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Dr. Aniruddha Tongaonkar

Cardiologist, Pune

300 at clinic
Dr. Aniruddha Tongaonkar Cardiologist, Pune
300 at clinic
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I have high blood pressure but maintaining it at normal as taking medicines for that. Are Surya namaskars advisable for people with high blood pressure?

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Navi Mumbai
I have high blood pressure but maintaining it at normal as taking medicines for that. Are Surya namaskars advisable f...
suryanamaskar is advisable but just only 2 suryanamaskar in ayurveda there is mention panchakarma treatment ..... panchakarma means five procedure for detoxification of body in this five procedure for blood pressure you should do BASTI AND SHIRODHARA treatment .....you will get good result so consult good ayurvedic doctors
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My bad cholesterol level is higher than required one. Can you please. Advise me for correction.

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine Specialist, Faridabad
My bad cholesterol level is higher than required one. Can you please. Advise me for correction.
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.garlic,. Take anti cholesterol medicines .
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My husband is having severe pain in his left knee. He is 61 yrs old with 80kg wait. Suggest medicine he has bp also.

Certified Diabetes Educator, Registered Dietitian (RD), PGDD, Bachelor of Unani Medicine and Surgery (B.U.M.S), General Physician
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Mumbai
Some common home care techniques for knee pain that control inflammation and help to break the inflammatory cycle are protection, rest, ice, compression, and elevation do reply back for private consultation. And detailed treatment plan.
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Cholesterol. Hdl or ldl is good? my ldl rate is 4.6 mmol /l, normal range (0-3.87) checked in ksa hdl 0.81 mmol /l normal <1.04 normal range total cholesterol is 6.48 mmol /l normal. (1.3-5.2), I need to take any medical treatment?

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine Specialist, Faridabad
Cholesterol. Hdl or ldl is good? my ldl rate is 4.6 mmol /l, normal range (0-3.87) checked in ksa hdl 0.81 mmol /l no...
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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I am 5 ft 9 inch male, 30 years with 93 kgs (Overweight). Currently, my BP seems to be 170/100 after multiple readings. Got cholesterol of around 240. The doctor has suggested me some medicine for cholesterol and Mexmet-25 for High BP. My question is it safe to take BP medicine at 30 years of age and can it be stopped at a later stage if BP comes down?

BHMS
Homeopath, Chennai
I am 5 ft 9 inch male, 30 years with 93 kgs (Overweight). Currently, my BP seems to be 170/100 after multiple reading...
Raised blood pressure is not a disease in itself. It is just a sign of some underlying disorder. Homeopathy offers good prognosis for cases of essential hypertension. The treatment is based upon the cause and the totality of the case. A constitutional homoeopathic treatment will cure you permanently. You can easily take an online consultation for further treatment guidance
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My age is 53 Yrs. Weight 91, height 5 ft11 inches. I was taking 1 Tab TAZLOC-AM 40 mg, 1 Tab-TONACT-10, since 9 Years, and 1/2 tab Debistal-GM daily since 2 yrs. In last 3 months I have reduced my weight 98 to 91 Kgs. Now I have checked my B.P. Many times and found 108/74, and before reducing weight it was 145/90. Pls advice if I have to continue TAZLOC-AM in future or should observe BP after stopping it. Lipid profile and sugar level is normal. Best regards.

MBBS, CCEBDM, Diploma in Diabetology
Endocrinologist, Hubli-Dharwad
My age is 53 Yrs. Weight 91, height 5 ft11 inches. I was taking 1 Tab TAZLOC-AM 40 mg, 1 Tab-TONACT-10, since 9 Years...
Mr. lybrate-user, Thanks for the query. Weight reduction does help in reducing the BP as well as blood glucose levels. But that will not cure one of either hypertension or diabetes. It basically helps in better control. You may consult your doctor and ask him if any change in the treatment of BP can be made, that is instead of two drug combination can one single drug be taken. As regards the blood glucose ideally FBG should be <100 mg, PP 150 to 160 mg & HbA1c% <6.8, then only one can say diabetes is well controlled. With 91 kgs weight your BMI is still fairly high at 28.08 kgs/M2 (normal <23 kgs). If you have any doubts please do come back. Thanks.
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I have red eyes for 7 days. What should I do.? And so much pain in my head and chest is also paining.

BHMS
Homeopath, Delhi
I have red eyes for 7 days. What should I do.? And so much pain in my head and chest is also paining.
Hello,you can take homeopathic medicines 1.Euphrasia 30 (4 drops in little water) thrice a day for 3 days. 2.Belladonna 30 (4 drops in little water) thrice a day for 3 days and update with the feedback. Keep a gap of 15-20 minutes in both the medicines. *Not to touch or rub your eyes. *Keep your hands clean with regular washing and hand sanitizer.
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My dad underwent a medical check up yesterday I was going through the report. He is 54 years of age.in the physical examination in abnormalities LIPIDS-N/ABN was highlighted. On asking him about it he said that it's regular cholesterol and he has has been given medication for it. His cholesterol is 227 mg/dl and S.LDL-cholesterol is 164.4 mg/dl. These were highlighted as well. If you could just help me out to know what it is.in the report it was also highlighted to test this abnormality after every 4-6 weeks. Thank you. He does this checkup every year and it was the first time this was highlighted. Please help. THANK YOU.

