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I am 30 years old. I am a congenital heart patient by birth with eisenmenger syndrome. My question is can I participate in sex what are its results?

Dr. Ajay Nihalani 90% (93 ratings)
Member of the Royal College of Psychiatrists, United Kingdom (MRC Psych), MD - Psychiatry, MBBS
Psychiatrist, Ghaziabad
I am  30 years old. I am a congenital heart patient by birth with eisenmenger syndrome. My question is can I particip...
Hi You have a rare disorder which can worsen with exertion. It would be best if you took your cardiologists opinion re same Regards.
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मुझे 7 जनवरी को हार्ट का अटैक आया था बाद मे स्टंट लग्वाया था अब मुझे क्म्जौरी लगती है क्या खाना चाहिये क्या नही खाना चाहिये अब दवाइ लि रहा हू Prax 75 mg Storvas 40 mg Night me Betalox 25 sonirab DSR

Dr. Col V C Goyal 94% (9070 ratings)
CCEBDM, PG Diploma In Clinical cardiology, MBBS
General Physician, Ghaziabad
मुझे 7 जनवरी को हार्ट का अटैक आया था बाद मे स्टंट लग्वाया था अब मुझे क्म्जौरी लगती है
क्या खाना चाहिये क्या नही खाना ... alcohol 2. Reduce body wt if over wt 3. No smoking/ tobacco 4. Diet - no ghee/ butter, have mix of vegetable oils - mustard, til, ground nut, olive oil, have more green vegetables and fruits, have whole grain atta, no fried. Fast. Spicy / processed/ junk food. Less sugar, potato, rice 5. 30 mts brisk walk daily 6. Deep breathing exercise for 10 mts daily 7. Meditation daily for 10 mts. 6-8 hrs of sleep at night 8. Expose your body to sun for 15-20 mts daily after some oil massage to get vit d. 9. Take more water- proper hydration. Medicine can not be advised for open question for medicine and further advise contact on private chat.
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Heart Attack - Signs You Should Watch Out For!

Dr. Saurabh Juneja 90% (217 ratings)
MBBS, Master of Surgery - General Surgery, Magistrar Chirurgiae (Cardio-Thoracic Surgery)
Cardiologist, Faridabad
Heart Attack - Signs You Should Watch Out For!

With recent lifestyle changes, more and more people, younger in age, are falling prey to heart attacks. While some silently suffer the attack during their sleep and never wake up, others have symptoms which they dismiss as acidity or muscular pain and ignore them. There are multiple media programs that are trying to create awareness about how to identify a heart attack. If done at the right time, there is a good chance that the person can be saved.

What is a Heart Attack?

The blood vessels gradually narrow, reducing the blood flow to the target organs. This reduces the efficiency of the target organ, and if this happens to be the heart, it is known as a heart attack. The area that should ideally receive blood does not, leading to its “death.” If the damage is not severe, it can be reversed. However, if this attack happens in one of the critical areas of the heart, it can even be fatal.

Symptoms to watch for: Very few attacks happen suddenly. Most start slowly and progress, and if identified on time, a life can be saved. The episode takes about an hour, and if you are well-versed with the symptoms, it could help identify the condition correctly and save a life. Most people use antacids and muscle relaxants to ease the situation, which does provide immediate relief, but not a proper cure.

  1. Chest discomfort: There is a central pain which is constant, nagging, and has a squeezing like sensation. This causes discomfort and most often, this pain is in the center of the chest area, which lasts for just a few minutes. Sometimes the pain can go and come back. This pain radiates down into the arm, up into the neck area, and also into the jaw and is almost always indicative of a heart attack.

  2. Short of breath: With chest pain, there is always shortness of breath which the person will experience. This is due to reduced oxygen levels in the body.

    • Associated symptoms include fatigue, exhaustion, nausea, dizziness, light-headedness.

    • There is almost always profused sweating where the person breaks into a cold sweat.

    • If the attack happens during sleep, the person may be snoring and may feel as if something is choking his airway.

    • Due to reduced return of blood from the peripheral organs, there could be swelling of the feet and ankles.

