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Dr. Ranga Rao

MBBS, Post Graduation Diploma In Clinical Cardiology (PGDCC)

Cardiologist, Visakhapatnam

23 Years Experience  ·  200 at clinic
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Dr. Ranga Rao is an experienced Cardiologist in P.M.Palem, Visakhapatnam. He has helped numerous patients in his 23 years of experience as a Cardiologist. He has completed MBBS, Post Graduation Diploma In Clinical Cardiology (PGDCC) . He is currently practising at Satyam Poly Clinic in P.M.Palem, Visakhapatnam. You can book an instant appointment online with Dr. Ranga Rao on Lybrate.com.

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MBBS - Guntur Medical College, Guntur - 1994
Post Graduation Diploma In Clinical Cardiology (PGDCC) - IGNOU - 2013
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My wife is 47 years old having chronic problem of low blood pressure, low pulses and sometimes, subsequent depression. Can you suggest some minimal medication to cure this problem. Thanks.

PDDM, MHA, MBBS
General Physician, Nashik
I understand your concern and would explain that low blood pressure could be related to different causes: - chronic anemia - dehydration - electrolytes imbalances from malnutrition - orthostatic hypotension, etc. I would recommend performing some tests to investigate for the possible cause: - a resting ECG - blood lab tests (complete blood count, blood electrolytes, kidney and liver function tests) A head up tilt test would be necessary to exclude possible orthostatic hypotension. If all these tests result normal there is nothing to worry about. Meanwhile, I would recommend avoiding prolonged standing up position and take plenty of fluids (water, juices) to stay well hydrates. An increase in the salt and caffeine intake could help in raising blood pressure. Hope to have been helpful! Greetings!
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I am suffering from dry cough for the last 2 weeks and I have chest pain whenever I cough hard. Can you suggest what should be done?

MD, MBBS
General Physician, Bangalore
I am suffering from dry cough for the last 2 weeks and I have chest pain whenever I cough hard. Can you suggest what ...
You can take a teaspoon syrup two to three times a day, there are many cough syrups for dry cough over the counter.
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I am 25. I am from ludhiana. I have blood pressure problem. I am not eating outdoor things. But my blood pressure rises very high. What should o do?

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
I am 25. I am from ludhiana. I have blood pressure problem. I am not eating outdoor things. But my blood pressure ris...
Try to control your weight by 10 kg and undergo blood lipid profile test and discuss the reports with me---------------there I will guide you with your daily diet and medicines according to your reports--------------
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I am asking for my mother, she is 55 yrs old age, she is a heart patient, now she become thyroid patient also, thyroid become low, now she have pain full body, she can so any work, we consult so many doctors, sir what is the reason for the pain.

B.H.M.S
Homeopath, Patna
Adv. 1 crataegus q take 5 drop in a cup of water twice daily 2. Graphities 200 twice daily one drop in a cup of water.
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I am 72 bloodsugar 134 (fasting) came dn to 102 after medicine. Now can I take fruits, sweets along with med. My bp is130/80. Once doc measured as180/80. Gave medicine. Now it has come 116/65.

PDDM, MHA, MBBS
General Physician, Nashik
Once a diabetic is always a diabetic. Pls follow diabetic diet regularly. Feel free to consult further for any doubts.
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My blood pressure is very till 20 days. I do not know how to solve my problem. please help sir.

BHMS
Homeopath,
My blood pressure is very till 20 days. I do not know how to solve my problem. please help sir.
Dear lybrate user, take homoeopathic mother tincture rauwolfia q, 30 drops, thrice daily, after meals, in a cup of water for your problem of high blood pressure. Also avoid mutton, beef, chicken, ghee, butter etc. Kindly remember that medication to control high blood pressure will affect your sexual performance & it will diminish your sexual power.
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I am 56 years old my blood sugar random 273 what medicines ican take already I am bypass surgery done past 5 years back now I am taking daily one tablet starpressxl 50 mg and ecosprin av 150/20 mg.

B.H.M.S., Senior Homeopath Consultant
Homeopath, Delhi
Please take homoeopathic medicine syz. Jambolanum - q / 10 drops in little water thrice a day for 15 days. Revert back after 15 days with feedback.
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I am suffering from dry cough for the last 2 weeks and I have chest pain whenever I cough hard. Can you suggest what should be done?

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
I am suffering from dry cough for the last 2 weeks and I have chest pain whenever I cough hard. Can you suggest what ...
Dear lybrateuser, - Avoid all cold fluids & refrigerated foods, have more of warm tea, coffee, milk & soup - do steam inhalation twice a day - do warm salt warm salt gargles three times a day - mix 1/4 teaspoon of turmeric powder in a cup of warm milk & have twice a day - take tablet okacet c, 1 tablet twice a day - take syrup Benadryl, 2 teaspoonful three times a day - have 7-8 glasses of water for proper hydration - avoid spicy, fried, sour & junk food, have more of fruits & vegetables, whole grains & protein foods to boost your immunity - do x- ray chest to rule out any other problem.
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She have blood pressure. How to prevent b. P? How to give health education to him?

