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Dr. Prashanth. S

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine, DM - Cardiology

Cardiologist, Mysore

12 Years Experience  ·  250 at clinic
Dr. Prashanth. S MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine, DM - Cardiology Cardiologist, Mysore
12 Years Experience  ·  250 at clinic
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Dr. Prashanth. S is a trusted Cardiologist in Kuvempu Nagar, Mysore. He has been a practicing Cardiologist for 12 years. He is a MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine, DM - Cardiology . He is currently practising at APOLLO BGS HOSPITALS in Kuvempu Nagar, Mysore. You can book an instant appointment online with Dr. Prashanth. S on Lybrate.com.

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MBBS - Yenepoya Medical College, Mangalore - 2005
MD - Internal Medicine - Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, Kochi. - 2009
DM - Cardiology - Syras Cardiology - 2013

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I am 68 years and live in Chandigarh. I am on Thyronorm , medicine for High Blood pressure and all in control,Chlosteraol medicine and in control. I also take Fludec 20 as antidepressant for 20 years now. Every thing is in control. There is weight gain inspite of controlled TSH. Off late I am having pain in the nipples on the chest. On both the nipples there is piercing pain shich goes deep when pressed. I got the chest XRay done and it is OK My ECG is OK. These 2 tests don 2 days back. Kindly advice. I will be happy to hear from you. Thanks.

General Physician (AM)
Alternative Medicine Specialist, Chandigarh
You may be referred for a mammogram or breast ultrasound. You may have a breast infection, cysts or fibroadenomas - all of which can be treated. Remember that breast cancer usually does not cause sharp breast pain, but if you find a breast lump and it is painful, get it checked out and treated, another reason could be your pain is related to high stress levels or too much water retention . Try (Biochemic) Calc Four ,Kali dich,Kali Ars, Mag Sulph all in 12x potency. 3 pills each 3 times a day for sometime.
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My brother in law have desk job and went through heart attack in 2014. He is 28. Our family is having hereditary problem of high cholesterol. What precautions should we take? MY husband also having high triglyceride both are taking treatment fron cardiologist and following it.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
My brother in law have desk job and went through heart attack in 2014. He is 28. Our family is having hereditary prob...
Apart from taking symptomatic and ongoing treatment 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 27 year man and I am having chest pain whenever I sneeze, is it because iam a smoker, but I do not smoke too much I only smoke 2 to 4 cigrates a day, please answer back.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
I am 27 year man and I am having chest pain whenever I sneeze, is it because iam a smoker, but I do not smoke too muc...
Hi. Pain in chest can be of muscular, bony, lungs or heart origin! Will have to get yourself examined for proper diagnosis and thus proper treatment. Share more details related to your problem and do tell me any other medical condition is there. For giving up habit of smoking, take homoeopathic medicine which will help you to get rid of your habit of smoking. Schwabe's Daphne Indica/ thrice daily for a month. After a month, report back to me.
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From the last ten days while brisk walking suddenly every thing gets blurred and elevated heart beat after taking a small break of 10-15 second I regain my conscience and walk home slowly. What tests and precautions you suggest and to which doctor to contact. I am june'68 born male with 5.6 height and 80 kg weight.

Certified Diabetes Educator, Registered Dietitian (RD), PGDD, Bachelor of Unani Medicine and Surgery (B.U.M.S), General Physician
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Mumbai
Too much cholesterol in the blood can lead to cardiovascular disease. What you eat has a direct impact on your cholesterol level. In fact, a diet rich in fiber and other cholesterol-lowering foods may help lower cholesterol as much as statin medication for some people. Working with a registered dietitian and doctor is the key to develop and maintain a successful health program to manage it. I will inform you on how to make diet, lifestyle changes, make you understand instructions for taking medication because it won't work if you don't take it as directed. Consult privately for a holistic dietary therapy to solve your problems.
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My brother age 49 yrs. He has problem of blood pressure. His pressure always 180/90. Tell me which drug for pressure he take to down pressure in normal conditions. All blood report are normal.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
My brother age 49 yrs. He has problem of blood pressure. His pressure always 180/90. Tell me which drug for pressure ...
Hello, Few lifestyle changes can help you in controlling and preventing the high blood pressure, even if you're taking blood pressure medication. Eat healthy foods. Consume more fruits, vegetables, whole grains, poultry, fish and low-fat dairy foods. Eat less saturated fat and trans fat. Decrease the salt in your diet. So, avoid eating processed foods, such as canned soups or frozen dinners which contains extra salt in it. Keeping a healthy weight, or losing weight if you're overweight or obese, can help you control your high blood pressure and lower your risk of related health problems. Increase physical activity which can help lowering your blood pressure, manage stress, reduce your risk of several health problems. Get indulged in regular exercising (if your doctor allows you). Limit alcohol. Even if you're healthy, alcohol can raise your blood pressure. If you choose to drink alcohol, do so in moderation. Don't smoke. Tobacco injures blood vessel walls and speeds up the process of hardening of the arteries. Reduce stress as much as possible. Practice healthy coping techniques, such as muscle relaxation, deep breathing or meditation. Getting regular physical activity and plenty of sleep can help, too. Monitor your blood pressure at home. Medication: Take homoeopathic medicine - Schwabe’s Essentia Aurea/ thrice daily which is a cardio-tonic which helps in maintaining blood pressure, improves muscle tone of the heart and narrowing of blood vessels.
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I have acidity problem in my daily life give me some advise to get rid from this problem. I had lots of problem from acidity. I feel burning section on my chest. It's very serious problem help me out form this?

