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Dr. Ritu Dhawan Bhatia

MBBS, MD - General Medicine, DM - Cardiology

Cardiologist, Pune

23 Years Experience  ·  500 at clinic
Dr. Ritu Dhawan Bhatia MBBS, MD - General Medicine, DM - Cardiology Cardiologist, Pune
23 Years Experience  ·  500 at clinic
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I want all my patients to be informed and knowledgeable about their health care, from treatment plans and services, to insurance coverage....more
I want all my patients to be informed and knowledgeable about their health care, from treatment plans and services, to insurance coverage.
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Dr. Ritu Dhawan Bhatia is an experienced Cardiologist in Kalyani Nagar, Pune. He has over 23 years of experience as a Cardiologist. He is a qualified MBBS, MD - General Medicine, DM - Cardiology . You can meet Dr. Ritu Dhawan Bhatia personally at Narendra Heart Clinic in Kalyani Nagar, Pune. You can book an instant appointment online with Dr. Ritu Dhawan Bhatia on Lybrate.com.

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MBBS - Pt. B D Sharma Postgraduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Rohtak (Haryana), - 1994
MD - General Medicine - Pt. B D Sharma Postgraduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Rohtak (Haryana), - 1999
DM - Cardiology - Lokmanya Tilak Municipal Medical College, - 2004
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Hindi
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Cardiological Society of India (CSI)

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I had a minor heart attack in jan 2002, my age is 42, i am doing regular blood chekup for the same, i also consume liquor occasionally, will that be repeated after taking precautions?

BHMS, MD - Alternate Medicine
Homeopath, Nagpur
before understanding i need to understand other pre-morbidities.. pl send your history on private conversation then answering it will be easy & perfect
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I am 51 year male and have high cholesterol. What should I do?

MD - Internal Medicine, MBBS
Endocrinologist,
I am 51 year male and have high cholesterol. What should I do?
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. one important that is take 1 glass of water before bed at night. Because it protect from heart fail during sleep at night.
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I am 37 years old man and im having high blood pressure ever since last 6 months. I have done many home remedies but nothing is working. Please suggest something that can help me.

PG Diploma in Emergency Medicine Services (PGDEMS), Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), MD - Alternate Medicine
Ayurveda, Ghaziabad
I am 37 years old man and im having high blood pressure ever since last 6 months. I have done many home remedies but ...
In ayurveda, Hypertension is referred to as Rakta Capa Vriddhi and it sees the vitiation of vata and pitta doshas as the main cause. Mix 1 teaspoon of onion juice with an equal amount of honey. Take once a day for 1 week. Upon noticing improvement, continue for several more days. Take sarpgandha vati twice a day. Yogendra ras. Akik bhasm works very good in case of hypertension. Avoid salty diet. Oily food. Lower your stress. Do pranayama early morning.
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He is very fat any diabetic. How to prevent the diabetic and burn his cholesterol without effecting his present body.

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
He is very fat any diabetic. How to prevent the diabetic and burn his cholesterol without effecting his present body.
1. Do regular exercise 2. Reduce weight 3. Control diet, restricted salt intake 4. Patient should take a) high protein, low carbohydrate diet, b) should take 6-7 small meals rather than 3 big meals, c) avoid sweets, sugar, fried food, fast food like pizza/burger/cookies, d) maida biscuits. Oily, fatty, excess calorie, saturated fat and cholesterol rich diet, e) take high fiber diet like whole grain rice, multigrain chapati/bread, green leafy vegetables/fruits 5. Adhere to a strict diabetic diet by consulting dietitian 6. Monitor your fasting, pp blood sugar 3 monthly and hba1c six monthly 7. Consult diabetologist/physician for advice and treatment
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I am suffering from ldl cholesterol and overweight. How to reduce it. and what type of food items I can use.

M.Sc - Dietitics / Nutrition
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Bangalore
Oatmeal, oat bran and high-fiber foods. Oatmeal contains soluble fiber, which reduces your LDL. Fish and omega-3 fatty acids. ... Walnuts, almonds and other nuts.
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I am 25 year old boy from India. Last week I had chest pain, it lasted few minutes. Yesterday I again felt it. Is it symptom of heart disease?

