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Dr. Srikant Sahoo

Cardiologist, Puri

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Dr. Srikant Sahoo is a popular Cardiologist in Puri, Puri. He is currently practising at Shanti heart care clinic in Puri, Puri. Save your time and book an appointment online with Dr. Srikant Sahoo on Lybrate.com.

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My husband is experiencing pain near heart these days, he is drinking daily due to tensions but in limit only, he eats at late n8 everyday biryani or heavy food aftr drinking, he dnt hav any othr habit othr thn drinking, please help me, am very much worried about him.

C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician,
My husband is experiencing pain near heart these days, he is drinking daily due to tensions but in limit only, he eat...
The pain need not be heart [pain and can be acidity due to drinking . It is better to avoid heavy food in night as it leads to obesity . TO confirm your doubt he need to have a cardiology check up and stop alcohol
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High Blood Pressure - All You Need To Know About It!

Non Invasive Services
Cardiologist, Mohali
High Blood Pressure - All You Need To Know About It!

The heart is a muscular organ that pumps blood to the entire body through a network of arteries and veins. This network contains big vessels which branch out further to supply blood to the distant organs. There is, therefore, some pressure that the heart and thereby the vessels need to exert to push the blood through these vessels. This is known as blood pressure, and normal pressure levels range from 90-140(systolic)/60-90(diastolic) mm of Hg. However, due to various reasons, this pressure could be more, which is one of the first signs of heart disease.

Causes of increased blood pressure: 

  1. Thickening of the blood vessels. With age, the elastic blood vessels naturally turn rigid and less elastic, so there is more pressure required to push blood. It is natural for people over 55 years of age to have higher readings of blood pressure. This is known as primary hypertension (HTN).
  2. Narrowed blood vessels. This happens due to cholesterol accumulation along the walls of the blood vessels. Faulty dietary habits along with sedentary lifestyle have increased the incidence of hypertension due to this condition, known as atherosclerosis. Critical atherosclerotic narrowing of renal arteries lead to renovascular HTN that is one of the commonest of secondary HTN. 

Other Causes of secondary hypertension are: 

  1. Kidney problems
  2. Thyroid hormone disorders 
  3. Congenital heart defects 
  4. Chronic alcohol abuse 
  5. Adrenal gland tumours 
  6. Chronic use of medications like birth control pills, pain killers, etc. 

Unidentified and uncontrolled hypertension can be silent and can lead to more severe conditions like heart attack and stroke. India is fast becoming the new hypertension capital of the world. Some of the common risk factors are: 

  1. Age 
  2. Family history 
  3. Being obese or overweight 
  4. Sedentary lifestyle
  5. Smoking 
  6. Alcohol consumption 
  7. Excessive salt intake 
  8. Stress levels 
  9. Ethnic background 

Symptoms: 

  1. Hypertension can go undetected for years together, but if there are risk factors like diabetes and high cholesterol, it is advisable to periodically monitor blood pressure. 
  2. Headaches, nosebleeds, and shortness of breath should not be ignored. These can be the first warning signs of hypertension, and if detected early, preventive measures can be taken. 
  3. If there are co-morbid risk factors, it is advisable to constantly keep a check on BP readings. 

Management: 

This includes a combination of diet and lifestyle modifications. 

  1. Quit smoking and alcohol: Of the many wonders quitting smoking can do, reducing BP readings is just one. The improvement would be almost instantaneous. Quit or else reduce alcohol and see dramatic improvements. 
  2. Weight management: Through a combination of diet and exercise, ensure that weight is brought under control. Set a target BMI (Below 26 kg/m2) and work towards it religiously. 
  3. Diet: Reduce salt, increase potassium, increase vitamin D, eat a heart-healthy diet, and see the hypertension readings improve. Please find attached and reviewed copy for health tip for posting. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a cardiologist.
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I have an inverted nipple on my right chest and having pain on the cheat for sometimes only.

Diploma in Cardiology, Diploma in Diabetology, MD
Cardiologist, Coimbatore
I have an inverted nipple on my right chest and having pain on the cheat for sometimes only.
Heart attack at this us not rare. In your case inverted nipple is no where related to hear t problem. Just take some pain killers if it still doesnt subside then consult a doctor.
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How to get 5 cm chest expecting for police job. Any exercise or food. And I have 83 cm chest how to get 86 cm in 2months. Hight.21 years old male, 5.5 hight.

