Hypertension Treatment

The first and foremost recommended treatment to reduce hypertension is preventive lifestyle changes which include dietary changes, regular physical exercise and different weight loss training. Low dose of thiazide-based diuretic medication is considered as the best first line medication of hypertension. Vertigo, altered vision and fainting episodes are the major indications of Hypertension.

The first and foremost recommended treatment to reduce hypertension is preventive lifestyle changes which include dietary changes, regular physical exercise and different weight loss training. Low dose of thiazide-based diuretic medication is conside ... More

Health Q&A
Lipid profile

Total cholesterol 199, HDL 35, LDL 121, VLDL 43, TRIGLYCERIDES 216, CHOL/HDL ratio 5.7. Does it require any medication? How to reduce triglycerides level and improve HDL?

Low platelet

My dad, 70,had CABG in 2013, he was on Deplatt A 75 initially and then Deplatt 75 since Nov 2017. His platelet counts were around 45000, when blood thinner was stopped for 3 days, platelet count came up to 150000;doc then prescribed ecosprin 75.Now after a month platelet has again dropped to 44000? All other parameters like WBC, RBC, haemoglobin are within range. Please advise whether to have ecosprin on alternate day or change medicine.

ECG Elevation

2 months back I had chest pain and done with a ECG which shown Slight ST elevation (V3, V4), I met to cardiologist, he said my symptoms are not related with heart. But he asked to do TMT, which turn out to be negative. Today again I had chest pain, again at hospital asked to do ECG, this time it is showing - Sinus Rhythm With Sinus Arrhythmia and ST Elevation, Probably early Repolarization [ST Elevation with Normally Inflected T Wave] Borderline ECG. Is there anything serious?

Sinus Tachycardia

My hear feels like fluttering and thumping especially after waking up. When I measure my heart beat it says 85-95 but it feels like my heart is racing and about to explode. I am taking cardace meto 2.5 mg for last one year every day empty stomach but still the problem of tachycardia did not resolve. However my BP got under control. I also take raw garlic every day. Please suggest what to do?

Burning chest

There's a burning sensation in my heart. It's been around 15-20 days. Due to which I am even facing problem in taking a deep breath.

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