B.A.M.S
Ayurveda, Banaskantha
My dad underwent a medical check up yesterday I was going through the report. He is 54 years of age.in the physical e...
Dear lybrate-user, Cholesterol is both our friend and foe - at normal levels, it is an essential substance for the body's normal functioning, but if levels in the blood get too high, it becomes a silent danger that puts us at risk of a heart attack. Its quit high as per present control range guidelines. But it can be come under control with Healthy steps of Life style modification. Cholesterol medications main adverse effect is Muscles pain, Live damage. Several Advice to Control 1) Do regular Yog, Pranayam, Exercise 35-45 mins 2) Take diet on regular time 3) Drink plenty of boiled water. 4) Add organic til tail & Indian breed Desi cow's traditional made ghee in regular diet. 5) Diet pattern will be 2 Part solid food, 1part Liquid food, 1 part empty to digest food in stomach. For proper line of treatment consult nearest Ayurveda physician.
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I feel strong bouts of sleep during afternoons at office. I take bp medicines and am overweight too. Pl advise.

Md ayurveda
Ayurveda, Bangalore
I feel strong bouts of sleep during afternoons at office. I take bp medicines and am overweight too. Pl advise.
Hello as your weight is more that lethargy and sleepy feel is bit common. - maintain your diet always specially timngs of having food. - do not have any heavy foods in the night specially curds - avoid oily foods for lunch - you need some physical exercises to reduce your weight. - you can adopt ayurveda to manage your weight and blood pressure. - take ashwagandharishta 25ml with water twice a day before food.
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My father was a heart patient and he has Cholesterol recommend some plan to reduce heart attacks chances please.

BAMS
Ayurveda, Ambala
My father was a heart patient and he has Cholesterol recommend some plan to reduce heart attacks chances please.
Dear, these are methods and instructions 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 food because it contain high fat content. * do not eat fast food and avoid cold drink. * 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.
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I noticed pain on the right side of the chest but its not typically in the chest rather somewhere in the bone when pressed little hard. Is that a matter of concern? Which specialist should I consult- a gynecologist or a physician to examine it first?

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
I noticed pain on the right side of the chest but its not typically in the chest rather somewhere in the bone when pr...
Dear Lybrate user, -Your chest pain is due to bony problem -do not exert, bend, lift heavy weight till it reduces -apply over the counter pain killer gel 3-4 times a day -do hot fomentation on affected area -get x-ray chest done, consult a physician.
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i am suffering from resistant hypertension, so how to stay healthy, and to keep my b.p in control.

DNB Cardiology, MD
General Physician, Hyderabad
Its important to stay on medication and not default. Low salt diet lots if fruits and vegetables. Regular bp and weight check. Creatinine and electrolyte check every 3 months!
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My pulse rate with the same medicines and dosages use to be between 60 -70. Why has it gone up suddenly and my BP readings gone down.

Diploma in Obstetrics & Gynaecology, MBBS
General Physician, Delhi
My pulse rate with the same medicines and dosages use to be between 60 -70. Why has it gone up suddenly and my BP rea...
Your BP Needs to be monitored with the help of medicines which are safe and do not lead to 'low BP' , medicines belonging to beta blocker group do bring down pulse rate and there is nothing to worry.
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May father problem hi B p & Dr. refer to angiography but my father is OK stable I decide is not process to angiography so I am write or rong.

MBBS, M.D.(Gen.Medicine)
General Physician, Chennai
May father problem hi B p  & Dr. refer to angiography but my father is OK stable I decide is not process to angiograp...
Coronary Angiography is done to find the exact location of obstruction to blood flow in the heart. ECG and exercise ECG should precede this. Ischaemic heart disease can be treated without angiogram if you are not prepared for any intervention like coronary stent or by-pass surgery.
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I am 28 years male I have problem of high pulse rate from about a month ago I have done ecg and the report is normal and anytime I check my blood pressure it is also normal and I have a problem of anxiety due to my intestine irritation pls let me know what should I do.

M.Phil clinical psychology
Psychologist, Gurgaon
I am 28 years male I have problem of high pulse rate from about a month ago I have done ecg and the report is normal ...
Mind and body are interlinked, and psychological problems like high levels of stress, anxiety or tension badly effect our bodily functions. When we are in continue state of high levels of stress, our body demands and needs more energy to fight against it. Due to this, activation of white blood cells occur. However, for a longer duration if it occurs results in weakening of immune system and leading to problems like headache, diabetes etc. Engage yourself in some relaxation exercise like deep breathing on a regular basis like pranayam or yoga. Also, it is important to identify the stressors and work upon them. For this, you need to consult a doctor/psychologist who can help you in better management program.
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I am taking beta cap tr 40 from last 5 -6 months I am 21 Actually I had some hogh bp and high pulse rate problem But now when I started this medical I feel very ok now I just wanted to ask is this medicine safe ? It will not cause ed ? What can I do if I wanna stop this medicine now ? Can you help?