MBBS, cc USG
General Physician, Gurgaon
How to get 5 cm chest expecting for police job. Any exercise or food. And I have 83 cm chest how to get 86 cm in 2mon...
For this consult good gym trainer and take protein rich food I am giving you few examples of protein rich food from vegetarian sources spouts all dals milk soybean wheat lentils peanut butter hemp seed almonds sunflower seeds cheese.
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I have pain in chest give suggestion to consult export doctor and give some medicine.

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
I have pain in chest give suggestion to consult export doctor and give some medicine.
1.For your age pain chest could be due to anxiety, stress, Physical and mental strain 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.Take paracetamol 500mg one tablet sos after food up to a maximum of three tablets daily, 5. Drink plenty of water and take rest.6.if you have recurrent attack of chest pain take ECG and consult cardiologist.
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Radiology - How it Helps in Treating Heart Diseases?

DNB (Radio Diagnosis), MBBS
Radiologist, Hyderabad
Radiology - How it Helps in Treating Heart Diseases?

Radiology is a branch of medicine that deals with diagnosis and treatment of diseases using radiant energy. Radiology uses the imaging technology like ultrasound, x-ray radiography, Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI), Computed Tomography (CT), Positron Emission Tomography (PET), nuclear medicine. The imaging technology helps the doctor (or physician) to see within the human body and helps you get diagnosed and treated in a better way.

Radiology is also referred to as radioscopy or clinical radiology where the latter refers to the diagnosis and treatment of fatal injuries/diseases. Radiologist is a doctor who has specialized in radiology after completion of a formal medical course to become a certified doctor. Radiographer is in turn a technician who specializes in the physical operation of scans and machines like x-rays etc. You must be well aware that the Radiologist is a professional doctor but the Radiographer is just a technician.

The following are the various uses of radiology when it comes to monitor the activity of your heart:

  1. MRI: It is known as Magnetic Resonance Imaging and it makes use of the energy stored in your body’s hydrogen atoms. It uses highly advanced computer 2-D and 3-D images and no ionizing radiation is used in MRI. The activity with the heart can be precisely recorded by MRI scan.
  2. Nuclear medicine: It involves giving your body a small tracker or a radioactive material which records the radiation coming from your body using special cameras like gamma cameras or PET. It can measure the complexity of your heart disease.
  3. Fluoroscopy: It helps to give real time visualization of the body by using x-rays that allow the doctor to efficiently monitor the body part, joint and bones as well as the activity that pertains to the heart.
  4. Ultrasound: It is a test which uses high frequency sound waves to form an image within the insides of any human organ like blood vessels or the heart. Many prefer this form of imaging test which uses sound waves instead of radiation and is considered less harmful.
  5. Computed Tomography: In this type of scan, a 3-D image is formed through several 2-D images taken at a single line of axis rotation. This test is useful as it gives detailed images of specific parts of the body like blood vessel, arteries, and soft tissues surrounding your heart. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a Radiologist.
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I am 54 having BP and sugar since 8 years in the morning feel very weak to get up do you have remedy for this.

MBBS, CCEBDM, Diploma in Diabetology
Endocrinologist, Hubli-Dharwad
I am 54 having BP and sugar since 8 years in the morning feel very weak to get up do you have remedy for this.
Mr Shakeel, If your blood sugar level and BP are well controlled then you are unlikely to feel weak in the morning. Please give me following details : fasting and PP sugar levels, HbA1c%, BP readings, drugs being taken with dosage, dietary pattern and daily exercise level. With those details I may be able to give some guidance.
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My bp is low also I have pain in my legs. How to cure it is there any major problem because my age is only 20 also I fall asleep too for long time?

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), M.Sc - Psychotherapy, PG Diploma in Sexuality & Sexual Counseling
Sexologist, Bangalore
This is due to deficiency of proper nutrients. You need to take Rasayana Medicines so that you get required required nutrients.
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I am 35 years old having cholesterol of 246 and LDL of 174, I want to know how I can reduce and symptoms for this, is there any meditation required ?

MD - Clinica Biodicity, MBBS
Cardiologist, Delhi
I am 35 years old having cholesterol of 246 and LDL of 174, I want to know how I can reduce and symptoms for this, is...
Dear you have high cholesterol levels. Is cholesterol high in other members of your family. Medicine and lifestyle guidance will definitely be required.
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My father has been suffering from high blood pressure since 5 years. Now he used amlodac AT tablet. His BP is 140/95 in today. Now his legs and finger nerve become contract in today. So I want to know which medicine is better for him.