  3. Irregular heart beat: If there is irregular heart beat (palpitations) very often, talk to your doctor about it.

When you suspect a person of having a heart attack, check for these signs. Very often, a heart attack is detectable and can be managed with timely intervention. In case you have a concern or query you can always consult an expert & get answers to your questions!

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I am 62+ years old man, and my recent 2D Echo report says that my Aortic valve is calcified (Severe AS). How can it be treated and what are the precautions for me to take.

Dr. Shakil Khan 91% (474 ratings)
Homeopath, Mumbai
I am 62+ years old man, and my recent 2D Echo report says that my Aortic valve is calcified (Severe AS). How can it b...
Dear User You are 62 with Calcified Aortic valve is due to age Consult a Cardiologist who can advise you better Hopefully your questions is answered.
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What to Do After a Heart Attack: Lifestyle Changes!

Dr. Pramod Kumar Sharma 90% (117 ratings)
MBBS, MS (Gen. Surgery), M.Ch - Cardio Thoracic & Vascular Surgery, DNB (CTS)
Cardiologist, Noida
What to Do After a Heart Attack: Lifestyle Changes!

A heart attack allows you to get a double take on life. Once you survive it, you tend to realize how close your brush with death has been and how important your lifestyle choices can be. Most people go on to live a productive life after a heart attack provided they can adhere to making healthy choices. Here's what you can do if you have experienced your first attack and want to change for the better:

1. Start at the hospital: A person usually stays in the hospital for 3 days after an attack to monitor their condition. This duration increases if you have complications that involve procedures like a bypass surgery. Your first significant change will come to your medication routine. Your existing dosages may be adjusted and you'll possibly prescribed newer medicines that will treat and control your symptoms. You'll not only need to know the names of all your medicines but when you have to take them. Its best you know exactly why are taking each of them, if there are other more economic alternatives since this may last a lifetime and what side effects they may have.

2. Maintaining your mental health: Once bitten, twice shy applies for heart attack victims too. Not only do they live in a constant worry about another attack, every small symptom like a harmless muscle pull can trigger the fear factor. You also get into the "heart patient" dependent mode based on how much help you need to recover. Check for support groups and other heart attack survivors in your locality to see how they are coping. Read more about your recovery and try to keep a positive frame of mind.

3. Go for cardiac rehab: Many hospitals have a rehabilitation program that you can participate in as an outpatient or you can go to a clinic that specializes in it. Such programs help speed up your recovery. It is run by people who will hand hold you in bringing positive changes in your life to protect and strengthen your heart. You'll learn activities that positively improve heart functions and reduce your chances of developing complications or dying from heart disease. You'll also benefit from exercises that'll be taught by a certified exercise specialist. 

4. Making lifestyle changes: Quitting smoking is an obvious one. You'll now have to lead a more active lifestyle with daily exercise. You'll also need to actively manage your diabetes and obesity. None of these changes can happen in a day. In fact, behavioural scientists suggest that you need to practice a new activity continuously for twenty one days for it to become a habit. 

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Sir. I’m 49 years old and I’m a cardio patient I’m taking some medications like sweet Sr 500, olmesar 20 mg and Cardivas 250. On daily basis. Whilst taking these medications m I safe to take nutrients supply called “Flex oil” from Vestige. Please help me Sir.

