water daily once a day.
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I suffer from restlessness at the time of sleep. Heart beat suddenly increases. It starts feeling like a mild earthquake is occurring as body shake a little. I had ecg done 1 month ago reports were normal.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Chandigarh
I suffer from restlessness at the time of sleep. Heart beat suddenly increases. It starts feeling like a mild earthqu...
Eating satwik home made food is very important for changes in mind functions avoid non veg basi food, two time heated food, Western food, junk food outside food etc. Take deep long breathing regularly which decreases your shadripu of mind. Sarswatarishta will be beneficial. Take Ayurvedic medicine by consulting privately. If you want to know more then consult me. Good luck. Have a nice day.
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My total cholesterol 387 mg/dl triglycerides 1767 mg/dl which is very high, pls. Advise me how to manage .

MBBS, DNB (General Medicine), Certified in Evidence Based Diabetes Management, MNAMS
Internal Medicine Specialist, Kolkata
My total cholesterol 387 mg/dl
triglycerides 1767 mg/dl
which is very high, pls. Advise me how to manage .
Thank you for the query firstly I would like to know whether you have any comorbidities like diabetes, hypertension or thyroid problems. I shall answer your question in points. 1. A total cholesterol of 387 mg% is very high. It should preferably be below 200 mg%, if not lesser. The ldl component should be ideally below 100 mg% (though 120 mg% is acceptable). You need to start on the statin group of drugs as soon as possible. 2. A tg level of the 1767 mg% is risky not only for the cardiovascular system but also for the pancreas. Fenofibrate drugs can help in reducing tg. 3. You need to adopt the following lifestyle measure - avoid alcohol (can lead to raised tg level), avoid refined carbohydrate and saturated fats (ghee and butter). Do not take carbonated beverages. Adopt a daily exercise regime, and target for weight reduction. 4. Some precautions you need to take. Get some basic tests done like blood sugar profile (uncontrolled diabetes can cause deranged lipid profile), liver function test, thyroid profile, usg upper abdomen (to check for fatty liver or pancreatic abnormalities) and 12 lead ecg. 5. It is important to know the family history. Such high levels of cholesterol and lipid profile can occur due to familial dyelipiedemia. Sure that next time when you check the lipid profile, remain on a strict 12 hours fasting. Regards.
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I am 51 year old lady. I sweat too much. specially head and face. Have mild thyroid .high bp .taking medicine for these. But please suggest some medicine for sweating only as it is very embracing.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
I am 51 year old lady. I sweat too much. specially head and face. Have mild thyroid .high bp .taking medicine for the...
Hi, take single dose of sulphur 200, 5 drops once in a week for 2 weeks. Azadirachta 1x, 2 tabs twice daily. Take r 32, 15 drops with water twice daily. Revert me after 15 days.
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I am not feeling well. I fall in high depression, causes to pain in heart. So please give me solution.

BHMS
Homeopath,
I am not feeling well. I fall in high depression, causes to pain in heart. So please give me solution.
Dear lybrate user, try biochemic kali phos 6x tablets to get rid of your depression. Take 4 tablets, thrice daily, with a cup of lukewarm water.
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I am using daily this tablet (coveram5mg) my age 46 yeas old my job is driving 12 hours & cholesterol have 8.5 using tablet lorvast total start 2 month finish this tablet using permanent for life.

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine Specialist, Faridabad
I am using daily this tablet  (coveram5mg) my age 46 yeas old  my job is driving 12 hours & cholesterol have  8.5 usi...
yes.. these medicines for life time. 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.
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Dear sir I am having skipping beat have done holter test and taking metofid thru doctors suggestion ,how will I know that skipping beat has stopped, what precautions I have to take please suggest.

MD - Alternate Medicine, BHMS
Homeopath, Surat
Dear sir I am having skipping beat have done holter test and taking metofid thru doctors suggestion ,how will I know ...
You can check it by your own self by feeling your pulse. In homeopathy, there is treatment for such condition. If you wish to get a permanent solution of this, consult a homeopath. Either local or online.
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I have a sneezing allergy since last 20 years. Is there any cure in homeopathy? Also I have cholesterol problem. Kindly suggest some medicine for it.

MS - ENT
Ear-Nose-Throat (ENT) Specialist, Gandhinagar
I have a sneezing allergy since last 20 years. Is there any cure in homeopathy? Also I have cholesterol problem. Kind...
Nasal Allergy: It is very common now a days…it is of two types –Seasonal and perineal. Seasonal allergic rhinitis occurs according to changes in atmosphere. Antihistaminics and decongestants can help you.
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Hello sir I m suffering from chest pain past 1week. And also long breathing problem please give me a solution. My age 25.

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
Hello sir I m suffering from chest pain past 1week. And also long breathing problem please give me a solution. My age...
1.For your age pain chest could be due to anxiety, stress, 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 11.Consult me for further advice
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In his Lipid Profile Test - HDL -29; LDL- 75.4 and VLDL - 63.6 and triglycerides - 318; I want to know the problem and how to reduce triglycerides. Please help.

CCH, BHMS, DMLT
Homeopath, Jhansi
In his Lipid Profile Test - HDL -29; LDL- 75.4 and VLDL - 63.6 and triglycerides - 318; I want to know the problem an...
Dear your triglyceride level in highly increased in your blood. Means your body have to much fatty so please avoid fatty contain foods. In your diet for reduce your fat. Also consult any good physician.
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I am a 41 years old male. my total cholesterol and triglycerides level is border line. What should I do?