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
I have acidity problem in my daily life give me some advise to get rid from this problem. I had lots of problem from ...
Acid peptic disease has been found to be linked to one bacterial infection of the stomach lining in majority of patients. The germ is known as helecobacter pylori. Diagnosing this needs certain tests like urea breath test. Endoscopic sample of stomach lining to detect the bacteria etc. Which needs specialist care. Treatment is simple. Just a few days' medication will wipe off the infection.(a 10 days' course of. H. P. Kit which is available in the market as a combo- pack. To be taken under medical supervision) but there always remains a possibility of recurrence. Hence one has to be careful as explained under. The cause of your condition / recurrence of symptoms of acidity may be related to your dietary habit and stress and strains in daily life. If you care fond of spicy food. Avoid spices. If you are a smoker. Stop smoking. After observing certain such controls you will find some relief.
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My dad have high pressure. 80-140 level. please give me the solution to maintain the pressure.

BAMS
Ayurveda, Ambala
My dad have high pressure. 80-140 level. please give me the solution to maintain the pressure.
To control & maintain 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'm having intermittent problem with Heart palpitations with a stress on my forehead causing frequent Faintness and Weakness and sometimes head spinning as well. Can you please advise what might be causing this?

MBBS
General Physician, Delhi
This is due to anxiety. Take fresh fruits ,juices,dairy products. Avoid cola,coffee,junk foods. Do exercise regularly. Take sound sleep. Take help of yoga/meditation. Dr B M GUPTA.

10 Tips For Healthier Heart

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
10 Tips For Healthier Heart

Here are some tips to help you look after your heart. 

1. Quit smoking now. Twelve months after quitting, your increased risk of dying from heart disease will be half that of a continuing smoker. 

2. Improve your diet. Include wholegrain cereals, legumes, fruits, vegetables, seeds and nuts in your diet and lower your risk of heart disease. 

3. Exercise regularly. Walk briskly for 30 minutes a day and reduce your risk of heart attack by one third.

4. Maintain your friendships. People with supportive friendship networks are at less risk of heart disease.

5. Eat more fish. Oily fish like tuna, sardines or salmon are rich in omega-3 fatty acids and will boost your good cholesterol. 

6. Switch your chocolate choice. Switch from milk chocolate to dark chocolate. When eaten in moderation, dark chocolate is good for your heart.

7. Limit your alcohol. It is recommended you limit yourself to no more than two standard glasses of alcohol a day if you are a man, or one glass a day if you are a woman.

8. Avoid salty and high sodium foods. Don't add salt when preparing or eating your meals. 

9. Have a diabetes test. Uncontrolled diabetes can damage your artery walls and contribute to heart disease.

10. Make fitness fun. Choose activities that combine exercise and socialising like pilates, water aerobics, dancing, cycling or yoga.

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Last month suddenly he felt ghabrahat (anxiety) and we went to doc. Doc told me that bp is high about 160. They took an ECG test. It was fine. After one week he again felt like this. So we went to the doc they did kidney test liver test lipid test urine and blood test. All tests was normal. So why he is feeling this problem? They told it occurred may be from gastritis. His cholesterol level was on borderline 199 total cholesterol. VLDL = 29 and LDL was = 124 Trigly= 147 LDL/HDL= 2.79 Is this fine report? What will you suggest should we go for an echo or any heart test? He doesn't feel any pain in chest.

