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Dr. V.S. Srikanthan

Cardiologist, Pune

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Hello and thank you for visiting my Lybrate profile! I want to let you know that here at my office my staff and I will do our best to make you comfortable. I strongly believe in ethics; a......more
Hello and thank you for visiting my Lybrate profile! I want to let you know that here at my office my staff and I will do our best to make you comfortable. I strongly believe in ethics; as a health provider being ethical is not just a remembered value, but a strongly observed one.
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Dr. V.S. Srikanthan is a renowned Cardiologist in Jehangir Hospital, Pune. You can consult Dr. V.S. Srikanthan at N M Wadia Institute Of Cardiology in Jehangir Hospital, Pune. You can book an instant appointment online with Dr. V.S. Srikanthan on Lybrate.com.

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My age is 49 years .i suffering from hypertension, high BP ,high cholesterol and losing hair ,also fat due to sitting job minimum 8-10 hours in private job. Now I have started taking a tablet for Bp .what should I have to do and take to get read of these disease.

PG Diploma in Emergency Medicine Services (PGDEMS), Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), MD - Alternate Medicine
Ayurveda, Ghaziabad
My age is 49 years .i suffering from hypertension, high BP ,high cholesterol and losing hair ,also fat due to sitting...
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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What Causes Sudden CARDIAC DEATH?

Sr. Fellowship in Electrophysiology & Pacing, M.R.C.P.(U.K.), DM - Cardiology, MD - General Medicine, MBBS
Cardiologist, Delhi
What Causes Sudden CARDIAC DEATH?

Sudden cardiac death occurs when your heart stops functioning unexpectedly and suddenly. When this happens if you experience sudden cardiac arrest and blood stops flowing to the brain and other vital organs. Sudden cardiac arrest usually results in death if it is not treated within minutes.

Occurring during a heart attack, the sudden cardiac arrest should not be mistaken for a heart attack. The immediate cause of sudden cardiac arrest is usually an abnormality in your heart rhythm, which is the result of a problem with your heart's electrical system. Your heart has its own electrical stimulator, which is a specialized group of cells called the sinus node located in the upper right chamber of your heart. The sinus node generates electrical impulses that flow in an orderly manner through your heart to synchronize heart rate and coordinate the pumping of blood from your heart to rest of your body.

If something goes wrong with the flow of these electric impulses through your heart, a condition known as arrhythmia occurs, causing your heart to beat too fast or too slow or in an irregular manner. Often these interruptions in rhythm are momentary and harmless. But if it is severe it can lead to a sudden stop in heart function.

Ventricular fibrillation is the most common life threatening arrhythmia which is the uncontrolled twitching or quivering of muscle fibers. It must be treated immediately to save a person's life. It can be treated by delivering a quick electric shock through the chest.

Risk Factors:

There are many risk factors that increase the risk of sudden cardiac death including the history of previous heart attacks, coronary artery disease, smoking, hypertension, high cholesterol, obesity and diabetes.

Related Tip: Knowing Coronary Artery Disease - Symptoms and Causes?

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I am 35 years old. My cholesterol and suger level is high. what can i do?

MD - Internal Medicine, MBBS
Endocrinologist,
I am 35 years old. My cholesterol and suger level is high. what can i do?
Hello dear 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. 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,. Take anti cholesterol medicines . avoid sweet meal.tea,coffee.
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I am a diabetic and high blood pressure taking insulin two times and medicine also doing night shift is good for me.

MBBS, MD - General Medicine
Endocrinologist, Faridabad
I am a diabetic and high blood pressure taking insulin two times and medicine also doing night shift is good for me.
Keep your bp & sugar under control. There is no harm in doing night duty if it is requirement of your job.
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Increased risk of heart diseases. Some of those risk factors cannot be modified (non-modifiable) and are not under our control while there are others that you can modify (modifiable) to prevent heart diseases. While you cannot do much about non-modifiable risk factors (like age and family history) you can reduce your chances of heart disease by working on the modifiable risk factors.

MBBS, MD - Community Medicine, diploma clinical cardiology
Cardiologist, Jaipur
Increased risk of heart diseases. Some of those risk factors cannot be modified (non-modifiable) and are not under ou...
Yes dear you can definitely. In short practising these things can help you in stay healthy 1. Positive thinking and stress free life 2. Healthy eating 3. Daily walking. 4. Avoid smoking 5. Reduce alcohol intake. 6. Regular health check up to know if there is something going wrong inside so can be treated early before developing any serious complications.
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I have low blood pressure most of the time. A chemist suggested me to take haemoglobin test. My haemoglobin came 9.6. I want to know is this the reason for my low bp and what should I do to increase my haemoglobin as well as bp.

CLINICAL CARDIOLOGY, MD - Consultant Physician
Cardiologist, Surat
I have low blood pressure most of the time. A chemist suggested me to take haemoglobin test. My haemoglobin came 9.6....
Hi. If you become unconscious or feel dizzy, then it is low bp problem. Otherwise, just bp in lower range with no above said problems, then that bp is considered normal. Infact the lower the bp, the better it is. You need to eat fruits, green vegetable and all healthy things to get your hemoglobin up. Take care.
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Hello my mother BP is146-103 Now what food she take and precautions please tell me And now some fever and pain in head.

