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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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Hlo Doctors. I think my cholesterol level is increasing. What exactly increasing cholesterol mean? How dangerous it can be? I think it has just started. Can it be cured completely without permanent medicine? My age is just 21. I am 6'1. My weight is 101kg.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
Hlo Doctors. I think my cholesterol level is increasing. What exactly increasing cholesterol mean? How dangerous it c...
Total cholesterol LDL (low-density lipoprotein cholesterol, also called "bad" cholesterol) 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 LDL cholesterol can build up on the walls of your arteries and increase your chances of getting heart disease. That is why LDL cholesterol is referred to as "bad" cholesterol. The lower your LDL cholesterol number, the lower your risk. If your LDL is 190 or more, it is considered very high. Your doctor will most likely recommend medicines in addition to making healthy lifestyle choices. After figuring your 10-year risk, your doctor will recommend a percentage by which you should try to lower your LDL level through diet, exercise, and medication if necessary. HDL Cholesterol When it comes to HDL cholesterol -- "good" cholesterol – a higher number means lower risk. This is because HDL cholesterol protects against heart disease by taking the "bad" cholesterol out of your blood and keeping it from building up in your arteries. A statin can slightly increase your HDL, as can exercise. cholesterol can usually be lowered by eating less LDL cholesterol-increasing foods and more LDL cholesterol-lowering foods, and by adopting a healthy lifestyle. The most important steps to following a healthy lifestyle are: 1. decreasing the amount of fat in your diet 2. paying special attention to the quality of fat that you eat 3. maintaining a healthy weight 4. quitting smoking 5. getting adequate exercise 6. reducing stress. All of these factors, taken together, can dramatically decrease your risk of heart disease and stroke by lowering your LDL cholesterol level and your blood pressure, and raising your HDL cholesterol.  Foods to avoid  Limit saturated fats and oils, such as butter, palm oil, and coconut oil. Instead, use soft vegetable oils, such as olive or canola oil.  Avoid trans fats or partially hydrogenated vegetable oils. These oils go through a process that makes them solid. They're found in some hard margarines, snack crackers, cookies,and chips.  Limit fatty meats such as corned beef, , ribs, steak, ground meat, hot dogs, sausage, bacon, and processed meats . Also limit organ meats like liver and kidney. Replace with skinless chicken or turkey, lean beef, pork, lamb, and fish. Try some meatless main dishes, like beans, peas, pasta, or rice.  Limit meat, poultry, and fish to no more than two servings, or 140 g, a day. Remember that a serving is about the size of a deck of playing cards.  Limit egg yolks.  Limit milk products that contain more than 1% milk fat. This includes cream, most cheeses, and nondairy coffee creamers or whipped topping (which often contain coconut or palm oils). Instead try fat-free or low-fat milk (0% to 1% fat) and low-fat cheeses.  Limit snack crackers, muffins, quick breads, croissants, and cakes made with saturated or hydrogenated fat, whole eggs, or whole milk. Try low-fat baked goods, and use any spreads or toppings lightly.  Instead of using butter or margarine on bread, try dipping it in olive oil.  Avoid fast foods like hamburgers, fries, fried chicken, and tacos. They are high in both total fat and saturated fat. When you eat out, choose broiled sandwiches or chicken without skin, salads with low-fat dressing, and foods that aren't fried. Ask the server to leave off the cheese and high-fat dressings like mayonnaise.
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I have been suffering for headache for the pass 4 months now sometime severe and sometimes mild almost everyday for relief I am taking tab sumo or tab combiflam 1 tab morning and evening to get relief what will be the course of my headache. I don't usually sleep at night until morning am an IT student and completed my MCA what should I take to stop this frustrated headache pls help.

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
I have been suffering for headache for the pass 4 months now sometime severe and sometimes mild almost everyday for r...
1.Take paracetamol 500mg,1 tablet sos after food up to a maximum of 3 tablets daily, 2.Drink plenty of water 3.Take rest If you have recurrent attack of headache 1.It could be a tension headache due to stress, strain,depression,agitation, Hypertension or migraine. 2.Avoid stress, physical and mental exertion, take adequate sleep for 7-8 hours daily 3.Go for regular exercise 4.Practice yoga, meditation and deep breathing exercise to calm your mind, control your emotion and relieve stress 5.Check for refractive error, sinusitis Hemoglobin, BP 6. Consult Neurologist to rule out other causes of headache 7.consult me for further advice
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Before having sex. I often get 50 hard strokes of a rattan cane in my bare buttocks. I like it. I ask my bf to do that. Is there any problem in doing this ? Please reply.