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
She have blood pressure. How to prevent b. P? How to give health education to him?
1. Exercise regularly-------------------------- Regular physical activity — at least 30 minutes most days of the week — can lower your blood pressure by 4 to 9 millimeters of mercury (mm Hg). It's important to be consistent because if you stop exercising, your blood pressure can rise again.-------------------- If you have slightly high blood pressure (prehypertension), exercise can help you avoid developing full-blown hypertension. If you already have hypertension, regular physical activity can bring your blood pressure down to safer levels.--------------------------------- The best types of exercise for lowering blood pressure include walking, jogging, cycling, swimming or dancing. Strength training also can help reduce blood pressure. Talk to your doctor about developing an exercise program.---------------------- 2. Eat a healthy diet--------------------------- 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. It isn't easy to change your eating habits, but with these tips, you can adopt a healthy diet:------------------ •Keep a food diary. Writing down what you eat, even for just a week, can shed surprising light on your true eating habits. Monitor what you eat, how much, when and why.--------------- •Consider boosting potassium. Potassium can lessen the effects of sodium on blood pressure. The best source of potassium is food, such as fruits and vegetables, rather than supplements. Talk to your doctor about the potassium level that's best for you.-------------------- •Be a smart shopper. Read food labels when you shop and stick to your healthy-eating plan when you're dining out, too.-------------- 4. Reduce sodium in your diet------------------------ Even a small reduction in the sodium in your diet can reduce blood pressure by 2 to 8 mm Hg.-------------------- The effect of sodium intake on blood pressure varies among groups of people. In general, limit sodium to less than 2, 300 milligrams (mg) a day or less. However, a lower sodium intake — 1, 500 mg a day or less — is appropriate for people with greater salt sensitivity, including: Anyone age 51 or older Anyone diagnosed with high blood pressure, diabetes or chronic kidney disease------------------------ To decrease sodium in your diet, consider these tips:------------------ •Read food labels. If possible, choose low-sodium alternatives of the foods and beverages you normally buy.------------------- •Eat fewer processed foods. Only a small amount of sodium occurs naturally in foods. Most sodium is added during processing.-------- •Don't add salt. Just 1 level teaspoon of salt has 2, 300 mg of sodium. Use herbs or spices to add flavor to your food.---------------- •Ease into it. If you don't feel you can drastically reduce the sodium in your diet suddenly, cut back gradually. Your palate will adjust over time.----
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I am 62 years old, suffering with mild depression and racing heart and little increase of cholesterol and taking pills from last 20 days like p ropanolol, clonazepam, atorvastatin, help me to get natural therapy to get of it.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), Post Graduate Certficate in Ksharsutra & Ano-Rectal Diseases, MD - Medicine
Ayurveda, Mumbai
I am 62 years old, suffering with mild depression and racing heart and little increase of cholesterol and taking pill...
Dear, first of all do all heart related investigations for proper diagnosis & its underlying causes. For your heart problem you need complete management. Dr. Jonwals nap therapy is very effective & safe. Dr. Jonwals nap therapy treats disease & its root cause too. Food & life style advice:- 1) fresh home made light food. 2) 1 bowl fresh cooked vegetables (green leafy & fruit veg) 3) 1 bowl dal or fresh fish or chicken (proteins) 4) 25% less chapati and rice (carbs) 5) bf 7 am, lunch-12-1 pm & dinner 7-8 pm 6) seasonsl fresh fruits twice 10 am & 5 pm 7) no over eating, heavy, oily, fried, fermented, maida, chana, rajma, cold drinks 8) no raw vegetables, red meat, dry fish, day time sleep. 9) pranayam twice daily. For further complete management consult.
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I am diabetes and taking Gemer 1 tablet. In my recent test report total cholesterol, barium and lead are on higher side. Please let me know the cause and remedy. My age is 59 year. Thanks.

MBBS, PG Diploma In Clinical Cosmetology (PGDCC)
Cardiologist, Purba
I am diabetes and taking Gemer 1 tablet.
In my recent test report total cholesterol, barium and lead are on higher si...
all diabetic patient have some lipid abnormality, they may controlled with good diabetic control so consult with all report
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Is swelling of legs and increase in BP (about 145/85 with flacution) ok in third trimester.

MBBS
General Physician,
Is swelling of legs and increase in BP (about 145/85 with flacution) ok in third trimester.
sometimes it does happen during the course of pregnancy the BP fluctuates and albuminuria takes place still you should not neglect consult the gynecologist with urine and BP checked otherwise it may cause problem during delivery.