BHMS
Homeopath, Sindhudurg
I am taking beta cap tr 40 from last 5 -6 months I am 21
Actually I had some hogh bp and high pulse rate problem But ...
Betacap TR contains Propranolol which is a non-selective beta blocker hence it does have some side effects in organs other than target organs. Side effects like increased heart rate, disturbances in blood pressure, fatigue, and dizziness can be seen with short term dosage but on long term consumption alopecia (hair loss) and abnormal vision can occur. Also since Propranolol can cross the blood brain barrier it can cause some neurological side effects like Insomnia, hallucinations, vivid dreams and nightmares. Stop this medicine and start homoepathic treatment which is safe and effective without side effects.
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I have a chronic breath and digestion difficulty when I smell smoke around me even its residue in lift, room or corridor. I feel first with a pain in my chest, sore throat and nasal congestion with a growing headache and air expelling habit through my throat. Nasal steroid spray and tylfast tabs fail to cure me.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
I have a chronic breath and digestion difficulty when I smell smoke around me even its residue in lift, room or corri...
Avoid spicy food in your diet and Also avoid peanuts and potatoes in your diet and few tips- Avoid any triggering factor, take folic acid regularly, eat a healthy diet , always be stress free , exercise regularly
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Dear sir I am a young boy and I feel well but some times I feel pain in my stomach and chest please suggest me what should I do?

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
Dear sir I am a young boy and I feel well but some times I feel pain in my stomach and chest please suggest me what s...
For stomach pain take tablet Meftalspas-Ds with rantac and Avoid spicy food in your diet and Also avoid peanuts and potatoes in your diet
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I have a problem of hair fall and chest pain suddenly so I want to know what is the actual problem.

C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician,
I have a problem of hair fall and chest pain suddenly so I want to know what is the actual problem.
Chest pain and due to sprain or other noncardiac causes and regarding hair fall. In general, you lose about 50-100 strands of hair each day, but the loss is not visible as new hair grow in their place. However, if you lose more than a 100 strands in a day and more than 200 strands on the day you shampoo, you may be suffering from what is known as excessive hair fall. Certain factors or reasons may cause you to lose hair at an alarming rate, which are, 1. Thyroid problems Your thyroid is responsible for your body’s overall functioning. The hormones (primarily T4 and T3), which it produces help in regulating metabolic activities. Problems with your thyroid gland can cause your hormone levels to rise or fall to unhealthy levels, which can result in hair fall. You can improve the functioning of your thyroid gland through a diet rich in calcium, iodine, magnesium, protein and Vitamins A, B and C. 2. Scalp infections-Infections of the scalp can also be one of the factors that may cause your hair to fall at an alarming rate. Of the different scalp infections, the ringworm scalp infection is the most common. Although this fungal infection can occur in any part of your body, when it develops on your scalp, you end up losing clumps of hair. Alongside the use of anti-fungal medications, even anti-fungal shampoos and creams can provide you with respite from the problem. 3. Poor diet, Gorging on unhealthy foods or going on a crash diet can result in the lack of essential nutrients in your body, which are required to maintain healthy hair. Furthermore, since hair is made of protein, having a balanced diet consisting of proteins and vitamin- rich foods is a must. 4. Stress gives rise to certain conditions such as alopecia areata, telogen effluvium (hair loss caused post-pregnancy or surgery) and trichotillomania (an impulsive need to pull your hair out), which can cause you to lose significant amount of hair. To avert a hair loss crisis caused by stress, make it a point to do some simple stress-reducing exercises, such as meditation or breathing exercises. 5. Using hair styling products like hair colours and straighteners can cause you to experience hair fall problems. Your hair not only becomes dull and dry due to their use, but also becomes weak and brittle, leading to a gradual loss of hair. Regular oiling and use of homemade hair masks are some of the ways you can try to counter the negative effects of these hair styling products. 6. The drugs that are used in the treatment of cancer not only destroy the fast-growing cancer cells, but also the healthy blood cells in your body. For this reason, consuming foods that possess cancer-fighting properties (like oatmeal, tomato, almonds, garlic etc) is a sure-shot way of fighting the disease as well as averting any side-effects that may arise because of the treatment. 7. Alopecia areata. Lastly, hair fall can also be caused by alopecia areata, which is a kind of hair loss that takes place when your body’s immune system erroneously attacks your hair follicles, and prevents growth of new hair. 8. Genetics. The origin of your severe hair fall or baldness can be traced back to your ancestors. So, your genes can be a factor behind your hair fall problem. If this is the cause, your body then becomes unable to produce new hair. Apart from the changes that you can make in your lifestyle to address the causes of your hair fall, there are also techniques out there that you can employ to permanently treat your problem, such as platelet rich plasma, mesotherapy, stem cell therapy, ozone activated platelet rich plasma & hair transplant.
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