Dt. Aastha 91% (323 ratings)
BSc - Food & Applied Nutrition, MSc - Food & Applied Nutrition
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Faridabad
Sir. I’m 49 years old and I’m a cardio patient I’m taking some medications like sweet Sr 500, olmesar 20 mg and Cardi...
1. Control your portion size How much you eat is just as important as what you eat. Overloading your plate, taking seconds and eating until you feel stuffed can lead to eating more calories than you should. Portions served in restaurants are often more than anyone needs. Use a small plate or bowl to help control your portions. Eat larger portions of low-calorie, nutrient-rich foods, such as fruits and vegetables, and smaller portions of high-calorie, high-sodium foods, such as refined, processed or fast foods. This strategy can shape up your diet as well as your heart and waistline. Keep track of the number of servings you eat. The recommended number of servings per food group may vary depending on the specific diet or guidelines you're following. A serving size is a specific amount of food, defined by common measurements such as cups, ounces or pieces. For example, one serving of pasta is about 1/3 to 1/2 cup, or about the size of a hockey puck. A serving of meat, fish or chicken is about 2 to 3 ounces, or about the size and thickness of a deck of cards. Judging serving size is a learned skill. You may need to use measuring cups and spoons or a scale until you're comfortable with your judgment. 2. Eat more vegetables and fruits Vegetables and fruits are good sources of vitamins and minerals. Vegetables and fruits are also low in calories and rich in dietary fiber. Vegetables and fruits, like other plants or plant-based foods, contain substances that may help prevent cardiovascular disease. Eating more fruits and vegetables may help you cut back on higher calorie foods, such as meat, cheese and snack foods. Featuring vegetables and fruits in your diet can be easy. Keep vegetables washed and cut in your refrigerator for quick snacks. Keep fruit in a bowl in your kitchen so that you'll remember to eat it. Choose recipes that have vegetables or fruits as the main ingredients, such as vegetable stir-fry or fresh fruit mixed into salads. Fruits and vegetables to chooseFruits and vegetables to limit Fresh or frozen vegetables and fruits Low-sodium canned vegetables Canned fruit packed in juice or water Coconut Vegetables with creamy sauces Fried or breaded vegetables Canned fruit packed in heavy syrup Frozen fruit with sugar added 3. Select whole grains Whole grains are good sources of fiber and other nutrients that play a role in regulating blood pressure and heart health. You can increase the amount of whole grains in a heart-healthy diet by making simple substitutions for refined grain products. Or be adventuresome and try a new whole grain, such as whole-grain farro, quinoa or barley. Grain products to chooseGrain products to limit or avoid Whole-wheat flour Whole-grain bread, preferably 100% whole-wheat bread or 100% whole-grain bread High-fiber cereal with 5 g or more fiber in a serving Whole grains such as brown rice, barley and buckwheat (kasha) Whole-grain pasta Oatmeal (steel-cut or regular) White, refined flour White bread Muffins Frozen waffles Corn bread Doughnuts Biscuits Quick breads Cakes Pies Egg noodles Buttered popcorn High-fat snack crackers 4. Limit unhealthy fats Limiting how much saturated and trans fats you eat is an important step to reduce your blood cholesterol and lower your risk of coronary artery disease. A high blood cholesterol level can lead to a buildup of plaques in your arteries, called atherosclerosis, which can increase your risk of heart attack and stroke. The American Heart Association offers these guidelines for how much fat to include in a heart-healthy diet: Type of fatRecommendation Saturated fatNo more than 5 to 6% of your total daily calories, or no more than 11 to 13g of saturated fat if you follow a 2,000-calorie-a-day diet Trans fatAvoid You can reduce the amount of saturated fat in your diet by trimming fat off your meat or choosing lean meats with less than 10 percent fat. You can also add less butter, margarine and shortening when cooking and serving. You can also use low-fat substitutions when possible for a heart-healthy diet. For example, top your baked potato with low-sodium salsa or low-fat yogurt rather than butter, or use sliced whole fruit or low-sugar fruit spread on your toast instead of margarine. You may also want to check the food labels of some cookies, cakes, frostings, crackers and chips. Some of these — even those labeled "reduced fat" — may be made with oils containing trans fats. One clue that a food has some trans fat in it is the phrase "partially hydrogenated" in the ingredient list. When you do use fats, choose monounsaturated fats, such as olive oil or canola oil. Polyunsaturated fats, found in certain fish, avocados, nuts and seeds, also are good choices for a heart-healthy diet. When used in place of saturated fat, monounsaturated and polyunsaturated fats may help lower your total blood cholesterol. But moderation is essential. All types of fat are high in calories. An easy way to add healthy fat (and fiber) to your diet is ground flaxseed. Flaxseeds are small brown seeds that are high in fiber and omega-3 fatty acids. Some studies have found that flaxseeds may help lower cholesterol in some people, but more research is needed. You can grind the seeds in a coffee grinder or food processor and stir a teaspoon of them into yogurt, applesauce or hot cereal. Fats to chooseFats to limit Olive oil Canola oil Vegetable and nut oils Margarine, trans fat free Cholesterol-lowering margarine, such as Benecol, Promise Activ or Smart Balance Nuts, seeds Avocados Butter Lard Bacon fat Gravy Cream sauce Nondairy creamers Hydrogenated margarine and shortening Cocoa butter, found in chocolate Coconut, palm, cottonseed and palm-kernel oils.
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If heart attack come what we do imidetly to cure what medicine to use in emergency.