MBBS, DMRD, MD - Radio Diagnosis, FIIM(Ayurved), D.SC, Post Doctoral Fellowship of Institute of Indian Medicine, Ph.D
Non-Invasive Conservative Cardiac Care Specialist, Ahmednagar
Hello my mother BP is146-103 Now what food she take and precautions please tell me
And now some fever and pain in head.
Dear Beet root in food daily will help in BP Please get her boold tests done to know cause of temp. Mild exercise Meditations help in BP and over all good health Vm.
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General Physician,
Experts recommend that lifestyle changes should be added to medication therapy when people with diabetes try to reduce their blood pressure. These changes include reduction of salt intake, weight loss, and moderately intense physical activity, like brisk walking for 30 to 45 minutes most days of the week. A study in 2002 found that 19.3 million American adults had diabetes, and it is estimated that a third of these adults are undiagnosed. Risk factors for diabetes include advancing age, obesity or being overweight, a family history of type 2 diabetes, and being a member of a minority population at increased risk. African-Americans, Hispanics, Pacific Islanders, American Indians, Alaska natives, and Asians are at higher risk for type 2 diabetes. It is estimated that an additional 26% of the US adult population has "pre-diabetes" and modification of some risk factors, like weight or sedentary lifestyle, may help these adults avoid development of diabetes. The American Diabetes Association recommends that people have a fasting plasma glucose test for an initial screening test. A positive test is determined by a level of blood glucose of greater than 126 mg/dL. If you have a positive fasting glucose test, your doctor may want to confirm it on a separate day with a repeat test. If your test results are "borderline" you may also want to have the test repeated on a separate occasion.There are several different screening tests to determine if you are at risk of diabetes or if you have diabetes. Each test has different advantages and disadvantages. If you have hypertension, your doctor should screen you for glucose intolerance or type 2 diabetes. There is adequate evidence that people with blood pressure above 135/80 mm Hg who have diabetes discovered through a screening program will benefit from the strict blood pressure control strategies indicated for diabetic patients to reduce coronary heart disease.
The available evidence suggests that all adults with high blood pressure readings that are consistently greater than 135/80 mm Hg benefit from tighter control of risk factors associated with diabetes for prevention of coronary heart disease.
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Dr. Whenever she is doing a normal work like cooking, talking to someone on phone, going upstairs etc. She feels her pulse rate very nearly 105-115. Which is abnormal. I have checked her bp and pft and chest x-ray and she is taking medicines prescribed by a chest care Dr. But the condition is not good. So please suggest me the proper solution regarding to this problem.

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General Physician, Akola
Dr. Whenever she is doing a normal work like cooking, talking to someone on phone, going upstairs etc. She feels her ...
If her Hemoglobin is low, she may feel these symptoms. Check it once again and if level is less than 11 gms % then she needs anti anaemic treatment. Also check her T3 T4 and TSH levels if not done yet. Thyroid may also make her feel like this particularly hyperthyroid state. You may consult further after the reports.
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Hello, I am 27 year old married women. I am suffering from hypothyroidism and pcod. My triglycerides are high. Since 6 months I am suffering from high bp. So my cardiologist had prescribed nebicard 5. Then switched to 2.5 and then 1.25. Now my bp is normal and I am not taking any bp medication. Heartbeat is high when I am resting and sitting around 95 and when I am walking its around 120 due to which I feel very tired and I have to take rest. Heartbeat was a issue before high bp. There is a pain in left side chest also. I have done echo and its normal. What should I do.

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i m recommending you an following remedy which 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 will surely help you.
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Sir I am 26 years old I have bp problem my bp is very high tell me what should I do.

Critical Care Training, MD - Internal Medicine, MBBS
General Physician, Delhi
Sir I am 26 years old I have bp problem my bp is very high tell me what should I do.
Hello, at your age, bp should not be high. If it is, we need to find out the cause. Revert back with details and ineould be glad to help you further! regards
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What are the reasons for high BP early in the morning on awaking from bed around 6.00am. I have BP measuring between 162/105 to 142/88 and taking two medicines daily; Erital H40 in the morning before breakfast and amlodipin 0.5 mg( Amlopress) in the evening at 9.00pm

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), Health Administration
Ayurveda,
Blood pressure is the measure of the force of blood pushing against blood vessel walls. The heart pumps blood into the arteries (blood vessels), which carry the blood throughout the body. High blood pressure, also called hypertension, is dangerous because it makes the heart work harder to pump blood to the body and contributes to hardening of the arteries, or atherosclerosis, and to the development of heart failure. Reason or cause of High Blood Pressure: The exact reason or causes of high blood pressure are not known, but several factors and conditions may play a role in its development, including: Smoking Being overweight or obese Lack of physical activity Too much salt in the diet Too much alcohol consumption (more than 1 to 2 drinks per day) Stress Older age Genetics Family history of high blood pressure Chronic kidney disease Adrenal and thyroid disorders The current medication for High B. P. Is appropriate. Please consult time to time with your cardiologist for further evaluation.
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Sir! My heartbeats have been increased up to 120 per minute since last 15 years ,then will it be good if I take daily 1 hour brisk walk?