Diploma in Obstetrics & Gynaecology, MBBS
General Physician, Delhi
Last month suddenly he felt ghabrahat (anxiety) and we went to doc. Doc told me that bp is high about 160. They took ...
Your total cholesterol is normal but LDL & VLDL are high. You have not written HDL which is a good cholesterol and done in total lipid profile , anyway you have to Reduce Bad Cholesterol. cut down on oils , bad transfats present in namkeen ,biscuits ,cakes , burgers , pizzas , roadside fried items etc and do not use heated oil more than once at home, means do not use the oil which has been used for frying. You seem to be overweight also. Go for walks , it reduces bad cholesterol. Write back proper BP , not just 160. You can get Echo test done that shows % of heart function. Take fresh lemon juice in a glass of warm water with a spoon of honey , everyday on empty stomach , besides cleansing the blood , this too reduces the bad cholesterol . Take a spoon of desi ghee/ pure butter + katori of dry nuts of any variety everyday-this is to improve HDL , which is good cholesterol ,if good is on higher side , the bad one comes down . Now you have to write back with proper BP reading ,echo report , HDL report. Take less Salt & Sugar ,though you may Not be a diabetic & Cut down calories by eating more fresh fruits and vegetables.
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I am 35 year male and I am suffering from hypertension. What should I do? Please help me.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
I am 35 year male and I am suffering from hypertension. What should I do? Please help me.
Hi, Take Rauvolfia 1x, 2 tabs daily morning empty stomach and 1 tab in the evening. Drink plenty of liquids and cut down your fat, salt and sugar intake. go for a morning walk daily at least for 30 minute. 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 diabetic and want to know the medicine which really reduces cholesterol level and helps in maintaining good erection.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
I am diabetic and want to know the medicine which really reduces cholesterol level and helps in maintaining good erec...
Homoeopathic medicine CHOLESTRINUM 3X ( Dr Reckeweg) Chew 2 tab 3 times daily DAMIAPLANT ( Schwabe german) Drink 15 drops in 20 ml fresh water 3 times daily. Report after 2 months.
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I am 26 years old I have a bp from last 6 days its showing 170/100 how to reduce please inform me.

Diploma - Diploma - OLO - Rhino-Laryngology
Acupuncturist, Indore
Hi Try to find the proper cause behind your hbp correct it first only acupressure point will give permanent solution otherwise medicine is option you can take black salt in place of salt raw onion will also help you can take amla and honey juice together.
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I'm 27 years old and suffering from HBP (High blood pressure) last 6 month back What should be I do?

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
I'm 27 years old and suffering from HBP (High blood pressure) last 6 month back What should be I do?
Simply by saying Hypertension doesnot make you eligible for a medicine.Hypertension is an after effect of a problem going on in your body. If we remove this problem with Management and medicines,your hypertension will be automatically controlled. Please undergo following Blood tests empty stomach and answer my following questions CBC,ESR,LIPID PROFILE,RFT 1. when you first got to know about your hypertension 2.What are your dietary habits,and oils that you use in your house 3.What is the nature of your job 4.Are you a smoker or alcoholic,give details 5.What about your sleep history 6.I also want to know about your Marital status 7.Any member from your family suffering from hypertension or any heart or other disease presently or in past/. Please answer following questions so that I could find the reason for your hypertension and help in selection of most appropriate homoeopathic medicine.
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Mushrooms - 6 Reasons Why You Should Start Eating Them Today!

M.Sc - Dietitics / Nutrition, B.Sc Home Science (hons)
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Ludhiana
Mushrooms - 6 Reasons Why You Should Start Eating Them Today!

Mushroom is a type of fungi that hails from the Agaricus family. It is estimated that there are close to 1,40,000 types of mushroom, out of which science has been able to classify only 100 odd mushrooms for health benefits. From cutting down cholesterols to preventing cancers, increasing the strength of the immune system to helping in weight loss, there are numerous health benefits of mushroom. This article will explore why mushrooms are regarded so highly by health practitioners across the globe:

  1. Cholesterol levels: Mushroom does not possess any fat or cholesterol. They are rich in lean protein, fiber, and some very important enzyme. The lean protein found in mushroom helps to burn down the LDL cholesterol. Furthermore, it creates a good balance of LDL and HDL cholesterol so that the body can refrain from stroke, atherosclerosis etc.
  2. Preventing cancer: Mushrooms are mighty effective in blocking certain cancer types such as the breast and prostate cancer. Owing to their high linoleic acid and beta-glucans, they act as a very good anti-carcinogen. While linoleic acid can successfully suppress the excess estrogen which leads to breast cancer in women, the beta glucans can suppress the growth of cancer cells in the case of a prostate cancer.
  3. Diabetes: Mushroom is an ideal food for a diabetic patient. They do not possess cholesterol, consists of low fat, have high protein and a lot of minerals and vitamins. Apart from this, mushrooms possess a lot of fiber and water. The most critical component, however, is the natural insulin that mushroom has within itself. They help to break down the starch found in food items. Mushrooms have certain components that help in the proper functioning of the liver, endocrine gland etc. It ensures that the proper balance of insulin is maintained in the body.
  4. Bone health: Mushroom is a very good source of calcium. They ensure that adequate strength of various bones is maintained in the body. Regular intake of mushroom can ensure safeguard an individual from conditions such as osteoporosis, joint pain, and immobility.
  5. Blood Pressure: Mushroom variety such as the maitake and the shitake has a high amount of potassium content. The latter can successfully relax the blood vessels thereby, reducing the blood pressure. Increased potassium content also helps in knowledge retention and an improved memory. High blood pressure, on the other hand, can cause severe damage such as strokes, heart attacks etc.
  6. Selenium content: Selenium component is mushroom is one of the key ways to receive selenium for a vegetarian. Selenium helps in strengthening the bone, nail, tooth and hair. Selenium is also considered to be a very powerful antioxidant that can successfully get rid of free radicals in the body and strengthen the immune system. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a Dietitian/Nutritionist.
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I am 19 years old. I got my blood checked today and my cholesterol is 210. Is that too high?

CLINICAL CARDIOLOGY, MD - Consultant Physician
Cardiologist, Surat
I am 19 years old. I got my blood checked today and my cholesterol is 210. Is that too high?
Hi. Your cholesterol is normal. Do not worry. No need to do any special diet plan for it, no need to take any medicines for it. Take care.
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Yesterday in the evening was sitting in the office and all of a sudden I started having anxious thoughts and fear. I was shaking and got panicked. Since today morning o am having pain on my right side arms and right chest near armpit. I am feeling nausea too. I did ecg and echo test last month and consulted cardiologist and he said it is normal. Why do I get this symptoms and start getting anxious.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
Yesterday in the evening was sitting in the office and all of a sudden I started having anxious thoughts and fear. I ...
Dear lybrateuser, -you appear to be quite anxious & disturbed -to reduce your anxiety & fear you should practice yoga, listen to music or learn some relaxation techniques, basically to take some time out from your work & any problem -eat well balanced meals, do not skip meals, if feel hungary then keep energy boosting snacks at hand -limit intake of tea or coffee to 2-3 cups/day -get sufficient sleep about 7-8 hrs a night -take deep breaths to relax your mind -if your chest & arm pain are recurring & disturb you then consult a doctor as investigation like an x-ray may be required.
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He has high bp can this control by daily exercise if happens what type of exercise should he do?

BHMS
Homeopath, Lucknow
He has high bp can this control by daily exercise if happens what type of exercise should he do?
Avoid taking mental stress, salt & salty food. Do physical activities. If you r obese then try to loose your weight. Do pranayam daily in morning. Take kali phos 6x/qid 4-4 tab daily. Natrum mur 1m/ 2 dose 1/2 an hour interval only once. Rouwlfia see q/ tds 15-15 drops +1/2 cup water daily.
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Hi My mom's age is 55. She suffering from high blood pressor which is goes to 180/135. She take a medicine Amlokind AT. But no any positive response when her BP goes to 180/135 she said "legs and hand kaam karna band kar rahe hai aur chakkar aa raha hai" what I can do? please give me positive response thanks.

DNB Cardiology, MD, Fellowship in Interventional Cardiology
Cardiologist, Bangalore
Hi My mom's age is 55. She suffering from high blood pressor which is goes to 180/135. She take a medicine Amlokind A...
Dear lybrate-user A BP of 180/135 mm hg may be recording by your personal automatic bp machine. This may be a little exaggerated, however the recordings are definitely high. You definitely need to visit a cardiologist and to alter the medications dosages or change medicines after ruling other associated kidney or heart related causes. Low salt diet is a must. But do visit a doctor for further review.
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