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Dr. Vandana Takawale

Cardiologist, Pune

Dr. Vandana Takawale Cardiologist, Pune
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Dr. Vandana Takawale is an experienced Cardiologist in Dhole Patil Road, Pune. She is currently practising at Dr Sanjay Agarwal's Aegle Clinic in Dhole Patil Road, Pune. Don’t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. Vandana Takawale on Lybrate.com.

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Coronary Artery Disease - Know the Primary Signs!

MBBS, MS (Gen. Surgery), M.Ch - Cardio Thoracic and Vascular Surgery, DNB (CTS)
Cardiologist, Noida
Coronary Artery Disease -  Know the Primary Signs!

Your heart is the most important and vital organ of all and regulates the flow of heart to all parts of the body. Thus, the valves and the arteries which take the blood to your heart are also an important component in ensuring that the circulation is constant. Thus, any hindrance to this process will put a lot of pressure on your heart and lead to more serious problems in the long run. Coronary artery disease is one such problem and can seriously put the health of your heart at risk.

What is coronary heart disease?
Coronary arteries are very important blood vessels, which carry nutrients, blood and oxygen to your heart. If the level of bad cholesterol is high in your blood, it will start leaving deposits on the walls of the arteries which are commonly known as plaque. This plaque will start building up over time causing blockage of the arteries and disrupting proper blood flow. Excessive build up of the plaque may then rupture the lining of the plaque. This will then induce blood clotting and further prevent the normal flow of blood.

Symptoms
Primary symptoms may include

  1. Shortness of breath: This may occur while you are exercising or performing activities which are mildly exerting.
  2. Heart beats very hard and fast: Your heart may beat very hard and fast, especially when doing everyday activities such as climbing stairs or walking for a prolonged distance.
  3. Angina or chest pain: You may experience pain in your chest as if someone was pressing against it with a lot of force. Angina is also triggered due to stressful activities or even emotional stress. It usually occurs on the left or the middle of the chest and may even be felt in the back, arms, and neck.
  4. Heart attack: Heart attacks are the most common and the most serious complications of coronary heart disease. You would feel extreme pain, akin to crushing on your chest, shoulder, or arm. It may even be accompanied by jaw pain, and sweatiness.

Treatment
Non invasive forms of treatment are always preferable rather than invasive surgeries or procedures to treat coronary heart disease, especially where the risk of serious complications such as heart attack are still on the lower side. Some of the treatments used for coronary heart disease are as follows:

  1. Making lifestyle changes: Quit smoking, reduce alcohol consumption along with consumption of regulated diet will automatically start cleaning plaque that has built up within the arteries. Losing weight also tends to help.
  2. Medications: Special medications can take care of cases wherein the deposits are still lesser and the plaque buildup can be removed without the requirement of extensive surgery. Anti-cholesterol medications are one example of this.
  3. Surgical procedures: These are usually employed when the blockage is severe and cannot be corrected by the conventional methods mentioned above. Some of the procedures are angioplasty, stent replacement, as well as coronary artery bypass surgery. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a cardiologist and ask a free question.
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I had done angioplasty four years age. Regularly I am taking medicine for clostrol, diabetes, BP etc. Though I am taking diabetic medicine, my sugar level after food is around 300. What should I do?

Diploma in Naturopathy & Yogic Science (DNYS), M.Sc - Dietitics / Nutrition
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Vadodara
I had done angioplasty four years age. Regularly I am taking medicine for clostrol, diabetes, BP etc. Though I am tak...
there is three main steps to control blood sugar. 1 medicines 2 diet 3 yoga. in your case you have to start doing yoga and follow diabetic diet. diet and yoga play major role to control blood sugar level.there are some specific asana to control diabetes.more detail consult me privately.
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I am 41 years old housewife. I have sometime pain in left arm, sometime pain in right arm, sometime in chest. As I have thyroid and some overweight. Please tell me why this pain occurs after some few intervals, is their any problem with me, and to whom does I consult too.

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
I am 41 years old housewife. I have sometime pain in left arm, sometime pain in right arm, sometime in chest. As I ha...
Do some regular exercise like brisk walking, control your diet and reduce weight. Get your lipid profile , blood sugar tested, take ECG and consult doctor
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I am a 42 year old male from tamil nadu. I am suffered by diabetes and blood pressure for the past 3 years. My ppbs is around 270 mg per dl. My bp level is around 140 / 90. Kindly advise me.

