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Dr. Geetha Lakshmi

B.Sc. - Dietitics / Nutrition

Cardiologist, Thiruvalla

20 Years Experience
Dr. Geetha Lakshmi B.Sc. - Dietitics / Nutrition Cardiologist, Thiruvalla
20 Years Experience
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I pride myself in attending local and statewide seminars to stay current with the latest techniques, and treatment planning....more
I pride myself in attending local and statewide seminars to stay current with the latest techniques, and treatment planning.
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He has over 20 years of experience as a Cardiologist. He is a qualified B.Sc. - Dietitics / Nutrition . Don’t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. Geetha Lakshmi on Lybrate.com.

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B.Sc. - Dietitics / Nutrition - M G M Medical College, Jamshedpur - 1997
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Sir. My mother has problem in her chest. We are taking treatment from last 6 months but no benefit or recovery has recorded. Dry cough, pain in chest, inhalation problem are major symptoms. Doctor never told us what type of disease my mother had. Name the disease sir.

MBBS
Physiotherapist, Dhanbad
Sir. My mother has problem in her chest. We are taking treatment from last 6 months but no benefit or recovery has re...
Lybrate-user, first you know about dry cough, thare is swelling in thecanel of thepatient viz swelling in the layrnx and trachea both. The patien suffers blocked throat, throat while coughing. Mostly this tyep of cough start because of cold corup cough symtoms cold croup due to cold oe hoteweather, ok advise very safe remedy your mother, aconite200 4days 3time 4drope, after that spongia200 or haper200, same direction given her mother hope you stisfied.
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My grandma is 70 years old and she's having disc problem for last few years and cervical problem also. She's also a heart patient. Before 3 weeks she's felt down while standing from bed but she just complain for back pain and not any other problem. But from that day her condition is getting worse and we didn't know the reason. Although we have consult a doctor after thatXray had been done. Dr. said condition is same as before. Now she can't even walk for toilets. Dr. said we have to give injections of calcium and of nerve so that she can come back towards her normal condition. Dr. we just want to know the reason of weakness that she's not able to stand up by herself not even able to do anything by her.

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 grandma is 70 years old and she's having disc problem for last few years and cervical problem also. She's also a h...
Dear lybrate-user, At age 70, the body recuperation declines, there is muscle mass and bone loss. Injections of calcium may help, but only if her digestion is able to take it and also, if she is consuming adequate fats, vitamins to ensure digestion of these injections. Change her diet to increase fresh vegetables and fruit. Avoid besan, brinjals, rajma etc from her diet that will cause further digestive strain. Give her mineral rich grains like ragi, jowari. Wheat (roti) is also very diffivult to digest. Give butter milk. Regards.
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Does olive oil prevent heart disease? Short answer: Yes  The health benefits of olive oil come from the presence of polyphenol, antioxidants that reduce the risk of heart diseases and cancers. But to get these healthy compounds, consumers should buy good-quality, fresh" extra-virgin" olive oil, which has the highest polyphenol content. Most commercially available olive oils have low levels of polyphenol associated with poor harvesting methods, improper storage, and heavy processing.

Diploma in Obstetrics & Gynaecology, MBBS
General Physician, Delhi
Does olive oil prevent heart disease? Short answer: Yes 
The health benefits of olive oil come from the presence of p...
Good to know that you have basic knowledge about oils and don't follow the herd spirit. Use mustard oil in thick based iron vessel to cook your greens and other vegetables like your grany used to do with no non stick handy pans. But do depend on steam cooking by using a pressure cooker after sauting the vegetables with very little oil. Remember no oil is zero cholesterol.
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I am having higher than normal triglycerides level in blood along with raised ldl fraction of cholesterol in blood. My uric acid is marginally higher than normal. Kindly advise what to take or do?