B.Sc., B.A.M.S., C.C.Y.P., M.D. (Ayurveda)
Ayurveda, Aligarh
My father has been suffering from high blood pressure since 5 years. Now he used amlodac AT tablet. His BP is 140/95 ...
Hello Along with above medication he can do yoga and meditation. he can take an ayurvedic medicine to get better results.
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I am 36 year old male. Yesterday I measure my BP and it was 140/104. I got worried with this. Currently I am not taking any medication for the same. Please suggest what should I do.

PG Diploma in Emergency Medicine Services (PGDEMS), Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), MD - Alternate Medicine
Ayurveda, Ghaziabad
I am 36 year old male. Yesterday I measure my BP and it was 140/104. I got worried with this. Currently I am not taki...
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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.my husband drinks a lot. He smokes also. He is overweight. No exercise. Vldl is 27.60 hdl is 72.8 LDL is 69.60 and triglicide is 138.0.total cholesterol is 170. His liver test is Ast 57.0 Alt 104 Alp 130 GGt 152. Now tell me wht s the meaning.

MBBS, DPM
Psychiatrist, Bangalore
.my husband drinks a lot. He smokes also. He is overweight. No exercise. Vldl is 27.60 hdl is 72.8 LDL is 69.60 and t...
Dear lybrate-user, It is sad that Anand smokes, drinks, overweight and no exercise. All these are risk factors for heart problems. I don't know his age. However at any age if his life style changes, his health can be maintained. His liver is compromised since AST, ALT are above normal. GGT is 3 times increased. The liver is affected more with alcohol than any other cause. Let him go through these reports with your doctor and make the doctor to advice on healthy life style. Slowly you can increase his motivation towards the change. Psychiatrists and clinical psychologist can help in motivation enhancement therapy - 12 weekly sessions.
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Hello, I often get unclear head as if I keep doubting about my abilities. I take medication for my heart and BP. A kind of anxiety/ fear has taken over my mind. Is there a cure.

MBBS, DPM
Psychiatrist, Bangalore
Hello, I often get unclear head as if I keep doubting about my abilities.
I take medication for my heart and BP.
A ki...
At your age of 60 years you need to take stock of your abilities. You are no more young or capable of learning new things fast. Talk to other persons of your age and join some group of elders and talk about your gradually failing capacities. At the same time retain whatever you still have. Try and maintain active life style with your abilities. If you develop anxiety while learning new things, go slowly step by step and take the help from your children or preferably from your grandchildren.
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My mother had got high blood pressure see can't put her head up see is having vomiting sensation.

Certified Diabetes Educator, Registered Dietitian (RD), PGDD, Bachelor of Unani Medicine and Surgery (B.U.M.S), General Physician
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Mumbai
My mother had got high blood pressure see can't put her head up see is having vomiting sensation.
Dietary and other lifestyle changes can help you control and prevent high blood pressure. 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 by up to 14 mm hg. This eating plan is known as the dietary approaches to stop hypertension (dash) diet. Get plenty of potassium, which can help prevent and control high blood pressure. Eat less saturated fat and total fat. If you're overweight, losing even 3 kgs can lower your blood pressure. Strive for at least 30 minutes of physical activity a day. I being a both a registered dietitian (rd) and doctor have been successfully helping patients with their problems through a holistic approach using customized therapeutic diet and medications. I will also suggest home remedies. Do reply back for private consultation for rx.
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I had missed my period since 2 weeks, and feeling exhausted, irritable, hypertension, weakness, Dr. what I do.

M.Sc - Dietitics / Nutrition
Dietitian/Nutritionist,
I had missed my period since 2 weeks, and feeling exhausted, irritable, hypertension, weakness, Dr. what I do.
eat pine apple u need to take a balanced diet consult with doc do yoga and exercise eat plenty of water eat more vegetables

I've been having chest pain in the middle of my chest that feels like my heart is being squeezed since I woke up it'll lessen then come back harder. Right now it doesn't hurt so much as it did before. I can breathe Normal and move around fine. I woke up at around 8: 15am now it's 9: 14am. What should I do. Am I having a heart attack? This never happened before just slight heartburn when I eat hot food.

MBBS
General Physician,
I've been having chest pain in the middle of my chest that feels like my heart is being squeezed since I woke up it'l...
No it need not be typical heart attack means myocardial infarction. But since you have this precordial pain of chest bit is better to consult a medical specialist to exclude any abnormalities in the functioning of heart including blood pressure and blood sugar level.
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