CDIABT, MBBS
Endocrinologist, Mumbai
I am a 42 year old male from tamil nadu. I am suffered by diabetes and blood pressure for the past 3 years. My ppbs i...
For diabetes follow a diet low in carbohydrate, low in fat and high in fibre. Walking for 30 mins a day for at least 5 days in a week is recommended. Medicine will depend upon fbs and ppbs. Your ppbs is high, so I will recommend to make changes in your meals and to go for a walk post meal. And if still your ppbs remains high than you should consult the doctor.
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I have consulted to a doctor in my city. He checked my lipid profile. Each and everything is normal but my triglyceride level is 284. What is the bad effect of high triglyceride and what should I do to control its level.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
I have consulted to a doctor in my city. He checked my lipid profile. Each and everything is normal but my triglyceri...
In near future it can be the cause for a stroke or a heart attack and I will suggest you to take tablet atorlipf once a day for a year after clinical examination.
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Hello sir, Please tell me what is the first general treatment of low blood pressure?

MB, BS. M.D
General Physician, Hyderabad
There is no such condition in normal healthy individual. It is result of aftet suferring from some symptoms such as severe vomiting, shock resulting from other sufering like heart attack. There are no particular symptoms in healthy individual with low blopd pressure.
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I am 50 years old female I am an diabetic patient and under a medication with 500mg gluconate. I am suffering from chest pain and often a severe pain in left hand. Do I have to go for any cardiac tests? Or is it a simple trouble. Kindle respond, thank you.

MD - Medicine, MBBS
General Physician, Kangra
I am 50 years old female I am an diabetic patient and under a medication with 500mg gluconate. I am suffering from ch...
mam being a diabetic you are at high risk of cardiac disease. get your ecg done..if problematic then go for echo and tmt accordingly.good luck
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I am suffering from dry cough in last two week and also chest pain in night time so pls tell me solution.

BAMS
Ayurveda, Bangalore
I am suffering from dry cough in last two week and also chest pain in night time so pls tell me solution.
Hi, take tab. Swasakuthara ras 1-1-1 with hot water and vasarista 2tsf three times a day mixed with equal quantity of water. Avoid cold and refrigerated food. Drink boiled and cooled water.
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Some time while breathing I have pain in right side of chest. What is the solution.

MBBS, cc USG
General Physician, Gurgaon
Some time while breathing I have pain in right side of chest. What is the solution.
Hello, CHEST PAIN in your case may be due to 1.acidity. 2. severe anxiety 3. muscular problem Is history of any trauma / breathing difficulty also is pain only at one point? is burning chest also + Local application of Volini gel 1% twice a day for 2-3 day i need to take detail history for further management consult Physician/me for further management
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I'm getting fat even without having excess food. Heard that less sleep and diet can lead to excess fat, so recently i'm sleeping well and following good diet. But my fat is mainly stored at belly and thighs. Checked with cholesterol. But no sign of cholesterol. I'm doing exercise 3 weeks a day. What should I do to get the fat reduced.

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine Specialist, Faridabad
I'm getting fat even without having excess food. Heard that less sleep and diet can lead to excess fat, so recently i...
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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Hello Doctor, we had to terminate our pregnancy in the 24th week due to congenial heart defects (VSD, Truncus arteriosus) in the fetus. I was told that the reasons for the CHD could be a.) getting married in the same blood relation, b.) the effects of some medicines on the pregnancy at the time of conception, c.) because of some defect in chromosomes and/or d.) it was just random or an accident. My wife and I are not married in the same blood relations and my wife was on antibiotics one month prior to conception. Could you please tell me what exactly could be main reason for this defects and what are the chances that these defects will not be there in subsequent pregnancies and what precautions shall we take to mitigate these risks in the future.