Dr. Jayvirsinh Chauhan 97% (8031 ratings)
MD - Homeopathy, BHMS
Homeopath, Vadodara
If heart attack come what we do imidetly to cure what medicine to use in emergency.
If it is heart attack then there are no such Medicine that can help much. Sorbitrate has some reputation. But my suggestion is to make the patient lie down and don't let him move. Call an emergency services and rush to the hospital.
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Are Male Enhancement Pills With Yohimbine Safe For Men With Heart Disease?

Dr. Vinod Raina 94% (4668 ratings)
MD - General Medicine
Sexologist, Delhi
Are Male Enhancement Pills With Yohimbine Safe For Men With Heart Disease?


  • Is yohimbe OK for men with heart disease? Well, I have heart disease. I've had it for years. My heart disease is a little different than the average man's, but it's heart disease nonetheless. It doesn't really impact me too much. I take a few medications, see the doctor regularly and do most of the things I want to do. I guess I'm in pretty good shape, actually. Because I know there are others whose heart disease is far more advanced than mine.
  • Years back, I had the opportunity to try natural male enhancement pills that contained yohimbine, which comes from the tree bark of the yohimbe tree. This is a tree that is found in certain parts of Africa.
  • Normally, I would have never thought to try a male enhancement pill, ever (no, really). However, I was young, dumb and I had a small business selling the things online. I couldn't believe how well these things sold. I kept selling out. And then I thought, I should try the things myself. I mean, you need to be able to tell people about your own product right?
  • When I took the dose of the pills. I eagerly waited to see what was going to happen with my little test. Wow! Yes, they worked ridiculously well. I'll say that. It was a bit crazy. However, the side effects were insane. My nose dripped nonstop. My face got red. I felt like my skin was crawling! But, above everything else, my heart rate sped up. It felt like it was skipping beats and about to beat out of my chest. But why? What was happening to me? I started to freak out just a little bit.
  • Yes, male enhancement products with yohimbe can work great for some men. But male enhancement products that contain yohimbine can be dangerous for men with heart disease. The substance has been linked to some majorly serious side effects such as seizure and heart attack. In short, no pun intended, it's just not worth it.
  • If you decide you need male enhancement pills. I would suggest consulting with your doctor. This is especially true if you have any type of health condition or are taking prescription medications. Also remember that studies show exercising, watching your weight and quitting smoking can help men who suffer from erectile dysfunction (ED). Another alternative might be finding one of the natural male enhancement pills that do not contain yohimbe.

My dad is 60 years old was regular alcohol drinker got sudden heart attack and after surgery now he is fine and decided to quit alcohol, is sudden alcohol withdrawal causes any stroke or another attack.

Dr. K V Anand 97% (22204 ratings)
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, Positive Psychiatry and Mental Health
Psychologist, Palakkad
My dad is 60 years old was regular alcohol drinker got sudden heart attack and after surgery now he is fine and decid...
Dear user, I can understand. You must understand the difference between ALCOHOL ADDICTION and abuse. You can definitely quit alcohol in one go. Just stop it and swear not to drink again. Engage yourself in games and other engaging activities during evenings or when you feel the urge. Just a week, your habit should change. There are many other methods, which you can see through internet. The best method is what I suggested. Please try it without fail. Take care.
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