PG Diploma In Clinical Cosmetology (PGDCC), MBBS
Cardiologist, Mumbai
I am 25 year old boy from India. Last week I had chest pain, it lasted few minutes. Yesterday I again felt it. Is it ...
There are many reasons for chest pain besides heart disease. Cardiac pain is related to exertion like climbing stairs, lifting heavy weight, walking. You need to do ecg and further investigations to rule out its cause.
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Dear sir/madam I am having a very peculiar pain below the neck from past one year. That pain sometimes radiates towards chest region and lower back. Before a year when I realised about the pain I use to do heat therapy at home .sun bath use to give great relief. It use to pain during bathing and walking. I use to have shortness of breath. My bp suddenly rose one day and I had to consult the doc. The doc did not understand the problem. Later I consulted homeopath and general physician but they told me to consult a neurologist. My ECG report and spine x ray report was normal. But bp was 200 which came down after I took medication. I do not have any bp problem. Few months later the bp problem was gone and suddenly my mouth and left part got numb as if I had a paralytic attack this happened twice but that too stopped. Now at present whenever I eat food I get pain exactly below left shoulder. This pain retains till partially food gets digested and till gas comes out. For this I take dabur pain hara from past several months. It gives me relief from gas and the pain too. I get unbearable pain sometimes. After eating my wife massages that area below left shoulder resulting in burping and finally pain comes down. Besides whenever I get depressed or frightened I get severe pain in that area. Honestly speaking I live in a very small town where neurologists are not available. And most important thing is that I am going through financial crisis and currently cannot afford the consultation and treatment charges. I have a very strong feeling that one of my nerves in that region has strained or compressed. I use to do heavy body building exercise about 15 years ago and later I stopped doing it completely. As a result my tummy and chest has increased a lot. Last winter I had severe cold and cough. Due to excessive coughing I use to get severe pain in the abdomen. I use to hold it tightly and then cough. After 15 to 20 days I got this shoulder problem. Could that be a possible reason of this nerve problem I am facing? I request you to show me exercises and perfect diet which can reduce my tummy and make me fit again permanently. At present I do push ups at home. Please don't give me advice of diagnosis, medication or treatment.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
Dear sir/madam
I am having a very peculiar pain below the neck from past one year. That pain sometimes radiates towar...
Dear Lybrateuser, -Your problem could be due to acidity & the area near shoulder which pains could be due to the muscular stretching & straining due to the exercise which you do -follow a few dietary changes, avoid spicy, fried, junk food, also do not consume more than 1-2 cups of tea/coffee in a day, have a glass of cold milk, chew your food well, do not skip meals & have meals on time -to reduce your tummy, have more of fruits & vegetables (3-4) servings per day, avoid processed white foods instead have whole grains, like wholewheat chapatti/bread, brown rice, jowar, bajra, corn, -have protein rich foods like paneer, curds, beans, milk, sprouts -avoid alcohol, tobacco if you take -do regular walking for 30-40 min, do crunches (lye down & get up & touch your toes), bench presses, swimming if youdo, yoga in the morning for 10-20 min -avoid pushups for a week or two & see whether shoulder problem is better.
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The word heart attack is making me weak please tell me some medicine. Because before 2 months my uncle's death was by same problem.

MD Microbiology
General Physician,
The word heart attack is making me weak please tell me some medicine. Because before 2 months my uncle's death was by...
Hi. All you have to do is. Follow healthy diet pattern, have good physical activity, remain stress free and get yourself regularly checked if you have a family history of heart disease.
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Dear doctor, pls tell me the correct answer. Pls pls If one's weight is reduced due to chronic anxiety, what cholesterol will be reduced in his blood too? I'm male, age- 29.

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Dietitian/Nutritionist, Delhi
Dear doctor, pls tell me the correct answer. Pls pls If one's weight is reduced due to chronic anxiety, what choleste...
Perhaps not. Anxiety can cause strange things and finally result in deterioration of all physical data.
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I get a feeling of slight palpitation on most evenings. Also find every 5/10th best is missing. My ecg done a year back was normal. A decade aho my heart doc had stated that a few beats missing or actually extra beats are no big deal and compared it with greying of hsir with age. Need assurance that I am ok.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
Although its normal in your age but I will suggest you to use below given homoeopathic medicine. It will surely help you. Tonicard drops (sbl) 20 drops twice daily in 20 ml fresh water report after 3 months. You will surely feel proud of homoeopathy.
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I am 22 years old. I have pain in my chest for more than 1 year. What should I do?

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine Specialist, Faridabad
I am 22 years old. I have pain in my chest for more than 1 year. What should I do?
you go for following test for it...chest x ray,lipid profile,cbc, and tell us which drugs are you taking if any..
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Doctor, I have a high blood pressure problem still I do not have a any kind of tension and others issues. Last BP was 156\96.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
Doctor, I have a high blood pressure problem still I do not have a any kind of tension and others issues. Last BP was...
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 have seen on internet the home remedy for curing artery blockage of heart. Please advise The remedy is as follow. Take equal proportion of garlic juice, lemon juice, apple vinegar, and ginger juice with equal amount of honey and have it 20 ml 2 times a day before meal.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Sultanpur
I have seen on internet the home remedy for curing artery blockage of heart. Please advise
The remedy is as follow.
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Mam, as I know, these types of messages have no scientific evidence, so following these is risky. Stick to basic, take properly advised medicine and diet suggested by your doctor. You may take some supportive ayurvedic medicine. Ask for more if required.
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Hi, I am 39 year old and suffering from chest burning for last 6 to 7 years. I am using rebiprazole regularly for relief. Can you suggest some cure.