PDDM, MHA, MBBS
General Physician, Nashik
Hello Doctor, we had to terminate our pregnancy in the 24th week due to congenial heart defects (VSD, Truncus arterio...
In most cases, you can't do anything to prevent having a baby with a ventricular septal defect. However, it's important to do everything possible to have a healthy pregnancy. Here are the basics: Get early prenatal care, even before you're pregnant. Quitting smoking, reducing stress, stopping birth control — these are all things to talk to your doctor about before you get pregnant. Also, be sure you talk to your doctor about any medications you're taking. Eat a balanced diet. Include a vitamin supplement that contains folic acid. Also, limit caffeine. Exercise regularly. Work with your doctor to develop an exercise plan that's right for you. Avoid risks. These include harmful substances such as alcohol, cigarettes and illegal drugs. Also, avoid X-rays, hot tubs and saunas. Avoid infections. Be sure you're up to date on all of your vaccinations before becoming pregnant. Certain types of infections can be harmful to a developing fetus.
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Hello, Good Morning Doctor, I just need to know that, When I think very seriously I got pain in my left side of chest, I am 24 years of age Pls suggest something, Thank you!

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
Hello,
Good Morning Doctor,
I just need to know that,
When I think very seriously I got pain in my left side of chest...
1.For your age pain chest could be due to anxiety, stress, 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. Take paracetamol 500mg 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 and consult cardiologist 11.Consult me for further advice
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What are the symptoms of cardiac arrest I personally feel that I am getting chest pain and from left side of the chest some pain is there like needles piercing at near by heart is this a symptom?

PGD Maternal Child Health, MBBS
General Physician, Akola
What are the symptoms of cardiac arrest I personally feel that I am getting chest pain and from left side of the ches...
If you have been investigated for hypertension, diabetes, heart function and nothing has been found, then you may rest assured that it is due to anxiety. If not, it is better to get these things done than to keep guessing about horrible outcomes. Smoking may cause such type of pains in chest.
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My husband is 35 years old. In a recent official medical checkup, his cholesterol levels is reported higher-236 mg/dl. His bilirubin level is also high-2.4 mg/dl. He is good physically and prefer home cooked food only. Can you please tell me the type of diet he should have and the kind of food that needs to be avoided. Also any change in lifestyle to be added. Thanks.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
My husband is 35 years old. In a recent official medical checkup, his cholesterol levels is reported higher-236 mg/dl...
Hello, don't give him oily , spicy food, fast food , junk food. Cut short his salt and sugar intake. drink water at frequent intervals. Along with the dietary changes give him Alpha Liv , 2 tsp , once daily after dinner.
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I have Blood Pressure problem at least a month. Which medicine is best suitable to remove the disease.

MD-Physician, PGDCC
Cardiologist, Jaipur
I have Blood Pressure problem at least a month. Which medicine is best suitable to remove the disease.
Hello. Blood pressure should be and can only be controlled. Can never be cured. Physical well being is important. Take medicines and have proper diet control you are young. So have to take much care. Feel free to take experts consultation for this.
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I am 75 years male suffering from ibs for the past 7 years. Also diabetic controlled by oral pills. I am not having any hyper tention. Please advise for ibs thanks.

Critical Care Training, MD - Internal Medicine, MBBS
General Physician, Delhi
You mean irritable bowel syndrome. First tell me symptoms and total duration with history so I can confirm your diagnosis. Send other relavent investigations you have done till now and medicines you r taking.
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My mother is 54 year old. She under brain standing due to brain hemarage. The cause of problem was high blood pressure. Aftr the treatment her bp was normal for 3 months but now again its fluctuating what should we do.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
My mother is 54 year old. She under brain standing due to brain hemarage. The cause of problem was high blood pressur...
Homoeopathic medicine RAUWOLFIA 1X ( Wilmar Schwabe India ) Chew 2 tabs 3 times daily for 3-4 months.You can also take them with water if tastes bitter.
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I have pain problem in my back and chest. I have tried many things but nothing like reliable so what should I do?

MBBS, MS - Orthopaedics
Orthopedist, Delhi
I have pain problem in my back and chest. I have tried many things but nothing like reliable so what should I do?
It needs to be investigated. Investigations advised - hb, tlc, dlc, esr, sugar f & pp, uric acid, vit d3 urine r/e x ray of the affected part. Anyway you may try- sleep on a hard bed with soft bedding on it. Spring beds, folding beds or thick mattress are harmful use no pillow under the head. Do hot fomantation. Paracetamol 250mg od & sos x 5days. Caldikind plus 1tab od x10. Do neck back knee & general exercises. It may have to be further investigated. Make sure you are not allergic to any of the medicines you are going to take. If it does not give relief in 4-5days, inform.
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