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine Specialist, Faridabad
I am having higher than normal triglycerides level in blood along with raised ldl fraction of cholesterol in blood. M...
Cholesterol level should be measured at least once every five years in everyone over age 20. The screening test that is usually performed is a blood test called a lipid profile. Experts recommend that men ages 35 and older and women ages 45 and older be more frequently screened for lipid disorders. The lipoprotein profile includes: Total cholesetrol LDL (low-density lipoprotein CHOLESETROL also called "bad"CHOLESTETROL HDL (high-density lipoprotein cholesterol, also called "good" cholesterol) TRIGLYCERIDES (fats carried in the BLOOD from the food we eat. Excess calories, alcohol, or sugar in the body are converted into TRIGLYCERIDES and stored in fat cells throughout the body. 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,. Cod liver oil. Take anti cholesterol medicines . Cap. Ecosprin gold-10 at night daily.
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Hi Sometime I got my heartbeat beating fast from routine while m sleeping please advice me.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
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Sometime I got my heartbeat beating fast from routine while m sleeping please advice me.
It seems to be a normal finding but Get your vital parameters of the body checked from a nearby doctor and revert back with findings
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Hi doctor, I am male and age 38, I have 38 inch of waist ans 85 kg o weight. I did a health check up recently My SGOT level is 48 and SGPT level is 72. And I have LDL cholesterol at 142 level. Please let me know what needs to be done o.

Hi doctor, I am  male and age 38, I have 38 inch of waist ans 85 kg o weight. I did a health check up recently
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its a worrying situation you are into. But its quite manageable too. If you cud give some more details like ggtp and or supporting endoscopic report it would be more beneficial. The liver enzymes are a bit high. But you should also take a look at resting metabolism. If you think I can help consult me in person.
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Which medicine to take for fever and what is the reasons to attack a heart attack.

MD - Alternative Medicine
Alternative Medicine Specialist, Mumbai
Which medicine to take for fever and what is the reasons to attack a heart attack.
Hello, drink fruit juice n soup for week proper rest n sleep needed mahajavratak ark (shgal) 2 tsp 4 times a day.
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My shoulder (lats) plate is dislocation in last few months, I have no pain but my chest shape become disorder and my one side chest not fully develop as another side.

DHMS (Hons.)
Homeopath, Patna
My shoulder (lats) plate is dislocation in last few months, I have no pain but my chest shape become disorder and my ...
Dear lybrate user, you need physitheraphy for your present complain, take, homoeo medicine. @ arnica mont 200-6 pills, thrice. @ symphytum 30-6 pills, thrice a day. Take, care,
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Im 21 years old. I have a lot of chest pain when im on a walk. I drink water regularly but still every time it happens, can you please tell me what to do?

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
Im 21 years old. I have a lot of chest pain when im on a walk. I drink water regularly but still every time it happen...
1. For your age pain chest could be due to anxiety, stress, depression, 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. Takecrocin advance 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, x ray chest and consult physician for advice and treatment.
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Hello, I want to ask about my mother. We have noticed that at night her BP increases to around 140. Why BP increase at night? She has feeling of ghabrahat. She has done ECG and ECHO test around 2 months ago and it was fine. Doctor has told to take BP medicine Telvas 40. And she also feels breathing problem at night. We went to ENT doctor and he said that mucus is there in sinuses. He has given allergy medicines for that. Please tell what to do.

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Hello, I want to ask about my mother. We have noticed that at night her BP increases to around 140. Why BP increase a...
Try the following remedy it will surely help you Natural home remedy using watermelon seeds and cuscus powder: 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 This remindy will be helpful.
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Your advice on cashew nuts. I am 65 years old retired army officer and play golf daily which involves brisk walking for about 5 km daily. I am on BP medication. My other physical parameters are good and no complaints. I am very fond of nuts. How many or how many grams cashews can I consume on a daily basis? I am scared of over eating also.