BAMS
Ayurveda, Bangalore
Sir! My heartbeats have been increased up to 120 per minute since last 15 years ,then will it be good if I take daily...
Hi, Normal heart beat is 70-80 per min. Your heart beat is very high and it is usually called as cardiac arrhythmias. Take out an ECG and consult a cardiologist at the earliest. Brisk walk will increase the heart beats all the more. Therefore it is not advised in this case.
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I am Soumya Mohapatra. I have a great problem. So I want consult you that I have chest pain. It occurs sometime. I request you to provide me a result. So that I will become a great fan to you. I am waiting for your result. Please provide me result soon.

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
I am Soumya Mohapatra. I have a great problem. So I want consult you that I have chest pain. It occurs sometime. I re...
1.For your age pain chest could be due to anxiety, stress,Physical and mental strain, hyper acidity or muscle pull 2. Avoid stress and strain 3.Do regular exercise, Yoga, Meditation, deep breathing exercise like pranayama etc. It will calm your mind, control your emotion and relieve stress 4 Avoid Alcohol, smoking and tobacco consumption. 5.Take paracetamol 500mg one tablet sos after food up to a maximum of three tablets daily, at the time of chest pain .6. Drink plenty of water and take rest. 7.if you have recurrent attack of chest pain take ECG and consult cardiologist. 8.consult me for further advice
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I had my bypass surgery in november 2014 for all four arteries. I still have sometime numbness and pain in my chest. It it normal and how long this will continue ?

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
This is normal and it will improve with time but I will certainly recommend you a homoeo medicine to take along with and i think it will surely help you in long term tonicard ( sbl ) 20 drops twice daily in 20 ml fresh water for 1 year and report me thereafter.
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I am 22years old male and have heart small pain for last 2months. I have don't used painkiller. But solve this problem.

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
I am 22years old male and have heart small pain for last 2months. I have don't used painkiller. But solve this problem.
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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From last 4 yrs, my stomach feel start anxious about something and it heads towards my heart and I feel like I can die at any moment because of heart attack or loss of breath. I always suffered back ache and neck ache. When I do certain exercises of breathing, I always feel breathlessness with shivering of hands and legs. When I rolled down my head exercise, I started feeling fainting and also fainting normally. I always fear of heights, snakes etc and when I heard a sound, my mind alerted me very fast and heartbeats started rapidly. Due to this, I also feel to commit suicide as no way of getting out of this. Excitement also leads me into rapid heartbeat. All the time, I feel tired and lonely. Also I feel difficulty in removing negativity and memory loss is quite regular. Is their any medication or some test or any special concern. Kindly help me out.

Masters in Clinical Psychology
Psychologist, Lucknow
From last 4 yrs, my stomach feel start anxious about something and it heads towards my heart and I feel like I can di...
Hi lybrate-user, it seems you are suffering from panic anxiety. There are not tests for this since its entirely due to brain acitvity and no deformity. Its an anxiety disorder and sure shot curable. It has two modes of treatment first is medication for which you should visit a good psychiatrist second in case of anxiety and dissociation ((fainting)) psychotherapy helps a lot where in you will be taught to manage your anxiety through exercises and be master of your mind for which you can consult with me or any other psychologist. Do not worry suicide is not option, when medical attention is available to you. All the best. Seek treatment asap.
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My body shape is good, but i want more growth in my body like chest and muscles etc, please tell me what should i do? please advice.

MD - Clinica Biodicity, MBBS
Cardiologist, Delhi
My body shape is good, but i want more growth in my body like chest and muscles etc, please tell me what should i do?...
Dear, eat healthy nutritous home cooked food. Exercise regular and with time you will get good growth in your body. Do not take protein supplements. Take good protein in your regular diet and no excesses.
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I am suffering from dry cough for last 2 weeks and I have chest pain whenever hard cough. Please help me.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
I am suffering from dry cough for last 2 weeks and I have chest pain whenever hard cough. Please help me.
Dear Lybrateuser, - Do steam inhalation twice a day - have more of warm fluids like water, tea, coffee, milk (mix 1/4 teaspoon of turmeric powder in a cup of warm milk & have 2-3 times a day), have warm soup - take tablet Sinarest, 1 tablet twice a day - take Syrup Chericof, 2 teaspoonful three times a day - avoid cold fluids, spicy & fried foods, aerated drinks - have a well balanced diet with more if green leafy vegetables & fruits - do regular exercise like jogging, brisk walking, yoga & deep breathing for 10-15 min daily in the morning to boost your immunity & proper blood circulation - if not much relief then do an x-ray chest & consult a doctor.
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My heart pain from 2 days. What could be the reason ?

MBBS
General Physician,
As your age is just 20 it can be muscular pain or pain due to hyper acidity and would also like to rule out infarction by doing ecg.
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