MBBS, MD Psychiatry, DNB Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Nagpur
Before having sex. I often get 50 hard strokes of a rattan cane in my bare buttocks. I like it. I ask my bf to do tha...
What you are fond of is a sexual perversion called masochism. As long as it is just a sort of pleasurable activity for both the sexual partners and not physically or psychologically harmful to you and you are not addicted to it, it may be considered normal variant of sex. Any deviation from this will make you vulnerable for problems that may need sexual counselling and further psychological evaluation.
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When I have this prob I mostly feel sleepy but when I try to sleep do not get sleep, dreams come Do not feel like doing anything nethr want to eat, heartbeat is fast Too many thinking rule my mind a bit of headache is also there please help me.

DHMS (Hons.)
Homeopath, Patna
When I have this prob I mostly feel sleepy but when I try to sleep do not get sleep, dreams come
Do not feel like doi...
Hello, stress, anxiety ,loss  of memory or lack of concentration cause due to irregular life- style, over medication, dementia and other psychological threats ,now a days. It ,has been noticed that acidity  & indigestion generate some negative feelings to cause stress ,depression due to irregular life style, improper dietary habits, inedequate sleep.         •Tk, plenty of water to eliminate toxins and to regulate metabolism to avoid indigestion.  *Go for meditation to reduce your stress, anxiety and to nourish  nerve to ease your problem, & to inculcate a strong -confident person, restoring your concentration/ memory, enabling U to plan your future with peace of mind avoiding irregular thought. ● Ensure sound sleep for at least 7/8 hrs in d night to ease your stress.         • Tk, easily digestible  simple, diet on time.         •Tk, apples,carrots, cheese,milk, papaya,almonds. Walnuts,spinach, regularly •  Tk, homoeo medicine, gentle,rapid in action with no adverse effect: @ Ignatia 30-6 pills, thrice a day. @ Five phos 6x-4 tbs, thrice a day with lukewarm water. Avoid, caffeine, nicotine,alcohol, junk food, polluted atmosphere, watching Tv, sitting on computer in d late night.    •  You will definitely b back to normalcy with flying colours     • Report ,fortnightly. ●Your feedback is solicited, please. Tk care.
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I am 42 years old. I have migraine problem since last 30 years now a days I have too much problem and BP problem since last 3 years also and taking medicine of BP regularly. What should you di.

LCPS, BAM&S
General Physician, Pune
I am 42 years old. I have migraine problem since last 30 years now a days I have too much problem and BP problem sinc...
It seems your headache and blood pressure is not properly managed. You need to see a good doctor who can advise you on having a good advise on your lifestyle and some advise on managing stress and relaxation. Bearing the pain for 30 years is injustice.
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I feel hyperactive in depressed situation that time increase heartbeat too much, sweating. I have been facing this since my high school education (I felt seriously tensioned about exams). My heart is sometimes pain and in brain area also I felt same.

BASM, MD, MS (Counseling & Psychotherapy), MSc - Psychology, Certificate in Clinical psychology of children and Young People, Certificate in Psychological First Aid, Certificate in Positive Psychology
Psychologist, Palakkad
I feel hyperactive in depressed situation that time increase heartbeat too much, sweating. I have been facing this si...
Dear Venkiteshwara. Welcome to lybrate. You have anxiety disorder. Anxiety disorders are a category of mental disorders characterized by feelings of anxiety and fear, where anxiety is a worry about future events and fear is a reaction to current events. When a person fears about something now (which may or may not happen in the future) and if he do it repeatedly, it is called anxiety disorder. These fear provoking feelings are called anxiety and it may cause variety of physical symptoms, such as a racing heart, restlessness, helplessness and shakiness. There are a number of anxiety disorders: including generalized anxiety disorder, a specific phobia, social anxiety disorder, separation anxiety disorder, agoraphobia, and panic disorder among others. While each has its own characteristics and symptoms, they all include symptoms of anxiety. I need to know more about your anxiety so that I will be able to diagnose it properly and provide you counseling and psychotherapy to overcome and manage your anxiety. Take care.
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What are the symptoms of diabetes melitus & High blood pressure? Please help me. Give suggestion.