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Homeopath, Faridabad
Your advice on cashew nuts. I am 65 years old retired army officer and play golf daily which involves brisk walking f...
Hello, the most healthiest of all nuts are almonds, followed by walnuts and pistachios. But one should always include nuts in their diet in a recommended amount. Cashew nuts have a lower fat content than most other nuts and is heart-healthy monounsaturated fats which is considered to be a good fat. One should have 4 to 5 cashew nuts every day.
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My 7 years old daughter often complain of chest pain since last one month, that stays for a few seconds or so. Today she said the same and immediately I took her to a near by hospital to meet a paediatrician. The blood test with TSH are normal but the ECG reports a high heart rate and as such ECG is abnormal, the machine say so. But the doctor said nothing to worry as such. What did you say sir?

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
My 7 years old daughter often complain of chest pain since last one month, that stays for a few seconds or so. Today ...
Dear Lybrateuser, -take an x-ray chest & also do echo -give her well balanced diet with more of fruits & vegetables, wholegrains, avoid spicy, fried & junk food -she should drink 6-7 glasses of water a day -her heart rate if between 70-110 /min is ok, if more then consult a cardiologist.
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I am suffering from dry cough for the last two weeks and I have 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 two weeks and I have chest pain whenever I cough hard. Can you suggest wha...
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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I have 5'3 height and 82 kg and I am female. What should be my ideal weight? I have pain in left chest since last four days. It started when I want to cry too loud but I couldn't and after sometime I cried a lot before four days because of some personal reason. What should I do?

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
I have 5'3 height and 82 kg and I am female. What should be my ideal weight? I have pain in left chest since last fou...
your weight should not be more than 60 kg. you should try and loose 20 kg by dieting and exercises to stay away from lifestyle associated diseases. Get a resting ecg to rule out cardiac nature of chest pain. do 45 min brisk walk daily eat low fat, low carbohydrate, predominantly proteins diet. use plenty of salads,non sweet fruits,and green vegetables. avoid junk food and fast food. drink plenty of water.
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She has started problem of chocking in neck while eating n Laughing a lot, plus after too much of Laughing she experience low blood pressure in her lower body legs. As if we say in Hindi "Numbness n jhanjhanahat" She has gained a lot of weight in upper half body in last 2-3 years so. Neck is also kind of swollen. Just concerned. Hope all the symptoms doesn't indicate something serious.

MBBS
General Physician, Jalgaon
She has started problem of chocking in neck while eating n Laughing a lot, plus after too much of Laughing she experi...
Please Ask her Reduce your weight Go for morning walk in greenery daily Do neck, back and chest exercises daily Take salads and fruits more Avoid oily spicy and fast food, non veg food, outside food totally Check. Thyroid hormone levels, blood pressure, blood sugar, Lipid profile Send me report on Lybrate Meanwhile take Cap ayurslim by Himalaya 2 2 for 3 mths After foods Reconsult after 15 days.
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My father (age 79 ) has recently undergone bypass heart surgery. A day before heart surgery, as he was complaining of blooding in stool, he was made to undergo colonoscopy and it was found that some polyps were there which needed to be removed. Some hemorrhoids (internal) were also found. Polyps were removed after polypectomy and bypass surgery was performed on the following day. However blooding in stool continued. Another colonoscopy has done to see the site of polypectomy. It was observed that there was no sign of blooding from that area and yellow stool was visible. They concluded that blooding was mainly due to internal hemorrhoids found in anus. Doctors have started treatment for the same by prescribing stool softener, laxitos, tablets and fiber supplements. However, HB level has reduced drastically, to 9.4 . Should we give him something for increasing the HB level. What is prescribed in this case.

Diploma in Obstetrics & Gynaecology, MBBS
General Physician, Delhi
My father (age 79 ) has recently undergone bypass heart surgery. A day before heart surgery, as he was complaining of...
Blood thinners are given during bypass surgery & reason of bleeding is not polyps which have been removed but the scar left is raw, it will take time to heal. One cannot stop blood thinners for few days after surgery, or may be later some people do take them for entire life. Do consult your surgeon who removed polyps, there are certain enzyme preparations which help in early healing of both wounds- heart and the site of polyps. To boost hb, give iron tonics, lots of proteins like toned milk, vitamin c & fresh oxygen which give stengths to blood vessels to heal faster. Continue with other medicines for food pipe.
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