AUTLS, CCEDM, MD - Internal Medicine, MBBS
General Physician, Faridabad
Hi,  I am 39 year old and suffering from chest burning for last 6 to 7 years. I am using rebiprazole regularly for re...
Here are tips to prevent Acidity/chest burning: -Relax and eat food slowly;Take time to eat- don't rush. Avoid skipping breakfast. - Eat smaller meals;Don't overeat  -Limit fluids intake during meals. As it increases stomach distension.  -Avoid foods and drinks that trigger acidity (e.g. Fatty ,Spicy foods, onions, garlic, peppermint, chocolate, coffee,tea, citrus fruits or juices, tomatoes, cola or alcohol) -Stop smoking. & Avoid alcohol;Stress may increase stomach acids -Wear loose-fitting clothes.Tight clothes or belts can constrict your stomach. -Lose weight; Extra fat places pressure on abdomen, pushing gastric juices up  -Do daily exercise.like walking;It keeps you upright, allowing gravity to aid digestion -Don't lie down after eating.Wait at least 2-3 hours after meal before sleeping. Avoid late night snacks .Elevate the head end of bed by 6-8 inches. Sleep in left lateral position. -Review the medications;that cause acidity: like pain relievers/ antibiotics/Iron tablets HOME REMEDIES:.Dried ginger ,dried fennel or Ripened guava can speed up digestion of food  -Juices-Citrus drinks such as orange, tomato juice ,grapefruit, and pineapple juice are very acidic and can cause acid reflux. Other juices like apple,carrot,aloe vera,-are less acidic and thus safe..  -TREATMENT: -Antacids: for mild symptoms, like SUCRAMAL/DIGENE/Mucaine gel, may give relief.  -For severe cases,tablet Pantocid –DSR/Sompraz-D/Rabicip-D.These are taken once/twice daily before meals as these reduce acid production in the stomach.
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Whenever I think of some diseases the same symptoms come in my body. I become really worried about my health and also my heart stars beating fast. It started when I read some of the article related to disease online.

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
Whenever I think of some diseases the same symptoms come in my body. I become really worried about my health and also...
Helllo please do not panic google or health article are there to help your understanding about a particular disease. These things cannot diagnose a disease so do not trust google etc consult a doctor whenever you feel any problem in your body.
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My mother is 60 years old. She has High BP. Kindly suggest ayurvedic medicine and an alternative to salt.

M.B.B.S. , PG Diploma In Clinical Cardiology
Cardiologist, Delhi
My mother is 60 years old. She has High BP. Kindly suggest ayurvedic medicine and an alternative to salt.
Salt restricted diet is adviced in hypertension 3 gram salt can be taken daily, so you need not to stop the salt completely however a salt substitute like LONA salt can be used, it tastes similar to normal salt.
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I' m 42 years male. My father had bypass surgery on last eight years back. If there any possibility for got the same problem for me ?

MD, BHMS
Homeopath, Bhilai
Please take care of your eating habit and get on to healthy oils to be in a safe zone and get checked of your health once in a year thoroughly and consult your cardiologist for better safety measures. Thank you.
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I am 18 year male Some pain in my heart does it is a symptoms of any dangerous doses.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
I am 18 year male
Some pain in my heart does it is a symptoms of any dangerous doses.
It should be a muscular pain but get your vital parameters of the body checked from a nearby doctor and revert with findings.
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Best way to control BP and wt shud my diet chart as I had encountered heart attack and im a heart patient.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Udupi
Best way to control BP and wt shud my diet chart as I had encountered heart attack and im a heart patient.
Dear, *mild exercise regularly, *eat a healthy diet 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 *consider boosting potassium. Potassium can lessen the effects of sodium on blood pressure. The best source of potassium is food, such as fruits and vegetables, rather than supplements. *reduce sodium in your diet *caffeine can raise blood pressure by as much as 10 mm hg in people who rarely consume it, but there is little to no strong effect on blood pressure in habitual coffee drinkers. *reduce your stress *get support supportive family and friends can help improve your health. They may encourage you to take care of yourself, drive you to the doctor's office or embark on an exercise program with you to keep your blood pressure low.
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Hi. My wife is 22nd week pregnant. She has been getting severe back ache since the start of pregnancy and even having low blood pressure. She is suffering a lot. Can you please suggest what to do?

MBBS, MD - Obstetrics & Gynaecology -
Gynaecologist, Gurgaon
Hi. My wife is 22nd week pregnant. She has been getting severe back ache since the start of pregnancy and even having...
Low bp is normal in pregnancy and means good blood flow from mother to child. Backaches r also common. She cant tk pain killers. She cn apply volini and do hot water bottle fomentation. I hope she is taking calcium n vitamin D3 medicines.
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