MBBS, CCEBDM, Diploma in Diabetology
Endocrinologist, Hubli-Dharwad
What are the symptoms of diabetes melitus & High blood pressure? Please help me. Give suggestion.
Diabetes mellitus most often produces very few recognisable symptoms, hence most people fail to identify that they have diabetes. But when fully grown it may produce following symptoms: excess urination, especially getting up at night to pass urine 2 or 3 times, which disturbs sleep, excess thirst, excess hunger, unexplained weight loss and tiredness. Blood sugar level in such situations shows hyperglycemia. High bp also very rarely causes any recognisable symptoms. Hence, mostly it is found out only on checking at clinic. Occasionally one may feel dizziness. Earlier there was feeling that high bp causes headache and nose bleeds. But this can happen in hypertensive crisis, since these conditions are familial, it better for a person to get blood sugar and bp check up done regularly, particularly after 30 to 40 years. Both these conditions can be prevented by regular exercise, weight maintenance, proper diet. In case of bp salt restriction is very essential. But if one has already developed both these conditions then appropriate drug treatment is a must, in addition to adapting a modified lifestyle.
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My mother is 76 years old, non diabetic but hypertension and acidity since past 10 years. Taking Nitrolex SR - 1 per day and RAZO D 1#. She is having osteo arthritis and constipation for which she takes Anuloma powder. What to do for pain and diet?

MBBS, MS - Orthopaedics
Orthopedist, Delhi
My mother is 76 years old, non diabetic but hypertension and acidity since past 10 years. Taking Nitrolex SR - 1 per ...
Most probably your mother is suffering from oa of knee knee surgery-total knee replacement (tkr) is quite safe & gives uniformly good results, do ask for detailed treatment plan. Surgery should be done when patient is still active & will be able to take benefit of surgery. Do not ignore. It could be beginning of a serious problem. Kindly show me x rays before a final decision can be taken. She will be thoroughly investigated before surgery is under taken. Risk in surgery is less than the risk in crossing road.
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Why my heart is paining so much Please help me to do something I can't do anything.

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
Why my heart is paining so much
Please help me to do something I can't do anything.
It could be due to tension and anxiety. Avoid stress. Take paracetamol 500mg one tablet sos after food,drink plenty of water and rest. if no relief consult
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Dr. I am 42years old my bp 160/110 please I use to tamson 80H tablets NOT CONTROL PLEASE GOOD DROGE.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
Dr. I am 42years old my bp 160/110 please I use to tamson 80H tablets NOT CONTROL PLEASE GOOD DROGE.
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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Sir I am having normal blood, ECG and urine test But having 150/90 BP and suffering headache. Wat I do.

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
Sir I am having normal blood, ECG and urine test
But having 150/90 BP and suffering headache. Wat I do.
Dear It seems you are stressed too much. Include beet root in diet. Pranayam,light exercise, proper diet, stress management will.keepnyou in good health. Vm
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Dear doctor my sister is 37 years married. She is suffering from high BP ,plz suggest home made remedies for her.

PG Diploma in Emergency Medicine Services (PGDEMS), Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), MD - Alternate Medicine
Ayurveda, Ghaziabad
Dear doctor my sister is 37 years married. She is suffering from high BP ,plz suggest home made remedies for her.
Hello Lybrate user according to ayurveda, Hypertension is referred to as Rakta Capa Vriddhi and it sees the vitiation of vata and pitta doshas as the main cause.. Home Remedy- 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.... Treatment- 1-take sarpgandha vati twice a day... 2-yogendra ras...akik bhasm works very good in case of hypertension.... 3-Take pranacharya no tens capsule twice a day Diet-avoid salty diet...oily food...lower your stress...do pranayama early morning.......
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I am a bp patient and taking bp medicine and my LDL level is 129.8 HDL is within range. So should I start cholesterol medicine?

MBBS, MD-General Medicine, DM - Cardiology
Cardiologist, Secunderabad
I am a bp patient and taking bp medicine and my LDL level is 129.8
HDL is within range. So should I start cholesterol...
No you don't need any cholesterol medicine. But you can continue with diet, exercise, weight control measures. Thank you.
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Hi sir/mam. I am Rahul. Age-26 years. I take chlorthalidone 12.5 mg and my bp is under control. I was thinking about starting with cholecalciferol 400IU daily as a preventive measure for osteoporosis. My question is will vit D3 cause over calcium build up in serum as calcium buildup is a side effect of thiazide diuretics? I was also thinking about starting magnesium glycinate due to its high bioavailability at 100 mg dose. Shall I start with Mg?

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
Hi sir/mam. I am Rahul. Age-26 years. I take chlorthalidone 12.5 mg and my bp is under control. I was thinking about ...
Dear You may not need all this. Get your blood Vit D3 levels done. Then use supplementation. Over dose is harmful
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How to burn my fat without gym and diet routine and my problem is heart operation in 12 years old.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
How to burn my fat without gym and diet routine and my problem is heart operation in 12 years old.
Kindly tell us exact name of heart disease and if possible contact your cardiologist for a stress test and you need to eat low fat diet and high carbohydrates diet.
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My HPLC is 6.7/ ABG is 146 serum cholesterol is 259 s triglycerides. Is 193.