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine Specialist, Faridabad
I am a 41 years old male. my total cholesterol and triglycerides level is border line. What should I do?
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. Avoid fast foods,oily foods,junk foods,alcohol,smoking,fatty foods, non-veg.,avoid stress, take green veg., whole grain. Take anti cholesterol medicines .
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Dear sir, Which type of a Angioplasty doing system is better in case of a 65 years old heart patient ie drilling hole in right upper thigh or on right/ left wrist/ arm of hand in view of better benefit & less harm. Thanks.

Diploma in Obstetrics & Gynaecology, MBBS
General Physician, Delhi
Dear sir, Which type of a Angioplasty doing system is better in case of a 65 years old heart patient ie drilling hole...
Radial route is better as it leads to less complications and less hours in hospital and less aftercare with minimum risk of infection or bleeding from site. Regarding constipation, take the person clean by enema in the morning & then take to ot, give some soft nourishment as ga is not required.
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My body is weak my cholesterol is high how can my cholesterol control in body please do needful and also how to grew hair please answer me.

BAMS
Ayurveda, Ambala
My body is weak my cholesterol is high how can my cholesterol control in body please  do needful and also how to grew...
To reduce cholesterol in body: * avoid butter, ghee & cream in your diet. * eat five leaves of kari patta and five leaves of neem once in a day. * avoid non veg (chicken, fish) food because it contain high fat content. * do running and jogging daily for 15 minutes. Start with 5 minutes then increase time period slowly. Do morning and evening walk daily. * do not drink alcohol it harmful to your liver and disturb your metabolism causes increase in cholesterol. * add kali mirch (black pepper) in your breakfast. * drink 6 to 7 glass of water daily. * take sound sleep in night of 6 to 7 hrs. Do not take stress. *take one tablet of guggalu of himalaya company once a day.
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I had my AVR. After that I am not able to keep my weight in balance. My doctor refuses my re-entry to gym (which I have been to before my surgery ) Any suggestions please ? I am male 60 yrs Not a diabetic Am hyperyensive but under control with medications Medicines I take: Acitrom 4 mg 1 per day Cardace 5 mg 1per day Amlong 5 mg 2 per day. I hae my routine annual check ups and my ptr has always remains almost constant. Thanks in advance

MD, Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Pune
I have specialised medicine prepared for fat loss. It works by converting extra fat to glucose and ensures complete consumption of glucose thereby giving you proper fat loss and natural shape correction. With this medicine, you can lose up to 5 kg per month. If you are interested in this treatment, kindly let me know Detailed mechanism of action This medicine locates extra fat, transports it to liver. This step gives you inches loss or figure correction. In the next step, the fat is converted to glucose, at this step, your apetite is reduced as your requirements of glucose are fulfilled out of extra fat. This way, dieting becomes very easy. In the next step glucose is utilised in cells as this medicine transports glucose and oxygen inside cell wall where with the help of mitochondria, the glucose is converted to Water and carbon dioxide. The water evaporates through sweat or urine and carbon dioxide is expelled through respiration. This is how fat vani shes and we get weight loss and shape correction. Regards Dr.Omkar Shahapurkar
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I am 42 years old and want to know how to control bp and aslo want to know about food control?

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
I am 42 years old and want to know how to control bp and aslo want to know about food control?
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. Home remedies to Control high BP:-1. Bananas are one fruit that people with high blood pressure can eat regularly to control it. Bananas are a rich source of potassium, which lessens the effect of sodium.So, try to eat one or two bananas daily. Along with bananas, you can try dried apricots, raisins, orange juice, spinach, baked sweet potatoes. 2. Eat one or two crushed garlic cloves daily. You can simply crush them with your hands. Crushing garlic cloves creates hydrogen sulfide, a compound that promotes good blood flow, removes gas and reduces the pressure on the heart.If you do not like eating raw garlic or if it causes a burning sensation, then take it along with a cup of milk. You can also mix five or six drops of garlic juice in four teaspoons of water and take it twice a day.
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I am suffering from high blood pressure. Can I eat chicken? is it okay.

Certified Diabetes Educator, Registered Dietitian (RD), PGDD, Bachelor of Unani Medicine and Surgery (B.U.M.S), General Physician
Dietitian/Nutritionist,
I am suffering from high blood pressure. Can I eat chicken? is it okay.
Dietary and other lifestyle changes can help you control and prevent high blood pressure. Eating a diet that is rich in whole grains, fruits, vegetables and low-fat dairy products and skimps on saturated fat and cholesterol can lower your blood pressure by up to 14 mm hg. This eating plan is known as the dietary approaches to stop hypertension (dash) diet. Get plenty of potassium, which can help prevent and control high blood pressure. Eat less saturated fat and total fat. If you're overweight, losing even 3 kgs can lower your blood pressure. Strive for at least 30 minutes of physical activity a day. Plenty of fluids orally. I suggest brisk walking for 40 mins, 5 days a week. Remain stress free as much as possible. Take your medicines regularly. I being a both a registered dietitian (rd) and doctor have been successfully helping patients with their problems through a holistic approach using customized therapeutic diet and medications. I will also suggest home remedies. Do reply back for private consultation for rx.
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I want to know precautions steps for avoiding cardiac arrest or heart attack. I use to smoke once a day but will stop now. My weight is 94 and age is 27. I am worried about heart condition . Please suggest.

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Psychologist, Ahmedabad
I want to know precautions steps for avoiding cardiac arrest or heart attack. I use to smoke once a day but will stop...
Reducing weight working out daily sleeping good managing your stress and eating healthy food will take care of your health. Above mentioned factors are the major cause for heart problems blood pressure issues as well as diabetes. Adapting a healthy life style will help prevent diseases. Warm wishes.
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