5 Signs and Symptoms of Heart Attack

Non-invasive Cardiology
Ayurveda, Thane
5 Signs and Symptoms of Heart Attack

Your heart gives you warning signs before the onset of a major problem. You may not even know that you are at risk of one or more heart diseases if you fail to notice these small signs that your heart sends out. Even a minor symptom, like chest pain, can indicate that your heart may be in trouble. While there could be many causal factors for a heart condition, here some symptoms, which are possible indications of a heart disease and should not be ignored in any case.

1. Chest pain or discomfort - This symptom is the most common one, which indicates that your heart is not healthy. It usually comes in the form of a pain, pressure or tightness in the chest and may happen due to a blocked artery. This may be an early warning sign of a heart attack and you should seek professional advice before it turns into a major problem.

2. Excessive sweatingIf you often sweat without any valid reason, it might be a sign to be concerned for. The sweating experienced will feel more like the one that arises due to stress rather than common perspiration experienced due to any vigorous physical activity.

3. Difficulty in breathing - Shortness of breath is an indication that you are at high risk of getting a heart attack. The symptom includes having difficulty in breathing and feels similar to the panting experienced after a long run.

4. Nausea and frequent stomach problems - If you experience nausea, heartburn, indigestion or abdominal pain frequently, it may be the result of an unhealthy heart. Of course, these signs may be due to other diseases as well, but if you experience any of the other symptoms of heart problems too, it's highly probable that your heart is in trouble.

5. Exhaustion - If you fall into the high-risk zone of being a potential heart patient, you may feel exhausted after doing some simple chores, which didn't tire you earlier. Common examples may be climbing the stairs or carrying something from your doorstep inside the house to name a few.

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My blood pressure is 170/110. I am taking medicine and it's almost 1 month I am in control I can see improvements like it has been reduced to 165/94 I have checked it 2 days without taking the medicine. Is it possible to completely eradicate at least like 150/90? Is it possible to cure blood pressure fully since I am at very early age of 26 I don't want to depend on medicine. Kindly suggest me some diet or more to achieve my target with least use of medicine. Or based on my physical data if someone can suggest something.

PG Diploma in Emergency Medicine Services (PGDEMS), Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), MD - Alternate Medicine
Ayurveda, Ghaziabad
My blood pressure is 170/110. I am taking medicine and it's almost 1 month I am in control I can see improvements lik...
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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Hi. I am heart patient and bad cholesterol also please tell me that how can I control my cholesterol and which is the best oil for prevent increasing cholesterol. What food should I take?

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
Hi. I am heart patient and bad cholesterol also please tell me that how can I control my cholesterol and which is the...
Eat food with low fat content and less oil in making of bhajji is permitted but never to use farsan items.
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If a person suffering from heart attack suddenly then what should we have to do at that instant that it would easily taken to hospital and what are the precautions at that time ?

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
If you think someone is having a heart attack: have the person sit down, rest, and try to keep calm. Loosen any tight clothing. Ask if the person takes any chest pain medication for a known heart condition, such as nitroglycerin, and help them take it. If the pain does not go away promptly with rest or within 3 minutes of taking nitroglycerin, call for emergency medical help. If the person is unconscious and unresponsive, call 911 (or your local emergency number), then begin cpr. If an infant or child is unconscious and unresponsive, perform 1 minute of cpr, then call 911. Do not do not leave the person alone except to call for help, if necessary. Do not allow the person to deny the symptoms and convince you not to call for emergency help. Do not wait to see if the symptoms go away. Do not give the person anything by mouth unless a heart medication (such as nitroglycerin) has been prescribed.
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I am suffering from dry cough and had a chest pain since last 4 days and also have a headache and stomachache too. Can you please suggest me what to do in this situation?

C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician,
I am suffering from dry cough and had a chest pain since last 4 days and also have a headache and stomachache too. Ca...
Dry cough is usually due to allergy and take Levocet M tab and inform me . Pain is due to strain of coughing and may need antibiotic and you can ask me
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I am 27 yrs old. Having chest pain at left side with pain in left hand and shoulder. Also heavy head and shaking in whole body with mild breathing problem from last 2 months. Dr. Did ecg twice, blood test n chest x Ray all are normal. Still have pain even now. Could you please assist me? Thanks.

MBBS, DNB (Pediatrics)
Pediatrician, Kolkata
I am 27 yrs old. Having chest pain at left side with pain in left hand and shoulder. Also heavy head and  shaking in ...
Thus looks like a cardiac cause of your pain. I woluld like to see the ecg personally before commenting. If needed, we can get an echocardiography done.
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