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine Specialist, Faridabad
My HPLC is 6.7/
       ABG is 146
serum cholesterol is 259


s triglycerides. Is 193.
take cap..ecosprin gold 10 1hs after meal. take low fat diet.low salt diet. Lifestyle changes are essential to improve your cholesterol level. To bring your numbers down, lose excess weight, eat healthy foods and increase your physical activity. If you smoke, quit. Lose extra pounds Excess weight contributes to high cholesterol. Losing even 5 to 10 pounds can help lower total cholesterol levels. Start by taking an honest look at your eating habits and daily routine. Consider your challenges to weight loss — and ways to overcome them. Set long-term, sustainable goals. Eat heart-healthy foods 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. Choose healthier fats. Saturated fat and trans fat raise your total cholesterol and LDL cholesterol. Get no more than 10 percent of your daily calories from saturated fat. Monounsaturated fat — found in olive, peanut and canola oils — is a healthier option. Almonds and walnuts are other sources of healthy fat. Eliminate trans fats. Trans fats, which are often found in margarines and commercially baked cookies, crackers and snack cakes, are particularly bad for your cholesterol levels. Not only do trans fats increase your total LDL ("bad") cholesterol, but they also lower your HDL ("good") cholesterol. You may have noticed more food labels now market their products as "trans fat-free." But don't rely only on this label. In the United States, if a food contains less than 0.5 grams of trans fat a serving, it can be marked trans fat-free. It may not seem like much, but if you eat a lot of foods with a small amount of trans fat, it can add up quickly. Instead, read the ingredients list. If a food contains a partially hydrogenated oil, that's a trans fat, and you should look for an alternative. Limit your dietary cholesterol. Aim for no more than 300 milligrams (mg) of cholesterol a day — or less than 200 mg if you have heart disease. The most concentrated sources of cholesterol include organ meats, egg yolks and whole milk products. Use lean cuts of meat, egg substitutes and skim milk instead. Select whole grains. Various nutrients found in whole grains promote heart health. Choose whole-grain breads, whole-wheat pasta, whole-wheat flour and brown rice. Oatmeal and oat bran are other good choices. Stock up on fruits and vegetables. Fruits and vegetables are rich in dietary fiber, which can help lower cholesterol. Snack on seasonal fruits. Experiment with vegetable-based casseroles, soups and stir-fries. Eat heart-healthy fish. Some types of fish — such as cod, tuna and halibut — have less total fat, saturated fat and cholesterol than do meat and poultry. Salmon, mackerel and herring are rich in omega-3 fatty acids, which help promote heart health. Drink alcohol only in moderation. Moderate use of alcohol may increase your levels of HDL cholesterol — but the benefits aren't strong enough to recommend alcohol for anyone who doesn't drink already. If you choose to drink, do so in moderation. This means no more than one drink a day for women and one to two drinks a day for men. Exercise regularly Regular exercise can help improve your cholesterol levels. With your doctor's OK, work up to 30 to 60 minutes of exercise a day. Take a brisk daily walk. Ride your bike. Swim laps. To maintain your motivation, keep it fun. Find an exercise buddy or join an exercise group. And, you don't need to get all 30 to 60 minutes in one exercise session. If you can squeeze in three to six 10-minute intervals of exercise, you'll still get some cholesterol-lowering benefits. Don't smoke If you smoke, stop. Quitting can improve your HDL cholesterol level. And the benefits don't end there. Just 20 minutes after quitting, your blood pressure decreases. Within 24 hours, your risk of a heart attack decreases. Within one year, your risk of heart disease is half that of a smoker's. Within 15 years, your risk of heart disease is similar to that of someone who's never smoked.
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My blood pressure is 135/92. And often problem of excess sweating and. Pain in head. What should I do.?

BHMS
Homeopath,
My blood pressure is 135/92.  And often problem of excess sweating and. Pain in head. What should I do.?
A bit high. Not too much just take your dietery precautions. Avoid taking fried foods n junk foods. Added salts. N excess ofsodium rich food stuff. Do yoga or brisk walk daily. Still you can take homoeopathy rouvalfia q /10 drops/bd n revert back with in a month with a feedback.
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Hello dr. My father had cadiac arrest twice n now he is in deep coma. Pls suggest wat to do

M.B;B.S, P.G.(FAMILY MEDICINE), D.O.H.
General Physician, Hyderabad
Dear sayed, you cannot do any treatment outside as he is in deep coma. He should be under intensive care by good cardiologist.Chances of recovery depends on the cause of coma.
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